The Salvation Army

  • Special Events Attendant

    Job Locations US-MA-Dorchester
    Job ID
    2019-5383
    Category
    Customer Service
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring a Special Events Attendant to assist the Special Events and Rental Sales Manager with all aspects of the Kroc Center programs.  

     

    The Salvation Army offers the following benefit package to part-time employees:
    Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, vacation time and sick time
    Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment and consistently works 20+ hours/week)
    Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including: Voluntary Term Life & AD&D benefits, AFLAC Insurance
    Most importantly – a job with a good purpose!

    Responsibilities

    Assistant Special Events & Rental Sales Manager and Lead Special Events Coordinator in:

     

    • Organizing and planning special events and birthday parties.
    • Providing reports as requested.
    • Assists with tasks related to departmental events including, but not limited to, data entry, creation and distribution of event invitations, shipping/transport of event related supplies, placing orders for event equipment and supplies from vendors, check-in of guests at events, handling guest reservations, event record keeping, and other tasks as assigned.
    • Office work includes but is not limited to answering and returning phone calls, follow-up with inquiries, computer data entry, scanning and assistance with correspondence and event files.
    • Assist the Marketing and Memberships Department in preparation and coordination for community events, meetings, fundraisers and member related functions.
    • Assist with mailings for events, special promotions, letters, and “Thank You” acknowledgements to past renters.
    • Research special projects as requested.
    • Attend community outreach events and related events and fulfill assigned responsibilities as requested.
    • Conduct follow-up surveys of past reservations and research event trends.
    • Attend meetings as required and take minutes.
    • Database and mailing list maintenance.
    • Represent The Salvation Army’s spiritual ministry and social mission in the community at large.
    • Perform other duties within the scope of the position.

    Qualifications

    • High School Degree required; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
    • Minimum two years of progressive experience in volunteer development training/coordination.
    • Experience in public relations, communication, or marketing is a benefit.
    • Energetic, organized, individual with excellent people skills
    • Experience in working with groups
    • Interpersonal writing and verbal communication skills
    • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
    • Computer literate

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