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Development and Events Manager

Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA; and Jackson, MS


BATON ROUGE, LA

As Development and Events Manager, you’ll be responsible for raising $300,000+ through fundraising events in your assigned regions (Baton Rouge and Shreveport, LA). Your primary focus will be The ALS Association’s signature event, the Walk to Defeat ALS. You will also cultivate relationships in the community to encourage third-party fundraising events with The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter as the beneficiary. In addition, you will organize ALS awareness events, most notably ALS Awareness Games hosted by minor league and college baseball teams in your area(s). This role is critical to the growth of The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter. The position reports to the Director of Development and Community Relations.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

RECRUITMENT + CULTIVATION + STEWARDSHIP

You’ll be responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with key constituents in regard to the Walk to Defeat ALS.  In addition, you’ll recruit and retain Friends and Family Teams and Corporate Teams. You’ll work closely with the team captains and participants to develop their personal and team fundraising plans by mentoring, coaching, and encouraging their efforts.  You will also cultivate relationships in the community to encourage third-party fundraising events with The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter as the beneficiary. You will document your engagements with constituents in the donor database and collaborate with chapter leadership as relationships develop. Stewardship is of the utmost importance.

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP
You’ll lead and grow the chapter’s corporate partnership initiatives in regard to the Walk to Defeat ALS with the help of chapter leadership including prospecting, cultivation, developing custom proposals, securing commitments, stewardship and retention.

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

You’ll lead, direct, and manage fundraising and logistics committees for the Walk to Defeat ALS.  You’ll recruit, empower, and mobilize volunteers to join us in the fight through both the Walk and awareness events.

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing all marketing and communications plans, including but not limited to participant recruitment and engagement and media relations for the Walk to Defeat ALS as well as awareness events.

BUDGET MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

You’ll be responsible for managing Walk budgets and ensuring targets are achieved.  In addition, you’ll be involved in developing and implementing strategic plans for the Walk to Defeat ALS program that will enhance revenue growth for our mission.  You’ll analyze the data on a regular basis and redefine strategies as necessary.  

MUST-HAVES

  • Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of experience in peer-to-peer fundraising events

  • Outstanding communication skills, articulate and persuasive, with well-honed relationship building skills 

  • Proven success in executing on goals

  • A dynamic, driven and sophisticated professional excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the fundraising department and the organization as a whole

  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing development events, including coordinating with volunteers for desired outcomes

  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you connect

  • A strong work ethic, essential for this demanding environment that continually strives for excellence

SKILLS

You're uniquely people-oriented.
You're more than capable of cultivating productive relationships. You'll work closely with corporate and community leaders and other diverse personalities. You take initiative and actively seek to deepen current supporter relationships and to forge new ones.  This doesn't intimidate you, but excites you. You thrive on building and developing these relationships with intelligence, maturity and professionalism. 

You have a remarkable track record.
You have a history of leading successful initiatives with measurable results that have impacted the bottom line.  

You're a strategic thinker.
You have the strategic prowess and social intelligence required to help build scalable models that leverage The ALS Association’s brand, assets, relationships and opportunities to meet aggressive growth goals. 

You’re a collaborator.
You possess the ability to work effectively with others to reach common goals and objectives.

You’re an influencer.
You get others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creating a win-win situation, and responding appropriately to key stakeholders.

You’re a mentor.
You enjoy managing and training team members and volunteers and understand how to maximize their skills and strengths.

You understand the value of our supporters.
You make everyone feel special. You’re able to get anyone excited about what we do and make their experience with us unique. You’re inviting, discerning and thoughtful. 

You’re passionate about creating a world without ALS.
You have at least a basic understanding on the impact ALS has on families battling this disease and how to align fundraising goals with our work in the field.

You believe in the future of The ALS Association.
You take your responsibilities seriously; the success of this role is critical to The ALS Association’s growth. 


LOCATION

This opportunity is for those located in (or willing to relocate to) the Baton Rouge area.  Travel to Shreveport will be required occasionally. 


TO APPLY
Qualified applicants, please submit your resume and salary history to jamie.craig@alsalams.org.


NEW ORLEANS, LA

 As Development and Events Manager, you’ll be responsible for raising $225,000+ through fundraising events in your assigned regions (New Orleans and Lafayette, LA). Your primary focus will be The ALS Association’s signature event, the Walk to Defeat ALS. You will also cultivate relationships in the community to encourage third-party fundraising events with The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter as the beneficiary. In addition, you will organize ALS awareness events, most notably ALS Awareness Games hosted by minor league and college baseball teams in your area(s). This role is critical to the growth of The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter. The position reports to the Director of Development and Community Relations.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

RECRUITMENT + CULTIVATION + STEWARDSHIP

You’ll be responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with key constituents in regard to the Walk to Defeat ALS.  In addition, you’ll recruit and retain Friends and Family Teams and Corporate Teams. You’ll work closely with the team captains and participants to develop their personal and team fundraising plans by mentoring, coaching, and encouraging their efforts.  You will also cultivate relationships in the community to encourage third-party fundraising events with The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter as the beneficiary. You will document your engagements with constituents in the donor database and collaborate with chapter leadership as relationships develop. Stewardship is of the utmost importance.

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP
You’ll lead and grow the chapter’s corporate partnership initiatives in regard to the Walk to Defeat ALS with the help of chapter leadership including prospecting, cultivation, developing custom proposals, securing commitments, stewardship and retention.

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

You’ll lead, direct, and manage fundraising and logistics committees for the Walk to Defeat ALS.  You’ll recruit, empower, and mobilize volunteers to join us in the fight through both the Walk and awareness events.

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

You’ll be responsible for developing and implementing all marketing and communications plans, including but not limited to participant recruitment and engagement and media relations for the Walk to Defeat ALS as well as awareness events.

BUDGET MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

You’ll be responsible for managing Walk budgets and ensuring targets are achieved.  In addition, you’ll be involved in developing and implementing strategic plans for the Walk to Defeat ALS program that will enhance revenue growth for our mission.  You’ll analyze the data on a regular basis and redefine strategies as necessary.  

MUST-HAVES

  • Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of experience in peer-to-peer fundraising events

  • Outstanding communication skills, articulate and persuasive, with well-honed relationship building skills 

  • Proven success in executing on goals

  • A dynamic, driven and sophisticated professional excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the fundraising department and the organization as a whole

  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing development events, including coordinating with volunteers for desired outcomes

  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you connect

  • A strong work ethic, essential for this demanding environment that continually strives for excellence

SKILLS

You're uniquely people-oriented.
You're more than capable of cultivating productive relationships. You'll work closely with corporate and community leaders and other diverse personalities. You take initiative and actively seek to deepen current supporter relationships and to forge new ones.  This doesn't intimidate you, but excites you. You thrive on building and developing these relationships with intelligence, maturity and professionalism. 

You have a remarkable track record.
You have a history of leading successful initiatives with measurable results that have impacted the bottom line.  

You're a strategic thinker.
You have the strategic prowess and social intelligence required to help build scalable models that leverage The ALS Association’s brand, assets, relationships and opportunities to meet aggressive growth goals. 

You’re a collaborator.
You possess the ability to work effectively with others to reach common goals and objectives.

You’re an influencer.
You get others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creating a win-win situation, and responding appropriately to key stakeholders.

You’re a mentor.
You enjoy managing and training team members and volunteers and understand how to maximize their skills and strengths.

You understand the value of our supporters.
You make everyone feel special. You’re able to get anyone excited about what we do and make their experience with us unique. You’re inviting, discerning and thoughtful. 

You’re passionate about creating a world without ALS.
You have at least a basic understanding on the impact ALS has on families battling this disease and how to align fundraising goals with our work in the field.

You believe in the future of The ALS Association.
You take your responsibilities seriously; the success of this role is critical to The ALS Association’s growth. 


LOCATION

This opportunity is for those located in (or willing to relocate to) the Baton Rouge area.  At this time, this is a work-from-home position. Travel to Baton Rouge and Lafayette will be required occasionally. 


TO APPLY
Qualified applicants, please submit your resume and salary history to jamie.craig@alsalams.org.

 


JACKSON

*This is a part-time position -- approximately 25 hours per week.

As Development and Events Manager, you’ll be responsible for raising $175,000+ through fundraising events in your assigned regions (Jackson and the Mississippi Gulf Coast). Your primary focus will be The ALS Association’s signature event, the Walk to Defeat ALS. You will also cultivate relationships in the community to encourage third-party fundraising events with The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter as the beneficiary. In addition, you will organize ALS awareness events, most notably ALS Awareness Games hosted by minor league and college baseball teams in your area(s). This role is critical to the growth of The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter. The position reports to the Director of Development and Community Relations.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

RECRUITMENT + CULTIVATION + STEWARDSHIP

You’ll be responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with key constituents in regard to the Walk to Defeat ALS.  In addition, you’ll recruit and retain Friends and Family Teams and Corporate Teams. You’ll work closely with the team captains and participants to develop their personal and team fundraising plans by mentoring, coaching, and encouraging their efforts.  You will also cultivate relationships in the community to encourage third-party fundraising events with The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapter as the beneficiary. You will document your engagements with constituents in the donor database and collaborate with chapter leadership as relationships develop. Stewardship is of the utmost importance.

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP
You’ll lead and grow the chapter’s corporate partnership initiatives in regard to the Walk to Defeat ALS with the help of chapter leadership including prospecting, cultivation, developing custom proposals, securing commitments, stewardship and retention.

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

You’ll lead, direct, and manage fundraising and logistics committees for the Walk to Defeat ALS.  You’ll recruit, empower, and mobilize volunteers to join us in the fight through both the Walk and awareness events.

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

You’ll be responsible for implementing all marketing and communications plans, including but not limited to participant recruitment and engagement and media relations for the Walk to Defeat ALS as well as awareness events.

BUDGET MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

You’ll be responsible for managing Walk to Defeat ALS budgets and ensuring targets are achieved.  In addition, you’ll be involved in developing and implementing strategic plans for the Walk to Defeat ALS program that will enhance revenue growth for our mission.  You’ll analyze the data on a regular basis and redefine strategies as necessary.  

MUST-HAVES

  • Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years of experience in peer-to-peer fundraising events

  • Outstanding communication skills, articulate and persuasive, with well-honed relationship building skills 

  • Proven success in executing on goals

  • A dynamic, driven and sophisticated professional excited by the opportunity to help shape the future of the fundraising department and the organization as a whole

  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing development events, including coordinating with volunteers for desired outcomes

  • An incredible passion for our mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you connect

  • A strong work ethic, essential for this demanding environment that continually strives for excellence

SKILLS

You're uniquely people-oriented.
You're more than capable of cultivating productive relationships. You'll work closely with corporate and community leaders and other diverse personalities. You take initiative and actively seek to deepen current supporter relationships and to forge new ones.  This doesn't intimidate you, but excites you. You thrive on building and developing these relationships with intelligence, maturity and professionalism. 

You have a remarkable track record.
You have a history of leading successful initiatives with measurable results that have impacted the bottom line.  

You're a strategic thinker.
You have the strategic prowess and social intelligence required to help build scalable models that leverage The ALS Association’s brand, assets, relationships and opportunities to meet aggressive growth goals. 

You’re a collaborator.
You possess the ability to work effectively with others to reach common goals and objectives.

You’re an influencer.
You get others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creating a win-win situation, and responding appropriately to key stakeholders.

You’re a mentor.
You enjoy managing and training team members and volunteers and understand how to maximize their skills and strengths.

You understand the value of our supporters.
You make everyone feel special. You’re able to get anyone excited about what we do and make their experience with us unique. You’re inviting, discerning and thoughtful. 

You’re passionate about creating a world without ALS.
You have at least a basic understanding on the impact ALS has on families battling this disease and how to align fundraising goals with our work in the field.

You believe in the future of The ALS Association.
You take your responsibilities seriously; the success of this role is critical to The ALS Association’s growth. 


LOCATION

This opportunity is for those located in (or willing to relocate to) the Jackson area.  Travel to the Gulf Coast, throughout Mississippi and to the main office in Baton Rouge, LA, will be required occasionally.


TO APPLY
Qualified applicants, please submit your resume and salary history to jamie.craig@alsalams.org.