Event Coordinator

Iowa City, IA
Events & Catering


  • Market Wilson’s Ciderhouse & Venue to attract new clients.
  • Respond to all event inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Schedule and conduct tours for all events.
  • Oversee all phases of the event to ensure it runs smoothly.
  • Manage day to day contact with clients (collect signed contracts, collect event insurance, answer questions, set up meetings/consultations, finalize table layout and timeline).
  • Manage day of operations for events including set up, staffing, helping clients, tear down, and opening/closing.
  • Ensure deposits, payments, final headcounts, event insurance, and all other information is received on time from clients.
  • Work with the Banquet Chef to finalize menus and service plans for events.
  • Act as the main point of contact for outside vendors for all events.
  • Schedule and organize any additional events hosted by Wilson’s Ciderhouse & Venue.
  • Maintain general knowledge of local vendors for music, florals, desserts, and equipment rentals.
  • Hire, train, and schedule event staff.
  • Maintain event furniture (chairs, tables) and other event equipment as needed.
  • Organize and maintain a clean event space and storage areas.
  • Be able to explain in detail Wilson’s Ciderhouse & Venue’s concept and practices to employees and customers.
  • Understand all Wilson’s Ciderhouse & Venue policies and enforce them when necessary.
  • Maintain a productive and enjoyable work environment for all staff.
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations regarding health, safety and labor requirements.
  • Work with Content Manager to create engaging content for Wilson’s Ciderhouse & Venue.
  • Manage event inventory for the bar and dry goods.
  • Maintain stock levels and order bar supplies when necessary.


  • Excellent time management and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently.
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead, manage, and motivate a team.
  • At least two years experience in event management.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends.

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