Fundraising Manager (now open)

Remote or Houston, TX

Job Type

Part Time

Who we are

Help forge new paths in the innovative education space to make a difference in developing a diverse STEAM workforce. As a growing non-profit start-up organization, the STEM·E Youth Career Development Program is finding new ways to increase access and exposure to STEM and Entrepreneurship education. Through hands-on, business and career experiences, STEM·E instills critical-thinking and profession skills to ensure the future success of our students. For the builder and doer in the education space, STEM·E is a place you can thrive and amplify your impact in the world.

Our Core Values

We employ compassion to drive impact and fulfill our mission to globally educate youth through integrated STEM and entrepreneurship education. With knowledge, innovation, and creativity, STEM·E strives to provide high-quality education to diverse communities, instilling equality and equity in the education space to support our vision of molding a diverse workforce.

About the Role

The Fundraising Manager role is an opportunity to directly support STEM·E’s capacity to drive impact within the local community, as well as nationally and internationally. In collaboration with key leadership, the Fundraising Manager will strategize, plan, and manage an annual fundraising event, annual fundraising plan, and grant writing efforts, to drive charitable donations for our events and programming that serve underprivileged, under-represented families. You will fulfill a critical role in driving our organization’s development and financial resources to make a pivotal difference for our students.

Role Responsibilities

  • Strategize and work collaboratively with the Executive Director and fundraising interns to develop, plan and manage a yearly fundraising plan, including smaller non-event fundraisers and email fundraisers

  • Develop, plan, and host an annual fundraiser event

  • Strategize, manage, and work collaboratively with grant writing interns to write and submit charitable grant applications, including Letters of Intent and local community grant applications

  • Guide and advise interning fundraising coordinators and grant writers throughout the fundraising and grant writing process to empower and educate them while helping to drive fundraising efforts to success

  • Track and manage all charitable donations

  • Capture fundraising success metrics to analyze impact and to improve future fundraising efforts

Critical Success Factors

  • Self-sufficient, Energetic Doer – take initiative in researching, developing, and managing fundraising plan, activities, and annual event; approach problem-solving with a strategic and acute viewpoint to independently drive to solution

  • Methodical, Detail-Oriented Planner – utilize advanced planning skills and tools to organize and manage the fundraising plan and annual event, ensuring success

  • Strategic Thinker – approach work with an innovative mindset, bringing forward and testing new ideas that drive impact

  • Patient, Service-Oriented Leader & Coach – work compassionately with new students and interns in the field to transfer knowledge and drive learning

Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred, not required

  • 1+ years of fundraising experience

  • 1+ years of event planning experience

  • 1+ years of grant writing experience preferred, not required

Our Offer

Joining STEM·E means taking charge of making an impact within your community. As an associate, you will help build the world you wish to see by developing and implementing educational and professional solutions that make a difference. We welcome all individuals from all walks of life and experiences, as we help advance your skills with guidance from dedicated, experienced, and compassionate leaders.

If you are driven to change the world, we want to support you in this journey, together!