Position Title: Law Enforcement Torch Run Campaign Director
Supervised by: VP of Communications and Development
Function: Responsible for development, implementation, and management of the annual Law
Enforcement Torch Run Campaign
As the primary SOWA point of contact for the LETR Campaign, oversee statewide activities associated with the LETR Campaign while building solid relationships with the law enforcement community.
Develop, implement and manage statewide fundraising events, promotions and conference activities to successfully meet organizational goals and objectives for the LETR Campaign
Develop, manage and lead volunteer committees in support of position activities and responsibilities.
Coordination development of collateral materials, mailings, financial procedures for the Campaign.
Secure participation of athletes, coaches and key volunteers in LETR Campaign fundraising activities. Develop a comprehensive strategic marketing plan to diversify and strength the organization’s revenue foundation to support current program activities and future program growth.
Establish annual fund raising goals, budgets, and plans for meeting those goals.
Develop new relationships with companies, foundations, and civic groups; cultivate and steward existing relationships to strengthen them.
Solicit corporate sponsors for the LETR Campaign, coordinating efforts with other staff and volunteers.
Develop promotional relationships with media representatives, coordination efforts with other staff.
Identify and solicit support from individuals for SOWA fundraising activities as directed.
Identify and solicit support and participation in fundraising activities by civic and service clubs.
Provide regular status and campaign promotional reports for position activities.
Co-manage activities associated with SOWA athlete and coach fundraising activities as directed.
Properly recognize and thank donors, corporate sponsors, volunteers and other appropriate supporters.
Ensure that all fundraising events; promotions reach budgeted goals and enhance the brand, reputation and visibility of the organization.
Train, coach and mentor each LETR staff member; build an effective, highly motivated team that collaborates to achieve organization goals.
Identify and initiate additional revenue sources to ensure the ongoing financial success of the organization.
Provide support to other department and organization activities and programs as directed.
Follow and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree in related field preferred.
Minimum five years’ experience in event planning, fundraising and marketing.
Excellent communication skills in public speaking and business writing.
Experience in working with volunteers and donors.
Excellent organizational skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Ability to work within a flexible schedule that involves some weekend and evening hours.