Child's Voice offers educational and audiology services to children with hearing loss and their families, offering them the tools and skills necessary for success in both school and social settings. Programs serve children from just a few weeks old through the age of 8, on site. Additional programs support graduates in their mainstream, home schools as well as offer audiology services through the age of 21. For more on Child's Voice programs, please visit www.childsvoice.org.
The Advancement Team is responsible for all fundraising, marketing, special event and community outreach efforts for Child’s Voice. The Advancement Manager is a demanding position that requires an individual to be a self-starting, detail-orientated person, capable of flexibility and efficiency in the fast-paced environment.
The individual in this position is expected to be able to move seamlessly between tasks, while ensuring accuracy and efficiency in all areas. Further, this individual should expect to work under pressure with the potential to have many interruptions. The Advancement Manager is expected to promote goodwill along with conveying a positive and professional image of Child’s Voice with all constituents. He/she will maintain the highest level of confidentiality of all donor, student, parent, staff and vendor information.
The Advancement Manager will work as a member of the Advancement Team and Child’s Voice programs. As such, he/she will explore and present/provide possibilities and solutions for challenging situations.
- Plan, coordinate, implement and manage all events at Child’s Voice, this includes logistics, sponsorship coordination, item procurement, committee management and support, record keeping/tracking, coordination of volunteers, and relationship management with vendors. (Major events are: Golf Tournament, Autumn Gala, Family Reunion and others as assigned. Supportive events are: annual non-fundraising events and school/EI events such as the recognition ceremony, winter festival, Child’s Voice birthday celebration/Valentine’s Day and cultivation events.) Attendance at all of the above events is required.
- Maintain accurate and complete records and files for each assigned special event and activity and routinely review the status of each with the Director of Advancement.
- Manage a work plan based on specific goals and timelines, for the successful completion of assigned special events, assignments and activities.
- Maintain and update Child’s Voice website content (in collaboration with the IT Consultants/ necessary vendors) with support from the Director of Advancement.
- Create and maintain content for social media communication.
- Support marketing efforts including collateral material management, development/design of materials including the Annual Report, e-communications and special event collateral (invitations, programs, signage, promotions, etc.).
- Coordinate annual spirit wear sales.
- Coordinate and represent Child’s Voice at community events, conferences, trade shows, expos and with community organizations.
- Manage the annual Coins for Voices appeal.
- Clerical and operational support of the Director of Advancement relating to: solicitation through mailings and annual appeals, research, preparation for minor/major gift solicitation, office management, etc.
- Utilize research tools to seek potential funding partners.
- Utilize Raiser’s Edge for data management of all constituents.
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