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Festival Center Coordinator

City of Duluth

Posted: Jun. 24, 2019

End Date: Jul. 31, 2019

Job Announcement

The City of Duluth, Georgia, (pop. 28,000) is accepting applications for the position of FESTIVAL CENTER COORDINATOR.

The Festival Center Coordinator manages event rental/scheduling and operations of the Duluth Festival Center and City Hall Community Room for various public and private occasions, such as meetings, parties, and weddings. This employee will also assist the Event Coordinator with special events open to the public such as music concerts, movies, craft shows, etc. Involves the supervision of interns, event attendants, maintenance workers; and coordination with police officers and others performing duties at events. This position requires a strong positive customer service attitude in dealing with the public, the ability to handle details of scheduling meetings and events, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment and deal with last minute scheduling situations. Must be able to work individually as well as with a team, and work independently with minimal supervision.

1. A High School diploma or state-issued GED is required, supplemented with training from a recognized institution in meeting and event management/planning, hospitality management, business administration or a related field. A college degree in a related field is highly preferred.
2. Two years previous work experience in meeting and event management/planning, or hospitality management is required. Previous supervisory experience is highly desirable.
3. Written/spoken fluency in a foreign language is beneficial, but not required, particularly Spanish, Korean, or Chinese
Hiring pay range is $19.85 - $21.90 per hour ($41,288 - $45,552 annualized, Grade 21), with starting rate based on qualifications. Visit our website for a full job description and list of benefits: www.duluthga.net/jobs  

To apply, submit a fully completed job application and resume with evidence of education and training, by e-mail to careers@duluthga.net, or deliver it to:
Human Resources Department
City of Duluth - City Hall
3167 Main Street
Duluth, GA 30096-3263

The City of Duluth is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City will conform with all applicable local, state, and federal laws concerning employment and will not illegally discriminate with regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information or other legally protected status or classification, except where mandated or permitted by law as a bona fide occupational qualification.

Posted 6-24-2019, open until filled; may close at any time without notice