Event Manager – Pittsburgh
BidPal Network - Pittsburgh, PA

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Title: Event Manager – Pittsburgh (seasonal)
Department: Event Management/Marketing
Pittsburgh, PA

Please be advised this is a part-time, seasonal position (September-November and February-May). Most events take place on Fridays and Saturdays. The location of events varies and includes Pittsburgh, PA and surrounding region.

Job Description: BidPal Seasonal Event Managers are responsible for executing and managing BidPal events onsite.

The essential job functions for the person in this role include:
  • Manage/Execute night and weekend BidPal events in Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Manage BidPal assistants, clients and guests at events.
  • Manage the BidPal technology including: auction laptops, credit card readers and PowerPoint slides.
  • Manage and resolve all onsite inquires.
  • Train client’s staff, volunteers and guests (when necessary) before events begin.
  • Review all client auction and guest data and make appropriate changes where necessary onsite.
  • Lead the BidPal team and client to ensure clients are maximizing their event revenue.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • BS/BA required.
  • 2 years total work experience in event management preferable within the nonprofit sector.
  • Availability to work 3 to 5 events per month, primarily nights and weekends.
  • Management of external event staff, volunteers and guests.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Exceptional customer relationship management skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills – including: written, interpersonal and public speaking.
  • Highly organized with the ability to meet multiple concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of initiative.
  • Comfortable with using intuitive web based software as well as smartphone technology (iPhone and Android).
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
About BidPal Network

Revolutionizing Charitable Auctions!

BidPal improves charitable fundraising by helping nonprofits use technology to more efficiently run their events from start to finish. BidPal’s event management solutions, automated mobile auctions, payment processing, online fundraising, and consulting services help make charitable events more fun and more profitable. Wow your crowd with BidPal today!

With BidPal’s End to End Solution…
• Manage your guests, donors & auction packages online.
• Go wireless & eliminate paper bid sheets.
• Electrify your audience with instant outbid alerts.
• Drive incremental revenues & sponsorships.
• Instantaneously allow guests to express checkout & process credit cards.
• Immediately email receipts to your guests.
• Analyze your success & project trends for future events.
The BidPal difference is maximizing your fundraising revenue and guest enjoyment while saving event staff and volunteers precious time!

Auction automation, Auction management, Customer Service, Event Management

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