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Education & Event Planner

Company: Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas
Date Posted: December 20, 2017


Part-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt, Non-Benefitted



This position is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of

educational activities for the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas (HPCAA) in collaboration with the Executive Director. The position requires some travel. This position will also assist the Executive Director with other duties as directed.



The Education/Event Planner reports directly to the HPCAA Executive Director.






  • Plans, implements and evaluates educational programs including but not limited to
    • Consults on program agenda in collaboration with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, committees and previous program evaluations.
    • Develops registration and promotional materials.
    • Serves as primary liaison to venue/facility of program.
    • Coordinates speaker contracts and exhibitor applications.
    • Implements within the program budget.
    • Processes registrations and maintains roster.
    • Processes continuing education applications.
    • Reviews program evaluations and applies to future planning.


  • Other duties as assigned
    • Assists with other duties as directed.  



Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and lead event/education planning is highly preferred. Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and take/give direction. Strong, professional interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work well in a small environment, customer service focus and positive outgoing personality. Excellent writing, editing and communication skills are essential to this position. MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher a must. Experience working with graphic software and audio/visual equipment preferred.



Minimum of two years experience in an office setting performing administrative functions. Experience in education/event planning and implementation highly preferred.



High school diploma (or equivalent) required.


Necessary Special Requirements:

Ability to travel in personal vehicle, as needed.
Ability to travel by air, as needed.

Ability to stay away from home for multiple nights, as needed.

Ability to work overtime including early and/or late days during peak times.

Valid U.S. driver’s license.

Proof of auto insurance.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Intermittent travel is required; the position functions out of the office at events/other meetings.

Send resume and cover letter to: 

Lisa Vaden