Cherry Hill, NJ
Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit•
5 - 7 years
Posted 65 days ago
Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Special Events & Sponsorships is responsible for maintaining and growing a special event portfolio exceeding $1.2M, and developing one direct report, both focused toward the goal of enhancing our mission, efficiently increasing fundraising outcomes pre- and post-event, and ensuring excellent customer service. BBBSI is seeking an experienced fundraising events professional to plan sustainable growth, and work with senior leadership and Board-chaired Special Event Committees to drive new revenue, maintain and elevate current sponsors, and expand special events capabilities with one of the country's leading BBBS agencies.
Candidates with a strong connection to the community that BBBS IR serves and the Southeastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey area are given preferential consideration. Moderate travel to branch offices, community and corporate partners is required, as is some nights and weekend work.
Leadership, Management, Accountability
Academic: Minimum – Bachelor's degree, required; Master's degree, preferred.
Professional: Minimum of 5 years as a fundraising special events professional, non-profit, human services environment preferred; 3 years supervisory experience. Ability to work with many diverse constituencies. The successful candidate will display a record of leadership and accomplishment in special events with a proven track record of fundraising success, especially with planning/execution and in sponsorship solicitations. The successful candidate will demonstrate successful cultivation and solicitation of numerous sponsorships. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and donor CRM packages required. Must have daily and dependable access to a car, valid driver's license, and meet State-required automobile insurance minimums.