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Welcome Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer
Debbie's Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer is dedicated to raising awareness about stomach cancer, advancing funding for research, and providing education and support internationally to patients, families, and caregivers. DDF seeks as its ultimate goal to make the cure for stomach cancer a reality.
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Job Title

Senior Event Coordinator
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Produce and coordinate fundraising events including; advertising, logistics, event sponsors, creating and maintaining vendor relations, assembling sponsor packets, collecting event RSVPs, organizing auction items, organizing and managing event check-in, registration, and check-out, organizing and managing event volunteers and creating or maintaining detailed event databases;
  • Work on a number of diverse events and printed materials simultaneously and meet deadlines on each to ensure accuracy and timeliness of assigned projects, effectiveness of events, success of fundraising appeals and attention to details;
  • Utilize database tools to analyze fundraising performance;
  • Work with volunteer staff on design elements and event promotion;
  • Assist with all communications activity for DDF including corporate communications/media relations, employee communications, sponsorships and events, community and philanthropic activities, and brand management;
  • Support government affairs activities;
  • Write and edit press releases, postings for Facebook, Twitter, our website, other print materials and email blasts;
  • Develop and maintain a press schedule calendar;
  • Develop relationships with the press and send out press releases;
  • Oversee, write and/or edit all materials to support and/or advertise all DDF events, including sponsorship packets and materials, invitations and flyers for the events, collateral materials, program books, proposals, solicitation and acknowledgement letters;
  • Assure that materials developed are factually and technically accurate;
  • Work in collaboration with all DDF staff members, Board of Directors, Event Co-Chairs, Event Committee members, volunteers, donors, patients, supporters and other affiliated personnel;
  • Supervise and coordinate work of the Event Planning and Communications Intern(s);
  • Ensure optimal constituent relations, increased awareness of DDF's resources, and continued expansion of DDF's donor base;
  • Meet tight deadlines with limited staff to support projects, and
  • Perform these duties and responsibilities both at a desk (most often) and also through some travel to event locations, conference meetings, both locally or nationally.
The qualification requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job successfully;
  • Five (5) years minimum equivalence in event planning, hotel catering sales experience, or nonprofit event planning. Nonprofit event planning experience is preferred;
  • Four (4) year college degree required;
  • History in planning non-profit galas/dinners of 250+ guests;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of SharePoint a plus or any other non-profit software;
  • Fast typist required;
  • Ability to lead, follow and know when these different skills are needed;
  • Committee members, volunteers, staff, donors, supporters, and other affiliated personnel; 
  • Fluency in English;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills at a professional level;
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills;
  • Knowledge of print production; and 
  • Ability to tolerate numerous interruptions throughout the day
Application Information
To apply for this position and to qualify for an interview, the following are required:
  • Cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • References and letters of recommendation from non-family members upon request
The application packet should be sent via email to Follow up inquiries can be made to or (954) 475-1200

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