Fundraising Project Leader: Leadership Giving (Remote)



Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


United States


  • This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity and as a Project Leader, you are required to contribute a minimum of 8 hours per week.
  • Project Leader must be willing to attend meetings in EST Timezone and be responsive to emails within 24 hours.
  • STW™ will provide a letter of recommendation to professionals who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references.

About us:

Save the water is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to conduct water research to identify and remove harmful contaminants in water, and to raise public awareness about water contamination and its health impacts. STW also offers educational programs to excite young minds about water science and STEM careers.

Our volunteers are diverse professionals from all over the world bringing their knowledge and experience to STW because we care deeply about our communities and water resources. We collaborate and learn in an open and empowering work environment to find long-term solutions to water contamination problem. Our vision is "Contamination free, healthy water for all".

To learn more about Save the Water, please visit

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage on average 2-3 volunteers within the Leadership Giving Team, holding them accountable for their work.
  • Engage and involve leadership donors and prospects through consistent communication and volunteer opportunities.
  • Manage the overall Leadership Giving program to meet fundraising goals.
  • Contribute to the strategy development and design of the Leadership Giving program.
  • Plan and conduct weekly Leadership Giving Team meeting, including sending agenda, taking meeting minutes, and follow up.
  • Assist the Director of Fundraising in hiring and training new volunteers.
  • Attend biweekly Fundraising Group meeting to provide a report on your team’s progress.
  • Keep personal Timesheet current on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure team’s Timesheet are kept current on a weekly basis.
  • This position reports to the Associate Director, Private Donations and the Director of Fundraising.



  • Bachelor degree (or currently enrolled in a degree program) or comparable work experience (at least 3 years or more full time paid corporate/non - profit work experience).
  • Demonstrable experience in cultivating major fundraising campaigns via Leadership Giving Programs
  • Successful track record of meeting/exceeding fundraising goals in a nonprofit organization.
  • Experience in creating successful direct mail, marketing materials, online giving appeals including social media, and campaigns including integration of e-commerce platform for a payment gateway.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with fundraising databases and implementing best practices.
  • Minimum 2+ years of fundraising, sales, marketing, communications, event planning experience.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce CRM or other Customer Relationship Management or equivalent software.
  • Solid writing, editing, and presentation ability.
  • Experience in leadership giving campaign, or equivalent.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.
  • Outstanding organizational ability, with focused attention to detail and follow through.
  • Capacity for self-direction, with tact and diplomacy, and for working cooperatively.
  • Effective oral communication skills and a clear, courteous and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated project management skills an asset.
  • Experience in leadership giving (i.e., major gifts), or equivalent.
  • Outstanding organizational ability, with focused attention to detail and follow through.
  • Flexible to address unexpected requests.

How to Apply:

If interested in this position, please send your resume to


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Keywords: Leadership, Fundraising,Project Management, Campaign, Virtual Environment