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Manager, Distinguished Events

Company: The ALS Association
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SUMMARY: Established in 1985, The ALS Association is the only national nonprofit 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. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES . Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Manage new and existing annual Distinguished Events to include Dine to Defeat ALS-- and CEO Soak. Work with development team to achieve annual budget of $450,000. Build and execute strategic fundraising and cultivation plans that engage and inspire our volunteer and community prospects and partners. Build and steward new relationships to create a foundation for new events. Manage online fundraising programs. Work with Director, Distinguished Events to develop committees and supports for Distinguished Events. Including working auction committee. Recruit, empower, and mobilize volunteers to join us in the fight. Work with Managing Director, Development, Director, Distinguished Events and development team to implement long range fundraising plan. Oversee the donor management system(s) and work to ensure ongoing accuracy within the system(s). Work closely with development staff at National ALS Association to ensure coordination on fundraising activities and compliance with all Chapter standards and policies/guidelines. Execute face to face meetings, phone and email contact with corporate partners, vendors, volunteer committees and donors. Maintain involvement with external organizations and professional groups that may provide continuing education or build long-term relationships with donors/supporters. Support Managing Director and Director, Distinguished Events with other Chapter projects and events as requested. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have direct supervision of employees. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor---s degree required. At least two years of professional development experience to include peer to peer fundraising, corporate sponsorship cultivation and volunteer engagement. Ability to work cross functionally with Chapter staff, volunteers and donors. Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer fundraising events and programs. Skilled communicator with interpersonal, verbal, and written skills. Ability to work under and comply with continuous and multiple deadlines. Manage multiple projects simultaneously. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Experience with Salesforce, Classy and Greater Giving preferred. Must be available to work some weekends and evenings to attend special events and support all event staff. Qualified candidates must have the ability to successfully pass a background check. COMPETENCIES: Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce. Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals. Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management---s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Where permitted, employment is contingent upon proof of completion of the COVID-19 vaccination series (and booster(s), if eligible) by the employment start date, subject to potential exemptions to be considered on a case-by-case basis. All 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. The ALS Association endeavors to make www.als.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 onlineaccommodationsalsa -national.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. Powered by JazzHR iEuCM5w6AM

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