An Events Coordinator coordinates client use of the Mesa Convention Center and Amphitheatre facilities and services. This classification serves as a liaison between the clients and the Convention Center operating staff to ensure facilities, equipment, physical setup, and labor provided meet the requirements of event and tenant contractual agreements within the constraints of safety, health, and fire code standards. The Events Coordinator advises clients of services available within the complex, and of services that are available through outside contractors. The incumbent may also arrange bookings or prepare written estimates for events as required. This class performs related duties as required.
Assignments include the coordinating and guiding of support personnel and services. General supervision is received from the Events and Operations Supervisor who reviews work through meetings, conferences, reports, and results achieved. Work is also subject to irregular hours, evenings, and weekend work to accommodate event scheduling. This class is FLSA exempt-administrative.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Theater, Facility Management, or closely related field. Considerable (3 - 5 years) experience in coordinating a variety of events and activities at a large convention center, hotel, theater, or general public use facility.
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. One year of supervisory or lead experience is preferred. Training leading to certification in a recognized related professional organization is highly desirable.