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Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia

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Event Manager Develop, lead and manage special events and implement all aspects of fundraising activities to support growth and budgetary goals throughout chapter territory, with a focus in the greater Richmond area. Collaborate on event and campaign strategies with the Director of Development, senior leadership, and volunteers. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Oversee signature Make-A-Wish fundraising events including Walk For Wishes, Wish Ball, External Events, and youth and young professional fundraising events. • Collaborate with Development Team to help plan, guide, and direct strategies to secure new gifts from individual and corporate prospects as well as renew and upgrade gifts from previous donors through events and campaigns. • Recruit and partner with committee of community volunteers on Walk for Wishes and Wish Ball. • Manage an active portfolio of donors, securing gifts and visits with donors. • Represent the organization at events, promotions, and speaking engagements as appropriate. • Assist in developing and implementing the strategic fundraising plan and revenue budget. • Maintain donor recognition and stewardship. • Collaborate with Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America on best practices and resources. • Manage procedures and practices to meet chapter ROI and revenue goals. • Collaborate with Marketing & Communications team on event materials and generate content for event-related communications. • Position requires some travel, evening and weekend work hours. • Performs other duties as required. Fund Development Jun 17, 2022