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JFS Delaware - Development Manager

Posted: 6/15/2024

Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000

The Development Manager supports the Director of Development with the creation and implementation of fundraising strategies and helps with supporting a culture of philanthropy to ensure that funding for the organization's mission is achieved. This position includes overseeing the CRM database and donor management software (Salesforce), fundraising and donor research, outreach, and marketing and communications responsibilities to enhance the organization’s visibility and donor engagement. 
Education and Skills Required
  • Bachelor's degree or certification in non-profit management, professional fundraising, or related field preferred.  
  • 1 – 2 years of experience in fundraising or development in a non-profit environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including PPT, Excel and MSWord. Knowledge of CRM donor management software (Salesforce preferred) and donor research tools.
  • Familiarity with grant writing and reporting preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and be part of the team.
  • Strong analytical, critical, organizational, project management, and verbal and written communication skills.
Compensation and Work Environment
This position is hybrid and statewide; requires 2-3 days in the office and occasional trips to Kent and Sussex (mileage reimbursement offered). Salary range is $50,000 to $60,000 for this salaried, full-time (40 hours/week) position.
JFS pays for: 
  • Healthcare: we pay 90% for you and 35% for spouse and/or dependents
  • Life Insurance: 2x your salary
  • Long-term and short-term disability
  • PTO is earned from your first day (Earn 6 weeks by year 3)
  • 4% matching funds for 401k
  • 13 holidays
We offer Dental and Vision at a low cost if you choose to purchase them.
How to Apply
Please apply at Select Development Manager and click on “apply” and complete a brief form and submit your resume.

The Music School of Delaware - Database Manager

Posted: 6/7/2024

Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000

Reports to: Director of Development
Position Type: Full-Time; Exempt
Benefits: 100% employer paid health benefits including dental and vision; 401k program; paid time off and office wide holidays; professional development
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, with some flexibility and occasional nights and weekend hours
Location: Wilmington, DE; intermittent travel to site locations

The Music School of Delaware seeks to add a continuous improvement-oriented Database Manager (DM). Serving as a member of the Development team, the DM will work closely with the Director of Development to provide database integrity, project leadership, fundraising performance analyses, and data-driven research to support fundraising, grant applications, and strategic planning.
Primary Accountabilities

  • Manage and maintain the donor database (CRM), oversee gift entry, data integrity, and donor records management in collaboration with Grants and Stewardship Administrator (GSA)
  • Produce regular reports and analyses on fundraising performance, donor trends, and campaign results to support decision-making and goal setting
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Development team to track key values and goals (i.e., donor retention rate, donor lifetime value, online gift percentage, donor lifecycle migration rate, etc.)
  • Implement and facilitate standard operating procedures for donors, including communication cross-functionally with team members
  • Research the organization’s donor journey and seek to improve management of donor cycle and experience
  • Collaborate with GSA for accurate and timely acknowledgment of all donations, including gift processing, thank you letters, and tax receipts
  • Research prospective donors and perform donor qualification and wealth screening for donor stewardship and cultivation
  • Identify and create prospective and donor segments for communication and marketing.
  • Work with GSA to produce regular reports and analyses on grant progress towards goals to support decision-making and goal setting
  • Track grant progress, including award entry, data integrity, and funder records management
  • Provide training and support to staff on donor database use and best practices for donor communications
  • Work collaboratively with the Development Team and the larger staff team, staying informed of best practices and recommending improvements to standard operating procedures and processes
  • Handle confidential information related to donors and adhere to fundraising ethics as defined by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
  • Provide segmented lists and collaborate cross-functionally for school-wide letters, appeals, and initiatives
  • Prepare documentation for reconciliations with Senior Accounting Manager
  • Other administrative support or duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree in nonprofit management, communications, business administration, or related field – or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years of experience preferred in donor relations, fundraising, or database management, preferably in a nonprofit setting
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with Donor Perfect (or similar database) with proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Commitment to the mission and values of The Music School of Delaware
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Regular, predictable in-office attendance
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong interpersonal skills including relationship and trust building, communication, listening, and personal engagement
  • Professional maturity, diplomatic style
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment managing multiple priorities, projects, and deadlines simultaneously
  • High level of comfort in taking initiative and willingness to navigate new situations.
  • Flexible self-starter; ability to adapt with evolving environment and thrive in a complex deadline-oriented nonprofit
  • Can support, promote, and ensure alignment with the organization’s vision and values 
Additional Qualifications
Language: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write clear correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a knowledge of internet software and the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Knowledge of basic office equipment includes: internet and email, copy and fax machines, postage meter and telephone.
Physical and Emotional Demands: the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The inability to cope with a stressful work environment does not constitute a protected disability.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet and is a smoke and drug-free environment.
The Music School of Delaware is a leading advocate for music education for students of all ages who desire the mental, physical, emotional, and skill transformation that music brings to their lives through early childhood, youth, and adult programming. We are a statewide institution with primary branches located in Wilmington and Milford, Delaware.  Our mission is to bring Music excellence for all. We are a growing community committed to bringing our best, our solutions, our learner’s mind, our respect, and our team spirit. The Music School of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer. 
How to Apply
Submit a brief cover letter (one page, three paragraphs maximum length) and most current resume or CV via email with “Database Manager” in the subject line to Jeana Beno, Director of Development, The Music School of Delaware, No phone calls, please.

Reading Assist - Development and Marketing Manager

Posted: 6/3/2024

Salary Range: $50,000 - $70,000
Manager: MD Partnerships and Development
With over 30 years of experience providing direct services to students and professional development to educators, Reading Assist has helped thousands of students acquire critical reading skills. Reading Assist is a non-profit organization that offers year-round high-dosage tutoring services to at-risk children with the most significant reading challenges, prioritizing support to low-income students, students of color, and English Language Learners.
Reading Assist’s strategic ambition is to become the leading regional expert and trusted provider of reading instruction for young, struggling readers. We intend to grow to serve 10,000 students with 90% reaching benchmark in foundational reading skills within one year. 
The Development Manager supports all development, branding and marketing activities to meet fundraising and recruitment targets. 

  • Facilitate standard operating procedures for donors, including mass email communications and communicate cross-functionally with all necessary team members, including legal, communications, and digital.
  • Own the organization’s donor life cycle process, by recording, tracking, monitoring, reporting, and evaluating where individuals and foundations land – from prospect to first-time donor, to major donor.
  • Conduct prospect research for current and potential funders.
  • Build relationships with key fellows, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners.
  • Manage donor data and compliance.
  • Manage Customer Relationship Management System (CRM).
  • Draft grant proposals.
  • Manage grant reporting.
  • Conduct grant and donor research.
  • Coordinate fundraising events.
  • Execute donor communications.
  • Maintain organization website and social media presence.
Regular travel may be required to events.  This position is based in Wilmington, DE, and candidates are expected to work in the Wilmington office on a hybrid schedule. 
Experience, Skills, and Competencies
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication or relevant experience
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Networking
  • Project Management
  • Fundraising Expertise/Donor Relations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • High attention to detail 
  • Minimum 3 years of fundraising, event planning, or related experience
  • Proven track record of meeting fundraising goals and securing major gifts
How to Apply

Please email your resume and letter of interest to

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware - Resource Development Director

Posted: 5/17/2024

Salary: $65,000 - $80,000

Position Summary

The Resource Development Director reports to the Vice President of Resource Development and is responsible for identifying, cultivating, qualifying, soliciting, and stewarding donors with a goal of expanding the number of leadership and major gifts in Sussex County. This position leads the implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program in Sussex County and works collaboratively with Area Directors and Volunteers to renew and increase philanthropic support. This position works in a highly collaborative environment effectively interacting with Club staff, board members, the Resource Development Team, and others to help meet organizational goals.
Essential Functions

  • Supports and articulates the organization’s mission, core beliefs, programs, and services in a variety of settings and circumstances.
  • Maintains a portfolio of 150+ donors ensuring timely steps are taken for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship to reach an annual fundraising goal. 
  • Develops relationships with Board Members, BGCDE leadership, volunteers, and leadership donors to identify and solicit new prospects.
  • Updates donor records in donor management system and uses technology to identify and manage donors and prospects, including our donor database and wealth screening tools.
  • Communicates fundraising progress throughout the organization and equips volunteers to reach fundraising goals.
  • Develops and follows an individual fundraising work plan that maximizes time and resources in targeting specific sources of income.
  • Serves as a liaison to community groups and organizations that conduct third-party fundraising events and activities and works with the Event Coordinator to ensure the success of two marquee special events.
  • Increases visibility of Club programs and services and helps ensure that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is positioned as the premier youth service organization in Sussex County.
  • Helps ensure a productive working environment, providing support to operations and volunteer leadership on fundraising issues.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned. 
Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of effective fundraising strategies and moves management techniques.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in nonprofit organizations; fundraising, marketing, budgeting, community, and public relations experience strongly preferred.
  • Sussex County Residence and/or Sussex County Network preferred.
  • Strong communication, planning, team building, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Suite and Donor Management Software.  
Working Conditions

  • Meet multiple and concurrent deadlines.
  • Present oneself with professionally appropriate demeanor and attire.
  • Maintain a high energy level.
  • Frequent travel throughout the state using your own vehicle is required. Reimbursement for Travel expenses included. 
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30-5:00. Flexibility to work periodic evening and weekend hours is required.   
How to Apply

Interested applications, please apply at the link below or send resume with cover letter to
Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

WABE TV & Digital - Director of Programming

Posted: 5/1/2024

Salary$90,000 - $110,000

The Director of Programming for WABE TV & Digital oversees the pipeline of WABE’s video content for TV and digital distribution. The Director creates and executes the long-range distribution plans for WABE TV and digital video and its associated revenue, audience growth and engagement.
The Director works with the SVP of WABE Studios with scheduling, acquiring programming, working with PBS and other content partners (national and local). The role requires demonstrated TV programming and/or TV operations experience combined with a deep understanding of the rapidly shifting media industry and digital video strategies.
For television, the position manages the programming for WABE TV including planning, program acquisition and scheduling of both programs and promos; the supervision of assigned staff, budget administration; coordination with engineering, works with membership on fundraising and maintains compliance reports for the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC), the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).
For digital platforms, the position manages the distribution and presentation of video content on WABE’s digital platforms including, PBS Passport, and WABE’s YouTube channel. They will be responsible for creating and managing a distribution delivery calendar; sourcing content for long and short form content, including promos and social content; Uploading and tagging content on WABE’s YouTube channel (following best practices as well as WABE marketing guidelines) and serving as a liaison.

  • Track, measure, and analyze performance of WABE-TV’s performance (audience, market share, etc.) via traditional broadcasting and digital video engagement. 
  • Oversee and direct a programming vision for the station and monitor, maintain, and deliver a competitive, compelling, and diverse programming schedule and viewer experience.  
  • Execute a target audience strategy to cultivate and grow new and diverse audiences through programming that focuses on and addresses the needs of these audiences as well as finding creators within the target audiences with which to collaborate on programming. 
  • Develop system of metrics to help understand if programming is achieving its goals and to inform decisions on renewals or expansion. 
  • Embrace WABE’s and PBS’ values, vision, and strategic mission, and actively work towards implementing its goals of inclusion and diversity. 
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Development departments regarding special programs, events, and fundraising activities. 
  • Work with the SVP of WABE Studios to develop, plan, monitor, maintain and administer the budget. 
  • Ensure program content complies with all necessary state and Federal laws, regulations, and requirements. 
  • Ensure completion of and compliance with necessary public file reports 
  • Identify, cultivate, and support the channels content development and aquisition efforts. 
  • Manage relationships or agreements for content acquisition, presentation and distribution (cable, satellite, OTT, online, other providers or distributors and digital platforms) 
  • Stay current with technological trends affecting the creation and distribution of content, and with related business and nonprofit trends. 
  • Work with Membership on the execution, strategy, and success of TV Pledge and participate actively in on-air fundraising or other on-air work as needed. 
  • Drive results by developing and executing the stations’ strategic and operating plans. 
  • Support on and off-air branding strategies across all platforms as coordinated by the marketing department. 
  • Work with and ensure appropriate processes with TV operations/Traffic and station broadcasting. 
  • Develop relationships with content creators, both in Atlanta and elsewhere, to find existing programming and new ideas to bring into WABE Studios. 
  • Set up pitch processes that ensure a steady and regular flow of new program opportunities from the community while cataloguing all inquiries, referrals, and pitches. 
  • Work with the WABE marketing team to efficiently promote programming produced by WABE Studios through PR, events, and more. 
  • Represent WABE Studios as a speaker and ambassador for the work it does.  
  • Work with the Underwriting and Grant departments to generate new resources/revenue for projects.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned.   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Credentials/Education Required

  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in a related content programming role. 
  • Experience in a creative executive capacity for a television-production entity, streaming service, or similar. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 
  • Willingness to live and work in Atlanta in order to develop creative relationships here. 
Abilities and Traits

  • Experience developing, launching, and producing new programs. 
  • Experience negotiating major contracts.
  • Creative thinker with a passion for storytelling.
  • Demonstrated ethical decision-making and judgement in keeping with the reputation of a public media organization known for its unbiased news coverage.
  • Deep understanding of the evolving media landscape and what drives creative trends and audience interests.
  • Demonstrated willingness to undertake audience-focused reviews and revisions of programming.
  • Committed to program for and with underserved communities.
  • Highly collaborative with ability to champion ideas/projects and influence outcomes at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to take an innovative, big-picture approach to content, motivating your team to generate programming ideas on an ongoing basis. 
  • Creative problem-solver.
  • A strong team orientation and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate at all levels with clients, agencies, staff, senior management peers and industry colleagues.
  • Proven track record of meeting financial goals and key business objectives.
  • Works calmly under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to lead with confidence and decisiveness.
  • Able and willing to work varied hours as needed. 
Work Environment & Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods during the day. Reaching above shoulder height, below the waist or lifting as required (up to 10 lbs.), filing documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. Ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. Candidates must be willing to work in a hybrid environment but provide their own transportation to the station. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to support departmental events or during high-volume periods (membership campaigns).
How to Apply
Please apply at

Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art - Associate Director of Development

Posted: 4/26/2024

Salary$60,000 - $65,000

Reports To: Chief Development Officer
The Associate Director of Development works to secure finding to advance Brandywine’s educational programs, exhibitions, conservation work, strategic initiatives, and capital projects; and is responsible for raising significant contributed revenue through funding from individuals, the community, and family foundations; tracking and managing a contributed revenue line and coordinating prospect research for potential museum and conservancy donors.  A key focus of this work will be building the Circles, two new $10,000 membership groups.  In addition, this person will work on an impending capital campaign.
This position is a key member of the development team, working closely with senior leaders and staff to meet fundraising goals. The successful candidate will have experience designing and implementing non-profit advancement plans, meeting annual fundraising goals, stewarding, and retaining donors, and maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues and support staff. 
Position Relationships
This position is a key member of the development team, working closely with senior leaders, curators, education staff and trustees to meet fundraising goals. 
Essential Functions

  • Create and execute a multi-year development plan to meet the position’s short- and long-term financial goals through both existing and new fundraising opportunities.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with potential sponsors and major donors. Solicit and secure support from major donors for Brandywine programs.
  • Oversee Brandywine’s Circles program, growing support at the $10,000+ level and coordinating activities and events to recruit and engage donors at this level and above.
  • Meet with and qualify potential donors to the impending capital campaign.
  • Proactively engage the Chief Development Officer, Executive Director/CEO, board members, and volunteers in suitable fundraising initiatives.
  • Actively identify and cultivate new donors and develop strategies for their engagement.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to identify funding needs and assist in matching existing organizational priorities with potential grant opportunities.
  • Prepare and present monthly fundraising updates to the Chief Development Officer, Museum and Conservancy Directors and Executive Director.
  • Assist the Development team with other duties as needed or assigned. 

  • Bachelor's degree, Master’s preferred 
  • At least 3-5 years successful fundraising experience in an arts or education setting with organizational giving experience strongly preferred
  • Superior communication and presentation skills
  • Instinctive “donor service” outlook
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies and of research techniques for fundraising prospect research
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
  • Ability to collaborate within a team environment
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites is required; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, Altru, or other constituent relationship database is preferred
How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to
We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art is committed to building a culturally diverse staff.

Wilmington Friends School - Special Events & Home and School Coordinator

Posted: 4/19/2024

Salary: $47,000 - $50,000

Full time, 12-month, non-exempt position to begin on or around July 1, 2024 
Supervisor: Assistant Director of Development 

Essential Functions
Coordinate Alumni/Development Special Events 

  • Coordinate with Directors of Development, Annual Fund, and Assistant Director of Development to develop strategies for meeting all event objectives
  • Responsible for planning and implementing all alumni and development office events
  • Oversee and adhere to special events and Homecoming budgets
  • Assist reunion committees with sending communications and planning off-campus reunion events
  • Book talent, including musicians, bands, disc jockeys and other vendors
  • Select chefs or catering companies to prepare food for events
  • Plan layout of seating and decorations
  • Schedule speakers, vendors, and participants
  • Coordinate and monitor event timelines and ensure deadlines are met
  • Initiate, coordinate and/or participate in all efforts to publicize events
  • Edit and design promotional materials
  • Create invite lists; send out invitations and manage RSVP lists
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations
  • Recruit and manage volunteer pool for event planning and execution
  • Develop relationships with current parents in all divisions to help with events
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor 
Serve as the Liaison to the Home and School Association (H&S)

  • Act as liaison between H&S and WFS faculty and staff; attend H&S Executive Committee meetings
  • Support community-building events and fundraising activities for WFS families
  • Ensure H&S committees are operating in a positive, inclusive way and play an active role in helping to resolve any issues
  • Recruit and coordinate parent volunteers
  • Produce and send H&S newsletter and maintain H&S online bulletin board
  • Coordinate the Parent Ambassador Program, in coordination with the Home and School Association and Admissions office
  • Coordinate communications to newly enrolled families
  • Collaborate with division leadership to support onboarding of new families
  • Ensure strong parent ambassador engagement with new families through communications and events


  • Extensive special event experience
  • Experience working with Google Docs suite of products, as well as Raiser’s Edge (or comparable moves management system)
  • Proficiency with mail merges and event software, as well as experience working with Canva
  • Professional demeanor, outstanding interpersonal skills, superior writing and proofreading skills, and a keen attention to detail
  • Flexibility, responsibility, and resourcefulness with the time management skills to manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Ability to lead a group/committee and also work as a member of a team in a variety of roles, sometimes outside of usual job responsibilities
  • Must possess the ability to exercise discretion when dealing with sensitive donor information
  • Night and weekend work required 

How to Apply

Interested candidates should provide a letter of interest, current resume, and list of three references to Assistant Director of Development, Tina DiSabatino,, by May 15, 2024. 
It is Wilmington Friends School’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, first responder status, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. It is the intent and resolve of Wilmington Friends School to comply with the letter and the spirit of the law in the implementation of all facets of equal opportunity. This equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, training, promotion, compensation, termination, and retirement.