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Director of Contributor Relations

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Paths to Understanding


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Published 15 days ago

January 1, 2021
December 14, 2020
$53,000 - $60,000We offer a stipend for home office and mileage and meals reimbursements.

Location:

Northwestern Washington State

Background

Paths to Understanding sees a world where faith communities and cultures work together and educate each other in their differences and commonalities, and support each other. Through modeling how to learn, communicate and center our voices, we can connect with others different than ourselves.


Paths to understanding works to foster relationships of respect between wisdom communities. We support and train wisdom communities in multi-faith peacemaking in their neighborhoods for the common good of our children, our planet and ourselves.

A small 501c3 non-profit corporation, PTU is governed by a volunteer board of directors. This position will

report to Executive Director Terry Kyllo. A more detailed description of the organization can be found at www.pathstounderstanding.org.

Cover Letter:

The cover letter should include responses to these questions:

1. Why do you want to work for Paths to Understanding?

2. Describe how your multicultural experiences would be an asset for Paths to Understanding?

Position Summary

The Director of Contributor Relations is responsible for supporting the mission by planning, implementing, and

coordinating essential development and donor outreach activities. This role will generate donated revenue from contributors and community.

This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the entire team including the staff and board members.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Further the mission of PTU through respectful, culturally sensitive conversation and communication.

•    Identify major gift prospects, solicit for contributions and determine follow-up strategies including stewardship.

•    Identify grant opportunities and lead the effort to complete, track and report on grants.

•    Plan and implement an annual fundraising calendar of activities to increase donated revenue.

•    Motivate and engage staff and volunteers, including board members, to cultivate and participate in fundraising for PTU.

•    Maintain current, detailed records of all fundraising activities in the contributor relations software we have developed.

•    Work independently and be self-motivated in initiating contacts with potential contributors.

•    Coordinate, create and send weekly email newsletter, bi-monthly printed newsletters and manage/oversee emailing and mailing lists.

•    Perform other duties as assigned.


Key Attributes

•    Willing to do the personal work of cross-cultural equity and justice

•    Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

•    Communicate positively with people at different levels of organizations

•    Thrives in a fast paced, team environment

•    Creative, active, engaging personality

•    Strong time management, attention to detail and prioritization a must

•    Demonstrate respect and appreciation for diversity, inclusion, equity, access and social justice


Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will be committed to the values, ideals, and vision of the Paths to Understanding.  The following experience and qualifications are preferred:

•    Bachelor’s or AA Degree preferred or equivalent work experience

•    Proven contributor relations experience, ideally in a nonprofit organization.     

•    Comfort in working with a diverse range of individuals, groups, and audiences across a range of cultures, religions and ethnicities.

•    Skill and comfort in public speaking

•    Strong organizational skills and capacity to work in a collaborative team environment

•    Familiar with Microsoft Teams and MS Office, social media, WordPress, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.

•    Bi-lingual capacity is a plus

Location:

Northwestern Washington State

Background

Paths to Understanding sees a world where faith communities and cultures work together and educate each other in their differences and commonalities, and support each other. Through…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Match for retirement up to 4% & a stipend for health insurance.

Match for retirement up to 4% & a stipend for health insurance.

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient at communicating in English, but other languages a plus.

Proficient at communicating in English, but other languages a plus.

Location

Lynwood, WA

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