Corporate Event Specialist (RF)

Rainforest Trust is seeking a Corporate Events Specialist who will be responsible for ensuring the smooth execution and planning of all Rainforest Trust events. 

The responsibilities and duties for this position include:

  • Events activities:  major donor receptions/dinners and trips; fair festival-conference-trade show coordination and execution; outreach/community relations in tandem with communications/marketing team; prize/gift procurement/research; substantial 30th anniversary role during 2018 and more.
  • All event logistics - from creation to coordination, to include post-event debriefings and follow-up
  • Event collateral development: invitation copy; printing; all on site collateral etc.
  • Communicating with corporate sponsors to ensure fulfillment of Rainforest Trust obligations.
  • Knowledge in building relationships; venue and vendor research and negotiation; contract review; agendas; letters of intent and proposals; timelines; drafting remarks and guest bios
  • Involvement with corporate/business sponsor fulfillment
  • Coordinate with Data to ensure proper use and updates to eTapestry
  • Support the development of annual departmental strategy and goals
  • Represent Rainforest Trust in meetings and at events with corporations
  • Write as needed for development activities and campaigns
  • Coordinate with other Rainforest Trust teams (conservation, communication) as needed to ensure on-time project delivery
  • Additional duties as assigned 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrate passion for and understanding of Rainforest Trust’s mission, culture and values.
  • Event management experience (1-2 years), corporate event contacts a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with constituents
  • Strong self-organization, planning, and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of integrated teams.
  • Can do attitude that fosters creative problem solving
  • BS / BA university degree in related field (preferred).

Please send your resume and a cover letter stating your interest to work for Rainforest Trust and your salary aspirations to [email protected].

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