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Event Manager – Freedom Challenge

OVERVIEW:

The Event Manager will oversee the logistics of Freedom Challenge events to include Major Challenges, Regional Challenges, Mission Trips, team retreats and other fundraising events. The Event Manager oversees all aspects of planning and management, including internal and external events. A successful candidate will be extremely organized and be able to manage the logistics of multiple events simultaneously. Responsibilities for the Event Manager include planning with the FC team, meeting with vendors to work out event details, scout, plan, and booking locations food, entertainment, staffing, and cleanup.

Atlanta, Ga Region
Pay Structure
Salaried
Commitment Length
As long as possible
Information & Requirements

HIGH LEVEL OBJECTIVES:

  • Directs staff and vendors – and coordinates with Communications staff – to ensure each program is of high-quality and achieves strategic impact.
  • Tracks budget, expenses, reach and resonance of events.
  • Offer new ideas to maximize the impact of FC event and overarching programming platform.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Event planning, preparation, and marketing:

  • Provides strategic counsel to program and communications staff on event best practices, including scope, format, platform, and audience to maximize reach and resonance.
  • Collaborating with FC communications team to create strategic communication. Appropriate avenues for advertisements for each event, including content development and promotion, will also contribute to the development of materials.
  • Seeks to establish and nurture partnerships to extend the reach of FC events.
  • Consults with Digital Marketing staff to plan event remarketing strategy.
  • Contributes research and support for event speakers and/or participants, including developing high-level briefing materials.

Event production, logistics and execution:

  • Supervise the set-up, running, and breakdown of the event, identifying and resolving problems.
  • Negotiates and administers contracts and invoices.
  • Coordinates with colleagues to develop in-event materials and advance media relations strategy as needed.
  • Makes travel and hotel arrangements, as needed.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prayer Coordinator will report to this role.

FOCUSED RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicating with vendors
  • Customer service response on event logistics with event leaders and participants

TEAM PARTICIPATION:

  • Team events that focus on prayer, fellowship, training, and development
  • Task Forces or Working Groups that facilitate cross-department collaboration
  • Modeling the culture of OM USA (United States)

CREDENTIALS/REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Experience in outdoor planning activities: hiking, trekking, etc .

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Perform or assist with any assignments as required or directed.
  • This position may require some lifting, up to 25lbs

GIFTEDNESS PROFILE:

A person who excels in this role would exhibit these gifts or characteristics.

  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Planner/organizer
  • Willing and able to participate in physical challenges – strong hiker preferred

Required Education

  • High School
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