Vehicle Event Coordinator

GLS North America, 6300 Center Drive, Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States of America Req #344
Thursday, February 8, 2024

We are proud to be part of a family-owned and operated tradition dating back to 1948, when Richard Fischer opened Suburban Motors as a single-point Oldsmobile dealership in Birmingham, MI. In April 2021, Suburban sold its dealership operations and non-dealership business operations remained under the sole direction of the Fischer family and Suburban Automotive Services was born. Suburban Automotive Services is the parent company for four distinct business verticals: Suburban Accessories, GLS North America, Competitive Vehicle Services and The Paint Shop.


Suburban Accessories is the country’s largest OEM accessories distributor. We sell and deliver GM and Ford accessories to authorized dealers across the Midwest and Florida. We also distribute AC Delco, Motorcraft and Mopar parts to dealers and aftermarket independent garages. We are comprised of 5 individual ADIs (GM) and 5 individual FADs (Ford), all of which contribute to $500M in total annual sales. Our values are encapsulated by the acronym DRIVEN (Dedicated to service, relationship focused, versatile in our thinking, high standards for excellence and accountable (notable) for our actions). 

Why Work for Us:

  • Multiple benefits package options that include medical, dental, vision, and disability options.
  • 401K program with company match.
  • Company stability with over 70 years of proudly serving the community.
  • Team member values driven Recognition Program.
  • Milestone Recognition Program.
  • Above market paid sick and vacation at 30 days, bereavement leave, and jury duty pay.
  • Diverse and inclusive work force with variety of skills and knowledge.
  • Career and growth opportunities with focus on team member development. 

As an Event Coordinator, you will manage General Motors' promotional vehicles in the Midwest.  This is done by working in conjunction with GM’s marketing group and auctions/dealers daily to ensure vehicles are ordered, prepped, delivered, and disposed of. 

Salary Overview:
The pay rate for this role starts at $17 per hour based on experience.

Event Coordinator Responsibilities Include:

  • Implementation of a web-based event database
  • Event organization - oversee multiple events running concurrently
  • Manage and coordinate all event logistics for Motorsports events
  • Manage and coordinate event logistics for regional auto shows
  • Work with General Motors and Marketing Company to ensure event logistics are covered
  • Event logistics include (but are not limited to) Vehicle orders, tracking vehicles as they build and ship, prep detail, communication with auction/dealer, and accessory assistance. Invoice review for payment, and vehicle assignments to dealers.
  • Oversee license plate distribution for Regional GM employees as well as Event Vehicles.
  • Ensure all guidelines of timelines are adhered to.
  • Report all vehicle repair needs to the client for approval.
  • Providing vehicle assignments and having proper approval letters, forms, and insurance documents before a vehicle is dispatched to any event.
  • Adhere to Suburban Automotive Service’s DRIVEN values and align business practices to support the SAS mission and vision.

Event Coordinator Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Must have exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be able to multitask.
  • Must be a reliable team player.
  • 1-year customer service experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook applications preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • GLS North America, 6300 Center Drive, Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States of America