Fundraising Specialist


Cause Areas


Mon Feb 05, 2018 - Sat Jul 28, 2018


542 Atlantic AveBrooklyn, NY 11201


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.


Identify areas in AFB most in need of fundraising and identify how much money will be needed and determine through which avenues to raise funds.

Overall Responsibilities:

-Communicate with the various AFB departments to determine how much funding is needed and where funding needs to go.

-Develop a case as to why AFB needs funding by pinpointing AFB fundraising targets, objectives, and aspirations.

-Develop strategies to encourage new or an increase in investments.

-Create a list of donor contacts.

-Contact potential donors to set up meetings and events to receive donations.

-Plan, promote and help carry out fundraising events and programs.

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


-Has/Working towards a degree in Marketing, Business, Communication, Arts Administration or related fields.

-Excellent communication skills and ability to be personable and persuasive.

-Ability to set goals and meet them in timely fashion.

-Competency with math and financial acumens.

-Excellent decision maker.

-Excellent verbal communication skills.


  • Fundraising

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 3 months

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