Event and Project Specialist in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

  • This position is classified as salaried non-exempt in accordance to FLSA standards.

The Event and Project Specialist works with nurses and public health staff involved with NNCC’s early childhood initiatives serving at-risk Philadelphia families. The Event and Project Specialist is responsible for coordinating events and projects for NNCC’s early childhood programs, Philadelphia Nurse-Family Partnership (Philadelphia NFP) and Mabel Morris Family Home Visit Program (MM-PAT). The programs are funded by various funding sources, including federal and state grants and private funders. The Event and Project Specialist will also provide relevant support services for staff, which include HR, fiscal, IT and interface with staff located at other NNCC/PHMC facilities. Examples of public health projects include maternal-child public health nursing interventions/initiatives, community organizing and advocacy, addressing social determinants of health in target zip codes and others. The Event and Project Specialist will primarily support event coordination for group functions such as PAT’s Group Connection, client graduations, and professional development workshop/meetings/conferences. The Event and Project Specialist may also have data The Event and Project Specialist will serve on relevant NNCC committees. The Event and Project Specialist will report to a Senior Public Health Project Manager.


  • Coordinate program events and activities (e.g. managing RSVPs, preparing program materials and ordering foods, creating flyers, connecting with community partners)
  • Collect and document feedback on relevant programming
  • Analyze and apply feedback to inform future programming
  • Collaboratively manage social media for relevant programming
  • Supports staff professional development trainings/meetings
  • Complete relevant documentation (e.g. funder-required reporting on events)
  • Contribute to a positive work environment that facilitates productive workflow for referrals, enrollment processes, data entry, and program quality
  • Participates on at least one committee
  • Assumes other responsibilities as needed


  • Familiarity with Philadelphia neighborhoods and services
  • Ability to work collaboratively with professionals, families, and community members
  • Creative and open minded perspective
  • Ability to develop relationships based on trust, flexibility, and negotiations
  • Familiar with strengths-based concepts (e.g. Protective Factors)
  • Interest in ongoing professional development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.      
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications, Adobe, and managing social media accounts
  • Detail oriented.
  • Exceptional organization and project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Excellent people skills.


  • At least two years of work experience in public health, project coordination, or related area required.

Work Conditions:

  • Flexible schedule including some early evenings and weekends for special events
  • Light to moderate lifting and transport of program/client materials
  • Use of personal automobile or public transit
  • Travel as required by program needs

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelors degree required.
  • A candidate with an associates degree and at least ten (10) years of relevant work experience may be considered pending substantiated plans to receive baccalaureate degree.


  • Commensurate with education and experience.
  • Grade 17