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Non-Classified Opening

Events Coordinator

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho Public Television

Open for Recruitment: October 11, 2017 - October 26, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS091664
Salary Range: $17.00 per hour

Location(s): Boise

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Idaho Public Television in Boise is looking for a part time, highly motivated, behind-the-scenes 
specialist to support outreach and education events! 

This position is part-time (19 hours per week) and does not include benefits.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Plan and coordinate outreach and education events and screenings as allowed by available personnel, budget and timeline. This may include organizing the following: location, audience, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material, décor, refreshments or catering, entertainment, transportation, or other requirements as needed for the events
  • Maintain up-to-date documents including event checklist, request forms, and action plans, and ensure adherence to budget specifications
  • Research and maintain records with contact names, general pricing and/or donation of food/beverage options, and venue locations for each event using telephone, social media, email, and/or in-person contacts
  • Assist with communications around the event including timelines, calendars, invites, evites, RSVPs and in-process and/or after event reports 
  • Communicate frequently with education, development, and other key staff to keep them informed of progress, needs and any problems encountered
  • Prep supplies for events
  • Help with event set-up and tear down 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) for spreadsheet creation and entry, reports, letters, presentation, and calendars
  • Attention to detail, negotiation skills, and remaining calm under pressure
  • Experience handling confidential information
  • Organizational expertise
  • Ability to work independently and with a team 
  • Reliable attendance & punctuality
  • Comfortable engaging individuals and groups from all backgrounds
  • The ability to work flexible hours
  • Some overnight statewide travel may be involved

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event or promotion planning and coordination experience highly desired
  • Non-profit experience
  • Familiarity with PBS programming

How to Apply:

Send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional work references by email, mail or fax to:

jobs@idahoptv.org .

Idaho Public Television
Attn: Tony Howard, HR
1455 N Orchard Street
Boise, ID  83706

Fax: (208) 373-7245
Attn: Tony Howard

Thank you for your interest in Idaho Public Television!

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.