Events & Marketing Manager – Leadership Palm Beach County
Broad Function and Scope of the Position:
Provide management and support to events committees for Leadership Palm Beach County. Coordinate the communications and branding to alumni and community. Understand the organization activities, operations, policies and procedures to perform all duties. Oversee communication duties for the organization including website development/maintenance, organization branding, alumni communications, media relations, and event logistics. Work with volunteers and ED to generate income for the organization.
+ Support and maintain the mission, priorities and guiding principles of LPBC. Coordinate the functioning of the organization’s daily communications, projects, and tasks. Understand the strategic direction and purpose of the organization and conform to stated strategies and business needs.
+ Supervise, organize and motivate alumni volunteer committee members to ensure that the activities related to signature special events – including but not limited to: Leadership Celebration, Songwriters in the Round, and the Holiday Breakfast – have the assistance needed for activities to be completed successfully. Generate sponsorships for each signature event.
+ Supervise, organize and motivate alumni volunteer committee members to ensure that the activities essential to the operations of the organization – including but not limited to: Alumni Relations, Community Initiatives, Recruitment, Marketing & PR, and networking events – have the assistance needed for activities to be completed successfully.
+ Supervise, organize, and motivate alumni volunteer committee members to ensure that events have the assistance needed for activities to be completed successfully. Including, but not limited to, Holiday Breakfast, Songwriters in the Round, Leadership Celebration, and the Lunch and Learn Series. Generate sponsorships for signature events.
+ Identify opportunities for event enhancements including assisting in identifying alumni committee members as needed, and apprising the ED of possible partnership opportunities and sponsorships that may arise.
+ Oversee the preparation of LPBC’s branding and communications. Work with the ED and the Marketing Committee to set Communications Calendar and priorities for the year. Maintain consistent and professional branding across all communications avenues including e- communications, newsletters, social media, promotional materials and other special marketing needs. Maintain knowledge of LPBC alumni programs and activities to be included in communications.
+ Administer the information on the LPBC website. Work with the ED and the Marketing Committee to update look and feel of site when necessary. Routinely review the site to update content. Create new pages and events as needed. Serve as liaison to web development company to troubleshoot design and technical issues.
+ Manage the preparation and strategic distribution of all press releases in coordination with the marketing committee.
+ Maintain/organize all files relating to assigned events, projects and committees. Ensure the integrity of information saved. Receive appropriate training and update skills in computer technology and communication strategy as needed on an ongoing basis.
+ Ensure that the confidentiality and security of all information under his/her supervision is maintained as needed.
+ Perform other duties as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor.
Education / Knowledge:
+ Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience required.
+ Two to five years of related experience required; events, volunteer management, experience in PR/communications, fundraising ,community organizing or the nonprofit sector preferred.
+ Proficiency in word processing, software and hardware including Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
+ Experience creating graphics, simple designs and layouts.
+ Ability to learn new computer software programs.
+ Practice in creating newsletters, e-communications and business correspondence.
+ Effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a fast paced environment. Highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure.
+ Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Capable of handling diversified assignments.
+ Team player that has the ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Must develop, maintain, and utilize relationships.
+ Ability to express creativity through excellent written, oral, and communication skills.
+ Superior interpersonal skills, active listening, observation, analytical, and problem recognition and solving skills.
+ Ability to work and make judgments independently and take initiative. Self-starter that requires little supervision.
+ High capacity to assess the value, importance, and/or quality of activities and people.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and infrequently up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
How to Apply: Please email your resume / bio to Executive Director Greg Quattlebaum at Greg@LeadershipPBC.org