Objectives of the Position:

The Development Events Manager is responsible to assist the Director of Development/Advancement or CEO in donor development by coordinating established fundraising events and campaigns that encourage, maintain and increase philanthropic sources of income.  Development Events Manager will work with staff, volunteers, churches, and our constituency to ensure participation as well as success in attaining established goals.

Accountable to:

Development Events Manager is accountable to and under the direct supervision of the Director of Development/Advancement and CEO.

Qualifications:

Christian with consistent testimony and regular church involvement.

Clear commitment to pro-life cause.

Agreement with the Statement of Faith and Commitment of Care

Dynamic human relations skills.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Knowledgeable in the use and maintenance of computer data bases.

Ability to work independently without constant supervision.

Minimum two years experience in non-profit events development or equivalent.

Demonstrable network of local community contacts.

Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, communications or humanities desired.

Self motivated, dependable, creative, resourceful and responsible.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

*Schedule and deliver verbal presentations to churches/organizations about BRWC within the amount of time provided for the following occasions/events: Walk for Life, Youth Purity Talks, Missions Fairs, Community/Church events, Businesses, Schools, Organizations that Provide Grants, etc.

*Schedule and represent BRWC at Community/Church events, Missions Fairs, Schools, and Health Fairs by setting up a display table and telling people about BRWC.

*Coordinate, recruit and train the team of Volunteer Ambassadors who will also speak at churches/organizations about the Walk for Life.

*Schedule and complete all required paperwork for these 2 annual events: 1. the Walk for Life and 2. the Fundraiser Banquet.

*Recruit Underwriters to give toward these events.

*Collaboratewith the Communications Director regarding follow up after marketing pieces have been mailed to churches and constituents.

*Contact constituents before and after paperwork is mailed to them to ask them to give and participate.

*Banquet: Recruit and coach the Banquet table hosts. Meet with table hosts after they sign up and explain all the expectations for their role. Contact and encourage table hosts each week before the banquet after they sign up.

*Prepare the Banquet seating chart, guest lists, and table charts.

*Walk for Life: Schedule Church Presentations with our supportive churches that have young members to recruit registered walkers. Communicate regularly with all Group Leaders and Registered Walkers to encourage more people to register and explain how to utilize the fundraising website tool.

*Collect prizes from stores for the Walk for Life and ask stores to donate food and water for the event.

*Collaborate with the Communications Director to select a Walk for Life t-shirt and design.

*Direct everyone on what to do on the day of the events.

 *Recruit and coach all volunteers needed for both events. Mail thank you notes to all volunteers after the events.

*Call and thank all the banquet donors who gave more than most. Invite them to tour BRWC with you.

*Pray for those you meet with when you are with them.

Time Demands:

The Development Events Manager position is a part time position unless determined otherwise by the Director of Development/Advancement or the CEO (usually 15-20 hours/week).

Evaluations:

Development Support Associate shall receive an annual evaluation by the Director of Development /Advancement and CEO after an initial 90 day performance evaluation.

To apply, please send an email to Phil Holinsinger, CEO with your resume to [email protected]