Special Events Coordinator
Teamwork. Integrity. Excellence. We are Aspire. Voted as one of Chicago’s ‘Best and Brightest Companies to work for’ for three years straight (2016-2018). We know that Together, We’re Better!
Aspire is looking for a Special Events Coordinator to visualize, plan, market and execute both small- and large-scale fundraising events throughout the year. Someone who is an amazing and experienced, take charge professional with an ability to manage administration and logistics in support of our annual special events. If you are creative, organized, customer focused, and love to plan, we’d like to talk to you!
The Special Events Coordinator should have a love for events management, provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers. Working with the Associate Director of Philanthropy, the Special Events Coordinator works to ensure the success of agency events and effectively coordinate communication between Aspire’s Executive Team, Board committees, planning committees, and donors.
The candidate must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Event Planning, Production, and Administration
Donor Database/CRM software:
Aspire is a leading non-profit serving more than 1,000 children and adults with developmental disabilities throughout metropolitan Chicago, Lake County and southeastern Wisconsin. Having a strong reputation for nationally recognized, innovative programs, Aspire has been recently featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Upworthy, and CBS Chicago.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to: Sherry Graf-Stone, Talent Acquisition Specialist
1815 S Wolf Rd, Hillside, IL
Aspire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Aspire maintains a drug free work place.
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