Marketing and Events Coordinator (Contract)

January 18, 2019
Washington, D.C.
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
2-5 Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Not specified
Base Salary
Not specified


About InterAction:
InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 190 members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.

Position Description:
This is a part-time contracted position, 32 hours per week, located in our Washington, DC office. The contract will run from date of hire through Friday, June 21.
The position will participate as member of the Membership and Public Engagement team of professional, dedicated employees managing InterAction’s events and event marketing efforts. This position must utilize skills including team-based interaction, project management, goal setting and administrative support. The Marketing and Events Coordinator must have the ability to demonstrate active listening and organizational skills. This is a diverse role that includes a mix of administrative tasks, project coordination and creative work.

Essential Functions:

• Responsible for registration process to include: registration, event information inquiries, data entry, refunds and cancellations, badge production and stuffing, attendee lists, confirmation letters and invoices, registration tracking, and on-site registration management (staffing, setup, etc.).
• Assist with project management and meeting logistics including: speaker confirmations and arrangements, meeting specifications, supplies, event signage, shipments, and other items as needed.
• Coordinate sponsorship fulfillment and relationship management (invoicing, benefits and recognition).

• Manage and launch the Forum mobile app.
• Draft copy for and coordinate event marketing materials, maintain Forum pages on InterAction website and manage event social media efforts with communications department.
• Assist with project management including promotion, marketing, postcard, brochures and timelines.

• Enthusiastic quick learner, motivated, collaborative work style, diplomatic skills in fast-paced environment
• Outstanding internal and external communications, natural ability to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds, mission groups, interest areas, political persuasions, and ethnicities
• Excellent oral communication skills, team player with a high level of professionalism, customer service focused
• Demonstrated writing skills, ability to work deadlines, excellent time management and attention to detail

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
• 2-3 years of experience in meeting management
• Experienced computer and software knowledge including Microsoft Office SharePoint, HTML, CSS, and Adobe CS 5 Suite (specifically Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Acrobat). Experience with Cvent and Survey Monkey preferred, Salesforce a plus

This position will be paid an hourly rate TBD and will be required to submit invoices bi-monthly. This position is not eligible for non-wage benefits.

Expected Start Date:

Reports to:
Manager, Meetings and Community Engagement

* All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Other Duties:
Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned as the project progresses.

To Apply:
Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, compensation expectations and writing sample to with subject line containing title Marketing and Events Coordinator. Position will remain open until filled, but applications received before January 31 are preferred. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered for this position. All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period. Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls Please!

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