PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Whittier Hospital, PIH Health Downey Hospital and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation’s Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to Work TM. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
PIH Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic Fundraising Event Planning Coordinator to oversee signature PIH Health Foundation events across the PIH Health system. PIH Health is based in Whittier, CA with Hospitals located in Downey, Los Angeles and Whittier. This position will be heavily weighted in Whittier.
The Event Planning Coordinator will be responsible for fundraising event management for PIH Health Foundation, which includes all financial reporting, budgeting and project management, as well as facilitating volunteer planning committees, sponsorship and in-kind donation solicitations, vendor relations and working with Gift Officers on special donor events and stewardship opportunities.
The Event Planning Coordinator will lead collaboration with the marketing department on the production of all event materials including auction catalogues, invitations, public relations and social media. Overall the Event Planning Coordinator will be able to work within organizational budgets with an emphasis on maximizing existing events. The Event Planning Coordinator must be able to perform all physical and administrative tasks related to events. The Event Planning Coordinator will also serve as the liaison to all third-party events.
This is an exempt position. Must have strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
Dependable person with excellent project management skills.
Creative thinker with proven event management experience.
Must have basic knowledge of fundraising strategies and tactics.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to meet and deal pleasantly and effectively with donors, physicians, and the general public.
Must possess ability to organize, negotiate to plan event which is on time and on budget, plan daily activities and demonstrate initiative with minimal supervision and to complete projects under pressure of deadlines.
Must be able to handle numerous tasks simultaneously and efficiently, delegate to appropriate parties, coordinate multiple vendors and assure event runs as planned.
Must have the ability to develop, negotiate with and maintain relationships with local venues, caterers, florists, audio visual vendors and others.
Event management skills and experience required.
Must have the ability to generate reports itemizing each event costs, overages and untoward expenses due to last minute changes and report monthly the events planned, cost and on time performance as it related to event and budget.
Must be able to conduct “lessons learned” post event and report those lessons with corrective action plan as applicable.
Three (3) years experience coordinating fundraising events for a non-profit with proven track record of success
Maintain a current California Driver’s License and proof of insurance.
Proficient use of MS Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Experience with donor databases Raiser's Edge and Auction Tracker
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Attention to detail and ability to work independently, under deadlines and handle multiple priorities
Weekend and Evening work required along with travel within PIH Health's service area encompassing Downey, Los Angeles and Whittier.
Bachelor degree in public relations, journalism, communications or marketing preferred.
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
PIH Health is the Communities’ Health and Wellness Partner
Our network of highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to maintain and enhance the health and wellbeing of every member of our service areas. And when needed, we are here to coordinate care, manage chronic disease, and treat health conditions for the best possible outcomes.
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
We serve more than 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region.
Why PIH Health?
Our culture is built around our core values, which are the guiding principles for everything we do. For over 60 years, PIH Health has maintained a sense of community and a family-like cultur...e where patients are the top priority, and employees and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization.
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day. Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics. PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.
PIH Health Hospital - Downey is a nonprofit hospital with a rich, nearly 100-year history of meeting the healthcare needs of its community. The Downey campus is part of the PIH Health comprehensive health network consisting of two hospitals, 18 medical office locations and a host of specialty services. According to US News & World Report, the hospital scores highly in patient safety and orthopedics. With 955 employees, the hospital is the 5th largest employer in the city of Downey.