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Problem Gambling Network of Ohio is committed to providing leadership and innovation to enhance Ohio’s problem gambling service system through collaboration, advocacy, and support.

Our staff achieves this by working with state agencies, regulators, and operators to continually ensure a cohesive system for minimizing harm and growing Ohio's gambling treatment workforce through training and professional development opportunities.

We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you’re ready to make a difference, browse our openings, and if you feel you'd be a valuable addition to PGNO, send your resume and cover letter to PGNO is an equal-opportunity employer.

Positions Available

Engagement Coordinator

Position Description: The Engagement Coordinator is a full-time salaried employee of Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) reporting to the Workforce Development Manager. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing a variety of events, both live and virtual, as well as engaging sponsors and supporting members. This position requires a dynamic and creative individual with excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a passion for making a positive impact. The Engagement Coordinator will collaborate with various stakeholders, including sponsors, community partners, and staff, to ensure successful event outcomes that enhance PGNO's visibility, fundraising efforts, and stakeholder engagement.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Event Marketing and Communications
  • Collaborate with the Communications Manager to develop event marketing strategies, including online and offline promotion.
  • Utilize various communication channels, such as social media, email marketing, press releases, and community outreach, to generate awareness and drive event attendance.
  • Monitor and evaluate event outcomes, collect feedback, and implement improvements for future events.
  • Event Planning and Execution:
  • Develop and implement comprehensive event plans, timelines, and budgets for a range of virtual and live events, including the annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference.
  • Coordinate logistics such as venue selection, permits, contracts, catering, transportation, audio-visual equipment, and other event-related requirements.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to ensure all event components are delivered seamlessly.
  • Oversee event setup, registration, and breakdown, ensuring a positive and engaging experience for attendees.
  • Fundraising and Sponsorship:
  • Work closely with the Communications Manager to integrate fundraising strategies into event planning.
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with potential sponsors, members, and partners to secure financial support and in-kind contributions.
  • Collaborate with the Communications Manager to develop event collateral, promotional materials, and sponsorship packages.
  • Acknowledge sponsors and members appropriately, ensuring recognition and fulfillment of sponsorship benefits.
  • Volunteer Management:
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to support event-related activities.
  • Assign roles and responsibilities to volunteers, ensuring adequate coverage and smooth event operations.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive volunteer culture, providing ongoing support, recognition, and appreciation.
  • Reporting:
  • Track expenses, and ensure adherence to allocated funds.
  • Prepare regular progress reports and post-event evaluations, analyzing key metrics and outcomes.
  • Prepare reports for stakeholders and funders.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in event management, hospitality, marketing, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience in event planning, preferably within the non-profit sector.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and experience in securing sponsorships is highly desirable.
  • Passion for the mission and values of the non-profit organization.
  • Ability to travel within the state, when necessary
  • Work Arrangement:
  • PGNO is currently in a hybrid work environment, where PGNO staff report in-person 60% and telework the remaining 40%.

Pre-Hiring Requirements:
The final candidate selected for this position will be required to complete a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a criminal background check, including a BCI/FBI fingerprint. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant for consideration.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. PGNO is an equal opportunity employer. PGNO will provide opportunities for development of problem gambling knowledge and experience. This is a non-smoking environment.

About Problem Gambling Network of Ohio:
Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) is a statewide non-profit based in Columbus, Ohio with the goal of ensuring help is available for problem gamblers in a time of increasing types of legalized gambling. PGNO works with individuals and organizations involved in gambling activities that address problem gambling.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: To ensure the safety of our staff and service recipients, PGNO will follow the city of Columbus requirements and will implement policies consistent with CDC guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate: Columbus, OH 43235: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Columbus, OH 43235