Position:  Donor Engagement Global Specialist
Location: 
Job Id:  687
# of Openings:  1

Job Title:           Donor Engagement Global Specialist
Area:                  Polio & Philanthropy
Reports to:        Donor Engagement Manager
Classification:   Exempt
 
Organization Overview
Rotary unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities. Each year, Rotary members invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotary’s clubs and humanitarian initiatives, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.
 
Rotary’s Commitment to Diversity
As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
 
General Overview
This position supports the Donor Engagement team, responsible for international targeted fundraising and stewardship communications based on the strategies of the Donor Engagement team at Rotary International. You will have the opportunity to identify new fundraising opportunities around the world, create and implement philanthropic communications, and steward our existing international donors. Your contribution will serve to strengthen our annual fund, assist in meeting annual fundraising goals, and help donors feel appreciated.
 
You Will Have
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a nonprofit organization
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, donor management software (BI, Raiser’s Edge), and mass communication platforms (Adestra)
  • Creative writing and fundraising experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with Rotarian leadership, international donors, program alumni, and international office staff
 
You Are Good At
  • Written and oral communication
  • Collaborating with multiple teams to achieve a shared goal
  • Showing attention to detail and project management
  • Prioritizing simultaneous deadlines
 
You Are Open To
  • Travel
  • Taking on new, unexpected projects
 
You Will Be Responsible For
Creating regionally specific fundraising and stewardship communications
  • The focus of these communications is to identify opportunities for regional philanthropic communications worldwide based on existing fundraising and membership trends worldwide. Main responsibilities include identifying international fundraising opportunities, creating tailored fundraising and stewardship materials for international prospective Foundation donors, and collaborating with international office staff for the successful regionalization of communications.
Performing analysis of completed communications
  • Once each communication is complete, this role is responsible for analysis and tracking the engagement and fundraising performance to inform future communications and possibly additional testing.
Identifying new international communication possibilities
  • In collaboration with our Global Communications team and our International Office staff, this role will need to find new philanthropic opportunities for additional communications.
Engage program alumni, Rotaract and Interact participants with The Rotary Foundation
  • Find ways to fundraise with our young leaders, steward existing young donors, and identify Rotaract clubs that are eligible for special certifications of achievement.
 
Why work for Rotary?
  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package
  • Progressive 401k matching contributions
  • Above market and generous paid time off package
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees
  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from
  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options

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