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Friendship Bridge is a nonprofit social enterprise creating opportunities that empower women in Guatemala to build a better life. We use an innovative and high-impact approach to poverty alleviation by combining the tools of microfinance, education, and preventive health services. We call this Microcredit Plus. As a result of participating in our programs, our clients experience a combination of increased resilience, improved empowerment, and accelerated business development.


POSITION SUMMARY


The Development Associate is based in Lakewood, Colorado, USA. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) and reports to the Chief Development Officer. This position is responsible for database management and reporting, donor stewardship, events, and volunteer coordination.


JOB DESCRIPTION


EVENTS COORINDATION


·        Oversee all events including the annual gala, luncheons, volunteer appreciation event, virtual events, and special events

·        Responsible for event timeline development and collaboration with internal teams to support events

·        Project manage development of event programs, scripts, and presentations

·        Coordination of venue contracts, audio visual, and food/beverage selections

·        Maintain event budgets

·        Development of exciting new concepts for events

·        Tracking of online ticket sales, seating arrangements, and printing of name tags

·        Help with occasional third party opportunities and events

·        Occasional travel for local and out of state events/activities


DATABASE REPORTING


  • Responsible for all reporting from donor database
  • Partner with Marketing Manager on reporting for emails and print appeals
  • Maintain and update records in database
  • Data entry of cultivation as needed
  • Facilitation of Development Committee KPI reporting, agenda creation, minutes, and meeting coordination



VOLUNTEER COORDINATION


·        Responsible for the updating of the volunteer manual and volunteer handbook

  • Oversee intern onboarding and intern follow up

·        Creation and distribution of monthly volunteer sign ups

·        Oversees volunteer and intern recruitment, onboarding, and appreciation

  • Management of office volunteers and volunteer projects.
  • Maintain and update volunteer records in database



DEVELOPMENT


  • Support special donor stewardship, Circles, and cultivation projects
  • Partner with Chief Development Officer and Marketing Manager in fundraising campaigns
  • Strategic segment support for Cada Mes monthly donors and new donors
  • Support in donor appreciation through phone calls, notes, and emails
  • Assists in logging of donor notes into the database
  • Other development duties as required


DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE


·        Proficient in technology including Google Suite and Microsoft Office, including reporting functions in Excel

·        Understanding of query reporting and database management using a GUI CRM

·        Capable of navigation of online websites and outside fundraising platforms

·        Must be willing to self-learn and participate in additional database management training

·        Ability to project manage

·        Events coordination experience

·        Experience with gala type events and luncheons in a plus

·        Great communicator, outgoing personality, and ability to work as part of the team

·        Ability to independently manage multiple tasks and projects and to asses and change priorities based upon organization needs

·        High level of attention to detail

·        Results-oriented and excellent organizational skills

·        Values fit with someone who has a true service orientation and passion for women’s empowerment, poverty alleviation, or indigenous women’s development

·        Spanish speaking is a plus, but not required

·        Flexibility to do whatever it takes to get the job done

Friendship Bridge is a nonprofit social enterprise creating opportunities that empower women in Guatemala to build a better life. We use an innovative and high-impact approach to poverty alleviation by combining the tools of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 8, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 29, 2021

Salary

USD 40,000 - USD 42,000

Benefits

PERKS OF WORKING AT FRIENDSHIP BRIDGE


·        Friendship Bridge provides for equality of opportunity without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or handicap

·        A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.

·        Combination remote (2 days per week) and in office schedule, after training period

·        Weekly in person Spanish class in Lakewood, CO office

·        Opportunity to travel to Guatemala

·        Dog friendly work atmosphere

·        Casual dress code

·        Employee discount on https://www.handmadebyfriendshipbridge.org/

·        Empowerment of women

·        This position is located in Lakewood, Colorado. It is a full-time position with benefits after one month of employment. 

PERKS OF WORKING AT FRIENDSHIP BRIDGE


·        Friendship Bridge provides for equality of opportunity without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish speaking is a plus, but not required

Spanish speaking is a plus, but not required

Location

On-site
Lakewood, CO, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@friendshipbridge.org. No calls, please.

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@friendshipbridge.org. No calls, please.

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