Hot Job: Events Coordinator for Treasure Island

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The position: Special events coordinator for Treasure Island Las Vegas

Location: Las Vegas

Job duties: Will plan and execute casino marketing events such as slots, blackjack and poker tournaments. Also oversees golf events. Will be expected to provide excellent customer service when dealing with guests at events. Assists in the brainstorming process to develop event themes and names, and then helps to implement the selected themes at the events. Coordinates and manages temporary event staff. Creates welcome letters for events and oversees the wrapping of welcome gifts. Will establish and maintain relationships with gift vendors and entertainment companies. Handles all event-related paperwork including purchase requisitions.

The company: Treasure Island is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ruffin Companies. It was previously owned by MGM Mirage. The resort is a tri-towered structure with 36 floors, nearly 3,000 guest rooms and 90,000 square feet of casino gaming area.

Requirements: Must be at least 21 years old with a professional appearance and demeanor. Requires at least one year of experience related to event planning. Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment in high pressure situations.

Extra perks: If you have always yearned to live — and work — in Vegas, this is your chance. You will be right in the heart of all the excitement.

Interesting info: Treasure Island has about 3,000 employees. The resort has convention facilities, a wedding chapel and there's a pedestrian bridge that connects to a mall with more than 200 stores.

Other opportunities: They also have openings for an accountant, lead carpenter, makeup artists and table games dealer. Plus, they need a wig/makeup technician for their Cirque du Soleil show. In addition, there seems to be an ongoing need for cashiers, food servers and other service staff.

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