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Events Coordinator

Company: Trident United Way
Date Posted: August 25, 2017



Events Coordinator

Reports To (Title):

Vice President of Resource Development

Job Type:



Resource Development

FLSA Classification:

Hourly, Non-Exempt

Date Last Reviewed:

August 18, 2017



The Events Coordinator is responsible for all the planning, development and administration of all Trident United Way donor events including the Annual Celebration, and any engagements spearheaded by the Tocqueville and Palmetto societies, among others.



  • Under direction of Resource Development leaders, plan and implement mission-focused events that recognize, steward and cultivate current donors, volunteers and prospects while also increasing their engagement and affinity with the organization.
  • Coordinate all event details from planning, to executing and event close-out.
  • Work with the Communications team to create accurate and branded event collateral.
  • Work collaboratively with Resource Development staff to ensure target event attendance and manage registration process.
  • Work collaboratively with Communications and Resource Development staff to ensure compelling event programming.
  • Assist with internal and external communications tasks related to events as assigned.
  • Manage event budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, safety and health obligations.
  • Conduct pre and post-event evaluations and outcome reports.


  • Answer general inquiries and obtain information requested by general public or refer to appropriate staff member.
  • Work with the administrative staff on data base, thank you notices, and registration issues.




  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.


  • Three years’ experience planning and implementing events
  • Nonprofit experience preferred
  • Project management experience preferred


  • Superior  written and oral skills
  • Superior editing skills
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to track multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and solve problems
  • Ability to manage budgets and negotiate with vendors
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite



  • Must frequently talk, hear and use typical office equipment
  • Worker sits some of the time, otherwise routinely required to walk and travel by car
  • Position will require worker to commute to offsite locations to complete business
  • Worker must frequently communicate in writing or verbally with staff, volunteer leadership and the public and exchange accurate information
  • Weights of up to 20 pounds occasionally lifted



  • Primarily works in a climate controlled office-based setting 


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Please Note: Requirements, skills, and abilities described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.