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Hosted Groups & Hospitality Coordinator

Hiawatha, IA

Job Information:

Prairiewoods (an eco-spirituality retreat and conference center in Hiawatha, Iowa) is seeking a full-time Hosted Groups & Hospitality Coordinator to secure and coordinate hosted groups and conferences, as well as to research and host special events.

Essential Duties:
•     Foster new and ongoing relationships with various organizations and presenters
•     Work with other staff to develop and implement a plan to attract hosted groups for space rental
•     Identify and coordinate presenters for special events
•     Create contracts, invoices and reports with attention to detail
•     Plan and coordinate the monthly Day of Self Renewal with adjunct holistic service providers
•     Maintain a welcoming, positive and peaceful demeanor
•     Extend high-level hospitality to guests, including some weekend and evening hours
•     Organize and participate in weekend hospitality duty rotation
•     Become familiar with and help groups and presenters use technology
•     Plan and implement the annual Holiday Bazaar
•     Work collaboratively with a variety of people

•     Relevant education or experience in event management, event services, marketing, sales, nonprofit management, retreat center programming, conference planning, hospitality or similar
•     Proficiency in Microsoft Office and willingness to learn other required programs
•     A well-developed sense of personal spiritual foundation
•     Interpersonal skills in communication, collaboration and conflict resolution
•     Excellent verbal and written communication/customer service skills
•     Excellent organization and coordination skills
•     Demonstrated ability to initiate and carry out tasks with minimal supervision
•     Ability to work well with a diverse population
•     Ability to relate well with others alone and in groups
•     Ability to organize and handle multiple tasks
•     Proficiency with administrative skills
•     Ability to be flexible

This is a full-time position with some evening and weekend hours.

Application Instructions:

Email a cover letter and résumé to Director Jenifer Hanson at

Applying for:

Hosted Groups & Hospitality Coordinator


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Posted 06/26/17

Job ID: 61225