Events Coordinator

Events Coordinator

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The City of Watertown seeks a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Events Coordinator who will be responsible for managing day to day activities of the Commander’s Mansion (a historic event venue) including operations, maintenance, security, coordination of rental reservations and events, publicity, and working functions.  Must be organized, a problem solver and demonstrate excellent public relations skills.  37.5 hours per week. There will be required in office hours but those can be flexible due to the requirement of working some evening and weekend hours for events.


Required Minimum Qualifications


Associate’s Degree in hospitality (hotel-motel-tourism), facility management, business administration, historic preservation or related field desirable. Prior experience with function and facility management preferred.  Ability to lift 25 pounds and to set up the rooms with tables and chairs for corporate events.  Knowledge of social media, Canva or Adobe Creative Suite, and customer relationship management tool like Planning Pod preferred.  A valid Massachusetts driver’s license and experience with Microsoft Office software required.


Salary Range: The hiring range is $25.90 to $31.862 per hour dependent upon qualifications and education, plus an excellent benefit package which includes pension, deferred compensation, health insurance 80% City paid premium, paid vacation, sick, personal, and holidays; flexible spending accounts, education assistance, and more.


To Apply: Candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and application to be considered for this position. Please send all application materials to, or fax: 1-617-923-8195. We encourage applicants to review our other job opportunities at  


Application Deadline: Open until filled.

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