The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Development Coordinator to join our incredible team in the Southeast Region. Working as a member Development Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.
The Development Coordinator will work together with the special events team to coordinate annual fundraising events with all aspects related to the execution of these events as well as additional development projects. Responsibilities include achievement of revenue goals through volunteer recruitment, participant coaching, team and relationship building, marketing, and logistics.
Together with the Executive Director and/or the Development Manager, implement the area development plan through special events and other revenue sources.
Coordinate planning for fundraising or stewardship events. Recruit, train & supervise event day volunteers. Prepare reports as required. Execute the constituent engagement plan using various electronic systems.
Work together with members of the events team to meet or exceed annual revenue goals. Participate in the creation, planning and implementation of new and existing projects.
Coordinate and oversee event logistics: develop and monitor event project timelines and implementation. Negotiate with vendors to achieve favorable prices that ensure adherence to established budget. Prepare and monitor ongoing event progress reports.
Recruit, coordinate and coach community event team captains and volunteers. Cultivate relationships and effectively engage volunteers. Work with the Development team to increase event participation and revenue. Serve as liaison for customer service and troubleshooting for signature events and internal kickoffs.
Serve as location lead for the development of event websites and content updates, utilizing ALA best practices, software and guidelines.
Coordinate the implementation of e-communications, mailings and donor acknowledgements.
Work with the Marketing and Communications department to create and disseminate special events promotional materials.
Oversee the utilization of ALA databases and e-commerce platforms, Convio & ROI, serves as special events lead on ROI.
Complete special projects as assigned by the Development Manager, Development Director, or Executive Director.
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or related field preferred
One or two years of fundraising experience preferred with proven experience recruiting and coordinating volunteers
Superb organizational and time management skills with an excellent attention to detail and independent follow through in a fast-paced environment
Strong computer skills with website communication, social media and database systems
Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
Familiarity with InDesign and Convio helpful
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
A team player with a positive attitude; comfortable working with all levels of staff
Flexibility to work occasional irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights possible
Must hold a valid driver's license.
Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies)
Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place, all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.
Additional Salary Information: The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.
About American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: www.Lung.org.