Corporate Fundraising Jobs

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Corporate fund raising jobs are responsible for achieving money raising targets by approaching trusts, corporations, individuals and other sources. Corporate fundraisers work with an ultimate goal of fundraising by building relationships and exploring new fundraising ideas.

Work Activities of Corporate Fundraising Jobs

The various tasks of corporate fundraising jobs include:

  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities as many of these are event based.
  • Developing and coordinate web based fundraising and online auctions.
  • Working with all forms of media and producing supporting materials such as posters, websites and newsletters.
  • Building and maintaining profitable and long term fundraising relationships with potential donors.
  • Overseeing Corporate fund raising that includes employee giving and matched giving from employees.
  • Preparation of mail shots and correspondence.
  • Managing and updating of databases to record the donor contact and preference information.
  • Monitoring income and expenditure against budgets and targets.
  • Preparing reports for both donors and business houses involved in charity and fundraising.
Job Purpose of Corporate Fundraising Jobs
  • Generating increased income from existing sources
  • Identifying and researching potential revenue funding opportunities.
  • Raising the base level of fundraising
Principal Responsibilities of Corporate Fundraising Jobs
  • To administer and manage all existing fundraising activities.
  • Identify major opportunities and prepare information on possible and relevant fundraising organizations.
  • To build and maintain funding relationships and partnerships.
  • Developing and promoting the fundraising by building up databases of new donors and supporters.
  • To organize and deliver community fundraising events.
  • To ensure that the information in the records is filled accurately and in accordance to the company’s policies.
  • Managing and distribution of fundraising appeals through electronic correspondence such as newsletters, year books and other mediums deemed by the organization.
  • Work with local businesses to promote the organization and establish a local business network of support.
  • Must have the ability to work alone and manage workload.
The overall performance of a competent corporate fundraiser is measured with the above mentioned parameters. Any candidate having these traits can become an efficient corporate fund rising professional.

The working of fund-raising professionals demands flexibility in thoughts and attitude towards other members of the organization. The job description varies from organization to organization as every organization has a different perspective towards fund raising.

Essentials to become a proficient corporate fundraising Professional
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Significant experience within a community or corporate fundraising environment.
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail from personal letter writing to formal applications.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team.
  • Self motivated and creative thinker.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities.
So, if you have above mentioned abilities and an urge to make a career as a corporate fund raising professional you do not need to hesitate. Just be confident of your abilities and work hard to make a place for yourself in the present day corporate fund raising environment.
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