The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation by providing research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees, scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals to make change happen and opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities.
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The Associate Development Specialist supports the Foundation’s efforts to raise funds and build relationships to support our work to shape the future of HR. This position leads the Foundation’s efforts to build and maintain relationships with chapter and state council volunteer leaders while also coordinating special events, managing Foundation marketing and outreach, and supporting Foundation development activities. The position is held by someone known for collaboration, excels at relationship building, and enjoys balancing multiple projects at once.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Build and maintain the SHRM Foundation's relationships with chapter and state council volunteer leaders. Activities include developing annual goals and outreach plan, creating and maintaining volunteer resources, leading and educating volunteer leaders, encouraging and supporting chapter/council fundraising activities, managing recognition programs and delivering excellent customer service.
• Create and distribute fundraising resources which may include tool kits, collateral materials, presentations, videos, email campaigns, and articles to be distributed through all SHRM Foundation and SHRM channels which include social media, webcasts, website, email, mail, phone and in-person. This position will work independently and collaboratively with marketing, membership, communication, IT and graphic design departments.
• Manage SHRM Foundation's involvement in conferences and events, including coordinating the SHRM Foundation’s booth at SHRM conferences, overseeing involvement in state council or chapter conferences/meetings and driving the SHRM Foundation’s on-site fundraising activities for SHRM's Volunteer Leaders' Summit and SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition. This position will also support the SHRM Foundation’s annual luncheon and may coordinate or support additional fundraising special events as developed.
• Supports additional development activities, including sponsorship selling and benefit fulfillment for sponsoring chapters and state councils, overseeing data entry of offline donations, tracking campaigns, aiding with data reports and data analysis and other support roles as necessary.
• Other duties as may be required or assigned by supervisor or Executive Director
•Resourceful, solutions-focused problem solver who sees challenges as opportunities
•Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and strengthen relationships internally and externally
•Enthusiastic team player that is highly organized, flexible, and customer-service oriented who can see the organizational need and is willing to jump in and help
• Self-motivated individual who strives for finding innovative solutions
• Strong capacity for independent work with a great attention to detail and drive to produce the best possible outcome
•Strong business acumen including superb written and oral communication skills, including public speaking
• Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, internet savvy (updating website), and knowledge of social media outlets. Ability and wiliness to learn additional systems, including email campaign software (SilverPop), SharePoint, and other SHRM systems.
• Bachelor's degree plus four years of business administration experience preferred with a minimum of two years’ experience managing and supporting large, detailed projects.
• Experienced fundraiser, with skills in volunteer engagement, writing for internal and external fundraising, leading fundraising events and activities and a knowledge of and passion for fundraising
• Experience managing partnerships with a variety of organizations and donors
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. Up to 15% business travel.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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