If you like being a part of something exciting, enjoy working in the West Seattle community, and love flexible hours, this could be the job for you!
Job posting closes December 10th, 2019.
WSJA Program Coordinator
40-60 Hours per Month depending upon festival schedules
Plans and coordinates events, vendors, and programs for the West Seattle Junction Association, including fundraising, budgeting, bookkeeping and community outreach.
Develops and implements programs that align with the organization’s mission and support the organization’s goals.
Creates program materials, establishes volunteer requirements, and ensures that program achieves stated objectives.
Identifies business mix and opportunities for incoming business owners.
Hires key beer garden festival staff for organizational premiere event – Summer Fest.
Will be responsible for special events that publicize the organization and its programs to the community.
Reports to the Executive Director.
Some weekends and evenings required.
Program Coordinator Responsibilities
Planning and coordination of events, programs and its activities
Ensuring implementation of policies and practices
Maintaining budget and tracking expenditures/transactions
Act as liaison between potential incoming businesses and landlords
The West Seattle Junction Association, a BIA is looking for a competent Program Coordinator to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out operational and administrative duties assigned by the Executive Director.
To be an excellent program coordinator, you must be organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working with a diverse volunteer team, and able to communicate effectively under pressure.
The goal will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to the organization’s standards.
Major programs include: Summer Fest, Harvest Fest, monthly Art Walk, Hometown Holidays, Wine Walk, .5K, Night Market, PAWrade and other events as assigned.
Support planning and coordination of major programs, events and its activities
Ensure implementation of policies and practices
Maintain budget and track expenditures/transactions
Manage communications through media relations, social media etc.
Help build positive relations within the organization and external parties
Schedule and organize meetings/events and maintain agenda
Ensure technology is used correctly for all operations
Prepare paperwork and order material
Keep updated records and create reports or proposals
Support growth and program development
Proven experience as program coordinator or relevant position
Knowledge of program management and development procedures
Knowledge of budgeting, bookkeeping and reporting
Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office
Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams and volunteers
Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Detail-oriented and efficient
BSc/BA in business administration or relevant experience