Fundraising/Sponsorship Manager Salary
The average pay for a Fundraising/Sponsorship Manager is $49,990 per year. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Job Description for Fundraising/Sponsorship Manager
Fundraising/sponsorship managers usually work for non-profit organizations. Depending on the size of their organizations, they may oversee other employees and volunteers. Fundraising/sponsorship managers are responsible for managing and making various strategies to raise money for their charities. They usually must have a college degree in a related field. They must have years of experience working for non-profit organizations and have commensurate experience in managing people. They must be familiar with their organization's charity goals. They must have excellent communication skills, orally and in writing.Read More...
Fundraising managers must be skilled in a wide range of tasks, such as working with advertisers and analyzing prospects. They must be comfortable in contacting prospects and donors using various media (phone calls, emails, letters, etc). They must be confident when contacting company officers to invite their employees to become donors. They must be comfortable in making presentations using PowerPoint slides and videos. They must continue building relationships with companies who have made donations. They must be flexible since these jobs are not 9 to 5.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and their organization's computer systems are required. They must know how to operate database programs, where the donors' records reside. They must be able to systematically manipulate the records in order to target prospects more efficiently. They must organize charity events. They must continue giving talks to groups of people and attend various social functions. They must be able to work with diverse people.
Fundraising/Sponsorship Manager Tasks
- Oversees the solicitation of potential sponsors.
- Manages the receipt of donations and the acknowledgements to donors.
- Oversees the communication between staff and sponsors.
- Manages the staff during fundraising events.