The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Lead Special Events Coordinator - Non-Exempt in Dorchester, Massachusetts


Assist the Special Events & Rental Sales Manager with all aspects of the Kroc Center programs.


Assist the Special Events & Rental Sales Manager in:

  • Coordinate & organize special events and birthday parties

  • Provide reports as requested

  • Assist with tasks related to events including, but not limited to, data entry, creation and distribution of event invitations, shipping/transport of event related supplies, placing orders for event equipment and supplies from vendors, check-in of guests at events, handling guest reservations, and event record keeping.

  • Office work includes but is not limited to answering and returning phone calls, follow-up with inquiries, computer data entry, scanning and assistance with correspondence and event files.

  • Assist the Marketing and Memberships Department in preparation and coordination for community events, meetings, fundraisers and member related functions.

  • Assist with mailings for events, special promotions, letters, and “Thank You” acknowledgements to past renters.

  • Research special projects as requested.

  • Attend community outreach events and related events as requested

  • Conduct follow-up surveys of past reservations and research event trends.

  • Attend meetings as required and take minutes

  • Database and mailing list maintenance.

  • Provide supervision to special event assistants as directed by manager

  • Assist with scheduling staffing for events.

  • Represent The Salvation Army’s spiritual ministry and social mission in the community at large.

  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position


Education Requirements

High School Degree required; Associates or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Work Experience

  • Minimum two years of progressive experience in coordinating events

  • Experience in public relations, communication, or marketing is a benefit.

Other Qualifications

  • Energetic, organized, individual with excellent people skills

  • Experience working with large groups

  • Must have excellent interpersonal relationship skills

  • Must be able to communicate in English (verbal & written)

  • Must be computer literate with the ability to use Microsoft applications

Job ID2018-4422


Compensation MaxUSD $15.00/Hr.

TypeRegular Full-Time