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Job Title: Events Manager

Organization: Greensburg Community Development Corp. (GCDC)

Location: 101 North Main St., Suite 105, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

Job Type: Full-Time, Hourly Employee, 30-40 hours / week

Salary: $20 – $25 / hour based on experience, PTO, parking spot in Greensburg

About Greensburg Community Development Corp:

The Greensburg Community Development Corp (GCDC) is a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Our mission is to promote community development, economic growth, and cultural vitality. We are seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Events Manager to join our team and contribute to our mission by coordinating and executing engaging and diverse events for the GCDC.

Job Description:

The Events Manager will play a crucial role in the Greensburg Community Development Corp. by orchestrating a series of vibrant and diverse concerts in the park. That will be the main responsibility. This role demands a passionate and creative individual who can bring people together through music and community-oriented events. The Events Manager will report directly to the Executive Director. Other events planned throughout the year include Restaurant Week (one in Jan. one in Sept.), the Hometown Hero Banners, Small Business Saturday, and other events as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Event Planning: Coordinate and oversee all aspects of the concert series,  This includes selecting musical acts, scheduling events, and managing volunteers.
  • Budget Management: Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effective planning, allocation of resources, and adherence to financial guidelines.
  • Vendor and Sponsorship Relations: Cultivate relationships with vendors, local businesses, and potential sponsors to secure resources and support for events.
  • Production Management: Manage event logistics, including staffing, venue setup, sound equipment, security, and transportation, to ensure safe and seamless event execution.
  • Promotion and Marketing: Recruit and collaborate with the marketing team to develop and execute marketing plans, consistent with the missions of SummerSounds and GCDC, to attract a diverse and engaged audience, including utilizing social media, email marketing, and community outreach.
  • Community Engagement: Foster positive relationships with the Greensburg community, encouraging local participation and feedback to improve future events.
  • Fundraising: To include grant writing, sponsorship solicitation, and any other activities related to the development of the organization.
  • Evaluation and Reporting: Analyze event success, gather feedback, and create post-event reports for continuous improvement and accountability.
  • Other duties as the position develops and the organization grows.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or successful experience in event management, marketing, business, or related field preferred.
  • Proven experience in event planning and execution, preferably in a similar role.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets, event planning software, Outlook, and marketing tools.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate events.
  • Broad knowledge of contemporary music scenes and trends is a plus.
  • A passion for community development and the arts.


  • A collaborative and dynamic work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • The satisfaction of contributing to the cultural enrichment, economy, and image of Greensburg.

If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual with a passion for event management and community engagement, we invite you to join the Greensburg Community Development Corp team as our Events Manager. Your efforts will be vital in promoting cultural vitality and strengthening our community.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter, and references to the Executive Director at The application deadline is January 19th, 2024. The GCDC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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