The Fundraising Specialist is responsible for implementing and executing the St. Jude Fitness Fundraising campaigns that include an annual Walk and recruitment of endurance fundraising athletes for the St. Jude Heroes program, Warrior Dash and other programs identified in the market. Responsibilities include fundraising, sponsorship, recruitment, marketing, volunteer coordination, logistics planning & analysis and support.
This position works closely with committees and volunteers to reach ambitious revenue and participation goals. Responsible for all aspects of volunteer recruiting and management of multiple high end ($100,000+) special events in an assigned geographic area. Assists in maximizing funds raised and increasing support for the awareness of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the community. Utilizes marketing experience to develop and create new fundraising programs and events. Maintain strict guidelines for expenses and adhere to program standards when conducting these events.