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Fundraising and Events Manager

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ALIVE Rescue

  • 2 people are interested

DESCRIPTION

The Fundraising and Events Manager is responsible for overseeing the Fundraising and Events Team. Responsibilities include managing the budget, managing volunteers, organizing events, developing monetary and in-kind donors, and working with social media team. The Fundraising and Events Manager must create effective strategies for maximizing donations which increase as the rescue grows and expenses increase.

PREREQUISITES

The Fundraising and Events Manager will serve as ALIVE Rescue’s key person for all revenue generating events. We’re looking for someone who is polite, presentable, and has a good attitude. Our ideal candidate has...

  • The ability to multitask and manage groups of volunteers effortlessly.
  • A strong understanding of ALIVE’s mission, beliefs and policies.
  • Outgoing, professional, and has a positive attitude.
  • Is people-person that is excited about the rescue mission.
  • Has access to an email account and a Facebook Profile.
  • Knows Microsoft Excel.
  • Sales background a plus.
  • A car (preferred, but not necessary).

REQUIREMENTS

This position is approximately 20-25 hours per week.

  • Host quarterly meeting for new team members.
  • Host monthly meetings for current team members.
  • Track partnership incentives and ensure they are all received
  • Oversee Associate Board and ensure they meet their annual goal
  • Attend the annual "No More Homeless Pets" Best Friends Conference with the team every summer
  • Add monetary and in-kind sponsors to website, Facebook Event, and Firstgiving as they are secured
  • Track monetary donations from partners and follow up on outstanding donations
  • Add detailed data to spreadsheets for each event and ensure team does the same
  • Assist President who will still handle creating event graphics, Facebook event creation, sponsorship packet creation, acquiring event photographers and videographer, all aspects of CRISP fundraising events, Grant Writing Team, Animal Sponsorship Team, website event creation (Fundraising and Events Manager to handle adding sponsors),
  • Work closely with the Social Media team to effectively market fundraising events
  • Team recognition
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with venue partners, sponsors, and in-kind donors.
  • Prepare annual budget and goals to present at Board of Director meetings
  • Present profit and loss statements for each event to the Board of Directors for review
  • See additional requirements below for each event:

Alive and Running:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Oversee the Alive and Running team to ensure fundraising goals are met
  • Work with team on runner incentives to maximize the number of runners who register and the amount of money that is raised
  • Secure venue sponsor for Alive and Running thank you party
  • Attend and lead thank you party
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Big Bon Fire:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Secure in-kind food and beverage sponsors
  • Attend and lead event
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Giving Tuesday:

  • Secure a minimum of 50 Social Media Ambassadors
  • Secure in-kind venue to host Giving Tuesday after party
  • Be available day of Giving Tuesday to execute social media plan including live videos
  • Attend and lead after party
  • Ensure all ambassadors receive their thank you merchandise

Golf Outing:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Solicit and secure items for raffle
  • Attend and lead event
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Lucky for Life Gala:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Solicit and secure in-kind (or discounted) caterer, dessert, late night food, DJ, bar / bartenders, flowers, video equipment, photo booth, etc.
  • Oversee team to secure live and silent auction items.
  • Oversee team to secure items for gift bags.
  • Attend and lead event
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Online Facebook Fundraiser:

  • Meet monetary expectations
  • Solicit and secure items to be auctioned in our online Facebook fundraiser to meet our goal.
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Pet Bowl:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Solicit and secure in-kind (or discounted) caterer, dessert, DJ, video equipment, photo booth, etc.
  • Oversee team to secure live auction and raffle items.
  • Oversee team to secure items for gift bags.
  • Attend and lead event
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Ride Alive:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Secure in-kind venue to host after party
  • Secure in-kind food and beverage sponsors
  • Work with President to develop challenges and challenge locations
  • Execute day of plan including visiting stop locations for live videos and delivering thank you merchandise
  • Attend and lead after party
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

Shelter Shiver:

  • Meet monetary sponsorship expectations
  • Solicit for Company Challenge teams
  • Secure venue sponsor for after party
  • Solicit and secure prizes for winners
  • Oversee team to secure items for gift bags.
  • Attend and lead event
  • Send handwritten thank you cards to all sponsors within 2 weeks of event date

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About ALIVE Rescue

Location:

1214 W. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60607, US

Mission Statement

ALIVE Rescue is an animal rescue that protects the lives and the rights of animals. We believe every animal has the right to a well-balanced, socialized and fulfilled life. We take on the responsibility to save, rehabilitate and place abandoned, abused and stray animals. We provide medical, behavioral and physical support for animals despite their age, health and/or breed. ALIVE promotes sustainable living and care giving by building awareness, appreciation and respect for all animals and the environment within our communities.

Description

ALIVE Rescue is a volunteer run organization who rescues cats and dogs who would otherwise be euthanized. ALIVE is proud to be the first green animal rescue in Chicago.

Animals

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Management
  • Fundraising

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21

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