American Heart Association Events Planning Manager in Seattle, Washington
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The American Heart Association has a great opportunity for an Event Planning Manager, in the Seattle, WA office. The Event Planning Manager is responsible for effectively developing, planning, managing and implementing events aligned with the Division's fundraising campaigns to ensure overall success of division revenue and volunteer engagement goals.
Essential Job Duties
Responsible for the year-round planning, development, management and implementation of events aligned with assigned campaigns. Includes all aspects of event planning:
appropriate integration and activation of sponsor benefits
procurement of services and materials
vendor management within purchasing and operating guidelines and budget
design and production of campaign collateral and materials
manages budget and reporting documents for campaigns and events
Provides staff leadership in the areas of event volunteer recruitment, orientation and training and recognition.
Participates in the development of a strategic fund raising campaign through assessing and evaluating events to ensure optimal cost effectiveness and budget management.
Other projects as assigned.
2+ years experience in a similar role
Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
Corporate event planning experience with complex logistics and timelines
Effective interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships internally and externally
Effective project management skills
Event management experience
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Requisition ID 2018-3186
Job Family Group Fundraising/Direct Sales
Job Category Administrative/Clerical