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Community Director, March of Dimes Broward Division
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Tuesday, January 13, 2015 10:20 PM

Community Director, March of Dimes Broward Division, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job ID #: 2384

Location: FL - Ft. Lauderdale

Functional Area: Fundraising

Department / Chapter: Florida

Position Type: Full Time Regular

Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Relocation Provided: No

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position Purpose

This position will implement, coordinate and manage cost-effective fundraising activities to assist the local business unit attain its financial goals. This is a sales position where the majority of the performance review is based upon achieving aggressive annual revenue goals. Also solicits trains and manages an effective volunteer base of community leaders to assist in meeting the financial goals. This position acts as liaison between the March of Dimes, its volunteers, and the local community. Is responsible for recruiting, training and managing high-level volunteers as well as corporate participation and sponsorship within that community.

Position Responsibilities

Recruit, orient, train, and monitor performance of volunteers to organize events that meet or exceed the established fundraising goals. Develop a successful business plan using the organizations core business tactics to reach this goal.

Develop strong networks within the local community, cold call or develop and grow prospects for potential revenue streams, event sponsorships, volunteer opportunities and to increase March of Dimes visibility and brand awareness.

Manage and provide leadership to volunteer committees on each event to ensure that committee members are fully supported and accomplish tasks required for successful events.

Prepare and maintain accurate records/data to evaluate cost-effectiveness, profitability, and public awareness of events and/or mission/program activities. This may include preparing income/expense budgets, compilation/analysis of event statistics, evaluation of media coverage, researching and analyzing community fundraising potential versus actual revenues, etc.

Work with media or recruit a volunteer with this expertise to publicize mission/events, and secure local sponsorship for events to heighten public awareness and reach fundraising goals.

Develop and implement events to recognize, reward, and motivate successful volunteers to ensure ongoing commitment.

Work with program staff and volunteers to ensure that every special event or March for Babies contains program content to enhance the knowledge of the audience and general public regarding the March of Dimes mission, programs, special services and benefits for mothers and babies.

Qualifications Required

BA or BS degree or equivalent

1 to 3 years of prior  related work experience, preferably in sales event fundraising in a not-for-profit setting.

Should be able to demonstrate successful fund raising experience including knowledge of sales best practices and current trends.

Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook scheduler.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills required – the ability to gracefully handle rejection and bounce back assuring goals are met. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required; ability to cold call, grow local contacts and build and nurture effective business relationships to increase March of Dimes visibility, brand awareness, volunteer staff and revenue.

Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.

Must be able to read, comprehend and analyze financial goals and fundraising reports and also generate required reports on a timely basis.

Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check.

Must be able and willing to travel extensively throughout assigned geographic area and to work evening; mornings and weekends as necessary.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

Anyone interested should apply online http://www.marchofdimes.org/careers/job-search.aspx. They are also welcome to email me at vvitale@marchofdimes.org if they have any specific questions about the position/requirements.

 
Corporate Event Planner - Team National
Job Postings
Friday, January 09, 2015 11:52 AM

Corporate Event Planner

 

Team National is in search of a energetic, highly motivated corporate event planner to join our team at our corporate headquarters located near Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  If you thrive in a fast paced environment and are able to balance multiple priorities and drive towards results, this is a great opportunity to join a company that has continued double digit growth year after year.  The candidate will have 1 to 3 years of experience working as a hands-on corporate event planner.  The corporate event planner will work alongside two other event experts to produce events ranging  from 1000 to 5000 in size.  An exceptional attention to detail and expertise in project management as well as prior experience utilizing a reservation program like CVENT is key.  This highly visible role where you will collaborate with the companies executive leadership as well as various members of the organization so a polished presentation is crucial.

 

 

 

Duties to include:

Some travel to various locations for events throughout the United States, four to five times per year

Attend/facilitate/assist with all corporate events

Catering, speaker management, housing management and event audio visual management

Compile and annual schedule of events

Plan, coordinate, and execute events

Create and maintain budgets

Write and proofread communications, including e-newsletters and e-promotions thru CVENT

Work with the marketing team to promote events via electronic promotions and social media

Create and maintain event registrations using CVENT software

Interact with key business leaders

Day to day administrative support and liaison to all departments

 

Education and Qualifications are:

 

Bachelor's degree(BA) from a four-year college or university with 1 to 3 years related experience.  Meeting/event planning experience a plus.  Proficiency in MS office suite and CVENT software.  Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills.  Detail oriented.  Motivated.  Pro-active.  Friendly and helpful personality.  Ability to handle a multi task position.

 

 

 

 

Location: Davie, Florida. Suburb outside of Fort Lauderdale approx 15 minutes from downtown area

Hours: Typically 40 hours per week but longer hours during event time

Rate: $30K to $33K, depending on level of experience

Benefits: Medical, 100% coverage

Start: ASAP

To apply:  Send your resume and rate requirements to Dan Zintsmaster at danz@bign.com

 
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