Event Coordinator



Advert ID



Ames,Des Moines

Job Type




Salary Range

20.0 - 40.0 HOURLY

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Des Moines, IA - Professional - (USA) 1719 Grand Avenue (Professional) IA Des Moines , IA - 50309 Phone : 515-288-6745



Job Description

Are you an experienced Event Coordinator with a knack for detail and project coordination? Do you have experience planning a variety of events in an industrial setting? Are you open to working on an as-needed basis? A Manpower client in Ames has an immediate need for an Event Coordinator.

What’s in it for you?
•Competitive pay.
•Project based position with flexible hours on an as-needed basis.
•Opportunities for growth.
•A foot in the door with a reputable company.

What is the job?
•Collaborate with the Technical Manager of the company in the planning and execution of scheduled events for the year, normally between 3 and 5 events.
•Participate and contribute during the event’s planning meetings.
•Help set up classroom and breakdown at end of event.
•Secure venue for event.
•Coordinate with hotels for contracts and reservations.
•Schedule and contract meals to be brought to venue during event and work with vendors.
•Communicate with attendees on a regular basis prior to the event.
•Schedule and contract dinners at local restaurants and be there to insure all is taken care of and work with vendors.
•Schedule and contract transportation for the events and work with vendors.

What should you bring to the job?
•Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or a related degree preferred.
•Excellent organization and prioritization skills.
•Must have excellent people skills.
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
•Previous experience in event coordination preferred.