Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Hybrid (remote and in-person)

Pay Range: $55,000-$62000
Organization's Mission: Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) Statement and Work:

Inclusion is a core value at BBBSU, and we strive to lead with our values. Nationally, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the largest JEDI-focused youth development organization in the U.S. We are committed to igniting potential in the kids we serve and know that the unique contributions of a diverse team are key to achieving our mission. We welcome the unique contributions you can bring as your authentic self. We know that many who identify as under-represented may not see themselves in this role due largely to imposter syndrome or the confidence gap. If this applies to you, we encourage you to apply for this role even if your skills and experience may not exactly fit with the job description. You may be just what need, but we won’t know that until you help us imagine you in this role.
Position Summary: POSITION SUMMARY
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is seeking a dynamic and experienced Event Manager to drive engagement and impact through compelling large-scale events. In this role, you’ll spearhead the strategic development and implementation of all Big Brother Big Sisters of Utah’s fundraising events, with goals to drive fundraising, donor engagement, community service, brand awareness, and more.

Take charge of developing detailed project plans, cultivating strong sponsor relationships, and managing budgets to ensure events align with organizational goals. Your proactive approach will shine as you lead project planning meetings, develop detailed event timelines, coordinate registrations, and supervise event volunteers. Leveraging your experience, you'll expertly navigate high-stress situations, ensuring flawless execution with a creative touch. Your self-starter attitude and attention to detail will be key as you track event performance and collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders. If you bring energy to challenges, love to take charge, and have a knack for building trusting relationships, this is the role for you!
Primary Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Event Support
• Develop comprehensive project plans for events including goals, roles, timelines, etc.
• Secure new corporate sponsors. Build strong relationships with existing sponsors and vendors prior to and during the event to ensure flawless efficiency
• Manage budgeting to ensure that all events are delivered within scope and on budget
• Manage the development and execution of project planning meetings; lead specific event subcommittees
• Manage internal and external event volunteers before and on the day of the event
• Coordinate registration for events
• Track event performance to improve strategy and ROI
• Manage in-kind asks for silent auctions/event giveaways
• Enter communication and entry of gifts in CRM
• Work with Marketing Manager to provide event support
• Provide key data reports – throughout event planning and post-event
• Take ownership of event management and fundraising software
• Develop targeted stewardship guidelines for each event
• Generate and provide reports and analytics for events
• Provide assistance to other departments with events as needed
• Performs additional duties and responsibilities as needed
Desired Qualifications: REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
• Experience managing, facilitating, and overseeing direction of events from start to finish
• Attention to detail - Ensures information is complete and accurate, follows up with others to ensure agreements and commitments have been fulfilled
• Capacity to manage high stress situations
• Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
• Proactive and action oriented - Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm
• Accountability - Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments
• Integrity/Instills Trust - Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
• Communication - Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
• Client/coworker focus - builds strong client/coworker relationships and deliver solutions

• Minimum 3-5 years of direct event experience
• Large scale gala-style event experience is important (events with 300+ attendees)
• Understanding of donor relations a plus
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, etc. OR equivalent experience
• Experience with Salesforce or other CRM software a plus
• Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google suites, Excel and Google sheets, Adobe Creative Suite a plus
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Compensation, Perks & Benefits:

 Approved salary range: $55,000-$62,000 per year; annual salary commensurate with experience
 Health Benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision - available on the 1st day of the month after you start.
 Paid Time Off – On Average our staff earn/accrue more than $4,000 annually from Paid Time Off Benefits.
i. Two Weeks Paid Vacation
ii. Paid Holidays include – most government holidays AND 1 week between December 25th and January 1st
 Mileage Reimbursement for Travel.
How to Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to
Location: 2121 S State St Ste 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84115


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Contact: H Nicholina Womack
Phone: (801) 313-0303