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Sandi Parkes sandi.parkes at csbs.utah.edu
Tue Jul 15 09:20:56 MDT 2003



> MANAGER OF SPECIAL EVENT FUNDRAISING
> Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah
> Full Time, Benefits
>
> ROLE
> To plan and implement the foundation's three internal special events, 
> insuring that they continue to grow gradually in income and audience, 
> remain financially and logistically stable, and retain a motivated and 
> enthusiastic volunteer staff.
>
> These three events are the Salt Lake Gala/Auction in March (now in its 
> 13th year); the Park City Great Escape in October (now in its 12th 
> year), and the Rubber Ducky Derby at Raging Waters in August (now in 
> its 15th year).
>
> REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing and Development
>
> RESPONSIBILITIES
> ·                     Oversees planning and logistics of internal events
> ·                     Solicits sales and sponsorships for special events
> ·                     Leads volunteer committees in its securing of 
> tables, auction items, and sponsorships
> ·                     Oversees event budgets
> ·                     Provides leadership in committee planning and 
> execution of events
> ·                     Assists committee in the recruitment of 
> committee members for special events
> ·                     Supports event media releases
> ·                 Cultivates sponsors and ensures the fulfillment of 
> event sponsor agreements
> ·                 Provides regular updates of special events to 
> volunteers and staff
> ·                Oversees acknowledgments of event cash and in-kind 
> donors
> ·                Acknowledges volunteers
> ·                May suggest new events for future development, 
> especially in outlying areas
>
> QUALIFICATIONS
> At least three years experience in event fundraising planning and 
> sponsorship solicitation;  an understanding  of the basic principles 
> of fund raising; a BS or BA in a relevant field; excellent written 
> communication skills;  demonstrated experience in donor solicitation 
> and cultivation activities; superb interpersonal skills and an ability 
> to work with diverse volunteers with tact, patience, motivation, and 
> good humor; ability to initiate and prioritize tasks and time; ability 
> to manage both the big picture elements and the small details of an 
> event; an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit.
>
> SALARY: Range is $35,000 to $40,000, dependent on level of proven 
> experience.
>
> APPLICATION PROCESS
>
> Submit cover letter, resume, and at least three references with 
> current contact information to the address below. References from 
> immediate supervisors preferred. Closes August 1. For additional 
> information on our organization, see http://www.makeawishutah.org.
>
> Search Committee
> Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah
> 2091 East 4800 South #15
> Salt Lake City, UT 84117
> Or email the above to mailto:info at makeawishutah.org
>  
>
> DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
> Make-a-Wish Foundation of Utah
> Full Time, Benefits
>
> ROLE:
> To provide support for the marketing and development office through 
> donor tracking, donor cultivation,  event support, and the 
> coordination of special projects in fundraising.
>
> REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing & Development
>
> RESPONSIBILITIES:
> ·         Maintain donor database
> ·         Manage donor acknowledgment letters
> ·         Produce gift reports from database
> ·         Administer and maintain records and donations relating to 
> frequent flyer program
> ·         Coordinate donor recognition tracking system
> ·         Establish and maintain a library of wish stories for donor 
> acknowledgment letters, donor newsletters and grant writing
> ·         Assist with additional development work as assigned 
> including errands and office tasks in support of events and special 
> projects
> ·         Assist with donor cultivation events.
> ·         Assist with Kids for Wish Kids program.
> ·         Attend donor check presentation events as needed.
> ·         Contribute to marketing/PR activities where required.
>
> QUALIFICATIONS:
> ·         BA or equivalent.
> ·         Demonstrable and excellent written communication skills.
> ·         Computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft 
> Office and Raiser's Edge or similar database software.
> ·         Experience or career interest in development, 
> communications, or not-for-profits.
> ·         Ability to handle multiple projects at one time.
> ·         Self-motivation, initiative, and independence.
> ·         Meticulous attention to detail.
> ·         Good interpersonal skills and an ability to work with 
> diverse staff and volunteer group.
>
> SALARY: Range is $26,000-$28,000.
>
> APPLICATION PROCESS:
>
> Submit cover letter, resume, and at least three references with 
> current contact information to the address  below. References from 
> immediate supervisors preferred. Closes August 1. For additional 
> information on our organization, see http://www.makeawishutah.org
>
> Search Committee
> Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah
> 2091 East 4800 South #15
> Salt Lake City, UT 84117
> Or email to mailto:info at makeawishutah.org
>
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