Special Events Coordinator

St. Louis , MO 63101

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Position Description

The Special Events Coordinator reports to the Donor Engagement Manager and is responsible for coordinating The Irish Open Gala & Golf Tournament and the Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk. Tasks include committee development and management, recruitment, planning and logistics, sponsorship solicitation and sponsor fulfillment.

• Coordinate special events from completion to follow up, achieving budgeted goals
• Empower event committee members to take on leadership roles, solicit sponsorships, recruit supporters, sell tables/registrations and garner support for St. Patrick Center
• Keep the mission of St. Patrick Center as the focal point of special events and when working with committee members, donors and volunteers
• Maintain existing donor, volunteer and corporate relationships as directed
• Coordinate planning and logistics for special events
• Create and follow event timelines and milestones
• Closely track revenue and expenses for assigned events
• Lead team so that financial and participant goals for special events are met
• Assist with donor stewardship and cultivation
• Promote St. Patrick Center and advocate for our clients in a variety of ways
• Implement volunteer and donor engagement strategies
• Promote events by writing copy for email marketing and working with database in pulling distribution lists
• Other duties as assigned


• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience in non-profit fundraising, event planning, and working with volunteers
• Working knowledge of donor stewardship techniques, budgets and event best-practices
• Experience working in Raisers Edge NXT or similar database

• Ability to adapt and adjust to new ideas and initiatives
• Strong communication and time-management skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office
• Must have superior organizational skills
• Able to work independently and be a strong team member

• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Paid life insurance
• Long-term disability insurance
• Flexible spending account
• 403b with company match
• Holiday pay
• Paid time off (self-care days, birthday and personal day)
• Paid paternity and maternity leave
• Paid sick days
• Wellness perks
• Employee appreciation days
• Learning and development resources
• And much more!

Type: Full-time
Pay: $35,000.00 to $45,000.00 per YEAR