Fund-Raiser: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:46)
Skinner describes his role as a manager for an educational nonprofit in Philadelphia.
Fund-Raiser: Career Beginnings (01:23)
Skinner started as a high school teacher. Networking and internships led Skinner to his current position.
Fund-Raiser: Keys to Success (01:39)
Connection and networking are vital for fundraising. Writing and telling effective stories is also important.
Fund-Raiser: Education and Certification Requirements (02:09)
Skinner gained a degree in secondary education. Connecting with business owners and leaders is important. CFRE is one of many certifications available.
Fund-Raiser: Workplace Atmosphere (01:53)
Fundraisers are out of the office frequently. Regional nonprofit workers travel less than national nonprofit organizations.
Fund-Raiser: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:36)
Skinner recommends volunteer work and initiating contact with a desirable nonprofit organization when searching for employment opportunities.
Fund-Raiser: A Day on the Job (01:03)
E-mails are vital to this career. Fundraisers examine their relationships with their donors.
Fund-Raiser: Industry Goals and Services (01:08)
Fundraisers communicate to donors the change their nonprofit accomplishes.
Fund-Raiser: Industry Challenges (01:07)
Fundraisers are challenged by less face-to-face meetings caused by technology.
Fund-Raiser: Looking at the Future (01:05)
Nonprofit organizations will continue with people talking face-to-face with people as well as online efforts.
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