The Associate, Events and Family Support is responsible for supporting the efforts of the development team for success and growth of fundraising events and programs in assigned territory, including chapter/volunteer management as well as those tasks that will ensure the success of the mission of Cure SMA.
Manage all special events (including walks, dinners/galas, golf tournaments, and endurance programs) within assigned territory.
Recruit, manage, and train local volunteer coordinators.
Adhere to best practices.
Generate event revenue and growth strategies.
Meet revenue and expense goals to generate participant, sponsorship, and in-kind growth.
Manage all administrative tasks related to events (including mailings, reporting, and marketing/promotions).
Travel within territory for cultivation and planning meetings, and fundraising events.
Maintain relationships with current chapter leadership and local members.
Effectively delegate and accomplish goals through the recruitment and development of volunteers.
Ensure that clearly defined volunteer positions and responsibilities are utilized for each of the events and for assigned committees.
Regularly communicate appropriate plans, activities and benchmarks with volunteers.
Build and maintain Team Raiser websites for all fundraising events.
General Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Answer incoming phone calls for Cure SMA National Office as needed.
Ensure effective use of Cure SMA resources.
Actively participate in required education programs and meetings.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Includes travel by plane, car, train.
Attendance at a one-week Annual Conference is required.
Work is generally performed within an office environment with standard office equipment available.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university preferred.
Job Experience: Experience in fundraising events and volunteer management. Experience with HTML and Luminate Online (or similar product).
Cure SMA is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a disease that takes away a person's ability to walk, eat, or breathe. It is the number one genetic cause of death for infants.
Cure SMA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications ...for a position. Under no circumstances will Cure SMA discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.