Planner of special events

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The Stones That the Builders Rejected, Inc
3117 Hampton
St Louis, MO
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Rejected Stones Resource Center is a facility designed for U.S. Veterans, single mothers with children, probationers, and parolees. The facility aspires to offer services for housing, transportation, employment resources, job training, resume preparation, Internet access for employment seeking, clothing vouchers for interviews, and other services that will facilitate the process of getting individuals back into the mainstream of society and off the fringes.
We also offer 12-step meetings, community service hours for individuals on probation and parole, classes that address some of the thinking processes and errors in thinking that have contributed to these individuals being on the fringes of society. Our approach is

POSITION SCOPE: The Director of Special Events, based in St. Louis, will be responsible for generating income through special event fundraising initiatives in the greater St. Louis and Southern Illinois markets.

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONTACTS:

Within the Rejected Stones
Works with Executive Director and volunteer teams to achieve market fundraising goals. Recruits and trains volunteer committees for each fundraising campaign and for other volunteer leadership roles.

Outside The Rejected Stones:
Cultivates contacts and relationships outside the Rejected Stones in order to achieve fundraising goals. This may include sponsors, vendors, major donors, key business executives, civic representatives, and professional leaders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Conducting sales calls to corporations and organizations to generate new business and manage existing relationships.
Goal setting with corporations, teams, and individuals to raise money.

REQUIREMENTS:


Must thrive in a culture of accountability.
Ability to secure financial and in-kind sponsorships.
Ability to achieve fundraising results.
Ability to cultivate and maintain long-term donor/customer relationships.
Bright, outgoing personality with excellent organizational and communication skills
Must be highly motivated, flexible, proactive. Strong time and project management needed.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision; must be proactive self-starter.
Occasional weekend work required.
Valid Driver's License and access to an insured automobile.
Proficient knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office software, internet based applications, and computer equipment needed.


Responsibilities

Working with volunteers to achieve fundraising goals within company accounts and as part of fundraising event leadership.
Develop effective working relationships with volunteers, sponsors & key corporate & community leaders.
Recruit, manage and motivate volunteers to recruit event participants to raise money.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Experience with special events fundraising, sponsorship generation, and corporate development
Experience coordinating fundraising run/walk events.
Volunteer recruitment and management experience

How To Apply

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