Buffalo Bayou Partnership seeks Events, Programs and Outreach Assistant

Besides regularly hosting events and programs in Buffalo Bayou Park and other bayou locations, BBP is embarking on an exciting project to activate parks and trails east of downtown. The Events, Programs and Outreach Assistant will support BBP’s Director of PR and Events in implementing the organizations programs and annual signature events, as well as represent BBP at various meetings and outreach activities. The
position offers a wonderful opportunity to learn about non-profits, event planning and to become part of an organization enhancing Houston’s quality of life and transforming our city’s green spaces.


Duties and Responsibilities
 Assist with all aspects of the planning and execution of BBP’s signature events including: Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta (March), KBR Kids Day (October) and Buffalo Bayou Partnership Gala (November)
 Assist with all aspects of the planning and execution of BBP’s programs including Sunrise Yoga, Tai Chi Tuesdays, Art on Wheels and walking tours
 Implement curated and seasonal pontoon boat tours (Cupid Cruise, Foodie Floats, Christmas Cruises, etc.)
 Staff various community outreach activities (i.e. festivals, volunteer events and corporate health fairs)


Skills
 Able to work independently as well as with a team
 Proactive and possess leadership skills
 Excellent time management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
 Computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
 Familiarity with greater Houston area and parks a plus
 Ability to work varied hours, including some weekends and evenings
 Spanish speaking a plus


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Marketing, Communications, or related field.
Salary and Benefits
BBP offers a competitive salary for this position and excellent benefits.

Please submit resume and a and a cover letter to:


Ms. Trudi Smith
Director of PR and Events
Buffalo Bayou Partnership
1019 Commerce Street, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77002
[email protected]
No phone calls please.