Marketing & Events Coordinator (United States)

Marketing & Events Coordinator (United States)

Marketing & Events Coordinator (United States)

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Job Description

Marketing - Full-time

CURE International is a Christian non-profit organization operating a global network of eight pediatric hospitals in Africa and the Philippines. Our mission is rooted in Luke 9:2 – ‘to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God.’ We seek out the most vulnerable and underserved to provide sponsored surgical care to children living with treatable disabilities. Our hospitals and programs depend on a team of dedicated, talented professionals. We need YOU to consider joining our team as we continue to grow our mission.

CURE International is seeking applicants for an opportunity as a Marketing & Events Coordinator at our Mission Support Center located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The Marketing and Events Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Marketing and Events Manager in the planning and execution of all CURE events and marketing initiatives in conjunction with the organization’s plans, goals, and priorities. Events may include but are not limited to our annual major donor event, virtual events, vision trips, regional fundraising events, golf fundraising events, board meetings and community engagement events (PR, ‘walk-a-thon’, etc.). The Marketing and Events Coordinator will also assist with marketing initiatives including fundraising campaigns, direct mail appeals, and departmental support. 


  1. Assist Marketing and Events Manager with the logistics for donor events (large-scale and smaller regional events).
  2. Internal coordination of affiliate events, including but not limited to, speaking engagements, concert tours with artists, promotions, and events related to ambassadors for CURE.
  3. Volunteer recruitment for events and functions.
  4. Collaborate with other internal teams and departments for events.
  5. Coordinate registration process for event participants.
  6. Coordinate transportation for guests, attendees, speakers, or other parties.
  7. Manage events calendar and scheduling system.
  8. Schedule marketing meetings and presentations.
  9. Work with vendors to source quotes for marketing materials. 
  10. Analyze metrics and data in order to make recommendations for future campaigns.
  11. Coordinate the delivery of collateral materials to the donor relations officers.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  1. Participate in organizational staff meetings as directed. 
  2. Manage the inventory and supply of CURE promotional merchandise for events. 
  3. Maintain current knowledge of event planning standards and trends by attending seminars, consulting with other professionals, and reading trade publications.


  1. Bachelor’s or Associate degree in communication, marketing, event management, or similar field, or equivalent amount of related experience. 
  2. Minimum (1-3) years experience in a role demonstrating administrative oversight, team-oriented support, project management and/or business administration. 


  1. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams and inter-departmentally, including excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal). 
  2. Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. 
  3. Superior organizational skills necessary to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks. 
  4. Willingness to travel to and assist in the execution of complex events. 
  5. Demonstrated ability to be flexible, maintain composure under high pressure situations, and implement proactive problem-solving skills. 
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications/Google Docs. 

In addition, all candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith, and will be required to agree with the declarations of the Statement of Faith in order to be considered for this position.  

This is a full-time, paid position that offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, and paid time off.

CURE International complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Persons living with a disability are highly encouraged to apply. 

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