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Friends Life Community

Events and Campaign Manager

Friends Life Community


Job Summary

At Friends Life Community, we help adults with intellectual disabilities grow personally, develop socially and empower them to discover their calling within the community and the world.  Together we are moving toward a more fulfilling life for our Friends and peace of mind for their families.

Friends Life Community Core Values: Belonging, Self-Advocacy, Innovation


The Events and Campaign Manager will work closely with the Director of Philanthropy on various fundraising initiatives at times working within a team and other times working independently.  This individual must demonstrate high standards of customer service and attention for detail. This position must have an understanding of fundraising and the various cycles involved in sustaining a successful program.

The Events and Campaign Manager is expected to bring experience and expertise in program development and be able to apply innovation to build out various fundraising campaigns.  This person will inspire and mobilize community members to support Friends Life Community. This position is most successful when the individual uses their expertise to utilize and mobilize resources and expand capacity of each stakeholder, partner, team member, so that there is a coalition of community members advocating and growing the mission of Friends Life Community.

Job Responsibilities

Events Manger

  • Oversee all logistics of main fundraising event
  • Community-facing events to engage current and potential donors

Campaign Manager

    • Monthly Donor
    • Giving Days
    • End of Year Appeal
    • Church liaison
  • Create relationships with current church partners and identify ways to enrich partnership
  • Identify new church partnerships

Donor Stewardship

  • With the assistance of the Director of Philanthropy create donor stewardship cycle and execute.
    • Donor Love
    • Birthday’s
    • Annual Report
  • Attend outreach events as needed
  • Maintain CRM (Virtuous)
  • Oversee all gift acknowledgements
  • Maintain accurate data within current applications, Virtuous, Microsoft 365 and any future applications.


  • Support the Director of Business in necessary accounting procedures to ensure accurate reporting of revenue.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Director of Philanthropy or CEO

Professional Development

  • Establish at least one professional development goal and one self-care goal for self to develop throughout the year with the support of supervisor
  • Participate in regular trainings, academic activities, and community events to accumulate more knowledge in areas served by FLC


Knowledge and Skills

  • Belief in the organization’s mission and brand script
  • Demonstration of core values: belonging, self-advocacy, innovation
  • Large scale (400+ person) event planning experience
  • Highly organized and effective time management skills
  • Ability to manage conceptual projects and execute projects with a team
  • Active demonstration of professionalism and good judgement throughout all work
  • Proficient in use of nonprofits CRM’s (virtuous preferred)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent understanding of fundraising best practices
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated and have ability to work independently
  • Available to work rare weekends and evenings
  • Understand and demonstrate policies and procedures, safety procedures, and sustain certification of CPR and First Aid.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, non-profit management, or related field or equivalent education and experience
  • 3+ years of fundraising experience

Additional Information


  • Heath insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement insurance
  • PTO

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to admin@friendslife.org. No phone calls please.


  • Date Posted: February 7, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 03/20/2023
  • Working Hours: M-F, occasional nights and weekends