TPIRC | The Southern California Food Allergy Institute
September 20, 2018
Long Beach, California
4 Year Degree
The Donor Relations Associate will assist the Philanthropy and Development Departments in achieving their annual fundraising and marketing goals via prospecting and relationship building; identifying and pursuing fundraising and promotional opportunities; preparing and organizing appropriate pitches and applications; managing prospect and donor databases and communications; and assisting in the development and maintenance of directed content to the organization’s diverse audiences.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Build and maintain relationships with existing and prospect donors
Develop and maintain relationships with target local and national corporate sponsors including cold-calling, on-site meetings, phone calls, e-mail outreach and follow up, and the coordination of pitch and presentation materials
Assist in the preparation of grant and other fundraising applications. Maintain a database of target foundations and other charitable organizations and application content
Assist in development of print and digital marketing resources that support the philanthropic efforts, marketing goals, and public relations needs of the organization including digital newsletters, brochures, pitch decks, press releases, etc.
Assist in the planning and execution of fundraising and marketing events
Recruit, organize, and inspire volunteers
Liaise with the organization’s support entities such as the Board of Directors and the SoCal Food Allergy Advisory Council
Manage donor data and contact lists
Research fundraising opportunities for the organization
Assist in the development and execution of fundraising campaigns
Prepare reports for department head and leadership team with respect to philanthropic and marketing efforts
Maintain shared drive and filing systems
Manage and record received donations. Ensure each donor and entity receives a thank you note and donation receipt.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher
Preferred 3+ years of experience of proven success in fundraising
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Must demonstrate confidence in diverse public speaking settings including addressing a large group, pitching a corporate sponsor, or one-on-one with a prospect donor.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to execute on a strategic plan
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
Self-starter. Ability to work independently
Ability to attend after-hours event, get-togethers, and other opportunities to cultivate relationships with prospects and donors
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with background and experience
About TPIRC | The Southern California Food Allergy Institute
TPIRC is a non-profit clinical care and research center that focuses on the development of cutting-edge, individualized treatment protocols for rare and orphan diseases utilizing comprehensive diagnostic tools and patient-driven research. Our mission is two-fold – to advance treatment discovery at a pace which helps our patients today, while building a scalable model of success to accelerate the rate of research discovery for all diseases.
Our food allergy division, the Southern California Food Allergy Institute, is a cutting-edge clinical care and research center that is revolutionizing food allergy treatment. We are dedicated to providing innovative and safe treatment for all children who suffer from food allergies.
Our goal is simple – for all children to safely eat whatever they want.