Fundraiser

Comission
Columbus, OH, Remote
Posted 1 week ago

What if you could go to your place of employment every day with a renewed sense of purpose and direction, confident in the knowledge that the work you do contributes to the greater good? When you work with us as a fundraiser, this could be your life. Grow to understand our potential donor pool and hold a vital role in planning events and coordinating other activities to encourage donations and help us move toward our goal of helping improve the people’s lives. Work on a close-knit, enthusiastic team under the direction of a visionary fundraising director to meet and exceed fundraising goals. Stretch and improve your communication and leadership skills and organizational capabilities in this pivotal role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Raise funds for our cause and regularly meet or surpass fundraising targets
  • Research potential donors to gain insight into needs, beliefs and donation habits to understand how to position our organization to them
  • Assist in brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds for our organization
  • Leverage technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities
  • Assist in planning and coordinating events meant to raise funds and coordinate activities of volunteers and interns related to event planning and execution
  • Create marketing materials, like flyers and brochures, to be used for the promotion of events and other fundraising pushes
  • Analyze the performance of events and other fundraising activities for effectiveness and to identify areas where money can be saved
  • Maintain complete and orderly records of donors and manage regular donor communications
  • Build upon existing donor relationships and form new donor relationships on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with other organizations and groups within the community to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities

Job Skills & Qualifications

Reqiured:

  • Exemplary communication abilities and outgoing, yet poised personality
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • At least one year of fundraising experience
  • Quick thinker and ability to make decisions under pressure

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, journalism or related/applicable area
  • Minimum two years of fundraising experience, in addition to managerial experience

Job Features

Job CategoryEvents, Field Development, Finance, Social Media

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