Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
First I, obtained my college degree from a four year institution.
Then I expanded my volunteer time within the community and non profit organizations through the area.
Then I got a job in the sales and marketing field.
Then I considered an opportunity in the non profit and fund raising industry.
Then I got involved in several community and non profit organizations.
Then I found an opportunity to blend my corporate sales and marketing management in non profit.

Education

High School
Bachelor
University of Virgina

Career

Area Director

Fundraising for educational scholarships and promoting educational advocacy.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Education
Non-Profit Organizations
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

Getting a major donor and / or prospect to financially support a proposed program or activity.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

Should have the ability to fund raise, ask for money and not be afraid of rejection. Also, experience in sales and marketing can help in fundraising and development.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Friends:

"While non profit and fund raising can be an honorable profession, you can't make the same amount of money as you would in corporate America."

Interviewed By

Anonymous Student