Job Opportunity

Marketing Events Specialist

Department:

Marketing

Reports To:

Marketing Engagement Manager

Position Summary:

The Marketing Events Specialist will oversee and coordinate end-to-end — from event ideation to post-event debrief — marketing for and events that will engage, incept, and nurture donors while building Cross Catholic Outreach’s brand in our global mission to serve the poor. The position will ensure the timely and professional execution of these events and strategies, tracking performance and results reporting. Events will consist of in-person, hybrid, or virtual mediums and range from tradeshows, regional events, webinars, faith-in-action engagement (food packings), to quaint gatherings. The position can be remote or based in our corporate office in Pompano Beach, FL and will report to the Marketing Engagement Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Marketing and Communications team members to schedule, coordinate, traffic and deliver Cross Catholic Outreach’s marketing deliverables to support all organization events.
  • Coordinate marketing deliverables with internal stakeholders, external partners and marketing agencies.
  • Ensure accurate and timely internal communication.
  • Document, analyze and report marketing effectiveness to improve future performance of marketing initiatives and future events.
  • Ensure that Cross Catholic Outreach’s brand and identity are consistent across all internal and external communication channels.
  • Edit and proofread copy for relevant marketing materials.
  • Provide donor-centric and marketing/communication suggestions to enhance marketing and event deliverables from the donor’s perspective.
  • Administrative support: create meeting agendas; coordinate technology set-up and troubleshooting, coordinate meetings, take notes and conduct any follow-up.
  • Submit requests as needed for all materials and data to ensure the timely fulfillment and delivery of marketing materials.
  • Determine and define event details and objectives.
  • Develop and manage a detailed event schedule and work plan.
  • Provide event support such as work plan development, collateral design, presentation decks, scripts, vendor and location selection, contract negotiations, invitations, registration, event survey, name tags, etc.
  • Manage event RSVPs and volunteer registration.
  • Oversee volunteer registration.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Require/Preferred:

  • Strong professional familiarity with current and trending non-profit marketing trends and events.
  • Experience in Catholic or Christian marketing preferred but not required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including editing and proofreading.
  • Strong project management skills, prioritization and problem solving quickly under tight deadlines.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy; diplomacy, excellent oral and written communication and editing skills.
  • Possess superb organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work independently and as a self-starter in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – the ability to work well with staff, volunteers and other internal departments.
  • Knowledge of contemporary Christian marketing and fundraising practices.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the organization’s mission.
  • Marketing research, automation, advertising marketing, and event planning experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint as well as Zoom and Survey Monkey proficiency required.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in communications, marketing, and event planning or related field, preferably in a non-profit development environment.

Education or Certification Requirements:

A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, public relations, event planning or business is preferred.

Application Process

Please submit your resume by email to HR@CrossCatholic.org and include the title of the position in the subject line. Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing your spiritual background.

Cross Catholic Outreach is a Christian ministry and provides excellent employee benefits. We are a Christian Humanitarian Aid Agency assisting the poorest of the poor around the world. Please visit our web site to learn more about the mission, vision, statement of faith and core values of our organization.