Event and Sponsorship Coordinator

Event and Sponsorship Coordinator


Carteret Community College
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-222-6000

Job Location

Morehead City, NC


Commensurate With Experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Closes: Monday, December 27, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm ; Some Weekend and Evening Work May be Required

Reports to


Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communication, Business Administration or related field.
Knowledge and Skills:
At least five (5) years of experience in sales, marketing, and event planning.   Superlative communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to make people feel good about having contacted the Foundation and college.  Inviting, enthusiastic, always positive and affirming of others.  Broad knowledge of private fundraising techniques and IRS regulations. Competency in word processing (Microsoft Word), data management systems, and accounting software (e.g. Quick Books) required.  Experience in spreadsheet, donor management software, and some desktop publishing experience preferred.  Experience and/or training in accounting and budgeting processes.  Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.   Effective discretion in handling confidential information and sensitive materials.  Demonstrates knowledge and good judgment in matters of Foundation policy and procedures.  Follows through on completion of tasks.
Licensing Requirement:
Valid North Carolina Driver's License
Working Conditions:
This position entails work indoors and outdoors in all-weather conditions.  The position involves paperwork and occasional manual labor preparing for events.   The individual working in this position must be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekends

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and coordinates compelling Case of Support and meet strategic goals for all Foundation Fundraising events;
  • Works with Supervisor to create comprehensive strategy and marketing plan to “brand” all Foundation Fundraising events; 
  • Works with Supervisor and other college departments as necessary to develop overall plan and calendar for all phases of Foundation and College events; 
  • Works with Grant Coordinator and Supervisor on all written communication, including direct mail, web, rack cards, brochures, emails and any other related promotional pieces and reviews all with the Supervisor prior to distributing;
  • Works closely with Foundation and College special events committees (Development Committee, Awards Ceremony, Graduation, etc.);
  • Solicits and secures sponsorships and prizes for all Foundation and College events;
  • Responsible to follow all sponsorship contracts, communications, credentialing, and details as directed by Supervisor. 
  • Develops database for guests lists, seating chart, ticket sales, sponsorship and donor thank you correspondence, and other key event information related to participants;
  • Develops database and calendar for  confirming events and sponsorship information;
  • Develops and secures all event logistics, event setup and equipment requirements as directed by Supervisor;
  • Develops and prepares all event copy for programs, raffles, silent auctions, and other event information for participants;
  • Works with Supervisor and Grant Coordinator on all event press releases;
  • Works with Supervisor in cultivating sponsorship and donor relations and recognition;
  • Events include but not limited to: all Foundation events (fundraising and social).  College events (ceremonies and social events) and other specified events as needed

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Special projects as designated by supervisor;
  • Participate in professional and local community service organizations;
  • Represent CCC Development and CCC at selected professional conferences;
  • Other duties as specified by supervisor.

How to Apply

To apply, complete our online application in its entirety and attach a cover letter, resume, and an unofficial copy of your unofficial college/university transcripts. 




Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Carteret Community College

3505 Arendell Street

Morehead City, NC 28557

252-222-6275 office

252-222-6006 fax