Reporting to and in partnership with the Events Director, the Event Planner plans and organizes TWIF events. This position is responsible for the execution of special events sponsored by The World is Fun and those coordinated in the community for the benefit of The World is Fun and includes both event logistics planning and sponsor recruitment.
Oversee and develop event revenue goals for existing and new fundraising events
Develop/explore ideas for new events.
Identify, recruit, cultivate, and nurture corporate sponsors, committee members and volunteers.
Network with volunteers and major donors
Accountable for growth and budget achievement of events
Plan, implement, and attend events
Seek underwriting, in-kind donations and auction items
Spearhead event planning committees
Desired Skills and Abilities
Strong project management skills working in team environment
Strong interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word
Our Event Planners commit to approximately 10 flexible hours plus one evening team meeting per month.
Our organization is 100% volunteer run. This is a volunteer position with no financial compensation.