STEM Events Specialist

POSITION OVERVIEW

The STEM Events Specialist is the Academy’s go to for all (you guessed it!) super awesome STEM events! Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the STEM Event Specialist is responsible for the overall execution (and occasional development) of special events to further the mission. Past events include the Great STEM Summit, Community Build Days, H@ck the Park Fest, etc. The position requires strong leadership, delegation abilities, and like everything with the Academy – a TON of creativity!

Compensation: $15/Hr

Commitment: +20 Hrs/Week

Travel: Some

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships sponsors and partners

  • Secure funding via grant writing and sponsorship.

  • Aide in the assistance of branding and development of promotional material

  • Maintaining timeline as developed by ED and STEM Event Specialist

  • Develop reports detailing the results of event utilizing both quantifiable and abstract measurements

  • Ensure records are kept of attendance, school district participation, etc.

  • Lead team meetings for events as needed

  • Coordinate team meetings for event committee

  • Maintain calendar and update Asana

  • Weekly reports to executive team regarding progress

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Understanding of nonprofit organizational structure

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent research skills

  • Knowledge of wealth and education disparities in underserved communities

  • Strategize and lead new initiatives in a team environment

  • Familiarity with Asana

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel

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