Proposal/Grant writing and Research, Oversight and Reporting
State and Federal
Private Foundation Grants
Corporate Sponsorships and Giving/Funding Opportunities
Plan, implement and coordinate all aspects of the Revenue Generation Plan including timelines, contacts, sample materials and publicity for:
Direct Mail Solicitation Campaign
Donor Cultivation Plan
Acquisition Mailing if deemed appropriate
Special events or projects related to fundraising when deemed appropriate
Manage Donor Database to track donor, foundation, business and corporate giving history
Implement and oversee plan for acknowledging donations in writing within reasonable of time
Support and assist Fundraising Committee with W/C events and serve on Fundraising Committee.
Maintain, coordinate and track appropriate records and reports of W/C fundraising events including expenses and revenue and follow-up with a cost/benefit analysis to include staff time.
Assist with developing the agency’s operating budget, and serve on the Finance Committee to review Income Statements bi-monthly. Serve on the Audit Committee.
Work with Board and Executive Director to develop long range planning for the organization including identifying and recruiting potential board members.
Assist in developing and implementing the Womanshelter/Compañeras marketing plan
Assist with oversight of Womanshelter/Compañeras social media development and maintenance, and with digital outreach, including creation and distribution of the newsletter.
Design and distribute media and advocacy kits when appropriate.
Write and send press releases as needed.
Represent and increase positive visibility of Womanshelter/Compañeras through public relations, community outreach and other appropriate methods.
Assist in direct service program development when appropriate.
Supervise, train and coordinate fundraising volunteers
Attend staff meetings, supervisory and evaluation sessions as requested.
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Commitment to maintaining necessary confidentiality of the volunteers, staff and individuals served by the organization.
Ability to abide by agency bylaws, policies and procedures.
Development Professional with excellent writing and analytical skills, willing to make a personal commitment to the mission of providing services to survivors of domestic violence. Grant writing experience strongly preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary negotiable. Excellent fringe benefits with generous insurance and paid benefit time.
Womanshelter/Compañeras (W/C) is dedicated to assisting, supporting, and empowering those whose lives are affected by battering and abuse. Founded in western MA in 1980 as a grassroots collective, the organization has sheltered more than 3,000 women and children and assisted 35,000 others through community-based support programs. W/C’s philosophy is based on the understanding that victims and surv...ivors of domestic violence deserve respect and can make their own choices. Staff present options and offer a high level of emotional support for independent decision-making.