Overview

Position Title: Development Events Coordinator
Band: Administrator
Employment: Full-time, Salaried, Exempt
Travel:
 25%
Location:
 Phoenix, AZ
Start Date:
 ASAP

Turning Point USA is seeking a Development Events Coordinator to join our team in Phoenix, AZ, and contribute to the planning and execution of our fundraising events—ultimately helping TPUSA and its leadership achieve revenue goals and continue to execute the TPUSA mission and vision.

The Development Events Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and execution of all donor-facing and donor-related events. This role will work closely with the Director of Development Operations and Fundraising Events team to coordinate fundraising lunches, dinners, large-group donor meetings, and large scale events, such as the Annual Winter Gala. There will be a high level of exposure to TPUSA donors and Development related opportunities, and therefore this position requires a high level of professionalism and confidence at all times.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Turning Point USA is seeking a Development Events Coordinator to join our team in Phoenix, AZ, and contribute to the planning and execution of our fundraising events—ultimately helping TPUSA and its leadership achieve revenue goals and continue to execute the TPUSA mission and vision.

The Development Events Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and execution of all donor-facing and donor-related events. This role will work closely with the Director of Development Operations and Fundraising Events team to coordinate fundraising lunches, dinners, large-group donor meetings, and large scale events, such as the Annual Winter Gala. There will be a high level of exposure to TPUSA donors and Development related opportunities, and therefore this position requires a high level of professionalism and confidence at all times.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors and venues;
  • Organizing facilities and details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc;
  • Planning event details and aspects, including event programming, seating, dining, and guest management;
  • Creating reliable budget reports and successfully tracking event revenue via Salesforce;
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of the complex needs of Turning Point USA’s donor base and event attendees;
  • Collaborating with the Development Graphic Design team to design and create beautiful event assets;
  • Work with the Development Events team to persistently innovate fundraising event procedures;
  • Working closely with TPUSA’s Student Events team to coordinate fundraising events in coordination with student events;
  • Create communication strategies to increase event RSVPs and meet revenue goals; and
  • All other tasks assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-3 years event planning or relevant administrative experience.
  • Have working knowledge of Google Drive.
  • Have close personal alignment with the mission and principles of TPUSA.
  • Demonstrate advanced ability to problem solve and think ahead.
  • Demonstrate a high level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills needed to form working relationships with fellow colleagues.
  • Be organized, a self-starter, and goal oriented.
  • Have strong organization skills.
  • Have competency in managing deadlines, multiple projects, and competing priorities.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Reflect a strong work ethic and desire for excellence.

“WOW!” SKILLS

  • Experience hosting large-scale donor or political events.
  • Use and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or relevant design programs.
  • Use and knowledge of Salesforce or other relevant CRM systems.
  • Expertise on Powerpoint, Google Slides, or Keynote.
  • Use and knowledge of Slack and other office communication platforms.
  • Monday and other relevant project management tools.

All applicants will be subject to a background check and would be required to sign an NDA for employment.

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About Turning Point USA

Turning Point USA is a 501(c)(3) grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to educating students about the importance of fiscal responsibility, free markets, and limited government. With a presence on over 3,000 college campuses in all fifty states, Turning Point USA is one of the largest youth organizations in the country. Our primary focus is to identify, educate, train, and empower student activists to stand up for their values on all high school and college campuses.

To learn more about the organization, founder Charlie Kirk, and its vision for a freer America, visit its website.