Genesee (Golden), CO
Sarnow, Sr. Director of Events
FOCUS is seeking a qualified person with the proven
skillset to manage both events and people with a key focus on coordinating our
internal training events, large conferences, and specialized smaller gatherings. This person would be responsible for executing
effective, professional, enjoyable events that reflect the mission and vision
Furthermore, this person should have the desire and
ability to manage and coordinate other events and/or elements of events for
FOCUS such as our national conferences (10,000-20,000 attendees), Leadership
Summits (up to 4,000 attendees), and New Staff Training (up to 1,000 attendees)
and other events that aide to further the mission of FOCUS.
The Events Department within FOCUS is a specialist in
transforming ordinary events into formational opportunities to strongly boost
FOCUS’ work on campus, with alumni, in parishes and with other key audiences,
ultimately for the mission of Jesus Christ and His Church.
- Manage event project efforts including overseeing progress setting strategic vision and goals, reporting on progress and results, coordinating events, managing the budget, and supervising other coordinators.
to manager other staff members.
- Coordinate effective, professional, enjoyable
events that reflect the mission and vision of FOCUS
- Oversee all aspects of multiple events including
planning, execution, and follow-up; monitor timelines and ensure deadlines are
- Coordinate event logistics, including
registration and attendee tracking, speakers, presentation and materials
support, catering options, post-event evaluations and reports.
- Effectively communicate information with
benefactors, venue staff, and Mission Development Team, both pre- and
- Occasional travel – approx. every 4-6 weeks
- Ability to lead and participate within a team
and deliver integrated solutions to drive development, execution and analysis.
leader of others with the ability to coach to specific goals and development
years of experience in Event Management or Hospitality Industry
as a manager of staff
degree in any field; event coordination/hospitality management preferred
and affinity for the FOCUS vision and the teachings of the Catholic Church
achiever who sets high personal standards and can demonstrate examples of
initiative and problem solving in past positions
customer service attitude
Office Suite, including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
ability to manage multiple complex projects at a time
knowledge in contract negotiation skills, budget tracking ability, event
protocol, event/hospitality industry standards and audio/visual production
ability to interact with team in a fast paced environment, sometimes under
pressure, while remaining responsive and efficient with a high level of
professionalism and joy
for this position will be based on experience.