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Individual Giving Associate / Development & Outreach Specialist (title DOE)

Company: A Window Between Worlds
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

A WINDOW BETWEEN WORLDS For 30 years, A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) has been at the nexus of creative expression, community building, and mental health, as we train thousands of facilitators at hundreds of community-based organizations, school districts, and private facilities across the country to use our collaborative arts curriculum as a tool for healing and transformation with survivors of trauma. Title: Individual Giving Associate / Development & Outreach Specialist (title DOE) Reports to: Executive Director Status: Part-Time (20 hours/week) Non-Exempt Location: Flexible (AWBW is based in Los Angeles but staff work remotely)Capitalizing on AWBW's 30th Anniversary year, this position will act as a key developer, driver, and connector between departments, focused on stakeholders to spearhead and implement new ideas for revenue growth and donor engagement. The individual in this role leads campaigns, events, and stewardship activities. A successful candidate will be responsible for promoting the mission and programs of AWBW to increase awareness and financial support of the organization, growing AWBW's donor base. They work closely with the Executive Director and key staff to develop an outreach/stewardship strategy and goals, leverage impactful stories from AWBW's network of facilitators across the country, and help the organization meet internal goals for sustaining donors. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Ideate and lead fresh tactics for AWBW donor cultivation and community building with an emphasis on virtual engagement. * Create an annual Development & Stewardship Plan, in conjunction with the Executive Director, and oversee implementation of the goals and strategies therein * Participate in the implementation of fundraising campaigns and/or events, as assigned, including drafting content and copy, developing and facilitating timelines, and creating budgets. * Draft communications to key donors and stakeholders with an emphasis on connecting them to AWBW's impact * Track major donor contributions with the goal of maintaining or increasing annual support level * Support 30th Anniversary Advisory Board (usually Fund Development Committee) members and Co-ChairsSECONDRY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Identify, cultivate, and work with external vendors to achieve development goals * Support Executive Director & AWBW Founder in the development of planned giving strategy * Lead management of the donor management database (Kindful) with support of ED and communications staff * Support 30th Anniversary Advisory Board (usually Fund Development Committee) members and Co-Chairs * Contribute to developing content strategy and creation for social media channels * Perform other duties as assigned by Executive Director dependent on organizational needs QUALIFICATIONS: * Must embrace the mission & trauma-informed culture of A Window Between Worlds. * Demonstrate knowledge of fundraising techniques, particularly major gifts & donor stewardship, and experience with creative writing (providing examples) * Mature, with an ability to work independently and as a member of a team. * Strong time management, organizational, and coordination skills. * Bachelor's degree preferred but demonstrated skills and desire to learn are priority. SKILLS: * Must have excellent time management and organizational skills * Possess strong written and verbal communication skills. * Enjoy creative writing and campaign design * Take initiative to put forth a vision and ideate strategies for unique donor engagement * Be organized and exhibit "follow through" on tasks and goals. * Expertise to build authentic, external relationships SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The incumbent in this position may supervise student interns as assigned and if eligible based on internship program requirements. COMPENSATION: $28-$32/hour DOE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: A Window Between Worlds embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a staff and leadership team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to

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