Development Associate, Sr

Position: Development Associate, Sr

Job ID: 143483

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: DEV - EVENTS/CMN

Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. - Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. - To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for Senior Development Associate focusing in Special Events – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will coordinate all aspects of hospital sponsored events, community events, stewardship events and miscellaneous events as assigned by the Assistant Director, Special Events. You will share informal supervision responsibilities for administrative assistant:

event tasks as assigned, processing invoices, handling of event registrations, processing event donations, etc.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Plans and implements all aspects of assigned hospital sponsored events
  • Cultivates relationships with sponsors and committee members
  • Evaluates assigned events and makes recommendations for improvement based on the event history
  • Serves as Hospital representative for assigned community and miscellaneous events
  • Works with various teams in the Development Office and throughout the hospital’s Integrated Delivery System to implement events
  • Submits event information for Developments magazine
  • Assists in filling event tables and golf tournament teams
  • Represents Hospital at community events as needed
  • Resolves and researches miscellaneous phone call
  • Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of fundraising event planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation
  • Three (3) year of experience in communications, marketing or fund raising preferred
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously, work with a variety of people and plan, set goals and meet goals
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written

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