[act-ma] I'm hiring - Special Events Coordinator at GLAD

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Wed May 8 14:56:54 PDT 2013


<div dir="ltr">Hi fellow activists and  
organizers,<div><br></div><div>I'm hiring a Special Events Coordinator  
to work with me at my day job at Gay & Lesbian Advocates &  
Defenders. I've been in GLAD's development department since 2005  
and was promoted to the Senior Manager of Events and Donor Engagement in  
2012.</div>
<div><br></div><div>Have you been wanting to take your event and  
fundraising skills to a new level? While the requirement is only 2-3 years  
experience in event planning, this is potentially a career track position  
with a lot of opportunity for coaching and mentoring.</div>
<div><br></div><div>Please share the following with your friends and  
networks. Let me know if you have a candidate in mind (including  
yourself!). See below for full description and how to  
apply.<br></div><div><br></div><div>
Thanks!</div><div>Robbie</div><div></div><div>

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<h2 align="center" style="text-align:center"><span  
style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Special Events Coordinator<br>Job  
Description<br></span><a  
href="http://www.glad.org/about/employment#special-events-coordinator"  
style="font-size:small;font-weight:normal"  
target="_blank"><font>http://www.glad.org/about/<WBR>employment#special-events-<WBR>coordinator</font></a><span  
style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><br>
</span></h2>

<p> </p>

<p>Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is New
England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending  
discrimination
based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and
expression.  GLAD is at the cutting edge of the historic fight for full
equality and justice. Through impact litigation, education and public policy
work, GLAD's precedent-setting work has established anti-discrimination  
laws
for transgender, gay, lesbian and bisexual people and protected the rights  
of
those with HIV throughout New England. See <a href="http://www.glad.org/"  
target="_blank">www.glad.org</a>
for more information.</p>

<p> </p>

<p><b>Position Description:</b></p>

GLAD seeks a full-time Special Events Coordinator to contribute to overall  
fundraising efforts by overseeing multiple annual events and providing  
support to the Senior Manager of Events and Donor Engagement. This position  
plays an integral role in helping GLAD generate about 25% of its annual  
budget through event support. The Special Events Coordinator will split  
his/her time between event production (75%) and direct fundraising (25%).

<p><b><br>
Qualifications:</b></p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 0.5in"><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Wingdings">§<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   
</span></span>Two
to three years experience in event planning required. Experience with  
nonprofit
fundraising events preferred. </p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 0.5in"><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Wingdings">§<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   
</span></span>The
ability to take direction, show initiative and follow through in a dynamic
environment is a must. Excellent attention to detail and ability to  
communicate
questions, problems, project progress and completion are also critical. </p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 0.5in"><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Wingdings">§<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   
</span></span>Excellent
organizational abilities: setting priorities, meeting deadlines, managing  
work
flow and paper flow, and handling multiple events simultaneously.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 0.5in"><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Wingdings">§<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   
</span></span>Experience
with database management (Raiser’s Edge preferred), Microsoft Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft
Publisher a plus. </p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 0.5in"><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Wingdings">§<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   
</span></span>Availability
to work occasional evening and weekend events.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 6pt 0.5in"><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:Wingdings">§<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">   
</span></span>Driver’s
license required<b>.</b></p>

<p style="margin-bottom:6pt"> </p>

<p><b>Responsibilities:             
</b></p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">1.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Produce several annual Regional Events with New
England and across the country, including NY, CA and FL: manage timelines  
and
all logistics, work with professional designer to create print materials;
manage print and electronic invitation process, assist with social media and
web-based event promotion.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">2.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Solicit, under the direction of the Senior
Manager of Events and Donor Engagement, sponsors for events, including:  
sponsor
prospecting, list requests, list review, merging and mailing letters, and
making follow up calls to individuals and businesses.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">3.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Provide logistical support for GLAD’s two major
events, the Summer Party and Spirit of Justice Award Dinner, including
recruiting and managing volunteers on-site.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">4.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Produce a variety of stewardship events
(GLADHours, Equal Justice Council Briefings, and other high-end donor  
events):
manage timelines and logistics, design in-house print invitations/programs,
prepare and assemble invitations mailings, handle registration  
correspondence.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">5.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Maintain event-related data in the donor
database (Raiser’s Edge): import appeal data, track committee participation  
and
activity, add registration information, research and update donor, venue and
corporate contacts. </p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">6.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Provide administrative support to the Spirit of
Justice Dinner Committee and regional event committees.</p>

<p style="margin:0in 0in 10pt 27pt">7.<span  
style="font-size:7pt;font-family:'Times New Roman'">            
</span>Perform other tasks as needed to meet the
revenue targets for special events and the department’s overall fundraising
objectives.<b></b></p>

<p><b>Reports to:   </b>Senior Manager of Events and
Donor Engagement</p>

<p><b>Salary</b>: Commensurate with experience<b></b></p>

<p><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"> </span></p>

<p><b>Core Values</b></p>

<p>GLAD has a commitment to communication, diversity, team
work, results orientation, and collaboration and has classified these as  
core
values that are integral to fulfilling our mission. The core values apply to
all levels and positions in the organization. Each employee is encouraged to
find ways to integrate the core values in their day to day work.</p>

<p><b> </b></p>

<b>Communication:</b> Communicates in a clear, concise manner, communicates  
effectively verbally and in writing as required; and learns through  
listening. <br><br><b>Diversity:</b> Promotes diversity at GLAD through  
practice and example and seeks ways to foster diversity within the  
framework of the position.. <br>
<br><b>Team Work:</b> Works in a team dynamic demonstrating leadership,  
offers good "followship", offers insight, and shows flexibility  
in all areas.<br><br><b>Results Orientation:</b>  Creates results, meets  
deadlines, completes tasks in a timely manner, is dependable and  
accountable for his/her work and requests help for tasks as needed. <br>
<br><b>Collaboration:</b>  Collaborates well across job lines, increases  
lines of communication and fosters cooperation among departments and  
outside organizations.<p></p>

<p> </p>

<p><b>GLAD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer.</b> GLAD is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse
and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment  
and
strongly encourages applications from transgender persons, people of color,  
and
individuals with disabilities, including HIV.</p>

<p><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"> </span></p>

<p><b>How to apply:</b></p>

<p>Send resume and cover letter to Robbie Samuels, Senior
Manager of Events and Donor Engagement, GLAD, 30 Winter St., Suite 800,  
Boston,
MA 02108 or by email to <a href="mailto:rsamuels at glad.org"  
target="_blank">rsamuels at glad.org</a>.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until June 14, 2013 or  
until
the position is filled.</p>

<p><span style="color:rgb(31,73,125)"> </span></p>

<p> </p>

<p><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New  
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style="width:180.4pt;padding:0in 5.4pt"><p><b><i><span  
style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">New  
England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to
   ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender
   identity and expression</span></i></b><span  
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   <p><b><span  
style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">Robbie  
Samuels<br>
   </span></b><i><span  
style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">Senior  
Manager of Events and<br></span></i><i><span  
style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">Donor  
Engagement</span></i></p>

   <p style="margin-bottom:12pt"><span  
style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">Gay  
& Lesbian Advocates
   & Defenders</span><span  
style="font-size:8pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)"><br>
   </span><span  
style="font-size:7.5pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">30  
Winter Street, Suite 800<br>
   Boston MA 02108</span><span  
style="font-size:8pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)"><br>
   </span><b><span  
style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">617-426-1350</span></b><span  
style="font-size:8pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)"><br>
   </span><b><i><span  
style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)"><a  
href="http://www.glad.org/events" target="_blank"><span  
style="color:rgb(0,130,155)">www.glad.org/events</span></a></span></i></b><span  
style="font-size:8pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">  
<br>

   <a href="mailto:rsamuels at glad.org" target="_blank"><span  
style="color:rgb(0,130,155)">rsamuels at glad.org</span></a><br>
   617-426-3594 / fax</span></p>
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   <p style="margin-bottom:12pt"><b><span  
style="font-size:9pt;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(0,130,155)">CONNECT  
WITH GLAD<br>
   </span></b><i><span  
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href="http://www.glad.org/help/mailing-list"  
title="http://www.glad.org/help/mailing-list" target="_blank"><b><span  
style="color:rgb(0,130,155);font-style:normal">www.glad.org/help/mailing-list</span></b></a><br>

   <a href="http://www.twitter.com/GLADLaw"  
title="http://www.twitter.com/GLADLaw" target="_blank"><b><span  
style="color:rgb(0,130,155);font-style:normal">www.twitter.com/GLADLaw</span></b></a><br>
   <a href="http://www.facebook.com/GLADFans"  
title="http://www.facebook.com/GLADFans" target="_blank"><b><span  
style="color:rgb(0,130,155);font-style:normal">www.facebook.com/GLADFans</span></b></a><br>
   <a href="http://www.youtube.com/GLADvideo"  
title="http://www.youtube.com/GLADvideo" target="_blank"><b><span  
style="color:rgb(0,130,155);font-style:normal">www.youtube.com/GLADvideo</span></b></a></span></i><b><span  
style="font-size:12pt;font-family:'Times New  
Roman',serif"></span></b></p>

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Call </span></b><span  
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