Historical Society of Pennsylvania—Development Events Manager

Historical Society of Pennsylvania—Development Events Manager

Ongoing Opportunity

Reporting to the Associate Director of Development, the Manager of Development Events is responsible for coordinating and executing all Development Department events, including Friends, Treasures Society, Corporate donor events, and the annual Founder’s Award Dinner.

The individual will also oversee all activity of the Young Friends program and its Young Friends Board. The position will coordinate materials for the Founder’s Award Committee and the Young Friends board.

Specific Responsibilities
Create event timelines and be held accountable for making deadlines and ensuring the smooth execution of all events
Work with appropriate Development staff to market events, and produce and mail invitations
Create a set-up sheet for events and note responsibilities, timeline, and a cost estimate for outside services
Maintain RSVP lists for all events
Act as primary contact for Founder’s Award vendors, designers, attendees, and committee
Regularly communicate event planning phases and responsibilities to HSP staff.
Work with HSP staff to update event information on the website, in the membership newsletter, and elsewhere.
Manage all events within the Raiser’s Edge Event Module
Oversee and facilitate the Young Friends Program and the Young Friends Board
Recruit, train, and manage Development Interns
Other duties as assigned

​Skills and Requirements
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Experience with database management specifically Raiser’s Edge
Strong personal skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks at once
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Proficiency in record keeping and general office tasks
Minimum Bachelor’s degree

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum of a B.A. degree. At least three years of directly related experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Located in Center City Philadelphia. The candidate will work in a general office environment, with some regional travel and evening or weekend hours required.

POSITION DETAILS

This is an exempt position. The Historical Society of Pennsylvania offers a comprehensive benefits package including health/dental/vision/short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 403b plan. Please note that we are unable to pay travel or relocation expenses. HSP is an equal opportunity employer.

Education Level: Minimum of a B.A. degree

To Apply: Please send one pdf file containing a resume and cover letter to mburgan@hsp.org. Name your file in the following format: “Last Name, First Name DevEventsManager”

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