Event Coordinator

Los Angeles, CA
Type: Lay
Posted Oct 15, 2018
Job Title
Event Coordinator
Name of church or organization
Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Description
The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles is currently seeking an experienced Event Coordinator to manage small and large events for the fund development department. The Event Coordinator oversees all aspects of event planning and management from idea conception all the way to execution to meet specific goals.

On the planning stages are “The Bishop’s Concert,” “The Bishop’s Dinner,” and various smaller receptions.

A successful candidate will be extremely organized and be able to manage the logistics of multiple events simultaneously. Responsibilities for the Event Coordinator include meeting with stakeholders to work out event details, scout and book locations, food, entertainment, staff, cleanup, and following up.

Event Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities
• Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse stakeholders.
• Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list.
• Working in a seamless manner with the leadership of the diocesan capital campaign so that events support those efforts
• Creating sponsorship sales opportunities for events and then helping seek sponsors.
• Ability to delegate event planning tasks to other staff members or outsources help where necessary.
• Maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues.
• Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers.
• Attentive to the value of staying under budget while planning event specifications.
• Issuing invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports.
• Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, and organizing vendors, and managing take-down.
• Communicating with communications team to create effective communications for each event.
• Anticipating and planning for possible different scenarios.

Event Coordinator Requirements and Qualifications
Minimum 2 years relevant experience.
Degree in event planning or marketing preferred.
Team management Experience.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
To apply, send your resume and cover letter to:

The Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija, Chief Development Officer
Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
llebrija@ladiocese.org

Application Deadline
11/15/2018
Website
www.ladiocese.org