Personify leadership and promote shared responsibility, teamwork, and continuous improvement
Brainstorm and implement creative concepts for an annual calendar of community events
Plan, manage, and oversee the execution of a variety of special events and public engagement activities including, but not limited to, fundraisers, galas, holiday celebrations, concerts, community picnics, etc.
Collaborate with Sr. Leadership and committees to develop, review, and evaluate operational business plans and budgets in order to achieve revenue goals
Develop and oversee diverse community partners that align with the organizations core values to ensure active community programming, appealing to a wide range of audiences
Collaborate and negotiate with vendors, partners, and partner organizations
Recruit and coordinate volunteers to assist in the production and execution of events and programs, as needed
Secure proper documentation, permits, and contracts for each event
Oversee financial management of special event operations with regard to budget preparation and control, profit and loss evaluations, and the purchase, inventory, and reporting of necessary FF&E
Work closely with Marketing and Development teams on event branding, promotions, donor/guest experience, and public relations
Execute post-event evaluations, reports, and surveys to ensure improved guest experience, financial gains, and team efficiency
Bachelor’s Degree required.
3-5 years of experience with project management and event planning and execution.
Volunteer management experience.
Ability to communicate proactively and effectively with Park leadership, committee members, and the general public.
Ability to provide excellent hospitality.
Ability to maintain an energetic, forward-thinking, professional environment.
Extremely high attention to detail, demonstrating an execution bias focusing on consistent, central goals.
Strong writing/verbal skills.
Resourcefulness along with great research and prioritization skills.
A clear comprehension of how to work efficiently and effectively.
Consideration of self as team member and partner in the Park success, which often includes answering public inquiry outside of work hours.
Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Ability to work flexible hours as needed, including weekends, holidays and evenings.
Business casual attire and professional appearance required in office at all times.
Experience with creating/managing programs and activities.
Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Ability to make independent decisions, as well as practical problem-solving.