Hiring: Fundraising Coordinator

Fundraising Coordinator

Term of service: 30 hours/week; 6 months with review and option to renew
Start:  August 3rd, 2020 
Location:  Tucson, AZ (Though currently this job is a remote position due to COVID, we are looking for someone living in the Tucson area.)

Application deadline: Friday, July 17th, 2020

Job Description:

No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes is seeking a coordinator to support our fundraising efforts.  The Fundraising Coordinator will build capacity and explore new strategies to raise funds in support of NMD’s mission, as well as maintain systems of organization, manage communications and complete administrative tasks as directed by and with the support of the Fundraising Action Working Group (FRAWG). Particular emphasis will be given to cultivating relationships with major donors and prospective donors. 


The fundraising coordinator will work with the Fundraising Action Working Group (FRAWG), media/publishing teams, and NMD working groups to:

–Write fundraising appeals for email, print mailings and newsletters and social media.  Create fundraising content for social media.
 — Cultivate relationships with major supporters; one on one meetings, phone calls, etc.
–Set timelines, solicit content from working groups, and coordinate the publication of print newsletters (2-3 per year), and bi-monthly eblasts.  Produce mail lists for print newsletter, coordinate publication with printer 
–Prepare and update fundraising materials (phone banking resources, donor thank you letters, brochures, presentation kits for individuals fundraising for NMD) 
— Prepare webinars to present to donors and supporters.
–With the fundraising team and working group coordinators, write grants and grant reports and track grant deadlines
–Support event organizing, tabling, and outreach efforts by volunteers
–Explore and complete fundraising-related outreach to new groups and communities of supporters, including providing support for external fundraising events (other cities)
–Administrative tasks, including setting twice/month FRAWG agendas and notifications to members, facilitating FRAWG meetings, recording meeting notes and distributing to FRAWG; other administrative tasks as assigned by FRAWG

–Manage calendar for eblasts, newsletters, tabling, events 
–Download online donations and coordinate data entry/thank you letters with volunteers.  Recruit additional volunteers as needed for data entry.  Enter weekly deposits in database and send thank you letters.  Enter donations from various outside employee giving campaigns.  Assist as directed with making deposits.
–Attend FRAWG, Personnel, Finance, Spokescouncil & General meetings of NMD
–Participate in the budgeting process for FRAWG and as well as the organization
–Track income and donor trends through reports from database

— Willing to work irregular hours including evening meetings, and willingness to travel (when the world is not in a pandemic).

Desired Skills:
–Strong writing and communication skills
— Strong interpersonal skills and understanding of power/oppression dynamics within organizations.
–Familiarity with and support for NMD’s work and mission
–Strong organizational skills, experience facilitating meetings
–Experience with Network For Good database, (entry and reporting) or similar CRM  
–Social media skills
–Fundraising experience 
–Grant writing experience and/or experience writing direct fundraising appeal letters and emails  
— Volunteer experience with No More Deaths or other social movement organizations.

Contract conditions:

–Monthly salary of $1950 + benefits (health and dental)
–Ongoing support from working group
–Reimbursement of expenses for supplies, postage, etc.
— Work phone supplied
–Review of position at six-months for renewal