Events Coordinator- Independent Jewish Organization

Part Time Event Coordinator-Immediate Hire!

Chicago area-Northern Suburbs- Independent Jewish Organization

Ref: #891

Do you have a proven track record in event planning and nonprofit programming? Looking for part-time opportunity? Self- starter? Creative and outgoing? Have proven ability in leadership, communication and negotiating techniques? Experience in Jewish Community is beneficial. Create outstanding events within budget. Work 10-15 hours/week with additional hours closer to each event. Candidate will work onsite and virtual.

North-Suburban Chicago independent Jewish organization seeks part time Event Coordinator to create 2-3 events/year and manage committee meetings. Candidate will work with Development Committee Chair and closely with each event’s chairperson. Candidate will work with internal Graphic Designer to create materials, invitations, flyers, etc. Must possess burning desire and commitment for continuous improvement.

Candidate Background:

2-5+ years of experience in event planning or non-profit programming. Will consider candidates with more experience. Must be proficient in Excel, Microsoft Word, and Publisher.

  • Demonstrated writing, editing, and non-profit programming.  
  • Proven track record in event planning.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Candidate is self starter, creative, loves meeting deadlines and staying under budget. Big idea person, pays close attention to detail.


  • Plan two fundraisers and golf outing for up to 200 participants/event.
  • Secure event sponsors, ad book sales, promote ticket sales for events.
  • Find, review contracts for, and work with event venues.
  • Develop timeline for each event and organize committee responsibilities.
  • Schedule, run, provide agenda and minutes for committee meetings.
  • Work with 6 person dedicated committee.
  • Work with sponsors to secure raffle prizes and silent auction.
  • Generate tax and thank you letters for all donations received.
  • Record all donations, RSVPs and mailing lists.

What client offers:

Client offers flexible part-time hours. Work on location and virtual. Outstanding organization, well regarded within the community.

To Apply:

Forward your resume, event samples and answers to the 10 questions from this link: to with the header Events Coordinator.  Your call to 312-863-5401 will showcase your attention to detail.