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Events and Marketing Manager

The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City
Job Description
Job Title:  Events and Marketing Manager
Reports to:  Director of Development

The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City (HSGKC) is the oldest animal shelter, and the first no kill shelter in the Kansas City area since 1912.  HSGKC is looking for a qualified person for our Events and Marketing Manager position.  The right candidate will:
* Manage existing events.
* Seek out new third party event opportunities.
* Work closely with the Director of Development and the Volunteer Coordinator. 
* Manage vendors - keeping relationships, while building new ones.
* Negotiate on behalf of HSGKC any/all contracts/needs for events:  i.e., space, a.v., street closure permits, etc.
* Set event budgets, produce reports, exceed event income goals.
* Navigate through social media, promoting all aspects of our shelter and clinic.
* Posess a working knowledge of graphic art, and work closely with our graphic artist.
* Be outgoing, and must love people AND pets!

The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills, marketing abilities, and the ability to work in a high paced environment.   A working knowledge of eTapestry data base is a plus!

Physical requirements incude:  sitting, standing, bending, and somethimes lifting up to 40 lbs.  Flexibility of schedule a must - some evening and weekends required.

Qualifications:  A Bachelor's degree, with a minimum 2 years' experience in either event planning and/or marketing preferred.

Serious inquiries (cover letter & resume) may be sent to:
Kate Fields
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