Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

  • Events and Development Specialist-Full Time-Development

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/9/2019 11:20 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Thrive and Change Lives


    At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


    We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


    Flexible Work Schedules

    Remitted Tuition

    Professional Development

    Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

    Professional Supervision and Coaching

    Recognition and Appreciation Programs

    Opportunities for Growth and Promotion


    The Events and Development Specialist will plan and coordinate agency special events including the coordination of all event logistics, committee meetings, associated minutes, collaborating with committee chairs and co-chairs, serving as a direct contact with sponsors, and fielding all donor and sponsor phone calls and inquiries as they pertain to events. Analyze expenditures and make spending recommendations related to event management activities, advertising, and agency partnerships. Work with the Chief Development Office in the management, implementation and growth of giving programs. Track donors, donations, and changes in giving level; communicate changes and make recommendations to Chief Development Officer on potential giving levels for existing or new donors. Participate as an active committee member on the House of Providence Dinner planning committee. Utilize Raiser’s Edge data base to produce reports, analyze donor activity, and produce mailing lists. Maintain complete electronic and paper files for the Development Department as needed. Coordinate and maintain departmental purchases and petty cash account. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and Catholic Charities policies and procedures.


    Bachelor degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or other related field and a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience required. At least two (2) years of experience developing and giving presentations to groups of all sizes; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Proficient user of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Valid N.Y.S. Drivers License, N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance.


    Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


    Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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