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Development Coordinator

Company: Peter Paul Development Center

Date posted: February 10, 2020


Position Overview
Peter Paul seeks a Development Coordinator to support all aspects of fundraising, communications, and marketing. This full-time position reports directly to the Director of Development. The Development Coordinator will support the annual fund by maintaining meticulous donor records, process all gifts, coordinate special events, manage appeals, and assist with implementing the marketing and social media strategy.

The successful candidate must have an understanding of and adherence to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and must philosophically support Peter Paul’s mission to aid in the fight against generational poverty by supporting the students and families of Richmond’s East End.

 

Responsibilities Include

  1. Manage the donor database, not only maintaining donor records, but looking for opportunities to create new reports that are useful to management.
  2. Manage all logistics of the development process, including reporting, tracking moves management, and helping to empower the development team and board to be successful in their roles.
  3. Manage the appeal process, including segmentation, getting the letters to appropriate staff and board members for personalizing, and coordinating with the mailing house.
  4. Ensure the proper acknowledgement and management of gifts and pledges and providing status and progress reports
  5. Create and distribute regular electronic communications, working with the entire Peter Paul team for story input
  6. Manage informational lunches, including registration, coordination, and logistics
  7. As needed, research and recommend funding opportunities to pursue the mission and goals of Peter Paul
  8. Ensure compliance with all administrative, programmatic, evaluation, fiscal, and reporting requirements associated with the receipt of funding in a timely and appropriate manner
  9. Coordinate and/or provide support for development events

 

Qualifications

  • Keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience in administrative support
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Extremely organized
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated computer experience
  • Development experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Constant Contact preferred

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, salary history and requirements, and 3 references to development@peterpaulrva.org. No phone calls, please.

ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Company: Randolph College 

Date posted: January 30, 2020


Randolph College seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Alumni Engagement Coordinator to support key Institutional Advancement goals.

The Office of Institutional Advancement, which encompasses development and alumni relations, works to support the mission of Randolph College through its fundraising and alumni engagement efforts.

This position, which reports to the Director of the Annual Fund and works closely with the Office of Alumnae and Alumni, will engage alumni and current students (both in-person and digitally, with a focus on young alumni) to increase event attendance, volunteer service, and financial support. This position will also plan and execute alumni engagement events and reunions both nationwide and on campus, and requires extensive travel.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to build relationships quickly through effective and positive interactions. A bachelor’s degree, five to seven years of related work experience, (preferably in a higher education or non-profit setting), excellent verbal and written communications skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with attention to detail, proficiency in using digital communications platforms (such as video conferencing, texting, and social media), and the ability to work some evenings and weekends for travel and special events required.

This position offers a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a benefits package that includes health, life, and dental insurance, pension, paid vacation, and sick leave.

Applicants may apply by submitting resumé and three professional references to: Director of Human Resources, Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503 or (preferred) via email at employment@randolphcollege.edu.

The Randolph community values and supports diversity and an inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in hiring candidates who will enrich the diversity of our campus. Randolph is an EOE employer. www.randolphcollege.edu

Chief Development Officer

Company: Feed More

Date posted: January 30, 2020


ABOUT FEED MORE

Feed More collects, prepares, and distributes food to people in need throughout Central Virginia. With a service area that stretches across 34 counties and cities, Feed More’s comprehensive programs and network of nearly 300 agencies help ensure that Central Virginia’s communities have access to healthy meals year-round. Feed More is a proud member of Feeding America and Meals on Wheels America.

Feed More has had a presence in Central Virginia for close to five decades. With nearly 100 employees, close to 300 agencies, and more than 200 volunteers a day, Feed More is able to carry out its mission of fighting hunger throughout its vast service area in Central Virginia.

THE POSITION

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Development Officer serves as a key member of Feed More’s senior leadership team and an active participant in strategic decision-making for the organization. This individual will be responsible for overseeing a team of eight development professionals specializing in major gifts, corporate gifts, grants management, and foundation support. They will ensure a corresponding infrastructure that positions Development to achieve – and ultimately grow – its current target of $9M+ in annual unrestricted philanthropic revenue, and will work closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors to expand the organization’s major donor pipeline.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage an active portfolio of principal gift prospects capable of making gifts of at least $25,000
  • Lead, manage, and inspire Feed More’s high-caliber team of development professionals
  • Develop and implement a strategic fundraising plan encompassing major gifts, grants, and corporate & foundation support that will reach and ultimately exceed $10M in philanthropic revenue
  • Partner closely with fellow senior leadership team members to ensure that fundraising plans are clearly aligned with those of other departments and fit into a larger unified strategy for Feed More
  • Leverage the strengths of development staff, while building a strong infrastructure for the team that optimizes Feed More’s fundraising potential and promotes teamwork, collaboration, and clear communication across all organizational departments
  • Develop annual staffing plans and implement robust, achievable goals that are tied to Feed More’s overarching strategic plans and ensure greater accountability
  • Provide team members with the necessary coaching and support to achieve their respective targets
  • Plan, manage, and coordinate a consistent donor cultivation program that provides staffing and support to the CEO and members of the Board of Directors for major donor engagement activities
  • Work closely with members of the Board of Directors; facilitate and staff Board development committee and subcommittee meetings
  • Maintain open and ongoing communication with senior leadership team, regularly providing complete and accurate activity reports, revenue forecasts, and data analytics; as well as updates on the philanthropic cultivation of individuals, foundations, and government officials
  • Collaborate with senior leadership team to develop annual funding priorities
  • Direct all development staff activities, including reviewing grant proposals
  • Plan and implement strategic donor appreciation and cultivation events
  • Create and monitor development program budget
  • Ensure gift processing occurs in a timely manner
  • Maintain a range of highly confidential information (e.g. budgets, staffing plans, salaries, donor capacity)
  • Display measured responses to unexpected occurrences, and show flexibility in day-to-day operations
  • Perform all duties and maintain all standards in accordance with Feed More policies and procedures
  • Support the CEO in other duties as needed to further Feed More’s mission
  • Travel as needed for donor solicitations and cultivation events 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passionate, enthusiastic commitment to Feed More’s mission of fighting hunger throughout its vast service area in Central Virginia
  • Proven ability to secure six- and seven-figure philanthropic gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations
  • A minimum of seven to eight years of senior-level leadership experience in managing successful development teams – preferably with annual revenue of $5M and above – and a track record of building significant annual, major, principal, and planned gifts
  • Proven ability to hire, manage, motivate, and retain a development team that strives to achieve excellence and exceed goals
  • A confident, proactive, goal-oriented, and data-driven team builder with proven success establishing productive, long-term relationships with senior administrators, staff, boards, volunteers, and donors; providing them with high-level data and analyses
  • Excellent written, verbal, and public communication skills with a persuasive ability, including public speaking experience and an ability to successfully convey the mission of Feed More
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and personalities
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to meet tight deadlines and multi-task
  • A collaborative approach to fundraising and an ability to work as a team-player with peers and staff alike
  • Experience with prospect and donor management fundraising software applications, particularly Blackbaud products such as Raiser’s Edge, and ability to utilize this software for future prospecting
  • A high degree of accuracy and superb judgement as it relates to the use of confidential information
  • Solid financial management skills with experience in budget analysis, forecasting, and planning
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Access to a vehicle and ability to travel as necessary, including evenings and weekends
  • A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree and/or CFRE certification is preferred

TO APPLY

Feed More has retained Campbell & Company to conduct this search. To be considered for this opportunity, please follow the application instructions outlined in the full Position Guide here: https://bit.ly/2ui4o6n

Fundraiser

Company: Saint Francis Home

Date posted: January 27, 2020

 

Development / Fund Raising:

Saint Francis Home, established by the Catholic Diocese of Richmond in 1973, is a 135 licensed bed, non-profit Assisted Living Facility serving older adults of moderate means.

We are seeking a seasoned, energetic fundraiser with 8-10 years+ experience and demonstrated success, both of which will dictate salary.    

The primary purpose for the available position is to manage or direct a comprehensive development and fundraising program, to include the following:  annual appeals, capital campaigns, major gifts, grants, sponsorships, and events. The incumbent will be responsible to develop and implement new, innovative, and creative initiatives, ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.

The incumbent must possess the following skills and abilities: 

  • Excellent interpersonal, human relations and leadership skills, along with the ability to work effectively with in a collaborative team environment and with diverse external stakeholders and donors
  • Personal solicitation and grant writing experience
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, in conjunction with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while handling multiple projects
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills, and mature judgment
  • Skill in use of personal computers, standard office software applications, and fundraising software, with an understanding of database management
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers preferred
  • Valid driver's license with a good 3-year driving history
  • Willingness and ability to work frequent evenings and weekends in conjunction with events

A sample of specific job duties include the following:

  • Collaborative goal setting
  • Establish benchmarks and monitor progress to meet goals
  • Implement fund-raising strategies leveraging all available solicitation methods
  • Seek, develop and apply for grants
  • Provide comprehensive and programmatic reporting and analysis of fund raising initiatives
  • Manage a portfolio of prospects and make personal visits and solicitations
  • Manage development budget
  • Organize and implement events, donor communications and recognition
  • Manage the acknowledgement process for contributions

 

If interested in being considered, please send cover letter, resume, and three initial references to: 

employment@saintfrancishome.com

fax: 804-231-1065

Saint Francis Home, 65 W Clopton Street, Richmond, VA 23225

Executive Director

Company: Project Yoga Richmond 

Date posted: January 27, 2020

Project Yoga Richmond (PYR) seeks a dynamic, experienced nonprofit Executive Director.

Founded in 2010 to serve the Greater Richmond area, Project Yoga Richmond believes that yoga has the power to transform lives and, in turn, whole communities.

Through its nonprofit center and practice space, deepening education opportunities, and a network of community partnership programs, PYR provides individuals and groups with affordable and inclusive access to yoga and mindfulness programs that strengthen physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

 

Overview

The Executive Director is a highly-skilled nonprofit professional that provides leadership, vision and direction to Project Yoga Richmond. The Executive Director represents PYR to the public, continues the development of staff and independent contractors, leads organizational development and strategic planning, optimizes financial performance and resources, oversees program delivery, maintains positive relationships with the local community and strategic partners, and delivers sustainable financial support.  

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall implementation of PYR’s mission. The Executive Director works closely with and reports to the Board of Directors and oversees staff and Ambassadors.

 

Responsibilities

Primary areas of responsibility include:

 

Organizational Leadership

  • Provide oversight of all internal functions, including programs, fund development, community relations, financial management, and volunteer activities
  • Develop and retain talented professionals and maintain appropriate staffing structure
  • Effectively develop business systems and strategies and ensure appropriate implementation.
  • Manage strategic relationships with key partners for the advancement of PYR’s mission and communities we serve

Strategic Management

  • Implement the strategic plan and take responsibility for managing the organization according to identified priorities, report results, and adapt to feedback and changes in priority as appropriate
  • Ensure the continued development and delivery of high-quality accessible and inclusive yoga programs
  • Promote the value of PYR’s programs to strategic partners and community members aimed at offering opportunities to expand access to the yoga practice

Fund Development

  • Develop and cultivate diverse funding streams, oversee fundraising efforts, and actively participate in donor cultivation and solicitation
  • Engage Board, key supporters, volunteers, strategic partners, and community members in special events designed to communicate PYR’s mission and raise funds
  • Maintain positive relationships with key supporters by communicating PYR’s mission and priorities effectively and consistently

Financial Management

  • Work with the Treasurer and Finance Committee to ensure optimal financial performance, report all financial activities to the board on a regular basis, and oversee the maintenance of all financial records, filings, and reports.
  • Oversee payroll and management of bank accounts
  • Provide guidance on the development of PYR’s annual operating budget, projecting revenue and expenses on a monthly basis
  • Review analysis of financial activities to discern trends, identify areas of improvement, address problems and develop forecasts

Board Governance

  • Work collaboratively with Board of Directors to set goals consistent with strategic plan, establish policies, and enhance human and financial resources to ensure continued growth and impact
  • Support board leadership in establishing the focus, structure, and direction of Board of Directors by providing reports and other information in a timely manner, providing support for committees, and by participating in board meetings
  • Assist board leadership in establishing criteria for board membership and by identifying and recruiting board membership

Required Qualifications

  • Deep commitment to Project Yoga Richmond mission and values (access, inclusion, and integrity); deep commitment to advance the organization’s strategic plan
  • Ability to comprehend, effectively communicate, and tackle issues related to health equity, trauma-informed yoga, empowerment, community engagement, and whole-person health
  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience with nonprofit organizational management
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience with fund development in nonprofit sector
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in multiple environments and with a range of audiences (internal and external)
  • Demonstrated experience setting and managing budgets and financial forecasting
  • Demonstrated success in managing staff and/or volunteers and partnering with external organizations
  • Experience in strategically managing operational priorities; skilled in analytically assessing situations and influencing the outcomes; a history of serving the community first, placing personal and organizational needs second
  • Connections to the greater Richmond community
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Kindful, Quickbooks, Kindful (or comparable donor software)
  • Work style that is flexible, respectful, and collaborative, and a commitment to maintaining a supportive, empowering work culture

Preferred Qualifications

  • 200- or 500-hour yoga teacher certification and/or advanced degree in related fields
  • Grant writing experience
  • Strategic planning experience
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors 

Salary & Benefits:

  • $45,000-$55,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Generous paid time off (PTO)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Professional development opportunities and funds
  • No health insurance is provided at this time.

 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter to board@projectyogarichmond.org.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS - Central Virginia Region

Company: Susan G. Komen Central and Eastern Virginia

Date posted: January 27, 2020


Title:                            DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS - Central Virginia Region

Reports To:                  Executive Director

Location:                      Remote; Employee will work from home, with some travel in Richmond and/or Charlottesville markets

Employment Status:    Full-Time

FLSA Code:                   Exempt

Salary & Benefits:        Competitive Salary

                                                                                  

Position Summary

The Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships - Central Virginia Region is responsible for planning and leading revenue development initiatives for the Affiliate in the Greater Richmond and Charlottesville, VA areas. The position is responsible for ensuring the success and diversification of revenue development strategies with emphasis on annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, third party events, foundation support, national programs and special events, including the Richmond MORE THAN PINK Walk®.

This position requires an ability to build strong relationships with individual and corporate donors, advertising and marketing agencies, sponsors, vendors, the Board of Directors, volunteers, and colleagues. This individual is committed to the Susan G. Komen mission and will be charged with identifying creative and sustainable donor development programs which will enable the Affiliate to capitalize on diverse revenue channels, with a donor-centric focus.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, design, implement, and analyze all fundraising activities and events of the Affiliate in the Central Virginia Region.
  • Working with the Executive Director, Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships – Eastern Virginia Region, key staff, the Board Fund Development Committee and Board members, implement long-range revenue development plan.
  • Oversee the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment, and stewardship of donors at all levels in the Central Virginia Region, in conjunction with Executive Director, development staff, Board and key volunteers.
  • Serve as a staff liaison to the Board Fund Development Committee.
  • Collaborate with other development, financial and administrative staff to ensure ongoing accuracy within the donor management and event registration systems.
  • Work with event staff to ensure corporate sponsorship goals are met, including, but not limited to, prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation of new corporate sponsorships, stewardship and maintenance of current corporate sponsors.
  • Work closely with Executive Director, Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships – Eastern Virginia Region, and development staff at Komen Headquarters to ensure coordination on revenue development activities and compliance with the Komen Operating Guidelines (KOG).
  • Ensure Affiliate fundraising events, including the Richmond MORE THAN PINK Walk, third party and national initiatives, are executed to achieve optimal revenue development.
  • Work with Executive Director to shape public outreach activities including public relations, marketing communications, stewardship and special events (MORE THAN PINK Walk, third party events, website, newsletter, annual report, etc.).
  • Maintain involvement with external organizations and professional groups that may provide continuing education and/or opportunities to build long-term relationships with donors/supporters.
  • Support Executive Director and Board with other Affiliate projects and events as requested.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of ten (10) years professional revenue development experience required, including responsibility for revenue development of at least $1 million annually, a proven track record in professional revenue development, and supervision and leadership of a nonprofit revenue development team
  • Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer revenue development events and programs
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and public speaking skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse population
  • A high degree of integrity that garners the trust and respect of others
  • Dedication to principles of inclusion
  • A record of planning and supporting growth
  • A professional nature with the ability to meet deadlines and quickly establish priorities
  • Organizational skills with thoroughness, timeliness, and detail when working under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prior experience working with CRM and Donor Management Systems (e.g., Salesforce, Convio)
  • Prior experience working with or reporting to a Board of Directors
  • CFRE preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting, standing, bending, stooping, walking
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing)
  • Hearing, listening, seeing, talking, reading

Work Environment

  • Remote: Employee will work from home, with occasional travel to and use of central office
  • Travel: Some local travel required to the 80+ cities and counties served by the Affiliate; occasional travel to
    Komen Headquarters in Dallas, TX
  • Work hours: Approximately 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend work required

Internal and External Contacts

  • Affiliate Board of Directors
  • Affiliate Staff
  • Komen Headquarters Staff
  • General Public
  • Volunteers
  • Breast Cancer Survivors
  • Health Care/Community Health Professionals
  • Donors, Potential Donors
  • Public Policy Makers
  • Grantees
  • Vendors

 

To apply, please email your resume to info@komenceva.org.

Our Mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS - Eastern Virginia Region

Company: Susan G. Komen Central and Eastern Virginia

Date posted: January 27, 2020


Title:                            DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS - Eastern Virginia Region

Reports To:                  Executive Director

Location:                      Remote; Employee will work from home, with some travel in Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore

Employment Status:    Full-Time

FLSA Code:                   Exempt

Salary & Benefits:        Competitive Salary

                                                                                  

Position Summary

The Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships - Eastern Virginia Region is responsible for planning and leading revenue development initiatives for the Affiliate in the Hampton Roads and Eastern Shore areas. The position is responsible for ensuring the success and diversification of revenue development strategies with emphasis on annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, third party events, foundation support, national programs and special events, including the Virginia Beach MORE THAN PINK Walk®. 

This position requires an ability to build strong relationships with individual and corporate donors, advertising and marketing agencies, sponsors, vendors, the Board of Directors, volunteers, and colleagues. This individual is committed to the Susan G. Komen mission and will be charged with identifying creative and sustainable donor development programs which will enable the Affiliate to capitalize on diverse revenue channels, with a donor-centric focus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, design, implement, and analyze all fundraising activities and events of the Affiliate in the Eastern Virginia Region.
  • Working with the Executive Director, Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships – Central Virginia Region, key staff, the Board Fund Development Committee and Board members, implement long-range revenue development plan.
  • Oversee the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgment, and stewardship of donors at all levels in the Eastern Virginia Region, in conjunction with Executive Director, development staff, Board and key volunteers.
  • Serve as a staff liaison to the Board Fund Development Committee.
  • Collaborate with other development, financial and administrative staff to ensure ongoing accuracy within the donor management and event registration systems.
  • Work with event staff to ensure corporate sponsorship goals are met, including, but not limited to, prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation of new corporate sponsorships, stewardship and maintenance of current corporate sponsors.
  • Work closely with Executive Director, Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships – Central Virginia Region, and development staff at Komen Headquarters to ensure coordination on revenue development activities and compliance with the Komen Operating Guidelines (KOG).
  • Ensure Affiliate fundraising events, including the Virginia Beach MORE THAN PINK Walk, third party and national initiatives, are executed to achieve optimal revenue development.
  • Work with Executive Director to shape public outreach activities including public relations, marketing communications, stewardship and special events (MORE THAN PINK Walk, third party events, website, newsletter, annual report, etc.).
  • Maintain involvement with external organizations and professional groups that may provide continuing education and/or opportunities to build long-term relationships with donors/supporters.
  • Support Executive Director and Board with other Affiliate projects and events as requested.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of ten (10) years professional revenue development experience required, including responsibility for revenue development of at least $1 million annually, a proven track record in professional revenue development, and supervision and leadership of a nonprofit revenue development team
  • Strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and administer revenue development events and programs
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and public speaking skills
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a diverse population
  • A high degree of integrity that garners the trust and respect of others
  • Dedication to principles of inclusion
  • A record of planning and supporting growth
  • A professional nature with the ability to meet deadlines and quickly establish priorities
  • Organizational skills with thoroughness, timeliness, and detail when working under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prior experience working with CRM and Donor Management Systems (e.g., Salesforce, Convio)
  • Prior experience working with or reporting to a Board of Directors
  • CFRE preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting, standing, bending, stooping, walking
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing)
  • Hearing, listening, seeing, talking, reading

Work Environment

  • Remote: Employee will work from home, with occasional travel to and use of central office
  • Travel: Some local travel required to the 80+ cities and counties served by the Affiliate; occasional travel to
    Komen Headquarters in Dallas, TX
  • Work hours: Approximately 40 hours per week with some evening and weekend work required

Internal and External Contacts

  • Affiliate Board of Directors
  • Affiliate Staff
  • Komen Headquarters Staff
  • General Public
  • Volunteers
  • Breast Cancer Survivors
  • Health Care/Community Health Professionals
  • Donors, Potential Donors
  • Public Policy Makers
  • Grantees
  • Vendors


To apply, please email your resume to info@komenceva.org.
 

Our Mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.

Donor Relations Officer

Company: Virginia's Home for Public Media

Date posted: January 27, 2020


VPM - Virginia's Home for Public Media is seeking a Donor Relations Officer (DRO) for our Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley markets. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial and an experienced donor relation professional able to connect leadership-level supporters with the knowledge and inspiration they seek. As a member of a highly professional and nationally recognized Leadership Giving team, this full-time, non-supervisory position gains exposure to almost every corner of what we do, giving you the opportunity to work with supporters, professionals, and broadcast talent who share your passion for public media!

The DRO role offers a competitive salary and generous benefits, works from home or from the Charlottesville or Harrisonburg VPM office, and reports to the Director of Leadership Giving.

Interested candidates need to submit a resume and cover letter to careers@vpm.org. Applications without this information will not be considered. This position is open until filled. Learn more about our mission to use the power of media to educate, entertain, and inspire at VPM.org!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Qualify donors for a Charlottesville/Shenandoah Valley-based major gifts caseload, working with mid-level giving program
  • Create individual goals for each donor on the caseload
  • Create a contact, marketing and communication plan for each donor that is focused on fulfilling the donor’s interests and passions. Execute that plan and modify it as circumstances change
  • Work with program staff to secure project information for creating donor offers (front-end) and reporting to donors on how their giving made a difference (back-end)
  • Perform other major gift officer duties as required, including monthly reporting to management that accurately reflects caseload activity and performance
  • Represent VPM at premieres and events and on-air, as needed, to cultivate and steward donors
  • Assist with other projects, as needed

Key Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Passion for public broadcasting and its mission and deep knowledge of program content
  • Deep experience with giving community in Charlottesville/Shenandoah Valley region and demonstrated successful experience soliciting five to six figure gifts
  • College degree plus a minimum 5 years of related non-profit development experience in a major gifts program
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office especially Excel and relational databases
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially patience, diplomacy, optimism and sensitivity
  • Excellent written and spoken communications skills and ability/willingness to train for on air fundraising drives
  • Effective organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Works independently as well as part of a team
  • Manages and prioritizes competing demands and deadlines
  • Works flexible hours, including weekends and evenings as needed
  • Handles confidential information, both relating to donors and within the department
  • Valid Virginia driver’s license and travels regularly to headquarters in Richmond, VA.
  • Works from home or from Charlottesville VPM office as space and need requires

Competitive Salary & Benefits Package including health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, PTO, and retirement plus more!

EOE M/F/D/V VPM reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party. This position will remain open until filled.

Director of Philanthropy

Company: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge

Date posted: January 2, 2020


Job Title: Director of Philanthropy            
Department: Development 
Reports To: Executive Director
Staff Size: 1               
Last Updated: 12/20/2019
Status & Salary: Exempt Salary range $50,000 - $65,000 & 100% employee paid health benefits

SUMMARY OF ROLE:

The Director of Philanthropy serves as lead strategist for agency fund development, helping the Executive Director create a multi-year plan for increasing revenue and building organizational reserves. The Director of Philanthropy works in collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to increase giving through numerous facets including Leadership Giving Societies, Annual Campaigns and events. Supporting elements include donor cultivation and stewardship, gift entry and acknowledgement, database management and donor research.  

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Prospect development (Foundations, Corporations, Individuals),
  • Grant writing for foundations and government sources,
  • Major donor recruitment,
  • Corporate fundraising program, including employer gift matching,
  • Legacy program development and implementation,
  • Alumni fundraising program and implementation,
  • Direct-donor campaigns,
  • Event opportunities,
  • Donor and prospect communications with an emphasis on a narrative philanthropy approach,
  • Donor recognition program,
  • Relationship stewardship,
  • Maintain Donor Database,
  • Marketing for the department

Specific responsibilities of the position will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop and successfully carry out the Fundraising Strategy, working closely with the Executive Director Team and the Philanthropy Committee
  • Identify, and build relationships with, potential donors
  • Prepare or assist with preparation of communications materials to aid in securing major gifts and support donor engagement
  • Secure commitments of donation and/or participation from individuals and corporate donors 
  • Ensure donors are thanked in a timely and meaningful manner
  • Compile and develop materials to submit to granting or other funding organizations
  • Recruit sponsors, participants, and/or volunteers for fundraising events
  • Ensure preparation of materials for charitable events, such as fundraising envelopes, bid sheets, or gift bags
  • Establish fundraising and/or participation goals for special events and specified time-periods
  • Work closely with ED, Staff, and Philanthropy Committee to identify income-generating opportunities
  • Create an annual work plan and development budget aligned with the Fundraising Strategy
  • Support the ED’s development of annual organizational budgets and annual organizational work plan that align with the Fundraising Strategy and organizational Strategic Plan

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to represent the agency with high professional standards as this is an externally facing role.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality throughout daily operations.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with other staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to use time effectively, focus on details, collect meaningful data and draw solid conclusions.
  • Willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years progressively responsible experience in fund development.
  • A proven track record in stewarding donors and direct ask.
  • Knowledge of the nonprofit setting, project planning and prospect research.
  • Oral and written communication skills reflect solid customer service.
  • Experience with volunteer management or working with Board of Directors.
  • Experience working with diverse populations, both child and adult.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check, including a clean driving record, and other pre-employment screening.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS include but are not limited to:

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.

  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver’s License, access to a reliable vehicle and auto insurance, and the ability and willingness to travel.

To apply, visit https://blueridgebigs.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=22.

Development Officer

Company: Tandem Friends School

Date posted: December 11, 2019


Tandem Friends School, a co-ed, Quaker, 5th-12th grade independent day school in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks an experienced fundraiser to join its advancement staff.  Now is an exciting time to join the Tandem Friends’ advancement team as the School prepares for its 50th Anniversary celebration and campaign.

The Development Officer creates and executes a comprehensive plan to increase philanthropy at Tandem Friends School, is an essential member of the advancement team reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement.  S/he will plan and implement annual fundraising campaigns including soliciting gifts, recruiting and managing volunteers, and creating all material. The Development Officer also maintains a portfolio of major donors for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for annual, program, endowment and facilities gifts.   

Successful candidates will have at least 3-5 years experience in development, be highly organized and detail-oriented and have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated success in soliciting and closing gifts from individuals and experience running an annual fund highly preferred. We seek an individual who shares our strong enthusiasm for the School and willingness to support its mission, its talented faculty and staff, and its diverse community of students and families. This role requires a responsive, action-oriented person who can operate both independently and as a vital team member within a fast-paced environment.  This is a non-exempt position, which may require overtime and some weekends.

Tandem Friends School aspires to be an equitable and inclusive school community. The school welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and references to advancementpositions@tandemfs.org. No calls, please.  Position available immediately.

Tandem Friends does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation or national ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, hiring policies, admissions policies, scholarship or loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs. People of color and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Company: Randolph College 

Date posted: January 30, 2020


Randolph College seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Alumni Engagement Coordinator to support key Institutional Advancement goals.

The Office of Institutional Advancement, which encompasses development and alumni relations, works to support the mission of Randolph College through its fundraising and alumni engagement efforts.

This position, which reports to the Director of the Annual Fund and works closely with the Office of Alumnae and Alumni, will engage alumni and current students (both in-person and digitally, with a focus on young alumni) to increase event attendance, volunteer service, and financial support. This position will also plan and execute alumni engagement events and reunions both nationwide and on campus, and requires extensive travel.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to build relationships quickly through effective and positive interactions. A bachelor’s degree, five to seven years of related work experience, (preferably in a higher education or non-profit setting), excellent verbal and written communications skills, ability to manage multiple priorities with attention to detail, proficiency in using digital communications platforms (such as video conferencing, texting, and social media), and the ability to work some evenings and weekends for travel and special events required.

This position offers a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a benefits package that includes health, life, and dental insurance, pension, paid vacation, and sick leave.

Applicants may apply by submitting resumé and three professional references to: Director of Human Resources, Randolph College, 2500 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24503 or (preferred) via email at employment@randolphcollege.edu.

The Randolph community values and supports diversity and an inclusive environment. We are particularly interested in hiring candidates who will enrich the diversity of our campus. Randolph is an EOE employer. www.randolphcollege.edu