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This is a full-time (40hrs/week) role, paid hourly on semi-monthly frequency. Candidates must be willing and available to work occasional weekend and evenings and be able to drive with a current a valid driver’s license AND be age 21 or older with a clean driving record.
About the role
As the Events Manager, you will ensure the execution, logistics and operations of Rise Against Hunger’s volunteer events. You will use your leadership abilities to lead in-person mobile volunteer events, manage warehouse operations and logistics, and solve complex problems to ensure that events run smoothly. In this role, you will play a critical role in making sure the day-to-day operations are running smoothly and that the event calendar is properly staffed and equipped with the necessary resources.
Who Are You
You’re a self-starter with a bachelor’s degree or two years of work experience and possess proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, database management and internet software. You’re open to working a flexible work schedule, including weekends and evenings. You possess strong presentation skills and are a whiz at multitasking, with a strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously – either as a team or independently. You’re comfortable working in a warehouse environment and are able to comply with DOT regulations. You’re passionate about being a part of the change in the world and helping Rise Against Hunger in its mission to end global hunger.
About the Team
Our Community Engagement team leads the charge of recruiting potential donors, event hosts and volunteers. We are a team of volunteer, fundraising and donor relationship professionals with the collective goal of ending world hunger through the communities we serve! We operate a face-paced mission-driven volunteer and donor engagement program with events in businesses, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions. We act as leaders in the movement to end hunger.
What You Will Own and Improve
Partnership Development: You will be responsible for connecting organizations to Rise Against Hunger’s mission and outcomes through arranging meal packaging events and securing financial resources. You will take the lead in program promotion and developing relationships with supporting organizations, including various religious congregations, businesses, civic organizations, schools and community groups.You will also be responsible for seeking out speaking opportunities, new partnership potential, ensuring follow-up on referrals and assisting in the recruitment of a local engagement board.
Event Management and Facilitation: You will train volunteers and staff on packaging procedures, and adjust volunteer assignments in order to facilitate 4-12 meal packaging events a month. You will lead the recruitment and training of part-time team members and aid in the preparation of written proposals, renewal agreements and other key partner documents. You will transport raw materials and equipment to mobile packaging locations on a weekly basis and facilitate the setup of equipment and other materials using a pallet jack and box truck. You’re passionate about our mission and will continuously work to grow the movement through at-event donations and volunteer requests.
Warehouse/Centralized Distribution Management and Logistics: You will receive shipments of raw ingredients, supplies, and equipment, and ship finished products in compliance with USDA requirements for food processing and storage. You will be responsible for ensuring the proper process of all documentation including invoices, bill of ladings, and receipts of orders. You will track and record meal production in relation to projections, meals shipped, inventory and revenue forecasting. You will be responsible for enforcing the safe and effective practices of handling and transporting raw materials, equipment and packaged meals using forklifts and pallet jackets.
What You Already Know
What You’ll Get
Rise Against Hunger employees can rest easy knowing that their medical, vision and dental insurance premium is on us, along with 60% of their family’s insurance premium. We sweeten the deal with an employer-funded Health Savings Account, to which you can always contribute more if you like. Our health plan provides support for your physical and mental health including telemedicine.
Along with our health benefits, we also offer Discretionary Paid Time Off (DPTO): which allows our employees to take vacation and health time as they see fit to find harmony between life and work. We offer flexible work schedules and Paid Family Medical Leave to support bonding with your child after birth, adoption or foster placement and during serious health battles.
Employees are also provided life and long-term disability benefits and funding to support their growth and development. Saving for retirement? Don’t worry. We offer a pre and post-tax 403b plan for you to plan and save for retirement.
At Rise Against Hunger, we actively encourage a diverse working environment and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to join our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and an amazing place to work. Join our team and help us achieve our mission of saying goodbye to world hunger!