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Event Technology Specialist (Operation Christmas Child)

Location: Boone, NC, United States
Job ID: 12538
Date Posted: Aug 6, 2021

Job Description

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Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to use your communication and technical skills to send the gospel to children and families around the world? Do you enjoy details and organization? Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, is searching for an Event Technology Specialist to serve at our IHQ in Boone, NC. Come join an amazing team and help be a part of advancing God’s Kingdom to the nations!

A day in the life of an Event Technology Specialist

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 

In the role of Event Technology Specialist, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Manage content and development of event management software including registration data, updating event schedules, formatting attendee communication and other details across all Operation Christmas Child Domestic teams (i.e., guest travel data, venue data, forms, event app, etc.)
  • Partner with various teams across Operation Christmas Child to understand and implement content vision into event registration, webpages, and emails
  • Primary contact for developing event registration and on-site or virtual experience for Operation Christmas Child Domestic events, including building, testing, and launching registration processes and mobile app experiences; developing custom registration questions; assisting with housing and travel management; managing webpage content, and custom event reporting.
  • Supports with building, testing, and launching virtual event platforms, including migrating registration and event session data, developing user guides and standard operation procedures, and ensuring ease of use by event attendees
  • Manage Communication jobs and serves at the point person with the Samaritan’s Purse Communications Department to insure all event platforms and design adhere to ministry standards
  • Manage critically important attendee and staff communications for events. This attendee care element is critical due to the key partnerships associated in these ministry areas
  • Create tools to gather guest evaluations/input; analyze gathered information, create visually appealing methods to present findings to leadership and provide solid recommendations for process improvement 
  • Manage digital event registration experiences for all Operation Christmas Child Domestic events as well as onsite experiences for select events. This is to insure a professional, comprehensive event registration and on-site experiences for Operation Christmas Child events
  • Manage guest lists and related information, including but not limited to contact information, roommate requests, payment details, travel details, hotel information, waivers, etc., ensuring that all data is managed within Samaritan’s Purse standards
  • Provide on-site support at select events; may lead events as directed
  • Perform additional administrative functions such as expense reports, reimbursements, wire transfers, editing of various documents, create name tags, etc
  • All other duties as assigned

Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse: https://bit.ly/2F8Nom5

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Strong attention to detail is critical
  • Excellent computer skills with ability to implement new programs
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe InDesign, specifically Creative Cloud
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strategic thinking and strong problem solving skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and an understanding of web/graphic design
  • Able to proactively keep a project on track, communicating regular updates with internal stakeholders
  • Cvent software experience (preferred)

Education

Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) and two (2) to four (4) years of related experience in event or database management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred

Job Location: Boone, NC (no remote option)

Type:  Full-time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

Travel Expectations: Less than 5%

Benefits:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Long-term and Short-term disability insurance
  • Term Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) retirement savings plan
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 12 vacation days
  • 10 sick/personal days
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Location: Boone, NC, United States
Date Posted: Aug 6, 2021

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