The Community Events Associate will contribute to theplanning and execution of all community and alumni events. In particular, theAssociate assists the Manager of Community Events and the Associate Director ofAlumni Communities in the planning and execution of: Alumni Reunion, FêteForaine, Lycée Cares, Skating Party, Spring Fair and the annual Gala. TheAssociate also helps with the daily administrative tasks of the DevelopmentDepartment and is an active participant in ensuring that the office functionseffectively and efficiently, taking on additional responsibilities as needed.
This is an opportunity for a candidate looking to develop acareer in advancement and is passionate about event planning to join a dynamicand successful fundraising team at a prestigious New York City independentschool. This position reports to the Director of Development.
The Lycée Français de New York is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse staff and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. The School can hire only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States as of the date employment is to begin.
Lycée provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. The Lycée thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Bachelor's degree required and one-two years of professional experience.
Prior experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple demands and priorities.
A collaborative spirit and strong work ethic.
Candidates seeking a career switch will be considered.
Must be detail-oriented, have strong interpersonal skills, and be able to handle multiple tasks.
Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals both in person and over the phone, via email and in written correspondence.
Ability to problem-solve and make decisions independently; ability to collaborate with others as part of teams.
Excellent organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Strong command of office technology tools including Microsoft Word and Excel; Raiser's Edge experience preferred.
Discretion and tact in handling confidential information.
Commitment to the Lycée’s mission, vision and strategic direction.
French language skills highly desirable.
About Lycee Francais de New York
The Lycée Français de New York is a nursery through twelfth grade coeducational, bilingual, independent day school in Manhattan, serving 1,370 students. While the Lycée follows the curriculum of the French Ministry of National Education, students also receive a comprehensive education in the English language, including US history and culture. Children from 50 nations comprise the student body. 18% receive need-based financial aid.Our staff forms the cornerstone of the remarkable education we provide. A diverse and growing team, employees of the Lycée Français de New York are dynamic, energetic, intelligent, team-oriented, hard-working and friendly. We look to employ people who exemplify the characteristics so important to us - including a love of education - and who seek challenging and rewarding careers.To support and nurture our employees, we offer a competitive suite of benefits.