Title:         Events Coordinator
Status:      Regular, full-time
Division:   Fund Development
Location:  Atlanta, GA -Orlando-Tampa-Fort Lauderdale, FL

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports in planning and coordinating special events, guest speaker tours, concert tours and fundraising programs.
  • Assists in organizing and implementing community fundraising programs.
  • Helps identify prospective corporate sponsors.
  • Negotiates contracts with facilities and hotels and manages the budget for all events.
  • Facilitates services for events, such as accommodation and transportation for participants, catering, signage, displays, etc.
  • Represents Islamic Relief USA at local functions.
  • Assists in planning yearly and quarterly regional plans.
  • Assists in planning and attending fundraising and sponsored community events.
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail and fax.
  • Records and reports minutes during quarterly meetings.
  • Manages official records, including financial records.
  • Manages incoming donations and completes paper work.
  • Schedules office meetings and follows-up.
  • Punctually prepares and submits office reimbursement forms as needed.
  • Ensures that expenses and invoices are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Plans and leads meetings with staff and volunteers.
  • Extends and maintains communication with volunteers.
  • Serves on task forces and committees related to volunteerism.
  • Assists with developing and implementing volunteer program.
  • Recruits volunteers for local and national events.  
  • Follows up with potential volunteer emails and phone calls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and strong people skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong attention to detail: excellent time-management, networking and multitasking skills.
  • Work independently and in a team and possess strong time management skills
  • Experience in formulating and managing multiple event budgets.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Strong sense of ownership over projects and tasks, and able to identify new opportunities.
  • The candidate must show commitment to IRUSA’s faith inspired values and principles as well as a commitment to the vision and mission of the organization.
  • Proficiency in a second language is a plus.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Islamic Relief USA is committed to taking a zero tolerance approach, which means acting on every allegation in line with agreed procedures. IRUSA representatives must adhere to the organizational values: Sincerity, Excellence, Compassion, Social Justice, and Custodianship. In accordance with these values, IRUSA operates and enforces policies on Safeguarding, Code of Conduct, and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination.