Special Events Coordinator

Community Assistance Center
Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Work with Development Team to achieve fundraising goals
  • Coordinate Major Annual Fundraising Events including Legacy Luncheon and Duck Race
  • Manage events budget according to annual revenue goals
  • Maintain events calendar for CAC and Community
  • Identify, Coordinate, and implement special events throughout the community to support CAC fundraising activities
  • Assist in appeals process and annual fundraising drives as needed.
  • Support for development and volunteer projects
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements as assigned to share information about Community Assistance Center with the community
  • Consistently demonstrate professional conduct
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Must embrace the mission of Community Assistance Center
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills
  • Experience in coordinating events
  • Knowledge to efficiently manage event budgets
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques
  • Ability to work with and motivate staff and volunteers
  • Be self-motivated and have the ability to work independently and with a team
  • Be organized and exhibit follow through on tasks and goals
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years relevant experience preferred
  • Must possess strong organizational skills; ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, prioritizing work according to needs or management directives, delegating tasks when feasible, and maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload with a positive, solution-oriented approach
  • Must demonstrate excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule with availability to work weekends, evenings and/or holidays as needed
  • Able to take initiative
  • Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality of information
  • Demonstrate a positive and caring attitude; be customer-oriented in a professional, welcoming and efficient manner; value and respect others; demonstrate ethical behavior, good judgment with sound decision-making skills, reliable
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Solution focused
  • Excellent communicator
  • Works well with a team
  • Requires ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time, walking, standing, bending, squatting, pulling and pushing; ability to lift and carry items up to 30 pounds

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Lifting, bending, standing and sitting for long periods of time
Salary – Commensurate with experience
Community Assistance Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
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