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Director of Annual Giving

Company: Sentara RMH Medical Center

Date posted: May 11, 2022

Looking for someone excited about advancing the healthcare available to the Shenandoah Valley.  The successful candidate will be charged with nurturing and growing the RMH Foundation’s donor base through direct response fundraising strategies.  The primary responsibility of the individual will be to solicit and steward donations through direct mail and digital tactics.  Other responsibilities will include broad-based communications, coordinating employee giving, and planned gift marketing.  The RMH Foundation’s database administrator also reports to this position.  5 years of relevant experience is preferred.

 

The RMH Foundation is a collaborative, progressive team of individuals that enjoys working together for a common purpose.  We value each member of our team’s strengths and believe that the whole is truly greater than the sum of the parts.  Our donors are at the center of everything we do and we work tirelessly to advance our hospital’s mission.

 

Salary range: $74,500 - $108,000

To apply, visit: https://sentara.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/SCS/job/Sentara-RMH-Medical-Center/Director-of-Annual-Giving_JR-2353

Development Director

Company: Sportable

Date posted: May 11, 2022

Sportable’s Mission is to create opportunities and transform the lives of those with physical disabilities and visual impairments through sport. 

Job Overview:  The Development Director will be part of the organization’s executive team, and will oversee all aspects of the organization’s fundraising efforts. 

Job Description:  This is an executive-level position that is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization’s fundraising efforts, including developing and implementing a comprehensive fund development plan that supports the organization’s operations.  The Development Director has a passion for the Sportable mission; is self-confident, and has the ability to lead teams and instill confidence in others; has a demonstrated track record of non-profit fundraising success, is familiar with industry best practices; has the ability to think strategically; is detail oriented and highly organized; and is comfortable representing the organization throughout the Richmond community and sharing the “Sportable story.”

Category Type: This is a full-time position. Some night and weekend work is required. 

 

SPORTABLE OVERVIEW

Sportable is an adaptive sports organization based in Richmond, VA, that actively seeks to fulfill its mission of impacting the lives of those with physical and visual disabilities through sport.  Sportable succeeds at providing a variety of sports and recreation opportunities in the Greater Richmond Community not because of any one person’s efforts but because of the strength and breadth of our team. 

Our team is fully committed to The Sportable Way, which is defined as “enthusiasm with intention” and is guided by our values of:

Integrity – Being true to our word and honoring commitments to athletes, partners, and community

Passion- Committing to work hard, stay positive, and encourage success in others

Team Spirit- The expectation that our community will enjoy a sport for its own sake, while upholding the highest standard of fairness, respect, and camaraderie

Ingenuity - Fostering an environment where athletes and volunteers are able to reach their full potential

Sportable works with over 30 community partners to provide sixteen year-round adaptive sports programs to individuals, age 3 and up, living with a physical or visual disability in Virginia.  The Sportable staff works with our athletes individually to assess programs and set goals in which they will be most successful,  and works with our program coaches to create program plans that build on our athletes’ skills. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE:

  • Oversee the development and execution of the annual fund development plan which will include fundraising campaigns, communications, and development events.
  • Lead and manage a team comprising the Executive Director, Board, and Staff leadership to grow a major gifts program and coordinate and facilitate the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors.
  • Manage the organizational grant portfolio (20-30 grants), including process and strategy, researching and identifying grant opportunities, drafting of grant proposals with key staff, and managing submittals and reports.
  • Supervise, manage, and lead development staff, including full-time, part-time, contract works, and interns.
  • Track outcomes and maintain records of each fundraising campaign, including providing weekly and monthly reports that will track fundraising progress against annual goals.
  • Responsible for the oversight of Sportable’s donor database, Bloomerang, including management and maintenance.
  • Oversee gift processing, donor recognition and timely acknowledgements, including thank you notes/letters.
  • Support the Board Development Committee by attending meetings, supporting the committee chair with timely information and communications support, and providing direction and organizational needs.
  • Work with Development Committee Chair, Executive Director, and Board leadership to coordinate the annual cultivation and solicitation of prospects and donors, including the Board of Directors.
  • Lead the planning, development and execution of development events throughout the year, including the Sportable Tailgate, and donor events centered on signature Sportable athletic competitions.
  • Working with Marketing & Events Director, oversee the production and distribution of publications, collateral materials, and other forward-facing content concerning the organization.
  • As necessary, make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Sportable with the community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, CFRE preferred, and capital campaign management experience a plus
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in nonprofit development, and five years of leadership and supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly annual giving and prospect moves management, including good knowledge of donor databases
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly
  • Proven track record in soliciting and securing gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Strong personal initiative and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work collaboratively and productively with Executive Director
  • Ability to work with and manage various volunteer boards, staff, volunteers, and others
  • Communicate clearly, honestly, and respectfully with participants, staff, donors, and volunteers
  • Well-organized; able to manage time and people wisely, and to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of professionalism
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work remotely and travel occasionally

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The salary range for this position starts at $70,000 and is based on experience and demonstrated impact. Sportable offers health and dental insurance, retirement; holidays, vacation and sick leave; a great team work environment; and mission-driven workplace culture. All offers of employment at Sportable are contingent on background checks, and proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

TO APPLY

For consideration, send resume and cover letter to Sportable at the following address or email documents to Info@Sportable.org with the subject line “Development Director.” No phone calls please.

Sportable

Attn: Human Resources

1365 Overbrook Road, Suite 2

Richmond, VA  23220

 

Sportable provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Development Director

Company: ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation

Date posted: April 26, 2022

The mission of ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation is to make life better for children with cancer and their families. ASK seeks an experienced, full-time Development Director to build upon a strong base of donors. This person will lead, design, implement and evaluate a comprehensive strategy to grow and cultivate major gifts support, expand the annual giving program and oversee the organization’s special events.

The Development Director is a senior-level position responsible for planning, managing and executing fundraising programs and the organization’s development strategy. This person reports to the Executive Director and works in collaboration with the Director of Strategic Growth, Board of Directors and Development Committee. This position manages a team that includes the Special Events Manager, Communications Manager, and Development Assistant.  This person will be a member of the organization’s leadership team.

DEVELOPMENT

  • Develop and implement overall annual fundraising plan, including goals, timelines, budget and identified audiences for proposals, appeals, and campaigns.
  • Manage fundraising activities and metrics to ensure that fundraising goals are being achieved and sources of support are diversified.
  • Regularly review portfolio and develop moves management program to provide Executive Director, Board Members, Development Committee and Development Team with personalized cultivation, briefing and ask strategies.
  • Build and manage a comprehensive donor stewardship program to strengthen and deepen relations between ASK and individual donors, corporate supporters, granting foundations and community funding partners.
  • Provide direction and supervision on all development operational processes, including database management, financial reports, donor lists, gift processing and acknowledgments, donor benefits and fulfillment activities.
  • Develop and manage a foundation grants strategy and process, from research and targeting of grant opportunities, drafting grant proposals in collaboration with key staff and Executive Director, managing submissions, follow up reports, to conducting planned outreach to deepen relationships with funders.
  • Supervise and mentor Special Events Manager. Communications Manager and Development Assistant to meet their individual goals in support of the team’s fundraising plan.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to increase support for ASK’s strategic priorities.

EVENTS

  • Provide staff leadership in planning, development, implementation and evaluation of ASK’s signature event, the ASK Above & Beyond Gala. Manage activities including sponsorship, auction, individual giving, communications, vendor contracts and working with gala committee.
  • Support Special Events Manager in reaching fundraising and strategic goals for 5K events, Ambassador Program and third-party fundraisers, including assistance with sponsor and vendor relationships, development of promotional materials and plans, and onsite logistics.
  • Contribute to the creation of meaningful and impactful events that garner press and brand awareness, foster strong community relations, increase revenue, donor loyalty and acquire new supporters, including community partner fundraisers and third-party events.
  • Represent ASK at community events to expand the organization’s pool of supporters.

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Oversee the writing, production, design, and distribution of a wide variety of publications and collateral materials, including annual reports, brochures, marketing materials, fact sheets, one-pagers, slide decks, videos and other materials.
  • Coordinate website updates with staff to ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly and ensure content is navigable.
  • Support the organization’s social media presence by creating, collecting and coordinating content with staff that will engage various stakeholders.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 5+ years in successful fundraising experience in non-profit.
  • Experience leading and managing a team
  • Proven track record of securing gifts that align with donor interests and the organization’s priorities through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors.
  • Successful track record in special events fundraising.
  • Experience recruiting corporate sponsors, donors and partners.
  • Experience working with volunteers and board of directors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Expertise in managing social media and other digital communications
  • Strong applied computer skills, with a solid understanding of donor database and fundraising systems (Bloomerang, qGiv, Network for Good)
  • Attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential.
  • Able to think strategically; a good problem solver with critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Enthusiastic support of ASK’s strategic vision, mission, and goals.

This position is full-time position requiring some evening and weekend hours. This position will be based at the ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation’s Family Center, located at 5211 W. Broad Street, Suite 100, Richmond, VA.

ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer. ASK offers competitive salary, health insurance, simple IRA with match; holidays, vacation and sick leave; a pleasant, energetic work environment; and an engaging, purposeful workplace culture. The salary range for this position starts at $75,000 and is based on experience. All offers of employment at ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation are contingent upon a clear background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of ASK’s Executive Director, Amy Godkin, by Friday, May 20th to jobs@askccf.org. Please write “Development Director” in the subject line.

About ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation: Founded in 1975, ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation (askccf.org.) is Central Virginia’s most comprehensive provider of support services for children with cancer and serious blood disorders as well as their families. Our mission is to make their life better by providing emotional, social, financial and educational support.

Regional Major Gifts Officer - Potomac Division

Company: The Salvation Army

Date posted: April 21, 2022

Do you have at least 3 years’ experience related to outside territory sales, public relations, fundraising, philanthropy, alumni affairs, insurance, ministry, or financial services? Are you looking for a fulfilling new career path? Would you like to work for one of the largest Christian organizations in the world? This opportunity might be just what you are looking for! The Salvation Army Potomac Division has an opening for a “Regional Major Gifts Officer” based in Northern Virginia, Greater Washington DC area.

The Salvation Army operates in communities across the United States. We are committed to meeting human needs wherever we can by providing food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, housing for homeless, basic needs assistance, children’s programs, and many other programs.

This fundraising development position will:

  • Raise funds to enable the Mission of The Salvation Army by aggressively developing and nurturing current and prospective donors including individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Respond to inquiries and communicate with donors, advisory organization members, Salvation Army staff and Officers
  • Be responsible for designing, revising, and implementing a giving plan for every donor in their portfolio in order to reach an annual production goal
  • Travels often to meet with donors throughout the assigned territory of National Capital Area Command (Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Landmark), Loudoun County, Winchester, VA Piedmont, and Front Royal. The preferred living area for the candidate is Arlington.

The successful Major Gifts candidate will have:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required preferably in a related field and three years’ experience performing related fundraising, marketing and/or sales work is required with major gift fund-raising experience preferred.
  • Ability to research, solicit, and secure funds from individual, corporate, and foundation relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience developing relationships with the expressed purpose of causing a prescribed action outcome
  • Ability to maintain accurate and up-to-date donor records (salesforce, donor perfect or any CRM)

The Salvation Army recognizes that peace of mind is important to our employees and their families. Because of this, we offer a competitive salary, automobile, home office set up, (computer, cell phone), health, dental and life insurance coverage, retirement, professional development, training, reimbursed travel expenses, and paid time off!

The salary range is $68,000 to $78,000 and provides home office set up including computer, automobile, reimbursed travel expenses.

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to: search2@carrassessment.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Candidates should recognize that The Salvation Army is a Church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Bona-fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ):

This position requires an active Christian faith in harmony with Salvation Army doctrine and practice.

Membership Services Coordinator

Company: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Date posted: April 5, 2022

Garden Overview

Mission

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s mission is connecting people through plants to improve communities.

Vision

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, including the Lewis Ginter Nature Reserve, reveals the unity and integration of human and plant life, celebrates the fundamental significance of the natural world, and enriches communities through horticultural and educational excellence and innovative outreach activities.

Values

Responsibility, Innovation, Integrity, Hospitality and Inspiration

 

Founded in 1984, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a nonprofit garden located in Richmond, Virginia’s Lakeside neighborhood. The Garden encompasses 82 acres, four lakes, 5,500 unique taxa of plants within 15 distinct outdoor gardens, 11 major buildings including a conservatory and greenhouse, plus an 80-acre branch site, the Lewis Ginter Nature Reserve. Annually, Lewis Ginter engages over 17,000 students in innovative and exciting education programs. This cadre of identified learners is just a fraction of the more than 400,000 annual visitors to the Garden. In recent years, the Garden has been honored with inclusion in several top ten lists for botanical gardens in North America.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin in the hiring, retention, or promotion of employees. We support the diversity and inclusion policy adopted by The American Public Gardens Association: to create an equitable, diverse and inclusive culture where the contributions of all community members are valued, respected, and appreciated.


Our goal is to ensure that our members receive high value, experience strong customer service, and feel a deep mission connection to our organization. The Member Services Coordinator is a key link with our members. They will ensure that the membership program is well-organized and meets the needs of diverse constituents across the organization.  We think independently, work collaboratively, and are unified in our passion for horticulture. We come from diverse backgrounds and celebrate different ways of being, in ourselves and in others.

Job Description

The Membership Services Coordinator’s primary functions are to provide outstanding customer service to Garden members and potential members and to help with membership office duties. Those duties include but are not limited to membership processing, helping prepare member mailings and managing membership volunteers.  They will also work in conjunction with the Visitor Services staff to sell, renew and answer questions about memberships.  Weekend and night availability are required. Strong technical skills are a must.

Responsibilities

  • Represent the membership team and the Advancement department on the weekends through a presence in the Robins Visitors Center.
    • Provide support to the Visitor Services team, including selling tickets, assisting guests with questions, managing guest flow and additional tasks as needed.
  • Accurate and efficient processing of memberships.
    • Use and troubleshoot POS and donor software systems.
    • Enter, update and maintain constituent and gift data in donor database.
    • Execute and monitor established data transfers between POS and donor software and promptly report any exceptions or issues.
    • Process membership purchases, receipts, cards and donor acknowledgment letters using POS and donor databases in a timely manner with close attention to detail.
    • Accurately pull mailing and email lists monthly for membership renewals.
    • Maintain accuracy of biographic and demographic data for members, donors, organizations and other constituencies in accordance with data entry policies and procedures.
    • Periodic data auditing and/or cleanup projects.
    • Assist in managing membership volunteers, including scheduling, assigning work and making sure work is completed correctly.
  • Work collaboratively within Advancement and across organizational departments.
    • Embrace the Garden’s commitment to excellence, willingly and cheerfully integrating work with the efforts of all other departments.
  • Deliver a positive guest experience for all members, donors and constituents.
    • Provide outstanding customer service to potential and current members of the Garden.
    • Sell, up-grade and renew memberships through virtual and in-person methods
  • Work weekends throughout the year and, as needed, nights during special events.

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a well-organized, proactive, seasoned, successful, intelligent, intuitive and empathetic person.
  • Must communicate clearly, effectively and comfortably in written and spoken word with guests, members, staff, Board, volunteers and vendors.
  • Must adhere to the highest standards of confidentiality and best practice for development professionals.
  • Must be goal-oriented, yet flexible and adaptable to the ever-changing requirements of our guests.
  • Must possess a commitment to the Garden’s mission and its core values, particularly honesty and integrity.
  • Must be a positive and motivating presence who embraces change and challenge.

Employees of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

  • Must comply with provisions of the current Employee handbook, all published personnel policies and the requirements of their individual job descriptions.
  • Must perform all duties in a manner consistent with a public garden serving multigenerational and multicultural individuals, families, and in accordance with directed practices and procedures.
  • Must be aware of surroundings and vigilant to threats to the safety of visitors, volunteers, and staff or to security of their property, ensuring that all concerns are reported promptly.
  • Must report all injuries and incidents immediately and ultimately in writing to supervisor(s) and to Human Resources.
  • Must ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Must perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions

  • Prolonged periods of time in an office setting at a desk.
  • Ability to walk the Garden’s campus in most weather conditions.
  • Ability to work Advancement Office Special Events including lifting up to 20lbs and other physical labor.
  • The position requires familiarity with all public areas of the 82-acre Garden property.

Note: Duties described above, other duties and physical demands have been identified as essential functions as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Education and Experience

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail.
  • Fluency in conversational Spanish, preferred.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Computer literate in a Windows environment, including demonstrated capacity to work with POS software systems, TAM and Blackbaud (preferred) or other similar databases.
  • The Garden is committed to elevating diverse backgrounds and experiences. We encourage candidates who may not have membership or advancement experience to apply.

Direct Supervisor: Annual Fund and Membership Manager
Department: Advancement
Salary Range: $31,000-$35,000
Position Type: Full time - Wed through Sun
Non-Exempt
Location: Richmond, VA
Travel Required: Local

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@lewisginter.org

Development Associate, Alumni Engagement and Volunteers

Company: The Steward School

Date posted: April 4, 2022

The Steward School seeks a Development Associate, Alumni Engagement and Volunteers with excellent administrative, project management, and fundraising skills with a high degree of organization, attention to detail, and the ability to think critically. This position is full-time and fully benefited.

The primary responsibility of this position is to create a robust program for engaging the School’s alumni. This position will create and execute a strategic plan for supporting the School’s alumni that instills pride in Steward, connects alumni to each other and back to the School in meaningful ways.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and implement strategic alumni engagement plan for the School’s alumni through special events, communications, volunteer activities, and another programming.
  • Identify, cultivate and engage potential alumni leaders in the life of the School as speakers, volunteers, hosts, committee members, board members, and donors.
  • Engage and inform alumni on a regular basis in a strategic, innovative, and personal manner through individual meetings, affinity groups, Enouncements, social media, the Colonnade, and other forms of communication.
  • Manage and oversee activity of the Alumni Board and board committees including meeting coordination, financial management, membership recruitment and retention, and event coordination.
  • Work with Development colleagues to create an alumni annual fund giving strategy, including recruitment and training of alumni volunteers. Work with team on fundraising strategy for reunion classes and special groups.
  • Lead all engagement with the current senior class. This would include all senior-related events up to graduation day.
  • Co-Lead, manage and plan the activities of the Student Philanthropy Initiative club.
  • Coordinate with marketing on alumni communications, including highlights in the Colonnade (alumni news such as weddings, deaths, births, and promotions), alumni spotlights, online features, and social media.
  • Work with the Director to create a method for tracking and analyzing alumni engagement programs. Analyze traditional engagement programs and seek innovative ways to further strengthen and support existing programs.
  • Work with development colleagues to oversee the collection and verification of lost alumni and improve industry and employment information in the School’s database.
  • Benchmark with peer institutions to determine best practices to engage alumni in impactful and cost-effective ways.
  • Assists with all special scholarship programs including donor solicitation, recognition, and coordination of scholarship donor events. Ability to run accurate reports, lists, and queries in Raiser’s Edge to support development activity
  • Handles correspondence, mailings, publications, and invitations associated with Alumni Board and all alumni events
  • Other duties as assigned (50th Anniversary)

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years development or comparable advancement experience, alumni programming a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Blackbaud/Raiser’s Edge
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • The salary range for the position is $45,000 - $50.000
  • Commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available

Interested applicants can apply for the position by visiting the Employment Opportunities page of our school website - https://www.stewardschool.org/our-school/employment-opportunities