Posted on February 11, 2013
American Diabetes Association
American Diabetes Association - Director, Fundraising
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is seeking candidates for the position of Director, Special Events and Fundraising in New York City. This position requires strong leadership skills to manage a staff of four by creating an environment that enables staff to contribute to their full potential and by providing timely coaching and feedback to staff to meet key accountabilities. Candidate should have an expansive network of corporate decision-maker relationships within the Greater NY area.
Qualified candidates should have a proven track record of planning and executing special events that have raised six figures or more. Experience with walk and/or cycling events is a plus. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of driving for results, understanding financial data to accurately identify barriers and opportunities, and translating strategy into operational reality by aligning people, processes, resources and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of results. Incorporate best practices and revenue responsibility for generating a minimum of $300,000 in NEW revenues. Responsibility for team development, corporate support and sponsorable features, Executive Committee communications and securing Corporate Revenue Chair (CRC). Works with event managers and Executive Director on recruiting new retail partners, building business relationships and help secure donated goods/services in support of the events’ enhanced experiential offer ings. Proven ability to negotiate complex contract agreements with municipalities, identify underleveraged assets and co-manage logistical fulfillment.
Qualified candidates will also have extensive experience developing and maintaining strategic relationships with volunteers and corporate decision makers. Strong presentation skills, oral and written are a requirement. Exemplary attention to detail and ability to manage multiple activities necessary.
When you join us, you can expect competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and a true focus on work-life balance. You can find all of this in an environment that promotes inclusion. Are you ready to take your career on a mission?
- Bachelor's degree required
- 5+ consecutive years of similar work experience
- Demonstrated experience of coaching and leading a team to success
- Experience with income and expense procedures and reporting
- Familiarity with financial reports and analysis
- Expert level proficiency with MS Office
- Access to a car as local travel is required
- Ability to lift up to 25 lbs
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