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Coordinator Job Description


  • Salary range: $45,000-$100,000, Sweet spot: $60,000-$75,000
  • Bonus: Customary

A coordinator is responsible for helping oversee the successful completion of projects and events. Their duties include performing specialized tasks, managing a team of staff members and establishing relationships with vendors and freelance professionals. A coordinator must juggle a range of responsibilities, managing people and processes towards certain goals and outcomes. The title of “coordinator” can be used in a number of situations and industries, with widely varying responsibilities. As a result, compensation can range. If a coordinator role is positioned near executive roles, the range of responsibilities and compensation will be greater.

Job Description

  • Communicate with clients or employers about project, event or campaign expectations and goals
  • Collaborate with clients or employers, finance teams and other team members on budgeting and allocating funds
  • Delegate tasks to appropriate team members
  • Manage deadlines and progress across the team to ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget
  • Organize third-party providers and vendors to deliver elements that can’t be produced in-house
  • Oversee the delivery of projects and make adjustments as necessary to ensure they are delivered to specifications and high standards
  • Collect and analyze feedback from customers and other project users to gauge satisfaction and success
  • Schedule and organize meetings, take minutes and write meeting briefs
  • Write emails, draft memos, and prepare communications
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate records
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and other materials
  • Answer phone calls in a polite and professional manner reflective of the organization
  • Manage and book travel through agencies and online, as necessary

Critical Soft Skills

  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative
  • Comfortable with complexity / ambiguity
  • Efficient time manager
  • Organized
  • Strong communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Discreet
  • Problem solver / resourceful
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self starter / takes initiative
  • Works well under pressure
  • Multitask

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