Fundraising 8-Week (Part Time) Pro-Bono Project


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


212 9th St.Suite 308Oakland, CA 94607


The Plant Exchange is seeking a multi-talented individual for 8 weeks (part time) to develop a strategic and comprehensive fundraising plan.

The right candidate will work closely with the founder, staff, and marketing team to create a development plan in accordance with The Plant Exchange’s fundraising objectives. The fundraising plan will focus on generating revenue by: cultivating corporate sponsorships and in-kind contributions, individual giving and special event fundraising. 80% of the execution and implementation of the strategy will be handled by Plant Exchange administrative staff, 20% by the candidate.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a strategic and comprehensive plan to attract financial contributions from corporate sponsorships, individuals, and special events.
  • Build a sponsor acquisition program. Outlining comprehensive short and long-term partnership strategies for in-kind and financial contributions.
  • Develop a sustained giving program.
  • Write sponsorship packages (donation levels and benefits) and tailor packages for corporate partners and new prospects.
  • Develop an annual fundraising special event that would resonate with our community and drive attendance and financial support.
  • Provide best practices for ongoing relationship building and train in-house staff to execute the plan.


  • Five or more years of experience in fundraising, including a proven track record achieving fundraising goals, particularly with volunteer and community based events.
  • Experience with corporate event sponsorship prospect research and solicitation.
  • Solid understanding of charitable solicitation and philanthropy.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to team efforts.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Monica at: or call (510) 866-8482 for more information.


  • Marketing Analytics
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Market Research / Analysis

Good Match For

People 55+

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