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Job Title – Events & Development Director

Reports to – Co-Presidents


Organization Overview

Baby2Baby is a non-profit organization that provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves. In the last 8 years, Baby2Baby has distributed over 70 million items to children in homeless shelters, domestic violence programs, foster care, hospitals and underserved schools as well as children who have lost everything in the wake of disaster. Every year, Baby2Baby serves hundreds of thousands of children across the country.


Position Overview

Baby2Baby is actively looking for a dynamic, determined and enthusiastic Events & Development Director,with ample events and development experience. Reporting to the Co-Presidents, this individual will oversee the high-profile annual Baby2Baby Gala as well as help execute a comprehensive development program.


The Events & Development Director will work Monday-Friday at 5830 W. Jefferson Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90016. The work is performed in an office setting. 


Duties and responsibilities

Events

  • Leads execution of and serves as the main point person for Baby2Baby’s high profile, yearly fundraising gala for 800 guests every November including vendors, guests, run of show and program content, fundraising, timelines, printed materials, seating, staffing, giving software, and insurance. 
  • Oversees all post-production aspects including securing payments, data analysis, fundraising reports, invoicing and tax letters.
  • Partners with the Corporate Relations and Program teams to build and manage a yearly calendar of events that meets sponsor goals. 

Development

  • Executes a comprehensive development program including fundraising events. 
  • Works toward fundraising and development goals for Baby2Baby throughout the year by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual donors, private foundations and corporate giving. 
  • Oversees all required grant reporting for major gifts. 
  •  Additional projects, as needed.


Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree required 
  • Demonstrated experience cultivating relationships with corporate partners, donors, and vendors and meeting fundraising goals.
  • Strong communicator, decision maker and strategic thinker – a multi-tasker and creative problem solver. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires attention to detail, excellent time management, and a self-starter mentality.
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to follow up, and able to work in a team environment. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) 
  • Exceptional client and customer service 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc 
  • Extensive experience managing teams and projects required. 
  • Requires ability to work extended hours as needed, including some evenings and weekends.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years in events and/or non-profit development.
  •  Basic Photoshop and InDesign skills preferred. 


Direct reports

  • Events Manager
  • Events Assistant 


Other

Baby2Baby is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff.


Job Title – Events & Development Director

Reports to – Co-Presidents


Organization Overview

Baby2Baby is a non-profit organization that provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to info@baby2baby.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to info@baby2baby.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Location

5830 West Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016

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