AFPLI Career Opportunities


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Organization: Northwell Health

Position Title:   Development Assistant

Position level: Entry

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Position Listing:

As New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals and nearly 800 outpatient facilities, we’re continually striving to find more innovative and effective ways to improve the health of our patients, our communities, and the world.


  • Assists with proofreading, content approvals and workflow.
  • Tracks budget and expenses for unit.
  • Assists in project requests to internal advertising agencies, including photography and creative design. Maintains files and information related to event attendees and interfaces with donors and prospects.
  • Drafts, transcribes and types various correspondences, as required.
  • Performs receptionist duties, as required; answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Prepares PowerPoint presentations.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, required.
  • Proficient using technology and a variety of cloud-based applications.
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

Application instructions:

To apply: development-assistant-new-hyde-park-ny/

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Listing Date: 6/7/2021

Organization: Northwell Health

Position Title:  Development Communications Program Manager   

Position level: Mid  

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Position Listing

As New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals and nearly 800 outpatient facilities, we’re continually striving to find more innovative and effective ways to improve the health of our patients, our communities, and the world.


Works in conjunction with Communications Team to convey philanthropic messaging across multiple communication outlets, to include digital, video, and print platforms. Collaborates with management, recommends, develops, and implements digital/web content strategies for internal customers. Manages wide variety of digital and print projects to include websites, e-newsletters, videos, social media, brochures, manuals and reports; writes/edits content for fundraising communications.  

  • Develops public relations/media strategies to promote the impact of philanthropy and to advance our mission as a nonprofit organization with external audiences.
  • Identifies news and information of interest to development audiences, assists in the shaping and distribution of material to key internal and external audiences, and develops compelling storytelling content for various print and digital platforms.
  • Leads the planning, writing, editing and development of Gratitude magazine, Northwell’s philanthropic publication.
  • Collaborates with team members, plans, manages, and writes editorial content for print, web, digital, event and other communications channels to support fundraising goals.
  • Collaborates with communications team members, maintain and refresh online content on system websites; recommends fundraising-related content to be featured prominently on external websites; supports Foundation staff with editing and writing guidance as needed.
  • Works closely with internal clients and communications team members to understand deliverables, develops project schedules, and maintains schedules throughout the production process as deliverables are revised and amended.
  • Manages activities and prioritizes multiple projects.
  • Ensures project milestones and deliverables are maintained and achieved.
  • Creates scheduling calendars and information flow systems to anticipate project needs and coordinate resources.
  • Manages relationships with outside vendors to coordinate pricing, resource allocation, timing of production, approval, and invoicing; collects and evaluates online analytics to inform communications efforts and drive strategies.
  • Operates under general guidance and work assignments are varied and require interpretation and independent decisions on course of action.
  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience, required.

Application instructions: Apply at

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Listing Date: 5/17/2021

Organization: American Red Cross

Position Title:  Executive Director, Long Island

Position level: Senior-level

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Preferred method of contact:

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you've been waiting for, please visit our website to read the full job description and apply at:


Brief Description of Organization:

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world.


We are currently seeking a professional, innovative and enthusiastic Executive Director for our Western Long Island Chapter, based in Mineola, New York.  This chapter serves more 2.8 million residents in Nassau and Suffolk counties as well as Shelter Island.

This position is responsible for supporting region-led mission capacity building, informing the regional leadership team of community needs and perceptions, and strengthening relationships across all elements of the community by communicating the American Red Cross programs, capabilities and opportunities for community involvement.   Reporting to the Regional Executive, or designated span break, the position serves as the primary liaison to the community supported by Community Volunteer Leaders and the Chapter Board.  This position works alongside the volunteers and employees assigned to deliver mission fulfillment in the Region and Chapter and is a member of the Region Leadership Team.

This is accomplished through the following key areas of responsibility:

  1. Serves as the Face of the Red Cross to maximize Red Cross presence and connectivity in the community and expand the community’s recognition of the breadth of the Red Cross contribution to the community.
  2. Develops sustained community relationships to ensure capacity to achieve region mission goals.
  3. Develops and manages the chapter board to effectively mobilize support and resources around the Red Cross mission.
  4. Develops and manages community volunteer leaders to: serve as the Face of the Red Cross in assigned territories; to support mission capacity building by developing key community partnerships; and to recruit volunteers.
  5. Influences to create an environment of teamwork and inclusion to effectively deliver against the Red Cross mission. Serves, when assigned, as a member of the Elected Officials Liaison Network supporting disaster responses across the nation.



Education:  Four-year college degree (BS/BA) in Business, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Finance or non-profit administration or equivalent experience required. Prefer Master’s degree in the field of community organization, public or business administration or non-profit management.

 Experience:  Minimum of 7 years related experience. Demonstrated ability to exercise good and timely judgment in complex situations. Demonstrated ability for strong communications and influencing skills along with public speaking and writing. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies. Demonstrated ability to build sustain community relationships/partnerships. Proven experience in influencing others and building relationships.

Management Experience:  Minimum one year related management/supervisory experience.  Experience working in an environment requiring flexibility and managing change.

Successful candidate must have demonstrated ability with fundraising and revenue generation goals, to include ability to develop and implement fundraising strategies.

Other:  Proficient with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with federal state and local employment laws.

Travel: May involve travel.

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development; team spirit; a competitive salary; and a comprehensive benefits package.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Listing Date: 5/10/2021

Organization: The LIM Fashion Education Foundation

Title of Position: Director of Development

Position Level: Mid-Level

Salary or Range: Commensurate with Experience

Brief Description of Organization  

The LIM Fashion Education Foundation provides scholarships to LIM College students who are studying for careers in the global business of fashion and its many related industries.



The Director of Development will be a development professional with proven fundraising experience. He/she will report to the President of LIM FEF’s Board of Directors and will be responsible for all LIM development activities. This position will work in tandem with LIM FEF leadership, the LIM FEF Board of Directors, and the Fashion Industry Advisory Board to foster the growth and engagement of LIM alumni as well as build ever-stronger relationships with leading members of the broader retail and fashion sector. Another important component of the position will be the ability to personally cultivate and solicit a portfolio of major gift prospects as well as to engage administrative and volunteer leadership in ways they can add the greatest value.


Areas of Emphasis For The Director of Development

The Director of Development will provide strategic direction, leadership, and daily management of all fundraising activities at LIM FEF as follows:

  • Work alongside the Board of Directors of LIM FEF to establish fundraising goals and develop and implement strategic objectives to raise these funds.
  • Manage and direct a comprehensive development program including major gifts, direct response/annual fund, special events, planned giving, targeted approaches to private and public funding sources, and appeals for specific needs (such as capital funds, major gifts, endowment funds, corporate and in-kind support).
  • Maintain and build relationships with all constituencies (current and past parents, students, alumni, board members, faculty, donors and leading members of the retail and fashion sector).
  • Effectively present the case for support of LIM FEF to individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Develop and manage the cultivation and solicitation of a personal portfolio of 75-150 prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations. Conduct approximately 100-120 meaningful moves per year and solicit 24 or more proposals.
  • Serve as the development office liaison to academic departments, administrative leadership, and faculty.
  • Attend on and off campus events and engagements in which donor prospects are present, and as requested by the President or Secretary of the LIM FEF Board.
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of fundraising and special events, analyzing the process and results of each event.
  • Develop methods and materials to educate prospects on LIM’s compelling and emerging needs.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the DonorPerfect database.
  • Enhance and establish policies and procedures for development and volunteer activities.
  • Oversee the process of acknowledgement and stewardship of gifts.
  • Attend meetings of the Board of Directors and Leadership Teams as requested.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the full range of LIM programs; take actions in the best interest of LIM with respect to community relations (within and outside LIM), volunteer efforts, services, gifts, and fundraising from public and private sources.

Qualifications & Preferences:

  • Knowledge of and proficiency in fundraising strategies and techniques for annual, major, and planned gifts.
  • Track record of identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gifts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to donors, volunteers, and colleagues as well as College leadership and students.
  • A demonstrated understanding of and appreciation for LIM FEF’s mission and awareness of the fashion/merchandising industry.
  • Proven experience (5 or more years) in fundraising.
  • Creative, innovative, and able to devise new approaches to philanthropy.
  • Ability to think and act independently as well as collaborate with a team.
  • Attention to accuracy, confidentiality, details, and deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with fundraising databases (DonorPerfect preferred).
  • Ability and willingness to travel periodically and work occasional evenings and weekends as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Application instructions:

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. To be considered, candidates should submit a resume and cover letter including a statement of interest to

Nominations and confidential inquiries made to:

The Angeletti Group

Harrison House

17 Village Road - PO Box 188

New Vernon, NJ 07976

(973) 540-1400

Organizational Website:


Listing Date: 4/29/2021

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Title of Position:
Director of Major Gifts

Position Level:
Senior Leadership Position

Salary or Range:
Commensurate with Experience

Description of Organization:  Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Metro (RMHC NYM) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that focuses on the critical needs of children by operating programs that provide families with access to pediatric healthcare on Long Island and allow the family unit to remain together during the stress and uncertainty of a medical crisis.

Position Overview:   The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for sourcing, developing and managing a portfolio of major gift prospects/donors primarily consisting of individuals, families as well as Corporate and Family foundations in partnership with the CEO and the Development Team at RMHC NYM. In addition, the Director is responsible for developing major gifts activities including: identifying and qualifying prospects and donors, designing prospect strategies, leading cultivation activities, relationship mapping, securing major gifts through solicitation, supporting recognition activities and continued stewardship of donors. The position requires demonstrated abilities in managing relationships with business and industry professionals, motivation to develop and sustain relationships with individuals of wealth, power and influence on behalf of RMHC NYM. Lastly, the position will play an integral role in managing the organization’s capital campaign initiatives. 


  • Provides thought leadership to the entire Development Team, as well as participate cross-Charity as part of the broader Senior Leadership Team.
  • Develops strategies and tactics to meet overall organizational goals and objectives.
  • Works closely cross-functionally with all other Development Team members as well as Programs, PR/Marketing, Finance and HR.
  • Develops and retains talent including ensuring employees have development plans and performance appraisals and provides appreciation and recognition.

 Education, Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 to 8 years of experience in fundraising with emphasis in major gifts.
  • Must have experience in developing fund-raising initiatives and evaluating results.
  • Strong track record and professional experience in fundraising and donor stewardship.
  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently, demonstrating a sense of urgency, results oriented, meets deadlines and achieves results.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff and the general public.

  • Must have a strong personal presence with the ability to represent the organization effectively both verbally and in written form.

  • Must be willing to travel within the New York Metro area and to Chicago and other destinations for professional development and conference attendance.

  • Proficient with computer database (RE preferred), word processing and publishing programs.

  • Must possess negotiation skills and the ability to think on his/her feet to close a deal.

To Apply:

Please send COVER LETTER AND RESUME to  No phone calls please.

RMHC NYM offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including employee health benefits, a matched 403 (b) plan, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending account, generous paid time off and professional development opportunities. Must be able to successfully pass a background check. EOE.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this level of responsibility. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in this position.

Organization Website:


Listing: 4/12/2021

Organization:  Sisters of St. Joseph

Title of Position:  Director, Mission Advancement

Position Level: Senior

Salary or Range: Commensurate with Experience

Description of Organization: Sisters of St. Joseph, one of the largest women’s religious organizations, has served Long Island for more than 169 years responding to the needs of our times, especially in the areas of justice and the environment.  

Responsibilities:  The Director of Mission Advancement directs all aspects of the Congregation’s strategic initiatives for donations including major gift programs, annual fundraisers, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns.  He/She works closely with President and Council in the development of endeavors ensuring cost effective campaigns that delivers a sustainable mix of income streams founded upon excellent donor relationships and stewardship aligned with our mission.  The Director oversees a team and must have strong management skills for leading the implementation of these strategies which seeks to build and improve existing income streams, accelerate growth in underperforming areas and emerging income streams

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, oversee and obtain increased funding for the congregation and its sponsored ministries through annual appeals, special events, corporate sponsorships, memorials, monthly giving, foundation grants, direct mail appeals, major and planned gifts.
  • Facilitate the connection of mission and marketing in various ways, e.g., communication between persons, departments and offices.
  • Initiate and oversee strategic and long-range plans for the development program in conjunction with the President of the Congregation.
  • Prepare and monitor department budget.
  • Oversee the Congregations efforts in the areas of communications, marketing, advertising, promotion, social media, website and public relations.
  • Lead, motivate and manage Mission Advancement personnel to deliver against agreed performance objectives through clear direction, delegation and regular feedback on key activities.
  • Participate in appropriate professional networking and development events. Identify, research, cultivate, solicit and visit major donors in conjunction with the President.
  • Oversee the development and initiation of plans for grant proposals to private and government agencies


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, or 10+ years of progressive experience, including supervisory experience in senior-level not for profit or religious organization.
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive or Advance Certified Fund Raising Executive preferred.
  • Exceptional knowledge of fundraising, grants and regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrated track record in establishing, achieving and exceeding marketing targets in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Experience measuring data and outcomes of fundraising vehicles to determine marketing effectiveness.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage fundraising initiatives within budget, timelines and with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Refined ability to provide leadership and training to key personnel.
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office as well as website and fundraising management software.

Application Instructions: We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, pension plan, generous paid time off along with a positive, inspiring work environment. Becoming a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph team offers a rewarding future.  To learn more about this opportunity, please contact the Human Resources department and/or apply at