The Specialist, Fundraising U.S. Programs and Advocacy will serve as a project manager, liaising with fundraising, finance and program colleagues to support the annual fundraising strategy for Save the Children’s U.S. Programs & Advocacy (USPA) division. The Specialist will report to the USPA Director, Resource Development and will focus in three areas: donor relations support, with a particular emphasis on USPA’s portfolio of individual donors and prospects, fundraising strategy and operations, and special projects. This position will be a good fit for an energetic person who enjoys working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Initiative and the ability to drive projects through to completion are key attributes for the role, as are excellent writing skills with a particular strength in relaying information in a concise and persuasive manner.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
Donor Relations Support – 40%
Fundraising Strategy & Operations – 40%
Special Projects – 20%
Why you should join the Save the Children Team
Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.
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About Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.