Philanthropy & Events Manager

Philanthropy & Events Manager

Philanthropy & Events Manager 150 150 TR4PT2022
The Prince's Trust
August 4, 2022
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Theresa R Reed, MS HRM


Position Overview:

Organization:                  Prince’s Trust USA

Title:                                Philanthropy & Events Manager

Location:                         New York


Operating Model:

Prince’s Trust USA is part of The Prince’s Trust Group of charities. These include The Prince’s Trust in the UK, Prince’s Trust International, Prince’s Trust Canada, Prince’s Trust Australia and Prince’s Trust New Zealand. All six charities were established by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, with the shared mission of transforming lives and building sustainable communities.

The purpose of Prince’s Trust USA is to raise funds in the United States to support the charitable work of The Prince’s Trust group of charities across the world and to support relevant delivery partners in the United States.

The Prince’s Trust Group Operations team (based in London) provides support and advice to Prince’s Trust America on a range of issues including events, fundraising, budget and risk management. This helpfully adds to the in-house capacity of Prince’s Trust America and enables the sharing of experience and expertise across the Prince’s Trust network.

Staff team:

Currently, the start-up staff team comprises the CEO, & Director of Philanthropy, we are also recruiting for a Head of Operations. We are supported by The Prince’s Trust Group, which provides essential capacity, experience, and expertise. In due course, we expect the US-based staff team to grow in line with the development of Prince’s Trust USA.


  • Steward and manage a portfolio of patrons of donors with a yearly fundraising goal of $100,000
  • Support delivery of public-facing events
  • Manage development operations including and continual upgrades to Salesforce CRM system
  • Create and distribute donor agreements/acknowledgments and receipts
  • Write donor bios and research/write ethics reports
  • Help create and manage a young professional group/Board
  • Support fundraising colleagues by writing and completing grant applications
  • Coordinate small fund-raising events or campaigns (NYC Marathon, Palace to Palace bike ride, Trade Days)
  • Maintain and manage a communication and stewardship plan to patron and prospects

 Event Support

  • Working with Event Director
  • Develop event calendar and execute all programming, including but not limited to, Prince’s Trust Week in London, US based receptions or dinners
  • Create and coordinate event communications
  • Support management of budgets, guest, speakers, performances, guest lists, etc.

External Communications

  • Write yearly donor reports to USA patrons
  • Create four yearly newsletters (with help from PTUSA graphic designer) through Mailchimp
  • Write digital holiday emails and coordinate end-of-year holiday physical mailing
  • Maintain Mailchimp audience records
  • Help with event invitations
  • Maintain PTUSA website with regularly updates
  • Coordinate PTUSA social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Oversee, design, and edit correspondence, social media, newsletters, and brochures to various audiences for fundraising and general updates on PT Activities, etc.
  • Annual report: working with the head of operations, graphic designer and fundraising team support the creation of annual report
  • Work with PT Group on PTUSA section in Group Annual Report
  • Maintain PTUSA website with regularly updates
  • Coordinate PTUSA social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Knowledgeable of CRM databases
  • Salesforce and/or Razors Edge is a plus
  • Establish and Maintain Interpersonal Relationships: Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
  • Communicate with People Outside the Organization: Communicate with people outside the organization, represent the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Gather Information: Observe, receive, and otherwise obtain information from all relevant sources.
  • Develop Objectives and Strategies: Establish long-range objectives and specify the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Make Decisions and Solve Problems: Analyse information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Must be open to occasional travel, weekends, and evenings

 Additional Responsibilities

  • Calendar and Travel of Team
  • Preparation of Board documents
  • Attend and take minutes at Board meetings (5 annually)
  • Draft monthly CEO report

Position is in Manhattan, NY with the ability to provide flexibility as it relates to reporting to the office.

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