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CAIR Chicago is constantly searching for the right talent, skill, and expertise. If you feel you have what it takes to work with CAIR Chicago in any conceivable capacity, please send your résumé to careers@cairchicago.org







    EVENT PLANNER



  • POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: EVENT PLANNER
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      CAIR-Chicago is seeking a qualified volunteer to assist as the Event Planner for our 2009 Annual Event. The Event Planner will head CAIR-Chicago’s Annual Fundraiser Committee as the Chairperson, and will work closely with CAIR-Chicago’s Operations Coordinator, Board, and staff. This position is compensated.

      The Muslim community, sponsors, and guests will be invited to review CAIR-Chicago’s past year accomplishments and will be asked to support our future efforts to benefit the Muslim American community in Chicago. If you are interested in serving the Muslim community as CAIR-Chicago’s 2009 Event Chairperson, please contact Azam Azeem at operations@cairchicago.org.

      POSITION TASKS INCLUDE:

      • Manage, develop, and execute planning for the 2007 Annual Fundraiser

      • Meet with administrative staff and board to review event details and determine responsibilities

      • Coordinate with sub-committee chairs to execute appropriate tasks as needed

      • Act as CAIR-Chicago’s representative towards the Muslim community, vendors, and invitees

      • Coordinate presentation of support materials, i.e. event programs, power point presentations

      • Schedule volunteers to assist with various event tasks, i.e. mailings, filings, special projects, etc.

      • Manage event budget

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Experience in managing special events, preferably with a non-profit organization

      • Ability to provide consistent time towards event planning on a weekly basis

      • Experience/ability to effectively manage volunteers and coordinate committee tasks

      • Ability to work with the Muslim community to generate high levels of awareness and participation

      • Must have a flexible schedule to meet time demands as they arise

      • Must have transportation to run errands for the event, meet with vendors, and the Muslim community as needed

      • Candidate must be detail oriented

      SKILLS:

      • Strong project management skills

      • Ability to prioritize and organize tasks

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

      • Autonomy and the ability to work independently

      PLEASE NOTE:

      • The position is open immediately, and will require a six month commitment

      • Event will take place February 10, 2007 in downtown Chicago

      A stipend will be offered to the qualified candidate to cover personal expenses

      All interested are encouraged to apply, please distribute!

      Human Resources
      CAIR-Chicago
      28 E. Jackson Ave – Suite 1410
      Chicago, IL 60604

      PHONE: 312 212 1520
      FAX: 312 212 1530
      EMAIL: operations@cairchicago.org

      (When responding via email please ensure to write the position title in the subject of the email.)