Events Manager
Requisition Number:2023-PRVSEC-002
Department:Government and Industrial Relations
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35


Action for Boston Community Development is a nonprofit human services organization that each year provides more than 100,000 low income residents in the Greater Boston region with the tools and resources needed to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. 

Duties Include:

  • Responsible for the planning and execution of signature ABCD events, and for the development and on-going support of program and neighborhood events.
  • Work closely with the Director to develop and manage annual fundraising events such as the Community Heroes Celebration, Hoop Dreams, Field of Dreams and the Annual Staff Celebration, including design, logistics, execution, budget and oversight. 
  • Plan, track and manage overall participation in these events.
  • Maintain RSVP lists, and assist in providing research on guests and donors to be used with material provided to senior leadership.
  • Collaborate with internal teams in the creation and production of guest lists, invitations, and special event-related materials.
  • Assist agency programs and neighborhood sites in developing and implementing successful fundraising and awareness events.
  • Along with other staff, ensure that events comply with outlined events procedures including event logistics, materials, and day-of coordination and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborate with the Executive Office, agency programs and other staff to create a yearly calendar of events.
  • Create and manage feedback from post-event fundraisers 
  • Collaborate with the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit, screen, and train volunteers for their event tasks. 
  • Maintain successful interpersonal relationships with prospects, major donors and volunteers.
  • Serve as liaison with third party organizations and corporations that run events to benefit ABCD, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a high school diploma/GED or equivalent with three to five years of relevant experience required.
  • Ability to work occasionally on weekends and/or evenings is required.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively. 
  • Flexibility, initiative, and ability to work in a team required. 
  • Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.


  • Make an impact on the community
  • Professional development opportunities and trainings
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match and vesting
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Observed Holidays