AWAI is Looking to Hire an Events Manager

American Writers & Artists Inc. is looking for an Events Manager to work with us in our Delray Beach, FL headquarters.

This is a great opportunity to work in beautiful Delray Beach, Florida, with a fun, growing and dynamic group of talented people who care about helping others develop writing skills that lead to financial security, independence and freedom.

The right candidate will go through a rigorous training program, including working with our member services team for 2 months.

How do you know you’re a good fit for our group?

  • You’re detail oriented. This position must be able to execute directions with 100% accuracy.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • You enjoy helping people.
  • You have a good sense of humor and the patience needed to troubleshoot problems and come up with solutions.
  • You have a flexible schedule when required for evening or out of town events.
  • The thought of helping people change their lives by developing skills that lead to financial security, independence and freedom excites you.

Job Description:

You will assist the Conference & Events Director in the scheduling, planning, and hosting of the company’s live and online training events.

Duties during 2 month training:

During this time you will learn about our members “wants and needs” by interacting with them one-on-one. And you will be trained in the various kinds of events (online and off) that we offer.

Event Manager Duties, once training is complete:

  • Assist the Conference & Events Director as needed for all events.
  • Create proposals to live events, working directly with the Conference & Events Director.
  • Work with numerous event venues.
  • Manage event budgets with a variety of vendors; such as printers, entertainment, restaurants, etc.
  • Work creatively with graphic designers and editors to produce multiple event graphics and presentation materials.
  • Organize post event tasks.
  • Serve as backup moderator for live webinars and teleconferences.
  • Participate in the daily operations of AWAI working with various tech, member services and marketing staff.
  • Become a willing and engaged part of this small but vital organization.

If you’re interested in the position, write a letter about yourself and why we should hire you. Be sure to include any experience you have with coordinating, events, and/or customer service.

Send it to kgolladay@awaionline.com along with your resume, salary history, and any other requirements.

**IMPORTANT, make sure to put ‘Events Manager’ in the subject line.

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Published: November 23, 2015

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