The Executive Director, IronPigs Charities will oversee all aspects of the IronPigs community
outreach efforts within the Lehigh Valley and direct the operations, programs, fundraising and
special events activities of the 501c(3) non-profit IronPigs Charities organization. The Executive
Director will work closely with the board of directors of IronPigs Charities and have a dual
reporting relationship to the board President and to the VP of Marketing for the Lehigh Valley
Responsibilities and opportunities for the Executive Director, IronPigs Charities position include:
- Oversee the day-to-day operation of IronPigs Charities and its board of directors in helping to carry out its mission and support local non-profits through a variety of activities and grant programs.
- Serve as the ambassador and representative of IronPigs Charities both internally and externally and with a variety of Stakeholders.
- Lead IronPigs Charities board meetings including meeting leadership, agenda, minutes,
attendance, financial reporting, facilitation, resulting action items, and all other related
- Oversee the IronPigs Charities budget and financial elements including accounts receivable, accounts payable, annual budget and Form 990 preparation.
- Create IronPigs Charities Annual Report
- Other duties as assigned.
IronPigs Charities special events, fundraisers and programs:
- Phillies Winter Banquet – oversee all aspects of the event including sponsorship elements, tickets, work with event vendors, coordinate live and silent auction, work with caterer and plan overall event logistics.
- Hackers & Homers Golf Tournament – oversee all aspects of the event including sponsorships and foursomes, event logistics.
- Meet the Team Dinner – oversee all aspects including event registration and team liaison.
- 50/50 Raffle – direct the program, held each night of a home game that will benefit IronPigs Charities.
- Suites and Treats – plan and execute Halloween event as a safe trick-or-treating event for 800+ children from the community, as well as a pre-event sponsor reception.
- Jersey/Cap Auctions – oversee all aspects of scheduled jersey or cap auctions that occur occasionally during each IronPigs baseball season.
- Other IronPigs Charities events that might arise as helpful to nurture programming or fundraising efforts to grow IronPigs Charities.
- Positively represent IronPigs Charities at community events and activities.
- Identify and facilitate strategic sponsorship opportunities in the community where IronPigs or IronPigs Charities should participate.
- Coordinate annual Grant Processes for IronPigs Charities.
- Steward relationships with donors to IronPigs Charities including providing tax deductible receipts.
- Organize staff volunteer opportunities within the community for IronPigs employees.
- Develop and coordinate new fundraising opportunities for IronPigs Charities.
- Evaluate and lead “Game-On! Lehigh Valley” and the “Youth Sports Alliance” initiatives to determine strengths, weaknesses and opportunities and direct such programs including developing any necessary action plan(s) for steps forward and delivering that action plan(s).
- Develop and deliver a creative marking plan to share the strategic mission of signature project with relevant stakeholders.
- Oversee and manage Game-On program including coordinating work with vendors, customers, and IronPigs staff.
- Develop and grow signature project as well as facilitate addition of sponsors.
- Outstanding leadership, public speaking and professional communication skills.
- Knowledge of and familiarity with Lehigh Valley community stakeholders including nonprofit agencies.
- Possess interest in baseball and sincere support for the role IronPigs plays in the Lehigh Valley community.
- Natural ability to work enthusiastically on a team, inspire volunteers, set clear objectives, meet deadlines, attend to details, and professionally represent IronPigs Charities.
- Ability to think creatively and strategically while making connections between ideas and people.
- Strong guest stewardship skills including experience with written communication.
- Hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or related experience in non-profit management, special events, or related area, and have at least 3 to 5 years of experience.
- Have a valid driver’s license and a functioning personal vehicle.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.