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Jonathan's Place Published: July 25, 2017
Location
Garland
Job Type
Category
State
Texas

Description

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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Jonathan’s Place (www.jpkids.org)  in Garland, TX is accepting applications for Event and Communications Manager.  This is an image forward position requiring a go-getter with good knowledge of office software and social media including some graphic design.  The agency has 3 annual signature events and various mini-events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum undergraduate degree and/or 3-5 years administrative/event planning experience
  • Working knowledge of fundraising standards
  • 2-4 years of communications experience – non profit, PR agency or corporate
  • Experience working with a marcom agency partner
  • AP-style knowledge
  • Social media knowledge across multiple platforms
  • Working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, Publisher, and other graphic design
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge donor software
  • Must pass pre-employment Criminal Background Check and FBI fingerprint screening
  • Must be flexible to accommodate evening and weekend events

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce high-quality, profitable events for the agency. This includes:
    • Secure venues for events
    • Recruit and assist with event committees
    • Soliciting sponsorships, underwriters, and all event-related revenue, in partnership with the Director of Development & Marketing
    • Create timelines and agendas leading up to event and day of event
    • Create event marketing, social media and public relations plans
    • Book guest speakers for events, manage vendors
    • Maintain event information in Raiser’s Edge
    • Assist in creating event materials and mailings
    • Monitor and manage budget for each event
  • Secure and facilitate fundraising events hosted by third parties
  • Build fundraising affinity groups (i.e. young professionals)
  • Represent agency at selected events
  • Assist answering the front door and greeting visitors and guests
  • Other duties as requested with coordination and planning by CEO and Director of Development & Marketing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional phone demeanor
  • Self-motivated, dependable, reliable, discrete and efficient in an office environment
  • Ability to provide professional image to outside resources
  • Adhere to Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to produce professional correspondence and presentations
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Ability to ensure completion of job assignments in a timely manner
  • Ability to be a team player and work effectively with other agency employees

OTHER

This is a full-time salaried exempt position with benefits after the initial 90-days.

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