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TITLE: Community Engagement Coordinator (Southwest Florida)
LOCATION: Southwest Florida Regional Office
REPORTS TO: Regional Manager
STATUS: Non-Exempt

This position works to help fulfill the Make-A-Wish mission by coordinating the Kids for Wish Kids program
(including the Youth Leadership Committee and their signature events), recruiting and organizing external
events, and executing asks for auctions to support the region’s signature events.

Kids For Wish Kids
Identifying event opportunities
Providing support for Kids For Wish Kids events
Oversight/coordination of the Youth Leadership Committee and their annual fund raiser
Stewarding parents, educational institutions and professionals, and club/sport/civic leaders

Mac and Cheese Challenge
Responsible for event logistics
Collaborate with Community Engagement Coordinator and YLC
Review event contracts
Adhere to event budget
Coordinate collaterals and mailings
Solicit sponsorships
Solicit guests
Post event stewardship of attendees and donors
Analysis of event for improvement

External Events
Sourcing new external events
Providing support for external events
Promoting events open to the public
Meeting with donors post-event for analysis
Stewarding event donors

National Corporate Partners
Develop local relationships with all National Partners
Facilitate needs for cause related marketing campaigns and other initiatives

Volunteers and Interns
Oversee interns that support Community Engagement
Coordinate coverage at events
Act as ‘day of’ contact for events
Steward volunteers

Clubs/Civic and Awareness Events
Solicit speaking opportunity and grant research with local clubs and civic organizations
Celebration of Life
Open Houses (a minimum of two annually)

Mail / Bank Deposit/ Acknowledgement Letters
Create and enter donations into batch
Complete banking deposit paperwork
Follow all audit procedures
Retrieve and process mail
Prepare all donor acknowledgment letters
Enter in donor database
Photocopy for event / program specific binders
Follow all audit procedures

Other Duties
Attend events as required in both Suncoast and Southwest Region (Bradenton to Naples)
Attend committee meetings as required
Other duties as assigned

Knowledge of Software
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint)

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

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