Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time
Sector: International Development
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Country: United States
Closing date: 23/10/2023
UP Fundraising is looking for someone who is greatly experienced globally in the Face to Face Fundraising industry and who will make it their personal and professional goal to help take our business to the next level of success.
The successful candidate will come in with not only direct leadership experience leading fundraising teams, but also with knowledge and insights to the the F2F industry.
Moving to the USA to acheive success in person with our teams located across North America; We are looking for someone who wants to make UP Fundraising their career.
Looking for an amazing opportunity to lead a fundraising division in North America? Up Fundraising is looking for a National Field Director to join and support our various campaigns. First locally the successful candidate will develop and grow a team from the ground up, then expand and take the same success to other markets both already established and new.
This is a perfect opportunity for an entrepreneurial-minded, self-starter, who wants to advance their career and show what they can do while working to make a difference in the world. If you love fundraising and motivating people and are inspired to make a difference, this is the role for you.
The successful candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment. Leading by example and developing a team of fundraisers, team leads, and managers with the resources of a full recruitment department behind them. The successful candidate will be focused on quality donor acquisition, growing our field staff with training in office and in the field, monitoring team performance, and leading the team(s) to target driven success!
Lead by example being in the field achieving set targets
Identify and grow skills in staff members; delegate the necessary authority to them and create optimum working conditions.
Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions.
Work with the recruitment department to recruit and onboard fundraisers.
Evaluate existing training programs and implement any changes or improvements.
Work with Account Managers to set daily, weekly and monthly targets and manage teams to meet targets.
Ensure campaign KPIs around acquisition and retention are met and exceeded.
Training new fundraisers/fundraising managers to ensure success.
Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
Work with Account Managers to develop in-field campaign materials.
Directly lead a team of 8 – 15 fundraisers as well as manage 2 – 4 Team Leaders or Managers
Minimum of 5 years of face-to-face (F2F) fundraising management experience.
Minimum 5 years proven track record of leading fundraising campaigns is mandatory.
Experience across multiple areas of F2F Fundraising (i.e. Door, Street, Private Site, Experiential) is mandatory.
Ability to train and motivate a team of fundraisers.
Ability to identify and nurture skills in others to grow new leaders of the organization
Willingness to work successfully with local team(s) while working towards growing other markets and our expansion plans
Self-starter who loves to inspire people to make a difference.
Experience fundraising for a child sponsorship program is considered an asset.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to use technology and analysis tools (Excel, Outlook, Internet, Word).
Strong interpersonal skills combined with determination, resiliency, and a positive attitude.
Must be willing to move and travel across the USA.
"At UP Fundraising we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. We are committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. Please let us know in advance if you require any accommodations."
"As a member of the Professional Face-to-Face Fundraising Association (PFFA), our organization adheres to the PFFA Code of Conduct and all requirements stated therein. We commit to the ethical, effective, and sustainable practice of face-to-face fundraising, as well as equitable, diverse and inclusive hiring, training and work place support practices for our staff, contractors and agency relationships. Further, we confirm that all positions, regardless of status, are paid positions and are not offered on a volunteer basis.”
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