Senior Associate Director, Special Events

National Jewish Health | Boca Raton, FL, United States

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Posted Date 4/05/2024

National Jewish Health is currently seeking an experienced development and fundraising professional to join our team as the Senior Associate Director of Special Events for the Southeastern US. Our regional office is in Boca Raton, FL. The Senior Associate Director position offers a hybrid workplace model with a 20% Southern Florida travel requirement.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to plan and deliver impactful events that contribute to the success of our organization. This role requires creative and strategic qualities that result in events that are aligned with our mission and raise brand awareness. Excellent communication skills with a sales focus, strong diligence, and the ability to develop strategic internal and external partnerships are essential for this position.

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for the treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune, and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. As the leading respiratory and cardiac hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health is pioneering a new era of preventive and personalized medicine. By combining our efforts in comprehensive care, academic education, and ground-breaking research, we develop treatments that help our patients live more productive lives. If you believe in making a difference, we invite you to join our team.

Position Summary
This position works with the Regional Director and National Director to identify, cultivate and solicit event donors, honorees and committee prospects. To plan and implement special events as assigned by the Regional Director. The majority of fundraising activities are focused on events, special projects, and programs that may involve other areas of fundraising. To lay strategies for event fundraising and assist with regional fundraising activities as needed.

Essential Duties


  • Responsible for creating fundraising strategy, managing event logistics and implementing all details for assigned events.
  • Develops strategies to meet or exceed all budgeted revenue goals.
  • Develops and cultivates relationships with Regional Trustees and event leadership.
  • Assists with planning other events as needed. Operates and produces events within approved cost of fundraising.
  • Documents all donor contacts in compliance with National Jewish Health Development procedures.
  • Maintains donor files and accounts as assigned.
  • Acts as an institution representative with National Jewish Health public.
  • Develops plans for securing gifts (key event sponsors) from new sources.


Other Duties


  • Performs as back up to staff absences and vacancies as necessary.




  • Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
  • Business Acumen: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one’s understanding of major business functions, industry trends, and own organization’s position to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.
  • Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
  • Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  • Peer Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing


Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility


Core Values


  • Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  • Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  • Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  • Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  • Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  • Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Education: Bachelor degree in related field required. Additional training in development and non-profit management preferred.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of three (3) years fund-raising or related experience required.
  • Special Training, Certification or Licensure: None


Salary Range: $85,000 - $115,000

At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Paid Time Off Accruals
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan



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