EVENT SPECIALIST

part time (20-30hrs/week)

(With the potential to become full time in the future.)

The Event Specialist is responsible for planning, overseeing, and executing Initiative’s events. These events include retreats, fundraising events, community nights, service days, training days, Belong, Harmony, and future family nights.

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QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

1. Excellent time management and communication skills required.
2. Ability to lead with authority and autonomy.
3. Ability to manage multiple events simultaneously.
4. High capacity for detail-oriented work.
5. Flexible attitude that can embrace last minute changes.
6. Experience in acquiring sponsorships, preferred.
7. Experience in GoogleSheets, GoogleDocs, MailChimp, Canva, and Squarespace, preferred.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 
  • Plan and execute event marketing. Including Google Calendar invites, Facebook Events/Twitter/Instagram posts.
  • Recruit and oversee event volunteers.
  • Book venues, speakers, photographers, musicians, and sponsors for events.
  • Seek and utilize feedback on events and event processes.
  • Keep Initiative’s events planned ~6 months in advance.
  • Delegate event tasks with deadlines to the team. Keep team accountable to their event-based deadlines.
  • Understand and communicate how events integrate with Initiative’s objectives.
  • Implement creative and fresh ideas to each event.

  • Carry out Initiative’s vision and purpose for each event.
  • Assume a high level of responsibility and ownership for events; requiring minimal oversight.
  • Drive high levels of collaboration across the team.
  • Schedule and facilitate team meetings about upcoming events. (Better Than Before, Blitz, Planning Meetings, Look Ahead, and Run Throughs)
  • Make events incredible and fun, on a very limited budget.
  • Create, maintain, and submit event budgets.
  • Give consistent updates on upcoming events, deadlines, and registrations.
  • Lead out in authority, timing, and delegation on event day.
  • Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on event day.
 
 

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