The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) is a private, non-profit, non partisan organization, which provides a wide array of legislative, training, and other services to all cities and towns in the state of Washington. AWC is recruiting for the position of Meeting & Event Assistant. The purpose of this position is to assistant the Meeting Planner in planning all meetings and events of the organization, and any other entity that the organization has contract obligations for event planning. This position is also responsible for logistics, meeting registrations, set up, take down, hotel housing blocks, and catering.
The successful candidate will have the ability to provide excellent customer service, strong project management skills and attention to details. Must have experience working with a Customer Relation Management (CRM) database. Knowledge of the accepted standards and practices of the Convention Industry Council preferred. Associate's degree in Hospitatlity & Events, Marketing, or a related field required. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for some or all of the educational requirements. One to two years' experience working in a professional office setting or hospitality role required.
Must be available to work evenings and weekends, when needed. Competitive salary; excellent benefits package and work environment. For a full job description and to download application materials go to www.awcnet.org (click on Services/JobNet). Complete application form, cover letter, and resumes are due by 5 pm, January 29, 2018. Please email completed application packets to email@example.com.
Location/Region: Olympia, WA