SPECIAL EVENTS ASSOCIATE
Wingo NYC, a growing fundraising and communications consulting firm, is seeking to hire an energetic, enthusiastic and creative person to support our work in special events fundraising for numerous non-profit clients engaged in social and cultural change.
Founded in 1996, Wingo NYC has provided hands-on non-profit management, development, communications and design services to well over 200 organizations.
This new staff position will focus primarily on special events management, such as:
Attending and participating in weekly client meetings
Providing support to event consultant lead
Staffing large and small events
Playing a key role in day of event management
Managing event income tracker spreadsheets
Implementing online ticket pages
Providing phone and email follow-up to event sponsors and ticket buyers
Working closely with and managing volunteers
Promoting client events through social media
Disbursing press releases
Gathering honoree bios and photographs
Arranging honoree transportation
Producing and overseeing mailings
Writing and editing event-related collateral
We are looking for someone who can fill this role with competence, grace and humor. Must possess great attention to detail; proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media; a demonstrated commitment to social justice and the missions of our clients – and be able to work nights and weekends as needed. Two years experience in special events or fundraising preferred. There is opportunity for growth in this position.
Visit our website, wingo.nyc, to see if we are a fit for you, and respond with a resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest. In your cover letter, please describe an example of a specific special event or fundraising project you have worked on, your responsibilities and the outcome of the event or project. Only seriously considered candidates will be contacted. Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Special Events Associate” in the subject line.
Salary is in the $50,000 range and includes many benefits, such as two weeks paid vacation plus holiday week closure, five sick days, $500 towards health insurance, and access to dental and vision insurance, commuter discounts, 401(k) and other benefits. We offer a sun-filled office and a great work environment with wonderful colleagues and clients.