DIRECT REPORT: Director, Campaign & Women's Philanthropy
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:
The Events Manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation and success of Federation events ranging in size from 50-750 attendees. The Events Manager supports the President/CEO, COO and greater Development Team to ensure continued growth regarding community engagement, donor relationships and successful fundraising. The Events Manager position is highly collaborative, working closely with lay leaders and professionals to ensure all event needs are being met.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Coordinate & manage all events for the Federation. This includes working collaboratively with Development and Marketing teams to conceptualize events and ensure strategic alignment with annual campaign plan.
These include but are not limited to:
Mega Event (Annual Campaign Event)
Major Gifts Events
Donor Appreciation Events
Women's Philanthropy Events
IGNITION (Annual Campaign Luncheon)
Other Campaign-related events
One-time special events
Business & Professional Division Events (currently including Real Estate, Chai Tech and Cardozo)
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with people at all levels and in all settings relevant to the Federation's mission. Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills; ability to multi-task with confidence and multiple deadlines.Ability to work as part of a highly collaborative professional team with enthusiasm and commitment.
CORE COMPETENCIES AND ABILITIES:
Relate to and work effectively with, guests, professional staff, and lay leaders
Follow through and keep commitments
Manage a budget and develop post-event reconciliation report(s) as requested
Communicate with multiple stakeholders and be the "first to respond" in group settings
Organize materials, documents, and work activities
Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
Prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently, set goals and objectives, and develop realistic action plans
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, complete work in a timely manner, and monitor own work to ensure quality
Prepare for program details and plan for contingencies
Simultaneously work on multiple projects and quickly switch gears
Adapt to changes within the workplace and during the planning and execution of events
WORKING CONDITIONS / LOCATION: Scottsdale, Arizona
SCHEDULE: As needed and required by the position, including some night/weekend work
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/DEMANDS: Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.
Bachelor's degree required.
Significant work experience as an events planner or organizer.
Strong computer skills required, including use of Microsoft Office.
Familiarity with database/CMS systems a plus.
Good judgment, discretion, confidentiality.
Experience working with committees and volunteer leadership a plus.
Involvement and/or knowledge of the Jewish community and/or non-profit organizations a plus.
Located on the 32-acre Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus in North Scottsdale, the aesthetics and architecture of the building are unparalleled. We strive to provide an exceptional member experience in a friendly, well-maintained, state-of-the art facility.
Cardiovascular equipment, strength training machines, functional trainers and a complete free-weight area line the perimeter of our 50,000 square foot fitness facility. The center of our fitness facility contains a flexible, sport court/indoor gym, which is an ideal space for basketball, volleyball and indoor soccer. In addition, four different group fitness studios provide space for classes like dance/exercise, cycling, Pilates and TRX. The campus also has outdoor fields to accommodate softball, soccer, football and other outdoor recreational activities.
Two racquetball courts, well-appointed men?s and women?s locker rooms with Jacuzzi and steam room, a family changing room, and massage and spa rooms, complete the picture.
The center's Olympic size pool is home to our state championship youth swim team and offers eight lanes for your daily lap routine. Individual and group swim lessons for all ages and water aerobic classes, as well as competitive swim skill-building instruction are the heart of the aquatics program. We also offer a gated-children's pool, shallow water pool and Sunday Funday poolside events, terrific for the whole family.
The campus also features seven multi-use classrooms, a dedicated game room/teen lounge, arts and crafts room and state-of-the-art Early Childhood Center for infants through Pre-K, as well as an outdoor sports court/playground and amphitheater.
As a kosher campus, the onsite Cafe & Bakery serves a dairy and non-meat menu and also offers kosher catering. The cafe and catering service are under the supervision of the Greater Phoenix Va'ad Hakashruth.
Ample, well-lighted parking is provided with special senior citizen parking added to our designated handicapped parking spaces.
The Campus offers multi-purpose social hall rental for private, community and Jewish religious events.
The Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center (VOSJCC) offers a wide range of educational, cultural, social, fitness and recreational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.
The VOSJCC promotes active and healthy lifestyles by encouraging physical activity for all levels and age groups. We offer personal training, swimming programs and a multitude of group fitness classes for all ages as well as a wide variety of youth sports and adult leagues.
Our Early Childhood Center provides a nurturing, play-based program with experienced, passionate teachers. Children learn about Jewish holidays, customs and values in a high-quality educational environment. Additionally, preschoolers have the advantage of participating in movement classes and swim lessons.
The Centers Youth and Camping programs not only nurture your child?s thirst for knowledge and adventure, but they also provide a fun and safe place to learn fundamental values that will serve them well throughout life.
We engage the community through celebration, learning and shared experiences. Members have the opportunity to make the most of each day in a variety of ways?whether be by continuing their education, pursuing their fitness goals, taking a class, attending a lecture, or participating in a hobby. Our staff takes pride in creating innovative programs that enable all segments of the community to participate.
The arts are an integral and enriching part of life at the VOSJCC and provide a memorable venue for communal events and celebrations. Music, dance, theater, lectures and art classes are just some of the featured programs. Personal creative expression is encouraged through an array of cultural classes and programs throughout the year.
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