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Director of Development


Advancement Associate for Alumni Engagement

The Marvelwood School

Summary:  Reporting to the Director of Advancement and the Director of Enrollment Management, the Advancement Associate for Alumni Engagement actively contributes to the Advancement team's vision, goals, and plans to engage alumni and increase alumni giving. Working with several departments across the school, this individual will plan and implement constituent events on and off-campus, manage a schedule of regular outreach and online media posts, contribute content for school communications, and develop systems to optimize data and drive new event programming. With understanding of Marvelwood's history and a belief in its mission, the Advancement Associate will also help to cultivate a base for future philanthropy among current students. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative young professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative spirit to learn and grow within a strong team culture.

Compensation: $38,000 - $45,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, non-exempt position operating in person on our campus in Kent, CT. Some travel, as well as occasional evening and/or weekend work, is required.

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To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter via email to

Chief Philanthropy Officer


Chief Philanthropy Officer

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut


Summary: UWCNCT is seeking a dynamic, mission-driven Chief Philanthropy Officer who will understand the community and foster relationships with a wide range of constituents. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Philanthropy Officer will be part of the senior management team. The Chief Philanthropy Officer is a visionary leader of a highly successful dedicated team of development staff who will have responsibility for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, and foundations. This individual will manage the 100th Anniversary campaign and endeavor to position the organization as a community leader, convener, and positive change agent for long-term solutions to the community’s greatest needs. The Chief Philanthropy Officer will build a major gifts program by establishing strong relationships with donors who can generate major gifts, endowment gifts and deferred gifts. The organization will endeavor to position endowment as a critical strategic element of its community strategy. This position will be central to the UWCNCT’s mission & engage and bring together people and resources committed to the well-being of children and families in our community.

Salary: $150,000 - $170,000

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To apply, submit materials with Diversified Search Group at

Director of Development


Director of Development

Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services

Summary: Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services seeks a dynamic and dedicated resource development leader to join our team! MLKFS’s programs have nurtured the skills, opportunities, and spirits of children and families in the Greater Springfield area for almost 50 years. We are seeking a Director of Development to lead our efforts in building a well-rounded, high quality and compelling fundraising program, well aligned with the “beloved community” vision of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

As a member of MLKFS’s leadership team, the Director of Development will be responsible for the planning, budgeting and oversight of fundraising activities to attract operating support, as well as capital and special project funding from individuals, corporations, foundations, and public funding sources. 

As a multicultural agency providing a broad range of services and programs, we are dedicated to being the keepers of Dr. King’s Dream in Western Massachusetts by helping the region achieve peace, social and economic justice, self-determination, and self-sufficiency. We seek an experienced fundraiser with a passion for our work to join us in growing our impact in the community.

Salary: $65,000 - $75,000

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Development Manager


Development Manager

Make-A-Wish Connecticut

Summary: The Development Manager is responsible for creating and executing fundraising strategies and campaigns to engage and upgrade mid-level individual and corporate donors. This person will be a pivotal member of the team and will help grow our individual giving program through implementation of a Mid-Level Donor Program, grant funding, appeals and campaigns, and portfolio management.

The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain effective relationships both internally and externally. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills are essential. A strong work ethic combined with honesty and integrity is an absolute requirement as is a dedication to the mission of Make-A-Wish. A collaborative style will result in a strong departmental and chapter structure, ensuring success for all. The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys a strong team environment.

To be successful as a Development Manager, this person should be a motivated, goal-oriented professional who is passionate about acquiring new donors and deepening relationships with existing donors.

Salary: $60,000 - $65,000

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Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs & Development


Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs & Development

Yale University


Summary: Reporting to the Yale School of Architecture Senior Director of Development and Alumni Affairs, the Development and Alumni Affairs Officer serves as a key member of the development and alumni affairs team in the planning, organization, and implementation of the school's comprehensive fundraising and alumni engagement program. Provides high-level writing, strategic thinking, and coordination to enhance the school's outreach efforts.

Principal responsibilities include the following: Under the supervision of the Senior Director, administers the school's annual fund programs, including goal setting, volunteer recruitment and communication, and drafting and facilitating solicitations. In collaboration with colleagues in the Yale Alumni Fund, assists in the implementation of annual giving strategies for the school. Supports the school's major gift efforts, serving as a partner for the Senior Director in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gift donors. Supports the Senior Director in a range of capacities as needed, including prospect strategy design and implementation, report generation, and manipulation of information systems. Drafts and maintains written development information and content for the school. Crafts and/ or edits materials for use in fundraising activities, including correspondence, proposals, stewardship reports, brochures, briefings, gift acknowledgements, donor recognition, and gift agreements. Recruits, trains, and manages a system of alumni volunteers for the school, provides ongoing support for volunteer needs. Works with current students to promote future giving through programs such as graduating class gift. Assists with the school's stewardship efforts. Manages the scholarship matching and corresponding reporting process, including distribution of student scholarship questionnaire and updating profiles for donors. Occasionally provides pre-award support for corporation and foundation proposals, including budget preparation, and completing pre-proposal administrative forms and correspondence for review and approval. Assists in the coordination of alumni and donor events, both on and off campus, including any necessary volunteer support and follow up.

Note: Occasional Evening and Weekend Hours Required.

Salary: $78,000 - $90,000

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Director of Development and Communications


Development Coordinator

Hartford Public Library


Summary: The Development Coordinator will support fundraising activities that grow an effective contributed income program including the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of library donors. This position will support four primary functions: database management and report generation, special event support, donor cultivation meetings and events and development communications. They will also be assigned special projects such as supporting special appeals, preparing meeting materials and supporting grant submissions. This position will report to the Director of Donor Relations and will work closely with the Development team and other departments to support gift processing and acknowledgement, income reporting and donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. This position will require attending periodic weekend and evening programs and events.

Salary: $47,326.76 – $51,270.96

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To apply, please email resume and cover letter to and reference “Development Coordinator” in the subject line of your email.

Director of Development and Communications


Director of Development and Communications

Chrysalis Center


Summary: Chrysalis Center, Inc. is looking for a seasoned Director of Development and Communications to oversee: a) Development Manager, b) Volunteer and Outreach Manager, c) Grant writer. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, creative, and visionary fundraising professional to elevate Chrysalis Center’s fundraising strategy and maximize public awareness of, participation in, and support of Chrysalis Center’s programs and services. The Director of Development and Communications will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be a results-driven development professional with major gift solicitation experience and a strong record of success. They will oversee a comprehensive fundraising program and community and media relations that will drive growth in all aspects of contributed revenue. The Development Director designs and implements all fundraising activities and will provide strategic planning for the Development Department.

Salary: $85,000-$100,000

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and three professional references to Lynda Waldron,

Development Coordinator


Development Coordinator

Steep Rock


Summary: Steep Rock is a nationally accredited land trust committed to conserving ecologically and historically significant landscapes in and around Washington, CT, while fostering community connection to nature through outreach, education, and recreation. The Development Coordinator is integral to advancing the fundraising capacity of Steep Rock Association primarily through management of donation processing, meticulous record-keeping, and database administration. The candidate should be detail oriented, organized, have excellent communication skills, and be able to work both independently and collaboratively. This position reports to the Development Director. Responsibilities include Donor and Prospect Management, Donor Communications/Marketing, Assisting with Event planning, researching grants, Digital Marketing, and Admin Support.

Compensation: $20-$25 per hour negotiable commensurate with experience. This is a non-exempt position requiring a flexible 16-20 hours per week, with occasional weeknights or weekends

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Contact info: Johanna Maches, (860) 868-9131 and