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Manager – Fundraising & Special Events
American Diabetes Association – Tulsa, OK
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) seeks an individual with demonstrated experience to work with the Eastern Oklahoma fundraising team from our Tulsa, OK office. Position is full time. Primary responsibility will be the coordination of the Step Out; Walk To Fight Diabetes and oversight and supervision of the Tulsa Tour de Cure Associate…
American Diabetes Association – 7 days ago

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Take Your Career On A Mission!
Are you looking for a career opportunity that directly impacts the community you live in? How about an opportunity to have a rewarding career working for the premier voluntary health organization that supports people with type 1 & type 2 diabetes?

Our employees like working at the American Diabetes Association because of our opportunities, inclusive environment, work-life balance, benefits and culture. When you join our dedicated team you will experience the gratification of knowing your work impacts the well-being of millions of people, both directly and indirectly, affected by diabetes.

DESCRIPTION
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) seeks an individual with demonstrated experience to work with the Eastern Oklahoma fundraising team from our Tulsa, OK office. Position is full time. Primary responsibility will be the coordination of the Step Out; Walk To Fight Diabetes and oversight. Applicant will also assist with the planning and execution of other special events in the market.

Job duties include the following:
* Recruit and manage high-level volunteers for leadership of the special events
* Recruit and manage high-level corporate sponsors for the event
* Retain and recruit participants for special events
* Recruit and manage new corporate and family/friends teams along with building current teams
* Manage sponsors and participants to achieve their maximum potential in fund-raising, team building and understanding of diabetes and the ADA
* Year round preparation for ‘day of event’ and execution of logistics (i.e. site layout, securing rest stop locations and respective sponsors, working with the various townships to secure necessary permits, etc.)
* Secure marketing and promotional materials for the event (i.e. newspaper ads, flyers, posters, lunch and learns, etc.)
* Manage and give direction to committees to:
— Secure in-kind donations for day of events (i.e. food, entertainment, giveaways, etc.)
— Continue to build event committee membership, facilitate committee and subcommittee meetings
* Ensure succession planning for leadership in key positions for events ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
* Sales experience, including cold calling
* Customer relationship building is strongly recommended
* Strong oral and written presentation skills
* Must know how to initiate and successfully close sales & confirm mutual understandings
* Manage volunteer participation to successful outcomes
* Must be team oriented & pay attention to detail
* Manage multiple activities, and communicate the vision of the ADA to ensure successful events
* Must have experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds
* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in experience
* Three to four years of non-profit fund raising experience, with a proven track record of success
* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, excellent internet skills
* Ability to lift 50 pounds, position requires moving, carrying and transporting event objects and materials CLOSING When you join us, you can expect competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, a true focus on work-life balance, training and support from your team leaders, and the latest resources available to ensure that you succeed in meeting your goals and objectives.

An equal opportunity employer.
“Together we can Stop Diabetes

Joyce Jochim
American Diabetes Association.

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