Objectives of the Position:

The Banquet Manager is responsible to assist the CEO in donor development through the Annual Fundraising Banquet.  The Banquet Manager coordinates all aspects of the event, Underwriter development, Table Host Development, Event Team, Venue Liaison, Program development, Donor Follow-up, Year-Round event communications and training.  Banquet Manager will work with staff, volunteers, churches, and our constituency to ensure participation as well as success in attaining established goals.

Accountable to:

Banquet Manager is accountable to and under the direct supervision of the 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 Annual Banquet.  

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

*Schedule and complete all required paperwork for the Fundraiser Banquet.

*Recruit Underwriters to give toward this event.

*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.

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

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

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

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

Time Demands:

The Banquet Manager position is a part time position unless determined otherwise by the CEO (usually 10-20 hours/week). This is a somewhat seasonal position with task intensity from May through November. 

Evaluations: The Banquet Manager shall receive an annual evaluation by the CEO after an initial 90-day performance evaluation.