Events and Marketing Coordinator



Events and Marketing Coordinator

Employment Type:

Full time


Seattle, WA


$52,500 to $54,500

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Job Description:

~~United Way of King County is seeking an Events and Marketing Coordinator, who will assist the Associate Director of Events and Marketing in developing and executing a diverse array of special events for United Way of King County. These range from large-scale fundraising events for thousands of attendees, to intimate briefings and cultivation events for small groups. Responsible for tracking of sponsorship dollars to event-specific budgets and ensuring appropriate company recognition.


  • Assists in the development and implementation of fundraising and organizational special events for United Way of King County, various major donor cultivation and recognition events, and ad hoc events that capitalize on United Way’s community relationships
  • Assists in procuring sites for events and following through on all site-specific requirements and details.
  • Helps promote events and works to ensure that they support the overall communication strategy of the organization
  • Helps coordinate, monitor, and track sponsorships, both event and non-event related.
  • Tracks sponsorship dollars to event-specific budgets and ensures appropriate company recognition.
  • Arranges facilities scheduling, layout, décor, and logistics.
  • Coordinates with vendors in developing contracts for all aspects of support: catering, decoration, music, sound production, talent and giveawasys.
  • Creates purchase orders for all events and advertising.
  • Works with staff and volunteers on event trainings.
  • Helps facilitate sponsorship materials for Development Team that raise sponsorship support from area companies and institutions. Ensures proper recognition of Sponsor companies in all marketing materials.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Proven project and events management skills
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proven team player and collaborator (or use Demonstrated ability to collaborate within own team and across teams)
  • Demonstrated high level of accuracy and thoroughness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and graphic)
  • Demonstrated time management skills including ability to manage multiple events in an efficient and resourceful manner and ability to organize, prioritize, and analyze essentials and implement action for desired results
  • Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment, discretion, tact, and courtesy in intra-organizational, volunteer, agency, and public contacts
  • Demonstrated ability to manage volunteers
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse individuals, staff and volunteers
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills; Web authoring, Google docs and database background, helpful

The successful candidate will possess an Associates’ degree, or equivalent, in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field. Must have at least two years’ experience in marketing, sponsorship, and event planning. Volunteer management experience desirable.

The annual recruitment range is from $52,500 to $54,500, depending on experience.

Don't hesitate, take action and apply here now. Applications received by July 31, 2017 (first review date), will be given first consideration.


United Way of King County
720 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA, United States
Phone: 206-461-8351
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