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Employment

Rental Coordinator 

  

SCHEDULE Tuesday through Saturday 

SUPERVISES N/A   

FLSA STATUS Salaried, exempt 

JOB SUMMARY 

Responsible for generating rental income, managing rental records, providing exemplary client-services and executing all rental events at Lauritzen Gardens in a professional and friendly manner. 

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

         Book and manage all garden rentals; meet annual rental sales goal 

         Make cold and warm calls in order to generate and grow rental business 

         Build and steward relationships with rental clientele from first contact through event execution and afterward 

         Organize and support garden events as needed 

         Communicate effectively with garden staff re: event details and schedules 

         Maintain accurate and detailed rental files  

         Manage and maintain principal garden event calendar 

         Conduct research on prospective events; follow up with event organizers  

         Assist in the coordination of rental marketing  

         Manage outreach events for rental department: bridal fairs, corporate event booths 

         Maintain communications with all outside rental vendors to ensure seamless events 

         Ensure that the integrity of Lauritzen Gardens product remains at an acceptable level during all rental events 

PREPARATION AND KNOWLEDGE 

                        Associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field 

                        Event and/or rental experience preferred but not required 

                        Proficiency in Microsoft office suite 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

                        Must have strong organizational and time management skills  

                        Must be able to handle multiple tasks, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines 

                        Must be a self-starter, and work with minimal supervision 

                        Must be computer literate with knowledge of word processing and database programs 

                        Must demonstrate initiative 

                        Must provide excellent customer service to both internal/external customers 

                        Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills 

                        Must be able to work with all levels of management and staff 

 

  

Wage based on experience 

No relocation expenses provided 

Great benefits 

  

  

For inquiries and to submit resumes please contact Laura Kastl, director of human resources at 402-346-4002 ext 210 or l.kastl@omahabotanicalgardens.org. Please include the title of the job position you're applying for in your email.

  

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