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Fundraising Manager

Georgia Organics
Closing date
Oct 21, 2021

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Focus Areas
Agriculture / Food / Nutrition
Job Function
Development / Fundraising, Event Planning
Position Type
Full Time
Experience Level
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Job Description: The Fundraising Manager is a full-time position responsible for executing annual fundraising goals and activities by securing philanthropic contributions through grants, members, donors, sponsors and events.  The position reports to the Director of Fundraising and engages with all staff and board members to foster an organizational culture that honors the vital role donors and members play in advancing the organization’s mission. If successful, the Fundraising Manager will have timely opportunities for advancement within the organization. 


Fundraising, Development and Relationship Building

  • Develops annual fundraising goals and strategies with the CEO and Director of Fundraising.
  • Grows membership and donations by recruiting, retaining and building relationships with current and new members at all levels.
  • Manages and solicits business members and other sponsors for events, educational activities and communication mediums.
  • Involves staff and board in member engagement and direct fundraising to meet annual fund campaign goals.
  • Utilizes peer to peer funding campaigns and tools to increase membership and giving.
  • Looks for new and unique opportunities to achieve fundraising goals.
  • Stays up to date with latest fundraising trends and attends trainings to develop best practices.


  • Secures public and private grants through research, relationship building and proposal writing.
  • Works with operation and program teams to meet grant proposal and reporting deadlines.

Communications and Event Planning

  • In partnership with the Director of Communications, provides consistent communications with members by sharing stories and impacts that inspire support through the website, social media, and direct correspondence.
  • Organizes in person and online member and special events to engage existing and potential members and donors.


  • Manages the membership database (Neon) to record and track donor engagement, integrate online payments, and leverages reporting and campaign tools to create strong systems of outreach.
  • Tracks success and impact against annual and multi-year fundraising targets.
  • Supports the finance team in managing and tracking organizational and grant related budgets.

Racial Equity

  • Integrates racial equity in day-to-day work to support Georgia Organics’ growth and evolution as an anti-racist organization.


  • Three or more years of fundraising or related professional experience and possesses a growth mindset to continually learn while on the job.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Attention to detail, organized and creatively proactive.
  • Goal oriented with a commitment to set plans and tracking progress towards metrics. 
  • Both a team player and able to work independently.
  • Strong writing and communications skills.
  • Experience organizing events from conception to execution.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and membership databases a plus.
  • Ability to clearly articulate mission and flex communication style to a diverse range of stakeholders, racially, geographically, and socio-economically.
  • Committed to advancing organic farmers, community food solutions, racial equity and climate solutions. 

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity:  Georgia Organics is committed to an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.  We encourage applications from candidates diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation and ethnicity.


  • Salary: $50,000 to $60,000, commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits
  • Health insurance (currently 100 percent of premium)
  • Retirement investment options in a 403(b) tax deferred account
  • Three weeks of paid time off in first year plus holidays
  • Schedule: 40 hours per week with occasional weekend and evening work
  • Location:  Remote working and Atlanta workplace flex options available

How to Apply:  By Oct 10, 2021, email one pdf comprised of a one-page cover letter describing your interest in Georgia Organics and how your experience has prepared you for this job and a 1-2 page resume to careers at georgia organics dot org.  Use “Fundraising Manager” as the subject line. 


Georgia Organics is a dynamic and team-driven nonprofit investing in organic farmers and community allies to cultivate a resilient, local food movement.  Since 1997, the organization has served as a statewide leader in growing healthy foods, farms and families. Georgia Organics is now embarking on a new strategic plan rooted in five core values: farmer prosperity; soil health and environmental stewardship; anti-racism; community and collective impact, and climate action.

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200 Ottley Dr. NE, Suite A
United States
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