Job Board

Saints Peter & Paul Catholic School - Director of Advancement (Easton, Maryland)

Posted: 10/6/2021
 
Salary Range: $70,000

Since its founding in 1955, Saints Peter & Paul Catholic School has been the premier PreK-12 institution of faith and learning on Maryland's Eastern Shore. With 388 students in the elementary school and 160 students in the high school, students are empowered with the strength of character, ethics, conviction, and knowledge necessary to cope with and exert influence upon this dynamic world. By creating a diverse and demanding program of academics, student life opportunities, and spiritual formation, students are encouraged to take active ownership in learning, to accept the challenge of personal and social responsibility, and to strive for excellence in all things. The quality of the dedicated faculty and small class size makes for a learning environment that challenges all students.

Reporting to the High School Principal, the Director of Advancement is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the school’s development, fundraising, enrollment, and communication efforts. The role of the Advancement Office is to continue to strengthen and enhance the future of Saints Peter & Paul School by cultivating meaningful involvement and financial support from the community in support of its strategic plans. The Director of Advancement is a member of the administrative team and will work closely with related committees of the School Board of Specified Jurisdiction. The Director’s focus will be building program infrastructure to spearhead fundraising efforts while enhancing the culture of philanthropy among all constituencies.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in development or advancement activities; experience in Catholic, private, or nonprofit environment preferred. The successful candidate must have an understanding of and passion for the goals and mission of Saints Peter & Paul School and a commitment to Catholic education. The ideal candidate must have broad exposure to all facets of development, including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, capital campaign planning and implementation, and data management and analysis. A basic understanding of enrollment management, marketing, public relations, and advertising is necessary. Visionary and strategic planning capabilities to be applied toward the development of an innovative fundraising program, and the leadership necessary to ensure its successful implementation is essential. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Willing and able to travel; must be available to attend events after work hours or on weekends as needed.

For a complete position description, listing of qualifications and additional information on Saints Peter & Paul, visit our website at www.lambertassoc.com.

Qualified candidates may send resume and salary requirements to:

Tara Sweeney
Lambert & Associates
222 S Manoa Road, Suite 201
Havertown, PA 19083
tsweeney@lambertassoc.com

Nemours Children's Health Delaware - Assistant Director, Special Events

Posted: 9/30/2021

Salary Range: $45,000 - $73,000

Nemours Children's Health is seeking an Assistant Director, Special Events for the Institutional Advancement team at our location in Wilmington, DE. 
 
The Assistant Director, Special Events effectively manages fundraising, cultivation, and stewardship events to enhance the visibility of Nemours Children’s Health and promote a positive institutional image among a variety of constituents, including donors, prospects and other community stakeholders. The Assistant Director reports directly to the Assistant Vice President, Special Events and works collaboratively with colleagues in Institutional Advancement and across the Enterprise.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Minimum 3 years event planning experience required
  • Travel required and schedule based on event needs

How to Apply:


Please apply on the Careers page of the Nemours website: www.nemours.org. Requisition #2121

Delaware Hospice - Annual Giving Coordinator

Posted: 9/22/2021
 
Salary Range: Starting at $54,000, based on experience

Since 1982, Delaware Hospice has provided the highest quality hospice and healthcare services, and serves as a trusted community partner in end-of-life education and support. Our mission is to support every individual, family, and community with compassionate and expert care for serious illness.
 
Accredited by the Joint Commission, Delaware Hospice continues to be a licensed, nonprofit, community-based hospice serving Delaware. Now also providing care in Pennsylvania; southern Chester and Delaware counties. We offered healthcare services through our Delaware Hospice, Delaware Palliative, Delaware Transitions, Katybug, Bereavement, and New Hope programs at the Delaware Hospice Center, in private homes, or acute and long term care facilities. For more information about Delaware Hospice’s programs and services, upcoming events, or employment opportunities, call 302-478-5707 or visit our website, www.delawarehospice.org.

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

This position manages the Annual Appeal programs including donor cultivation, communications, and stewardship. Assists with grant research and writing. Oversee volunteer run special events. This is a statewide position requiring some travel and a flexible schedule including occasional nights and weekends.
 
Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of special events and annual giving fundraising required. Excellent communication skills including writing, one-on-one and public speaking. Ability to work independently, as well as, in a team environment. Experience and demonstrated skill in non-profit fundraising, including:  creating a fundraising plan, successful background in cultivating donors, proven ability to develop diverse and repeatable sources of income, research and grant writing. Experience and demonstrated skill in developing project budgets. Ability to, train and manage volunteers. Knowledge of MS Office programs and donor databases required. Familiarity with database management, data mining from existing database, data manipulation and report writing and analysis. “Raiser’s Edge/NXT” preferred.
 
Benefits:

Delaware Hospice cares for our staff with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the generous benefits we provide and the opportunities for growth and advancement that we make available to our team. Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance (starts day 1)
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) retirement fund with company contribution after 2 years of service
  • Paid time off
  • Reimbursement for certification fees, and tuition assistance
  • Incentive Compensation bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program to you and family members at no cost to you
  • Employee recognition and referral programs
  • Fun contests to promote a healthy lifestyle
How to Apply: 

Please apply online at: https://www.delawarehospice.org/careers/apply-now/?gnk=job&gni=8a7883a97beb3bf9017bf3e73329433e
 
Delaware Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
 

The Grand - Development Administrative Assistant

Posted: 9/17/2021

Salary Range: Starting at $35,000
 
Job Purpose
 
The Development Department is primarily responsible for creating, administering, and implementing the organization's long-term development plan. This entails developing and implementing a growth strategy for the future, organizing outreach efforts, and managing relationships with the organization's new and existing donors. The Development Administrative Assistant is a key member of the team by providing administrative and project management support to the Director and Development team members.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Development Administrative Assistant’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Knowledge of Tessitura (Donor Software) – update records, input pledges and payments, setup campaigns, GLs, acknowledgements and plans
  • Work with the finance department to keep complete records
  • Maintain confidentiality of information for all donors and sponsors
  • Ability to work under stress and tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills when working or interacting with staff members, donors, sponsors, vendors, Board members, Trustees, and the Leadership team
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • General administrative support for Director and Development team
  • Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings, events and department activities; supports staff with event wrap-up
  • Keep accurate up-to-date files using Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
  • Organize and prioritize large and varying volumes of information
  • Other duties as assigned
Gala:
  • Overall assistance of Gala planning and implementation
  • Track Gala RSVPs
  • Process ticket sales
  • Mail thank you/tax letters to all attendees
  • Day of event implementation
Golf:
  • Play major role in planning of Golf Classic
  • Track all golfers 
  • Coordinate golfer software (with DuPont CC)
  • Communicate with all golfers
  • Head up “Hole Sponsor Signs” sales
Small Business:
  • Create a list (ongoing) of small business prospects
  • Work with small businesses on sponsorship opportunity
  • 150th Anniversary - $150 donations
Gilliam Fund:
  • Coordinate and attend all meetings
  • Handle communications with Committee

Qualifications

  • The Development Administrative Assistant should be a skilled communicator in both written and verbal formats. 
  • Attributes skills such as creativity, self-motivation, proactiveness, time management, positive attitude, detail-oriented, flexible, interpersonal skills and teamwork are a must.
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and the ability to learn new systems are required.
  • Nonprofit work experience and knowledge of the arts would be a plus.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Good analytical and computer skills.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred. Work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. A minimum of three years of professional administrative experience is required.
The Development Administrative Assistant reports to the Director of Development. The Development Administrative Assistant also interacts regularly with the Executive Director, Sponsors, Board/Trustees and the heads of other administrative departments. This position does not manage any direct reports.

Benefits

Full-time position with occasional nights/weekend hours. Salary based on experience. Health care benefits, garage parking, and two weeks paid vacation, and other benefits included.


How to Apply
 
This is a full-time position with occasional evening and weekend hours required. Compensation commensurate with experience, and includes health benefits. The position is currently open.
 
To apply, submit résumé, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to Teresa Crawford, HR Manager, at tcrawford@grandopera.org.

Easterseals of Delaware & Maryland’s Eastern Shore - Director of Individual Giving

Posted: 9/17/2021

Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000
 
The Director of Individual Giving will be responsible for planning, coordination and implementation of the major donor program. The primary focus of the position will be the oversight of donor relations, cultivation of new donors, stewardship of individual gifts and management of the major gifts portfolio.
 
The Director of Individual Giving will work in cooperation with the Vice President of Development and the Development team to establish and grow a successful major gifts program for the agency.
 
Easterseals is the leading provider of services and programs for people with disabilities and specials needs, enabling them the opportunity to live, learn work and play in the community.  This key development position will offer the successful candidate an opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of the organization.
 
Key Duties

  • Develop, implement and evaluate prospect cultivation and donor stewardship strategies in order to expand the major gift program.
  • Recruit, educate and manage volunteers to assist with major gift initiatives and community outreach.
  • Maintain and manage a portfolio of sustaining donors and key prospects to ensure achievement of major gift fundraising goals and objectives.
  • Work closely with development, administration, communications and program staff to advance program goals and initiatives.
  • Must be a team player that works collaboratively and positively with colleagues in the development, communications and program departments.
Minimum Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 5 years progressive development experience (with a track record of success in major gifts fundraising) 
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CFRE preferred
  • Ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with database / relationship management software, preferably Raiser’s Edge
  • Must be detail oriented, with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Must adhere to highest ethical standards pertaining to donor intent and confidentiality
How to Apply:
 
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to A. Older by mail to 61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE 19720 or aolder@esdel.org.

Public Allies - Host a Public Ally

Posted: 9/10/2021

Public Allies Delaware is still recruiting nonprofit organizations and government agencies to host Class of 2022 Allies. Our second cohort of Allies will start their apprenticeships on November 1st, 2021!
 
Does your organization desire to build your capacity through program development and delivery, evaluation, outreach, volunteer recruitment, or technology?
 
Public Allies is a cost-effective way to do so, all while expanding the experience and development of a new diverse professional.
 
THE COST
While the total Ally cost for a 10-month term of service is $36,500 - $40,000 (stipend, benefits, etc), your agency’s cost is far less. Your agency’s cost share portion is calculated on a sliding scale based on your annual budget (see chart below). 
 
Under $250,000 (first Ally) = $13,500
$250,000 - $1M = $16,500
$1M - $5M = $18,500 
$5M+ = $21,500
Government Agencies = $21,500
 
THE TIMELINE
Interest Form Deadline - September 17th
Meet Ally Candidates - September 21st
Select and Interview Candidates - Sept 21st - Oct 1st
Ally Begins Core Training - October 18th
Ally Begins with your Agency - November 1st
 
EXPRESSING INTEREST
If you are unfamiliar with Public Allies, please contact our Director Tina Morrow (tmorrow@udel.edu) to discuss any questions you may have. If you know you are interested, please submit and interest form https://publicallies.org/host-an-ally (note, no “www”). This takes less than 3 minutes to complete.  

OperaDelaware - Donor Services / Board Liaison

Posted: 9/9/2021

Salary Range: $30,000 - $35,000
 
The Donor Services / Board Liaison position will be an integral part of OperaDelaware’s team. The primary focus of the position will be management of all board related activities, scheduling and preparing materials for meetings, and general board and committee/task force communications. A secondary, yet critical, focus will be to work with the General Director and Development Associate for a broad range of support in patron/donor fulfilment and cultivation. This position will also be the company’s first point of contact for incoming box office calls, and will have a conspicuous presence at company performances and events.
 
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
 
Board Liaison

  • Serve as the main point of contact for board, advisory board, and task force members.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the scheduling of important board and committee meetings, including an annual board retreat.
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of meeting materials.
  • Maintain accurate records of board meetings with the assistance of the board secretary.
  • Regularly update annual board documents (roster, term expiration schedules, etc.) 

Donor Services / Box Office

  • Act as first point of contact for box office and other general inquiries.
  • Keep records of donations and process acknowledgement letters.
  • Make bank deposits.
  • Assist General Director and Development Associate with creation and implementation of annual fundraising plan.
  • Lead/Assist in planning and execution of donor cultivation events.
 
Staff and Community Engagement

  • When required, stand in for the General Director at various community events and be prepared to speak about OperaDelaware and its work.
  • Aid in overall project management and staffing needs.
  • Provide support for community outreach performances/events as needed.

General Administration

  • Assist Marketing Associate with planning and execution of social media strategies.
  • Maintain office supply inventory and manage ordering of necessary supplies.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience in an administrative role, preferably within an opera company or other arts non-profit
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office, G Suite, cloud computing, and data management
  • Excellent organizational skills including effective time management, ability to set and fulfill priorities, and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication, writing, and editing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • A positive outlook and sense of humor
  • An acumen for technology and the ability and willingness to embrace updates in technology
  • Knowledge of opera is a must
  • Experience with  Salesforce / PatronManager a plus

How to Apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to jobs@operade.org.

OperaDelaware is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran’s status or any other protected category.

Delaware Art Museum - Membership Coordinator

Posted: 8/25/2021

Salary Range: $19/hour
 
Founded in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum is a primary cultural and arts institution in the state. Our mission is to generate creative energy that sustains, enriches, empowers, and inspires by connecting people to art. The Museum meets its mission through offering diverse exhibitions, art education programming, special events, and 100+ programs, from tours and art classes to workshops and community days, to nearly 80,000 people each year.
 
In 2017, the Museum devised a three-year strategic plan to become a welcoming and inclusive, civically engaged, vital hub that acts as a catalyst for change in our community. To that end, we’ve partnered with the community to develop programming ranging from an annual writing conference to the development of events and exhibitions commemorating the 50th anniversary of a public disturbance that led to the nine-month occupation of the City of Wilmington—the longest peacetime occupation in US history. We are committed to being agents of change, striving to diversify our collection to combat the historical underrepresentation of women and people of color in museums’ collections. We are forward-looking and community focused. We are looking for applicants with the same spirit and who embrace the Museum’s values: art at our core, committed to community, steward public trust, make work meaningful, embrace innovation and experimentation.
 
The Delaware Art Museum seeks an experienced Membership Coordinator who will be responsible for the Museum’s Membership program. They will create and manage all aspects of member engagement, including membership campaigns, recruitment, retention, and hosting member events.  The Coordinator is a member of the Advancement team and works closely with other departments to identify fundraising and member opportunities that align with the Museum’s priorities.  This is a 20 hour per week position.
 
Major responsibilities include:

  • Organize and execute effective member recruitment and retention projects using a variety of means, including monthly renewal notices, email marketing, cultivation events, front of the house sales, and one-on-one communication,
  • Completely monthly member calls and mailing of membership cards,
  • Provide overall vision for the membership programs,
  • Develop and recommend an attractive and competitive membership benefits package. Work with Advancement team members to identify and administer strategies of moving members up the membership tiers,
  • Deliver solicitation and cultivation materials targeted to diverse audiences resulting in increased membership,
  • Work with Communications and Engagement team to coordinate production of engaging membership correspondence, printed materials, and website pages in a timely manner for internal and external audiences,
  • Create and deliver clear and compelling presentations about the membership program
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis of new and/or revised membership benefits to determine strategies for going forward,
  • Coordinate donor and member events, including, travel opportunities, exhibition previews, cultivation events, and fundraising events,
  • Input and maintain accurate information of members in the Museum’s database,
  • Work with various Museum committees and volunteer groups to advance the Museum’s mission of connecting people to art,
  • Attend Museum programs to encourage donations and membership signups.
The position reports to the Director of Advancement and interacts with museum staff, current and prospective members.

Requirements: 

  • At least three to five years of membership, fundraising, special events, and marketing experience, preferably at a not-for-profit organization,
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively connect with diverse audiences,
  • Attention to detail and accuracy; commitment to flawless execution of detailed plans,
  • Skilled in MS Windows and MS Office products,
  • Experience with donor management databases,
  • Strong organizational skills including effective time management, ability to set and fulfill priorities managing multiple projects simultaneously, and demonstrated ability to work effectively in multi-tasking, fast paced environment,
  • Highly motivated and able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team,
  • Knowledge of Wilmington and Brandywine Valley cultural institutions and civic institutions preferred,
  • Knowledge of best practices in donor communications and principles of donor-centered fundraising preferred
  • Strong written. verbal and customer service skills,
  • Ability to handle confidential materials with discretion,
  • Embraces Delaware Art Museum’s mission and programs,
  • A collegial attitude and sense of humor.  
How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resource at hr@delart.org. To learn more about the Delaware Art Museum, please visit our website at delart.orgInterviewing will begin when qualified applicants have been identified; the job will close when an offer has been accepted.

The Delaware Art Museum is committed to inclusivity and encourages qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply. Delaware Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

Faithful Friends Animal Society - Manager of Marketing & Public Relations

Posted: 8/20/2021

Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000
 
Faithful Friends Animal Society (FFAS) was founded in 2000 and now serves 17,000 pets and 24,000 people each year through programs and services that focus on the most vulnerable. Over the past 21 years, FFAS has led reforms in animal welfare that have become the building blocks for a comprehensive, humane animal welfare system in Delaware. The number of pets and people we serve each year continues to increase as the demand for our services continues to grow. FFAS is funded through donations, grants, and fees for services with the majority of funding being allocated for community programs and services.
 
Position Summary
 
Are you a creative professional with a passion for storytelling, marketing, and design who enjoys producing work to inspire others to get involved? The Marketing & PR Manager will work with a collaborative development team to enhance initiatives for FFAS. This role is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and executing marketing strategies; and leading all aspects of marketing, communications, and design to ensure brand awareness and community stewardship. 
 
Compensation / Work Environment
 
FFAS is currently working in person with flexible working arrangements. The Marketing & PR Manager will be based in FFAS administrative offices in Wilmington, Delaware with some opportunities for remote work. At times, this role will be required to attend events or related outside meetings on behalf of FFAS, and some may take place outside of regular business hours.
  • Salaried employee - $35,000-$45,000 based upon experience
  • 40 hours/week – additional hours may be required to complete tasks
  • Flexible schedule; must be able to work some evenings and weekends
  • No health benefits provided at this time
  • Pet benefits for candidates who have pet(s)

Responsibilities

 
Marketing / Communications

  • Develop and implement marketing plan for overall organization and revenue-generating programs
  • Manage all written forms of communication including press releases, newsletters, blog posts
  • Ensure all external publications and communications are in line with branding initiatives
  • Support fundraising initiatives including event-related communications, donor appeals, and information related to programs, services, and community outreach
  • Design marketing materials: newsletters, press releases, appeals, donor reports, and advertisements
  • Proactively identify issues that may impact the organization's reputation and work with the director to develop communications plans to mitigate
Media / Public Relations

  • Develop, compose, and submit all press releases, and informational data pertaining to programs, special events/fundraisers, promotions, new board members, awards, and overall brand management
  • Develop and employ public relations strategy to help drive philanthropic and advocacy initiatives
  • Establish a communications plan to reach media and public services; serve as the agency’s spokesperson 
  • Pursue opportunities to gain exposure for the FFAS brand and team members
Social Media / Digital Marketing

  • Maintain the organization’s website and social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok
  • Lead social media content development and implement strategy for online fundraising, brand awareness, volunteer recruitment, event and program participation, storytelling and impact-sharing
  • Develop innovative digital content to increase awareness of the FFAS brand
  • Provide analysis of digital performance including practices that monitor FFAS presence on social media
  • Implement email marketing campaigns
  • Proactively recommend new programs, tactics, campaigns or platforms to enhance digital presence 
  • Create a variety of digital communications products including videos and still photos
General

  • Conduct market research to identify customer trends, competitor offerings and demographic data 
  • Develop and manage marketing/communications budget
  • Supervise marketing/communications interns and related volunteers
  • Attend appropriate leadership and committee meetings
  • Remain flexible and adaptable in work schedules and assignments 
  • Represent organization with professionalism, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for others

Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree a plus 
  • 5-7 years of experience in public relations, marketing, communications, or related field
  • Experience in nonprofit management preferred
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about animal welfare
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) preferred
  • Experience with video editing software
  • Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading, and communications skills
  • Confident public speaker
  • Excellent organizational skills; comfortable in fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work efficiently, strategically, flexibly without direct supervision and also work collaboratively 
  • Keen sense of what “makes” a great story to influence and educate key audiences
  • Valid driver’s license, reference checks (2), criminal background check, and drug screening required

How to Apply:

 
Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter to shannon@faithfulfriends.us.