The Annual Giving and Events Specialist manages all aspects of the Annual Giving program and Fundraising and Stewardship Events. Is responsible for meeting or exceeding the Annual Giving budget through annual fund activities including directing individual prospect solicitations, managing gift receipts, facilitating gift stewardship through donor acknowledgment and tracking contributions. Solicitations are carried out by mail, e-mail, social media, other appeals and in-person, to current and prospective donors. Must be fluent in Raiser's Edge in order to segment donor prospects and effectively manage appeal communications and reporting. Develops and implement the existing special events fundraising and sustainer programs which are designed to recognize donors and raise unrestricted philanthropic funds and to attract, introduce, and develop increasingly deep and meaningful connections with prospects, donors, event sponsors, and volunteers.