Full Time

Annual Fund & Events Associate at Free Geek

Fields: fundraising, sustainability, technology, design, HTML

Location: Portland, Oregon

About the Organization: At Free Geek we’re passionate about creating a better future by sustainably reusing technology, enabling digital access, and providing education to create a community that empowers people to realize their potential. We do this by refurbishing and recycling used technology to provide computers and technology skills training to individuals in exchange for volunteer service. Free Geek also grants computers to schools, nonprofits, and charitable organizations. In 2016, Free Geek recycled 1,062,000 pounds of e-waste with the support of 45,000 volunteer hours. 42,330 technology products were returned to the community to be re-used.

About the Position: You will be responsible for building and growing an effective annual giving program and executing an annual events calendar. You will carry out donor stewardship strategies and management of internal systems and tools. You will participate in group meetings to help develop programs and procedures. This position is represented by a union and application for union membership is mandatory upon hire.

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain a calm, positive and professional attitude at all times in a sometimes chaotic environment
  • Familiar with Emma or similar online email marketing software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; Excellent writing and editing skills in both traditional and new media formats
  • Familiarity with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software. Proficiency in basic office software, spreadsheets, and G Suite
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and production
  • Exceptional attention to detail. Reliability and punctuality; Strong self-motivation and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Ability to consistently follow policies and procedures
  • Self-assured in your ability to ask questions. Dependably work without direct supervision on a regular basis. Excel at communicating well and working with others to complete work. Ability to remain flexible about duties and expectations as Free Geek grows and changes
  • DESIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
    • Experienced with design software, such as Canva or Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
    • Knowledgeable in HTML/CSS
    • Demonstrated experience creating effective, eye-catching outreach materials
    • Fluency in another language besides English

Estimated Salary: $21/hr, 38 hours/week

Deadline: November 29, 2018 6:00 PM

Apply Here:
Free Geek

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