Events Manager

Posted: 01/10/2023


  • BS or BA from an accredited university, preferred
  • Minimum two years of large scale, non-profit, fundraising, event planning experience
  • Ability to manage and lead multiple projects
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Familiar with fundraising software platforms such as OneCause/Bidpal
  • Computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Powerpoint
Hours: 40 hours/week
  • Lead and project manage SOS fundraising campaigns and events:
    • Annual Festival of Friends Gala (Oct)
    • Annual “Friends” – Benevon campaign (Feb)
    • North Texas Day of Giving (Sept)
    • Annual Golf Tournament (May)
    • Other fundraising as determined
  • Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors
  • Assist with brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds for SOS to meet or surpass budget targets
  • Donor care and maintenance (maintain key records, provide strategic communications and appropriate recognition)
  • Evaluate success of previous fundraising events
  • Leverage social media to target audiences to improve fundraising activities
  • Represent SOS at designated Chamber memberships and community network opportunities that support SOS fundraising objectives
  • Assist Executive Director in support of community obligations as needed

Contact Info: E-mail: Office: 200 Vine Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051 Phone: 817-481-1522