Chapter Job Center

The AFP Indiana Chapter (AFP-IC) does have a job posting service.  For only $300, your position will be posted on the AFP-IC website for 30 days*, and a blast email will be sent to all members with job details and instructions on how to apply. 

*Note - extensions on postings are available

FORMAT - Job title, Organization name, Organization overview, primary responsibilities, desired qualifications, contact information.

For more information, or to post your position online, please contact Sara Nash at 317-824-0940 or afpic@nashams.com. 

Current Postings Shown Below - Date Added

Chief Development Officer, United Way of Greater Cincinnati - August 10, 2018
Director of Individual Development, The Center for the Performing Arts (Carmel, IN) - August 6, 2018
Development & Support Director, Indiana War Memorials Foundation - July 20, 2018
Director of Development, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur (Cincinnati, OH) - July 18, 2018
Advancement Associate, Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership - July 12, 2018
Director of Development, United Schools of Indianapolis - July 11, 2018


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Chief development officer, Senior Vice President

Organization: United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Date Posted: August 10, 2018


Organization:  Serving communities in 10 counties in Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana, United Way of Greater Cincinnati unites these diverse counties bringing people, organizations and resources together to fund solutions to some of the region's most complex challenges.  At its core, this United Way, founded in 1915 with total revenue of $66.5MM in 2017, invests in a system of programs and services - both via direct services and through 140 partner agencies -- with a major focus of moving children and families on a path out of poverty.  Offices in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.  http://www.uwgc.org.

United Way's Foundation manages the organization's endowments and planned giving strategies which allow supporters to create long-lasting impact in the community.  The Foundation was created in 1983 and has assets over $40 million and expectancies over $27 million.

Position:  The Senior Vice President (Chief Development Officer) is a key member of the Executive Team reporting to the newly recruited President and CEO.  S/he will develop and lead the strategic plan to achieve ambitious fundraising objectives by developing innovative engagement strategies to energize current donors, develop new donor markets, and further strengthen United Way of Greater Cincinnati's traditional strengths - workplace giving, individual engagement, and endowments.  In partnership with the President & CEO, the CDO will be the lead ambassador and spokesperson assuming a public role in nurturing and managing donor and other vital relationships with individual, corporate, government, and other institutional partners.  (Position open due to incumbent being named CEO of the United Way of San Antonio.)

Experience, skills and competencies:  The successful candidate will bring a bachelor's degree and minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible and accomplished leadership in fundraising, consultative sales or a related field.  Essential competencies should include exemplary people skills, strategic leadership, and personal and team leadership.  S/he will be a results-focused problem-solver, relationship builder, entrepreneurial in spirit with keen business acumen and strong quantitative analytic skills, ability to target the right metrics and clearly communicate complex data.  In short, the organization is seeking a proven and accomplished leader ready to join a new leadership team to take this successful United Way to the next level!  (For complete job description go to www.uwgc.org/careers)

United Way of Greater Cincinnati offers a competitive compensation package, commensurate with experience, and an excellent work environment.  Its 2018 operating budget is $15.8MM, and total net assets of $77.4MM.

Nominations/applications:  Confidential nominations and applications are due no later than COB Friday, September 7, 2018 to the address below.  Required is a resume with personalized cover letter describing the candidate's professional interest in United Way of Greater Cincinnati and how s/he meets the experience, skills, and competencies cited above. All submissions will be acknowledged with confidentiality assured all parties.  An Equal Opportunity Employer, United Way of Greater Cincinnati is committed to diversity and inclusion.

By electronic mail (preferred)
jenny@theyunkergroup.com

By US. Mail:
United Way of Greater Cincinnati CDO Search
The Yunker Group, Inc.
Post Office Box 54556
Cincinnati, Ohio 45254-0556


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director of individual development

Organization: The Center for the Performing Arts (Carmel, IN)
Date Posted: August 6, 2018

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Director of Individual Development serves as a key development team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting individual donors to the Center for the Performing Arts (Center) and the Great American Songbook Foundation (GASF).  This position develops and executes multiple fundraising campaigns focused on individual donors.  The successful candidate will help forge new relationships locally and nationwide to build and expand the Center for the Performing Arts and the Great American Songbook Foundation's individual donor base.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Develop and manage individual giving program including Annual Fund, planned giving and capital
  • Serve as key solicitor for individual donors, and work in consultation with the Development Strategy & Research Manager to identify prospects for the pipeline
  • Responsible for pre-determined amounts of the Center and the GASF fundraising goals
  • Actively carries a portfolio of 40-60 individual donors and high-capacity prospects and will retain and upgrade existing donors while also identifying and acquiring new donors through research, cultivation and targeted outreach of gifts ranging from $2,500 to $10 million
  • Work with development staff, volunteer leadership, and senior management to develop specific cultivation and solicitation strategies
  • Demonstrate motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics and dedication to the mission of the Center and  GASF
  • Participate on the annual Gala committee, including securing table commitments and individual tickets and assisting with event-related items in coordination with special events manager
  • Help supervise the Annual Fund Manager who oversees broad-based and entry-level individual donor strategies for the Annual Fund;
  • Utilize Tessitura software to track and engage donors and prospects
  • Serve as a key strategist for overall philanthropic visioning and execution across the organization
  • Participate in annual budgeting cycle as a member of the development staff
  • Support other fundraising events as a key member of the team to execute said events
  • Collaborate with other development staff members

OTHER FUNCTIONS
  • Available to work evenings and weekends as requested including at concerts
  • Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in fundraising, arts management, communications or business
  • Minimum of seven years in a previous non-profit development position; high preference given to those with experience specifically in individual fundraising including Annual Fund, capital and endowment campaigns
  • Previous experience using CRM and/or fundraising platform (i.e., Tessitura, Raiser's Edge, etc.)

Email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

applyatthecenter@gmail.com

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development & support director

Organization: Indiana War Memorials Foundation
Date Posted: July 20, 2018

Part-Time Position

Indiana War Memorials Foundation, Inc. supports the Indiana War Memorial Historic District by providing financial support and increasing community awareness of the Indiana War Memorials.  The Foundation is seeking a Development and Support Director to increase the Foundation's fundraising capacity and provide marketing support to the Historic District.  Initially, this is a part time position, reporting directly to the Foundation President.  This person may frequently serve as the representative of the Foundation, raising community awareness, promoting public support, and fostering corporate and Foundation relations.

Click here for the full position description.

Resumes will be accepted thru August 24, 2018

Contact:  Linda S. Jeffrey
              President, Indiana War Memorials Foundation
              mslindajeffreyis@gmail.com

Please address the following in your application:

  1. What experience or qualities do you believe make you a uniquely qualified match for this position?
  2. Share a couple of experiences from a fundraising campaign effort you have been involved with.  What was your greatest success?  What would you change the next time?
  3. Describe a situation where you significantly raised public awareness of an organization.  How did it positively impact the organization?


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director of development

Organization: Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Cincinnati, OH
Date Posted: July 18, 2018

The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio Province, invite nominations and applications for the position of Director of Development.  This position is the chief development officer of the Province.  The Sisters seek an experienced development professional who will walk with the Sisters in their mission to spread the goodness of God to the world.  They seek a person who is passionate about making the world a better place, with a special emphasis on education, particularly for women and children. Candidates should have experience leading a successful fundraising program, and strong knowledge of the strategies and tactics of constituent relations and marketing.  The position will be an important role for the Province, reporting directly to the Provincial Leader and working closely with the Development Advisory Board.

This is an opportunity for an experienced development professional to continue to grow a very successful program and secure the resources to further the regional and international mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur through a strong fundraising and public relations program.  The Sisters have their main office in Cincinnati and a satellite office in Chicago.

A bachelor's degree is required, along with eight or more years of relevant and progressive experience in fundraising, and a working knowledge of public relations and marketing principles and operations.  Other skill sets that successful candidates will possess include being an effective communicator who has exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, and having excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with proven experience working with donor management software systems and reporting.  Knowledge and understanding of Catholic religious communities, along with experience in a faith-based organization is strongly preferred.  Proven experience in a capital campaign is also a plus.  Frequent travel is required.

For more information about this position and to read a full position description, please visit the following web page: Director of Development

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:  M. Jane Eaves, Partner c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; search@gonsergerber.com.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.  References will not be contacted until later in the search process.

For more information about the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Ohio, please visit their website at http://www.sndohio.org.

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advancement associate

Organization: Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP)
Date Posted: July 12, 2018

Organization Overview:
The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) is the leading neighborhood and homeownership resource in Marion County dedicated to neighborhood development and revitalization serving homeowners and homebuyers with low and moderate incomes.  INHP has empowered thousands of working families for over 30 years to become and remain homeowners.  This is accomplished through an effective blend of homeownership education, financial and mortgage advising and a variety of affordable mortgage and loan options to buy a home or make improvements.  Our comprehensive homeowner and homebuyer services are designed to create and support homeowners who can sustain their investment in their homes - ultimately helping to strengthen and encourage the growth of vibrant Indianapolis neighborhoods.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) currently is recruiting for the position of Advancement Associate.  This position is responsible for managing annual giving and volunteer engagement at INHP.  This position will be responsible for utilizing solicitation strategies that include email, direct mail, phone, personal visitations and volunteer engagement to raise annual support for unrestricted and restricted programs.  This will be achieved by managing an existing fundraising portfolio consisting of individuals and volunteers.  In addition, this incumbent will be responsible for planning and executing donor stewardship and corporate and individual volunteer events.  This individual will work closely with the Advancement Team and other departments to create and fulfill the donor and volunteer experience, from acquisition of new donors and volunteers to stewardship of existing donors and volunteers.

Desired Qualifications:
The position requires a Bachelor's degree in nonprofit management, public relations, and/or another related field.  In addition, at least three years of minimum experience working in a previous funds development department in the following capacities is required:  annual giving; volunteer management; direct mail; event planning and/or individual giving.  Previous experience using fundraising and event planning platforms such as Raiser's Edge is preferred.

Contact Information:
If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at www.inhp.org and apply under our Learn More/Careers section of our website or interested applicants can apply directly at:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=e2f11357-f953-47da-ba5a-57495ce89585&jobld=232909&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccld=19000101_000001

Additionally, qualified resumes with salary requirements can be sent directly to:  jmeeker@inhp.org

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director of development

Organization: United Schools of Indianapolis
Date Posted: July 11, 2018

Position Summary:
The Director of Development is responsible for developing, planning and directing all of the United Schools of Indianapolis' fundraising, including the major gifts program, annual fund and planned giving special events.  The Director works closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

Organizational Overview:
United Schools of Indianapolis (USI) is an established network of charter schools located in two of the most underserved communities of Indianapolis.  Our schools cultivate a culture where each and every student can reach their full potential in a positive and structured environment.  USI is a supportive community of teachers, families and administrators who instill a love of learning in our scholars that will lead to lifelong success.

Organizational Mission:
The mission of United Schools of Indianapolis is to provide a rigorous and relevant college-preparatory program, grounded in our belief in the ability of every child to succeed at high levels.

Qualifications:
  • Must embrace the mission of United Schools of Indianapolis.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.
  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
  • Have the desire to go out into the community and build external relationships.
  • Be a "self starter" and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  • Be organized and exhibit "follow through" on tasks and goals.
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence and good listening ability.
  • A bachelor's degree.
  • 5 years minimum experience in professional fundraising.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them.
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing and reporting requirements.
  • Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts.
  • Develop and direct an annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  • Coordinate fundraising special events.
  • Work closely with Executive Director and Board of Directors.
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about United Schools of Indianapolis with the community.
  • Staff Board Development Committee meetings.
  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Create publications to support fundraising activities.
  • Develop and maintain gift recognition programs.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.

To apply for this position, submit the following:
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • At least three (3) professional references (including a former or current supervisor)

Search Process Will Continue until Suitable Candidate is Selected

Start Date:  August 15, 2018

If interested, submit material to:
    
Kelly Herron, Executive Director






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