The Hospitality and Private Events department of the Skirball Cultural Center seeks a capable, conscientious Event Coordinator. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Hospitality and Private Events, the Event Coordinator will be responsible for client relations, administrative and financial management of accounts, and full operational knowledge and use of the Ungerboeck Event Management software system.
Plan and coordinate special events following the policies and practices of event management at the Skirball.
Utilize sales and public relations skills to present Skirball products and services to develop new client base while maintaining long-term accounts.
Create and update event orders, which serve as the blueprint for all responsible contributing internal departments and contracted services.
Identify concerns and problem-solve within the established guidelines.
Create and monitor client contracts, including budget and outside services contracted through the Skirball.
Facilitate and manage changing client needs, paying impeccable attention to detail, and communicate changes to all impacted internal departments.
Assess the entire scope of an event and identify all details necessary for its success.
Perform all duties in accordance with the Skirball’s mission and vision.
Previous experience within social, corporate, or nonprofit event sales and planning
Computer skills to include Word, Excel, and event planning software; previous experience with Delphi or Ungerboeck preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must be able to work independently, as a team player, and cross-functionally with all other Skirball departments
Must be able to work flexible hours which will include evenings and weekends.
The Skirball Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) dedicated to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and equity. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, criminal history in accordance with the law, or any other legally protected characteristics. Everyone is encouraged to apply for available employment to ensure our staff reflects the diversity of our visitors and surrounding community.
Please send resume and cover letter describing your skills and interests by email or mail to:
Re: Event Coordinator, Hospitality and Private Events
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049