EVENT MANAGER - MOVING DAY BOSTON (BOSTON, MA)
The Moving Day Manager is responsible for the implementation of the mission through programs, fundraising events and advisory council and volunteer development. The person in this role will cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote growth and awareness within the community. The person in this role reports to the Senior Director, National Signature Events.
- Develop, implement and monitor an annual budget and work plan, including fundraising, public education programs, support services, leadership development and volunteer development.
- Create and implement strategies to meet fundraising goals through the Moving Day walk program and other events as assigned.
- Oversee all logistics and volunteer management for Moving Day event(s).
- Recruit volunteer leaders and committee members to assist in implementing the fundraising work plan.
- Serve as a consultant and resource to volunteers. Provide professional leadership in planning and implementing their tasks and/or responsibilities.
- Assure appropriate utilization of volunteer skills and resources and provide guidance in carrying out assignments and recognition for their time and effort.
- Maintain accurate and complete records and files for fundraising events, programs and activities and routinely review the status of each with your supervisor.
- Direct the cultivation, solicitation, follow-up and recognition process for individual, corporate and foundation participation and donations related to Moving Day and other events as assigned.
- Coordinate all collateral materials related to fundraising events, programs and activities.
- Coordinate community based public education programs and attend local support group meetings.
- Coordinate public relations and promotion for fundraising events, programs and activities.
- Perform all other duties and tasks required to support all new and/or proposed fundraising events, programs and activities.
- Actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local community while advancing the mission, goals and values.
- Keep abreast of National Office activities and properly utilize the resources available.
- Be knowledgeable about Parkinson's disease and the Foundation's strategic plan and operations.
- Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of the facilities, equipment and documents.
- Other duties as assigned.
- BA/BS degree
- Five to seven years in not-for-profit fundraising, preferably within a health-related organization.
- Demonstrated track record of successful fundraising experience that includes special events, corporate/foundation giving, donor cultivation and recognition, donor records and acknowledgement.
- Proven and applicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting and volunteer development .
- Self-motivated, results oriented leader with strong organizational skills.
- An effective communicator, both written and oral.
- Proficiency in MS Office
- Raiser's Edge and Luminate Online/Convio a plus
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to the attention of Annie Long at firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter please discuss your qualifications, why you think you would be a good fit for this position, and your salary requirements (range is fine). No phone inquires will be taken for this position.
SR. MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER (MIAMI, FL)
The Sr. Major Gift Officer reports to the Vice President of Constituent & Corporate Relations. In ordination with the development team, the Sr. Major Gift Officer is responsible for initiating and developing relationships with current and prospective donors to the National Parkinson Foundation (www.parkinson.org), work in conjunction with the VP of Constituent & Corporate Relations to manage a portfolio of prospects, implement the major gifts strategy and meet the organization’s fundraising goals. THIS position can be performed remotely. Resumes with cover letter should be sent to email@example.com.
- Work with Fund raising team to identify appropriate donor prospects (individual, corporate and philanthropic foundations).
- Create and execute plans for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of these prospects.
- Develop ‘moves plan’ for all assigned prospects, write major gift proposals when appropriate, ask for the donation and close the gift.
- Personally develop relationships with prospects, solicit prospects.
- Maintain strong relationships with program staff to understand programs and anticipate funding needs.
- Effectively communicate with VP of Constituent & Corporate Relations regarding development activities and progress versus goals.
- Utilize systems to optimize major gift fund raising activities. Keep up-to-date prospect activity records.
- NPF currently uses Raiser’s Edge database.
- Promote a collegial atmosphere within the fund raising department, and organization-wide, working cooperatively with all fundraising staff to help them and the department attain its overall financial and advancement goals.
- Able to meet goals on a consistent basis.
- Other duties as assigned by management.