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Events Coordinator

The World's Largest Social Network

Austin, TX

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Expected Salary
$32 - $35 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire an Events Coordinator to work on-site at Austin’s Facebook office on a contract basis. In this role, you’ll work across teams to manage internal and public events.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute office-wide events (SXSW, Game Day, Take Your Kids To Work Day, Summer Party) with minimal guidance from designated Event Lead.
  • Own coordination of in-office programs (e.g. Lunch Bunch and Round Up). 
  • Provide logistics and planning support to ensure smooth implementation of events within allocated budget and timeline. 
  • Manage allocated budget, purchase orders, vendors, and supplier enrollment.  
  • Assist with negotiations for space contracts. 
  • Book event spaces, arrange food and beverage, and order supplies, equipment and signage.
  • Liaise with support contacts in Austin offices: Events team, Facilities, Security and other cross-functional groups.
  • Manage Facebook’s ATX-branded swag ordering for tent pole events and new employee on-boarding. 
  • Prepare post-event reports, including event metrics and analysis. 
Requirements
  • 5+ years’ event experience
  • Passion for building culture and morale across teams in high growth environments
  • Experience in project management & events budget management
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working under pressure 
  • A team player with leadership skills

Commitment: This is a 4.5 mo. contract.