Manager, Endowed Scholars Relations and Events

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



1011 First Ave., Ste 1800
New York
United States


Manage the organization and implementation of all Inner-City Scholarship Fund Kids Are Our Capital endowment driven events as well as donor cultivation and appreciation events. Assist with signature Inner-City fundraising events (Annual Awards Dinner, FRIENDS Gala, and Saint Thomas More Awards Luncheon). Work with all Inner-City program professionals in order to plan, coordinate and manage each of their department’s events. This work includes site selection, selection of chairperson(s) as needed, coordination of event program, coordination of catering, budget creation and management, income projections, design and coordination of printed materials, and execution of all mailings and follow-up calls.

Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist Director of Special Events with Inner-City’s three signature yearly fundraising events: the Annual Awards Dinner, FRIENDS Gala, and Saint Thomas More Award Luncheon
  • Oversee Inner-City Scholarship Fund Learning To Look program
  • Oversee printed materials and manage deadline for printing and communications for events department
  • Oversee the creation of all necessary event-related websites
  • Maintain master department calendar
  • Special projects at needed

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience: Two years of special event experience (preferably nonprofit)
  • Experience working with volunteers
  • Strong knowledge of Windows, MS Word and Excel, and Raiser’s Edge
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) a plus
  • Ability to occasionally work a non-standard work week (nights/weekends) as event calendar dictates

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work tasks effectively
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Self motivated, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial
  • Show initiative to resolve issues
  • Good administrative skills (inventory updating, structured note-taking, etc..)
  • Must have flexible approach to work and working hours

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree