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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1580 N Northwest Highway Suite 200Park Ridge, IL 60068
In Her Shoes Foundation

About

Fundraising Manager

VOLUNTEER POSITION DESCRIPTION

In Her Shoes Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by empowering women and girls. Our vision is to empower and inspire every woman and girl to be her personal best. Our mission is to embrace the potential of all women and girls by providing: Positive Influences, Learning Opportunities, Community Partnerships and Leadership Development. In Her Shoes Foundation’s core values form the foundation of how we conduct ourselves as an organization. These are also the qualities we value and encourage in our members and volunteers. We are: Accountable, Empathetic, Intentional, Authentic and Inclusive.

Reporting to: Development Committee and Executive Director

Volunteer Responsibilities

Establish positive relationships with clients in every sector, including government representatives and members of the media

Prepare press releases to submit to the local newspaper and ensure the release always goes up on the company website and social media accounts

Assign duties to every member of the fundraising staff and periodically review those duties to make sure they are all progressing accordingly

Pursue efforts to keep the non-profit’s public image positive, which can entail promoting events regularly

Evaluate the effectiveness of specific events and advertising campaigns to determine which ones work well and which ones should be abandoned

Attend special events put on by the non-profit, which can include parties or charity events, and speak with guests about the advantages of the organization

Prepare budgets to determine what the fundraising department’s needs are going to be

Formulate policies with the board of directors and sit in on meetings to help decide the overall direction of the non-profit

Host fundraising events with other committee volunteers to increase overall efforts

Job Skills & Qualifications

Required:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, fundraising or similar area

At least five years of experience working in fundraising or public relations

Experience leading a team to success

Preferred:

Master’s degree in a related field

Knowledge of relevant software

How to Apply

In Her Shoes Foundation is run entirely by volunteers. If you have the passion for this program and a mission driven mind-set, please submit a personalized cover letter on why you connect with our mission, vision and core values and a CV/ resume to inhershoesfoundation@gmail.com

***Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.

Skills

  • Fundraising
  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training

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