Fundraiser

Posted 1 month ago

To maintain our growth and continue supporting adults, youth & children, we are looking for volunteers to help our fundraising team. 

In this role, you will use your keen sense of initiative to spot fundraising opportunities, develop relationships with potential donors, and manage fundraising campaigns. By coordinating events, writing proposals, and leading volunteers, you will hone your communication and leadership abilities while moving Low Entropy closer to its financial goals.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, professional, and have a knack for research. We are looking for someone who believes in Low Entropy’s mission and will demonstrate an exceptional drive to further our existing fundraising efforts and help strategize new ones.

Objectives of this Role

  • Promote awareness of the organization’s mission and work
  • Cultivate a network of dedicated donors and volunteers
  • Spot new fundraising opportunities
  • Plan fundraising initiatives to help the organization meet financial goals
  • Form strong relationships with external stakeholders
  • Ensure major donors are satisfied and kept in the loop

Responsibilities

  • Research individuals, corporations, and foundations that may be interested in gift-giving
  • Effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and programs to potential donors
  • Craft grant applications and fundraising proposals
  • Strategize and execute fundraising campaigns
  • Organize fundraising events while overseeing teams of volunteers
  • Manage a budget and track whether goals are being met

Skills and Knowledge

  • A minimum of three years’ fundraising, sales, or marketing experience
  • Exceptional communication and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate colleagues and volunteers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A passion for research
  • Adept at managing tasks, planning events, and balancing priorities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, public relations, or a related field
  • Certificate in Fundraising, Diploma in Fundraising, or similar qualifications
  • Competence in Microsoft Office suite and donor management systems
  • Experience writing grant proposals, press releases, and/or fundraising letters
  • Confident in public speaking
  • Legal or accounting experience is a plus

Job Features

Job CategoryVolunteer
DepartmentFunding

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