Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Resource Development
Accion’s Resource Development team has a solid track record of fundraising results through both Institutional and individual giving. In the area of Individual Giving, the team has established itself by maintaining prospective development functions of the department, pursing individual donor opportunities, and strengthening relationships with these donors. The Resource Development Team provides expertise in grant-writing, events, retail fundraising and communications to ensure a highly effective approach in managing prospects within its portfolios.
Accion is seeking a motivated, mission-driven Donor Engagement Specialist to develop and manage relationships with prospects and donors at the $1,000 to $5,000 gift levels. In addition s/he will be primarily responsible for donor events sponsored by Accion’s Resource Development department. The Specialist will serve as a key member of the Individual Giving team, working closely with colleagues across the organization to contribute to the overall growth of Accion’s individual giving program, as well as Accion’s overall Resource Development goals.
Design and implement engagement strategies for cultivation of leadership giving prospects/donors.
Steward and cultivate relationships with current individual donors at levels of $1,000 -$5,000.
Build strong relationships with current and potential donors.
Explore the creation of a volunteer leadership committee for the $1K+ recognition society.
Manage Accion donor events, including preparation of event agendas, invitation lists and briefing bios; coordinate follow-up with appropriate team members.