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STARS Career Opportunity

Manager – Events, Alberta

Location: Calgary or Edmonton

Closing Date: Feb 12, 2018

When STARS took to the air for the first time nearly 30 years ago, our founder, Dr. Powell, checked the mail every morning to see if enough donations had been received to keep our doors open one more day. Motivated to dramatically change emergency care for communities across a vast landscape, he threw his passion into creating a helicopter air ambulance service – built and supported by the community.

Today, STARS provides world-class services across Western Canada and continues to be fueled by grassroots community support. For many, STARS is their lifeline.

We want you to be part of the crew that makes this all possible.

Manager – Events, Alberta, STARS Foundation

An integral part of the STARS team, the Manager, Events Alberta is responsible for managing and enhancing the fundraising events of the Foundation. The Manager, Events Alberta will work with the events team to develop strategies to increase revenue, develop donor relationships and oversee all areas of event design, coordination, implementation and community outreach. The Manager Events, Alberta will lead collaboration and advancement of an overarching events revenue strategy. Demonstrated experience in leadership, planning, evaluation, fundraising, budgeting, volunteer management, and marketing is required. This position reports to the Director, Event and Community Engagement.

When evaluating your suitability for this role you recognize your successful track record in planning fundraising events and an acute understanding of delivering exceptional donor stewardship. You have an aptitude for developing strong long lasting relationships with donors. With superior verbal and written communications skills, above average critical thinking skills and an ability to work well within a committee structure you have succeeded in your endeavors. You understand that willingness and ability to travel and work evening and weekends is an element of an events role.

Your resume illustrates a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in leadership, events management, and a post-secondary degree in business management, public relations, communications or a related field. You are comfortable with Raisers Edge, Net Community and all Microsoft Office Products.

We offer a competitive salary based on education and experience, as well as an excellent organization-paid benefit package with a matched RRSP program.

More importantly, you will be a key member of the STARS organization and a link in our ability to execute our mission of saving lives safely within the chain of survival.

To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume to Monday, February 12, 2018.

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The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) is a charitable non-profit organization that provides a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for critically ill and injured patients.

STARS is a well recognized leader in critical patient care, rapid transportation, and emergency medical training and education. We have a unique model of community, corporate and government support that has led to an exemplary record of excellence in patient care and continuous innovation.

STARS has flown more than 33,000 missions since 1985, and operates from six bases across Western Canada, including Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.