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Special Events Manager

The Grand Opera House

The Special Events Manager, an integral part of a five-person Development Team, conceptualizes, plans, and implements the administrative and logistical aspects of all of The Grand’s major philanthropic and cultivation events including, but not limited to: The Grand Gala, The Grand Golf Tournament, Sarah Bernhardt Society (Major Gifts) Dinner, Chairman’s Night Receptions (3), and other events as determined.  Applicant must attend and oversee all events.

The ideal candidate will have experience in fundraising for non-profits, event management skills, and a passion for the arts. A positive, pro-active work ethic is essential. Proficiency with MS-Office suite is a must. CRM experience is desired. Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience preferred. Full description online at https://www.thegrandwilmington.org/employment

This is a full-time position with occasional evening and weekend hours required. Compensation is commensurate with experience, plus health benefits, and generous vacation time. 

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, three references, and salary expectations via email to: hr@grandopera.org. No calls please.

Education Level: 
Bachelor's preferred
To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, three references, and salary expectations via email to: hr@grandopera.org. No calls please.