Development Manager

Juvenile Diabetes Research Founndation Jackson , MS 39201

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description:

The Development Manager role is a great opportunity to join a strong JDRF Chapter team and work closely with the Executive Director and local leadership, regional teams and an outstanding group of volunteers to increase the reach and impact of the Chapter.

The Development Manager will manage, evaluate, and expand campaigns including JDRF One Walk, Hope Gala and T1D Connections Outreach program that build and strengthen links to potential and existing volunteers and donors and grow the Chapter's revenue through increased corporate, individual, volunteer, and other community involvement. He or she will manage, organize and coordinate appropriate committees with volunteers to expand fundraising and non-fundraising programs.

The Development Manager will manage expenses and event logistics for these events and programs. He/she will be a relationship manager for donors and volunteers, including the Chapter's walk families, as well as corporate entities. They will be responsible for developing volunteer leadership structures within each of their programs. A solid background relationship management and in corporate development is essential as is a thorough understanding of the JDRF mission. This position requires a strong, collaborative leader who is results-oriented.

The Development Manager position is a wonderful opportunity for a driven, experienced, and talented fundraising professional. This position is responsible for the management and financial growth for the Chapter's One Walk Peer-to-Peer fundraising efforts, the Hope Gala, JDRF's signature fundraising event and the T1D Connection's Outreach Program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead staff member for One Walk & Gala signature fundraising programs; this position leads both staff and volunteer leaders in executing and planning these programs. Ensures that revenue goals are met and event expenses remain within budget.

  • In partnership with the Executive Director as well as with national and regional partners, develop One Walk & Gala operational plans that include budget, team development, corporate development, volunteer development and logistics

  • Develop and manage high-level volunteer committee strategies that drive fundraising and event logistic execution efficiency, while also delivering meaningful volunteer engagement

  • Working within JDRF's volunteer-staff partnership environment, the Development Manager will support and maintain an understanding of JDRF's mission and research strategy

  • Collaborate with an outstanding team of chapter staff as well as national/regional staff teams to ensure the Chapter's growth and success, discuss best practices, and share new ideas

  • Grow Chapter's revenue through increased corporate, individual, and volunteer cultivation and stewardship

  • In partnership with the Executive Director analyze and manage all One Walk and Gala program expenses and revenue streams including; provide accurate forecasts and participate in the budgeting process

  • Assist Executive Director on sponsorship pipeline development, solicitation and procurement by developing win-win sponsorship opportunities that focus on retention and growth

  • Assist Executive Director in identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and then stewards sponsors, supporters and event participants

  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of proprietary information

  • Establish a network through which he/she represents the organization in professional societies/organizations

  • Directly supervises Development Assistant

  • Perform other duties as assigned by his/her immediate supervisor

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Community Development Manager Jackson

American Cancer Society

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-10T00:00 Bachelor's degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year related experience preferred, working within a multi-million dollar organization a plus. Demonstrates Community Development Competencies: • Action oriented - Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. • Attracts top talent - Attracts and selects the best talent to meet current and future business needs. • Being resilient - Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. • Builds networks - Effectively builds formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization. • Customer focus - Builds strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. • Drives engagement - Creates a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives. • Balances stakeholders - Anticipates and balances the needs of multiple stakeholders. • Ensures accountability - Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. Other skills: • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. • Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment. • Ability to recruit, train and motivate community-based volunteers. • Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines; strong planning and organizational skills. • Proven relationship building, persuasion and influence skills. • Strong customer service orientation, with extensive experience in effectively addressing and resolving issues with constituents. • Ability to proactively monitor and adjust activities to respond to changing circumstances and priorities to meet goals, proactively address issues as they arise and mitigate risks associated to events. • Outcome driven; strong project management ability. • Able to work through others to accomplish goals. • Strong market, community and constituent perspective. • Remains composed under stress, handles responses to criticism tactfully and delivers on organizational commitments. • Broad knowledge of the overall structure, programs, and services of the American Cancer Society including policies and procedures. • Proficient in computer-based information systems. Must have access to car or be able to transport materials to and from meetings and special events/programs. Must be able to staff evening and weekend committee meetings, events and programs. Must be able to lift 30 lbs and perform set up / take down of event equipment. We are committed to providing staff with fulfilling opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact in their local communities. We offer staff a generous paid time off policy; medical, dental and retirement benefits, and professional development programs to enhance staff skills.Save lives. Fulfill yours. At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer. Our work is important. And so are the people doing it. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled. We value our employees and nearly 2 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer. Executes a portfolio of community-based events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment and mobilization of event volunteers. • Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for a portfolio of community-based events which may include: Relay For Life, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Distinguished Events, and other community fundraising events. • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to execute successful events. • Implements best practices for event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the event level. • Monitors financial expenditures and progress against budgetary plan and takes appropriate measures to meet top line and bottom line goals ensuring a high ROI in meeting revenue targets. • Engages, recruits, trains and manages relationships with community volunteers to ensure successful events execution. • Engages the community to drive increased event participation; including event committee, teams, team members, sponsors, survivor/caregiver engagement, and youth engagement. • Actively collaborates with Community Development Distinguished Partners, Cancer Control, and ACS CAN staff to maximize event success; leverages opportunities to engage constituents from corporate, distinguished partners and health systems activities in events through event sponsorship and participation • Works in partnership with Cancer Control staff for achievement of identified event-related mission goals, including enterprise-wide initiatives. Integrates mission/cancer control activities messaging and within events. • Partners with enterprise support and region support services functions and ensures appropriate support is provided for successful execution of events. • Utilizes available tools and processes to maximize event results, including online fundraising. • Utilizes and responds to customer experience survey, comparative event and success factors data. • Facilitates volunteer retention and ensures meaningful volunteer recognition. • Utilizes defined processes to ensure timely and accurate event data entry. • Ensures compliance with ACS policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls. • Support ACS CAN grassroots efforts including, ACS CAN membership. • Maintains productive and collaborative relationships with the Society's global headquarters departments and other regions; participates on regional and enterprise projects and committees as appropriate. • Models and fosters behavior that establishes a culture that values the staff/volunteer partnership, and is consistent with the values, goals, and objectives of the Society to create an atmosphere of trust, cooperation, accountability, empowerment, and dedication to the mission. American Cancer Society Jackson MS

Development Manager

Juvenile Diabetes Research Founndation