Head of Fundraising

Almost There: A Mom + Pups Rescue
Published
September 11, 2020
Location
Phoenix, Arizona
Job Type

Description

Position Overview

Almost There Rescue (ATR) is searching for an experienced Fundraising Manager with excellent leadership skills, networking abilities, and a go-getter attitude. The fundraising manager will be responsible for leading and strengthening ATR’s fundraising efforts through research, raising awareness, creating fundraising strategies, independently building relationships with prospective donors, and developing a strong fundraising team. The Fundraising Manager should be well organized, proactive, and have the ability to influence others.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead and strengthen ATR’s fundraising efforts
  • Devise fundraising strategy to be approved by the Board of Directors
  • Work to achieve fundraising target
  • Develop quarterly fundraising budget to be approved by Board of Directors
  • Coordinate and manage fundraising efforts
  • Develop, oversee, and manage a grant writing team
  • Research various fundraising opportunities
  • Develop creative ways to raise awareness
  • Implement a variety of marketing strategies and promotional campaigns
  • Work directly with Volunteer Coordinator to develop a volunteer-based fundraising team
  • Delegate tasks to fundraising team as needed, when appropriate
  • Work directly with Event Coordinator to schedule fundraising events
  • Follow up with and thank donors
  • Send thank you letters & donation receipts
  • Independently build relationships with potential donors, charitable trusts, and foundations
  • Write and/or approve funding letters and applications to donors, charitable trusts, and foundations
  • Attend networking events and meetings with potential donors
  • Prepare reports and give presentations on fundraising progress to senior leadership team and Board of Directors
  • Speak with the press & write press releases as required

Qualifications

  • Degree in PR, Fundraising, or any related field
  • 2 years of fundraising experience and/or 2 years of sales or marketing experience
  • Sound knowledge of the nonprofit world
  • General grant writing knowledge and experience
  • Experience managing a team
  • Excellent written, verbal, and telephonic communication skills

Key Skills

  • Innovative
  • Networking
  • Budget management
  • Time management
  • Public Speaking

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please fill out an application at www.almostthererescue.org/jobs

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