City of Johnson City
  • 29-Jun-2020 to 12-Jul-2020 (EST)
  • Communications & Marketing
  • Johnson City, TN, USA
  • 15.43
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is accepting online applications for a Special Events Coordinator. The employee is tasked with providing a high level of customer service for citizens and special event organizers. This position is responsible for the special event application process, reservations of parks/greenspaces, and coordinating between applicants and City departments. It requires a high level of organization and customer service. Evaluation of and improvement of special event process should be ongoing with special attention paid to budget, ROI and economic impact. Work is performed under the direction of the Communications and Marketing Director.   This position is responsible for executing and marketing City events including but not limited to ribbon cuttings, groundbreakings, concerts, special ceremonies and community events. He or she will be responsible for the special event policy, and making amendments as needed. Will maintain supplies and tools related to event set-up and planning and may oversee staff and/or volunteers. The Special Events Coordinator will work closely with community partners as they plan events and will serve as the City's liaison to the Farmer's Market. This position will likely require work on nights and weekends; flexibility in schedule is key.

Requirements for Education and Experience:  graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in communications, public or community relations, marketing, or related field with an equivalent combination of [1] to [3] years of minimum experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Pre-employment physical, drug screening and background check required.  


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