Peer- to- Peer Fundraising Events Director - Jacksonville, FL

Job ID
Resource Development

Job Summary

The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Peer to Peer Fundraising Events Director will lead the development and execution of the peer to peer fundraising strategy. This position will promote fundraising projects, and provide oversight to the Fundraising Events team to meet overall department and organizational revenue goals.


Essential Job Functions

  • Design and execute a peer to peer fundraising strategy
  • Provide leadership to the peer to peer events departments to ensure high performance, including selecting, developing, and managing a highly functional team
  • Develop relationships with corporate donors and outside organizations
  • Coordinate support and efforts from various WWP departments for all peer to peer fundraising events
  • Represent WWP and speak to business audiences, organizations, corporate executives, and donors
  • Develop, manage, and approve budget and departmental expenses
  • Generate revenue, maximize return on investment from peer to peer events
  • Work closely with internal and external teams to align peer to peer fundraising event goals, objectives, and specific implementation plans that promote the organization’s mission and brand
  • Build volunteer support for peer to peer events
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proven track record of exceeding fundraising goals
  • A strong leadership disposition – engaging, drive, positive, disciplined, confident, inquisitive, courageous, and strategic
  • Ability to analyze facts and integrate data in support of strategic growth and change
  • Strong presentation skills, including development of presentations and public speaking
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of meeting and event planning principles, requirements, procedures, and available resources
  • Exceptional organizational, planning, and tracking skills with superior attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs, especially MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, and MS PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel as needed in support of the mission and needs of the organization
  • Proven track record of success in building, leading, and managing a large internal team
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple outside vendors and committees

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years related experience with an emphasis on peer to peer fundraising events required
  • Minimum five (5) years staff management experience required


Certifications & Licensure

  • NA










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