Director of Fundraising – Volunteer Position

//Director of Fundraising – Volunteer Position

Director of Fundraising – Volunteer Position

PFLAG Spartanburg is seeking a volunteer Director of Fundraising to assist our board and other members in developing sound fundraising habits and growing our donor base. Specifically, we are looking for someone to assist us in the planning of our first annual fundraising gala to happen in May of 2019. We need someone with fundraising experience (either paid or volunteer), who is passionate about the LGBTQ+ community and human rights and who is available to begin immediately to help us make this event a success for the Upstate.

Job Duties

Work with organization members to assist and direct them in the following tasks:

– researching, developing and planning fundraising ideas
– planning of events
– securing donors and sponsors for events
– recruiting and training volunteers
– keeping records and reporting performance
– managing fundraising campaigns and events
– educate corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of organizational causes, activities, or needs
– controlling budgets and meeting targets
– attend community events to promote organizational goals and solicit donations or sponsors
– preparing reports and press releases
– giving talks / presentations about the organization with the goal of securing donors or sponsors

What you’ll need to succeed:

– excellent written and spoken communication skills
– the ability to motivate and manage others
– excellent organizational skills
– budget management skills

You have experience that looks like this:

– voluntary or paid experience of working in a charity, especially in a fundraising role
– related experience such as advertising, events or sales and finance

In addition to the following skills we would love to hear from at least one reference on your performance, character and work ethic. If applying via email please use the subject line “PFLAG Director of Fundraising Position”

864 381 8187

By |2018-11-14T16:05:36+00:00November 14th, 2018|Getting Involved|0 Comments

About the Author:

Heather is a brand designer and owner of Heather Marie Creative LLC. She joined PFLAG Spartanburg in 2018 as it's Director of Communications and Chair of the Communications Committee. Her goals for our organization are to raise brand awareness, educate the public on LGBTQ+ issues and drive growth in Spartanburg for PFLAG and other inclusive not-for-profits.

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