Community Events Manager. American Liver Foundation. Northern California Division. San Francisco office

American Liver Foundation
January 9, 2020
New York, New York
Job Type
39 Broadway
Contact Name (not public)
Lynn Seim


The American Liver Foundation (ALF) is the nation's leading non-profit organization promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF provides research, education, support services and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases.

PRIMARY FUNCTION/PURPOSE: This position reports directly to the Executive Director of the Northern California Division. Under the direction of (and with support from) the Executive Director, the Community Events Manager will be responsible for coordinating, fundraising, developing, executing and working to ensure the success of the division’s special events initiatives and achieving each event’s financial and participation goals. The Community Events Manager will oversee:

  • Salute to Excellence Gala
  • Liver Life Walk San Francisco
  • Flavors of San Francisco
  • Logistics for educational programs
  • Other special events/projects, as requested

The Community Events Manager will follow best practice systems and protocols for the division’s gala/Liver Life Walk/Flavors/other event fundraising as defined by the national office staff and in accordance with the ALF’s best practices. The Community Events Manager will anticipate, plan, prioritize, strategize and react to changing needs and situations with professionalism, creativity, patience and integrity.


  • Overseeing all elements of special events fundraising and activities, with support from the Executive Director
  • Meeting all budgeted revenue and expense projections for all special events
  • Stewarding existing sponsors and volunteers to maintain/increase their engagement
  • Identifying new sponsors to support the division’s special events
  • Possessing a demonstrated ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management
  • Recruiting, cultivating and serving walk teams, volunteers and committees
  • Training and cultivating interns and volunteers for all events
  • Identifying target audiences and building appropriate marketing and recruitment strategies for participants and volunteers
  • Implementing plans for assigned fundraising events
  • Participating in and management of establishing systems and protocols for the division
  • Monitoring and forecasting of each event/activity budget
  • Adhering to ALF event campaign standards
  • Coordinating promotional, marketing and media activities
  • Participating in regular coaching calls with the National Director of Special Events and implement recommendations
  • Preparing and maintaining financial records and statistical reports
  • Participating in annual budget planning process for special events
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of other division activities including educational programs and advocacy opportunities
  • All other duties as necessary



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education, training and experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in meeting fundraising goals, in a similar non-profit environment preferred
  • Non-profit experience is highly preferred
  • Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, attention to detail, oral and written communication, negotiation, results-driven and interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing and motivating and interns and volunteers
  • Must be comfortable on the phone and talking with diverse constituents and able to use multimedia/social media communications, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Team player who is enthusiastically committed to promoting the growth and success of ALF and the division
  • High value on transparency, operate with a sense of urgency and independently driven by self-motivation
  • Must have the highest level of service excellence, leadership capabilities, accountability and superior stewardship
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and familiarity with fundraising software is necessary
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional nights/or weekends
  • Some travel required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to stand for extended periods and lift 25 pounds



The American Liver Foundation (ALF) will aspire to involve every segment of the community in every aspect of its work and will demonstrate its commitment to and accountability for an inclusive environment in which differences are recognized, respected, valued and celebrated.

How To Apply

Position is located in San Francisco, California. Telecommuting is not an option. Please submit cover letter and resume along with salary requirements to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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