Position Summary: Friends of the San Juans seeks a new team member to lead day-to-day membership cultivation and stewardship, including gift solicitation, membership renewals, database management, and major donor communications. The candidate should be organized, flexible, able to work independently, and be an excellent communicator both in person and in writing. At least one year of non-profit fundraising experience is a must. Job is based in Friday Harbor. For more details go to www.sanjuans.org
Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references (all in one pdf file) to Shannon@sanjuans.org by June 4. Position open until filled.
Compensation: Position is 50% with opportunity to grow. Friends of the San Juans offers a benefits package that includes 403(b) with employer match. Compensation is dependent on experience.
Job Responsibilities include:
- Lead day-to-day member stewardship, including gift solicitation and membership renewals, database management (including donor entry and donation deposits), gift acknowledgment, email list updates, and responses to member requests/questions.
- Lead fundraising mailings and track results.
- Board development and coordination.
- Assist with scheduling for the Executive Director.
- Plan and implement events.
- Represent FSJ at community events as needed.
- Assist with administrative duties as needed.
- Volunteer management.
- Experience: Associates or Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience) and relevant administrative/operational experience, 1 year of fundraising experience with a non-profit, computer fluency (Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Donor database experience.
- Communication skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong editing and proofreading experience, ability to capture written style/voice of the organization and the person you are representing in communications.
- Interpersonal skills: Strong interpersonal skills, confidence, gracious, calm under pressure, not easily aggravated, able to interact at all levels of the organization, from the Board of Directors, to staff and members.
- Organizational skills: Proactive, well-organized, attention to detail and able to meet deadlines, ability to work with minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks, assignments, and priorities.
- Flexibility: Able to work in a fast-paced, highly productive environment, serve in multiple roles and comfortable with changes in priority and direction (and a willingness to work extra hours if necessary).
- Dedication: Interest in and commitment to performing essential duties to achieve the mission.