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Event Support Specialist

Philadelphia, PA, USAPhiladelphiaPAUSA
Full-time

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research, promoting individualized treatment, and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

We have invested hundreds of millions of dollars into CF research and drug development, the results of these bold investments have been astonishing. A few decades ago, most people with CF didn’t live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, many people born with CF are living into their 30s, 40s, and beyond.

Would you like to go to work every day knowing that your work is important and effective? Do you want to go home every day knowing that you have made a difference?

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and one of the most innovative and successful organizations of its kind is seeking an Event Support Specialist in our Broomall, PA Chapter office.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Support the execution of events to include heavy event logistics
  • Involved in volunteer recruitment initiatives
  • Manage workplace submissions, silent/live auction management
  • Develop print materials, data-base management, social media
  • Soliciting in-kind donations, coordinating mailings, ordering supplies and answering phones
  • Creating and implementing marketing materials, and other duties as assigned
Educational Background: 
Four-year degree or equivalent education/experience
Skills/Experience: 
  • Someone with passion who is motivated and driven to contribute to the overall mission of our Foundation
  • 1-2 years of work experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects while remaining highly organized
  • A team player – comfortable working in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Compensation/Benefits: 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes the importance of employees taking care of their health and safety needs and those of their families. The Foundation strives to create and maintain a balanced work schedule for its employees and promotes quality of life through its varying benefits.

  • Competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision healthcare insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee discounts on electronics (Dell computers, AT&T, and Verizon)
  • Employee discounts on travel, hotels, car rentals, theme parks, auto, child care, etc.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Early release on Fridays in the summer and before major holidays
  • Business Casual dress environment
  • Competitive salaries commensurate with experience
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Overview
Headquarters: 
Bethesda, MD, United States
Founded: 
1957
About Us
Mission: 

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has 70 chapters and branch offices across the country that work diligently to raise funds to help support the search for a cure. In addition, the Foundation provides funding for and accredits more than 120 CF care centers and 53 affiliate programs nationwide, including more than 100 programs for treating adults with CF. The high quality of specialized care available throughout the care center network has led to the improved length and quality of life for people with CF. Located at teaching and community hospitals across the country, these care centers offer the best care, treatments and support for those with CF.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Aug 17 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 17 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
industry: 
Nonprofit