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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Events Manager

  3/19/2018   Susan G. Komen San Diego
 Job Description        

EVENTS • Serves as project manager for all Affiliate events, managing the internal and external assignments of responsibility, logistics, preparation details and day-of execution. • Manages all event details and logistics for the Race for the Cure, along with our contracted event management company. • Provides staff support for the Race for the Cure Committee • Secures and oversees event vendors and their logistics and assures that licenses/regulatory/insurance/contracts are in place. • Manages all aspects of Dine Out for the Cure, along with Committee Chair, including restaurant recruitment, distribution of materials and continued cultivation, for a fundraising goal of $35,000 in revenue. • Responsible for all third-party events contract agreements, establishing deliverables, stewarding of donor and continued recruitment and cultivation of external champions. Total revenue goal of $155k. • Works closely with the UC San Diego team to manage Row for the Cure; revenue goal $25k.



Qualities of the ideal candidate: • Thrives on managing multiple events in a short time period and can execute them all with grace and a smile • Creative and innovative; • Independent yet a team player; • Able to multi-task, prioritize and stay well organized; • Nimble and able to switch gears quickly; • Comfortable managing a large volume of work at a fast-pace, with attention to detail and relationships; • Able to embrace the small but mighty mindset of our non-profit; • Available for some nights and weekends. • Is pleasantly persistent Education Requirements • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience necessary. • 2-3 years of event management experience • 1-2 years of experience managing volunteers • Experience with fundraising a plus


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•Assures that event volunteers are recruited, well-trained and recognized/thanked •Leads post-event evaluation and debrief to identify areas of improvement and things to replicate. •Updates and maintains volunteer policies, handbook, job descriptions, training materials and procedures •Proactively market Komen San Diego’s volunteer engagement program, establish strong relationships with individuals, businesses and community organizations to heighten the awareness and reputation of Komen San Diego and gain new volunteers. •Proactively communicates with Komen staff in order to identify potential volunteer opportunities that match capabilities, interests, individual needs, strengths and skills of each volunteer. •Provides orientation and training and manages qualified volunteers for a variety of programs, events and tasks at Komen San Diego facilities and at other offsite locations •Consistently communicate with volunteers, keep them engaged and invested and help them convert to donors


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Judi Steadman

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