American Liver Foundation

Our mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease.

American Liver Foundation New York, NY, USA
Feb 06, 2019
Full time
American Liver Foundation Events Coordinator, Greater New York Division Full Time Position Organization Since 1976, the American Liver Foundation has remained steady in its mission facilitating and promoting education, funding research, and advocacy related to liver health and wellness. The American Liver Foundation is the premier, nationwide source of education and support for liver health and disease prevention. To learn more about the American Liver Foundation visit or call 800-GO-LIVER Title The Events Coordinator (EC) will report to and support the Events Manager (EM) in logistical planning, implementation and execution of fundraising efforts through large and small scale division signature campaigns such as the Liver Life Walk(s), Honors Gala, Associate Board of Young Professionals, and our Liver Life Challenge (Endurance) Program, and Third Party events. The EC will also be responsible for all Division social media, as well as general special event website content for the division. With direction from the Events Manager, this position will also work closely with other division staff to help ensure that annual objectives and goals for the division are achieved. Essential Responsibilities Responsible for fundraising efforts, daily communication, recruitment, and promotion of annual Liver Life Walks. Support the effort of the EM to manage relationships and price negotiations with external vendors and event partners. Work closely with EM to ensure national branded materials such as invitations, brochures, posters, t-shirts, bibs and more are ordered and provided for division events. Work with the EM on timelines and Run of Show for all special events and any related spreadsheets that track event activity, expense and budget. Coordinate logistics with events managed by the EC, including, but not limited to Walks, Gala, Young Professionals events. Assist with division sponsorship fulfillment and assist with identifying potential new companies/donors. Work with National staff on administration, event reporting social media, and press releases where needed. Attend Division meetings, programs and signature events as needed. Maintain Greater New York Division and event websites. Manage all email communications for the entire Greater New York Division regarding events, campaign, programs, and more. Solicit and coordinate all volunteers for events. Solicit for in kind and auction items for all of our events, including food donations. Perform administrative tasks necessary to the maintenance of the Division office including but not limited to answering the phone, overseeing the matching gifts process, processing and depositing cash, checks and credit cards collected from events and general donations, credit card bills, preparing tax acknowledgement letters, maintaining office supplies, in charge of mailings and shippings, etc. Provide support for the Division specific patient and public educational programs. Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the American Liver Foundation. Qualifications Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in education, training and experience Experience: Minimum of three to five years of special events and fundraising is preferred Attention to detail and high degree of organization. Ability to manage many projects at once in a fast paced environment. Strong computer skills working with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point. Ability to learn new fundraising platforms such as Engaged Donor and WordPress. Excellent relationship and management skills. Strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Must enjoy working as a member of a team with a positive, creative and outside the box attitude. Must be able to handle pressure with grace. Passionate and committed to our mission. Working Environment : Position is required to work at the downtown New York City division office and have a set schedule of Monday through Friday, 9-5 pm. Some weekends and evenings are required during special events. Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 30 pounds.   The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will aspire to involve every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and will demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated. For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Veronica Perez, Executive Director at EOE