Rock for a Remedy, Inc.
Recruit new, top selling artists(Dave Matthews Band, Guster, Michael Franti, Jason Mraz, Barenaked Ladies, Brett Dennen, Indigo Girls, etc) by contacting management and submitting creative, compelling proposals around community hunger activism and prevention. Maintain consistently healthy working relationships with current musicians and their management teams. Engage and coordinate sustainable group of high capacity volunteers based nationally. Continually educate staff, volunteers and donors about developments in anti-hunger policy. Solicit donations, both individual and corporate to fund activities of organization. Coordinate event planning(including working with event organizers and solicitation of sponsorships). Responsible for the organization of the drives from start to finish; from media promotion, venue/stadium participation, food bank coordination to collection of non-perishable goods at the event. Maintain databases relating to volunteer base, donations, and media relations. Publish website and newsletters for email updates to interested parties. Sustain active social media outlets for marketing and promotion, keeping fans and members involved and aware. Create and follow strategic timelines relating to establish deadlines, while also managing effective logistics regarding day of event activities. Identify, pursue and engage new corporate donors in a consistent and timely manner. Educate and guide entire staff, Board of Directors and large national volunteer base in the mission and activities of the organization. Represent sponsors and major donors in a positive and pro-active fashion before, during, and after events, using sampling and brand positive methods. Develop annual budgets to guide organization expenses and for presentation to donors, sponsors and other interested parties. Process all paperwork relevant to both staff and volunteers. Maintain solid rapport with both promoter and production contacts at hundreds of venues throughout North America, assuring that all advancing and all contracts are completed in an accurate and timely fashion. Ensure that both staff and volunteers are impeccably prepared for day of event duties and that venue production managers are satisfied and connected in order to assure seamless events. Continually produce inventive and successful