NPWorks San Diego, a service provided by Nonprofit Management Solutions
For the job seeker
Fundraising, Marketing, PR
For the employer
Establish Account
Existing Account
More resources
Contact Us

 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Fundraising Events Manager

  1/10/2020   Carlsbad Educational Foundation
 Job Description        

•Prepare and manage within your event budgets and provide periodic progress reports to staff for each event. •Recruit, engage and manage volunteers for event support. •Conduct market research, make site visits, and provide resources to guide staff event decisions. •Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations. •Serve as liaison to vendors on event-related matters. •Organize venues and manage details such as food and beverage, audiovisual equipment, décor, equipment and supplies. •Manage auctions. •Prepare invitee, attendee, donor and sponsor lists, nametags, materials, gift bags, seating cards, etc. •Define volunteer requirements and manage committees. •Coordinate with marketing to promote and publicize events. •Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes. •Propose and implement process improvements. •Other duties as assigned.



•Baseline of 3-5 years’ event management experience •Passionate about helping kids •Enthusiastic professional who enjoys building relationships, managing and slam-dunking multiple projects and work assignments •Ability and desire to provide outstanding customer service to sponsors, donors, attendees, tribe members, and ultimately, the kids! •Ability to see, communicate, plan and achieve your events vision! •On-point time management and communication skills, including writing, proof reading, and presentation •Ability to identify, manage and shift priorities to meet deadlines while working with a variety of staff and volunteers •Consummately professional demeanor: friendly, courteous and gracious. Always gracious. •Tribe member: outgoing, dedicated, dependable, with the highest level of integrity. •Persuasive negotiation skills. •Willing and able to GET. IT. DONE. Awesomely. •Bachelor’s degree preferred, but significant work experience can substitute for education.


 Additional Information        

•You will manage 5 established annual fundraising events from conception through completion: oMarch – SPIN for Schools (2020 - 6th Annual) oMarch - Celebrate Carlsbad Day – Legoland oSummer 2020 - Night at The Moonlight oSeptember/October – Golf Tournament (2020 - 20th Annual) oDecember – Carols of Carlsbad (2020 - 12th Annual) •You will collaborate with school administrators, local industry leaders and major corporate partners in technology, bio-tech, tourism and arts—all the great people out there who have a heart for helping kids! •You will execute mini-events to support programs and donors of the foundation! •You will have a flexible schedule, averaging 16 hours per week (sometimes less, sometimes more—especially right before an event). Occasional evenings and weekends; you know and love this world!


 Contact   Fax to:   Email Inquiries to:

Cyndi Mendrala

  (760) 929-8788 is a service provided by Nonprofit Management Solutions.
Copyright © 2017 All Rights Reserved