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Special Events and Development Coordinator

Company: Island Harvest Food Bank
Location: Melville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

ISLAND HARVEST has the following exciting position available in our Melville, New York office: Special Events and Development Coordinator The Special Events and Development Coordinator is responsible for the advancement of Island Harvest's mission through fundraising as it relates to special events, sponsorships, electronic giving, and raising the awareness of hunger through targeted philanthropic and cause marketing. This is a fundraising position which focuses on fundraising events and donor appreciation, cultivation, and other related activities. Responsibilities also include data entry and management and support organizational goals. The coordinator will work in concert with the Chief Development Officer and be an integral part of the Development Team. The qualified candidate will build key relationships with the business community, as well as individual contributors.The ideal candidate will have the following: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred. Experience in managing data and utilizing it to support the Development and special events activity with a high attention to detail. Knowledge of fundraising, event management for special events with the potential to generate $1 million in revenue is preferred. Ability to engage and collaborate with both staff and community-minded corporate volunteers with outstanding customer service skills is essential. Knowledge of DonorPerfect is a plus.To be considered for this position please submit your resume and cover letter. No phone calls or walk-in, please. No relocation expenses.ISLAND HARVEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIsland Harvest Food Bank is a leading human services organization whose mission is to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island. We accomplish this through innovative programs and services aimed to enhance hunger awareness, provide short-term case management, nutrition education, outreach and advocacy initiatives, a Workforce Skills Development Institute, our organic farm, and efficient food collection and distribution.Our work directly supports children, families, seniors, and veterans who turn to us in times of crisis and when needed and supports a network of 500 community-based nonprofit organizations. Island Harvest Food Bank is a member of Feeding America , a nationwide network of food banks leading the effort to solve hunger in the U.S. To learn more, visit .Job Type: Full-timePay: $52,000.00 - $58,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:Successful candidate must be fully vaccinated.Ability to commute/relocate: Melville, NY 11747: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Events management: 1 year (Preferred) Fundraising: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Island Harvest Food Bank, New Haven , Special Events and Development Coordinator, Other , Melville, Connecticut

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