Director, Special Events & Sponsorships – Cherry Hill, NJ & Phila.

Posted by Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence on September 10, 2019

One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with a leading nonprofit is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference for youth and our local communities. Are you looking for a meaningful new career? Do you know someone who would be a perfect fit? Check out some of the exciting roles we are currently interviewing candidates for Director, Special Events & Sponsorships. Our Director of Special Events will manage our premier annual events such as Fashion Touchdown and The Building Big Awards, while also growing our event portfolio through a strong connection to the Southeastern PA and Southern NJ community.


JOIN A FORWARD-THINKING ORGANIZATION THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN TO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBSI) is proud to have achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, their highest level of distinction. BBBSI is the largest BBBS agency in PA/NJ and fourth largest in the nation. Our mission is to build and support one-to-one relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth. We also strive to strengthen the youth mentoring field through collaboration, training and technical assistance, data collection, and advocacy.


Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Special Events & Sponsorships is responsible for maintaining and growing a special event portfolio exceeding $1.2M, and developing one direct report, both focused toward the goal of enhancing our mission, efficiently increasing fundraising outcomes pre- and post-event, and ensuring excellent customer service. BBBSI is seeking an experienced fundraising events professional to plan sustainable growth, and work with senior leadership and Board-chaired Special Event Committees to drive new revenue, maintain and elevate current sponsors, and expand special events capabilities with one of the country’s leading BBBS agencies.

Candidates with a strong connection to the community that BBBS IR serves and the Southeastern Pennsylvania/Southern New Jersey area are given preferential consideration. Moderate travel to branch offices, community and corporate partners is required, as is some nights and weekend work.

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