Who We Are
We promote healthy environments
so that every mind, every body, and every young person can be
healthy and ready to succeed. We believe that a
dedicated, intensified movement that centers equity in health
practices and policies is required in order to achieve dramatic
improvements in the health and life outcomes of Black, Indigenous,
People of Color, as well as communities experiencing deep
poverty. Healthier Generation has worked with schools,
youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities, promoting
healthy environments so that young people can achieve lifelong
health. Our work, in total, has reached more than 31 million
children and meaningfully improved the environments that support
their physical, social, and emotional health.
Job Purpose – What You Will
Reporting directly to the Chief Development
Officer (CDO) the Senior Events Manager is responsible for the
design, planning and successful production of Healthier
Generation’s signature events, ensuring that events are produced
and designed to meet fundraising goals, including:
- Annual Leaders' Summit | National event
for educators, district leaders, students and other community
- Regional events inclusive of donor
stewardship lunches, regional media and funder events, marketing
and partner-led events.
- Special Events: Girls in Motion
- Additional Organizational Events as they
Required Competencies: Who
- Serve as Senior Event Manager responsible for overseeing and
supporting Healthier Generation’s events and special
- Produce annual Leaders' Summit, driving revenue toward agency
goals: in FY23, $500,000 in FY24+, $1M, with increasing annual
goals based on event success.
- Manage all logistics, vendors, budgets, contracts, and program
execution by establishing and managing project plan including all
event logistics and production, from contracts review and
negotiations/management of venues.
- Drive programming, agendas, scripting, stage management,
speaker line-up, participant experience and follow up.
- Monitor project plan, mitigate issues that might impact event,
and report critical issues to appropriate member of Senior
- Ensure consistency in event content quality, strengthening
Healthier Generation’s brand, coordinate closely with teammates in
Development, Finance, Technology, Program, Virtual Learning,
Marketing/Communications, Senior Leaders, and Host/board advisors
for Leaders' Summit content and sponsorship packages to ensure
deliverables can be met prior to execution of commitments with
- Support CDO in Host Committee management; manage
identification, recruitment, communication and stewardship of
Leaders' Summit presenters, speakers and attendees.
- Work with technology and virtual learning and Marketing and
Communications team to deliver high-quality delivery of all event
- Partner with CDO in convening and leading staff working
committee for the Leaders' Summit, comprised of senior leaders and
key program and Marketing and Communications staff.
- Work in partnership with CDO in ensuring program elements offer
value to sponsors.
- Work in partnership with CDO on delivering and tracking
- Work with Marketing and Communications staff to create and
disseminate promotional collateral materials for events including
invitations, program, media kits, print ads, broadcast ads,
- Serve as event planner for All Healthier Generation Off-Site
and other additional organizational events as required.
You should have a genuine interest in and
commitment to making kids’ lives healthier. You are a dedicated
equity driven, solution-oriented professional who values community
centered approach and systems-level change. Your ability to
prioritize tasks, build internal and external relationships and be
self-driven prepares you for this position. Your
professional experience will show that you practice many of the
following Healthier Generation core values:
Education and experience
requirements for this role:
- Mission driven: You are passionate about creating equitable
environments for young people and believe every mind, every body,
and every young person should be healthy and ready to succeed. You
demonstrate passion for school and youth-serving organizations,
health and wellness, quality standards and processes.
- Crave Solutions: You strategize to transform systems and drive
sustainability through evidence-based, data-driven approaches. You
have an ability to assess and identify significant opportunities
and potential problems and develop feasible solutions to address
- Bridge Builders: Making intentional and effective connections
externally and internally to fulfill our purpose. You can build and
maintain relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholders and
have an understanding of the challenges facing communities that
serve Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
- Engage and connect: You demonstrate professionalism and
courtesy with open and proactive communication to increase synergy.
You assume best intentions and practice self-management and empathy
to acknowledge our own and each other’s perspective. You can
effectively provide and receive feedback that is constructive,
timely, as appropriate.
- Never settle: You strive constantly for excellence and equity
with an eagerness to improve and a zeal to stand up for generations
of healthy, thriving kids. You have demonstrated knowledge and
experience in cultural competency and applying an equity mindset
with colleagues, leaders, stakeholders, and communities.
- Virtually here: You respect the time and contributions of
colleagues by being punctual, attentive, and responsive in all
virtual settings. You use available technology to create an
environment that facilitates person-to-person connectivity and
workflow. You also have effective presentation skills (internal,
external, small, large, conference calls, in-person).
- Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent combination
of education and experience required.
- At least 6 years of event, development and fundraising
experience, with demonstrated success in
- Experience managing Board members/advisors, executive level
volunteers, high profile speakers
- Strategic Thinking - Contributes to strategies to achieve
organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths &
weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external
threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and use of
- Proficiency with Salesforce or similar/ complex fundraising
- Experience generating philanthropic funding to support youth,
families, health or education preferred.
- Deep knowledge of nonprofit financial best practices as it
relates to fundraising.
- Preference will be given to candidates with experience with
fundraising working at complex, large-scale national-level
- Position requires work outside of “traditional business hours”
Compensation and Benefits
Healthier Generation, we believe in a holistic approach to
rewarding and supporting staff. We work to balance financial
stability with competitive pay and meaningful benefits –while
offering unmatched schedule flexibility and mission-based work.
Some of the benefits we offer include:
- Flexible PTO (available immediately upon hire)
- 100% remote work, highly flexible work environment
- Competitive health benefits program and employer
- Professional development and learning opportunities
- 401(k) employer match of up to 4%, with 100% vesting of the
match upon hire
- Stipend income to support communication and wellness in the
amount of $1,500 per year (in per-paycheck increments)
Each job at Healthier Generation is assigned to a salary
grade built on market data. For an individual coming into Healthier
Generation, we set pay generally between the minimum and the
midpoint of the salary grade and based on qualifications. For this
position, the minimum is $68,642 and the midpoint is $82,370.
This job description is subject to change at any time.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is committed to
Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national
origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or
veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and
local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires
accommodation, please let us know