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Projects and Events Coordinator

Company: National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation
Date Posted: June 23, 2017

Projects and Events Coordinator

The National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation is seeking a Projects and Events Coordinator. This position will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of administration and project/event coordination for the Foundation office under the direction of the Foundation Director. The person will promote a positive image of the Foundation through their work with NHCC Foundation staff, NHCC staff, community members, donors and Foundation Board of Trustees. The Projects and Events Coordinator will develop and execute a variety of tasks critical to administration, including financial accountability, board engagement, special projects, donor recognition and event management.

Areas of Responsibilities:

Coordinate Board and committee meetings, including preparation of Board packets, calendar notices and reminders, setup and catering, documents and files, and recording meeting minutes

Monitor budget through issuing invoices and facilitating payment requests

Process donations and proper recognition of gifts, ensuring database management

Provide excellent customer service, organization and oversight of La Tiendita and vendor sales events

Support the membership program with event coordination, database management and correspondence

Manage donor database, generate necessary correspondence and reports, and develop user manual

Assist the Director in donor cultivation, correspondence, and events

Promote the NHCC Foundation through various communications including website, calendars, invitations, and newsletters to grow interest in fundraising opportunities

Assist the Director with fundraising proposals, mailings and campaign outreach

Coordinate Maravilla silent auction committee, including coordination of committee meetings, periodic communication with committee members, collection of items donated, tracking of all items donated and donor recognition

Conduct prospect research and work with programs to collect information to be inputted into database

Manage Foundation volunteers, including providing them assignments and overseeing the quality of their work

Perform additional administrative job duties, as assigned

Job Qualifications:

MS Office skills with experience in databases

Good communication skills (written and verbal)

Excellent problem solving and customer service skills to identify, interpret and resolve situations

Solid attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy & multitasking

Able to lift 50 lbs.

Natural desire to be proactive, flexible and part of a team

Passionate about the NHCC mission

Preferred Qualification:

Non-profit experience

Undergraduate degree preferred in business, communications, or related field


Hourly wage DOE

Send cover letter and resume to by July 14. 2017.