Holy Childhood - Coordinator of Special Events & Fundraising Email

AFP Member? Yes
Name of Organization: Holy Childhood
Title of Position: Coordinator of Special Events & Fundraising
Starting Date: 01/17/2022
Salary Range (low): $35,000
Salary Range (high): $40,000
Organization Website: www.holychildhood.org

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Manage, plan, and produce various fundraising events that raise significant funds for Holy Childhood programs and services, and which elevates community awareness of our mission and relevance in the community.
  • Under the direction of the Director of Development, work in concert with other peers on the development team to cultivate and maintain relationships with event sponsors, other donors, solicit cash, in-kind donations, sponsorships, and other donations.
  • Participate in major giving strategy development and cultivation including managing a portfolio of donors.
  • Maintain oversight of major event volunteer committees
  • Coordinate and implement all donor cultivation and recognition events for the agency.
  • Working collaboratively with the Public Relations Manager, create a cohesive marketing, promotion and collateral design plan for all fundraising special events, including all printed materials, website, and social media strategy.
  • Oversee the execution of all third-party fundraising events for the agency.
  • Assist with process and implementation of best practices with donor and event management systems to include, but not limited to, Donor Perfect and Greater Giving.
  • Serve on Board of Directors sub-committee on Public Relations/Development as agency staff representative focusing on special events and related fundraising.
  • Facilitate trusting relationships and partnerships with board members, vendors, individuals in service, families, community members, and co-workers.
  • Represent Holy Childhood at various community functions.
  • Must demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for the diverse cultural backgrounds and practices of the students, individuals, staff, and families of Holy Childhood.

Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
United Way
Government Grants
Interest Income

Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 

Education: Bachelor's degree preferred with 1-3 years of related fundraising and event management experience preferably in the Not-For-Profit sector. The Coordinator of Special Events and fundraising must have exceptional organizational and critical thinking skills. The position requires thorough experience and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Experience/Personal Qualifications: The Coordinator of Special Events and Fundraising must have the knowledge of fundraising strategies and techniques; the ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers, and donors. The Coordinator of Special Events and Fundraising should be a team player that works well in a multi-task environment. The ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive information is required along with the ability to demonstrate a professional attitude.

Specific Requirements of Position:
Grant Writing
Major Gift Solicitation
Special Events Planning
Computer - Database
Computer - Spreadsheets
Computer - Word Processing
Donor Research

Position Reports to: Brian Wirth, Director of Development

Send Correspondence to:
Human Resources
Holy Childhood
100 Groton Parkway
Rochester, New York 14623
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter