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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking an Event Manager to support Obliteride, our multi-million dollar, Puget Sound based fundraising bike ride and 5k walk/run. The Event Manager will serve as part of the Donor Engagement program within the Philanthropy department and reports to the Director, Obliteride. The Event Manager will serve a unifying function for the Obliteride team, seasonal staff, and external vendor partners, keeping all aligned and ensuring deadlines and business objectives are met. The Event Manager 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 incumbent will be 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 Manager must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.
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