The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Senior Development Manager to join our incredible team in the Northeast Region. Working as a member of the 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.
In this role, you will be responsible for leading all aspects related to the implementation of assigned Special Events including recruitment of volunteer committees, sponsors, teams and individual participants. Responsible for achieving revenue and participant goals, overseeing the budget, adhering to a 12-month event timeline, event logistics, and expansion of fundraising events that build and strengthen connections to potential and existing volunteers and donors.
Ensure all Special Events achieve/exceed revenue goal
Ensure all events are implementing best practices
Oversee recruitment of event committees
Oversee strategy for team, sponsor and individual recruitment and cultivation
Lead Corporate Recruitment Kickoff events to drive sponsor and event participation, and educate constituents about the mission of the American Lung Association
Analyze event results and prepare recommendations for future events to expand our community reach
In collaboration with Development Director, manage the event budget to ensure expenses remain below prescribed percentage
Oversee media partnership strategy
Supervise the planning of event logistics
Bachelor’s Degree in Non-Profit Management, Marketing, or related field required
Minimum of 6 years fundraising experience
Demonstrated success in external relationship management and volunteer recruitment
Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment
Superb organizational skills with a strong attention to details
Strong verbal and written communication skills and proficient in social & digital media
Must hold a valid driver’s license, have the ability to work nights and weekends with some overnights required
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.
To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):
The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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.