The Michigan Municipal League (the League) is seeking an experienced Events Coordinator. The approximate salary range for this position is $43,000 - $50,000. The selected candidate is a self-starter who can plan and execute excellent events and meetings for the League, as well as our affiliated organizations. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, can take on new challenges, brings new and creative ideas, and can effectively and accurately juggle multiple tasks within deadlines.
If you were working for us, here are just some things you would do:
Assist with planning, organizing, and executing various programs, special events, and activities related to conferences, conventions, educational seminars, webinars, board meetings, and other related events.
Coordinate logistics for lodging, transportation, catering, entertainment, and related functions. Creates staff assignments, troubleshoots on-site logistics, and sets-up and breaks-down events.
Assist with the compilation of program calendars, publications, promotional materials, and related marketing materials. Proofs related documents and may occasionally write program material or assist in its development.
Prepare and assemble materials for various events including reports, certificates, badges, handouts and other items.
Perform departmental administrative and clerical duties. Schedules meetings, assists with travel arrangements, makes copies, prepares letters and other correspondence, and completes other related duties.
About You: Our ideal candidate will have:
An Associate’s degree or equivalent in a related field is required. A bachelor’s degree and or additional professional certifications, such as a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation is preferred.
Previous experience in meeting and/or events planning is required. Three or more years of experience in a full-time employment position is preferred.
Intermediate skill working with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Ability to travel, pack and load heavy boxes, move and set up various displays and materials, and walk and stand for extended periods while staffing event programs.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Superior organizational skills and close attention to detail.
Ability to learn new skillsets and further evolve the position.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
Ability to effectively lead and complete projects within deadlines.
Here's What We Have to Offer:
We are looking for people who believe in our mission to help communities around the state. In return, we offer an exciting, energetic, and informal atmosphere.
In addition to being such a cool place to work, the League also offers a competitive benefits package, including a platinum-level health insurance plan, a retirement savings plan with a generous employer match, paid time off, and a variety of other benefit offerings.
Interested in Joining our Team?
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Events Coordinator” in the subject line. All finalists will be subject to a background examination. Michigan law requires applicants to request confidentiality if desired. The League is an equal opportunity employer.
About Michigan Municipal League
The Michigan Municipal League is a non-profit association dedicated to making Michigan’s communities better by thoughtfully innovating programs, energetically connecting ideas and people, actively serving members with resources and services, and passionately inspiring positive change for Michigan’s communities. Through advocacy at the state and federal level, we proactively represent municipalities in order to help them sustain highly livable, desirable, and unique places within the state. We create and offer services and events to our members in order to help educate and inspire them to remain focused on their passion for the areas they represent. To learn more, visit www.mml.org.