Senior Associate Director, Special Events
To work with the Regional
Director and National Director to identify, cultivate and solicit event donors,
honorees and committee prospects. To plan and implement special events as
assigned by the Regional Director. The majority of fundraising activities
are focused on events, but at times, special projects and programs may apply
that involve other areas of fundraising. To lay strategies for event
fundraising and assist with regional fundraising activities as needed.
- 1. Responsible for creating
fundraising strategy, managing event logistics and implementing all details for
- 2. Develops strategies to
meet or exceed all budgeted revenue goals.
- 3. Develops and cultivates
relationships with Regional Trustees and event leadership..
- 4. Assists (as needed) with
planning other events that are created. Operates and produces events
within approved cost of fundraising.
- 5. Documents all donor
contacts in compliance with National Jewish Development procedures. Maintains
donor files and accounts as assigned to them.
- 6. Acts as an institution
representative with National Jewish public.
- 7. Develops plans for
securing gifts (key event sponsors) from new sources.
- 8. Performs other related
duties, including special projects, as required or assigned.
- 9. Performs as back up to
staff absences and vacancies as necessary.
- 10. Performs all other
duties as assigned.
- 1. Performs, as directed,
safety compliance and uses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as needed.
- 2. Participates in Quality
Assessment (QA) and Quality Improvement (QI) programs, as directed.
- 3. Ensures compliance with
The Joint Commission and all other Federal, State and Regulatory Agencies.
- 4. Responds promptly and
sincerely to customer's needs, requests and concerns via all communication
forms using easily understood language and refraining from using inappropriate
language and non-verbal gestures.
- 5. Maintains positive
working relationships as a team player through problem solving issues, speaking
positively about others, listening attentively and observing the Patient Bill
of Rights and Confidentiality.
- 6. Increases customer
service knowledge, skill and ability by participating in department and
institution-wide specific programs.
- 7. Incorporates National
Jewish's identity (Science Transforming Life®) into daily functions.
Speaks positively about the institution, provides customers with prompt
service, maintains a clean and safe working environment, dresses appropriately
based upon National Jewish safety standards, and departmental policies and
wears an ID badge visibly.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of computer
operations and management. Both excellent written and oral skills are
necessary. Very strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
Bachelor's degree in related
field required. Additional training in development and non-profit management
Certification and Licensure
A minimum of five (5) years
fund-raising or related experience required.
or - Any equivalent
combination of Education and/or Experience
Position is an office
Frequent requirements may include: sitting for extended
periods, entering and manipulating data on a workstation computer and
participating in team/executive meetings. Approximately 75% of daily
responsibilities will be working both one-on-one and in teams with other
personnel and extended one-on-one contact in a quiet environment where hearing
and listening is paramount. Must possess the ability to communicate by
observation, verbal, written and listening; standing; walking; climbing stairs;
stooping to remove/replace files; good hand-eye coordination; lifting, pulling,
pushing, and upper body twisting while handling supplies and equipment; sitting
while completing paperwork; using keyboard for PC and word processing needs.
Occasional requirements may include: stand, walk, use hands to
manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and
arms, stoop, kneel, and lift/move up to 25 pounds. Incumbent may be
scheduled to work an alternate schedule to accommodate essential business needs
routine travel by foot or automobile to alternate work/meeting locations,
possibly during inclement weather.
No environmental conditions
indicated. Professional office environment with time of each day spent in
interaction with management/staff, in addition to planning and working
autonomously. Requires teamwork and the ability to handle multiple
interruptions; frequently fast-paced; high-pressure; occasionally
variable-paced; variable pressure. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
will be provided to each employee when needed as determined by policy.
Utilization of PPE is mandatory. Estimated 1500 employees in the