Event Planner, Sr.

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Position TitleEvent Planner, Sr.Advertised TitleEvent Planner, Sr.LocationTroy, NY CampusSearch NumberS19-01015Full Time/Part TimeFull TimePortfolioDivision of Institute AdvancementBusiness UnitAlumni Relations OfficeJob Summary

As part of a team, the Sr. Event Planner facilitates the design & delivery of events that advance Rensselaer’s fundraising goals by fostering positive engagement between the Institute and its prospects, donors, friends, alumni, parents, students, & partners. http://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/8412

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of directly related, progressively responsible experience in event planning, fundraising in a not-for-profit setting or constituent relations experience
•A relevant combination of education, experience and training may be substituted for a degree
•Valid Driver’s license

Preferred QualificationsMinimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•Requires demonstrated competence in the administration, planning, and implementation of special events
•Strong organizational skills
•Requires communication skills
•Requires a strong commitment to customer service
•Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office
•Ability to work effectively with all members of campus community in the scheduling of activities
•Ability to manage many different social events.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


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Work is performed in normal office environments, and a variety of indoor and outdoor event venues. Requires travel between event locations. Work is fast paced with multiple demands. Work may require irregular hours including occasional evenings, nights and weekends. Travel is required.

Additional Information

The Sr. Event Planner will facilitate the design and delivery of events that will advance Rensselaer’s fundraising goals by ensuring positive, consistent and meaningful engagement between the Institute and its prospects, donors, friends, alumni, parents, students, and institutional partners. The Sr. Event Planner will work with members of the Division of Institute Advancement and the campus community to collaboratively plan high-qualify events and functions in accordance with Institute standards.

Instructions for ApplyingQuicklinkhttp://rpijobs.rpi.edu/postings/8412Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/C.V.
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 8/19/2019
    Application Due: 10/18/2019
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