Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:WHY CHOOSE US? As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good. We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference. The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions.At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine! WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Job Overview): Under limited supervision, support the smooth functioning of the Business Operations department, to include a diverse range of responsibilities, including event planning, logistics, facilities management, operational policy support, and more. The Associate contributes to the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the department through collaboration and proactive engagement with stakeholders. Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations. WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE GOOD (Key Responsibilities):
Events: Take the lead in planning and organizing various events, ensuring seamless coordination of elements such as catering, room setup, audiovisual arrangements, and stakeholder communication.
Logistics support, assist in logistics tasks, including ordering supplies, preparing correspondence, shipping materials, and facilitating visitor arrangements.
Operations SOPs: Contribute to the implementation and upkeep of operational policies encompassing HR, procurement, travel, and legal management.
Volunteer Coordination: May coordinate and train volunteers to assist with less complex daily transactional work such as data input, clerical support, etc.
Respond to internal inquiries and provide timely assistance to stakeholders.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve departmental objectives.
Additional tasks: undertake any other task or responsibility as required by the manager or department, contributing flexibly to meet evolving needs and bolster team efficiency.
Scope: Individual contributor that works under limited supervision. Apply subject matter knowledge; requires capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of operations experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required. Proven track record of successfully planning, coordinating, and executing a variety of events, both small-scale and large-scale, within diverse settings.
Skills & Abilities: In-depth understanding of event logistics, including venue selection, catering, audiovisual setup, and stakeholder coordination.
Ability to manage all aspects of event planning, from concept development to post-event evaluation.
Demonstrated experience integrating innovative approaches to solving humanitarian challenges.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
Experience working with and within the Red Cross/Red Crescent network is preferred.
Experience working with local/national partners.
Must be responsible and self-motivated.
Candidate must have strong verbal and written communications skills and must demonstrate familiarity with evolving industry standards.
Ability to work on a team.
BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn. Medical, Dental Vision plans Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts PTO + Holidays 401K with 5% match Paid Family Leave Employee Assistance Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term Service Awards and recognitionCombination of candidate's education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description's minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted). Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply. Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights