Revenue Generation : Directly responsible for achieving revenue through developed fundraising initiatives
Relationship Building : Develop strong networks within the local community. Identify target audiences and build appropriate recruitment and fundraising strategies to successfully recruit, acknowledge, and retain and upgrade event donors/sponsors/teams and participants. Develop a pipeline of new revenue streams and event sponsorships through relationships, networking, sales calls or other prospecting efforts,
Assess and Plan : Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the on-going fundraising initiatives, including fundraising efficiency (cost/expense). Develop and implement strategies to enhance growth potential.
Collaboration with Mission : Maintain a thorough knowledge of ReNeighbor’s fundraising and mission based initiatives. Collaborate with mission staff on key activities to ensure messaging is consistent.
Organizational Effectiveness : Experience and ability to research and recommend systems that track and manage revenue generating activities. Prepare and maintain accurate records/data to evaluate cost-effectiveness, profitability, and public awareness of activities. Activities may include monitoring income/expense budgets, evaluation of media coverage, researching and analyzing community fundraising potential versus actual revenues, etc.
All other related duties as assigned by chief executive officer.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
BA or BS degree or equivalent.
2 to 3 years of prior related work experience, preferably in sales or fundraising in a not-for-profit setting.
Should be able to demonstrate successful fund raising experience including knowledge of sales best practices and current trends, and knowledge of marketing and communications.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills required – the ability to gracefully handle rejection and bounce back assuring goals are met. Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required; ability to cold call, grow local contacts and build and nurture effective business relationships to increase ReNeighbor's visibility, brand awareness, volunteer staff and revenue.
Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
Must be able to read, comprehend and analyze financial goals and fundraising reports and generate required reports on a timely basis.
Value Added Qualifications:
Embraces change and promotes a culture grounded in adaptability.
Upbeat, “can-do” demeanor; ability to project empathy and compassion when engaging constituents.
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