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gift officer - cummer museum 

Director of development - senior resource association








Director of Annual Giving- University of North Florida

Posted on 2-20-2019

Responsible for the overall direction of the Annual Giving department, including fiscal/budget management. Plan and execute a systematic fundraising program to provide financial support for the university’s annual giving program. Design and implement departmental strategies and objectives to ensure departmental goals are met. Develop and/or supervise the implementation of programs, policies & procedures and technology initiatives. Serve in an advisory capacity, providing coaching and consultation. Develop proposals, recommendations and reports for senior leadership. Collaborate with senior leaders to integrate departmental objectives that impact the university. During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization and six years of experience directly related to the job functions; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization and eight years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Salary:  $55,000 to negotiable

Preference given to applicants who meet the required qualifications and also possess the following:

-Knowledge of University mission, services, policies and procedures.
-Knowledge of alumni and donor segmentation.
-Detailed knowledge of and commitment to professional standards and practices. -Developed management and planning skills.
-Computer literacy skills including knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as competence in word processing and database management, preferably including Raisers Edge.
-Able to forge strong working relationships with others and a capacity for engaging confidence and trust among donors, alumni, parents and friends of the University of North Florida.
-Strong communication, presentation and writing skills.
-Ability to conduct personal solicitations and manage volunteers.
-Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to balance and move forward multiple projects.

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.
The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

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Event Planner

Job Posted on 2/12/19

The Jacksonville Symphony is recognized as one of the best in the country through the quality of its performances and innovative programming. Courtney Lewis, the Music Director and Conductor is recognized as one of the most talented conductors in his generation. Plans for the Symphony include many creative performances for the 2019 fiscal year and beyond.

The Advancement Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, promoting and producing a season of activities that steward and cultivate the Jacksonville Symphony’s donors and prospects. Responsibilities include arranging gatherings that from a small, high-end dinner to an event for hundreds of Symphony supporters. One of the largest tasks is the planning and management of the Symphony’s Annual Gala held each spring.

The Symphony is seeking individuals with planning, coordinating and overseeing corporate or large scale cultural events, the ability to develop a budget and execute events to plan, using resourcefulness and creativity in developing experiences that fit the aesthetics of the Symphony’s brand and the interests of the audience being entertained.

The Jacksonville Symphony offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance, a 403(b) plan and flexible paid time off. Interested candidates should send their resume to

Gift Officer - Cummer Museum

Posted on 2/6/19

Essential Function:
Working with the Development Team, support and expand philanthropic initiatives, including management of museum member groups, corporate sponsors and individual mid-level and major gifts that support the Museum and Gardens.

• Support the Museum’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect of individuals, commitment to our community, accountability and ownership.
• Identify prospects, cultivate, and solicit individual and corporate donors and sponsors with special emphasis on unrestricted giving to meet goals.  Steward and build strong relationships with donors through the member and recognition programs. Manage individual donor benefits, acknowledgements, stewardship activities and programs.  Maintain donor CRM database in an orderly manner.
• Work closely with the Chief Advancement Officer to build a strong, sustainable philanthropic infrastructure for the Museum and Gardens that integrates the highest level of efficient and effective fundraising strategies and tactics.  
• Attend and supervise donor and prospect cultivation events and stewarding opportunities.
• Quickly, courteously and efficiently handle concerns, questions and needs of donors, members.
• Cultivate community and regional support for the Museum and Gardens.
• Ensure proper representation of donor identity commitments and recognition, including signage, the website, magazine and other applicable promotional material.
• Follow standards and guidelines for Events and Programs for requests, planning, and execution of all activities, including event set-ups in Altru (Database and Blackbaud product).
• Other job duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field
• 3 to 5 years professional experience in non-profit development.  
• Demonstrated background in achieving revenue goals, strategic objectives and assigned Key Performance Indicators.
• Outstanding persuasive written and oral communication skills, as well as interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to provide superior customer service for all constituents of the Museum.
• Ability to communicate effectively and with diplomacy when interacting with vendors, staff, volunteers and the public.
• Knowledge of donor research techniques.
• Strong contributor in team environments with ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines.
• Experience working in deadline-driven environments while maintaining strong attention to detail.
• Database management required.  Altru or Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).
• Schedule may include nights and weekends due to events.
• Valid Florida driver license.

Qualified applicants send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Attn: Human Resources Department, 829 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or

Director of Development - Senior Resource Association

Posted on 2/6/2019

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the Director of Development oversees all activities related to philanthropic giving for operating, capital and endowment funds. In partnership with the President/CEO and other key volunteers and staff, the Director of Development provides leadership, management and coordination for fundraising, Capital Campaign and outreach efforts. He/she directs the work of two full-time positions, the Development Assistant and Special Events Coordinator in their roles in supporting Development to meet organizational fundraising goals.

The Director of Development manages all aspects of the fund development program and secures funds in a wide variety of ways, including but not limited to: identifying prospective supporters, building and cultivating relationships, making direct requests to individuals for major gifts, and annual fund campaigns; asking corporations for financial support through business partnerships, sponsorships, and general operating support; seeking grants from private foundations and government entities; and overseeing fundraising events, including the SRA golf tournament and bingo luncheon.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Development Plan: Develop and implement an annual Development Plan, in collaboration with the President/CEO, Development Committee and Board of Directors.
2. Donor Relationships: Lead the effort to establish, cultivate and steward strong relationships with donors including development and implementation of a donor recognition program, and timely, appropriate communication with donors to increase their loyalty to SRA's mission. Lead coordination of donor stewardship and cultivation events.
3. Major Gifts: Create individual donor/prospect cultivation plans and cultivate and solicit major gifts. This includes working with members of the Board of Directors and Development Committee.
4. Grants: In collaboration with Chief Finance Officer and Program Director, identify, research and write funding proposals to foundations, corporations, and organizations. Develop relationships with key personnel and trustees

at these institutions. Assure grant reporting requirements are fulfilled in a timely manner.
5. Business Support: Prospect, cultivate, and secure gifts and sponsorships from businesses.
6. Planned Giving: Research and cultivate donors for estate planning purposes, including bequests, charitable remainder trusts, annuities, legacy campaign, and other planned giving tools.
7. Fundraising Events: Provide overall direction and solicit sponsorships of special fundraising events. Support, provide information, and encourage fundraising event committees.
8. Annual Fund and Underwriting: Solicit and secure funds for general operations and a variety of programs and events.
9. Other Funding Sources: Solicit in-kind gifts, matching gifts, and other funding sources.
10. Capital Campaign: in partnership with the President/CEO, determine an overall strategy and oversee the execution of any board-approved Capital Campaigns.

Remain current with all aspects of philanthropy, ensure SRA's fundraising is conducted within the highest ethical and legal standards, comply with the Association of Fundraising Professionals code of ethics, and maintain confidentiality of all donor records.

Required: Bachelor's degree in related field. Minimum five years of experience of fundraising experience, directly applicable to the primary work required. Passion for the organization’s mission and initiatives. Positive, energetic, and outgoing attitude with a strong work ethic, team-player mentality, and willingness and ability to adapt to changing scenarios. Out-of-the-box strategic thinking, self-motivated, committed, and ability to implement plans that support moving the organization forward.

Preferred: Experience with Capital and Endowment Campaigns. Certification specializing in fundraising credentialed from the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) International.

Hours, Salary and Benefits
Full-time, exempt position with health, retirement, vacation and other benefits. Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience. Some weekend and evening work required.

To Apply
Submit resume, list of three references, and cover letter detailing experience as it relates to the position and motivation for applying, as well as salary requirements to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Human Resource Manager - Pine Castle

Posted on 1/30/19

We are seeking a Human Resources Manager. This position acts as a strategic business partner, providing Human Resources leadership and support to the various programs throughout the company. 

This position will lead all human resource initiatives, programs and policies for the company including: recruitment, selection and assessment, employee development, employee relations, compensation, performance management, disability leaves, training, succession planning and payroll administration.

The position is located in Jacksonville, Florida and reports to the Chief Financial Officer.


  • Help in developing and refining effective methods or tools for talent selection to ensure the right people with the desired level of competence are brought into the organization.
  • Recruits internally and externally; manages recruiting sources within budgetary guidelines; interviews, recommends candidates, and negotiates terms of employment.
  • Conducts job evaluations, needs assessments, and participates in strategic planning to develop competency models that serve as a framework for identifying, hiring and developing talented personnel.
  • Maintain an orientation procedure for onboarding new hires and establish training schedules to meet the needs of the company.
  • Partners in the development and delivery of training in leadership development, process improvement, and industry specific skills identified through needs assessment
  • Update/create and implement employee relations policies to help increase employees’ job satisfaction
  • Update and maintain a list of procedures and practices for hiring and terming employees.
  • Communicate with employees about compensation, benefits and other facets of their employment.
  • Participates, prepares recommendations, information and input for salary considerations including: merit, bonus, adjustments and promotions, giving focus on pay for performance and salary benchmarks for company-wide reviews to enhance the company’s compensation practices.
  • Respond to questions or complaints from employees in a timely fashion
  • Maintain/update of job descriptions and company job postings
  • Ensure company HR policies, benefits and practices comply with federal and state regulations, keeping up-to-date with changes to either
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Compiles data from personnel records and prepares ad hoc reports for management as necessary.


  • BA/BS in HR or related field required
  • Master’s degree &/or professional certification preferred
  • Maintains current notary status for agency preferred.

Please send resumes to

Development Coordinator - Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida

Date Posted: 1/10/2018

Make-A-Wish of Central and Northern Florida seeks a candidate with a minimum of 1-2 years non-profit, sales, or marketing experience. The successful candidate will have experience in outside sales and managing corporate accounts with excellent organization and time-management skills.

Job Description Summary: The Development Coordinator offers logistical and fundraising support for the three internal events (Wish Madness, Walk for Wishes, Handbags & Happy Hour) in Jacksonville. With a strong focus on execution as well as innovation, this position is responsible for ensuring successful event execution, including logistical preparation, vendor management, auction procurement and data-entry, and any other tasks needed to make our events and partnerships successful.
Additionally, the Development Coordinator is responsible for meeting the fundraising goals set by the chapter for Jacksonville’s external events (also known as third-party or community events that benefit Make-A-Wish), national corporate sponsorships, Adopt-A-Wish program and Kids for Wish Kids.
This job requires a dynamic, motivated, energetic, and personable individual with a go-getter attitude and a drive to meet and exceed budgetary fundraising goals.

Reports to: Development and Events Manager and Vice President of Development

Essential Duties and Responsibilities to include (but are not limited to):
Internal Events:
• Sponsorship:
o Follow-up after sponsorship is committed to ensure all sponsorship benefits are delivered in an accurate and timely manner
o Collecting and organizing attendee and participant information pre-event utilizing OneCause, TeamRaiser, and other platforms.
o Creating invoices and following up with sponsors for prompt payment and recording payment details in appropriate budget sheets.

• In-Kind Donation & Auction Management
o Oversees all details of the silent and/or live auctions for Handbags & Happy Hour, Wish Madness and Walk for Wishes.
o Assistance with in-kind donor solicitation and strategy. This includes prospecting of new donors as well as filtering through past donors to build master prospect list for auction items, goods, and services for events.
o Creates multi-event asks and proposals when appropriate.
o Processing of donated items once received, including data entry, tracking, and organization.

• Vendor Management:
o Serves as liaison for all vendors and partners for internal events.
o Cultivate and solicit in-kind donations for events. Identify needs of the chapter and determine how we could be more strategic with asks to ensure we are receiving the most from the partnership. Whenever possible create multi-event asks.

• Website Management & Digital Marketing:
o Facebook event management for all internal events ensuring that sponsors are properly thanked, a variety of posts are created and are visually appealing, and ensuring that posts are engaging to participants and attendees.
o Event website creation and management for all internal events
o E-mail creation and scheduling for internal events that follows the timeline and e-mail plan that the Development and Events Managers have created.

• General:
o Serve as lead for wish families for event day. This includes recruitment, sending itineraries, and being their day-of point of contact.
o Serve as a liaison for vendors and partners pre-event, day-of, and post-event.
o Works with Volunteer Coordinator and in collaboration with the volunteer chairperson for event to ensure appropriate number of volunteers are recruited and job descriptions are updated for Handbags and Happy Hour, Wish Madness, and Walk for Wishes.
o Assist with registration drives, company team captain kick-offs and lunch and learns for Jacksonville Walk for Wishes.

External Events and Kids for Wish Kids:
• Manages a portfolio of external event partnerships and is responsible for achieving the annual budgeted revenue goal of approximately $100,000.
• Reviews and evaluates external fundraising proposals – works with the Development and Events Manager and the Vice President of Development to determine the feasibility of these events.
• Initiates new fundraising opportunities with local businesses, schools, clubs and organizations, and community events.
• Acts as the liaison between the external event partner and Make-A-Wish to ensure the success of the event/campaign
• Coordinates appropriate support for these activities ensuring the donor has the agreed upon supplies, materials, board, volunteer, and wish family representation.
• Maintains the records and updated files for all external event and Kids for Wish Kids partners
• Coordinates appropriate thanks/recognition for all external event and KFWK donors
• Attends and speaks about the organization at kick-off parties as necessary to encourage and motivate employee and guest participation and support.
• Attends and speaks about the organization at check-presentations – ability to attend in the evenings and on weekends as needed.
• Responsible for any follow-up with external event and KFWK donors to ensure Make-A-Wish receives funds.

National and Local Corporate Partners:
• Manages a portfolio of accounts and is responsible for achieving the annual budgeted revenue goal for national corporate partnerships.
• Attends and speaks about the organization at kick-off events to encourage and motivate employee participation and support – ability to attend in the evenings and on weekends as needed.
• Coordinates appropriate support for these activities ensuring the sponsor has the agreed upon supplies, materials, board, volunteer, and wish family representation.
• Maintains the records and updated files for all national and local corporate partners
• Coordinates appropriate thank you/recognition for corporate sponsor contacts
• Responsible for any follow-up with corporate sponsorship contact and maintaining a positive relationship with contact throughout the year.
• Solicits and secures local corporate support for our Adopt-A-Wish program.

Other duties as assigned including support for grant applications, Wish it Forward program, and other administrative tasks for the Development department.

Competitive Candidates Will Possess the Following:
• Minimum 1-2 years non-profit, sales, marketing, or business development experience
• Successful track record of revenue generation and fundraising through corporate sponsorship and events and community engagement
• Self- starter with drive and motivation to meet and surpass budgetary goals
• Proven ability to lead, motivate, and effectively communicate with key community members and corporate partners
• Success in cultivating corporate relationships and securing corporate partners for $1,000 and more
• A positive, optimistic, and energetic personality
• High energy level and “go-getter” attitude
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Comfortable and confident presentation skills
• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills – the ability to juggle several projects at once
• Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary
• Excellent computer skills; experience using photoshop, illustrator, and indesign preferred
• Ability to work independently with little supervision
• Capable of building and sustaining relationships with a variety of individuals and businesses
• Professional appearance and demeanor
• Flexible and adaptable to change
• Meticulous attention to detail
• Reliable transportation and driver’s license
• Bachelor’s Degree (Business or Non-Profit Management preferred) and 1-2 years of experience in sales, business development, marketing or fundraising.

Send a resume and cover letter to Anne Cuba at


Special Events Manager - The ALS Association Florida Chapter

Date Posted: 1/10/2019


The Fund Development Manager handles all aspects of the Walk to Defeat ALS®, the signature fundraising program of The ALS Association Florida Chapter, and all other fundraising initiatives to achieve budgeted annual revenue targets for walks, endurance events, community events, and all other fundraising initiatives in the assigned region.  Our Walk to Defeat ALS takes place in ten locations around the state, generating vital proceeds for patient care and comfort, as well as research for treatments and a cure. Therefore the successful candidate must be experienced in all aspects of fundraising including Peer-to-Peer fundraising and event management.


Location: Orlando - Central Florida Region


Reports to: Director of Development, or designee

Primary Role and Responsibilities


Growth and Development:

  • Focus is on developing and growing new and existing Walks, endurance and all other designated events, including teams, team captains, individual walkers, and corporate teams.
  • Advance donor solicitation and stewardship activities.
  • Responsible for the management and financial development for Walks, endurance and all other fundraising events in designated territory.



  • Use all tools available to continually network to identify, recruit and secure sponsorship income for Walk, and/or other events in the designated territory.
  • Create and conduct individual and corporate recruitment presentations to secure corporate teams and sponsorship dollars.







  • Responsible for recruiting and building strong Walk teams and committees to secure maximum income growth.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all forms of communication for participants, team captains, corporate sponsors, committee chairs, volunteers, and community leaders. 

o   Network to identify, recruit, cultivate, and retain new and existing Community Partner Events, and/or other endurance events.

o   Create and implement the annual stewardship and acknowledgement plan for Community Partner Events, and/or other endurance events.

o   Manage tracking system for Walks, Community Partner Events, and/or other endurance events for reporting and fulfillment purposes.


Marketing and Communication:

  • Work in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications to help execute all marketing communication efforts relating to local and community events in respective territory.  These communications can include television and radio interviews, print communications, and social media.


Overall Planning and Project Management:

o   Participate in the planning of long-term and short-term development strategies to solicit funds and meet fundraising targets for the Walk to Defeat ALS® and/or other events in the designated territory.

  • Work with Director of Development, Walk, and all other event committees to create budgets for each event in assigned territory. Operate within set budgetary guidelines.
  • Establish projected income goals, develop, and implement plans and strategies for meeting income goals for each Walk and/or other events in the designated territory. 

o   The plan will include a timeline for each Walk “season,” and must include deadlines, sponsorship inclusion, material ordering, mailings, etc. 

o   Network to identify overall market potential to implement new Walk, endurance, and/or other event markets in the territory through recruitment of event volunteers, volunteer groups, and committees.

  • Coordinate all aspects of implementing the Walk to Defeat ALS® program, and/or other designated events in the territory. 
  • Coordinate and manage committee meetings, kick-off events, post event celebrations, and all other related activities in the assigned territory.
  • Required to plan and execute annual awareness luncheon. Strategically identify corporations and local businesses with the intent to introduce ALS and the Florida Chapter to secure community support.
  • Outreach to secure in-kind donations for events in the territory.


Volunteer Management:

  • Recruit and identify volunteers in your territory to ensure strong committees, Chairs, and event support.
  • Work in conjunction with the Chapter’s Volunteer and Event Manager to provide volunteers with clear, concise objectives, expectations, job descriptions, and goals to ensure successful events.



  • Pull and prepare reports to collect and analyze data for reporting purposes. Reporting provides needed data for events, committee meetings, leadership, etc.
  • Prepare agendas, minutes, presentations, proposals and reports using Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher.



Administrative Functions:

o   Maintain explicit database notes in order to ensure all donor and vendor contact information is accurate for follow-up and development purposes. 

  • Ensure all materials provided and utilized are in accordance with National and Chapter policy and best practices. 
  • Administrative filing and retrieval of records.
  • Must have impeccable grammar, able to proof read, is detail oriented, able to format letters, agendas, and reports using Microsoft Office programs, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher.
  • Manage tracking tools and spreadsheets.
  • Prepare and update necessary materials as needed to ensure all sponsorship logos and information are included as required to guarantee accurate sponsor fulfillment. 
  • Responsible for updating, ordering, maintaining, and distributing all materials for Walk, endurance, and all other fundraising events in designated territory.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Key Skills:

o   College degree or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.

o   3 – 5 year’s progressive experience in all fundraising methods including but not limited to Peer to Peer. A proven track record of fundraising success is required.

o   Management of special events required, preferably walk event experience.

o   Experience with volunteer management.

o   Commitment to accuracy, highly organized, excellent attention to detail, highly efficient and conscientious with thorough follow-up.  Impeccable spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills.

o   Skilled communicator, with superior interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.

o   Able to handle confidential information and maintain high confidentiality.

o   High degree of initiative, self-motivated, and resourceful.

o   Ability to work under, and comply with, continuous and multiple deadlines and evolving priorities.

o   Possess ability to follow through with commitments.

o   Team player who enjoys interaction with professionals, peers, volunteers, and those served by the organization.







Mandatory Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable with public speaking.

o   Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; intermediate level preferred. Publisher experience desired.

o   Professional, tactful, react well under pressure, mature work attitude, reliable, resourceful, and respectful to others. Personable, yet professional and confidential.

o   Must comply with mandatory dress code.

o   Willing and able to commit to a minimum of 45% travel in designated territory to steward constituents and identify new teams, sponsors and volunteers.

o   Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

o   Must maintain insurance on a vehicle driven for business purposes.

o   Must pass a satisfactory background check, drug test, and motor vehicle record check.

o   Able and willing to travel within the state of Florida. May require occasional travel outside of Florida for regional or national meetings.

o   Willing and able to drive a cargo van or car within the state of Florida.



o   Employee must occasionally lift and/or move items, typically no more than 50 pounds.

o   Frequently required to stand.

o   Frequently required to walk.

o   Frequently required to sit.

o   Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.

o   Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions.

o   While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be louder during events.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to


Director of Community Engagement & Fund Development - MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation

Date Posted: 12/11/2018

The MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation is a 22 year old organization operating in the urban core of Jacksonville, FL.  Our mission is to develop champions in classrooms, on tennis courts and throughout communities. We currently manage an after school and summer youth development program with an $1.2 million annual budget and are in the midst of a $5 million capital campaign ($3.5m raised) to build a new Teen Center, adjacent to our current Youth Center.  Our vision is that the young people who participate in our programs will be provided with the resources they need to rise to their full potential and become contributing members of society. 

General Description: 
The MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation is seeking a Director of Community Engagement and Fund Development who can continue to implement our overall community engagement plans while expanding and engaging new sources of support for our mission. 

The Director of Community Engagement & Fund Development’s primary responsibility is to provide opportunities for engagement with MWYF for donors, granting organizations, volunteers and the media as well as raising funds for the organization. The ideal director will be someone who understands and can become passionate about the MWYF mission. S/he will bring strong fundraising, marketing and communication skills to the organization. 

This is a unique opportunity as all staff is located in the same building as program services and involves interaction with children and youth from Kindergarten through High School on a regular basis.

This Director reports to the Executive Director and is part of the Senior Leadership Team which also includes the Director of Program Services and Business Services Director. The Director currently has supervisory responsibility for two staff members which may grow over time.

Overall Responsibilities:
•Improve and maintain opportunities for engagement through grants, donations, volunteers, communication, and special events.  Enhance the development of and implement a comprehensive community engagement plan.
•Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of all external communications and fundraising, including special events and grants.
•Recruit (as necessary), train, develop and supervise staff members
•With staff, ensure all areas of community engagement and fund development are managed effectively and efficiently to ensure continued support of MWYF programs and services. 

•With Executive Director, review and revise job descriptions and division of duties among staff.
•Recruit (when needed), train, supervise and provide development opportunities for direct reports.
•With other members of the Leadership Team, ensure that there is a seamless coordination between Program Services, Community Engagement and Business Operations.
•Responsible for success of reaching fundraising goals and tracking and reporting progress
•Other responsibilities as assigned including

Fundraising & Special Events:
•With Executive Director, responsible for annual revenue goals. 
•Oversee the fundraising, financial management, and operations of the annual Gala and Auction
•Coordinate external special events and ticketing promotions including but not limited to the Suns Game, Give & Go and other events/promotions that are brought to us and/or that we seek out
•Designs and coordinates target fundraising activities and events
•Designs and implements  annual donor appeal plan including quarterly appeals online and via mail (Fall-Sponsor a Champion; Winter-Annual Appeal; Early Spring-Scholarship Appeal; Late Spring-Summer Camp)
•Develop and implement a grant timeline including submissions and reports, demographics/statistical information for grants, grant summaries, maintenance of a grant notebook and updates
•Manage Teen Center Opening Events (Ground Breaking, Soft Opening, Grand Opening)
•Assist with grant development, application submission, coordination and reports.

Marketing, Promotion & Branding:
•Responsible for organization branding including development and consistent branding of promotional materials
•Develop and implement a community awareness speaking campaign including Rotary Clubs, Tennis League Luncheons, Corporate events, Volunteer Fairs, etc.
•Develop and implement a comprehensive social media plan including linking and regular postings to FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, Blogs, YouTube and others.
•Overall management and updating of the website
•E-news and newsletter development and publishing
•Oversee the production and management of promotional materials—power points, tour folders, donor meetings
•Creation and publication of the Year End Report

Community Engagement:
•Implement a donor stewardship program
•Oversight of the donor database system
•Organize and implement program tours, providing opportunities for engagement
•Create and manage the Lights On After School event each October
•Assist with board engagement including ensuring minutes and board communication are up to date.
•Oversee volunteers, mentors and partner organization engagement.

Qualifications & Basic Requirements:
•Proven experience developing relationships with donors, volunteers, and others.
•Commitment to youth development and the mission of MWYF
•Strong computer skills including  Microsoft office, Publisher, Database Management and Design Software
•Comfortable with designing newsletters, flyers, and other promotional materials
•Strong social media skills
•Knowledge of government contract management a plus
•Excellent interpersonal skills including written, presentation/public speaking skills 
•Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis while supervising staff
•Work successfully in a fast-paced environment
•Flexible and calm under pressure
•A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards 
•Knowledge of or experience working in a non-profit environment. 
•High comfort level working in a diverse environment
•High attention to detail 
•Ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
•Ability to lead a team and work as a member of a team.
•Self-Starter with a proactive nature and ability to problem solve.
•Organization and time management skills.
•Ability to speak professionally about the organization to current and potential donors and stakeholders
•Able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally

Education & Experience:
•Bachelors degree in related field or related experience
•Minimum of 5-7 years experience in fund development, marketing and community relations, preferably with a nonprofit
•Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Design Software and Database Management
•Must have a current Florida driver’s license and a 3 year clean Florida driving record
•Must be able to pass a  Level 2 Background screening & pass a Drug Screen

Salary & Benefits:
•Salary exempt position, commensurate with experience 
•Health benefits, 75% employer paid for employee after 90 days.  Available for family at employee expense
•SRA after 1 year, 3% employer match
•Annual PTO:  14 days  (additional after 3 years employment)
•Paid Holidays:  New Year’s Day, MLK Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & day after, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Send Resume & Cover Letter to  No phone calls, please.

Director of Major Gifts & Legacy Giving - United Way of Northeast Florida

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

As the Director of Major and Legacy Gifts you will design, develop and implement our Major and Planned Giving Programs. You’ll be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major and planned gift prospects. An ability to empathize with donors and clearly communicate our mission is critical. You’ll be expected to energize team members and inspire prospects.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
• Secure major gifts at the $100,000 level with the goal of raising $1,000,000 major gifts and $1,000,000 in planned gifts annually
• Manage existing portfolio of 150 donors and prospects
• Identify major gift prospects by analyzing factors that predict a donor’s ability and enthusiasm to give
• Cultivate major gift donations by building valuable relationships with major gift prospects
• Adhere to moves management system in CRM and enter information in a timely manner
• Responsible for oversight of the United Way’s planned giving program, including: staffing of the Legacy Committee, promotion of planned giving opportunities, and solicitation and cultivation of prospective and current planned giving donors
• Work with the Head of Major Gifts on annual planning, budgeting and goal setting for major and planned gift related activities
• Assist in the recruitment of leadership volunteer solicitors and develops their fundraising capacities
Experience / Position Requirements:
• Minimum of five years’ experience in nonprofit major gifts and planned giving fundraising, or with proven major gift experience, capacity to learn and implement a complex planned giving program
• Proven experience cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors resulting in $50,000 + gifts
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Strong interpersonal written communication and presentation skills
• Proven experience with the development and implementation of administrative functions
• Ability to handle calmly and efficiently situations ranging from routine to highly complex
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work successfully in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of attention to detail and minimum supervision
• Ability to work independently as well as on a team

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Development Assistant

Job Post Date: 12/4/18

The Development Assistant will further the mission of Community Hospice by providing excellent and energetic fundraising support for Community Hospice Foundation.  The Development Assistant is responsible for administrative operations of the Foundation, which includes support for donor cultivation, volunteer management, special events and gift processing as well as management of day to day administrative items.

•Provide administrative support to the Foundation Board, Sr. VP of Community Engagement and Philanthropy and Executive Director as assigned.
•Schedule meetings and manage calendars
•Schedule all board and committee meetings, lunches and prepare materials, taking and distributing minutes as required.
•Provide administrative support for CHF special events:  1) Assist with coordinating event mailings and weekly memorial mailings—save the dates, invitations, attendee and sponsor thank you letters 2)Manage the event RSVP’s and document event responses in Raiser’s Edge 3)Assist in securing and managing volunteers for these efforts 4) as needed, assemble and mail event sponsorship packets and log info into Raiser’s Edge 5) Assist at special events, as needed, which may require occasional weekends and after hours.
•Provide administrative support for donor cultivation and stewardship by assisting Manager, Annual Giving and Stewardship in acknowledging donors for their gifts by coordinating mailings and phone calls for major gifts team.
•Adhering to the daily process and direction established by the Executive Director, place and track donor thank you calls working with CHF volunteers as available. Assist in developing relationships with donors and volunteers in the course of normal activities being alert to those who may be candidates for more involvement, additional cultivation and larger gifts.
•Support the Foundation Board; prepare all board materials as needed meeting all CHNE/CHF and regulatory organization deadlines, attend all CHF board meetings and record and disperse the minutes thereof. Maintain accurate and current files for all CHF board members and related activities/documents. •Manage volunteer needs, including administrative volunteers and scheduling of event volunteers as assigned.
•Ensure appropriate work assignments, training and oversight. Proactively work with CHF staff to identify tasks that are appropriate to assign to volunteers. Track Obit Messenger and Suncoast reports daily to ensure up-to-date entry of new records in Raiser’s Edge.  Prepare/proof obituary letters for families. •Provide administrative support for office as assigned. 1) order lunches, supplies and other event oriented items; manage the logistics for these items as needed 2)maintain office and conference room supply inventory (including guest beverages and serving supplies) 3)maintain records of orders for office supplies, facilities and IT requests 4)maintain all common and receiving areas of the Foundation offices to “guest-ready” cleanliness and orderliness standards utilizing Community Hospice of Northeast Florida (CHNE) housekeeping staff as appropriate 5)manage all incoming calls ensuring consistent coverage and excellent customer service practices; respond to incoming inquiries, directing calls per guidelines; log all calls and follow-up with appropriate staff 6)interface with CHNE IT and Facilities Departments, CHNE front desk and others as needed 7)coordinate, set-up and attend all Foundation staff meetings, taking and distributing minutes as required 8)manage CHF calendar updating as needed 9)manage monthly birthday card mailing 10)oversee all donor gift fulfillment activities and engaging CHF volunteers as appropriate 11)support CHF finance processes by a) managing Foundation event/mailing and other expenses through documentation in Excel and Raiser’s Edge b) managing weekly check request process adhering to established CHNE guidelines and deadlines.


Education and Experience:

           Bachelor’s degree with two years nonprofit development support experience preferred; high school graduation plus two to three years of mid-level office support experience required

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Major Gifts Specialist

Job Post Date: 12/4/18

The Major Gift Specialist will work with leadership, team management and staff in initiating, strengthening, and managing strategic relationships for the Foundation’s efforts to advance philanthropic support for CHPC priorities and programs. As a member of the Foundation Major Gifts team they are responsible for supporting projects, programs and priorities as well as supporting and coordinating Foundation fundraising efforts.  The Major Gift Specialist will assist the Major Gifts team with coordination of donor meetings, proposal development, producing fundraising reports (activities, pledges, donations) and managing tasks for the team. The position will also be responsible for organizing cultivation events for donors, coordinating meeting logistics and materials, generating pipeline and donor lists, and supporting donor stewardship activities, including engagement with Boards and Councils. The person in this position will be responsible for helping to plan the direction, coordination, implementation, and completion of initiatives that secure significant philanthropic resources from individuals, foundations, and corporations to support the Foundation’s mission.

Primary Responsibilities:
•Management and cultivation relationships with existing major donors, as well as identifying and cultivating relationships with prospective donors. The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive experience in generating revenue while working in a fast-paced and multi-faceted environment.
•Central role in development of letters of support, proposals and reports for funders on behalf of the CHPC Foundation. Oversee the development of appropriate cases for support on the various programs and campaigns.
•Establish and maintain effective working relationships with organization’s leadership, management team and staff to coordinate and develop proposals and projects as needed.  Demonstrate prospect research skills and the ability to develop Foundation fundraising strategies involving leadership and staff from diverse disciplines.
•Plan and manage the running of a “Moves Management” plan for the Major Gifts team.
•Secure visits and meetings; prepare briefing packets for Major Gifts team and other representatives.
•Establish metrics and use data to track, analyze, and prepare monthly reports to analyze progress and subsequently determine necessary actions to maximize productivity. Create and execute plans to secure, cultivate and steward sponsorships and individual donors.
•Manage a donor portfolio (estimated 50 donors) by cultivating relationships through frequent communication and keeping them informed on the Foundation’s work and the impact of their contributions while being alert to those who may be candidates for more involvement, additional cultivation and giving.
•Work with Major Gifts team to ensure all sponsors and donors are properly stewarded and thanked.  Collaborate with the database manager to oversee timely donor acknowledgement letters, thank you phone calls and notes.
•Represent CHPCF at select public speaking engagements of any size group when assigned and give tours to supporters.
•Develop and execute ongoing public and community relation strategies and tactics to promote the mission and work of CHPCF with the Communications team. •Working closely with our Directors of Development to create and implement strategies to maximize our major gifts efforts and subsequently grow revenue for the organization.
•Participate in events and other Foundation activities as assigned.
•Keep apprised of advances and trends in the field through networking, education and journals.  Bring information relevant to the Foundation and its work to the attention of Foundation staff and leadership.
•Develop relationships with donors and volunteers in the course of normal activities, being alert to those who may be candidates for more involvement, additional cultivation and giving.
•Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree required. Three years nonprofit development support experience preferred with an emphasis on donor development and donor relations.  

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

•Possess a demonstrated understanding of typical office procedures, protocol and equipment. Able to use standard office software, e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with a high level of proficiency.
•Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database documenting all aspects of special events and volunteer management preferred.
•Excellent command of the English language including usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation; business letter and report writing techniques; modern office methods and procedures, equipment and filing systems; and office machines.
•Skilled at responsible administrative work requiring independent judgment with speed and accuracy; excellent organizational skills; ability to perform more than one task at a time; the learning, interpreting and application of organizational policies, rules and regulations; taking dictation/minutes and transcribing accurately; the ability to work under pressure and timelines; interpersonal skills; good communication skills; disseminating information accurately and efficiently.
•Possess a demonstrated willingness to adapt to varying work load.  Can adapt to heavy workloads periods, then fill in for others on other tasks as time is available and priorities change. Willing to pitch-in to help others when deadlines are tight or the workload is heavy, e.g. preparing for major gift proposals and campaigns.

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