Event Coverage

The I Hotel and Conference Center is seeking to fill an Event Coverage position with the following qualities and qualifications:

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Plan small business meetings
  • Prepare floor plans for events
  • Monitor all events in house each day
    • Make connections with each client at beginning, middle and end of the event
  • Control an event from conception to clean up
  • Assist guest with food, entertainment, staff and cleanup
  • Work with guest and A/V team for equipment setup
  • Make sure the event runs smoothly, efficiently and handle any crisis that may come up
  • Work with suppliers, contractors, employees, wait staff and many other parties at the same time
  • Maintain general appearance of Conference Center rooms before, during and after event
  • Respond promptly and professionally to guest requests
  • Attends departmental and other meetings as required
  • Know and comply with company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy
  • May assist with other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • High level of commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Brings a positive energy to workplace
  • Efficient problem solver
  • Maintains calm under pressure
  • Works well in a fast-paced high volume work environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and attention to details
  • Flexible work schedule, available to work a variety of day/night and weekend shifts
  • Previous Event Coordinator experience necessary

 

For full time employees, Health benefits package, 401(k), paid vacation, and bonus structure offered. The I Hotel and Conference Center is located south of the State Farm Center at 1902 S. First Street in Champaign, Illinois. 

Please send cover letters and resumes to the Human Resources Department at hr@stayatthei.com