Development and Event Planner Position

Work closely with the Executive Director to develop and manage the following programs:

Development and Fundraising:

  • Manage development and fundraising campaigns (e.g. annual appeal, cultivation events)
  • Manage and administer incoming contributions and donations
  • Manage grants, current and potential, and work with the Executive Director to keep ahead of deadlines
  • Conduct and maintain grant and funding research, and work with the Executive Director on submitting applications
  • Writing and editing, as needed
  • Track and organize budgets and income related to development campaigns

Event Planning:

  • Organize and plan annual and special events
  • Form community partnerships and sponsors for events and programs
  • Create and write email marketing through Constant Contact
  • Assist in the development of event materials
  • Track and organize budgets and income related to events

Other:

  • Coordinate and work with Board and working committees, as needed (e.g. scheduling, organizing and participating in committee meetings)
  • Assist in the maintenance of the contacts database
  • Assist in creating PR materials
  • Implement social media efforts for development and event campaigns
  • Other special projects, as directed by the Executive Director

This position will have an annualized salary based on previous job experience and education. 

Please send cover letter and resumé to Cathy Drew, Executive Director, at cathy@riverprojectnyc.org.