Event Coordinator: Korean/English speaker


: $64,580.00 - $104,060.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Bilingual/Interpretation/Translation

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The Korea Society seeks Korean/English speaking Event Coordinator. The position will provide support to the programs and/or Development Officer where applicable with operational activities in fundraising special events, vendor oversight of all program events for supplies. The coordinator will also support work in other activities of the Society on an as-needed basis.?
This role requires an enthusiastic, proactive individual, an outstanding communicator with the ability to deliver organization, collaboration, leadership, and teamwork.
Principal Responsibilities:
Special Fundraising Event ProgramOversee the full cycle of special fund raising events (including annual fundraising special dinner, annual golf tournament, and Seoul dinner as well as corporate forums and occasional private events including Annual Membership Party);Manage events from inception: planning, booking, manipulating, and collaborating with donors and sponsors;Research partnership opportunities with other institutions and groupsEnsure that operational expenditure is managed within agreed budgets and identify efficiencies;Lead the evaluation and feedback process post-event and create plan to implement changes and improvements;Manage membership list including donors, sponsors and individual members and prepare reporting;Prepare budget spend report;Communicate proactively, accurately and impeccably both verbally and in writingContribute to major contribution history and records, confirm payments, and send out thank you letters;Perform various administrative tasks to support departmentsEnsure compliance with reporting requirements of corporate donorsPrepare fundraising and membership reports for board meetingsWrite online contents for department's events
Young Professional Networking ProgrammingResearch current cultural trends, identifying potential program topics and speakers that could fit our young professional audience.Provide staffing support at programs.
Individual Giving and MembershipUpdate and maintain membership database recordsAssist with membership renewals, including printing and mailing acknowledgements.Assist in the inventory tracking of onsite membership materials, including brochures and temporary cards, etc.
All Other Program EventsSupport all other program events with venue selection and food ordering within each program?s budget.Coordinate all interns needed for each program event for registration support
Requirements:Fluency in Korean and English languageBachelor?s Degree3+ years relevant experienceExcellent verbal and written communication skillsProficiency in office productivity software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Self-motivated and detail orientedAbility to work independently and take initiative, as well as collaborate as part of a teamAbility to manage multiple concurrent tasks, prioritize and meet tight deadlinesExperience with Salesforce or similar CRM application preferredPosition requires working occasional nights and weekends for eventsMust be eligible to work in the US
Benefits:10 vacation days per calendar year for the first two years of service10 sick days per calendar year4 personal days per calendar yearHealth Insurance, Dental & Vision403 (b) retirement plan
Salary Range:$40-$45K/Year

About the Korea Society:THE KOREA SOCIETY is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea. In pursuit of its mission, the Society arranges programs that facilitate discussion, exchanges and research on topics of vital interest to both countries in the areas of public policy, business, education, intercultural relations and the arts. Funding for these programs is derived from contributions, endowments, grants, membership dues and program fees. From its base in New York City, the Society serves audiences across the country through its own outreach efforts and by forging strategic alliances with counterpart organizations in other cities throughout the United States as well as in Korea. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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