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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Development and Events Coordinator

  7/14/2017   San Diego History Cener
 Job Description        

The Development and Events Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the events branch of the development department at the San Diego History Center (SDHC) in Balboa Park and Junipero Serra Museum in Presidio Park. As a part of this position, the Development and Events Coordinator will execute various development duties including but not limited to maintaining monetary and in-kind donor relations and securing sponsors. This position is expected to meet established goals, execute successful internal development events, support logistics for educational programming and oversee facility rentals. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to): • Serves as the main point of contact for all internal, development events • Maintains an effective rental program for internal events and facility rentals • Works with various departments to implement a variety of internal events, exhibit openings, and development receptions, luncheons, and fundraising dinners or gala



• Minimum of three years experience in event management, event coordination, and sales • Must be able to speak confidently and calmly with clients and vendors while under pressure • Familiarity with planning and executing large scale fundraising events or galas for 500+ guests • Knowledge of and experience with local catering and rental companies • Maintains a pleasant and professional appearance at all times • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills • Strong written and verbal communication skills and cordial phone manner • Advanced PC skills – proficient using MS Windows, Word, Excel, Power Point, and mail merges; e-mail and web searches • Physical requirements: walking, sitting, reaching outward, squatting, manual dexterity, balancing, standing, driving, climbing, reaching above shoulder, grasping, kneeling, pushing/pulling (15-60 lbs.), lifting (15-60 lbs.), carrying (10-60 lbs.) • Valid CA Driver’s License, reliable transportation and proof of liability insurance


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STATUS: Full-time, non-exempt HOURS: 40 hours per week COMPENSATION: Hourly range $14 - $17 (DoE), plus commission Please send your cover letter and resume to with “Development and Events Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls please.


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