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Thank you for your interest in joining the Free to Breathe staff. 

A note to job boards: We are aware of fraudulent attempts from multiple individuals, including someone going by the name of Jeremiah Springer, to post our position openings on various university job boards from an email address at freetobreatheonline.org. If you receive a request from an email address other than @freetobreathe.org asking to list our job on your site, please disregard. Only Free to Breathe staff members are authorized to post or communicate about our job openings.

We are seeking:

Regional Events Manager
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Volunteer Superheroes

 


Regional Events Manager

Fundraising Rock Stars Wanted!
Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to make a difference? Free to Breathe is a growing non-profit organization dedicated to doubling the lung cancer survival rate. We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic, results-driven Regional Events Manager who is responsible for achieving fundraising and awareness goals for Run/Walk and Yoga Challenge programs in Brooklyn, NY, Hartford, CT, Atlanta, GA, and Washington, DC. Start your new career today and join the movement to defeat lung cancer! 

Key Responsibilities
  • Maximize fundraising by identifying, cultivating and soliciting new relationships and participation including corporate sponsorships, teams, event activation committee volunteers and other event stakeholders
  • Provide oversight for and implementation of multiple community events; serve as an organizational ambassador at each Northeast, U.S regional event
  • Ensure seamless organization, management and execution of event logistics and production
  • Create, manage and steward individual event budgets
  • Serve as the local primary contact and fundraising coach to answer queries / requests from event constituents
Key Success Attributes:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or similar field; non profit management degree and/or fundraising coursework preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years successful peer-to-peer fundraising/sales experience with a proven track record of revenue growth
  • Previous volunteer management experience desired
  • Exceptional communication, relationship building, organizational, problem solving & project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a results-oriented culture of accountability
Key Success Attributes:
  • Home office based in Brooklyn, NY, Hartford, CT, Atlanta, GA, or Washington, DC area preferred
  • No relocation assistance is provided
  • 50% travel throughout the East Coast, U.S. is required
To Apply:

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Do you love creating innovative marketing and communications campaigns that deliver big results? We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and detail-oriented Marketing and Communications Coordinator who is responsible for managing and creating marketing collateral for Free to Breathe’s nationwide event series and developing organizational marketing & communications campaigns.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage event web pages, emails and print collateral from design to implementation, making ongoing strategic recommendations in order to drive engagement and reach
  • Develop and manage creative campaigns across multiple channels (web, social media, email, and print) that increase participation in our various fundraising programs, including our event series and community fundraising program
  • Develop materials for advocacy conferences, including but not limited to registration invites, emails, postcards, signage and event programs
  • Produce and design digital and print communications pieces
  • Report on marketing campaign metrics and optimize campaigns accordingly
  • Assist in the development and management of content on the Freetobreathe.org website and blog
  • Create, develop and execute marketing & communications campaigns for assigned projects
Key Success Attributes:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design or related field and a minimum of 2-3 years marketing & communications experience
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience developing written and graphical content for use across multiple marketing channels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with HTML, CMS Management, CRM and Email Service Platforms
  • Meticulous attention to detail and high standards for accuracy
  • Ability to make sense of data and provide reports with recommendations
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Enjoy working in an office with an entrepreneurial spirit
Key Success Attributes:
  • Madison, WI office headquarters
To Apply:

Volunteer Superheroes

Do you have the heart of a superhero?  Are you looking to help out others and be a part of something that is bigger than yourself?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of people fighting cancer?  If so, Free to Breathe needs YOU!  We are a non-profit organization dedicated to doubling the lung cancer survival rate by the year 2022.  We support and fund innovative lung cancer research through fundraising events held throughout the country.  It is an exciting and energetic group of people involved with our organization! 

However, funding research and fundraising is a lot of work and that is why we need smart, energetic, and dedicated volunteer superheroes like you – who deep down want to make a difference in the world!  Our volunteer schedules are flexible, with most jobs requiring 1-2 hours per week. 

Typical volunteer opportunities include:
  • Counting and banding educational materials for distribution
  • Assembling patient packets
  • Inventory assistance
  • General office assistance
  • Shipping
  • Special projects and much more!
Location:
  • Madison, WI
Get Started:
  • If you are the superhero we seek, email info@freetobreathe.org and let us know you are ready to start volunteering today and join the movement to defeat lung cancer!

Benefits

Free to Breathe provides a comprehensive, competitive benefits package:

Health and Wellness Benefits
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Summer Hours Program 
  • Flexible Work Schedules
Financial Security & Retirement Benefits
  • Group Term Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
Additional Benefits
  • Employer paid Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance Program
  • Will Preparation Program
  • Work/Life Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Parking at the National Office
  • Professional Development/Education Opportunities

Interested? Apply today!

Learn about our values.

Free to Breathe does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender or military status in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, provision of services, staff employment and selection of board members, volunteers and vendors. 

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