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Cultivate relationships with larger donors, including corporations and community groups who support PAALS
Write yearly grants and research new grant opportunities
Solicit the bulk of sponsors for all PAALS special events and random prizes. Events may include PAALOWEEN, UNGALA, Bark Brew Spokesdog Contest, Graduation, Assistance Dogs International Week, Move your Tails for PAALS
Coordinate effort to obtain silent auction items for annual auction
Develop and implement mail campaigns
Increase monthly giving donor base
Develop and implement advertising strategies for fundraising efforts
Manage all social media posts with the support of the executive director
Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts
Develop donor recognition program and track
Write and distribute press releases and manage contacts with media for all events
Oversee marketing campaign for all virtual events, obtain prizes and sponsors, and run the events on day to day basis as needed
Update websites that rate non-profits to keep PAALS in high standings
Create a major gift and legacy program and implement
Maintain monthly e-newsletters and PAALS Pack videos
Develop and implement internships opportunities related to development
Assist with website development as it relates to sponsors and fundraising
Send out postcards for any ‘in memory of’ or ‘in honor of’ donations
Send out quarterly dog updates to all name sponsors
Contact name sponsors when a dog is released from our program
Develop year-end annual fundraising plan with fundraising goals and month by month plan for raising money each year
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Fundraising/Communications or other related field.
At least 3 years experience in fundraising, marketing, communications and/or other related field.
Computer proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Dropbox, and Excel programs
Excellent verbal and writing skills
Excellent organizational skills
High attention to detail
Ability to multi-task
Must have own transportation
Knowledge of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Knowledge of Facebook & Google ads a plus
Comfortable working around dogs and cats
Must be physically active and able to work both indoors and outdoors.
Must be able to frequently kneel, crouch, crawl, stand and bend to perform cleaning of crates and care of dogs.
Must be able to use hands, arms, shoulders in legs to assist with cleaning of the environments both indoor and outdoor, care of dogs, and typing on keyboards.
Work in proximity to cleaning agents and disinfectants and must be able to follow instructions for the use and storage of these chemicals.
Lift and move up to 50 pounds of dog and dog food
Columbia, SC (Northeast)
Salary: $17-22/hour based on experience.
Benefits: Paid Time off, Holidays, Birthday, Yearly Uniform Stipend.
Compensation available for support of health benefits.
Hours: 30-40hrs a week. Hours can be flexible if needed for motivated candidate.