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Fundraising Project Manager for Not-for-Profit

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A small not-for-profit scholarship fund in Chicago is planning to introduce an additional scholarship offering, which will target students seeking post-high-school vocational training. We are looking for someone to assist in this launch. Starting Time: November 1, but flexible

  Specific Tasks:

Raise money (Goal TBD) by doing the following:

Research and identify vocational educational opportunities in the Chicago area and clarify enrollment requirements, including but not limited to: high school GPA, specific course completion, tuition, and job placement success.

Develop a fundraising/public relations plan, integrating the above information with knowledge of the culture of both the current student body and the possible donor base.  

Seek new and develop existing donor relationships from the current alumni base and other community/neighborhood sources. In addition, identify and pursue possible grant opportunities and/or appropriate corporate funding sources.

Work with volunteer board and staff to implement plan.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field or previous experience in a nonprofit organization

Strong commitment to educational development for high school students

Effective writing and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated strong computer skills and donor software 

Ability to work with volunteer board

Supervisor:

Board member in charge of corporate funding. Additional support and resources from staff.   

Compensation is on a contract basis over a part-time 2-3 month period. $4500. Please send cover letter and resume to alumni@Matheralumni.org

 Due to Covid-19, all communication with volunteer Board Members is primarily remote. That may change as the pandemic wanes. In addition, there is no official office for this scholarship fund although it would be helpful to be in the Chicago area 


A small not-for-profit scholarship fund in Chicago is planning to introduce an additional scholarship offering, which will target students seeking post-high-school vocational training. We are looking for someone to assist in this…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 29, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
6977 W Oakton St, Niles, IL 60714, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to alumni@matheralumni.org

Send cover letter and resume to alumni@matheralumni.org

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