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Development Associate, Special Events

Company: The Execu-Search Group
Location: Bronx
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

A healthcare organization in New York City is currently seeking a new Development Associate in their Special Events department to join their growing team in the Bronx.

About the Opportunity:

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Assignment Length: Ongoing
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Hours: 8:30am to 5pm (1-hour unpaid lunch)
  • Setting: Onsite 5 days a week Responsibilities:

    The Development Associate will:
    • Maintain accurate and current event and in-kind records in Raiser's Edge
    • Generate invitation, attendance, and revenue reports as required
    • Collaborate in the planning and execution of special events, including logistical coordination, guest list management, collateral preparation, and participant follow-up
    • Ensure efficient tracking of monetary and in-kind gifts, complete necessary forms, and oversee payment processing
    • Maintain and inventory event supplies, ensuring availability and readiness for upcoming events
    • Recruit and organize volunteers for events, overseeing sign-ups and assignments
    • Conduct vendor research and liaise with suppliers such as venues and caterers as necessary
    • Provide support to the Senior Director of Special Events and other team members as required, assisting in various tasks related to event planning and execution
    • Lead and contribute to long-term projects aimed at enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of the Special Events team
    • Collaborate with team members to identify areas for improvement and implement innovative solutions
    • Perform other duties, as needed Qualifications:
      • 1+ year of experience in an Office setting
      • Associate's and/or Bachelor's Degree
      • Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, Power Point)
      • Solid problem solving and time management skills
      • Great interpersonal skills
      • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
      • Strong attention to detail
      • Highly organized Desired Skills:
        • Experience in a Development, Alumni, Special Events, Public Relations and/or Marketing role
        • Familiarity with Raiser's Edge database and/or a comparable Fundraising database

Keywords: The Execu-Search Group, Mount Vernon , Development Associate, Special Events, Other , Bronx, New York

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