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Development Manager

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The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapt
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Denver Metro
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The Development Manager is an integral part of the Chapter’s staff and will report directly to the Senior Development Manager and CEO. This person will serve as an organizer for the Chapter’s Walk to Defeat ALS ® program as well as all other events.

Areas of Responsibility

Overall Planning – Assist in implementing all events as well as the strategic plan for the annual Walk to Defeat ALS®. Plan includes revenue targets, expense budget and a detailed timeline of activities and deadlines for all activities noted below.

Event Coordination – Assist in the coordination of event activities and logistics, including the event online registration site through Luminate (fundraising database), kick-off and awards events, logistics, monitoring Walk dashboard and metrics, thanking attendees and volunteers in a timely manner, and providing reports to the Development Team and the CEO.

Walk Team Recruitment and Team Building – Identify new Walk team captains and participants and encourage them to be involved. Serve as the point of contact for Walk team captains and individual participants. Coach Walk team captains and participants to reach revenue targets. Develop creative ways to engage participants, particularly patient families and lapsed teams. Build positive and lasting relationships on behalf of The ALS Association to achieve revenue and non-revenue goals.

Volunteer Recruitment and Management – Assist in developing event committees of volunteers to assist in putting on various events, event-day volunteers, assure key Committee positions are filled and recruit new volunteers as needed. Schedule meetings and oversee committee work to assure goals are achieved. Provide direction on assignments and empower volunteers of all levels to assist with revenue and non-revenue generating activities. Provide volunteers with clear and concise objectives, expectations, job descriptions and goals, and encourage and motivate them to be successful. Assist with monthly committee meetings and maintain timely communication with committee members.

ALS Awareness Events –Support Development Staff to successfully execute all ALS Awareness Events

Administrative and Other Functions – Assist with other development and fundraising activities as assigned. Ensure that all materials provided and utilized for events are in accordance with National policy and best practices. Perform other duties as assigned.

  • 1-2 years of experience in fundraising and event planning (experience with walks, runs, bike rides and online fundraising a plus).
  • Comprehensive computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (prior experience with donor management software preferred).
  • Experience in social media platforms.
  • College degree or equivalent work experience, volunteer management experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds to load and unload (with volunteer help) supplies from truck that transports event-day supplies to several walks on consecutive weekends.
  • Highly organized, reliable and resourceful self-starter who is results-oriented with a commitment to accountability, detail and follow-through.
  • Skilled communicator with superior interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  • level of integrity and diplomacy, ability to handle and maintain confidential information.
  • Analyzes information and makes timely, appropriate decisions.
  • Team player with the ability to build rapport with a wide range of people, including community businesses and professionals, volunteers, patients and caregivers, and all ALS associates.
  • A comfort-level and understanding for people and families dealing with serious medical conditions.
  • The ability to travel and work occasional nights and weekends for Association business and events.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Must maintain required insurance on automobile driven for business purposes.
  • Must pass a satisfactory background check that includes drug testing and motor vehicle record check.

$45,000 to $51,000 (based on experience)

  • Full-time employees may elect to participate in the Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance plans offered
  • 11 paid holidays plus the week between Christmas and New Years Day
  • 15 days of vacation after 6 months of service
  • Benefits offered are subject to change at The ALS Association Rocky Mountain Chapter's sole discretion.
How To Apply

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