Special Events Coordinator       

Posted 10/15/18

Creative, fun, hard-working person to manages all logistical aspects- big and small- of the fundraising programs of the Epilepsy Foundation Ohio.  This includes developing and managing budgets, organizing, implementing, evaluating and tracking work progress for special event fundraisers.  Must be a self-starter that is great at getting things done, being part of a small team and working with others. Educates the public about the purpose of the foundation and tells our story passionately.

The perfect candidate will be very detail oriented and have a great time organizing our fundraising events, especially our Walk to End Epilepsy, Mud Volleyball for Epilepsy and our GloGala.  The position requires working collaboratively with diverse groups.  This person will model and foster behavior that values staff/volunteer partnership.

We are small, so the ideal individual won’t mind sometimes having to do whatever is needed to help the organization be successful and serve those in Ohio living with epilepsy.

Because of the detail orientation of this position, it requires someone who will follow and maintain internal processes and keep meticulous tracking records for work.  This position will collaboratively have say in developing event goals and objectives and strategic marketing messages.

In addition to excellent organizational skills, this person should have great interpersonal skills and be proficient in the Microsoft Suite of products.  This position requires a lot of common-sense decision making.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree and fundraising experience.  This experience can be as a volunteer, but then it should be significant.  You must have a car, valid driver’s license and insurance and must pass criminal motor vehicle and sexual offender background check.

Occasional evening and weekend work and frequent car travel in the state of Ohio is required. Out-of-state travel 1 to 2 times per year may be required.  You must be comfortable sitting for long period of time. The Ohio chapter is smoke-free and fragrance-free workplace.  You should also be able to comfortably lift 30 pounds correctly.

The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $45,000.  This full-time position includes 10 to 11 paid holidays, vacation, sick days and personal days.  We also offer medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance and AD&D, voluntary life insurance, 401(k) plan, long-term and short-term disability insurance, flexible spending account and free parking.

We are currently hiring:

Director of Community Engagement

Posted 10/11/18

The Director of Community Engagement is a critical role in our efforts to expand the impact our organization can make on the lives of those we serve in Ohio.  S/he will assist in identifying, growing and strengthening relationships to expand the Epilepsy Foundation of Ohio’s presence in Ohio; thereby increasing programmatic and funding opportunities.

The right person will a strategic thinker who has demonstrated ability to create and maintain key community relationships.  This person will understand the importance of creating great work plans and measuring the progress and success of those plans.  They will also understand nonprofit development, including securing corporate sponsorships, individual giving and stewarding third party events.

Because of this individual’s great relationship skills, an important part of this position is being our key volunteer manager, leading and managing collaborative volunteer partnerships and being the organizations expert in our volunteer management software.

This position will straddle the worlds of fundraising, volunteer management and programs.  As our relationships and key volunteer partnerships develop, it will feed into our programs and other fundraising efforts.

This person must also understand the importance of documentation to work with a team, be able to work with diverse groups- from volunteers to staff at our national office, be willing to manage activities within a budget and be willing to do whatever it takes to serve people living with epilepsy in Ohio.

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal communication and multi-tasking skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational and time management skills, the ability to work effectively with volunteers and constituents, the ability to engage others in a cause in which they believe, experience managing and recruiting volunteers, the ability to navigate and fully utilize an online application software system, experience with group presentations and providing training and technical assistance and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree and have experience in development and/or fundraising.   You must have a car, valid driver’s license and insurance and must pass criminal motor vehicle and sexual offender background check.

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Occasional evening and weekend work and frequent car travel in the state of Ohio is required. Out-of-state travel 1 to 3 times per year required.  You must be comfortable sitting for long period of time. The Ohio chapter is smoke-free and fragrance-free workplace. 

The salary range for this position is $45,000 to $50,000.  This full-time position includes 10 to 11 paid holidays, vacation, sick days and personal days.  We also offer medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance and AD&D, voluntary life insurance, 401(k) plan, long-term and short-term disability insurance, flexible spending account and free parking.

For all positions:

The Epilepsy Foundation Ohio is an equal opportunity employer.  Any qualified individual is encouraged to apply.

No phone calls.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to ohio@efa.org.  Please state for which position you are applying.