The Events Coordinator be the main point of contact for all "outside" fundraising and advocacy events in partnership with Break the Silence against Domestic Violence. Due to the high interest of supporters expressing interest in hosting events and/or "sister" events within BTS, this Coordinator will ensure all events are tracked, promoted, and will also ensure all events are equipped with the right BTS materials (i.e. programs, cards, etc).
Locating and booking speaking engagements in your area
Locating local events in the community and nationally where we could advocate for BTS
Hosting vendor tables at local and national events for BTS
Serve as a local area representative for sisterhood and survivor events
Host community fundraisers and awareness events to support our national programs
Serve as liaison to community and regional organizations that can contribute to the mission and goals of BTS.
Having direct correspondence with our volunteer coordinator team to keep them updated on upcoming events and to supply volunteers if needed
Provide on-site event coordination with set up ad break down of event if needed
Delegating tasks to volunteers for event preparation, during event, and event completion and follow up
Previous event coordinating experience preferred
Degree in related field: Communication, Psychology, Marketing, etc.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be at least 18 years old
Must have reliable transportation
Must be able to commit 5-10 hours per week to volunteering
Prior knowledge about domestic violence prevention, awareness, and dealing with crisis preferred.