Hiring: Online Fundraising Consultant

Online Fundraising Consultant

Mighty Earth, a global environmental NGO based in the US, is looking for a freelance online fundraising consultant to help Mighty Earth with its online fundraising.

About the role:

Mighty Earth has ambitious plans to improve our digital work–from improving our technology to growing our supporter lists. As part of that work, we are looking for an online fundraising consultant who can help us grow our small donation donor base and increase the amount we raise from our supporters. We need additional capacity and expertise to help us with our online fundraising. This role will be responsible for helping us secure donations from members, focusing on acquisition, improving conversions, and developing retention strategies. You will be working alongside the Digital Director who has overall responsibility for online fundraising at Mighty Earth. You will work together to craft an online fundraising strategy, as well as drafting fundraisers, testing, and suggesting improvements to donation pages.

Responsibilities:

  • Write compelling emails that inspire our members to donate
  • Work directly with the Digital Director to develop an online fundraising strategy
  • Advise the Digital Director on developing new processes and systems to help us in delivering an online fundraising strategy.
  • Make sure we are updating our best practices to reflect global (and regional) trends in digital fundraising.
  • Work with our campaign teams to develop fundraising ideas that will raise money and also contribute to their campaigns.
  • Suggest improvements to our donation pages so they are optimised, maintained, and updated on a permanent rolling basis.

Key Experience and Skills:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience with online fundraising; demonstrated ability to run fundraising campaigns from start to finish.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, with strong instincts in what will motivate our audiences to donate, and an ability to translate complex narratives into simple and engaging stories.
  • Understand basic data analysis, ideally in a fundraising environment.
  • Experience designing and running experiments and A/B tests
  • English fluency

Desirable but not essential:

  • Proficiency in French, German or Spanish
  • Familiarity with Action Network, Engaging Networks and WordPress.
  • Experience in page design and optimisation.

Location:  Remote. But must be within Eastern Time (New York) to East European time (Athens, Kiev, Helsinki)  

We are flexible on hours/days but suggest initially the equivalent of 2-3 days a month (to be negotiated) until at least the end of the year (mid-December). There is the possibility of a contract extension and/or more hours. 

Examples of pay rate (but open to discussion):  
UK = £350-£450 per day (equivalent of 8 hours a day)  
USA = $500-$600 per day (equivalent of 8 hours a day)  
Berlin = €450-€550 per day (equivalent of 8 hours a day)  

How to apply:

To apply please send a CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 pages with the consultancy position in the subject line to [email protected] outlining how you meet the job specification and your hourly or daily rate. Deadline to apply is 19 September 11:59pm.

Mighty Earth is an equal opportunity employer; we strictly prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression and any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are strongly encouraged to apply.