Special Event Coordinator

Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Redding, California

Plan, execute, and manage Turtle Bay’s fundraising events (including budgeting and reporting).

40 hours (Full Time)

Key to this position is the ability to be proactive, highly organized, and outgoing  with excellent attention to detail. Must establish and maintain positive relationships with vendors, volunteers, donors, event staff, grantors, fellow employees and the public.

Job Duties:

Serve as the primary member of Development team to budget, plan, promote, implement, and report on/analyze fundraising events. Currently, Turtle Bay produces 5 major fundraising events annually: Chocolate After Dark (early February); Auction (3rd weekend in March); Brews By The Bridge (June); Walk For Wildlife (August); and Oktoberfest (October).

Supervise and foster positive relationships with all event committee volunteers.

 Conduct event-related “asks” to individuals and businesses. This includes: event sponsorship solicitation, requests for in-kind donations, negotiating vendor contracts and/or agreements.

Responsible for achieving the projected revenue for each event as outlined.

For a more detailed job description and application instructions go to: www.turtlebay.org/employment