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Event Coordinator & Gift Officer

Harford Community College
Job Location:
Bel Air, Maryland
Development and Fundraising
Starting salary range
Commensurate with education and experience

About Harford Community College

Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

HCC's mission of "Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute." and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.

Job Description

The Event Coordinator & Gift Officer coordinates all fundraising events for the College and Alumni Development office; raises non-event dollars for the HCC Foundation; and maintains web pages and creates marketing materials for development efforts.

Duties include successfully coordinating the Annual Summer Swing Golf Tournament, Screech 5K Glow Run, ATHENA Leadership Breakfast, and other events held by the Foundation; meeting targeted financial goals; raising new dollars for the Foundation by event and non-event revenues, including securing new scholarship donors and directly soliciting new and existing donors. Other duties include being visibly active in community events; using Banner ERP; building event budgets; coordinating volunteers; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

This is an exempt, professional staff position.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.

Required Education

A bachelor's degree is required; an associate degree with at least five years of directly related experience may be considered.

Required Experience

One to three years of experience in fundraising, development, or a related field is required, including:
  • coordinating and executing events to a successful outcome and tracking outcomes using metrics
  • soliciting sponsorship gifts up to $10,000
  • developing event budgets
  • developing a communication strategy, marketing materials and web content for events
  • using Constant Contact and social media giving platforms.
Applicants selected for interview will be asked to bring a portfolio of marketing materials and an event budget demonstrating a successful outcome of an event they worked on.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Demonstrated ability to build community relationships for fundraising purposes and proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and Word, are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience coordinating volunteers, using an ERP system, and/or writing donor/student stories and press releases are desirable.

General Weekly Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with occasional evening, weekends with advance notice.

Posting Number: 2022-040FSFA

Close Date: 07/17/2022
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