Feb 20, 2020
We are Host! Designed to complement CBREs occupier and landlord service offerings, the Host mission is to create and scale people-led, technology-enabled services that increase individual well-being, personal productivity and organizational effectiveness. Put simply: our goal is to help people work smarter and delight in doing it. CBRE is the global leader in commercial real estate services, has been ranked the industrys top brand by the Lipsey Company for 15 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortunes Most Admired Companies in the sector four years in a row. Through our values of respect, integrity, service and excellence, we maintain a relentless focus on creating winning outcomes for our clients, employees and shareholders. WE OFFER A commitment to your career so you can grow with the group An awesome team with whom to collaborate (including great consulting partners) A competitive compensation package, complete with benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision/401(k)/Disability) An open /atmosphere that encourages learning and contributing back to the community. We support staying on top of the latest best practices and tools An environment that fosters participating in external conferences Flexible work schedules and casual atmosphere JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for coordinating the logistics of an event including catering, entertainment, and setup/cleanup of the event. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manages and oversees events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down. Coordinates event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers. Ensure proper set up of microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards. Works closely with AV/Meeting & Events technician team to ensure set up and needs have been met. Expert knowledge of AV systems. Assists with set up of food & beverages; clean up and removal of dishes. Coordinated services for events such as transportation for guests, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security. Performs other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE HS Diploma or GED required and a minimum of 1 - 2 years of related work experience. Prior event coordination, customer service or other hospitality experience preferred. CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES None COMMUNICATION SKILLS Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
organizational skills, writing skills and communicator Comfortable meeting and engaging with new people. Warm and engaging demeanor. Ability to assess circumstances, empathize and offer help. FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages. REASONING ABILITY Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills. OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, SharePoint, OneNote, Outlook, etc. Comfortable with and embracing of new technologies and digital tools; such as Apps, databases, financial management, work order management, social networking, cloud technologies, handheld mobile technologies and applications, and communications.. Ability to work in multiple software platforms and learn and retain technical software applications quickly. Good organizational skills. Must work well under pressure with multiple deadlines, and demonstrate a proactive approach to routine and non-routine occurrences. Ability to work flexible work schedules based on business need. May need to be physically able to lift and move 30-40 boxes and operate a two-wheel dolly. Physical ability to assist with document services operations. Able to lift 50 lbs. Strong problem-solving skills. Highly adaptable and flexible. Ability to work independently with little supervision. SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor. SAFETY 1. Complete at a satisfactory level all required and assigned HSE training 2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE related requirements at all times 3. Participate in all HSE related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc. 4. Report any condition which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required
Construction Jobs Inc
Chicago, IL, USA