Catholic Charities
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • 50000-54080 $50,000-$54,080
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Catholic Charities

• 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee. • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance. • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 12 paid holidays. • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution. • Employee Assistance Program. • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program. • Full list of benefits can be found on Careers home page under Resources link. Please note these benefits are subject to change.



Events & Donor Relations Specialist

2021 Most Admired Company Portland Business Journal

Department: Development

Employment Type: Full Time (40hrs/week); Exempt

Reports to: Director of Donor Relations

Location: SE Portland

Compensation: $50,000-$54,080/annual salary


At CCO We Take Care of Our People

  • 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee.
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 12 paid holidays.
  • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program.
  • Full list of benefits can be found on Careers home page under Resources link. Please note these benefits are subject to change.

Who We Are:

Catholic Charities of Oregon was named by the Portland Business Journal as the #2 Non-profit in their list of 2021 Most Admired Companies. Founded in 1933, Catholic Charites of Oregon is one of Oregon's oldest nonprofit social service agencies whose mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians.


Who You Are:

The Events and Donor Relations Specialist develops, organizes, and manages the fundraising and donor cultivation events for the Development team. These events are designed to educate the community about Catholic Charities' mission and impact, encourage deeper involvement, and steward relationships to help the Agency secure the necessary funding to support our programs and mission.


What You Will Work On:

  • Manage and oversee the successful execution of annual fundraising and donor cultivation events.
  • Collaborate with the CDO and Director of Donor Relations to conceptualize and plan meaningful and impactful donor events.
  • Coordinate communication among the Development team, CCO staff, and external vendors to maintain high level of quality in event promotion and execution, including venues, catering, and day-of logistics.
  • Cultivate mid-level donor relationships by updating, appreciating, and asking donors to deepen their financial partnership with Catholic Charities through phone, email, and USPS communication.

What You Bring:

Education, Certifications, and Licensure Requirements/Preferences

Bachelor's degree or equivalent lived and/or worked experience required

Experience Requirements/Preferences

  • Minimum 2-4 years' experience in event planning required and donor relations preferred.
  • Ability to effectively work with standard office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge and/or previous experience using Salesforce

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

  • 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee.
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 12 paid holidays.
  • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program.
  • Full list of benefits can be found on Careers home page under Resources link. Please note these benefits are subject to change.



Our Culture:

We are proud of our healthy work culture at Catholic Charities of Oregon. We care for our employees so they can take care of others. Our approach includes everything from support for continued training and education to a strong focus on allowing each employee to own their job and become a thought leader in their area of service. Together, we work to make a concrete, hands-on difference in our community.


VACCINATION POLICY

Catholic Charities of Oregon requires all employees to confirm they are fully vaccinated, or in the process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Employees can submit the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) request for exception form for medical or religious accommodation. COVID-19 testing in lieu of being vaccinated or having an approved medical or religious exception is not an option.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETERANS/DISABLED

Catholic Charities of Oregon is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion across our agency. Catholic Charities of Oregon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, equal pay, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. Applicants and employees need not be Catholic.

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