Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: $20-$25/hour
Organization's Mission: Junior Achievement of Utah’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement reaches more than 100,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success. Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent. Junior Achievement of Utah offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in "empowering young people to own their economic success®" through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias.
Position Summary: This position oversees the fundraising and donor and volunteer recognition events developed to cultivate relationships and increase volunteer engagement in support of Junior Achievement of Utah.
Primary Responsibilities: · Perform research and solicitation of new and existing donors to support special events. Perform complex administrative duties, with little supervision, exercising confidentiality, independent discretion, and judgment.

· Provide staff support and leadership to event chairs and related committees formed to help secure sponsors and participants. Support may include keeping records, preparing meeting notices and minutes, handling correspondence and meeting with event committees.

· Coordinate work with external and internal audiences including vendors and donors.

· Assist with planning, implementation, and production of all fundraising events including vendor relationships, budgets, and event logistics. May coordinate activities related to event program.

· Work with Communications and Marketing to develop materials related to events including external communications, printed event materials (including but not limited to signage, programs, nametags, etc.) and event scripts.

· Maintains spreadsheets and workflows of all special event timelines.

· Work at special events as directed including preparation, set-up, event execution and tear-down.

· Assist in performing special event administrative duties in a timely and efficient manner; including but not limited to recording and tracking donor contracts and payments, reviewing and submitting event related invoices for payment, writing acknowledgement and thank you letters, assembling donor solicitation packets, creating and updating

donor/program related forms, researching both monetary and in-kind funding sources, writing solicitation letters, executing mass mailings.

· Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward appropriate leadership-level and individual donors with an emphasis on maximizing revenue through events for JA of Utah. Update donor records in contact management system (BCRM, QGiv) following all donor interactions.

· Carry out any additional assignments required to fulfill the mission of JA of Utah.
Desired Qualifications: Competencies:

· Ability to relate well and work effectively with multiple constituencies and audiences

· Excellent verbal and written skills

· Knowledge of office systems: MS-Office preferred and fundraising database and CRM systems (e.g. Blackbaud CRM, QGiv)

· Highly organized and detail oriented to manage event timelines and marketing coordination with design team

· A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment and to ensuring the highest customer service orientation

Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

· Minimum 2-3 years of special events experience, nonprofit events preferred

· Minimum 2-3 years of fundraising experience preferred

· Corporate and/or Business-to-Business sales leadership experience may be substituted for fundraising experience

· Experience with Utah’s funding community highly desirable

· Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of “best practices” in development
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Empowering young people to own their economic success.
How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to kristy@ja-utah.org.
Closing Date: 10/15/2021
Location: 515 South 700 East, Suite #1F

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Contact: Kristy Knecht
Email: kristy@ja-utah.org
Phone: 8015183286