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July 24, 2023 at 10:35 pm #22674Joy GaryGuest
JOB POSTING: Fundraising Manager (part-time)
Boston Farms Community Land Trust is seeking an organized individual with strong writing and strategic planning skills to lead executing grant applications, tracking donor information, donor relations, and organizing events — to raise resources to support our mission, and to grow their role and capacities over time.
Hours: Half-time (20 hours/week, flexible scheduling)
Location: Fowler Clark Epstein Farm, Mattapan (most work can be done remotely; some in-person meetings; familiarity with the Boston-area is preferred)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Compensation: $35-50/hour depending on experience
Lead the execution of our annual fundraising planning process to produce effective strategies to achieve income targets across a range of revenue streams
Co-Chair the fundraising committee along with a board member
In cooperation with the executive director, lead the development of any long-term strategy to achieve agreed long-term organizational goals
Pursue foundation and government funding: research and identify prospects, write grant proposals, and oversee grant monitoring and reporting
Manage donor research, cultivation, tracking, correspondence, and acknowledgment
Fostering ongoing relationships with donors
Oversee entry and tracking of fundraising data; assist with database creation and management
Organize semi-annual fundraising events
Assist with other fundraising efforts as needed
Strong writing and research skills; highly organized and efficient
Experience with nonprofit fundraising
Comfort with Google Docs, Microsoft Word/Excel, or equivalent programs
Comfort and experience working with the diverse communities of Boston
Preferences: Background in grant writing; experience with Salesforce database system
Key Characteristics: driven, self-motivated, self-directed, eager to learn, personable, diligent, flexible
About the Boston Farms Community Land Trust:
Boston Farms is a Black-led, community land development and management nonprofit. We build and protect urban farms across the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan, making our farms accessible to Black and Brown neighborhood farmers and supporting their success. We own 5 sites and are actively expanding. In early 2020, the board adopted a 3-Year Strategic Plan (2020-22).
To Apply: Please be sure to read this posting thoroughly. If interested, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample (persuasive writing preferred) to email@example.com, with the subject line ‘Fundraising Manager Application’. We welcome diverse candidates and residents of our neighborhoods of Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury.