Seeking energetic and focused self-starter to join a hard-working and fun team of 10 fundraising and communications professionals. Responsibilities may include prospecting, engaging, and soliciting corporate donors; event planning; preparing reports and financial data; training and supervising staff and volunteers; and customer relations. Also calls for flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project management experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal staff as well as outside clients and vendors. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Prospecting and researching corporate donors
Engaging corporate donors through site visits, meetings, and special events
Scheduling high-touch opportunities with corporate donors with appropriate members of the GSNC staff team and board
Preparing materials and participants prior to each meeting/event
Determining the timing, level, and team for each corporate solicitation
Stewarding corporate donors with follow-up on how their gifts were used to support Girl Scouts
Prepare and analyze financial data
Coordinating workplace campaign applications(ex: United Way) and speakers at targeted companies
Runs all aspects of donor and fundraising events.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience and education, comparable to the attainment of a bachelor’s degree.
Minimum 3 years experience working in a fund development function or in a non-profit organization with fundraising responsibilities.
Knowledge of corporate giving, donor solicitation processes and donor relations.
Demonstrated outstanding business writing, communication and organizational skills
Knowledge of and ability to maintain both accurate computer based donor records and hard copy files.
Ability to produce reports for senior management and board on a timely basis.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, flexible and growing environment.
Special event coordination experience required.
Managing event sponsorship from start to finish.
Ability to lift 25 lbs, unaided, and occasionally, up to 40 lbs.
Ability to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Current California Driver’s license, valid auto insurance, and be insurable by the council auto policy carrier, and have access to a vehicle on a daily basis.
Knowledge of Girl Scouts mission, program, and systems
Knowledge of other languages, cultures is useful
Experience with database management (Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge preferred)
Girl Scouts of Northern California - 2 years ago