Getting appointments. A face-to-face meeting with a potential donor is golden but getting such an appointment takes work and strategy. You may do everything right, but if the donor can’t call you back your effort was wasted.
We have all had to listen to voice messages a few times to figure out who called. Don’t make your donor do this! Not only is it unprofessional but it’s irritating. Donors who have hearing loss and secretaries are especially appreciative when you leave clear messages. A concise and listenable message can leave a lasting impression.
The Keys to Leaving Clear Messages. There are a few simple tips to making sure donors can return your phone call: