The Director, Fundraising Campaigns
& Volunteer Engagement (Special Events) is a lead fundraising
position responsible for developing and executing fundraising
strategies that generate revenue in support of the Foundation’s
mission including, but not limited to, special events, major giving
and corporate/foundation giving. The Director directly
partners with leadership volunteers and committees to influence
growth and drive success and is a partner with the Executive
Director and other chapter staff, to secure revenue for the
Foundation. The Director will implement best practices and
cultivate partnerships and alliances that will promote growth and
awareness in the community.
Essential Functions &
Take a lead role in planning,
directing and implementing special events to meet or exceed annual
In partnership with national and local
staff, analyze and improve existing events by ensuring best
practices are implemented.
Coordinating and collaborating with
chapter staff on event logistics and project management
Recruit, engage and manage volunteer
leaders and committee members to assist in implementing the
fundraising strategies that lead to revenue growth.
Partner with Executive Director in the
execution of individual/foundation/corporate giving
Prepare and manage budget (income and
expense) and work plan (with timeline and deliverables) for the
successful completion of fundraising events, programs and
Maintain accurate and complete records
and files for fundraising events, programs and activities and
routinely review the status of each with the Executive
Conduct planning and evaluative
meetings with Executive Director and assigned volunteers relative
to each fundraising event, program and activity.
Assist with the cultivation,
stewardship, solicitation, follow-up and recognition of individual
donors and corporate and foundation supporters
Oversee the production of all
collateral materials related to fundraising events, programs and
Perform all other duties and tasks
required to support all new and/or proposed fundraising events,
programs and activities.
Support all other chapter fundraising
activities and engage with other fundraising staff to drive
Other duties as
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Five to seven years of successful
not-for-profit fundraising, preferably with a health-related
Demonstrated leadership success in the
recruitment, engagement, and cultivation of high-impact
Demonstrated track record in committee
development within fundraising campaigns.
Outstanding communication skills, both
written and oral, with public speaking ability that will inspire
and motivate others.
Excellent presentation skills and
ability to teach, mentor and coach volunteers to achieve
Develop and maintain excellent working
relationships with staff, board members, volunteers and
Self-motivated, results oriented
leader with strong organizational skills and attention to
High level of diplomacy, patience, and
Proficiency in using Microsoft suite
and other technology, communications and donor platforms (Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, SalesForce, etc.).