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Special Events Manager

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Green Foothills
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Palo Alto, CA
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Publicado há 28 dias

As Special Events Manager, you will be responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing programmatic and fundraising events in support of annual organizational goals. Working in collaboration with the Green Foothills community (board, staff, advisory board members, donors), you will broaden and deepen relationships with donors, volunteers, and decision makers who support our mission, including the onboarding and movement of new supporters and donors up the ladder of engagement. With a variety of 60th anniversary activities planned for 2022, this will be a particularly rewarding role right from the start.

Responsibilities:

Development and Implementation of Programmatic and Special Events (67%)

  • Develop an annual events calendar in support of organizational goals in collaboration with the Green Foothills community. Events should have a clear purpose, goals, and target audience.
  • Lead the successful implementation of all events, ensuring purpose and goals are met
  • Evaluate event outcomes and processes to determine lessons learned
  • Manage events budget; identify and solicit underwriting support
  • Oversee marketing and targeted outreach for events with Marketing Manager
  • Coordinate all event logistics and follow-up including venues, technology, caterers, speakers, vendors; and, recruit volunteers to support implementation of events
  • Coordinate and provide technical support for the Leadership Academy classes (both virtual and in person) in collaboration with the Leadership Academy Director
  • Develop and coordinate community presentations and tabling strategy
  • Introduce creative ideas, event concepts, and approaches for consideration

Planning and Implementation of Annual Fundraiser and Donor Appreciation Events (25%)

  • Lead the planning, implementation and evaluation of Green Foothills’ annual fundraiser, Nature’s Inspiration, to ensure all goals are successfully met. Coordinate with the Development Director on sponsorships, ticket sales, and auction
  • Develop an annual events calendar in support of development goals in coordination with the Development Director

Human Resources (2%)

  • Engage in annual job goal-setting and self evaluation. Identify and leverage personal professional development and performance improvement opportunities

Governance and Fiscal Soundness (4%)

  • Attend and support Board and committee meetings, prepare materials as required for meetings and monthly Board Reports
  • Conduct presentations to board and staff
  • Maintain and submit on a timely basis accurate timesheets, expense reports, and lobbying hours (for annual tax filing)

Equity and Inclusion (2%)

  • Support the organizational culture including advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and cultural humility in all aspects of the organization to ensure a welcoming working environment for all. Personally develop a baseline knowledge of equity and inclusion principles, apply to all aspects of your work with Green Foothills

About you

  • Passionate about the mission of Green Foothills
  • Proven experience as an events manager, can provide specific examples
  • Ability to manage workload, meet deadlines, and achieve results in a collaborative team environment through effective project management
  • Highly self-motivated and demonstrated self-initiative
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills. Familiarity with sales or nonprofit fundraising
  • Comfort and demonstrated ability to ground work in equity and inclusion as well as interacting with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Computer savvy; Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite applications. Familiarity with project management tools a plus (Green Foothills uses Asana)
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
  • Flexible to work on some evenings and weekends

To Apply: For information about working at Green Foothills and to submit your resume and cover letter, visit greenfoothills.org/careers. Position open until filled.

As Special Events Manager, you will be responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing programmatic and fundraising events in support of annual organizational goals. Working in collaboration with the Green Foothills…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    3 de janeiro de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    31 de dezembro de 2021
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional
Salário
USD $58.500 - USD $68.250
/ ano
Fulltime, Exempt

Benefícios

Green Foothills Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

We encourage People of Color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals to apply.

A Note to Candidates: Studies have shown that women, nonbinary folks, and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a background less traditional to our field of work, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary range for the region and industry
  • Green Foothills covers full premium for basic medical, dental, and vision coverage for employee
  • Flex Spending Accounts and a 401(k) plan with partial employer match
  • Competitive paid vacation and sick leave package
  • Other benefits: Flexible schedules, work can be done mostly from home and on the field (post-COVID), work-from-home partial reimbursement provided

Green Foothills Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

We encourage People of Color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ individuals to apply.

A Note to Candidates: Studies have shown…

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Palo Alto, CA
Local Associado
Palo Alto, CA, USA

Como se inscrever

To Apply: For information about working at Green Foothills and to submit your resume and cover letter, visit greenfoothills.org/careers. Position open until filled.

To Apply: For information about working at Green Foothills and to submit your resume and cover letter, visit greenfoothills.org/careers. Position open until filled.

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