Advertised Summary Job Description: As a member of the fundraising team dedicated to cancer programs at CUIMC, the incumbent will report to the Director of Development and work closely with the Executive Director of Development to project manage the Peer2Peer fundraising event, Velocity: Columbia's Ride to End Cancer, a signature event of Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC). The incumbent will serve as a key liaison with the outside production firm for Velocity and internal CUIMC stakeholders to manage bike ride programming logistics and rider participation, including the coordination of all ride aspects such as promotional materials, communications, and on-campus engagement opportunities. He/she will develop strategies and proposals to recruit corporate sponsors and sponsor teams, and work with faculty, staff and students to recruit donors and participants. In addition, the incumbent will work with the Director of Development and support the Executive Director of Development on strategic initiatives to steward and cultivate current riders and sponsors to maintain and expand involvement annually.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience plus at least three to five years progressively related experience, preferably in endurance Peer to Peer fundraising. Experience in non-profit event management and peer to peer fundraising experience is a must. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills. Must have ability to exercise excellent judgment, tact, confidentiality and diplomacy in all interactions. Experience in recruiting and managing Corporate Partners. Ability to travel minimally and within the tristate, as required or requested. Must be able to accurately handle diverse projects and a large volume of detailed work simultaneously, and use good judgment in prioritizing work. Convey a professional and positive image that reflects favorably on the team and institution. Must demonstrate the ability to work with management information systems and software systems; superior Excel, MS Office required.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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