About the Center
The Center for New York City Neighborhoods, Inc. (the “Center”) promotes and protects affordable homeownership in New York so that middle- and working-class families are able to build strong, thriving communities. Established by public and private partners, the Center meets the diverse needs of homeowners throughout New York State by offering free, high-quality housing services. The Center’s current projects support our policy goals and help to keep homeownership affordable by responding to the ongoing effects of the foreclosure crisis, the rising cost of homeownership, predatory scams, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather.
We are looking for a Development & Events Manager who is driven to work for a mission-oriented organization and has the skills to expand our fundraising and income generation through events and other cultivation strategies. The Development & Events Manager is an exempt position that reports to the Vice President for Development & External Affairs. Direct reports include our External Affairs intern.
JOB TITLE: DEVELOPMENT & EVENTS MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
REPORTS TO: VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Skills & Qualifications:
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate ideas and information, confidently, effectively and compellingly to both internal and external stakeholders
2-4 years of experience in development or communications or related experience
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
High level proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other standard office tools required
Proficiency in Salesforce or other CRM system
Experience recruiting, interviewing, and working with graphic designers, photographers, caterers, event consultants, videographers etc. strongly preferred
Experience planning and facilitating small to medium-sized events (ranging from 25-350 people)
Experience with goal setting, establishing, tracking, and reporting against KPIs - ability to manage and prioritize projects using a project management tool that align with goals; experience using Asana is preferred
Judgment and understanding regarding working with priority audiences including Board members, funders, and potential donors
Passion and commitment to a mission-oriented organization required; an affinity for homeownership and housing is preferred
Experience conducting interviews, oral histories, or journalism helpful
Ideal candidate has a sense of humor, is even-keeled and flexible.
Essential Mental and Physical Functions:
Regularly required to speak English clearly and hear the spoken word well.
Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers, etc.
Regularly required to lift heavy equipment such as boxes, posters, etc. especially for special events.
Frequently required to travel throughout New York and utilize public transportation.
Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.
Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Please apply for this position via the Center’s website.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Center for NYC Neighborhoods. No phone calls, please. Accepting resumes until the position is filled.
The Center strongly encourages Section 3 residents to participate in this hiring effort. Information to determine if you are a Section 3 resident can be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Center for NYC Neighborhoods is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, upgrade, train, and promote for all positions and job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran or disabled veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status as a member of any other legally protected group or activity.
To learn more, visit cnycn.org
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