Special Event Coordinator

(Part Time)

Do you enjoy organizing special events?

Are you looking to use these skills to make a difference in the lives of children and their families on the North Shore of Massachusetts?

Pathways for Children, Inc. (Pathways) is seeking a part-time Special Event Coordinator (20 hours a week) to work with staff and volunteers to plan, coordinate and implement events designed to raise funds for, and promote community awareness of Pathways programs and services.

The Special Events Coordinator is an integral member of Pathways’ development team and reports to the Major Gifts Officer. Occasional evenings are required for internal and external events and some local travel is also required.


The Special Events Coordinator includes organizing, promoting and facilitating fundraising and other special events; establishing event budgets; coordinating and monitoring event timelines to ensure deadlines are met; working with printers and designers to develop invitations and materials; coordinating event logistics including registration and attendee tracking; coordinating the presentation and materials; setting up and managing the Greater GivingTM event software; recruiting and training event volunteers; implementing post event surveys.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related field, or equivalent. Two years in event planning, project management or similar environment. Must be able to effectively multi-task within deadlines. Requires attention to detail, excellent follow-through, flexibility and ability to participate fully as a member of an integrated team of development professionals. Proficient in Microsoft office. Ability to communicate articulately and engage others and must exhibit a friendly and professional demeanor. Preferred: Knowledge of non-profits, customer service, Raisers Edge and Greater GivingTM.

Send Resumes to: Debby DiLiberti, Human Resources Administrator; Pathways for Children, 29 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930 or debbied@pw4c.org.               www.pw4c.org

Deadline: May 17, 2019       Cover Letter Required.