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Special Events & Walk Manager


TITLE
Special Events and Walk Manager

LOCATION
Los Angeles, California


PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE

The individual will be responsible for foundation development and will work under the direction of the Division Vice President to ensure the success of the foundation’s special events initiatives and achieve its financial goals. The individual will participate in and manage the establishment of systems and protocols for foundation and walk fund raising.


The successful candidate will have the highest level of service excellence, leadership capabilities, accountability and superior stewardship. In addition, the ideal candidate must place high value on integrity, operate with a sense of urgency, be driven by self-motivation and a desire to be a part of an enthusiastic, hardworking team.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities include developing fundraising activities; building relationships with company representatives and recruiting sponsors. Managing and recruiting walk teams and committees. Oversee walk campaigns and all elements of successful fundraising campaign.


Candidate is able to anticipate, plan, prioritize and react to changing needs and situations with professionalism and integrity. Responsible for Identifying target audiences and building appropriate marketing and recruitment strategies for participants and volunteers.


Candidate will also conduct auctions, recruit volunteers for events, and coordinate all logistics and elements of special events.

Must be able to make oral presentations.

  • Recruit, train and cultivate volunteers to organize fundraising walk teams

  • Implement plans for assigned fundraising events; prepares elements of campaign materials, provides staff support for volunteers, coordinates promotional activities, prepares and/or coordinates and maintains assigned campaign correspondence, financial records and statistical reports as needed

  • Coordinate promotional, marketing and media activities

  • Must be comfortable on the phone and talking with diverse constituents

  • Maintenance of appropriate record-keeping

  • Monitoring of each event/activity budget

  • Assist, as assigned, in the development and implementation of other chapter activities


POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 years successful fundraising experience and new business development

  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management

  • Must be comfortable on the phone and talking with diverse constituents

  • Proven track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals.

  • Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, attention to detail, oral & written communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Team Player-committed to promoting the growth and success of ALF & the division

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Monitoring of each event/activity budget

  • Ability to stand for extended periods and lift 25 pounds.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with occasional night/or weekend work within the greater Los Angeles and Orange County area which includes frequent travel between Los Angeles and Orange county

  • Reliable transportation and valid CDL and insurance required.


CONTACT

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to HR@liverfoundation.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

EOE


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