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Events Coordinator

Location: Baltimore, MD

Jewish National Fund (JNF) is a nonprofit dedicated to the land and people of Israel. Created in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere, Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. Today, JNF continues to give all generations a unique voice in building and ensuring the prosperity of the land of Israel through their generosity and partnership with the people of Israel.

JNF seeks to recruit an Event Coordinator to be based in our Baltimore, MD office. The purpose of this position will be to plan, implement and follow-up on all high potential events in the Central South Mid-Atlantic region including, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Greater Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Southern New Jersey.

The following is a list of the principal job duties and responsibilities of the Events Coordinator position:
•Work closely with Director and campaign staff to define event goals, objectives and specific implementation plans
•Oversee execution of the program (A/V, music, timing, script, catering, etc)
•Work closely with Marketing Department on all printed matter including:
oInvitations
oSave the Date cards
oEvent signs/banners
oDecorations
•Negotiate contracts and rates with outside vendors to ensure lowest costs and highest quality of service Work with committee members and event chairs
•Ability to act as a liaison between campaign staff and venues
•Develop lists and oversee mailing of Save-the-Date cards, invitations, etc.
•Confirmation of attendees, keeping track of RSVPs
Coordinate all catering, rental, and audiovisual needs
Monitor budgets
•Put in place, finalize and/or confirm event logistics
Supervise the activities of vendors on the scheduled event day, as required, to ensure successful execution of all event aspects
•Develop and execute follow-up with vendors after event
Work with campaign staff on follow up- Thank You letters to guests, chairs, committee members, vendors, etc.

Job Qualifications:
•A minimum of 3 years experience in event coordination and/or related field
•Proven negotiation skills with hotels, catering and/or other vendors
•Ability to problem solve and multi-task with numerous deadlines
•Tolerance for time-sensitive transactions and last minute changes
•Ability to work as a team with campaign staff Excellent organizational, planning and leadership skills High energy, flexibility and ability to meet deadline demands
•Ability to work on multiple events at the same time
•Strong attention to detail
•Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
•Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
•Travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Central Southern region is required
•BA/BS degree

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates, please send your resume and cover letter with salary to humanresources@jnf.org

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