Details: + $6,000 annual healthcare stipend
Job Title: Fundraising Manager
Reports to: President, Board of Directors
Status: Full-time salaried (salary range: $50K - $55K annually + $6,000 annual healthcare stipend)
Location: Remote (must live within 100 mile radius of Austin, Texas)
Fund Texas Choice is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help Texans equitably access abortion through safe, confidential, and comprehensive travel services and practical support. We strive to fund every Texan who needs transportation to or accommodation near an abortion clinic in full, every time.
Summary: The Fundraising Manager will be responsible for leading all fundraising initiatives. To accomplish this objective, the Fundraising Manager will perform the following functions:
Fundraising Strategy & Administration
- Work directly with Board of Directors to align all fundraising activities with annual organizational fundraising goals and 5-year strategic plan.
- Create and carry out fundraising campaigns and strategies via multiple channels (mailings, email, social media, etc.).
- Plan, coordinate, and attend all Fund Texas Choice live events, including film screenings, conference presentations, donor house parties, and other fundraising events.
- Develop donor acknowledgement and follow up program to ensure all gifts and donations are appropriately recognized.
- Cultivate and steward individual donors by building and maintaining relationships with current and potential donors, with a strong focus on developing a diverse network of major donors both in Texas and nationally.
- Accurately enter data and maintain CRM system to effectively manage contact information for existing and potential donors.
- Provide monthly fundraising reports to the Board.
- Learn and understand fundraising best practices and make recommendations to the Board about implementing new or updated fundraising strategies.
Grant Requests & Administration
- Identify and track all potential institutional giving and grant opportunities in CRM system, including deadlines, required materials, necessary involvement of Board, status of application, etc.
- Draft and submit letters of intent, grant applications, and other funding requests.
- Create and continually update documents and reports to streamline grant drafting and submissions process.
- Execute timely reporting for grant compliance, as required.
Public Relations and Marketing
- Build and sustain working relationships and communication with FTC partners, including National Network of Abortion Funds, local abortion funds, clinics, volunteers, etc.
- Oversee and direct all media relations, social media communication, media production, and general public outreach.
- Develop and update marketing materials to support gift cultivation, including website, email marketing templates, program pamphlets, and thank you cards, etc.
- Develop and maintain media contacts to ensure accurate coverage of FTC in media.
Required Qualifications, Knowledge, & Skills
- At least 3 years of fundraising experience with proven track record of achieving specific donation goals.
- Desire to work as part of a team to promote the values of reproductive justice.
- Detail-oriented and highly organized.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proficiency in public speaking.
- Prior success managing entire fundraising process, including donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgement, and so on.
- Experience with online CRM systems (e.g. Salsa, DonorPerfect, Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge, etc.).
- Ability to work well with a variety of personnel with differing levels of authority, experience, and backgrounds, including board members, staff, and volunteers.
- Self-motivated & confident - ability to work with remote supervision.
- Resourceful with solid problem-solving skills - necessary in a small, growing non-profit environment.
- Prior experience and high comfort level with online business and co-working tools (eg: Google Suite, Slack, etc.).
This job is right for you if you…
- Are committed to abortion access and full reproductive health care for all, using an intersectional framework that includes, but is not limited to gender, economic, and racial justice.
- Have a knack for talking to people and feel comfortable asking for donations to support this work.
- Appreciate working with a diverse and inclusive Board and staff.
- Exercise good judgment by considering potential consequences of a decision and making the best choice.
- Hold yourself to a high ethical standard for acceptable conduct.
- Are open to giving and receiving feedback and committed to practicing this regularly.
- Believe in bucking the trend through progressive policies to create a new vision for our future.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply, send your resume and a brief explanation of why you’re the right person for this role to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fund Texas Choice is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual based on any non-merit factor, and is committed to an equitable workplace where everyone is treated as a respected and valued member of the team. In fact, FTC actively seeks to build and maintain a diverse staff with regard to race, culture, ethnicity, class, religion, physical ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation. As an organization working in solidarity with the reproductive justice movement, FTC is committed to fostering the leadership and elevating the voices of women, young people, people of color, Native people, immigrant and refugees, low-income people, LGBQ+, and transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary people, people who have had abortions, people with disabilities, young parents, people who were formerly imprisoned, people who have received funding for abortions, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We encourage people from these communities to apply.