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Community Events Manager

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Historic Seattle


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Published 10 days ago

August 10, 2020
July 13, 2020
$50,000 - $55,000

Position Summary

The Community Events Manager oversees the execution of all public programming and events for Historic Seattle’s community. Under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement, the Manager will plan and deliver compelling, illustrative, effective, audience-focused programming that strategically supports the mission of Historic Seattle.

Position Status

This position is full time, 40 hours per week, non-exempt, and reports to the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement of the Historic Seattle Preservation and Development Authority and Foundation. Candidate must be willing to work outside of normal business hours.

Qualifications

1. 3-5 years of event management experience

2. Bachelor’s degree in related field, or 4 years of additional relevant experience

3. Desire to build audience pipeline and engage with event attendees

4. Exceptional logistical, writing, planning, organizational, and execution skills

5. Experience with Blackbaud databases like eTapestry, design software like InDesign/Illustrator, and digital programming technology a plus

6. Conscientious, collaborative, and creative

7. Personal or professional interest in historic preservation


Job Description

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Public Programs

1. Thoughtfully executes and delivers a slate of approximately 20-30 annual public-facing events focused on Historic Seattle’s education, advocacy and real estate initiatives, including digital programming

2. Works collaboratively with Historic Seattle Staff, Council, and Foundation Board to continue to engage longtime audience members and supporters, while exploring ideas and executing programs that attract new audiences and donors

3. Leads all preliminary, day-of, and post-event tasks associated with the successful execution and delivery of all events. These tasks may include, but are not limited to communication and coordination with on-site personnel, staff, vendors, food and beverage providers, partnering organizations, and program participants; management of program schedule and budget; recruitment and management of  event volunteers as needed; execution of all day-of-event tasks; reconciliation of attendance; post-event audience engagement and staff debriefing

4. Contributes to creation of digital and print marketing materials by developing content, editing, and envisioning design; develops collateral for each event that provides a deeper and more enriching audience experience

5. Distributes guides and marketing materials with the intent of increasing program reach

6. Serves as a welcoming, articulate, and knowledgeable spokesperson for Historic Seattle at public programs, as well as donor events and external public-facing events as requested

7. Analyzes metrics from programming, including attendance, income/expenses, and survey feedback, to make determinations on the execution of future programming

Miscellaneous/Other

1. Assists with relevant organization fundraising, communications, and marketing activities, particularly donor events, at the direction of the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement

2. Assists Director of Philanthropy and Engagement with additional needs as requested


How To Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email a cover letter addressing qualifications and interest in the position and a résumé highlighting relevant experience to Naomi West, Director of Philanthropy & Engagement, at naomiw@historicseattle.org.

Current and past program guides may be viewed at https://historicseattle.org/events-landing/

Historic Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply.

Position Summary

The Community Events Manager oversees the execution of all public programming and events for Historic Seattle’s community. Under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement, the Manager will plan and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

A comprehensive salary and benefits package is offered. The salary range for this position is $50-$55K. Historic Seattle offers a positive and flexible working environment.

A comprehensive salary and benefits package is offered. The salary range for this position is $50-$55K. Historic Seattle offers a positive and flexible working environment.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email a cover letter addressing qualifications and interest in the position and a résumé highlighting relevant experience to Naomi West, Director of Philanthropy & Engagement, at naomiw@historicseattle.org.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email a cover letter addressing qualifications and interest in the position and a résumé highlighting…

Location

1117 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

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