Capital Campaign Coordinator – Independent Contractor

Soldotna Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
Job Description
Capital Campaign Coordinator – Independent Contractor
 
Vision Soldotna is an arm of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and a group of like-minded community members in the Greater Soldotna area who believe it would serve both residents and visitors to have a new visitor center and meeting space to educate the public on the City of Soldotna and surrounding areas. Vision Soldotna will solicit and receive donations, grants and matching funds specifically for the design and construction of a new Soldotna Visitor Center, and after completion, provide daily management of the facility to best maximize its use and continue to develop educational programs for the general public.

Vision Soldotna has starting capital of over $450K, and we are about to embark on the next phase of this campaign. Reporting to the Executive Director of the Soldotna Chamber, the Capital Campaign Manager will work as an independent contractor and will support Vision Soldotna’s Co-Founders, consultants, Board and committee members in their work on the capital campaign. Anticipated work load is 20 hrs. per week, billable hourly rate DOE. 

Responsibilities include:
·    Overall campaign management and organization including prospect tracking, strategy, task assignment and maintenance of timelines;
·    Researching and identifying prospects, including grant opportunities;
·    Scheduling meetings, preparing talking points, assembling presentations, and full meeting prep for Board members, campaign volunteers and Soldotna Chamber staff;
 ·   Overseeing acknowledgement of all campaign gifts and pledges and preparation of pledge payment reminders and pledge agreements;
·    Writing all campaign correspondence including solicitation proposals, meeting requests, and meeting follow up;
 ·   Maintaining master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign committee on track;
 ·   Organizing and monitoring volunteer assignments and follow-up, and assisting in all aspects of volunteer-led events;

Qualifications:
Vision Soldotna seeks a seasoned, responsible, focused individual, with outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy. Experience in and knowledge of fundraising, specifically capital campaigns, is preferred.

The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, professional and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information, and possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, and prospective donors. This position will be contracted with the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce. Successful candidate must have a business license.

To apply:
Please submit your cover letter, resume & anticipated contracted hourly rate to shanon@soldotnachamber.com. Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.
 
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