Manager, Special Events
Children's Hospital Boston 136 reviews - Boston, MA

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Manages the Community Fundraising program. Working closely with the Director, Special Events, provides oversight for the entire program and develops strategies aimed at generating additional revenue through the community fundraising programs. Personally manages the community based events and programs raising more than $25,000 and expands the network of groups raising funds on behalf of the hospital and. Serves as the liaison and contact for event coordinators handling requests, inquiries and suggesting strategies for high level events. Develops and increases the participation for this program and explores and expands further business opportunities. Oversees the event management system and works closely with the developer and internal web team to ensure system meets program requirements. Works closely with Trust Communications team to ensure effective and successful outreach in marketplace. Manages all program specific messaging, including marketing materials and website. Handles oversight of the Coins for Cures program. Responsible for cultivating and stewarding donors and volunteers as directed. In addition, assists with the other events hosted by the Trust such as the running programs, Walk, Radiothon and other events as needed.


1. Work requires the knowledge of theories, principals, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five to seven years of previous experience in fundraising and events programs in a mid to high volume development office. Position requires a minimum of two years of direct management experience.

2. Work requires excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills relating to management staff, donors and large groups.

3. Work requires the analytical skills necessary to resolve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in a specific discipline/field and/or improve, enhance or upgrade complex financial, data processing, and marketing systems and programs.

4. Work requires the ability to effectively manage the employees within an assigned unit/department and to persuade and negotiate with peer level managers on issues and programs that impact assigned unit/department.

5. Work requires effectively dealing with conflicting views or issues and mediating fair and workable solutions.

6. Work requires consistent attention to detail, high level of productivity, solution oriented performer who can be responsive to both staff and donor issues.

7. Work requires strong technical skills in generic software programs and information systems and the ability to develop proficiency in specific data base management systems. Raisers Edge experience a plus.

8. Work requires travel throughout eastern Massachusetts. A valid driver’s license and car needed

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