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FCSF Development Manager

24 Sep 2021 2:54 PM | Kristie Calandro (Administrator)


POSITION DESCRIPTION – Development & Event Manager

D&EM 1-25-2020

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Position Title: Development & Event Manager

Supervisory Role: Yes

Work Location: FCS Foundation, Lakewood Ranch, FL

Reports To: Executive Director

Position Summary: The Development & Event Manager will manage project planning and logistics for FCS Foundation special events and fundraising/development initiatives. With the goal of generating revenue to the FCS Foundation, the Development & Event Manager will be involved in all facets to execute world-class events for the FCS Foundation. In addition, this position will manage the Foundation’s online donor tracking and event software to manage donor gifts and cultivate donors. The Development and Event Manager is also responsible for overseeing and executing online campaigns, applying for grants and increasing community awareness and communicating the Foundation’s needs to drive the short-term and long-term financial development goals.

Key Performance Areas

KPA 1 – Plan, manage and execute fundraising events generating revenue for the FCS Foundation • Select and manage acquisition, negotiation and ongoing relationship management of venues and vendors and receive proper approvals for all contracts for the Foundation along with the Foundation Executive Director. • Cultivate and secure sponsorships and in-kind donations. • Set budgets for events; monitor event costs to ensure efficiency and profitability and adherence to budget. • Recruit, coordinate and manage planning committees and chairs. Work with Volunteer Program Manager to solicit volunteers for events. • Keep Foundation Executive Director and team informed of event issues, successes, and challenges. • Develop and provide event evaluation forms when applicable and solicit feedback from attendees.

KPA 2 – Research, develop and manage major donors and major gift programs, corporate giving, planned giving and direct mail programs to evaluate effectiveness and best practices.

  • Create an annual written plan to implement fundraising strategies within the Foundation. Develop a strategy and manage these programs and campaigns.
  • Cultivate and secure donors from varied sources statewide. Measure, report and manage the effectiveness of donor campaigns, grants and recommendations for outside sources for funding for Foundation.

KPA 3 – In conjunction with the Executive Director and Marketing, plan, coordinate and manage a communication schedule to promote events.


POSITION DESCRIPTION – Development & Event Manager

D&EM 1-25-2020

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  • Develop, implement and manage a proactive PR and marketing strategy to promote the brand and events to an audience of existing and potential stakeholders. Coordinate promoting events on social media channels, promotional opportunities, press releases, FCS Foundation website, internal and external emails and quarterly newsletters. Manage and coordinate all event collateral requests ensuring accurate content and timely delivery.

KPA 4 – Manage and maintain donor database and cash management

  • Ensure all donations are accurately and timely entered into donor database.
  • Coordinate issuance of weekly thank you letters. Provide monthly, quarterly and annual reports, or special requests as needed.

Position Qualifications/Requirements

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Communications, Marketing, or Business Administration or related field.

2. Previous Experience:

  • Experience in working with senior leadership, executives and community leaders
  • Experience tracking and reporting on progress to management and a board of directors
  • 3-5 years of event planning experience
  • 3-5 years of development, fundraising, donor cultivation and/or outside sales experience.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills; must be articulate and professional with a critical eye for detail
  • Attention to detail and a self-starter
  • Extensive travel in the state of Florida, and work on weekends and evenings occasionally required
  • Ability to inspire others to meet deadlines and to work with others to achieve consensus
  • Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel) and online donor management database

3. Core Capabilities:

  • Analysis & Critical Thinking: Critical thinking skills including solid problem solving, analysis, decision-making, planning, time management and organizational skills. Must be detailed oriented with the ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness: Developed interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, diplomacy, tact, conflict management, delegation skills, and diversity awareness. Ability to work effectively with sensitive and confidential material and sometimes emotionally charged matters.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication skills (oral, written, presentation), is an active listener, and effectively provides balanced feedback.
  • Customer Service & Organizational Awareness: Strong customer focus. Ability to build an engaging culture of quality, performance effectiveness and operational excellence through best practices, strong business and political acumen, collaboration and partnerships, as well as a positive employee, physician and community relations.
  • Self-Management: Effectively manages own time, conflicting priorities, self, stress, and professional development. Self-motivated and self-starter with ability work independently with limited supervision. Ability to work remotely effectively as required. Must be able to


POSITION DESCRIPTION – Development & Event Manager

D&EM 1-25-2020

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work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-site environment with demonstrated ability to juggle competing priorities and demands from a variety of stakeholders and sites.

  • Leadership and Mentoring: Effectively lead and facilitate group discussions, coach, mentor, motivate, and engage others to align to a common goal. Ability to effectively lead projects from inception through implementation and assessment.
  • Human Resources Management: Effectively hire, coach and support staff develop, as applicable, as well as manage resources, performance and employee relations, and supervise within established policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Computer Skills:

o Proficiency in MS Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook required.

o Donor management online database

4. Certifications/Licenses:

o N/A

o N/A

o Valid state Driver’s License for travel to satellite offices and offsite meetings. Compliance with the company Driver Safety Operations and Motor Vehicle Records Check Policy is required.

5. Travel (double click to check relevant box): 0% <25% 26-50% 51%-75% >75%

Remote: Yes or No Depends on region; can be remote or at Foundation office

  • As a reminder those who drive must provide copies of the declarations page of their personal insurance policy for each vehicle that they can use to the Human Resources Department for verification purposes annually. Required Limits: Split Limits of $100,000/$300,000/$100,000.

6. Standard Work Days/Hours (specify weekends and call requirements): Monday to Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

7. Essential Physical Requirements: refer to last page of position description job specific for physical and mental requirements

Expectations for all Employees

Every FCS employee is expected to regularly conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner, to comply with all labor laws, workplace policy and workplace practices. Employees are expected to bring issues of any forms of workplace harassment, discrimination or other potential improprieties to the attention of their management or the human resources department.

FCS has defined and adopted a set of C.A.R.E values that every employee is expected to follow. They are:

Continuously Support the Patient/Customer.

Our team delivers results by providing compassionate oncology and hematology services with continued focus on the patient.

Always Do the Right Thing.

We are committed to personal excellence, accountability, and integrity. We abide by the highest regulatory standards, perform in the most ethical manner, and take responsibility for our actions.

Respectfully Engage.


POSITION DESCRIPTION – Development & Event Manager

D&EM 1-25-2020

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We foster positive relationships, encourage diversity of thought, and promote trust among our teams and customers. We encourage healthy debate and respect the thoughts and opinions of others. We believe that the talent, skills and expertise of our people are our most important assets.

Exceed Expectations.

We strive to provide excellence in all that we do. We create a standard of caring that goes above and beyond while embracing change in support of continuous improvement for our patients.

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Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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