Event Manager: 

Exciting opportunities at Won For All as we build out our team to support our ambitious growth plans for 2022! We intend for this volunteer opportunity to convert to an employment opportunity following our successful fundraising efforts – anticipated early 2022. If the start-up world excites you, and you consider yourself entrepreneurial and adaptable, this is an amazing opportunity to get in ‘on the ground floor’ and help us build something truly remarkable! 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with members of the Won For All leadership team to build event budgets and event outlines
  • Work with members of the Won For All leadership team to create and identify sponsorship packages and opportunities
  • Handle site and vendor selection and negotiate the best possible rates and terms
  • Manage all aspects of an event from pre-planning, determining resource needs, pre-event marketing, and on-site coordination, to post-event follow up – with the goal of ensuring a world-class experience for our event guests
  • Communicate with the marketing team to create effective advertisements for each event (when applicable), and on crafting marketing materials such as signage, event programs, event landing pages, etc.
  • Conduct post-event data and strategic analysis to inform future events
  • Communicate with internal and external teams of any updates, concerns, and arranging of details as needed
  • Participate in AdHoc assignments as needed 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  •  2+ years experience planning and executing events of various sizes (both in-person and virtual) 
  • Post-secondary education in Event Management, Marketing, Communications, Business (OR sufficient experience) 
  • Ability to manage external vendor resources and relationships
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • An eye for selecting venues, and forums, that align the Won for All’s brand and a high-quality experience for our event guests 
  • Knowledge, or demonstrated passion, of the athlete/sport space, preferably first-hand as a varsity level athlete, or higher