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Gifts & Relationships Officer

Company: ZGiRLS
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Start Date: Immediately Weekly Hours: 40 hours per week Reports to: Executive Director Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 Mission: Founded by Olympic & NCAA athletes, ZGiRLS equips girls with the tools and perspective to be confident, centered and courageous. Vision: ZGiRLS creates a world where girls and women live with ZERO limitations. POSITION SUMMARY The Gifts & Relationships Officer is responsible for stewarding existing ZGiRLS supporters and building key relationships with new engaged donors. You will activate our community of support by being an innovative, creative and passionate relationship manager and fundraiser. RESPONSIBILITIES Donor Stewardship and Community Cultivation Maintain a 70% retention rate for all current donors by cultivating meaningful relationships and sharing how their generosity makes an impact. Create and execute a strategy to increase philanthropic revenue from a diverse portfolio of new donors Invite donors to grow their annual gifts to ZGiRLS Learn, study, and become an expert on ZGiRLS programmatic work as well as become informed and articulate about female adolescent confidence issues. Come up with innovative ways to show donors the return on their investment. You---ll surprise and delight them with creative ways to show our appreciation. Be an articulate and engaging storyteller to inspire donors to increase their support of ZGiRLS. Create impact-driven quarterly and annual reports for our donor community. Hand write notes and send snail mail (yes, we love it). Fundraising Development & Management Develop a new community of supporters to raise funds for ZGiRLS--- confidence-building programs. Develop a metrics-driven strategy to engage with our community of supporters and reach our annual fundraising goals. Analyze supporter data to find new opportunities and ensure all engagement activities are measurable to drive efficiencies and maximize results. Brainstorm and engage in new community building opportunities to attract new donors and partners (example: speaking opportunities, conferences, workshops, etc.) Process donations and maintain a current Salesforce database. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign Organize and manage annual peer-to-peer campaign (October - November) to reach the fundraising goal of $60k Develop a campaign framework to inspire and support our fundraising team Invite & manage fundraising team (typically 20-30 individuals) Cultivate a collaborative and supportive team environment for our crowdfunding team. Mobilize and activate a community of supporters to engage and participate in the annual crowdfunding campaign. Create new messaging, copy, and visuals for fundraising campaign page. Aid ZGiRLS--- fundraising champions in building a unique fundraising page and launching their campaign as a team. Annual Gala Event Planning Spearhead the planning and execution of the annual ZGiRLS Gala (typically in March) and work in collaboration with the Executive Director, Board Chair, and Board of Directors to meet the fundraising goal for the event. Our 2022 goal was $300k Manage all Gala communications including invitations to the community, donors, speakers, and volunteers. Hold responsibility for event project managing the Gala. This includes details like: securing sponsorships and pledge donations, coordinating with event vendors, creating event materials and props, managing guest lists and invitations, helping recruit and manage volunteers, etc. Grow Monthly Giving Campaign Develop and implement innovative strategies to grow our monthly donors to reach fundraising goals (increase from 20 donors monthly donors to 40-50 monthly donors by December 2022) MUST HAVES Located around Seattle/Bellevue, WA (can commute to Bellevue, WA office) Bachelor---s Degree An incredible passion for the ZGiRLS mission that invigorates and excites everyone with whom you share it with Outstanding communication skills, articulate and persuasive, with well-honed relationship building skills Innovative and thrive in a start-up environment. As a small team we are always coming up with new ideas. You love turning your ideas into a reality. Team-orientation and strong work ethic is essential for this demanding environment that continually strives for excellence Enjoys stepping out of your comfort zone and trying new challenges. Loves hand-writing notes and creating donor appreciation packages. Loves spending time with girls ages 11-16 and has the energy to be in a youth-centric environment on a weekly basis. Works independently and is self-managed Is willing to work flexible hours: some weekends and weeknights (especially when close to the Gala) Is positive, self-reflective, open to feedback EXTRA CREDIT IF YOU--- Are familiar with Salesforce You---ve designed in Canva before You---re familiar with Mailchimp and building an email campaign ZGiRLS CORE VALUES ENERGY: ZGiRLS is a verb --- an energetic and optimistic way of being TEAM: ZGiRLS believes that together we are stronger as a team BELONGING: ZGiRLS is proactively inclusive across all perceived barriers STRENGTH: ZGiRLS promotes strong personal growth that works toward mental, emotional, and physical well-being. CHALLENGES: ZGiRLS embraces challenges as opportunities for growth and development SPORTS: ZGiRLS recognizes sports as a powerful tool to develop confident and resilient individuals

Keywords: ZGiRLS, Bellevue , Gifts & Relationships Officer, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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