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Events Manager

Easterseals NH

In the over 80 years since its founding, Easterseals NH has provided exceptional services to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. With an operating budget of over $90M, it is one of the largest independent state-wide Easterseals in the country.  As a leader in social services for individuals with disabilities and special needs, Easterseals NH employs more than 1,850 individuals who serve more than 25,000 children, adults and seniors every year.  As a multi-state organization, ESNH has 13 core programs and includes subsidiaries Easterseals Vermont, Easterseals Maine, and the Farnum Center.  In 2018, ESNH served more than 28,000 children, adults, seniors and veterans in communities throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation and management of fundraising events and activities for the Agency as well as analyze past events and develop new fundraising strategies and goals, including sponsorship solicitation and stewardship. Additional responsibilities are listed below.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Plan implement, promote and evaluate assigned events or activities and other fundraising vehicles conducted by and for the Agency.
  • Manage all aspects of special events, including recruitment, logistics, new program development and post event stewardship.
  • Recruit, coordinate, train and supervise volunteers at special events.
  • Create and manage database of potential participants and companies for events and provide reports as required.
  • Provide advice and logistical support to corporate partners to help them achieve their fundraising goals. Includes meeting with planning committee and attending special events.
  • Assist with the development and management of budgets relating to special events and oversee cash management at the events.
  • Research new fundraising events for the agency.
  • Assist in strategic planning process and annual budget process by evaluation the success of each special event/activity, taking into consideration the gross and net revenues, publicity generated and other factors as indicated.
  • Attend meetings with and/or represent the Development Department as requested on Agency committees and task forces.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in events planning and management, OR
  • Associates Degree with six (6) years of experience
  • Prior sales or event management and volunteer/team management
  • Proficient in MS Office products to include Word, Excel, and Access
  • Additional experience with database applications preferred
  • Strong, verbal, written and organizational skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate evening and weekends events as needed
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and auto insurance that meets our coverage requirements.
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Date Added: June 29, 2021

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