We're supporting a rapidly growing business as they search for an entry-level Event Planning Assistant in New York, NY. Here is an opportunity to showcase your ability to turn party plans into events. This employee will need a balance of customer service, project management, and a hint of online tech support skills to assist throughout the planning process, and ensure the event is exactly how the client has envisioned! While this is an entry-level client service role, the company offers rapid growth potential for anyone with a strong drive and ability to go above and beyond their goals. This is a great stepping stone for someone looking to direct their career within sales, marketing, or operations. A day in the life of an Assistant Event Planner: Your primary focus is to support the clients as they book event spaces online and via phone You know about every benefit and distinctive properties about the various spaces to showcase to the client Phone and email will be your primary communication tool as customers will continuously inquire about the space and how it may accommodate their group You will need to quickly respond to every inquiry so as to not loose a potential client Coordination skills is imperative for this role as you will collaborate with multiple on-site Event Planners as they show the spaces and ensure the events are organized as the client has requested Basic tech skills to describe website navigation while on the phone with a client, or troubleshoot basic errors What you will need in order to succeed in this role: Bachelor's Degree - ideally in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or Hospitality Prior experience within a customer interfacing role (hospitality, food industry, retail, etc) Ability to work some evenings during the week to be accessible to clients after typical business hours Benefits: Excellent health benefits Company matching retirement plan Rapid internal growth opportunities Discounts on gym membership, cell phone, and local retailers To apply, please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.
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