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Chief Development Officer

Company: Elk Hill 

Date posted: January 20, 2021

We are continuing to grow!

Are you looking for a non-profit organization where your contributions make a major impact on the lives of the children and families that we serve?

We are a company that:

  • Has talented, hardworking employees
  • Is proud of its low turnover and long tenured employees
  • Has encouraging and passionate leadership
  • Advocates for mental health issues
  • Offers competitive benefits and pay

Elk Hill is currently recruiting for a Chief Development Officer. Employees in this role will provide general oversight of all the organization’s fund development activities, manage the day- to-day operations of the development function, and monitor adequacy of activities through coordination with staff, appropriate committees, and governing body. Employee will also ensure partnership with the development team in implementing a systematic and integrated donor program.

We are looking for candidates that:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; CFRE preferred.
  • A minimum of seven years of fundraising experience in roles demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Comprehensive management skills and experience are required, including directing and motivating staff, oral and written communication skills, marketing and financial management, values clarification, organizational behavior and development, and governance.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships across a wide variety of individuals, groups, and foundations.
  • Highly effective interpersonal, conversational, and presentational skills, demonstrating emotional intelligence and situational awareness.
  • Strong analytic and strategic-thinking skills, with demonstrated ability to create, implement, and monitor complex plans.

To learn more about Elk Hill and all it has to offer, visit our website at or “like” our page on Facebook!

Elk Hill does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary range: $80-100K

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Development Operations Administrator

Company: John Tyler Community College

Date posted: January 8, 2021

POSITION: Development Operations Administrator – 00081; Full-time Position with Benefits 

HIRING RANGE: $38,745-$60,000 (commensurate w/qualifications & experience)

CLOSING DATE: January 20, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

GENERAL INFORMATION:  John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and one of the largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia.  With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Join a growing development program at John Tyler Community College Foundation. The Foundation seeks an enthusiastic full-time development operations administrator to support foundation fundraising and alumni efforts and advancement activities. As a member of the Foundation’s staff and fundraising team, the Development Operations Administrator is responsible for managing the Foundation’s key operational functions, including: database management, data analytics, report design and production, gift entry and donor acknowledgement, prospect research, deployment of donor and alumni communication and event logistics.

The Development Operations Administrator oversees all aspects of the donor database that drive the Foundation’s fundraising efforts and reporting capabilities. The Development Operations Administrator will ensure data integrity, will write queries and reports, create donor lists for a wide-range of communications and will analyze data that will inform fundraising strategy. In addition, the Development Operations Administrator will manage the gift processing and donor acknowledgement process.

This individual will assist in the planning and implementation of donor and alumni engagement, solicitation and stewardship activities and will coordinate the deployment of stewardship reports, and direct mail and email campaigns. This position researches potential donors and works with the Foundation team on the movement of prospects through the development cycle.

The Development Operations Administrator is responsible for Foundation operations, ensuring that data and gift processing procedures meet best practice standards and that the office operates efficiently. In addition, the Development Operations Administrator will work with the college event coordinator to ensure Foundation alumni and donor cultivation and stewardship events are successfully executed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience strongly preferred.  The successful candidate must have following qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge in computer and software applications, including Microsoft Office, Google Suite products and Adobe.
  • High degree of knowledge and experienced user of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising or donor relationship software.
  • Must have prior experience with processing gifts and producing donor acknowledgements.
  • Excellent attention to detail. Proven experience with working with a high degree of accuracy. Adept at proofreading and editing
  • Strong data analysis skills.
  • Excellent project management skills. Demonstrated ability to use judgment and analytical skills to organize and prioritize work and problem-solve.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience providing excellent customer service
  • Experience with responsibility for office operations.
  • Experience working in a nonprofit fundraising/development, advancement or alumni environment.
  • Experience coordinating event logistics.
  • Experience coordinating and producing donor mailings and communication.
  • Ability to work independently as well as proven flexibility to work within a team environment and with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to adapt to change while maintaining a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work periodic evenings or weekends.

High School diploma or equivalent is required.  Successful completion of a criminal background check will be required. Experience in higher education is preferred.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the state job website located at

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.


Director of Development

Company: Junior Achievement of Central Virginia

Date posted: November 25, 2020

Job Title:        Director of Development

Reports to:     President and CEO

Department:   Development

Location:        Richmond, VA

FTE Status:    Full-Time

Position Concept:

Junior Achievement of Central Virginia seeks a dynamic, creative, and organized individual with a growth mindset to join our fast-paced, project-based team, who has demonstrated success in fundraising. This position raises financial support to meet the goals of the organization through corporations, foundations, events and individuals, as well as promoting Junior Achievement’s brand.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Plans, organizes and directs the general operating campaign. Identifies and rates prospects. Organizes and qualifies the prospect list. Manages the processes of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects and donors.
  2. Manages and implements fundraising strategies for individual and corporate solicitations through direct mail and personal appeals; manages online fundraising campaigns.
  3. Researches and identifies the corporations, foundations and/or individual donors to fund the programs. Provides the necessary tools including proposals, brochures, etc. for solicitation. Provides follow up for all existing proposals.
  4. Responsible for the management of all grant efforts through the entire grant cycle.
  5. Organizes and executes special event fundraisers, including virtual events. Successfully executes sponsorship and stewardship recognition plans. Identifies and solicits in-kind donations for events. Establishes and executes all event logistics, including leadership and oversight for event production, from planning, invitations, programs/brochures to wrap-up (timelines, meetings, staffing, run of show, etc.).
  6. Works with President to meet with, engage and develop new and existing donors, sponsors and prospects. Provides all appropriate follow up. Assists with best practices donor relationship management and stewardship.
  7. Implements marketing strategies aligned with the JA Strategic Plan. Maintains ongoing relationships with local media outlets to increase credibility and image of Junior Achievement. Maintains JA website, social media content, and newsletters.
  8. Assists with the preparation of the income and expense budget and cash flow projections, including the tracking of revenues, expenses and budget adjustments.
  9. Develops and/or manages the information system which tracks prospects, sponsors, donors and funding history. Assures that all data is up-to-date and correct. Works with Controller to invoice and collect pledges in a timely manner. Prepares accurate and timely reports.
  10. Assists Fundraising and Special Events Board Committee in carrying out their specific functions. Prepares materials for Board and Committee meetings. Assists President in identifying prospects for expanding committee.

Education/Experience Required:


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Three or more years’ experience in development, including proven success in fundraising/sales. Foundation knowledge, including experience with grant writing and reporting. Ability to manage multiple priorities, strong initiative and self-direction. Superior interpersonal and oral/written communication skills. Computer and database management literacy and strong social media skills. Ability to work some evening and weekend hours.


Certified Fund Raising Executive

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relationship.



The mission of Junior Achievement is to empower young people to own their economic success through financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship education. By showing students how money, careers, and business ownership work through proven programs and the help and mentorship of volunteer role models from the community, Junior Achievement is empowering these students to have a belief in themselves supported by a foundation in these real-world life skills. Junior Achievement of Central Virginia serves over 25,000 K-12 students throughout Richmond and surrounding areas.


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary range for this position is $40,000-$70,000 and will be determined by skills and experience. Junior Achievement of Central Virginia offers benefits, which include medical/dental/life insurances, retirement plan, and paid time off.


BACKGROUND CHECK: This position is subject to the successful completion of a background check / verification of educational credentials contained in resume.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Amanda Landron at by December 11, 2020. Please use “Director of Development – Your Name” as the subject line. Please do not attach a cover letter. Instead, include the cover letter in the body of your email.

Campaign Manager

Company: Madison House

Date posted: November 20, 2020

Madison House seeks an organized, strategic, thoughtful, team-oriented fundraising professional for the newly created role of Campaign Manager. Reporting to the Director of Advancement at Madison House, the Campaign Manager will serve an integral role in planning, supporting, executing, and stewarding the current $10 million campaign.

Madison House and the Campaign for Madison House

Madison House is an independent 501(c)(3) organization that for fifty years has served as the volunteer center for students at the University of Virginia. Thousands of University of Virginia students typically serve as Madison House volunteers in the Charlottesville and Albemarle community each year.

More than 85% of the Madison House operating budget comes from annual gifts and donations.

The Campaign for Madison House focuses on three areas: Lead. Serve. Become.

  • Lead: Invest in training to support student leadership development. Expand curricular collaborations to better understand the issues and impact of volunteer efforts.
  • Serve: Strengthen student engagement with community partnerships and programs. Invest in the Madison House building to be ADA compliant and offer better space for student meetings and engagement.
  • Become: Build an endowment to ensure the future of Madison House.

The goal is to raise $10 million in philanthropic support through the Campaign for Madison House. This initiative coordinates with UVA’s current $5 billion Honor the Future campaign.

Position Responsibilities

Madison House works with a lean staff to get a lot done. The organization is looking for a strong team member who is happy to engage as needed in support of the Campaign for Madison House.

Primary responsibilities identified include:

  • Oversee prospect research, donor profiles, and reports for the campaign.
  • Build and manage the prospect pipeline and engagement through research and coordination of strategic outreach by the Executive Director, Director of Advancement, University Advancement, and Annual Fund efforts.
  • Research, track, and write grant proposals and reports.
  • In coordination with the Communications Director, create campaign marketing materials and supporting documents. This includes content management for collateral donor materials, campaign website, and related social media initiatives.
  • Support trip planning, events, and donor engagements.
  • Manage campaign donor recognition and major donor stewardship.


The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of fundraising experience, with experience in a comprehensive campaign environment preferable. They will be an excellent writer and communicator, capable of drafting campaign materials including reports, correspondence, grant proposals, website and social media content, and stewardship reports. An understanding of prospect research, donor pipeline management, and strategy development are required, as are exceptional planning and organizational skills. An affinity for relational databases is important, as is a mission-orientation and strong commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Salary range of $50,000 to $70,000.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Lisa Perlbinder, Director of Advancement, at Materials received by December 7, 2020 are guaranteed consideration. After that, materials received will continue to be considered until the role is filled.

Madison House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons of all backgrounds—including people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates—are strongly encouraged to apply.