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WE'RE HIRING: Event Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

The Orange County Partnership (OCP) is a private not for profit Center for Economic Development founded in 1986 and located in Goshen, NY.  Orange County is recognized statewide as the fastest growing county attracting millions of dollars in Corporate Capital Investment and creating thousands of jobs.  The OCP works directly with national developers, site selectors and commercial brokers to facilitate significant corporate expansions creating robust economic activity for Orange County and the Hudson Valley.

The OCP is seeking a candidate who will be working closely with the team contributing to the organization’s success in the role of Event Coordinator & Administrative Assistant with excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Decision-making ability a must.

In this Full-Time position, the candidate will be responsible for the following:

Event Coordinator

  • Plan, organize, manage, and lead large and complex business events.
  • Build relationships with vendors, venues, and other industry contacts to craft and implement creative and logistical aspects of all events.
  • Work with the Marketing Director on creative content for events including invitations and developing a sponsorship program with an emphasis on profitability while elevating the investor’s expectations.
  • Keep accurate spreadsheets of event attendees, ticket sales and sponsorships.
  • Research keynote speakers and presenters, organize transportation, and assist in preparation of scripts.
  • Oversee the staffing and volunteers at all events.
  • Prepare reports following every event on profitability and best practices.

Administrative Assistant

  • Assist with managing existing Investor pipeline and developing new business opportunities.
  • Research and document economic development programs, resources, and related tools to be shared with the Vice President of Business Retention and Expansion.
  • Maintain a database of the major employers in Orange County.
  • Submit information to the Marketing Director to be used in newsletters and other marketing documents.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Executive Assistant in her absence. 
  • Other administrative duties as needed.

Skills Required:

  • High proficiency in Microsoft applications particularly Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with CRM system – ACT! preferred.
  • Basic understanding of budgets.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously is a MUST.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Writing skills a plus.
  • Thrives in a team environment – but can also work independently.

Please send your resumes to Sarah Nathanson: