Events Coordinator Jobs in Thika - Kenya

Events Coordinator Jobs in Thika - Kenya


  • Our client is a home for urban and continental dishes located in Thika town offering quality, delicious and affordable meals and also catering services and training.

  • They are seeking to recruit an events coordinator who has a proven track record in events planning and coordination from inception to completion.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Event planning, design, and production while managing all project delivery elements within time limits.

  • Liaise with clients to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals

  • Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, etc.

  • Creating event proposals which fit client requirements and presenting proposals by the deadline

  • Maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues

  • Demonstrating to clients strong knowledge of venues and vendor offerings and taking clients on tours of venue possibilities

  • Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers

  • Issuing invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner, and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports.

  • Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors

  • Anticipating and planning for different scenarios

  • Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events, including possessing a strong working knowledge of the company to further these sales opportunities

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, hospitality, or a related field preferred

  • Diploma/ Certificate in Events Planning will be an added advantage

  • Over two (2) years of event planning experience

  • A substantial portfolio of successful events

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Flexible schedule

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience send your cover letter and CV to

  • Corporate@cascade.ac.ke quoting the job title on the email subject ( events coordinator).

  • Applications to be received on or before Wednesday 19th February 2020.

    N.B We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

  • Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.


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