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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio

1855 E. Dublin Granville Rd., 1st Floor

Columbus, OH 43229

(614) 839-BIGS (2447)

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Delaware County Office

39 West Winter St.

Delaware, OH 43015

(740) 369-BIGS (2447)

Union County Office

940 London Ave., Suite C

Marysville, OH 43040

(937) 642-0472

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Springfield

625 Burt St.

Springfield, OH 45505

(937) 390-9900

The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio

1855 E. Dublin Granville Rd., 1st Floor

Columbus, OH 43229

(614) 839-2447

Camp Oty'Okwa

24799 Purcell Rd.

South Bloomingville, OH 43152

(740) 385-5279


Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio

1260 Monroe St. NW, Suite 100D

New Philadelphia, OH 44663

(330) 339-6916

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland

4614 Prospect Ave., Suite 410

Cleveland, OH 44103

(216) 621-8223

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Ohio

173 West Second St.

Chillicothe, OH 45601

(740) 773-BIGS (2447)

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We Are Hiring

  • Donor Stewardship and Events Specialist



    To provide the necessary support in order to deliver exceptional customer service to our investors and volunteers and help achieve the overall mission and goals of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio.

    Reports to:

    Vice President of Resource Development

    Essential Job Activities and Responsibilities:


    • Cultivate, steward and oversee a portfolio of corporate and individual donors with an affinity heavily based in special events.
    • Creation of pipeline of potential partners in the community.
    • Complete supervision in the planning, development and execution of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio fund raising events, including but not limited to Bowl for Kids’ Sake, A Taste of Class for Kids and Golf for Girls’ Sake.
    • Assistance in planning and execution in relative third party events, programmatic events and the annual meeting.
    • Assist the AVP of Community Outreach and Volunteer Recruitment with strategic partnerships to grow both school-based mentoring and Bowl for Kids’ Sake engagement.
    • Assist county offices with development related efforts and shared best practices.
    • Assist VP of Resource Development with county office donor prospect engagement
    • Provide customer service excellence for all stakeholders, maintaining a positive, professional image of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio.
    • Perform other duties in full as assigned by the Vice President of Resource Development and/or the President and CEO.
    • Recruit and supervise interns to assist with overall department.

    • Recruit and manage Development intern(s).
    • Assume the lead in managing the (March) Bowl for Kids’ Sake, (May) A Taste of Class for Kids and (September) Golf for Girls’ Sake events.
    • Work with the AVP of Marketing and Public Relations in creating printed material related to all events.
    • Lead Big Brothers Big Sisters staff efforts in Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraising.
    • Coordinate and present at Bowl for Kids’ Sake recruitment and kick-off events at partner companies.
    • Responsible for the communication, effort reporting and year-long stewardship for all Bowl for Kids’ Sake donors, sponsors and volunteers
    • Send weekly communications to Bowl for Kids’ Sake company coordinators during the fundraising season.
    • Facilitate and prepare all meetings related to the planning and execution of all Big Brothers Big Sisters managed events.
    • Recruit and manage volunteers for event days.
    • Responsible for the pick-up and delivery of prizes, auction items, etc. (as necessary)
    • Proficiency in event management and mobile bidding software preferred.

    Data Management
    • Enter data, maintain records and generate reports of assigned specific events.
    • Prepare reimbursement and check requests and submit to accounting.
    • Collect credit card payments as required for events for pledges.
    • Back-up for Development & Database Coordinator—When the Development and Database Coordinator is absent, receive checks, code and enter donations, generate letters and print Daily Gift Report. (The Development and Events Specialist and Development & Database Coordinator will not be permitted overlapping vacation time.)
    • During Bowl for Kids’ Sake, assist with data entry into Salesforce as needed.


    • Interpersonal Savvy – Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; listens; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; truly values people; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
    • Functional/Technical Skills – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
    • Patience – Is tolerant with people and processes; listens and checks before acting; implements change well; waits for others to catch up before acting; sensitive to due process and proper pacing; keeps his/her composure under stress; follows established process.
    • Organizing & Planning - Effective performers have strong organizing and planning skills that allow them to be highly productive and efficient. They manage their time wisely and effectively prioritize multiple, competing tasks. They plan, organize, and actively manage meetings for maximum productivity.
    • Presentation Skills - Effective performers are able to organize and deliver public speeches that effectively inform or persuade audiences. They are adept at using current presentation technologies and media formats. They are able to comfortably and confidently field audience questions.
    • Relationship Building - Effective performers understand that leadership is about establishing and maintaining productive relationships. They like interacting with people and are good at it. They devote appropriate time and energy to establishing and maintaining networks. They initiate contacts readily and maintain them over time. They are able to utilize relationships to facilitate business transactions.
    • Results Orientation - Effective performers maintain appropriate focus on outcomes and accomplishments. They are motivated by achievement, and persist until the goal is reached. They convey a sense of urgency to make things happen – they want results, and they want them now! They respect the need to balance short- and long-term goals.


    • Must have 1 to 2 years’ experience, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
    • Must be willing and able to work an average of 40-45 hours per week
    • Must be willing and able to work with diverse populations.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook—Knowledge of Salesforce preferred.
    • Good organizational and interpersonal skills required.
    • Must be computer literate with the ability to learn new software applications.
    • Ability to operate business machines.
    • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
    • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and physically capable of transporting items to and from agency events.
    • Teamwork attitude required.
    • Must be reliable and flexible (some evenings and weekends required) including specifically first Saturday of March, one Saturday in April, and Labor Day weekend (each year).

    Application Instructions

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Apply Here