Pine Street Inn, a nonprofit dedicated to ending homelessness in Greater Boston, is seeking a Senior Manager of Events to work with its development team as the organization embarks upon a capital campaign.
The Senior Manager of Events will plan, manage and coordinate Pine Street Inn’s fundraising and donor cultivation events as a member of the Development and External Affairs Department. This position will create plans and execute events that strengthen the relationship between donors (individual or corporate) and Pine Street Inn. The Senior Manager of Events will have primary ownership of the execution of major fundraising and volunteering events at the Inn, and will work in close collaboration with other DEA leaders around the planning of all DEA events. The Senior Manager of Events will also work with other DEA leaders to plan new events aimed at developing existing donors and volunteers and attracting new prospects to the donor/volunteer pipeline.
The Senior Manager of Events will be dynamic, creative, flexible, and possessed of excellent communication and collaboration skills.
The Senior Manager of Events must have experience managing events in a non-profit setting; we are not able to consider applicants with no professional or volunteer experience working with non-profits.
Five (5) years of relevant special events experience in a non-profit environment
Demonstrated track record of successful philanthropic event fundraising
Experience managing the work of multiple vendors in preparation for events, from the bid process through post-event briefing
Creative planning, organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to climb two flights of stairs
Ability to travel to Pine Street Inn and Boston-area sites for meetings or trainings as required
Ability to work early morning, evening, or weekend hours as needed for event preparation, event set-up, and breakdown
Ability to work the entire duration of an event if needed
Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays, including availability to work Thanksgiving and Christmas
Ability to lift up to fifty (50) lbs. as related to events and/or in-kind donations
Internal Number: 18-151
About Pine Street Inn
Pine Street Inn provides a comprehensive range of services, including permanent supportive housing, job training and placement, emergency shelter and street outreach to nearly 2,000 homeless men and women each day. Founded in 1969, Pine Street is the largest resource for homeless men and women in New England.