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Paragon Events, Inc. is seeking a creative, organized, and self-starter looking to grow his or her career in the events industry. Whether you’re planning a general session at a global summit for 1,200 attendees or creating a VIP custom-themed dinner for c-suite executives, the event coordinator will support Event Specialists and Event Managers will all aspects of the event planning process and execution. You will support corporate events ranging across a multitude of industries including but not limited to environmental, healthcare, government, medical, financial, technology and more. As an integral member of the events team, you will report directly to the Manager of Meetings & Events and President & CEO.

Core responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Research event décor, entertainment and activities
  • Event support to specialists and director
  • Registration management and builds in software tools
  • Vendor and client communication
  • Creating event timelines and supporting budget management
  • Hotel room blocking and site-visit preparation
  • Event billing and financial management support
  • Support managers with research and project presentations

The successful candidate possesses:

  • One (1) to two (2) years experience as an event assistant / coordinator or successfully completed Paragon Internship program
  • 4-yr degree preferred but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, spelling and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and able to adjust within a fast-paced work environment

Personality attributes:

  • You are a proactive self-starter and resourceful.
  • You are resourceful and not afraid to get your hands dirty.
  • You are team-oriented and collaborative with the ability to support relationships with internal and external partners.
  • You have a hunger to learn new trends and skills to grow within the industry and company.

Paragon Events, Inc. is seeking an experiential event specialist to own and manage a multitude of events ranging from global summits to incentive trips. In this unique role, the event specialist will travel to destinations around the world to manage events with the support of the events team. This events junkie thrives in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrates strong judgment in the face of ambiguity. As a direct liaison between vendors, clients, and attendees, the Event Specialist will play an integral role on the events team reporting directly to the Manager of Meetings & Events and President & CEO.

Core responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Manage and/or develop preliminary budgets
  • Oversee hotel room blocking
  • Coordinate event logistics ranging from food and beverage menus, audio visual, and venue contracts
  • Collaborate with event team on various programs
  • Direct contact with high-profile clients
  • Communicate and strengthen client relationships
  • Prepares event specific timelines and work plans

The successful candidate possesses:

  • Minimum three (3) years of meeting planning experience and program management
  • Experience using Cvent for event registration
  • Preferred knowledge of technology tools for budget modules
  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent written, spelling and verbal communication skills

Personality attributes:

  • You possess leadership skills to take an initiative and manage colleagues
  • Team oriented, process driven, and processes problem solving skills
  • You are an agile, goal-oriented personality, driven to succeed

Paragon Events, Inc. is seeking an Association Management and Chapter Administrator with exceptional communication skills to join the association management team. This person will excel in this role if he or she is highly organized, a “people-person,” and computer literate. The administrator will be responsible for establishing and maintaining positive relationships with board members, members, and stakeholders. As an integral member of the association management team, you will report directly to the Director of Association Management & Operations Manager.

Core responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Event support and coordination
  • Support coordination of monthly chapter meetings
  • Updates event and chapter website with content
  • Process payments, prepare deposits, and match and recap event attendance
  • Match and recap event attendance
  • Attends all meetings including taking minutes of Board meetings and provide Board packets
  • Electronic Communication and Website Management Support
  • Use Constant Contact or similar system to make accurate content updates

The successful candidate possesses:

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in clerical/administrative support position
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook and knowledge of Constant Contact or a similar product is a plus
  • Knowledge of updating and maintaining websites is a plus but not required
  • Knowledge of member management tools (Star Chapter, and/or Member Clicks)
  • Flexible schedule and able to support meetings and occasional evening events in various locations

Personality attributes:

  • You are detailed oriented and organized
  • Responsive and can work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Self-starter willing to take initiative
  • Honest and dependable, professional and flexible personality
  • Work well both independently and with a team

Paragon Events, Inc. is seeking a detail-oriented, thorough, and organized bookkeeper to join our team. If you take pleasure in keeping your home well-ordered and tidy then you may well find that this is an aspect of the job that you really enjoy, rather than a chore. As an integral part of the Finance and Accounting Department, you will play a key role in managing the finances of the business and will also collaborate and communicate with employees, vendors, and customers to ensure accuracy of all financial transactions. As a bookkeeper, you will be required to communicate with finesses, professionalism, and accuracy. You will report directly to the Director Accounting and President & CEO.

Core responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Create financial transactions and reports
  • Reconciling accounts
  • Accurate billings
  • Correct coding
  • Process accounts payable invoices
  • Communicate with vendors and personnel pertaining to accounts payable and receivable transactions
  • Maintain files and records (e.g. copies of paid invoices, checks, documentation, reimbursements, reports, vendor files, receipts, etc.)
  • Compile financial information related to work assignments

The successful candidate possesses:

  • At least 4 years of accounting and or bookkeeping experience REQUIRED.
  • Exceptional navigation of QuickBooks and Bill Pay
  • Extensive knowledge of data procession
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Personality attributes:

  • You are concise and are attentive to detail, organized and intuitive, and a strong time manager with respect for deadlines.

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