Monday, July 11, 2011

Telluride Adaptive - Hiring

Job Title:                          Development and Special Events Associate
Responsible to:                Executive Director
A.       Event Management:  Manage key fundraising events throughout the year including annual Golf Tournament (September), Goin’ Cowboy at the Opera (March), and multiple smaller events as they arise.   
a.       In consultation with the ED, provide lead management role in all event logistics.
b.      Create and adhere to specific budget guidelines for each event.
c.       Working with the volunteer coordinator, recruit and manage volunteers to assist in event roles.
d.      Oversee procurement of auction items for both the Golf Tournament and Goin’ Cowboy events.  
B.      Resource Development:  Support general resource development work
a.       Maintain a proactive, creative, leadership role in the cultivation and solicitation of individual, corporate, and foundation contributors.
b.      Identify potential sources of grant monies and advise the ED for grant application preparation.
c.       Write grant proposals in conjunction with the ED as needed.
d.      Prepare regular fundraising reports.
e.      Review and update TASP information on charitable giving websites, as well as sites maintained by other agencies as appropriate; including social media sites.

C.      Outreach & Communication:  Promote TASP’s mission and business operation in the community and beyond
a.       Build and maintain media relationships
b.      Contribute to the production and delivery of the monthly e-newsletter, social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blog
c.       In conjunction with ED and program staff, develop, monitor and execute TASP’s outreach and marketing plan
d.      Working with the ED, create and distribute all letters of thanks, and letters to the editor as appropriate
e.       Maintain donor database-Giftworks
D.      Other:
a.       Provide administrative support to program staff
b.      Back-up phone assistance
c.       Participate fully as a member of the TASP staff team
d.      Other duties as identified

·         Exhibit high level of energy, enthusiasm and initiative
·         Bachelors degree preferred
·         Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
·         Proven ability to manage auctions and other event fundraising work
·         Ability to work a flexible schedule; evening and weekend work required
·         Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
·         Demonstrated computer proficiency: Microsoft Word, Excel, Database Entry, Constant Contact and Internet experience required
·         Poses maturity, poise and confidence, high level of personal relation skills and a comfort level when interacting with people from diverse backgrounds 
·         A valid Driver’s License; must verify own auto insurance

Salary Range:  DOE
Status:  Full time, ¾ year round with possibility of full time, year round.  
To Apply:  Please forward resume, three professional references, and a writing sample to by Friday, July 22nd.  

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