The main responsibility of the Events and Fundraising Manager (EFM) is to direct the fundraising events at the Garden, assuring their effectiveness and overall profitability. The EFM will also assist the Director of Special Projects in managing the private facility rental program. The position is 5 days/week, 40 hours, with at least one weekend day each week and evenings as needed. The EFM reports to the Executive Director. The EFM is responsible for the planning and execution of all fundraising events at the Garden, including recruiting volunteer leadership to help produce the two main fundraisers: Sculpture in the Garden and The Annual Dinner. The EFM will work to increase the attendance and profitability of all events by a set percentage every year, as outlined in an annual event plan to be approved by the Executive Director.