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  • Aztec, New Mexico, Executive Director/Fundraiser Chaco Culture Conservancy seeks Executive Director/Fundraiser to enhance the organization’s ability to raise funds in support of its partner parks and to manage the day to day operations of this non-profit organization. Its headquarters is located in Aztec, New Mexico and the successful applicant will need to live close enough to the parks to be able to develop a close working relationship with the local community. Candidate must be an energetic self-motivator with strong fundraising skills, excellent communication and writing skills, an appreciation for working with the public and a Board of Directors, and a passion for the National Park Service. Chaco Culture Conservancy’s existence is directly tied to the National Park Service.  This relationship creates an unusually close bond between the two entities.  It is incumbent upon the Executive Director/Fundraiser to establish and maintain a relationship that nurtures mutual successes and creates an open dialogue based upon mutual respect, trust and cooperation. Job Summary: Performs a variety of administrative duties related to planning, budgeting, organizing, staff development and training, and implementing the goals and objectives of Chaco Culture Conservancy (CCC). Organizes, implements and conducts fundraising and marketing campaigns. Assists and supports the CCC Board of Directors in developing and implementing the strategic planning process. Develops a working knowledge of CCC Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation, policy guidelines, mission and vision statements, operating procedures, memoranda of agreement with partners, and other documents. Reports directly to the President of the Board and works closely with the Board of Directors. Specific Duties: Donor and Public Relations: Ensures a positive relationship with all current and prospective donors and friends, and the community at large. Serves as the primary fundraiser for the organization. Develops and implements an annual plan for fundraising in conjunction with the Board of Directors. Develops, implements and reviews a plan for strengthening the Friends Program, including recruitment, development, and retention. Develops and implements a healthy, diverse source of funding that sustains programs. Promotes, markets and represents CCC to business organizations, civic and philanthropic organizations, and the community at large. Represents CCC as needed in the media and/or other community events. Develops a membership program and defines levels of membership including costs and benefits. Develops and maintains a website to include a regular newsletter.   Board/Committees: Responsible for the smooth functioning of the Board of Directors and the various committees of CCC. Prepares the agenda for the Board of Directors meetings in collaboration with the President. Establishes and maintains strong relationships with the Board of Directors based on trust, respect and communication. Works with the Board of Directors to seek out and train new directors as needed. Provides support for board and committee meetings as needed.   Administration:   Maintains all official records for the organization. Works with partners to develop a draft of the annual work plan between Conservancy and Partner. Develops and maintains appropriate files, records and statistics that document CCC functions including but not limited to board and committee minutes, correspondence, financial records, special events, marketing projects, and records of individual and corporate donors. Manages software and computer systems essential to the functioning of CCC, including fundraising software, word processing, publishing software, spreadsheet software and Internet access. Ensures that program updates are timely installed. Manages social media pages including; Conservancy web page, Facebook, Shopify, and others. Ensure that CCC is in compliance with all agency agreements.    Financial Management : Responsible for the general management of CCC's financial position. Works closely with the Treasurer to: Prepare the annual budget and quarterly financial reports for the Board of Directors. Maintain and manage CCC's bank accounts. Compile and update information necessary to complete the annual audit or review. Ensure compliance with state and federal agencies to maintain non-profit, tax-exempt status.   The Board of Directors of the Chaco Culture Conservancy retains and reserves the right to add to, amend, change, delete, or waive any responsibility, duty, or function it sees fit, at any time within the employment of any person, but only if done so in writing and signed by the President of the Board of Directors. Basic Requirements: Associate degree or equivalent job experience with a minimum of one-year experience in grant writing and/or fundraising.   includes percentage of funding raised for organization.
  • Naperville, Illinois, 360 Youth Services, a non-profit agency transforming the lives of youth for over 45 years, is looking to hire a self-directed, experienced, and creative Marketing & Events Manager. Our ideal candidate is nimble, with varied experience as a highly successful communicator who is creative and technically savvy. The ideal candidate has excellent messaging skills, and experience as an events manager. This full-time (40 hours/week) exempt position is a member of the agency’s Development Department that works to raise awareness and funds to ensure the mission of 360 Youth Services. The Marketing & Events Manager will bring marketing and events expertise to develop and implement effective communication strategies to support the mission and programs of the agency, focusing on brand recognition, revenue, and community engagement.  This position will develop a strategic, creative communications and marketing plan to strengthen visibility to support agency fundraising efforts. The Marketing & Events Manager will plan and implement special events by leading volunteer event committees to ensure positive experiences of 360 Youth Services in the community. This position should be knowledgeable and experienced with Raiser’s Edge and RENXT. This position assist in elevating the experience for supporters and the financial profile of the organization. Marketing Duties & Responsibilities: Develops and implements a comprehensive agency wide communications plan and calendar. Manages brand identity, including ensuring brand image and messaging is consistent across the agency, as well as coordinated graphic design implementation. Develops and manages content for all communication channels, written and printed materials (brochures, annual reports, donor communications, etc.); electronic materials, specifically the website and e-newsletters; and all social media and other on-line, digital, or print media outlets. Assists Director of Philanthropy and the Board Development and Marketing Committee as necessary. Tracks and reports data to ensure communication impact and effectiveness. Performs other duties as assigned. Event Duties & Responsibilities: Leads implementation and execution of all organization fundraising events including mobilizing volunteer t committees to ensure strong ROI and increased community connections that lead to additional revenue. Additionally, coordinates online registrations; oversees contract negotiations and selection of vendors; the development, collection, and preparation of materials and supplies; and purchasing transactions associated with each of the special events. Works with the Development Team to cultivate relationships with local businesses and civic organizations that expands the number of event sponsors. Works with Development Team to execute donor-centered cultivation and stewardship events. Tracks event volunteer hours for staff and community members for grants. Manages all marketing needs for events. Manages and tracks budgeting for all events. Develops and promotes peer-to-peer fundraising event program. Community Engagement Duties & Responsibilities: Coordinates and assists with messaging of all public speaking opportunities for the CEO, Development Team, and direct service staff as appropriate. Assists in crafting stewardship and campaign messaging to enhance awareness, visibility, and community connection to 360’s mission. Assists with database management, including all event related tasks, exports, and imports. Will assist with crafting annual appeals and maintaining general database health. Serves as 360 Youth Services representative at community events as needed. Relationships: Supervised by Director of Philanthropy. Works closely with Direct Service Staff as appropriate. Works in partnership with the Development Team. Establishes and maintains strong relationships with marketing and event vendors, volunteers, and marketing and event committees. Qualifications & Characteristics: Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Experience: A minimum of 3–5 years of event and marketing experience. Experience working within a nonprofit fundraising department preferred. Raiser’s Edge experience required. Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have experience handling logistics associated with coordinating large-scale events/activities, including run of show. Competencies: Must be detail-oriented with the ability to manage multiple projects at a time while meeting deadlines. Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills. Technical: Must be proficient in social media, website management, electronic communication platforms, such as Constant Contact, and Raiser’s Edge database. Social Skills: Must be a positive, collaborative team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative. Leadership: Must demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, and good judgment. Mission-Driven: Reinforces 360’s mission and vision with the organization and the community. Collaboration: Advocates for inclusion and diversity always. In conjunction with the Development Team, initiates the development of relationships with civic/business partners and community leaders that advance 360’s presence throughout the community. Personal Growth: Models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Demonstrates a hunger to maintain and learn skills. Special Conditions: Position requires evening and weekend hours for events and other meetings as needed. Must have privately owned vehicle, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and liability insurance. Travel between locations and partnering sites required. Must be able to operate general office equipment. Must be able to stand/walk for periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs. ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES : Our values unite us as an organization. They are the anchors that steer our behavior, interactions with each other, and provide a guide for decision-making. Compassionate: We wholeheartedly care for and listen to others Empowering: We nurture potential, build on strengths, and inspire hope for a brighter future Inclusive: We accept others completely as they are Affirming: We encourage and celebrate personal identity Respectful: We hear people where they are and are willing to work on judgments we may have towards others while treating people with the highest regard Authentic: We are truthful and transparent in what we say and do 360 is joined by a commitment to change lives and inspire hope. By strengthening emotional skills, reducing youth access to and use of alcohol and other drugs, and ending the experience of homelessness, 360 works passionately in in our pursuit to help young people experience their full potential.
  • San Diego, California, SUMMARY The Manager of Philanthropy provides overall direction for the major gift programs in their assigned territory that help to ensure the growth and vitality of Opportunity International.  This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Philanthropy.  The Manager of Philanthropy builds a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors from individuals, private foundations and organizations.  This position’s duties include, but are not limited to, making personal visits and written solicitations, hosting introductory events, editing proposals and reports, timely correspondence and reporting, and initiating meetings with individuals and private foundation prospects and donors as part of their Portfolio Action Plan.  The Manager of Philanthropy role will have a strong emphasis on discovering and developing new relationships and funding partnerships.  In order to succeed, the Manager must be a dynamic, engaging and highly organized fundraiser who can use effective techniques and resources to articulate clear and compelling cases for supporting Opportunity International’s transformative mission. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Develop and implement a Portfolio Action Plan (including donor/prospect-specific Quarterly Strategic Moves Plans that includes the ask/invitation to give) for generating major gifts and new multi-year pledges and commitments from high-level prospects and donors within assigned region to meet/exceed set revenue goals. Monitoring and managing Portfolio Action Plan in CRM database Conduct in-person and virtual meetings with both existing donors and new prospects.  Activity is essential to this role.  There will be targets assigned based on the current portfolio and territory. Identify, cultivate, and steward new major gift prospects and donors that meet and exceed all goals. Maintain a portfolio of prospects and donors that generate high five, six- and seven-figure gifts from a wide range of sources including individuals, organizations, Board of Governors, churches, private foundations and in limited occasions, corporations (as approved); focusing activities and overall portfolio around donors and prospects with gift potential of $10,000 and up (targeting 175 names maximum in the portfolio for full-time position – 75 on Managed Donor List & 100 on Managed Prospect List) Act as principal donor strategist for each prospect in the territory’s portfolio with specific responsibility to develop a written donor strategy and the recording of all donor and prospect interactions into the CRM database. Build a strong portfolio of new prospects and donors attending to the balance between discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Have a minimum of 12 face to face visits (in-person and virtual) per month with donors and prospective donors Organize and host at least 2 events in the territory that attract new donor prospects Manage a cost-effective budget and expenses related to fundraising Discuss planned giving options with donors and provide materials and outside support services where needed to implement donor’s planned gift Work closely with key area volunteers (Board members, Ambassadors Council members and Board of Governors) in support of the territory fundraising strategy. Develop and maintain strong collaborative working relationships with other members of the Philanthropy team and overall organization; demonstrating the organization’s Core Values. Cost-effectively utilize resources including development support staff, international visitors, events, and insight trips. Become knowledgeable and conversant on upcoming 3-year strategic plan and campaign Stay abreast of emerging trends in the major giving field as well as the overall economic development & microfinance industries and share those trends to the Philanthropy team. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. At least three to five years of demonstrated Major Gifts experience and proven success managing a $750,000 annual portfolio - growing revenues and new donors in a non-profit development role with year over year growth of the portfolio from five- and six-figure major gifts from individual donors, foundations, corporations and/or religious organizations. Experience managing high-level, strategic donor relationships; previous experience in a corporate sales and marketing role generating new revenues would be an advantage. An entrepreneurial self-starter with experience building new relationships from a large region while managing competing deadlines and attaining goals. Passion for serving those living in extreme poverty around the world Established skills developing long-term major gift donor cultivation and solicitation strategies. Financial Acumen that includes both budgeting and key financial statements, as well as internal budgeting. Positivity; strong interpersonal and motivational skills, including ease and skill in conveying the mission of Opportunity International to senior-level leaders from a wide variety of constituencies. Excellent communication skills with a persuasive ability, including strong written, verbal and presentation skills that can articulate compelling reasons for supporting Opportunity International’s unique mission. High degree of technological proficiency, including experience with CRM platforms, preferably Raiser’s Edge, and knowledge of prospective donor database.  A deep, abiding passion for the mission of Opportunity International and its commitment to economic, spiritual and social transformation. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS Ability to travel up to 50% and attend program and fundraising activities on evenings and weekends. Includes 2 week-long team-building trainings at Chicago Headquarters.
  • Washington, D.C., Policy Portfolio Director R Street Institute Washington, DC   The R Street Institute—a free-market think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C., and with regional offices across the country—seeks an organized, energetic, experienced Portfolio Director to oversee our technology and innovation, cybersecurity and national security policy efforts. The core aspects of this role focus on development, fundraising and project management. If you want to join an organization and do something extraordinary, this may be just the opportunity you need.  Your typical day at R Street may include helping divide responsibilities for a new project between experts on our various teams, helping outline a potential organizational response to a recent cyber attack and meeting with a foundation program officer to discuss R Street’s potential role in a new effort. This role is part of our management team and will report to and work closely with the Associate Vice President of Policy.  Other Aspects of Your Role Establish a clear policy strategy for the Technology and Innovation, Cyber and National Security portfolio, demonstrating broad familiarity with programming and serving as a brand ambassador. Oversee portfolio budget and facilitate cross-functional processes for fundraising, proposal development, and financial analyses. Lead fundraising efforts, including: ideation, proposal development, pitching and closing deals. Apply uniform standards for business assessment to analyze viability of policy programming and develop growth strategies where appropriate. Supervise portfolio staff and ensure project deliverables are high quality, highly credible and timely. Oversee hiring and managing staff with competency-based learning and assessment methods. Leverage contextual decision-making to manage conflict. Serve as a catalyst for activities which create high morale by demonstrating organizational norms and leading with integrity, humility, and resilience. Prioritize the organization’s needs while concurrently demonstrating empathy to build strong internal and external relationships. Skills and Qualifications Demonstrated ability to oversee and deliver sophisticated, multi-part projects and budgets. Familiarity with Salesforce and project management software preferred. A record of success in development/fundraising, with an emphasis on articulating and realizing strategic business goals, particularly in a nonprofit environment.  At least five years of management experience involving oversight of multiple full-time W-2 employees. Demonstrated ability to make difficult management choices, often without full information. No particular educational background is required; proven ability to achieve results is far more important than credentials. Aligned with our mission for free markets and limited, effective government. A sense of humor and a desire to grow with a dynamic organization. Demonstrated understanding and achievement in one or more of the particular policy areas is highly desirable but not absolutely required. This is a job for someone who has a firm grasp of fundraising, nonprofit business strategy and management. In other words, while familiarity with our policy content is a plus this job is not primarily about doing our policy work. This is a full-time job based in Washington, D.C. However, for the duration of COVID-19 related closures, this position will be required to work remotely until our office reopens. The job will require some travel, almost all of it within the United States. R Street strives to provide a compensation package superior to those at other think tanks and nonprofits. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide a health insurance option entirely paid by the employer (even for families); wellness benefit; employer-subsidized mobile phones benefit; 401(k) contributions with up to a four percent match; and an exceptionally generous vacation policy. We were named to Washingtonian Magazine’s “Great Places to Work” List and take pride in providing an exceptional environment for our employees. R Street does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, era of military service, gender identity, relationship structure or anything else that's illegal, immoral or stupid to use as a basis for hiring. We currently plan to accept applications for this job until filled. We will contact ideal individuals for video interviews and plan to conduct them on a rolling basis. Due to COVID-19, we will hold interviews virtually via Zoom until our DC office reopens. To apply, please upload a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • San Francisco, California, POSITION DESCRIPTION Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Development Officer (CDO) serves as a key senior leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (Foundation).  In close partnership with the CEO, this position is responsible for overseeing all fundraising and development, and grantmaking activities for the Foundation.  S/he will have primary responsibility for designing and executing a comprehensive plan, along with the infrastructure needed, to increase revenue through the solicitation of major donors, individual, institutional and corporate philanthropic support, special events, and other techniques. The successful candidate will also forge new external relationships to build the Foundation’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.  S/he is responsible for the strategy and organization of policies and programs concerning all aspects of the fundraising process including, but not limited to, annual fund, major gifts, capital campaign, planned giving, and long-range development planning.  The CDO will have responsibility over the Development Director of Institutional and Corporate Giving, and Development Director of Major Gifts and Individual Giving. Additionally, the CDO will oversee the Foundation’s responsive and strategic grantmaking program. The CDO will also carry her/his own major gift portfolio and will advance the CEO for leadership level fundraising.  The work of the CDO is directed to the advancement of deeper understanding, greater service and more generous financial support for the Foundation. The CDO is responsible for the execution and supervision of an effective and well-integrated fundraising plan.  S/he will be charged with overseeing the daily implementation of all fundraising efforts and will work in direct collaboration with the VP, Communications and Marketing to ensure effective coordination between Marketing and Development and consistent messaging about the Foundation to steward donors and communicate the impact of the Foundation’s work. The CDO works closely with the Chief Financial Officer to insure thorough and accurate financial reporting, compliance and budget forecasting in all categories of fundraising and financial support. Revenue streams include restricted and unrestricted, annual and multi-year and other complexities related to the relationship with the ZSFG and UCSF. S/he will provide leadership to a growing development staff and build, nurture and motivate a creative, focused and high performing team.  Directly reporting to the CDO is the Development Director of Institutional and Corporate Giving and the Development Director of Major Gifts and Individual Giving who each oversee a small team of staff. S/he will balance his/her management role with the frontline cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major and leadership level donors.  Working closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors and Chair of the Development & Stewardship Committee, this position will play an integral role in helping to establish the Foundation’s annual and strategic long-term philanthropic priorities.  Principal Responsibilities Goals, Strategy and Accountability Oversee creation, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive Development plan, which includes measurable goals and objectives to secure annual, major, capital and endowment support Provide direct support to CEO and the Board of Directors in developing philanthropic priorities, goals and strategies for the Foundation. Provide regular reports of fundraising progress to keep the CEO, Board of Directors and committee members informed of progress towards goals. Fundraising and Grantmaking Personally solicit, in close collaboration with the CEO and Board of Directors, a portfolio of 5, 6 and 7+ figure major annual, capital and planned gifts Accept primary responsibility for managing a portfolio of top donors and prospects, engaging CEO, other Foundation staff and volunteer leaders, as appropriate Oversee and serve as thought partner with the Development Director of Institutional and Corporate Giving and the Development Director of Major Gifts for responsive and strategic grantmaking activities of the Foundation Fully integrating donor prospecting, cultivation, stewardship and moves management strategies for annual givers, major donors, corporations and foundations Board and Committee Responsible for the Board Development and Stewardship Committee working in tandem with the CEO Support and promote the work of Board as it relates to fundraising and cultivating outstanding volunteer leaders Responsible for strategic direction working with CEO, development staff and board committees related to signature events Administration, Management and Systems Serve on the senior leadership team Recruit, develop and supervise a team of fundraising professionals who will implement the programs and activities necessary to achieve the development plan of the Foundation Ensure effective communication among Foundation staff and guarantee that the momentum of all fundraising programs is maintained Create and oversee the implementation of systems and strategies to increase donor engagement Ensure accuracy and integrity of donor database CRM (Raisers Edge) in close collaboration with the Database Administrator Manage consultant and vendor contracts The CDO will be a dynamic development professional with ten years of progressive fundraising experience. The ability to develop and implement strategies for major gift solicitation will be critical to the success in this position. In addition, the successful candidate will possess the following: Bachelor’s degree At least 10 years fundraising and development experience in progressively responsible leadership positions with at least five years in a senior leadership role overseeing operational and performance outcomes Commitment to the mission of the Foundation, and supporting a public health hospital operating in a complex governmental and academic environment Verified track record of meeting or exceeding measurable fundraising goals in a medium to large, fast-paced nonprofit environment Strong background managing all aspects of fundraising including high net worth individuals, foundation and corporate relations, grants, print and digital communications Team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the Foundation Supervisory and management experience; demonstrated team leadership Experience creating budgets and forecasting revenue Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and strong organizational skills Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, a plus Fundraising experience in a hospital or health care setting, a plus Possesses a strong curiosity to learn and a great sense of humor San Francisco General Hospital Foundation offers a competitive compensation package based upon experience, and benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance as well as professional development opportunities, 403(b) retirement plan, commuter discounts and vacation.
  • Nationwide, Winn Feline Foundation  is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the health of cats by providing funding for feline specific health research and education. Established in 1968, Winn funded over $7 million to date in feline specific health studies at more than 30 partner institutions worldwide. Winn sponsors an annual symposium on feline health topics for veterinarians, technicians, breeders and cat owners, as well as co-sponsoring international veterinary conferences. Winn also shares information via website articles, podcasts, videos, blogs and newsletters. For more information, please see  www.winnfelinefoundation.org The main objective of the Director of Development & Marketing is to develop and implement strategies to raise money to support the organization, cultivate and enlist new donors and retain, renew, and grow existing ones through direct efforts and facilitation of fundraising efforts by the Executive Director and Board of Directors. The Director must be conversant with trends in charitable giving and philanthropy, best practices and non-profit organizations generally, as well as financial and tax considerations relating to Major Gifts and Planned Giving.  In addition, the Director will oversee and coordinate rebranding of the organization to target new audiences, including the cat owning public. Familiarity with rebranding and national marketing campaigns is highly desired.  CLASSIFICATION Full-time, exempt – Work from Home or Remote Office SUPERVISOR Executive Director SUMMARY Manage the Foundation’s donor relations program and fundraising initiatives, working closely with the Executive Director, Donor Care Specialist, and Board of Directors. Responsible for developing, overseeing, and implementing fundraising campaigns and communicating with current and prospective donors. Manage individual and foundation gifts as well as annual giving campaigns. Lead fundraising grant research, writing and reporting while working to identify Foundation needs. Oversee all aspects of the Foundation’s marketing/rebranding efforts.  DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Serve as key development staff to the Executive Director and Board leadership Formulate fundraising strategies including efforts to increase funding from current and past donors and   the expansion of funding from newly identified prospects Direct and support major prospect activities including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship Oversee and coordinate marketing of rebranding project to target the cat-owning public Be a goal driven “self-starter” to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls. Travel as appropriate to meet with current and prospective donors Develop and manage the annual development budget, assist in setting goals for fundraising categories Provide weekly and as-needed reports to the Executive Director and Board Coordinate annual appeal efforts to include writing letters, identifying prospects and oversight of mailing Work closely with Executive Director to secure corporate sponsorships for exhibitions and events, as necessary Plan, direct and manage aspects of the Foundation’s development efforts to include fundraising grant writing, cultivation of individual, corporate and foundation donors
  • Troy, Alabama, TROY UNIVERSITY is a comprehensive public institution serving more than 20,000 students worldwide at four campuses in Alabama, multiple sites throughout the United States, multiple international locations, and through an extensive online learning program. Troy University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Central Director of Development - Advancement and Economic Development Responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals or businesses at the major donor level Bachelor’s degree and related professional experience required Troy, AL Please visit our website at www.troyuniversityjobs.com for further details and information on how to apply. Troy University is an EEO/AA employer.
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan, The NIA Centre is a non-profit organization that has launched a major effort to place a world-class African American Cultural Centre in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Centre’s roots date back to 2011. Ultimately, the goal of the Centre is to provide an inclusive gathering space created to inspire, build, transform, and connect all people, of all ages. Ultimately, the goal of the Centre is to provide an inclusive gathering space created to inspire, build, transform, and connect all people of all ages. NIA is a Swahili word meaning "purpose." One of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, NIA refers to the building and development of a local community in order to restore people to their traditional greatness. So, too, is NIA Centre's purpose. It is a place where family, community, and culture is celebrated. A place where the past is revered and honored. A place where the community gathers to share, teach, and learn. And a place where the organization advocates for the community’s future. NIA Centre seeks an Executive Director, who, in partnership with the Board of Directors, will lead the NIA Centre in fulfilling its mission. A key aspect of this role will be the development of a strategic and sustainable approach to achieving the Centre’s goals. The ED will provide oversight over the daily operations of the organization and lead efforts in a wide range of areas including event planning, fund development, program development, membership engagement, social media, volunteer development, capital campaigns, and facilities management. The ideal Executive Director will have: At least 5 years of leadership experience in a non-profit organization, preferably one focused on community organization. Organized and methodical approach to decision-making and change management; ability to balance continuity and growth. Ability to identify and build relationships with potential institutional funders, ultimately resulting in monetary support from the organization. Understanding of the basic principles of fundraising and fund development; ability to proactively build a fundraising base. Experience designing and building unique community-focused programs that are accessible to a wide audience. Ability to manage a program from inception through results evaluation. Sincere and inspirational belief in the importance of NIA Centre’s work and its impact on the local community. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
  • Washington, D.C., The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a high-caliber, strategic policy organization that informs and shapes public policies to reduce poverty, promote equity, and build opportunity,on both the federal and state levels. To advance these goals in the states, the Center co-founded and continues to coordinate and convene the State Priorities Partnership. The State Priorities Partnership is the nation’s leading network of state policy organizations working to advance racial, social, and economic equity to build broad prosperity and thriving state economies. The Center’s State Fiscal Policy (SFP) team of almost 40 staff works directly with member organizations, the Steering Committee of Partnership Directors, and the Partnership’s National Funding Collaborative to implement a shared vision for the network—from cultivating collaboration across state lines to distributing millions of grant dollars. Together the Partnership fields a team of almost 300 staff backed by a combined budget of $30 million. This work is supported by several national and local philanthropic partners whose priorities closely align with those of the Center and the State Priorities Partnership. The State Network Advancement Manager works as part of a small team of staff to develop a holistic understanding of the funding landscape for the state team and network. With the Director of Network Philanthropic Engagement, they assist in the creation and execution of a coordinated strategy for fundraising and funder stewardship for the Center, as well as advising on state-specific approaches for Partnership groups. Responsibilities Provide technical assistance to the staff of individual State Priorities Partnership members on a variety of fundraising topics including identifying and cultivating prospects; planning events that align with organizational capacity and fundraising goals; stewarding existing funder relationships; developing major donor programs; and coaching organizational leaders on individual donor asks. Help design and implement the foundation fundraising strategy for the State Fiscal Policy Division and the State Priorities Partnership, including but not limited to assisting with funder communications, organizing funder convenings, and bringing a funder-focused approach to the overall work of the team. Contribute to the conception and writing of grant proposals, reports, and other funder-oriented materials using an equity lens that articulates an authentic understanding of the intersection of public policy, racial equity, and dismantling structural racism. Develop and lead on-site and remote trainings on fundraising and related topics for State Partner directors, staff, and boards tailored to the challenges and opportunities of state-based policy and advocacy organizations. Provide operational support to the Director of Network Philanthropic Engagement and serve as a resource to other teams to strengthen funder relationships and meet grant requirements across SFP. Co-staff the State Priorities Partnership development advisory committee (a small committee of fundraising professionals across the network). Contribute to the programmatic planning for SFP’s major convenings: Summer Meeting, New Staff Training, and the IMPACT conference. Qualifications    Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience or at least 8 years of policy, political, or advocacy fundraising experience required. Ability to craft innovative, values-driven funder engagement strategies that incorporate a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens and align with the values and mission of the State Priorities Partnership. Excellent interpersonal skills that demonstrate awareness of multiple group identities and their attendant dynamics and match intent and impact in interactions both within the Center and with a wide variety of external partners. Excellent reading, writing, research, and editing skills with impeccable attention to detail. Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and demonstrate grace under pressure. Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising database systems, especially Excel and Salesforce. Strong collaboration skills and a demonstrated ability to manage up. Strong commitment to advancing racial equity, as well as the mission and goals of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the State Priorities Partnership. Travel required — approximately 25% — most of it taking place in the first 6 months of the calendar year.   This position reports to the Director of Network Philanthropic Engagement Terms of Employment:Full-time, exempt. Bargaining Unit Status:This is a bargaining unit position.    Compensation: Salary and title commensurate with experience; excellent benefits, including three health insurance options, dental and vision care, life and long-term disability insurance, retirement, and generous vacation leave, sick leave, and holiday schedules. Please upload a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please include a discussion of what draws you to the mission of the Center.   The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and welcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of race, color, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, credit information, pregnancy or parental status, family responsibilities, personal appearance, creed, military or veteran status, religion, ancestry or national origin, union activities, disability, or other status protected by applicable law.
  • Atlanta, Georgia, About Georgia State University Georgia State University, an enterprising public research university in Atlanta, GA, is a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds. U.S. News & World Report has named Georgia State the 2nd most innovative university in the country based on our visionary approach to student success. Founded in 1913, it is one of the University System of Georgia's four research universities. It is also the largest institution of higher education based in Georgia and is in the top 10 in the nation with a total student population of approximately 54,000 including approximately 33,000 graduate and undergraduate students at the main campus downtown. Georgia State offers a challenging academic environment that emphasizes research and practical experience across the curriculum and has more than 50 nationally and internationally ranked programs. The College of Arts & Sciences is the largest college and the intellectual heart of the university with 23 departments and institutes spanning the Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Natural and Computational Sciences. The college is the nexus of innovation for the university with 540 faculty members, the technologically advanced Creative Media Industries Institute, and a spate of career and industry-facing degree programs, internships, and other experiential learning opportunities. It is also home to more than 130,000 alumni. Job Description The Assistant Vice President for Development will serve as the chief fundraising officer for the college and, working with the Senior AVP for Constituent Programs and the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, will be responsible for developing and assessing strategies and goals for the college. This position will work closely with the College Board of Visitors and department level Boards, and will assist with the development of a comprehensive advancement relations plan.   Responsibilities Cultivate, solicit and steward prospects at the $100,000 level and up. Coordinate with department chairs and faculty in developing proposals to the private sector. Develop long and short range funding plans with Senior AVP, dean, associate deans, and department chairs. Be a part of the senior leadership team for Constituent Programs. Assist in the planning for the next campaign. Work with the College Board of Visitors and expand the board and its responsibilities to include a more active role in fundraising for the college. Assist Alumni Affairs, Central Development, Development Operations and Public Relations as needed. Participate as a member of the dean’s leadership team, including the Assistant Dean for Finance and Administration, the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, and the rest of the dean’s leadership team. Required Qualifications Bachelor's Degree and seven years of related experience, or a combination of education and related experience. Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated experience implementing cultivation and solicitation plans. Development experience in a higher education setting.  Three years of leadership or supervisory experience in fundraising. Knowledge of and prior use of Raiser’s Edge software.  Experience setting fundraising goals. Experience supervising and motivating staff and volunteers to achieve objectives.  Ability and commitment to work with diverse constituencies from all disciplines including. donors, faculty, staff, students, and select corporations and foundations.  Successful record of collaboration with colleagues and volunteers. Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Raleigh, North Carolina, myFutureNC (MFNC) is a newly established statewide nonprofit organization focused on educational attainment and is the result of cross-sector collaboration between North Carolina leaders in education, business and government.   MFNC was born out of North Carolina’s thought leaders in education, business, faith-based and nonprofit communities, and members of the North Carolina General Assembly and the Governor’s Office. Together, these leaders became the myFutureNC Commission and launched a statewide conversation about economic competitiveness, workforce development and educational attainment. This is an exciting opportunity to join from the beginning and be able to shape the development activities of the organization as it matures. Strong leadership and vision for the future will be essential. Role of Director of Philanthropy The Director of Philanthropy will be responsible for managing the strategic direction and tactical implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program with individual, corporate, and foundation objectives. This new position will work closely with the President & CEO and myFutureNC’s Board of Directors in building a diverse set of donor prospects across North Carolina and nationally. Responsibilities Essential duties Collaborate with the President & CEO, Board of Directors, and MFNC team to create and implement a fund development plan that increases funding to support the organization’s strategic direction—special attention toward establishing a network of private donors (corporate, individual and foundation) is critical Meet or exceed MFNC’s development goals while adhering to best practices and policies Build upon and expand relationships with stakeholders across North Carolina to attract philanthropic support Plan and execute effective donor cultivation, recognition, and stewardship Responsible for overseeing all aspects of soliciting and closing individual gifts Grant management Develop a thorough understanding of MFNC’s programs and identify potential private grant opportunities Research and write high quality applications for private grants including producing or gathering any necessary supporting documentation Fulfill all reporting requirements of grant-making foundations in a timely manner Donor development Identify prospective donors, at both the state and national levels, whose goals or interests align with the MFNC mission Leverage existing connections to initiate relationships Articulate a compelling case for financial support and solicit donations Maintain an ongoing database of potential donors and specific activities to relationship cultivation Proactively communicate the organization’s progress to donors Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities Desired Qualifications The ideal candidate must comprehend myFutureNC’s mission and have a deep understanding of the state’s current philanthropic climate. A strong background in major gift fundraising and general working understanding of North Carolina’s legislature and local government is a must. The candidate must thrive on working independently to create a vibrant development function and be able to lead the board, leadership, and staff to embrace private philanthropy as a critical component of the long-term sustainability of the organization. The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and traits: Experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising and individuals Grant writing experience preferred Excellent writing skills Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain external relationships Comfort with public speaking Ability to manage a fundraising database Experience with coordinating fundraising efforts, including events, campaigns, and digital communications Readily apparent enthusiasm for the mission of MFNC Strong network in the North Carolina business and nonprofit arena and philanthropic community Prior experience or familiarity with North Carolina’s education system at either the local or state level Minimum of 7 years of proven performance in fundraising success in professional capacity with non-profit organizations required Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred in relevant field
  • Chicago, Illinois, Family Rescue is seeking an experienced individual to develop and maintain an organized system to raise the annual operating budget of the agency through private and government fundraising. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of an annual fundraising and marketing plan; experience researching and identifying prospective donors; writing grants, producing annual reports and periodic newsletters; maintaining donor records and coordinating letters of acknowledgment; writing reports; and interfacing with the Board of Directors.    Masters Degree in Communications/Public Relations preferred, but will accept a BA degree with 8 years of relevant experience.  Grant writing experience a plus. Experience conducting a successful capital campaign a plus.  Fundraising and Marketing experience.  35-hour work week, some evenings and weekends required.  Attractive salary with generous benefits.
  • Washington, D.C., Summary of Position:   Responsible for developing the strategies, implementation plans, and creative programs, with the Chief Development Officer and senior leadership to meet the overall net revenue goals of PVA’s direct and marketing programs. Regular Duties: Oversee the activities of the direct marketing programs. Participate in all strategic meetings concerning the direct marketing program, offering strategic and production related advice to maximize PVA’s production efficiency and overall fundraising performance. Responsible for developing strategies, implementation plans, and creative approaches for the direct mail programs ensuring the programs meet their goals and objectives. Manage relationships with direct mail vendors ensuring performance goals for net revenue are met. Work with senior staff and the Associate Directors to develop the direct mail and sustainer yearly expense and revenue budgets. Oversee and provide guidance to the Chief Financial Officer and Finance and Accounting staff in the development of the annual cash flow revenue projections, updating them at a minimum on a quarterly basis. Proactively communicates about on-going activities and projects with PVA chapters and where appropriate, collaborates with Chapters to identify and solicit new corporate cash or in-kind support. Assist the Chief Development Officer and senior leadership with development of strategies to accomplish the goal of the department and new ventures. Other duties as assigned. Desired Skills, Abilities, Experience: Creative thinker who can develop strategies for direct mail and other PVA programs. Undergraduate degree required. Minimum of 15 years direct marketing experience in a nonprofit organization or supporting agency. Extensive experience with direct mail programs. Strong management, decision-making, judgement, written and oral communication skills required. Understanding of database marketing, spreadsheet software and direct marketing necessary. Must be willing to travel on frequent basis. PVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Boston, Massachusetts, The Annual Giving Manager is responsible for the strategic planning, delivery and assessment of a robust, integrated annual giving program that supports Joslin Diabetes Center’s mission.   Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, Operations, the Annual Giving Manager will develop, grow, and execute acquisition and retention fundraising strategies to secure gifts that support the Joslin Annual Fund. In the current environment, this role will allow for remote/virtual interviewing as well as having the ability to begin remotely. Responsibilities Design and manage an integrated multi-channel fundraising strategy of outbound programs (direct mail and digital marketing) and inbound programs (websites, giving forms) that engage prospects and donors through various marketing channels and ultimately moves them into personal relationship-based development efforts. Enhance the Development Department’s use of digital marketing (e.g., email, websites, social media) and analytics (e.g., predictive modeling, social media data mining) to improve segmentation and messaging, and to create a personal and positive experience for donors. Oversee a strategy to grow the number of donors each year by acquiring, retaining and upgrading annual and mid-level donors. Develop giving level programs and special engagement opportunities that move donors to higher levels of annual giving, supporting the growth of a major gifts pipeline. Develop strong solicitation, engagement, and stewardship programs for key constituencies and other affinity groups. Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the annual giving program across renewal, mid-level, sustainer, tribute, employee, and acquisition segments. Manage the relationship with Joslin’s annual giving vendor and other contractors to ensure strategic development and execution of integrated fundraising appeals. Develop and execute an integrated planned gift lead generation direct marketing program. Manage the strategic growth and operation of Joslin’s sustaining donor program. Ensure the annual giving program is leveraging the best technologies and platforms. Leverage performance data to inform growth strategies, predict and respond to trends, and test new ideas. Collaborate with the Development Communications Manager to ensure that the Joslin Annual Fund brand and overall marketing and communications strategy is used consistently and effectively Responsible for planning and monitoring the annual giving budget. Develop a strong working knowledge of The Raiser’s Edge database in order to maintain and report on data relating to fundraising activities. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 5-7 years in a development/fundraising role, including 3+ years online/direct mail fundraising, preferably in healthcare or academic medicine. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skill Demonstrated project management and problem solving skills, including organizational skills to meet goals and objectives through effective program and project planning Ability to work independently and confidentially, and be able to interact with donors, patients, and staff in a professional manner. Strong analytical skills; able to manipulate, analyze and synthesize data and present findings that are clear and actionable Demonstrated ability to lead collaboration across working groups Ability to initiate and organize work, establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality control. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM/database marketing, and an openness to embracing new technology.
  • Bethesda, Maryland, Job Title : Individual Giving Specialist Reports to : Vice President for Development, ASHP Foundation Job Summary : The Individual Giving Specialist is responsible for managing all aspects of the ASHP Foundation’s individual giving fundraising initiatives, including annual appeals, special events, prospect research, and donor cultivation and moves management processes. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities : Manages strategic donor outreach and communications, working closely with the Vice President for Development, to implement donor engagement and fundraising campaigns, including the annual donor match campaign and diverse strategies to target lapsed donors, new donors, monthly donation program, and pledges. Assumes the primary responsibility for the organization's development constituent database, developing strategies for its use and ensuring regular, accurate updating and report generation. Analyzes and shares fundraising data with internal and external audiences as needed to empower informed decision making on fundraising prospects and strategies. Tracks and reports individual fundraising metrics through detailed weekly and monthly reports. Regularly researches and identifies individual prospects at all giving levels for cultivation in the donor pipeline. Implements and maintains stewardship program for individual donors, including regular electronic or mailed communications. Tracks all development activities as well as maintain files and materials. Coordinate with Senior Administrative Coordinator to ensure consistent and accurate donor records. Creates collateral and briefing materials to assist CEO, Vice President for Development, and Board members in their face-to-face asks when meeting with potential individual or major donors. Oversees the creation and maintenance of content for the ASHP Foundation website's development section, including donor recognition lists. Provides the Communications Coordinator with development-related content for the organization's social media sites. Manages the Foundation's Midyear Clinical Meeting donor match reception, Summer Meeting donor recognition reception, and other donor events as needed. Creates development-related material for the Foundation's exhibit booth. Develops and manages peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. Become well-versed in email distribution system and website content management system. Periodic travel may be required. Performs other duties as assigned.   Qualifications : Bachelor’s Degree required. Four to five years or more professional work experience with a demonstrated track record in developing and implementing innovative and creative individual fundraising campaigns and events. Proven fundraising experience in managing individual fundraising campaigns and events. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong persuasive writing and creative thinking skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with individual donors. Expert project management skills, with demonstrated success in organizing work, meeting deadlines, and setting priorities. Strong data analysis skills and experience working with donor databases. Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities. Ability to work with diverse constituents and volunteers, both internally and externally. Ability to maintain highly sensitive and confidential donor information. Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Available to travel. Computer literacy, including experience and proficiency with database and office productivity software. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases. Ability to synthesize and produce reports, issue briefs, background papers, etc. Knowledge of healthcare or pharmacy a plus.    
  • Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, Abundance Canada: Established in 1974, Abundance Canada envisions a world where everyone lives generously - because generosity changes everything! Abundance Canada is one of the largest faith-based, donor-advised foundations in Canada helping generous people achieve their charitable goals. The Position: As part of an interdependent office team, you work with individuals developing and implementing a customized Generosity Plan™ to achieve their charitable goals. Responsibilities: Identify and engage with individuals who want to be generous with their financial resources Strategically interact with these individuals to educate, inform and move them to action using Abundance Canada's gift planning services Develop and implement Generosity Plans that are customized to achieve the charitable goals of these individuals Steward relationships with existing donors Review and update their Generosity Plans Request introductions to people who would benefit from a customized Generosity Plan Encourage them to tell their generosity story via Abundance Canada Develop relationships with professional advisors (wealth advisors, accountants and lawyers) and other key leaders and influencers to expand Abundance Canada's reach with people who would benefit from a Generosity Plan  Skills, Attributes & Experience: 5+ years of experience strategically developing, maintaining and enhancing client-based customer service relationships - ideally in gift planning, fundraising, sales, business development or consulting Excellent interpersonal skills including effective networking and listening skills Demonstrated ability to think, plan and act strategically Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills Knowledge of gift planning options, and strategies and an aptitude for financial matters Superb communicator; verbal, written, and public presentations Commitment to ongoing professional development Ability to travel within Canada  Submit your cover letter and resume via email to:  R ick Braun-Janzen - Director of Gift Planning  rbjanzen@abundance.ca   This posting will remain open until the position has been filled. We thank all applicants for applying. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Damascus, Maryland, POSITION SUMMARY The Director of Development and Communications is a hands-on senior leader whose primary focus is increasing revenue to advance SFA’s strategic priorities and ensure long-term growth and sustainability. The Director will develop and carry out a robust development plan that includes revenue from a diverse mix of individual, corporate, foundation and event sources. The Director of Development and Communications will also set and guide the strategy for communications, marketing, and public relations messages to consistently articulate the mission, vision, and values of the SFA to external audiences and stakeholders. The primary objectives of the Director of Development and Communications position are to expand current revenue streams, identify and secure transformational philanthropy in support of the SFA’s goals and mission and drive broader awareness on issues related to sarcoma and the work of the SFA.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The Director of Development and Communications will be responsible for the following: Design and implement a robust development strategy that maintains and broadens the organization’s financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations, by nurturing existing relationships and cultivating new ones to achieve SFA’s strategic goals. Assume a leadership role in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of new major gifts, personally cultivating and soliciting donors as appropriate. Cultivate, expand, and communicate with the Board of Directors, in partnership with the Executive Director, to further engage their support of SFA’s mission. Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors. Oversee strategic development of partnerships and alliances in support of fundraising, including board of directors, the private sector, and other stakeholders. Working closely with SFA’s finance team on the production of fundraising projections for budgeting, planning and management purposes Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance SFA’s mission, and broaden awareness of its research, programs and priorities across key stakeholder audiences and deepen engagement with the organization’s supporters. Build and manage relationships with the media and other key entities to advance the priorities of the organization. Work to maintain brand and messaging consistency, and the advancement of brand awareness and visibility efforts with relevant constituents. Work with SFA staff to identify internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and to define and execute appropriate strategies to support them. Develop and manage SFA’s communications and media outreach strategy, policy, and campaigns with print, online, electronic, and broadcast media to enhance the visibility and awareness of SFA and sarcoma. The successful candidate will be a dynamic fundraiser with a creative and accomplished track record of 10+ years of progressive experience leading effective, sustainable development and communications programs encompassing the full range of development strategies and communications tactics. Other requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred Demonstrated commitment to the mission, core values, and objectives of SFA. Demonstrated commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards. Strategic understanding and experience with various development campaign activities including: direct mail, proposal and grant development, annual fund and planned giving, event planning and management, direct solicitations, cause-related marketing, leveraging fundraising databases and support systems for donor segmentation, research and volunteer management A personal record of success in garnering individual major gifts Professional and personal confidence and presence to guide and enhance the impact and results of the fundraising activities of the Executive Director and Board of Directors as well as other individuals of influence. Superb written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Strong analytical skills based on intellectual depth with the ability to regularly exercise good judgement. Experience recruiting and managing staff and creating inclusive and cohesive teams; strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative working style. Travel required Teleworking is an option with a combination of days in the office and days working from home. Must be local to the DMV area.    Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hr@curesarcoma.org with the subject line Director of Development and Communications. No phone calls please. EOE
  • Plainfield, Vermont, Associate Director of Development Full Time; Benefits Eligible; $20-23 p/hr; Union   BASIC FUNCTION Reporting to Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing initiatives that strategically engage and steward our alumni and donor base; support all functions of College-wide fundraising and reporting efforts; oversees database operations; and advances the vision and goals of the institution.  As part of this charge, the Associate Director of Development serves as its liaison for the Alumni Association.   CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES General Operations: Manage day-to-day development activity in Director’s absence. Collaborates with director to identify prospects and to build a strategy for cultivation, stewarding major donors through events, awards, special recognition, individually crafted outreach efforts and special gifts. Shares in assurance of appropriate and effective integration and collaboration with other College departments to advance the mission and strategic direction of the College. Shares responsibility to respond to inquiries from media and other outside agencies. Serves as the College liaison for the Alumni Association working closely with the Alumni Council members. Database Management: Oversee all eTapestry database functions. Oversee the configuration and report-building for the Development Office for use by President’s Office, the Board of Trustees, and internal and external reporting. Conduct unique database queries and list pulls as needed for events, outreach, mailings, and solicitation. Works with Business Office on audits of Advancement Department. Manage Moves Management records Serves as a primary account manager for significant donors as assigned   Engagement:                                                                              Cultivates and maintains excellent relations with major donors, local alumni, and local friends of the College and local community members to advance and develop fundraising capacity for the College; engages with visiting alumni and donors Coordinate Advancement events in partnership with Regional Alumni Chapters, campus and venue staff, President’s Office, and Director of Development. Create and manage invites and publicity Serves on editorial and publishing committee for Clockworks Alumni Magazine Collaborates with Admissions and Academics to publish Goddard College eNewsletters to be published every 6-8 weeks Development Planning and execution: Collaborates with the Director of Development in creating an annual strategic development plan to include fundraising campaigns, Annual Fund solicitation strategy and alumni and donor cultivation that respond to emerging opportunities and meet College finance needs Executes all aspects of the development strategy, including copy writing for appeals and thank you’s, layout design, coordination with editing services and mailing house for eAppeals and direct mailings Conducts ongoing analysis and improvement of the Annual Fund’s performance Conducts research to identify potential donors, helps to creates and maintain systems of current and historical information, and ensures that all relevant data is captured in eTapestry Oversees and coordinates new scholarship fund development, including solicitation through annual fund mailings. Serves on the College scholarship committee Generate timely, thorough and accurate reports to individual funders of scholarships and restricted initiatives Write form letters for automated acknowledgements and individual letters for special gifts and major donors Other related duties, as assigned   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Undergraduate degree required. Ability to collaborate and build partnerships across diverse groups and stakeholders. Ability to prioritize work in response to multiple requests from individuals. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Exemplary written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Prior software management and donor database systems experience. Commitment to and capacity for systematic data entry and data integrity.  Ability to use email service providers, e.g. Constant Contact or Mailchimp Basic design skills using Adobe Suite. Flexibility, initiative, detail oriented as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information. Relevant professional experience in donor relations and event management. Demonstrated ability to create and execute all aspects of donor appeals strategies DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS : Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and confidentiality in matters of the College. Demonstrated ability to relate to others warmly and respectfully on first meeting and beyond. Demonstrated evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, staff and greater community   SUPERVISION RECEIVED:   General supervision received from the Director of Development MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : Undergraduate degree required. Ability to collaborate and build partnerships across diverse groups and stakeholders. Ability to prioritize work in response to multiple requests from individuals. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Exemplary written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Prior software management and donor database systems experience. Commitment to and capacity for systematic data entry and data integrity.  Ability to use email service providers, e.g. Constant Contact or Mailchimp Basic design skills using Adobe Suite. Flexibility, initiative, detail oriented as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information. Relevant professional experience in donor relations and event management. Demonstrated ability to create and execute all aspects of donor appeals strategies DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS : Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and confidentiality in matters of the College. Demonstrated ability to relate to others warmly and respectfully on first meeting and beyond. Demonstrated evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students, faculty, staff and greater community
  • Johnston, Iowa, Friends Iowa PBS Foundation President The Iowa PBS Foundation Board of Directors is seeking a new Foundation President. The President will lead the Foundation’s private sector development program to advance and support the mission and goals of Iowa PBS. The President will guide the Foundation in designing and implementing a holistic, results-oriented, and strategic fundraising plan that includes annual fundraising, major and planned-giving, campaigns, and special events.  The President is charged with building strong volunteer leadership, a talented and innovative staff, and a healthy and sustainable base of committed donors. Iowa PBS is a statewide public media network, serving as the state’s essential daily source for community information, innovative education, and stories that illuminate and inspire. Content is distributed through four distinct over-the-air channels: Iowa PBS, Iowa PBS Create, Iowa PBS KIDS, and Iowa PBS WORLD as well as via multiple digital platforms. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree or other graduate work desirable. Advanced certification in fundraising, i.e. ACFRE or MInstF (AdvDip) 5 years of successful senior level leadership experience including both the supervision and motivation of people as well as program development and implementation. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the specific nature of fund raising for a not-for-profit organization including membership development, major gifts, planned giving, corporate fund raising and other philanthropic giving methods.  About the Foundation  The Iowa PBS Foundation is a free standing 501 © 3 organization governed by a statewide volunteer Board of Directors. The Foundation raises over nine million dollars annually. The Foundation has a staff of eighteen people and membership of more than 50,000 households.  To learn more about Iowa PBS, please visit: iowapbs.org. To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to FoundationPresidentSearch@iowapbs.org   August 1, 2020.  Iowa PBS Foundation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Position:         Foundation President  Mission:          To Foster Giving to Iowa PBS  Basic Functions and Responsibilities:            Lead the organization in all fund-raising efforts in support of Iowa PBS. Develop and execute an annual strategic plan of action to assure support of Iowa PBS, including strategies for the continued growth, use and sustainability of the endowment fund. Lead the organization in the creation, development, and implementation of the organization’s mission and constantly review its initiatives to assure they are consistent with the established purpose, principles, and vision of the organization. Hire, supervise, evaluate, develop and direct the day to day operations of the professional staff. Maintain financial responsibility for the organization and adequate funding for Iowa PBS activities. Recruit and develop positive relationships with a representative, engaged, informed, diverse and inclusive volunteer board. Promote and maintain a strong, collaborative, dynamic relationship with Iowa PBS Network leadership, staff and board. Provide proper administration to assure that all components of the organization work effectively together to reach the vision established. Actively engage and build strong relationships on the local and state levels and with PBS nationally and its affiliates.  Preferred Qualifications:   Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree or other graduate work desirable. Advanced certification in fundraising. 5 years of successful senior level leadership experience including both the supervision and motivation of people as well as program development and implementation. Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the specific nature of fund raising for a not-for-profit organization including membership development, major gifts, planned giving, corporate fund raising and other philanthropic giving methods. Experience building an endowment fund is desirable. Experience leading a successful capital campaign is desirable. Experience and/or familiarity with public broadcasting is desirable. Familiarity with the on-air fund raising programs used in public television is desirable.     Reports To: Foundation Board of Directors     Supervises:        Directly: Vice President, Vice President Membership, Vice President Leadership Giving,Accountant, Administrative Secretary                          Indirectly: IT Manager, Information Services technician, Donor Engagement Manager, OnAir Fundraising Manager, Receptionist and Secretary, Membership Services Representative, Sustaining Giving Coordinator, Research and Records Specialist, Leadership Giving Officer, Underwriting Representative, Leadership Giving  Admin, Temporary Pledge Entry Operators. Based on experience, annual evaluation, outside counsel retained by the Board of Directors
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, The IT Director is responsible for managing all technology-related operations for PCAR and NSVRC. Primary functions include planning, day-to-day management, supervision of the IT team and consultants, budgeting, and planning for staff training needs. The IT Director will improve organizational processes, drive efficiency, and enhance organizational accomplishments through the use of technology. The IT Director will ensure that PCAR and NSVRC have a variety of technological tools and formats available to meet the organization’s needs; that current technology trends and options are made known to staff; and that the agency’s systems and data remain secure. This position is a member of the management team and has responsibility for effective inter-departmental communication and understanding of the various teams’ technological functions and needs.   Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study from a four-year college or university; and a minimum of five years related experience, preferably in a non-profit organization. This position requires expertise in a wide variety of technological functions, strong communication and leadership skills, problem-solving, team work, and negotiation abilities, and a commitment to the agency’s mission and values.
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape is hiring two Victims Compensation Sexual Assault Claims Specialists to work within the Victims Compensation Assistance Program (VCAP) office located at PCCD to review and process all sexual assault counseling claims that are filed. These are temporary positions ending June 30, 2021. The Victims Compensation Sexual Assault Claim Specialist will have a strong understanding of sexual assault and the many issues faced by survivors, as well as a minimum of two years of experience working with survivors of sexual assault. With a strong foundation in the varied needs of survivors, the specialist will be able to provide a range of confidential services, including crisis intervention, emotional support, information and referral and personal advocacy to assist with recovery from sexual assault. The specialist will also work with mental health providers and PCAR’s network of centers to help in the resolution of any claim related issues. Candidates for the positions should possess:   Ability to actively demonstrate and communicate the principles of empowerment counseling. A thorough understanding of the criminal and juvenile justice systems. Prior training on crisis intervention and the ability to share knowledge with others. Significant interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Computer, mathematical and analytical skills. Experience with facilitation of meetings and group discussions. Experience in conducting trainings. The ability to professionally represent the PCAR, OVS, and PCCD. The ability to travel overnight both in and out of state. Bachelor’s degree in social science or community development field or a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience in community development. A strong understanding of sexual assault and the issues faced by survivors and experience working with survivors of sexual assault are required.
  • Los Angeles , California, LAEP is looking for a bright, experienced individual to join our team as a Grant Writer and Fund Development Manager. In addition to researching and writing grant proposals on behalf of LAEP, this position will oversee every aspect of the grant lifecycle - from maintaining the grants calendar to monitor the application process and tracking various deadlines. Our ideal candidate should feel comfortable reaching out to potential institutional and individual donors, as well as communicating with our CEO, CFO, and department leads regarding their financial needs. Our ideal candidate is someone who will be able to enthusiastically help LAEP attain the financial support it needs to serve the community. About Los Angeles Education Partnership Since 1984 Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP) has employed cutting-edge strategies to advance educational equity within historically disadvantaged communities throughout Los Angeles. Over the decades, our efforts in the areas of smaller learning communities, pilot schools, interdisciplinary curriculum, and inquiry-based teaching have evolved into nationally-recognized best practices. At LAEP we are proud of our legacy as the first educational-transformation focused organization in Los Angeles, and as one of the organizations at the forefront of the national struggle for equality of opportunity within education. Together with families, schools, and the community, LAEP facilitates access to and opportunities for quality educational and wellness practices so that children thrive from diapers to diplomas. By working hand-in-hand with those most affected by educational inequity, we envision creating a world where empowered learning communities foster hope and opportunity for all. Duties and Responsibilities Research, prepare, and submit proposals for funding Follow all requirements and deadlines for grant applications Maintain a grants calendar to monitor progress Communicate with potential individual and institutional donors Write sponsorship packages Identify new funding opportunities Review budget proposals with the CEO, CFO, or other department heads Collaborate with the Director of Marketing & Communications to develop a standard language for articulating the organization’s mission, vision, and programs Requirements and Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Excellent research skills Excellent track record in grant or proposal writing (3-5 years) Experience with non-profit fundraising required Computer proficiency An acute attention to detail A high degree of enthusiasm and initiative Physical Demands and Work Environment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Licensing and Certification Requirements Daily driving could be required, must provide own vehicle, valid Driver's License and proof of full vehicle insurance coverage Negative tuberculosis screen (required) Must pass criminal background check  Benefits & Wages Medical, dental and vision Retirement plan (employer contribution after a year working for LAEP) Paid Time Off (PTO) and 7 holidays plus the week of Christmas and New Year’s (generally Christmas Day and New Year Day plus approximately eight workdays) Competitive salary FLSA & Employment Status Exempt/Full-Time, 40 hours/week If you would like to be considered for this exciting, new position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to laepjobs@laep.org or through the website. Put your complete name and “Grant Writer” in the subject line of your email submission. No phone calls please.
  • Baltimore, Maryland, The Major Gift Officer will play a key role in developing and advancing donor relationships and encouraging increased giving through the execution of cultivation and stewardship strategies for prospects and donors to Mercy Health System. The MGO is responsible for building and strengthening relationships and partnerships with Medical Center staff and donor prospects to grow the major gift pipeline.  Additionally, the MGO will serve as a liaison to various service lines within the hospital.  The MGO is responsible for identifying prospects who can make annual gifts of at least $10,000, and develop relationships and execute strategies that will generate at least $300,000 (year 1) to $1.5 million annually.  The MGO fulfills an important role – internally and externally – representing the institution to volunteers, clinicians, prospects and donors.  Responsibilities The MGO will participate in all aspects of the giving cycle for prospects and donors in the individual giving portfolio, including assisting the Senior Vice President and fellow Gift Officers in the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects. The MGO is responsible for tracking and managing information and strategies pertaining to his/her portfolio of 100-125 prospects, including timely and accurate documentation of conversations and contacts with prospects, volunteers, board members, clinicians, and medical center leadership. Partner with Major Gift colleagues to create and execute thoughtful strategies for prospects and donors, working independently and in collaboration with the SVP, MGO colleagues, other members of the development team, clinicians, MHS Senior leadership, and volunteers to create meaningful opportunities for individual donors and prospects to become closer to the hospital. Independently, as well as in collaboration with the Director of Prospect Research and Portfolio Management, physicians and staff, and other key volunteers, identify major gift prospects to build a portfolio of qualified donors and prospects to solicit donor support. The MGO will serve as the content expert and liaison for several service lines at the hospital. The MGO will be expected to execute 135-175 meaningful actions annually; regularly close five, six and seven figure gifts, generating at least $300,000 (year 1) to $1.5 million in annual revenues. Attend regular meetings and provide input and feedback as warranted and appropriate. Maintain attention to detail as well as grasp the big picture, while advancing individual relationships along the continuum of donor activity. Other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree with advanced degree and CFRE preferred Minimum 5 years fundraising experience, health care/hospital experience preferred Demonstrated experience soliciting and closing five, six and seven figure gifts Strategic and analytic thinking, organization, ability to motivate and gain cooperation from a wide range of individuals including physicians, health care workers and administrators, and senior leadership to meet objectives Ability to understand the needs and interests of major gift donors in order to develop relationships with them and the hospital An ethical fundraising professional who is motivated, attentive to detail, intellectually curious and who possesses extraordinary communications skills Must be able to work independently, as well as be part of a collaborative, inclusive and supportive team Prior experience with grateful patient/family fundraising preferred Raiser’s Edge experience a plus Knowledge of the Baltimore community a plus
  • Richmond, Virginia, As a member of the Advancement team and under the direction of the Chief Advancement Officer, this position researches, plans, writes and submits private and occasional government grant applications in coordination with St. Joseph’s Villa’s overall development efforts. The Director of Grants Development builds quality relationships with funders, convenes staff and community partners, and tracks funding trends and new grant opportunities. The Director of Grants Development assures that grants are implemented according to the grantor’s requirements and submits all reports to grantors. This position collaborates creatively with Villa service leaders and Advancement staff to seek new, innovative, and sustained grant funding.   The Director of Grants Development is highly organized and works to ensure that the Villa meets and exceeds grant fundraising goals.  They maintain a high-level reputation with grant funders for integrity, program excellence, and accurate and timely proposals and reports on behalf of the Villa.  All work is performed in collaboration with and in support of the mission and purposes of St. Joseph's Villa.   This position performs all work safely, in accordance with the highest professional ethical standards, and in alignment with St. Joseph’s Villa mission, values, and guiding principles.   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS   Identify funding opportunities, build community relationships and partnerships write and submit proposals to foundations, corporations, government agencies and other sources of grant funding to meet and exceed fundraising goals and support the mission and work of St. Joseph’s Villa.   Maintain complementary electronic and hard copy filing systems for grants, funder information, and relationship contacts. Maintain background information and supporting documentation related to grant applications and proposals. Maintain central grant reporting and notification system of reporting deadlines for program directors and finance staff.   Write, prepare and file reports with funding sources and regulatory agencies. Identifies reporting needs for each of the awarded grants and obtains quantitative and qualitative information from the appropriate services or offices to submit accurate and timely reports. Effectively convene internal and external stakeholders and secure necessary site visits pertinent to proposals and funding exploration, and fostering key funder relationships for grant success. Stay current on new funding opportunities, community social service trends, funding trends, and grantor changes. Research and provide funding opportunity information to pertinent service directors and work with staff to prepare collaborative, creative proposals seeking funding for programs, which will enhance the Villa’s ability to meet the needs of our students, clients and their families.  Work with the Chief Advancement Officer and Advancement team members to plan and implement collaborative funding approaches, relationship building, requests, and stewardship with private foundations, family funds, and trusts.  Advise service staff on effective methods of presenting information in applications and proposals.  Create narratives that are technically responsive and present the project or service in the most favorable way including adherence to submission requirements, responsiveness to scoring criteria and priorities, and meeting the highest professional standard for presentation of materials.  Conduct final review of proposed grant budgets to ensure accuracy and alignment with proposal.   Maintain proactive communication and effective working relationships with Villa management staff and with representatives of funding sources, governmental and community organizations, and others in regular contact with the Villa. Promote good community relations and represents St. Joseph’s Villa in a positive manner to the community.   Provide input into the annual budget process to ensure that services are aware of grant opportunities and the likelihood of obtaining funding from those sources.   Liaise with the finance office to ensure that donor intent, grant parameters, spending and reporting timelines, and program deliverables are communicated to services and are being monitored for agency compliance, meeting deadlines, and positive outcomes.   Works with the Data and Research Manager to discover new local, state, and national funding opportunities.   Assure that the Villa’s requests for funding comply with all local, state, and federal regulations and that funder’s requirements meet local, state, and federal regulations.   Present grant reports and findings to volunteer leadership, agency management, and service leaders as appropriate, and collaborate with the Advancement team in responding to agency funding needs.   Assume responsibility for own professional development including meeting all mandated standards and staying abreast of developments within the field. Attend scheduled training programs for professional development, including trainings required by St. Joseph’s Villa.   Performs other duties as assigned.                     Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to English, Math, or Behavioral Sciences and at least four years of grant writing with demonstrable results.  Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Internet research, MS Office including Word, and PowerPoint, Development CRM, and advanced knowledge of Excel preferred. Master’s degree with progressive grant management experience preferred.   Must have extremely strong communication and persuasive writing skills, and considerable, successful grant writing experience.  Must have experience building relationships with funders and community partners and leading meetings. Experience working with Board-level volunteer leaders and major local and national funders, preferred. Must be highly organized and have demonstrated experience in grant research, grant administration and managing multiple grants. Should have experience in applying state and federal laws, rules, and regulations to grants.   Must possess knowledge of principles related to program planning and development, budgeting as it is related to grants development, and the evaluation and analysis of policy. Should possess knowledge of the principles related to housing, education and human services. Must possess the ability to work effectively with both financial and non-financial grantees and Villa staff. Demonstrated experience in preparing reports and making presentations to management and staff. Please visit our careers page at https://www.neverstopbelieving.org/get-involved/ to complete an online application. If you need further assistance, please contact: Almenta Baker Staff Recruiter abaker@sjvmail.net (804)-553-3214
  • Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for the position of Director for Development-Engineering/STEM.  This position is responsible for a portfolio of major gift prospects and is expected to identify, cultivate and solicit private financial support from alumni and friends of Southern Illinois University.  These front-line fundraising positions may be assigned to specific collegiate units, programs, or regions.  Successful candidates will be members of the University Development Staff and will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations.  Extensive travel, including nights and weekends, required. Orchestrate and execute the advancement of relationships with prospective donors through appropriate stages of qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship culminating in private philanthropic support. In consultation with the Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations, the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) and Unit head (if applicable), identify and establish personal contact with current and prospective major gift donors whose interest and financial capacity have the greatest likelihood of meeting the Unit and University fundraising goals. Secure new gifts and commitments for SIU. Conduct documented face to face personal visits per year, qualifying new major gift prospects annually, and submit major proposals/year. Manage a portfolio of prospects. Collaborate with appropriate development and academic staff to develop prospect strategies and build relationships. Set specific goals and objectives to effectively advance toward solicitation of major gifts. Develop a working knowledge of planned giving and develop strategies for appropriate solicitation of planned gifts. Become familiar with and understand key initiatives of the university (and specific unit if applicable) relating to faculty, students, instruction and research. Prepare proposals and gift agreements as required for proper gift documentation. Ensure effective records maintenance, including timely filing of requests for prospect assignments, prospect strategies and contact reports using SIU Foundation’s prospect management system. Provide stewardship of gifts including acknowledgment process, coordinating recognition events, dedications, and working with the University Development Office on appropriate recognition. Report regularly on the progress toward annual action plans. Specific annual metrics and goals will be established at the beginning of each FY. Participate in monthly one-on-one meetings, a mid-year performance discussion and a performance evaluation with the AVC for Development and Unit head (if applicable). Protects confidential information. Other duties as assigned by the AVC for Development and Alumni Relations.  Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' successful professional experience in fundraising or related non-profit organization work, alumni relations, PR/Marketing, or closely-related field. A bachelor's or master's degree in nonprofit management or closely-related subject may be substituted for the two years of experience. Must have a valid driver's license. Preferred Qualifications: Professional fundraising experience in higher education, health-care or other non-profit organization.

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