• Senior Manager, Events Strategy

    ID
    2018-2604
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Category
    Development
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Seminar Network seeks a Senior Manager of Events Strategy to drive the development of events from conception to execution in order to identify and engage a broad network of high-net-worth philanthropists to advance The Seminar Network’s vision and priority initiatives.

     

    About Us:

    The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

    We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

     

    Our Values:

    Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

    Responsibilities

    • Build event strategies and test a variety of models (regional, donor-driven, issue-specific, etc.) to advance moves management strategies and then scale successful models
    • Work with the pipeline team to develop and execute an events strategy to bridge the gap between direct marketing and major gifts, which includes leveraging existing Network and donor-specific events
    • Responsible for how the Koch family’s time is leveraged towards development objectives, including being the team’s primary point of contact with Koch family management
    • Supervise members of the events team

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • 6+ years of work experience required
    • Events and/or fundraising experience as well as past supervisory experience strongly preferred
    • Strong interpersonal skills, customer focus, adaptability, attention to detail, professionalism and composure
    • Demonstrated pattern of entrepreneurial behavior, ability to prioritize, work collaboratively, and a self-starter attitude
    • Understanding of and commitment to the principles of a society of equal rights and mutual benefit
    • A high degree of discretion and appreciation of confidentiality

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