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Providence Health & Services Special Events Manager in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Full Time, Special Events Manager position at Providence Little Company of Mary, Torrance.

In this position you will:

  • Design and implement donor recognition, cultivation, stewardship and fundraising activities, working extensively with individual, corporate and foundation donors.

  • Oversee all events for the Little Company of Mary Foundation, personally manage select events, devise new strategies to increase revenue from individuals and corporations, and assist in other activities with the development staff team to meet the stewardship goals of the organization.

  • Provide support, as needed, to other events in the Providence Foundations Los Angeles Region. This position requires a focus on management of events, communications and external relations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Extensive event planning and implementation experience and understanding of best practices as it relates to fundraising through special events.

  • Experience working with volunteers and committees.

  • Ability to work independently toward predetermined goals and objectives.

  • Experience creating and managing budgets.

  • Excellent writing, editing and communication skills with strong attention to detail.

  • Problem solving skills and ability meet deadlines and juggle multiple projects.

  • Computer skills including Word, Excel, and donor databases including database queries.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, nonprofit management or a related field.

  • Excellent communication skills, specifically interaction with philanthropists, executives and community leaders.

  • Knowledge of South Bay organizations and / or community and business leaders.

Providence Health & Services, Southern California, is a not-for-profit Catholic health care ministry committed to providing for the needs of the communities we serve — especially the poor and vulnerable. The region serves the South Bay, Westside and the Greater San Fernando Valley Area, operating six award-winning medical centers, a comprehensive network of physician offices, long-term care, home care and hospice, urgent care centers and Providence High School.

At Providence, we’re dedicated to quality, compassionate care for all. The Providence medical centers and medical groups provide a full continuum of health care services. Continuing a Tradition of Excellence.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Marketing/PR/Communications

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 221255