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Wilmington Friends School - Special Events Coordinator

Posted: 6/3/2020

Part time position, non-exempt
Position to begin late August, 2020
30 hours per week during 2020/21 School Year (Approximately 42 weeks); 
5-10 hours per week during Summer 2021
Supervisor: Director of Development
The Special Events Coordinator is principally responsible for planning and managing all alumni/development events (related to alumni relations, fundraising, admissions, and public relations). The Coordinator is also responsible for additional, day-to-day administrative functions of the alumni/development office.
The ideal candidate will possess a love for special event management, be capable of providing outstanding customer service, be an energetic and enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external constituents.
Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate with Directors of Development, Annual Fund, and Alumni Relations to develop strategies for meeting all event objectives
  • Responsible for planning and implementing all alumni and development office events
  • Oversee special events and Homecoming budgets 
  • Calculate event budgets and ensure they are adhered to
  • 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
  • Hire/coordinate staff to manage event
  • Coordinate event logistics, including registration and attendee tracking, presentation and materials support and pre- and post-event evaluations
  • Recruit and manage volunteer pool, both for events and for day-to-day office needs
  • Coordinate and schedule Jones House living room and other Jones House facilities
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Development


  • 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 Adobe suite of products
  • 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

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of study. 
Night and weekend work is required. 
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should provide a letter of interest, current resume, and list of three references to Ann Cole,, by June 19th, 2020.  Wilmington Friends School alumni are encouraged to apply. 

Malvern Preparatory School - Director of Development & Partnerships

Posted: 5/30/2020

As a leading independent Catholic school, Malvern Preparatory School serves 620 boys in grades 6 through 12 and is committed to the Augustinian values of Veritas, Unitas and Caritas, meaning Truth, Unity and Love. Located on a 103-acre campus in the Greater Philadelphia suburb of Malvern, PA, Malvern Prep fosters a radically student-centered approach to learning, and seeks individuals who are innovative, creative and compassionate self-starters who can work collaboratively.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement, the Director of Development & Partnerships will embrace Malvern’s mission and core values in all facets of the development process and coach, guide and mentor others to do the same. The Director will apply strategic leadership, vision, and creative thinking to design and execute a comprehensive development program in support of Malvern Prep’s ambitious aspirations. The incoming Director will be tasked with strengthening the operational infrastructure within the Office of Development while staffing the Executive Director of Advancement as well as the Head of School on matters related to development. The Director will lead the development team to initiate, manage and implement programs designed to attract donors who want to make a difference at Malvern Prep. While collaborating closely with the Director of Marketing and the Director of Admissions, the Director will deliver an integrated and innovative approach to school advancement. 
Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of ten years of increasingly responsible management positions in development/fundraising. The successful candidate must have a broad exposure to all facets of development including data management and analysis, annual fund, major gifts, planned giving and capital campaign experience coupled with the ability to manage a portfolio of major gift prospects. The Director will have strong leadership and management skills, both strategic and tactical, and a demonstrated ability to mentor an effective team, while successfully engaging and staffing volunteers. The ability to clearly articulate specific, incremental fundraising goals and motivate and manage a team to achieve those goals will be necessary for the success of the incoming Director. Bachelor’s degree required, CFRE and/or Master’s degree preferred. Must be willing and able to travel and be available to attend events after work hours or on weekends as needed.
For additional information please contact: 
Marie O’Riordan
Lambert & Associates
222 South Manoa Road, Suite 201
Havertown, PA 19083

Delaware Humane Association - Marketing Manager

Posted: 5/27/2020

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $42,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year
The Marketing Manager is responsible for collaboratively planning and executing the day to day marketing and communications initiatives of the organization and the long-term strategy that reflects our strategic plan. This position reports to the Director of Philanthropy.

  • Manages, develops, and executes all marketing and communications initiatives and strategy for the organization, in line with organizational objectives.
  • Researches, plans, and implements promotional and marketing campaigns to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Manages the organization’s email marketing to ensure relevant and revenue-generating content is delivered.
  • Maintain and update the website regularly, reviewing for accuracy and working with internal departments to generate content.
  • Responsible for brand management and organizational identity.
  • Creates and designs branded collateral, including but not limited to brochures, online and print ads, posters, and signage.
  • Oversees all Social Media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube) alongside the Animal Marketing Manager, leveraging them to increase awareness of the organization, provide timely customer service, and engage adopters, donors, volunteers.
  • Collects information on and analyzes the success of all marketing mediums, identifying trends, reporting details to Board of Directors and Philanthropy team.
  • Establishes media relationships by pitching stories through written press releases, successfully securing media coverage in television, radio, print, and digital news outlets.
  • Works closely with vendors and outside partners to plan and execute events, campaigns, marketing materials. 
  • Analyzes potential strategic partner relationships for organizational marketing.
  • Maintains effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant organizational departments are kept informed of marketing objectives.
  • Serves as the secondary media spokesperson for the organization.
  • Oversees organizational marketing budget.
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in marketing or another related field.
  • Three to five years of successful, measurable marketing experience.
  • Proficiency using Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office products.
  • High level proficiency with social media platforms (primarily Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube).
  • Excellent communication skills, both listening and speaking, in order to present information and converse with adopters, donors, volunteers, and peers.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills to process data related to current and potential adopters, donors, and volunteers.
  • Customer service mindset in all aspects of job duties.
  • Attention to detail, including strong command of grammar, editing/proofing skills, and ability to write with a consistent voice/style.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Strong creative outlook to generate innovative and engaging ideas.
  • Flexible, collaborative, and adaptable to consistent change.

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Daniel Condoluci-Smith,

ACLU of Delaware - Development Director

Posted: 5/23/2020

Founded in 1961, The American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware (ACLU of DE) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses legal, legislative, and advocacy approaches to protect and promote a broad range of constitutional rights and freedoms, including justice reform, education equity, free speech, racial justice, privacy, religious liberty, reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, and more. The ACLU of Delaware is an affiliate of the national ACLU, the leading defender of civil liberties guaranteed by our nation’s Bill of Rights. 
The ACLU of Delaware is one of this area’s premier public advocacy organizations. Based in Wilmington, Delaware, the ACLU of Delaware is led by a 24-member Board of Directors and a staff of nine. The Wilmington and broader Delaware communities are vibrant and collegial, and Delaware offers an excellent and affordable quality of life. Wilmington is also close to various attractions, including major cities such as New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC and the beach.  
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The ACLU of Delaware seeks a dynamic and experienced development professional to lead and significantly expand the organization’s fundraising program. 
The Development Director will have primary responsibility to create and implement the ACLU of Delaware’s fundraising strategies. These should include major gift solicitation, foundation grantmaking, planned giving, special events, and annual fund. As a thought partner, the Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director to steward donor relationships and foster a strong sense of community among the ACLU of Delaware’s donors. The Development Director will also serve as a leader on the staff, ensuring that staff understand the importance of fundraising to the organization’s overall health, and recognize their role in development.
Ideal candidates will be able to communicate clearly and effectively to donors and supporters, particularly on complex civil liberties issues. Ability to convey passion and critical need for support is essential. As a senior staff member, the Development Director will also be responsible for upholding the principles of equity and inclusion that are vital to the organization.
The ACLU of Delaware has experienced significant growth in recent years and has had a number of exciting victories. The Development Director will also work closely with the Executive Director to oversee the organization’s budget, identify critical needs for program, and create the ACLU of Delaware’s next strategic plan.
The Development Director’s essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 
Leadership and Vision

  • Convey the importance of fundraising to the staff and board, creating a culture of philanthropy in the organization;
  • Partner with the Executive Director on strategic planning for the organization, particularly on growth of revenue to strengthen the infrastructure of the ACLU of Delaware and expand its programmatic reach;
  • Cultivate the talents of board and staff members to serve as ambassadors with donors;
  • Promote the values of equity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work;
  • Serve as an effective and visible spokesperson for the ACLU of Delaware, effectively articulating the organization’s history, programs, and mission.

  • Establish and execute a comprehensive annual fundraising plan for the ACLU of Delaware;
  • Lead the organization’s major gift program, focusing on increasing the number and capacity of major donors;
  • Steward relationships with donors, helping to create a sense of community among our vast network of supporters;
  • Foster relationships with foundation officers, and shepherd grant proposals to ensure program needs are met;
  • Develop a planned giving strategy for the organization;
  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with National ACLU colleagues who assist in fundraising;
  • Plan and execute special events, both fundraising and community-building.

  • Work with affiliate and national staff to ensure database accurately captures relevant information about our supporters;
  • Develop strategies for growing our network of supporters and allies across Delaware.


The ideal candidate will have the following professional skills, qualities, and competencies:

  • Personally committed to advancing the ACLU’s values, mission, goals and programs, with an understanding of the range of civil liberties issues and their implications;
  • Proven managerial experience, inspiring teams in the private, not-for-profit, or public sectors;
  • Mentorship of colleagues, with the ability to delegate tasks to others to support their growth;
  • A successful track record of donor development and raising money from a variety of sources; major donor experience is preferred;
  • An understanding of how to connect program needs with fundraising, and cultivating donors to be partners with organizational leadership in how to address funding opportunities;
  • Experience strategic planning, particularly in regards to building of development infrastructure within an organization;
  • A history of effective written and oral communication, including excellent public speaking skills for both formal and extemporaneous presentations; ability to represent the ACLU to members and supporters;
  • A record of success working in partnership with a board and staff of diverse personalities and talents;
  • An energetic person who can handle and prioritize multiple activities and responsibilities; a self-starter and finisher;
  • A team player who inspires collaboration and functions decisively; flexible and well-organized;
  • Outgoing and straightforward; one who shares information easily; listens as well as gives advice; respects the abilities of others;
  • Ideal candidate would have at least five years of development experience.

Salary based on experience. Excellent benefits include paid vacation, medical and dental insurance, retirement savings plan, life and long-term disability insurance, and generous paid holidays.

Please send a cover letter and resume to with “Development Director Search” as the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed regularly and the position will remain open until filled. All interviews will be held remotely at this time.
The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status and record of arrest or conviction.
The ACLU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance applying online, please email  If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Delaware Nature Society - Development Manager

Posted: 4/30/2020

Delaware Nature Society (DelNature) has spent over 50 years connecting people to nature with diverse environmental programs and services. As one of the most well-respected environmental organizations in the region, we envision a healthy and sustainable environment for all plants, animals, and people living in our region. Our mission is to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, advocacy, and conservation. Working state-wide in Delaware and the surrounding region, we operate four sites where people experience nature in unique hands-on ways reaching thousands of visitors each year.


Selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


DelNature aspires to be inclusive multicultural organization that celebrates the rich dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious and political beliefs. Diversity creates an awareness of and acknowledges respect for differences and translates into understanding and valuing each other’s perspective. We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.


Job Description

Development Manager implements fundraising activities supporting various initiatives on behalf of Delaware Nature Society including:  Annual Fund, restricted and unrestricted grants and event sponsorship.  The Development Manager actively analyzes data, fundraising and constituent reports, to provide input and strategies to meet and exceed our annual fundraising goals.  Working with the Chief Development Officer, and other members of the Development Team, the Development Manager continually ensures correspondence and development office practices are aligned with best practices. 



  • Active oversight of the Annual Fund which includes coordinating and facilitation direct mail campaigns, email, and board & staff solicitor engagement.
  • Track and manage grants process, and direct solicitation of grants ranging from $500-$20,000. Submit and file all grant reporting requirements and maintain records in accordance with the grant agreements.
  • Reconcile monthly giving reports with accounting and reports on fundraising results to CDO, ED and Fund Development Committee
  • Manages direct reports and oversees data development processing including gift entry, gift acknowledgements, grant and sponsorship reporting and fulfilment.
  • Works with the Special Events Coordinator and supports their oversight of fundraising events including Farm to Fork
  • Works with Site Managers and Leadership Team and staff on other site and global events.
  • Supports CDO in other fundraising activities and initiatives as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of direct fundraising experience with demonstrated success in securing and soliciting gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Degree in Business, Marketing, English, or Communications or related field
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
  • Proven ability to manage a staff to reach fundraising goals
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral


Proficiency in Microsoft office and computer skills including Word, Excel, mail merges, etc  Experience in fundraising database management strongly preferred; experience in Altru (Blackbaud) a plus!


Salary and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.


How to Apply

Apply online at