The Coordinator, Events and Family Support is responsible for supporting the efforts of the development team for success and growth of fundraising events and programs in assigned territory, including chapter/volunteer management as well as those tasks that will ensure the success of the mission of Cure SMA.
Cure SMA leads the way to a world without spinal muscular atrophy, the number one genetic cause of death for infants. We fund and direct comprehensive research that drives breakthroughs in treatment and care, and we provide families the support they need for today.
Manage all special events (including walks, dinners/galas, golf tournaments, and endurance programs) within assigned territory
Recruit, manage, and train local volunteer coordinators
Adhere to best practices
Generate event revenue and growth strategies
Meet revenue and expense goals to generate participant, sponsorship, and in-kind growth
Manage all administrative tasks related to events (including mailings, reporting, and marketing/promotions)
Travel within territory for cultivation and planning meetings, and fundraising events
Maintain relationships with current chapter leadership and local members
Effectively delegate and accomplish goals through the recruitment and development of volunteers
Ensure that clearly defined volunteer positions and responsibilities are utilized for each of the events and for assigned committees
Regularly communicate appropriate plans, activities and benchmarks with volunteers
General Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Answer incoming phone calls for Cure SMA National Office as needed.
Ensure effective use of Cure SMA resources.
Actively participate in required education programs and meetings.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
Experience in fundraising events and volunteer management preferred.
Includes travel by plane, car, train.
Attendance at a one-week Annual Conference is required.
Work is generally performed within an office environment with standard office equipment available.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About Cure SMA
Cure SMA is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to the treatment and cure of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a disease that takes away a person's ability to walk, eat, or breathe. It is the number one genetic cause of death for infants.
Cure SMA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Cure SMA discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.