Reporting to the Executive Director, Manitoba/Nunavut & Saskatchewan Division or designate, the Special Events & Fund Development Coordinator, SK will be responsible for contributing to the divisional strategic direction for events and will work closely with the divisional and national revenue development teams, sponsors and volunteers to ensure these events are implemented efficiently and effectively with excellence.
The Coordinator will be responsible for developing and implementing plans for the Saskatoon Jingle Bell Walk & Run and other events through establishing the annual plan, goals and budget for the event in collaboration with the divisional and national revenue development teams. He or she will manage all aspects of volunteer recruitment, fundraising, marketing, execution and evaluation of events within Saskatoon and the northern Saskatchewan region. The successful candidate will participate as a member of the national project team for The Walk to Fight Arthritis and will identify areas and opportunities to grow and expand signature events in Northern Saskatchewan. The coordinator will support and carry out relevant donor relations and contact management strategies, procedures and tactics and will assist with the development of new opportunities to generate additional revenue and increase community awareness.
Required Skills and Experience:
The successful candidate will have a degree or diploma with a minimum of 3 years experience in events management and fundraising, preferably within the non-profit sector. He or she will have experience in volunteer management including recruitment, training and retention of volunteers as well as experience working with volunteer committees. The ideal candidate is competent in financial budgeting and will have demonstrated ability to deliver against budgeted goals and commitments. The successful candidate will possess strong written, presentation and interpersonal skills and will have strong abilities to communicate effectively and persuasively, both internally and externally. Media Relations an asset. The ideal candidate has demonstrated project management skills with the ability to work independently on several projects concurrently as well as function effectively with cross functional or cross-disciplinary teams. He or she has a demonstrated high energy level, flexibility and a pleasant demeanor coupled with sound judgment. He or she is technically proficient with strong proficiency with Adobe and Microsoft Office. Raiser’s Edge an asset. A valid license with access to a vehicle is required. This will be an approximate 5 month contract.
If you are interested in and qualified for this exciting opportunity, please submit a resume and covering letter to: Human Resources, the Arthritis Society National office as soon as possible.
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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