Sr. Special Events Coordinator

Organization: Museum of Science (AZA Member)
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Sr. Special Events CoordinatorMuseum of Science, Bostonwww.mos.orgInnovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.SUMMARY STATEMENT:Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development/Campaign Director and the Program Manager, Special Events, Advancement, works closely with the Special Events team in creating, administrating and executing approximately 50 events per year, including a Signature fund raiser and several high profile events for major gift constituents. S/he will be planning, coordinating and managing all aspects of assigned events, including coordination with other Museum departments/vendors (Marketing Communications, Event & Conference Services, Wolfgang Puck Catering, Public Safety) and all external vendors associated with each assigned event. S/he will work regularly with volunteers, as well as members, donors, prospects and Board members. S/he will also be responsible for coordinating the event briefings with the Advancement Division and President and Director when applicable. S/he will assist in coordinating a Master calendar of events for reference by the entire Advancement Division. S/he will take a lead role in the planning and administrative tasks for several high profile Leadership Gifts events for major gift constituents including cultivation receptions, stewardship dinners, and annual institutional award ceremonies (Colby Award and Walker Prize and Washburn Award).RESPONSIBILITIES:• Develops, oversees, and manages, and staffs up to 30 events per year serving up to 500 people per event.• Recruits and maintains relationships with up to 20 individual internal and external vendors per event.• Oversees logistical efforts for major Leadership Gifts events.WORK SCHEDULE:This position is Regular, Full-time. Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week with some night and weekend work requiredREPORTS TO:Executive Director of Development/Campaign DirectorMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelors of Science or Arts degree preferred.• More than 3 years of event coordination experience.STARTING SALARY:Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.BENEFITS:Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:Human Resources Department Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114 Fax: (617) 589-0362 Email: jobs@mos.orgVisit for our most up-to-date employment listings. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.