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    NOW HIRING!

    DECATUR HOUSE is seeking new team members for its hourly event team,

    and this might be just the right opportunity for someone you know! 

    Please respond to aharrison@whha.org with a resume and cover letter.

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    Department: Special Events Department, White House Historical Association/ Decatur House

    Job Title: Special Event Coordinator

    WORK OBJECTIVES:
    Special Event Coordinators (SECs) support the Special Events Department with on-site management of
    Decatur Carriage House events, meetings, weddings and receptions. In addition, SEC’s will support the
    ongoing operations of the Special Events Department as necessary, including but not limited to, conducting
    site visits with prospective clients and attending quarterly staff meetings.
    DUTIES:
    Events Management:
    • Act as primary representative of the White House Historical Association’s Special Events Department
    during Decatur House rental events
    • Protect venue and its property by ensuring strict adherence to site policies and procedures

    • Actively coordinate vendors and event staff throughout event; conduct pre- & post-event walk-
    through’s; oversee all event details and schedules as stated in the Event Report; troubleshoot any site-
    related issue that might arise

    • Give tours of Decatur House
    Customer Service:
    • Display professional and customer-oriented demeanor at all times while providing excellent event
    management and customer service, and upholding the museum’s event guidelines and procedures
    • Create a positive, team-oriented atmosphere with all event vendors, event planners and clients in
    order to insure a successful event experience.
    Special Events Department Support:
    • Conduct site visits with prospective clients during event set-up or at other scheduled times
    • Perform administrative duties and projects as designated by the Director of Special Events
    QUALIFICATIONS: College degree preferred. Enthusiastic, positive, and flexible nature is a must, as is
    customer service experience. Must have flexible availability and be able to work late nights, weekends, and
    holidays. In peak season, must be available to work a minimum of three events. Event management,
    museum/historic house work experience a plus.

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