Donor Communications Associate

Most non-profit organizations consider donations as a main source of income. With a big database of donors, it becomes necessary to manage them to keep the source of income active, growing, and connected to the cause and the organization’s mission.

We need a Donor Management Associate, whose main responsibilities will be:

  • Based on the given donor database, he/she will categorize the donors into levels and work on promoting each level to the next level
  • Follow a certain communication with each level to keep the donors connected with the organization
  • Organize and oversee donor gifts 
  • Keep a healthy and updated database 
  • Keep regular reports with the higher management 
  • Develop corporate and program materials, and electronic media that will be communicated with donors
  • Provide objective feedback from donors

Qualifications:

  • High standard customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills along with interviewing skills are essential
  • The ability to write copy, edit submissions and publish content for donors’ correspondence ensuring all content is consistent with the guidelines and standards
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Able to think critically and creatively
  • Able to work well under deadline pressure and multi-task
  • Willing to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Willing to take direction and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Familiar with CRM software

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

 

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Communications Associate

The Communications Associate is responsible for managing internal and external communications including general visibility, public relations, social media and media outreach strategies as directed by the Marketing Manager and Business Development. This position is also responsible for writing, editing and publishing content for internal channels.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes the organization’s overall corporate communications and marketing strategies and campaigns.
  • Develops corporate and program materials and electronic media to include websites, press-releases, newsletters, presentations, tradeshow presence, all manners of collateral, and other tools to ensure appropriate messaging and brand strategy are effectively executed.
  • Supports the business development function of the organization in the submission of proposals and related content and tools (concepts, graphics, logos, etc.), and participates in ongoing brand development and marketing of new offerings.
  • Provides ongoing program support across the organization to include all manner of collateral design and content creation (i.e., brochures, presentations, one-pagers, newsletters, press-releases, etc.).
  • Write copy, edit submissions and publish content for media properties, ensuring all content is consistent with the guidelines and standards.
  • Work alongside social media team to be able to post social media content, monitor and track social media engagement and other IIT social media channels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
  • Assist with creating and managing public relations and media relations campaigns, including writing press releases, responding to media inquiries, monitoring and tracking media mentions.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills

  • A bachelor’s degree is required for this position along with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in communications, media, journalism or a related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills along with interviewing skills are essential.
  • A good understanding of general practices, methods, and procedures related to public relations, media relations, and marketing.
  • The right person for the job will be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Passionate about good editing, writing, and grammar.
  • Knowledgable about social media best practices.
  • Comfortable dealing with the media (making media pitches, and answering questions from the media when inquiries come into the media team), and have a solid understanding of online, television, and radio media outlets.
  • Able to think critically and creatively.
  • Able to work well under deadline pressure and multi-task.
  • Willing to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Willing to take direction and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Human Resource / Legal Administrator

Job description: Full Time

Role(s):

  • Draft contractual and licensing agreements,  memorandums, and  grant proposals and applications.
  • Continuous learning and update current legal knowledge in job related areas in copyright and Labor Laws.
  • Draft State and Federal grant applications.
  • Assist President in creating and supplementing current office policies, standards and procedures; evaluating results and making necessary adjustments.
  • Organize and maintain employee files and records and support President and Managers in the recruitment and performance review of employees.
  • Create, organize and maintain electronic and physical files  for all legal contracts and documents while ensuring that the legal department operates smoothly.
  • Be a Notary signing Agent for the Organization.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law or Legal & Business Administration and, or Paralegal Certificate preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant legal work experience.
  • Must be excellent in written and oral communications.

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Junior Graphic Designer

Description: Full Time

Al-Furqaan Foundation is hiring a creative, inspired and committed graphic designer to design a variety of print projects including but not limited to posters, flyers, brochures and ads.

Role(s):

  • Develop concepts for designing postcards, ads, flyers, invitation, vouchers, coupons and Email campaigns
  • Manage and maintain graphic files, including center logos, photos and art
  • Experienced in digital creative projects that includes social media, animation and website advertisements
  • Producing accurate and high quality work
  • Work well in a team with Web developer and marketing department

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design 
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience in graphic design
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suites and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet all deadlines.

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Digital Marketing Associate

Description: Full-time / $15.00 – $20.00 per hour

Role(s):

  • The Digital Marketing Associate is intimately involved in the execution of internet marketing strategies such as search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), Facebook Pixels, GoogleAd, Google analytics, and social media marketing.
  • Must be able to use the Facebook pixel to track and retarget visitors and customers
  • Manage and write content for blogs, social media materials, advertisements, and website content.
  • Must have a coding background to make requested website changes (WordPress).
  • Communicate effectively with donors on their progress and any customer service related questions involving their campaign.
  • Learn the business’ internet marketing offerings inside and out. Manage the marketing and advertising tasks assigned monthly.
  • Work efficiently, with high attention to detail, minimizing the occurrence of costly errors.
  • Bring creativity to further the business by suggesting more effective methods and internet marketing and social media strategies.
  • Important: this work required commuting every day to Bolingbrook, IL. Remote working is not available.

Qualifications:

  • Must be Google AdWords certified or become Google AdWords certified in the first month of employment.
  • Must have experience with search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click (PPC), Facebook Pixels, GoogleAd, Google analytics, and social media marketing.
  • Must have experience with Facebook Business Manager
  • Must have experience with ClickFunnels/ Creating Leadpages 2+ years
  • Must have strong professional writing abilities.
  • Must have a passion for advertising and marketing.
  • Must be local and within driving distance to the Bolingbrook
  • Must be organized and value efficiency and accuracy.
  • Highly desired – previous customer service experience.
  • Highly desired – bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or related field.
  • Highly desired- have a second language Urdu or Arabic.

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Business/Donors Development Specialist

Job description: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Looking to hire a Business Development Specialist who will be responsible for the identification, qualification, solicitation, and stewardship of a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors. This position also manages the Foundation’s grant writing and reporting process.

Role(s):

  • Build and maintain relationships with a portfolio of major donors helping them accomplish their philanthropic visions with Al-Furqaan Foundation
  • Work closely with the Head of Fundraising to develop sponsorship strategies and goals for fundraising events and to manage the creation of collateral material to support solicitation efforts.
  • Identify, cultivate, and secure sponsors for The Foundation’s Events, signature Projects, and other identified activities.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications team to create effective, inspiring digital and print fund development materials.
  • Manage the Foundation’s grant writing and reporting system.
  • Carry out special fundraising events, meetings, and interviews within established ethical standards and in compliance with local, state, federal, and non-profit regulations, guidelines, and laws.
  • Support the Foundation’s efforts to ensure a community presence that increases the Foundation’s visibility as a funding recipient for potential and current/past donors.
  • Collaborate with the Foundation’s staff to identify untapped markets of interest, and to generate ideas, programs, and concepts to engage prospective donors.
  • Lead the department’s efforts in securing auction items for all the Foundation’s fundraising events.
  • Model high levels of motivation, performance, dedication, and commitment.
  • Provide professional, quality customer service to donors, volunteers, staff, and other community contacts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, public relations, nonprofit management, or a related field.
  • Four or more years of demonstrated success in fund development or outside sales.
  • At least one year of experience in cold-calling required.
  • At least one year of experience in grant writing and grant research.
  • Experience in the development of budgets and the ability to manage financial resources effectively.
  • Proven results with fundraising and special events.
  • Strong public relations skills and ability to develop community collaborations.
  • Able to work independently within established guidelines, and to meet frequent deadlines.
  • Understanding and appreciation for the Foundation’s mission and the capability to project that mission to prospective donors and partners.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, Arabic & Urdu are highly preferred
  • Must be a team player whose superior communication skills facilitate working with a variety of internal and external customers
  • Ability to thrive in a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to ensure the exchange of information and effective planning

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Network Administrator

Description: Full time / $3,000.00 per month

Role(s):

  • Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
  • Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
  • Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
  • Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.
  • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance.

Skills/Qualifications:

Network Performance Tuning, LAN Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, Quick Study, Technical Zeal

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.v

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Junior Web Developer

Description: Full time / $2,500.00 per month

The role is responsible for designing, coding, and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a Foundation’s specifications. Strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

Role(s):

Web Developer Job Duties:

  • The candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility,
  • general web functions, and standards.
  • Experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
  • The candidate must have a strong understanding of E-Commerce & WordPress
  • Deep expertise and hands-on experience with Web Applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, and APIs.
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to E-Commerce applications.

Working hours: 

Important: This work required commuting every day to Bolingbrook, IL. Remote working is not available.

Qualifications:

WordPress, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming Skills, E-Commerce, Teamwork, Verbal Communication, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development, API’s

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Publishing Manager

Description:

A Publishing Manager is responsible for everything we publish under certain subject areas. This involves finding and/or cooperating with people to write the books or journals and then producing, marketing, selling, and distributing the final product.

Role(s):

A Publishing Manager is primarily responsible for taking care of all the publications of the organization. The specific duties of a publications manager position include:

  • Coordinating with the content creators
  • Oversight and managing the layout and design team
  • Acquiring the best deals for the printing process
  • Supervising the printing process
  • Handling the legal process related to each printed title
  • Supervising the shipping and storage processes
  • Planning and supervising Marketing activities and launching process for each product
  • Planning & Supervising  the proper supply chain management policies
  • Overseeing the distribution process including the best practice for distributors’ management
  • Coordinating with vendors, suppliers, and other department members; 
  • Keeping updated on publications from competitor publishing houses; 
  • Taking care of human resources required for various publications; 
  • Participating in recruitment and training of human resources and performing other tasks as required. 

Qualifications: 

A Publishing Manager should have a bachelor’s degree in mass communications or journalism. A master’s degree may be advantageous. Excellent academic credentials are required. Prior experience in publications management is essential for a Publishing Manager position. 

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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Junior Accountant

Description: Full-time / $3,000.00 per month

Role(s):

  • Must take care of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Daily record keeping of all transactions (Data Entry) in Quickbook
  • Desktop and Quickbook Online
  • Data entry and record-keeping for sales and donation platforms
  • Help with inventory management
  • Any other accounting duties as needed

Qualifications: 

  • Quickbooks (Online and Desktop) – 1 year
  • Excel and Microsoft word

Email resume to jobs@furqaan.org. U.S. Work Authorization is required. Pay commensurate with knowledge and experience on a non-profit Islamic Organization scale.

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