Sustainable Ballard, a blueprint for Everytown, USA, educates, inspires, and engages neighbors to take action to live more sustainably both individually and collectively. Our vision is an inclusive, joyful, sustainable community co-creating a world for this and future generations where ecosystems are healthy and peace is inevitable. more: www.sustainableballard.org
In this position you will help strategize, organize, and produce events. A successful event helps us create exposure for Sustainable Ballard activities and projects and it may have a fundraising component. A successful event would also support member loyalty and prospective member engagement. Our target audience includes individuals, families, businesses, and allied non-profits in Ballard.
Our goal is to produce one successful event each month. The time commitment expected for each event will vary and you will share the responsibility with a team. Be involved event-by-event or on an on-going basis. We need both.
Essential functions of the Team
Creativity: Develop fundraising event ideas (monthly) in cooperation with Board and team.
Relationships: Develop and maintain relationships with service vendors, volunteers, event sponsors.
Marketing: Make the event irresistible. ID target markets, plan media and promotion.
Communications: Stay in touch with team and update board liaison regularly about proposed events and planned event status.
Budgeting: Develop and work within an approved budget.
Evaluation: Report to Board liaison on success of each event.
Core strengths may include
Background in, aptitude, or just enjoyment of event production. Motivated self-starter. Initiative. Collaboration. Creativity. Communication skills. Marketing. Logistics.
Additional skills and abilities
Use collaborative organizing tools such as Google docs and similar.
Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture.
Passionate about the mission of Sustainable Ballard!
If interested please contact Jenny Heins. Thank you.