Amanda O'Neill National Director, Corporate Partnerships American Lung Association

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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

  • 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 volunteer committees
  • 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 creation of a strong corporate committee (Growth Committee) comprised of corporate community leadership volunteers capable of increasing sponsorships and corporate support. 
  • Launch and oversee a sub-committee to execute logistics and boost recruitment in the surrounding areas.
  • 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.
  • Recruit manage and coach community event team captains and volunteers.  Cultivate relationships and effectively engage volunteers.  Work with the Development team to cultivate event attendees. 
  • Work closely with regional and national colleagues. 
  • Complete special projects as assigned by the Executive Director.


  • 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 workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form. 

Created On:

May 19, 2020

Last Modified on:

May 20, 2020

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