Special Events Associate, Development Department

Employer
Hospital of Special Surgery
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 21, 2021

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Position Type
Fundraising, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Special Events, Programs, Community Outreach, Program Administration and Management, Administrative, Accounting and Finance, Office Administration, Public Relations and Communications, Sales and Marketing
Fields
Advocacy, Community Development, Community Foundations
Employment Type
Full Time

The Special Events Associate supports the events team in all aspects of executing HSS fundraising and cultivation events, including galas, benefits, celebrations, dedications, major/planned gift and campaign-related receptions.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the planning of the annual Tribute Dinner, BIKE HSS, HSS Golf, Autumn Benefit, Pediatric Benefit, and HSS Florida events.
  • Directly plan and execute cultivation events, lectures, dedications, investitures and dinners
  • Manage the design, copy and production deadlines for event collateral, including invitations, programs, signage, etc. for assigned events
  • Manage budgets and oversee the processing of invoices and check requests
  • Assist gift officers in the scheduling and catering of meetings and events
  • Perform other functions as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One to two years of event management experience, preferably within a fundraising organization

COMPETENCIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills, accuracy and precision in handling details
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and a database management system, such as Raiser’s Edge
  • Flexibility to participate in evening/weekend events and to travel, as needed

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