Mote Marine - Grant Officer: The Grant Officer serves as the primary content developer and grants manager for the Foundation Relations Office at Mote Marine Laboratory. A skilled writer and editor with strong attention to detail, the Grant Officer will draft compelling solicitation and stewardship materials, manage proposal and report submissions, and help to build a pipeline of grant-based support for Mote. She/he reports directly to Mote’s Director of Foundation Relations and is an integral part of Mote’s development team. The Grant Officer is joining the team at a time of ambitious growth and will be expected to work diligently in support of bold philanthropic goals. For more information and to apply click here. (posted 11/6)
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County are looking for someone to manage the Christmas Tree lot this year. This person would be in charge of opening and closing the lot, stocking trees from the trailer, helping customers with picking out trees, giving a fresh cut on the base with a chainsaw, and wrapping and loading the trees on cars. We will have volunteers and staff to assist them, but need someone to be in charge every day. The delivery of trees is on November 27th, but the organization will be getting the lot ready the week prior. Sales will begin Friday, November 29th and go until we sell out (December 21st at the latest, but most likely earlier that week.) The pay is $15/hour (no taxes taken out, as it is contracted labor). Hours of operation are as follows: Friday, November 29th 9am-9pm Saturdays – 9am-9pm Sundays – 12-8pm Monday-Thursday – 5-8pm Fridays (after the first one) – 5-9pm To apply: Candidates can apply by emailing a resume to email@example.com or stop by to fill out an application. Candidates must indicate the position they are applying. Principal applicants only, no recruiters. This position is based in Bradenton, Florida. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (posted 11/8)
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association - Fund Development Specialist: This is an outstanding opportunity to join the three-person Development, Engagement, and Communications (DEC) team at PWSA (USA), providing support and services to enhance the quality of life of those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). PWS is a complex genetic disorder affecting appetite, growth, metabolism, cognitive function and behavior. PWSA (USA) is a national association working to Save and Transform Lives of those affected by PWS through awareness, family support, research, education, and advocacy. The DEC team of professionals works with other PWSA (USA) staff and volunteers to develop the financial and human resources needed to support families with behavior management, nutrition education, crisis intervention, education, advocacy, guardianship, and medical intervention. Representative Responsibilities & Duties: • Assist the Development Director in establishing and maintaining relationships with donors in three key areas:
o Corporate partners o Members of the PWS community o State and regional chapters • Facilitate the organization and execution of fundraising events both online and “on the ground” with particular effort placed on growing the number of peer-to-peer, state/regional chapter, and grassroots fundraisers and their success. • Assist as needed in various larger national appeal fundraising campaigns. • Prepares impact reports and other stewardship correspondence, including thank you letters to individual donors and sponsors.
• Support the activities of chapters and build better relations between vibrant chapters and the national PWSA (USA) organization. • Manage donor information within the PWSA (USA) database, Civi CRM. • Provide graphic design and content development support for a range of publications and initiatives, including annual appeal letters, brochures and print materials, website content, testimonials, and other materials in support of fund development and awareness. • Support PWSA (USA)’s social media effectiveness by creating, monitoring, connecting subject matter and writers of posts that tell the organization’s story, generate interest and engagement in PWSA, and ultimately generate revenue.
• Updating website content (WordPress platform) as needed, including events, blogs, and publications. • Complete other duties and assume other responsibilities as requested.
Qualifications & Skills - Qualified candidates should possess the following skills: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Proficiency in working with CRM platforms, preferably Civi CRM. • Proficiency in working with WordPress content management system. • The ability to work well with volunteers, community stakeholders, and other interested parties • Strong problem solving, organizational, and time management skills with excellent attention to detail. • Bachelor’s degree with 3 or more years of experience in fund development and communications. Interested candidates can apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: PWSA (USA) Attn: CEO
8588 Potter Park Drive, Suite 500 Sarasota, FL 34238 (posted 11/8)
Tidewell Hospice Philanthropy Officer – Major Gifts. Tidewell Hospice, a mission-oriented non-profit hospice in sunny Southwest Florida, is seeking a Philanthropy Officer – Major Gifts to plan and implement initiatives to advance Tidewell’s giving program. The Philanthropy Officer – Major Gifts will focus on major giving campaigns that expand the number of gifts and increase contributions to Tidewell Hospice. The successful candidate will have the ability to plan, implement and manage multiple facets of a comprehensive giving program. The Philanthropy Officer – Major Gifts will possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills and be able to build relationships with friends of Tidewell. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. Certified Fund Raising Executive certification preferred. A minimum of five years’ experience in development is required with demonstrated experience in successfully cultivating and closing major gifts. Send resume and cover letter to Eric Hugan, HR Recruiter: email@example.com 941-552-5936. (posted 11/17)
The Ringling - Public Functions Coordinator: The Public Functions Coordinator role is responsible for the planning of social, entertainment, educational, fundraising and rental events, and lends support with vendors and logistics for other departments. • Responsible for planning, coordinating and managing University social, entertainment, educational, rental and fundraising events, with oversight of various staff and volunteers assigned to each event. Drives a golf cart to traverse the 66 acre estate to provide tours to prospective clients in addition to event logistics. • Develop and maintain community and vendor relations, obtains and monitors vendor certificates of insurance, execute performance contracts, solicits in-kind donations, and incorporates new event trends. Works closely with Marketing department on materials and content, timelines, and grassroots outreach. • Works closely with other departments to assist with event planning, bidding, vendors and logistics. • Develops and/or revises policies related to University social, entertainment, educational, rental, and fundraising events. How To Apply: If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. (posted 11/19)
Hermitage Artist Retreat - Grants Manager. Join the exciting and dynamic team at the Hermitage Artist Retreat as our new grants manager. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced grants manager to be part of an organization that has seen great success with foundation-based philanthropy. The successful candidate should be able to show us a successful track record of grants research, writing and management; excellent writing and communications skills; experience with project budgeting; facility with Microsoft Office products and G-Suite; experience with arts and cultural organizations a plus. This is a position for a detail-oriented person who crosses “Ts” and dots “Is.” Monthly meetings on the Hermitage campus are required. We hope your in-depth research, superior grant-writing skills, and detailed follow-through will maintain current support, and find new opportunities for this organization to pursue its mission of “inspiring the artists of our time.” Please respond with a writing sample, CV or resume, and a list of successful foundation and agency proposals, and three references. Send requested materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Hermitage is an equal opportunity employer. (posted 11/20)
United Arts of Central Florida Director of Development: Dynamic opportunity to provide overall leadership to the development activities of United Arts of Central Florida, an $8.5 million nonprofit, with a 30-year established history in the four-county Metro Orlando region. Seeking an experienced fundraising professional with a minimum of seven years of direct development experience, proven fundraising skills with a documented history of closing the deal, and exceptional communication and writing skills. This position leads all fundraising efforts of United Arts including planned, annual and deferred giving and approaches to individuals, foundations and corporations. Provides vision for the overall promotion of the organization in order to construct and market an appropriate image, develop connections with the community and achieve membership/participation goals. Manages department budgets. Participates as a member of the senior management team to formulate and implement policies and plans to meet the organization’s short- and long-term objectives. Reports to the President & CEO, oversees two development staff and manages the Board Development Committee. For more information and how to apply click here. (posted 11/23)
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County - Scholarship Specialist: The Scholarship Specialist position is primarily responsible for our Traditional Scholarship program (scholarships for ages 23 and under). This includes reviewing applications to ensure applications are complete, working with committees and utilizing software to review and rank applications, coordinating student interviews and awards, providing general support to students, and other related responsibilities. The Specialist position also provides support and cross trains with the Manager, Scholarships & Grants and works closely with the Education Officer. The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys working with high school and college age students, with the ability to electronically process large numbers of applications, while paying close attention to the details. The successful candidate should have well developed customer relations and organizational skills. Strong teamwork and written/oral communication skills are also required for the Scholarship Specialist position. The Scholarship Specialist is a full-time position offering excellent benefits including employer paid health, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance for employees. In addition to a generous Paid Time Off policy and paid holidays, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County also offers a 401K with a generous matching opportunity, bonus opportunities and more! Read more and apply here. (posted 11/25)
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County - Philanthropic Advisor: The Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for developing and furthering relationships with existing donors, prospective donors, financial advisors, and the community at large to generate donors opening charitable giving funds at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. The primary focus will be relationship building and the appropriate level of solicitation necessary to reach the organization’s goals of opening new funds and maintaining high donor satisfaction for existing donors. The successful candidate will be a high-energy professional with a proven ability to build long term, trusting relationships between an organization and their patrons. The successful candidate must also have extensive experience using problem-solving and analytical skills to be able to successfully guide donors by listening to their hopes, dreams and ambitions. The ability to work seamlessly with our cohesive team as well as strong written and communication skills are required for this position. The Philanthropic Advisor is a full-time position offering excellent benefits including employer paid health, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance for employees. In addition to a generous Paid Time Off policy and paid holidays, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County also offers a 401K with a generous matching opportunity, bonus opportunities and more! Read more and apply here. (posted 11/25)
Tidewell Hospice - Director of Major Gifts: The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for strategy, planning and oversight of major gifts programs and personnel which advance Tidewell Hospice’s mission through increased major gift donations. Maintains a strong focus on customer service and donor interaction, goal achievement and building relationships with friends of Tidewell Hospice. Educational/Professional: 1. Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. 2. CFRE certification preferred. 3. Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in development is required with demonstrated experience in successfully cultivating and closing major gifts for at least five of those years. 4. At least three years’ experience supervising other major gifts officers. 5. Experience in building a major gifts program from the ground up. 6. An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered as meeting the Education/Professional requirements. Read more and apply here. (posted 11/26)
Aviva – Senior Living, is seeking to fill a key leadership position, the Director of Sales and Marketing. This position is responsible for managing and creating strategic initiatives to maximize admissions to census level, while expressing Aviva values like compassion, unity, and a celebration of life to partners, staff, residents, and the community. Enthusiastic experience in leading and coaching a sales team, solid communications, management, and strong computer, analytical and financial skills are required. Go to MBJGroup.com under Current Searches for full job description. Send your resume, cover letter with compensation expectations to Karen@MBJGroup.com by December 20, 2019.
WIMAUMA Community Development Corp - Economic Opportunity Director: Collaborating with and reporting to the Executive Director, the Economic Opportunity Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that will achieve the systemic change goals of the WCDC. The Economic Opportunity Director is responsible for facilitating, promoting, and ensuring community and economic development planning and implementation activities are in place to secure opportunities for economic and business development; to facilitate the creation of a land use strategy and to set goals to achieve that strategy; to increase or improve local employment and job creation; and, to support and assist in community planning projects and programs. This position will paint the positive future of business in Wimauma, while increasing jobs and revenue. The Economic Opportunity Director is responsible for building and implementing sustainable economic development models; drafting reports; collecting, entering and analyzing data; marketing outreach and community relations; facilitating & delivering training as needed; and supporting the general activities of the WCDC. Candidates will be expected to embrace the opportunity to learn, incorporate and build systems/models of success, and develop partnerships to access the resources needed to achieve the work of the organization. For more information about WCDC, please visit our website www.wimaumacdc.org. (posted 12/2)
WIMAUMA Community Development Corp - Youth Initiatives and Partnership Director: Collaborating with and reporting to the Executive Director, the Youth Initiatives & Partnership Director is responsible for shaping a new neighborhood-based initiative that seeks to expand Out-Of-School Time (OST) educational and enrichment opportunities for children, youth and families of Wimauma. Specifically, the Youth Initiatives & Partnership Director will design, facilitate and manage a community-led effort that will identify opportunities for using existing community assets and resources that can become part of a larger continuum of services system capable of serving the needs of the population effectively. The Director is to facilitate the creation of innovative strategies address the priorities of the community and forge new partnerships that can promote, support and fund those efforts. In addition, the Director will be responsible for developing and implementing communications strategies that target the multiple constituencies of the project including; parents, stakeholders, partners, funders and general public. Candidates will be expected to embrace the opportunity to learn, incorporate and build systems/models of success, and develop partnerships to access the resources needed to achieve the work of the organization. For more information about WCDC, please visit our website www.wimaumacdc.org. (posted 12/2)
Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinsons -- Marketing and Communications Manager: Neuro Challenge Foundation’s Marketing and Communications Manager (MCM) leads the promotion and communication of Neuro Challenge’s mission of improving the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s and their care partners. JOB DESCRIPTION: The MCM reports to the CEO and is part of a high-performing, integrated and collaborative leadership team. The MCM is expected to comply with all Neuro Challenge policies and procedures, while fully embodying the core team values of the organization: • Accountability • Communication • Honesty • Mission Focused • Results Focused • Respect • Transparency. Read full description here. To apply- send your resume and cover letter with salary expectations to email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. (posted 12/20)