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Community Director, Somerset/Hunterdon Counties, Office - Sayreville NJ

Company Name:
March of Dimes
Community Director, Somerset/Hunterdon Counties, Office - Sayreville NJ
Job ID #:1789 Location:NJ - Sayerville
Functional Area:Fundraising Department / Chapter:New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time Regular Education Required:Bachelors Degree
Experience Required:1 - 3 Years Relocation Provided:No
Position Purpose
This is a fund raiser position. This position is responsible for recruiting, training and managing high-level volunteers, securing sponsorship and soliciting corporate/school participation within Somerset and Hunterdon Counties.
This position will implement, coordinate and manage fundraising activities to assist the chapter in attaining its financial goals, with a focus on the March for Babies Walk. This position acts as a liaison between the March of Dimes, its volunteers, and the local community.
This is a sales position where the majority of the performance review is based upon achieving aggressive annual revenue goals.
Position Responsibilities
Recruitment and Cultivation of volunteers to lead and organize events that meet or exceed the established fundraising goals.
Develop a successful business plan using the organizations core business tactics to recruit high-level volunteers, sponsorship and corporate/school participation.
Cold call, grow local contacts and build and nurture effective business relationships to increase March of Dimes visibility, brand awareness, volunteer base and revenue.
Manage and provide leadership to volunteer committees to ensure that committee members are fully supported and accomplish tasks required for successful events.
Manage logistics and logistics volunteers for March for Babies Walk.
Prepare and maintain accurate records to evaluate revenue, cost-effectiveness, profitability and fundraising potential vs. actual revenue.
Work with staff, volunteers and local media to heighten public awareness of the March of Dimes, our mission and local events.
Work with Special Events Director to organize and fundraise for Nurse of the Year awards.
Qualifications Required
BA or BS degree or equivalent
1 to 3 years of prior related work experience, Previous experience preferably in event fundraising in a not-for-profit setting.
Should be able to demonstrate successful fund raising experience including a proven track record of securing large corporate sponsorship.
Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook scheduler.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required.
Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
Must be self motivated, proactive and able to manage his/her own schedule.
Must be able to read, comprehend and analyze financial goals and fundraising reports and also generate required reports on a timely basis.
Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check
Must be able and willing to travel extensively throughout assigned geographic area and to work evening, mornings and weekends as necessary.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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