American Lung Association
Aug 28, 2019
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for an  Executive Director  to join our incredible team in the California Region.  Working as a member of the Development Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission:  to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.  In this role, you will be responsible for increasing mission activities through effective and successful implementation of fundraising initiatives and for creating an atmosphere in which market staff and volunteers successfully partner to meet all American Lung Association strategic imperatives. As the lead fundraiser in Los Angeles the Executive Director is responsible for meeting and/or exceeding all revenue goals related to Special Events, Corporate Development and Individual Giving with an emphasis on unrestricted revenue streams. This is accomplished through leadership, management and growth of market revenue generating capacity and the recruitment and engagement of high-level volunteers for Leadership Board and Event Committee service.  The Executive Director will serve as the lead staff in these markets, fostering a spirit of camaraderie among the local staff team reflected in exceptional community engagement. Responsibilities Fundraising Responsibilities: Serve as the lead development officer and oversee unrestricted revenue goals in Los Angeles, including special events, individual and corporate giving. Meet or exceed fiscal unrestricted revenue goals. Ensure the effective implementation of all fundraising activities including, but not limited to, signature events and cause campaign, using nationwide, proven-effective best practices. Lead nationally-designed LUNG FORCE (Strategic Cause Campaign) activities throughout Los Angeles. Directly manage, hire, train and evaluate all fundraising staff ensuring that the team is tracking to meet market revenue goals. Provide on-going development opportunities, feedback and course corrections when necessary. Develop, cultivate and solicit a personal portfolio of local corporate prospects with an emphasis on meeting and/or exceeding corporate revenue goals in event sponsorship and cause related marketing. Working together with the Nationwide Individual Giving Team, develop, cultivate and solicit a personal portfolio of individuals for mid-level, major and/or planned gifts.  Foster a culture of philanthropy amongst staff and volunteers. Provide effective support for volunteer fundraisers. Evaluate market success and potential and, together with the National EVP, develop plans which support market revenue growth and mission delivery. Identify and foster corporate relationships for potential multi-region and/or nationwide engagement. Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement: Establish and build strategic and sustained relationships with key business leaders, individual donors, event participants, top government officials, members of the media and community leaders. Identify and recruit a strong Leadership Board Chair and Vice Chair and work with them during their two-year term to foster a culture of philanthropy amongst all volunteer leadership. Identify, recruit and engage a strong market Leadership Board of 15-18 members using Nationwide, proven-effective best practices.  Leadership Board members must have the capacity and connectivity to leverage resources and influence support. Revenue raised because of Leadership Board member involvement will be tracked and measured against American Lung Association standards. Serve as the staff lead to the Leadership Board, providing guidance, support, materials, reports and assistance in implementing annual work plans while ensuring the on-going development of a strong and participatory Leadership Board. Together with the National EVP, provide an annual analysis of Board performance. Responsible for the recruitment and engagement of corporate leaders to chair all event committees. Together with the local Development Team support, manage and successfully engage a committee of corporate leaders for each signature event. Mission: Serve as the first point of contact in the market for constituents, media and general public, coordinating with the market staff team to best handle inquiries about the American Lung Association’s mission. Together with the Mission Team, cultivate community relationships. Provide feedback to the Regional Mission Lead for all local mission staff performance reviews. Operational and Fiscal Management: Provide a supportive, positive, collaborative working environment for staff and volunteers. Foster a strong working relationship between mission and development teams. Operate within the approved budget for the market ensuring maximum resource utilization and a positive financial position. Provide a minimum of monthly reports to the Chief Division Officer and National EVP including revenue forecasting. Participate in training opportunities and provide encouragement for the team in Los Angeles to do the same. Actively participate on regional and/or national work teams to collectively improve development outcomes. Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the National EVP or the Chief Division Officer. QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor’s degree required. A minimum of eight years in non-profit management with a successful track record in revenue generation through peer to peer special events and corporate development. Ability to successfully leverage relationships and negotiate agreements. Proven supervisory, leadership and team building skills. Strong experience in volunteer recruitment and engagement. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with individual donors a plus. Ability to work as a critical part of a larger, nationwide team, building a strong working relationship between the market and the national office. Ability to meet American Lung Association’s standards of excellence, professionalism and integrity. Ability to manage multiple priorities and frequently changing deadlines with ease and adaptability. Proactive and service oriented with strong problem-solving skills. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office programs. Thorough understanding of information technology and the ability to use e-commerce and database platforms. Ability to travel (20%). Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed. Ability to lift 25 pounds. Valid driver’s license. Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place, all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: This search is being conducted by The Batten Group: Click Here to Apply :    Executive Director, Los Angeles
American Lung Association Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Aug 28, 2019
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a  Development Manager  to join our incredible team in the California Region.  Working as a member of the Development Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.  In this role, you will be responsible for managing all aspects related to the implementation of assigned special events including recruitment of volunteer committees, sponsors, teams and individual participants. Responsible for achieving revenue and participant goals, overseeing the budget, adhering to a 12-month event timeline, event logistics, and expansion of fundraising events that build and strengthen connections to potential and existing volunteers and donors. Responsibilities Ensure all special events achieve/exceed revenue goal by implementing industry best practices for recruiting event committees, teams, sponsors and individuals to grow our constituent base. Plan and execute Corporate Recruitment Breakfasts and/or Kickoff events to drive sponsor and event participation and educate constituents about the mission of the American Lung Association. Recruit and cultivate participants utilizing the defined cultivation strategy to ensure successful participant fundraising and retention. Evaluate event results and prepare recommendations for future events to expand our community reach In collaboration with Development Director, manage the event budget to ensure expenses remain below prescribed percentage by recruiting in-kind sponsors or underwriters for the majority of event goods & services. Work with members of the Marketing/Communication team to solicit media partnerships for the event. Supervise the planning of event logistics and serve as the staff manager on event day to provide an excellent experience for all participants. Ensure the Coordinator or Associate accurately updates all databases as required. Complete special projects and serve as the local contact for third party events in the community as the opportunities become available or as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Non-Profit Management, Marketing, or related field required Minimum of five years fundraising experience Demonstrated success in external relationship management and volunteer recruitment Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment Superb organizational skills with a strong attention to details Strong verbal and written communication skills and proficient in social & digital media Must hold a valid driver’s license, have the ability to work nights and weekends with some overnights required Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies) Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.     APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email): Human Resources Department American Lung Association Email:  alahr@lung.org The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
American Lung Association Los Angeles, CA, USA Development
Aug 22, 2019
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a  Development Director  to join our incredible team in California. Working as a member of the Development Team you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects related to the creation, management and execution of annual fundraising campaigns with a focus on signature special events. This includes securing sponsorship, participant recruitment, volunteer involvement, team building, marketing, budget, timelines, evaluation and logistics. Responsibilities: Responsible for raising funds through special events, individual & corporate giving, non-governmental grants & other income sources utilizing the implementation of best practices. Develop, implement and monitor plans to meet area fundraising goals. If necessary, be prepared to develop a contingency plan to successfully meet fundraising goals and complete activities. Ensure revenue goals are attained by identifying, recruiting, managing and stewarding high level relationships with sponsors and individual donors. Implement local fundraising events including securing sponsors & recruiting fundraising participants. Recruit, train & supervise development staff & volunteers. Provide recommendations for area development budget & innovative ways to accomplish goals. Submit timely program reports. In collaboration with the Executive Director, ensure the recruitment of strong development committee volunteers comprised of corporate and community leaders capable of securing sponsorships and corporate support. Coach corporate team captains and fundraising volunteers. Manage Development Coordinator ensuring volunteer recruitment, e-communications, and adherence to the timeline for a successful event. Responsible for cross-functional collaboration with Programs and Advocacy to ensure robust representation at all fundraising events. Oversee all event solicitations. Oversee budget and logistics preparation. Work closely with a variety of vendors and venues necessary for event execution. Oversee and manage event project timelines. Monitor and prepare ongoing event progress reports. Evaluate event results and use analysis to prepare recommendations for future events as needed. Work closely with Southern California, regional and national colleagues. Complete special projects as assigned by the Executive Director. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Non-Profit Management, Marketing, or related field required. Minimum of seven years fundraising experience including special event planning and management, individual & corporate giving, and non-governmental grant acquisition. Must have experience with leading and managing staff. Demonstrated success in recruiting and stewarding high level volunteers, donors, and sponsors. Experience with non-profit budget building and management. Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment with strong organizational skills and an attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proficient in social & digital media. Able to work with minimum direct supervision, make decisions, and take initiative. Proven ability to cultivate and steward relationships across a diverse population. Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required. Must have a valid Driver’s license. Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs. (event supplies) Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Convio. Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email): Human Resources Department American Lung Association Email:   alahr@lung.org The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
American Lung Association Orange County, CA, USA Development
Aug 22, 2019
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a  Director, Advocacy  to join our incredible team in California. Working as a member of the Advocacy and Public Policy Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission:  to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education, and advocacy.  In this role, you will be responsible for providing leadership and managing relationships between the American Lung Association in California and key government and elected officials at the local, state and federal levels. This position will leverage resources (staff, patients, volunteers, coalition partners, etc.) to advocate for Lung Association-supported public policy on lung health related issues. This position will help to secure funding for advocacy work and administer grant contracts to ensure that work plans are executed, and deliverables completed on a timely basis; oversee the grant budget expenses. This position directly supervises four Managers, Advocacy and in-directly their staff.  Responsibilities Advocacy Outreach and Constituent Cultivation Educate local, state and federal elected officials about Lung Association endorsed lung health-related policies. Engage constituents and volunteers into advocacy activities, such as meeting with elected officials, writing letters, and writing op-eds. Build advocacy networks through recruitment and ongoing engagement as part of a larger effort to build a robust constituent base. Build awareness and understanding of advocacy programs among staff and volunteers through ongoing communications. Identify policy success stories, personal stories and potential spokespeople for communications and development teams to highlight internally and externally. Provide leadership for the cultivation of productive relationships with the media in the market. Monitor local public policy efforts throughout the region and provide technical assistance and advocacy engagement to coalition members and community partner groups Represent Lung Association on relevant local and regional coalitions. Lead local research and outreach for the annual State of Tobacco Control signature report and maximize media coverage through strategic media outreach Administrative and Infrastructure Building Secure funding for local advocacy work. Write and administer grant contracts to ensure that work plans are executed, and deliverables completed on a timely basis. Model volunteer/staff partnership including staff-to-staff and volunteer-to-volunteer management. Perform and/or facilitate personnel management functions in accordance with Lung Association in CA policies and procedures, including, but not limited to performance management, training, supervision and hiring/termination. Ensure that assigned policy-related deliverables for grants are completed on a timely basis and that the reporting is done. Oversee grant deliverables, manage budgets, and ensure collaborate with subcontractors for timely completion of activities. Strategic Leadership In collaboration with California public policy staff, determine strategies for local implementation of a comprehensive California government relations strategic plan to advance Lung Association state and federal legislative agenda Seek opportunities with regional market staff to leverage advocacy work and successes for broader gains Mission Integration Engage patients, advocates, and health care professionals to participate in and/or volunteer for pledge events, donor development, community engagement and mission-related activities. Work as an integrated member of the Lung Association regional market office team Support local research and media outreach for the annual State of the Air and State of Tobacco Control signature reports. Staff Management and Development Hire, supervise and manage advocacy staff positions proactively and effectively Travel on a regular basis throughout market/s providing support, direction and guidance to staff and volunteers. Cultivate and sustain a strong, team-oriented culture with emphasis on results and accountability. Perform and/or facilitate personnel management functions in accordance with Lung Association policies and procedures, including, but not limited to performance management, training, supervision and hiring/termination. Represent interests, professionalism and integrity of Lung Association in all activities and relationships through a unified message of the Lung Association mission and a commitment to organizational standards and leadership by personal example. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree required.  Five to seven years of progressively responsible experience in public policy or advocacy‚Äźrelated work, community outreach, community organizing and public health advocacy. Proven ability to identify, recruit, and develop strong working relationships with patients and volunteers Experience in public speaking. Experience in budget management, grant writing and grant management. Experience supervising staff. Demonstrated ability to work with non-profit organizations, community members, elected officials, city staff, advocates, public health professionals. Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately to a diversity of audiences, including the rural community. Excellent oral and written communication skills Interact effectively and tactfully with all levels of management Ability to manage and add value to multiple projects simultaneously Ability to work independently, problem solve, thrive under pressure, perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines Highly organized with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and quality Broad cultural competency Multi-lingual preferred Ability to travel regularly Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.  APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email): Human Resources Department American Lung Association  Email:   alahr@lung.org  
American Lung Association Los Angeles, CA, USA Senior Management - Director