Events & Sponsorships Manager

The Samaritan Inn
June 5, 2023
1725 N. McDonald Street, McKinney, TX 75071, Mckinney, TX
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Salary Range:$55,000.00 To 60,000.00 Annually

Are you amazing at organizing events, and building a fantastic fundraising experience?

  • Do you love managing and executing fundraising events?
  • Do you build amazing online campaigns, awareness events and sponsorships?
  • Do you have experience creating sponsorship portfolios?
  • Do you excel at building relationships with donors who seek event engagement?
  • Can you work closely with a team to plan strategic events that support a wonderful and visionary mission for our community?
  • Do you thrive in executing events that engage donors and generate revenue?
  • Do you love developing event budgets, timelines and work plans, ensuring that all events are executed effectively (on time & on budget), and create new revenue streams?
  • Are you passionate about our mission to give hope to the homeless in our community?
  • Are you looking for a place to make a difference in the world and help change lives?


Then we want to meet you!


We are looking for our next Events & Sponsorship Manager to manage and execute all aspects of our fundraising events, including creating a sponsorship portfolio to cultivate those donors who seek event engagement.  Events will include galas, luncheons & other special events, online campaigns, awareness events, and social media campaigns.  You will also work closely with the development team to plan and execute strategic events that support our mission & goals, engage donors, and generate revenue!



Do You Have?


  • A Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, fundraising, marketing, communications (or a related field)?
  • 3-5 years of experience in event planning & fundraising, preferably for a non-profit?
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail?
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously?
  • Ability to work independently and still be part of the team?
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with donors, sponsors, and volunteers?


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, Google Suite, and donor management/CRM software?
  • A commitment to treat everyone with dignity and respect, regardless of their background or demographic group?
  • Ability to pass a background check and a drug test?
  • Strong skills in collaborative partnerships to ensure that fundraising efforts align with the
  • mission in order to create engagement and generate revenue?
  • Friendliness while knowing when to be discreet with confidential matters?
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and techniques?
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends if needed?
  • Ability to identify and cultivate new donors (and steward existing donors) with MOVES management?
  • Availability to work onsite M-F during normal business hours, with flexibility on nights and weekends as needed for events?


Do You Enjoy?


  • Coordinating with a Development team to secure event sponsorships, donations, and in-kind contributions?
  • Partnering with our volunteer services team to recruit and manage event volunteers and staff?
  • Ensuring all event materials, such as invitations, signage, and promotional materials, are produced on time and to a high standard?
  • Managing event logistics, including venue selection, catering, audio/visual, transportation, accommodations?
  • Providing excellent customer service to event attendees, sponsors, and donors?
  • Tracking event metrics and providing regular reports to the development team?
  • Collaborating with other departments as needed to ensure seamless event execution?
  • Staying up-to-date on best practices in event planning and fundraising?




What we offer... an opportunity to change lives!  


The Samaritan Inn is a comprehensive homeless program that helps willing individuals gain dignity and independence.  We have proudly served the communities of North Texas in changing lives of families and individuals for 40 years!


Since 1984, The Samaritan Inn has made it our mission to help willing people gain dignity and independence. We give hope to the homeless by providing meaningful support that helps people overcome barriers to self-sufficiency, break the cycle of poverty, and begin a promising new chapter of their lives. This support includes essential food, clothing, and shelter as well as comprehensive services that foster independence, including case management, counseling, financial education, career development, and financial aid for critical needs. On a given night, approximately 160 people sleep at the Inn, of which 1 out of 3 are children.


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