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$51,000

Salary

Services Industry

21%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

The old adage says that to give is human, but you'd be surprised at how hard it is to part people with their hard-earned cash. Enter the fundraiser: A person that has a knack for getting people to open their wallets for the right cause. It's the ideal job for someone who is both personable and persuasive – but having a passion for your cause doesn't hurt either. By arranging for events, calling potential donors, coordinating charity auctions and using online methods for fundraising, you'd be in charge of getting people to believe in and donate to an important cause – hello, warm, fuzzy feelings.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Speaking

Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Persuasion

Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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