Cancer Support Community Rochester (formerly Gilda's Club Rochester) - Director Of Events and Communications Email

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Name of Organization: Cancer Support Community Rochester (formerly Gilda's Club Rochester)
Title of Position: Director Of Events and Communications
Starting Date: 03/01/2022
Salary Range (low): $45,000
Salary Range (high): $55,000
Organization Website:

Description of Responsibilities: This is a director level position responsible for the overall leadership, planning and execution of the organization’s major events, third party events and communication of key messaging to the CSCR’s constituents. Also serves as the primary liaison to the Associate Board events and all third-party events.

Organizational Budget: $780, 000
Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
United Way

Performance Review Policy
Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Design, Public Relations, Media, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in positions of increasing responsibility to include special events, fundraisers, and brand development

Experience/Personal Qualifications:

  • Have demonstrated organizational and time management skills and be able to manage multiple tasks and events simultaneously.
  • Must be able to work well independently as well as be a hands-on collaborator among a small staff team
  • Ability to track and objectively evaluate results of the signature fundraising events, including third party events
  • Be able to solve problems independently.
  • Have expertise in multiple software platforms including Office 365, Donor Perfect, Greater Giving, Constant Contact, WordPress, SharePoint, One Drive and MS Teams

Specific Requirements of Position:
Media Relations
Newsletter Production
Annual Report/Brochure Production
Special Events Planning
Computer - Database
Computer - Desktop Publishing
Volunteer Management
Personal Automobile

Position Reports to: Melinda A. Merante, CEO

Send Correspondence to:
Barb Wooden, Administrative Coordinator
Cancer Support Community Rochester
255 Alexander Street
ROCHESTER, New York 14607
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter