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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond, VA Inc.

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Special Events Manager Special Events Manager Reports to: Director of Development and Communications (Director of D&C) Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond (RMHC Richmond), a non-profit organization that provides a “home-away-from-home” and in-hospital support services for families with children in Richmond region hospitals and medical facilities, seeks a Special Events Manager. Working under the Director of D&C, the Special Events Manager is a full-time salaried position performing the organization’s lead role in the day-to-day management and long-term planning for all RMHC Richmond events. Key Duties and Responsibilities: ● Oversee all aspects of RMHC of Richmond’s three signature, annual events: Red Shoe Rendezvous, Big Pig Project, and Character Breakfast with a combined gross goal of approximately $500,000. Develop an annual goal and strategic plan for each event including financial goals and expenses, and track progress against goals. ● Coordinate logistics of event ticket sales, mobile bidding, text to give, event websites, social media presence for events, and all print and digital materials for events (invitations, posters, programs, giveaways, signage, digital presentations, speeches, etc.) in cooperation with Communications Manager. ● Manage all aspects of event planning committees by scheduling meetings, preparing agendas, taking and sharing minutes, and all other administrative responsibilities ● Schedule, confirm and coordinate with all venues, vendors, sponsors, in-kind donors, event partners, guests and participants ● Work with Volunteer & Engagement Mgr. to recruit, train and utilize volunteers for events. ● Develop organizational timelines for all events which include all parties’ contact information (vendors, venues, partners), roles and responsibilities, deadlines, and day of minute-by-minute schedules. ● Cultivate sponsors, develop sponsorship opportunities, secure sponsorships, and ensure proper sponsor recognition leading up to, at events, and following events. ● Identify, secure, recognize and publicize auction items for events and follow up with auction item donors and recipients to ensure proper gift receipts and acknowledgment. ● Develop guest lists and manage invitation and promotion of events. ● Serve as liaison for all Third Party Fundraisers and Community Campaigns, identifying new opportunities for revenue, maximizing opportunities for best outcomes, and tracking and reporting on results to department. ● Ensure integrity of RMHC Richmond brand and assist with approval of all logo usage. ● Serve as on-site manager for all signature events. ● Research and identify new business development opportunities. Management Nov 20, 2019