Full Time

Event Producer

2Life Communities 30 Wallingford Road, Brighton MA

The Event Producer (EP) leads events including, but not limited to, the annual fundraising gala, house parties, groundbreakings, ribbon-cuttings, and other celebrations. Reporting to the Director of Development, the EP will work as part of the Fund Development (FD) team to broaden the support base through building relationships and ensuring that all events are of the highest standard.

Anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, meet deadlines, and build solid and positive relationships. Utilize your passion for special event management and provide outstanding communication to the FD team, 2Life staff, vendors, event attendees, and volunteers.

What You'll Do
• Develop and maintain an event calendar for the fiscal year.
• Using input from the FD team and lay leaders, choose, negotiate, and manage all aspects of events, including venue, catering, site flow, entertainment, decor, speakers, audio-visual, giveaways etc.
• Understand strategic and fundraising goals for events, and manage event timelines, budgets, check requests, invoicing, and reporting.
• Organize event planning meetings with lay committees, internal teams, and outside vendors.
• Manage the production of collateral for events in partnership with the Communications team.
• Coordinate guest speakers and entertainment; review speeches/scripts, organize rehearsals.
• Support the creation of event sponsorship packages and work with other FD team members to secure and track sponsorships.
• Oversee installation and breakdown on day of event.
• Manage all post-event follow-up, including emails, social media, and other communications to attendees.
• Create and update event tracking reports.
• Maintain the confidentiality and security of all donor data consistent with Massachusetts Data Security Law.

Your Knowledge, Skills, and Talent
A minimum of three years’ experience coordinating and managing special events. Experience with hiring and managing vendors is also required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Highly organized self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision and juggle multiple priorities at once.
Budget management and negotiation skills
Ability to accomplish projects independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism
Computer skills: Google Docs, , social media, donor databases. Salesforce a plus.

2LIfe Communities provides superior housing to older adults of all backgrounds who can thrive independently within a supportive environment. We are a mission-driven organization with a vision whereby all older adults have the opportunity to age in community – to live a full life of connection and purpose in a dynamic and supportive environment. We are continually evolving support services to meet the needs of our diverse residents as they age.

2Life Communities owns and operates over 1,300 units of affordable rental housing located within six campuses in metropolitan Boston. With another 210 apartments under construction and more in planning, we expect to add another 600-700 units within the next several years as we complete projects in active planning and construction phases.

Qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply here

Benefits and More
We offer a very rich benefit plan which for individuals adds 27% on top of the base pay and over 30% for employee +1 and families. Our rewards program includes but not limited to:
• Robust medical and dental plan
• Vision
• Employer-paid life and AD&D, STD, and LTD insurance
• 401(k) plan
• Paid vacation
• Paid holidays
• 2 floating holidays
• Pet insurance
• And more!

 

The above statements intend to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to do this job. The above does not intend to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
We desire to build and cultivate an inclusive environment that brings together a diverse workforce with unique experiences, backgrounds, talents, and perspectives.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case by case basis.