Job Announcement: Events & Communication Coordinator

General Description of Duties

The Events and Communication Coordinator is a part-time (15-17 hours per week) position. The Events and Communication Coordinator is responsible for the management and coordination of parish fundraising events and some parish social events. Additionally, this position is responsible for managing communications including preparing the weekly bulletin, maintaining the website and social media for College Church. This position will work in coordination on other projects as assigned with the Pastor, other office staff and volunteers.

Reporting Relationship: This position reports to the Parish Administrator.

Qualifications

Prefer 2 to 4 years experience in a paid special events, marketing and website management position. Evidence of successful event, sponsorship, marketing, public relations and website programs required.

Education

Graduation from a 4-year college or university required. A 2-year degree with a minimum 5 years related work experience, preferably with a nonprofit organization, may substitute. Communication, marketing and/or public relations experience desirable.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Planning, implementation and follow-up for fundraising and major parish events.

Provide on-site management at fundraising and major parish events

Develop and maintain event and volunteer databases.

Manage all aspects of event volunteer committees and volunteer coordination, including but not limited to, staffing, recruitment, supervision, training and acknowledgement.

Coordinate fundraising event logistics, publicity, and material design, production and distribution.

Responsible for silent auction, prize and in-kind donation solicitations for each event.

Coordinate logistics of event ticket sales.

Supervise and coordinate with event contractors.

Maintenance of website.

Broaden social networking to benefit the organization.

Actively participate and staff committees as necessary and appropriate.

Assist the Pastor in other programs as necessary.

Other duties as directed and required.

Other Skills and Abilities

Position requires skills in word processing, website maintenance and other computer software, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and the ability to learn fund raising and web design and management computer software programs.

Compensation

Salary Range: $14,000-$18,500

Send cover letter and resume to Katie Jansen Larson at kjansen1@slu.edu.