About the role: JI is looking for an events coordinator with strong initiative, excellent organizational skills, effective communications skills and a track record of success. By organizing top-tier events, this person will bring together leaders in the political, business, and philanthropic world whose ideas shape and affect the Jewish community. Working at JI is an exciting, impactful opportunity. The culture is fast-paced with high expectations, but also with a communal sense of mission, camaraderie and impact.

Responsibilities:
● Create and oversee the budget for events, negotiate deals and rates with vendors, venues and other providers.
● Work with JI leadership to cultivate and curate appropriate invitee lists and do personal outreach to invitees.
● Arrange and carry out all event logistics, including, but not limited to, scheduling events, overseeing setup, catering, and renting party supplies.
● Work closely with venue employees, vendors, and stakeholders.
● Coordinate all event-related communications, including invitations, registration, and event materials.
● Perform post-event analyses and report on the success of events, incorporating input from stakeholders, clients, and attendees.
● Conduct prompt and relevant follow-up with event attendees to ensure strong, ongoing relationship-building from well-executed events.
● Stay up-to-date with business trends, best practices, and emerging technologies that can enhance event planning and execution.

Requirements:
● 3-5 years of event management and planning expertise, preferably in a business or nonprofit setting.
● Excellent project management and organizational abilities, including the capacity to oversee several events at once.
● Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, including the capacity to collaborate successfully with clients, vendors, and internal stakeholders.
● Ability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, as required by event schedules.
● Expertise with tools for event planning, such as Eventbrite, Cvent or RegOnline.
● Effective event budget management abilities, including the ability to negotiate contracts.

What we offer:
● Competitive compensation
● Flexible working hours
● Collaborative environment
● Opportunity to work with influential and fascinating personalities

Please apply at [email protected] and put “Events Coordinator Application” in the subject.

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