Part-Time Events Assistant
Posted: 7/12/2012 | Expires: 8/11/2012
Location: New York
Category: Digital Media, Other
Duration: Part Time
Mediabistro is seeking a student for part time work, about 20 hours a week, to assist our events department. This individual will work on our signature media parties and on our growing conference portfolio. This role serves as the perfect first step into a career in Event and/or Meeting Planning.mediabistro.com's events department is a dynamic, creative work environment. It is growing quickly and, as a result, is a perfect fit for someone ultra-motivated in the rewards of work.Requirements:- student- enthusiastic- organized and reliable with excellent communications skills - copy editing skills- knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) and Flickr- photography skills are a plusResponsibilities include:- assisting with the planning and scheduling of cocktail parties, dinners, panel discussions, summits, and conferences in New York as well as in outside cities throughout the country and internationally- set-up/break-down of events- coordinating hosts, volunteers, and photographers for events - communicating with guests via email/phone - researching new venues - various administrative tasksInterested candidates should send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.