Events Assistant – ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer – Alexandria, VA

ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer, www.zerocancer.org, is the nation’s leading prostate cancer nonprofit with a mission to end prostate cancer by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. ZERO is seeking a temporary Events Assistant that is detail oriented and tech-savvy with experience in fundraising and displays a strong sense of initiative to support the Events Team based in Old Town, Alexandria, VA.

The Events Team produces ZERO’s National Run/Walk Series located in 40+ U.S. cities raising funds dedicated to ending prostate cancer.

The ideal candidate will be able to work well in a fast-paced, energetic environment with a positive attitude and impeccable time-management skills. This individual should be comfortable working autonomously and must excel at managing multiple tasks and execute them quickly and efficiently. This position reports to the Senior Director of Events.

Duties:

Support the 40+ Run/Walk events including responding to participant inquiries, updating registration sites and providing administrative and fundraising assistance
Manage the 40+ Run/Walk registration databases
Provide logistical support to the Endurance Team Program including race registration and incentive fulfillment
Provide support for two annual advocacy meetings: Summit (Spring) and Leadership Conference (Fall)
Create and help maintain Run/Walk & Endurance websites (no HTML required)
Enter data and run weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports

Requirements:

Minimum one years nonprofit or event experience
Four year college degree
Ability to travel
Ability to work nights and weekends as needed
Must have excellent communications skills including strong phone and email abilities
Familiarity with run/walk fundraising events
Experience utilizing Blackbaud Sphere, Friends Asking Friends, or Luminate Teamraiser

This position has the potential to be a full time permanent position.

Interested individuals should send their resume, cover letter and hourly pay requirement to HR@zerocancer.org with Events Assistant in the subject line. Join us in creating Generation ZERO – the first generation of men free from prostate cancer.

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