Employment Opportunities

 

Event Director

 

Heart for Africa desires a passionate individual interested and skilled in planning and implementing special events. The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate a deep desire for community service, a keen eye for detail, and effective resource and volunteer management while meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines. In addition, the individual selected for this position must have the ability to cultivate relationships, increase and expand event sponsorships, and demonstrate superior skill at leveraging and maximizing limited resources. Sales skills and the ability to build productive business relationships and manage multiple projects independently are preferred. The Event Director for Heart for Africa will provide oversight and management for events and child sponsorship in the U.S. in partnership with the Chief Development Officer. This position will report to the CDO and also serve as the point of reference for all queries, requests and/or issues related to events in the U.S. while also building relationships with trip participants (post-trip) to create and cultivate opportunities to convert them to donors (specifically in the area of child sponsorship).

 

Please send resumes to annie@heartforafrica.org.  We will receive submissions until January 27th.