Call for Applicants: Event Manager Board Position

Board Role Vacancy: Call for applicants!

We are searching for an enthusiastic event manager with a "can-do" attitude to assist our organization in hosting events that further our mission and offer resources to the community. The event manager will be tasked with researching and securing donated venues, planning and managing our events' calendar, negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors, assisting with event marketing, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking, and delivering on event brief objectives. Your creativity, organizational skills, and vision will assist our organization in amplifying brand visibility and personality. The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate exceptional organizational abilities, superb interpersonal skills, multi-tasking skills, and excellent time-management. The Event Manager should support member relations, support the organization's mission, and effectively deliver on event objectives. This is a volunteer position. Board positions are 2 years and require attendance at monthly board meetings the 2nd Monday of each month.

Event Manager Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming and implementing event plans and concepts
  • Handling budgeting for nonprofit events (and having a knack for finding resources when there is a lack of budget!)
  • Liaising and negotiating with vendors
  • Handling logistics
  • Updating senior management and giving monthly board reports
  • Managing branding and communication
  • Developing event feedback surveys
  • Obtaining permits when needed
  • Handling post-event reports
  • Preferred Skills:

  • Connected to the community to approach speakers about participation
  • Knowledge of the Graphic Design industry
  • Capable of planning event topics around current industry trends and topics
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience managing events of all sizes
  • Benefits of serving on the Board of Directors:

  • Access to working with a group of talented community leaders
  • Give back to the greater design community and your profession
  • Networking and meeting fellow designers
  • Great for resume building
  • Interested?