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11 Mar 2021

Temporary Fundraising & Development Associate

SocialSolutions – Posted by SocialSolutions Austin, Texas, United States

Job Description

Are you eager to begin your career with an organization that is passionate about helping nonprofit organizations transform lives? Does learning the ins and outs of nonprofit development in a challenging, rewarding environment excite you? Are you mission-driven, detail-oriented, energetic, and proactive?  If so, keep reading!

Our Impact Partners team is committed to finding the best funding opportunities for our nonprofit clients and prospects. This team is highly visible across our sales and leadership departments; they positively impact our ability to support the organizations we serve (and the communities they serve). The Fundraising & Development Associate will provide proactive, responsive, and effective support, working to advance the fundraising and donor relations efforts of the organization. This individual will have the opportunity to gain skills in research, data management, sales, and project coordination, and will have ample opportunity for promotion within a high-growth organization.


What You’ll Do

  • Conduct prospecting and qualification efforts and have a short conversation with prospects to help find funding opportunities for nonprofits
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of all Impact Partners marketing materials
  • Identify and develop new opportunities, using LinkedIn and other tools to research Grant Managers and Executive Directors with whom to build connections
  • Contact a high-volume of prospects every day via phone and email
  • Track and report on outcomes to team
  • Research on funders and influencers in communities to determine funding patterns and connections in order to build communication strategy
  • Maintenance of funder information and development of our community mapping information in Salesforce.


Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Non-profit industry experience and volunteering a plus
  • Experience in a lead generation sales position that involved acting quickly to respond to calls on a daily basis in a high-volume, fast paced environment a plus
  • Ability to identify, research, call on, and interact with the senior-level executives and decision makers at targeted organizations
  • Must have strong customer service, conversation, and tele-qualification skills
  • Strong data-entry process abilities are a must, Salesforce experience a plus


Why We’re Awesome

Recently named one of Built In Austin’s Best Places to Work for in Austin.  At Social Solutions, we’re mission focused and results oriented! We’re a diverse team of innovators, creatives, and digital architects that come together to help organizations transform lives. Our clients affect countless lives every day. That’s why we go above and beyond to provide tools to get the job done. We help non-profits get to the heart of their data so they can maximize their efforts to do even more good. We help those that are changing the world.


What You’ll Get

  • Amazing coworkers
  • Flexible PTO
  • 100% employer paid benefits for employees
  • 8 hours per quarter of volunteer time
  • Company sponsored events and happy hours
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • That’s not all, folks!

To ensure candidate and employee health, Social Solutions is conducting the interview process remotely via Zoom for the foreseeable future. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

In order fulfill Social Solutions’ mission to “help people transform lives,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create an innovative and welcoming environment.  
 To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Social Solutions does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,  protected veteran status, or disability.

How to Apply

Apply through our website here!

Job Types: Temporary.

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