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  • Boston, Massachusetts,   SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Annual Giving Officer oversees the development and growth of a portfolio of 200-250 individual donors with the capacity to give at the $2,500 to the Museum's Annual Fund. The Officer is personally responsible for bringing in $700,000 each year to support the Annual Fund. They will build a growth-minded philanthropic pipeline, creating long-term relationships with constituents for the Museum through essential entrepreneurial prospecting work. The Officer will work with a variety of stakeholders across the Museum, as well as donor volunteers, to achieve financial goals.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Portfolio of 200-250 and over $700,000 in Annual Fund revenue. Focus on prospects and upgrading existing donors for the Discoverers Society majority of $2,500+, who account for approximately 80% of the Annual Fund total each year. Evening and weekend work required.   WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Some evening and weekend work required.   REPORTS TO: Director, Annual Giving     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate. 3 or more years of fundraising experience. Three or more years of working experience, with demonstrated proficiency in prospecting and portfolio development. Proven track record of soliciting and securing philanthropic support or working in sales. Experience working in the nonprofit sector. Demonstrated understanding of best practices in philanthropy. Demonstrated project management skills. Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated communication skills both written and verbal. Experience working with CRM database. Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with both external donors and internal colleagues.   STARTING SALARY: Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.   BENEFITS: Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more! The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.
  • DAVENPORT, Iowa, Provides fundraising leadership and execution in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of current and prospective donors at the president’s club gift level and above to support the mission of St. Ambrose. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to organize and manage a portfolio of leadership level donors and volunteers through virtual as well as in person visits, and is responsible for growing the leadership parent giving program. Will also have geographic responsibilities with an emphasis on Chicago, requiring regional travel. Candidate will participate as a member of the Advancement gift officer team with shared responsibility for institutional events, volunteer management, systems management, and computer systems.  Compensation includes excellent educational benefits, a very competitive benefit package, including a retirement matching program.  Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2-3 years successful fundraising or closely related experience. Must demonstrate team-building skills and outstanding interpersonal communication skills; and must be an energetic self-starter.  Position is open until filled. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. People from under-represented populations are encouraged to apply.  Please apply online at https://Stambroseuniv.applicantlist.com   and upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  EOE Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2-3 years successful fundraising or closely related experience. Must demonstrate team-building skills and outstanding interpersonal communication skills; and must be an energetic self-starter. 
  • Remote,, Mobile Fundraising Manager (Temp 2020, Remote) Full-time • Starts August 3, 2020 or sooner, ends November 30, 2020 • Competitive Pay • Excellent Benefits • Work From Anywhere in the Continental U.S.  Application deadline July 6, 2020 at 12pm ET   Apply here: https://grnh.se/6fac434a1us About MoveOn  MoveOn is a diverse and vibrant community of millions of people working together to create progressive change in America. We are an innovative campaigning organization that supports people throughout the country to take action through driving impactful campaigns that influence the behavior of people and institutions, shape the outcomes of elections, and expand the realities of what’s possible. We organize to challenge entrenched power, while pursuing economic, racial, and social justice and a vision of a country in which everyone can thrive. MoveOn has a particularly important role to play in the Trump era. We are working to defeat Donald Trump and the GOP in 2020 by building a powerful, multiracial, and economic populist movement that will give voters something to vote for , not just against—and we're also working to defend communities that are on the front lines of Trump and GOP attacks, including immigrants, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and women. In service of that mission, in 2020 and beyond, MoveOn will drive impactful, movement-connected, multichannel, nimble campaigns aimed at impact. Mobile Fundraising Manager MoveOn is seeking a highly motivated and goal-oriented digital or mobile strategist to help raise funds from our members for a massive national campaign across 12 battleground states using MoveOn’s broadcast SMS and peer-to-peer SMS platforms. You’ll join a collaborative and supportive team that’s pioneering tactics in the mobile advocacy space.    Responsibilities Own content drafting, testing, and optimization for MoveOn’s broadcast and p2p SMS fundraising programs. Ensure business rules for inclusions, exclusions, frequency, etc. are being implemented in p2p fundraising to preserve audience integrity. Participate in reporting and analysis with support from the Member Experience Analytics Director. Track all mobile fundraising sends and manage the process of audience tracking and segmentation to maximize audience exposure to fundraising asks, while ensuring a good experience for activists. Participate as a full member of our Mobile team, contributing to shared learning and mutual accountability. Required Experience   Experience with an SMS broadcast and automation system like Upland Mobile Commons, Airship, Adobe Campaign, etc. Experience with a p2p texting platform like Spoke, Hustle, ThruText, etc. Experience writing compelling fundraising materials for a large audience. Experience in digital electoral or advocacy campaigning. Excellent writing skills. Strong analysis skills and ability to manipulate data using spreadsheets and/or SQL. Skills, Characteristics, and Values Acts with high integrity, professionalism, low ego, and camaraderie. Attention to detail. Self-directedness. MoveOn is a virtual office, and while you will interact with your colleagues constantly, you will be driving your own workflow and output. Some project management experience preferred. Able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. Self-motivated, driven, able to work nights, weekends, and long hours, and able to maintain work-life balance. We take a healthy workplace seriously and can accommodate flexible daytime schedules when evening work is required. Location: Work from anywhere within the continental United States.  Reports to: Mobile Campaigns Director Classification, Salary, and Benefits: Full-time, competitive salary including benefits such as 100%-employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for all staff and their children; employer-paid premiums for life insurance; four weeks accrued paid vacation time per year, prorated for the period that you work; 18 weeks of paid parental leave (birth, adoption, foster care placement of a child), 10 days accrued paid sick time, and paid family medical leave; staff holidays, professional development budget of $1,000, monthly cell phone and internet reimbursement of $175 per month, home office subsidy, and everything needed for a home office. MoveOn.org Civic Action and MoveOn.org Political Action provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
  • Santa Maria or Lompoc, California, CALM is searching for a talented Development Manager to strengthen CALM’s brand, increase visibility and meet the agency’s fundraising goals in Santa Maria, Lompoc, the Santa Ynez Valley, and throughout the North County. CALM’s mission is to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities throughout Santa Barbara County. Everyday CALM’s dedicated and talented staff make a difference in the lives of children and families throughout Santa Barbara County.  Join us!   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Management Responsibilities Represents CALM in community settings in Santa Maria, Lompoc, and the Santa Ynez Valley and builds collaborations with potential community partners Develops collaborative working relationships with existing community partners Ensures that North County fund development philosophy, approach and activities are carried out in keeping with the organization's values, mission, vision and strategic plan Partners with the North County Regional Manager to guide external relations in North County   Development Responsibilities Produces daily donation logs, maintains current donor database information and sends thank you responses for all gifts upon receipt Contributes to county-wide Development efforts, including annual publications, mail appeals, and online presence Works in collaboration with the Leadership and Legacy Giving Officer to develop a major gift and planned giving strategy for North County Coordinates North County agency mailings Manages North County Family to Family effort Maintains North County social media presence in coordination with Public Relations Manager Staffs North County and Lompoc work groups and communicates regularly with North County Community Relations and Lompoc Community Relations members, donors and prospects Researches, prepares and delivers funding applications and grant proposals for North County government and private funders Coordinates collaborative grants with North County partners Prepares and delivers funding reports for North County grants Coordinates events including site visits, board visits, and open houses Coordinates special events – including Ladies Get Loud Identifies, cultivates and stewards North County donors Provides regular updates to North County and Lompoc Community Relations work groups, staff and donors       COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Salary is DOE. This is a part-time position and not benefits-eligible.     TO APPLY: Please send us a cover letter and your resume to HR@calm4kids.org   CALM provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, or any other protected classification.       QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent verbal/written communication, analytical, and problem solving skills. Must have a passion for CALM’s mission and the ability to convey that passion to others. Able to work in busy environment, under pressure, without compromising accuracy, attention to detail or courtesy to staff and others. Able to prioritize competing responsibilities, with effective time management skills. Able to demonstrate mature judgment, initiative and critical thinking. Leadership strength, strong interpersonal skills, willing team member and supportive colleague. Flexibility, organization and can-do attitude. Must have respect for confidentiality; ability to work with discretion and integrity. Strong computer proficiency, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and donor base software, preferably, Little Green Light. Able to get along well with others and work collaboratively in a positive manner. Must have valid CA drivers’ license, clean DMV, and criminal record clearance from DOJ. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE : BA/BS Degree in related field, or high school diploma with equivalent experience. 5 years prior work experience in the field of Development, Event Planning and Fundraising. Ability to interact with staff, donors and volunteers in a professional manner. Public speaking ability, understanding of and commitment to agency goals and mission. Previous experience working in the nonprofit sector highly desirable.
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico, Join a creative and collaborative team of development professionals working to advance the mission of the University of New Mexico. The University of New Mexico Foundation seeks applications for the position of Director of Development, Planned Giving. This is a 32 hour a week position with full benefits. The Director reports to the Associate Vice President of Planned Giving and will work closely with foundation and university leadership, unit based Development Directors, faculty, staff, volunteers and others to identify prospects, cultivate relationships, develop strategies leading to solicitation, and steward planned gift donors. The UNM Foundation’s mission is to create powerful engagements and partnerships that lead to increased philanthropy, investment, innovation and support for The University of New Mexico. The Foundation embraces the core values of Integrity, Collaboration, Stewardship and Accountability. Primary Responsibilities Personally and collaboratively identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major and planned giving donors and prospects through visits and other forms of direct personal contact in accordance with performance targets set by the UNM Ability to evaluate various gift opportunities and giving vehicles and recommend the most suitable for a particular Provide technical gift planning expertise to colleagues, prospects, and donors, including the preparation of planned gift illustrations. Contributes to department goals by supporting the implementation of an annual planned giving work plan, including proactive lead generation to create a strong future “pipeline” of planned gift prospects; trainings; stewardship of existing legacy society members; marketing efforts; and strengthening relationships with the advisor Effectively utilizes the prospect management database and other institutional resources to ensure proper management of donors, prospects, alumni and volunteers in coordination with overall Support departmental efforts as assigned, such as database maintenance, counting standards, gift acceptance policies, policies and procedures, Creates and maintains effective working relationships with all UNM Foundation departments and colleagues to advance our mission and maximize total gift Performs other duties and special projects as Travel as appropriate to meet with prospects and Required Qualifications Baccalaureate degree from an accredited Five (5) or more years related experience in planned gift Experience in higher education or other non-profit Proven ability to close large private 40% travel Other Requirements Must be able to drive personal vehicle for University and Foundation business (mileage reimbursed) and hold a valid driver’s license with current insurance, and a clean driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of criminal, driving record, and employment background screening. Some positions may also require credit background screening as well.   Please visit our website at www.unmfund.org/employment for application. Cover letter and resume requested. The UNM Foundation is an EEO employer.
  • Washington, D.C., Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (“CFP Board”) – headquartered in Washington, D.C. – is the certifying body for financial planning professionals. It is a non-profit organization that fosters professional standards in personal financial planning through its setting and enforcement of the education, examination, experience, ethics, and other requirements for the CFP® certification. CFP Board seeks a highly motivated Manager, Stewardship and Engagement to implement and manage comprehensive donor relations, stewardship, recognition, and retention programs that illustrates to donors the impact of their giving. The individual will provide excellent and energetic fundraising support for the Center for Financial Planning. The ideal candidate will embrace open collaboration, possess intellectual curiosity, and help the organization deliver results towards fulfilling our mission.    Essential Functions: Partners with Director, Development to build comprehensive and strategic plans for stewardship and donor relations. Partners with the Development team to create outreach plans that demonstrate appreciation, recognition, and engagement of donors; ensures donor giving experiences are managed appropriately. Communicates to donors regarding the impact of their gifts and monitors the use of the gifts to make certain the funds are being used in accordance to donor wishes. Identifies, researches, cultivates, and at times solicits a portfolio of donors and prospects in support of a comprehensive major gifts program (individual, corporate, foundation, planned, and online giving). Collaborates with internal and external partners to develop and create individualized stewardship and engagement plans, including communication, events, and outreach. Ensures the successful stewardship of individual and institutional donor relationships by managing appropriate frequency of outreach, communication, appreciation, and involvement. Collaborates with the Marketing and Communications teams to create and implement donor communications and acknowledgements related to cultivation and stewardship of partners. Collaborates on the development of proposals and other fundraising materials. Leverage existing Center programs and events to attract new partnerships. Ensures external reporting to donors on the impact of their gifts and investments; inputs and tracks engagement plan data, such as deliverables and biographical information/relationships, in various databases. Manages annual fund migration activities. Performs other duties as assigned.   Background/Skills/Abilities Preferred: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in business or communications. Minimum of 5 years of experience in stewardship/donor relations, donor communications and/or the donor cultivation cycle. Base of knowledge of all aspects of fundraising, and a proven ability to deliver strong, measurable results and meet fundraising goals. Ability to research and gather information effectively from a variety of sources. High-level of interpersonal skills demonstrated in interactions with individuals at all levels, inside and outside the organization. Strong organizational and project management skills; adept at working under tight deadlines and managing multiple projects simultaneously. Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, CRM database management; Salesforce and NetForum. Effective presentation skills, including creating polished PowerPoint decks for prospects and donors. High degree of initiative and ability to take an entrepreneurial approach. Detail-oriented self-starter and strategic thinker with high energy and the ability to work independently, accurately and on schedule. Error-free writer with strong proofreading skills and high attention to detail. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and people simultaneously and follow through on tasks in a timely manner. Ability to exercise good judgment in sharing and communicating information. Able to handle confidential and sensitive information. Ability to work and collaborate as a part of a motivated, driven team. Some travel required.   To apply, send your resume and one-page letter summarizing your interest, qualifications, and salary expectations. Please reference the Manager, Stewardship & Engagement position in your cover letter. Email your application to humanresources@cfpboard.org , Attention: Director, Human Resources, CFP Board, 1425 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20005. CFP Board believes that diversity of experience and perspective are strengths and seeks to continue to grow a highly committed, skilled and collaborative staff.    
  • Nationwide, Resonate Global Mission is hiring Donor Relationship Managers in Burlington Ontario and the Western USA Region. The work of God's mission can't happen without the support of his people. In this role, you will play a part in that mission. Do you like connecting with people and helping them find where God is calling them to participate in his mission? Come join our team in the Burlington, Ontario office or remotely from anywhere in the western United States and see what happens when God's people respond to his call to send and serve!  Resonate Global Mission has a full-time (40 Hrs/wk) position opening for Donor Relationship Manager working remotely in the Central, Mountain or Pacific Time Zones out of a home office. The position will Develop relationships and implement a strategy with existing and potential donors that will increase financial support and resources, engage current constituents and cultivate potential donors in support of the ministry. Apply here:  US Job Posting  Same position is also needed in Canada. Apply here:  CA Job Posting To apply complete an on-line application, submitting a current cover letter and resume indicating your interest by Friday July 17, 2020. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develop stewardship-focused relationships with a portfolio of individuals, churches, and foundations to engage support for the ministry. Develop and implement a donor strategy for assigned area, working with others as appropriate. Strengthen and expand the financial support, including major gifts, from assigned individuals, churches and foundations. Cultivate long-term relationships with donors so planned giving commitments to the agency increase annually. Represent the agency at churches, classis meetings, and other events, as needed. Significant travel within assigned regions for in-person visits, relationship building, donor appreciation and fundraising events. Maintain accurate records in appropriate database(s) (e.g. constituent interactions) which support the development of donor relationships. Assist with planning strategy, goals and fundraising targets. Track expenses and maintain regular expense reports, as requested. Assist with prospect research and/or proposal writing, as assigned. Work with colleagues to develop support networks in their assigned area, as requested. A commitment to maintaining best practices through ongoing professional development. All other duties as assigned by supervisor. QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Professing membership in a Christian Reformed congregation, or of a church in ecclesiastical fellowship with the CRCNA, and agreement with the doctrine of the church signified by signing a covenant statement. Demonstrated ability to encourage and inspire individuals to support ministry. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to be self-motivated, work independently with minimal direction and collaboratively within a team environment. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and external contacts. Proven ability to plan and organize tasks and responsibilities including multitasking, setting priorities and meeting deadlines. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality. Demonstrated proficiency in commonly used computer applications, internet research and constituent relationship management tools. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Bachelor’s degree is preferred, in a related field such as business, marketing & communications or non profit management and/or equivalent work experience. Demonstrated experience and success in fundraising or business PHYSICAL DEMANDS  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. WORK ENVIRONMENT  The duties listed in this description are representative of the type of work and work environment an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regular travel throughout the assigned region
  • Sarasota, Florida, Accountability : Chief Development Officer Job Summary/Function : A front-line fundraising position, the Development and Donor Relations Manager will develop new and maintain existing critical donor relationships, and secure funding for JFCS’ programs and services. The successful candidate will have a passion for JFCS’ mission, and demonstrated fundraising success. Qualifications and Skills: A minimum of three years fundraising and donor relations experience with a proven track record of building and sustaining donor relationships and meeting revenue goals. Experience with planning and executing to success fundraising and stewardship events. Technology-proficient with donor database management system experience including Raiser’s Edge or Donor Perfect. Experience with using social media and on-line resources for fundraising a plus. Outstanding organization and administrative skills essential. Ability to meet deadlines, achieve activity and revenue goals, use initiative, and work independently mandatory. Health care or human services experience preferred. Writing skills and experience with preparing proposals, donor correspondence, and other development communications preferred. Essential skills include team player, professionalism, customer service/donor relations, problem solving and sense of humor.     Physical Requirements: None   Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university mandatory.   Duties and Responsibilities: Lead JFCS’ grassroots and annual fundraising efforts. Plan and execute all fundraising and stewardship events to achieve goals. Work with the Chief Development Officer to execute with excellence the Agency’s Donor Relations Program including preparing funder reports and other critical stewardship activities. Execute the administration of the Agency’s LIFE & LEGACY planned giving program (no planned giving experience required). Other as assigned. Training Requirements: All new JFCS personnel receive an orientation within the first three months of hire to understand JFCS’: Mission, philosophy, goals and services. Clients that we serve and support. Critically important role in our community. Personnel manual and policies.   Classification: Exempt  Kindly send a cover letter and resume to Karen Zelden at kzelden@jfcs-cares.org.       
  • Boston, Massachusetts, Position Summary: BUILD is seeking a dynamic full-time Development and Communication Manager to the CEO (DCMC). The DCMC is responsible for complex administrative, clerical and office duties, including oral and written communications, business contacts, calendar, meetings, travel arrangements, event support, and special projects. This role requires the DCMC to collaborate with staff members from the Development and Program teams; be flexible, hardworking and a fast learner; and possess a multi-disciplinary skill set. The DCMC should also be able to assist with data entry using donor management software, such as Raiser’s Edge. Position Responsibilities: Operations and Logistics (40%) Management of calendar, travel, and monthly expense reports. Anticipate the logistical and information needs of the CEO to ensure she is prepared for meetings, presentations, and events which can include: Creating agendas, information packets, and presentations, Conducting research, Ordering refreshments, and Attending Executive and National Leadership Team meetings, recording and distributing minutes and following up on action items. Track CEO deadlines and commitments to ensure timely completion. Manage email, phone messages, and incoming communication, and respond to communications in a professional, timely and appropriate manner. Produce high quality correspondences from dictation, verbal instructions, and templates: edit and proofread as necessary. Development Support and Donor Database Management (30%) Fully understand and maintain accurate records of donors and prospects, development activities, the development pipeline, gifts, and pledges, as related to priority projects in order to support national fundraising Conduct prospect research to identify new donors Facilitate “moves management” as donors progress through the funding pipeline Support in the completion in fundraising deadlines and commitments to ensure timely completion. This includes assisting with Board management - scheduling meetings, handling meeting arrangements, board communications, and updating board files (i.e. rosters, profiles, etc.). Support with logistics for annual summer and winter staff retreats. Support planning and execution of the National Gala, including managing the sponsorship fulfillment process. Plan and organize small cultivation events for donors and board members. Complete special projects as assigned by the Executive Team. Communications (30%) Write CEO internal and external communications including weekly newsletter, quarterly Board updates Collaborate with Communications Manager on external communications including annual appeals Manage CEO’s social media account including Twitter and LinkedIn Coordinate and support preparation for speaking engagements including conferences and media appearances Create content for Op-eds and speeches Candidate Requirements: At least three years of relevant work experience, preferably in a fast-paced environment supporting one or more executives. Must be highly competent and skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Type 60-75 words per minute minimum. Experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) system, preferably Raiser’s Edge or Salesforce. Experience with event management a plus. Excellent written communication skills, including emails and reports. Writing must be clear, concise, and reflect attention to detail. (Note: A writing sample will be required as part of the interview process.) Successful candidates will demonstrate the following competencies through a combination of previous education/work experiences: Customer Service Orientation -  Anticipate and respond promptly and professionally to requests and needs from all key stakeholders and set clear expectations while taking other perspectives into account. Attention   to Detail  - Accomplish a task with a thorough and precise focus on every component of the project, no matter how small or time-consuming. Written and Oral Communication  - Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to craft effective emails and written correspondence to key stakeholders. Multi-tasking  - Move seamlessly between any number of prioritized tasks and functions, as required. Thoroughness  - Ensure that one's own and others' work and information are complete and accurate; carefully prepare for meetings and presentations; follow up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled. BUILD offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for eligible employees. This includes medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending accounts, and a 403(b) plan. In addition, BUILD employees are eligible for generous paid vacation, sick time, 10 paid holidays per year, and a flexible work environment.
  • Portland, Maine, Join an experienced and resourceful team raising philanthropic support for the University of Southern Maine. The Associate Director of Major Gifts is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to ensure the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations and foundations that provide significant philanthropic support to the Foundation ($25,000 and above).  The Associate Director works closely with the Executive Director of Development and the Director of Major and Planned Gifts, and collaborates with other Foundation and University colleagues.    Job Title:                    Associate Director of Major Gifts Reports To:                Executive Director of Development FLSA Status:              Exempt   Summary:   The Associate Director of Major Gifts is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to ensure the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations and foundations that provide significant philanthropic support to the Foundation ($25,000 and above).  The Associate Director works closely with the Executive Director of Development, the Director of Major and Planned Gifts and collaborates with other Foundation and University colleagues. Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.   Cultivate and solicit major and planned gifts – 50% Develop and implement solicitation strategies for a select group of USM’s most generous donors identified and agreed upon by the Executive Director of Development. Evaluate various gift opportunities and giving vehicles and recommend and develop strategies to present to prospects. Manage a portfolio of leadership annual, major and planned gift prospects (approximately 110 individuals, corporations and foundations) for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship as appropriate. Conduct 10-12 visits per month, including about 2 solicitation visits per month, with the aim of raising at least $1 million each year from individuals, corporations and foundations. Assist with the strategy for, and creation of, written communications and stewardship from the University President, the USM Foundation President or others as appropriate. Participate in and support comprehensive campaign volunteer leadership committees.   Liaison for fundraising for the College of Management and Human Service – 30% Collaborate and coordinate with internal contacts – Deans, faculty and others on College needs and priorities, to formulate strategies to promote prospect engagement with the College and to identify leadership annual, major gift, planned gift and corporate/foundation prospects.   Contact reports, proposal writing, internal meetings – 20% Participate in leadership gift meetings with Foundation gift officers and/or campaign leadership. Enter contact reports and other key updates on prospects from their portfolio into the Advance database weekly. Take initiative to grow knowledge of planned giving. Collaborate with Assistant Director of Prospect Research to generate planned gift calculations using planned giving software.   Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.  At least three years of Advancement experience, including significant experience in major gift cultivation and solicitation.  A valid U.S. driver’s license and the energy and ability to travel on a regular basis are required.    Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities: Self-motivated and a team player, able to represent the University at the highest levels to alumni, parents, and friends with tact, enthusiasm, and poise. Requires a person with strong interpersonal skills, discretion, and excellent judgement in dealing with high net worth individuals. Experience in working with a non-profit Board of Trustees preferred. General familiarity with financial planning, tax and charitable gift laws and planned giving vehicles and methods. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Gmail, Google Docs, Google spreadsheets, Google calendar, database software, and contact management systems.     Interested candidates may apply by sending a cover letter, resume and three references to usmfoundationjobs@maine.edu . 
  • New York, New York, Director of Philanthropic Engagement   The National Employment Law Project (NELP) seeks a highly motivated Director of Philanthropic Engagement to oversee all fundraising strategy in partnership with dedicated staff. Our mission of fighting for workers and their families to achieve and sustain economic security, opportunity, and prosperity is more important in this moment than ever before. This is an exciting opportunity for a Director aligned with our strategic priorities of dismantling structural racism and building worker power to strengthen our organizational capacity through fundraising.   About National Employment Law Project   NELP is a national nonprofit advocacy organization with offices in New York, Washington D.C., and Berkeley, with the core goals of building worker power, dismantling structural racism, and addressing economic inequality. We promote federal, state, and local policies to create good jobs, strengthen workers’ upward mobility, enforce worker rights, and improve benefits and services for unemployed workers. In collaboration with national and grassroots partners, NELP advances its work through research, advocacy, litigation support, and technical assistance designed to raise wages, end wage theft and workplace violations, strengthen unemployment insurance, ensure employer accountability for workers in contract employment, encourage fair chance employment practices, and promote a comprehensive policy framework to build a good jobs economy. For more information, see www.nelp.org.   What You Will Do   The Director of Philanthropic Engagement will work in partnership with our Executive Director to develop and successfully execute the fundraising strategy to sustainably reach the revenue goals of more than $10 million annually. The Director of Philanthropic Engagement will report to the Executive Director and will be a member of the management team, which develops and implements the overall organizational vision and strategy and models our core values. The Director will collaborate with program leadership to ensure the fundraising strategy is amplifying the programmatic vision of centering racial equity. Equally important will be developing, coaching, and providing direct supervision to a team of dedicated staff including a Development Manager and Development Associate, and any contracted consultants.   Your responsibilities will include,but are not limited to the following: You will strategize and coordinate staff engagement in fundraising initiatives, driving an inspiring and motivating culture of philanthropy. As needed, you will coach staff in donor engagement and effective proposal and presentation preparation. Your approach to building relationships with funders will be inclusive and strategic. You will effectively and efficiently engage members of the management team and programmatic staff in donor cultivation, proposal development and reporting. You will develop, manage and regularly report progress against the fundraising plan. Your plan will include cultivation and funder relationship management strategies and campaigns for foundations as well as other institutional funders and individuals. You will use the existing tools or direct the creation of new tools for managing donor engagement, communications, priorities and deadlines.The development team will work closely with the finance team on revenue forecasting and tracking as well as grant budget management and reporting. You will work with the leadership team to actively contribute to NELP becoming an anti-racist organization that reflects and embodies our values. You will develop, coach, and empower staff to grow professionally fostering a sense of purpose and strong collaboration. You will lead a partnership between your development team, the communications team and our program staff to develop and execute a communications strategy directed toward current and potential donors, raising our visibility and keeping these key stakeholders informed. You will work closely with our Executive Director to actively engage the board and build board support, including new board member cultivation and onboarding. When appropriate, you will engage board members in new donor identification and cultivation initiatives.   Who You Are   You are committed to social justice. You have at least 10 years of experience advancing racial equity, workers’ rights, or economic justice. You have played a substantive role in an organization’s fundraising initiatives although you may not have previously had a development position. You have experience working with foundation program officers and have led or contributed to proposal development and grant reports. You have strong racial equity competencies. You center your role in an analysis and understanding of how race and power shape systems in our society and culture and are continuously learning, reflecting, and growing; you foster a feedback culture and manage constructively across lines of difference. You are a leader. You embrace and lead through modeling adaptability and have a high level of awareness on how change impacts others. You will help others implement new behaviors and seek out ways to sustain change through organizational culture, processes, and structures. You are a team leader. You understand success is dependent on cultivating a strong team dynamic, coaching, setting clear team priorities and strategies, and ensuring your team members can perform at their best. You are a project manager. Your key strengths include a deep understanding of how to manage complex projects and campaigns while building sustainable and productive relationships with key stakeholders. You enjoy the challenge of finding a compelling fit between your organization’s mission and priorities and a potential funder or ally’s interests and priorities. You are highly curious and skilled at unpacking partner organization’s missions and values statements or an individual donor’s stated priorities to find common ground. ? You are skilled in both the art and the science of relationship management. You use a set of tools, including databases and reports, to track and build relationships with key allies, partners and stakeholders. You are a skilled storyteller. You can take very complex concepts and relate them to others, either orally or in writing, in compelling and digestible ways. You have a high comfort level working with numbers. You have experience in developing forecasts and managing budgets.   Start Date, Location, Compensation and Benefits:   This full-time exempt position will be based in Washington D.C. or New York City. The start date will be as soon as possible. The salary range for the Director of Philanthropic Engagement is $130,000-$145,000 depending upon degree and years of leadership experience. Compensation also includes an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including full-coverage of family health insurance, a medical reimbursement plan, generous vacation and sick leave, contribution from employer to a retirement plan, and a student loan repayment assistance for qualifying participants.   To apply:   Through our online database, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to http://bit.ly/WorkWithNelp, choosing the “Director of Philanthropic Engagement” option under position. If you have questions regarding this announcement, please forward those to nelp@nelp.org, noting “Director of Philanthropic Engagement” in the subject line. No phone calls or other email inquiries please. We will consider applications on a rolling basis. Applications due by July 31, 2020.   NELP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and an equal opportunity, fair chance, affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce.All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship status, current employment status, or caregiver status.
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, Located in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, McColl Center for Art + Innovation is a dynamic contemporary art center and nationally respected urban artist-in-residence program that engages artists from around the world in its programs. McColl Center is committed to providing stimulating and innovative programs to the community and highly supportive residency experiences for its artists. Additionally, it endeavors to connect with local creatives in unique and meaningful ways through an artist co-op, studio rentals, community engagement, and special projects. With the core value that artists and art are catalysts for change, we believe that the work of artists can advance conversations around important contemporary issues. The organization has established strong community partnerships to engage artists in those conversations. We also embrace diversity, equity, inclusion and collaboration as core values and a strategy to advance artists and community. The organization works to create a welcoming space for everyone by respecting the creativity, ideas, beliefs, cultures, identities, and lived experiences of all artists, volunteers, stakeholders, visitors, staff, and partners, and assume the good intentions of those with whom we collaborate and interact. Reporting to the President + CEO, the Vice President, Development serves as a front-line fundraiser responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors to advance the mission and strategic goals of McColl Center. The VP works closely with the President + CEO and serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team while managing development department staff. In this role, the VP will create and implement annual work plans for fundraising objectives to accomplish organizational goals in the following areas: annual fund/membership giving, special events, grants, sponsorships, and major gifts. The target audience includes individuals, corporations, foundations, state and federal government, and alumni artists. The VP will be innovative in their approach while also understanding best practices, reporting, and documentation requirements, excel in goal attainment, minimize risk, and maximize outcomes. They will also work closely with the Creative Director, marketing, and communications to collaboratively support their efforts. Responsibilities: External Relations & Planning In conjunction with the President + CEO, design and implement a multi-year development strategy with clear objectives and timelines to support a $1.3 million fundraising goal Identify a portfolio of corporate donors and sponsorship opportunities to manage to maximize results Engage with the Board of Directors and the Development Committee to leverage their support and networks for revenue generation Represent McColl Center and the artists it serves by attending internal and external events to network and build McColl Center’s brand with potential donors, artist partners, and community members Plan and execute McColl Center’s fundraising events to generate revenue, build relationships, and make a case for support Create and sustain relationships with key philanthropic organizations and grantmakers including the Arts and Science Council, Bank of America, Foundation For The Carolinas, the North Carolina Arts Council, National Endowment for the  Arts, and other funders Conduct regular meetings to build and maintain relationships with major gift donors and prospects Develop and maintain knowledge of best practices in the cultural and nonprofit sectors as well as the field of philanthropy Data Driven Decision Making and Management Spearhead all fundraising programs and activities of the organization, including efforts in donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, stewardship, and retention, to maximize revenue and meet goals Utilize best practices in donor cultivation and stewardship to ensure the President + CEO is well-positioned with ask dates, ask amounts, relevant research, and expected gift close dates Develop and own the annual budget for contributed revenue and expenses while evaluating monthly accountability reports about the organization’s fundraising operations Evaluate and analyze effectiveness of fundraising strategies for growing support Maintain the highest level of integrity and confidentiality of donor and prospect information Oversee efforts to leverage Altru software to ensure donor and prospect records are well-maintained and accurate Oversee the development and maintenance of gift processing, donor relations, and prospect management policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy and quality of information and stewardship practices Participate in grantwriting and reporting efforts in conjunction with the President + CEO, the Program and Finance Teams, and contract grant writers Support the efforts of development staff to build the base of individual members Internal Relations Maintain a close relationship with the Marketing Team to establish a shared marketing and fundraising plan for individual gifts, leveraging social media and a robust corporate sponsorship program Work with the Finance Team to reconcile and review advancement financial reports on a weekly, month-end and year-end basis to ensure accuracy of donor contributions and advancement expenses. With the Creative Director, match donor interests with the funding opportunities presented by artists and programs Supervise direct reports and consultants and provide coaching to achieve goals, maintain high morale, and retention Serve in a leadership capacity on cross-functional teams to collaboratively achieve results for implementing the strategic plan Provide support as assigned for additional McColl Center activities Qualifications: Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills Ability to work evenings and weekends and manage a busy schedule Skilled speaker and writer who balances listening with talking, connects with a variety of individuals / groups, and influences others Possesses knowledge of development best practices to meet goals and educates staff and board members Minimum of a bachelor’s degree Seven years of development experience preferred with a proven track record in actively securing gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, and foundations Demonstrated experience managing project budgets that contribute to the organization’s fiscal health To Apply We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We strongly encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply. Elinvar has been retained to conduct this search. Please send a cover letter and resume (in a Word document) to gerri@elinvar.com . We will accept resumes until the position is filled and encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
  • Madison, Wisconsin, The QTI Group has exclusively partnered with Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin to recruit for their Chief Development Officer. The successful candidate for Chief Development Officer will be a proactive, motivated leader who possesses exceptional interpersonal skills and humility, and a true passion for solving food insecurity. With an increase in need of over 60%, and the current COVID-19 environment, now is the time to work harder than ever to expand the organization’s ability to serve the community in new and innovative ways. The Chief Development Officer will lead a strong Development team of seven, responsible for the planning, budgeting, and execution of Second Harvest’s overall development strategies, to generate funding for its programs through major gifts, corporate gifts, grants, and planned giving. With sights set high to meet elevated current needs, this Development leader and their team will work to meet an additional $10M fundraising goal to support exciting new initiatives which will ensure no one in Southwestern Wisconsin goes hungry. This individual will serve as a brand ambassador for Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin, building authentic relationships with a constituency of donors, both individuals and corporate partners. The Chief Development Officer will be an active part of Second Harvest’s seven-person leadership team. Guided by principles of mutual respect, positive intent, collaboration and accountability, the leadership team works in tandem to build upon Second Harvest’s strong foundation and to problem-solve for ever-changing community needs, even more critical in the current economic climate. As the community recognizes the importance of Second Harvest’s work more than ever before, the organization has the opportunity to partner and participate in myriad opportunities to capitalize on the current growth trajectory that will meet increased needs with new programs and forward-thinking efforts. The next Chief Development Officer will be joining a winning team making a huge difference in the community. Responsibilities & Essential Functions Major Donor Stewardship Build upon a successful development strategy with new ideas, clear communication of fundraising goals, and effective processes. Develop and expand a portfolio of major gift prospects by building relationships for the purpose of discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Implement methods to capture and report on pertinent donor/prospect information in donor database. Ensure confidentiality and security of all donor related information. Conduct and support the networking, identification, cultivation, and retention of donors . Management of Development Team Provide vision, strategic direction, mentorship, and professional evaluations & development opportunities evaluation for Development team. Direct hiring, training and supervision of team members, including paid staff and volunteers/interns. Support and empower team members to reach goals; lead team meetings to align team focus in order to increase effectiveness; ensure that employees have access to the resources needed to be successful. Provide coaching to ensure successful performance, and utilize performance management processes as necessary, including use of proper documentation. Guide and work alongside a successful development team to encourage peak performance. Operational Strategies & Implementation Develop, implement, and evaluate a plan to ensure that department meets or exceeds annual development goals through a variety of strategies including direct response, events, major gifts, grants, and sponsorships. Provide regular reporting and analysis of solicitation efforts and donor activity across the development program to, but not limited to, President/CEO; Board of Directors; Feeding America; Finance Department. Collaborate with development team to ensure that research on active and prospective donors is regularly conducted and analyzed. Effectively mine the existing donor database to drive the strategies and work of the development programs. Work with President/CEO and Board of Directors on endowment and planned gift offerings. Strengthen and expand SHFB’s major gift program. Proactively connect all department initiatives to strengthen outcomes and prevent duplication. Manage direct response program with external vendor. Develop and monitor an effective department budget. Executive Management Participate on the executive management team. Regularly communicate department activities and initiatives to other SHFB departments. Provide support and liaison to other Foodbank constituents; Operations, Agency Services, Board of Directors, other Foodbanks, and the national office, where relevant and appropriate. Work in conjunction with and communicate with Foodbank Finance department. Work in partnership with the Marketing and Communications Department to strategize and leverage resources for the highest development and fundraising potential. Skills, Competencies, and Experience Demonstrated leadership through an aspirational vision, clear processes, and a proactive, can-do attitude; ability to prioritize and engage staff around key objectives necessary to achieve organization goals. Experience leading direct solicitation and oversight of major gifts program, fundraising events, and grant management. Extensive background directing fund development plans and activities and working 1:1 with donors. Proven leadership by example and with humility; ability to motivate a team to perform to the best of their abilities; accepting of constructive feedback from others. Results-oriented, strategic thinking, with the ability to collaborate and integrate initiatives with other departments. Ability to delegate work assignments, empowering team to work independently and set expectations. Innovative and forward thinking; listens for emerging trends from staff and community; able to translate new ideas into action. Excellent relationship building skills with ability to communicate and work effectively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. A sense of humor, integrity, entrepreneurial spirit, calm under fire, and a commitment to striving for continuous improvement. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university; minimum of three years supervisory experience. Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and to gather and analyze information skillfully to make sound decisions. Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to relate well to all levels of SHFB; ability to build appropriate rapport, constructive and effective relationships, and to communicate the branded message internally and externally (mission, vision, values). Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively coach and mentor team members. Ability to leverage resources within the function and across the organization to achieve desired outcomes. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the following computer software programs. Microsoft Office Suite – specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Proficient with Web Research Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, including Target Analytics and ResearchPoint, desired. Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position, are invited to submit their cover letter and resume, together in one document to: https://tinyurl.com/ya7rjhzu
  • Arlington, Virginia, What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.  Today, we are an alliance of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and a national office who work in communities across the United States to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. NAMI advocates for all who are affected by mental illness, both the individuals and the people in their lives. In particular, we work to address disparities and injustices and to promote dignity and inclusion for all people with mental illness and their families. In addition to being advocates, we educate, we listen, and we lead as evidenced by our public awareness campaigns, the range of numerous programs we provide, and our strong public policy. We currently have an opening for a Director, Field Resource Development. The Director is responsible for directing strategy, planning and implementation of fund development mechanisms that empower and equip NAMI State Organizations and NAMI Affiliates to grow their financial sustainability.  Focused on increasing NAMI field leaders’ capacity and capability to increase their revenue, the Director works closely with all teams to provide opportunities, partnerships, frameworks and tools, positioning the field well for their fund development success. Additionally, the Director is responsible for expanding the menu of field fund raising options while continuously evaluating and improving the effectiveness of all field-facing resource development approaches and events, including NAMIWalks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Create, review and implement new and/or existing fund development strategies, frameworks and tools for building enhanced financial sustainability in our field organizations. Work in an integrated fashion with all cross-functional teams within NAMI, leading financial resource capacity building, and the development and implementation of specific skill-building opportunities and tools for resource development. Work with the Strategic Alliances and Development team to leverage unrestricted revenue-generating opportunities throughout the field, maximizing collaboration among the various parts of the Alliance. Oversee and implement new and/or existing NAMIWalks field-facing fund development programs and initiatives, leading to increases in fundraising, awareness, organizational sustainability and support of the mission. Based on existing organizational health indicators, track and collect innovative fundraising strategies in order to scale and deploy best practices across the alliance. Lead and develop a high performing virtual team. Recruit and screen NAMI field organizations to become part of the NAMIWalks program and/or other programs/initiatives offered by the Field Resource Development team. Leverage opportunities in the fundraising industry for NAMI in the professional Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Industry.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Masters or MBA preferred; business planning acumen highly desirable 8 – 10 years of progressively responsible experience with non-profit organizations; 6+ years must be a combination of strategy, leadership, fund development and event management   Diverse fund development experience (national and local events, major donors, grants, etc.) 6+ years of supervisory experience required; distributed team experience preferred Proven track record of working on a national scale with diverse individuals, teams and organizations with varying capacities Demonstrated experience in developing robust, collaborative relationships among organizations and individuals Excellent diplomacy skills Strong organizational skills Ability to respond quickly and effectively to challenges and competing priorities Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong project management and delegation skills Proven ability to manage budgets effectively Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Frequent (20% -30%) travel This position is based in Arlington, VA.    Must pass background check.      Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
  • Westport, Connecticut, Senior Team Lead (Multiple Openings) (Westport, CT) for Bridgewater Associates, LP: Lead group analysts to improve Bridgewater's understanding of global mkts, economics, & politics. Req. Bachelor’s in Pol. Sci., Econ, Fin. or a rel field & 3 yrs of exp conducting quantitative & qualitative research related to global economics & financial mkts. Exp specified must incl: 3 yrs utilizing mkt mechanics (across all global mkts) & key financial frameworks; analyzing the linkages between economics, finance & financial mkts, & their history; analyzing economic dvlpmts within key macroeconomic frameworks, including GDP accounting, national & bilateral balance of payments, business cycles, commodity cycles, & credit cycles; analyzing equity, bond, & currency pricing & valuation & what drives them; analyzing the impact of economic dvlpmts on financial mkts; analyzing the impact of political & policy dvlpmts on financial mkts; analyzing investment portfolios for their sensitivity to country level & global economic, financial, & political dvlpmts; producing research papers for financial professionals. Reqs strong writing, verbal communication, & presentation skills. Apply to bw.talentacquisition@genpactoe.com & indicate job code: BW50.
  • Atlanta, Georgia,   Public Broadcasting Atlanta (PBA) is a non-profit organization formally called Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative, Inc. (AETC).  As a broadcast service, PBA is comprised of WABE90.1FM and ATL PBA.  For more information on the broadcast service, programming and opportunities, please visit www.wabe.org                 Mid-level Giving Fundraiser (Manager) PBA is looking for a Mid-level Giving Fundraiser at the Manager level to oversee stewardship of mid-level giving and drive outreach, cultivation, and fundraising initiatives to create a pipeline for major gifts.  The position will be responsible for researching donor profiles, crafting and sending targeted donor communications, and developing and executing fundraising strategies to attract new donors and increase mid-level donor contribution levels.  The manager will be effective at cross-functional collaboration and will be at ease contributing to and executing strategies generated by a leadership group within the development and marketing department.   The successful candidate will have a proven fundraising track record, a range of skill sets including oral and written communications, email marketing, knowledge of donor research/systems, donor cultivation strategies and CRM expertise.  Familiarity with mid-level and major gifts giving, public media fundraising and/or accounting skills also highly desirable.   Accountabilities: Working under the supervision of the Major Gifts Officer, this position will drive growth of mid-level donor contributions within the current donor base through a range of strategies, ultimately intended to build a strong pipeline for major gifts giving. Conduct donor research designed to build profiles of donors and strategies to cultivate donor file segments based on wealth and affinity interests. Work with senior staff of the development and marketing department to achieve key cultivation and growth metrics for annual sustainers, using “Moves Management” strategies to continuously move donors toward higher giving ranges. Develop written materials, outreach strategies, and campaign elements for outreach to mid-level donor contributors, coordinating as needed with the digital team for creative inputs, data, or other elements. Generate communications using email marketing software and coordinate among key team contacts for review and approval. Contribute to and help execute broader development team email strategy and provide support direct mail content review. Coordinate closely with the operations team to develop target donor lists and campaigns and help with trouble-shooting related to individual donor accounts for mid-level donors. Contribute to on-air member drive efforts by driving strategies to promote mid-level giving increases and support broader team mobilization, including copy editing, trouble-shooting, and drafting/editing email communications. Monitor public media giving trends and attend webinars, educational sessions on fundraising, or conferences to identify effective new fundraising approaches. Other duties as assigned.     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree or additional fundraising training desirable. 2-3 years fundraising and donor cultivation experience with proven results. Ability to devise and execute strategies and team pans with minimal oversight and to drive execution with team peers across boundaries. Strong communication and interpersonal skills (with peers and donors) are a must. Must have excellent time management skills and the ability to produce products from start to finish effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Experience with donor research and CRM systems and show experience/aptitude to work with complex operational systems. Experience developing and executing email marketing products and campaigns. Candidate must be self-motivated and demonstrate initiative and be a strong team player. Experience in public media fundraising and/or digital creative skills desirable.   Work Environment & Physical Demands: The physical demands and work environment 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. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required (up to 5 lbs.), filing documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment. Position, at least initially, will be located off-site in accordance with station policy on off-site work for most staff in response to coronavirus. Candidates must be willing and able to work from home but provide their own transportation to the station once off-site work conditions are lifted.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to support departmental events.        Submit resume and cover letter to: Public Broadcasting Atlanta Attention: Human Resources 740 Bismark Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30324 Fax: 678-553-3026 Apply online at: www.wabe.org Email: jobs@pba.org EOE     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree or additional fundraising training desirable. 2-3 years fundraising and donor cultivation experience with proven results. Ability to devise and execute strategies and team pans with minimal oversight and to drive execution with team peers across boundaries. Strong communication and interpersonal skills (with peers and donors) are a must. Must have excellent time management skills and the ability to produce products from start to finish effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Experience with donor research and CRM systems and show experience/aptitude to work with complex operational systems. Experience developing and executing email marketing products and campaigns. Candidate must be self-motivated and demonstrate initiative and be a strong team player. Experience in public media fundraising and/or digital creative skills desirable.    
  • FINDLAY, Ohio, The University of Findlay ( www.findlay.edu ) is seeking a full-time Grant Manager, responsible for writing and submitting proposals for philanthropic initiatives which may include private foundations, corporate foundations, family foundations and individual campaign prospects. The Grant Manager will also be responsible for writing and submitting federal, state and research grants in conjunction with University faculty members. The Grant Manager will participate in meetings with faculty and administrators to identify areas of need and match those needs with the criteria of funding sources. This position manages the grant submission process which includes applications, proposals and obtaining all necessary documentation required for competitive grant submissions. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred, with five years required work experience. The candidate must possess knowledge and experience in researching grant sources, grant writing, grant policies and procedures management, and post-award grant management. Preference given to candidates with additional years of work-related experience and/or higher education experience. A valid US Drivers’ license with a safe driving record is required, and the energy and ability to travel 8-10 days a month.  Some evening and weekend work, and some overnight travel are expectations of this position. Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the city of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 80+ majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 11 master’s degrees, a doctor of pharmacy, a doctor of physical therapy, a doctor of occupational therapy and an Ed.D. More than 3,700 students are enrolled at Findlay.  In addition, our faculty and staff strive to create a supportive community in which our students grow and find their path to a meaningful life and productive career. As a member of the city of Findlay, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the top ranked micropolitan community in the United States. Our small city offers so much to professionals like yourself, including a robust business climate, active downtown, and top-rated schools and parks.  The Office of Human Resources will accept complete applicant files until the position is filled, early submission of materials will afford them optimal attention. All applications will be considered highly confidential. Offering a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including UF tuition remission for accepted employee, spouse and children (after five months of employment).  The UF Employment Application may be found on the website at: https://www.findlay.edu/offices/business-affairs/human-resources/Open-Positions . For more information on the University of Findlay, visit http://www.findlay.edu . The University of Findlay is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Male/Female/Disabled/Vet . A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s degree preferred, with five years required work experience. The candidate must possess knowledge and experience in researching grant sources, grant writing, grant policies and procedures management, and post-award grant management. Preference given to candidates with additional years of work-related experience and/or higher education experience.
  • Dunnville, Ontario, Canada, Established in 1974, the Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation (DHHF) has continuously raised funds for Haldimand War Memorial Hospital & Edgewater Gardens through the tremendous support of our generous community. Most recently we completed a 3-Million-dollar campaign for a new emergency department.   Are you passionate about healthcare philanthropy? Do you have an eye for detail and exceptional organizational skills to deliver the best donor experiences?  Are you looking to meet some amazing donors and philanthropists?   The Dunnville Hospital & Healthcare Foundation is recruiting an Executive Director . You will report to the Chair of the Board, work with a Board of Directors, various committees and volunteers and manage the Foundation’s staff.    The successful candidate projects a ‘can do’ attitude, takes initiative and has incredible attention to detail.  You are versatile, highly organized and can manage multiple, competing priorities in a result focused, fast-paced office.     Position Responsibilities   The primary function of the Executive Director is to raise funds for the Dunnville Hospital and Healthcare Foundation.   This position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating all day-to-day activities of the Foundation which include donor relations; fundraising oversight; marketing and public relations; budget preparation and supervision of staff and volunteers.   A detailed job description will be forwarded to candidates under consideration.     Over five years of leadership experience in non-profit settings A proven record in fundraising development Experience with managing a small and dedicated team of staff Ability to work within a volunteer and committee driven framework Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer and problem-solving skills Experience working with a donor database Experience in marketing, advertising and developing promotional materials Please send resumes and cover letters by 4:00pm, July 15th, 2020
  • Boston, Massachusetts, Associate Director, Leadership & Planned Giving Museum of Science, Boston www.mos.org Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective. SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Associate Director, Leadership & Planned Giving is responsible for securing $1-$5 million per year in leadership and planned gifts ($25,000+) to support the Museum of Science. The position will build a major gift pipeline that creates a sustainable philanthropy stream across both unrestricted and restricted giving. The Associate Director will act individually, and also in partnership with Museum staff, content experts and other internal constituents, and be an ambassador and spokesperson for the Museum. He/she will interact with a wide array of external constituents including C-level executives, community and business leaders, and Museum volunteer leadership. RESPONSIBILITIES: Raise between $1-5 million annually Raise Annual Fund and Gala (unrestricted) 5- and 6-figure gifts annually Dedicate 80% of job to prospect/donor identification/discovery, cultivation, engagement and solicitation activities Design and execute 30 leadership gift solicitations annually for a portfolio of 120 donors Execute approximately 150 donor visits a year Attend 40-50 Museum events per year, including nights and weekends WORK SCHEDULE: This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday. REPORTS TO: Director, Individual Giving STARTING SALARY: Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience. BENEFITS: Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more! The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors of Science or Arts degree required 7 or more years of major gifts fundraising experience Proven track record of soliciting and securing 6 and 7 figure gifts Demonstrated understanding of major gift best practices including adherence to an accountability matrix and pipeline development Demonstrated history in working collaboratively with colleagues to identify institutional funding needs and match them with donor interest Demonstrated history with pipeline and portfolio development, bringing prospects through the lifecycle from identification and qualification to major gifts Proven communication skills – both written and verbal Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with others  
  • Bel Air, Maryland, The Assistant Director for Development coordinates, manages, and executes alumni engagement; coordinates various fundraising and gift solicitation programs; and manages the transfer scholarship and Foundation Grant for Innovation programs. The position supervises the full-time Event Coordinator and Gift Officer.  Duties include, but are not limited to, overseeing and managing outcomes for the annual fund, alumni outreach, and prospective donor research and outreach; producing and analyzing reports; building community relationships; and supporting the Foundation, President’s Circle, and other programs and initiatives. Other duties include supporting the Director for Development in developing new solicitation programs and events. This is an exempt, professional staff position. A bachelor’s degree is required.  Over three years and up to and including five years of work experience in a related field required, including experience coordinating and managing alumni engagement. Other requirements include budgeting skills; ability to solicit gifts in support of an annual fund or other fundraising campaign; expertise in building community relationships; and the ability to write donor and student stories, press releases, fundraising marketing messages, and e-newsletters. Apply online by July 14, 2020. HCC is an EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the College community.
  • Nashville, Tennessee, Lipscomb Academy invites applications for the position of Associate Head of School for Advancement . The Academy seeks an experienced and capable development leader who has a strong commitment to Christian education and has demonstrated success in fundraising working with a large and diverse community of donors. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the senior administrative leadership team, providing direction for all fundraising, alumni engagement, parent engagement, grandparent engagement, other constituent engagement and selected special events. The ideal candidate for the Associate Head of School for Advancement position will have successful fundraising experience with cultivating, engaging, and expanding donor relationships with a wide variety of donors. Experience in institutional advancement, preferably at a non-profit independent secondary school or university. Experience working with and connecting to a large and diverse community. Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills and collaboration. Excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to oversee, manage and motivate people while also acting as a professional mentor to build on the skills and strengths of others. A bachelor’s degree is required and 5-7 years of leadership in fundraising experience. To view detailed information regarding this position, including a detailed job description, please click the following link:  Associate Head of School for Advancement . Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries and nominations may be directed in confidence to: Gonser Gerber Search, c/o Gonser Gerber LLP, 1776 Legacy Circle, Suite 100, Naperville, IL 60563; search@gonsergerber.com . To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and professional references and the completion of the on-line application at https://lipscomb.peopleadmin.com/postings/8079 . References will not be contacted until later in the search process.  For more information about Lipscomb Academy, please visit https://www.lipscomb.edu/academy
  • Pullman, Washington, Senior Director of Development Carson College of Business, Washington State University Pullman, WA or Seattle, WA https://business.wsu.edu/ Washington State University (WSU) and the Washington State University Foundation stand on the cusp of an era of unprecedented success. Now in the fourth year under the visionary leadership of WSU’s 11 th President, Kirk H. Schulz, the University is expanding its footprint both geographically across the state and programmatically through bold initiatives like the creation of a new medical school. In the environment of an economically booming, tech savvy state with an enviable corporate presence —think Boeing, Amazon, Microsoft and Costco, among others —and a compelling land-grant mission focused on the STEM disciplines, WSU is well poised for a robustly successful future. The Carson College of Business equips undergraduate and graduate students to lead enterprises successfully. Experience lies at the core of the Carson College curriculum. In classrooms that simulate enterprise environments, in the organizations of corporate partners, and in locations around the world , Carson students learn by doing. The curriculum bridges disciplines and cultures. Successful business leaders travel to campus to share their expertise. As undergraduates, students gain first-hand career experience and emerge as capable decision-makers, ready to take the reins of leadership. The Senior Director of Development (Sr. DOD) will serve as the chief development officer for the Carson College of Business and lead the College’s development program and support alumni relations with responsibility for securing private philanthropic support. The Sr. DOD will report to the Dean of the Carson College of Business, Chip Hunter, and have a dotted-line report to the senior advancement leadership team at the WSU Foundation to set fundraising goals based on approved priorities and interdisciplinary initiatives, as well as to develop and implement an overall strategic plan for development programming that maximizes support for the Carson College. The Senior Director has the opportunity to live in Seattle and work remotely with the Pullman campus. This position is an opportunity for a dynamic and engaging unit-based constituent development professional within a complex university system to lead the College through a bold campaign and beyond. To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Lisa Abair Vuona, Vice President or Wendy Lazar, Senior Consultant, LINDAUER at https://bit.ly/WSUSDD .    
  • Bloomington, Indiana, he Indiana University Foundation seeks applications for the position of Executive Vice President (EVP), Development, to lead development and fundraising across Indiana University - one of the nation’s most highly ranked research universities. Reporting directly to the President & CEO of the Indiana University Foundation, this position serves as an executive officer of the Foundation with primary responsibility for leading development and fundraising programs for Indiana University (IU).  As a senior development officer, this role works in collaboration with development and academic leaders across the university to provide fundraising leadership and direction.  The EVP will implement initiatives that build life-long relationships with donors and enhance the performance of university development partners, working in concert with IU Foundation’s strategic plan.  The EVP will develop and nurture effective working relationships with academic unit leaders and fundraising staff across all seven IU campuses. The EVP is expected to cultivate an innovative, nimble and high-performing organization that promotes diversity and inclusiveness among staff and volunteers.   Education and Experience Required A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is highly preferred. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in fundraising and minimum 7 years’ management experience at a Director level or higher. Qualifications and Characteristics Prior leadership experience in a large, complex higher-education environment, including evidence of effective strategic planning and implementation of action plans; Experience working with high-wealth prospects/donors and high profile leaders; prior success in securing principal gift level support; Experience related to all aspects of planning and successfully executing large  fundraising campaigns including working with academic leaders and preparing transformative and complex gift proposals;  Experience leading both major gifts officers and development staff not in front-line fundraising positions (e.g., research, donor relations, event management, etc.); Proven analytical skills – proficiency at framing and solving complex problems, proficiency in using large databases (e.g., standard fundraising data) to set goals and identify opportunities for improvement; An understanding of the importance of, and demonstrated success in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion among staff and volunteers; Knowledge of and experience applying basic business and financial tools such as root cause identification, breakeven analyses, and other various approaches of how to assess return on investment and financial impact of development-related spending, etc.; Demonstrated commitment to fostering collaboration across advancement disciplines; Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills including comfort and skill when speaking to large audiences.  About the Indiana University Foundation Founded in 1936, the  Indiana University Foundation  maximizes private support for Indiana University by fostering lifelong relationships with key stakeholders, providing advancement leadership, and fundraising services for campuses and units across the university. The IU Foundation oversees one of the largest public university endowments in the country, with a market value in excess of $2.4 billion. IU is consistently ranked among the top four of Big Ten universities in annual voluntary support. Apply Now   Visit  https://iufoundation.iu.edu/about/careers/position-description.html  to learn more about this position and to submit your application. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis until the posting is removed.     We are sensitive to how the COVID- 19 pandemic is impacting work and personal lives, and will offer the upmost flexibility throughout the interview process. As the IU Foundation and much of Indiana University is currently observing a remote environment, initial interviews will likely be conducted via Zoom for the safety and well-being of all involved. The IU Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against candidates on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or veteran status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, veterans and members of other minority or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  
  • Wilmington, Delaware, The Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) is seeking customer-service oriented team member to support donors and DCF colleagues in the advancement of philanthropy in Delaware.  The Donor Services Coordinator (DSC) is responsible for technical support to donors, database management and administration, process management and logistical support.  The DSC represents the donors needs and perspectives across the DCF and oversees Foundation-wide fulfillment of the DCF Donor Promise.    The DSC must possess a special blend of skills and experience that partners a personal passion for outstanding customer service coupled with high technical competency in database management.  This position will interact regularly with DCF donors and needs to be comfortable working with high net-worth individuals.  The DCF will be transitioning to a new software system and upgraded CRM system in the fall and this position will have a critical role in the transition and in the use and maintenance of the new system going forward.    The ideal candidate will be a people-person with the ability to make people feel at ease and confident in the information and guidance they are receiving.  He/she should be friendly, an active listener, and eager to get to know people and their stories.  He/she should be detail-oriented, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, enjoy maximizing the use of advanced computer programs, and be highly organized.   The DCF is a fast-paced, mission-driven responsive organization.  The DSC needs to be flexible and able to adjust to shifting priorities and willing to take on new responsibilities.  He/she should have a high degree a commitment to the mission and an understanding of community issues effecting Delaware.  The Donor Services Officer works closely with colleagues in a team-based approach to service so should be comfortable working collaboratively as well as independently.   Occasional evening and weekend obligations should be expected.  Previous experience with a community foundation a plus.  The DCF is open to considering a flexible schedule and working remotely for the right candidate.    Interested candidates should submit the following by 1:00 p.m. on July 17, 2020 to search@delcf.org : Letter of interest including salary range expectations Resume/CV Three references, please note: no references will be contacted without candidate permission.   Only complete applications will be considered.  All applications will be strictly confidential.  Interviews will be conducted via Zoom the weeks of July 20 & 27.  To review a full job description and the DCF Donor Promise, please visit www.delcf.org/career-opportunities/   Candidates with the following traits will be given the most serious consideration: 5+ years of customer-service support; 5+ years managing a CRM database; Salesforce a plus; Experience in the non-profit sector; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; Existing networks across Delaware; Knowledge of community foundations; Availability to begin work in mid-August 2020.
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