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Event Coordinator

Company: Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilitie
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Event Coordinator

Job Locations


# of Openings


Salary Range

NB - C **

Min Salary

USD $47,000.00/Yr.


Human Resources

Max Salary

USD $61,000.00/Yr.

Specific Facility

Donzella Administration Building

Position Reports To

Chief Human Resources Officer

Work Schedule

Full-time: 7.5 hours per day / Year Round (150 hours every 4-weeks)


The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Cuyahoga DD) is seeking an Events Coordinator to manage and oversee the planning and execution of internal and external events sponsored by Cuyahoga DD. Events hosted by the Human Resources Department as well as various other divisions would include, but are not limited to the all agency staff meeting, traditional business meetings, small team events and other employee engagement and community collaboration activities. The nature of work would include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Schedule and coordinate events held internal and external at Cuyahoga DD.
  • Collaborate with various business and third party personnel to co-develop event requirements and then successfully execute the various events.
  • Work with event sponsor to gather and understand all requirements and ensure all requirements are met and executed timely.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing communication protocols with event sponsors.
  • Collaborate and communicate with event sponsor and vendors involved in a timely and accurate manner to ensure event schedule and requirements are understood in advance.
  • Oversee and manage the relationship with external vendors and facilitate any identified needs.
  • Manage the documentation process (reservation request, event details, attendance expectations, technology requirements, security requirements, catering requests, etc.) for all events and provide continuous improvement to ensure information is being gathered, documented and communicated efficiently.
  • Provide quality control to ensure all event set-ups are on time and as agreed and approval of all event sites prior to the start of event.
  • When required, arrange for rental of equipment and materials with preferred vendors, approving invoices, capturing and assigning costs to the event.
  • Provide periodic reports, feedback and improvement ideas to supervisor and others as needed
  • Provide excellent customer service to all staff and event sponsors.
  • Provides hands-on assistance with set ups, adjustments or other tasks as needed to ensure a quality event experience.BENEFITS AND MORE: Working at the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is more than a job---it's a career! The Total Compensation Package is also fantastic and includes extensive PTO, flex working schedules, some remote work, outstanding healthcare benefits, and the unparalleled retirement benefits through OPERS, as well as annual pay increases with the ability to earn annual performance bonuses, and if that wasn't enough, you will have the opportunity to work in an outstanding work environment as part of a multidisciplinary group of professionals. ** Salary Range: The range listed in the header is the range for a new hire, noting that the actual starting salary will depend on factors that include the candidates level of education and experience in event planning and the execution of successful events. The Cuyahoga DD recruits and retains outstanding individuals who are committed to our mission of supporting and empowering people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community. We seek to attract diverse staff who desire to inspire, to promote abilities and talents, to foster inclusion in all aspects of community life, and to hold themselves and others to high expectations. We hope you choose to join our team!


    • Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • At least 3 years' experience coordinating activities and events for an organization.
    • Previous event planning experience or similar experience with coordination of projects and successful execution.
    • Demonstrable written and oral communication skills.
    • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent driving record.Application Procedure: Applicants must apply ONLINE. When you click to APPLY you will be given the opportunity to upload a detailed resume and cover letter, and external applicants will be asked to complete a short employment application. All candidates are asked to create an online profile and answer a series of questions. Note that immediately after applying for the position, you will receive a confirmation of receipt of your application. If you do not receive that email, check your spam folder. Thank you for your interest in our agency!For any further questions about the application process, see the FAQ link below. Thank you for your interest in our agency! Application Deadline: Open until filled. Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion: The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is committed to treating every individual, family, employee, and applicant with dignity, respect and compassion regardless of a person's sex, ancestry, national original, race, color, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, or social, economic or political affiliation. Compassion, trust, and mutual respect are at the core of our commitment to diversity and inclusion. The Cuyahoga County Board of DD fosters and promotes an inclusive environment that leverages the unique contributions of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work. We know that by bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together we can collectively and more effectively create opportunities for a better life for the individuals we support. Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means for people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work, and play in the community. PRIVACY AND SECURITY NOTICE: By applying for positions with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities you are accepting that you have reviewed and understand our Applicant Privacy and Security Notice provided by clicking HERE. - Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.- Questions about the application process? Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. Cuyahoga DD is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilitie, Cleveland , Event Coordinator, Other , Cleveland, Ohio

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