Special Events Coordinator - Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:

The Special Events Coordinator will execute special fundraising, community and volunteer events, as well as donor stewardship to achieve agency goals.

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THE POSITION:

  • Responsible for overseeing an existing portfolio of fundraising events with fundraising targets.
  • Coordinate event logistics, sponsorships, attendance and collateral promotion.
  • Responsible for in-kind donation solicitations for each event.
  • Monitor financial progress and budgetary plans for events.
  • Engage, recruit and manage relationships with community volunteers.
  • Research and cultivate new and existing donors for special event support.
  • Work with Development Committee to assess the outcomes of events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelors degree with a minimum of 3 years related work experience in managing special events, preferably with a nonprofit organization. Event, communication, marketing and/or public relations experience desirable.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • General business knowledge, extensive knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and make appropriate judgment calls on catering, décor, and general event needs.
  • Strong problem-solving, listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage tasks against tight deadlines

Please send resumes with cover letter to:  amybrand@habitatpbc.org