Event Planning Associate

Published

09/10/2018

Start Date

09/10/2018

End Date

05/10/2019

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

601 North Golden Circle Drive
Santa Ana
California
92705
United States

Description

Want to gain valuable event planning, marketing, and financial development skills? Help us plan our annual Heroes Luncheon!


On May 3rd the American Red Cross will honor and celebrate heroes in our community: individuals who have saved a life, made our community a safer place, or gone above and beyond to help someone in need in Orange County. Leading up to the event we need help coordinating and preparing for the event.


Responsibilities:

  • Attend monthly event planning meetings (most often during regular business hours)
  • Providing logistical support for events as needed, including menu, decor, rental eqiupment, etc.
  • Assist with invitation creation, mailing and RSVPs, as needed
  • Assist with guest check-in for events, as needed
  • Assistance in capturing contact information for all event attendees and ensuring they are included on mailing lists for newsletters, appeals and future events
  • Assist with auction table activities, as needed
  • Following up with event attendees with thank you card, phone calls, etc., as needed
  • Support additional event associates, as needed


Qualifications

  • Previous professional or personal event planning experience
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Previous marketing experience helpful


Time Commitment:

  • An average of 2 hours a week, with the exception of before, during and after the event, which is up to 10 hours per week (including the event itself)
  • Volunteer hours occur primarily during regular office hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.), with the exception of the events

Benefits

  • Training Provided

How To Apply

beth.ratcliff2@redcross.org
http://volunteerconnection.redcross.org

Questions? Contact Beth Ratcliff, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist at:

Beth.Ratcliff2@redcross.org

Office: (714) 481-5397

Cell: (657) 270-4091


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