Full-Time

Events Associate

Development

Posted on 5/3/2024

Obama Foundation

Obama Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Develops the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Social Impact

Junior, Mid, Senior

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Salesforce
Asana
Requirements
  • Demonstrated event project management skills (virtual and in-person)
  • Experience managing event logistics and coordinating with vendors
  • Familiar with managing event invite lists and tracking RSVP responses with extra attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit donor / attendee-facing communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work across departments and teams to pull together deliverables
  • Prior experience working with Customer Relationship Management software (such as Salesforce), Project Management platform (such as Asana), and Event Management platform (such as Cvent)
Responsibilities
  • Lead the planning and execution of small to midsize Foundation events
  • Support the Principal Engagement and Events Senior Manager in developing and executing a virtual and Chicago-based events strategy
  • Create and maintain data systems related to event attendance, RSVP reports, and invites
  • Draft and assist in external donor communications for Development events
  • Support the management of cross-departmental relationships and represent the Development team on-site at events

Working at the Obama Foundation provides the unique opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to civic leadership and global engagement through its main endeavor, the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. This center not only serves as a dynamic museum but also as a vibrant public gathering space, reflecting a commitment to community involvement and educational initiatives. Employees benefit from being part of a culturally rich environment that fosters professional and personal growth while contributing to meaningful projects that have a wide-reaching impact.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$131M

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

67%
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