Community Outreach Events Manager
The Events Manager will provide strategic leadership to the volunteer affiliates to set overall strategy, ensure alignment of programs with brand and organizational goals, educate and provide direction on event and marketing best practices for planning and execution, establish metrics to determine ROI of events and programs, and work with senior management to create new tools and training for core roles and their volunteers.
Bachelors Degree in Business, Communications, or a related field or equivalent experience required. Successful candidates will have a minimum four years directly related experience in event and volunteer management including training development, facilitation, and presentation. Must possess demonstrable success in leading and managing teams, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, substantial experience in facilitating training sessions and a friendly, positive, solutions-oriented and service demeanor with the ability to build and cultivate strong relationships with volunteers, donors and staff. Knowledge of cash and in-kind corporate gifts and sponsorships required. Additional key skills include ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and proficiency in Microsoft Office and database systems (Raiser’s Edge preferred). Must be willing to travel (including weekends and evenings).