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Events Manager

Location:  Miami Beach, Florida

General Description
The Events Manager oversees all aspects of the Task Force Gala – Miami; manages the Corporate Development Manager and the Conference and Events Associate in their responsibilities related to the Gala; manages the volunteer leadership of the Gala; manages the operations of the organization’s Miami office; and plays a core role with the Winter Party Festival.

Event Responsibilities

  • Management
  • Planning
  • Other Responsibilities

Operations Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Task Force’s Miami office, including maintaining relationship with landlord and off-site storage facility, reviewing and approving office expenses, and other operational duties.
  • Explore and manage additional South Florida volunteer and fundraising activities

Qualifications

  • Ability to regularly work evenings and weekends
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and a proven team player
  • Skilled in volunteer recruitment, coordination and retention
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience running or playing a key role in large-scale (both people and money) event management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a problem-solving and customer-service oriented attitude
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and a proven ability to take initiative
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office software, particularly Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and/or Luminate preferred
  • College Degree or equivalent experience, area of work/study preferred includes Event Management, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Hospitality
  • Must possess valid Driver’s License and have regular access to a reliable vehicle
  • Proficiency in Spanish is preferred
  • Proficiency with Event and Project Management Software, Event Squid and Asana a plus
  • Proficiency in WordPress, HTML, CSS, Adobe Creative Suite, social media platforms, graphic design, professional prepress, and printing, publishing Blackbaud is a plus.

Please submit a cover letter and resume addressing your experience relevant to these responsibilities and qualifications and describing your interest in being a member of the Task Force staff. If possible, please submit the names, affiliations and contact information for three references. Applications submitted via e-mail for this position should be directed to hr@theTaskForce.org; please write “Events Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.