Manager of Events & Communications

Horton’s Kids seeks a driven, organized, creative Manager of Events & Communications to lead the execution of small and large-scale events to support organizational fundraising efforts. The events include the organization’s primary fundraisers: Home Runs for Horton’s Kids, which takes place in the spring, and Give Thanks & Give Back, which takes place in the fall. The manager will also oversee and implement all external organizational communications.

The Manager of Events & Communications plays an integral role in the organization’s development department. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:



Qualifications: The ideal candidate is an excellent verbal and written communicator, systems-oriented, and can handle multiple projects simultaneously and autonomously. Additional essential competencies and experience include:

Horton’s Kids staff works in a metro-accessible office located on Capitol Hill. Staff should expect to work some evening and weekend hours, do some lifting, and assist at programming with the children.

Application Instructions:

If interested, please email a thoughtful cover letter, resume, and three references with the subject “Manager of Events & Communications, Your Name” to The email and the cover letter should be addressed to Mr. Billy Fettweis. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Applicants will be asked to undergo standard screening requirements including an FBI background check, Child Protection Register check, and TB test. Must be 18 or older to apply. Horton’s Kids, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.