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Career Opportunities at Safe Horizon

Career Details
Position:Coordinator, Special Events
Type:EMP Employee
Reports To:Chief of Staff
Location:2 Lafayette Street
Description:Under the supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Coordinator assists with the planning and execution of, and coordinates, Safe Horizon fundraising events with the objective of achieving annual revenue goals. Works with Safe Horizon staff, events staff, and volunteers to coordinate successful implementations

Responsibilities:• Responsible for all event-related logistics, including facilities, transportation, contracts, seating charts
• Creates donor and sponsor opportunities for each project with related benefits and recognition;
• Works with the Development Committee and board members to identify and select event participants including honoree(s), event sponsors, in-kind gifts and committee members;
• Works with Marketing Communications on coordination of press for events
• Writes all event solicitation and collateral materials, including solicitation and acknowledgment letters, solicitation forms, invitations, journals, web content and manages production of all these materials
• Works with executive office, government affairs and other key senior staff to manage their participation in these events including their invitees
• Assists with creation of all event solicitation materials and coordinates all solicitation activities
• Works with Corporate Development and Individual Giving to identify prospects and strategies to secure sponsors, committees, and in-kind support to fundraise for events
• Responsible for supervising event staff and volunteers at events
• Assists with creation and management of event logistics; including: event timelines, production schedules, and day of schedules;

Qualifications:• Ability to handle multiple tasks with organization, flexibility and accuracy;
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills including the ability to interact with high-wealth individuals and corporations
• Strategic and creative thinking
• Proven writing skills
• Knowledge of print production environments
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and manage multiple demands.
• Ability to work well independently as well as in a collaborative team-oriented environment.
• Comfort working with various constituencies and skilled in articulating the mission of Safe Horizon
• Enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed to excellence.
• Highly organized, detail oriented, and professional demeanor

Required Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
• Demonstrated success with special events, fundraising in the non-profit sector, print and graphic production, and writing in an events or development department
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet research
• Given our nature and timing of our events, must also be willing to work evenings and occasional weekends as required

All prospective job candidates must meet screening requirements, which includes a background check.

Education:Bachelor's Degree
Hours:Not Applicable
Days: N/A
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