Event Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Event Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION: Coordinate and organize our annual Spring Into Bed event on Saturday, May 18th 2013. We are calling over 100 volunteers from throughout the county to build up to 30 gardens across the city of Redmond. Together with JGP board, other interns, and supporters you will lead an essential role in planning and executing this city-wide day of building and celebration. You will gain hands-on experience in community outreach, relationship building and maintenance, donation procurement, volunteer organizing, and event coordination.

 TIME COMMITMENT: 5-7 hrs/week with flexible scheduling from March – June 2013. There is one required Saturday event that you must be able to commit to on May 18th.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Event Coordinator intern will be responsible for planning the celebration portion of the Redmond Spring Into Bed event. This includes procuring donations of food, raffle items, and entertainment for the event, maintaining records for donors, event volunteers and attendees, communicating with media and stakeholders, and working with other interns and the program coordinator to host Spring Into Bed!

QUALIFICATIONS:We are looking for someone who can work independently and as part of a team, is comfortable working with diverse groups of people, and has experience planning events. Spanish-speaking skills, a knowledge of the Redmond community, and ability to drive is preferred.

For more information, please contact: Wendi Jiang (206) 633-0451 ext.116.

To apply for this position send a resume, cover letter, and 2 references to:  wendijiang@seattletilth.org with Event Coordinator Intern as the subject line.

Just Garden Project, c/o Seattle Tilth, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue N, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98103

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