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Regional Community Fundraising Specialist (Full-time, exempt)

Supervisor: Community Fundraising Strategist

Primary Function:

  1. Manage a region of fundraising events; implementing a strategy for revenue growth and acquisition goals for team captains, sponsors and events.
  2. Manage a strategic coaching and cultivation calendar to span all events, participants and sponsors in defined region.
  3. Live and work remotely within assigned region (Dallas).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Retain, recruit and coach volunteer leaders to achieve participation and revenue goals for each assigned location.
  2. Develop and distribute resources to facilitate volunteer performance.
  3. Identify and assist local volunteer leadership in recruiting a committee while maintaining a strong working relationship with local volunteers.
  4. Facilitate event logistics and assist with local promotion of assigned fundraising events.
  5. Monitor and measure the fundraising progress of Team Captains. Analyze, review and report on trends, new acquisition and retention.
  6. Utilize team captain resources to increase overall number of team captains per event and increase team fundraising.
  7. Promote and implement the sponsor retention and recognition program.
  8. Participate in sponsorship prospecting and solicitation.
  9. Corporate sponsorship acquisition in the defined region.
  10. Identify a new viable fundraising event in the defined region.
  11. Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all Volunteer Leadership staff.
  12. Stay up-to-date in peer to peer fundraising and volunteer management.
  13. Provide excellent customer service.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Training:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. A minimum of 3 years of experience in volunteer and event management, program development and implementation or customer/donor cultivation.

Knowledge/Judgment:

  1. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  2. Organizational and project management skills required.
  3. Proficiency in managing multiple projects at one time.

Technical Skills:

  1. Knowledge of peer to peer fundraising platforms.
  2. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Demands:

  1. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  2. Use hands and arms, read, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, see objects clearly at 20 inches or less.
  3. Lift and move items weighing up to 20 lbs.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel: Travel as needed. Occasional after-hours volunteer training/coaching.

Other: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. PKD Foundation reserves the right to add, delete, or modify job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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 – 20 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 9.5% of salary, no match required
  • Generous HSA Contribution

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 are encouraged to forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to: careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Regional Community Fundraising Specialist” in the subject line. For more information about the PKD Foundation, visit our website at pkdcure.org.

EOE


Marketing Communications Coordinator (Full time, non-exempt)

Supervisor: Senior Director of Community Fundraising

Primary Function:

  1. Coordinate marketing projects.
  2. Assist marketing communications department in producing and distributing materials, content and messaging.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Project coordination for traditional and digital marketing projects, ensuring deadlines are met; serve as interdepartmental liaison.
  2. Copyedit traditional and digital marketing materials; write and post content for all PKDF channels, including website, email, blog and social media.
  3. .Assist with online store management, ordering promotional materials and information packet request fulfillment.
  4. Monitor media stories; identify potential stories for follow-up for blog and social media; create media lists when requested.
  5. Assist with all awareness campaigns and events including #GivingTuesday, #PKDAwarenessDay, and March’s National Kidney Month.
  6. Provide customer service to all internal departments, as well as volunteers as needed.
  7.  Suggest ideas and help implement changes to improve the distribution of organizational messages and promotional materials.
  8. Provide daily assistance with presentation materials, reports, research, tracking of marketing information.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Training:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  2. At least one-year experience of social media, email or digital marketing.

Knowledge/Judgment:

  1. Strong knowledge of AP Style of writing is required.
  2. Must be familiar with technology and current social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Technical Skills:

  1. Solid communication, organizational and project management skills required.
  2. Must be comfortable interviewing people and writing for different channels, including website.
  3. Experience with WordPress, graphic design, and Google Suite preferred

Physical Demands:

  1. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  2. Use hands and arms, read, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, see objects clearly at 20 inches or less.
  3. Lift and move items weighing up to 20 lbs.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel: None

Benefits:

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

  • Paid time off – 20 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 9.5% of salary, no match required
  • Generous HSA Contribution

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 are encouraged to forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to: careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Marketing Communications Coordinator” in the subject line.

For more information about the PKD Foundation, visit our website at pkdcure.org.

EOE