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Development Specialist

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Harc, Inc.
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Hartford, CT
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Published 28 days ago

Under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy, the Development Specialist is responsible for the planning and execution of Harc’s fundraising events, assisting with implementation of a major donor moves management program, and the collection of organizational beneficiary stores, as well as the marketing of the organization through its website and social media channels.  


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Events and Fundraising:

●     In collaboration with the Director of Philanthropy, plans and assumes primary responsibility for the execution of organizational fundraising events including, but not limited to, the Walk N Roll, Auction, and others.

●     Plans and implements efforts to recruit event participants.

●     Coordinates, trains, supports, and manages volunteers for Harc events.

●     Works with all event vendors.

●     Assists with post-event reporting and analysis.


Donor Services:

·        Take an active role in the maintenance of complete and accurate records on Harc donors and donations on its Customer Relations Management (CRM) platform.

·        Working with accounting to ensure the timely and accurate acknowledgement of gifts to the organization.

·        Write timely acknowledgement letters on behalf of the CEO or Board chair for major and special gifts.

 

Marketing

·        Works with external partners to design organizational collateral including, but not limited to event materials, invitations, publicity, posters, brochures, newsletters, annual reports, program fliers, etc.

·        Works with Harc program staff to identify beneficiary stories that can be used to create compelling donation solicitations and marketing materials.

·        Implements marketing plans in conjunction with development goals and the organization’s strategic plan.

Social Media and Website

●     Manages, designs, updates, and schedules social media posts and monitors engagement.

●     Updates Harc website.

●     Collaborates with Harc programs and services and serves as a resource to address communication needs.

●     Communicates Harc’s message on all Social Media platforms.

General Responsibilities

●     Perform all other responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Development Director.

●     Represents the organization in community activities and coalitions as assigned and needed.


Qualifications:

●     Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required with 3+ years of progressive experience in fundraising.

●     Highly proficient in Microsoft Office & Google; high level of proficiency in graphic design software including but not limited to Photoshop, In Design, Publisher; experience with website design and maintenance using WordPress.

●     Demonstrated ability to generate work quickly in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

●     Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.

●     Demonstrated ability to cultivate and sustain relationships with diverse audiences.

●     Must be able to operate and use a computer, telephone, and other office equipment.

●     Valid CT Driver’s License; vehicle is required to attend off-site meetings and events.

●     Able to work flexible hours.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience; potential bonus for exceeding annual goals

Benefits:

For Full-time employees (30+ hours a week)

·        Eligible the first of the month following 30 full days of employment

·        Medical and prescription benefits

·        Dental benefits

·        Vision benefits

·        Life Insurance at 2 times your annual salary (up to $250,000.): company paid

·        Voluntary/Optional Life Insurance: for employee, spouse and/or children

·        Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance: company paid

·        Paid Time Off (PTO) benefits

·        10 company holidays + 1 Floating holiday for eligible employees

·        401(k) plan with company match

·        Bi-weekly payroll with Direct Deposit

Location:

Hartford, CT. 

Under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy, the Development Specialist is responsible for the planning and execution of Harc’s fundraising events, assisting with implementation of a major donor moves management program, and the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
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    August 5, 2022
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
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    Mid-level/Managerial

Location

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On-site
900 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105, United States

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