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Special Events Coordinator

Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) is seeking a Special Events Coordinator for a temporary, five-month, full-time position from May through mid-October 2019. This position’s primary purpose is to provide event support with data-entry, registration, and general coordination support for PNRI’s 16th annual An Evening of Wine fundraising event.

The successful candidate will be well-organized and a team player with a high level of work integrity and ethical standards. Must be a self-starter with focused attention to detail, flexibility, a customer service mindset, and a desire to learn and take on new assignments. Interest in learning more about nonprofit fundraising is a plus.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or three years of experience in administrative support, overseeing and executing office operations or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as an event coordinator, in a nonprofit fundraising organization preferred.
  • Experience with database software — The Raiser’s Edge, Greater Giving, Convio, Auction Tracker, or related fundraising software preferred.

About PNRI:

PNRI is an independent, nonprofit research institute fueled by a mission to discover new solutions in the fight against disease. Our culture is designed for discovery, creativity, and collaboration. We are home to a multidisciplinary team of world-class scientists who are redefining genetic research. Everyone at PNRI — scientists, executives, and support staff — is provided the independence to focus on their work and the freedom to experiment.

How to Apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume (or curriculum vitae) to hr@pnri.org. No phone calls please.

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