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Events Coordinator

  • Job Number 527800
  • Type Permanent
  • Location Norwalk, CT
  • Pay $48,000 - $50,000
  • Referral Bonus $250

Events Coordinator

Job Description:

Our client, a non-profit located in Norwalk, CT, is currently seeking a motivated, enthusiastic and detail-oriented Events Coordinator! The ideal candidate should be open to things related to the outdoors, travel and fundraising!

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with development and implementation of a plan of operations for assigned events, which includes specific fundraising goals, budget, timeline, logistics, marketing and sponsorship plan for each event
  • Possess own relationship with key events to maximize revenues, develop long term, positive relationships and coordinate registration and event logistics
  • Identify, recruit and manage individuals/team members to maximize financial and fundraising goals
  • Possess a strong focus on event logistics and creation, including developing and executing multifaceted and multi-day events like securing accommodations, coordinating multiple travel schedules, coordinating event-day activities, planning team receptions and a variety of both small and big-picture details
  • Research and develop new, exclusive and epic events
  • Collaborate and coordinate promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness of nonprofit and its overall mission
  • Work with various internal departments to successfully execute different types of negotiations and contracts
  • Direct the cultivation and meaningful involvement of team members at all levels in revenue producing activities
  • Serve as event lead and guide on assigned events
  • Communicate all aspects of pre-event operations such as outreach, fundraising tips, recruitment, team newsletters and coordination of participants
  • Oversee administrative duties with regard to donation management, training materials, selecting team gear, team/participant information and processes and event logistics
  • Oversee fundraising platform, including its technical processes and functions in addition to working directly with key internal departments to ensure effective use of platform
  • Responsible for creation of technical materials, including informational materials and guides for both participants and internal staff surrounding platform processes, as well as creation of new fundraising campaigns on fundraising platform
  • Contribute to social platforms and social calendars, collaborate across the departments and organization to effectively market all events
  • Travel to and attend all events as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • At least 1-3 years of previous event coordination experience required
  • Prior experience with fundraising efforts a major plus
  • Proficiency in regards to the Microsoft Office Suite, databases and other relevant programs a must