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*Remote* Development/Fundraising (Corporate&Individual) Associate

Together We Rise
Charlotte, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About Us

Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our vision is to improve the lives of children in foster care throughout America who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public. We collaborate with community partners to bring resources to youth in foster care and use service-learning activities to educate volunteers on issues surrounding the foster care system. Our foundation has allowed us to provide thousands of foster youth across the country with new bicycles, college supplies, and sweet cases so that children do not have to travel from home to home with their belongings in a trash bag.

The Position

Do empathy and compassion drive you? Are you looking to create an indirect impact on individuals every day? Are you excited by the opportunity to raise funds for worthwhile endeavors? Then Together We Rise has something for you! We have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our team as our Development Associate. This position works with our teams to launch donor relations strategies to continue the growth of our donor community. In addition, this position will create processes to help cultivate new relationships with companies and individuals who support our organization so we may continue the important work of supporting youth in foster care.

The Daily

**This position is remote**

  • Maintain and manage our donor database and records
  • Ensure the successful planning, execution, evaluation, and continued enhancement of all donor engagement
  • Responsible for operational support on fundraising initiatives across teams
  • Interact with recipients, donors, prospects, and other constituents in person, online, or by phone to learn about their experience with Together We Rise
  • Coordinate and manage donor communications, track and analyze results, and initiate appropriate follow-up actions
  • Support the transition to improved fundraising software
  • Input donor actions, create queries, export mailing list, run reports, and rsvp tracking
  • Manage donor and supporter recognition, including sending thank you packages, personal notes, and other forms of recognition in a timely manner
  • Provide excellent customer service by accommodating donors’ special needs and requests as appropriate
  • Work closely with our marketing team in developing engaging fundraising campaigns and assist with the process of communications, newsletters, and other printed materials
  • Manage priority partner relationships, including the development and implementation of annual/long-term partner agreements, operational/execution requirements, fulfillment of partner business priorities, reporting, and creation of “added value” opportunities for TWR and partners
  • Respond to referrals of major gifts and planned giving prospects from Prospect Development staff and other sources in a timely manner.
  • Maintains, manages, and improves planned and legacy giving

The Essentials

  • Belief and support of the Together We Rise mission
  • Commitment to transform the experience of those in the foster care system
  • Strong interpersonal relationship-building and communication skills
  • Customer service skills to be applied when working with donors, volunteers, vendors, etc.
  • Forward-thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Excellent time management, prioritizing, and organizational skills.
  • 1-2 years of database management experience (preferred)
  • 2 years of donor relations experience (preferred)

Don’t think you have everything for this role but are still very interested? Please don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you!

Please note, Together We Rise goes through an incredibly intentional process for hiring new team members and will accept applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Thank you for your patience and interest in joining our mission.

Together We Rise is an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift (7am - 3:30pm PST)

Experience:

  • Fundraising: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Google Suite/Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

Company Description
Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of motivated young adults and former foster youth. Our vision is to improve the lives of children in foster care, who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public. We collaborate with individuals, companies, and community partners to bring resources to foster youth and use service-learning activities to educate volunteers on issues surrounding the foster care system.

TWR works with hundreds of foster agencies, social workers, CASA advocates, and other partners to bring our programs to foster youth across the nation. Our foundation has allowed us to provide thousands of foster youth across the country with new bicycles, college supplies, and sweet cases so that children do not have to travel from home to home with their belongings in a trash bag.

Together We Rise

Address

Charlotte, NC
USA

Industry

Technology