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Employment / Internships

Special Events and Sponsorship Coordinator

The Special Events and Fundraising Coordinator will assist with the planning and activation of IAMLA events, including the annual Taste of Italy, which takes place in October.

The ideal candidate is proactive and extremely organized, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous event planning experience and a track record procuring sponsorships is required.

The position’s main goals and responsibilities include:

  • Soliciting and procuring sponsorships
  • Organizing all aspects of small- and large-scale public and private events, including permitting, interfacing with contractors and participants
  • Building strong relationships with the public, sponsors, and partners
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Volunteer outreach and coordination

Qualifications Required
The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, a proven track record of revenue generation and procuring sponsorships as well as a minimum of two years of experience in event planning and production. Strong office administration, multi-tasking, and time management skills required. Candidate should have a strong grasp of marketing and social media platforms as well as experience creating budgets management, and understanding permitting. Candidate must be able to work legally in the United States, possess a valid driver’s license, lift 20 pounds, and be able to work in a physically active environment.

To apply: ​send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]
Deadline for Application: December 20, 2021, 5:00 P.M. PT