Program Manager – Family Fundraising

Qualifications: This position is responsible for building relationships, assisting, and managing about 100 patient families who fundraise to support the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF). In this role, the Program Manager works closely with the Philanthropy Director and the Communications Director to achieve the family fundraising goals of the organization. This position requires an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, marketing, project management, or related field. Preference is given to candidates with experience in the nonprofit sector, event planning, project management, or with Salesforce database administration. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are required, including an ability to communicate clearly in verbal and written forms, and to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders. The person in this position must be able to successfully manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. The position is based in Eugene, OR and may require some travel to events, meetings, and conferences. The Program Manager reports to and is evaluated by the Executive Director.About the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF): Lynn and Dave Frohnmayer founded FARF in 1989 to find effective treatments and a cure for Fanconi anemia (FA) and to provide education and support services to affected families worldwide. The FARF staff is a supportive, collaborative, fun-loving team that depends on each other to accomplish their respective tasks. This team is passionate about the mission and about the people they serve. They celebrate milestones, embrace change, and embody flexibility. The office runs on encouragement, humor, and teamwork. FARF is considered one of the premier rare disease support organizations in the world. Over the last three decades, more than 1,000 patient families worldwide have received support and several hundred have in turn supported the organization by raising funds. More than $23 million has been raised to fund research to improve and expand the lives of those withFA.Examples of Duties:Serve as primary point of contact for families on their fundraising events and efforts: assisting with planning/logistics of events and appeals, creating/providing materials, coordinating mailings and shipment of materials, compiling and reporting outcomes from fundraisers.Work with FARF staff to identify potential new family fundraisers.Assist in strategizing family fundraising objectives including budgets, timelines, and goals. Work with Communications Director and Philanthropy Director to coordinate two annual fundraising campaigns: strategizing campaign objectives, working with families on the development of letters or webpages, mailing, and tracking results.Work with Communications Director to support the production and dissemination of fundraising materials and event-specific collateral.Use FARF’s fundraising platform and donor databaseto manage fundraisers through creating crowdfunding and peer-to-peer pages and tracking campaign activity.Give input on and contribute writing to newsletters and other donor communications. Attend and assist events as appropriate.Terms of Employment: This is a full-time exempt position. The salary range is $37,500 – $41,500; the exact salary will be determined by the Executive Director. The position will include a full benefits package.