Catholic Charities founded in 1903 remains among the largest and well respected social service agency with programs and offices located in Boston and the greater Boston area.

As one of the largest providers of social service in Massachusetts, Catholic Charities of Boston offers over 70 programs and services in 23 locations around Eastern Massachusetts. From Lawrence to Brockton and Natick to Boston, our service sites throughout Eastern Massachusetts helped 175,000 of our neediest neighbors of all faiths last year.

We are currently seeking full-time Manager of Special Events and Donor Relations to work at the Pastoral Center in Braintree.

The Manager of Special Events and Donor Relations works closely with donors, agency leadership and volunteers to influence the growth of the donor base fundraising revenue through the skillful and precise organization of donor engagement vehicles such as special events, stewardship and leadership societies.

The Manager of Special Events and Donor Relations will create the annual operating plan for Catholic Charities’ events (cultivation, fundraising and stewardship) and design a holistic donor experience to increase overall satisfaction and loyalty.

Qualifications include:

  • A bachelor's degree in business, marketing or communications field. Prior experience recruiting and managing committees.
  • 3-5 years of experience in advancement/development marketing/annual giving.
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills along with demonstrated computer, technology, and research skills.
  • A genuine interest in human services, particularly in relation to anti-poverty issues.
  • Keen attention to detail and troubleshooting skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising database software, preferably Raiser’s Edge. Experience with the use of Zoom and other electronic meeting platforms.
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team in a time sensitive environment.
  • Access to transportation for regional travel.
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends as needed for special events

We offer a congenial and team approach work environment with the opportunity to learn and grow professionally. Our benefits are competitive and include a 403(b) savings plan and generous time off. 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to  Please reference job 9130.  No phone calls please.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  Visit us at:



Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 3:45pm