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Event Development Specialist

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home.By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?**** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good!Job Description:As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs.Under limited supervision, support funding growth development through data analysis, systems training, reporting, data hygiene and implementation of gift processing procedures. Coordinate with volunteers who perform data entry to support development team. Utilize systems to support fundraising leadership and field fundraisers. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.The American Red Cross is currently seeking an Event Development Specialist for our Northern, CA region. The is a full-time position and you must be located in the region.Responsibilities:1. Identify needed adjustments and/or linking requests to support accuracy of revenue and fundraiser credit per the guidelines. Provide data and reports to assist leadership in operational reviews, monitoring activity and performance, and other initiatives as directed.2. Coordinate gift processing to include cross-functional collaboration to ensure accurate execution of check processing and bundling procedures are followed and understood.3. Coordinate data hygiene updates to ensure quality data by creating new accounts, requesting account merges, and making other needed updates. Support portfolio updates as defined by leadership by transferring accounts/contacts to the appropriate relationship manager, inactivating and adding new accounts, and ensuring portfolios are reflected for each role. Monitor upcoming and past due solicitations and gifts and share information to ensure data is updated appropriately.4. Assist with onboarding of new fundraisers and serve as a systems trainer for new hires and volunteers. Provide ongoing user training and education on new functionality and/or changes in the system.5. May serve as the liaison to key national contacts for data systems, gift processing and research as needed. Support tracking large budgeted monthly gifts, as reflected in the revenue budget to support forecasting.6. Support volunteers who perform data entry and data-related projects for development team.Scope: Considerable knowledge of job. Complete acquaintance with and understanding of general and detailed aspects of the job. Contact with individuals representing other departments and/or representing outside organizations.Qualifications:Education: High School or equivalent required. Experience: Minimum 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.Management Experience: N/ASkills & Abilities: Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Basic proficiency in use of Personal Computer, word-processing, spreadsheet applications, and database applications when applicable. Ability to work on a team.Travel: May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system.

* Combination of candidate's education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description's minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and have the ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.What's in it for you:We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.

  • Medical, Dental Vision plans
  • Paid Family Leave: 12 weeks paid at 80%
  • PTO + Holidays
  • 401K with 4% match
  • Employee Assistance
  • Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
  • Service Awards and recognition
  • Pay for Performance
  • Compensation: The salary range for this position is: $22.85 - $24.36/hr. Note: that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role.

    DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Interested in Volunteering?Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission.Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions.To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

Keywords: American Red Cross, Oakland , Event Development Specialist, Other , Oakland, California

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