Bring your passion to join the fight against ALS!
The ALS Association is seeking an energetic, mission driven professional to lead our statewide fundraising efforts in Oklahoma. As Events Manager you will empower a dedicated team of volunteer fundraisers who are providing hope and enhancing the quality of life for individuals and their families affected by ALS. You will experience the gratification of knowing that your work has significant impact on the lives of those we serve.
The ALS Association is the only national non-profit organization fighting ALS on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.
As the Events Manager for the state of Oklahoma, you'll be responsible for generating revenue through the Walk to Defeat ALS(r) program and third party events, as well as other responsibilities as required or requested. This full-time position plays a critical role in the growth of The ALS Association's Oklahoma Service Area and reports directly to the VP, Chapter Relations, located in Washington, D.C.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.REVENUE BUDGET ACCOUNTABILITY and PLANNING Responsible for managing the revenue/fundraising budget and ensuring budgeted targets are achieved. In addition, responsible for executing the tactics as outlined in the Operational Plan for the Oklahoma Walk to Defeat ALS(r) Program that will enhance revenue growth for our mission. Perform data analysis on a regular basis and redefine strategies as necessary.
RECRUITMENT and CULTIVATION and STEWARDSHIP Responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with key constituents. Recruit and retain Friends and Family Teams and Corporate Teams for the Walk to Defeat ALS(r). Work closely with the Team Captains and participants to develop their personal and team fundraising plans by mentoring, coaching, and encouraging fundraising efforts.
CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP Responsible for building local corporate partnerships, including prospecting, cultivation, developing custom proposals, securing commitments, stewardship and retention.
VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT Recruit, empower, and mobilize volunteers. Lead, direct, and manage fundraising and logistics committees for the Walk to Defeat ALS(r).
MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS Responsible for executing marketing and communications plans, including social media for participant recruitment and engagement, awareness events as well as media relations.
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT Work in Convio to develop logistics, communications, and collateral, manage the database, and track financial progress.
AWARENESS & OUTREACH In collaboration with the Care Services Manager, raise awareness of ALS and the mission of The ALS Association.
- Bachelor's degree and three to five years of proven experience executing and meeting fundraising or sales goals, with two to three years' experience in peer-to-peer fundraising
- Experience in planning, leading, and managing development events, including coordinating with volunteers for desired outcomes
- Outstanding communication skills, articulate and persuasive, with well-honed relationship building skills
- An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you connect
- A strong work ethic, essential for this demanding environment that continually strives for excellence
- A dynamic, driven and sophisticated professional excited by the opportunity to direct the future of the fundraising efforts and support the organization as a whole
- The ability to travel up to 50% of the time and work occasional nights and weekends for Association business and events.
- Strong knowledge of Oklahoma communities and leaders a plus.
- Convey a professional and positive image that reflects favorably on The ALS Association.
This position will be home based and can be located in either Oklahoma City or Tulsa. Travel within the state area and on Association business will be required as necessary.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified and interested candidates please submit your cover letter and resume to the email address below.
The ALS Association endeavors to make www.alsa.org accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please email onlineaccommodationsATalsa-national.org (replace AT with @ when contacting this email address) . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
The ALS Association is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our EEO Policy Statement, please go here: http://www.alsa.org/about-us/careers/equal-opportunity-employer.html
Application deadline: March 31, 2017
Start date: April 3, 2017
Employment type: Full Time
Professional level: Professional
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Visision, Disability, 401k, PTO
Education: No requirement
Language proficiency: proficient
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