Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $45,000
Maximum: $48,000



Start Date



2100 Arch Street
United States


The Events Manager serves as the primary contact on the Community Engagement Team for planning and executing all Community Engagement and fundraising events. This individual works closely with team members and a variety of internal and external stakeholders to ensure events are efficiently managed and marketed so that JFCS’s engagement and donor goals are met. This is a part time position working 28 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all logistical aspects of community engagement and fundraising events
  • Creates clear event timelines
  • Negotiates contracts and booking vendors
  • Coordinates catering, rentals, and décor as needed for events
  • Interacts with donors, event committees, and other stakeholders
  • Partners with VP of Marketing and Communications in the marketing of events
  • Manages day-of needs for events
  • Manages the community engagement events calendar
  • Creates event related collateral as needed
  • Develops event budgets and tracks expenses
  • Assists the community engagement team in meeting various event fundraising goals

Required Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Hospitality, Marketing, Business, Public Relations or related field strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of event planning experience, preferably in a non-profit or corporate environment preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to use several types of technology, including PC, tablet, smart phone, and presentation devices
  • Demonstrated ability to use several types of software, especially Office 365 applications, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience managing budgets related to events a must


  • Effective communication skills with the ability to present and write for desired effect
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time with parallel tasks and priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on details while managing parallel tasks and priorities
  • Ability to self-start initiatives and work independently
  • Ability to collaborate, manage and work as part of a dynamic team of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated good customer service skills

Additional requirements:

  • Ability to work some nights and weekend days as required; ability to flex time accordingly.  Monday – Thursday schedule is preferred (80% work schedule)
  • Ability to work out of center city but travel as needed to other JFCS locations and event venues within the Philadelphia region as required





Short Term and Long Term Disability

Matching retirement plan 403b

Other benefits

Vacation, PTO, holidays

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a resume and brief message outlining your relating qualifications and why you are interested in this position.