Community Event & Public Outreach Coordinator

Eberstein Witherite LLP - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)

Eberstein Witherite, LLP is seeking an intern to join our marketing team as a Community Event & Public Outreach Coordinator. If you are a recent college graduate or a college senior pursuing a marketing, public relations, or event planning degee you don't want to miss this opportunity to join one of the leading personal injury law firms in Dallas. We offer a great employee experience with an outstanding training & development focus to help you reach your career goals while having fun and serving the Dallas community.

The Community Event & Public Outreach Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the Marketing team in matters of community events and public outreach.

Job Duties:
Planning and executing internal marketing and community outreach events
Fielding all inquiries for sponsorships, events and donations to community and marketing events
Submitting agreements and budget for approval to the Marketing Director
Communicating all budget, space and vendor progress with the Marketing Director
Maintaining communication with any outside vendors contracted for the event
Preparing and executing a detailed outline of the event needs and maintain event calendar
Develop strategies and implement activities to increase awareness of the firm's events and community outreach initiatives within the community
Maintain records on community outreach activities and prepare reports showing the impact on the firm
Maintaining marketing swag inventory and ordering as needed
Other duties as assigned by the Marketing Director

Job Requirements:
Excellent written skills including experience writing marketing or public relations text
Strong interpersonal skills including experience building and maintaining relationships with a diverse network of individuals and organizations within and outside the company
Strong organizational skills including attention to detail, ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects
Time management skills and ability to prioritize a large volume of tasks
Self-motivation, enthusiasm and willingness to learn
Capable of working flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed. Overtime required during peak time of year.

Bachelor's Degree (or pursuing) in marketing, event planning, public relations, organizational communications, public administration, or a related field is required. (or graduation within summer 2018)

Previous Experience:
Minimum of one year experience in event planning or previous internship