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Thank you to the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for their support in bringing this job bank to our community.

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It is our pleasure to provide these job postings for your review and consideration.  If you wish to post a position please submit them in a Word document.  There is no limit to your submission, however, we will only print 1 paragraph and then include a link to the full document. If your job listing is posted on your website, please send that link as well so we can drive people to your website and information about your organization.

Job postings are forwarded to AFP chapters and nonprofit individuals, throughout Florida.

If you have a submission or have questions or concerns, please contact Kim Noyes in the AFP office at 941-921-5410 or email the posting directly to kim.afpswfl@gmail.com and it will be posted on our site.    Your job posting may take up to 3 days to post and the posting will be removed after 30 days unless you renew it.  Please contact us once the job is filled or no longer available. These nonprofit job postings are free of charge and available for all nonprofit organizations - AFP membership is not a requirement.    The AFP Southwest Florida Chapter assumes no responsibility for accurate or timely postings. 

Scroll through the listings below. Each listing reflects a posting date.
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Library Foundation for Sarasota County - Executive Director:  The Executive Director fulfills all the responsibilities of CEO in a way that serves and advances the mission and programs of the organization and its stakeholders. The position fills the role of the organizational leader, articulating a compelling vision and, working in partnership with the Board of Directors, develops the strategies and tactics to achieve it. The Executive Director is the public face of the organization and takes every opportunity to express the organization’s values and aspirations to the outside community. Under the direction of the Board, the Executive Director plans, organizes, promotes, implements, and evaluates all Foundation fundraising activities, including marketing efforts, personal association, and the acknowledgment of donations. The Executive Director exercises these duties and responsibilities in a way that reflects and contributes to the organization's commitment to excellence and integrity throughout all aspects of its operation.   Read more and apply here.  (posted 12/18)

Florida Studio Theatre is seeking a Development Associate for Institutional Giving responsible for writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making entities seeking support for FST major theatre and education programs. Reporting to Director of Individual Giving, the Development Associate of Institutional serves as key member of the fundraising team. This position researches and identifies new funding prospects; prepares and submits grant proposals and reports to funders; helps to establish and builds relationships with foundations and government funders and cultivates new sources of funding; and maintains a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. The position serves as an advocate in the business community, representing FST at key events and networking opportunities.  REQUIREMENTS: • At least one year’s experience in fundraising, grant writing, or prospect research. • Experience identifying and researching corporate and foundation prospects. • Ability to compile, report, and analyze information effectively.
• Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills. • Demonstrated ability to work independently on multiple, diverse priorities while meeting deadlines. • Experience working in theatre is a plus. Florida Studio Theatre is committed to developing a work environment that is reflective of the diverse community that it serves. Applicants from all populations and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Consideration for employment will be given to all applicants without regard to race/ethnicity, gender identity/sexual orientation, age or ability. Florida’s leading theatre, operates five stages: the 237 seat Gompertz Theatre, the 173 seat Keating Theatre, the 110 seat Court Theatre, the 109 seat Goldstein Theatre and the 100 seat Bowne’s Lab. Job Type: Full-time. For consideration, please email cover letter, resume with references, a professional writing sample and salary requirement to Alexa Doggett at adoggett@floridastudiotheatre.org. (posted 12/24)

PARC VP of Philanthropy:  Under the direction of the CEO, the Vice President of Philanthropy oversees and manages the organizations’ fundraising and communication strategy, development and execution, and provides leadership for the development and communications staff. The VP serves as the primary donor relationship manager for the organization overseeing fundraising, communication and donor relations and provides direct supervision to the members of the Development and Marketing & Communications staff. The VP ensures the implementation of an ambitious fundraising strategy while building and maintaining the organization’s donor relationships, identifying, shaping, and implementing comprehensive resource development strategies for PARC. The VP will require knowledge of customer and donor relationship practices; communicating PARC’s mission to donors and donor prospects and have a clear understanding of marketing and messaging strategies, working collaboratively with all staff and volunteers. The VP will develop an external presence within the business and nonprofit community and is responsible for managing a team to support financial development and marketing objectives in order to grow the financial resources and is responsible for overall market analysis, trend analysis, and strategy development and implementation.  Cover letter and resume to Jill Lindsey jlindsey@PARC-FL.org   Check out the history of PARC here.    (posted 1/1)

Manatee County Habitat for Humanity is seeking a Director of Development to manage, coordinate and oversee donor development and major fundraising for the organization while enthusiastically embracing and sharing Habitat’s mission and supporting the achievement of its strategic goals and objectives. The Director of Development will lead fundraising efforts to achieve annual fundraising goals for organization’s strategic plan and provide leadership in identifying new sources of revenue for the organization. The Director will be responsible for stewarding existing individual and corporate donors and cultivating new donors in support of Habitat programs. The role will include grant writing, database management and the implementation of a Foundation Search program. The position requires a Bachelor or Master’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing, business, non-profit management or equivalent education and experience and a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated success in a non-profit developing, managing and implementing a variety of fundraising strategies. For the full job description click here. Please send a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to careers@manateehabitat.org (posted 1/4)

Executive Director: Sarasota Manatee Association for Riding Therapy (SMART). We are seeking an individual with strong fundraising and leadership skills to increase support for the mission and programs of SMART. You need to be self-directed and dynamic with strong connections in our community. It is extremely important that you are passionate about improving the lives of people with disabilities. You must demonstrate that you have successfully developed donors, closed on major gifts, and retained those donors beyond the one time gift. You must have strong experience in grant writing, managing special events, and conducting capital campaigns. A successful candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in executive not-for-profit management. They must have the ability to inspire and motivate a mostly volunteer team. A Bachelor’s degree is required and an advanced degree is highly desirable. Knowledge of the needs of individuals with disabilities is desirable; an understanding or experience with horses, occupational and/or physical therapies is also desirable. This is a full-time salaried position. For more information about SMART, please visit https://smartriders.org and www.facebook.com/smartriders.  For a complete job description and salary information, or to apply, submit resume, three references and cover letter to Melissa Spillenkothen at Melissa@smartriders.org (posted 1/5)

United Community Centers, Inc. (UCC) is currently seeking a Director of Development to help achieve our mission and maximize our impact in the community to ensure sustainable and equitable growth. The successful candidate will manage our donor-relations program and develop new fund-raising and revenue-generating strategies, overseeing both contributed and earned revenue streams. A typical day will find the director working closely with our news, research and engagement staff to run fund-raising campaigns, meet with current and potential donors, identify sponsors and underwriters for events and chart out new revenue sources to support our mission. We focus mainly on the metro area with a largely local donor base, so a director who can quickly tap into Manasota’s philanthropic network will be vital.  Read more here and apply.   (posted 1/9)

Naples Senior Center at JFCS supports and enriches the lives of seniors and their families in Collier and southern Lee Counties by providing tools to address life’s challenges. Services include the senior center, providing socialization and wellness activities, dementia respite support, geriatric case management, emotional support services and a food pantry. Naples Senior Center strengthens families and individuals of all backgrounds and beliefs, often at times of vulnerability and crisis—when they need help with life’s transitions, grief and loss, putting food on the table during difficult financial times, or a hot lunch with an opportunity to socialize.  Read more here.  (posted 1/9)

Education Foundation of Sarasota County - Marketing Coordinator:   The Marketing Coordinator is a dynamic and multi-tasking professional who is passionate about education and can enthusiastically support the mission of the Education Foundation of Sarasota County which is to enhance the potential of students, promote excellence in teaching, and inspire innovation in education guided by strategic philanthropy.  Reporting to the Education Foundation of Sarasota County Director of Marketing and Communication, the Marketing Coordinator serves an instrumental role on the marketing and communications team. This includes project management, social media content creation and execution, preparing reports and maintaining promotional materials and printing needs. The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Marketing with a positive professional attitude and strategic mindset.  Read more and apply here.  Resume and cover letter to careersefsc@edfoundation.org (posted 1/9)

Forty Carrots Family Center -Development Assistant. Forty Carrots Family Center seeks a Development Assistant whose primary responsibility is to assist in all fundraising & development logistics. This full time position is a direct report to the Donor Relations Manager and will support the Development Department and the Agency as a whole. Proficiency in database systems, Microsoft Office, including excel is required. Must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously while being part of a close knit team. Preference will be given to those with a minimum Bachelor’s degree. Please send a cover letter with resume to career@fortycarrots.com. For more information please visit our website, www.fortycarrots.org (posted 1/9)

ALSO Youth:  The Executive Director is the CEO of the ALSO Youth (AY) Center(s) and is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Center(s), including all personnel, fiscal, and operational matters. The Executive Director will provide leadership in executing on the AY strategy (as articulated by the Board of Directors) and oversight on all programs, services, fundraising development, and community outreach. The Executive Director is expected to work closely and collaboratively with the Board of Directors and Committee Chairs on all Center matters. The Executive Director is expected to work with the youth population served by ALSO Youth and must be able to pass a background check. The Executive Director position is a full-time, exempt status position, requiring a flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends. Full position description and application information may be found at https://www.alsoyouth.org/careers (posted 1/9)

UnidosNow Education Coordinator:  With a mission to elevate the quality of life of the Hispanic/Latino community in the region through education, integration and civic engagement, UnidosNow has established itself as a leader in the field of post-secondary education attainment, creating a pipeline from elementary to high school, and through college, for first generation, low-income students. With a dedication to cultural competence, a multigenerational approach that engages the entire family, and community collaboration, UnidosNow has achieved significant impact in its short history. The Future Leaders Academy is one of UnidosNow’s signature programs for low-income, first generation.  Latinos offering two tracks: College Prep Track: for students interested in attending selective 4-year universities and Career-readiness Track: for students interested in attending 2-year colleges, technical schools, or obtaining high quality certifications.  The role of the Education Coordinator is to assist in the development and implementation of a high-quality career readiness track for middle and high school Latino students living in Manatee and Sarasota counties. The Education Coordinator will work with the students and their families to promote access to post-secondary education, career exploration, financial literacy, networking opportunities with local employers, and leadership skills.  Read more here.  (posted 1/9)

Sarasota Opera-Senior Individual Giving Officer: Sarasota Opera seeks a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual for the role of Senior Individual Giving Officer. This position is a senior member of the Development Team, reporting to the Director of Development, responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding significant gifts for Sarasota Opera’s annual fund and special campaigns. They will be primarily responsible for the Co-Producer program, donors who give $6,000 or more annually, the company’s leadership gift program which provides the major portion of annual support. For more information please visit: https://www.sarasotaopera.org/sites/default/files/inline-files/2020%20Individual%20Giving%20Officer_0.pdf. (posted 1/16)