Special Events Development Associate
Job Postings
Thursday, April 24, 2014 02:57 PM

Boca Raton Regional Hospital (www.brrh.com) is a 400-bed not-for-profit health care organization with more than 750 primary and specialty physicians on staff. Our Centers of Excellence include Cancer, Cardiac and Women Services.


Title: Development Associate - Special Events

Position Summary:
The Development Associate – Special Events (SE) will develop, organize, and execute fund-raising and friend-raising events, and prepare strategic plans for engaging the community in special events.


The SE will initiate, organize, design, develop, execute and assess all fundraising and donor recognition events; develop and track budgets, manage vendors including contract negotiations, and prepare appropriate action plan for each event.


The SE will work with event committees to enhance donor relations thereby increasing sponsorship dollars and ticket sales; Coordinate agendas, speaking notes and handouts; take meeting notes and disseminate information to committee members.


The SE will develop sponsorship and underwriting opportunities. The SE will research and identify prospective sponsors, assemble sponsorship packages; distribute and solicit potential sponsors for monetary and/or item donations and ensure that all sponsors receive appropriate thanks and recognition.


The SE will work with talent agencies to secure speakers and entertainment for events.


The SE will recruit, assign, train and direct foundation staff and volunteers before, during and after events.


The SE will develop a timeline for internal and external event promotional materials, oversee production of invitations, give-a-ways, etc.; ensure that mailings/notices/ads etc. are completed on schedule, and work with communications staff on media coverage.


Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have large event and fundraising experience as well as Raisers Edge experience.


Application Instructions:

Qualified Candidates must apply on-line at www.brrh.com /employment tab/job vacancies and may fax a letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Director of Foundation Operations at 561-955-4727.