Responsible for major event planning and logistics including overseeing the Detroit Polar Plunge, and other Polar Plunges and special events in southeast Michigan. Responsible for generating and growing revenue and sponsors by coordinating special event fundraising in southeast Michigan. Recruits, trains and oversees committees to direct and support fundraising events. Responsible for corporate sponsorship support. Identifies opportunities for cash and in-kind (budget relieving) sponsorships.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
One year of experience in fund raising, event management and volunteer administration.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to project a positive image.
Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends as needed.
Proficiency with computers; specifically Microsoft Suite.
Experience and working knowledge of Special Olympics Michigan.
Experience working with donor management software.
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