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Audience & Events Coordinator

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CatchLight is looking for a creative, organized and dynamic Audience & Events Coordinator to help support the growth and production of CatchLight’s audience and programming. We are reviewing applicants on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position including benefits. CatchLight is an equal opportunity employer that embraces an equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment. CatchLight is a growing organization that values growth and learning.

Primary Responsibilities:

Develop creative strategy and programming for CatchLight’s annual summit 
Manage CatchLight Fellowship and CatchLight Local community events year-round; building audience and connections between in-person and online programming 
Coordinate talent, vendors, promotional materials, and visually-driven documentation for CatchLight’s events 
Foster inclusive, innovative partnerships and sponsorships for CatchLight’s events and engagement activities
Capture audience demographics, feedback/follow up, and impact data from events and engagement activities  

Skills we’re interested in: We will prioritize applicants with a proven track record in the following areas: 

At least 2 to 5 years of experience.
Highly organized and detail oriented project management skills. 
Demonstrated experience leading event production and coordination 
Passion for understanding of visual culture and journalism 
Audience engagement and event planning chops—fluency in online event platforms and digital applications such as AirTable, Eventbrite & Squarespace  a plus 
Collaborative and cooperative work ethic with “can do” attitude: comfortable working with a small team on complex projects in a fast paced environment.
Self starter with excellent time management and organizational skills 
Superior verbal, written, and digital communication skills 

Key Criteria For Evaluation — In addition to demonstrating strong skill set requirements, we are looking for excellence in the following areas.

Creativity – you are a net positive force of creative capital. Your engagement not only enhances the organizational performance, it enhances the creative capacities of the entire team. You bring ideas to the team.
Character- you operate at the highest executive function in your personal organization, your communications style, and your integrity. You bring follow through, resourcefulness, and coordination to the team.
Culture- you add positively to the social focus, the energy and the engagement of those around you. You bring warmth, generosity of spirit, excitement, respect, and fun to the team.

About CatchLight:

CatchLight is a visual-first media organization. We leverage the power of visuals to inform, connect and transform communities. We act as a catalyst, connecting visual storytellers, communities and media organizations to represent and bring about solutions to urgent social issues. 

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