Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Job Title: Events Manager
Supervisor: Associate Vice President and Director of Special Projects
Supervises: No direct reports
Travel Requirements: Periodic travel may be required for training or business
KHF has significant convening power because of its credibility, statewide reach and resources. Our new strategic framework requires KHF to lean fully into this convening power. We’ll use it to help diverse and divergent Kansans find the common ground necessary to making transformative changes to community health and prosperity.
KHF’s partners include a range of organizations, coming from various sectors. The events manager will need to be willing and excited to create events and gatherings that cater to the diverse needs in the KHF network.
Events and gatherings hosted by KHF (and organized by the events manager) will range from large symposium-style events to intimate small group dinners. Participants could be non-profit partners, elected officials, business officials, grassroot advocates, members of faith communities, etc. Some events will be public. Others will be tailored for a specific audience. But all will need to be crafted and executed with the intentionality to bring out the best thinking, ideas and work of the participants.
This opportunity is for a detail-oriented, self-starter who has experience coordinating vendors, managing events, and creating high-caliber participant experiences. The ideal candidate should:
Applications should be submitted through the Kansas Health Foundation’s website, www.kansashealth.org/careers. The KHF Careers page allows applicants to select their job of interest, learn more about the position, and then click the “Apply” button on the job posting. Applicants will be asked to complete and submit a short form (as seen below), and upload a resume and cover letter. Once the application is submitted and received, applicants will receive an e-mail confirmation.
Applications will be reviewed immediately and considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those who apply by May 12, 2023.
The Kansas Health Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
The Kansas Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Wichita, but statewide in its focus. We work each day to pursue three major goals: to empower Kansas to lead the nation in health; to eliminate the inequities that lead to major health disparities; and, to be the THE model of philanthropic impact. To achieve these aims, KHF uses a wide range of strategies, including grantmaking, policy efforts, impact investments and strategic communication.
KHF knows to make progress on the major health issues impacting Kansas, we must partner with numerous organizations and individuals. For that reason, KHF actively cultivates relationships with nonprofit organizations, the business community, municipalities, universities, faith communities, public school districts, elected officials, advocacy groups, community coalitions and local institutions.
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