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Producing, Travel and Logistics Coordinator

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Please send resumes to:

Mail

The HistoryMakers
1900 S. Michigan Ave. | Chicago, IL 60616

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Producing, Travel and Logistics Coordinator

Full-time Producing, Travel & Logistics Coordinator is a front facing position that requires great phone skills and great attention to detail. This position involves coordinating in person and Zoom meetings, conference calls with The HistoryMakers advisory boards and taking extensive notes as well as the scheduling of video production crews for video oral history interviews of African Americans across the country as well as regional receptions. This position is responsible for scheduling  approximately twenty (20) interviews with potential HistoryMakers every other week or forty (40) interviews per month and involves weekend availability during execution of the trips. Each video production crew is comprised of a videographer and oral historian.  Candidates must have prior experience scheduling video production crews and possess strong multi-tasking, administrative, organizational, phone and database management skills. 

Experience

  • 1-3 years of customer service, video production, or travel agency experience.
  • Type 65+ words per minute
  • Professional voice and phone presence.
  • Strong administrative and the project management skills and the ability to multi-task and take detailed and accurate minutes
  • Strong expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Power Point)
  • Event planning experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with FileMaker Pro
  • Excellent file and desktop management skills
  • Prior experience with a start up a plus and the desire to work in a non-profit environment mandatory