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Walk for PKD Specialist (Full-time, exempt)

Supervisor: Director of Community Fundraising

Primary Function 
Responsible for leading strategic initiatives to drive revenue and participation for the Walk for PKD.

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
  • National fundraiser portfolio management including; retaining, increasing and acquiring mid-level fundraisers.
  • Provide comprehensive volunteer management and coaching, with the ability to develop resources to facilitate volunteer performance.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge across all internal integrated information systems, including TeamRaiser, Luminate Online, Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge.
  • Provide excellent customer service to external and internal constituents.
  • Availability to accommodate weekend event travel and after hours volunteer training/coaching.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and volunteer management experience preferred. Two years experience in not-for-profit field or a 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


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


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