Event Planner

Job Title:          Event Planner

 

Job Category:     Regular, Full-Time

 

Role

 

The Event Planner will report to the Executive Director, and will be responsible for managing CelebrateMercy’s in-person conferences, and trips, including planning, execution, and process improvement.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Event Planning
      • Develop a yearly schedule for all conferences and trips
      • Develop a detailed budget, and a task list for the events team with deadlines and key deliverables for each event
      • Establish and Maintain relationships with Masjids and other Muslim organizations as events venues, or events partners.
      • Plan and manage staffing & trainings for each event
      • Assign tasks to team members, and follow-up on deliverables
      • Work with various service providers & vendors to ensure successful events & trips.
      • Coordinate with other functional teams to ensure successful events: marketing, website development, donors relations.
      • Manage and communicate effectively with speakers, events attendees, and all stakeholders
      • Remain within budget with all costs
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  • Event Execution 
    • Manage events logistics, including registrations, set-up & clean-up, buying supplies, selling merchandise.
    • Manage relationships with speakers, attendees, and all service providers

       

  • Event Improvement
    • Collect and analyze events data & surveys
    • Develop data analysis reports and financial reports
    • Regularly provide management with events results and evaluations
    • Develop plans to improve future events

 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in event and/or trip planning required
  • Project management experience, a plus
  • People management experience, a plus
  • Working exprience at a Muslim non profit organization, a plus
  • Willingness to travel frequently domestically and internationally
  • Willingness to work long hours during events, which take place in evenings, on weekends, or over several days in the case of trips.
  • Ability to work in high paced environments, and produce high quality work with tight deadlines
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work and collaborate effectively with remote teams
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Strong spreadsheet skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong sense of ownership of work, and strong ability to follow through on commitments
  • Knowledge or interest in the Prophet Muhammad’s life and character
  • Knowledge of Islam and Muslims in North America
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Compensation

 

  • Compensation commensurate with experience, and with organization’s growth, with a salary range of $50k-$90k
  • Additional commissions / bonuses may be provided based on individual and organization performance.
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Benefits

 

  • Possible trip discount for family members
  • Healthcare insurance provided
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave provided
  • Full-time position: 40 hours a week, with possibility to work paid overtime.
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About CelebrateMercy

 

CelebrateMercy is a U.S. based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that teaches about the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ’s life and character – to Muslims and the general public. We do this through short films, online campaigns, traveling conferences, and webinars that feature world-renowned speakers and scholars on Islam.

To learn more about CelebrateMercy, click here.

 

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Questions?

 

If you have any questions about jobs at CelebrateMercy, email us at jobs@celebratemercy.com