Jobs and Internships

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - PLEASE NOTE

Respiratory Health Association (501c3) is fully committed to equal opportunity in employment in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Respiratory Health Association does not hire persons who use tobacco and forbids tobacco use in the workplace.

CURRENT LISTINGS

Coordinator, Special Events - please apply by Aprll 14, 2017
Administrative Assistant, Special Events
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please apply by April 14, 2017
   

Coordinator, Special Events

Respiratory Health Association is seeking a coordinator with a high energy level and outstanding organizational skills to join our fundraising special events team. This position requires administrative skills and proficiencies in Microsoft Word, Excel and ability to learn RHA systems. The ideal candidate must be articulate, personable, and efficient; proficient in handling administrative tasks for multiple events and projects simultaneously; and have the desire to be an event fundraiser.

The Special Events Coordinator provides support on all special events, including:

•  Hustle Up the Hancock
•  Hike for Lung Health
•  CowaLUNGa Bike Tour
•  RHA's Lung Power Team for Chicago Marathon
•  CHILL Wine & Culinary Event
•  Various receptions

The Special Events Coordinator will execute event registrations, process gifts, manage budget, complete preparation/packing and onsite logistics, and coordinate post-event distribution of incentive prizes/awards. The Coordinator also develops coaching relationships with special event participants to establish and meet fundraising goals and identify/cultivate participants for human interest stories.

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two (2) years experience, including internships, in event planning, silent auction coordination and administrative support. Outstanding administrative and communications skills, a strong customer service focus, and excellent organizational skills are required, as is the willingness to work weekends and evenings. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. The coordinator reports to the Senior Director and works in a fast-paced, deadline-heavy environment.  Click here for the complete job description.

To apply for the Coordinator, Special Events position: Email resume with cover letter and salary requirement by April 14, 2017 to jobsspecialevents@lungchicago.org. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line.
 

Administrative Assistant, Special Events

Respiratory Health Association is seeking an assistant with outstanding administrative,  organizational and execution skills to join our non-profit fundraising special events team. The ideal candidate must be able to multi-task and work independently in a deadline-driven environment, as well as collaborate with the team.

The Administrative Assistant provides support on all special events, including:

•  Hustle Up the Hancock
•  Hike for Lung Health
•  CowaLUNGa Bike Tour
•  RHA's Lung Power Team
•  CHILL Wine & Culinary Event
•  Various receptions

The Administrative Assistant will complete data entry for event registration and donations, matching gifts, and budgets; manage projects such as incentive prizes, merchandise, awards, event prep/packing and onsite logistics as needed; generate key reports for registration, fundraising, etc; maintain departmental office supplies and organization; and other duties as assigned.

Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two (2) years experience or internships equivalent in event planning, silent auction coordination and administrative support. Outstanding administrative, communications, and organizational skills are required, as is the willingness to attend all events, including on weekends and evenings. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. The coordinator reports to the Senior Director of Special Events.  Click here for the complete job description.

To apply for the Administrative Assistant, Special Events position: Email resume with cover letter and salary requirement by April 14, 2017 to jobsspecialevents@lungchicago.org. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line.