Development and Foundation, Project Management/Program Development, Sales
4 Year Degree
Educational foundation seeks an ambitious Manager of Fundraising, Contributions & Gifts to lead and grow all fundraising efforts for the organization. Compensation will be determined by the manager's ability to meet or exceed an annual fundraising goal of $250,000+.
Meet/exceed annual fundraising goal of $250,000+;
Plan and implement fundraising activities (solicitations, special events, campaigns, etc.) to support scholarships, education programs, research and other programs;
Identify new contributors and donors;
Conduct regular outreach to current and prospective contributors and donors;
Create and present customized sales pitches for individuals and companies;
Develop and implement regular fundraising reports and prospect/donor status reports;
Work with the accounting team to administer invoicing and collection processes;
Identify opportunities to grow scholarship programs;
Identify opportunities to secure grant funding for educational and scholarship programs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in related area of specialization e.g., business development; sales;
Three or more years of relevant fundraising/business development experience preferably in an association/foundation setting;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated interpersonal skills that inspire confidence, respect and trust;
Experience w. non-profit associations or foundations;
Demonstrated literacy in the use of technology and social media;
Strong work ethic, attention to detail and able to work cooperatively in a small, team environment;
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment;
Scholarship program experience preferred;
Experience in grant writing preferred;
Ability to travel up to 30% of the year.
To apply, please submit the following via the ASAE Career Center:
Cover letter describing recent experience and salary requirements;
Please note: applications without salary requirements will not be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation closely tied to success of fundraising efforts.