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Events Sr Specialist


Columbus, OH

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Job Description

Posted On: November 05, 2015

This Events Sr Specialist supports the OhioHealth strategic imperative of growth by supporting events and sponsorship activities for the OhioHealth system. The position is accountable for coordinating and executing special events and sponsorship plans that align and fulfill OhioHealth's mission, vision, values and strategic priorities. The Events Sr. Specialist supports, coordinates and helps execute strategic special events and sponsorship activities as assigned: contributes to plan development; conducts research; coordinates and leads logistics planning & atmosphere and tone development; coordinates video production and assists with show production, maintains budgets and event plans, etc.; and manages timelines, etc. Ability to manage activities as outlined in plans, effectively meet tight deadlines and goals. Ability to fully lead and project manage small to medium events while contributing as part of a team to large scale events. This position collaborates with the Marketing & Communications team division; participates as an active member of integrated teams throughout the organization and other matrixed teams within the department.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field superior writing and proofreading skills. Ability and willingness to work under pressure; meet strict timelines and budgets, and to thrive in a fast paced environment. Ability to communicate thoughts clearly and simply is essential strong leadership abilities as an informal team leader. superb oral communication, researching and presentation skills. Innovative in collaboration and problem solving with other departments and at all management levels. Ability to manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities. Understanding of event planning including contract negotiation, staging, video production, logistics, script writing and hospitality management. 4-6 yrs. in marketing communications PR or related field with experience organizing events.