The Development Associate will work closely with members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director to maintain and expand a program of annual giving in support of SIF's operations. The position is part time, but has the possibility of increasing to full time and permanent.
Work with Board members and Executive Director to update yearly business plan and budget for fundraising goals.
Help expand current list of prospective donors through board member networking, fundraising events and marketing opportunities.
Keep donor list updated on listserv.
Supply board members and staff with a "case for giving" plus other marketing materials to recruit new donors.
Provide support to Executive Director and Fundraising Committee during fundraising events; Baltimore Run Festival, March Market Madness, Happy Hours and Trivia Nights.
Prepare written proposals according to the requirements of corporations, foundations and other institutions.
Work with the SIF Executive Director in managing SIF annual giving campaigns including composing appeal and letters, thank you letters.
Work with staff in ongoing marketing and PR efforts including SIF web page and social media.
Attend board and committee meetings to report fundraising efforts.
Answer inquiries from constituents and donors to facilitate giving.
Work with SIF's Executive Director to maintain data and report to Board of Directors on annual giving and retention.
Bachelor's Degree and at least two years related experience required. Additional graduate level education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have own transportation and ability to work flexible hours including some evenings Intermediate Mac & PC experience.
Intermediate Mac & PC experience.
Intermediate MS Office Suite experience. (Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint)
Experience managing pages on social media and crowd-funding platforms (e.g., Facebook, Crowdrise, GoFundMe)
Ability to speak effectively in meetings with individuals or in presenting before groups.
Ability to draft and prepare written materials for marketing, letters and proposals.
Good at motivating people and getting them excited about the mission of SIFOrganized.
Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Experience or interest in fundraising/business development and event management is a plus.
Experience or interest in communications, business or nonprofit management is a plus.
Working knowledge of WordPress.
Working knowledge of email marketing platforms (e.g., MailChimp).
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