Part Time Event Planner

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Skiptown is on a mission to make the lives of pets and their people easier, and even more fun, through a fully integrated pet services platform. A dog social club, Skiptown is the first tech-enabled, premium pet services ecosystem offering first class fun for pups and people. Our 24,000 sq ft flagship location in South End offers dog daycare, boarding, grooming and a social bar – and will soon expand to include retail, veterinary, training and transportation services.

Overview:

We are looking for a part-time event planner to plan and execute events for our clients and their adorable pups at our Bar & Park. This is a part-time, hourly position.

Who you are:
You are someone who LOVES to plan a party (and are probably planning one right now). You love a theme and decorating a space to create an environment of FUN! You’re super organized when it comes to the little details and you pride yourself on going the extra mile for the events you plan. Must love dogs (of course!).

What you’ll do:
• Coordinate weekly recurring events ensuring vendors are scheduled as directed
• Periodically visit recurring events to ensure they’re being executed properly by vendors
• Ensure food truck calendar is fully scheduled using software provided
• Plan and execute one-off events, pup-up markets and rescue events
• Purchase decor ensuring arrival by deadline
• Plan for decor installation ensuring support needed is requested and confirmed
• Create appropriate documents for event schedule and communicate support needed with team
• Ensure payment for vendors is arranged and delivered
• Serve as onsite emcee when needed
• Organize, coordinate, and run all client, partner, and marketing events
• Manage inventory of all marketing materials

What you’ll bring:
• Experience planning and executing events
• Acute attention to detail
• Ability to work night and weekend hours when events are booked
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Integrity; you’re quick to take responsibility for mistakes and share your wins with the team

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Skiptown perks:
• Free snacks
• Free DashPass (through DoorDash) for free delivery at Skiptown (and anywhere you want food delivered)
• Dogs at work…every single day
• Purple swag. Lots of purple. We’re serious. You should really like purple