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Company: POLITICO
Position:
Events Coordinator
Location:
Virginia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 11, 2013
Job ID: 1460500

Description:

POLITICO seeks an Events Coordinator to:

• Work directly with the Events Team on the planning and production of several high-profile, newsworthy event programs for the organization.

• Work with the Events Team on the content development of events, including concepts and speakers.

• Coordinate logistics for POLITICO events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, audio-visual equipment, catering, signage, printing and event security.

• Assist with the execution of the Event Marketing Plan, and manage all event guest lists and RSVPs.

Qualifications

Applicants must have:

• At least three years of experience in event planning and marketing for news organizations or corporations.

• Exceptionally strong organizational skills to manage a large number of details within multiple projects under firm schedules and deadlines.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain relationships with sponsors, panelists and event vendors.

• A familiarity with the distinctive needs/formats of politically related events sponsored by news organizations.

• A demonstrated interest in politics.

To apply:

Please send a brief cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to employment@politico.com with this in the subject line: Events Coordinator

Equal Opportunity

It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.

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