Professional Fundraiser Resume Samples

A Professional Fundraiser takes responsibility for collecting funds for use in the organization. Major roles and responsibilities listed on the Professional Fundraiser Resume include the following – raising funds for the cause of the organization; researching potential donors to gain insight into needs, beliefs, and donation habits; assisting in brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds, leveraging technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities; creating marketing materials like brochures and flyers; maintaining complete and orderly records of donors, and enhancing fundraising activities.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – superior communication abilities and outgoing personality; strong leadership skills; strong organization skills and attention to details; quick-thinking skills, and the ability to decide under pressure. A degree in public relations, journalism, or related areas.

Professional Fundraiser Resume example

Professional Fundraiser Resume

Objective : To gain new and valuable knowledge while utilizing past experiences. Fast, hands on learner, able to multi task and am a self starter. Require the minimum of assistance to complete a job. Able to understand written and verbal direction.

Skills : Inventory Control, Communication Skills, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked as a Professional Fundraiser, for the National Democratic Campaign Committee.
    2. Raised money from donors for any and all Democratic Senators in the United States House of Representatives, the United States House of Senate, as well as the Plan Parenthood Organization of America.
    3. Acquired the ability to build as well as maintain good rapport with donors Worked under pressure to handle multiple tasks Communicated effectively.
    4. Contacted potential donors to fight against cancer Exceeded monthly donation quotas consistently.
    5. Fundraised for non-profit police and fire organizations throughout the United States.
    6. Fundraised for non-profit police and fire organizations throughout the United States.
    7. Maintained 100% compliance with all state and federal laws and along with 100% donor and client satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Professional Fundraiser Resume

Objective : Motivated and Self-Managed Professional Fundraiser Professional with outstanding, customer-focused, communication skills seeking Customer Service Representative position with your company where a positive attitude, an ability to troubleshoot problems and dedication to superb customer satisfaction will contribute to a great team.

Skills : Computer Skills, MS Office, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Used Working at Innovative I must demonstrate a good attitude, be punctual, and have a professional demeanor and appearance.
    2. Worked in a call center can be very mentally exhausting so having a good work ethic and the motivation to keep going is key because of every call matters.
    3. Used a computer system to call on behalf of non-profit organizations and raise funds.
    4. Assisted in creating and implementing a strategic vision to grow our mid-level donors.
    5. Obtained customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
    6. Recorded names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted.
    7. Professionally handled a broad range of customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Professional Fundraiser Resume

Headline : Seeking full-time permanent Professional Fundraiser position with a worldwide company that will allow me to use my past experience as well as my college education to help the company and its employees meet and exceed their goals of customer satisfaction.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Interpersonal Skills, Multitasking, Communication Skills, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Applied quick/creative thinking to overcome objections.
    2. Maintained detailed documentation.
    3. Collaborated with the Vice President of Advancement and Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving, develop prospect list and activity goals from a pool of qualified prospects
    4. Increased and sustained annual funds to support general operations as well as budget relieving projects and programs through year-round stewardship of current donors, identification, and cultivatioN. 
    5. Managed relationships with approximately 150 annual donors and approximately 50 budget relieving project and program donors and funders of varying amounts; carry out moves management strategies for solicitation of these prospects for gifts of $5,000+.
    6. Planned and executed Audubon’s participation in third-party or social-media-based annual giving campaigns such as GiveNOLA Day and Giving Tuesday
    7. Worked collaboratively with and in support of the fundraising team to cultivate and solicit donors for Audubon-wide priorities, as well as with executive leadership, board members, volunteers, committee members, and other Audubon staff when appropriate.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  5-7 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  High School Diploma

                                  Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                  Objective : Motivated and Self-Managed Professional Fundraiser Professional with outstanding, customer-focused, communication skills seeking Customer Service Representative position with your company where a positive attitude, an ability to troubleshoot problems and dedication to superb customer satisfaction will contribute to a great team.

                                  Skills : Computer Skills, MS Office, Multitasking.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Used Working at Innovative I must demonstrate a good attitude, be punctual, and have a professional demeanor and appearance.
                                    2. Worked in a call center can be very mentally exhausting so having a good work ethic and the motivation to keep going is key because of every call matters.
                                    3. Used a computer system to call on behalf of non-profit organizations and raise funds.
                                    4. Assisted in creating and implementing a strategic vision to grow our mid-level donors.
                                    5. Obtained customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
                                    6. Recorded names, addresses, purchases, and reactions of prospects contacted.
                                    7. Professionally handled a broad range of customers.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Executive
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  High School Diploma

                                  Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                  Headline : Seeking full-time permanent Professional Fundraiser position with a worldwide company that will allow me to use my past experience as well as my college education to help the company and its employees meet and exceed their goals of customer satisfaction.

                                  Skills : Microsoft Word, Interpersonal Skills, Multitasking, Communication Skills, Coordinating Skills.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Applied quick/creative thinking to overcome objections.
                                    2. Maintained detailed documentation.
                                    3. Collaborated with the Vice President of Advancement and Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving, develop prospect list and activity goals from a pool of qualified prospects
                                    4. Increased and sustained annual funds to support general operations as well as budget relieving projects and programs through year-round stewardship of current donors, identification, and cultivatioN. 
                                    5. Managed relationships with approximately 150 annual donors and approximately 50 budget relieving project and program donors and funders of varying amounts; carry out moves management strategies for solicitation of these prospects for gifts of $5,000+.
                                    6. Planned and executed Audubon’s participation in third-party or social-media-based annual giving campaigns such as GiveNOLA Day and Giving Tuesday
                                    7. Worked collaboratively with and in support of the fundraising team to cultivate and solicit donors for Audubon-wide priorities, as well as with executive leadership, board members, volunteers, committee members, and other Audubon staff when appropriate.
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Executive
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  High School Diploma

                                                                  Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                                                  Headline : As a Professional Fundraiser, responsible for collecting and analyzing numerical and writing data and verbal information to reach logical conclusions. Ability to determining the time, place and sequence of operations or actions required.

                                                                  Skills : Word, Leadership Development, Communication Skills, Project Management, Problem Resolution, Merchandising, Customer Service, Event Planning, Data Entry, Documentation Skills, Accounting Skills.

                                                                  Description :

                                                                    1. Made calls on a rotation basis through an automatic dial system.
                                                                    2. Built rapport with present and potential prospects before attempting to pitch/sell to them.
                                                                    3. Effectively dealt with people who were mad at receiving unsolicited calls at home.
                                                                    4. Influenced present and prospective donors to give donations to charities.
                                                                    5. Attended workshops for further knowledge and information to present charities effectively and answer prospects accurately.
                                                                    6. Maintained database by entering, verify, backing up data.
                                                                    7. Contributed to team effort by accomplishing related results.
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Junior
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  High School Diploma

                                                                  Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                                                  Objective : Professional Fundraiser with 2 years of experience in Reviewing and implementing stewardship plan for first time donors to increase likelihood of renewed support in conjunction with the Development Operations team.

                                                                  Skills : Customer Service, Typing 50 Wpm, Data Entry.

                                                                  Description :

                                                                    1. Made sure all the numbers were dialing right to whatever campaign we were calling for the day.
                                                                    2. Made sure the callers were following the laws provided by the ftc and fcc.
                                                                    3. Did the evals on the callers to make sure they were using the right rebuattals foe each person.
                                                                    4. Got promoted to training manager and trained all the new employees coming into the company.
                                                                    5. Promoted to the corporate office down in Pompano Beach Florida.
                                                                    6. Started as a caller and after excelling for 8 months was promoted to manager position and after a year was promoted to training manager and after 8 months of that was promoted to corporate and overlooked 3 call centers until went bankrupt.
                                                                    7. Used people,listening,communication and common knowlege to be able to be a success.
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  2-5 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Junior
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  High School Diploma

                                                                  Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                                                  Objective : As a Professional Fundraiser, responsible for Working with the Development Communications team to create impact email campaigns. Experience in Drafting copy for solicitations and stewardship pieces and coordinating email layout with Marketing.

                                                                  Acting as contact for third-party fundraisers, etc.

                                                                  Skills : Administrative Support, Attention To Detail, Time Management, Schedule Management.

                                                                  Description :

                                                                    1. Quickly established rapport with prospective donors and co-workers.
                                                                    2. Self-evaluated when needed Assisted other callers and supervisors when needed.
                                                                    3. Raised money for various environmental, women', and political groups I was able to be a part of the solution.
                                                                    4. Gained more awareness and empathy which directly benefited performance as a caller.
                                                                    5. Identified specific project and program opportunities as a best fit for prospects and prepare customized proposals
                                                                    6. Worked independently and be self-motivated in initiating contact with potential donors through direct, face-to-face meetings, and solicitation.
                                                                    7. Spent 35%+ of time in direct engagement with volunteers, committee members, prospects, and donors.
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  2-5 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Junior
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  High School Diploma

                                                                  Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                                                  Objective : Hardworking, organized, Professional Fundraiser professional with a proven background delivering sensible fundraiser solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader, etc.

                                                                  Skills : Account Management, Bookkeeping, Billing, Budgeting, Customer Service.

                                                                  Description :

                                                                    1. Raised money for nonprofit organizations via the telephone from the area business leaders.
                                                                    2. Frequently helped with new hire training, teaching about the general psychology behind the sales presentation.
                                                                    3. Handled all tribute gift inquiries, including tree and bench sponsorships
                                                                    4. Planned and executed two direct mail fundraising campaigns a year. Responsibilities include determining letter theme, drafting copy, and working with Marketing to design the package
                                                                    5. Responsible for reaching out to past alumni to solicit donations through rapport.
                                                                    6. Provided excellent customer service to all clients and increased donation sales.
                                                                    7. Reviewed and implemented a stewardship plan for first-time donors to increase the likelihood of renewed support in conjunction with the Development Operations team.
                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                            Experience
                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                            Level
                                                                            Junior
                                                                            Education
                                                                            Education
                                                                            G.E.D

                                                                            Professional Fundraiser Resume

                                                                            Objective : As a Professional Fundraiser with 2 years of experience in Monitoring and providing individual attention when appropriate to all annual donors, paying special attention to new, loyal, upgrade, lapsed donors, etc.

                                                                            Skills : Inventory Management, Research Skills, Data Input, Assistant Management, Leadership,Training Skills, Advertising Skills, Communication Skills, Multi Tasking.

                                                                            Description :

                                                                              1. Make outbound calls for donations for nation wide charity champaigns.
                                                                              2. Worked with the Development Communications team to create impactful email campaigns. Draft copy for solicitations and stewardship pieces and coordinate email layout with Marketing
                                                                              3. Acted as a contact for third-party fundraisers
                                                                              4. Monitored and provided individual attention when appropriate to all annual donors, paying special attention to new, loyal, upgrade, and lapsed donors
                                                                              5. Performed ongoing research to identify new prospects to expand and diversify Audubon’s donor base
                                                                              6. Worked closely with Database Manager to maintain accurate donor records and ensure purposeful prospect and donor relations
                                                                              7. Participated in executing meaningful cultivation and stewardship events that connect donors to Audubon’s overall mission; support colleagues in the production of fundraising, stewardship, and member recognition events including Olmsted Legacy Dinner, Scales & Ales, SEAlebration, ZOObilation, exhibit openings, press conferences, donor appreciation events, and the Zoo-To-Do events.
                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                        GED