Fundraising Specialist Resume Samples

A Fundraising Specialist organizes activities to raise funds or to solicit and gather monetary donations and gifts for the organization. The job description and duties are listed on the Fundraising Specialist Resume as – designing and producing promotional materials, raising awareness of the organization’s work, goals, and financial needs; developing corporate fundraising programs, such as employer gift-matching; monitoring the progress of fundraising drives, compiling and developing materials to submit to granting or other funding, developing and maintaining media contact lists, developing strategies to encourage new or increased contributions; recruiting sponsors, participants, and volunteers; directing and supervising fundraising staff, and securing commitments of participation or donation from corporate donors.

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong attention to detail are the most essential attributes for a professional fundraising specialist. Other crucial skills include – the ability to effectively represent the organization’s mission and purpose, strong leadership skills, and the ability to motivate and manage the volunteer pool. Potential candidates in the field need a bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, or business.

Fundraising Specialist Resume example

Fundraising Specialist Resume

Objective : Managing event process from start to finish, Developing project plans, identify venues, research, recommend, and secure vendors, and also Collaborating with internal teams to ensure their roles and required participation are clearly defined to provide a successful event, e.g., marketing, social, and programs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Convio, Salesforce, Volunteer Management, Raiser's Edge, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Participated in continuous phone bank fundraising for the University of California, Berkeley, learning interpersonal communication skills and patience - $10/hour + commission Started a small entrepreneurial venture selling collectible cards through three formal business phases (Resale, Wholesale, Electronic eBook).
    2. Helped create a value-investing model for common stock investing that utilizes a series of quantitative measures and fundamental analysis.
    3. Used a metric called The cross.
    4. Experienced in both technical and instructional writing.
    5. Monitored budgets, expense reports, or other financial data for fundraising organizations.
    6. Monitored progress of fundraising drives.
    7. Maintained cordial, friendly, appreciative, and professional tone and demeanor on validation calls.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Political Science


Fundraising Specialist Resume

Headline : An experienced Fundraising Specialist professional with over four years' experience in fundraising and recruitment with a strong background in project management. Proficient with MS Office, Salesforce, iContact, and Convio.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Human Resources, Claims Processing, Customer Relations, Business Development, Employee Relations, Insurance, CRM.

Description :

    1. Designed or produced materials such as posters, Web sites, or newsletters to promote, market, or advertise fundraising events.
    2. Developed fundraising activity plans that maximize participation or contributions and minimize costs.
    3. Developed strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
    4. Directed or coordinated web-based fundraising activities, such as online auctions or donation Web sites.
    5. Directed or supervised fundraising staff, including volunteer staff members.
    6. Established fundraising or participation goals for special events or specified time periods.
    7. Identified and built relationships with potential donors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Fundraising Specialist Resume

Headline : Working as a liaison with internal WWP departments to ensure each event is successfully marketed to its target market and audience and ensure the correct corporate messages are communicated in order to achieve the greatest return on investment.

Skills : Project Management, Communications, Technical Writing, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Handled inbound sales call per Strategic guidelines.
    2. Evaluated events success, and the potential for future activities for the various event types and markets. Prepare appropriate reports for management.
    3. Established and maintained relationships with vendors, consultants, and other outside resources to ensure availability of quality resources for ongoing events activities.
    4. Maintained an appropriate tracking system to ensure ongoing communication with community fundraisers.
    5. Motivated supporters to maximize participation and fundraising in their communities and throughout their network.
    6. Worked with the Corporate Partnership team to identify, cultivate and steward event series sponsors.
    7. Identified and secured community level sponsorships for the city and virtual Carry Forward events.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Fundraising Specialist Resume

          Objective : As a Fundraising Specialist, responsible for Monitoring participation and fundraising results, track, and report against approved budget to evaluate event success and determine the future potential for a repeat activity, and also Developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with vendors, consultants, and other outside resources to ensure availability of quality resources for ongoing events activities.

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Fundraising, Noble Systems.

          Description :

            1. Take validation calls.
            2. Confirmed pledge amounts.
            3. Resell uncommitted pledges per Strategic re-sell guidelines.
            4. Performed two credit card asks when deemed appropriate.
            5. Confirmed/edited mailing information accurately.
            6. Requested and entered email addresses.
            7. Read all disclaimer verbiage.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          0-2 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Entry Level
          Education
          Education
          High School Diploma In General

          Fundraising Specialist Resume

          Headline : Highly qualified Fundraising Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

          Skills : Microsoft Office, Fundraising.

          Description :

            1. Planned Fundraising Signature events for the American Diabetes Association Western Region.
            2. Supervised call center staff used for recruiting both new and returning event participants, donors, sponsors, and volunteers.
            3. Managed bi-annual Sweepstakes campaign that grossed over $150,000 each year for 5 years.
            4. Planned new employee training sessions and traveled to local chapters to prepare staff and volunteers for day-of-event procedures for Americas Walk for Diabetes, Tour-de-Cure, and Team Diabetes Marathons.
            5. Reported directly to the Regional Vice-President and gave direct input to the Fundraising Events via conference calls and staff meetings at the Regional level.
            6. Worked independently on projects that were time-sensitive.
            7. Performed customer service, fundraising, and special event follow-up duties as assigned.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          B.A. In Business/History

          Fundraising Specialist Resume

          Headline : Seeking a Fundraising Specialist position, with a progressive organization; where my abilities and experiences are recognized and best utilized, and the opportunity for growth is encouraged.

          Skills : Coordinating Skills, MS office.

          Description :

            1. Responsible for organizing and helping with traditional fundraising activities.
            2. Recruited and coordinated the work of workers and volunteers.
            3. Approached individuals, schools, and local shops for sponsorship and donations.
            4. Developed new fundraising ideas and events.
            5. Interviewed and trained new members of the fundraising and sales team in fundraising procedures and practices.
            6. Created a strong fundraising message to appeal to potential donors.
            7. Traveled as needed to specific events to provide an onsite presence and resources.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Fundraising Specialist Resume

          Objective : Five years experience as a Fundraising Specialist professional, responsible, and reliable customer service representative. Prepared and typed standard forms, and performed other clerical and record-keeping tasks Possess the ability and attribute to work in a diverse environment. Extensive experience in effectively communicating with various organizations and public relations Strong background in administration including file management, email, filing, scheduling appointments, computers, copy and fax machines.

          Skills : Communication Skills, Fundraising Skills.

          Description :

            1. Fundraised Specialist for High School Sports by calling nationwide and local businesses to recruit sponsors in their local community.
            2. Placed phone calls daily to market products and services.
            3. Fundraised High School Sports local and nationwide.
            4. Established professional-client relationships by phone, in turn, created a fast and friendly environment.
            5. Created a neat and safe work environment.
            6. Met all bonus requirements weekly.
            7. Inspired new supporters, while maintaining and cultivating existing supporters.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Fundraising Specialist Resume

          Headline : Motivated results-focused Fundraising Specialist professional, with successful experience in higher education, recruitment, relationship management, and event planning, seeking a position that will leverage the relationship and business development experience and maximize opportunities to develop and implement employment programs.

          Skills : Communication Skills, Customer Service Skills.

          Description :

            1. Leveraged fundraising experience to develop a new web-to-print fundraising program.
            2. Executed a multi-tiered marketing campaign resulting in Pop Warner Little Scholars National becoming a client.
            3. Developed and executed several customized regional marketing campaigns that targeted the North East and East Coast.
            4. Attended regional and local events, making customized presentations (50+) to promote and market fundraising programs which resulted in the achievement of over 100% of our projected goal.
            5. Supported over 900 walkers during two separate event seasons with their fundraising, training, and event needs to increase fundraising efforts and major gifting for individuals and the overall event.
            6. Maintained efficient Teams Program for the season to help meet recruitment and fundraising goals of overall event season.
            7. Analyzed community fundraising events results, and track and report against approved budget.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          MS

          Fundraising Specialist Resume

          Headline : A Fundraising Specialist professional recognized for taking a leadership role in a number of HR, Project Management, Insurance, and Customer Service related functions. A quick learner and multitasker. A proven and verifiable record for utilizing strong interpersonal and technical skills to enhance organizational efficiencies and profits.

          Skills : MS office, Managing Skills.

          Description :

            1. Identified key community fundraising segments and work with leadership and teammates to develop strategies to maximize fundraising in these segments, e.g., golf tournaments, athletic events, gaming, youth events, and others as identified.
            2. Assisted new and existing supporters with their fundraising events.
            3. Served as a liaison with several internal WWP departments (communications, social, marketing, etc) to ensure events are marketed and resourced appropriately.
            4. Worked collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to meet event-related strategic objectives.
            5. Traveled to specific events as needed and provide onsite presence and resources as appropriate.
            6. Worked with regional teammates to assist in supporting local community fundraisers.
            7. Measured key areas of support including demographics and geography by event type.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    B.A. In Psychology

                    Fundraising Specialist Resume

                    Objective : Seeking online, part-time employment as adjunct faculty or in a related field. Also seeking summer employment in the tourism/hospitality industry and willing to relocate for summer employment only.

                    Skills : Supervising Skills, Multitasking.

                    Description :

                      1. Managed all aspects of the Facebook fundraising program.
                      2. Ran Tiltify, Luminate Online, TeamRaiser, and Raisers Edge queries and reports, including campaign and individual event performance, chapter donor lists, constituent information and history, year over year comparisons, etc.
                      3. Managed digital revenue inboxes, corresponding with internal and external stakeholders.
                      4. Worked to streamline helpdesk tickets and answer chapter inquiries.
                      5. Collaborated with the digital team and IT and brand departments to implement online fundraising initiatives, tools, and collateral.
                      6. Supported all backend operations for campaigns and programs including check requests, invoices, contract routing, financial processes including loading of checks and batches.
                      7. Supported Program Managers as needed.
                                                Years of Experience
                                                Experience
                                                2-5 Years
                                                Experience Level
                                                Level
                                                Executive
                                                Education
                                                Education
                                                MS