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Special Events Manager

  • 07 Feb 2019 1:39 PM
    Message # 7152570

    REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Advancement


    The Special Events Manager supports the overall mission of Campbell Hall by planning, implementing and managing all aspects of annual fundraising events within an assigned portfolio (including, but not limited to the Bagpiper’s Ball & Auction, the annual Golf & Tennis Classic, and Party Book).


    • ·         Work closely with the Associate Director of Advancement to set annual revenue and expense budgets for events.
    • ·         Assist in the recruitment of volunteer event chairs, committee chairs, and committee members.
    • ·         Maintain event revenues and expenses.
    • ·         Provide financial updates and event summary reports to the Associate Director and Director of Advancement.
    • ·         Manage all aspects of event cycle including, but not limited to: committee recruitment and communications, timelines, agendas, all associated logistics, donor and volunteer follow-up and recognition.
    • ·         Work with Director of Communications on all marketing aspects of events.
    • ·         Support “friend-raising” and cultivation events (i.e. New Parent Welcome, Volunteer Thank You Party).
    • ·         Lead and/or attend required meetings as needed.
    • ·         Execute other duties as assigned.


    • ·         A minimum of five years of successful experience in special event production.  Experience with fundraising events will be considered a plus factor.
    • ·         Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, complex environment with the skills to establish priorities, set objectives, and achieve stated goals.
    • ·         Demonstrated experience with the responsible management of event budgets, choosing vendors, evaluating competitive bids, etc.
    • ·         Proven ability to communicate at a high level of both oral and written expression with tact, discretion, and diplomacy.
    • ·         Interpersonal skills required to work with diverse volunteer constituencies, institutional leadership, donors, and vendors.
    • ·         Possess a high level of enthusiasm and creativity.
    • ·         Commitment to the mission and work with the credibility and persuasiveness to secure support from others.
    • ·         Demonstrated project management experience: conceptualizing, designing, managing timelines and budgets, implementing, coordinating and evaluating events.
    • ·         Proficient in core computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Raiser’s Edge and online auction software is preferred.
    • ·         Commitment to handling sensitive donor and sponsor information with confidentiality.

    Qualified, interested parties may submit a resume and complete the online application

    Campbell Hall believes in and operates on the premise that it is the right of all persons to seek work and to advance on the basis of their individual merits, ability, and potential. Campbell Hall has been, is, and will continue to be, strongly committed to the principle that equal employment opportunity must be afforded to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, family care status, veteran status, marital status, age, medical condition, and disability.

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