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The Manhattan Institute (MI), a non-profit public policy think tank, is seeking a self-motivated full-time events coordinator to join our team at our New York City headquarters. In this position you will interact with internal and external stakeholders and play a role in our overall in-person and virtual events programming. You will work with the senior manager of events and VP of communications on everything from venue and vendor outreach to internal project management as well as on-site and off-site event support.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with vendors, venues, and colleagues during all stages of the event process
  • Manage event set-up, check-in, and tear down process
  • Manage event lists, RSVPs, and guest lists
  • Manage the events pipeline calendar
  • Manage the events budget
  • Produce virtual events (training included)
  • Some evenings required (overtime eligible)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years' work or internship experience (non-profit, hospitality management or public relations experience a plus)
  • Outstanding communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and work well under pressure

To Apply 

Applicants should email a cover letter that clearly lays out their interest in the position, how their experience would be valuable to MI specifically, and salary requirements. Please email the cover letter and your resume to careers@manhattan-institute.org .

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