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Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida
Job Description
TITLE: Regional Manager – Southwest
LOCATION: Southwest Regional Office
REPORTS TO: Regional Director Southwest/Suncoast
STATUS: Exempt

The Regional Manager is responsible for building Make-A-Wish’s presence and maintaining a strong fundraising base throughout the Southwest Florida Region.


Individual Donors

Steward individual donors and Cornerstone Society members

Research and steward on-line donors

Cultivate event attendees to become repeat donors

Research and identify current donors with a greater capacity to give

Work with Regional Director to coordinate events to highlight our giving societies

Create awareness of our pledge based giving opportunities

Local Corporate and Event Sponsorships

Research and identify Corporate Sponsors for all Internal and External Events

Develop Sponsorship Packages for events

Conduct asks to secure all sponsorships

Steward all Corporate Sponsors

Donor Care/ Adopt-A-Wish

Execute a comprehensive donor acknowledgment and recognition plan to support all donors

Identify eligible wishes for sponsorship

Research appropriate wishes for donors

Link wishes and donors in Raiser’s Edge

Follow current AAW procedure / through creation and delivery of recognition

Coordinate Wish deliveries and reveals to engage donors

Internal Events

Assist with leading Internal events

Work with committees to secure sponsorships and grow relationships

Grants/ Foundations

Identify grant opportunities

Steward and maintain relationships with

Donor Celebration

Coordinate all logistics of a Donor Celebration event


Working with the Volunteer Manager to assist in the recruitment

Recruit and manage office interns

Assist with volunteer appreciation events

Other responsibilities include but not limited to:

Solicit and secure new external events and Kids for Wish Kids fundraisers

Identify speaking opportunities

Identify media opportunities with Brand Advancement team

Knowledge of Software

Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint)

Other Duties

Attend events as required in both Suncoast and Southwest Region (Bradenton to Naples)

Attend committee meetings as required

Other duties as assigned

Email resume and cover letter to:
Taylor Marini
Regional Director – Southwest/Suncoast
[email protected]

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