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Walk for PKD Specialist (Full-time, exempt)

Supervisor: Director of Special Events

Primary Function 
Responsible for leading strategic initiatives to drive revenue for the Walk for PKD, under the direction of the Special Events Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage approximately 15 emerging or mid to high-level Walk for PKD events, to include:
    • Strengthen the fundraiser pipeline through engagement and coaching.
    • Increase the volume of key fundraisers and team captains.
    • Achieve revenue and participation goals.
  • Manage Walk for PKD national and local sponsorship program, to include:
    • Implement a year-round sponsor retention and recognition program.
    • Create and deliver specialized sponsorship prospecting and solicitation training.
    • Provide solicitation tools for volunteer leaders.
    • Manage sponsor records in compliance with our data standards.
  • Comprehensive, national fundraiser portfolio management including; retaining, increasing and acquiring mid-level fundraisers.
  • Lead a comprehensive, national Team Captain program.
  • Promote and recognize Walk for PKD team divisions, leading to stronger multi-year participation retention.
  • Deliver coaching, training and troubleshooting after hours for volunteer leaders, as necessary.
  • Have a full understanding of the information/reports that can be pulled from Raiser’s Edge, Luminate Online, TeamRaiser and Financial Edge.
  • Provide excellent customer service to external and internal constituents.
  • Travel required most weekends in the fall (Sept-Oct).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and volunteer management experience preferred. Two years experience in the not-for-profit field or minimum of three years professional experience.

Qualifications
Candidate must possess a commitment to the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation. Candidate Must:

  • Exhibit competency in organization & project management.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, public relations, written and oral communication skills, and strong public speaking skills.
  • Exhibit the ability to work cooperatively with volunteers.
  • Be a self-starter and possess the ability to prioritize workflow while performing a variety of duties at one time.
  • Possess a collaborative spirit and be skilled in problem solving and team-building.
  • Be able to meet deadlines, make accurate decisions, work independently and as a team player, and act in a professional and positive manner when dealing with the public.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good office (including computer) skills.

Job Requirement
This is a full-time, exempt position requiring some evening and weekend hours and travel. When this is necessary, flextime will be provided. Must be willing and able to travel as needed and exhibit good stewardship of PKD Foundation resources.

Benefits 
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Walk for PKD Specialist” in the subject line. EOE


Director of Leadership Gifts (Exempt)

Supervisor: Sr. Director of Leadership Gifts

Primary Function
The Director of Leadership Gifts will report directly to and collaborate with the Sr. Director of Leadership Gifts. The successful candidate will live and work within the south Florida region where their prospects and major donors are located. The Director of Leadership Gifts will manage a portfolio of approximately 150-200 major gift donors to include cultivation and stewardship activities.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in fundraising, communications or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years of increasing experience in a major gift role with a proven track record of cultivating, upgrading and closing six-figure gifts.
  • Highly effective interpersonal, conversational and presentation skills leading to developing and maintaining positive relationships with a broad spectrum of donors/prospects.
  • Salary and benefits are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Director of Leadership Gifts” in the subject line. EOE


Planned Giving Director (Exempt)

Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer

Primary Function 
The Planned Giving Director reports directly to and collaborates closely with the Chief Executive Officer of the PKD Foundation. This
position will play a vital role in planning, implementing and managing a comprehensive long-term planned giving program to support the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation.

The Planned Giving Director will serve as a resource to and partner with colleagues within the Foundation, as well as carry an individual portfolio of donors and donor prospects.  The Planned Giving Director is an experienced fundraiser with specific expertise in the area of planned giving. The successful candidate will cultivate, steward and solicit planned gifts on behalf of the PKD Foundation. Frequent travel is required. The Planned Giving Director will have no management responsibilities but will be tasked with project-based responsibilities at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s or JD degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 7 years of planned giving experience, including knowledge of best practices and relevant rules, regulations, and procedures relating to planned giving vehicles preferred.
  • Superior oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to engender confidence to PKD Foundation donors and prospects.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Planned Giving Director” in the subject line.

EOE


Graphic Designer (Full-time, Non-exempt)

Supervisor: Chief Engagement Officer

Primary Function
The Graphic Designer will work with the marketing and communications team to create graphics, concepts and materials for the organization’s print and digital marketing efforts. Designer will serve as the internal brand manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design content for print materials such as flyers, brochures, promotional items, posters and signage.
  • Design content for digital channels including website, email, infographics and social media.
  • Think creatively and produce new ideas that promote the organization’s overall mission while following established guidelines and standards.
  • Develop and follow a consistent look and feel across all marketing materials to reflect PKD Foundation brand and identity.
  • Maintain high standards for design, layout, color and typography.
  • Participate in weekly meetings and develop creative design solutions for digital/web and print campaigns.
  • Present multiple solutions to internal teams and discuss the creative process.
  • Work with independent contractors as required to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Manage projects to meet production deadlines and provide excellent internal customer service.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of graphic design experience preferably in a nonprofit setting.
  • Expert in digital illustration and layout software including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Understanding of digital/web and print processes, photography, illustration and typography
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines through effective project and time management
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Preferred

  • Video production experience

Education
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field.

Qualifications – Candidate must:

  • Possess a commitment to the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation.
  • Be a self-starter and possess the ability to prioritize workflow while performing a variety of duties at one time.
  • Possess a collaborative spirit and be skilled in problem solving and team-building.
  • Have a basic understanding of not-for-profit fund-raising and structure, volunteer, advocacy and marketing concepts.
  • Be able to meet deadlines, make accurate decisions, work independently and as a team player, and act in a professional and positive manner when dealing with the public.
  • Be creative, adaptable, and able to provide unique approaches to design needs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good office (including computer) skills.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

EOE


Community Fundraising Specialist (Full-time)

Supervisor: Director of Community Fundraising

Primary Function
Responsible for leading strategic initiatives to drive revenue and participation for peer-to-peer fundraising pipelines and Chapter events.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage Fundraise your Way program; to include Tribute, Endurance and DIY.
    • Prospect research, recruitment and acquisition of fundraising partnerships
    • Creation and implementation of participant engagement and coaching plan
    • Retention of fundraising partnerships by executing comprehensive stewardship plan
  • Manage Chapter fundraising events, to include:
    • Provide volunteer leadership with guidance for event management and participant engagement through ongoing coaching and support
    • Identify growth opportunities for current events and the introduction of new events
    • Achieve revenue and participation goal
  • Oversee project management for Fundraise Your Way program and Chapter fundraising events; including the development of materials, marketing plans, timelines and policies.
  • Monitor, aggregate and interpret data relevant to all channels in Community Fundraising for use in strategizing and decision-making.
  • Manage the marathon program, including working with the marathon management and the PKD runners
  • Manage all accounting needs to ensure appropriate review and timely payment for fundraising events.
  • Develop and increase working knowledge across all internal integrated information systems, including TeamRaiser, Luminate Online, Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge.
  • Availability to accommodate some weekend event travel and after hours volunteer training/coaching.
  • Provide excellent customer service to external and internal constituents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience

It is preferred that candidates have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years of experience, responsibility and achievement in the nonprofit arena; volunteer management experience preferred. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar donor software preferred.

Ability/Skills

This individual must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent computer skills, an ability to work in a team environment, advanced problem-solving skills, be self-motivated and punctual.

Knowledge/Judgement
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Prior experience with fundraising databases preferred. Familiarity with office equipment preferred. Ability to provide superior customer service to internal and external clients, to be detailed and accurate in work methods, and to exercise good judgment with professionalism.

Benefits
We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation (commensurate with experience) in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 7.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirements to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Community Fundraising Specialist” in the subject line.

EOE


Community Fundraising Intern (Non-Exempt)

Hours: 20 to 30 hours per week – flexible schedule between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Supervisor: Director of Community Fundraising

Start Date: Immediately

Primary Function
Provide support for the PKD Foundation’s peer to peer fundraising initiatives, including the Walk for PKD, Fundraise Your Way and local Chapter fundraising. This includes external support to volunteers, events and participants and internal staff support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide phone and email support to participants using the peer-to-peer fundraising platform.
  • Possess technology skills to navigate the fundraising platform and generate reports for use by internal staff, participants and event volunteers.
  • Assist local volunteers across the country by email and phone with individual event needs.
  • Steward event donors and participants using email and phone.
  • Assist the Director of Community Fundraising with projects to recruit participants and stimulate fundraising.
  • Fulfill and ship day-of-event materials to 50 Walk sites.
  • Assist with preparation for the annual volunteer Leadership Conference.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to external and internal constituents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications are as follows: 

Education/Experience

This internship is designed for current undergraduate students at the junior or senior level who are pursuing a career in the nonprofit sector. The purpose of the internship is to help students further cultivate their skills through experience at a national nonprofit. The Community Fundraising intern must have a positive attitude and eagerness to learn about fundraising and donor relations strategies. Knowledge of the nonprofit sector and fundraising, either through coursework or professional experience is a must; volunteer experience preferred.

Ability/Skills

The Community Fundraising intern must possess excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently and clearly communicate information verbally and in writing. Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Internet research tools is a must. Customer service experience and experience with donor databases is preferred.

Knowledge/Judgment

The Community Fundraising intern should have strong attention to detail, a sense of professionalism and excellent customer service skills. The ability to follow directions and ask questions while managing multiple projects simultaneously is also important. The intern should show a willingness to assist where help is most needed, be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and work with minimum supervision.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Community Fundraising Intern” in the subject line.

EOE