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Meeting & Events Coordinator

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2mo ago

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People, HR & Administration•Chicago


  • We believe your office should allow you to feel comfortable, productive and inspired in your working life. Because when people feel inspired, great things happen.
  • As the heart of the workplace, you will help develop a sense of community by putting the well-being of others at the forefront. As you collaborate with colleagues to build a culture of support, you will have countless opportunities to encourage moments of delight and pursue outstanding outcomes every single day!
  • With Host, you can join a team that elevates the office experience by delivering extraordinary services that make coming to work better than it’s ever been.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual will need to perform each crucial duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • HS Diploma or GED required and 1 to 2 years of prior work experience in event coordination, retail, restaurant, customer service or other hospitality experience preferred.
  • An organized individual with the ability to complete multiple objectives in a timely manner and open to flexible schedules.
  • Apply a high level of attention to detail as well as strong verbal and written skills.
  • Comfortable meeting and engaging with new people with a warm demeanor, being able to assess circumstances, empathize and offer help.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, and memos and ask clarifying questions. Desire to present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
  • Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, OneNote, Outlook, etc. Desire to learn new technologies and digital tools; such as Apps, databases, financial management, work order management, social networking, cloud technologies, handheld mobile technologies and applications, and communications.
  • Ability to work requiring significant walking or through other means of mobility. This includes standing in position for extended periods, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and/or pulling and frequently lifting up to 50 lbs.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

People, HR & Administration


  • Support the Meeting & Event Manager in selling private functions. This includes meeting with the clients to resolve needs, meeting those needs and exceeding their expectations through detailed communication with both client and support staff from prospecting to execution of the event.
  • Serve as contact for high profile and/or large engagements. Accountable to develop and communicate end-to-end sophisticated event plans to ensure detailed execution of meetings and events.
  • Will serve as the on-site representative for events; respond to clients’ event needs promptly and act as liaison between Property Management & Client
  • Responsible for building and maintaining work relationships with internal and external clients in a timely and professional manner. Participates and/or leads planning calls, representing the site and ensuring all event aspects are in accordance with building safety and security regulations.
  • May be responsible for setup and strike of furniture and equipment for meeting and events.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

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