The SXSW Planning Department deals with contracting, organizing, detailing and executing the various SXSW events throughout the year. From managing convention space to developing long-term strategies for growth and sustainability the Planning Department operates at the center of all things SXSW. The Planning Event Coordinator will assist with contracting, managing activations, transportation and logistics management, and the coordinating of production elements necessary for successful execution of our many conferences and events.
Requirements for this position include:
- Effectively and concisely communicate both in writing and verbally
- Knowledge of meeting planning, hotel / venue policy, audio/video production, convention services, and contracting are beneficial
- Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite is a must and proficiency with other software (Filemaker Pro, Adobe Suite, Keynote, Prezi etc.) is helpful
- Position requires a detail-oriented individual who can handle task-based assignments as well as general direction to produce planning documents and maintain the high standard of production that has made SXSW a success
A minimum of 15-20 hours per week is required from June through October and full-time during conferences. Applicant must be able to work out of our office in downtown Austin at least 3 days a week.