Events Coordinator – Phoenix – American Liver Foundation

Job description
The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE:
The individual will be responsible for assisting with the development, coordination and implementation of all Division special events and programs. Reporting to the Director, Special Events of the Desert Southwest Division, the individual will develop and implement a plan of work to ensure the successful achievement of events. Additional duties including the daily operations of the Division as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
In collaboration with the Director, Special Events will prepare and implement the strategic initiatives of the Division and all related fund-raising activities.

Assist with the planning and execution of Liver Life Walk events, Flavors events, and any other fundraising events.
Contribute to the public relations and marketing strategies that support fund-raising activities, including web-based fundraising and all communications.
Interact with Board and Committee members as assigned.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while maintaining a high-level of attention to detail and professional quality of work.
Handle all duties pertaining to production of collateral materials, such as brochures, fundraising materials, invitations etc.
Coordinate fundraising and activities to include the following:
Manage all planning timelines for events.
Creating and maintaining accurate budgetary records and databases.
Securing all applications, permits and logistical needs.
Maintain Foundation website and social media pages, as needed.
Draft printed and email requests and acknowledgements.
Manage online event fundraising program in Convio.
Recruit and manage third-party fundraising relationships.
Secure vendor quotes and process invoices.
Volunteer recruitment for special events.
Perform administrative tasks necessary, such as answering telephone, handling or referring calls/e-mails as appropriate. All other duties as assigned.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Knowledge of Convio preferred.
Excellent planning, budgeting and organizational skills.
Strong writing, communications and interpersonal skills.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining quality of work and attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and organize activities while working within deadlines.
Self-motivated with initiative and independent actions within the scope of responsibilities.
Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends, with occasional travel.
Valid Arizona Driver’s License.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent in education, training and experience) required.

EXPERIENCE:
Minimum two years’ experience with not-for-profit organizations with experience working on special events preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This is a full time position.
Work office location is Phoenix, AZ.
Able and willing to lift/move event related materials weighing up to 50 lbs.
EOE

The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will aspire to involve every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and will demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated.

How to apply
Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Ashley Drew, Director Special Events as Adrew@liverfoundation.org

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