Community Outreach Events Manager

Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
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Date Submitted: 7/8/2013

Job Description

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. We have experienced significant growth in recent years and are seeking a bright, ambitious and team-oriented individual to fill the role of Community Outreach Events Manager.

Our nationwide network of 58 volunteer-run affiliates powers our organization’s rapid growth. Volunteer’s activities mirror our national efforts and include outreach to Members of Congress, healthcare professionals and media in an effort to raise awareness and support the pancreatic cancer community. Volunteer-driven events help raise both funds and awareness and range in size and event type from community walks/runs and galas.

The Events Manager will provide strategic leadership to the volunteer affiliates to set overall strategy, ensure alignment of programs with brand and organizational goals, educate and provide direction on event and marketing best practices for planning and execution, establish metrics to determine ROI of events and programs, and work with senior management to create new tools and training for core roles and their volunteers.

Bachelors Degree in Business, Communications, or a related field or equivalent experience required. Successful candidates will have a minimum four years directly related experience in event and volunteer management including training development, facilitation, and presentation. Must possess demonstrable success in leading and managing teams, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, substantial experience in facilitating training sessions and a friendly, positive, solutions-oriented and service demeanor with the ability to build and cultivate strong relationships with volunteers, donors and staff. Knowledge of cash and in-kind corporate gifts and sponsorships required. Additional key skills include ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and proficiency in Microsoft Office and database systems (Raiser’s Edge preferred). Must be willing to travel (including weekends and evenings).

Our national headquarters are conveniently located in Manhattan Beach, California and we offer competitive salaries with an excellent benefits and group insurance package plus 401(k).

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s comprehensive approach to fighting pancreatic cancer is unique. We advance research, support patients, implement community outreach programs and advocate on Capitol Hill to create hope, urgency and leadership in the fight against pancreatic cancer. We are here to support the pancreatic cancer community: the patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, researchers, volunteers and our donors.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to [email protected]. (Applicants without salary requirements will not be considered.) EOE

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Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network