Events Coordinator
City of Sturgis
Sturgis, MI US
Posted ago
City of Sturgis

This position is the Event Coordinator for the newly renovated Sturges Young Center for the Arts in Sturgis Michigan. The City of Sturgis facility not only holds events, but also is open for personal events such as weddings, receptions, celebrations, and many other occasions. We do have beverage licensing and allow catering of choice.

The selected candidate must be flexible, available for events, and oversee all matters to event scheduling.


  • Maintaining the Center’s calendar, ensuring all events are listed with proper start times, contacts, and requirements
  • Being responsive and empathetic to guests' needs
  • Representing the facility in a professional manner when conducting business
  • Assists with the setup of facilities, taking care that enough tables, chairs, and serving areas are available and arranged for easy access
  • Direct florists, caterers, decorators, and entertainers regarding where to deliver, arrange and store items needed for their specific roles in an event
  • Ability to problem solve while making quick decisions and delegating responsibilities while remaining professional and pleasant in the midst of a stressful situations
  • Maintaining the Center’s appearance through established facility cleanliness standards
  • Holding self and others accountable for creating a culture of high performance
  • Communicating clearly and effectively in a variety of mediums using both verbal and written skills
  • Ability to expand job responsibilities and collaborate with others to generate ideas and improve processes


  • A high school diploma or equivalent with hospitality management training and/or prior supervisory experience required
  • Associate’s degree in Hospitality Management preferred. Bartending experience is a plus
  • Previous Hospitality Experience with Understanding of live events and practices. 3 - 5 year's experience preferred
  • Minimum age 21. Solution-oriented, schedule flexibility, attention to detail, and excellent communication and organizational skills, are a must
  • Requires ability to work in stressful situations with prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, stretching, and carrying
  • Multitasking abilities are a must

$38,000 - $43,000
About City of Sturgis

The City of Sturgis offers a full benefit package including insurances, retirement and PTO.

The City of Sturgis is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Submit Application, Resume, and Cover Letter to Human Resources, City of Sturgis, 130 N Nottawa, Sturgis MI 49091

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