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Buzzards Bay Coalition staff and board at the Buzzards Bay Center
Buzzards Bay Coalition staff and board at the Buzzards Bay Center (Image: John Robson)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition's work is carried out by a talented group of conservation professionals. Learn about our available career opportunities and help us carry out our critical mission to restore clean water, protect watershed lands, and engage the community.

Event Manager

(Posted 12/8/14)

The Event Manager is responsible for all aspects of planning and implementation for the Buzzards Bay Coalition’s diverse mix of outdoor fundraising events, most notably the Buzzards Bay Swim and the Buzzards Bay Watershed Ride. S/he will join a dynamic and growing fundraising team and will play a pivotal role in meeting Strategic Plan goals for expanding community awareness and support. The Event Manager drives all event marketing, participant recruitment, fundraising support and sponsorship solicitations, as well as all levels of planning, scheduling, and logistics coordination for events that engage hundreds of athletes, volunteers, and spectators.

The ideal candidate is a high-energy team player with more than 3 years of marketing and event coordination experience, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a passion for the environment and Buzzards Bay. The position is salaried, full-time; located at the Coalition’s award-winning, green-restored historic building in the heart of New Bedford’s waterfront historic district; and reports to the Vice President, Development.

Download the full position description.