Event Director, Oakland Indie Awards job in Oakland
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Industry:||Nonprofit Charitable Organizations|
|Job Type:||Project/Program Management|
|Impact Area:||Economic Development|
|Company Name:|| Beneficial State Bank|
|State / Province:||California (CA)|
|Zip / Postal Code:||94612|
Oakland Indie Awards Event Manager
The Oakland Indie Awards is a 2,000 person event that celebrates the positive impact of Oakland’s independent businesses and artists. Nominations open to the public in March 2018, and the event culminates in May, 2018 with over 200 nominees recognized across 7 award categories. Winners are announced on the day of the event. The event includes a live awards ceremony, main-stage entertainment, food and beer, a vendor marketplace, and kid-friendly fun. The Indie Awards is presented by Beneficial State Bank and Beneficial State Foundation in support of Oakland’s local economy.
The event manager will plan, design, and produce our annual signature event, while managing all project delivery elements within time limits. This includes but is not limited to: organizing facilities and managing all of the signature event’s details such as nominations and judging process, décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional materials, and event follow-up feedback and reporting.
The Oakland Indie Awards consists of several events on one day: nominee & sponsor mixer (approx 250 people), awards ceremony (approx 300 people), and party (approx 2,000 people). The event manager is responsible for the overall event flow and smooth running of all events.
The position of the event manager is a temporary position.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and offering excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401k and more.
To apply, please prepare a thoughtful cover letter and submit along with your resume.
Beneficial State Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all company facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.