Fundraising Director

Industry: Non-Profit


Less than 5 years

Posted 381 days ago

Essential Job Duties:

  • Achieve a fundraising goal of $292,000 (gross)

  • Recruit, train and manage schools in Central and Eastern Montana to implement major fundraising events, including Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart

  • Secure cash sponsorships for local events

  • Manage approximately 140 school accounts/events. This includes both existing and new school accounts

  • Recruit, train, coach and motivate volunteers in Youth Market products and services

  • Build strong relationships with volunteers including School Districts, Principals, Teachers and Parent Teacher Associations through outstanding customer service


Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and training

  • 2+ years outside sales or fundraising experience, with proven track record in achieving goals

  • Strong cold-calling, relationship-building and customer service skills

  • Ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer coaching and management

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications and ability to maintain a high volume of account data in a timely and accurate manner

  • Highly effective organizational, multitasking, communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently during irregular work hours

  • Willing and able to travel extensively within given territory (30+ school visits per week) . Must have valid driver’s license, auto insurance and personal vehicle or other reasonable form of transportation

  • Able to lift 15-20 pounds to transport supplies and materials

Here are some of the preferred experience/skills we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of school market a plus

  • Experience in K-12 school sales or fundraising, educational sales

  • Closing cash sponsorship