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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Field Outreach Representative / Mall Kiosk Bookstore Associate

Description: $12/hour

Al-Furqaan Foundation is looking for a highly motivated candidate who has great communication skills, leadership qualities, and confidence in approaching Non-Muslims to give Dawah and introduce people to Islam. Qualified individuals will be working at several kiosks situated inside mall settings, convention halls, restaurants, etc.

We are seeking candidates that are outgoing, personable & competitive, and are looking for religious, professional, and personal development.

If you are willing to spread the word of Allah, have great people skills, and enjoy working with the public, then we want to meet you!

Role(s):

  • The representative will introduce Islam to people
  • The representative will also explain the purpose of the Foundation and handing out available materials like The Clear Quran, Dawah brochures, etc. 
  • Collect contact information  
  • Stocking the booth and set up the display at opening time 
  • Storing the merchandise at closing time 
  • dealing with daily sales transactions 

Qualifications: 

  • Interested candidate must be a practicing Muslim 
  • Must have basic knowledge of Islam
  • Experience in customer service, or hospitality type environment providing front line customer appreciation/support is an asset 
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of people 
  • Winning attitude and dedication to ensuring customer satisfaction 
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well individually or within a team environment 
  • Leadership skills

Working hours:

From Monday to Friday … from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday …………………. from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Sunday …………………… from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

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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Salesforce Developer/Administrator

Description: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Looking to hire a Salesforce Developer to design world-class Salesforce applications for our evolving CRM requirements. As a Salesforce Developer, you will be responsible for designing and developing customized solutions within the Salesforce platform. This will involve meeting with top managers, analyzing project objectives, coding new Salesforce applications, creating customer workflows, maintaining user roles, and troubleshooting applications’ errors.

Role(s):

  • Meeting with project managers, top managers, analyzing project objectives to determine CRM needs.
  • Developing customized solutions within the Salesforce platform.
  • Designing, coding new Salesforce applications, and implementing Salesforce applications.
  • Creating customer workflows, timelines and development goals.
  • Testing the stability and functionality of the application.
  • Troubleshooting and fixing bugs.
  • Writing documents and providing technical training for Salesforce Staff.
  • Maintaining user roles, troubleshooting applications’ errors and the security and integrity of the application software.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering.
  • Previous work experience with application and software development.
  • Experience working with Salesforce CRM platforms and application development skills. 
  • Ability to solve complex software problems.
  • Experience developing customer-facing interfaces.
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce CRM platforms.
  • Advanced knowledge in MYSQL, Apex, JavaScript, Native, and VisualForce.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to problem solve high-level software and application issues.
  • Ability to project manage.

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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Internships

Gain experience by interning under our experienced staff for professional careers for following positions:

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Graphics Designer
  • IT

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

Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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.

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