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Fundraising Manager

Communications | Honolulu, HI | Full Time

Job Description

Title: Fundraising Manager

About Us

We are seeing the upside in 2021 and we're staffing up for it. A full-service integrated business consulting, marketing, brand and communications firm, we have been serving businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, industry associations and political campaigns since 1996. We are committed to partnering with businesses ready to move to the next level, and look for employees who are ready to do the same. With sound market research and a passion for the 3 E's - Excellence, Effectiveness and Efficiency - we assist in identifying strategic opportunities and developing solid plans to meet and exceed our goals. We are currently looking for an experienced fundraiser with keen familiarity of our local culture and environment to join our team. Apply if you think you have the chops.

Your Application

We’re seeking a special breed of professional with passion, leadership and a mind for raising funds in a challenging environment. Please include the following in your application to improve your chances of being considered.

  • Share with us an experience that you converted a donor for a lead gift in a capital or restricted campaign.

  • As we create standout work for our clients, we are always on the lookout for opportunities, and finding new solutions to challenges. Tell us about a problem you were directly involved in finding a solution for, and the results of your efforts.

  • Being a great professional takes passion to thrive. Tell us what you do to fuel your passion outside of your day-to-day responsibilities, and any specific areas you’re especially interested in. 

Responsibilities

Following is a brief outline of duties and responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing fundraising campaigns as a consultant or for a nonprofit organization.

  • Developing donor 

  • Meeting and stewarding relationship with donors.

  • Ability to work with and/or supervise a high-performing team.


  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Manage the implementation of a donor software and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
  • Overseeing organization of in-person and virtual events
  • Writing and tracking grant proposals and reports

Requirements

  • BS/MS degree in nonprofit management or a related field

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience, with progressive responsibilities with nonprofit 

  • Experience with promotion and destination marketing a plus

  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate

  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments

  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools

  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement

  • In-depth knowledge of various social media platforms and best practices

Also Required:

  • Agency (marketing, digital, advertising or public relations) experience required

  • Familiarity with local history, culture and marketplace preferred
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent writing and math and problem solving skills

  • Project management experience and an ongoing love of learning highly desirable

  • Both leadership and team player qualities are essential

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Looking or someone with an entrepreneurial spirit and a can-do mindset

Perks

  • Parking subsidy or monthly Bus Pass

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Health Insurance coverage (including Acupuncture and Massage) paid by employer

  • Group Term Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Insurance available

  • Flex Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)

  • Year-end performance bonus

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Pay

  • Professional development supported

APPLY NOW

  • The screening process includes interviews, written and math tests, reference checks and a background check. If hired, you will be in good company as your colleagues have all gone through the same screening process.

  • Candidates must be ready to begin work within a month of offer; therefore only candidates currently on island (or en route to return/relocate to Hawaii) will be considered.