Contract Events Coordinator

$25 - $30 hourly

Job Category:Marketing

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:129166

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with multiple organizations looking to hire on Events Coordinators in 2024 to assist with planning, execution and take down of various events throughout the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. These clients range from non-profits, to medical, to startups, and more!

Our clients are seeking highly organized and detail-oriented Events Coordinator to join their teams on a contract basis. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating and managing various events, including conferences, seminars and corporate gatherings. The Contract Events Coordinator will work closely with the events team to ensure the seamless execution of all event-related tasks and provide exceptional experiences for guests.

Events Coordinator Responsibilities:
  • Plan, organize and execute a wide range of events, including conferences, workshops and corporate meetings
  • Coordinate event logistics, including venue selection, catering, transportation and audiovisual requirements
  • Manage event budgets and expenses to ensure cost-effective planning and execution
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to ensure all event-related tasks are completed on time and within budget
  • Create and distribute event materials, such as invitations, agendas and promotional materials
  • Oversee event registration and attendee management, including RSVP tracking and guest communication
  • Provide on-site event support, including coordinating with staff, managing event setup and addressing any last-minute issues or concerns
  • Conduct post-event evaluations to assess the success of the event and identify areas for improvement
  • Maintain updated event documentation, including budgets, schedules and vendor contracts

Events Coordinator Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Marketing or a related field
  • Proven experience in event planning and coordination, preferably in a corporate or professional setting
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners
  • Proficiency in event management software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and a strong commitment to delivering high-quality events that align with the company's standards and goals

Events Coordinator Contract Details:
  • These positions are contract roles with a duration of anywhere from 1-6 months
  • Events Coordinators will report directly to the Marketing Manager
  • This will be a W2 and hourly role

If you are interested in the Events Coordinator role, please apply and submit your resume today!

Thank you,

Cas Ngiramowai
Sr. Marketing Recruiter
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.