We are the Minority Freedom Community Fund ("MFCF"). We help people, businesses, and nonprofits realize their true potential so that together, we can improve the lived experiences of our fellow brothers and sisters. Our Mission: To improve the lives of African Americans and minorities in the United States of America through a multifaceted approach that includes providing capital infusions, supporting existing social infrastructure, and promoting holistic wellness. Our People: We are a rapidly growing, virtual operating, national nonprofit led by members of the communities we aim to serve. Our volunteers are authentic, passionate people, dedicated to the mission of creating a country where minorities can live more full lives. As a company we value teamwork, open communication, transparency, and a great work ethic. We support our team by promoting flexibility and encouraging life-long learning and professional development opportunities. We are intrinsically motivated by remaining true to our organizational values, setting and exceeding audacious goals, and staying energetic about our programs and partnerships. What We’re Looking For: As a MFCF’s first Community Development Directors, you are able to embrace a "learn-by-doing" attitude and work to shape and define the role in accordance with the needs of the community and organization’s mission. The Community Development Director directs and manages all fundraising initiatives of MFCF & serves as a resource to community organizations seeking pro bono fund development guidance & training. This position works closely with the Fundraising Committee Co-Chairs to ensure compliance to fundraising strategies and best practices.The ideal candidate excels at relationship-building and communication to enhance our efforts to retain, diversify and develop contributed revenue opportunities. Duties & Responsibilities Internal Oversee all fund development efforts from strategy to execution of annual appeals and online campaigns, to event sponsorship and special projects. Work with the Executive Director, Fundraising Committee, and Board to attain fundraising goals and launch comprehensive, strategic campaigns that support current needs and strategic goals. Collaborate with the Fundraising Committee to identify, cultivate, solicit, and acknowledge current and prospective individual donors with emphasis on cultivating donors giving over $1,000. Build and manage a portfolio of donors/prospects including individuals, corporations and foundations; Oversee donor database management, including database audits, and pulling pertinent reports for analysis Lead research, writing, and submission of foundation, corporate, and government proposals and reports. Collaborate with Fundraising Committee to develop annual fundraising plans and goals, communicate plans and build engagement across audiences; coordinate fundraising activities within MFCF annual fundraising calendar. Plan and oversee the execution of an integrated annual appeal campaign. Manage strategic relationships for existing and potential institutional funders. Design an enhanced corporate giving strategy and individual monthly giving program in collaboration with the Fundraising Committee. Provide regular progress reports covering all aspects of organizational fundraising; Track & report on giving activity (communications and actions) with all donors and prospects. Serve as primary staff lead for fundraising events. This includes managing event logistics, drafting collateral materials, selling tickets, securing sponsorships, overseeing event volunteers, and overseeing the guest experience. Assist in donor recognition, including at least one annual donor thank you event. Represent MFCF at virtual community and stakeholder events. Assist in the development of MFCF’s annual report. External Serve as a pro bono resource to community members and partners seeking technical assistance with nonprofit fundraising matters Facilitate MFCF & partner - sponsored workshops and events to enhance the nonprofit fund development acumen of African Americans and minorities in the U.S. Develop guides and/or materials to disseminate among the public
Date Posted: Jul 5, 2021
As a MFCF’s first Volunteer Manager, you are able to embrace a "learn-by-doing" attitude and work to shape and define the role in accordance to the needs of the community and organization’s mission. You will work directly with the Chairs of each of our Committees to understand their needs and projects to provide the necessary volunteer staffing to support their initiatives. You will effectively lead and manage a team of remote volunteers from across the country. This role will assist with external and internal volunteer engagement activities including recruiting, outreach, onboarding, and support. As the Volunteer Manager, you will conduct interviews and presentations on behalf of the organization to help recruit and engage volunteers of all ages. Duties & Responsibilities Volunteer Engagement - 33% Plan, coordinate, and facilitate monthly volunteer meet & greet events Serve as the primary point of contact for all volunteers within the organization Develop & refine strategies for volunteer engagement initiatives Regularly nurture volunteer relationships via one-on-one engagements and virtual presentations using a variety of methods including email, phone, and social media Develop, monitor & update volunteer management procedures and marketing material to ensure alignment with community needs Serve as key resource of MFCF’s volunteer information & status for the Committee Chairs; provide status reports & findings at board and committee meetings and composing content for e-newsletters Volunteer Recruiting - 33% Develop & post volunteer position descriptions for posting on a variety of platforms including VolunteerMatch, United Way websites, school websites, social media, and the MFCF website Respond to volunteer inquiries via phone, social media and email; conduct interview volunteer candidates & assess fit for the position applied to make recommendations to MFCF leadership Schedule regular recruiting webinars to inform the public of volunteer opportunities with MFCF Volunteer Management - 33% Maintain an accurate and complete roster of MFCF volunteers on the MFCF shared drives and website Assign tasks & projects to volunteers in coordination with Committee Chairs and Jr. Operations Associates; establish & maintain regular communication with Committee Chairs & Operations Associates Track progress, deadlines, and priorities of all volunteer projects and reports using MFCF software including GroupMe, Office365 applications, and Clickup Ensure the organization’s social media platforms and website stay up-to date Develop, monitor & update volunteer orientation/onboarding and offboarding processes & procedures Qualifications and Skills: Self-motivated with excellent creative and proactive problem-solving skills Personal alignment to and understanding of the MFCF mission & programs is required Experience presenting products, facilitating events and/or speaking in public Strong verbal communication and time management skills required Tech-savvy and proficient computer skills: MS Office, Zoom, GroupMe, Mailchimp, and smart-phone access required (iOS or Android) Experience with project management software strongly preferred. Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Self-identify as a minority strongly preferred Extroverted, charismatic personality strongly preferred Experience with or familiarity with faith-based or nonprofit organizations a plus Ability to learn by doing and step outside of your assigned role to support other areas, most often acquired through experience working at/with a startup organization Capable of receiving instructions and feedback and applying it without requiring close supervision Prior management experience preferred Results-oriented and goal driven personality a plus A positive track record in sales/marketing is a plus OR graphic design experience/training Must be either a U.S. Citizen OR based in the U.S.
Date Posted: Jul 4, 2021