Parent Auction Coordinator
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Director of Development Events and in Cooperation with the other Parent Auction Coordinator is responsible for the planning, and execution of the Auction. Promote Auction item acquisition, ticket sales and participation by attending various school and Auction functions.
Seasonal part time April 2014 to March 2015, with concentration August to December.
- Secure Auction donations, work closely with the Director of Development Events to brainstorm ideas, identify donors and make asks if appropriate.
- Responsible for the management of raffle ticket sales, both prior to and during the Auction.
- Coordinate communications with the school regarding student and faculty involvement.
- Coordinate communications with parents.
- Oversee assigned committees including volunteer recruitment and volunteer work assignments. Supervise training of volunteers of all committees.
- Attend gift giving parties, parent teacher conferences, mini-class nights, Mothers’ and Dads’ Club meetings and other events to recruit volunteers, solicit gifts and promote the Auction.
- Coordinate the Silent and Super Silent Auction activities including gift solicitation, packaging and presentation.
- Enter data in the software program and provides weekly reports to the Event Coordinator.
- Oversee the activities of Auction Week, and communicate with Maintenance and Security.
- Responsible for Post Auction activities including statements and thank you letters, bidder issue resolution, decoration storage, volunteer appreciation and office clean-up.
- Participate in the training and preparation of next year’ Parent Auction Coordinators
Abuse Risk Management Standards. (For employees who do not directly supervise students)
- Adheres to policies related to boundaries with students
- Attends required abuse risk management training
- Reports suspicious and inappropriate behaviors
- Will be a parent of a current student for the 2014 -2015 school year.
- Willingness to understand and embrace the Jesuit and Catholic tradition of U of D Jesuit, and develop a passion for the mission of the school.
- Strong verbal and writing skills
- Effective speaking and interpersonal skills
- Experience with word processing and email
- Prior event planning experience and volunteer management.
Position is from April 2014 to March 2015.
Please submit your resume and completed Non-Teaching Employment Application to:
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