2018 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Auction Committee


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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About

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction Objective:

Raise $175,000 in support of the March of Dimes mission to improve the health of babies by preventing premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality.

Position Objective:

To serve on the Auction Committee for the 2018 March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. You will work in collaboration with the Event Chair, your March of Dimes staff partner and a volunteer committee to raise a minimum of $20,000 in auction and revenue enhancers.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and engage a committee of peers to procure auction items for the Live Auction and other revenue enhancers
  • Establish procurement goals for auction and practice procurement according to March of Dimes best practices:
    • Live Auction contains no more than 10 quality packages
    • Secure 1.5 times the value of the goal for live auction
    • Secure goal value for applicable revenue enhancer opportunities.
  • Work in collaboration with the Culinary Sub-Committee to enhance chef live auction packages to create unique one-of-a-kind experiences.
  • Set up regular monthly meetings with the March of Dimes staff partner and Auction Committee members to monitor progress.
  • Ensure March of Dimes receives a completed donor form for all auction contributions.
  • Work with your March of Dimes staff partner and Auction Committee members to coordinate the delivery, display and redemption needs of auction items before event.
  • Assist with sending out the appropriate thank you letters, making calls, etc. to auction donors and auction winners.
  • Assist with volunteer needs at the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction on November 1, 2018.

Skills

  • Resource Development / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Customer Acquisition
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 hours per week, from home or in community.

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