Chapter Job Center

Welcome to the AFP South Dakota Chapter job posting center! This service is designed to share pertinent career information with our audience of development professionals in the South Dakota area. 

We feature all career position announcements for one month on our AFP South Dakota website.  Anyone who visits this site will see your position announcement on our Chapter Job Center.  In addition, your position will be sent out in our AFP update email with a link to the job center.  This monthly update email reaches more than 360 fundraising and non-profit professionals in South Dakota who have self-identified as wanting to stay connected to our chapter and receive updates. 

Posting Fee:

$50 - AFP members

$150 - Non-members

Please email your job positing to Your information will be reviewed, edited if needed, approved and posted by our Chapter Administrator.  Your organization will be invoiced via PayPal within 3-5 business days.

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Development Coordinator
The Abbott House
Date Posted: May 29, 2018
Development Officer
Dakota State University
Date Posted: May 9, 2018





Development Coordinator

Company: The Abbott House
Date Posted: May 29, 2018

Position Summary

Responsible to: Development Director


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a marketing or development. Ability to work independently, take initiative and meet deadlines. Previous experience in fundraising, donor management and public relations preferred. Must have strong oral and written communication stills and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word; Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint). Experience in Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising database preferred. Ability to effectively relate to external constituents, agency staff and the general public. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and dedication to the mission of the agency.

Internal relationships:

Works closely with Executive Director, Director of Development, Donors, administrative staff, volunteers and individuals/families served.

Position Description:

  1. Annual Fund Donor Management
  2. Grant Writing
  3. Public Relations
Principal Accountabilities:
  1. Annual Fund Donor Management
    1. Possess a comprehensive understanding of the treatment and educational programs of Abbott House and communicates agency philosophy both internally and externally.
    2. Manage donor development and acknowledgement for annual gifts including writing thank you letters and personal contacts.
    3. Coordinates annual giving program, contacts and follow up with annual donors including thank you calls to donors, board members and volunteers.
    4. Cultivation, solicitation and communication with individual annual donors and prospects.
    5. Works with Development Director to prepare annual development budget including annual giving expenses.
  2. Grant Writing
    1. Management and preparation of grant requests and applications for corporate or foundation funding of agency services and projects.
    2. Coordination of grant requests calendar, due dates and impact measurements and tracking
  3. Public Relations
    1. Assist Development Director with design, presentation and scheduling of educational programs for various organizations.
    2. Assist in planning and implementation of agency events, including banquets, cultivation events, donor recognition events, educational events and others.
    3. Assists with tours and hosting of special groups
  4. Complete all other tasks as assigned by the Development Director.

You can apply online at or contact Virginia Wishard Lambert 605-996-2486 ext. 120.

Development Officer

Company: Dakota State University
Date Posted:
May 9, 2018

Building upon enrollment growth, an increase in the academic profile of the entering class, new facilities and dynamic presidential leadership with an exciting vision for the future, Dakota State University is Rising and seeks a fundraising professional to join the staff of the DSU Foundation to secure annual, major and planned gifts for the university.

The Position:
Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the development officer is responsible for the management of relationships with a portfolio of major gift prospects and current donors. Major gift prospects are individuals who have been determined to have the ability to make gifts of $10,000 and more. The gift officer will develop and implement strategies for securing financial support from this group and will manage a portfolio of approximately 125-150 prospects to include alumni, parents and friends of the university locally and nationwide. The development officer will participate in making comprehensive asks of prospective donors, to include annual unrestricted support, as well as capital, endowment and planned giving support.

Since the university is undergoing a re-brand of its graphic identity, will soon embark on a complete rebuild of its website, it seeks a development officer who will share the mission and vision of the university’s varied constituencies and help to perpetuate the momentum that has been created on campus in recent years.

To see the full posting and to apply online please see

For full consideration, DSU accepts applications through an online employment site at employment site requests 1) a letter of interest outlining how your qualifications match the requirements specified; 2) a current resume; (3) the names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and stated relationships for at least three references and 4) transcripts of academic work completed. For questions concerning the position, contact Angi Kappenman, Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.