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Sr Events Manager (Remote)

Alliance for a Healthier Generation (
Oregon, United States
$68,642.00 - $82,370.00
Closing date
Dec 7, 2022

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Who We Are  We promote healthy environments so that every mind, every body, and every young person can be healthy and ready to succeed.    We believe that a dedicated, intensified movement that centers equity in health practices and policies is required in order to achieve dramatic improvements in the health and life outcomes of Black, Indigenous, People of Color, as well as communities experiencing deep poverty.    Healthier Generation has worked with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities, promoting healthy environments so that young people can achieve lifelong health. Our work, in total, has reached more than 31 million children and meaningfully improved the environments that support their physical, social, and emotional health.      Job Purpose – What You Will Do  Reporting directly to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) the Senior Events Manager is responsible for the design, planning and successful production of Healthier Generation’s signature events, ensuring that events are produced and designed to meet fundraising goals, including: 
  • Annual Leaders' Summit | National event for educators, district leaders, students and other community partners.  
  • Regional events inclusive of donor stewardship lunches, regional media and funder events, marketing and partner-led events. 
  • Special Events: Girls in Motion 
  • Additional Organizational Events as they arise 
    Core Responsibilities 
  • Serve as Senior Event Manager responsible for overseeing and supporting Healthier Generation’s events and special initiatives  
  • Produce annual Leaders' Summit, driving revenue toward agency goals: in FY23, $500,000 in FY24+, $1M, with increasing annual goals based on event success. 
  • Manage all logistics, vendors, budgets, contracts, and program execution by establishing and managing project plan including all event logistics and production, from contracts review and negotiations/management of venues. 
  • Drive programming, agendas, scripting, stage management, speaker line-up, participant experience and follow up. 
  • Monitor project plan, mitigate issues that might impact event, and report critical issues to appropriate member of Senior Leadership team.  
  • Ensure consistency in event content quality, strengthening Healthier Generation’s brand, coordinate closely with teammates in Development, Finance, Technology, Program, Virtual Learning, Marketing/Communications, Senior Leaders, and Host/board advisors for Leaders' Summit content and sponsorship packages to ensure deliverables can be met prior to execution of commitments with external parties. 
  • Support CDO in Host Committee management; manage identification, recruitment, communication and stewardship of Leaders' Summit presenters, speakers and attendees. 
  • Work with technology and virtual learning and Marketing and Communications team to deliver high-quality delivery of all event components. 
  • Partner with CDO in convening and leading staff working committee for the Leaders' Summit, comprised of senior leaders and key program and Marketing and Communications staff. 
  • Work in partnership with CDO in ensuring program elements offer value to sponsors. 
  • Work in partnership with CDO on delivering and tracking sponsorship commitments. 
  • Work with Marketing and Communications staff to create and disseminate promotional collateral materials for events including invitations, program, media kits, print ads, broadcast ads, billboards, etc. 
  • Serve as event planner for All Healthier Generation Off-Site and other additional organizational events as required.   
    Required Competencies: Who You Are  You should have a genuine interest in and commitment to making kids’ lives healthier. You are a dedicated equity driven, solution-oriented professional who values community centered approach and systems-level change. Your ability to prioritize tasks, build internal and external relationships and be self-driven prepares you for this position.    Your professional experience will show that you practice many of the following Healthier Generation core values:   
  • Mission driven: You are passionate about creating equitable environments for young people and believe every mind, every body, and every young person should be healthy and ready to succeed. You demonstrate passion for school and youth-serving organizations, health and wellness, quality standards and processes. 
  • Crave Solutions: You strategize to transform systems and drive sustainability through evidence-based, data-driven approaches. You have an ability to assess and identify significant opportunities and potential problems and develop feasible solutions to address the problem. 
  • Bridge Builders: Making intentional and effective connections externally and internally to fulfill our purpose. You can build and maintain relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholders and have an understanding of the challenges facing communities that serve Black, Indigenous, and People of Color populations. 
  • Engage and connect: You demonstrate professionalism and courtesy with open and proactive communication to increase synergy. You assume best intentions and practice self-management and empathy to acknowledge our own and each other’s perspective. You can effectively provide and receive feedback that is constructive, timely, as appropriate. 
  • Never settle: You strive constantly for excellence and equity with an eagerness to improve and a zeal to stand up for generations of healthy, thriving kids. You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in cultural competency and applying an equity mindset with colleagues, leaders, stakeholders, and communities. 
  • Virtually here: You respect the time and contributions of colleagues by being punctual, attentive, and responsive in all virtual settings. You use available technology to create an environment that facilitates person-to-person connectivity and workflow. You also have effective presentation skills (internal, external, small, large, conference calls, in-person). 
    Education and experience requirements for this role: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • At least 6 years of event, development and fundraising experience, with demonstrated success in sponsorship  
  • Experience managing Board members/advisors, executive level volunteers, high profile speakers 
  • Strategic Thinking - Contributes to strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and use of spreadsheets  
  • Proficiency with Salesforce or similar/ complex fundraising platforms.  
  • Experience generating philanthropic funding to support youth, families, health or education preferred.  
  • Deep knowledge of nonprofit financial best practices as it relates to fundraising.  
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience with fundraising working at complex, large-scale national-level scale/level  
  • Position requires work outside of “traditional business hours” as needed  
  ​   Compensation and Benefits  At Healthier Generation, we believe in a holistic approach to rewarding and supporting staff. We work to balance financial stability with competitive pay and meaningful benefits –while offering unmatched schedule flexibility and mission-based work. Some of the benefits we offer include: 
  • Flexible PTO (available immediately upon hire) 
  • 100% remote work, highly flexible work environment 
  • Competitive health benefits program and employer contributions 
  • Professional development and learning opportunities 
  • 401(k) employer match of up to 4%, with 100% vesting of the match upon hire 
  • Stipend income to support communication and wellness in the amount of $1,500 per year (in per-paycheck increments) 
  Each job at Healthier Generation is assigned to a salary grade built on market data. For an individual coming into Healthier Generation, we set pay generally between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary grade and based on qualifications. For this position, the minimum is $68,642 and the midpoint is $82,370.    This job description is subject to change at any time.    The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know    ​

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