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Director of Special Events

Honolulu, HI

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Local reputable non-profit organization looking for a Director of Special Events!

Job Duties:

  • Manage and execute events and development related meetings for donors, volunteers and Board members
  • Coordinate and implement programs and events with other departments
  • Strategically plan events to ensure that goals and expectations are being met and all stakeholders are being included
  • Maintain relationships with vendors and review contracts and proposals for events
  • Coordinate with vendors regarding event logistics
  • Manage financial aspects of events area including developing, reconciling and reporting on budget
  • Coordinate all event requirements including food and beverage, technical, transportation, security, entertainment, etc.
  • Provide content for any written communication for event
  • Work collaboratively with other leaders within organization to assess fundraising and engagement needs


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience required
  • 3-5 years of event planning experience
  • This position at times requires evening and weekend work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional and positive attitude/demeanor
  • Ability to work in large and dynamic organization
  • Ability to handle confidential information

Pay: $75,000 - $80,000, depending on experience

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