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Events Manager

Company: Stand Together
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
The Stand Together community works with some of the country's boldest and most innovative social?changemakers?to remove barriers that block people from achieving their potential. We believe we all benefit when everyone can contribute. We work across the political spectrum and focus on some of our country's biggest issues, such as breaking the cycle of poverty, criminal justice reform, immigration, economic recovery, and equal rights (plus so much more!).As an events manager with our development team, you will use your events experience and background to lead and execute in-person events. A typical day will include driving on the event experience and logistics for a wide variety of donor partner events. To thrive in this role, you will have exceptional event planning experience for large and small in-person events and a passion for Stand Together's vision. We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do. -Your Responsibilities Include: Contribute to the planning and execution of two large bi-annual SummitsDrive the planning and execution of a portfolio of mid-sized events intended to identify new partners and engage our current donor partnersManage workflows and shepherd events from inception to completion (across internal and external capabilities) to ensure milestones and deadlines are met and desired outcomes are achievedPropose and implement new ideas and industry best practices to take our events to the next levelInitiate and cultivate strong relationships with members of the development team and external vendors, including the ability to manage internal and external team members contributing to the success of eventsManage on-site execution to ensure events run smoothly and exceed discerning guest expectations -Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization:6+ years experience in a professional environmentDirect experience in event management, client-facing or customer-focused industryProven ability to manage project timelines and effectively prioritize and meet a consistent flow of deliverables with internal and external stakeholdersAbility to be proactive, entrepreneurial, and have a high degree of responsibilityExcellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to changeExceptional attention to detailMust demonstrate humility and a desire to continuously improve existing skills and knowledgeComprehensive skills in Microsoft Office -Standout Candidates May Also Bring:Experience in development and fundraising eventsSupervising experience with an emphasis on coaching, mentoring, and talent development -What We Offer:A meaningful career where your work will improve the lives of millions of Americans - especially the least fortunate .A vision-driven organization of over 1,000 employees across the country who are dedicated to improving the lives of others.Competitive salaries and bonuses. Our salary and bonus strategies are aligned to the value you create, not a standardized bell curve.Generous 401K match - 6% match with immediate vesting.Competitive -health and wellness benefits.Our flexible time-off policy allows all employees to take leave as needed.Commuter assistance plans to offset the cost of commuting into our Arlington, VA offices (on-site parking or metro).Opportunities for professional development and mentorship that can strengthen your effectiveness through Principle Based Management and other industry specific programs. - -About Us - -Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference. - -Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential. -Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds-including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy-to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own. -Our Values -Working at -Stand Together -is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management - -(MBM -). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM - prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. - -We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees -and applicants -with honesty, dignity, respect -and sensitivity. -We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of -color,?race, -religion, -religious creed, -sex, -gender -or gender identity, -gender expression, -sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), -military and -veteran status, -genetic information, -marital -or familial -status, political affiliation, -or any other legally -recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Keywords: Stand Together, Arlington , Events Manager, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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