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The Event Coordinator serves as part of the Donor Engagement and Events program within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center\u2019s Philanthropy department and reports to the Senior Manager, Events dedicated to external fundraising events. The Donor Engagement and Events program is responsible for cultivation and stewardship activities for Fred Hutch supporters and prospects, including all cultivation and fundraising events. The Event Coordinator is responsible for events, projects, tasks, and administrative functions critical to the success of Fred Hutch\u2019s external fundraising events (EFE) program.
The successful candidate will exhibit dependability and willingness to work as an integral member of the Philanthropy team and be capable of working well within all levels of the organization. The Event Coordinator is expected to take initiative, be a self-starter able to work independently of others yet able to excel in a collaborative environment, and work well within a complex organization. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, be customer service oriented, have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. The Event Coordinator must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before ...that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.