The Festival & Events Coordinator will coordinate, manage and oversee local and regional festivals and events for the City of Goodyear. This includes event development, logistics planning, marketing and implementing city-wide signature activities. Through innovative and creative event planning strategies, this position will continuously identify opportunities to grow events and increase participation.
The ideal candidate will possess at least three (3) years of experience in developing and overseeing large-scale (5,000+ attendance) festivals and/or events. The ideal candidate must be organized, detail oriented and will be accountable for growth of City Signature Events through innovative and creative event planning strategies. The ideal candidate will bring established connections, relationships and a wide range of event contacts to the position. The ideal candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with high service delivery expectations and have a proven track record of event development, growth & success. The ideal candidate will be able to work collaboratively with the City of Goodyear Communications Department to identify, plan, coordinate and implement a wide range of marketing strategies to maximize event exposure. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who possesses a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and is familiar with public assembly practices.
The position requires three years of experience in organizing, planning, implementing and evaluating festivals and events. The position requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Position also requires valid Driver's License.
About City of Goodyear
The City of Goodyear is one of the fastest growing cities in the Greater Phoenix area where quality customer service is at the heart of everything we do. Experience an atmosphere where employees are respected and appreciated; an environment that encourages progressive ideas and appreciates individual thinking within a team-oriented culture.