Department: PhilanthropySupervisor: Director of PhilanthropyFLSA Status: Non-Exempt -- TemporarySchedule: Up to forty (40) hours per week, February through May 2019; extension possible for up to ten (10) hours per week, June through September 2019.
SummaryThe Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is seeking a Gala Coordinator to assist us in creating and delivering an exceptional 26th Annual Gala on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Our goal is to have a fun, enjoyable event, which raises increased net revenues, and provide attendees with greater familiarity with our nonprofit organization and the Sonoran Desert.
The Gala will feature a reception, dinner, appearances by educational animals, raffles, and silent and live auctions, for an expected 550 attendees. The Gala will be promoted as a fundraiser and the focus of the evening will be on raising funds for ASDM. The gross income goal for the event is $500,000.
The Gala Coordinator, in collaboration with other staff and volunteers, will successfully plan, implement, coordinate, wrap up, and evaluate the event. This position also has primary responsibility for data entry, gift processing, and donor acknowledgements.
Applications due by February 11, 2019, but review to begin immediately upon receipt of applications from qualified applicants. This position is considered open until filled. Applications are accepted only for open positions and must be completed online. Unsolicited resumes or related correspondence received by any other means (such as mail, fax, or email) will not be acknowledged, reviewed, or kept on file. Please understand that if offered a position, you will, as a final condition of employment, be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
General Management and Finances
Data Entry and Management
Marketing and Communications
Printing and Publications
Sponsorships and Underwriting
Live and Silent Auctions
Weekend of Event
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be:
Expertise with Raiser’s Edge 7, Auction Maestro Pro, mobile bidding platforms, and Constant Contact are pluses.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
The above description reflects a general overview of the responsibilities, reporting relationships and position requirements for this job classification. It is not intended to be a complete description of all duties and requirements that may be inherent in the position.
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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