NYU’s prestigious Stern School of Business has an exciting opportunity available for an Associate Director of Special Events. The selected candidate will direct all aspects of planning, developing, and managing small, medium and large-scale events that meet the goals of the School. Serving as an events consultant to internal clients, s/he will conceptualize and plan a high volume of innovative events, receptions, seminars and more, for audiences that range from C-suite and senior executives to students, faculty, and alumni. The selected candidate will also manage all related event operations (e.g. technical support, budget administration, vendor negotiations, logistics and purchases). S/he will also analyze event statistics and recommend improvements both in terms of quality of the event, and cost reduction opportunities.
The selected candidate will have a bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience planning and implementing special events or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong customer service skills and the ability to solve problems in real time and juggle numerous demands are required along with excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Demonstrated project management, organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work as a part of a collaborative team are also essential. Special events' planning experience with large organizations and/or a nonprofit environment and familiarity with scheduling/planning software is preferred.
NYU’s Stern School of Business, located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City, is one of the nation’s premier business schools. We offer a collegial and supportive culture, and an excellent benefits package, which includes NYU tuition remission after one year for eligible degree programs, and generous health benefits and time off. For more information about working at NYU and to apply for this position online (2018-5399), please visit our web site at: http://www.nyu.edu/about/careers-at-nyu.html. In your cover letter, please indicate where you learned about this opportunity. We accept online applications only.
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