Events Coordinator

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR) seeks an Events Coordinator to join our dynamic and versatile Events Team.  At NCCHR, the Events Team provides a full range of small and large format events, hospitality, and business services. We support NCCHR professionals with program and institutional event needs, including meeting/event planning and execution. We work collaboratively with colleagues throughout the organization, applying the specialized knowledge and skills required to provide meaningful experiences. 



An Events Coordinator accommodates on-site and virtual event sales, services, and fulfillment for The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc. (NCCHR). The Center welcomes candidates who are well-versed in event communications, multi-level scheduling and the coordination of meetings and events, who are equally engaging, proactive, and highly detail-oriented. We welcome those who approach every interaction with positivity and can-do attitude, utilizing strong interpersonal skills in both internal and external communications, and who are passionate about providing outstanding client and partner experiences. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

As an Events Coordinator at NCCHR some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as primary contact during event planning and implementation process, providing support and guidance in areas such as: fielding inbound event leads, menu recommendations, space selection and format scheduling, connecting vendors, logistical planning, and agreement terms familiarity
  • Work with clients, partners and internal departments to effectively secure and utilize meeting and event space(s)
  • Support day-of event execution, in collaboration with team members and vendors as appropriate, addressing last minute logistical needs, ensuring proper execution of events and providing course correcting options and/or directives with leadership’s guidance
  • Apply effective communication and collaboration practices, resulting in “best in class” event experiences
  • Complete pre- and post-event responsibilities as team policy necessitates


Core Competencies 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of applied event industry experience
  • Eager to adapt and apply skills sets necessary within a service-oriented or customer-centric environment
  • Strong technical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe and Share Point
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Expressed critical thinking, decision-making, and conflict resolution abilities
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Effective project management, process-oriented thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to occasionally work early mornings and evenings as events call for
  • Experience or familiarity with ReServe Interactive for event management preferred

Physical Requirements 

  • Capable of working on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Extended periods of sitting, walking and/or standing
  • Ability to lift, carry, and or move up to 25 pounds
  • Bending, reaching, kneeling, crawling

Employment Eligibility 

NCCHR is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on age (40 and over), race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, and any additional statuses protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Application Instructions

About Us 

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) is an engaging cultural center that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s ongoing struggle for human rights, whether at a local, national or global level.  Our purpose is to create a safe space for visitors and attendees to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings so that they come away inspired and empowered to join the ongoing dialogue about human rights in their communities, workplace, and lives.  The Center has a local footprint in downtown Atlanta, Georgia with a national reach in the ongoing pursuit of civil and human rights for all. To learn more, visit our website 

Interested and qualified candidates please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected].