Job Posting 77945

Events Officer
S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver, BC
closing today (Fri, 3 Dec)
full time  •  $26.00 - $28.00 per hour

Division: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation

 

Program: S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation

 

Number of Positions: 1

 

About the Position:

 

The Events Officer is responsible for the strategic planning, marketing, promotion, and execution of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation’s three annual signature events: Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. GalaWalk with the Dragon, and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation Charity Golf tournament. This position also supports the team with additional event needs. The Events Officer will coordinate the work of event workers (contractors) and volunteers, and will work collaboratively with the Senior Manager to develop and strategize event execution that will drive donor cultivation and stewardship. 

 

Reports to: Senior Manager

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Overarching responsibilities 

  • Develops strategies for existing events while planning new events and initiatives that complements S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation’s strategic plan and direction 
  • Develops and executes a holistic marketing plan to increase fundraising and event awareness 
  • Develops and conducts pre and post event analyses to measure the effectiveness of event execution 
  • Develops request of interest and grant application
  • Other related duties as instructed by the Senior Manager

Event Management

  • Develops and supports the planning, production, implementation, evaluation and reporting activities for the Foundation’s events 
  • Engages and liaises with events’ committees to ensure events are delivered in a quality that grows the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. brand reputation and maximizes revenue generation 
  • Collaborates with the Senior Manager in developing and implementing special donor cultivation and stewardship events 
  • Attracts, screens, and coordinates the work of event workers(contractors) and volunteers 
  • Oversees and manages activities during events, including, but not limited to, staging, volunteer management, audio-visual production, and silent/live auctions 
  • Assists and supports the team in developing a marketing plan that effectively promotes the organization’s events, programs, and services 
  • Oversees the execution of event sponsorship activation 
  • Supports the development of sponsorship fulfillment reports and conducts fulfillment meetings with sponsors

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in fundraising, event planning, marketing and/or related discipline 
  • Minimum of three years of experience managing fundraising events and activities
  • Experience in event staff(contractors) / volunteer coordination and leadership 
  • Experience in marketing and fundraising is an asset 
  • Knowledge of technology and terminology relating to event hosting
  • Knowledge of event evaluation
  • Knowledge of event financial management
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect is preferred and other fundraising databases is an asset

Job Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Second language knowledge is an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent leadership capabilities
  • Excellent resource, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent technical skills in MS Office and web-based applications (e.g. MS Teams and Zoom)
  • Ability to design, plan, and execute events
  • Ability to develop and adhere to event budgets 
  • Ability to connect, engage, and build relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Ability to handle challenging situations with tact and diplomacy

Other Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Able to travel to other S.U.C.C.E.S.S. service locations in Greater Vancouver
  • Able to travel to event locations in Greater Vancouver

 

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. embraces diversity and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Interested candidates please apply by emailing your application including the following e-mail subject line “Events Officer” by 5:00pm December 3, 2021

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