Epilepsy-Pralid - Event & Fundraising Manager Email

AFP Member?: Yes
Name of Organization: Epilepsy-Pralid
Title of Position: Event & Fundraising Manager
Starting Date: 08/31/2020
Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
Organization Website: epiny.org

Description of Responsibilities:
Job Purpose: Assist the Director of Development & Marketing with the implementation of fundraising strategies. Manage all fundraising operations and events to ensure the agency’s annual fundraising goals are met. Work closely with the internal team, as well donors, and various members of the community to promote the mission of the organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Special Events
    • Responsible for the planning, implementation and communications of fundraising and special events, that generate increased revenue and media attention.
    • Oversee third-party fundraising events and initiatives.
  • Fundraising
    • Collaboratively design and implement donor development strategies and timelines, donor communications, reporting, and data entry.
    • Manages fundraising programs, including annual appeals.
    • Assist with the creation of cases for support, the solicitation of financial gifts and in-kind donations.
    • Ensure donor contributions are accurately recorded and maintained.
  • Administration
    • Responsible for the input and maintenance of office systems including database, digital and paper filing, record keeping, and organizational phone and email.
  • Volunteer Program Management
    • Administer and coordinate volunteer recruitment, orientation, retention, and recognition.
  • Assist in representing the Agency in the community as needed.
  • Type general correspondence, proofread for spelling, grammar, and layout.
  • Other duties relating to event and fundraising as assigned by Director of Development & Marketing.
Education and Experience:
  • Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Maintain a valid New York State driver’s license; a vehicle is required to perform the job
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations; position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with people at all levels of the organization
  • Must have excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook, internet and social media.
  • Facility with database platforms.
  • Experience with InDesign, PhotoShop preferred.
  • Work independently and as a team player
  • Must be willing to complete specific Agency-required training specific to the job
  • Work requires continuous attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofing materials
  • Able to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple tasks and demands
Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to talk, hear, sit for extended periods of time, stand for limited periods of time, use hand to finger, stretch with hands and arms, stooping or crouching for file retrieval and access, speaking with clarity and accuracy, listening, and the ability to engage in repetitive motion activities i.e., typing. Must be able to use computer keyboard and view computer monitor.
Organization's Financial Sources:

Foundation and Corporate Grants 
Special Events 
United Way 
Government Grants 
Interest Income 

Professional membership dues in AFP paid by organization 
Performance Review Policy 
Vacation and Holiday Policy: Varies with years of employment
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance 
Life Insurance 
Retirement Plan 

Specific Requirements of Position:
Annual Campaigns 
Media Relations 
Newsletter Production 
Annual Report/Brochure Production 
Planned Gifts 
Capital Campaigns 
Special Events Planning 
Computer - Database 
Computer - Spreadsheets 
Computer - Desktop Publishing 
Computer - Word Processing 
Direct Mail 
Donor Research 
Volunteer Management 
Volunteer Recruitment 
Personal Automobile 

Position Reports to:
Lorena DeLancey, Director, Marketing & Fundraising

Send Correspondence to:
Lorena DeLancey, Director, Marketing & Fundraising
2 Townline Circle
Rochester, New York 14620
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter 
Writing Samples