Book Event Coordinator

Busboys and Poets is a restaurant/event space/community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted and a place to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul. Busboys is also a space for art, culture and politics to intentional collide. We believe that by creating such a space we can inspire social change and begin to transform our community and the world.

We are looking for an enthusiastic full-time Events Coordinator to promote and book literary events in our six bookstores. In concert with the Bookstore Team, this self-starter’s work will include but is not limited to interfacing with prospective partners, following-up with inquiries, tracking and entering event data, coordinating event displays at all locations, and verifying event shipments.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES –

·    Work with authors and publicists through emails and phone calls to solidify event dates, room set-up, technical needs, and menu selection as well as provide proposals, contracts and invoices;
·    Maintain accurate and up-to-date records for all event management projects;
·    Work closely with restaurant managers, event managers, and bookstore managers to ensure all necessary information is conveyed and materials are delivered in a timely manner;
·    Provide on-site support at events, when necessary, and assist the Events and Marketing Team in other tasks, as needed;
·    Work one bookstore floor shift per week

This is a full-time salaried position at 40 hours/week, and $40,000/year with benefits.