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Advancement Coordinator

Company: St. Joseph's Villa

Date posted: June 24, 2022

JOB SUMMARY

Within the framework of the Advancement Office and under the supervision of the Director of  Development, the Advancement Coordinator is responsible for providing high-level administrative support to the Advancement office to further the departmental fundraising, stewardship, and community engagement goals. All work is performed safely, effectively, to the highest ethical standards, and in accordance with St. Joseph’s Villa’s mission, values, and guiding principles. Work is performed collaboratively with and in support of other services offered by St. Joseph's Villa.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Support the successful implementation of the Villa’s fundraising efforts to meet and exceed financial goals for annual and major gifts while learning and practicing fundraising essentials and best practices;
  • Coordinate and produce all gift acknowledgments within 3 days of receipt, including memorial and honorary gifts;
  • Provide coordination and support for donor cultivation and stewardship efforts through scheduling, resource reservation, materials, hospitality, moves management, and tracking follow up;
  • Draft Advancement materials including acknowledgement letters, appeals, and presentations.
  • Support all organizational special events and tours, including annual fundraisers, donor stewardship events, and other various initiatives through leading hospitality, RSVP tracking, etc.
  • Order all advancement supplies, process bills and receipts, submit and follow up on necessary work orders for the Advancement team, reply to basic inquiries and greet visitors;
  • Assist the Director of Development’s management of the Villa’s Advancement Committee – creating and distributing materials, scheduling meetings, tracking and distributing stewardship assignments;
  • Responsible for day to day maintenance of constituent records in Raiser's Edge including personal contacts, address and contact updates, deaths, marriages, births, bad addresses, etc.
  • Maintain donor files (physical and electronic);
  • Assumes responsibility for professional development, including meeting all mandated standards and staying abreast with relevant technology;
  • Promotes good community relations and represent St. Joseph’s Villa in a positive manner to the community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Strong communication skills and ability to work with a team.

Strong project management skills and attention to detail required.

Experience with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Must have excellent communication skills, organizational skills and be extremely detail-oriented.

Able to:

  • Prioritize and accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Work effectively both independently and as a participating member of a team.
  • Make sound judgments based on knowledge of Advancement office activities/goals.
  • Organize both digital and hard copy files.
  • Represent the Villa professionally.
  • Appropriately use proprietary software.



The salary range is $40,000-$44,000.
FLSA STATUS: Non Exempt

Philanthropy Assistant

Company: Elk Hill

Date posted: June 24, 2022

FLSA:   [  ] Exempt    [X] Non-Exempt        [   ]Volunteer

Primary Function: 

Responsible for developing and coordinating projects and initiatives that will help expand and sustain fund development programs for Elk Hill, Inc.  Under the supervision of the Chief Philanthropy Officer, manages and implements programs in the areas of database management, gift processing, donor acknowledgements, and tracking campaign performance. This includes effective planning and communication with the Chief Philanthropy Officer and organizational leadership, as well as board members, donors, funders, vendors, staff, and volunteers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Administrative:

  • Manage policies, procedures, strategic planning, and calendars for the Philanthropy Department
  • Philanthropy Office Administrative support to the Philanthropy Team
  • Assist with grant reporting and follow up
  • Coordinate online giving payouts, process donor paperwork including NAP tax credits, matching gifts, gifts-in-kind, and other forms as requested
  • Assist with special events and projects

Database:

  • Manage all gift processing and entry into donor management database
  • Coordinate donor acknowledgement mailings
  • General data entry and upkeep
  • Provide philanthropy reports for the Philanthropy team, Chief Financial Officer and Board of Trustees including the monthly dashboard.

Other Duties as Assigned 

Organizational Relationships:

  • Reports to the Chief Philanthropy Officer
  • Works cooperatively with the Philanthropy Team, Board Members, and Donors

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education with 1 year of relevant fundraising experience preferred
  • Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, results driven, proactive, productive, able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including O365, and experience with Donor Management system, preferred.
  • Other combinations of education/experience appropriate to the job will be considered


This position is 20 to 24 hours per week (flexible schedule) and the salary range is $18 to $20 per hour.

Learn more at elkhill.org/career

Send resume to recruiting@elkhill.org

Director of Development

Company: Live Arts

Date posted: June 12, 2022

OVERVIEW

As we prepare to launch our second in-person season under Artistic Director Susan E. Evans, we are seeking an experienced development director to build our fundraising capacity in a post-COVID era.

The full-time development director of this beloved, volunteer-powered theater is responsible for planning and executing Live Arts' year-round fundraising program, including leadership gift solicitation in partnership with the executive directors, annual giving, sponsorships, grants, fundraising events, and planned giving—with support from the staff and Board of Directors.

The development director reports to the executive director and manages a development administrator who handles donor recognition and data management. Marketing support is provided by the marketing and design coordinator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Development Planning & Infrastructure

  • Create a strategic, data-driven development plan that leverages Live Arts’ existing donor base, expands its pool of charitable support, and builds a culture of philanthropy within the organization.
  • Build out the scaffolding for an expanded, sustainable, organization-wide development program.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the Board Development Committee.

Leadership Gifts

  • Create a leadership gift plan that addresses prospect qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship in partnership with the executive director.
  • Team with the executive director to strategically match donor interests with institutional priorities, develop funding proposals, and structure leadership gifts.
  • Prepare briefings, stewardship plans, and other correspondence for prospects in close partnership with the executive director.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of Live Arts’ fundraising priorities, including mainstage productions, education programs, DEI initiatives, lighting upgrades, and the new works festival.

Annual Giving

  • Create an annual fund plan based on donor giving patterns and capacity. Include annual goals for personal outreach and giving outcomes.
  • Implement annual giving campaigns to reach and exceed annual targets while strengthening donor relations.
  • Enlist staff, Board, and volunteers to make donor thank you calls within days of every gift.

Sponsorships and Advertising

  • Identify the unique sponsorship opportunities in each season—including plays, education programs, financial aid, spaces, guilds, pay-what-you-can program, and DEI initiatives.
  • Meet the sponsorship revenue goal by identifying sponsor prospects, presenting a custom proposal, securing the sponsorship, and stewarding the relationship throughout the year.
  • Secure playbill advertisements (considered “earned income”) outside of sponsorships for the season and/or individual plays.
  • Coordinate with marketing and design coordinator to ensure proper sponsor recognition and ad placements in traditional and electronic marketing materials.

Grant Writing

  • Research prospective local, regional, state, and national opportunities for operating and capital grants each year.
  • Meet the grant revenue goal by writing and submitting compelling grant applications with support from the executive director and program managers.
  • Submit grant reports in a timely manner.

Event and Volunteer Management

  • Propose fundraising events that reflect Live Arts’ wildly inventive brand, engage volunteers in fun and meaningful ways, and contribute to the bottom line.
  • Host donor recognition/cultivation events tied to play openings.
  • Work with the volunteer coordinator to recruit volunteer chairs and committees for each event.
  • Work closely with event committees to plan and execute the events and meet the fundraising target.

Planned Giving

  • Design and launch a planned giving program.

Prospect Reporting and Monitoring

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects in the pool.
  • Ensure the timely recording and recognition of donor gifts in collaboration with the Development administrator.
  • Follow best practices set by the Association of Donor Relations Professionals (ADRP) and informed by DEI values in donor relations policies and practices.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Attributes & Skills

  • A team player with a strong track record of securing significant gifts and philanthropic commitments at increasing levels.
  • High emotional intelligence and an ability to build trusting relationships. Adept at managing complex relationships, preferably in an arts setting.
  • Knowledge of the Charlottesville community.
  • An appreciation for Live Arts’ mission, eclectic programming, and legacy as a volunteer-powered community theater.
  • A demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, successfully manage multiple projects, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities and needs.
  • A goal-oriented, strategic thinker with strong organization skills.
  • An abiding commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion at Live Arts and in the community.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce CRM preferred

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • At least three years of professional fundraising experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Budget and/or financial management experience
  • Grant writing experience
  • Computer competency, including Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends, as needed

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary range is $55,000-60,000, based on experience. Annual benefits include medical and dental insurance, 20 days of PTO, nine paid holidays, complimentary tickets, and subsidized parking.  

 

ABOUT LIVE ARTS

Powered by more than 1,200 volunteers, Live Arts is a national model for engaged community theater. For more than three decades, we’ve dedicated ourselves to the mission of “forging theater and community” in Charlottesville. Our engagement in local communities runs deep, and we happily attract participants and audiences from across Central Virginia. We’re known for exceptionally high caliber productions that reflect the remarkable talent of our volunteer actors and production teams.

We are the anchor tenant in a four-story performance space in the heart of downtown Charlottesville.

 

TO APPLY

Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Executive Director Anne Hunter at anne@livearts.org by Friday, July 8, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Live Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Client Manager

Company: The Curtis Group

Date posted: June 5, 2022

The Curtis Group, a leading fundraising consulting firm, is seeking a Client Manager to join our growing team. The Client Manager position offers a rare opportunity for an individual with a demonstrated interest in and passion for  nonprofit development to assist our clients in building fundraising capacity and increasing impact.

The position works directly with the firm’s principals and consultants to manage our clients’ campaigns, assessments and studies. The Client Manager ensures the implementation of client strategy and activities - managing day-to-day communication with multiple clients across a diverse geographic region. Successful candidates will be able to produce strategically thought-out written materials of the highest quality, ranging from abbreviated case statements to robust campaign planning study findings. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing trusted partnerships with clients and campaign volunteers
  • Contributing to development of planning study and campaign strategy  
  • Coordinating timelines and materials for planning studies and campaigns
  • Providing clients guidance on prospect research, gift management, and stewardship
  • Producing materials for, and participating in, client committee meetings
  • Participating in formal presentations to clients and their boards
  • Maintaining timely follow-up after client meetings
  • Providing guidance on client marketing materials
  • Participating in training of campaign staff and volunteers
  • Seeking and sharing industry trends and knowledge through presentations, webinars and written articles
  • Representing The Curtis Group at industry events

This full-time position requires a professional who has demonstrated success in a fast-paced, dynamic, multi-faceted organization. This position may be remote, but location preference will be given to those in the Central Virginia and/or DMV metro regions. The successful candidate will work well on a team as well as independently within established guidelines, be an energetic, self-directed, flexible, organized, detail-oriented individual with the ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks at one time and meet frequent deadlines. This is a writing-intensive position and it is imperative that he/she possess superior written communication skills and experience. The candidate must also have excellent verbal communication and presentation skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office, and hold a minimum of a BS/BA degree. The position requires 3-5 years of development experience. After-hours meetings/events and travel are required. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Benefits package.

E-mail cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by Friday, July 1, 2022 to: Victoria Dietz, Vice President Victoria@CurtisGroupConsultants.com

Development Database Manager

Company: Jamestown Yorktown Foundation

Date posted: June 5, 2022

We are seeking a qualified individual to serve as Development Database Manager. This position oversees the Development database, Raiser’s Edge/NXT, and ensures daily gift entry, acknowledgements, and reporting are in compliance. Oversees donor records, coding, updates, data health, reporting and analytics functions of the Development office. Runs lists for appeals, mailings, communications, as well as monthly financial and activity reports. Serves as the primary liaison with Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Finance and IT departments and provides support to all Raiser’s Edge/ NXT users within the Foundation.

 
Qualifications

  • Proficiency in data entry, extractions, and generating fundraising and financial reports
  • Considerable knowledge/experience working with large data sets and segmentation
  • Knowledge of best practices in charitable gift processing, fund reporting, data maintenance and hygiene
  • Demonstrated competency with The Raiser’s Edge and Raiser’s Edge NXT or comparable products.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Ability to keep a detail and results oriented mindset while seeing the big picture to effectively communicate and work with staff and constituencies at all levels.
  • Effectively work independently and as a member of a fundraising team toward a common goal.

 
Salary and Benefits

Salary range: $45,000-$50,000

Other benefits include:

  • State health benefits & flexible spending accounts.
  • Paid leave including sick leave, personal leave, annual leave accruals, and 12 holidays.
  • Retirement savings plans with limited employer match available (VRS).
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Life & Long-Term care insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Employee discounts for companies including Verizon, Enterprise, Choice Hotels, and many more!

 
How to Apply

Please submit an application either online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ or by contacting Human Resources at hr@jyf.virginia.gov for additional application options. Applicants only will be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application and related documents. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons and applicants, without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, race, religion, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy) or veteran status. JYF encourages and invites minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. We also consider all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in a manner consistent with legal requirements.