Coordinates events and activities that contribute to overall Department and Foundation goals and objectives.
- Exhibits guiding behaviors that reflect Children’s values and support our mission and vision.
- Partners with key areas in the foundation on event execution.
- Plans, coordinates and evaluates all assigned events/activities, including drafting budget goals, objectives and time lines and submits for manager approval.
- Collaborates on financial support in the form of corporate and individual contributions in order to obtain underwriting assistance and in-kind donations for assigned special events/activities for the purpose of controlling expenses and maximizing revenue.
- Under the direction of the event leadership, works collaboratively across departments to develop new tactics to engage identified event donors and volunteers for further engagement.
- Provides project coordination of special functions and attends events as requested.
- Provides staff support to assigned individuals, groups, organizations, corporations and committees that develop and organize events/activities.
- Develops positive work-oriented relationships with sponsors, vendors, and volunteers to cultivate continued and increased support/involvement.
- Coordinates sponsor and volunteer acknowledgment and recognition for assigned events/activities.
- Develops promotional materials, brochures, newsletters, videos associated with assigned events/activities and submits for appropriate manager(s) approval. Collaborates with marketing department to arrange publicity and promotion of assigned events/activities when appropriate.
- Tracks donor contacts and cultivation activities utilizing Foundation and IS approved donor/prospect database.
- Represents and speaks for health system as appropriate.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Requires a bachelor’s degree and one year special events and volunteer management experience OR five years of special events and volunteer management experience.
- Professional experience in a grassroots organization helpful, but not required.
- Demonstrates initiative and problem solving in absence of supervisor(s). Demonstrates ability to make independent decisions as necessary.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as interpersonal skills.
- Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, as well as creative ability.
- Ability to sit, walk and stand for extended periods of time while performing functions of position.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds during special events functions which is approximately 10% of the time.
- Normal office environment where there is no reasonable potential of being exposed to blood or other high risk body fluids.
- Responsibilities will often require working on some evenings and weekends and may also take incumbent away from the premises where there may be exposure to variable weather conditions.
- Travel may be required to transport event materials, etc.