Chapter Job Center

Welcome to the AFP South Dakota Chapter job posting center! This service is designed to share pertinent career information with our audience of development professionals in the South Dakota area. 

We feature all career position announcements for one month on our AFP South Dakota website.  Anyone who visits this site will see your position announcement on our Chapter Job Center.  In addition, your position will be sent out in our AFP update email with a link to the job center.  This monthly update email reaches more than 360 fundraising and non-profit professionals in South Dakota who have self-identified as wanting to stay connected to our chapter and receive updates. 

Posting Fee:

$50 - AFP members

$150 - Non-members

Please email your job positing to Your information will be reviewed, edited if needed, approved and posted by our Chapter Administrator.  Your organization will be invoiced via PayPal within 3-5 business days.

Contact Chapter Administrator Angie Kuiper, at if you have any questions.

Campaign Coordinator
Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Date Posted: January 26, 2018
Chief Development Officer
Company: EmBe
Date Posted: January 12, 2018
Chief Development Officer
Company: Washington Pavilion Management, Inc.
Date Posted: January 5, 2018





Campaign Coordinator


Company: Friends of South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Date Posted: January 26, 2018

Job Description Responsibilities Include

  • Overall campaign management and organization including communication, prospect tracking, strategy, task assignment and maintenance of timelines.
  • Researching and identifying prospects.
  • Scheduling meetings, preparing talking points, assembling presentations, and meeting preparation for board members, campaign volunteers and staff.
  • Overseeing acknowledgement of all campaign gifts and pledges and preparation of payment reminders and pledge agreements.
  • Writing all campaign correspondence including solicitation proposals, meeting requests, and meeting follow up.
  • Maintaining master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign committees on track.
  • Organization and monitoring volunteer assignments and follow-up and assisting in all aspects of volunteer-led events.


  • Assist the campaign leadership and staff in development and executing, a public relations/communications plan to keep the campaign in the public’s eye and to maintain its momentum.
  • Coordinate the writing and development of capital campaign print and electronic collateral materials and coordinate their design and production.
  • Work with marketing on campaign communication, creating content for newsletters, talking points and other information for the media.
  • Prepare materials needed for donor meetings preparing package of material for donor meetings as directed by the Director and solicitors.
  • Integrate campaign milestones into ongoing public relations outreach.
  • Working with the campaign committee, develop and execute a communications plan for donors.

Reporting and Coordination

  • Develop and maintain an accurate report of campaign progress to date.
  • Work with other development staff to make sure that the all contact with campaign donors is coordinated.
  • Ensure that data released to prospects and donors is recorded and tracked in electronic and hard files.
  • Manage campaign record keeping, evaluate progress towards goals, prepare periodic reports on fundraising and present to the Board and senior staff.
  • Makes sure the record of campaign meetings is updated and filed and that follow up actions are noted so they can be acted  on in the future.
  • Recommended revisions to the fundraising plan, as needed, to meet the goals.

Donor Solicitation

  • Coordinate solicitation priorities, manage prospects lists and research.
  • Help develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of prospects.
  • Prepare and provide support to staff, board members and volunteers for solicitation.
  • Work with the Director to schedule and make arrangements meetings with prospective donors including making meal reservations, coordinating schedules with a  staff person for tours, sending a confirming email or note before the meeting, sending any necessary information to the donor before the meeting.
  • Assist the Director and other camping leaders in keeping the momentum for arranging meetings with donors, making suggestions about possible meetings and engagement opportunities.
  • Encourages the leaders to be proactive in reaching out to donors.
  • Makes sure the donor is thanked appropriately and receives the material or follow up action promised at the meeting.
  • Conducts prospect research to identify prospective donors and to gather information about people both new prospects and current donors.
  • Plan and execute small campaign related events.

Campaign Committee

  • Work with the Director and campaign leaders to schedule committee meetings and make sure that all of the necessary material is organized and available at the meetings.
  • Attend each meeting and keep accurate notes about what happened, especially noting who agreed to do what actions following the meeting.
  • Follow-ups with each person reminding (and clarifying) about what they have agreed to do and provides them whatever they need to get the task done.
  • Coordinate other meetings follow-ups, such as drafting notes for the Director and campaign leadership to work with after the meeting.

Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to Ryan Howlett via email at: Closing date is February 23.

Chief Development Officer


Company: EmBe
Date Posted: January 12, 2018

EmBe is seeking a dynamic and results-minded Chief Development Officer (CDO) to advance its mission.  The CDO will work in concert with the CEO and Board of Directors to foster a culture of philanthropy and provide leadership to institutionalize the work of philanthropy and fund development within the organization.    The CDO will be actively engaged in carrying out all aspects of a successful statewide fund development program, including donor acquisition and retention, special events, annual giving campaigns, corporate and individual major gifts, endowment giving, grants and capital campaign efforts.  As a member of the senior management team, and manager of development staff and volunteers, the CDO is a representative and leader for the organization.  This position provides the opportunity for a seasoned fundraiser to play a key role in a growing and dynamic organization, including leading in the development of its 100 year celebration.


Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of proven non-profit development experience required; fundraising certifications are beneficial but not requisite. Proven executive level leadership skills and demonstrated fund development program management is essential. A demonstrated skill and confidence in asking people to contribute time and money, and in developing authentic relationships built on trust is imperative.

Visit for full position description. 

Chief Development Officer


Company: Washington Pavilion Management, Inc.
Date Posted: January 5, 2018

Washington Pavilion Management, Inc.

 Chief Development Officer (v.1.1.18)

I.        Basic Function

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) works closely with the President/CEO to plan, implement, and maintain all fundraising and contributed revenue programs of the organization. This position holds a key leadership role in the institution and collaborates with the President/CEO, other chief officers, senior staff members, the Board of Trustees, and volunteers in managing fund-raising activities in pursuit of the Washington Pavilion’s mission and vision.

II.     Organizational Relationships

  1. Responsible to the President/CEO for the successful performance of assigned responsibilities.
  2. Serve on the Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. Leadership Team (Chief Officers).
  3. Serve as staff liaison to Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. Board of Trustees, Development Committee and other related sub-committees.
  4. Responsible for the leadership and direct supervision of the Development staff.
  5. Work closely with Director of Marketing/PR and marketing/PR staff to maintain consistency in image of organization.
  6. Collaborate and coordinate with other senior staff to identify and pursue development opportunities.

III.   Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ongoing
    1. Create, implement, and supervise all development activities, including, but not limited to:
      1. Annual giving program: both corporate and individual contributions
      2. Planned giving/endowment programs
      3. Government, foundation, and corporate grant writing
      4. All major fundraising events as appropriate (i.e., Arts Night, Sidewalk Arts Festival)
      5. Donor recognition and other special events, projects, and programs
      6. Establish and achieve departmental budget goals.
      7. Develop annual strategic plan for the organizations overall development program.
      8. Plan, manage, and support the development and cultivation efforts of the President/CEO.
      9. Develop all processes and procedures necessary for a successful development program.
      10. With the President/CEO, identify and support volunteer leadership, develop strong Board and non-Board committees to assist in the planning and implementation of development efforts.
      11. Attend performances and special events to develop strong relationships with donors through regular interactions.
      12. Supervision of all grant applications. Serve as organization’s ongoing contact with government, corporate, and foundation donors to build and maintain relationships.
      13. Supervise the volunteer coordinator and therefore the volunteer program.

10.  Manage and mentor the Development staff. 

11.  Collaboration with the Marketing/PR Department on development publications and communications.

  1. Other
    1. Perform any special projects as directed by the President/CEO.
    2. Be familiar with all Washington Pavilion programs, website, and database.
    3. Represent Washington Pavilion, when appropriate, with public relations opportunities such as media engagement and public speaking/presenting.
    4. Represent Washington Pavilion as Director of the Day on specified weekends and holidays.
    5. Represent Washington Pavilion Management, Inc. and its program areas in professional and community activities as deemed appropriate.
    6. Develop and maintain relationships with major donors and corporate partners.
    7. Develop and maintain relationships with key personnel from local, regional and national, funding sources, foundations and corporations.
    8. Develop and maintain relationships with local, regional and national fundraising organizations.

IV.   Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years previous direct fundraising/development experience showing evidence of progressive responsibility and demonstrated leadership.
  • CFRE certification preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles, strategies, practices and trends in fundraising/development.
  • Strong negotiation, analytical, and research skills to identify prospects and potential for support.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be highly organized with a demonstrated ability to pay attention to details follow-through, and meet deadlines. Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills required to organize and coordinate team members in multiple and diverse program areas.
  • Excellent computer skills, including experience with computer-based development management tools.

V.   How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Washington Pavilion Management, Inc.

Attn: Human Resources

301 S Main Ave.

Sioux Falls SD 57104