Fundraising Manager


Cause Areas


Wed Sep 07, 2016 - Sun Jan 01, 2017


542 Atlantic AveBrooklyn, NY 11201

Empowering each Bird to Fly Free!


A Free Bird is a 501(C)(3)non-profit organization based in New York City. Our focus is to provide children, ages 6-18 who are patients or survivors of juvenile cancer, the opportunity to explore their artistic passions and give them the strength to fight their disease. We believe that artistic expression is critical for healing! A Free Bird supports children affected by cancer in their exploration of art, music, acting, poetry, writing, singing and any other artistic passion they may have.

Overall Responsibilities:

The fundraising manager will raise money for the organization through the fundraising department. Using different methods and campaigns to raise money from organizations, individuals, grants, or receiving donations from those organizations, individuals, and grants to help the organization succeed and grow. The Fundraising Manager will report solely to the Executive Director of the organization.


-Creating a list of new/current donors or sponsors for the organization.

-Sends emails, makes phone calls to prospective donors.

-Accepts gifts from donors, and assures thank you letters and receipts are sent promptly and according to the organization policy.

-Helps Plan and attend all functions of the Organization this includes special events for fundraising purposes.

-Coordinates in a timely manner communications with current and prospective donors, either by email, phone, text, etc.

-Prepares reports for Board of Directors and Executive Director as necessary.

-Attends all meetings of the Organization at least weekly.

-Works with other volunteers and interns to create and collect materials for the organization such as brochures, newsletters, special projects, annual reports, etc. this position is not limited to these materials however does include these materials within their job title.

-Must complete all other assignments as required by the Executive Director.

-Must support and maintain mission goal and statement of organization.

-Attends all meetings of the Organization at least weekly.


-Minimum Bachelors Degree preferably in marketing, fundraising, or a related field.

-Ability to communicate effectively including having exceptional oral and writing skills.

-Attention to detail is key, able to manage multiple projects at the same time, have strong math skills.

-Ability to create documents, letters, brochures.

-Knowledge of marketing, sales, fundraising practices and techniques that are current.

-Understanding and basic knowledge of google docs, Microsoft Office, including word, powerpoint, excel, access.


  • Fundraising

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 20 hours per week

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