Strengthen Civil Beat’s overall standing in the local community by building strategic partnerships with organizations, individuals, and businesses.
Manage execution of public and member-exclusive events, including advance planning, logistics, and follow-up.
Manage event promotion and outreach campaigns.
Work collaboratively with an event consultant on a regular basis.
Serve as primary point of contact to all Civil Beat event partners.
Work collaboratively to develop and maintain the infrastructure for an individual giving program.
Manage donor stewardship, including but not limited to scheduling thank-you emails, member benefit fulfillment, answering phone calls and responding to emails.
Craft donor-centered messaging, including but not limited to email appeals for individual support, event descriptions, social media messages and engagement prompts.
Manage a donor database, including gift entry, reporting, and cleanup.
Establish strong relationships with current members through offline and online interaction.
Assist with developing innovative approaches to membership recruitment and retention.
Provide assistance with other administrative, business, and fundraising needs, including but not limited to offline and online marketing, audience engagement and analytics.
Qualifications: Desired attributes include a Bachelor’s degree, 3-5 years experience in events management and:
Background in fundraising strategy, donor-centered communications, and some technical knowledge of digital marketing practices and techniques.
Experience with fundraising database systems. Knowledge of Salesforce CRM a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment.
Ability to drive and possess a valid driver’s license.
Ability to work nights and weekends, 2-3 times per month.
Understanding of news media and nonprofit organizations preferred.
About Honolulu Civil Beat
Honolulu Civil Beat is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt news organization dedicated to cultivating an informed body of citizens, all striving to make Hawaii a better place to live. We achieve this through investigative and watchdog journalism, in-depth enterprise reporting, analysis and commentary that gives readers a broad view on issues of importance to our community.