• Part Time
  • Ross, CA

Website The Branson School

About the Branson School:

The Branson School is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school of 370 students, grades 9-12,

located in Marin County, California. Branson prides itself on fostering nurturing relationships with

students while maintaining high academic standards. The faculty and staff value collaboration, professional development, reflection, and continual exploration of good teaching. Branson employees work in a beautiful, well-resourced environment with dedicated students. The faculty and staff are widely regarded as outstanding and there exists in the adult community an admirable esprit de corps and a positive attitude about their work and their relationship with students.


Mission Statement:

Branson develops students who make a positive impact in the world by leading lives of integrity,

purpose, learning, and joy.


Core Values:

Kindness, Courage, Honor, Purpose


Community Statement of Belonging:

Branson believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to create a truly excellent

learning environment and a vibrant, caring community. We aspire to have every member of the

Branson community feel a deep sense of belonging and inclusion.


Reports to:  Executive to the Assistant Head of School and Director of Board Relations


Position Description:


Under the supervision of the, the Special Events Coordinator is a multifaceted role involving planning and executing events at Branson. We are seeking a strategic thinker with excellent organizational and management skills, strong communication skills, as well a proven track record in coordinating and executing successful events.


This job is a 12 month, 75% FTE position. It requires some evening and weekend commitments. Annual salary range: $65,000.00 – $75,000.00. Expected start date: July 1, 2024.


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Plan and execute all aspects of special events, including contract negotiations, guest lists, invitations, RVSPs, staffing,  venue preparation, presentation materials, security, transportation, catering, entertainment, equipment, decor and marketing materials. Events include Convocation, Back to School Day, Beloved Community Event, Admission Open Houses, Campaign Gatherings, Graduation and other events as needed.
Manage all aspects of Graduation including, but not limited to, diplomas, diploma covers, caps gowns, and tassels.
Oversee the on-site management of events; works with the Facilities department to ensure facilities are prepared for events with plenty of lead time
In collaboration with the Assistant Head of School for Mission Advancement, serve as the events liaison to the Parents’ Association.
Work closely with the registrar to help manage the calendar and the planning and flow of events throughout the year.
Work closely with the DEI Director on institutional DEI metrics related to events
Other duties as assigned.  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree preferred.
A minimum of three years professional experience in event planning or a related field.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Proficiency in Blackbaud, Google suite and Microsoft Excel and Word.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Branson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, employees, volunteers and interns, and the School makes decisions based on the merits of each candidate. Branson prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s race, color, religion (including all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices), sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy and breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality) national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital status or registered domestic partner status, uniformed service member or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, or any other basis protected by law. The School will afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants, employees, volunteers, and interns as to all terms and conditions of employment, including, without limitation, compensation, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, and termination.

For Consideration

We encourage those that align with Branson’s shared commitment to its Mission Statement, Community Statement of Belonging and Core Values to apply by uploading a cover letter and resume to Michelle Jones, Director of Human Resources at: https://thebransonschool.applytojob.com/apply/SuBSWa28CS/Special-Events-Coordinator-Part-Time

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To apply for this job email your details to michelle_jones@branson.org

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