Equal Rights Advocates San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 15, 2018Full time
Position OverviewReporting to the Director of Development, this position is a frontline fundraiser who works closely with the DD, Executive Director, and Board of Directors to support, implement and manage key aspects of the annual fundraising plan, with a focus on cultivating, stewarding and soliciting low to mid-level donors as well as spearheading revenue-generating and cultivation events. The Development & Events Coordinator position manages the direct mail campaign and coordinates online and digital fundraising with the Communications team. This position also oversees the budget reconciliation process. The ideal candidate is a creative, entrepreneurial team player with exceptional administrative and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize as well as multi-task. A commitment to ERA’s mission and values is a must. Essential Functions Development Fundraising (60%): Assist in the execution of the annual fundraising plan in collaboration with the Director of Development and the Executive Director. Develop/oversee the direct mail campaign including list segmentation, communication with mail house and coordination with ERA staff around content and messaging. Work closely with the Communications team to create a cohesive online and social media campaign. Create and implement strategies for retaining and upgrading current donors at the low-mid range through a well-defined moves management process, outreach and communication, and engagement. Draft written materials for renewals, donor proposals and other correspondence. Ensure the highest quality donor stewardship. Respond quickly and effectively to all donor/ potential donor requests; create and implement stewardship strategies and maintain yearly stewardship calendar. Participate in face-to-face meetings with Annual Fund supporters. Assist with prospect research, qualification and solicitation. Ensure that active and effective cultivation strategies are in place for all assigned prospects including a system for contact reports, next steps, etc. Events (30%): Create, implement and manage ERA’s cultivation and stewardship events throughout the year in collaboration with other Development staff. Actively participate in the planning of timelines, execution of logistics and solicitation of ticket sales and sponsorships of ERA’s major annual events; including ERA’s Annual Luncheon, Fall Benefit Concert and Holiday Party. Management and Administration (10%): Supervise the accurate gift processing, categorization, reporting, and acknowledgment system in ERA’s donor database. Manage workflow of the Development team to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in generation of monthly income reports. Serve as primary liaison with Operations staff to support working interdepartmental relationships, especially in regards to tracking revenue. Oversee/report monthly status of annual fund budget to Director of Development.