Jobs With Justice (formerly American Rights at Work)
July 2012 — Present
Crafted annual fundraising plans and secured contributions from major gift, corporate, online and direct mail targets.
Directed and grew major gift programs by moving targets through a strategic cycle of prospecting, cultivation, solicitation and acknowledgment.
Planned and executed donor cultivation events nationwide as well as an annual gala fundraiser raising over $350,000. Solicited sponsors and sold tickets and ads; coordinated vendors, volunteers and event speakers.
Directed and grew online fundraising campaigns and moved online donors into off-line donation tracts.
Organized direct mail programs including writing and production of letters, list segmentation and giving analysis.
Ensured timely and appropriate acknowledgment of all incoming pledges and gifts.
Managed all department lists, databases and files including the Raiser’s Edge database.
Developed and maintained organizational systems to track contact with prospects and donors.
Oversaw stewardship calendar and strategic systems for updating stakeholders through timely emails, mailings, fact sheets and annual reports.
Arranged meetings between major stakeholders and department directors. Prepared briefing books with specific solicitation directions.
Built and maintained relationships with major donors. Staffed directors during meetings and public events.
Hired and managed interns.