Role: Event & Project Coordinator

Supports: Business Record and other BPC departments as needed

Reports to: Director of Advertising, Business Record

Attributes: 
- Organized, detail-oriented, proactive, resourceful, positive, creative, flexible, community-minded, professional.

Skills: 
- Candidate must have experience with events. 
- Exceptional organizational and project management skills. 
- Proficiency in using project management software, Word, Excel, Google Docs and social media tools.
- Strong verbal and written communicator. 
- Excellent customer service provider. 
- Media experience a plus.
- Not required skills but major pluses: experience with graphic design and affiliated programs (Photoshop/InDesign), videography, photography, previous writing/reporting experience.

Responsibilities:

Events: Assist in planning, execution and marketing of at least 28 events per year across divisions. Coordinate third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.

Advertising Support: Assist in managing ad traffic and the execution of special sections and special projects. Handle projects and initiatives as assigned by sales director.

Project coordination: Facilitate plans and/or changes to all Business Record sales projects, events, marketing efforts and special projects. Manage and track progress to ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.

Relationships: Assist in managing relationships with sales team, clients, sponsors, venues and all stakeholders as relevant.

Benefits:
- Four weeks paid time off, with increases over time.
- Flexible work hour arrangements.
- Profit sharing.
- Free downtown parking.
- Group life, short-term and long-term disability coverage.
- Group medical insurance.
- Group dental insurance.
- 401(k) plan access.

How to apply:
Go to www.businessrecord.com/hiring to fill out an application and submit additional materials including: resume, cover letter and references.

Questions?
Contact Business Record Advertising Director Sara Brown via email at sarabrown@bpcdm.com.

About us:
Business Publications Corporation, Central Iowa's largest publisher of niche products, was established in 1983 by Connie Wimer. The company's flagship publications -- the Business Record and dsm magazine -- were launched in 1983 and 2003, respectively.
 
These award-winning publications reach Greater Des Moines' two most influential audiences: top area business owners and decision-makers and the highest demographic consumers with luxury lifestyles. Their many popular events for the business community and social sophisticates are well-attended by the leaders in both.

Business Publications also produces niche and custom content products throughout Central Iowa, including the CVB’s official visitors guide, “Catch Des Moines”; economic development guides for area communities and chambers of commerce; the Book of Lists; the Business Record Daily e-newsletters; the weekly Lift Iowa e-newsletter focusing on women’s issues in business and politics; INclusion diversity guide; Commercial Real Estate Guide; InnovationIOWA; and more.