Professional Fundraiser - BAY

Public Outreach 47 reviews Oakland, CA
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Job Description

Through interactive conversations, Public Outreach teams work to promote sustainable support and awareness for some of the world’s most well-known and loved non-profit organizations.

DESCRIPTION
As a fundraiser you’ll work on one of those teams speaking on behalf of a charity you care about. In the Bay area we currently fundraise for:

  • PLAN International, a child-centered community development organization working in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.

A career with Public Outreach means you’ll:

  • Get the satisfaction of making a difference.
  • Enjoy a fun, flexible, work experience with excellent training and support.
  • Experience ample opportunities to grow as an employee, and as person.
We offer a great work environment with rapid promotion potential, benefits, and travel opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
We specialize in direct face-to-face fundraising because we’ve found that one-on-one engagement is a personalized and cost-effective way to inspire donations.

As a fundraiser you will work in teams and fundraise outdoors in busy areas of the city. You will be responsible for engaging with members of the public, raising awareness and recruiting members for the charities we represent.

Additional responsibilities:
  • Raising awareness of the organization's work, goals and financial needs.
  • Soliciting and gathering monetary donations for an organization focusing on sustainable monthly donations.
  • Developing strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
REQUIREMENTS
This dynamic role is a unique combination of sales, marketing and public relations, however it is not commission-based because of our core values of honesty and respect. We are looking for outgoing, passionate and hardworking individuals that share our values and are excited about helping non-profits.

Additional requirements:
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills
  • Charisma
  • Enjoys the outdoors
  • Exceptional team player
  • Independently motivated
  • Ability to work 3 to 5 full days per week from 10 AM to 6 PM, Tuesday through Saturday.
BENEFITS
We are just as passionate about our employees as we are about our non-profits, and we're proud to offer comprehensive benefits and non-commissioned hourly pay.
  • $11/hr during training
  • $14/hr Hired Wage
  • Rapid advancement and raises (your first raise happens after successful completion of the training period — as early as one week into employment)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Employer-paid Short-Term/Long-Term Disability
  • Leave of absence
  • Travel opportunities
  • Corporate discounts
  • Employee assistance programs
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      Former Employee - Fundraising Representative in Boston, MA
      Former Employee - Fundraising Representative in Boston, MA

      I worked at Public Outreach part-time (less than a year)

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    2. Essentially a sales job. Not for everyone.

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      Current Employee - Canvasser
      Current Employee - Canvasser

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      Current Employee - Fulfillment Coordinator in Seattle, WA
      Current Employee - Fulfillment Coordinator in Seattle, WA

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