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FNCCC Events Manager

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is a 40-hour per week, Exempt regular position. However, there are frequent times when evening, weekend or additional hours per day schedules are required to meet the needs of FNCCC activities or events. Schedules are particularly uncertain during the last months of pre-event, event, or post-event activities, such as "The Prouty." Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title FNCCC Events Manager
Department NCCC
Position Number 1001170
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The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center [FNCCC] is seeking an Events Manager with top-notch event and marketing skills and a strong background in design to plan and execute events to raise money for the nationally-recognized Norris Cotton Cancer Center. This person will play a key role in marketing Northern New England’s largest fundraiser, The Prouty; managing and facilitating complex fundraising activities; and implementing strategic plans to enhance the fundraising portfolio of the Friends.

If you are organized, have great creative skills, can promote and execute events, are a team player/people person, can turn on a dime and have a good time doing it, you will want to check out this opening on Dartmouth’s website. (A flexible schedule -nights and weekends – is a must.)

Position Purpose

The mission of the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center (FNCCC) is to raise money and awareness for the Cancer Center. In collaboration with the Executive Director of the Friends, the FNCCC Events Manager independently plans, develops and coordinates programs, events, and event components that support this mission. In addition, the position fosters and nurtures relationships with Board members, donors, business representatives, and volunteers and has significant impact as an ambassador to the communities and stakeholders of the Friends, and of the Cancer Center at large.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Good judgment, discretion, independence, and initiative.
  • Superior problem-solving and analytic skills.
  • Ability to plan, build and execute complex, fundraising and awareness building events.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and skill in editing and proof-reading.
  • Excellent computing skills including a working knowledge of design and presentation programs (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Adobe Illustrator) and software applications (Dreamweaver or WordPress).
  • High level organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast changing environment, while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Outstanding people skills with an ability to maintain positive relationships with diverse individuals and groups to meet FNCCC interests and needs.
  • Knowledge of database software a plus (FileMaker Pro or Raisers Edge).
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to support events and meetings in the evenings and on weekends.
  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Minimum Experience
  • Five years of relevant experience, preferably in a non-profit or academic setting.
  • Experience producing or creating graphics.
  • Event management experience.
  • Experience with volunteer management a plus.
Minimum Education
  • Bachelor’s degree.
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Jean E. Brown, Executive Director - FNCCC, NCCC Administration
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This is a 40-hour per week, Exempt regular position. However, there are frequent times when evening, weekend or additional hours per day schedules are required to meet the needs of FNCCC activities or events. Schedules are particularly uncertain during the last months of pre-event, event, or post-event activities, such as “The Prouty.”

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Event Management

  • Manages creative vendors/or is the creator of graphics, publications, and other promotional and publicity materials critical to each event, as needed.
  • Recruits and manages volunteers for specific events and projects, including the Prouty, as assigned.
  • Participates in strategic planning re: the addition, expansion, and/or enhancement of events in order to ensure increasing fundraising success.
  • Oversees and/or performs designs, construction and maintenance of the fundraising websites for FNCCC events, as assigned.
  • Leads various subcommittees in order to accomplish larger event and fundraising goals.
  • Working in concert with the Executive Director, facilitates and coordinates the activities of the Friends Lebanon Board, the Friends South Board, the Prouty Executive Committee and numerous subcommittees by recruiting members, creating agendas and evaluating progress related to FNCCC goals, as directed.
  • Determines corporate sponsorship levels and benefits packages as needed. Seeks and coordinates a substantial program of in-kind contributions and corporate sponsorship for Friends events, where necessary.

Communication

  • Serves as ambassador for the Friends and the Cancer Center in frequent interactions with a wide range of internal and external constituents, including donors, volunteers, Board members, Cancer Center and Dartmouth/ DHMC professionals and staff, and a broad variety of contacts in the business community.
  • Collaborates on the development of event publicity, internal and external communication products, and when appropriate creates press releases, ad copy and feature stories, working with appropriate internal and external agencies to accomplish this.
  • Manages and creates social media output, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.
  • Regularly handles confidential or sensitive information; exercises discretion concerning its disposition.
  • Interprets, applies, and explains office, department and College policies and procedures.

Miscellaneous

  • Supports the functioning of the Friends department in whatever ways are needed.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.

-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Document #1
  2. Additional Document #2

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