Virginia’s largest nonprofit outdoor event planning and production company, based in Norfolk, Virginia, is seeking an experienced, results oriented, creative, highly motivated, and professional to fill new full-time Director of Development position with Norfolk Festevents, Ltd.
Position requires college degree, 5+ years recent, professional sponsorship sales and fundraising experience (in the fields of entertainment, sports and / or special events preferred), 3 current professional references, flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and holidays, physical ability to perform wide range of physical related production duties and ability to work in an outdoor environment.
Candidates must possess superior skills in the areas of corporate partnerships, sponsor activation, fundraising, public relations, innovative promotions, creation of presentations, public speaking, leadership and team building, budget management, and proficient with a range of computer programs and platforms. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the contemporary fundraising and sponsorship sales.
The Director of Development will report to the CEO and President.
Position responsibilities include:
Requirements for Employment:Candidates must have clear criminal and driving records and comply with a criminal record and DMV record check, must have valid driver’s license, possess the physical ability to work in an outdoor setting in all types of weather conditions, and possess the physical capacity and stamina to perform duties associated with the position (up to 18 hour work days on event dates, carry weights up to 50 lbs, lifting, walking, climbing steps and scaffold towers), flexible schedule to accommodate work related activities on weekdays, weeknights, weekends and some holidays.
Applications will be accepted via EMAIL ONLY. Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, 3 current professional references and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject “Development Director Application”. No phone calls, please.