Event Manager BidPal
San Francisco, CA, USA
Please be advised this is a part-time, seasonal position (September-November and February-May). Most events take place on Fridays and Saturdays. The location of events varies and includes the greater San Francisco Bay area.
Tentative Start Date: February 2014
Job Description: BidPal Seasonal Event Managers are responsible for executing and managing BidPal events onsite.
The essential job functions for the person in this role include:
Manage/Execute night and weekend BidPal events in the greater San Francisco Bay area.
Manage BidPal assistants, clients and guests at events.
Manage the BidPal technology including: auction laptops, credit card readers and PowerPoint slides.
Manage and resolve all onsite inquires.
Train client's staff, volunteers and guests (when necessary) before events begin.
Review all client auction and guest data and make appropriate changes where necessary onsite.
Lead the BidPal team and client to ensure clients are maximizing their event revenue.
Desired Skills & Experience
2 years total work experience in event management preferable within the nonprofit sector.
Availability to work 3 to 5 events per month, primarily nights and weekends.
Management of external event staff, volunteers and guests.
Strong leadership skills.
Exceptional customer relationship management skills.
Exceptional communication skills ? including: written, interpersonal and public speaking.
Highly organized with the ability to meet multiple concurrent deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
High level of initiative.
Comfortable with using intuitive web based software as well as smartphone technology (iPhone and Android).
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
About BidPal Inc.
BidPal is the leading provider of technology that helps charities raise more money while adding fun and excitement to fundraising events. The company's commitment to helping nonprofits use technology to more efficiently manage their fundraising efforts has fueled explosive growth in BidPal's products and services. BidPal was the first to revolutionize charitable fundraising by introducing mobile bidding to the silent auction process. Today, BidPal has an expansive product offering encompassing a fully integrated, end to end fundraising software solution.
In 2011 charitable giving in the U.S. was estimated to be more than $298 billion. BidPal is well positioned to assist its not-for-profit partners to capitalize on the opportunity to maximize their fundraising capability.
You bring the drive to succeed and professional consulting experience to maintain BidPal's position in the marketplace as the leader in auction automation. We deliver the products, support and career growth you desire.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
BidPal, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with respect to recruitment, hiring, or any other status of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or any other category protected by law.
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