POSITION: Development Events Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Director of Institutional Giving and Events
START DATE: January 10, 2021 or as soon as possible
LOCATION: 21 Dry Dock Avenue, Boston, MA 02127
The Development Events Coordinator plans and facilitates up to eight fundraising events throughout the course of the year. They are also responsible for managing a small portfolio of annual in-kind donors related to events, driving ticket sales, and supporting the development team throughout event fundraising efforts. The Development Events Coordinator will also ensure fulfillment of all sponsorship benefits and work with the full development and communications team on event collateral and communications.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Event Coordination (80%)
This position reports to the Director of Institutional Giving and Events and works alongside a peer group of 13
team members within the Development Department. They will occasionally supervise volunteers and/or interns
as related to their role.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or comparable work experience
2+ years of verifiable work history, specifically with event planning
High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of programs
Working knowledge of CRM databases, Raisers Edge preferred
Ability to speak and write persuasively and professionally
Superb attention to detail and commitment to highest quality outcomes
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively
Creativity, outgoing personality, and ability to work well with many types of individuals
This is a full-time position which is temporarily remote but will be primarily based out of Thompson
Island’s mainland office in Boston’s growing and vibrant Seaport District. Some night and weekend work
Must be able to lift and carry 20+ pounds
Must be currently vaccinated against COVID-19
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary commensurate with experience. Employer sponsored health insurance with the option to select
between two comprehensive, valuable plans. Premier dental plan. 401(k) retirement plan with
competitive match. Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, personal/sick days, and parental
leave. Flexible scheduling, pursuant to position. Work that engages a diverse and dynamic community of
educators and learners, with the shared vision of shaping a better future for Boston students. A quality
work life in Boston’s vibrant Seaport district with frequent access to the natural wonders and positive
impacts of Thompson Island.
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