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Delaware Hospice - Annual Giving Coordinator

Posted: 9/22/2021
Salary Range: Starting at $54,000, based on experience

Since 1982, Delaware Hospice has provided the highest quality hospice and healthcare services, and serves as a trusted community partner in end-of-life education and support. Our mission is to support every individual, family, and community with compassionate and expert care for serious illness.
Accredited by the Joint Commission, Delaware Hospice continues to be a licensed, nonprofit, community-based hospice serving Delaware. Now also providing care in Pennsylvania; southern Chester and Delaware counties. We offered healthcare services through our Delaware Hospice, Delaware Palliative, Delaware Transitions, Katybug, Bereavement, and New Hope programs at the Delaware Hospice Center, in private homes, or acute and long term care facilities. For more information about Delaware Hospice’s programs and services, upcoming events, or employment opportunities, call 302-478-5707 or visit our website,

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

This position manages the Annual Appeal programs including donor cultivation, communications, and stewardship. Assists with grant research and writing. Oversee volunteer run special events. This is a statewide position requiring some travel and a flexible schedule including occasional nights and weekends.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of special events and annual giving fundraising required. Excellent communication skills including writing, one-on-one and public speaking. Ability to work independently, as well as, in a team environment. Experience and demonstrated skill in non-profit fundraising, including:  creating a fundraising plan, successful background in cultivating donors, proven ability to develop diverse and repeatable sources of income, research and grant writing. Experience and demonstrated skill in developing project budgets. Ability to, train and manage volunteers. Knowledge of MS Office programs and donor databases required. Familiarity with database management, data mining from existing database, data manipulation and report writing and analysis. “Raiser’s Edge/NXT” preferred.

Delaware Hospice cares for our staff with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the generous benefits we provide and the opportunities for growth and advancement that we make available to our team. Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance (starts day 1)
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) retirement fund with company contribution after 2 years of service
  • Paid time off
  • Reimbursement for certification fees, and tuition assistance
  • Incentive Compensation bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program to you and family members at no cost to you
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • Fun contests to promote a healthy lifestyle
How to Apply: 

Please apply online at:
Delaware Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Grand - Development Administrative Assistant

Posted: 9/17/2021

Salary Range: Starting at $35,000
Job Purpose
The Development Department is primarily responsible for creating, administering, and implementing the organization's long-term development plan. This entails developing and implementing a growth strategy for the future, organizing outreach efforts, and managing relationships with the organization's new and existing donors. The Development Administrative Assistant is a key member of the team by providing administrative and project management support to the Director and Development team members.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Development Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Knowledge of Tessitura (Donor Software) – update records, input pledges and payments, setup campaigns, GLs, acknowledgements and plans
  • Work with the finance department to keep complete records
  • Maintain confidentiality of information for all donors and sponsors
  • Ability to work under stress and tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills when working or interacting with staff members, donors, sponsors, vendors, Board members, Trustees, and the Leadership team
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • General administrative support for Director and Development team
  • Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings, events and department activities; supports staff with event wrap-up
  • Keep accurate up-to-date files using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
  • Organize and prioritize large and varying volumes of information
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Overall assistance of Gala planning and implementation
  • Track Gala RSVPs
  • Process ticket sales
  • Mail thank you/tax letters to all attendees
  • Day of event implementation
  • Play major role in planning of Golf Classic
  • Track all golfers 
  • Coordinate golfer software (with DuPont CC)
  • Communicate with all golfers
  • Head up “Hole Sponsor Signs” sales
Small Business:
  • Create a list (ongoing) of small business prospects
  • Work with small businesses on sponsorship opportunity
  • 150th Anniversary - $150 donations
Gilliam Fund:
  • Coordinate and attend all meetings
  • Handle communications with Committee


  • The Development Administrative Assistant should be a skilled communicator in both written and verbal formats. 
  • Attributes skills such as creativity, self-motivation, proactiveness, time management, positive attitude, detail-oriented, flexible, interpersonal skills and teamwork are a must.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and the ability to learn new systems are required.
  • Nonprofit work experience and knowledge of the arts would be a plus.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Good analytical and computer skills.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred. Work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of three years of professional administrative experience is required.
The Development Administrative Assistant reports to the Director of Development. The Development Administrative Assistant also interacts regularly with the Executive Director, Sponsors, Board/Trustees and the heads of other administrative departments. This position does not manage any direct reports.


Full-time position with occasional nights/weekend hours. Salary based on experience. Health care benefits, garage parking, and two weeks paid vacation, and other benefits included.

How to Apply
This is a full-time position with occasional evening and weekend hours required. Compensation commensurate with experience, and includes health benefits. The position is currently open.
To apply, submit résumé, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to Teresa Crawford, HR Manager, at

Easterseals of Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore - Director of Individual Giving

Posted: 9/17/2021

Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000
The Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of the major donor program. The primary focus of the position will be the oversight of donor relations, cultivation of new donors, stewardship of individual gifts and management of the major gifts portfolio.
The Director of Individual Giving will work in cooperation with the Vice President of Development and the Development team to establish and grow a successful major gifts program for the agency.
Easterseals is the leading provider of services and programs for people with disabilities and specials needs, enabling them the opportunity to live, learn work and play in the community.  This key development position will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of the organization.
Key Duties

  • Develop, implement and evaluate prospect cultivation and donor stewardship strategies in order to expand the major gift program.
  • Recruit, educate and manage volunteers to assist with major gift initiatives and community outreach.
  • Maintain and manage a portfolio of sustaining donors and key prospects to ensure achievement of major gift fundraising goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with development, administration, communications and program staff to advance program goals and initiatives.
  • Must be a team player that works collaboratively and positively with colleagues in the development, communications and program departments.
Minimum Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 5 years progressive development experience (with a track record of success in major gifts fundraising) 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CFRE preferred
  • Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with database / relationship management software, preferably Raiser’s Edge
  • Must be detail oriented, with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Must adhere to highest ethical standards pertaining to donor intent and confidentiality
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to A. Older by mail to 61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE 19720 or

Public Allies - Host a Public Ally

Posted: 9/10/2021

Public Allies Delaware is still recruiting nonprofit organizations and government agencies to host Class of 2022 Allies. Our second cohort of Allies will start their apprenticeships on November 1st, 2021!
Does your organization desire to build your capacity through program development and delivery, evaluation, outreach, volunteer recruitment, or technology?
Public Allies is a cost-effective way to do so, all while expanding the experience and development of a new diverse professional.
While the total Ally cost for a 10-month term of service is $36,500 - $40,000 (stipend, benefits, etc), your agency’s cost is far less. Your agency’s cost share portion is calculated on a sliding scale based on your annual budget (see chart below). 
Under $250,000 (first Ally) = $13,500
$250,000 - $1M = $16,500
$1M - $5M = $18,500 
$5M+ = $21,500
Government Agencies = $21,500
Interest Form Deadline - September 17th
Meet Ally Candidates - September 21st
Select and Interview Candidates - Sept 21st - Oct 1st
Ally Begins Core Training - October 18th
Ally Begins with your Agency - November 1st
If you are unfamiliar with Public Allies, please contact our Director Tina Morrow ( to discuss any questions you may have. If you know you are interested, please submit and interest form (note, no “www”). This takes less than 3 minutes to complete.  

OperaDelaware - Donor Services / Board Liaison

Posted: 9/9/2021

Salary Range: $30,000 - $35,000
The Donor Services / Board Liaison position will be an integral part of OperaDelaware’s team. The primary focus of the position will be management of all board related activities, scheduling and preparing materials for meetings, and general board and committee/task force communications. A secondary, yet critical, focus will be to work with the General Director and Development Associate for a broad range of support in patron/donor fulfilment and cultivation. This position will also be the company’s first point of contact for incoming box office calls, and will have a conspicuous presence at company performances and events.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Board Liaison

  • Serve as the main point of contact for board, advisory board, and task force members.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the scheduling of important board and committee meetings, including an annual board retreat.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of meeting materials.
  • Maintain accurate records of board meetings with the assistance of the board secretary.
  • Regularly update annual board documents (roster, term expiration schedules, etc.) 

Donor Services / Box Office

  • Act as first point of contact for box office and other general inquiries.
  • Keep records of donations and process acknowledgement letters.
  • Make bank deposits.
  • Assist General Director and Development Associate with creation and implementation of annual fundraising plan.
  • Lead/Assist in planning and execution of donor cultivation events.
Staff and Community Engagement

  • When required, stand in for the General Director at various community events and be prepared to speak about OperaDelaware and its work.
  • Aid in overall project management and staffing needs.
  • Provide support for community outreach performances/events as needed.

General Administration

  • Assist Marketing Associate with planning and execution of social media strategies.
  • Maintain office supply inventory and manage ordering of necessary supplies.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience in an administrative role, preferably within an opera company or other arts non-profit
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, G Suite, cloud computing, and data management
  • Excellent organizational skills including effective time management, ability to set and fulfill priorities, and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication, writing, and editing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • A positive outlook and sense of humor
  • An acumen for technology and the ability and willingness to embrace updates in technology
  • Knowledge of opera is a must
  • Experience with  Salesforce / PatronManager a plus

How to Apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to

OperaDelaware is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran’s status or any other protected category.

Delaware Art Museum - Membership Coordinator

Posted: 8/25/2021

Salary Range: $19/hour
Founded in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum is a primary cultural and arts institution in the state. Our mission is to generate creative energy that sustains, enriches, empowers, and inspires by connecting people to art. The Museum meets its mission through offering diverse exhibitions, art education programming, special events, and 100+ programs, from tours and art classes to workshops and community days, to nearly 80,000 people each year.
In 2017, the Museum devised a three-year strategic plan to become a welcoming and inclusive, civically engaged, vital hub that acts as a catalyst for change in our community. To that end, we’ve partnered with the community to develop programming ranging from an annual writing conference to the development of events and exhibitions commemorating the 50th anniversary of a public disturbance that led to the nine-month occupation of the City of Wilmington—the longest peacetime occupation in US history. We are committed to being agents of change, striving to diversify our collection to combat the historical underrepresentation of women and people of color in museums’ collections. We are forward-looking and community focused. We are looking for applicants with the same spirit and who embrace the Museum’s values: art at our core, committed to community, steward public trust, make work meaningful, embrace innovation and experimentation.
The Delaware Art Museum seeks an experienced Membership Coordinator who will be responsible for the Museum’s Membership program. They will create and manage all aspects of member engagement, including membership campaigns, recruitment, retention, and hosting member events.  The Coordinator is a member of the Advancement team and works closely with other departments to identify fundraising and member opportunities that align with the Museum’s priorities.  This is a 20 hour per week position.
Major responsibilities include:

  • Organize and execute effective member recruitment and retention projects using a variety of means, including monthly renewal notices, email marketing, cultivation events, front of the house sales, and one-on-one communication,
  • Completely monthly member calls and mailing of membership cards,
  • Provide overall vision for the membership programs,
  • Develop and recommend an attractive and competitive membership benefits package. Work with Advancement team members to identify and administer strategies of moving members up the membership tiers,
  • Deliver solicitation and cultivation materials targeted to diverse audiences resulting in increased membership,
  • Work with Communications and Engagement team to coordinate production of engaging membership correspondence, printed materials, and website pages in a timely manner for internal and external audiences,
  • Create and deliver clear and compelling presentations about the membership program
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis of new and/or revised membership benefits to determine strategies for going forward,
  • Coordinate donor and member events, including, travel opportunities, exhibition previews, cultivation events, and fundraising events,
  • Input and maintain accurate information of members in the Museum’s database,
  • Work with various Museum committees and volunteer groups to advance the Museum’s mission of connecting people to art,
  • Attend Museum programs to encourage donations and membership signups.
The position reports to the Director of Advancement and interacts with museum staff, current and prospective members.


  • At least three to five years of membership, fundraising, special events, and marketing experience, preferably at a not-for-profit organization,
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively connect with diverse audiences,
  • Attention to detail and accuracy; commitment to flawless execution of detailed plans,
  • Skilled in MS Windows and MS Office products,
  • Experience with donor management databases,
  • Strong organizational skills including effective time management, ability to set and fulfill priorities managing multiple projects simultaneously, and demonstrated ability to work effectively in multi-tasking, fast paced environment,
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team,
  • Knowledge of Wilmington and Brandywine Valley cultural institutions and civic institutions preferred,
  • Knowledge of best practices in donor communications and principles of donor-centered fundraising preferred
  • Strong written. verbal and customer service skills,
  • Ability to handle confidential materials with discretion,
  • Embraces Delaware Art Museum’s mission and programs,
  • A collegial attitude and sense of humor.  
How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resource at To learn more about the Delaware Art Museum, please visit our website at delart.orgInterviewing will begin when qualified applicants have been identified; the job will close when an offer has been accepted.

The Delaware Art Museum is committed to inclusivity and encourages qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply. Delaware Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Faithful Friends Animal Society - Manager of Marketing & Public Relations

Posted: 8/20/2021

Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000
Faithful Friends Animal Society (FFAS) was founded in 2000 and now serves 17,000 pets and 24,000 people each year through programs and services that focus on the most vulnerable. Over the past 21 years, FFAS has led reforms in animal welfare that have become the building blocks for a comprehensive, humane animal welfare system in Delaware. The number of pets and people we serve each year continues to increase as the demand for our services continues to grow. FFAS is funded through donations, grants, and fees for services with the majority of funding being allocated for community programs and services.
Position Summary
Are you a creative professional with a passion for storytelling, marketing, and design who enjoys producing work to inspire others to get involved? The Marketing & PR Manager will work with a collaborative development team to enhance initiatives for FFAS. This role is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and executing marketing strategies; and leading all aspects of marketing, communications, and design to ensure brand awareness and community stewardship. 
Compensation / Work Environment
FFAS is currently working in person with flexible working arrangements. The Marketing & PR Manager will be based in FFAS administrative offices in Wilmington, Delaware with some opportunities for remote work. At times, this role will be required to attend events or related outside meetings on behalf of FFAS, and some may take place outside of regular business hours.
  • Salaried employee - $35,000-$45,000 based upon experience
  • 40 hours/week – additional hours may be required to complete tasks
  • Flexible schedule; must be able to work some evenings and weekends
  • No health benefits provided at this time
  • Pet benefits for candidates who have pet(s)


Marketing / Communications

  • Develop and implement marketing plan for overall organization and revenue-generating programs
  • Manage all written forms of communication including press releases, newsletters, blog posts
  • Ensure all external publications and communications are in line with branding initiatives
  • Support fundraising initiatives including event-related communications, donor appeals, and information related to programs, services, and community outreach
  • Design marketing materials: newsletters, press releases, appeals, donor reports, and advertisements
  • Proactively identify issues that may impact the organization's reputation and work with the director to develop communications plans to mitigate
Media / Public Relations

  • Develop, compose, and submit all press releases, and informational data pertaining to programs, special events/fundraisers, promotions, new board members, awards, and overall brand management
  • Develop and employ public relations strategy to help drive philanthropic and advocacy initiatives
  • Establish a communications plan to reach media and public services; serve as the agency’s spokesperson 
  • Pursue opportunities to gain exposure for the FFAS brand and team members
Social Media / Digital Marketing

  • Maintain the organization’s website and social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok
  • Lead social media content development and implement strategy for online fundraising, brand awareness, volunteer recruitment, event and program participation, storytelling and impact-sharing
  • Develop innovative digital content to increase awareness of the FFAS brand
  • Provide analysis of digital performance including practices that monitor FFAS presence on social media
  • Implement email marketing campaigns
  • Proactively recommend new programs, tactics, campaigns or platforms to enhance digital presence 
  • Create a variety of digital communications products including videos and still photos

  • Conduct market research to identify customer trends, competitor offerings and demographic data 
  • Develop and manage marketing/communications budget
  • Supervise marketing/communications interns and related volunteers
  • Attend appropriate leadership and committee meetings
  • Remain flexible and adaptable in work schedules and assignments 
  • Represent organization with professionalism, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for others

Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree a plus 
  • 5-7 years of experience in public relations, marketing, communications, or related field
  • Experience in nonprofit management preferred
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about animal welfare
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) preferred
  • Experience with video editing software
  • Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading, and communications skills
  • Confident public speaker
  • Excellent organizational skills; comfortable in fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work efficiently, strategically, flexibly without direct supervision and also work collaboratively 
  • Keen sense of what “makes” a great story to influence and educate key audiences
  • Valid driver’s license, reference checks (2), criminal background check, and drug screening required

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia - Membership and Marketing Associate

Posted: 8/18/2021

Salary Range: $36,000 - $45,000
Chartered in 1814 and located on Washington Square, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia is a member-supported circulating library, research archives, and community forum that “nurtures curiosity in members and neighbors, strengthening community through learning, discourse and meaningful engagement.”
The Membership & Communications Associate is a full-time position that reports to the Executive Director. As part of a small but committed staff, the Associate coordinates the membership and marketing programs and helps the Executive Director with development. 

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Manage Membership Program and Assist Executive Director with Development 
    • Maintain the DonorPerfect database; includes processing dues and donations, depositing checks, and timely acknowledgements.
    • Create membership, marketing, and fundraising data reports.
    • Oversee the membership and donor benefits programs.
    • Help the Executive Director with fundraising, including annual appeals, legacy and special gifts, corporate sponsors, donor recognition events, and grant applications as requested.
    • Serve as staff resource to the Development Committee. 

  • Provide opportunities to connect with new and potential members & donors
    • Work with the Executive Director and the Events Coordinator to plan and execute events for new and potential members.
    • Provide ad hoc and scheduled tours to visitors and prospective members.
    • Staff Athenaeum programs and events. Provide back-up front office support.

  • Lead Communications and Marketing efforts
    • In consultation with ED and other staff, develop a communications/marketing plan and calendar. Assist with Annual Report.
    • Create on-brand, mission-centric communications and marketing material across media; recruit and organize staff, volunteers & interns to contribute material. Help keep website and social media updated.
    • Compile Board materials and take minutes at Board meetings. 
Required Qualifications:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Superior organizational ability, time management skills, and attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and successfully. Experience and aptitude working with databases (DonorPerfect preferred). Strong record providing top-notch customer service and administrative support. Deep commitment to our mission and vision. Professional demeanor, strong self-confidence, and initiative. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years relevant experience in a nonprofit. 
Salary and Benefits:

Full-time, 35 hours per week. Library hours include evenings and weekends as required.  Schedule subject to change. Salary range is $36,000-$45,000 commensurate with experience. Includes a comprehensive group health benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid time off benefits starting at 18 days per year plus 10 paid holidays; a retirement plan; and leave for new parents.
How to Apply: 

Interested candidates may submit their cover letter, resume, references, and a portfolio including writing samples relevant to this position’s duties to Please put “Membership and Communications Associate” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates. 

Benedictine Foundation - Director of Development

Posted: 8/11/2021

Salary Range: $70,000 - $90,000

The Director of Development is a key member of the Benedictine Foundation team. The Director of Development identifies, cultivates, and solicits individual donor and corporate prospects in support of the Benedictine Foundation and oversees the Database and Advancement Services Administrator. The Director of Development supports the Chief Advancement Office in fundraising, development, strategic planning, and office management functions. 
Need more details? Here are the primary duties and responsibilities.

  • Execute fundraising, marketing, and public relations initiatives that secure needed financial resources for Benedictine Programs and Services, with special emphasis on special gifts, corporate sponsorships, planned giving, annual giving, appeals, special events, and staff and volunteer management. 
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit potential individual donor prospects.
    • Match donor prospects with giving opportunities appropriate to their interest(s) and giving ability.
  • Implement a program of prospect identification and solicitation for corporations and corporate foundations that is focused on supporting individuals with developmental disabilities and match them with funding opportunities at Benedictine. 
  • Work proactively across the organization with businesses that serve as community partners to develop potential funding relationships. 
  • Organize stewardship of donors who have made gifts, acknowledging their contributions and encouraging future support.
  • Assist the Chief Advancement Officer with development and implementation of strategic goals for the Foundation.
  • Oversee fundraising events and secure corporate and individual sponsors. 
  • Help manage and evaluate the performance of the Foundation staff.
  • Encourage and oversee professional development of the Database and Advancement Services Administrator, including individual skills, team dynamics, and technological expertise in the field of development, such as proper utilization of database software.
  • Provide and model effective project management skills that lead to excellence in productivity and achievement of desired outcomes.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with staff, parents, board members, donors, volunteers, vendors and contractors.  
Sound like the job for you? Here are the requirements you must meet... 

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the nonprofit sector in development, with demonstrated success in securing charitable gifts from individuals and organizations at varying levels. 
  • Prior experience effectively managing staff and volunteers required.
  • Must be a strong communicator, able to develop powerful and inspiring messaging that moves donors to action. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Effective presentation skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational capabilities required.
  • Strength in decision-making and problem-solving; able to resolve conflicts, build consensus, and negotiate solutions.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively.
  • Prior experience developing and managing a department budget required. 
  • Computer and technology savvy.
And most importantly...

  • Must be a strong advocate of the Benedictine mission to help children and adults with developmental disabilities achieve their greatest potential, and be motivated to contribute to the mission with pride and integrity.
How to Apply:
Submit resume to or apply online at
Benedictine is an EOE.

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County - Director of Development

Posted: 8/6/2021

Salary Range: 
$80,000 - $85,000
Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Development has delegated responsibility for all aspects of the Development operations and goals in accordance with established policies of the organization including staff supervision, program oversight, fundraising, marketing, and budgeting.
Bachelor's degree (Master's level degree preferred) and minimum seven to ten years of experience and progressive responsibility in fundraising or non-profit management. 
Position and Responsibilities
The Director of Development will advance the overall fundraising program for the organization and expand Habitat’s philanthropic partnerships with the community. The DOD will have primary responsibility for successfully expanding and diversifying philanthropic revenue, and furthering the culture of philanthropy across the organization. The DOD will report to the CEO; serve as a member of the executive team; and effectively lead the Development and Communications & Marketing functional areas. 
The DOD will be responsible for providing overall leadership, direction, strategy and oversight of all Development-related functions. The DOD, working with the CEO and Board (Development Committee), will set fundraising goals and strategy, develop and maintain relationships across the organization (Board, donors, staff and volunteers), provide overall leadership to fundraising committees, and execute a strategic development and communications plan that steers the organization to success in meeting Habitat’s new strategic priorities. 

Chief requirements include: visionary fundraising leadership; track record of increasing and diversifying philanthropic support; teambuilding; commitment to Habitat’s mission; extensive campaign and development experience; demonstrated success in securing and stewarding major gifts; proven ability to engage and support high-caliber executive/volunteer leaders; flexibility; and self-motivated. 

The successful candidate should have: experience designing and managing development programs including annual and capital efforts; demonstrated success identifying and cultivating major donor prospects; superior organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Proven ability to be persuasive and motivate others. 

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that HFHNCC’s reputation and service to the public are of high quality and engender understanding of, and enthusiasm for its mission, goals and values.
  • Effectively representing HFHNCC to donors; and generating philanthropic support and enthusiasm for HFHNCC’s mission, goals and programs.
  • Maintaining existing funding sources and cultivating new ones; working with the development, marketing and other personnel on grant proposals and fund raising events; joining Board members and appropriate staff in all other fund solicitation so as to meet the organization’s yearly and long term philanthropic goals.
  • Developing the organization’s budget in concert with the CEO; ensuring that staff and programming keep within the allocated financial resources; overseeing the day-to-day development position of HFHNCC and providing the Board with timely donor/development data for budgeting decisions, fund raising plans and program planning activities.
  • More specifically, lead and manage the individual yearly and long-term operations and philanthropic efforts.
  • Selecting, developing, evaluating and maintaining a highly qualified and motivated professional staff; delegating specific responsibilities and appropriate authority; and maintaining morale and providing direction.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to The job posting can also be found on Indeed and LinkedIn.

Delaware Center for the Inland Bays - Development Associate

Posted: 8/6/2021

Salary Range: $15/hour

The Development Associate works under the supervision of the Development Coordinator and is responsible for supporting the activities of the Center’s Development Program. These activities include fundraising for the Center’s projects and programs through direct mail, events, grant writing, and one-on-one solicitation of individuals and corporations. The Development Associate works closely with the Development Coordinator in the planning and execution of these activities, plays an important role in donor relations, and is responsible for maintaining the Center’s CRM database (Bloomerang). The Development Associate also works with the Development Committee, a subcommittee of the Center’s Board of Directors that supports fundraising efforts.

This is a part-time, year-round position, earning an hourly wage. The position is not subject to Center for the Inland Bays (CIB) leave, holiday and sick pay as per CIB policies. Participation in benefit plans is not offered.


  • Expertise in database management and donor research software.
  • Experience with event planning, especially fundraisers and facility management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and basic design software.
  • Works well both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Demonstrated professional communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, multitasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with teleconferencing systems (e.g., Zoom).
  • Passionate belief in the Center's mission.
  • Grant writing and solicitation skills are an added plus!

Duties and Responsibilities

The Development Associate provides administrative support to the Development Program, plans and implements special events and other income generating operations, and assists the Development Coordinator with other needs as they arise. The Development Associate may also assist the Executive Director and other program coordinators with activities when deemed appropriate.

Database Management

  • Processes donations; generates receipts and thank you cards.
  • Generates reports, including direct mail lists, development performance reports, donor listings, and online donation reconciliation.
  • Conducts general maintenance, including creating and updating constituent records, and conducting regular database scrubs.
Major Donor Cultivation

  • Conducts research to identify prospective major donors and presents findings to the Development Coordinator in an organized fashion.
  • Provides moves management support.
Meetings/Events Coordination

  • Attends monthly Development Committee meetings and produces meeting minutes; assists with agenda development and presentation materials.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of the Center’s annual Decked Out fundraiser and other events as they arise.
  • Coordinates rental of the Center’s facilities to external parties for special events.

  • Researches funding opportunities; maintains a tracking tool for foundations and other grant-making organizations.
  • Assists with preparing and submitting proposals.
  • Maintains reporting schedules for grants awarded and prepares reports with assistance from the Development Coordinator and other program coordinators as appropriate.
Direct Mail

  • Procures supplies for mailings.
  • Creates design themes and letter layouts.
  • Oversees in-house printing and mailing; coordinates with printing company and mailing house for external printing and mailing.
  • Coordinates volunteers for mailings as necessary.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work is performed in both an office environment and occasionally in the field. Field assignments may require bending, climbing, crawling, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, stooping, walking in rough terrain, in-water work, and occasionally contending with adverse weather conditions requiring special clothing and safety precautions. Evening or weekend work to attend meetings and events is sometimes required. A flexible schedule is permitted. Remote office work permitted as appropriate. The position is subject to the Center’s Employee Handbook.

How To Apply

Email cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Anna Short, Development Coordinator at Applications will be accepted until September 3, 2021. Ideal start date is October 12, 2021. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or military status, genetic information, and marital or familial status.

Saint Mark’s High School - Advancement Office Database Manager

Posted: 8/3/2021

Salary Range: $40,000 - $45,000

Position Description
Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Database Manager will play an important role in Saint Mark’s advancement efforts. The Database Manager will be responsible for ensuring all donor and prospect data is well managed, accurate, robust, and enables our advancement team to maintain strong donor relations and cultivate new donors in order to achieve our annual advancement goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accurately maintain donor records and prospect information. Management of the database will include the accurate entry and maintenance of donor information, ensuring database integrity and conducting regular database updates. 
  • Provide support for the organization’s use of the advancement database, including production of various reports, mailing lists, etc. 
  • Manage the data entry and processing of all pledges, gifts, and contributions coming from multiple sources including checks (mail), credit cards (online), and stocks/wire transfer. 
  • Ensure that all foundation grant gifts are entered with appropriate payment and reporting schedules. 
  • Generate accurate, timely, and appropriately worded acknowledgment letters for all donations. 
  • Track and invoice all pledge payments. 
  • Reconcile database system with finance office. 
  • Maintain a strong electronic and paper filing system for gifts and pledges. 
  • Analyze data to identify trends and prospects to inform the direction of giving programs. 
  • Track and analyze success of different campaign approaches. 
  • Track prospect responsibility and next steps for advancement staff.
  • Provide support for advancement, donor-focused, and PR events including preparation of outreach lists and managing RSVP’s.
  • Effectively track event data and information. 
Qualifications and Skills

  • 3 or more years of advancement, database, donor relations, IT and event experience.
  • A strong understanding of database and information technology systems.
  • Analytical skills and ability to understand and improve data architecture, manage data effectively, and extract data through reports.
  • Excellent and unwavering attention to detail and accuracy.
This is a full time, 12-month, non-exempt position. Saint Mark’s offers a competitive salary and a full array of benefits including medical, vacation and tuition remission. 
How to Apply
For immediate consideration, submit cover letter and resume, electronically, to Marsha Corcoran, Vice President of Advancement, at