Gala Events Temp

Human Rights Campaign
Washington
Position Description: 

We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team. Position Summary:  The Gala Events Temp will work with the Events staff under the direction of the Director of Events, focusing mainly on the National Dinner, HRC’s largest fundraising event in the country. This position is expected to through the middle of November 2018. Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for procurement of items for the Silent Auction
  • Data entry into HRC’s internal database with new items from Silent Auction
  • Work at the National Dinner event (set-up and during the event)
  • Follow-up regarding auction winning bidders
  • Make calls to prior donors for Silent Auction
  • Pick up items for auction
  • Other duties as assigned

 Position Qualifications:

  • One to three years of successful administrative or event support
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to manage a lot of item information accurately
  • Must be able to communicate on the phone with potential donors in a professional manner
  • Research potential auction items online and through magazines
  • Excellent communication, writing and customer service skills
  • Able to communicate with volunteers working on the National Dinner Committee
  • Retail experience is a plus
  • Must be available to work at the National Dinner event (for set-up and on the night of Saturday, September 15, 2018)
  • Computer skills to be able to do data entry into our auction system, Microsoft Office applications (MS Word and Excel), and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive)
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds for physical items that are donated to the auction such as chairs, lamps, artwork, etc.
  • Personal interest in and commitment to LGBTQ rights are desirable

 All positions at the Human Rights Campaign may require travel on a regular basis or periodically.  Where the need arises for business travel, appropriate compensation as outlined by the Fair Labor Standards Act will apply. No phone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to queries about application status. 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 31, 2019
State: 
DC
Country/US Territory: 
United States