Special Events Manager, New Jersey, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

About American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

The Role

Responsible for implementing AFSP fundraising events and revenue generating initiatives within assigned market.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, manage, and implement AFSP’s signature fundraising events, the Out of the Darkness Community Walks and Campus Walks, within assigned market.
  • Implement all other approved chapter fundraising events and revenue generating events and initiatives.
  • Develop budgets for all walk and non-walk fundraising events.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, and managing all walk and other fundraising event committee and day-of event volunteers.
  • Work with event related vendors, municipalities, and venues.
  • Work with appropriate national staff on corporate, foundation, and grant fundraising.
  • Responsible for securing sponsorships for all event fundraising.
  • Growth expected is a minimum 20% increase in fundraising each year.
  • Assist Programs Manager with planning and implementing Program events.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in nonprofit special event fundraising
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills required

Benefits

AFSP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Salary range for this role is $55,000-$60,000.

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Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; early application is strongly suggested.

Mariya Yurukova, MBA, CFRE

President & CEO

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