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Development Director - Brookfield

Qualigence, Inc. (American Lung Association) - Brookfield, WI

Development Director- Brookfield, WI The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Development Director to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest. Working as a member of the Development team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and advocacy.

In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects related to the creation, management, and execution of annual fundraising campaigns with a focus on special events and managing a team. This includes securing sponsorship, participant recruitment, volunteer involvement, team building, marketing, budget, timelines, evaluation, and logistics.

The ideal candidate will be able to land sponsorships in the $2,500-$15,000 range and a gala experience with high-caliber attendees is highly desirable.

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Location Office-based positions. 13100 W. Lisbon Road, Suite 700, Brookfield, WI 53005. The position can use the hybrid telecommute policy with the expectation that Tuesdays and Wednesdays are in-office days at least for the first year. The office has 11 employees when fully staffed

Events

  • Fight for Air Climb: Next climb is in March or April 2023. It’s the #1 climb in the country for the ALA. The revenue goal for FY23 is $565k (gross) with about 2,000 climbers. Before Covid, the climb raised $750k with about 3,000 climbers. Held at the Milwaukee Brewers Stadium – American Family Field. Great event/brand recognition in Milwaukee. 20 people participate on the Climb committee.
  • Oxygen Ball Gala: The next event will be on 5/5/23 at Discovery World. Revenue goal is $292k (gross) with 300 guests. It’s a sponsorship-based event with purchased tables and an auction (live and silent) attended by many corporate sponsors and corporate executives. Event Co-chairs lead the strong committee. 2022 was the first gala held after a two-year pause due to Covid19.

Fundraising revenue goal: Total market revenue goal for FY23 is $857k (gross) across both events. This is a shared goal among the Development team members.

 Managing Team Size: One Development Manager and Development Coordinator

Development Director reports to Executive Director

Why you should be interested in this role: A highly successful market with events that consistently achieve goals, and opportunities to take them to the next level. The Executive Director is a climb event subject matter expert at the ALA and will provide valuable training. Being a part of a new team with a strong dynamic, in addition to very engaged board and event committee members.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Non-Profit Management, Marketing, or related field required.
  • Minimum of five to seven years’ fundraising experience including special event planning and management, individual & corporate giving, and non-governmental grant acquisition
  • Must have experience with leading and managing staff
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting and stewarding high-level volunteers, donors, and sponsors
  • Experience with non-profit budget building and management
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency in social & digital media

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Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for raising funds through special events, individual & corporate giving, non-governmental grants & other income sources utilizing the implementation of best practices.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor plans to meet area fundraising goals. If necessary, be prepared to develop a contingency plan to successfully meet fundraising goals and complete activities.
  • Implement local fundraising events including securing sponsors & recruiting fundraising participants. Recruit, train & supervise development staff & volunteers.
  • Provide recommendations for area development budget & innovative ways to accomplish goals. Submit timely program reports.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, ensure the creation of a strong revenue-based corporate committee comprised of corporate community leadership volunteers capable of increasing sponsorships and corporate support.
  • Ensure revenue goals are attained by identifying, recruiting, managing and stewarding high level volunteer committees.

t Director- Brookfield, WI  
The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Development Director to
join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest region. Working as a member of the Development
team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives
by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through research, education, and
advocacy. 
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and execution of annual fundraising campaigns with a focus on special events and managing a
team. This includes securing sponsorship, participant recruitment, volunteer involvement, team
building, marketing, budget, timelines, evaluation, and logistics. 

The ideal candidate will be able to land sponsorships in the $2,500-$15,000 range  and  a  gala
experience with high-caliber attendees is highly desirable.  

Reports to Development Director reports to Executive Director 

 

 

 

 

 



Posted On: Monday, September 19, 2022



Position Contact
Mary Ann Lee
Recruiting Lead
(734) 521-2141
Livonia, MI
Recruiting Lead 
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