5062 9th Ave NE
UCDS, a Seattle independent school located in the U-District, is seeking a Community Engagement and Events Officer to provide support to the Admissions and Development departments in event preparation and execution, as well as fundraising and donor/alumni relations. This is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, fun, and collaborative elementary school. The position also offers great work-life balance and benefits. If you’re a detail-driven, self-starter who also loves working with volunteers, please apply today!
The Community Engagement and Events Officer plays an important role by providing event, project and administrative support to the Advancement Team.
•Event Preparation and Execution
oCoordinate and prepare space and materials necessary for Courtyard events, volunteer work parties, and other community engagement activities.
oEnsure events are executed smoothly.
oAssist in preparation for the annual Night to Unite auction. Support acquisition and management of item donations, support event planning volunteers, assist in event night execution.
oSupport Admissions with tours, outreach and other community engagement activities.
oManage volunteer communications and RSVP lists for work parties
oAttend monthly PGA meetings and assist with community engagement activities as needed
oManage four to five annual alum events including rentals, catering, invitations, attendee tracking, and execution.
oAssist in managing UCDS’s Alum Advisory board, including meeting scheduling, agenda and communication with chairs and members.
oManage alum communications including the bi-annual Alum newsletter and assist Social Media Specialist with alum content creation.
oSupport alum family engagement, cultivation and stewardship efforts
oAssist in photographing events and classroom experiences for use in digital communications.
oAssist Social Media Specialist with creating Development and Community Engagement related content.
oMaintain Development and Admission supply inventory
oPrint and mail gift acknowledgements
•Other duties as needed.
Preparation and Knowledge
•Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a related field.
•Prefer two years’ experience in an event support position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Suite
•Detail oriented with ability to problem solve in the moment
•Excellent verbal and written communications skills
•Ability to organize and prioritize work
•Ability to work independently with little supervision
•Excellent interpersonal skills. Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook.
•40 hours a week, M-F from 8am to 5pm timeframe- infrequent evening hours required for some events
Send Resume and cover letter to:
Elise Ricci, Development & Community Engagement Director
oIndicate “Community Engagement and Events Officer” in the subject line
University Child Development School is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to promoting diversity in the workplace and to seeking a diverse and broad spectrum of qualified candidates. The School does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age or sexual orientation.
Compensación: Commensurate with Experience
job title: Community Engagement and Events Officer
tipo de empleo: tiempo completo