Career Opportunities

Events Coordinator

The International Game Fish Association (IGFA)

 

Organization

Founded in 1939, The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule-making, record keeping and recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the field of angling. The IGFA maintains world records in freshwater, saltwater, fly fishing and junior angler categories. The IGFA has members in more than 100 countries

 

 

Position Description

 

The IGFA Events Coordinator will be a key contributor to the fundraising activities of the organization. This position will be responsible for day-to-day administration of a variety of development activities including assisting with major events like the annual auction and banquet, the annual IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame Ceremony and several other donor and sponsorship events.  Primary responsibilities include: coordinating all logistics with events, correspondence with guests, sponsors and vendors, maintaining event websites and registration processes and data entry. Normal working hours are Monday through Friday 9am – 5pm. The candidate must be able to work some nights and weekends and have the ability to travel. 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, marketing or a related field  

  • Three years of experience - nonprofit organization experience a plus

  • Well-developed quantitative, written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to take initiative/work independently

  • Proficiency with MS Office and database management (experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar preferred)

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary

  • Ability to travel outside of South Florida when necessary

  • Strong interest in IGFA mission and knowledge of fishing and aquatic environments preferred

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation based on experience and competitive with other nonprofits

  • Simple IRA matching retirement plan 

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Paid vacation and leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Great work environment and the opportunity to engage with the top fishing personalities and anglers on the planet.

Please send resume to IGFA Development Director Eric Combast:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 954-927-2628

Address:
Eric Combast
300 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004