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AFP Central Virginia Chapter Administrator

Company: AFP Central Virginia

Date posted: November 29, 2021

AFP Central Virginia Chapter Administrator

AFP Central Virginia is a chapter of AFP Global. Our mission is to advance philanthropy by enabling people to practice effective and ethical fundraising. Locally we host up to 10 membership meetings, recruit sponsorships and individual gifts to support our work, educate members on opportunities to learn and to participate in advocacy for the profession and for the non-profit sector. AFP Central Virginia currently seeks a part-time Chapter Administrator. 

Essential Job Functions and Duties

General Administration

  • Maintain mailing address, phone number, monitor email.
  • Maintain supplies and files in an orderly and secure fashion including letterhead, stamps, etc.
  • Ensure all correspondence is attended to and maintain mailings lists.
  • Maintain accurate database of sponsors (past and present), and update contact information throughout the year (with help from membership).
  • Update timeline and orientation manual for events that take place (filing, contract renewal, etc.) during year.

Communications

  • Keep website, social media up to date.
  • Ensure monthly meetings & other events are posted on relevant calendars.
  • Create and send emails to membership and sponsors.
  • Provide strategic and editorial support as needed to make sure AFP is professional.
  • Support National Philanthropy Day communications via chapter newsletter, website, and announcements. 

Membership Support

  • Be familiar with all AFP membership categories, pricing plans, and online/paper application methods & procedures.
  • Provide membership committee with information on the effectiveness of our communication.
  • Support other chapter committees as requested, including Inclusive Fundraising Fellows, Programming, and others.

Meeting and Event Coordination

  • Provide logistical support to monthly membership meetings as needed.
  • Track attendance and billing for non-payment, ordering coffee, ensure A/V needs met.
  • Provide event coordination and support for other chapter events, including National Philanthropy Day, member socials, or other events as needed.

Finance and Legal Support

  • Have a working knowledge of QuickBooks and ability to pull necessary reports.
  • Make timely deposits.
  • Process invoices in a timely manner – either paying via credit card, cutting paper check as needed, or bill pay.
  • Work with treasurer and/or board president to keep information current.
  • Work with hired accountant to prepare the annual 990 tax filing.
  • File VDACS Form 102 and SCC Annual Report.
  • Maintain permanent legal records.
  • Maintain Directors & Officers Insurance.

Board Management

  • Support the board of directors by attending monthly board meetings, sending meeting announcements, keeping minutes, and attending and supporting committee meetings as needed.

Chapter Compliance

  • Monitor compliance with AFP International, any other compliance issues, and implement actions as needed.

Experience Required: •Three to five years’ experience in organizational support position. • Proficiency with Word and Excel. • Proficiency with Constant Contact or a similar product. • Knowledge of updating and maintaining websites. • Detail oriented and responsive; takes initiative. • Fund development experience a plus. • Chapter Administrator will work remotely from own office and use own computer equipment. Some in-person event support will be required for membership meetings or other events once the Chapter returns to in-person programming.

Scope of Hours and Compensation:

Hourly rate is $35 per hour. It is anticipated that the Chapter Administrator will work on average 30 hours per month, with varying hours each week. Chapter Administrator will be an independent contractor and will be expected to sign a contract outlining scope of work and hours, hourly rate and other expenses, confidentiality, and termination clause. Chapter Administrator will report to the Board of Directors.

Other: The Chapter Administrator will receive a complimentary Administrative Membership in order to facilitate management of the Chapter's membership information. This Administrative Membership allows access to the AFP Member Gateway as well as granting special administrative rights that allow manipulation of member records of the Chapter. The Chapter Administrator will meet with the Board President on a quarterly basis, or more frequently if needed, to review scope of activities and hours.

To apply: Email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to admin@afpcentralva.org.

Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement

Company: Ashley Hall

Date posted: November 21, 2021

Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement

Ashley Hall seeks an Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement to lead a high-performing and professional team of fundraising and communication professionals. Ashley Hall is a premier all-girls school enrolling students in pre-kindergarten to grade 12, and successful applicants will need to understand the value of the school’s mission and have a passion for single-gender education. The Assistant Head of School for Institutional Advancement will assume significant responsibility for working with the Board of Trustees and engaging alumnae, parents and donors of all levels. The position will serve as a strategic partner of the Head of School and the Board in the planning related to the growth of the School. The position directs external communications and marketing and is expected to maintain a high profile within Charleston and the surrounding communities. The successful applicant will have demonstrated a high level of performance in fundraising and communications and as a leader who has built collaborative internal and external relationships through creative and innovative practices and programs. As the School moves forward with a strategic initiative that includes growing its endowment, it is looking for a highly motivated individual who sees planning and executing a multi-million-dollar campaign as a personal and professional opportunity. Application information and job prospectus can be found here: ashleyhallsearch@mossandross.com.

Ashley Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The salary range is $130,000 -$150,000.
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Client Manager

Company: The Curtis Group

Date posted: November 17, 2021

The Curtis Group – Client Manager

The Curtis Group, a leading fundraising consulting firm serving the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond, is seeking a Client Manager to join our growing team. The Client Manager position offers a rare opportunity for an individual with a demonstrated interest in and passion for nonprofit development to assist our clients in building fundraising capacity and increasing impact.

The position works directly with the firm’s principals and consultants to manage our clients’ campaigns, assessments and studies. The Client Manager ensures the implementation of client strategy and activities - managing day-to-day communication with multiple clients across a diverse geographic region. Successful candidates will be able to produce strategically thought-out written materials of the highest quality, ranging from abbreviated case statements to robust campaign planning study findings. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing trusted partnerships with clients and campaign volunteers
  • Contributing to development of planning study and campaign strategy
  • Coordinating timelines and materials for planning studies and campaigns
  • Providing clients guidance on prospect research, gift management, and stewardship
  • Producing materials for, and participating in, client committee meetings
  • Participating in formal presentations to clients and their boards
  • Maintaining timely follow-up after client meetings
  • Assisting with client grant applications
  • Providing guidance on client marketing materials
  • Participating in training of campaign staff and volunteers
  • Seeking and sharing industry trends and knowledge through presentations, webinars and written articles
  • Representing The Curtis Group at industry events

This full-time position requires a professional who has demonstrated success in a fast-paced, dynamic, multi-faceted organization. The successful candidate will work well on a team as well as independently within established guidelines, be an energetic, self-directed, flexible, organized, detail-oriented individual with the ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks at one time and meet frequent deadlines. This is a writing-intensive position and it is imperative that he/she possess superior written communication skills and experience. The candidate must also have excellent verbal communication and presentation skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office, and hold a minimum of a BS/BA degree. The position requires 3-5 years of development experience.  

After-hours meetings/events and travel are required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Benefits package. Salary range: $55,000 to $70,000

E-mail cover letter, resume, three references, and salary requirements by Friday, December, 17, 2021 to:
Victoria Dietz
The Curtis Group
victoria@curtisgroupconsultants.com

Annual Fund Director

Company: Collegiate School

Date posted: November 4, 2021

Collegiate School seeks an Annual Fund Director to work in the School’s Development Office. The primary responsibility of the Annual Fund Director is to oversee and implement the strategic direction of the Annual Fund program. This position will focus on the comprehensive strategy to achieve dollar and donor goals with an emphasis on securing leadership gifts to the Annual Fund and transitioning donors from the Annual Fund to the major gift pool. This is a senior position in the Development Office and will be an active participant in prospect strategy discussions and campaign-related activities. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

General responsibilities include:

  • Oversees and implements strategic direction of comprehensive Annual Fund program, developing giving strategy for each constituency to achieve stated goals each year. Annual Fund strategy will include an emphasis on segmenting audiences and creating a participation plan that encourages giving by current/former parents, alumni and other constituents.
  • Oversees growth of the Annual Fund Leadership Giving Society (currently $1,000 and above) by identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospects. Focuses on both donor retention and upgrades.
  • Implements a volunteer program by recruiting, enlisting, and training volunteers at every to help achieve stated goals.
  • Manages a portfolio focused on the highest-level Annual Fund donors and major giving prospects. Develops and implements multi-step gifts strategy for each individual that moves them closer to Collegiate with the ultimate goal of a leadership Annual Fund or major gift to the School.
  • Conducts at least 100 face-to-face visits annually with volunteers, parents, alumni and friends. Contact is meaningful and purposeful, with the interaction deepening the individuals understanding of School priorities as well as donor interests and motivations.
  • Follows best fundraising practices, including consistent use of contract reports completed in a timely fashion.
  • Responsible for building and overseeing the annual Day of Giving “Cougar Pride Day” to further strengthen the culture of philanthropy that shows the power of collective giving and encourages broad participation from all members of the community.
  • Actively participates in Development Office prospect strategy sessions.
  • Works in partnership with Communications Office to develop and implement direct mail campaigns and other pieces that support the Annual Fund. This may also include messages to alumni and parents, Collegiate’s website, social media and other forms of communication.
  • Oversees all reporting tied to data needed for creating the Annual Fund plan as well as for Board, Committee and other leadership meetings.

Successful candidates will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum five years progressively responsible fundraising experience, including demonstrated success in annual giving and major gifts ($25,000 and above)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive, productive and professional team player
  • Experience in and commitment to the ongoing development and maintenance of an inclusive campus community
  • Possesses resourcefulness and has a high degree of flexibility as well as problem solving ability
  • Technological Skills Needed:
    • Creates basic reports to support departmental/division processes
    • Proficiently Microsoft Suite and Google Drive
    • Proficiently Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge
  • Leadership/Integrity – effectively communicates the School’s shared purpose; builds trust among colleagues; is accountable; lives up to commitments.
  • Team Player/Commitment to Cause – understands the big picture and handles areas of responsibility in a manner consistent with the School’s mission and values.  Offers assistance within the office especially during busy times.
  • Interpersonal Skills – relates to the Collegiate community including faculty, staff, students, parents and applicants in a cooperative manner.
  • Productivity/Organizing/Planning – meets deadlines, demonstrates effective use of time and handles multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Willingness to Acknowledge Areas for Growth – understands the need for growth and is receptive to constructive feedback.
  • Confidentiality - Given the nature of personnel related work, maintain confidentiality at all times.

Collegiate School is an independent, JK-12 college preparatory, coeducational school with over 1,600 students in Richmond, VA with a vibrant community of learners where students thrive. We aspire to create an inclusive environment that promotes engaged citizenship and encourages compassionate leadership. With our core values of honor, love of learning, excellence, respect and community, we develop minds that seek and hearts that serve. Our exceptional faculty and staff not only deliver preeminent programs but prepare the next generation of inquisitive thinkers, responsible citizens and compassionate leaders.

The School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. Employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications and skills.

Candidates should apply by sending a resume and cover letter to careers@collegiate-va.org

Salary range is $50-65k, dependent on experience and qualifications. This a full time, benefited position. 

Statewide Grants Manager

Company: Virginia Opera

Date posted: November 4, 2021

Position Overview: The Statewide Grants Manager will play a key role in the Statewide Development Department at Virginia Opera. The position will provide leadership to develop and implement a holistic grants management program focused on identifying, cultivating and leveraging financial and in-kind support for the Opera’s mission.  Key responsibilities of this position include prospect research for grant funding, writing grant proposals, reporting to institutional donors, supporting the stewardship of relationships with funders and research on best practices related to program evaluation. This position is responsible for supporting the achievement of an annual fundraising goal of approximately $1.1M, largely from corporate, foundation, and government grants.

Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday; full-time, some weekend and evening work required for meetings, special events, and out-of-town meetings.

Education Achievement: Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, public administration or other related field of study Experience Requirements: 5 -7 years of progressive experience in fundraising with demonstrated track record of researching, writing, obtaining and maintaining a portfolio of grants.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify, research and evaluate possible new grant funding opportunities from corporations, foundations, and organizations.
  • Prepare and write grant funding applications and proposals.
  • Track all submitted proposals/grants.
  • Prepare grant reports and follow-up with corporations, foundations, community-based organizations, and government entities, as applicable.
  • Manage a revenue portfolio of grants, and funding from local jurisdictions.
  • Support the achievement of monthly and annual budget and performance goals.
  • Collaborate with senior management to cultivate and steward new funders, including the facilitation of funder site visits and presentations related to funding proposals/grant opportunities for prospective funders.
  • Work with the finance department and senior leadership in accounting to create budgets.
  • Maintain professional relationships with corporations, foundations community-based organizations, and government entities.
  • Collaborate with appropriate staff to ensure programmatic and fiscal compliance with grant contracts or agreements.
  • Manage donor information and activity through the use of Tessitura, the constituent relationship management software and intra-office communication vehicles.
  • Collaborate with program team to evaluate the impact of direct services and track program statistics.
  • Commit to and understand the Opera’s mission, sharing the mission, vision and values of the organization.
  • Complete other tasks as needed or requested by the Director of Development and Senior Leadership

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior ability to develop and sustain positive relationships with donors.
  • Ability to conduct prospect research.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple tasks on tight timelines.
  • Results-oriented with a friendly, collaborative approach and a team-oriented style.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel).
  • Knowledge of development principles, fundraising techniques and ethics.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Access to a vehicle to attend donor meetings, events and activities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia; good driving record and a valid driver's license.
  • The Harrison Opera House is a performance venue that requires employees working in the building to be fully vaccinated. Due to the nature of this role, you must be fully vaccinated at the time of start of your employment. 

Travel Requirements: Occasional travel for local and regional meetings;

Physical Demands: While performing duties of this job, the employee may be required to do the following when working in the office environment:

  • The employee must, at times, lift and/or move up to 20 pounds when handling documents and files in a mixed office and warehouse

Compensation and Benefits: Full-time salary position with a starting salary range of $50,000 - $55,000 depending on experience and demonstrated prior success in fundraising.   Paid time off, employer-sponsored health benefits, IRA with company contributions.

Virginia Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Virginia Opera encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and disability.

Submit cover letter and resume to: Lisa Sands, lisa.sands@vaopera.org.

Central Virginia Director of Development

Company: Virginia Opera

Date posted: November 4, 2021

Position Overview:  The Central Virginia Director of Development maintains the responsibility for all direct fundraising efforts for Virginia Opera in the Central Virginia region, including the planning, facilitating, supervising, management, and submission of funding requests.  The Central Virginia Director of Development also works closely with the other two markets to ensure that all VO fundraising efforts are consistent statewide.

The Central Virginia Director of Development supervises the daily processing of contributed revenue.  This individual insures the maintenance of donor lists and coordinates record-keeping of contributed revenue into the Tessitura database.     

The Central Virginia Director of Development manages a portfolio of major donors through all stages of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.  Works collaboratively with VO key staff to coordinate and produce strategic and purposeful cultivation and solicitation activities and events. 

Work Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday with frequent after-hours work required for special events, and out-of-town meetings.  Frequent travel required, primarily within the Commonwealth of Virginia

Qualification and Skill Requirements:

  • BA degree.  5-8 years’ experience in fundraising with an emphasis on individual solicitation.
  • Familiarity with the performing arts, Opera experience and knowledge is a plus.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee company annual development and fundraising strategic plan for Central Virginia.
  • Oversee solicitation and stewardship of foundation and corporate donors, including securing, preparing for, and proactively following up on foundation and corporate cultivation meetings, proposals, and reports.
  • Staff the Richmond Development Task Force.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Central Virginia Board of Governors, including development of plan to further engage the Board’s fundraising efforts.
  • Maintain Virginia Opera’s fundraising communications and promotion strategy, including cultivation of current and new relationships with donors and funding partners in Central Virginia.
  • Manage special solicitation efforts as needed, including creating well-written materials, tracking progress, and producing detailed reports.
  • Establishes, with Statewide Director of Development, annual targets among each constituent group that is consistent with the board-approved budget.
  • Attends all Virginia Opera performances and special events for donor cultivation and engages in networking opportunities in Central Virginia as well as some key events in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads.
  • Is responsible for the annual gala. Works directly with the Board of Director’s Gala Committee to envision, plan, and execute this annual fundraising event.
  • Experience with Tessitura or comparable Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems. High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Manage a personal portfolio of current VO donors for solicitation and cultivation purposes: provide excellent patron service and cultivate and solicit strategically with an emphasis on upgrades
  • The Central Virginia Director of Development, as needed, as official Virginia Opera representative at functions, community appearances, and similar development and cultivation opportunities.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Physical Demands:

  • The Dominion Energy Center is a performance venue that requires employees working in the building to be fully vaccinated. Due to the nature of this role, you must be fully vaccinated at the time your employment is scheduled to start.
  • Ability to work well with all personality types.

Compensation and Benefits:  Full time salary position with a starting salary range of $55,000 - $65,000 depending on experience and demonstrated prior success in fundraising.  Paid time off, employer-sponsored health benefits, IRA with company contributions.

Virginia Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employee.  Virginia Opera encourages applications from qualified persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or disability.   

Submit cover letter and resume to:  Lisa Sands, lisa.sands@vaopera.org

Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Company: Virginia Commonwealth University – School of Nursing 

Date posted: October 28, 2021


Virginia Commonwealth University – School of Nursing
Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Summary:

VCU School of Nursing is seeking an Alumni Engagement Coordinator to lead and manage alumni engagement for the school.  This position works closely with the central Office of Alumni Relations to elevate the caliber of the alumni engagement opportunities within and outside of Richmond, Virginia as it relates to the School of Nursing.  The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will support alumni constituent groups, faculty, students and staff within the School of Nursing to develop a strategy to increase alumni engagement for the School of Nursing.  This position will oversee annual giving solicitations, including mailings and crowdfunding efforts and will assist the Sr. Director of Development with personalized stewardship activities for leadership donors.

The Alumni Engagement Coordinator reports to the Sr. Director of Development.

Some duties of the position include:

  • Serve as the primary liaison between the VCU Office of Alumni Relations and the School of Nursing.
  • Lead efforts to engage with Reunion attendees and encourage alumni to participate and attend.
  • Create and lead industry and affinity programming for alumni; provide suggestions for content; manage alumni, faculty, and staff “talent”; lead event logistics; and recommend marketing messages and communication channels to promote.
  • Create programming to support the transition from student to alumni, working to educate students and recent graduates about the power and importance of lifelong engagement with the School of Nursing.
  • Implements new programmatic initiatives and/or leverage existing activities within the college to grow alumni participation for the School of Nursing, including meeting individually with alumni. Executes events from inception through implementation.
  • Provide metrics and evaluation around all alumni initiatives to guide programming decisions and track all alumni interactions in the constituent database, including areas such as: ROI, attendance lists, number of active volunteers recruited. Provide quarterly alumni engagement metric reporting to the VCU Office of Alumni Relations.
  • Serve as strategic leader for the regional alumni presence; support alumni volunteers who aim to connect the School of Nursing community in a region; and source the School of Nursing alumni leaders for the VCU Alumni Council.
  • Work in partnership with the Sr. Director of Development to develop personalized stewardship activities for leadership donors to the School of Nursing.
  • Lead annual giving solicitation efforts; including overseeing annual solicitations and crowdfunding efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Hiring Standards:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience in higher education, corporate, or non-profit environment.
  • Professional experience in a higher education setting, including experience in development, institutional advancement, or a related field such as event planning/management, communications, marketing, or public relations.
  • Demonstrated ability to strategize, implement, and build constituency programs and activities.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required.
  • Administrative experience in detail-oriented office with high level of interaction with external and internal University and community constituents.
  • Ability to interact personably within a complex administrative organization, as well as with external groups.
  • Maintain confidentiality – ability to work in a confidential environment with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Uses sound judgment.
  • Ability to prioritize, focus, work independently and be a self-starter.
  • Ability to travel both locally and regionally as determined necessary.
  • Ability to work frequent evenings and occasional weekend events.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Preferred Hiring Standards:

  • Experience in working with volunteers is desired.
  • Ability to organize and complete numerous tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in the fundraising and/or alumni engagement field.

Salary Range: $62,000 - $72,000

To apply for this position, please visit - https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/200?c=vcu.  

 

Director of Advancement

Company: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE)

Date posted: October 28, 2021

POSITION: Director of Advancement

START DATE: December 1, 2021 (tentative)

HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm; Friday, 9am-4pm. Occasional work possible outside standard work hours, with flex time encouraged.

LOCATION: Hybrid work environment based at CNE’s Charlottesville office, working with stakeholders across Virginia.

SALARY: Full-time, salaried position with a range of $80,500-$109,000 and a robust benefits package (see below).

Director of Advancement

CNE seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Advancement to lead the planning and implementation of all development, marketing-communications, and fundraising activities. 

The purpose of the Director of Advancement is to be a visible and people-oriented development professional with a commitment to building a comprehensive program to enhance CNE’s sustainable resources. The Director of Advancement role will develop and implement an aggressive strategic advancement plan and build and lead small development team to leverage opportunities and financial imperatives resulting from CNE’s recently completed strategic plan. 

Desired Skills and Attributes

A successful Director of Advancement is a strategic thinker and well-versed in fundraising operations. This role requires expertise and a proven track record cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding contributions from high-net worth individuals as well corporations and foundations. The Director is capable of establishing the fundamentals for a growth-focused, professional advancement program to take CNE to the next level of resource development required for sustained and expanded program delivery to its membership. Further, the Director possesses compelling leadership and interpersonal skills that promote collaboration and inclusion.

Additionally, this individual will understand and value equity as an organizational operating principle and be committed to continued learning on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The successful candidate will be motivated by the opportunity to build and grow a philanthropy program and bring a positive disposition, an eagerness to learn, the desire to function as part of a team, and a willingness to take ownership of tasks both big and small.  They will have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and will be a strong relationship builder.

Key competencies for this role include:

  • Managing and inspiring the advancement team while creating a positive, inclusive work environment that values experience and new ideas.
  • Communicating in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner using excellent written, verbal and digital communication skills.
  • Identifying, cultivating and capitalizing on emerging opportunities.
  • Understanding and relating effectively to diverse constituents.
  • Proven ability to achieve revenue goals while being cognizant of leading practice, trends, and innovations in the development arena to include philanthropic support.
  • Works well within a team environment
  • Adapting to changing circumstances with creative approaches to problem solving

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a select portfolio that includes current and previous donors, new prospects, and high-level prospects and donors capable of giving at major gift levels.
  • Initiate strategic revenue-generation from among institutional and family foundations
  • Rethink strategy and develop new version of CNE’s Corporate Donor Program, leveraging opportunities for corporate financial support and employee engagement around CNE’s 7 Actionable Principles
  • Build strong collaborative relationships across individual, corporate and foundation donors and member organizations from the nonprofit community

Procedure for Candidacy

All submissions received by 5pm on November 12, 2021, will be guaranteed consideration and subsequent applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates should complete our brief application form, at thecne.org/job-app, including the names and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval. All applications shall be confidential until finalists are named.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, salaried position with a salary range of $80,500 to $109,000. CNE offers a robust employee benefits package, including 100% of employee health insurance coverage paid, the opportunity to participate in a 403(b) plan with employer match, and 160 PTO hours available in the first year of employment plus 17 paid holidays. This role will include opportunities for professional development and growth.

CNE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation, and professional training.

CNE is committed to building a team that values diverse perspectives, inclusive policies, and equitable practices. Candidates of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ages, and abilities are encouraged to apply.

About CNE

Culture

As a learning lab for the nonprofit sector, we believe in a culture rooted in continuous learning and improvement. We operate in a fast-paced and customer-centered environment where the work can have a profound impact on our sector and the lives of the individuals we serve. We value the individuality of our staff and strive to bring our full selves to the work, while maintaining humor and perspective. We center relationship building across the organization and save space and time for socializing with staff, board, and other stakeholders.

Vision

Equitable, thriving, and just communities powered by healthy nonprofits.

Mission

We are a champion, learning partner, and advisor for Virginia nonprofits.

Values

Courage

We do and say the things that strengthen the social impact sector, even when they are hard, and we stand with those who bravely build community.

Equity

We commit to equitable outcomes at CNE, in the sector, and in the community and will realize them through learning, sharing, skill-building, and action.

Collaboration

We partner across sectors and geographies to achieve more together for the communities we serve than we can on our own.

Excellence

We are adaptable and forward-thinking, we act with humility, and we strive for learning and growth, not perfection.

Equity Commitment

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) envisions a region where all community members have the opportunity to thrive – supported by a nonprofit sector that celebrates diversity, values inclusion, and centers equity across all aspects of our work. Making this vision a reality requires resilience and ongoing commitment within and beyond the nonprofit sector.

Together we must dismantle deeply-rooted and pervasive policies and systems of exclusion and oppression, which promote and perpetuate inequitable outcomes for many members of our communities. We also must understand existing systems of power and rebuild them to foster equitable decision making, while restructuring the distribution of access and resources to ensure fair and just outcomes.

To learn more about our equity commitment and read our full statement, please visit https://www.thecne.org/about/equity-commitment/

To learn more about our programs and services, please visit www.thecne.org.

 

 

Development Director – Scholarships & Endowed Gifts

Company: Henrico Education Foundation

Date posted: October 13, 2021

Henrico Education Foundation

Development Director – Scholarships & Endowed Gifts

Job Description

The Development Director for Scholarships and Endowed Gifts will work with the Chief Development Officer to foster a culture of philanthropy and assist with advancing the mission of the Henrico Education Foundation (HEF). This will be accomplished through excellent, energetic fundraising, relationship building and a strong social media presence. The position is responsible for the management of and fundraising for the Henrico Students of Promise Scholarship Fund as well as overseeing and leading philanthropy for HEF’s other endowed funds. This individual will cultivate donor relationships, lead special fundraising campaigns, events and crowd funding initiatives specific to scholarships and endowed gifts. The position requires a true relationship builder with fundraising experience, who can work both independently and with a team. This position reports directly to the Chief Development Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate the Henrico Students of Promise Scholarship campaign, as well as fundraising campaigns for HEF’s other endowed funds and scholarships;
  • Develop, implement and lead a comprehensive fundraising strategy for scholarships and endowed gifts – including funding proposals, stewardship plans and other correspondence with donors and prospects;
  • Plan and execute donor cultivation events;
  • Lead research on major donors and prospect profiles for scholarship funds and endowed gifts;
  • Serve as primary point person for scholarships and endowed funds, maintaining all donor agreements, relationships and prospect records;
  • Support the execution of the strategic plan as it relates to scholarships and endowed gifts in collaboration with the development team;
  • Maintain highly organized filing system – including but not limited to: donors, granting agencies, business contracts, and other key records;
  • Oversee the creation and production of fundraising materials for scholarships, planned giving and endowed gifts;
  • Work with the Communications Specialist to develop PR initiatives, crowd funding campaigns, social media posts, and other communications related to scholarships and endowed funds;
  • Provide regular detailed reports to the Chief Development Officer;
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to coordinate multiple projects, work as a team player in a fast-paced environment and will enjoy working with people, especially high-profile donors;
  • Actively participate as a positive member of the HEF team, meeting, or exceeding team standards, including but not limited to the following:
      • Contribute willingly to every “all hands” projects including special events, annual report, donor mailings, and development, marketing and PR materials etc.
      • Attend, participate and contribute in all staff/committee meetings and other foundation events.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Bachelor’s degree required;
    • A minimum of three years of fundraising experience (individual gift experience preferred);
    • Ability to write clear, compelling narrative for materials;
    • Strong analytical skills, with capacity to self-motivate and work independently;
    • Experience with data management programs and donor systems;
    • Excellent computer skills related to the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
    • Ability to work nights and weekends on occasion as required;
    • Must have a keen eye for detail, accuracy and consistency;
    • Possess excellent organization and multi-tasking skills;
    • Must be able to recognize confidential information and maintain confidentiality;
    • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including decision making and problem-solving abilities;
    • Experience working with volunteers a plus.

    Additional Information:

    • Job Type: Full Time – 40 hours per week.
    • Reports to: Chief Development Officer.
    • Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 - competitive, commensurate with experience and other qualifications.
    • Benefits: Medical, Dental and 403B Retirement plan and Match.
    • Generous PTO, Sick Leave and 14 paid holidays.
    • Job Location: Henrico County, VA.

    How to Apply:

    To apply for this position, please email resume and cover letter to: Jay Shively, Chief Development Officer at jobopenings@henricogives.org . No phone calls please. Posting will close on November 8, 2021.

    Associate Director and/or Senior Associate Director Healthcare Philanthropy

    Company: University of Virginia

    Date posted: September 28, 2021

    Associate Director and/or Senior Associate Director Healthcare Philanthropy

    Apply: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/2420-OLD-IVY-RD-OFFICE-BUILDING/Associate-Director-and-or-Senior-Associate-Director-Healthcare-Philanthropy_R0028546

    The University of Virginia Health Development Office seeks either an Associate Director and/or Senior Associate Director, Healthcare Philanthropy to join our collaborative, high-achieving, and enthusiastic team in support of the continued success of the University's Honor the Future campaign.

    Responsibilities will include identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospects and donors as part of the UVA Health Development e and the larger University community, with an emphasis on discovery work that builds the major gift pipeline for the program.  These responsibilities will include seeking gifts of $100,000 and above to advance the strategic priorities of UVA Health, including research, patient care, and education/training.  The incumbent will primarily work with patients and families who make gifts in gratitude for the care they received at UVA.  They will partner with physicians to identify prospective patient donors and to create appropriate fundraising strategies that comply with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  In partnership with development colleagues across Grounds, they will work with alumni, parents and friends across the University with an interest in health.

    Responsibilities include serving as the lead fundraiser for specific programs and working collaboratively with other colleagues to staff the broad range of UVA Health priorities. The incumbents will report to the Executive Director, Healthcare Philanthropy.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience in fundraising or related work is required
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships of trust and respect with a diverse range of constituents, including donors and prospects, healthcare providers, research faculty, administrators, and development colleagues
    • High emotional intelligence, empathy and ability to relate to individuals whose lives have been impacted by health experiences
    • Highest ethical standards and attention to confidentiality when dealing with donor and patient information
    • Thoughtful approach and sound judgment
    • Demonstrated ability to employ entrepreneurial approaches to meet deadlines and consistently achieve/exceed goals
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • High level of initiative and ownership with a strong orientation to teamwork
    • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects
    • Ability to translate scientific concepts for the layperson
    • Ability to work effectively in a complex environment
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to use a database to maintain and review records and reports such as donor data, prospect contacts, solicitations, and proposals
    • Possess a command of cultural sensitivity and value and embrace cultural, political, and social differences. The incumbent will contribute to an environment that encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Ability to travel is required, as well as occasional evening and weekend work

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Robust understanding of principles of philanthropy, higher education, healthcare philanthropy and relationship management
    • Success within collaborative fundraising models as well as academic medical center or healthcare environment
    • Consistent record of soliciting and closing gifts of $100,000+
    • Knowledge of current best practices in grateful patient fundraising
    • Previous work in or familiarity with an academic medical center or healthcare environment.
    • Experience in a collaborative fundraising environment/matrixed organizations also preferred.

    This job will be filled at either the Associate or Senior Associate level, depending on the successful candidate's experience, knowledge, and competencies.  The ideal candidate at the Associate level will have at least three years of previous fundraising experience, a proven track record of managing high-level relationships, the ability to use a database to maintain and review records and reports such as donor data, prospect contacts, solicitations and proposals, and the ability to solicit and close gifts of $100,000.  The ideal candidate at the Senior Associate level will have at least five years of previous fundraising experience, a consistent record of soliciting and closing gifts of $100,000+, and proven experience of managing and developing fundraising strategies for specific programs. 

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, University Advancement honors your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Together, we strive to create and maintain working environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming so we can best achieve our mission of supporting our broadly diverse partners, schools and networks of engaged alumni, parents, and friends of the University.

    UVA Advancement offers a flexible and hybrid workplace. All team members must have access to and maintain a secure home office environment with high-speed internet service and work collaboratively with others using a variety of technologies and tools. Depending on the type of position and work performed, or as deemed by manager, some positions may be required to work intermittently in a shared office space located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

    This position will remain open till filled. Review of applications will begin on 9/21/2021. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. Salary ranges are ADOD at $70k - $92k and SADODs at $92k - $104k dependent on experience and qualifications. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will be based in Charlottesville, VA. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, Senior Recruitment Advisor at das6zb@virginia.edu.

    How to Apply:

    Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

    Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for R0028546. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

    Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for R0028546. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). 

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


    COVID Vaccination Requirement

    The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
     
    If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
     
    If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
     
    NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

     

    Development Associate, Healthcare Philanthropy

    Company: University of Virginia

    Date posted: September 28, 2021

    Development Associate, Healthcare Philanthropy

    Apply: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/2420-OLD-IVY-RD-OFFICE-BUILDING/Development-Associate--Healthcare-Philanthropy_R0028831

    The Development Associate plays a key role in expanding the scope and impact of our grateful patient fundraising program. As a member of the UVA Healthcare Philanthropy team, the Development Associate will help engage donors, parents, friends, grateful patients, and families in support of UVA Health’s priorities, and will support and speed the work of our fundraising team by providing administrative support to our team of frontline fundraisers.

    Administrative support may include: he/she/they will schedule meetings with internal and external stakeholders and prepare collateral materials; arrange travel and process expense reimbursements; draft minutes; develop understanding and ability to run a variety of reports from the UVA donor databases; perform prospect research; provide event and board meeting support; provide communications support for donor engagement; and other tasks as assigned.  

    The Development Associate will ensure that our outreach to patient prospects and donors is prioritized, coordinated, and fully compliant with patient privacy law. He/she/they will support our programs to engage volunteers, faculty and clinician partners in philanthropy, track campaign fundraising and performance metrics, and coordinate with other UVA Health Foundation or University Advancement colleagues.

    Responsibilities

    Administrative Support for Healthcare Philanthropy Development Officers  - 50%

    • Schedule meetings for frontline fundraising team with faculty and physician partners, donors, and/or volunteers; manage calendars; organize and confirm meeting logistics; and prepare agenda and supporting materials,  including briefings, patient prospect lists, reports, etc. 
    • Set up and confirm travel arrangements using Travel UVA, hotel accommodations, and car rentals. Provide travel/visit itineraries. Assist with reimbursements using Expense UVA.
    • Communicate in a professional manner and assist team members in ensuring timely responses to inquiries and requests for information from HSDO leadership, faculty, volunteers, donors, and community members.
    • Assist frontline fundraising team in timely follow-up to visits, including contact reports, proposals, thank you letters, processing correspondence and forms, and filing documentation in the OnBase electronic filing system.
    • Provide support as needed for prospect/donor visits with faculty and leadership.
    • Provide general office support and partner with colleagues on larger scale projects as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Prospecting and Pipeline Development  - 25%

    • Generate reports, prospect lists, and conduct general prospect management and research using the Grateful Patient Portal (patient database). Manage information on patient donors and prospects for the Healthcare Philanthropy program in full compliance with HIPAA patient privacy law. 
    • Utilize Tableau and Advance databases to identify potential donors within the alumni, parents, and friend constituent base; perform prospect research on potential donors using web and CRM tools.
    • Assist frontline fundraisers with portfolio management and moves management for grateful patient prospects and donors, using the Grateful Patient Portal, Advance, and EverTrue.
    • Assist frontline fundraisers in managing prospect discovery work and prospect lists.
    • Input information into databases, including EverTrue, Advance, and the Grateful Patient Portal.

    Healthcare Philanthropy Program Support  - 25%

    • Serve as liaison to donors, volunteers, board members and external organizations; field inquiries and provide guidance on how to make a gift or hold a third party event to benefit UVA Health.
    • Coordinate with physician partners’ administrative liaisons to prepare and mail letters of philanthropic introduction; assist frontline fundraising team in scheduling timely follow up.
    • Collect and maintain an internal list of news articles and communications materials highlighting relevant UVA Health priorities, such as UVA Today articles featuring neuroscience research discoveries or patient care programs.
    • Provide assistance and support for occasional prospect identification and fundraising events, in partnership with HSDO Donor Relations team, including but not limited to, creating guest lists and post-event reporting and follow up activities. Staff events as requested.
    • Assist with drafting and proofing routine correspondence, including acknowledgment letters to donors.
    • Assist with mailings; pull mailing lists and merge correspondence including solicitations and acknowledgment letters to donors.
    • Assist with preparation of appropriate fundraising campaign and presentation materials.

    Posting summary

    The UVA Health Development Office seeks a Development Associate to join our collaborative, high-achieving, and enthusiastic team. The Development Associate will play a key role in expanding the scope and enhancing the impact of the Healthcare Philanthropy fundraising program. 

    As a member of the Healthcare Philanthropy development team, the Development Associate will help grateful patients and families, community members, and alumni in support of UVA Health priorities.  They will support our programs to engage donors, volunteers, faculty and clinician partners in philanthropy, track campaign fundraising and performance metrics, and manage special projects.  The Development Associate will support and speed the work of the Healthcare Philanthropy team by providing administrative support to our team of frontline fundraisers.

    The ideal candidate will have a track record of success in managing projects, demonstrated success in working with diverse constituencies of people, outstanding organizational and communications skills, and the ability to work with databases, and organize/analyze data and information.  They will be able to pivot easily between independent project work and collaborations with a supervisor and/or team.  Ultimately, they will be a strong fit for a mission driven, fast-paced, highly organized team.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
    • Strong customer service and follow-through skills
    • Working knowledge of administrative procedures
    • Superior organizational skills
    • Consistent attention to detail
    • Ability to interact with donors and volunteers, and a diverse range of constituents in the highest professional manner with an understanding of protocol
    • Ability to handle sensitive information appropriately and maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to prioritize work, shifting comfortably between tasks as needed

    Experience:

    • 1-3 years

    Education:

    • High school degree required, college degree preferred

    This position will remain open until filled. Review of Applicants will begin 9/30/2021.  This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.  Anticipated Hiring Range: $42K - $48K commensurate with education and experience.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, das6zb@virginia.ed.

    How to Apply:

    Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

    Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for ‘R0028831'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

    Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘R0028831.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). 

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    Education: High School Diploma
    Experience: At least one year of related experience
    Licensure: None

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


    COVID Vaccination Requirement

    The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
     
    If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
     
    If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
     
    NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

     

    Development Associate, UVA Children’s

    Company: University of Virginia

    Date posted: September 28, 2021

    Development Associate, UVA Children’s

    Apply: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/2420-OLD-IVY-RD-OFFICE-BUILDING/Development-Associate--UVA-Children-s_R0028791

    The Development Associate plays a key role in expanding the scope and impact of our grateful patient fundraising program. As a member of the UVA Children’s fundraising team, the Development Associate will help engage donors, parents, friends, grateful patients, and families in support of UVA Health’s priorities, and will support and speed the work of the UVA Children’s fundraising team by providing administrative support to our team of frontline fundraisers.

    Administrative support for the UVA Children’s fundraising team may include: he/she/they will schedule meetings with internal and external stakeholders and prepare collateral materials; arrange travel and process expense reimbursements; draft minutes; develop understanding and ability to run a variety of reports from the UVA donor databases; perform prospect research; provide event and board meeting support; provide communications support for donor engagement; and other tasks as assigned.  

    The Development Associate will ensure that our outreach to patient prospects and donors is prioritized, coordinated, and fully compliant with patient privacy law. He/she/they will support our programs to engage volunteers, faculty and clinician partners in philanthropy, track campaign fundraising and performance metrics, and coordinate with other UVA Health Foundation or University Advancement colleagues.

    Responsibilities

    Administrative Support for UVA Children’s Development Officers  - 50%

    • Schedule meetings for frontline fundraising team with faculty and physician partners, donors, CMN partners and/or volunteers; manage calendars; organize and confirm meeting logistics; and prepare agenda and supporting materials,  including briefings, patient prospect lists, reports, etc. 
    • Set up and confirm travel arrangements using Travel UVA, hotel accommodations, and car rentals. Provide travel/visit itineraries.  Assist with reimbursements using Expense UVA.
    • Communicate in a professional manner and assist team members in ensuring timely responses to inquiries and requests for information from HSDO leadership, faculty, volunteers, donors, and community members.
    • Assist frontline fundraising team in timely follow-up to visits, including contact reports, proposals, thank you letters, processing correspondence and forms, and filing documentation in the OnBase electronic filing system.
    • Provide support as needed for prospect/donor visits with faculty and leadership.
    • Provide general office support and partner with colleagues on larger scale projects as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Prospecting and Pipeline Development  for UVA Children’s & Women’s   - 25%

    • Generate reports, prospect lists, and conduct general prospect management and research using the Grateful Patient Portal (patient database). Manage information on patient donors and prospects in full compliance with HIPAA patient privacy law. 
    • Utilize Tableau and Advance databases to identify potential donors within the alumni, parents, and friend constituent base; perform prospect research on potential donors using web and CRM tools.
    • Assist frontline fundraisers with portfolio management and moves management for grateful patient and community/friends prospects and donors, using the Grateful Patient Portal, Advance, and EverTrue.
    • Assist frontline fundraisers in managing prospect discovery work and prospect lists.
    • Input information into databases, including EverTrue, Advance, and the Grateful Patient Portal.

    UVA Children’s Program Support  - 25%

    • Provide assistance and support for UVA Children’s or Women’s Health fundraising events, including but not limited to, creating and updating guest and sponsor lists; preparing sponsor solicitations, managing save-the-date and invitation mailings, scheduling meetings and interacting with volunteers; tracking RSVPs; day-of staffing; processing payments to vendors; and post-event reporting
    • Coordinate with physician partners’ administrative liaisons to prepare and mail letters of philanthropic introduction; assist DOs in scheduling timely follow up.
    • Collect and maintain an internal list of news articles and communications materials highlighting relevant UVA Children’s and Women’s Health priorities, such as UVA Today articles featuring pediatric research discoveries or patient care programs.
    • Serve as liaison to donors, volunteers, board members and external organizations; field inquiries and provide guidance on how to make a gift or hold a third party event to benefit UVA Health.
    • Assist with mailings; pull mailing lists and merge correspondence, including solicitations.
    • Special projects as assigned (e.g. in partnership with University Advancement, HSDO Communications, or HSDO Donor Relations).
    • Assist with preparation of appropriate fundraising campaign and presentation materials.

    The UVA Health Development Office seeks a Development Associate, UVA Children’s to join our collaborative, high-achieving, and enthusiastic team. The Development Associate will play a key role in expanding the scope and enhancing the impact of the UVA Children’s fundraising program. 

    As a member of the UVA Children’s development team, the Development Associate will help engage community members, patient families, parents, grateful patients, and alumni in support of UVA Children’s and Women’s Health priorities. They will support our programs to engage donors, volunteers, faculty and clinician partners in philanthropy, track campaign fundraising and performance metrics, and manage special projects. The Development Associate will support and speed the work of the UVA Children’s team by providing administrative support to the Sr. Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development, and the Children’s Miracle Network Coordinator.

    The ideal candidate will have a track record of success in managing projects, demonstrated success in working with diverse constituencies of people, outstanding organizational and communications skills, and the ability to work with databases, and organize/analyze data and information. They will be able to pivot easily between independent project work and collaborations with a supervisor and/or team.  Ultimately, they will be a strong fit for a mission-driven, fast-paced, highly organized team.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
    • Strong customer service and follow-through skills
    • Working knowledge of administrative procedures
    • Superior organizational skills
    • Consistent attention to detail
    • Ability to interact with donors and volunteers, and a diverse range of constituents in the highest professional manner with an understanding of protocol
    • Ability to handle sensitive information appropriately and maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to prioritize work, shifting comfortably between tasks as needed

    Experience:

    • 1-3 years

    Education:

    • High school degree required, college degree preferred

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, University Advancement honors your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Together, we strive to create and maintain working environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming so we can best achieve our mission of supporting our broadly diverse partners, schools and networks of engaged alumni, parents, and friends of the University.

    This position will remain open until filled. Review of Applicants will begin 9/30.  This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.  Anticipated Hiring Range: $42K - $48K commensurate with education and experience.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.  For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, at das6zb@virginia.edu.

    How to Apply:

    Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

    Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for ‘R0028791'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

    Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘R0028791.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). 


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


    COVID Vaccination Requirement 

    The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
     
    If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
     
    If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
     
    NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

     

    Development Associate, Cancer Programs

    Company: University of Virginia

    Date posted: September 28, 2021

    Development Associate, Cancer Programs

    Apply:  https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/2420-OLD-IVY-RD-OFFICE-BUILDING/Development-Associate--Cancer-Programs_R0028786

    The Development Associate plays a key role in expanding the scope and impact of our UVA Health fundraising program. As a member of the Cancer Programs fundraising team, the Development Associate will help engage donors, parents, friends, grateful patients, and families in support of UVA Health’s priorities, and will support and speed the work of the Cancer fundraising team by providing administrative support to our team of frontline fundraisers.

    Administrative support may include: he/she/they will schedule meetings with internal and external stakeholders and prepare collateral materials; arrange travel and process expense reimbursements; draft minutes; develop understanding and ability to run a variety of reports from the UVA donor databases; perform prospect research; provide event and board meeting support; provide communications support for donor engagement; and other tasks as assigned.  

    The Development Associate will ensure that our outreach to patient prospects and donors is prioritized, coordinated, and fully compliant with patient privacy law.  He/she/they will support our programs to engage volunteers, faculty and clinician partners in philanthropy, track campaign fundraising and performance metrics, and coordinate with other UVA Health Foundation or University Advancement colleagues.

    Responsibilities:

    Administrative Support for Cancer Programs fundraising team – 50%

    • Schedule meetings for frontline fundraising team with faculty and physician partners, donors, and/or volunteers; manage calendars; organize and confirm meeting logistics; and prepare agenda and supporting materials,  including briefings, patient prospect lists, reports, etc. 
    • Set up and confirm travel arrangements using Travel UVA, hotel accommodations, and car rentals. Provide travel/visit itineraries. Assist with reimbursements using Expense UVA.
    • Communicate in a professional manner and assist team members in ensuring timely responses to inquiries and requests for information from HSDO leadership, faculty, volunteers, donors, and community members.
    • Assist frontline fundraising team in timely follow-up to visits, including contact reports, proposals, thank you letters, processing correspondence and forms, and filing documentation in the OnBase electronic filing system.
    • Provide support as needed for prospect/donor visits with faculty and leadership.
    • Provide general office support and partner with colleagues on larger scale projects as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Prospecting and Pipeline Development - 25%

    • Generate reports, prospect lists, and conduct general prospect management and research using the Grateful Patient Portal (patient database). Manage information on patient donors and prospects for the Healthcare Philanthropy program in full compliance with HIPAA patient privacy law. 
    • Utilize Tableau and Advance databases to identify potential donors within the alumni, parents, and friend constituent base; perform prospect research on potential donors using web and CRM tools.
    • Assist frontline fundraisers with portfolio management and moves management for grateful patient prospects and donors, using the Grateful Patient Portal, Advance, and EverTrue.
    • Assist frontline fundraisers in managing prospect discovery work and prospect lists.

    Cancer Program and Event Support – 25%

    • Serve as liaison to donors, volunteers, board members and external organizations.
    • Coordinate with physician partners’ administrative liaisons to prepare and mail letters of philanthropic introduction; assist frontline fundraising team in scheduling timely follow up.
    • Collect and maintain an internal list of news articles and communications materials highlighting relevant UVA Health priorities, such as UVA Today articles featuring neuroscience research discoveries or patient care programs.
    • Provide assistance and support for occasional prospect identification and fundraising events, in partnership with HSDO Donor Relations team, including but not limited to, creating guest lists and post-event reporting and follow up activities. Staff events as requested.
    • Coordinate internal and external event logistics for donor visits, committees and board meetings. Staff events as requested.
    • Assist with drafting and proofing routine correspondence, including acknowledgment letters to donors.
    • Assist with mailings; pull mailing lists and merge correspondence including solicitations and acknowledgment letters to donors.
    • Assist with preparation of appropriate fundraising campaign and presentation materials.
    • Draft minutes for committee and board meetings, staff meetings, track and/or execute follow-up as appropriate.
    • Input information into databases, i.e. Advance and GPP Portal.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Strong customer service and follow-through skills
    • Working knowledge of administrative procedures
    • Superior organizational skills
    • Consistent attention to detail
    • Ability to interact with donors and volunteers, and a diverse range of constituents in the highest professional manner with an understanding of protocol
    • Ability to handle sensitive information appropriately and maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to prioritize work, shifting comfortably between tasks as needed

    Experience:

    • 1-3 years

    Education:

    • High school degree required, college degree preferred

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, University Advancement honors your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. Together, we strive to create and maintain working environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming so we can best achieve our mission of supporting our broadly diverse partners, schools and networks of engaged alumni, parents, and friends of the University.

    This position will remain open until filled. Review of Applicants will begin 9/30.  This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.  Anticipated Hiring Range: $42K - $48K commensurate with education and experience.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.  For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Daniel Strong, at das6zb@virginia.edu.

    How to Apply:

    Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration, please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.

    Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for ‘R0028786'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

    Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘R0028786.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address). 

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

    COVID Vaccination Requirement

    The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
     
    If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
     
    If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
     
    NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

    The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

    Assistant Director of Annual Giving

    Company: Madison House 

    Date posted: September 28, 2021

    Madison House Assistant Director of Annual Giving

    As of September 15, 2021

    I. Position Description

    Madison House serves as the volunteer center for students at the University of Virginia. The Assistant Director of Annual Giving for Madison House is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating a strategic annual giving program that enhances the overall culture of philanthropy among UVA more than 40,000 alumni volunteers, friends, parents, and students. They direct a comprehensive program that serves as the foundation of future fundraising success by developing and growing a philanthropic connection with alumni, parents, employees, students, and friends. They are responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting annual fund gifts of $2,000+ as well as building a pipeline of new leadership level donors. In addition, they lead and manage a multi-channel, data-driven approach that includes, but is not limited to, mail, email, phonathon, Giving Days, crowdfunding, student campaigns, social media, and events.

    II. Job Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Plans, directs, and oversees all aspects of Madison House’s Annual Giving Program focused on achieving annual fundraising and performance goals, pipeline development, and implementing industry best practices.
    • Maintains a portfolio of current donors and upgrades them to give at higher levels.
    • Provides leadership in driving a best-in-class, multi-channel marketing and outreach program to acquire, re-activate, retain, and upgrade annual donors with a focus on expanding our base of support, growing retention rates, and increasing the pipeline of major donors.
    • Designs and maintains annual giving reporting to analyze trends and drive strategic planning of fundraising efforts.
    • Develops strong collaborations across schools, units, and programs at the University to deploy resources in innovative results-oriented ways that grow annual support and engage more constituents. This includes collaboration with development colleagues at the University of Virginia.
    • Develops and implements solicitation and donor engagement strategies for the 4th year student giving program and parents program.
    • Builds on the success of the past annual days of giving
    • Determines department budget needs and manages approved budget expenditures.
    • Supervises relationships between Madison House and outside vendors
    • Ensures quality control and effectiveness of the mail/phone solicitation program.

    III. Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Three or more years of relevant work experience in higher education fundraising or comparable field, campaigns and annual giving experience is preferred.
    • Strong leadership, managerial and supervisory skills, and a track record of cross functional collaboration.
    • Knowledge of fundraising principles and ability to participate in a complex development program.
    • Track record of success in fundraising campaigns and analytical ability to recognize opportunities and prioritize them to attain goals.
    • Experience and interest in personal solicitation of annual gifts as well as volunteer management and motivation.
    • Experience using technology including computer software and database programs at the level of sophistication required for the development office.
    • Madison House expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    V. Compensation
      • Salary range of $45,000 to $60,000.

      VI. To Apply

      • Please submit a resume and cover letter to Lisa Perlbinder, Director of Advancement, at lisa@madisonhouse.org. Materials received by October 21, 2021 are guaranteed consideration. After that, materials received will continue to be considered until the role is filled.
      • Madison House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons of all backgrounds— including people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates—are strongly encouraged to apply.

      Scholarship and Stewardship Manager

      Company: VCU School of Nursing

      Date posted: September 23, 2021

      VCU School of Nursing is seeking a Scholarship and Stewardship Manager to manage the scholarship process as well as donor stewardship for the school. The manager will oversee the annual awarding of scholarships for the School of Nursing and has responsibility for internal systems and procedures associated with scholarship funds. The scholarship manager will work in partnership with faculty and staff at the School of Nursing (including the Office of Student Success, Business office, program directors and the director of the Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety), staff at the MCV Foundation as well as the Office of Financial Aid.

      Primary responsibilities include:

      • Update the scholarship management database and oversee the annual awarding of scholarships.
      • Maintain accurate records (gift agreements/amendments) in the donor database as well as in the school’s internal tracking spreadsheet.
      • Upload annual endowment payout information.
      • Correspond with students regarding their award status and ensure that students accept their awards and write thank you letters to donors/stewards.
      • Develop and implement a system for sharing donor spirit and intent with students and ensure that students maintain criteria for their scholarship each semester. 

      Additionally, the manager will implement stewardship strategies for the School of Nursing, including drafting gift agreements to route for approval/signatures; manage reporting needs for endowed and current use funds; and submit new fund request forms. In partnership with Sr. Director of Development, develop a system for stewarding donors, including developing donor impact reports for the school’s top donors and donors to funding priority areas; and oversee annual endowment reporting in partnership with the MCV Foundation.    

      In order to be successful in this position, the Scholarship and Stewardship Specialist should have past experience that demonstrates:

      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent applicable training and/or experience
      • High level customer service and verbal and written communications skills
      • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships with diverse internal and external constituents
      • Ability to manage time efficiently, prioritize work and handle multiple projects simultaneously
      • Ability to attend to details and meet deadlines
      • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends for special events of the School
      • Minimum of two years of professional work experience in donor relations or program management
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google suite
      • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.


      Preferred Hiring Standards:

      • Three or more years experience working in a donor service or grant-making role in the nonprofit or education sector, preferably in student financial aid, private scholarship administration or related industry.
      • Customer Relationship Management System or Blackbaud system experience


      For more information and to apply visit: https://vcu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/15?c=vcu 
      Salary Range: $60,000 - $68,000

      Position Details:
      Department: School of Nursing/Office of Development & Alumni Relations
      Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
      Restricted Status: 
      FTE: 1
      Exemption Status: Exempt

      Vice President of Development

      Company: Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia

      Date posted: September 22, 2021


      Job Title:       Vice President of Development

      Department:  Development

      Reports To:   Chief Executive Officer

      Council Overview

      Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia serves over 10,200 girls and 5,500 volunteer members.  Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent leadership development organization for girls, building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

      Job Summary

      The Vice President of Development leads the design and execution of a comprehensive fundraising program. The person in this position provides professional expertise and support to the philanthropy committee of the board of directors in developing goals and plans to meet the council’s financial goals and objectives.  The incumbent is responsible for coordinating all fundraising campaigns, identifying potential sources of funds (including individual, foundation, corporation, annual giving, planned giving, and United Way) for the development and execution of strategies and plans to maximize fundraising capacity and results ensuring a balanced and robust portfolio.  The incumbent is a member of the leadership team and may participate in the process of setting the organization’s strategic direction and short and long-term plans, including translating the vision and corporate goals set by the council’s board of directors into effective operational strategies and actions.

      Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Major Accountabilities

      1. Build a comprehensive fund development strategy to include major gifts, corporate giving, individual and alumnae giving, and grants. Implement fundraising campaigns and identify sources for funding including individuals, corporations, events, and United Way to meet annual giving and planned giving goals.
      2. Provide professional expertise and support to the philanthropy committee of the board of directors; actively maintains existing relationships while continuously targeting and facilitating new opportunities for partnerships; establishes a presence in the community to increase the council’s visibility as a funding source for potential and current or past donors.
      3. Budget development and administrative responsibilities for fund development.
      4. Oversight to the grant writing process to include collaborative work with the membership, program and volunteer teams; proposal and program development design and research; collaborative management to the council’s outcomes measurement and evaluation efforts.
      5. Participates in establishing fund development policies and procedures.
      6. Makes effective use of the council’s data management system and donor management system.
      7. In collaboration, ensures that diversity, equity and inclusion are embraced and incorporated into the work of the council.

      Experience, Skills and Qualifications

      Successful candidate will have 5-7 years of demonstrated success in fund development and experience in a senior strategic leadership role. Prefer senior level experience with volunteer-focused and membership-based organization with experience in program development, outcomes measurement and evaluation, financial management and talent management.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred with emphasis in business administration, management, communication, public administration or marketing.

      Ideal candidate will possess the following skills, attributes, competencies:

      • Results oriented: ability to set and meet organizational goals and customer/member expectations in quality fashion.
      • Accountability: establishing clear lines of responsibility and expectations for results.
      • Adaptability/Flexibility: resilience and the ability to adapt as needed to perform effectively in a constantly changing environment.
      • Excellent presentation skills (oral and written). Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals and to collaborate with diverse groups in order to achieve desired outcomes.  
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with internal and external strategic decision makers of all levels.
      • Strong ability to build relationships and leverage networks both internally and externally.
      • Strong planning and organizational skills.
      • Experience hiring and developing staff.
      • Willingness to work/be available during non-traditional hours such as evenings and weekends.
      • Demonstrated ability to articulate a passion for the Girl Scout mission and vision.

      This job functions primarily out of a typical office work environment.

      Competencies and areas of expertise may include:   

      • Oral and Written Communication abilities (i.e. In person, verbal, written, and/or phone) – expresses ideas and facts in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the individual or group; listens to and comprehends what others are saying; prepares organized and structured presentations; has demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues and communicate effectively with a diverse group of girls, volunteers, and staff.
      • Judgment and Decision-Making – recognizes when immediate action is required; recognizes when sufficient information has been obtained to make a decision; makes decisions where appropriate or refers decisions to the appropriate organizational level; makes decisions without undue delay
      • Development Knowledge & Technical Expertise – has demonstrated knowledge of the basic principles of development (for example, grant writing, donor prospect research, identification, segmentation and cultivation, interpretation and use of donor data) and tools and databases (for example, DonorPerfect); has proven experience with stewardship, annual giving, and major gifts program implementation. Demonstrates comfort in presenting the value behind solutions in a way that resonates with what is most important to the potential members/customers of the organization.
      • Team-Building - knows team-building techniques and processes; collaborates with others to create optimal solutions; fosters a commitment to a team approach to work; promotes partnerships between work units; collaboratively defines boundaries and outcomes of work responsibilities; shares information with others; recognizes and rewards team accomplishments; shares decision-making responsibility with team members
      • Marketing Skill - Attracts support for the Girl Scout program, its key messages, and products, by promoting visibility and credibility of Girl Scouts in the community and to girls; identifies, seeks to understand, and influences the local market for Girl Scouting; effectively promotes Girl Scouts program and products.
      • Technical computer skills - proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Customer Relationship Management systems, and social networking.

      Supervisory Competencies

      • Leadership - models high levels of motivation, performance, dedication, and commitment; creates, implements, and/or supports council initiatives, policies, and the corporate plan; engages, inspires, encourages, guides, and/or gains others’ support toward accomplishing individual, team, council, and GSUSA goals; adapts leadership style to a variety of situations
      • Management - delivers results by maximizing organizational effectiveness and sustainability; ensures  people have the support and tools they need and that the assigned workforce has the capacity and diversity to meet current and longer-term organizational objectives; aligns people, work, and systems with the business strategy to harmonize how they work and what they do;  conscientiously assigns performance goals, offers year-round performance feedback, and conducts timely performance discussions and reviews.   
      • Developing Others – demonstrated ability to delegate responsibility and to work with others and coach them to develop their capabilities; provides helpful, behaviorally specific feedback to others; shares information, advice, and suggestions to help others to be more successful; provides effective coaching.


      For full description, see the employment section of our website at http://www.comgirlscouts.org.  To apply for a position, go to http://www.comgirlscouts.org/en/our-council/employment.html to download the GSCV Career Application and complete the form. Please email application, cover letter, and resume to hr@comgirlscouts.org by October 1, 2021.

      Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. GSCV supports affirmative action in all aspects of employment and will make reasonable accommodations for physical and mental limitations of applicants when necessary.

      Development Associate

      Company: The Presidential Precinct

      Date posted: September 22, 2021

      Help Us Change the World!

      The Presidential Precinct is now hiring a Development Associate.

      The Presidential Precinct- a dynamic nonprofit organization that engages and inspires global emerging leaders to address the most pressing challenges in their countries- seeks a collaborative, thoughtful, and nimble Development Associate. Join us!

      WE ARE THE PRESIDENTIAL PRECINCT.

      We come to work every day with one purpose- to equip emerging leaders in tackling the most pressing challenges around the world. We bring leaders here, to the birthplace of modern democracy in Virginia, to foster the exchange of ideas, challenges, and solutions from the world around us. The ideas which shaped the American democracy created monumental changes that continue to resonate as a touchstone throughout our world; and yet, the pillars of our democracy are a work in progress and are strongest when they are discussed and influenced by the unique perspectives of global community leaders. We provide professional fellowships, leadership exchanges, global forums, and virtual resources that draw out the best in the world’s brightest young changemakers. Check out this two minute video to learn more.

      OUR APPROACH

      We make lifelong investments in emerging leaders who have bold visions to change the world. Our programs provide them with new perspectives, skills, networks, and visibility as they form a powerful force for the creation of thriving, just, and free societies. Our work is made possible by a consortium of world-class partner institutions including the University of Virginia, William & Mary, James Madison’s Montpelier, James Monroe’s Highland, and William Short’s Morven. Our partner institutions bring a unique “Power of People” and “Power of Place” to each of our programs. Over the past nine years, over 1,100 leaders from 160 countries have participated in our life changing initiatives. These leaders are advancing positive change by providing girls with better access to education, creating economic opportunities, promoting human rights, and building transparency and good governance.

      EXPANDING OUR IMPACT

      Since our founding in 2012, our team has built a strong network of ongoing support from corporations, foundations, and individual donors. More than 85% of the resources raised directly fund the programs and leaders we support.

      The Development Associate will assist in executing the Presidential Precinct’s annual advancement strategy alongside the launch of a capital campaign in conjunction with our upcoming ten-year anniversary. This position will report to the Presidential Precinct’s Director of Development and will actively collaborate with other team members as necessary. They will play a leading role in representing the Presidential Precinct to current and potential funders as well as programmatic partners.

      OUR CULTURE

      The Presidential Precinct offers a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and mission-driven global environment. You can join our growing team as we embark on a new chapter of our organization’s history. As we prepare to celebrate our ten year anniversary in 2022, the Presidential Precinct is pursuing an ambitious vision to scale our impact to reach more leaders while building a financially sustainable funding model for the future.

      The Presidential Precinct is fully committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and the Development Associate will join fellow team members in ensuring that these values are consistently represented in and strengthened through our fundraising efforts, external communications, volunteer management practices, and internal culture.

      This is a full-time position based in Charlottesville, VA and the work will primarily take place in the office. Occasional evening or weekend work maybe required. This position is eligible for generous paid time off and paid holidays, paid parental leave, health insurance, and employer matched retirement contributions.

      PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

      • Prospect Research:
        • Conduct thorough research and wealth screenings on current and prospective individuals, corporate, or foundation donors
      • Event and Meeting Planning
        • Assist Director of Development in planning and coordinating all aspects of development related events, including working directly with vendors and managing RSVP process
        • Plan and coordinate logistics for high level donor visits and delegations
      • Annual Giving
        • Execute annual giving strategy by contributing to solicitation and stewardship messaging, building and managing segmented lists, and compiling direct mail materials
      • Grant Writing & Development Communications
        • Compile supporting materials for grant applications
        • Assist with proposal writing and reporting to foundations and corporate partners
        • With support from the Director of Communications, write regular spotlight articles for our newsletter that highlight current donors and provide prospective donors with compelling stories of impact.
      • Stewardship & Data Management
        • Manage the Precinct’s stewardship process from start to finish, ensuring timely and thoughtful acknowledgement of all gifts and crafting unique stewardship strategies for high level donors
        • Maintain accurate records of giving and contacts in the Precinct’s CRM
        • Organize gift documentation and pledge forms
      • Administrative
        • Gather data and prepare materials in advance of Global Advisory Council and Board of Directors meetings
        • Provide technical and administrative support for staff meetings and retreats
        • Provide administrative support to Director of Development and other staff as necessary (i.e. travel arrangements, expense reports, etc.)
        • Assist with office tasks including scheduling, tracking strategic planning documents, purchasing office supplies and maintaining inventory, and coordinating with external vendors as needed

      Note: This is not a comprehensive list of duties required by the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Excellent written and oral communications skills
      • Strong organizational and administrative skills demonstrated by the ability to handle simultaneous tasks, detail-oriented with high level of accuracy and accountability
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and ability to become competent with new technology platforms
      • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
      • Physical requirements: 8+ hours of sitting, walking, talking, and listening; able to lift up to 25 lbs.
      • 2 years previous nonprofit fundraising and/or event planning experience preferred

      TO APPLY

      To apply, please send a cover letter and resume via email to Carrie Jordan, Director of Development, at cjordan@presidentialprecinct.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

      The annual salary will be commensurate with experience in the range of $40,000-$55,000.

      The Presidential Precinct is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.presidentialprecinct.org.

      We look forward to hearing from you!


      Enterprise Applications Specialist

      Company: University of Virginia 

      Date posted: September 15, 2021


      Apply: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/2420-OLD-IVY-RD-OFFICE-BUILDING/Enterprise-Applications-Specialist_R0028334

      The University of Virginia Advancement Operations team seeks an Enterprise Applications Specialist to provide application support, business need consultation and training to aid the fundraising and alumni relations activities across departments and schools/units.

      This position requires customer service skills, problem solving, and technical reasoning along with a high level of individual judgment to ensure customer satisfaction and uphold Advancement’s Service Center of Excellence mission. You will need strong communication, planning, and organizational skills, as well as the desire to be a member of a collaborative team, the ability to hit deadlines, and work with shifting priorities. You will also need the people skills to support a variety of stakeholders in individual schools and centers across UVA Grounds.

      You will support cloud-based applications for targeted email, online donations, text messaging, event management, and volunteer management. At times, you will be needed to effectively deliver training or consultation to development/alumni relations staff and other university departments on tools and system capabilities they can leverage in their daily business practices. This will require an ability to speak at an appropriate technical and business level for the audience and quickly understand system vocabulary, business process, and content.

      The individual in this role enjoys problem solving and has the interest and ability to learn new applications and related capabilities as required in an evolving and dynamic environment.

      Principal Responsibilities:

      • Maintain and support enterprise applications that provide targeted email, online giving forms, online event registration, social engagement, and other services.
      • Provide services of applications including building forms, developing emails and exporting data in support of fundraising mission and priorities of UVA Advancement.
      • Assist users across Grounds in daily help desk issues by troubleshooting, answering how-to questions, and providing in-person/remote support.
      • Provide training and excellent customer service to UVA staff and partners across Grounds.
      • Manage enterprise application projects of simple to moderate complexity.
      • Produce one-sheet and/or video tutorials to maximize proper use of systems across Grounds.
      • Help manage and maintain Advancement intranet site content.
      • Provide backup coverage including accounts and access creation, modification, maintenance and deletion.
      • Identify, evaluate, implement, and support new and emerging technologies for the university.
      • Act as technical liaison for vendors and UVA stakeholders.

      Required Education

      Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

      Required Experience - 1 year

      • At least one year of experience.
      • Must have the ability to quickly learn and understand new technical systems.

      • Excellent written communication and people skills.
      • Teamwork, planning and organizational skills.
      • Ability to meet deadlines, and handle swiftly changing priorities. 
      • Experience participating in team-driven, deadline-oriented environment using project management tools and agile methods in an environment of shifting priorities.

      Preferred Experience - 2 or more years

      • Experience in a higher education institution.
      • Experience with online giving, broadcast email, web design and/or web content management.

      Preferred Computer Applications:

      Software platforms such as: Salesforce Marketing Cloud, MailChimp, Emma, EventBrite, CVent, GoFundMe, GiveCampus, MobileCause, Signal Vine, Google Analytics, Basic HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Litmus, Email on Acid, FreshDesk, Monday.com

      Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

      Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, University Advancement honors your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, we strive to create and maintain working environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming so we can best achieve our mission of supporting our broadly diverse partners, schools, and networks of engaged alumni, parents, and friends of the University.

      UVA Advancement offers a flexible and hybrid workplace. All team members must have access to and maintain a secure home office environment with high-speed internet service and work collaboratively with others using a variety of technologies and tools. Depending on the type of position and work performed, or as deemed by manager, some positions may be required to work intermittently in a shared office space located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

      Anticipated Hiring Range: $55,000 - $65,000 commensurate with education and experience.

      This position will remain open until filled. This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.  The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.  This position will also require insert any additional checks. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at alc6dk@virginia.edu

      Please apply through Workday, and search by job title “Enterprise Applications Specialist.” Complete an application online and attach a cover letter and CV/resume all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.

      COVID Vaccination Requirement

      The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
       
      If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
       
      If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
       
      NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

      The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


      About Us

      The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

      In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

      The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.

      At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

      We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA and Why Charlottesville webpages.

      Assistant Director of Development

      Company: The Steward School

      Date posted: September 10, 2021

      Overview

      The Steward School’s mission is to prepare each child for college and for life in a community defined by robust academics, inspiration, engagement, and care. Since we began nearly 50 years ago, we have been a community that helps students become their own best selves. Our tagline is a succinct summary of who we are at our core:

      Fuel the Mind. Stir the Imagination. Unleash the Possibilities.

      We fuel our students’ minds with rigorous academics and unbridled imagination. Program initiatives like Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Service Learning, and Health and Wellness are our hallmarks. Our athletic teams have won 10 state championships in the last six years, and our high-quality arts program and world-class theatre are known throughout the region. Our community prizes inclusion and well-being for all students; this year’s parent survey noted resoundingly that 95% of students are enthusiastic about school. Our faculty love being here too — in 2021, we were named a Richmond Times-Dis­patch Top Workplace for the sixth year in a row, based on the results of an employee survey.

      The Opportunity

      The Steward School has an immediate opening for an Assistant Director of Development. This position is full-time, twelve months, and fully benefitted.

      The Assistant Director of Development works in partnership with the Director of Development, volunteers and staff to provide leadership for our comprehensive development program as we build a strong culture of philanthropy throughout the school and community. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Assistant Director will lead the creation and implementation of all annual giving initiatives with special attention to participation, community engagement, and volunteer management. This position also will be the lead staff liaison for the school’s Parents Association, donor stewardship events and will manage all development office operations. Lastly, the Assistant Director will play a supportive role in the current Capital Campaign through assisting with marketing and communication efforts, volunteer engagement, and special events as needed.

      Specific responsibilities include:

      Marketing Support

      • Manage all aspects of development marketing pieces, including direct mail/marketing efforts, annual giving brochures, social media campaigns and online presence for the annual giving and campaign in coordination with the Marketing & Communications department.
      • Create content for the philanthropy section of the Year in Review and Colonnade publications and generate the list of annual donors.
      • Manage communication of planned giving program, including partnership with outside vendor and internal communications.
      • Create the segment mailing lists for all-school mailings, including Year in Review and Colonnade magazines.

       

      Auxiliary Groups

      • Provide support for the Parents Association, including best practices in stewardship and volunteer management.
      • Assist the alumni engagement team as requested in creating and implementing a strategic alumni plan through special events, communications, volunteer activities, and other programming as requested.

       

      Specific Fundraising

      • Meet the financial and participation Annual Fund goals each year.
      • Identify, recruit, train, and support parent volunteers for Annual Fund Committee.
      • Make personal and direct solicitations (Annual Fund, specific campaigns/projects) of members of the immediate and extended Steward community via face-to-face meetings, phone calls, personal mail, and email.
      • Manage the grant process in coordination with a grant writer, which includes maintaining the grant calendar, grant applications, outreach to foundations, and prospect research for programs including LEAP, Visiting Innovators, The Center for Engagement, and other programs as applicable.

       

      Operations/Stewardship

      • Enhance existing relationships and build new relationships, processes, and programs to further tap into the generous resources of the community.
      • Assist director of development with the current Capital Campaign to include marketing and communication efforts, volunteer engagement, and special events as needed.
      • Provide regular reports to the business office to ensure accuracy of giving records, including monthly giving summaries, audit reports, pledge reports, and other reports as requested.
      • Use appropriate systems to maintain, analyze, and report appropriate data related to donors and potential donors.
      • Regularly review and audit the database to ensure accuracy of data.
      • Create online donation and event registration forms in Blackbaud NXT and manage online gift processing.
      • Ensure that all gifts are recorded, entered in the database, and acknowledged in a timely manner.
      • Assist in preparation of deposit of all cash and checks according to business office procedures. Reconcile online credit card donations with the business office weekly.
      • Prepare pledge reminders as scheduled.

      Events

      • Manage donor appreciation events, including the Founders Society celebration each fall, calendar year-end donor appreciation gifts, and other stewardship as needed.
      • Manage logistics of Grandparents’ Days, including program, invitations, registration, and follow-up communications.
      • Support additional special events, including volunteer events, campaign events, and donor receptions in collaboration with the development event staff.

       

      Qualifications:

      • Commitment to the school’s mission and values.
      • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
      • Detail oriented, flexible, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
      • Collaborative team player.
      • Sense of humor and appreciation for/understanding of independent school communities.

      Education and experience:

      • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years development experience.
      • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
      • Database knowledge (Blackbaud NXT/Raiser’s Edge preferred).

      Compensation and Benefits:

      • The salary range for the position is $50,000 - $60,000, commensurate with experience and education.
      • Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, disability, retirement and PTO.
      • Partial tuition remission.

      Interested applicants can apply for the position by visiting the Employment Opportunities page of our school website, www.stewardschool.org

      Executive Director

      Company: The Cook Foundation

      Date posted: September 7, 2021



      Status:                Full-time

      Salary:                $50-$60K to commensurate with experience

      Reporting:           President of the Board in close partnership with the Board of Directors

      Location:             Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061

       

      ABOUT THE COOK FOUNDATION

      The Cook Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit, privately funded organization founded in 1999.  Its mission is to nurture and sponsor the arts in Gloucester, Virginia.

      POSITION OVERVIEW

      The Cook Foundation is seeking an Executive Director with an entrepreneurial spirit and approach to the business of managing a vibrant arts non-profit. The new Executive Director will understand the unique value that the Cook Foundation has brought to the community and have a creative approach to further engage the community in future projects and identify new funding opportunities. The incoming director will be an effective spokesperson and have an ease with public speaking and engagement in the community. The Director will have the soft skills necessary to continue to build relationships through finding common ground amongst community visions and the ability to create new partnerships.

      The Director is inheriting an organization that has a stable financial position and a board that is willing to entertain new ideas.

      Key Responsibilities

      The Executive Director should bring a balanced approach as a visionary and operational executive. They should have the capacity for organized, focused work, and an ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines, maintain and build new partnerships, and exhibit an openness to changing situations and opportunities.  Specific areas of responsibility include:

      Administration:

      • Budget Development and management of fiscal operations
      • Represents Cook Foundation at other committee meetings to ensure adherence to the Cook Foundation’s mission and vision

      Project Management:

      • Contract development and project management related to public art projects
      • Serve as liaison to the Gloucester Arts Festival committee and attend committee meetings to report to the CF with updates
      • Plan and implement public arts events

      Public/Community Involvement

      • Advocate for the arts on behalf of the Cook Foundation
      • Works with local, regional, and state arts organizations to enact the vision and mission of the Cook Foundation. Creates and sustains partnerships with these entities.
      • Provide guidance and oversight to local arts organizations that the Cook Foundation identifies and supports – Arts on Main, Gloucester Arts Festival.
      • Identify arts projects for the Cook Foundation to consider that will engage the community
      • Represent the Cook Foundation in media to include television and radio
      • Oversee marketing efforts from outside agencies hired by the Cook Foundation
      • Maintain the Cook Foundation’s Facebook page with dynamic engagement and activate an Instagram account
      • Works with county and community groups to promote the arts in Gloucester
      • High level of comfort with public speaking in front of large crowds (2,000+)

      Grant writing and management of grant awards:

      • Identifies potential grants for projects by the Cook Foundation at the local, state and federal level
      • Conducts grant writing for the Cook Foundation to support their initiatives as well as required reporting by state and federal agencies
      • Manages grants awarded by the Cook Foundation to other arts entities
      • Works with outside consultants that are retained by the Cook Foundation and reports on activities to the Board of Directors

      EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALITIES

      • Passionate about the Cook Foundation’s mission and vision to nurture the arts in the community.
      • 5+ years’ experience of progressive non-profit leadership, public sector, or social enterprise settings, including history of effectively managing a small team.
      • Fundraising experience with a track record of developing long-term relationships with individual and corporate donors.
      • Experience with assisting the Board in developing strategic plans and new programs.
      • Educational and/or professional experience in a setting connected to the arts is preferred.
      • Proficient computer knowledge with software such as Microsoft Office programs.
      • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
      • Willingness to learn and adapt to change.
      • A proven leader with a gift for fostering a culture of innovation, accountability, and high performance with effective internal communication with the staff and Board of Directors.
      • Capable steward of public-private partnerships, including with policy and budget matters associat4d with local, regional, and state-level governments.
      • Capable of maintaining impartiality, confidentiality, and discretion.
      • Experience working with nonprofit boards and volunteers.
      • Familiarity with public funding of the arts.
      • Have excellent rapport with people of diverse backgrounds/value systems.
      • Have an overall attitude of providing service and growth opportunities to artists and arts organizations in Gloucester and beyond.
      • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is mandatory.

      PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

      The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, stretch and kneel for long periods of time; frequently required to talk, hear, and use repetitive hand motions; should possess the ability to push, pull, and lift up to 40 lbs.  This position does include event planning which subjects the employee to working in summer temperatures outside.

      COMPENSATION

      The salary for this role has been budgeted in the $50K-$60K range to commensurate with experience and meeting performance objectives. The Cook Foundation offers paid time off.  Additional benefits are open for discussion.


      APPLICATION PROCESS

      Direct questions to Rosie Crawford at (804) 824-9401.

      Submit resumes to rcrawford.gamgt@aol.com

      Cook Foundation

      P.O. Box 1383

      Gloucester, VA 23061