Friday , March 31 2023

Barack Obama Foundation Jobs For Event Operations Senior Associate

Website Obama Foundation

Job Description:

The Event Operations Senior Associate, Office of the CEO will be an integral part of the Office of the CEO team. As the Event Operations Senior Associate, Office of the CEO you will work very closely and collaboratively with the Events Director to operationalize processes for running events at the organization. You will work closely with the Finance team to develop budget templates for use across the organization as well as establish clear processes for tracking and coding expenses and executing payments. You will also work closely with the Legal team to develop event contracting guidelines and processes as well as any other resources, like speaker agreements and briefings, that support minimizing risk while designing and executing events.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Legal team to co-create necessary legal processes for executing events (ie. executing contracts, speaker briefings)
  • Collaborate with Finance team to develop finance-related processes for executing events (ie. budget, coding spend, executing payments).
  • Develop new supports, resources, and guidelines based on the needs assessment.
  • Manage operations related components (ie., budget, contracts, speaker briefings) for large-scale and non-development principal events.
  • Complete a needs assessment to determine what additional operational supports, resources, or processes are needed across the organization to effectively manage events of all sizes, be good stewards of Foundation resources, and create greater efficiencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience in project management, process development, and cross departmental coordination
  • Self starter that takes initiative
  • Track record of working with discretion and handling sensitive information
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple work streams and different groups of stakeholders
  • Experience leading large, high profile events
  • Budget management (ideally $1M+), contracting, and accounting experience

Job Details:

Company: Obama Foundation

Vacancy Type: Part Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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