Special Events Officer - Marketing and CommunicationsSan Diego, California
Rady Children’s Hospital External Affairs division currently seeks a special events offer who will work closely with team to produce high-quality, fiscally responsible events / projects that will elevate the vision and reputation of the Foundation, Hospital and Leadership Team. Individual must be able to produce high quality events that will elevate the vision and reputation of the organization under the direction of the Director of Special Events and Protocols.
This position will be responsible for trouble shooting and resolving all logistical problems as they arise during the planning process and execution of events. Provides excellent customer service to board members, prospects, donors, colleagues, clinical partners, volunteers and hospital leadership. Coordinates and obtains vendors for all facets of event production including caterers, florists, and photographers, among others; manage event budgets and expenses. Coordinates the contract review process and works closely with accounting to process and resolve event/project related expense; including promoting / communication of upcoming events and execute other projects as assigned within scope of responsibility.
The ideal candidate has event planning experience; be an excellent ambassador and representative for Rady Children’s and the Foundation; work efficiently under pressure and be able to meet deadlines; demonstrate good decision-making; and be proactive and solutions-focused. He / She should be articulate, poised, and possess good written and oral communication skills. An ability to work evenings and weekends.
2 years of experience
CA Driver’s License
Proof of Auto Insurance
Experience in event planning
Detail-oriented and team player
Works efficiently under pressure; meets deadlines; demonstrates strategic thinking and good decision-making
Articulate, poised and possesses strong writing skills
Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
Make frequent trips by personal vehicle between hospital buildings and venues
4 years of experience
Knowledge around Blackbaud non-profit applications