The Donor Relations Specialist is responsible for contributing to the development of fundraising strategies and implementing engagement strategies to enhance and grow revenue and current and prospective donors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in strategy sessions to develop fundraising plans and tactics
  • Research fundraising opportunities and help organize and coordinate activities
  • Manage a donor database to track existing donors and encourage follow on donations
  • Develop new relationships with individuals, organizations and corporations to increase donations
  • Collaborate with other Clear Blue Sea teams to coordinate and support fundraising goals
  • Measure and report on the performance of fundraising activities and campaigns

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Ability to build effective professional working relationships internally and externally.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Presents him or herself to donors, press and other stakeholders in a manner in keeping with our values and mission statement.
  • Promote a team culture-lead and work as part of a team.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude and have ability to handle unscripted situations.
  • Adept at problem solving, analyzing situations, determining next step and implementing.
  • Skills in effectively organizing work, files, records, etc., to maintain efficient work flow.