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Grants Specialist | Akron Zoological Park
Deadline: 10/25/23
Salary Range: $52,000 - $56,000 per year 

The Grants Specialist, as a member of the External Affairs team, is primarily responsible for securing grant funding for Akron Zoo facilities and direct programs in education, conservation, and other special projects. The Grants Specialist writes and submits clear, persuasive, and well-researched proposals or LOIs; completes all grant reporting as required by government and foundation/corporate donors; works with Finance and program staff to gather data for reports; develops and builds relationships with existing funders, including face-to-face engagements and communications; conducts prospect research via Foundation Directory Online and cultivates promising prospects; plans stewardship events associated with certain grant-funded projects with the intention of communicating impact to stakeholder audiences; and provides staff assistance during the implementation of a limited number of grant funded projects, as needed.

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Individual Leadership & Planned Giving Officer |
Akron Zoological Park
Deadline: 10/25/23
Salary Range: $82,000 - $88,000 per year 

The Individual Leadership & Planned Giving Officer (LPGO) is responsible for cultivating, inspiring, soliciting and stewarding existing and prospective individual donors who are capable of contributing leadership and/or planned gifts, with an emphasis on gifts of $25,000 or more. This position works closely with Board; fundraising and zoo staff; and campaign consultants.

As LPGO, you will manage a portfolio of 100+ existing and prospective leadership donors and execute strategies to build, sustain, and expand leadership level support. The LPGO oversees the Akron Zoo planned giving program and develops and executes annual and multi-year strategies for gifts which complements Akron Zoo fundraising programs.

Ideal candidates will have broad knowledge of development, including identifying, qualifying, and developing relationships with donors and prospects; the proven ability to conceptualize and describe funding needs in a way that is compelling and be adaptable and able to work independently and as a team.

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Director of Development & Marketing | Believe in Dreams
Deadline: 10/19/23
Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000 per year 

The Director of Development oversees all donor relations, fundraising & outreach initiatives. BID is seeking a fast paced & people person who is mission driven to direct all campaigns, funds, appeals, and events. Primary role is identifying prospects, develop relationships, maintain /grow relationships with current supporters & take a leadership role in building sustainable, revenue generation.

Responsibilities - Identify develop & cultivate relationships with new individual, corporate and community prospects. Maintain & enhance relationships with current stakeholders to advance fundraising goals. Execute development plan strategy & meet or surpass revenue targets. Plan, lead, and manage fundraising events. Oversee & Prepare grant applications, event & fundraising committees, social media accounts & website. Collaborate with Board to execute a development plan to revenue generation and support BID strategic direction.

Requirements - 2+ yrs experience in Non-profit Development /Fundraising (CFRE preferred)

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Major Gifts Director | Refuge of Hope Ministries
Deadline: 10/14/23
Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000 per year 

This position is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with major donors, identifying potential major donors, and generating gifts from this specific pool of donors. The incumbent will also attend all Refuge of Hope fundraising programs, activities, and speaking engagements and energetically participate in local community events.

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Senior Major Giving Officer | Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
Deadline: 10/2/23
Salary Range: $80,000 - $85,000 per year 

The Senior Major Giving Officer is responsible for identifying, qualifying, and managing a major gift portfolio with an emphasis on retention. The officer will provide guidance to empower and strengthen major giving officers’ work; develop strategies for portfolio growth; coordinate with development leadership to optimize collaboration across the development team; focus on all aspects of relationship management including growing the donor’s knowledge of the organization, involvement, and financial support. This includes but is not limited to personal meetings, tours, donor engagement events, and other methods of cultivation. The officer will set a vital tone of professionalism, compassion, efficiency, and fundraising ingenuity as they represent the Foodbank.

You will uphold our mission: To lead a collaborative network that empowers people to experience healthy and hunger-free lives. We distribute food to feed people and we advocate, engage and convene our community in the fight to end hunger.

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Senior Director of Annual Giving | The University of Akron
Deadline: 9/22/23
Salary Range: $90,000 - $95,000 per year 

Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with The University of Akron in the search for a Senior Director of Annual Giving. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Principal Gifts, the Senior Director of Annual Giving will drive the overall strategic direction, management, and growth of The University of Akron’s annual giving program. The Senior Director will lead efforts to support alumni relations outreach through direct response, monthly giving, special campaigns, tribute and memorial, workplace, mid-level giving, and management of the student call center while supporting and advancing key equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts in their overall fundraising. The Senior Director will be responsible for an annual revenue goal of at least $1 million. A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least five years of experience managing a complex direct response program that includes mid-level and sustainer programs is preferred.

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