Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Coordinator, Cycle for the Cause

Reports To: Cycle for the Cause Manager
Classification: Full Time, Non-Exempt
Schedule: Generally Monday through Friday. Work days and hours may shift depending on scheduling needs; typical schedule will be 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Flexibility required.
Summary: The Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Coordinator will report to the Cycle for the Cause (C4C) Manager and will be a critical member of The Center’s Development team. The Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Coordinator will provide essential support in the recruitment, cultivation and retention of participants of C4C, The Center’s annual HIV/AIDS charity bike ride from Boston to New York, and support the expansion of Peer-to-Peer fundraising at The Center. The Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Coordinator will work collaboratively with other fundraising staff on all aspects of C4C and with departments across The Center, including Communications and Programs. The person will focus on promoting and encouraging fundraising-focused behaviors and support all aspects of the event.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Recruitment and Participant Support
    • Assist the Cycle for the Cause Manager in all aspects of participant recruitment, including attending in-person recruiting events, conducting cold calls and managing mail/email outreach campaigns.
    • Provide direct and proactive support to all registered participants, including fundraising support  (e.g. social media/email campaigns, house parties, matching gifts, etc.) and other aspects of participation (e.g., training, logistics, etc.) .
    • Lead participant on-boarding efforts, with a focus on proactive individual outreach to new and $0 fundraisers via phone and email outreach, by providing help with setting up personal fundraising pages, developing individual fundraising plans (using official Cycle for the Cause tools) and offering general support and motivation.
    • Track participant progress using existing database systems.
    • Efficiently respond to the C4C’s general email inbox and communicate with potential participants and donors accordingly.
    • Assist with the planning and presentation of corporate and community information sessions.
    • Develop recruitment, fundraising and social events, as well as fundraising sprints and fundraising incentives, to increase event participation and recognize, reward and motivate successful participants.
    • Assist the Cycle for the Cause Manager in developing and implementing annual and monthly communication plans.
    • In coordination with The Center’s Director of Digital Marketing, develop content for the Cycle for the Cause Facebook and Instagram accounts to ensure a robust online presence that reflects communications plans and supports the event’s success.
    • Provide support as needed to the Cycle for the Cause Crew Coordinator.
    • Support the Cycle for the Cause Manager in revenue and recruitment analytics reporting in the effort to develop yearly event strategy.
    • Assist and support tracking and processing Cycle donations, waitlist requests, database updates, mailings, etc.
  • Development Team Support
    • Assist in the Development team’s daily operations including ad-hoc administrative and analytical support.
    • Perform other duties as assigned as an integral member of the overall development team.
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience, preferred in in nonprofit development, or with P2P events or equivalent.
  • Ability to provide telephone, email and in-person assistance in a way that is natural and builds relationships to the organization. Comfort in public speaking and presentations.
  • Ability to work outside of traditional work hours including some evenings and weekends.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in Google G-Suite, Microsoft Office and social media channels (Facebook and Instagram)
  • Experience with CRMs and fundraising software preferred (Salesforce, DonorDrive, Blackbaud/Convio, Classy, etc).
  • Ability to teach and support participant’s use of technology tools as they fundraise for The Center.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects, establish workload priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to cooperate and work with a team of diverse stakeholders, including Center staff, Board members, riders, crew and donors.
  • Strong understanding of and commitment to The Center, The Center’s mission and the HIV/AIDS related services and programming The Center provides.
The Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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