|Food Bank Name||Connecticut Food Bank
|Post Date||November 3, 2016|
|Job Title||Special Events Manager|
|Description||Special Events Manager position available in Wallingford, CT.|
• Work closely with the development team to conceptualize, plan and execute Connecticut Food Bank fundraising events, and donor cultivation and stewardship events in partnership with other staff, as appropriate.
Must be able to contribute to a positive work environment with commitment to social justice. Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of Development /Special Events experience. Strong analytical & organizational skills with the ability to effectively translate objectives into creative event platforms. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, donor tracking software, excellent communication (oral and written) and time management. Ability to lift 40 lb. boxes. Ability to develop and manage a budget and analyze profit/loss scenarios for events. Experience with website management a plus.
|Deadline||January 3, 2017|
|How to Apply||
Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org 203-469-4871 (fax)
|About the Organization||
Connecticut Food Bank is the state’s non-profit leader in the fight against hunger, serving six of Connecticut’s eight counties, and over 300,000 food insecure residents.
The Special Events Manager initiates and manages special events for Connecticut Food Bank. Enhance visibility and increase revenue through creative and effective fundraising, donor stewardship, and membership events to reach the annual revenue budget for special events of $500,000. Cultivate, maintain and/or strengthen relationships with event vendors. Provide quality service to Connecticut Food Bank internal and external clientele. Requires some evening and weekend work. Reports to the Director of Community Engagement.