Stand Together

  • Events Logistics Coordinator

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2019 8:49 AM)
    ID (external)
    2019-4147
    # of Openings (external)
    1
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
  • Overview

    Stand Together seeks an Events Logistics Coordinator to manage logistics for a broad range of events, focused on identifying and engaging a network of high-net-worth philanthropists to advance Stand Together's vision and priority initiatives. These events range in size from a dozen to 500+ participants and take place across the country. The Event Logistics Coordinator will help ensure that dozens of staff members and more than 100 speakers are set up to succeed in their roles so that Stand Together’s events are executed at a high-level and with operational excellence.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Build systems and processes to coordinate travel logistics; including, but not limited to, air travel, ground transportation, and rooming blocks for dozens of staff and speakers to ensure an excellent experience for these individuals while also identifying opportunities to spend resources wisely
    • Manage registration for specific customer segments, including tracking staff and speaker RSVPs, so that these individuals know what to expect before arriving on-site and have a smooth experience
    • Maintain organization and inventory of event supplies, including on-site at events, and manage the ordering and shipping process for new supplies
    • Assist with on-site execution to help ensure events run smoothly and exceed guest expectations
    • Develop an understanding of industry best practices and execute strategies to continuously improve and streamline our planning process

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years’ experience in event planning, office administration, and/or logistics
    • Ability to coordinate simultaneous projects and while communicating clearly and consistently with stakeholders in each project
    • Strong customer focus and ability to collaborate with teammates across multiple projects
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills, professionalism, and the ability to quickly adapt to change
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, and a high sense of urgency

     

    About Us

     

     

    We are excited to announce that our philanthropic community will now be known as Stand Together – a name that defines who we are, what we do, and why. It’s also a call to action: we invite anyone who shares our optimism for the future to stand together to help every person rise.

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,?race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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