Bachelor’s degree required; relevant master’s degree preferred.
Three to five years experience in social service non-profit fundraising.
Familiarity with blindness and broader disabilities issues is a plus.
Demonstrated Knowledge and Skills:
- Planning: an ability to think ahead and plan over a 1-2 year time span
- Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and deadlines with minimal oversight
- Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including writing and presentation skills
- Excellent computer skills to support responsibilities, including MS Office applications, use of the donor database, and Internet
- Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team and within a matrix-style organization
- Ability to think critically and problem solve
- Possess a commitment to Lighthouse’s Core Values
- Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information with discretion
- Exercise good judgment and objectivity
- Flexible schedule of early and late hours and remote work
- Typical office environment with infrequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling objects and materials up to 10 lbs.
- Extended periods of oral communication and frequent typing
- Frequent periods of prolonged sitting and standing.
- Possess reliable transportation
- Hold a valid Driver’s License, good driving record, and proof of insurance
- Must pass Level II background check
The employment policy of Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works is to provide equal opportunity to all persons. Our company, therefore, has committed to equal employment opportunity through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. Lighthouse Central Florida and Lighthouse Works will recruit, hire, train, and promote qualified individuals in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, and veteran status, or disability.
All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and primary duties have been included. Requirements, skills, and abilities have been determined to be the minimal standards required to perform the positions successfully. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and conditions may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
The Americans with Disabilities Act may modify requirements to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made that may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or impose undue hardships on the organization.