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    Marketing & Program Specialist
    Due to continued growth, Yellow Brick Place, a 501(c)(3) cancer wellness organization, is seeking a Part Time Marketing and Program Specialist.  This individual will be asked to work between 24-32 hours per week, with a flexible schedule.  Overtime needed on an occasional basis due to events and programming needs.

    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Plans and manages program and event content along with marketing for these events for the yearly schedule
    • Responsible for annual development activities, including special events, main fundraising events and activities
    • Maintains and grows social media outreach
    • Create and facilitate donor relationships out in the community
    • Facilitate community outreach events like local health fairs to create organizational awareness in the community
    • Focus on organizational awareness and the growth of it within the community
    • Supports the mission of organization
    • Cultivates and maintains relationships with private and public funders and potential funding sources
    • Other duties as assigned Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communication.

     Experience & Skills: 

    • Fundraising experience is preferred
    • 1-3 years of marketing experience is preferred
    • Community relations and program planning experience is essential
    • Competent in use of computer for Microsoft Office programs including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
    • Strong organization and interpersonal communication skills with a diverse community audience
    • Ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks, be self-directed and have excellent problem-solving skills is required
    • Social Media Content Planning is a must
    • Must be able to keep confidentiality of clients and information that is proprietary to the organization.

    Physical Demands: 
    • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Outdoor activities for community outreach or fundraising events
    • Standing & Walking

     

    Application Procedure: Please submit resume to hr.yellowbrickplace@gmail.com

    Yellow Brick Place’s (YBP) mission is to supports and educates cancer patients and those closest to them by providing individual and group services in the tri-county area of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana. http://yellowbrickplace.org/

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    Associate Director, Portfolio Development

    Kent State University is seeking a highly-motivated advancement professional to direct, manage, oversee and continue development of a comprehensive prospect management and portfolio development program to support the fundraising objectives of the Division of Institutional Advancement.  This individual will provide strategic support and prospecting analysis to members of the Institutional Advancement team.  Provide analysis and direction of constituent portfolios through data analysis and by building strong functional, working relationships with front line fundraisers.  This position reports to the Director, Prospect Research.  

    Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required.  Five years progressively responsible experience in prospect research or research data analysis. In 2017, Kent State University was recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  This is the eighth time the university has received this distinction.  Kent State offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and an excellent Wellness program.

    The essential functions of this position are:
  • Strategize and collaborate with prospect research, strategic analytics, business intelligence and information management colleagues, as well as executive team and front line fundraisers to support the development of high-capacity portfolios through development of dynamic, collaborative relationships.

  • Monitor and assess data elements critical to pipeline development and movement of prospects through the prospect pipeline while also working in collaboration with front line fundraisers to identify barriers to movement.

  • Collaborate with key members of Institutional Advancement team to recommend the strategic recalibration of advancement officer portfolios to maximize performance and elevate the highest priority prospects for management including those with balance of capacity and inclination to make a philanthropic gift to Kent State University.

  • Administer prospect management/portfolio development systems and processes; ensure protocols are in place and comply with legal privacy requirements and ethical standards are upheld.

  • Provide leadership and tools to maintain a data-driven portfolio development program that ensures cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors in an organized and timely manner that facilitates a robust prospect pipeline.

  • Build and maintain a suite of statistical tools and data mining techniques to analyze constituencies, predict behavior and make organizational decisions by evaluating current and past program performance and project future performance.

    Manage divisional prospect assignments through meetings with managers and advancement officers and monthly assignment committee meetings,

  • Track top prospects and communication information related to donor interests, relationships and other areas that inform fundraising strategies.

  • Produce regular reports as needed to track the general quality of prospect and suspect pools and portfolios.

  • Establish short and long term goals and priorities for the portfolio development program.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

    Application Process:  Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter, or simply click on the title Associate-Director-Portfolio-Development to direct you to the application process.  You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment

    Deadline date for this job:  10/31/2018


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans


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    Community Development Coordinator
    Canfield, OH, US
    Requisition ID: 2862

    The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We’re the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the estimated 5.5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers.

     At the Alzheimer’s Association we are the brains behind saving yours®.  Many of us who work for the Alzheimer's Association have some connection with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. It's what drives us to make the extra effort in the daunting task of modifying a disease that currently has no cure. With 78 million baby boomers entering the age of greatest risk for Alzheimer’s, we need passionate, hardworking people committed to helping the Association meet the increasing demand for care and support and fund vital Alzheimer’s research.

    Why join us? We have been recognized as a Best Nonprofit to Work For by the Nonprofit Times seven consecutive years.

    The Community Development Coordinator will be responsible to generate revenue to reach financial goals to support the full mission of the organization, effectively building and maintaining sustainable relationships with corporate and individual financial supporters in the Mahoning Valley Region.  Reporting to the Director of Development, this position secures funding and manages the implementation of the Mahoning Valley Walks and the Paint the Night Purple fundraising.

     

    Essential Functions

    Walk To End Alzheimer’s 

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive development plan which includes budgets, timelines, team recruitment and retention strategies, volunteer development, kick-off events, marketing/PR and logistics for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
    • Meet revenue budget expectations with focus on increasing the revenue and registered participation of the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s
    • Research, identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporate funders to achieve current and ongoing revenue targets for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
    • Generate awareness for our cause, while opening new doors to sponsorship and team building opportunities
    • Work to develop a network of high level contacts for the Chapter, forming new corporate alliances and partnerships and building a pipeline for leadership of local events.
    • Increase corporate partnerships and community support that will help the Chapter to meet goals of strategic plan
    • Work with volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk To End Alzheimer’s teams, sponsors and walkers to reach financial goals.
    • Work closely with volunteer-driven, staff-supported fundraising efforts essential to increasing revenue and the overall number of those engaged in Association events.
    • Manage and coordinate the delivery of all sponsorship benefits, maintaining relationships year-round and ensuring involvement/recognition in other opportunities.
    • Partner with Corporate sponsors to develop and foster an understanding the value of their involvement with the Alzheimer’s Association
    • Oversee the logistical execution, overall coordination and strategic planning of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event.  
    • Facilitate a well-managed mass market event to accomplish the mission of the organization

    Paint the Night Purple

    • Recruit and Coordinate volunteer committee members for chapter Paint the Night Purple event.
    • Ensure volunteer representation from Mahoning Valley area while delegating tasks to committee members to ensure continued progress toward event goals
    • Solicit and secure sponsorships from Mahoning Valley corporate leaders with an emphasis on non-healthcare organizations
    • Increase corporate sponsorships support from new community prospects
    • Lead a team of volunteers to procure auction items and in-kind donations from individuals and local businesses.
    • Ensure Mahoning Valley business community is adequately represented in auction item offerings

     Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience required
    • 3-5 years of fundraising or sales experience
    • Highly organized, energetic, and able to multitask 
    • Ability to build relationships through effective communication, both orally and in writing
    • Experience in recruiting and working with volunteers
    • Advanced capability with MS Office and ability to quickly learn new software programs
    • Proficient user of personal computer, Microsoft software applications, Google suite required; familiarity with donor software systems preferred
    • Must possess valid driver's license, access to a reliable vehicle, and proof of valid automobile insurance; must be able to travel by car or other approved transportation for fundraising purposes 
    • Self-starter, able to work with little supervision; highly motivated, detail oriented
    • This position requires the ability to work daily (Monday – Friday) in a normal office environment.  Some evenings and weekends are required.

    Please click here to apply
    Include cover letter, resume and salary requirements.


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    Director, Advancement (Planned Giving)  #990191 

    Kent State University is seeking a highly-motivated professional with exceptional fundraising abilities to serve as its Director of Advancement for Planned Giving.  This position is primarily responsible for managing a portfolio of major, leadership, and principal gift prospects in order to generate private gift support for the university.  Reports to the Assistant Vice President, Center for Gift & Estate Planning. 

    In 2017, Kent State University was recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.  This is the eighth time the university has received this distinction.  Kent State offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and an excellent Wellness program.

    The essential functions of this position are:

    • Develop and implement cultivation strategies in consultation with other professional development staff for generating private financial support through deferred and current gifts.
    • Manage an individual pool of major, leadership, and principal gift prospects, and move prospects through discovery, cultivation and solicitation through personal visits and other strategies.
    • Assist in the University’s capital campaign; cultivate and solicit individuals within Ohio and in nationally assigned regions.
    • Prepare appropriate documentation for donor funds.
    • Serve as a Planned Giving Resource to other advancement officers and their assigned college Dean/Director, faculty and staff as required.
    • Perform related duties as assigned.

     Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and three to four years progressively responsible fundraising and/or sales experience required.  Ability and desire to travel and participate in evening and weekend work-related activities are required.  Experience in higher education fundraising is preferred.  Knowledge of Planned Giving, and/or experience in working with the older adult population is a plus. Ability to work collaboratively with Institutional Advancement team and academic administrative leadership. 

    Application Process:  Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter, or simply click on the title Director, Advancement (Planned Giving) to direct you to the application process.  You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment.  

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    Position: Director of Development Build and maintain a suite of statistical tools and data mining techniques to analyze constituencies, predict behavior and make organizational decisions by evaluating current and past program performance and project future performance.

    • Manage divisional prospect assignments through meetings with managers and advancement officers and monthly assignment committee meetings.

    • Track top prospects and communication information related to donor interests, relationships and other areas that inform fundraising strategies.

    • Produce regular reports as needed to track the general quality of prospect and suspect pools and portfolios.

    • Establish short and long term goals and priorities for the portfolio development program.

    • Perform related duties as assigned.

    Application Process:  Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter, or simply click on the title Associate-Director-Portfolio-Development to direct you to the application process.  You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment

    Deadline date for this job: 10/31/2018Build and maintain a suite of statistical tools and data mining techniques to analyze constituencies, predict behavior and make organizational decisions by evaluating current and past program performance and project future performance.

    • Manage divisional prospect assignments through meetings with managers and advancement officers and monthly assignment committee meetings.

    • Track top prospects and communication information related to donor interests, relationships and other areas that inform fundraising strategies.

    • Produce regular reports as needed to track the general quality of prospect and suspect pools and portfolios.

    • Establish short and long term goals and priorities for the portfolio development program.

    • Perform related duties as assigned.

    Application Process:  Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter, or simply click on the title Associate-Director-Portfolio-Development to direct you to the application process.  You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment

    Deadline date for this job: 10/31/2018
Status: Full-Time

Job Summary

  • Hours: Monday – Friday (40 Hours)
  • Salary: Based on experience and qualifications
  • Reports to: Executive Director

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the RD & Marketing Director is responsible for yearly campaigns, fundraising, donor relations, and marketing activities for the organization. The RD/ Marketing Director must work with the Executive Director, staff, and Board of Directors (RD and Marketing Committees), to fully execute all aspects of the organization’s Resource Development Plan.

Key Responsibilities

  • 35% Campaign Coordination
    • Using resources from Boys & Girls Club of America, coordinate and assist Executive Director with the development activities of a comprehensive.
    • Resource Development Plan (Annual Campaign, Major Gift Campaign).
    • Oversee management of RD/Stewardship and Grant Calendar.
    • Research, draft, and implement an annual Board of Directors driven plan for resource development in coordination with the development of the organization’s annual budget.
    • Actively research and outreach to potential donors and supporters (individuals, corporations, and foundations).
    • Work with leadership team to locate grant prospects, construct proposals for program funding, and plans for a Capital Campaign.
    • Maintain submission of grant progress/final reports.
  • 25 % Board & Donor Relations
    • Attend Resource Development Committee meetings (board meetings as requested).
    • Prepare monthly report for the Executive Director and RD Committee prior to Board Meeting.
    • Develop, refine, execute, and evaluate a comprehensive annual campaign to acquire, retain, and upgrade annual donors through direct mail, face-to-face, and event-based solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship.
    • Train, motivate, and coordinate the Board of Directors to solicit donations on behalf of the organization. o Manage record keeping for all donor relations.
    • Provide timely follow-up and acknowledgement for pledges and gifts.
  • 20% Marketing
    • Represent Club as an ambassador in community related opportunities.
    • Increase communication of club vision to community stakeholders through:
            Organization Website
            Social Media
            Newsletter
    • Build and maintain donor email list for communication.
  • 10% Events
    • Utilize creativity to assist in development of club fundraising and outreach opportunities.
    • Involve in the planning committee of Annual Gala Fundraiser, and/or Club signature events.
  • 10% Additional Responsibilities
    • Assist in construction and implementation of Strategic Plan.
    • Complete various administrative and clerical duties.
    • Other duties as requested.

 Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in resource development, fundraising and/or marketing role.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate fundraising operations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board Members, and other community partners.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Proven success in grant writing and fundraising.
  • Self-starter to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong Verbal and Written communication; both to children, fellow staff, and board committees.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Proficiency in the use of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other social media platforms.
  • Knowledge and/or the ability to learn mission, objectives, policies, and programs of non-profit youth development (Boys & Girls Club of America.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Germaine McAlpine, Executive Director at gmcalpine@bgcy.org  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Major Gifts Officer
Mercy Health Foundation – Mahoning Valley
Full Time Position 

For complete position information and to apply, visit www.mercy.com/careers.  Job ID # 4662939.  Please include resume.  Contact Sharon Luklan at 330.884.7019 or email Sharon_Luklan@mercy.com.

 

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to move top fundraising prospects through the major gift process of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for the Mercy Health Foundation.

Position Function

  • Bring a creatively entrepreneurial approach to the assignment of moving approximately 250+ top prospective donors through the major gift process of cultivation and solicitation to gift closure, then stewardship, each year.
  • Direct and conduct cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities for select prospects.
  • Assist in the planning, organization, direction and evaluation of all major-donor activities in order to meet short and long range goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate the tracking and evaluation of results against stated objectives.
  • Ensure that effective collaboration exists between the annual fund efforts and the major gift team.
  • Utilize the department database to develop a functional prospect management system.
  • Maintain strong positive relationships with all Mercy Health Administrators to enhance support for and understanding of development programs.
  • Design and implement a donor recognition and stewardship program.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in fund-raising.
  • Ability to manage and garner support for major and capital gifts.
  • Demonstrated skill to work within a complex environment at senior levels with strong capabilities in planning, organizing and managing. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and peers within Mercy Health and with external partners at the individual and organizational level.
  • Familiarity with prospect research and computer-based fund-raising information systems.
  • Flexibility to travel. Weekend and evening work will occasionally be necessary.
  • Well-developed writing skills, strong verbal communication skills, sound judgment, demonstrated initiative, appropriate professional demeanor and ability to organize and motivate key volunteers to participate effectively in fund-raising activities.

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Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy (NDPMA) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Institutional Advancement. NDPMA seeks an experienced advancement professional who has a passion for private Catholic primary and secondary education, experience leading a successful fundraising program, and strong knowledge of the strategies and tactics of admission, enrollment, constituent relations, and marketing. The position will be an important addition to the NDPMA leadership team, reporting directly to the Head of School and working closely with the Board of Trustees.

This is an opportunity for an experienced advancement professional to shape a newly-aligned division and provide a transformational impact on the mission of NDPMA and the students who benefit from the school’s college preparatory experience.

A bachelor’s degree is required, along with five or more years of relevant and progressive experience in fundraising and a working knowledge of admissions 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. Fundraising experience in education is preferred with experience in the faith-based education sector strongly preferred. Proven experience in a capital campaign is also strongly preferred.
For more information about this position and to read a full position description, please visit the following web page:  Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
 Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to: Kent Huyser, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; khuyser@gonsergerber.com.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three professional references. References will not be contacted until later in the search process.

For more information about Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy, please visit its web site at https://www.ndpma.org.
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support its mission of forming Christian people, upright citizens and academic scholars. Renowned especially for its academics, Notre Dame's success is the result of a diverse faculty and staff coming together to help shape the lives of young men and women. Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Director of Annual Giving

Clarion University Foundation, Inc. invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Annual Giving.The Foundation seeks an experienced annual giving professional who can develop and execute a comprehensive annual giving program, leading to increased philanthropic participation in terms of number of supporting constituents and overall dollar amount.

ABOUT CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Founded in 1867, and now celebrating 151 years of providing exceptional educational opportunities, Clarion University specializes in preparing students for professional careers in fields including education, business, the arts, the sciences, and health and human services. Enrolling more than 5,200 students from 44 states and 11 countries, Clarion University’s diverse academic portfolio includes 97 certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degree programs, 60 minors, and 16 teacher certification programs offered both online and on-ground across two state-of-the-art campuses. Clarion University is a proud member of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education – a university system that values collaboration and coordination in the delivery of high-quality educational opportunities across the Commonwealth.

Clarion University Foundation, Inc., organized in 1969, is a not-for-profit corporation and charitable organization of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, formed to promote educational purposes in connection with, or at the request of, Clarion University. The Foundation is the organization designated to receive and manage private sector gifts provided for support of the activities and programs of the University. The operation of the Foundation, establishment of policies, acquisition of resources, stewardship of assets and management of endowment funds are directed by the Board of Directors of the Foundation and are carried out by the Foundation staff.

LEADERSHIP

Mike Greer is the Director of Development for the Clarion University Foundation, Inc. He is the senior development professional for the Foundation and oversees annual, planned, and major giving. He has 15 years’ experience in university and nonprofit development. A native of southern Maryland, Mike received his bachelor of arts degree in political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and his MBA from Brenau University. He lives with his wife, Lisa, a registered nurse, and their three children in Clarion.

LOCATION

Students embrace learning at our scenic Clarion campus, which is located 77 miles north-northeast of Pittsburgh; at our Venango Campus located in Oil City, Pennsylvania; at West Penn Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh; and through Clarion Online.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion and enthusiasm for the role that a strong annual giving program plays in advancing the important work of Clarion University and Clarion University Foundation, Inc., while simultaneously complementing and enhancing the major and planned gift program. Specifically, he/she will:

  • work tirelessly to build and articulate a case for support that inspires donors to make consistent and recurring annual gifts.
  • be well spoken and articulate, detail oriented, strategic in his/her approach to work, and able to collaborate with a diverse group of colleagues.
  • lead staff, students and volunteers to greater productivity by providing clear goals, leveraging existing budget resources toward the fulfillment of those goals, and measuring progress in real-time so that adjustments to strategy can be made as needed to meet goals.
  • thrive in a metric-oriented environment, be comfortable implementing both goals and metrics for staff members, as well as achieving his/her own set of goals and metrics established by the DOD.
  • strategically manage a small portfolio of annual giving prospects with the philanthropic capacity to make leadership level annual fund gifts.
  • embrace the highest degree of professional and personal integrity and strive to enhance the reputation of both Clarion University Foundation, Inc. and the Development profession as a whole.
  • enjoy living in a smaller community and actively engage in the Clarion University campus life.

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required, along with 3-5 years of progressive experience in a high-functioning annual giving program, preferably from an institution of higher education.

For more information about this position and to read the full position description, please visit the following web page: Director of Annual Giving Position Description  

COMPENSATION

Compensation will be based upon the individual’s qualifications and educational background, and how well she/he meets the requirements of the position.

NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS

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

For more information about Clarion University of Pennsylvania, please visit their website at http://www.clarion.edu/ .

                

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Thiel Fund Director

Thiel College is seeking a talented, dynamic and energetic professional to lead its Thiel Fund Program.

Thiel College seeks a director to lead a vibrant annual fund program that maximizes the College’s social and multimedia connections. This director position will advance the annual fund operations planning, developing and executing strategies for repeatable gift income and increased participation from alumni, parents, and faculty/staff, while supporting the greater development and fundraising goals of the College.

Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Director provides strategic direction and long-range/short-range planning for all aspects of annual giving for the College. The Director of the Thiel Fund will oversee the designing, planning, execution and assessment of an integrated, comprehensive, and strategic fundraising plan to increase annual support for Thiel College.

The Thiel College Annual Giving program includes: integrated direct marketing via mail, phone, social/digital and email with an emphasis on growing the Thiel Fund through personal solicitation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead annual giving initiatives focusing on oversight of direct marketing, phone and alumni solicitation from all College constituencies.
  • Present the College's financial needs and funding goals articulately, persuasively and with confidence by examining the budget for annual giving in relation to return on investment.
  • Collaborate with the Communications and Marketing team and the Vice President for Advancement regularly to ensure the success of the direct mail, electronic communications, giving day initiatives, phone programs, and reunion giving.
  • Collaborate with members of the Advancement department to coordinate the recruitment and solicitation of annual giving prospects.
  • Collaborate with the Advancement Team on student/alumni/engagement, pipeline development, gift progress, analysis and stewardship, and contribute to ongoing fundraising analysis, program development, strategic planning and forecasting.


Key Qualifications

  • 1-3+ years of fundraising or sales experience with an emphasis on direct marketing, communications, or commensurate skills and experience;
  • Ability to cultivate new donors, grow annual fund programs and manage an annual fund prospect pool;
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to look at data and draw conclusions to inform strategies;
  • Superior written and oral communication skills;
  • Familiarity with tracking systems and a high degree of comfort with using technology to communicate and share information;
  • Ability to advocate for a strong partnership between engagement activities and philanthropy in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven, team environment;
  • Ability to work with a diverse and inclusive community;
  • Ability to work cooperatively to achieve common goals; support cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of information while providing the highest level of service to a variety of constituents; and
  • A deep appreciation for and an ability to successfully articulate the educational mission and aspirations of Thiel College to build support for the College's vision of the future.

Thiel College is committed to attracting a culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.

Email letter of interest, resume, and at least three professional references to employment@thiel.edu (preferred), or send materials to: Jennifer Clark, Director of Human Resources, Thiel College, 75 College Avenue, Greenville, PA 16125.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE

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Manager of Annual Programs and Community Outreach

Mercy Health Foundation – Mahoning Valley
Full Time Position

For complete position information and to apply, visit www.mercy.com/careers.Job ID # 4659480.  Please include resume. Contact Sharon Luklan at 330.884.7019 or email Sharon_Luklan@mercy.com.

Position Overview:

The manager of Annual Programs and Community Outreach is responsible for developing, implementing and managing specific philanthropic programs within the Mercy Health Foundation - Mahoning Valley that will cultivate strong donor relationships with patients, business partners, Mercy Health employees, community groups and community members. Key strategic responsibilities will be to execute an annual giving program consistent with Mercy Health strategies and goals including developing an annual fundraising program, direct mail solicitations, telemarketing, targeted mailings, donor relations, social media and stewardship programs. This individual will work closely with colleagues to develop a patient fundraising program to generate new gifts to Mercy Health. Responsible for developing relationships with key annual donors and personally soliciting for lead annual fund gifts and other general development efforts. Also responsible for the successful planning and execution of special events, events and activities associated with our annual giving circles; development and successful execution of the newsletter and annual report and the production of relevant collateral materials, press releases and other community facing materials. Is an active member of the community representing Mercy Health and the Foundation.

Position Requirements:

Education:
4-year Bachelors Degree
Preferred Education Graduate Degree (Masters)

Experience:

Minimum of 10 years' experience with demonstrated progressive responsibilities in managing teams, proven fundraising success, and advanced communications skills.

Advanced level computer skills.

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Job Title: Associate Director
FLSA:
Exempt
Salary Range:$48,000-$65,000
Effective Date:
January 1, 2018

Position & Occupational Summary

Reporting to the President & Executive Director (ED), the Associate Director (AD) is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations necessary to ensure that OH WOW! achieves its objectives including planning, resourcing, managing and monitoring.The AD will be thoroughly committed to OH WOW!'s mission, with proven leadership, coaching, and relationship and donor management experience.

Responsibilities

Works with the ED and other members of the leadership team to set OH WOW!’s strategic goals and translates these into specific operational objectives.

Assists in the development and execution of OH WOW!'s annual comprehensive fundraising plan, with primary responsibilities related to maintaining and strengthening relationships with existing donors and foundations.

Works out timelines and what resources are necessary, including employees and volunteers, to achieve stated objectives.Ensures that the resources are found and allocated appropriately.

Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, communications, and systems

Lead, coach, develop, and retain OH WOW!'s high-performance team

Ensures effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluates and reports on program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to management, the board, funders, and other stakeholders

Makes financial decisions, completes financial reports and monitors financial and program performance

Oversee organization of special events.

Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required, MBA preferred, and five or more years senior nonprofit management experience in the children’s museum industry, or any combination thereof.

  • Ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth
  • Proven track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization
  • Proven commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee, collaborate and coach human resources (staff and volunteers), manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse groups
  • Fundraising experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a clear sense of initiative, leadership, positive attitude, ability to work both independently and within a highly creative and flexible office environment.Criminal background check required.OH WOW! is an equal opportunity employer.

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