The Associated Writing Project (AWP)—a national nonprofit organization serving creative writers with offices at George Mason University—seeks a Conference Events Coordinator for one of the largest literary conferences in North America. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Duties include customer service; coordination of presenters; daily correspondence with attendees; management of event proposals; travel arrangements for staff and presenters; management of on-site events, volunteers, food and beverage, and audio-visual providers; and support to the conference team, particularly the Director and Associate Director of Conferences.
Demonstrated experience in customer service and meeting or event planning experience is required; and
Background in literature is preferred.
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 10408z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by September 26, 2016; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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