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Director of Events

Job Summary

The Director of Events for Delta Lambda Phi is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing a wide range of events to enhance the fraternity’s mission, engage members, and contribute to the overall success of the organization. This role requires an agile and strategic thinker with strong organizational and leadership skills, as well as a passion for fostering a positive and inclusive fraternity culture. 


This role will be tasked with planning and leading the fraternity’s annual convention, conferences, staff retreats, and work with chapter services for charting and alumni events.


Responsibilities


Event Planning and Execution

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive events calendar aligning with fraternity’s goals and values, and ensuring the organization successfully meets all requirements as described in the bylaws.

  • Plan and execute a variety of events including the annual convention, conferences and staff retreats, and work with chapter services to assist in charting and alumni events.

  • Coordinate logistics, including venue selection, catering, audiovisual equipment, and other event-related services.

Collaboration

  • Lead the ad hoc planning committees for convention, conferences, etc.

  • Collaborate with other fraternity officers, committees, and external partners to ensure seamless execution of events.

Budget Management

  • Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring fiscal responsibility and efficient use of resources.

  • Work with Delphi and Director of Fundraising to secure sponsorship or donations for select events.

Marketing and Promotion

  • Develop marketing strategies to promote events and increase attendance.

  • Utilize various communication channels, including social media, email blasts, and the fraternity website, to effectively reach and engage members.

Member Engagement

  • Regularly seek feedback from active members and attendees at events to continually improve event offerings and satisfaction.

Risk Management

  • Implement safety protocols and ensure adherence to all fraternity risk management policies for events, ensuring the safety and well-being of attendees.

  • Collaborate with relevant fraternity officers to address any potential issues or concerns.

Documentation and Reporting

  • Maintain detailed records of event planning, execution, and outcomes.

  • Provide regular reports to fraternity leadership on the success and opportunities of each event.

Qualifications

  • Alumnus of Delta Lambda Phi

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in event management, hospitality management, business administration, or a related technical field

  • Proven experience in event planning and execution, preferably in a not-for-profit or community setting

  • Strong organizational, leadership, and communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders

  • Knowledge of budget management and fundraising techniques

  • Understanding of risk management policies

Reports to

  • Chief Operations Officer

Supervises

  • Events Manager

Workload

  • Candidate should expect a fluctuating workload depending on events schedule but should average roughly 5 – 10 hours per week of commitment.

  • Some travel required to run events (convention, conferences)

How to Apply

Please email talent@dlp.org with your resume.

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