Chapter Job Center

The AFP Indiana Chapter (AFP-IC) does have a job posting service.  For only $300, your position will be posted on the AFP-IC website for 30 days*, and a blast email will be sent to all members with job details and instructions on how to apply. 

*Note - extensions on postings are available

FORMAT - Job title, Organization name, Organization overview, primary responsibilities, desired qualifications, contact information.

For more information, or to post your position online, please contact Sara Nash at 317-824-0940 or afpic@nashams.com. 

Current Postings Shown Below - Date Added

Executive Director, Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation - January 24, 2022
Fundraising Specialist, A Kid Again - Indiana Chapter - January 11, 2022
Director of Individual Giving, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra - January 10, 2022
Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra - January 10, 2022
Director of Development, Ivy Tech Community College Hamilton County Campus - January 6, 2022
Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, Bethany Theological Seminary (Richmond, IN) - December 28, 2021


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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ALPHA KAPPA PSI FOUNDATION

Date Posted:  January 24, 2022

 

The Alpha Kappa Psi Foundation, Inc., is a 501(c)3 charitable organization which supports the Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity and other programs promoting the practice of principled business leadership.

 

Responsibilities:

The Executive Director is the chief administrative and development officer for the Foundation and is responsible for daily operations in support of the mission of the organization, which is to provide funding for educational programs in support of developing principled business leaders – primarily providing funding and support of the Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity and its membership.

 

This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Kappa Psi to maximize collaborative efforts on strategic and operational goals and to coordinate the support of board functions. The Foundation is domiciled in Indiana, but remote working is possible with scheduled, periodic trips to the Howell Wendroff Professional Center in Noblesville, Indiana, as needed/requested.

 

Financial Performance: Works with the CEO and Foundation Board to develop effective fundraising strategies (annual giving, planned giving, major gifts, grants, corporate partnerships/sponsorships, and events) to support strategic priorities of the Foundation. Oversees all aspects of Foundation revenue and expense, in concert with the Alpha Kappa Psi CEO and COO.

 

Foundation Operations: Oversees and implements all aspects of operations – including the creation and execution of the fundraising/communication plan. This includes but is not limited to: team member management, donor and partner stewardship, fundraising and other sources of revenue, alumni and partner engagement, and moves management. Collaboration for these functions would be provided by the Alpha Kappa Psi CEO, COO, and support is provided by the Foundation’s Director of Development and Alumni Engagement and the Fraternity’s Director of Education.

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, or higher, with additional specialized education in fundraising preferred.  Minimum 8 years experience in the non-profit or public sector, working with volunteer boards with 5 years fundraising experience within a membership organization or educational setting preferred. Knowledge of strategic planning and budgeting processes, financial reporting and tax guidelines for non-profits, annual campaigns, major gift solicitation processes and planned giving programs is preferred.

 

The position will require approximately 50% travel, depending on the time of year, and will be focused on relationship building and developing and presenting gift proposals. The individual must be a self-starter who has the ability to manage a non-traditional work schedule that will often require working evenings and weekends.

 

Salary competitive based upon experience ($80,000-95,000 + bonus for meeting goals established annually); exceptional comprehensive benefits package included.

Interested candidates should apply using the following link:  https://secure.yourpayrollhr.com/ta/MGH7134.careers?ApplyToJob=419609093



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FUNDRAISING SPECIALIST, A KID AGAIN - INDIANA CHAPTER


Date Posted:  January 11, 2022

  

Reports to: Executive Director

 

Organization overview: A Kid Again provides hope, happiness, and healing for families raising children with a life-threatening condition. A Kid Again provides consistent, cost-free, year-round Adventures for children with life-threatening conditions, and their families, to remember what it was to live carefree.

 

Position summary: This position is responsible for logistics and revenue growth for fundraising events for the Indiana chapter, based in Indianapolis IN. This role is designed to focus primarily on fundraising and revenue generation for the chapter. The role will also play a part in managing certain aspects of communication for the chapter.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. MANAGE THE REVENUE GROWTH AND LOGISTICS FOR FUNDRAISING EVENTS FOR THE INDIANA CHAPTER. This includes working with leadership to plan event budgets, secure sponsorships/teams/etc. and all logistics associated. Specifically: Golf and Capes & Crowns (peer[1]to-peer fundraising event). 40% of time.
  2. EXPAND THIRD-PARTY FUNDRAISING EFFORTS FOR THE CHAPTER. This includes identifying new opportunities and expanding current relationships. Specifically: Esports, DIY fundraising, Be A Kid Again Day. 20% of time.
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF ASSOCIATE BOARD. This includes identifying and recruiting young professionals in the community that have an interest in our mission, attending recruitment events (IndyVolved, Get on Board, etc), coordinating meetings for the group, helping them set a vision for impact (including fundraising support), development of a recognition program for their involvement. 20% of time.
  4. RESPONSIBLE FOR SCHOOL RELATIONSHIPS IN INDIANA. Identify and manage relationships with local schools as potential fundraising support for the Indiana chapter. This includes visits with schools, coordinating fundraising opportunities with administrators and teachers, and developing tracking for follow-up and communications. This would also include working with colleges/universities to establish A Kid Again clubs and encouraging them to do fundraising. 10% of time.
  5. MANAGE E-NEWSLETTER AND SOCIAL MEDIA. Collaborate with Executive Director and Program Coordinator to send out monthly e-newsletter and manage Chapter Facebook page. This will include participating in calls with the national marketing team. 10% of time.

 

Desired qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of experience in nonprofit administration and/or fundraising necessary. Must also have successful career experiences in relationships management, communications, planning and time management.

 

Contact information: If interested in applying, submit an application here.



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DIRECTOR OF INDIVIDUAL GIVING, INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA


Date Posted:  January 10, 2022

 

JOB TITLE:            Director of Individual Giving 

DEPARTMENT:      Development 

REPORTS TO:       Vice President of Development 

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Director of Individual Giving will work closely with the Vice President of Development in managing the individual and major gifts programs at the ISO. This position is responsible for developing and managing all activities related to the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of our individual and major gift donors. The Director of Individual Giving oversees the development and implementation strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of new and renewing individual donors to secure philanthropic support for the ISO. They will also work closely with the Director of Annual Giving and Donor Communications on direct mail, prospect research, and portfolio development. 

This position will help strengthen the approach and structure of our major and individual giving program and will be responsible for raising funds through a variety of methods, including personal solicitations, direct mail appeals, and online fundraising initiatives. This individual will oversee major gift event strategy, working with staff to execute event tasks. This individual will also supervise the Gift Officers who will have varying level of experience and portfolio responsibilities.  It is anticipated the candidate will spend as much as 75% of their time in the field to build relationships and secure gifts. 

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Evaluate current strategies and stewardship practices while developing processes to enhance the ISO’s annual fund and major gift program to increase individual contributions to the ISO.
  • Develop and propose strategies for solicitation of major gifts, including: determining ongoing relationships with prospect/donor; recommending specific purpose and level of gift; identifying those to be involved in cultivation and subsequent solicitation; assuring that solicitations are carried out.
  • Supervise, mentor, coach, and advise Gift/Major Gift Officers to ensure all donors are receiving appropriate support and attention that will further engage them with the ISO and therefore likely increase their philanthropic support.
  • Lead the Gift/Major Gift Officers to ensure effective coordination of efforts within the entire Development Team.
  • Work closely with the Director of Annual Giving and Donor Communications to oversee the Individual Gifts Team’s work to ensure that priorities are clear and systems and processes are maximized to support donor identification and research, cultivation and solicitation, and stewardship as part of a comprehensive development effort, including the creation and implementation of a robust donor communications plan.
  • Manage execution of major gift, cultivation, and stewardship events, such as Intermission receptions at concerts, and Kroger Symphony on the Prairie table hosting, including working with staff team to create a comprehensive and department-wide strategy.
  • Create and execute a comprehensive plan for each donor/prospect in their own portfolio and that of their direct reports that ensures donor retention and advancement.
  • Solicit and/or upgrade gifts, and maintain regular communication, through phone calls and personal visits with a large portfolio of assigned donors/prospects.
  • Manage relationships with ISO Musicians for Fundraising/Stewardship activities as it applies to individual donor relations.
  • Qualify new prospects for assignment to the portfolio, based on capacity and interest.
  • Maintain records of all aspects of donors and prospects relationships with the ISO through the use of the ISO’s development database, Tessitura.
  • Participate in Development Team efforts, including solicitation strategy for key prospects and internal planning efforts.
  • Work with the Vice President of Development in management of the Lynn Society and all planned giving activities.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with all stakeholders verbally and in writing.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Passion for the arts and the mission of the ISO and a dedication to promoting the ISO's fundraising priorities.
  • Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management or Arts Administration preferred, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in nonprofit major gifts, or with proven major gift experience, capacity to learn and implement a complex major and individual giving program.
  • Proven experience cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors resulting in significant gifts.

  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of donors to develop relationships between them and the ISO.
  • Experience managing employee performance and professional development.
  • Superior interpersonal, oral, and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to represent the ISO's mission and interests to a diverse group of people.
  • Experience with project management; ability to establish and monitor priorities, remain flexible, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to handle calmly and efficiently situations ranging from routine to highly complex.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work successfully in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of attention to detail and minimum supervision.
  • Interest in all aspects of the arts and a dedication to promoting the ISO’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent working relationships with musicians, directors, other volunteers, the Development Team, and all ISO employees.
  • Ability to initiate, analyze, monitor, evaluate and alter strategic development plans.
  • Computer fluency in MS Office and standard office equipment required. Proficiency in Tessitura or other constituent relationship management/fundraising software strongly preferred.

 

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

INTERNAL:            Contact with staff at all levels and musicians.

EXTERNAL:           Contact with board members, volunteers, donors and prospects.

 

CONTENT OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:

The Director of Individual Giving will have access to sensitive and confidential information relating to his/her colleagues as well as donor and ticket buyer information in Tessitura.
 

SPAN OF SUPERVISION:

The Director of Individual Giving supervises the Assistant Directors of Individual Giving. 

 

OUR MISSION

To inspire, entertain, educate and challenge through innovative programs and symphonic music performed at the highest artistic level.

 

OUR VALUES

At the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, we are one team committed to achieving our mission through:

  • Outstanding performance on and off the stage.
  • Extraordinary service to both internal and external customers.
  • A compassionate workplace built on trust and mutual respect.
  • A culture of flexibility and openness to change.

 

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. 

 

Applications for this position should be sent to jobs@indianapolissymphony.org.



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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF INDIVIDUAL GIVING, INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA


Date Posted:  January 10, 2022

 

JOB TITLE:            Assistant Director of Individual Giving 

DEPARTMENT:      Development 

REPORTS TO:       Director of Individual Giving 

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving, the Assistant Director of Individual Giving will focus on annual giving ($1000+) by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding individual prospects and donors with the goal of upgrading annual fund gifts and identifying major gift prospects. It is anticipated the candidate will spend as much as 80% of their time in the field to build relationships and secure gifts. 

In addition to working with their portfolio, this position will work closely with the Director of Individual Giving on a variety of projects as well as individual giving strategy. This position will be expected to assume leadership of projects and tasks throughout the year that align with the strategy and goals of the Development Team.  

Candidates should have 3 – 5 + years of progressive development experience, and ideally a demonstrated commitment to the arts. 

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Solicit and/or upgrade gifts through phone calls and personal visits with a large portfolio of assigned donors/prospects.
  • Actively correspond with donors through direct contact via telephone, email, and written communications.
  • Cultivates and stewards donors in portfolio by: responding to donor requests for logistics and details, drafting and coordinating multiple types of correspondence (solicitations, acknowledgments, notes, briefings, proposals, tax receipts, etc.), managing donor ticketing needs, and ensuring proper donor recognition across several mediums.
  • Maintain records of all aspects of donors and prospects relationships with the ISO through the use of the ISO’s development database, Tessitura, as well as updating and utilizing various accountability tools.
  • Provide logistical support and management for special events and projects, including donor benefit events, special fundraising events, Symphony on the Prairie Entertaining, and Founders’ Room receptions.
  • Proactively develop and offer creative fundraising solutions, solicitation ideas and strategies, event ideas, and cultivation steps that will increase visibility and generate prospects to positively impact the overall annual fundraising goal.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to Development team efforts including solicitation strategy for key prospects and internal planning efforts.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with all stakeholders verbally and in writing.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled Donor Cultivation and Stewardship events, such as Intermission receptions at concerts.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three or more years of development experience, preferably in the arts.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in arts administration, non-profit management, public affairs or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of donors in order to develop relationships between them and the ISO.
  • Interest in all aspects of the arts and a dedication to promoting the ISO’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent working relationships with musicians, directors and other volunteers, the development office team and all ISO employees.
  • Ability to initiate, analyze, monitor, evaluate and alter strategic development plans.
  • Ability to articulate the case for support so that individuals are passionate about the vision/mission/goals of the ISO and understand with sufficient effectiveness to secure gifts and pledges of $1000 or more.
  • Ability to adapt and conform to shifting and multi-priorities.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills required.
  • Must be able to travel around the region. This position requires frequent attendance at events outside of normal business hours on a regular basis.
  • Computer fluency in MS Office and standard office equipment required. Proficiency in Tessitura or other constituent relationship management/fundraising software a plus.

 

INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS:

INTERNAL:           Contact with staff at all levels and musicians.

EXTERNAL:           Contact with board members, volunteers, donors and prospects.

 

CONTENT OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION:

This position will have access to sensitive and confidential information relating to his/her colleagues as well as donor and ticket buyer information in Tessitura. 

 

SPAN OF SUPERVISION:

The Assistant Directors of Individual Giving will report to the Director of Individual Giving. 

 

OUR MISSION

To inspire, entertain, educate and challenge through innovative programs and symphonic music performed at the highest artistic level.

 

OUR VALUES

At the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, we are one team committed to achieving our mission through:

  • Outstanding performance on and off the stage.
  • Extraordinary service to both internal and external customers.
  • A compassionate workplace built on trust and mutual respect.
  • A culture of flexibility and openness to change.

 

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. 

 

Applications for this position should be sent to jobs@indianapolissymphony.org.



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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (HAMILTON COUNTY CAMPUS)


Date Posted:  January 6, 2022


Ivy Tech Community College is seeking a Director of Development for the Hamilton County Campus.

 

Ivy Tech Hamilton County is Ivy Tech’s newest campus serving Indiana’s fastest growing county. 



Position Overview

  • The Director of Development is responsible directly to the Executive Director of Development - Indianapolis with indirect reporting to the Campus Chancellor for developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive set of strategies to convert prospects into donors and to encourage continued and increased giving by current donors to meet the strategic goals of the
  • The Director of Development will provide leadership that aligns with the College’s core values and implements strategies in order to meet the needs of a diverse community and student body on campus. This position promotes diversity, integrity, community engagement, innovation, and excellence; is accountable to perform statewide responsibilities to maintain consistent statewide curricula, policies, and practices. This position will work closely alongside the Executive Director of Development – Indianapolis and with appropriate Systems Office leadership to establish strategies coordinated with statewide efforts in key areas of focus.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two years of progressive fundraising or similar experience, preferably in higher education.

 

The college offers excellent benefits, to find out more about our benefits, visit https://careers.ivytech.edu/

To apply on-line, visit https://opportunities.ivytech.edu/cw/en-us/job/509220/director-of-development

Questions: Contact Stephanie Simmons, Director of Human Resources, at 317-921-4833 or ssimmons117@ivytech.edu



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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT, BETHANY THEOLOGICAL SEMINAR (RICHMOND, IN)


Date Posted:  December 28, 2021

 

Bethany Theological Seminary invites applications for the position of Executive Director of Institutional Advancement (ED). The ED reports directly to the President of the Seminary and is an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees’ Institutional Advancement Committee. The ED supervises a full-time Director of Marketing and Communications, full-time Development Officer, and a full-time administrative assistant.

The ED will manage the overall operations of development, alumni relations, local community relations, and institutional communications. The ED will strategize and actively work to build relationships with a variety of constituents, enlisting financial support for the Seminary and serves as a member of the President’s Leadership Team.

Bachelor’s degree is required, and master’s degree is preferred. At least 5 years of fundraising experience, preferably in Higher Education, is required. The ability to work effectively with many diverse constituencies in a religious environment should be evident, and knowledge of Church of the Brethren values and practice is beneficial. Salary range is $85k-$95k annually.

For more detailed information, please click the following link: Executive Director of Institutional Advancement.

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries, nominations, and applications 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 three professional references.  References will not be contacted until later in the search process. Diverse and traditionally underrepresented candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Bethany Theological Seminary’s policy prohibits discrimination in employment opportunities or practices with regard to race, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or religion.






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