Communications/Public Relations: Foundation/Community Relations
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - Comcast-Spectacor Charities (Philadelphia, PA)
Director of Development
Entity: Comcast-Spectacor Charities
Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, PA)
Reports to: Vice President, Charities
Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of related fundraising or development experience with progressively increasing responsibility.
Thorough understanding of all components of a diversified funding base
Proven track record of achieving revenue targets
Solid understanding of surrounding communities as related to fundraising/sponsorship avenues
Proven management and leadership capabilities
Demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate, and manage new accounts
Experience working with Senior Level executives in a corporate environment
Strong verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and a thorough understanding of strategic development
Strong partnership-building and event planning skills
Good computer skills and knowledge of database programs
Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
Available to work beyond normal business hours as needed
Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations for Foundation fundraising events
Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors and sponsors
Create and execute a strategy for identifying and cultivating donors and sponsors for various programs in the Charities Office including but not limited to the Flyers Wives Carnival, the Flyers Charities Halloween 5K, and the the Flyers Alumni Golf Invitational
Manage all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations.
Manage Salesforce Non-Profit donor/sponsor database
Develop proposals and reports for all foundation fundraising
Manage partnership with player foundations
Broaden donor base by soliciting via premium and ad sales partnerships
Offer assistance to Global Spectrum Charities fundraising initiatives
Event game nights and/or weekend hours required
Communications/Public Relations: Community Relations
GIRLS' HOCKEY COACH - Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
GIRLS’ HOCKEY COACH (Part-Time) - Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation (Philadelphia, PA)
REPORTS TO: Director, Hockey Operations
DEPARTMENT: Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation
General responsibilities include coaching and instructing girls ages 5-18 participating in Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation ice hockey programming. Specific duties will include leading and organizing on-ice practices and small games while providing a fun and supportive learning atmosphere. Additionally, coaches are expected to execute administrative tasks associated with hockey programming, assist with recruiting initiatives and deliver Snider Hockey’s Life Skills Curriculum.
Candidates must possess significant ice hockey playing and/or coaching experience. All instructors are expected to serve as teachers and role models both on and off the ice, and must therefore exhibit maturity and professionalism. Applicant must be reliable and possess both a general willingness to assume any and all jobs, and an ability to work in a high profile environment. Attention to detail and strong communication skills are critical. Hiring is conditional on the successful completion of a criminal background check; applicants should also either possess or be able to attain PA and/or NJ Child Abuse History clearances and USA Hockey coaching certification.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
1. Foster a supportive learning atmosphere for all Snider Hockey girls.
2. Lead after-school (3-7 pm) and weekend ice hockey practices at Philadelphia area rinks for beginner and intermediate level hockey players. This may also include coaching Snider Hockey League games or Girls Travel Team games.
3. Ensure the safety of all participants both on and off the ice.
4. Cooperate and communicate with Snider Hockey staff and volunteers to help deliver a consistently excellent experience for all participants.
5. Promote the positive character development of Snider Hockey girls by discussing the importance of education, teamwork, effort, respect, and related values.
6. Assist in the sizing, provision and distribution of equipment; confirm that all players wear properly fitting equipment on the ice.
7. Assist with recruitment initiatives to increase female participation in Snider Hockey programming.
8. Evening/weekend duty and travel within Philadelphia area is required.
9. Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Intellectual/Social, Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. Employees in this role will constantly be in leadership role; this requires directing others either verbally or in writing to complete tasks in prescribed time frame. This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including but not limited to: ability to direct/motivate/inform staff and foster collaboration, being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate in writing and verbally with clients.
Moderate physical activity is required to perform the essential functions of the job. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. The employee will: consistently operate a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc; occasionally move about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; constantly moves about the rinks and event sites before, during and after events to service clients and supervise staff; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information.
The essential responsibilities of this position are performed both in an outdoor storage facility and indoors in ice hockey rinks, as well as other special event sites (indoor/outdoor in the weather conditions prevalent at the time). Involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Also involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, mold, and/or unpleasant odors. The noise level in the work environments can range from moderate to loud during events/programs, and is minimal during non-event/program times.