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🔗Special Events Associate

  • Full Time
  • Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • $50,000 - $55,000 (annually) USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Qualifications:

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Coordinate logistics for Foundation programs and events including but not limited  to obtaining vendor quotes, securing vendors, vendor communication, producing event timelines, scheduling staff meetings, and overseeing set-up and breakdown

    ·         Manage member and non-member registration (including set-up and staffing for check-in) for all programming and events

    ·         Manage post-event reporting including but not limited to debrief meetings with staff as needed, recognition to key constituents, email follow-up and financial reporting where necessary

    ·         Work with members and vendors to facilitate private events at Foundation properties

    ·         Implement the Foundation’s marketing plan by overseeing the marketing calendar and email distribution as well as be the point of contact for all PR needs

    ·         Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach as needed to achieve placement in targeted publications

    ·         Maintain program and event digital media including photos and videos

    ·         Assist with mailings for membership solicitations, development, capital campaigns and special projects

    ·         Perform additional duties and responsibilities as needed

    Major Qualifications:

    ·         2 to 3 years’ experience in event planning and management required

    ·         Bachelor’s Degree and non-profit experience preferred

    ·         Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills; ability to effectively use technology in support of these skills

    ·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)

    ·         Familiarity with DropBox and Zoom

    ·         Experience working with Raiser’s Edge preferred

    ·         Flexibility to work early mornings, late evenings, and occasional weekends as needed in accordance with the nature of programming and special events (working independently is required)

    ·         Positive, “can-do” attitude, team-oriented, attention to detail, results-driven and demonstrated initiative

    ·         Motivated, self-starter, ability to work independently while coordinating with teammates

    ·         Ability to lift boxes of up to twenty (20) pounds

    ·         Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required

  • How to Apply:

    Applicants should submit electronically a letter of interest, three professional references, and supporting documents addressing the qualifications and responsibilities specified to Lauren Clyman, Director of Advancement at Please indicate “Special Events Associate Recruitment” in the email subject line.

  • Job benefits: 20 PTO days, 14 paid Holidays, 4-day weeks in July and August, 403(b) matching, health and dental insurance
  • Contact Name: Lauren Clyman
  • Application Email:
  • Application Phone #: 561-832-0731
  • Application Address: 311 Peruvian Avenue, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Website Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach

The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach offers yearly programming and events to further our mission of protecting and celebrating the architectural, botanical and cultural heritage of the Town of Palm Beach. These offerings include but are not limited to lectures, workshops, exhibitions, award presentations, cocktail receptions and invitation-only dinners.

The Special Events Associate is the logistical point of contact for these programs and events working directly with the Director of Advancement and Director of Programming to facilitate the coordination of vendors, logistics, attendee registration and post-event reporting. This position is also responsible for overseeing private events held at Foundation-owned properties by working with interested parties for facility rentals to answer questions about logistics, policies and procedures, confirm booking details and maintain accurate records for these rentals.

This position also provides membership and development support to assist with furthering the Foundation’s impact and fundraising goals.

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