Fundraising Coordinator Bass Unlimited Foundation -- Terre Haute, Indiana

Purpose

Bass Unlimited Foundation is dedicated to providing resources for conservation, preservation and restoration of fish populations in public accessible waters for anglers of today and for future generations. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, and money from the general public to support our vision and mission. If you share our passion for impacting public accessible waters in the United States with healthier populations of fish so that all ages of anglers, professional and amateur, will have a better, more productive and entertaining recreational experience.

Position Description

Bass Unlimited Foundation is currently seeking a professional, innovative and enthusiastic Fundraising Coordinator, for our national non-profit foundation. This highly visible role will develop a strategic plan and lead this fundraising program to ensure the Bass Unlimited Foundation goals and mission are achieved. Reporting to the Bass Unlimited Foundation Board of Directors, you will promote an inclusive, team-based culture centered on leading and empowering volunteers. As the Fundraising Coordinator you will use your creativity and thorough knowledge of sales and marketing processes to provide innovative ideas for the foundations growth today, tomorrow and forever

Responsibilities

  • Execute individual business plan to exceed revenue goals.
  • Create fundraising opportunities through various business development techniques including prospecting, targeted follow-up and new lead generation.
  • Leverage existing business while continually generating new sales.
  • Deliver organized, structured, and persuasive presentations, using effective written and verbal communication.
  • Manage fiscal accountability for significant income requirements. Provide accurate projections to Executive Director.
  • Oversee and participate in the execution of major fundraising programs such as Banquets, Bass Fishing Tournaments, youth activities, habitat projects and other social activities.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as needed.

Competencies

Drive: Motivated to meet and exceed fundraising goals and quotas. Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with sponsors to meet business objectives. Demonstrate the ability to close the sale.

Communication Skills: Clearly and persuasively communicate, including public speaking; listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings; write clearly and informatively.

Professionalism: Treat others with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions. Understand business implications of decisions, align work with strategic goals, complete administrative tasks and develop strategies to achieve organizational goals.

Flexibility: Able to multitask in a changing work environment. Manage competing demands and unexpected events. Willing to change approach to best fit the situation.

Dependability: Follows instructions, takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (Business or Non-Profit Management preferred) and two+ years’ experience in sales, corporate development or fundraising or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to travel when needed throughout District’s territory as well as work evenings/weekends as necessary. Use your personal vehicle in the course of employment to travel throughout the district. Significant local travel is required for this position; including visiting local business, health care facilities, and events in public places.

Strong computer skills and ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results

Earnings

Commensurate with experience


Email Resume to: Email Resume cnewlin@bassunlimited.org


Bass Unlimited Foundation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.