Event Planner

JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support
JOB TYPE: Temp
LOCATION: Newark, NJ
COMPENSATION: $20/hr - $27/hr
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Aug 5, 2022

Our Client is looking for an Event Planner to join their company in Maplewood, NJ. Our client is one of the biggest transportation agencies serving northern NJ.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$20/hr – $27/hr DOE

Position Overview:

As an Event Planner you will be a vital member of the team. As an Event Planner, you will work closely with the Operations team, candidates, and vendors.

Responsibilities of the Event Planner:

  • Assist the department with developing, planning, and implementing special events
  • Plan events to highlight the company’s projects, activities, and milestones
  • Provide technical support for special events
  • Assist with developing and executing employee meetings, public hearings, and conferences
  • Complete special projects including research, composition of correspondence, and creation of reports
  • Source venues, catering, acquirer technology, and coordinate materials needed for the events
  • Ensure back-up systems and back-up plans are in place for each meeting in case there is a technology failure, including drafting and distributing back-up plans prior to each public meeting

Qualifications of the Event Planner:

  • Experience handling confidential information is preferred
  • 3 or more years of professional experience
  • Strong administrative background
  • Must be flexible to accommodate work requirements including early mornings and late evenings
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and calendar management

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required

Benefits:

  • 401K
  • Healthcare packages available
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112547