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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Special Events Manager

  3/20/2020   STAR/PAL
 Job Description        

The Special Events Manager reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for managing a broad base of special events and fundraising efforts to support for STAR/PAL youth programs, operations, and services including the planning and implementation of event logistics, strategic fundraising plans, donor cultivation and solicitation, grants, and the expansion and management of corporate sponsorships. This position also develops partnerships, marketing strategies, sponsor communications, and media efforts. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: • Develop and manage special events and other fundraising efforts • Research and identify prospective funding sources including corporations, associations, and individuals • Manage and implement sponsorship benefits and underwriting agreements • Plan and execute general marketing campaigns and PR for all special events • Write, edit, and update all social media and website related content, including e-newsletters



• Minimum education of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution • One to three years related job experience is preferred • Exceptional written and verbal communication (i.e. public speaking) skills • Highly organized, self-motivated, and efficient, with meticulous attention to detail • Independent, self-directed, adaptable, creative, and able to multi-task • Able to analyze, prioritize, and meet critical deadlines, with strong time management skills • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media applications (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) • Ability to create and distribute press releases/media packets, and function as a media contact • Experience with creating marketing materials • Available to work on weekends and evenings (as needed) • Ability to work well in a team environment with law enforcement officers and civilian personnel • Must pass criminal background check and DMV check


 Additional Information        

Please send cover letter & resumι by 5 pm on Friday, April 3, 2020 (extended from Friday, March 20, 2020 due to delays with COVID-19) to: OR by mail to: Claire LeBeau, Executive Director -- 4110 54th Street; San Diego, CA 92105


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