Website Al SIgl Community of Agencies

Position Description

 ORGANIZATION:  Al Sigl Foundation (“Al Sigl”)

TITLE: Event Director

FUNCTION: To initiate, plan, manage, and implement fundraising and donor events for Al Sigl Foundation; to solicit, secure, and manage sponsorship and in-kind support for fundraising events and projects; and to recruit volunteers for engagement with fundraising events and projects.

REPORTS TO: Vice President, Al Sigl Foundation

WORKS WITH: Foundation staff, volunteers, sponsors, donors

HOURS:     Full Time: 37.5 hours per week. Additional hours as necessitated by the responsibilities of the position


  • Plan and implement four major fundraising events annually with base net revenue of $300,000.
  • Recruit, motivate, and steward volunteers.
  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 50 sponsors/donors.
  • Participate in securing in-kind donations for fundraising events and projects.
  • Plan and implement cultivation, stewardship, and recognition events/activities for donors.
  • Supervise and motivate staff and volunteers to achieve established goals—financial and otherwise—for fundraising events and other projects.


  • Serve as liaison between Al Sigl Foundation and representatives of Al Sigl Member Agencies on fundraising events and securing sponsorships.
  • Prepare and monitor fundraising event budgets, including projecting annual revenues and expenses.
  • Serve as staff liaison to the Al Sigl Council of young professionals.
  • Oversee third-party fundraising events.
  • Work with Foundation staff to maintain ongoing records for corporate sponsors, acknowledge gifts in a timely manner, and maintain records on gifts for special events.
  • Work in cooperation with Marketing Communications staff to plan and implement the public relations plan for special events, including print materials, media releases, and other written materials, and develop event-related stories for Al Sigl publications.
  • Develop and update annual master calendar of deadlines for all events including submission of sponsorship requests, follow-ups, etc.
  • Ensure that logistics for all committee meetings, including meeting notices, agendas, minutes, and follow-up correspondence and status reports are managed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in non-profit fundraising or comparable experience.
  • Database management experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, various social media and crowdfunding platforms.


  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team-oriented focus.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to self-prioritize daily and weekly workloads.
  • Ability to meet and exceed deadlines.


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