Special Events Associate

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/20/2021 2:40 PM)
Job ID
Development - All Openings
Emp Status
Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week


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Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise


Special Events Associate

Development Department


The Special Events Associate supports the events team in all aspects of executing HSS fundraising and cultivation events, including galas, benefits, celebrations, dedications, major/planned gift and campaign-related receptions.



  • Assist with the planning of the annual Tribute Dinner, BIKE HSS, HSS Golf, Autumn Benefit, Pediatric Benefit, and HSS Florida events.
  • Directly plan and execute cultivation events, lectures, dedications, investitures and dinners
  • Manage the design, copy and production deadlines for event collateral, including invitations, programs, signage, etc. for assigned events
  • Manage budgets and oversee the processing of invoices and check requests
  • Assist gift officers in the scheduling and catering of meetings and events
  • Perform other functions as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • One to two years of event management experience, preferably within a fundraising organization


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills, accuracy and precision in handling details
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and a database management system, such as Raiser’s Edge
  • Flexibility to participate in evening/weekend events and to travel, as needed


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