Development Events Manager
Opportunity: Houston Audubon is seeking a self-motivated and experienced individual to be its Development Events Manager. The Development Events Manager will be the primary organizer for Houston Audubon fundraising events.
About Houston Audubon: Houston Audubon is a non-profit conservation and education organization that focuses on protecting the natural environment for birds and people on the Upper Texas Coast. The organization owns and manages 17 nature sanctuaries and provides nature-based education programming and activities to over 35,000 children and adults each year.
The headquarters is located in west Houston at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd. The mission of Houston Audubon is to advance the conservation of birds and positively impact their supporting environments. Our vision is the creation of a healthier, natural environment and more beautiful place to live by leading and nurturing a community which values and supports birds. A strong member and volunteer driven organization with a deep heritage in the region, Houston Audubon is among the largest and most active Audubon chapters in the nation.
Job Summary: The Development Events Manager will be responsible for leading and implementing mission-based events that generate revenue and steward donors/prospects, event planning/management, and graphic design/marketing of special events. Reporting to the Development Director, the Development Events Manager will oversee all aspects of at least five (5) planned fundraising events to ensure events run smoothly, fundraising goals are met, and the organization’s mission and work is elevated.
See Job Description below for essential functions, desired qualifications and experience.