POSITION: CAMPAIGN CONSULTANT

The Role 

The lead campaign consultant directs campaign visioning, feasibility studies, and campaign implementation for nonprofits in the health, housing, human services, and conservation sectors. At a high level, these processes involve the following: 

  • Visioning: Lead the client in developing their case for support and campaign budget. 
  • Feasibility study: Confirm a realistic campaign goal through interviews with key donors and stakeholders. 
  • Campaign implementation: Serve as the primary project manager for the campaign, ensuring activities happen on time and with integrity. Provide expert fundraising counsel to nonprofit executives and campaign volunteers. 
 
What Success Looks Like 

#1 Driving client consulting best practices and deliverables

  • Provide senior-level consulting for capital campaigns with an organization of at least a $5M operating budget
  • Communicate with clients clearly and consistently, serving as an expert guide for the capital campaign process 
  • Conduct interviews with high-net-worth individuals with poise, professionalism, and integrity 
  • Provide campaign education and major gifts solicitation training, when applicable, to Board of Directors members and campaign volunteers
  • Develop campaign leadership and volunteer engagement plans
  •  Provide strategy and research to assist staff and volunteers in soliciting 6-7 figure gifts
  • Prepare progress and final reports of campaign results with follow-up action plans

 

#2 Contribute to business development efforts to secure client contracts 

  • * Participate in final stages of sales pipeline with clients who are close to signing a contract, collaborate with Campaign Operations to develop a comprehensive scope of work; build trusting relationships with key members in the philanthropic community and nonprofit leadership; and, represent Fox Advancement at client meetings. 

* Fox Advancement sees you as a critical component of the sales process. We believe the work is a true partnership in landing success for both parties. As such, involvement in the sales conversation is pre-contract (uncompensated), but does not typically exceed one 30-minute meeting and an initial review of the prospective scope. 

 

What You will bring
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in overseeing capital campaigns  
  • Well-versed in using Google Drive to manage documents and collaborative communication 
  • Strong interpersonal and meeting facilitation skills, including managing Zoom calls  
  • Independent work style 
  • Experience working in a remote environment 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Ability to respond to email and/or communication in a timely manner

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