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Public Relations and Event Coordinator

Meals on Wheels Ministry serves a daily meal to nearly 3,000 frail, home-bound senior citizens
and disabled persons; covering six counties in East Texas. These meals are prepared fresh at their
central kitchen in Tyler TX. Meals are then delivered by compassionate volunteers to eligible
persons who cannot provide meals for themselves. Often this is the only meal a client will have
each day.

Meals on Wheels Ministry Goals:
• To supply homebound seniors and disabled citizens nutritious meals.
• To abate the loneliness and isolation of elderly and disabled persons by providing daily
contact with members of their community.
• To promote the health, safety, and welfare of all elderly and disabled persons in East
Texas.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Public Relations & Event Coordinator will be responsible for producing marketing material
that is engaging, informative, strategic, and creatively presented. The position requires an
understanding of local audiences for targeted content. This role will be the primary intake for
media calls and may act as a media spokesperson on occasion, in addition to conducting
community presentations. The position will collaborate with the CEO in contributing to crisis
communication planning and response. Also, key to this position is developing and executing
monthly and/or bi-monthly fundraising events; developing partnerships with nationally
recognized Meals on Wheels partners; and the design and execution of a social media plan.
This position is part of a small development team and will require wearing a number of different
hats on a daily basis. This is very much a hands-on role. It will require flexibility, good time
management, and the ability to juggle competing priorities.

The successful candidate is someone who embraces the challenge of having a variety of
responsibilities and does so with good humor. This is an outward-facing role that will involve
some measure of donor contact. The new Public Relations & Event Coordinator must bring
energy and insight to their work as the organization begins its next chapter. The successful
candidate must be ready to roll up their sleeves on a team dedicated to growth.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
The Public Relations & Event Coordinator will report to the Chief Development Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Articulate the mission, vision, and community attributes of MoW in language directed to
various audiences;
• Ability to effectively describe any organizational project, the cost to accomplish the
project, and the expected outcomes for donors and clients;
• Develop PR campaigns and media relations strategies;
• Edit and update promotional material and publications;
• Prepare and distribute press releases; prepare and submit PR reports;
• Seek opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising;
• Address inquiries from the media and other parties- track media coverage;
• Negotiate contracts and vendor agreements, while staying on budget;
• Maintain communication with outside vendors contracted for events;
• Prepare and execute a detailed outline of events;
• Meet with CDO regularly to discuss event and marketing strategies;
• Assist CDO and Volunteer Coordinator in developing and executing donor/volunteer
recognition events;
• Prepare and publish newsletter (twice annually) and Annual Giving Report in
collaboration with the Annual Fund Assistant, CDO, and finance committee.
• Performs other related duties as assigned by CDO

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate for the position of Public Relations & Event Coordinator should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, journalism, or communications;
• Three to five (3-5) years’ experience;
• Proficient in MS Office and multiple social media platforms;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board
members, volunteers, community groups, media, and other key stakeholders;
• Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple
projects to meet timelines and deadlines;
• Goal-orientated and close attention to detail;
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends

SALARY & BENEFITS
Meals on Wheels Ministry offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

LOCATION
This position is located in Tyler, TX and up to 30% of travel time regionally is to be expected.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The Grant & Planned Giving Manager must have the capacity to listen to the full breadth of the
community as it grows and evolves, cultivating a diverse pool of supporters who will have access
to different kinds of ideas.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Before submitting your
materials, please read them over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately
and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. Please put your LAST NAME &
PR/Events in the subject line of your email. Send all materials to the attention of Ms. Sunny
Byrd at jobs@mowmet.org

Grant and Planned Giving Manager

Meals on Wheels Ministry serves a daily meal to nearly 3,000 frail, home-bound senior citizens
and disabled persons; covering six counties in East Texas. These meals are prepared fresh at their
central kitchen in Tyler TX. Meals are then delivered by compassionate volunteers to eligible
persons who cannot provide meals for themselves. Often this is the only meal a client will have
each day.

Meals on Wheels Ministry Goals:
• To supply homebound seniors and disabled citizens nutritious meals.
• To abate the loneliness and isolation of elderly and disabled persons by providing daily
contact with members of their community.
• To promote the health, safety, and welfare of all elderly and disabled persons in East
Texas.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Grant & Planned Giving Manager will primarily be responsible for developing and writing
grant proposals to foundations, corporations, state and federal agencies, and other grant-making
organizations; and will persuasively communicate the Meals on Wheels Ministry mission to
potential funders. The Manager will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain
personal contact and relationships with foundation, corporate, local, state, and federal contacts;
conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and deadlines. The secondary
responsibility will be the development and management of a planned giving program.

The Grant & Planned Giving Manager will share the responsibility for overall departmental goal
achievement and is an integral member of the fundraising team. This position is part of a small
development team and will require wearing a number of different hats on a daily basis. This is
very much a hands-on role. It will require flexibility, good time management, and the ability to
juggle competing priorities. 

The successful candidate is someone who embraces the challenge of having a variety of
fundraising responsibilities and does so with good humor. This is a role that will involve some
measure of donor contact and stakeholder engagement. The new Grant & Planned Giving
Manager must bring energy and insight to their work as the organization begins its next chapter.
The successful candidate must be ready to roll up their sleeves on a team dedicated to growth

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
The Grant & Planned Giving Manager will report to the Chief Development Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Create and maintain systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness of grant process;
• Ability to effectively describe any organizational project, the cost to accomplish the
project, and the expected outcomes for donors and clients;
• Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to uncover prospects for
corporate and foundation grants;
• Develop and write grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and other grant-making
organizations;
• Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and
presentations;
• Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and
program officers;
• Ensure prompt acknowledgement of grant awards;
• Prioritize projects to keep them moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines, and manage
supplemental material required for proposals;
• Create and manage a branded planned giving program;
• Identify and contact planned giving prospects;
• Offer educational opportunities and materials regarding planned giving for staff and
donors;
• Provide stewardship for donors who have announced a commitment to planned giving;
• Draft marketing and communication materials for the planned giving program;
• Generate unique grant and planned giving program reports;
• Work in collaboration with development team to build wide network of support for
organization;
• Meet with Chief Development Officer regularly to discuss strategies;
• Ability to articulate the mission, vision, and community attributes of organization in
language directed to various audiences;
• Provide writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and
acknowledgements;
• Coordinate with the Chief Development Officer to ensure donor recognition;
• Assist in the planning and coordination of donor cultivation and appreciation events;
• Provide support for the organization’s major gift cultivation and stewardship;
• Contribute to Annual Report in collaboration with finance committee, development team,
and CDO;
• Performs other related duties as assigned by CDO

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate for the position of Ann Grant & Planned Giving Manager should have:
• Bachelor's degree in business, sales, marketing, or finance;
• Minimum five (5) years grant writing experience;
• Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals;
• Proven fundraising, leadership and consensus building skills;
• Extensive knowledge of planned giving and its complexities: estate planning, tax laws,
wills, trusts, etc.;
• Ability to research and analyze large groups of data to uncover planned giving prospects;
• Assess how more money can be raised smarter;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board
members, volunteers, community groups, and other key stakeholders;
• Knowledge of accessing and managing donor database systems (experience with
Network for Good is a plus);
• Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple
projects to meet timelines and deadlines;
• Proven success in growing donor relationships and closing gift agreements;
• Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred;
• Goal-orientated and close attention to detail;
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends

SALARY & BENEFITS
Meals on Wheels Ministry offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

LOCATION
This position is located in Tyler, TX and 20% of travel time regionally is to be expected.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The Grant & Planned Giving Manager must have the capacity to listen to the full breadth of the
community as it grows and evolves, cultivating a diverse pool of supporters who will have access
to different kinds of ideas.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Before submitting your
materials, please read them over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately
and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. Please put your LAST NAME &
Grant & Planned Giving in the subject line of your email. Send all materials to the attention of
Ms. Sunny Byrd at jobs@mowmet.org.

Chief Development Officer


Meals on Wheels Ministry serves a daily meal to nearly 3,000 frail, home-bound senior citizens
and disabled persons; covering six counties in East Texas. These meals are prepared fresh at their
central kitchen in Tyler TX. Meals are then delivered by compassionate volunteers to eligible
persons who cannot provide meals for themselves. Often this is the only meal a client will have
each day.

Meals on Wheels Ministry Goals:
• To supply homebound seniors and disabled citizens nutritious meals.
• To abate the loneliness and isolation of elderly and disabled persons by providing daily
contact with members of their community.
• To promote the health, safety, and welfare of all elderly and disabled persons in East
Texas.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) will lead, grow, and expand a regional fundraising
program through a combination of major gifts, annual fund, direct response, corporate giving,
foundation giving, planned giving, grants, and events. The CDO will direct, guide, and inspire a
small fundraising team; while serving as a key connection to a range of internal and external
stakeholders. The successful candidate will be an exceptional team-builder with a vision for
revenue growth.
The new CDO must bring energy and insight to their work as the organization begins its next
chapter. The successful candidate must be ready to roll up their sleeves and lead a team
dedicated to growth.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
The Chief Development Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Advises the CEO, board members, and staff of current resources, trends, obstacles, and
developments in revenue generation and donor relations;
• Establishes and implements short and long-range resource development strategies, goals,
objectives, and strategic planning in conjunction with the CEO and Board of Directors;
• Develops, in tandem with the fund development team, finance committee and CEO, the
organization’s resource budget, monitors team performance on a monthly basis and
maintains an on-going forecast for year-end projections;
• Develop and execute a five-year development/fundraising plan;
• Oversee volunteer and staff fundraising activities to support the resource development
goals of the organization.
o Activities include individual giving, events, corporate, foundation and
government grants, planned giving, and more.
o Current special events including: March for Meals, Annual Banquet, Santa’s for
Seniors.
• Oversees staff support to Board of Directors, stakeholder groups, and CEO for highest
level donor cultivation and solicitation activities;
• Defines metrics and measurements that quantify performance against goals and
institutionalizes a system for obtaining and reporting those metrics and measurements for
resource development;
• Proactively ensures that the organization develops strong long-term relationships with
large scale individual, foundation, and corporate donors. Personally, builds and maintains
key relationships to ensure fund development strategy is achieved;
• Ensures establishment of a diverse donor base of individual, corporate, foundation, and
public segments;
• Ensures meaningful and effective partnerships with key public and private sector entities
to reinforce the Meals on Wheels brand and its impact in the community;
• Develops innovative recognition opportunities, materials, and events for continuity and
donor stewardship;
• Oversees grant writer. Responsible for grant strategy and review of all submissions
including local, state, and federal grants;
• Responsible for the development of all donor appeal, stewardship, and cultivation
materials;
• Assists and supports the fund development team, including the CEO, in donor cultivation
and solicitation meetings;
• Manages marketing, public relations and social media activities for organization to ensure
consistent brand usage and messaging;
• Implements organization-wide planned giving program that includes identification,
evaluation, cultivation, initial solicitation, recognition and stewardship of planned giving
prospects and donors;
• Prepare and publish Annual Report in collaboration with finance committee,
development team, and CEO;
• Performs other related duties as assigned by CEO

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate for the position of Chief Development Officer should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or related field;
• Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred;
• Must have 7-10 years direct fundraising experience;
• A minimum of five (5) years of management experience (preferably in a non-profit
environment) with at least three (3) years in a senior management capacity;
• Fundraising achievements in major gift cultivation and solicitation (100k+ preferred);
• Extensive knowledge of fundraising techniques and sources of funding for nonprofit
organizations;
• Analytical ability and the ability to assess how more money can be raised smarter;
• Ability to analyze fundraising activities and benchmark with peer organizations to ensure
the organization is on track;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board
members, volunteers, community groups, and other key stakeholders;
• Knowledge of accessing and managing donor database systems (experience with
Network for Good is a plus);
• Experience with and interest in improving processes to add efficiency;
• Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple
projects to meet timelines and deadlines;
• Proven success at creating resource development strategy, increasing financial results,
and growing donor relationships and giving;
• Experience building a corporate engagement strategy, especially in a mission-driven
organization (preferred).
• Proven fundraising, leadership and consensus building skills;
• Goal-orientated and close attention to detail;
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends

SALARY & BENEFITS
Meals on Wheels Ministry offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

LOCATION
This position is located in Tyler, TX and up to 50% of travel time regionally is to be expected.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The Chief Development Officer must have the capacity to listen to the full breadth of the
community as it grows and evolves, cultivating a diverse pool of supporters who will have access
to different kinds of ideas.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Before submitting your
materials, please read them over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately
and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. Please put your LAST NAME &
Chief Development Officer in the subject line of your email. Send all materials to the attention
of Ms. Sunny Byrd at jobs@mowmet.org.

Annual Fund Assistant

SUMMARY

Meals on Wheels Ministry serves a daily meal to nearly 3,000 frail, home-bound senior citizens
and disabled persons; covering six counties in East Texas. These meals are prepared fresh at their
central kitchen in Tyler TX. Meals are then delivered by compassionate volunteers to eligible
persons who cannot provide meals for themselves. Often this is the only meal a client will have
each day.

Meals on Wheels Ministry Goals:
• To supply homebound seniors and disabled citizens nutritious meals.
• To abate the loneliness and isolation of elderly and disabled persons by providing daily
contact with members of their community.
• To promote the health, safety, and welfare of all elderly and disabled persons in East
Texas.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Annual Fund Assistant will be fiscally responsible for individual gifts through direct mail,
online giving, social media fundraising, and personal cultivation of smaller donors who
contribute to Meals on Wheels. This includes identification, cultivation, and solicitation of new
donors and the stewardship of existing donors. The Annual Fund Assistant will share the
responsibility for overall departmental goal achievement and is an integral member of the
fundraising team. This position is part of a small development team and will require wearing a
number of different hats on a daily basis. This is very much a hands-on role. It will require
flexibility, good time management, and the ability to juggle competing priorities.
The successful candidate is someone who embraces the challenge of having a variety of
fundraising responsibilities and does so with good humor. This is an outward-facing role that
will involve some measure of donor contact. The new Annual Fund Assistant must bring energy
and insight to their work as the organization begins its next chapter. The successful candidate
must be ready to roll up their sleeves on a team dedicated to growth.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
The Annual Fund Assistant will report to the Chief Development Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Create, organize, and manage the Annual Fund for individual gifts; including multiple
annual fund campaigns during the course of the fiscal year;
• Identify, cultivate, and solicit new donors for the Annual Fund;
• Create and maintain systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness of annual fund
giving;
• Create and manage a system for securing in-kind donations;
• Oversees timely donor acknowledgements, including thank you letters;
• Work in collaboration with development team to build wide network of support for
organization;
• Meet with Chief Development Officer regularly to discuss strategies and opportunities;
• Ability to articulate the mission, vision, and community attributes of organization in
language directed to various audiences;
• Ability to effectively describe any organizational project, the cost to accomplish the
project, and the expected outcomes for donors and clients;
• Coordinate with the Chief Development Officer to ensure donor recognition;
• Assist in the planning and coordination of both donor cultivation events and donor
appreciation events;
• Enter and manage data in Network for Good: gift entry and biographical information;
• Assist in managing the donor recognition structure, the creation of annual brochures and
written appeals, the crafting of lead segments for direct mail, and a committed effort to
renew previous gifts and cultivate new gifts from individuals;
• Maintain annual fund income reports;
• Provide support for the organization’s major gift cultivation and stewardship;
• Assist in managing website material for development and on-line appeals for individual
giving;
• Prepare and publish newsletter (twice annually) in collaboration with the CDO and Public
Relations & Event Coordinator;
• Prepare and publish Annual Report in collaboration with finance committee,
development team, and CDO;
• Maintain donor communication through phone, email, social media, and mail
correspondence;
• Performs other related duties as assigned by CDO

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate for the position of Annual Fund Assistant should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or related field;
• Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred;
• Minimum five (5) years development experience, including annual campaigns;
• Extensive knowledge of fundraising techniques and sources of funding for nonprofit
organizations;
• Analytical ability and the ability to assess how more money can be raised smarter;
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, Board
members, volunteers, community groups, and other key stakeholders;
• Knowledge of accessing and managing donor database systems (experience with
Network for Good is a plus);
• Experience with and interest in improving processes to add efficiency;
• Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple
projects to meet timelines and deadlines;
• Proven success in growing donor relationships and giving;
• Proven fundraising, leadership and consensus building skills;
• Goal-orientated and close attention to detail;
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills;
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends

SALARY & BENEFITS
Meals on Wheels Ministry offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

LOCATION
This position is located in Tyler, TX and up to 30% of travel time regionally is to be expected.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The Annual Fund Assistant must have the capacity to listen to the full breadth of the community
as it grows and evolves, cultivating a diverse pool of supporters who will have access to different
kinds of ideas.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Before submitting your
materials, please read them over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately
and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. Please put your LAST NAME &
Annual Fund Assistant in the subject line of your email. Send all materials to the attention of
Ms. Sunny Byrd at jobs@mowmet.org.

Batcon.org DIRECTOR OF INDIVIDUAL GIVING & MEMBERSHIP

This is a Remotely Based Position, Accommodating Telecommuting.
Frequent Visits to San Antonio from May to September will be required.
Management Recruiters - Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the
nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive
leadership and senior fundraising professionals.
Our client is Bat Conservation International (BCI – www.batcon.org). BCI’s mission is to conserve the
world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet. They are dedicated to the enduring
protection of the world’s 1300+ species of bats and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the
earth’s biological diversity. In pursuit of this vision, during the next five years BCI will work worldwide with
local, regional, national and multinational partners to deliver conservation impact.
BCI has engaged us to recruit and place a Director of Individual Giving & Membership (Director) with
them.
Position Overview
Reporting to the Chief Development & Communications Officer, the Director of Individual Giving &
Membership will oversee the BCI membership program and guide strategy for all membership
communications and for individual donors who give less than $5k annually to BCI. The Director is
primarily responsible for growing the donor base; and for implementing creative, innovative appeals for
members as well as annual supporters. The successful candidate for this role will take ownership of the
position, have a proven track record of conducting effective appeals, foster continued engagement from
our donor base, and exhibit a proactive donor-centered approach. S/he must thrive in working with
individual donors and demonstrate a drive for excellence within the field of fundraising.
The Director helps ensure, as one of his or her highest priorities, that BCI’s fundraising campaigns are
effective, well-coordinated, delivered according to plan, and that current and new audiences are engaged
in BCI’s mission.
The Director of Individual Giving & Membership supervises the Development Services Associate.
Key Responsibilities
 Oversee all aspects of developing, strengthening and maintaining the membership program, including
developing an annual membership plan including long and short-term membership benchmarks and
budgets; strategically grow BCI membership through analysis of data and trends, and annually refine
and advance processes that drive member satisfaction and revenue.
 Ensure that a culture of service to members and supporters is preserved and promoted throughout
BCI and respond to inquiries from current and prospective members in a timely manner, tracking all
contact results. Manage on-line and phone communication with constituents utilizing excellent oral
and written skills with attention to detail, quality-assurance and accuracy.
 Increase the size of and revenue generated by our membership base by employing industry best
practices in new member acquisition, direct-mail fundraising appeals, membership renewals and
online fundraising campaigns, while maintaining an 80% or better membership renewal rate.
Fundraising appeals include all membership drive campaigns, and targeted appeals (fall & spring).

S/he will seek to engage target audiences, ultimately convert supporters to members, and take
additional priority actions that support BCI’s mission.
 Develop and track the membership and appeals revenue and expense budgets and assist with the
development of annual materials for membership promotion and fulfillment.
 Work closely with the development and communications staff to segment and customize
communications with various groups within the membership base as needed. Coordinate gift
processing and membership fulfillment, ensuring that all gift entry and acknowledging/receipting is
completed accurately and efficiently.
 Establish effective working relationships with mail houses, printers, and other vendors as required.
Maintain sufficient inventory of materials needed for in-house fulfillment and programs.
 Oversee the newly emerging BCI Young Professionals Group, including managing annual events
(Austin & San Antonio), establishing policies and procedures for the formation and governance of this
group, and ultimately increase the membership of young professionals to BCI. Goals and metrics for
the formation of this group should be included within the membership annual plan.
 Select, coordinate, and work with volunteers as applicable, with ability to document new processes
and train staff and volunteers in best practices.
 Serve as BCI’s representative with external constituents as needed.

Qualifications
 A four-year undergraduate degree, plus five (5) years or more of membership and/or annual fund
experience required, ideally in a non-profit setting, for a membership or annual fund program with
thousands of members.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write quickly and accurately on
deadline. Experience in communicating conservation information preferred.
 Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of staff, vendors, members, donors, conservation
partners and others.
 Superior organizational skills and ability to handle a multitude of tasks, including experience in project
management and setting and adhering to deadlines.
 Experience in Raisers Edge; proficiency with OLX highly desirable and the use of custom web forms
and membership tools is a plus. Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel) are required.
 Actively follows best practices in nonprofit communications and is highly collaborative, organized,
adaptable and team-oriented.
 Ability to work independently with limited supervision and high motivation. S/he should provide a
visionary approach to the work; must be a self-starter with the ability to refine processes and increase
efficiency.
 Effective problem-solving skills, with a solutions-based approach, high emotional intelligence, and
superior interpersonal skills.
 Willingness to travel (current expectation is 10-15%). Travel includes visits to Bracken Cave regularly
during the bat flight season to meet with members and visitors (May – September). Additional travel
may include visits to Congress Avenue Bridge, annual staff retreats, training sessions, and
professional development activities.
 Successful candidates will have a solid track record assisting with events; two (2) years of direct
oversight in event management is a plus.
This is a full-time salaried position. BCI offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive
benefits package.

BCI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability,
protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered
under local law.
If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word
documents only, please) to:
Tom Damewood
Owner / Manager
Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley
tdamewood@mrmhv.com
Phone 845-227-3161

Assistant Development Director

Aggieland Humane Society

Assistant Development Director

Job Description


Reports to:  Development Director

Exempt:

SUMMARY:  Assists in the coordination and implementation of contributed income programs. Develops relationships with contributors, sharing opportunities to make a difference through monetary gifts. Create numerous, efficient, and compelling opportunities for donors to support Aggieland Humane Society and to make the experience of giving satisfying and rewarding.

 

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Upholds the Base Code of Conduct of the Aggieland Humane Society at all times
  • Keeps timely records of contacts and donor visits
  • Assists and reports on all solicitation efforts
  • Assists in development of grant applications
  • Works on fundraising events and mission related tours and events
  • Production of timely thank you letters and thank you phone calls
  • Produces monthly reports
  • Maintains a portfolio of 75 entry level donors
  • Assists with monitoring of donor portfolios maintained by leadership
  • Identify and cultivate individuals who love our mission
  • Other duties as assigned.

  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

BS or BA and non-profit experience

Development/fundraising experience preferred. CFRE preferred.

Experience with Benevon fundraising model preferred.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to handle loud noises and strong odors.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.
  • Previous donor relationship management software experience preferred.
  • Public Speaking

Carolyn Young, CFRE, MS

Development Director, Aggieland Humane Society

5359 Leonard Road, Bryan, TX 77807

cyoung@aggielandhumane.org


 

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement - Program Support Specialist

Job Description

Title:                             Program Support Specialist

Reports To:                   Executive Director

 

Who We Are

The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to ensure that every child has access to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in their classrooms and to help facilitate this teaching within their families, schools and communities. Social and Emotional Learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. We are not born with these skills, they must be taught. The Choose Love Enrichment Program does just that and is provided to schools at no cost, thanks to generous donors who believe in the mission of the movement.

 

The Choose Love Enrichment Program is a Pre-K through 12th grade SEL program that teaches educators and their students how to choose love in any circumstance and helps them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes have been proven through decades of scientific research to be the best way to ensure a healthy, meaningful and purpose-filled life.

 

The Opportunity

As we continue to grow worldwide we are looking to strengthen our team from a program support perspective. The Program Support Specialist will join our programs team and will be responsible for managing the implementation of our program, providing implementation support to our users, and continually improving the implementation process to ensure a first-class user experience.

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate for this position will be held accountable for the following responsibilities:

  • Providing first class customer service and program support.
  • Overseeing the implementation and support for all programs related business.
  • Streamlining the program implementation process.
  • Evaluating and reporting on the success of our programs.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve program implementation.
  • Coordinate with third party contractors or vendors, as necessary.
  • Coordinating with the Executive Director and other staff members and contractors.
  • Ensures alignment between development activities and other organization goals, including strategic planning goals, communication plans, and goals related to programs that serve to advance the Choose Love mission.
  • Actively participate and collaborate with the entire Choose Love family.
  • Maintain a polished professional demeanor, excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with all staff, Board members, donors, private corporations and/or public offices. Excellent organizational and time management skills are essential.

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant college degree required.
  • 3+ years’ work experience in educational program support and development.
  • Strong technological background and skillset.
  • Experience working with various digital/online learning platforms and tools.
  • Skilled communicator, with superior interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals.
  • Commitment to excellence, excellent attention to detail, highly efficient and conscientious about thorough follow-up. 
  • High degree of initiative, self-motivated, resourceful.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with a range of people including, but not limited to leadership, teachers, students, volunteers, and staff.
  • Ability to work under and comply with continuous & multiple deadlines and evolving priorities.

 

 

What We Offer

JLCLM offers highly competitive compensation based on prior experience and qualifications.

 

How to Apply

Please send qualified applications only to Brian@JesseLewisChooseLove.org

We will respond to those selected for an interview as quickly as possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement Development, Marketing & Communications Director

Job Description

 

Title:                             Development, Marketing & Communications Director

Reports To:                   Executive Director

 

Who We Are

The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with a mission to ensure that every child has access to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in their classrooms and to help facilitate this teaching within their families, schools and communities. Social and Emotional Learning is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. We are not born with these skills, they must be taught. The Choose Love Enrichment Program does just that and is provided to schools at no cost, thanks to generous donors who believe in the mission of the movement.

 

The Choose Love Enrichment Program is a Pre-K through 12th grade SEL program that teaches educators and their students how to choose love in any circumstance and helps them become connected, resilient, and empowered individuals. These skills, tools and attitudes have been proven through decades of scientific research to be the best way to ensure a healthy, meaningful and purpose-filled life.

 

The Opportunity

The Development, Marketing & Communications Director will be responsible for leading, planning and evaluating all aspects of the organization’s fundraising programs and marketing and communications efforts. Significant focus will be on meeting or exceeding revenue goals as identified in Choose Love’s 3-year strategic plan while leading, planning and evaluating the marketing and communications strategy. 

 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate for this position will be held accountable for the following responsibilities:

 

  • Direct oversight and evaluation of all aspects of key events including marketing and logistics. Coordinates with event committees to ensure financial goals are met or exceeded.
  • Leads organization efforts to increases non-special event funding through corporate, individual, foundation and planned giving efforts through effective case statements and charitable giving products.
  • Coordinates with Executive Director on donor engagement and stewardship.
  • Ensures alignment between development activities and other organization goals, including strategic planning goals, communication plans, and goals related to programs that serve to advance the Choose Love mission.
  • Manage department budget process, including all event budgets, and create appropriate reports.
  • Actively participate and collaborate with the Executive Management Team and board committees.
  • Maintain a polished professional demeanor, excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with all staff, Board members, donors, private corporations and/or public offices. Excellent organizational and time management skills are essential.
  • Oversee content creation, creative production and distribution of external emails and newsletters.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve organizational visibility.
  • Manage social media profiles including creation of regular content.
  • Maintain organization website with relevant and updated content.
  • Write program brochures and relevant collateral materials.
  • Manage third party contractors or vendors, as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Relevant college degree required.
  • 5+ years of work experience in fundraising, marketing and communications leadership roles - non-profit preferred.
  • Documented track record of fundraising success, including corporate, individual, peer to peer, and foundations.
  • Skilled communicator, with superior interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals.
  • Commitment to accuracy, excellent attention to detail, highly efficient and conscientious about thorough follow-up.  Impeccable spelling, grammar, punctuation skills.
  • Strong technology skills, especially internet, MS Office, and database experience.
  • High degree of initiative, self-motivated, resourceful.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with a range of people including, but not limited to the Board of Directors, volunteers, and staff.
  • Ability to work under and comply with continuous & multiple deadlines and evolving priorities.

 

What We Offer

 

JLCLM offers highly competitive compensation based on prior experience and qualifications.

 

 

How to Apply

 

Please send qualified applications only to Brian@JesseLewisChooseLove.org

We will respond to those selected for an interview as quickly as possible.

 

 

 

 

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