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Special Events Manager

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Published 28 days ago

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Manages all facets of select amfAR fundraising events


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works with the Director and Producers to implement event concepts for each gala including entertainment, décor, menus, ticket and table sales and auction items


Supervises project teams including staff, consultants, and volunteers


Establishes timelines for specified events, including, deadlines and milestones


Works with the Director to establish income and expense forecasts for events; monitors and manages revenues and expenses for each assigned project


Drafts correspondence and coordinates appropriate solicitation mailings to donors, corporate event sponsors, event leaders, committees, in-kind donors, etc.


Reviews and negotiates vendor contracts 


Manages event logistics


Develops volunteer leadership and corporate support for designated events

 

Oversees auction solicitation: cataloging items, ensuring national and international shipping and donor fulfilment


Develops event-related print materials, e.g., invitations, programs, auction catalogues, etc. in coordination with the Public Information Department


Ensures appropriate security measures for events

 

Anticipates and attends to special needs of celebrities and VIP guests


Provides event status updates to Director and other departments as needed


Debriefs team after each event and updates procedures and processes where necessary


QUALIFICATIONS:

BA/BS and 4 years experience in fundraising events, including supervisory experience. Demonstrated capacity to manage successful high-profile, large-scale events, campaigns, and projects. Excellent oral and written communication skills and good interpersonal skills. Flexibility to work extended hours; position requires domestic and international travel.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Manages all facets of select amfAR fundraising events


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works with the Director and Producers to implement event concepts for each gala including entertainment, décor, menus, ticket and table…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
120 Wall Street, 13th floor, New York, NY 10005, United States

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward their resume, cover letter and salary requirement to: jobsvs@amfar.org

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

No agencies please


Interested applicants should forward their resume, cover letter and salary requirement to: jobsvs@amfar.org

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

No agencies please


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