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Special Events Manager

The Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children (SFIC) seeks an experienced Special Events professional to develop the strategy for and execute all aspects of two high-profile benefit events and several smaller events and meetings.

SFIC is an independent not-for-profit that provides scholarships to underprivileged children attending schools (K-12) within the Archdiocese of Newark.

The Special Events Manager serves as the lead on all aspects of planning and production of SFIC’s high-profile events. Candidates will demonstrate commitment to maintaining and exceeding the high quality of these events. The Manager must be comfortable as a frontline fundraiser to help achieve financial goals. The Special Events Manager reports to the CEO and works with the entire SFIC team.

What we look for:

College degree with a minimum of 4 years of special events experience, including experience with benefit events of 500+ guests.


Experience developing and achieving revenue goals through direct solicitation and by supporting committee, Board, and senior staff in their solicitations.


Creativity in helping to conceive of and execute events to engage young and mid-career professionals in an organization's mission.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer skills (Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint); familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a requirement; comfort with learning new systems and technologies.


Enthusiasm for the mission of serving children from low-income communities and familiarity with the New Jersey philanthropic community.

SFIC offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, employer and employee retirement contribution plans, and very generous PTO

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send a cover letter, and resume, to hope.rhodes@rcan.org. We are hiring on a rolling basis and encourage interested applicants to apply as early as possible. No calls or recruiters, please.

SFIC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations, and communities to apply.

Special Events Manager

The Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children (SFIC) seeks an experienced Special Events professional to develop the strategy for and execute all aspects of two high-profile benefit events and several smaller…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
Newark, NJ, USA

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Instructions:

Application Instructions:

To apply, please send a cover letter, and resume, to hope.rhodes@rcan.org. We are hiring on a rolling basis and encourage interested applicants to apply as early as possible. No calls or recruiters, please.

SFIC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations, and communities to apply.

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