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Since its founding, DER’s regular luncheon workshops have provided professional development staff and consultants, Board members and other volunteers—as well as those exploring new career possibilities—opportunities to learn about nonprofit fundraising in an informal and welcoming environment.
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DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVES ROUNDTABLE
Developing the Perfect Pitch for your Organization
Date & Time:
Friday, June 14, 2013
LightHouse for the Blind
214 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(Just north of Mission and Van Ness)
Jennie Winton, Mission Minded co-founder (Bio)
Rod Lemaire, Mission Minded partner and design director (Bio)
Sarah Moore, Mission Minded senior strategist (Bio)
Do you know how to make the "perfect pitch" to your most important supporters? Come join us as nonprofit brand and messaging experts Mission Minded teach you how to snap your listeners to attention in this very fun and interactive roundtable. You’ll learn some of the secrets for creating the perfect elevator pitch and then have the chance to work in small teams to develop a pitch that will stop advocates in their tracks. The Mission Minded panel of judges will give you real-time feedback to sharpen your skills even more. You’ll leave with a solid draft of a new pitch for your organization, the know-how to perfect it, and a confident smile on your face. It’s Mission Minded’s Minute Message Model meets American Idol and you won't want to miss it!
You must register in advance, though you may pay at the door ($15 for DER members, $25 for non-members). Registration is on a "first come, first served" basis and must be completed no later than Wednesday, June 12th at 12pm. Our programs often sell-out before the registration deadline, so please do not delay.
Please note that if you plan to pay at the door, we can only accept checks as methods of payment. Credit cards may be used only to pay in advance.
IAN MCCUAIG, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
On Lok, Inc.
Ian McCuaig is Vice President of DER and Development Director at On Lok. As consultant and staff he has helped to raise millions of dollars for worthy nonprofits. He is in his fourth year as a mentor for the local AFP Chapter and served as its President in 1999. Ian is a published commentator on nonprofit management issues and has been honored by the San Francisco Mayor and Board of Supervisors.
ERIN TIEDENS, PUBLICITY MANAGER
Mill Valley Philharmonic
Erin Tiedens has worked in nonprofits for over a decade, from volunteering overseas to program management in inner city youth organizations. She now focuses on audience and donor development in small to midsize art organizations. She recently returned to the Bay Area after earning her MS in Nonprofit Management from Milano School of International Affairs, Management, & Urban Policy in New York City.