The Central Park Conservancy is looking for a dynamic and experienced event planner to play a key role on the Special Events Department team. He/she will be involved in all aspects of planning, developing, producing and executing Central Park Conservancy’s fundraising, community engagement, and cultivation events. The department’s primary fundraising events include Taste of Summer, the Winter Party and a Theater Benefit. Community engagement events include the Central Park Film Festival, Dana Holiday Lighting, and Great Jazz on the Great Hill. Cultivation events include Shakespeare in the Park and New York Philharmonic picnics as well as various membership events. This position reports to the Director of Special Events.
Reports to: Director of Special Events
Department: Special Events
Status: Full-Time, Non-exempt
Position Number: 3903
Essential Job Functions
Manage logistics for Central Park Conservancy events. Tasks include: site logistics, budget, list and data management, contract negotiation, vendor relations and onsite supervision.
Recruit for and manage Young Associates Committee for the Winter Party, steering them on fundraising and event logistics, and cultivating them throughout the year.
Support the Chairs and Committee of the event.
Serve as lead point of contact on select events as assigned by Director
Perform database work in Raiser’s Edge such as: event registration and guest list management, build queries and exports, track in-kind gifts and acquisitions, financial reports, data imports and donor updates