Donor Relations Specialist


Summary of Position

Facility: Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Status: Full-time position

Assists in management of the agency’s fund development program. Plays a key role in development and implementation of all activities related to fund development including donor cultivation and stewardship, community relations, fundraising appeals and special events.

Application Deadline: 04/26/2019 OPEN

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Education & Experience

Successful completion of BS or BA degree with a major/emphasis in communication, public relations, marketing or related field and at least two years of related professional experience. Non-profit fund development experience preferred. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs and social media management preferred. Excellent writing skills essential.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities / Essential Functions

The following is a list of representative examples of duties for this position; it is not considered to be a complete listing of all responsibilities.

·         Develops and implements donor stewardship programs that utilize written and verbal communication.

·         Works within agency fund development database to run queries for the purpose of managing donor stewardship programs and analyzing giving trends. .

·         Assists in public relations efforts designed to cultivate new donors and steward existing donors including website blogs, social media posts, newsletters, annual reports, email blasts and mailings.

·         Assists in development and implementation of fund development and public relations events.

·         Coordinates and assists in presentations to community organizations, businesses and the general public.

Physical Requirements

·         Ability to facilitate, initiate and respond to verbal, written, email, telephone and fax communication.

·         Mobility to access various locations within/outside of ODC’s centers.

·         Ability to operate various office equipment and technology.

·         Standing, sitting and walking frequently required.

·         Lifting 25-30 lbs. occasionally required.

·         Valid driver’s license and ability to drive to various locations served by ODC required.

Reports to:

Director of Communication & Donor Relations

Responsible for:

No Other Staff