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Senior Events Coordinator – OATI

Company Name: OATI
Location: Bloomington, MN
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

At Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI), your career is always on the move. Our employees have expertise across diverse verticals and technology platforms. OATI combines the agility of a small company with the stability of a large company, where we have built a nurturing and rewarding culture diligently over the last 28 years. Our work culture is collaborative and we encourage every Team Member to go beyond their defined roles and learn more. If you are looking for an energetic, challenging, and rewarding career, then OATI is the place to be!

We are seeking an experienced Senior Events Coordinator to plan, manage and execute successful events, meetings, and conferences. The Senior Events Coordinator will be responsible for creating and implementing event strategies, coordinating logistics, negotiating with vendors, managing budgets, and ensuring a seamless event experience for attendees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement event strategies, timelines, and budgets to achieve organizational goals
  • Research and select venues, vendors, and suppliers, negotiate contracts, and manage relationships
  • Coordinate logistics, such as registration, transportation, accommodations, catering, audiovisual, and production
  • Manage all event-related activities, including site inspections, event setup and breakdown, and onsite event management
  • Work closely with the Marketing Department to develop and execute event marketing and promotion plans, including social media and email campaigns
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure seamless execution of all events, including content development, speaker management, and sponsor coordination
  • Analyze event data and metrics to evaluate success, identify areas for improvement, and make recommendations for future events
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices, and make recommendations to enhance events and increase engagement


  • Bachelor’s degree in event planning, marketing, hospitality, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in event planning and management, preferably in a senior or leadership role
  • Strong project management skills, including budget management, timeline development, and vendor negotiation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with internal teams and external stakeholder
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use data to inform decisions
  • Proficient in event management software, social media platforms, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. If you have a passion for creating and executing successful events, we encourage you to apply.
  • U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Local to MN

OATI is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance, or protected Veteran status. OATI is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

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