Development Officer - Jimmy Fund Outreach Specialist, Corporate Partnerships
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The Development Officer will focus on generating participants for Jimmy Fund programs, concentrating on specific events and programs during focused periods of the year. S/he will also reach out to individuals, corporations and school and youth to increase fundraising and participation and facilitate sign-ups for specific events and programs.
This position is a great opportunity for exposure to a variety of programs and to make a significant impact on fundraising efforts while further developing outreach and sales skills.
Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruitment to increase participation in Rally for the Jimmy Fund, Jimmy Fund FitFest, Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund Holiday Greetings and other programs as assigned. Generate $500,000 minimum annually with goal of retaining recruited participants
Direct outreach (phone, and mail) to participants in following programs during the following times
Palm Beach Gala (January)
Rally for the Jimmy Fund (February – April)
Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk (May – October)
Running Programs (June)
Jimmy Fund Fit Fest (July)
Holiday Greetings Program (November – December)
Conduct minimum of 50 daily recruitment and follow-up phone calls/emails
Work with Assistant Directors of the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, Special Events, Running Programs and Corporate Partnerships on program participation recruitment, ensuring all appropriate opportunities are presented and assisting with completion of registrations/purchases
Route team follow-up to appropriate staff for donor visits, team coaching and stewardship
Recruit teams to participate in appropriate events and programs
Collaborate on development of prospect pool of fundraisers and key stakeholders (family members, educational leaders, corporations)
Reports to Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships, with dotted lines to Associate/Assistant Directors of Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, Corporate Partnerships, Running Programs and Special Events.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required. 2-3 years of professional fundraising, annual giving, and/or direct sales/telemarketing experience. Ability to secure visits with donors and engage donors in multiple activities. Direct solicitation experience. Ability to work with multiple internal units and to represent multiple activities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Quality work with donors and volunteers; excellent communication and human relations skills; strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail. Must be able to juggle many projects simultaneously and be a highly motivated self-starter. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products necessary.
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