Events Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • K5000 / Month
  • Applications have closed

Website Walanda Online Limited

Walanda Online Limited is a firm that provides online products.

We are looking for an experienced and creative Event Manager to join our team. As an Event Manager at our company, you will be responsible for organizing and coordinating  events.

We are expecting you to be very well-organized and competent in vendor management. Communication skills, good time management and attention to detail are a must!

Duties and responsibilities

Understand requirements and details of each event
Understand clients’ needs and wants
Plan and organize events with attention to financial and time constraints
Book venues and schedule speakers
Meet with clients and coordinate with them regularly
Look for and compare different vendors (catering, decorators, musicians etc.)
Negotiate with vendors to achieve the most favorable terms
Hire, train and oversee personnel
Evaluate personnel and provide reports
Manage all event operations (preparing venue, invitations, food, drinks etc.)
Track the overall even expenses regularly
Do event budget planning
Stay within the budget
Carefully oversee event happenings
Offer solutions to resolve problems in a timely manner
Evaluate event’s success and submit reports

Requirements and qualifications

3 years of experience as event coordinator or similar role
Portfolio of successful events
Proficient in MS Office
Excellent vendor management skills
Knowledge of basic recruitment practices
Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
Team player
Good time-management skills
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Degree in hospitality management, public relations or relevant field is preferred

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