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Fundraising Managers work for nonprofit organizations and are in charge for collecting funds needed to support the organization’s mission. Essential duties highlighted on a Fundraising Manager example resume are cultivating relationships with supporters, organizing outdoor events, raising awareness of the cause, coordinating online fundraising, guiding volunteers, updating databases, and keeping in touch with major donors. Successful resumes for this position emphasize enthusiasm, excellent communication and people skills, attention to details, self-motivation, persuasion, and project management skills. Formal education is not compulsory, but fundraising training represents an advantage.

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Fundraising Manager

Directed a call floor of more than 100 fundraising staff and their supervisors. Developed techniques to increase pledge percentage and created entirely new fundraising curriculum and formula. Wrote copy for call scripts and training presentations. This is the highest-ranking position a student can hold at ASU.

  • Increased credit card percentage by 20.71% since FY11. Achieved highest percentage of all universities nationally (+49%).
  • Exceeded prior year's total dollars raised by $57,355.
  • Increased average gift size by $31 and matching gift by $16,293 since FY11.
  • Trained and coached most successful alumni relations specialist in program history, with 41% pledge percentage and $25,000+ raised in two months.
  • Raised over $28,000 for various academic units.
  • Recipient of multiple Top Fundraiser Awards.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
2

Fundraising Manager

Initiated a multi-strategy, worldwide capital kick-off campaign of $1.6M.

  • Managed and facilitated public relations for Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu.
  • Created internal and external communications for diverse audiences.
  • Organized events with key international funders.
  • Generated and reviewed international finance, legal, and accountability reports.
  • Managed administrative duties for US office, including coordination of international staff.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science And International Studies
MA
International Relations
3

Fundraising Manager

Assumed a leadership role in bringing professional management to fundraising:

  • Responsible for live-event fundraising including on-site management, ordering, merchandising and staffing.
  • Managed 10 live events globally in 2014, under budget and exceeding revenue projections by 52%.
  • Instituted new methodology to track event fundraising revenue and ROI.
  • Created a volunteer database system for searching, logging and tracking of volunteer activity and recruitment.
  • Restructured warehouse management system and created document templates for accounting.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business / Management
Project Management Specialization
4

Fundraising Manager

Recognized as key component in company expansion to New England for nonprofit fundraising organization that helped find missing children

  • Facilitated branch office start-up, recruited, hired, trained and supervised staff of forty fundraisers
  • Acted as local liaison to parent company, Good Cause Marketing, Inc.
  • Obtained necessary permits with local government agencies
  • Raised funds from local resources to aid locating missing children
  • Promoted within one year to Assistant Manager
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Psychology And Athletic Counseling
5

Fundraising Manager

Managed portfolio of over 18 corporate accounts, including 3 of the Top 25 Corporate Citizens. Responsible for raising 8 % of the entire organizational goal.

  • Researched, evaluated and executed plans for workplace campaign portfolio
  • Worked with Sr. Level Executives and their appointed Volunteers to set and achieve goals by using United Way Best Practices for internal campaigns.
  • Developed and led internal training workshops on Public Speaking and Resource Development.
  • Represented United Way through various public speaking engagements
  • Collaborated with internal team to design and create United Way of the North Shore website.
  • Managed account portfolio using Andar system.
  • Built partnerships with local organizations to sponsor and support organizations through in kind donations.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Radio / Television Production And Broadcast Journalism
6

Professional Fundraising Manager

  • Led 10-15 employees in raising over $300,000 during a six month campaign
  • Coached and motivated employees to reach team goals
  • Established daily and weekly production goals for team
  • Interviewed, hired, trained, and managed employees
  • Calculated and dispersed bi-monthly payroll, office bills, and campaign reports as well as tracked production and team goals
  • Created and implemented advertising for prospective employees
  • Increased Austin office production more than 47% from January 1997 to January 1998, the number one increase out of 14 offices in Texas
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing
7

Florida Fundraising Manager

Hired to coordinate launch in Florida of major international fundraising organization.

  • Created a strategy that generated over 500K USD in two months.
  • Established logistics, operations and reporting of 1700+ fundraising PoPs.
  • Formed, supervised and led a 60-people volunteers team.
  • Presented and created relations with Corporate Executives and Govt. Reps.
  • Worked with media orgs. (Televisa and Univision) and US/Latin communities.
  • Executed various awareness events. Supported a nation-wide live TV production.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Fashion Design And Technology
BS
International Business
8

Fundraising Manager

Led all aspects of the accounting and bookkeeping functions, utilizing QuickBooks NonProfit Edition. Prepared bank reconciliations and deposits.

  • Created and implemented fundraising initiatives to expand donor base.
  • Managed student outreach by interacting with students at local high school college fairs.
  • Collaborated with the Board of Directors to implement the first annual Chabela Foundation Holiday Party and Holiday Fundraising Raffle.
  • Facilitated monthly e-blasts.
  • Managed social media channels to strengthen the brand and facilitate two-way conversations.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Membership
9

Community Relations & Fundraising Manager

Developed, coordinated, and administered new fundraising program for the organization.

  • Oversaw the hiring, training, scheduling and management of 60+ game-day workers.
  • Efficiently and effectively communicated with community members regarding player and mascot appearances and donation requests.
  • Produced and distributed weekly community press releases, participated in social media efforts.
  • Developed and executed summer social marketing campaign that increased social media participation and was presented on local news television programs.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Business Management / Marketing
10

Project/fundraising Manager

Delegated tasks to a team of five in a timely, organized, and understandable manner

  • Provided daily updates to team members through email, Google Docs, and GroupMe
  • Co-wrote, reviewed, and edited business proposals
  • Implemented multiple fundraisers throughout Central Florida
  • Raised a total of $1,529 in six weeks
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Marketing

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