• Events Manager

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/22/2018 9:58 AM)
    ID (external)
    2018-2069
    # of Openings (external)
    1
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    Hidden (25160)
  • Overview

    Stand Together unleashes the power of community to solve our country’s toughest problems and help people improve their lives. We identify, support, and celebrate community-based organizations applying effective solutions to the driving causes of poverty. Through targeted programming, training, and organizational development we provide the resources and tools necessary for these catalysts for social change to grow, scale, and replicate their impact across the country.

     

    Stand Together is building out our events capability and we are looking for a hands-on event professional to help develop this initiative! The ideal candidate will work to drive excitement for Stand Together’s strategic initiatives by developing and implementing innovative marketing and in-person program events, which will drive the experience for all stakeholders. This capability will work on national opportunities and will include a variety of formats and scope of attendees. Unleash your creativity and customer focus on our team!

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

     

    • Develop and execute experiential events that amplify the impact of our partners, build brand awareness, encourage sponsorship and community development, and create content opportunities for social media, earned media and public relations
    • Project budgeting, tracking, prioritization, vendor coordination, creation of production schedules, venue requests, asset management, travel documents and other production related tasks
    • Project management and overseeing all internal operations and team coordination including calendar and timeline management
    • Collaborate with internal customers from each functional area including programs, venture philanthropy, marketing and investor relations
    • Negotiating, coordinating, and working with outside vendors
    • Initiate and develop strong relationships with event personnel and external vendors, including the ability to hold internal and external team members accountable for outcomes

     

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring the Organization

     

    • 5+ years of related experience
    • Ability to coordinate simultaneous projects and have good communication with all business stakeholders in each project
    • Strong customer focus and desire to collaborate with other designers and internal stakeholders
    • Possess excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and a high sense of urgency – willing to experiment and encourage others to try new things!
    • Highly organized and ability to deliver on tight deadlines  

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

     

    • Superior oral, writing, and editing skills with strong attention to detail

     

     

    Diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class.

     

    Stand Together is supported by The Seminar Network, a group of hundreds of business leaders led by Charles Koch with a vision for social change in America. The vision of the Seminar Network is to help people to remove internal and external barriers holding them back, so they can improve their lives. The Seminar Network invests across key institutions in society, strengthening K-12 and higher education, supporting community-based solutions, encouraging principled business, and improving public policy. Stand Together’s unique focus is to help people improve their lives through innovative community solutions.

     

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