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Events Coordinator

Anna Siriano, December 4, 2017

The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a full­-time Events Coordinator to produce and lead a range of high quality, mission-focused events from small meetings to a 500-person gala. This new position will increase the strength of the OEC through educating key audiences, fundraising, motivating decision-makers, and raising the profile of the organization.

This position is an opportunity to work as a part of a dedicated team in a growing nonprofit organization that is making an impact on the quality of life in our state.

Job Responsibilities

The Events Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director and is responsible for the following:

  • Planning and executing a range of events for advocacy, fundraising, education, and relationship-building that are effective, successful, and in alignment with the OEC’s mission
  • Providing leadership to staff of the OEC through establishment of standards, templates, and training as they plan minor events and meetings
  • Coordinating the OEC’s volunteer and intern program to ensure that we attract and retain quality volunteers who are engaged and effective
  • Coordinating the travel needs for staff

Performance Expectations

The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented, critical thinker, who is adept at working independently in a fast-paced culture. They will be adaptable, willing to learn quickly, and take on new challenges.

They will know how to design audience-focused events within a budget. They must work well with vendors, staff, and volunteers.

The Events Coordinator must:

Plan and meet multiple deadlines on an independent basis. Take initiative, be a team player, and be proactive. Successfully manage projects and tasks on a rolling basis. Work quickly and efficiently, while continuously prioritizing necessary tasks. Maintain a level of personal organization that allows for maximum efficiency and represents the organization well. Convey a professional and positive image of the organization in all interactions.


  • Ability to prioritize competing needs in a fast-paced environment while working independently and ensuring attention to detail
  • A track record of coordinating events with successful outcomes
  • A commitment to and understanding of the OEC’s mission


Pay depends on experience and is competitive. Excellent benefits include health, vision, dental, and life insurance, flexible and dependent care spending account, generous paid time off, and employer-matched retirement fund.

About the OEC

The Ohio Environmental Council is the state’s most comprehensive, effective and respected environmental advocate for a healthier, more sustainable Ohio. Our experts work daily to restore, protect, and strengthen the quality of life for families and communities — from the air we breathe and the water we drink to the food we eat and natural resources we enjoy. Find out more at

The OEC is committed to inclusion and diversity. We seek to hire staff that reflects the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

The OEC prohibits discrimination of employment, promotion, compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, national origin, color, creed, sexual orientation, sex (including marital and parental status), gender identity and expression, religion, economic status, ethnic identity, veteran’s status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter, resume, work samples, and references to with “Events Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be considered until December 18, 2017.