CBS Corporation Event Project Coordinator in Farmington, Connecticut

Event Project Coordinator

REF#: 26682

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Farmington, CT

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities and Duties Include:

  • Works with Events and Experiences Director to develop and implement plans for special client projects and station event operations; supplier requirements, customer service, inventory, event management, coordinator and onsite staffing, to deliver high performing and high quality events for our stations and clients.

  • Manages and coordinates with station clients and internal teams as well as with external vendors to successfully execute event programs.

  • Manages and optimizes all event related space allocation and usage plan based on event requirements, including acquiring all venues and space layouts needed for the event - logistics.

  • Develops and manages event project schedule and timeline to ensure optimum efficiencies.

  • Designs and manages event logistics to ensure smooth event.

  • Manages vendors/resources to include staffing, security, F&B, structures, furniture, AV, etc.

  • Manages all client communication in regards to event participation and execution.

  • Works closely with internal Events and Experiences, Sales and Programming departments to identify and create opportunities for cross- departmental collaboration at events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, marketing or related major preferred.

  • Event planning, management, budgeting.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team while delivering accurate and on time results.

  • Experience working with a range of clients preferred.

  • Excellent communicator, with a proven ability to clearly convey ideas and data in written and verbal presentations.

  • Exceptional organization skills with the ability to run multiple projects and meet deadlines.

  • Team player with the ability to work in and manage within a cross functional matrix environment.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Excel & Auto CAD

Working knowledge of Photoshop

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled