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Event Manager (celebrity/political charity)

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Location: Washington, DC
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 03-07-2017

Job Description:

Job Description

The 4th Annual Washington Kastles Charity Tennis Classic will take place in July 2017. Two teams composed of Republicans, Democrats, Administration, Congress, media, diplomats and Washington Kastles players come together in the innovative and entertaining tennis match to benefit Charity. We looking for someone to be an integral part of the team to help manage the overall event process from every angle. The coordinator will work hand in hand with the Washington Kastles front office staff as well as an outside event management company to organize crucial aspects of the event.

Skills and Requirements

•2 years experience with focus on government affairs, event planning and/or fundraising.
•Microsoft office programs specifically Excel, Powerpoint and Word.
•Previous event experience.
•Previous experience in marketing and promotions.
•Experience working with Congressional and/or White House staff.
•Extremely organized, focused and task oriented.


•Create marketing, promotion and sales plan for selling tickets to the match and attracting sponsors.
•Communicate with participating Charities and Sponsors on all aspects of event integration.
•Advertising, e-blasts, contract fulfillment, ticketing, logistics, etc.
•Secure media partners and convey advertising deliverables to Kastles staff members,
•Coordinate all event logistics including food and beverage, player uniforms, run of show, Charity check presentations, event signage, PA script, staffing, trophies, pre-match hospitality, etc.
•Ticket sales initiatives, advertising, sponsor deliverables, etc.
•Assists Washington Kastles staff with other tasks as needed, including the setup and execution of all Kastles matches, as well as marketing and sponsorship events.
•Other duties as assigned by the executive management of the Washington Kastles.

Seasonal position will begin in April and end on July 31. All seasonal positions require a full-time commitment during business hours. Significant weekend and evening hours will also be required, including attendance at all Kastles home matches. Compensation ranges from $600-800 per week on a contract basis, is dependent on experience, and will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

The Kastles are accepting and reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed and decided upon as they are received.

No phone calls please. EOE.


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