Job Title: Regional Director Development, New England Region (Boston)
Reports To: Regional Director of Development
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date: January 2018
Summary: This is a terrific position for a community relations/peer to peer fundraising and community relations leader that wants to make an enormous difference in the lives of patients and their families and enable cutting-edge research to receive support. It is also an opportunity to innovate and achieve unparalled results and be part of an organization with a positive attitude that is excited and determined to find a cure.
The Regional Director of Development position will be able to lead regional peer to peer fundraising, corporate engagement and community relations. Develop, grow and manage volunteer-driven team-based bicycle ride, walk and plunge events totaling approximately $1million in revenue. Cultivate, develop and manage Regional fundraising board. Collaborate with national staff on key development and mission-delivery initiatives. Connect the brain tumor community to NBTS resources to help patients and their loved ones. Works closely with the National Director of Field Operations, and the Chief Development Officer on strategy and market growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Acts as primary peer to peer team fundraising development director for events within the region including, but not limited to, the Boston Brain Tumor Ride, the Boston Brain Tumor Walk, and the CT Brain Freeze.
- Collaborates with volunteer event chairs and national office staff to execute successful event within budget and consistent with NBTS strategic plan and annual goals tied to raising resources and mission delivery.
- Delivers superior volunteer service, support to constituents for the planning and implementation of assigned fundraising
- Creates and implements fundraising plans and strategies for assigned events.
- Cultivates and manages community and third party fundraising events in the region.
- Collaborates with Marketing Communications to ensure all support materials are in place for events.
- Partners with national development team to identify opportunities for greater donor prospecting activities among teams and individual supporters.
- Educates and supports committee chairs and event committees to build knowledge of NBTS programs and mission, and increase participation and revenue.
- In conjunction with committee, serves as primary lead for logistics in the New England region including: Coordinating event management companies and vendor relationships; Managing event invoices, payments and deposits; Liaising to Accounting and Finance for event-related cash handling; Procuring and tracking necessary event-related licenses, permits, local accounts, certificates of insurance, etc. and assisting with site planning and management.
- Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree required. Results-oriented professional with a minimum of five years of successful experience in peer-to-peer fundraising, community relations, sponsorship recruitment and event management.
Work Environment: ( Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Work performed in the national home office in Newton, MA.
- Travel is required up to 25% of the time
- Reports to National Director of Field Operations