HAP Job Posting

Job Title:  Temporary Special Event Assistant (Part-Time)

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job Type: Development/Marketing

Organizational Information:

The Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) exists to meet the legal and advocacy needs of homeless individuals and families in Philadelphia. With a legal staff of eight (8) and a corps of 350 volunteer lawyers, paralegals, and law students, HAP engages in direct outreach to homeless individuals in need of legal services.

Position Description:

HAP is seeking a temporary part-time Special Event Assistant with a minimum of three years of experience.  This position provides support to the Development Director with the planning and implementation of HAP’s Annual Benefit, which occurs in April 2019.

Special Responsibilities:

Plan, coordinate, and assist the Development Director with the logistics of the Annual Benefit, including, but not limited to:

  • Managing silent auction details and mailings leading up to and during the Benefit
  • Drafting mass emails, marketing materials, and updating PowerPoint presentation
  • Attending Fundraising Committee meetings (usually by phone)
  • Working with outside vendors
  • Coordinating all aspects of the Benefit at venue

Write and prepare correspondence and other related documents.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Associates Degree preferred.
  • Three (3) years of work experience in meeting/event planning is required.
  • Excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet search proficiency required.
  • Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Knowledge of Donor Perfect a plus.

Please send cover letter and résumé to benefit@haplegal.org.

 HAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.