DATE POSTED – October 9, 2019
JOB - Chief Executive Officer
LOCATION – Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, Menands, NY (Albany area)
DESCRIPTION - Founded in 1887, the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society (MHHS) is the largest animal protection organization in New York's Capital Region, serving Albany, Rensselaer and surrounding counties. In addition to providing shelter and care for stray, abused, and unwanted animals, MHHS provides an array of services for animals and their caregivers including low-cost spay/neuter and wellness services, vaccination and microchip clinics, stray housing, dog training, a pet food pantry, and humane education programming. MHHS operates two clinics; one in Saratoga and one at the headquarter location in Menands, in a newly-constructed state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2017.
The next CEO will be a visionary and compassionate leader with the capacity to think strategically and act decisively. This individual will fulfill the organization’s mission “to enrich the lives of animals and the people who love them” by proactively and effectively communicating with stakeholders while inspiring collective and sustained action. He/she/they will be the public face of MHHS, building strong relationships with donors, volunteers, partners, and prospects while expanding the network of support for the ongoing work and future direction of the organization. Building on established media partnerships, the new CEO will convey a resonant narrative about MHHS and its care for thousands of animals annually, and how that care and compassion is foundational to community quality of life. See Full Position Description
DATE POSTED – October 9, 2019
JOB - Director of Development (DOD)
LOCATION – Berkshire United Way (BUW)
DESCRIPTION - Berkshire United Way seeks a driven, self-directed, and results-oriented fundraising professional to join our leadership team. The Director of Development (DOD) designs, guides, executes, evaluates, and constantly improves the strategies essential for making Berkshire United Way (BUW) the nonprofit to turn philanthropy into action. Through exceptional donor engagement, experiences, and communications, this position will lead the staff and volunteer teams to significantly increase BUW’s overall revenue; grow and retain the donor base; implement innovative revenue growth strategies; and use data to promote continuous improvement. The DOD provides internal leadership for a development team of three and ensures BUW has the infrastructure to manage workplace and donor relationships totaling over 5,000.
The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker, a strong communicator, a good listener, and someone who is passionate about community change. Ideally, she/he will have five years successful fundraising experience with at least three of those in a leadership or supervisory role. BA/BS degree required, MA or CFRE preferred. Applicants with transferrable skills in sales, marketing, business development, or other related fields will be considered. Position is full-time with competitive salary and benefits. Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com. Interested applicants should apply early as candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. EOE.