Development
Specialist

Full time, remote position. [Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000] 

The Opportunity:

We are looking for a detail-oriented individual with good organizational skills to support all members of the Fundraising Team and ensure the success of Technovation’s fundraising efforts. This person will report to the Director of Development and collaborate with staff across the organization. This position is ideal for an energetic self-starter with previous experience assisting a busy executive and/or working in a small team with many projects going on simultaneously.

About Technovation:

Technovation is the world’s largest technology entrepreneurship program for girls.

Our mission is to empower girls to be leaders and changemakers in their communities by equipping them with problem solving skills, self-efficacy, and financial capacity. Through Technovation, girls around the world work in teams supported by mentors to develop mobile & AI based solutions to problems in their communities. Read our latest impact report for more information.

Technovation is in the midst of a strategic planning process, which will result in ambitious fundraising goals for our Development team. We are looking for a new team member to help keep us on track towards these goals and help our team manage fundraising tasks, grant deadlines, and donor outreach.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Support the Director of Development with administrative tasks related to grants, such as updating grant progress trackers, scheduling grant-related meetings, and meeting all grant deliverable deadlines.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to the Director of Global Events for online and in-person events that engage funders and/or corporate speakers.
    • Vendor and sponsor coordination
    • Virtual event platform set up support
    • Event material gathering and organization
    • Travel arrangements
  • Use our new Salesforce system to maintain donor/funder profiles, track communications with donors/funders and prospective donors/funders, pull reports to help us track and analyze donor engagement, and work with other fundraising team members and the marketing team to coordinate email campaigns to donor lists.
  • Manage the tracking of donor data and fundraising metrics that the fundraising team regularly uses to assess its own progress against annual targets.
  • Track fundraising event attendees through Salesforce and coordinate post-event attendee and sponsor communications.
  • Support the Director of Development with action items that come out of prospect meetings, as needed.

Ideal Candidate

  • Organized, with attention to detail
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Strong Communication (able to clearly communicate questions and make sure there is clarity with all team members on the best way forward)
  • Desire to learn fast, self-motivated and organized
  • Experience tracking data, Salesforce experience ideal
  • Passionate about Technovation’s mission

We Offer:

Meaningful work. You’ll contribute directly to growing a movement, empowering girls and families to learn and use cutting-edge technologies to solve real-world problems impacting them in 100+ countries.

Autonomy. We don’t micromanage. We trust you to communicate clearly and discuss decisions with any people affected. In collaboration and negotiation with colleagues, you will be responsible for marketing & communication related decision-making.

Generous benefits and compensation. We offer 20 paid PTO days, 72 Hours sick time, 10 federal holidays, and an organization-wide closure between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day. We pay 100% of your healthcare premiums including vision and dental. Retirement plan options available after 1-year, with employer matching after 2-year vesting period.

Workplace input. We are open to adopting new workflows, new software, or other improvements that you think would increase our success, if you are able to champion and gain agreement for recommendations from colleagues.

Flexible work environment. We have core hours, but no one is looking over your shoulder. Go to appointments when you need to, as long as you’re getting your work done in good quality and on time.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity among its applicant pool as well as within our staff, Board, and partners. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

To Apply:

Please fill out our application form.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.