Events Manager

Rutledge Cancer Foundation
November 16, 2022
Fort Worth, Texas
Job Type



Fundraising Events (Spring and Fall)
Works directly with Executive Director, Development Director, and Communications Manager on the following:
● Manage event design/branding
● Coordinate all event logistics (e.g., secure date, venue, committee, decorations, food/drink, program, entertainment)
● Negotiate necessary contracts with venue, Audio/AV, event coordinators
● Coordinate with Communications Manager to distribute emails, social media, mailings
● Coordinate silent/live auction, paddle raise, heads or tails
● Maintain invitation lists
● Develop proficiency in and utilize RCF’s event software systems (Bidpal, Salesforce, Click & Pledge) for event management
● Attend and manage events day-of
●Oversee event wrap up, reporting, thank yous

Third Party Events (multiple, year-round events done by donors)
● Create registration and donation forms (in collaboration with Donor Manager)
● Provide RCF swag, signage (if needed)
● Collaborate with Communications Manager to promote events via social media, emails, etc.
● Attend event if schedule allows
● Event wrap up and reporting Patient Outings and Awareness Events
● Manage and coordinate patient events (e.g., create online signup forms, secure venue, purchase tickets, purchase swag, hand out tickets and swag, hire photographer)
● Coordinate volunteers with the Volunteer Manager
● Attend patient outings and awareness events
● Event wrap up and reporting Assist with Online Fundraising Campaigns work with Communications Manager
● September Pediatric Awareness Drive
● Cure Club-monthly giving campaign
● Young Adult Cancer Awareness month fundraising events

Skills Needed: 2+ years experience in fundraising and event planning. Excellent communication, relationship and organizational skills. Proficient in Microsoft 360, event management software(like Bidpal), non-profit donor database, Ability to secure sponsors, underwriters and new donors. Needs to work well with committees and a team work environment. Ability to take initiative and problem solve. Competitive salary based on experience. Health, vision and dental benefits available.

Application Instructions

Please submit resumes to: Laura Rutledge at

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