Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 18-Jan-2018 to 19-Feb-2018
  • - ALS Association of Indiana
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Manager of Fundraising & Special Events is responsible for the planning and implementation of the ALS Association (ALSA) Indiana Chapter fundraising events and programs inclusive of three (3) ALS Association's Walk to Defeat ALS® events (Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Evansville), Golf Tournament, Halloween Howl and ALS Research Update.  Revenue generation of $550,000.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Fundraising
• Coordinates, plans and implements activities and resources necessary to achieve three (3) ALS Association's Walk to Defeat ALS® events (Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Evansville), Golf Tournament, Halloween Howl and ALS Research Update campaign goals and fundraising objectives
• Responsible for the creation and implementation of peer to peer fundraising including donor stewardship and relationship management, marketing of special events, volunteer management (committees, day of event volunteers), strategic planning, and logistics for all events
• Provides staff support, in the areas of volunteer recruitment, event logistics, year-round planning, sponsorship solicitation, and evaluation of the programs and events
• Responsible for volunteer recruitment and management and ensures adequate volunteer staffing for day of event
• Recruits, develops, manages and cultivates corporate accounts and sponsorships to support the ALS Association mission through event and program support
• Negotiate contracts with vendors for all Chapter's programs and events
• Manages the Chapter's programs and events to provide adequate customer service, trouble shooting, day of event logistical support and completion
• Supports and ensures execution of National and Chapter policies, procedures, standards, best practices, benchmarks and guidelines
• Confirms thorough, timely and accurate data entry of relevant information
• Utilizes existing national and Chapter Walk materials, products and recruitment tools including running and reviewing reports to support campaign management
• Collaborates with other staff and volunteers as needed to promote and support local initiatives and to optimize market strategy and consistency of the Chapter's programs and events
• Comfortable with prospect identification, pipeline development, prospect research and relationship management throughout the donor lifecycle

Other Functions
• Serve as a member of the development team and maintain open communication and support of all departments
• Provide face-to-face presentations for corporations, service organizations, volunteer groups, and others on behalf of the ALS Association Indiana Chapter
• Appropriately participate in activities that benefit The ALS Association, as needed
• Support all fundraising efforts as directed
• Promote a cooperative spirit within the organization and among internal and external participants
• Perform other duties as assigned 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS
• 1-3 years fundraising experience, preferably in special events fundraising with a voluntary health organization or related field
• Experience in event planning, organizing, consultation, and volunteer management
• Ability to recruit, manage and evaluate high level volunteers for appropriate utilization
• Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation and training
• Ability to organize and prioritize large events and multiple projects
• Ability to read, comprehend and analyze number goals and fundraising reports
• Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout assigned geographical territory and to work occasional evenings and weekends
• Ability to use relevant tools (e.g., Donor Pro, Convio, TeamRaiser, Luminate, Microsoft Suite, etc.)
• Results oriented, a passion for creativity, innovative vision and passion for out-of-the-box thinking
• Demonstrated success in fundraising, forecasting, budgeting, tracking, and analysis
• Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed fundraising goals
• Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences in a variety of sizes
• Ability to develop trusting, cooperative, and reciprocal results-based relationships with a variety of people and institutions
• Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities and deadlines simultaneously

WORK ENVIRONMENT
• High-energy, fast paced office environment
• Noise level is moderate
• Ability to work weekends and evenings occasionally as needed (special events/meetings)
• Local/Regional travel up to 40% of the time, with occasional overnight stays
• Fast paced and deadline oriented
• Work independently and with minimal supervision
• Ability to work with others on a one-to-one basis as well as in groups

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