The Special Events Assistant will be responsible for all special event activities which include a road race, golf outing, and gala event and will report to the Development Director
Responsibilities: Establish menus, serve as the event liaison with vendors, work with staff to coordinate collateral materials such as invites, journals, save the date etc., signage, responsible for silent auction and raffles
Requirements: 4 year college degree with a minimum of 3 years experience in the special event/fundraising arena, knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software, and experience in Special Events
*Must be organized, an independent worker, self motivated and enthusiastic
*Must have excellent oral and written communication, planning and organizational skills, as well as the ability to work with volunteers to guide them through a successful event
*Must have the ability to work on several projects at once
*Must be able to work as a team member and believe in the mission of the YMCA
This is a part time position available immediately for 15-20 hours per week.