Senior Events Specialist

Position: Senior Events Specialist

Job ID: 149276

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PHILAN - Fund Raising

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

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, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. 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 a Senior Events Specialist — someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position you will coordinate all aspects of the organization’s sponsored, community, and steward events.  Experience with organizing events and knowledge of fundraising/philanthropy are a must for this role!


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Plan and implement all aspects of the organization’s ticketed, stewardship, and community events
  • Actively participate in the development of fundraising plans and goal setting strategies, including campus tours, meetings, presentations, calls, vendor visits, and general communications
  • Evaluate assigned events and make recommendations for improvement to leadership
  • Build strong relationships with event chairs, committee members, vendors, and volunteers
  • Manage event donors and grow relationships with mid-line and/or pipeline teams
  • Participate in strategy sessions with colleagues on key major gift prospects
  • Drive the response for Office of Philanthropy priority events and initiatives
  • Participate in the creation and execution of communication and fundraising tactics
  • Record and manage donor/prospect data, activity, management, and movement in the fundraising technology system


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years’ experience in fundraising, event planning, business, project management, and/or health care
  • Experience in a Philanthropy/Development office is strongly preferred


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