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Date Posted Job Title Employer Name Job Description

Director of Development

Housatonic Valley Association (HVA)

Put your passion to work for the Housatonic River Watershed!  The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) seeks a dynamic, strategic-thinking, self-starting and articulate individual to serve as its Director of Development to lead its fundraising program, with an emphasis on major giving. The position is part of the senior management team, reports to the ED, and is responsible for creating and executing strategies for major gifts, annual giving, donor stewardship and recognition, planned giving and special campaign (including corporate) initiatives. 

Specific duties include creating and implementing development goals, plans, strategies and timelines to meet HVA’s operating, sustainability and growth needs with emphasis on

developing and executing an annual major gifts ($10,000 to $100,000) plan including donor acquisition and retention; prospect research and identification; initiating donor contact and executing donor cultivation/relationship building strategies; solicitation; and stewardship to increase major gift revenue annually. HVA is restoring waters, and protecting high quality land and waters, across the entire 1,948 square mile Housatonic River Watershed in western Massachusetts, eastern New York and western Connecticut to Long island Sound. 

Link to full job description here:

Contact info: Send cover letter and resume to Lynn Werner:


Campaign Development Associate

Girls Inc. of Holyoke

Girls Inc. of Holyoke seeks a highly capable, motivated and organized individual to work closely with staff and volunteers to administer and manage Girls Inc.’s first multi-million dollar comprehensive campaign.

This position reports directly to the Girls Inc. Development Manager and the Campaign Director. Supports the Girls Inc. Executive Director, and works closely with the Data Coordinator.

Duties include: Acts as the key support person for the campaign team. Maintains and updates campaign-related databases, manages a gift/pledge acknowledgement and billing system, assists with management of a large pool of major gift prospects and donors. Report generation, minute-taking, scheduling, and helping coordinate meetings and events.

The successful candidate will demonstrate superior skills in the ability to communicate clearly in writing and on the phone.

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Vice President of Programs & Strategy

Community Foundation of Western MA

The Community Foundation of Western Mass is seeking a dynamic and results-oriented Vice President of Programs and Strategy. Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President provides the executive leadership and strategic vision for the Foundation’s grant making and scholarship programs; as such, this position is critical to the mission and impact of the Foundation. As the Vice President of Programs and Strategy, you will be the innovative leader of an experienced team of six and, together, you will build strong relationships in the community, determine how to access data through partnerships and collaboration, and develop the grantmaking strategies and tactics that help the Foundation realize its vision. The successful candidate can think and plan strategically at the highest level while also acting as a focused and tactical leader; you must be a ‘futurist’ regarding technological solutions for both organizational efficiencies and impact and you must be able to identify needs and leverage opportunities for growth in order to achieve increased impact in the community.

More Information here. 


Senior Research Analyst

Amherst College

Amherst College invites applications for the Senior Research Analyst position, a full time, year round position that is a part of a dynamic and collaborative team within the office of Advancement. The Senior Research Analyst provides key information contributing to Amherst College's fundraising and engagement goals in support of the mission of the College. 

Through prospect research, data analysis, and documentation, the Senior Research Analyst adds to Amherst's understanding of how to strengthen its constituents' philanthropic relationships with the institution.

Using ethical and best practices, this position writes narrative reports on financial, philanthropic, professional, and biographical information for a range of audiences, including Principal and Leadership Giving staff, the Chief Advancement Officer, and the College President.

The Senior Research Analyst takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

More information here: 


Individual Giving Coordinator/Manager


The Individual Giving Coordinator/Manager works closely with the Director of Development (DoD) and manages daily fundraising tasks including moves management tracking, major gift cultivation and solicitations, development writing, and prospect research, all to grow prospects and major donor gifts to MASS MoCA. The person in this position manages monthly and weekly gift reports and provides extensive support for donor events and VIP tours.

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Individual Giving Coordinator (Revised)


Orion, a nonprofit magazine about people and nature, seeks an Individual Giving Coordinator to join our small, hard-working team. This person will play the lead role in Orion’s annual fund and will support Orion’s other fundraising activities (major gifts, grant-seeking, etc.), which together comprise 65% of Orion’s annual budget.

The individual giving coordinator must have a strong background and proven track record in nonprofit fundraising, as well as a fluency in and general knowledge of the subjects that are important to Orion’s donors, ranging from traditional environmental conservation to environmental justice to the literary and visual arts. The individual giving coordinator must be able to work both independently and collaboratively, with the efficacy and efficiency that are necessary in a small organization. They must enjoy people and have an appetite to get to know Orion’s very smart, thoughtful, and compassionate readership. 

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Database Manager


Orion, a non-profit magazine about people and nature, seeks a Database Manager to join our small, hard-working team. This person will be responsible for all of Orion’s constituent data, including subscribers, donors, and other stakeholders. This person plays a crucial role in Orion’s circulation, fundraising, and customer service, and the position must be filled by someone who truly enjoys hands-on data management and derives professional satisfaction from maintaining very clean data. The database manager functions as both database operator and database administrator. They must be alert to trends, relationships, and opportunities that emerge through their close contact with the data, and know when and how to communicate those insights clearly to their colleagues. They must be committed to learning the full capacity of Orion’s Salesforce database and to helping steward a workplace environment that is data-driven and reader-centric. 

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Director of Philanthropy

Miss Hall's School

Pittsfield, MA

The Advancement Office at Miss Hall’s seeks a highly experienced development professional to become its new Director of Philanthropy. Responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of major gifts, this front-line fundraiser will work to advance the School’s Strategic Design. This role requires a high level of social interaction, the ability to nurture relationships, and a willingness to travel on behalf of the School. The ideal candidate will show a personal commitment to girls’-centered education and will aspire to enhance the visibility and success of Miss Hall's School.

A full job description can be found at:

A letter of interest and resume should be addressed to the Director of Advancement and emailed to


Chief Philanthropy Officer

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Sheffield, MA

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation is at an exciting juncture as we focus on strengthening communities through philanthropy and leadership as set forth in a new strategic plan. We are expanding our team with a senior level position that will provide strategic vision, staff leadership and operational oversight for all asset development and donor engagement activities. A member of the foundation’s management team reporting to the President, the Chief Philanthropy Officer will supervise a team responsible for achieving annual goals related to new fund development, donor engagement, resource development for the foundation’s strategic priorities, and volunteer involvement in advancement activities.  A full job description and details on how to apply are at  

Job applications can be emailed to

7.3.18 Executive Director Emerge Massachusetts

This position will report to the Board of Directors and will work with the local state board.  The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: fundraising and development, program promotion and implementation, class recruitment, organizational management and oversight, board coordination, and support for program members and alumnae.

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6.21.18 Executive Director Cancer Connection

Cancer Connection located in Northampton, MA is looking for a strategic, passionate, and forward-thinking Executive Director to join its team! Cancer Connection is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which offers a haven where people living with cancer, their families, and their caregivers can learn how to cope with their changed lives and bodies by sharing strategies and resources. As the Executive Director...

6.21.18 Senior Major Gifts Officer Office of Advancement, UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Medical Center

Reporting to UMass Memorial Medical Center's Executive Director of Advancement the selected candidate's responsibilities will include:  collaborating with department chairs and clinical leadership to develop fundraising programs to sustain major gift ($25K+) support from patients, families, and the community; building and managing a prospect portf...

6.19.18 Donor Relations Officer Connecticut River Conservancy

Donor Relations Officer:Looking for a way to contribute to a cause that’s important to you?  Want to be a part of a creative dynamic team that’s always learning and growing?  In search of a development position that offers a flexible family-friendly schedule, no long-distance travel, and freedom from the pressure of quotas and metrics?

6.18.18 Director of Philanthropy Columbia Land Conservancy

The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) located in Chatham, NY, works with the community to conserve the farmland, forests, wildlife habitat, and rural character of Columbia County, strengthening connections between people and the land. This dynamic and nationally recognized organization is looking for a Director of Philanthropy to lead its robust, multi-faceted fundraising program, with a ...

6.14.18 Stewardship and Alumni Engagement Officer World Learning

This position will be responsible for providing support to the Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement team with a focus on donor stewardship, alumni engagement, and prospect research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Philanthropy team to develop stewardship communications to demonstrate the impact of...
6.11.18 Donor Relations & Campaign Director United Way of Hampshire County

Regular / Full-Time + Benefits

To secure funds for the organization by fulfilling the interests and passions of donors to United Way of Hampshire County by providing them with giving opportunities...