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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 use tobacco and forbids tobacco use in the workplace.

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 candidate should 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 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 coordinator reports to the Senior Director and works in a fast-paced, deadline-heavy environment. RHA's events are scheduled during evenings and weekends throughout the year where attendance is required. Click here for the complete job description.

To apply for the Coordinator, Special Events position: Email resume with cover letter and salary requirement by September 15, 2016 to Please include the job title and your name in the subject line.