Who we are: Textile Exchange is a global non-profit working to meet important climate and other environmental goals by supporting the fashion and textile industry transform fiber and material production by working with a robust membership of brands, retailers and suppliers to accelerate the use of preferred fibers across the global textile industry.
What we do: In short, we build a community that can collectively accomplish what no individual or company can do alone. We develop, manage, and promote a suite of leading industry standards, as well as collect and publish critical industry data and insights that enable brands and retailers to measure, manage, and track their use of preferred fiber and materials.
How we do it: With a robust membership representing leading brands, retailers, and suppliers, Textile Exchange is positively impacting the climate through accelerating the use of preferred fibers across the global textile industry.
Climate+: With our new Climate+ strategy, Textile Exchange is the driving force for urgent climate action on textile fiber and materials with a goal of 45% reduced CO2 emissions from textile fiber and material production by 2030. By benchmarking the industry and providing actionable tools for improvement, Textile Exchange is driving a race to the top.
Working at Textile Exchange: We work remotely with a team located in 20+ countries. Diverse group of advocates and activists committed to harnessing the strengths of the global textile industry to accelerate change toward climate and other key environmental goals. We work collaboratively on important environmental issues around the world by working and interacting with farming groups, brands, retailers, and environmental experts in the textile and fashion industries around the world. We offer an opportunity to join a cutting-edge global environmental nonprofit and to help strengthen the impact of our organization. Each TEam member is offered a competitive compensation package with paid time off, yearly bonus, opportunities for continuing education, and more.
Intro: Textile Exchange, a global nonprofit organization that convenes the textile industry to accelerate the reduction of low carbon from fibers and raw material production. We are looking for an experienced Development & Fundraising Coordinator. As a key member of the organization, this individual will help to coordinate all fundraising efforts to drive Textile Exchange’s goals and objectives, including funder cultivation and stewardship, grants administration, and event sponsorship.
Reports To: Marketing and Communications, Director
Duties and Responsibilities
· Ensure Grant report deadlines are met and that we are tracking all necessary information to maintain Grant commitments.
· Support on the admin and coordination during Grant application process.
· Track all call notes and fundraising opportunities activity in organization database.
· Work collaboratively with TEam members to collect and coordinate funding needs for special events, projects, and programs, ensuring that the program needs are aligned and that asks are consolidated.
· Track event sponsor benefit delivery to ensure obligations are fulfilled as promised.
· Develop a stewardship process that fulfills funding requirements and shows deep appreciation.
· Ensure that corporate sponsorship and gifts are processed and recognized in a timely manner.
· Create and produce monthly reports for senior leadership.
· Define metrics and create methods for tracking progress of all fundraising activities.
· Prepare the CEO, COO and other leadership team members to effectively fundraise.
· Oversee reporting to comply with partner funding requirements.
· Maintain records of coordinate fundraising and sponsorships for events ensuring each event and prepare overall event reports.
· Works with the Financial Manager to provide accurate and timely information on fundraising.
· Develops and maintains strategic alliances with supporters, members, and funders.
· Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with other like-minded organizations.
· Develop and implement recommendations and plans to achieve organization, donor, and partnership goals.
Experience and Qualifications
· 5+ years of direct experience in nonprofit fundraising and/or membership programs and Grant writing.
· Ability to work independently.
· Experience in report writing
· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
· Experience with Salesforce a plus.
· Experience using effective interpersonal skills, listening, diplomacy, and tact to build strong relationships with other team members and funders.
· Well-developed written and oral communication.
· Demonstrated ability to design and implement fundraising initiatives.
· Project management and execution skills with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities.
· Decision-making skills that drive organizational success.
· Driven to continuously identify opportunities to improve the organization’s effectiveness.
· Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
· Be detail oriented and can work with minimal supervision.
· Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
· Working knowledge of current trends in charitable giving.
· Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations.
· Effective public speaking and presentation skills are essential.
· Bachelor’s degree or related experience.
Full-Time Position, 40 Hours a Week
Annual Salary Range: $30,000-$40,000(Dependent on Experience)
Start Date: ASAP
How to Apply
Please submit to recruitmentoffice@TextileExchange.org with the subject “Fundraising Manager”
2. Cover Letter
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as they are submitted. Early application submission is strongly encouraged.
Textile Exchange is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.