Delivering Good, Inc. New York, NY, USA
Nov 26, 2019Full time
Special Events Manager Job Purpose: The Special Events Manager, working closely with the Director of Development, will have the primary responsibility for activities to enable Delivering Good to fulfill or exceed its fundraising goals through the engagement of individual, corporate, and foundation donors and in the planning and execution of special events. Responsibilities: Manage the planning and execution of two major annual fundraising events and additional, smaller prospect and donor engagement events. Coordinate and manage venues and vendors, event staff, timelines, schedules and logistics. Oversee attendee and sponsor attendance. Create and own production documents. Develop and maintain two event budgets as well as donor engagement event budgets. Outreach and solicit sponsorships and ticket sales. Liaise with sponsors and enhance relationships. Organize volunteer experiences for honorees and speakers affiliated with events. Produce regular event reports to enable staff and Board to monitor progress. Staff event committees and work closely with the Board and the committees to most effectively engage volunteer leadership in fundraising. Achieve revenue and expense targets for events. Conduct general prospect research. Work closely with the Marketing Department and with vendors on electronic and print materials for both events. R equirements: Passion for community service and social welfare 5+ years of event planning experience Positive can-do attitude, with no task too big or too small Creative, tactical, a problem-solver and a self-starter Strong communication skills – both written and oral Comfortable working in a team environment, both taking and giving direction Hard working, and recognize this business does not have set hours Incredibly resourceful Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excellent computer and internet research skills Detail oriented and extremely organized Ability to successfully multi-task, and take full ownership of assigned projects Knowledge of Salesforce is a plus Bachelor’s degree required Compensation and benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. Attractive benefits available. Start date : January 2020 To apply , please submit your resume, cover letter, something unique (blog, writing sample, video, favorite food, dream vacation, etc.) that helps tell your story, and your salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Special Events Manager.