Events Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel



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Overview

Stand Together seeks an Events Manager to drive the development of events from conception to execution in order to identify and engage a broad community of high-net-worth philanthropists to advance Stand Together's vision and priority initiatives.

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Build event strategies for defined customer segments, test a variety of models (regional, partner-driven, issue-specific, etc.), and then scale successful models, working in close collaboration with members of the partnership and events teams
  • Manage the production and execution of events, including managing venue searches; budgeting; defining and driving timelines and holding teammates accountable to them; collaborating with internal customers; food and beverage selection; negotiating, coordinating, and working with outside vendors; and measuring the impact of an event towards achieving its desired objectives
  • Initiate and cultivate strong relationships with members of Stand Together’s development team and external vendors, including the ability to manage internal and external team members contributing to the success of events
  • Develop an understanding of industry best practices and execute strategies to continuously improve our events
  • Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years’ experience in a professional environment
  • Direct experience in planning and executing both small and large-scale events and conferences
  • Ability to coordinate simultaneous projects and have good communication with stakeholders in each project
  • Strong customer focus and desire to collaborate with other designers and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and a high sense of urgency
  • Highly organized and ability to deliver on tight deadlines
  • About Us

    Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.

    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

    Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

    Our Values

    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.

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