posted on Tuesday, November 08, 2022
Reports to: Executive Director
CCHS Fundraising Events:
-Planning, coordination, and oversight of CCHS fundraising events
-Recruit volunteer committee members and chairs
-Solicit event sponsors and cultivate long-term relationships with sponsors
-Attend and facilitate event planning committee meetings
-Conduct post-event analysis and maintain event documentation
-Oversee promotion across all platforms (print, web, tv/radio) and production of print materials
CCHS annual events include: The Fur Ball (Oct); Mutt Strut (Spring); Annual Meeting (Sept.); PawTraits with Santa (Dec)
-Handle all requests from third parties offering to partner with CCHS for fundraising or outreach events
-Work with Volunteer Coordinator on recruiting volunteers to staff events, as needed
Established 3rd Party annual events include: Illinois Marathon (Spring)
Events at CCHS and the CCHS Education Center:
-Manage the calendar of activities/events taking place in the CCHS Education Center.
-Work with Executive Director to develop and market new programs for the Education Center.
-Serve as point of contact for events at the Education Center and assist outside users with details, technology, and other needs.
-Bachelor’s degree preferred
-1-2 years’ experience in event planning/coordination
-Highly organized; deadline-driven; and able to keep various projects moving at the same time
-Engaging personality and the ability to motivate volunteers
-The Event Coordinator will need to become proficient in using Bloomerang, the humane society’s donor-management software program and other fundraising software or apps.
Compensation & Benefits:
Position is full-time; salaried.
Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.
Employee health insurance plan with responsibility for premiums shared by employee and CCHS.
Simple IRA plan, with matching funds from CCHS.
Estimated start date: January 2023
Email Resume and Cover letter to Director@cuhumane.org. No phone calls please.