Events & Experience Coordinator

Atlanta, Georgia
$35,000 - $45,000 DOE
Jun 23, 2019
Jul 21, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level


The Events & Experience Coordinator is creative and cutting-edge with audacity and instinct. S/he understands how to craft “the feel” and creates unforgettable experiences, no matter how big or small. The Events & Experience Coordinator designs memorable spaces from board rooms to ball rooms, negotiating contracts and building partnerships along the way. She/he is a meticulous planner and executor, a social media maven and passionate about contributing to Food Well Alliance’s mission and promoting the local food community.


  • Report directly to the Director of Marketing and collaborate with team members to support the creation of an annual event strategies and processes

  • Help directors to strategically plan, coordinate, measure, and evaluate the goals, activities, and outcomes of events across Food Well Alliance

  • Develop systems and tools for coordinating events

  • Leverage social media platforms to create digital experiences that attract event attendees, volunteers and supporters

  • Lead the strategy for all components of event design, production, and execution

  • Identify, recruit, and manage event leadership and committees

  • Oversee and coordinate all event vendors and consultants

  • Oversee and coordinate production of event printing and solicitation (mail and email)

  • Manage all data and record-keeping related to the events.

  • Lead excellent post-event follow-through including follow up to solicit stakeholder feedback to incorporate into future plans

  • Serve as primary point and relationship manager for volunteers

  • Collaborate across Food Well Alliance programs to ensure all events have a strong mission component; provide event logistics support for events and meetings hosted by all programs


  • A creative thinker with a natural ability to craft experiences that people never forget

  • Passionate about Atlanta’s local food and farming community, and an out-of-the-box thinker

  • Upbeat, organized and obsessed with the details regardless of whether anyone is watching

  • A hard worker and you strive for excellence in everything you do

  • Highly creative and thrive in a fast-paced environment with people that are constantly looking to innovate, enjoy challenges and demand excellence

  • Savvy on social media, and know how to create a vast army of followers (and event goers) on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and Linkedin

  • Dependable and get things done

  • A multitasking machine and you don’t have a problem getting your hands dirty.

  • Trustworthy and follow through on every task, no matter how big or small, and when duty calls you take matters into your own hands

  • Determined. You live for hitting deadlines and understand the importance of keeping on schedule and in budget

  • Motivated. You take initiative on projects from the start and know how to bring people together and get things done

  • Empathetic and collaborative, who understands cultural nuances


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience, and demonstrated interest and experience in design, event planning, social media marketing, project planning, community development or food systems

  • Expertise in G Suite, Dropbox and project management


$35,000 - $45,000 Annual Salary, DOE
Health & Wellness Benefits Package
Flexible time-off and remote working
Fun, supportive, hard-working team

Please email your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to, to the attention of Kim Karris, Executive Director by July 21, 2019. Include "Events Coordinator" and your last name in the subject line of your email and in the title of your PDF document. Example: Events Coordinator_SMITH.

Your one-page cover letter should tell us two things:

  • A succinct story about an event that you designed and executed and how you leveraged a social media campaign to measurably increase support for your cause

  • Why YOU should be Food Well Alliance's next Events & Experience Coordinator

Food Well Alliance is a community of leaders who is proud to represent many different racial, socio-economic, gender, and other identities. Our diversity as a community is our strength, driving our ability to be empathetic, visionary, and effective leaders in the local food movement and our city.

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