Basic Function: With the provided materials and training, build partnerships with companies and individuals to further the reach and impact of Movement Fund. Support and maintain committees for resource disbursement and the development of new partners. Ability to work remotely.
Complete training and become proficient in development and implementing Movement Fund methods and strategies
Within two months of hire, create and support a team of diverse partners that refer an average of $825/month in new recurring donations each business day.
Within two months of hire, build and maintain reliable committees to disburse resources and develop new partnerships.
About Movement Fund: Movement Fund rewards partners when they help raise funds for low-barrier grants to grassroots organizations and individuals. Founded in late 2018 from grassroots people of color led organizations out of Madison, WI, Movement Fund founding organizations include the Madison Alliance for Black Economic Empowerment, the Young Gifted and Black Coalition, Council of Communities, Economic Empowerment WI, and Law Advocacy and Racial Justice. For the last 6 years, these organizations have been dedicated to community work at the ground level from racial justice training and action, to eviction prevention for mothers, to business development and financial fluency for people of color. Today, Movement Fund serves as a resource generator for our partners, and makes grants to support meeting needs, building awareness, advocacy and action. Movement Fund is a project out of Opportunity Inc.
About Opportunity Inc.: Opportunity inc. is a strategic development company that activates a network of advisors, service providers and the minds of innovative partners to create success through collaboration. OI has helped frame the seeds of success and taken companies global with a focus on inspiring social good.
Key duties of a successful candidate will include
Marketing and Outreach
Promote the awareness and access of the Movement Fund.
Increase awareness through online marketing
Contribute and support others in contributing blogs
Create opportunities for interaction with Movement Fund
Recruiting and supporting partners
Set and maintain a weekly goal for number of new partners
Support partners in obtaining and using their referral link
Receive and address partner and potential partner inquiries
Provide weekly trainings for partner recruitment
Recruiting and supporting committee members
Support the expansion of the Giving Committee by recruiting new members and responding to the inquiries of current members
Support Giving Committee in reviewing funding requests and disbursing funds
Support the expansion of the Partners Committee by recruiting new members and responding to inquiries of current members
Support the Partners Committee in attracting and soliciting high level partnerships
Support the expansion of the Community Committee by recruiting new members and responding to the inquiries of current members
Support the Community Committee in understanding and documenting Movement Fund impacts and understanding community needs.
Setting and reaching strategic goals
Other duties as required
Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following characteristics below.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships and partnerships
Demonstrated ability to manage teams
Experience with social media and online marketing (preferred but not required)
Previous customer service/sales experience (preferred but not required)
Confidence/Passion for the community and empowerment
Dependable access to a computer and the Internet
Demonstrated high degree of competency/reliability
Demonstrated degree of competency using Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word
Knowledge of needs-based resource development (preferred but not required)
Ability to work independently and in diverse teams
Coachable and willing to learn
Ability to apply shared leadership and accountability practices
Responsive to phone and email
Demonstrated attention to detail
2 - 5 years of community outreach, economic development, and/or working with diverse stakeholders (preferred but not required)
2 - 5 years of fundraising experience (preferred but not required)
Associates Degree in a related field (preferred but not required
Please send resume and cover letters to the review team at hello@MovementFund.com or call (608) 571-3008 for more information. Applications submitted before July 31st 2020 will take preference.