Looking to join one of
Massachusetts’ most innovative and committed organizations?
Northeast Arc is a premier provider of services devoted to
strengthening the abilities of all. We are a non-profit human
services provider located in Danvers. We are a mission-driven
agency committed to changing lives and discovering abilities.
Whether it’s the individuals we serve or our employees who support
them, we know that each person has a unique set of skills and
contributions to make. Northeast Arc prioritizes inclusion and
diversity. We value the individual perspectives, cultures and
approaches that our employees bring to make us one of the most
innovative organizations in human services!
We’re looking for a full time Director
of Special Events to join our Development Team!
Summary: Supports the Chief
Development Officer in ensuring the delivery of the fundraising,
public relations and marketing support needed to meet the Northeast
Arc’s (NeArc) mission. Plans and implements, oversees event
operations, and manages associated internal and external
communication strategies. Tracks and meets/surpasses all
revenue goals associated with each special event and
Manages NeArc’s signature special
events (Golf Tournament; Run for Inclusion; Evening of Changing
Lives Gala; Pickleball for a Purpose). Establishes and
manages an Emerging Leaders committee. Oversees
all NeArc affiliated fundraising initiatives:
Develops and maintains a master event strategy and
Recruits and engages event specific volunteer committees,
develops communication strategies, benchmarks, and solicitation
Negotiates all vendor relationships pertaining to each
Oversees production of all event-related marketing
Utilizes current databases and fundraising platforms and
identifies new opportunities to ensure efficient dissemination of
information and generation of revenue.
Manages all special event donor acknowledgement and
Develops and maintains special events and initiatives summary
report and shares with CDO on a bi-weekly basis.
Serves as lead for development, segmentation, production and
distribution of two annual appeals.
Ensures the Holiday Appeal is delivered the week prior to
Thanksgiving with a Giving Tuesday digital appeal to coincide, and
the End of Fiscal Year Appeal drops by June 1st (Minimal
Financial Goal of $100k).
Coordinates all appeal collateral and negotiates with and
manages all associated vendors.
Develops and implements an organization-wide social media
policy to include scheduled postings and content.
Develops and implements an organization-wide event strategy and
serves as the main point of contact for all 3rd Party and
Consolidates all social media to no more than three accounts
(with exception of outward facing businesses i.e., black box,
breaking ground, etc.).
Attends networking opportunities to serve as Northeast Arc
Brand Ambassador with goal of prospecting new supporters,
stewarding current supporters and spreading awareness.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, master’s preferred.
Minimum five (5) years relationship management experience.
Experience managing and coordinating signature events,
sponsorships and logistics.
Prior social media, external communication, and public
relations/marketing experience required.
Customer service and executive support experience
Ability to manage multiple social media channels at once and
manage reporting and strategic analysis. Aptitude for learning
3rd party software programs that support digital marketing,
design, and public relations materials.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with attention
Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills with
ability to interact with high level constituents.
This position requires on-site availability at our Danvers, MA