Events Specialist

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Job Code: PD23-23
Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 5th February 2024
Sunday, 5th May 2024
Department: Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
Location: East Deer Park
200 East Deer Park Drive
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: 4 Year Degree
Pay Rate: Grade 20; Salary Range: $55,842 – $91,241 | Salary determined by departmental budget- Offer commensurate with experience

Job Description:


This position works in conjunction with all HOC Divisions and reports to the Events Manager. Plans, coordinates and implements a variety of special events to include, but not limited to: Conferences; General Staff Meetings; Staff Appreciation events; Town Hall Meetings; Bring Your Child to Work Day; and other events as assigned. Identifies agency needs relating to production of events. Recruits, screens and places staff volunteers on an event committee to meet monthly. Recommends event budget; Develops and ensures compliance with building permits; program policies and procedures; maintains and inputs data to track and report on attendance, venues and guest speakers at events. Liaisons with various non-profit and public agencies for recruitment of venues, speakers, donations and other benefits to customers and staff within HOC. Designs, distributes and collects evaluation forms to measure effectiveness and quality of events from audience perspective.

Preferred Skills:


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Events Management, Hospitality, Public Affairs, Human Services, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience.
  • Must have good computer skills (Word & Excel).
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines and manage event requirements.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Must have the ability to relate with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Must have the ability to work independently and exercise good judgment and discretion.
  • Must have good driving record and clearance to drive agency vehicles.


An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Low income residents in Montgomery County with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.

HOC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. HOC promotes a drug-free workplace.

HOC conducts criminal background checks, employment reference checks, and where applicable, reviews driving records in determining suitability for employment. Selected applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. Employment is contingent upon drug and alcohol test results.