Vacancy Events & Communications Manager

Ad type: jobs
Company: Horton's Kids, Inc.
City: Washington, DC
Workplace street: Washington, DC
Category: Marketing
Work schedule: Full Time
Posted: 22 Sep 2019
Requirements for the applicant
Education: 4-Year Degree Required
Job description

Position Description:

Horton’s Kids seeks a driven, organized, creative Manager of Events & Communications to lead the execution of small and large-scale events to support organizational fundraising efforts. The events include the organization’s primary fundraisers: Home Runs for Horton’s Kids, which takes place in the spring, and Give Thanks & Give Back, which takes place in the fall. The manager will also oversee and implement all external organizational communications.

The Manager of Events & Communications plays an integral role in the organization’s development department. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


●       Lead the execution of the annual Home Runs for Horton’s Kids event, which is a 1,000-person family-friendly fundraiser that takes place at Nationals Park

●       Lead the execution of annual Give Thanks & Give Back, the organization’s major fall fundraiser, focused primarily on individual donors

●       Coordinate a calendar of smaller donor stewardship and cultivation events and execute all event details


●       Lead the writing and design of organizational collateral, including brochures, one-pagers, and annual reports

●       Write and coordinate annual calendar of e-communication to donors, volunteers, and prospective donors.

●       Implement PR strategy to increase Horton’s Kids visibility

●       Manage social media accounts, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

●       Manage organizational website

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is an excellent verbal and written communicator, systems-oriented, and can handle multiple projects simultaneously and autonomously. Additional essential competencies and experience include:

●       Demonstrated success

●       2-4 years of events/communications experience; work in a nonprofit and/or fundraising context preferred

●       Knowledge of or experience on Capitol Hill preferred

●       Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university

●       Enthusiasm for Horton’s Kids’ mission and passion for social justice

●    Flexibility and enthusiasm to work beyond the regular work week as needed, including evenings and occasional weekends

●    Ability to be a team player in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a small, hard-working team

●       Working knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, and Wordpress preferred


Horton’s Kids offers a generous benefits package including vacation hours, comp time, holiday breaks, sick time, parental leave, flexible hours and telework options, employer-matched retirement, mobile phone allowance, health & wellness benefit, employer-paid health benefits, and more.

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Horton’s Kids is a community-based, social change organization that serves 500 children, grades K through 12, living in an isolated and violent neighborhood in southeast Washington, DC called ... read more