Posted 2 weeks ago

Community Event and Development Supervisor

Company: Elmhurst Park District
Category: Marketing & Communications


Type: Full Time
The Elmhurst Park District has an opening for the Community Event and Development Supervisor position. This position joins their Marketing & Communications department and be part of an organization that values being community focused, providing customer service excellence, working with integrity, and having fun. They are seeking a candidate who will help achieve their vision of becoming a national leader in providing parks and recreation experiences to the community.
The Community Event & Development Supervisor is responsible for creating and developing well-organized and successful events, building the District’s brand by enhancing relationships within the community, securing revenue through sponsorships and advertising, and recruiting and coordinating District volunteers.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Manage District participation in Community Events and coordinate with Community Groups to secure involvement.
  • Facilitate and coordinate all District community events by working with other departments, planning budgets, timelines, and, supervising volunteers & staff, and working with marketing team to develop and coordinate promotion plan for each event.
  • Plan budgets and timelines, and define resources needed for each event.
  • Secure sponsorships for Community Events and other District opportunities through the development and execution of sponsorship sales strategy.
  • Manage the development of key sponsorships for events and programs.
  • Serve as sponsor liaison at all sponsored community events ensuring sponsorship satisfaction and engagement.
  • Manage coordination of sponsor recognition in printed and online marketing material.
  • Develop relationships and secure advertising for District, including brochure, websites, e-news and other printed communications.
  • Develop target lists and strategies by business category and season to develop advertising revenues.
  • Recruit, hire, train and evaluate staff and volunteers and provide ongoing leadership and supervision.
  • Plan and manage District volunteer recognition events.
  • Serve as resource for PEP Foundation board, attend meetings, take minutes, distribute information.