Events Coordinator

Location: Remote

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Establishing and maintaining a working relationship with vendors and venues;

  • Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list; 

  • Attentive to the value of staying under budget while planning event specifications; 

  • Working with the CFO to issue invoices and collecting payments in a timely manner, and creating comprehensive and readable financial reports;

  • Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming attendees, directing event set-up, organizing vendors, and managing take-down;

  • Communicating with the communications team to create effective advertisements for each event; 

  • Assess an event’s overall success with senior leadership.


  • An orientation toward superb customer service; 

  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills;

  • Computer literacy and experience with Google Drive. Willingness to learn other platforms, like Slack;

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills;

  • Commitment to empowering teachers and school administrators by elevating their voices and bringing to attention their efforts to support students and advance the education sector;

  • Enthusiasm to learn and grow.

Commitment Expected:

While Acorn appreciates anytime that a volunteer is willing to give, for this position we would like to see someone willing to commit at least 3-8 hours a week for 3 months.