Connecticut, The Behind the Scenes Foundation is seeking an Assistant Director of Affinity Programs and Cause Marketing. This position is primarily responsible for the strategic planning, development, and growth of an affinity based fundraising program as well as the Pledge-of-Support cause marketing program. The position is responsible for utilizing best practices of volunteer management to expand peer-to-peer fundraising and for creating strategies to increase the donor participation rate. The Assistant Director will partner with the Executive Director of Behind the Scenes to ensure fundraising strategies are aligned with the mission and goals of the charity. Responsible for executing affinity based fundraising strategies. This includes developing a strategy for volunteer participation, helping to create or expand affinity groups, drafting appeal language, setting up giving forms or campaign web pages, and guiding and supporting crowdfunding or other fundraising efforts specific to each affinity group. Responsible for supporting cause marketing fundraising strategies. This includes helping to create or expand opportunities for engagement with corporations, businesses, or individuals in the entertainment industry to support the charity though sales from a portion of a product or service.  The position requires periodic travel to conferences, trade shows, and other Foundation related activities and events to advance the work of the Foundation. Otherwise, the hours can be flexible, and candidates are able to work from home from anywhere in the country. For a more detailed description visit . To apply, submit cover letter and resume in PDF format to . No calls please. Understanding of the entertainment industry is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 1-3 years fundraising, donor relations, and/or equivalent experience in related fields. Demonstrated success working with volunteers is required. Experience working with affinity giving is ideal. Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary. Must be able to work with a diverse group of individuals. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Capable of articulating a persuasive, enthusiastic case for support. Ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary. Ability to travel to various industry conferences, meetings, and trade shows. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat required. Knowledge of Word Press, InDesign, Photoshop a plus. Social media content management experience required. Excellent benefits package, 100% remote work

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