Seeking a high-performing fundraiser with a passion for promoting voter registration and participation in the electoral process. We’re an early start-up organization creating a non-partisan civic-minded web application. We’re looking for an experienced fundraiser to jumpstart our organization’s development strategy and create the tools to help us grow.
The ideal candidate is a self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Must be able to quickly understand the goals and fundamentals of our organization, and be able to communicate the vision and program model to potential funders to meet ongoing, incremental fundraising benchmarks.
Roles & responsibilities:
Analyze the fundraising landscape and present strategic options for moving ahead.
Write, apply for, and track grant applications.
Secure major donors.
Plan and oversee fundraising special events.
Provide guidance and leadership in the development department.
Maintain responsibility of efforts and progress.
Work collaboratively with team and senior leadership.
Create regular progress reports for senior leadership and Board of Directors.
The position is remote, but we require the candidate to be local to the Chicagoland area as there will be in-person meetings as well as conference calls.
Minimum of 3 years of experience fundraising for a non-profit organization.
Preference toward a fundraiser from a political background, but we’re open to other backgrounds as well.
Track record in securing six-figure major gifts.
Candidate should be motivated, organized, and goal-oriented.
Able to work collaboratively and independently.
Must be strategically minded and comfortable being a spokesperson for the organization
Must be comfortable presenting to major and senior level donors.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 47653
About Snowball Project
We’re an early start-up organization creating a non-partisan civic-minded web application. We’re looking for an experienced fundraiser to jumpstart our organization’s development strategy and create the tools to help us grow.