The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM), the state’s largest and most active conservation organization, seeks an experienced Event Manager to join our team.
Founded in 1935, CFM has been instrumental in all aspects of conservation in Missouri for over 80 years. Today, we continue to ensure conservation of Missouri’s wildlife and natural resources, and preservation of our state’s rich outdoor heritage through advocacy, education and partnerships.
CFM has expanded our statewide events schedule, and is looking for the right person who can maximize the effectiveness of our events to increase awareness of our organization, grow our membership and exceed budgeted financial results. The Event Manager will conceptualize, plan, budget, and execute events that integrate into our marketing goals and contribute directly to our mission.
The Event Manager directs coordination of fundraising activities for each event. This includes working with staff and volunteers to set all fees, solicit and acquire items for raffles and auctions from donors, and implement a plan for additional fundraising opportunities.
Current CFM events include Annual Convention, Regional Explore the Outdoors Banquets, a series of sporting clay shoots, political rallies, partner events and internal meetings. We plan to add customer events, town hall meetings, fundraising dinners and more.
The Event Manager must have a passion for conservation and a strong desire to make a difference in the protection of natural resources. Travel is required, but mostly within Missouri. Some nights and weekends will be required. This position reports to the Executive Director and is preferably is based in Jefferson City at the CFM office, but we may be open to the right candidate working from a remote office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Qualified candidates must have the following to be considered:
Benefits & Perks:
Resume and cover letter should be sent to:
Conservation Federation of Missouri
728 West Main
Jefferson City, MO 65101
The application period will close September 30, 2016.