National Event Coordinator

Organization: National Hemophilia Foundation
Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000
Date Submitted: 8/6/2012

Job Description


Work in conjunction with the Development Manager to fulfill the requirements of NHF’s special events programs which include, but not limited to, the national Hemophilia Walk program + Training, the Spring Soiree, NHF’s Annual Meeting, cultivation events, and online database management and donations.



·         Adhere to all special events timelines, schedules and budgets

·         In collaboration with the Development Manager, help to plan, produce and provide in-office and on-site support for all NHF special events

·         Work collaboratively with other NHF departments to solicit venues, create collaterals, obtain logos/text for events

·         Assemble and coordinate mailing lists, sponsorship packages, invites, and all other printed materials for Spring Soiree

·         Build and work with committees for Spring Soiree and Hemophilia Walk program

·         Send out regular communications to staff, donors, volunteers, honorees for all NHF special events

·         Attend and make presentations Hemophilia Walk meetings, events and workshops (as assigned)

·         Prepare acknowledgement letters

·         Conduct prospect research (as needed)

·         Maintain and produce routine fundraising reports for events

·         Enter information into database

·         Schedule meetings/conference calls with event donors, volunteers, honorees (as needed and assigned)

·         Make follow-up calls to sponsors, donors, volunteers (as needed)



·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills; customer service skills; and strong organizational detail and interpersonal skills

·         Ability to prioritize projects with multiple and often competing deadlines and ability to work under pressure

·         Ability to coordinate events in multiple locations

·         Computer savvy (Word, Excel, Database management)

·         Website/HTML/Photoshop experience a plus



Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum of 3-5 years experience with a demonstrated ability in events management.



·         Intelligence, integrity, good judgment, plus flexibility, creativity and a sense of humor

·         Ability to work independently, to work under supervision, to maintain confidentiality and to work in a team-based and goal-oriented environment

·         Must be comfortable making a lot of phone calls and constantly following up with chapter leaders + event managers, donors, volunteers

·         Must be comfortable traveling (locally + nationally) for work (possibly up to 5 trips in a calendar year)



Contact Information

Name: Ciara Besson
Title: Director of Human Resources
Organization: National Hemophilia Foundation
Email: [email protected]