Development & Events Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience

Published

10/30/2018

Start Date

01/01/2019

Application Deadline

11/30/2018

Address

30 Broad Street - 30th Floor
New York
NY
10004
United States

Description

The New York League of Conservation Voters is the only statewide environmental organization in New York that fights for clean water, clean air, renewable energy and open space through political action. We're non-partisan, pragmatic and effective. Along with its sister organizations, the NYLCV Education Fund we educate the public about a broad range of important issues, evaluate the performance of elected officials, and endorse and elect by campaigning for the passage of laws during the legislative season and candidates in the electoral season.


We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our staff as Development & Events Associate. This position works closely with the Development department to assist them with all aspects of our fundraising activities for the organization. The Development & Events Associate will also serve as the point person for planning and execution of all fundraising and cultivation events. The Development & Events Associate supports the operations of the Development Department, including database management and gift processing and tracking. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is highly organized, meticulous attention to detail and a superior oral communicator.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage all fundraising, cultivation and program events. Oversee all event details, liaison with venue management, guest speakers and other special guests. Events include a 700 person Gala and other 100 person events.
  • Track sponsorships and ticket sales for all events. Support cultivation of new sponsors.
  • Support Director of Development in executing fundraising plan to reach fundraising goals.
  • Assist with young professional program and outreach and cultivation of low dollar donors.
  • Manage gift processing and maintain tracking of all donations across all events.
  • Work with venues and vendors, including a graphic designer on invitations (printed and electronic)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two to four years of relevant experience in development and/or events management.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage successful high-profile, large-scale events. Highly organized, attentive to details, and adept at maintaining numerous tracking lists.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work for several people.
  • Strong proficiency, including: Microsoft Office, Excel. Database experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral communications.


Benefits

Medical/Dental/Vision, 401k with employer match, TransitChek

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@nylcv.org
http://www.nylcv.org

Please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@nylcv.org


Receipt of application will be acknowledged, no phone calls please.


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