Special Events Manager

Dallas CASA
April 22, 2022
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a nonprofit agency advocating for the best interests of child victims of abuse and neglect. The Special Events Manager is responsible for all aspects of Dallas CASA’s fundraising events such as the Champion of Children Award Dinner, the Parade of Playhouses, the Cherish the Children Luncheon and CASAblanca Casino Event. This includes planning, logistics, and budget oversight, as well as working with volunteers and development staff to secure underwriting and sponsorships. The manager serves as a resource for all special event activities of Dallas CASA’s auxiliary volunteer organization, including the membership meetings, the holiday gift drive event, and yearly event activities. The Manager also plans and implements events designed to cultivate and steward donors.

This position requires professionalism, event/fundraising/marketing or sales experience, and excellent computer skills, including fundraising software experience. She/he must have exceptional administrative, interpersonal and organizational skills; and must be able to handle confidential information in a professional manner. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are necessary, as is superior attention to detail. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and 3+ years of development experience in a nonprofit environment are strongly preferred.

Dallas CASA is a diverse and inclusive nonprofit organization offering its employees professional development opportunities, competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits including employee-only 100% paid medical and dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance.  Also available: vision benefits, HSA with employer match, FSAs (health with match, and dependent care reimbursement) supplemental insurance, retirement plan with employer match, generous paid time off policies, tuition reimbursement, a collaborative team spirit environment, and more.

Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children every day.

Application Instructions

Please e-mail resume and salary requirements to Kathy de la Garza at kdelagarza@dallascasa.org. Be sure to include the title of the position you are applying for in the subject of the e-mail.

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