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Event Coordinator (24499)

Palmer Group
Job Description
Palmer Group is partnered with a Des Moines area banking and financial institution in their search for an Event Coordinator to join their team on a contract to hire basis.?Our client prides itself on their vision and values.?Creating an exceptional customer experience and earning their customer's trust, through strong relationships, is at the forefront of their mission. Valuing what's right for their customers, along with a dedication to diversity and inclusion, has helped to lead this Fortune 500 organization to be not only a global leader in banking and finance, but also one of the largest employers in the Des Moines area.

Duties Include:
  • Support Program Managers and mid-level management to coordinate logistics for meetings and events
  • Work with registration system to create registration websites, pull reports, track attendance and reconcile information
  • Prepare bid comparisons and review billings for accuracy
  • Maintain ongoing vendor relationships to ensure they are cost-effective and deliver quality service
  • Research site locations and vendors for suitability
  • Coordinate events communications, collateral and registration
  • Support 12 project mangers an 4 tradeshow managers
  • 2+ years event and meeting planning experience
  • Proven strong negotiation / influence skills
  • Knowledge of online registration systems
  • Experience with coordinating transportation, hotel logistics, and audio visual related to meetings / events
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong time management skills
  • Budge management experience
  • 4 year college degree or equivalent education / experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Pay: $20.00-$24.00 / hour 
Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday

Palmer Group offers our valued temporary and contract employees, Health, Dental, and Vision insurance the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment.? These plans are fully compliant with the Affordable Care Act standards.?

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