Chapter Job Board

Senior Specialist, Donor Outreach | Summa Foundation
Deadline: 12/31/2021

The Senior Specialist, Donor Relations, plays a major role in all Foundation communications with primary responsibility for writing special acknowledgements, stewardship reports, event scripts and donor publications in digital and print. Develop, write, edit and proof inspiring content that cultivates and stewards donors for various Foundation communications vehicles including events, website, video, electronic newsletters, social media and Promise magazine.

Serve as lead writer for personalized special acknowledgement letters expressing gratitude from the chief development officer (CDO) and occasionally, from the president and chief executive officer of the health system. Serve as lead writer for annual stewardship reports thanking donors and illustrating the impact of donor support. Develop content for annual donor impact report, letters of condolence and congratulations and other stewardship correspondence. Develop, write, edit and proof executive scripts for Foundation events. Develop, write, edit and proof content for Promise magazine, published biannually, featuring Summa Health’s friends and benefactors who provide vital support for patient care, medical education and research initiatives.

Assist in developing content for a range of campaign materials, including proposals, case statements, fact sheets and other collateral. Assist in developing content for website, electronic newsletters, video and social media and identify and write stories that help drive traffic and increase engagement. Conduct phone, e-mail and in-person interviews with patients, physicians, system executives, major donors, employees and other health system supporters to develop content for a range of Foundation materials. Assist in maintaining and updating style guidelines and monitoring department compliance in all communications. Provide support at Foundation events as needed. Please email Angela Atwood, for more information.

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Grants Manager | Akron Art Museum
Deadline: 12/10/2021

SUMMARY: As part of the team, the Grants Manager oversees, implements, and provides support for various efforts as they pertain to institutional fundraising. These activities include, but are not limited to, sourcing new funding prospects and opportunities, grant writing for government corporate and private foundation grants, reports and acknowledgements, and planning assistance of fundraising events. Works directly with the Director of Advancement and Senior Development Officer to implement the Museum’s development strategy and tactics to attain financial goals set by the Museum’s Executive Director and the Board of Trustees.

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Volunteer Board Member, Development and Fundraising | Power of the Pen
Deadline: 11/1/2021

The board development and fundraising leader is responsible for creating a fundraising plan to ensure that Power of the Pen is fully funded to meet our mission. We empower young people to find and develop their own unique creative voice by engaging students in interscholastic writing tournaments and providing a platform for publication. In our program, 7th and 8th grade students from throughout Ohio compete in district, regional, and state creative writing competitions.

The board development and fundraising leader will develop a fundraising plan alongside the executive director, assist fellow board members with completing essential board-level fundraising tasks, organize training, as needed, for the full board to support the realization of fundraising goals, and develop relationships and foster a positive image of the organization within the community.

Qualifications: Previous experience in development and fundraising for nonprofits; ability to collaborate and motivate staff, board members, and volunteers; strong interpersonal and writing skills, and a passion for literacy.

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Development Specialist | Open Arms Adoptions
Deadline: 10/20/2021

Open Arms Adoptions seeks a full-time Development Specialist.

The Development Specialist, with the ED, is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all of OAA’s development/fundraising activities.

Candidate must be compassionate, capable and focused on executing activities and a plan to meet the goals of OAA.
- Develop/execute annual fundraising plan
- Create/execute a strategy for a sustained base of annual donors
- Donor acquisition/retention/recognition, including individuals, major donors, foundations and corporations
- Manage database; process donations/acknowledgements
- Provide donor reports as requested
- Plan/execute fundraising events with support from Marketing Specialist - Develop sponsorship opportunities; promote to businesses
- Recruit/oversee volunteers for events
- Manage fundraising software to create event ticketing; produce reports
- Participate as a member of Board Fundraising Committee - Execute grant writing/submission
- Develop/track proposals/reports for all foundations/corporate donors
- Participate in professional development training as needed

Required Skills:
- Must embrace the mission of providing a loving, stable home to every child in need
- College degree or equivalent experience
- Strong interpersonal/writing skills
- Knowledge/experience in fundraising techniques, esp. major gifts
- Fundraising/donor management software, database management/MS Office
- Ability to work with/motivate staff, board members, volunteers
- Desire to get out of the office and build external relationships
- Able to initiate donor visits/fundraising calls
- Excellent organizational skills
- A positive attitude; self-confidence, common sense and strong listening ability

Education and Experience:
- Bachelors in fundraising, nonprofit management or related field
- Minimum of 3 years experience as a development professional in the nonprofit sector, or related

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Grant Writer | Coleman Health Services
Deadline: 10/15/2021

Coleman Health Services, formerly Coleman Professional Services (CPS), is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for individuals, families, and businesses in our community. We are seeking an experienced individual to be responsible for writing grants that will provide operating and/or capital funds for us.

Grant experience with local foundations, state and federal agencies, and corporations is important. The professional in this position will work closely with clinical personnel to coordinate details of clinical services for information provided in the grants. Additional duties include completing research on potential grants and meeting with key County, State, and Federal personnel to help coordinate grant writing and to assure funding success. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, writing and research skills, plus one year proven experience in grant writing. This person should be capable of working independently and be a “self-initiator.”

Benefits options include health, life, pension, paid time off, and more. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. E.O.E. Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing with the subject line “Accommodation Request.”

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Foundation Administrative Assistant | The Laurel Lake Foundation
Deadline: 09/30/2021

The Laurel Lake Foundation is searching for an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative, logistical, procedural and fundraising support to the Foundation Director. The ideal candidate will effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, be able to set timelines and meet deadlines and be fully proficient in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred and Development experience including event planning, gift processing and database management is a plus. This is a Full-time, non-exempt, benefit eligible position, working 40 hours per week, mostly on dayshift between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm; (32 hours devoted to Foundation work; 8 hours devoted to HR) Must be flexible with scheduling to be available some evenings and weekends for scheduled events. We provide a professional nicotine-free work environment nestled on 150 acres in historic Hudson with friendly staff and wonderful residents. If you share our core values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence and Service, then we want to hear from you!

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Marketing and Brand Manager | Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Ohio
Deadline: 09/24/2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio (BGCNEO) is looking for a Marketing & Brand Manager to join the Resource Development team. This individual will help develop and execute an integrated marketing strategy that informs, cultivates, and engages a variety of audiences. As the organization’s brand champion, this individual will ensure brand integrity in all areas.

We are seeking a detail-oriented self-starter with a passion for creating meaningful change in the lives of Northeast Ohio’s young people. The ideal candidate has expertise in integrated marketing and brand management as well as experience in graphic design, web and social media management, video editing and photography. This is a Full-Time position with competitive pay.

The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, creative, and collaborative. The individual will need to be able to multitask, outline clear strategies and tactics to meet organizational goals, identify issues, make recommendations, and ensure our brand is reflected appropriately in all channels.

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