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Fundraisers, or Fundraising Consultants, develop and coordinate activities to secure funds for a project or organization. Responsibilities shown on example resumes in this field include fundraising to help support financial aid and scholarships for students at the university through various phone banks, and collecting prospect information updates in order to maintain accurate constituent records. Fundraisers typically have a bachelor's degree and several years of fundraising experience on their resumes. In some cases, a master's degree is also required.

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Senior Fundraiser

Participated in teaching new callers the role of Professional Fundraiser.

  • Coached, trained and encouraged new employees.
  • Ran call floor games.
  • Developed rapport with 'vet' employees.
  • Consistently maintained fund-raising goals according to financial need of the client.
  • Successfully handled objections.
  • Called prospective donors to motivate them to give charitably and politically.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
2

Fundraiser

Fundraiser for Republican Party

  • Provided political reason to customers
  • Motivated customers to support the Republican Party
  • Secured donations that was provided by customers
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Psychology
3

Fundraiser Advocate

  • Initiated outbound phone calls to clients for membership renewal and contributions
  • Assisted with raising funds and generate awareness
  • Maintained organization of records
  • Informed the purpose and benefits of [company name] fund-raising program
  • Collected pledges and funds from contributors
  • Recorded all expenses incurred and contributions received
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Fine Arts
4

Fundraiser

Strengthened interpersonal communication through code calling

  • Calculated donations for each individual donator
  • Negotiated donations to specific university funds
  • Interpreted data with the use of systems information
  • Articulated the significance of each donor
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Mass Media: Management, Sales, And Promotion
5

International Fundraiser

  • Commissioned to travel overseas to Italy and Jordan to raise funds for a documentary and live reenactment.
  • Worked with a team of professors at the University of Florence to research international funding opportunities.
  • Built relationships with government officials, Minister of Tourism, and non-profits to secure $450,000 in funds.
  • Used extensive networking acumen to employ a top actor and award winning film producer.
  • Proven ability to successfully initiate goal oriented foreign projects, working with minimal instruction.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
6

Fundraiser

Create or update donor databases

  • Solicit cash or in-kind donations or sponsorships from individual, business, or government donors.
  • Contact businesses or private individuals by telephone in order to solicit sales for goods or services, or to request donations for charitable causes.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computers.
  • Conduct client or market surveys in order to obtain information about potential customers.
  • Reading from a scripts that describe the importance of donations, in order to persuade customers to make a donation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Fundraiser

  • Responsible for securing sponsors and producing products.
  • Prospecting for new organizations.
  • Communicating with decision makers and setting deadlines
  • Organizing and coordinating fundraiser
  • Operated as small business owner.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Business
8

Professional Fundraiser

Professional Fundraiser

  • Outbound Call Center
  • Raise funds for different clients
  • Collect debt if they did not return a pledge card
  • Process debits or credits
  • Process Contributions
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Phlebotomy
9

Tele-fundraiser Specialist

  • Made outbound calls to alumni to get support for annual fund for their Alma Mater
  • Accept gifts/ Donations by debit or credit cards
  • Educate prospects of any reunions they might attend
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Medical Office Assistant
10

Tele-fundraiser

  • Learned campaign programs.
  • Obtained funds through telephone solicitation.
  • Understood history of NY Philharmonic.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Sociology

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