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Fundraising Volunteer

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A Free Bird
|
Brooklyn, NY
New
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Published 3 months ago

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our organization provides children diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to explore their artistic passions. Artistic expression has been proven to play an instrumental role in the healing process. We support children affected by cancer in their exploration of a range of self expression through art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and other creative mediums.


This role consists of communicating with key external stakeholders, such as corporations, arts-related organizations, foundations, and individuals. The fundraising department is responsible for raising funds through written solicitations, grants, events and research of prospective sponsors and / or donors. You will develop fundraising activities / campaigns to strategically raise contributions and deliver data driven insights upon conclusion of fundraising activities / campaigns.

Responsibilities

  • Research, update, and maintain donor and sponsor databases
  • Actively communicate and maintain relationships with external stakeholders; donors, sponsors, strategic affiliates
  • Track gifts from donors and ensure “Thank You” letters and receipts are sent promptly and according to organization policy
  • Assist in planning fundraising events 
  • Attend all fundraising events (if applicable)
  • Coordinate communications with current and prospective donors in a deadline driven manner
  • Collaborate with Communications department to create and manage marketing collateral 
  • Develop newsletters, annual reports based on activity / campaign insights 


Qualifications

  • 1-2+ years experience in related field
  • Degree in Nonprofit Management, Communications, or Business Administration
  • Experience with event planning and / or donor management
  • Experience in Salesforce NPSP preferred 


Additional Information

This position requires a three month commitment and at least 5 - 10 hours per week.*

*Mandatory commitment is based on position level. 

Due to COVID-19, we are 100% remote. 

Proper at home working capabilities include laptop, phone, and connection to reliable internet connectivity. Must be available to have a phone / video conversation at least twice per week.

A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization based in New York City. Our organization provides children diagnosed with cancer the opportunity to explore their artistic passions. Artistic expression has been proven to play an…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
542 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

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