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TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation is currently seeking a qualified Community Engagement Coordinator.  If you are looking to make an impact in the fight against childhood cancer and your education and experience levels meet the criteria listed below, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to info@teamconnor.org. 

Community Engagement Coordinator

TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation’s mission is to fund cutting-childhood cancer research, to raise awareness of the limited government funding of childhood cancer, and to support patient programs.  As we continue to fulfill this mission, the Community Engagement Coordinator is responsible for leading the strategy for community development and leadership, including accountability for significant income targets. 

Qualified candidate will coordinate community engagement fundraising, volunteer coordination, donor relations processes, including data entry and gift acknowledgement.  Responsible for profits and loss for community development activities and ensuring ROI targets are achieved.  Manages event logistics.  Must be innovative, detail-oriented, and quick thinker.  Experience with CRM (Blackbaud preferred), Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Suite software is necessary.

Responsibilities:

Reports to and works with the Executive Director to increase donations;

Oversees execution of community engagement fundraising and volunteer coordination;

Ensures engagement and mobilization of diverse constituents and volunteers in a prioritized and coordinated way to meet established regional and market objectives;

Develops and implements regional strategy for community development, including event execution and volunteer engagement to drive revenue growth;

Manages, coaches, and develops volunteer leadership within community;

Accountable for achievement of income performance targets through Coins for Kids with Cancer Campaign, KidzBinz Activity Box Drives, and other community based fundraising activities;

Manage data entry and gift processing, assuring accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness;

Oversee logistics of special events;

Research and cultivation of new donors;

Qualifications:

3-5 years of non-profit work experience in development and/or related project experience;

Bachelor’s degree required;

Excellent organizational, verbal, computer knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, and CRM software is required. Ability to learn new programs when needed;

Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills;

Ability to function both as a collaborative member of a team and a self-starter who requires minimal supervision;

Experience with all areas of fund-raising, with expertise in foundation and corporate funds;

Experience in identifying and developing foundation gift opportunities that align with Foundation mission, goals, and strategies;

Ability to manage volunteers;

Capable of managing diverse tasks, setting priorities, handling sensitive situations, and meeting deadlines;

Knowledge of both the Dallas and Fort Worth non-profit markets a plus. 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintains effective communication with donors to enhance cultivation and stewardship; including writing all thank-you letters and personal invitations to events.  Prepares reports in a timely manner. 

Maintains high standards of productivity, cooperation, attendance, efficiency and economy in work habits.  Drives accountability for the development of best practices and best practice execution to support foundation and corporate relations.

Any other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Compensation dependent on experience.  Robust benefits package.  

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.  The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

 

 

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Did You Know

Building awareness of childhood cancer is critical to funding and finding a cure. To help, please consider sharing teamconnor.org on your Facebook.

Today, 46 children will be diagnosed with cancer.  Seven will lose their battle..

Did you know September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!.

Every day in America, approximately 46 children are diagnosed with cancer..

Childhood cancer does not discriminate, sparing no ethnic group, socio-economic class, or geographic region..

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On average, 1 in every 4 elementary schools has a child with cancer. .

About one-third of childhood cancers are leukemias..

Childhood cancer survival rates in the United States have increased from less than 20% in the 1960s to almost 80% today..

Cancer kills more children each year than Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Diabetes, and Pediatric AIDS combined. .

Childhood cancer is not one disease entity, but rather a spectrum of different malignancies. Cancers found in children are biologically different from those seen in adults. .

1 in 300 children will develop cancer before age 20. .

Neuroblastoma is the most common extra cranial solid tumor cancer in children. .

Today, up to 75% of the children with cancer can be cured, yet, some forms of childhood cancers have proven so resistant to treatment that, in spite of research, a cure is illusive..

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