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Job Description

What’s the job?
To manage our NYC office and related charity campaigns (currently Greenpeace), oversee all staff and the collection of high volumes of long-term donations for the assigned charity (monthly, quarterly, and annual donations).
Who is Oak Tree Canvassing?
Oak Tree Canvassing (OTC) is a new, startup company where we work as a team to fundraise in-person for awesome causes that matter to us. We strive to change the world for the better!
OTC is in three cities (and growing!) and is partnered with the largest environmental and human rights charities including, Defenders of Wildlife, International Rescue Committee, Greenpeace.
What’s our company goal?
We aim to truly making a difference in the world, build a great team and network of colleagues/friends, and enjoy the beautiful outdoors in amazing cities around the country. Our goal is to foster a wonderful and comfortable company and work environment so you can really be yourself. No dress code, no script, and tools to THRIVE!
What are the qualifications?

Proven leadership abilities in face2face industry;
Proven ability to train and manage a team of face2face fundraisers;
Experience in management of fundraisers or related sales team;
Self-motivated with ambition to meet and exceed sales goals;
Proven sales skills;
Influencing and negotiating skills;
Able to remain calm, think clearly, and work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Honest, transparent, and mature in all communication, with a keen sense of humor.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude and be flexible;
Ability to work with a team;
Demonstrating a high level of emotional intelligence; able to manage own emotional state, be resilient in the face of rejection and/or adversity and disciplined in standards
Aspirations to grow an office and company and make a lasting impact in the world!

Who do I report to?
What’s the pay and benefits?
This position is performance-based with a competitive and unique pay structure so you can achieve unlimited financial compensation and personal growth!

Base pay: Salaried $25/hour at 35 hours/week
Ability to make $20-$100/hour or $100-$200K/year!
No commission, no bonus, hourly pay rate goes up based on the team and individual performance throughout the week
Monetary and travel incentives; including frequent travel trips to our other locations in Florida
Paid weekly
Paid time off and sick leave accrual after 90 days of full-time work
Option to enroll is health benefits after 90 days of full-time work
You will be part of higher leadership in a start-up company, providing an avenue to make this your own and grow as high as possible!

What else is expected?

Attend public and private sites, which may be indoors or outdoors, and are allocated in advance by Culture management to actively engage with members of the public to recruit new committed donors for the ‘For Purpose’ clients of OTC;
Consistently exceed the required targets set by CEO; this will normally be maintaining a city average of at minimum .20 average/week within agreed quality metrics;
Conduct and enforce 3 “team talks” per day including review of performance, games, and charity facts to inspire motivation and retention-based performance across the entire team;
Represent OTC, its clients, and yourself in a professional and informed manner at all times, and in accordance with the relevant industry and client Codes of Conduct;
Manage own emotional state; retain positive mindset to ensure potential donors are engaged with enthusiasm at all times;
Provide accurate reporting and administration in line with CEO requirements; ensure all paper and electronic records are completed accurately;
Provide own means of reaching agreed work sites with all necessary equipment. You will be expected to travel to sites on a daily basis, and to be proactive in your journey planning;
Be available to work unsocial hours including weekends, public holidays and some evenings as the nature of the role requires this;
Attend, punctually, each site training events and meetings as required;
Assist in the selection, training, and recruitment of new Canvassers and Team Leaders;
Provide extensive mentoring and ongoing support to Canvassers and Team Leaders in their team, and in the wider OTC company;
Provide fundraising training for Canvassers and Team Leaders;
Ensure that levels of motivation, morale, and productivity within the team and leadership are maintained at the highest levels;
Deputizing for the CEO when required;
Assist, if requested, in performance management processes for Campaign staff;
Liaise with Team Leaders and staff to ensure the smooth running of the canvassing activity and to actively look for new venues and locations in which to operate.

What other requirements and demands are there?

You must have access to own transport (car or public transit)
The role includes carrying equipment, walking to and from sites, and standing for long periods of time;
You will be expected to work outside and exposed to extreme weather conditions;
A full-time City Manager works 35 hours/week
The working week is from Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm;
You can work the weekends for extra hours;
You are required to collect a minimum of 1 new committed donors per 7 hour shift within agreed quality metrics; equivalent to a .1 average/per week.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $45,000.00 - $200,000.00 per year

Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
On call
Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay
Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

New York, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

Please detail your experience in the face2face fundraising industry.
What is your experience in leadership and management of sales, outreach, and/or face2face fundraising teams?

Willingness to travel:

25% (Required)

Work Location: One location

Required Exp


Skill Required

Job Location

New York

Salary Package

$ $45,000 - $200,000 a year

Date of Job Posting

2023-01-23 21:31:00