The House of Ruth Maryland is one of the nation's leading intimate partner violence centers, helping thousands of battered women and their children find the safety and security that so many of us take for granted.

Services provided at the House of Ruth Maryland include legal advice and representation, counseling, emergency shelter, community education and outreach and abuse intervention programming.  Nearly 9,000 victims received services from the House of Ruth Maryland in 2015.


Founded:  1977 Headquartered:  Baltimore Contact:  Erika Buffaloe
Phone:  (410) 889-0840 Website:
Events Coordinator

Baltimore, MD 21218
United States of America
Full/Part Time:
Full Time
Job Type:
Years of Experience:
2 - 5 Years
Level of Education:
Bachelor's Degree
Day Shift


The Events Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day administration and execution of House of Ruth Maryland’s Signature Events platform. The Events Coordinator will also represent the House of Ruth Maryland at various external events, such as meeting with community partners and potential donors, and other appropriate situations to broaden the awareness of HRM’s event portfolio, of intimate partner violence, and House of Ruth Maryland. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage logistics of all special events, including Spring Luncheon, Crabaret, other events TBD, and supporting the internal logistic support of Adopt a Family.  This includes preparing mailings, name tags, working with venues, staffing committee meetings, preparing minutes, print materials, and all aspects of special events planning.
  • Drive fundraising success of Signature and Supporting events through sponsor and ticket purchaser recruitment and cultivation.
  • Represent the House of Ruth Maryland at external events, such as United Way exhibit fairs, Combined Charity Campaign events and other external programming as appropriate.
  • Provide data entry support for Raiser’s Edge to maintain quality data on donors, volunteers and other contacts for the agency.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of House of Ruth programs, activities, focus areas, strategic directions and financial situation to inform website information, volunteer projects/needs, and social media postings.
  • Other duties as required to support the House of Ruth Maryland Development Department’s success and operations.  

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience.
  • Excellent computer skills.  Database experience preferred.
  • Experience in producing successful events while managing vendor and donor relations
  •  Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Ability to understand intimate partner violence and how it affects the client population.

  • Experience in working successfully across departments/ teams to achieve objectives.

  • Must have excellent organizational skills, experience with planning and project management, and strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be flexible, able to tolerate chaos; while striving to eliminate it, able to identify and resolve

    problems, delegate work and maximize the work effort of others, and successfully manage competing priorities.

Language Requirements:
Manages Others:
Travel Required:
Up to 50%
Pay Range:
to per
Pay Comments:
Dental Insurance
Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Plan
Health and Wellness Programs
Life Insurance
Mental Health Coverage
Paid Time Off
Prescription Drug Coverage
Retirement Savings and Planning
Vision Insurance
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