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Events Assistant

Department:Legacy Events Center
Open Date:April 17, 2018
Salary Range:$14.43 - $18.33/Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Part-time up to 19 hrs/wk

Job Description

General Purpose

Assists in planning, organizing, implementing, and staffing events; performs event planning, marketing and support activities.


Example of Duties

(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class.)  

 

Coordinates with groups associated with the Legacy Events Center to assist with planning and execution of events. Responds to event organizers’ requests.  Assists with coordination related to maintenance, set-up, take-down and security.  Ensures cooperation and effective communication regarding logistical needs of events.

 

Serves as Legacy Events Center liaison; communicates with event organizers, service providers, sponsors, vendors, rental companies, etc.

 

Assists with developing marketing strategies, including social media, to promote events, activities, and programs; prepares and disseminates promotional materials.  Assists with maintaining the Legacy Events Center website; creates social media pages and posts.

 

Provides assistance with planning and executing the Davis County Fair.


Education and Experience

High school graduation or equivalent, plus at least one (1) year of experience in event planning, marketing, or customer service.  Related education may be substituted for experience.

Preference for marketing (including social media) or public relations experience.


Special Qualifications

Requires a valid driver license.  New employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents).


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:  computer applications, including MS Word and Excel; creating and maintaining social media sites; planning events; marketing and promoting events.  Skill in:  using common office equipment, including but not limited to, a multi-line telephone, fax machine, multi-function copier, and all applicable computer hardware and software applications.  This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.  Ability to:  organize and prioritize multiple tasks; meet deadlines; analyze problems and recommend effective option and solutions; work evening hours and weekends; work with minimal supervision; operate computer hardware and applicable software;  communicate effectively (orally and in writing); follow written and oral instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, board members, other agencies, and the general public.
Important Information

Proof of automobile insurance and a current Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) are required.  All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.


 Must be available to work evenings and weekends