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Director of Development (Senior Resources)

Director of Development


Senior Resources is seeking a Director of Development to plan, implement, and manage a comprehensive giving program to provide ongoing sources of financial support for the agency’s mission.

For a full position description and list of qualifications, click here.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and letter of interest to Executive Director Andrew Boozer at Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.



Director of Community Engagement (The Family Effect)

Director of Community engagement

The Phoenix Center, located in beautiful Greenville, South Carolina is seeking a Director of Community Engagement.  Phoenix Center is the largest single county provider of substance use prevention and treatment.  With a full continuum of services, we provide services to newborns exposed to substance use, outpatient services for adults and adolescents, residential services for adolescents and women, detoxification services for adults, and prevention services to children and adolescents.  Services are individualized for the person and family.  

The Community Engagement Director serves as primary staff liaison between Phoenix Center and The Family Effect 501(c)(3) organization.  The Family Effect’s mission is to support the efforts of the Phoenix Center and reduce addiction as a leading cause of family collapse and harm to children.  Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for overall leadership and management of all aspects of community engagement. This includes corporate and individual donor development, volunteer acquisition and development, grant writing and management, marketing, and public relations. 

For more information visit our websites:

We offer: 

  • Competitive Salary
  • SC State Medical Benefits
  • Dental and Vision 
  • Life Insurance
  • State Retirement and Disability
  • 401K 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous Sick, Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement and Jury Duty Leaves
  • Casual/Choice Dress Code
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Training Opportunities
  • Dog Friendly Fridays
  • Pet Insurance

Job Duties: 

  • Primary staff liaison to The Family Effect 501(c)(3) organization 
  • Direct all aspects of fundraising and development related activities for The Family Effect in support of Phoenix Center 
  • Identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects (individual, corporate and foundations) 
  • Direct annual and special campaigns to support planned giving 
  • Represent The Family Effect in support of Phoenix Center at community and individual donor events 
  • Direct an effective grant writing process to ensure that submissions are accurate, professionally written, and relevant to our needs 
  • Develop and implement an annual plan that addresses the program’s needs as identified in the strategic plan 
  • Utilize social media and other resources to implement an effective communication plan 
  • Utilize written marketing materials and other forms of media to implement an effective communication plan 
  • Planning, management, and execution of special events, including but not limited to the annual fundraiser and the United Way annual employee campaign 
  • Management of a 20-25 person Board of Directors, including board recruitment, meeting facilitation, committee oversight, etc. 
  • Public speaking responsibilities in the form of individual/group tours, presentations to prospective donors, United Way speaking engagements, and other events 
  • Management of staff assigned to support The Family Effect and its initiatives 
  • Draft progress reports to share with Executive Director and Board of Directors 
  • Development and management of strategic plan with input from relevant stakeholders 
  • Actively support a trauma informed and responsive work environment as demonstrated in the 5 core values of safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, and empowerment 
  • Perform other related activities as required 
  • Evening, weekend, and travel sometimes required 


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or other related business field; at least 5 years in corporate, foundation, or non-profit business development with 2 of those in a lead position; demonstrated success in raising at least $1 million annually in support of agency’s goals related to marketing, fundraising, donor development, volunteer engagement, and public relations; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Advanced degree and CFRE highly desired.

Please apply online: or contact Shawn Tobin, HR Director for further information

Phoenix Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Major Gift Officer (Gardner-Webb University)

Major Gift Officer


Major Gift Officer Statement of Purpose:

As a part of the Office of Advancement, a Major Gift Officer at Gardner-Webb University will advance a culture of generosity by managing a portfolio of donors to enable the face to face soliciting of gifts on behalf of the University. Through this role, the University will gain and retain students, partners, advocates and investors for the University to advance the Kingdom of God together.


Specific Duties:


      A.     Reports to the Vice President of Advancement and works closely with Senior MGO advisor.

      B.     Donor Portfolio Management

      a.      Initiate and build effective long-term relationships with individuals who have the capacity to give at the major gift level (minimum $25,000).

      b.     Secure (within 3 years) half a million or more annually in total gift commitments, with $100,000 or more in current operating gifts. With the long term expectation of $1 million or more in annual total gift commitments and $250,000 in current operating gifts.

      c.      Develop a cultivation strategy for engaging potential major donors.

      d.     Competently and professionally represent Gardner-Webb University to volunteers, supporters and the general public at all times.

      e.      Meet agreed upon fundraising metrics as defined by your supervisor including donor meetings and proposals and entering contact reports.

      f.       Keep colleagues closely informed regarding prospective and current donors in order to ensure co-ordination and maximize gift potential.

      g.      Steward donor relationships in a strategic and creative manner in order to develop and enrich long-term personal relationships between the donor and GWU.

      h.     Participate in and attend GWU events as required.

      i.       In conjunction with the Advancement Administrative and Events Coordinator, implement and maintain appropriate donor acknowledgment for major gift donors.

      C.     Departmental duties

      a.      Participate in the development of goals and strategies for GWU’s Office of Advancement.

      b.     Recruit hosts/sponsors for special events such as house parties and other events.

      c.      Lead and/or support the execution of fundraising or donor cultivation events.

      d.     Maintain accountability to administrative systems and procedures (including but not limited to expense reports and vehicle request) by the deadlines assigned, as well as informing other staff of activities and whereabouts.

      e.      Participate actively in staff meeting, retreats and meetings when requested.

      f.       Aid the President of the University as needed.

      g.      Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


      A.     Bachelor’s Degree with 2+ years of experience in related field such as outside sales. Fundraising experience a plus.

      B.     Must be a self-starter with a high level of energy and the ability to work on many tasks and projects at once.

      C.     Must have strong organizational skills and follow-through.

      D.     Must maintain attention to detail.

      E.     Must be a skilled communicator.

      F.     Must be willing to work as a member of an energetic team.

      G.     Must be willing to travel frequently, including a large volume of day trips and an average of two overnight trips per month. Travel requirements constitute approximately 50% of duties.

      H.    Must adhere to Development’s stated Mission and acquire an appreciation for Gardner-Webb University’s history and aspirations as one of the nation’s leading Christian liberal arts institutions.

        Please contact Tami Ruckman, Major Gifts Officer, at (828) 215-8074 or for more information. 


Executive Director (ALS Association of South Carolina)

executive Director

Bring your passion and leadership to join the fight against ALS!


The ALS Association South Carolina Chapter is seeking an energetic, mission-driven professional to lead our statewide organization. As the Executive Director you will empower a dedicated team providing hope and enhancing the quality of life for individuals and their families affected by ALS. You will experience the gratification of knowing that your work has significant impact on the lives of those dealing with this terrible disease. 


Job Summary

The successful candidate will bring knowledge of the South Carolina market, possess the ability to expand the ALS Association’s sphere of influence and have demonstrated success in staff mentoring and leadership; volunteer recruitment and development; fundraising, strategic planning, program development and implementation; budget development and oversight, as well as an ability to partner with and help grow a volunteer Advisory Council.


The successful candidate will oversee and provide senior-level staff oversight of office based and remote staff throughout all of South Carolina. The Executive Director will report to the Association’s Southern Regional Chapter Relations Director.


This position will be located in Columbia and will require regular travel to the Low Country, Midlands, Upstate and Grand Stand territories.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Planning and Organizational Management

  • Develops operational plans that are consistent with The Association’s Strategic Plan. Works with the Chapter Relations Director and appropriate staff to accomplish The ALS Association’s mission priorities.
  • Maintains a climate that attracts, retains and motivates a diverse and top-quality staff.
  • Selects, manages and supports chapter staff, in accordance with organization policies and state and federal laws.
  • Sets staff goals and objectives and conducts regular written performance reviews and evaluations.
  • Implements board-approved policies and consistent business practices.
  • Provides oversight for compliance with Organizational Standards and completes Annual Self-Assessment Report per Association requirements.

Advisory Council and Leadership

  • Serves as primary staff liaison to all Advisory Council members through the Advisory Council Chair and provides support to the Advisory Council Chair in specific leadership roles and tasks.
  • Provides support to the Advisory Council Chair in identifying, cultivating and soliciting new members to develop a diverse Council.
  • Participates in ALS Association-wide conferences as appropriate and requested by the Chapter Relations Director and ensures that the Chapter is represented at Leadership meetings.

Program Management and Evaluation

  • Understands and supports the needs of individuals with ALS and their families by ensuring the development and delivery of Chapter Care Services programs that serve constituent needs efficiently and effectively.
  • Monitors ongoing effectiveness of programs and services through measuring objectives and evaluating outcomes.

Financial Management

  • Submits and supervises annual operating budget in conjunction with the Chapter Relations Director.
  • Follows guidelines for fiscal reporting as established by the Association’s National Office and State and Federal Law.
  • Monitors receipts, expenditures and cash flow; reports to Chapter Relations Director monthly.
  • Submits all reports as required on a regular basis: weekly, monthly or quarterly.
  • Creates and maintains a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the organization’s reported financial results.

Fund Development

  • Serves as the Chapter’s chief fund development officer, cultivating and stewarding current supporters while identifying potential new sources of funding for Chapter programs.
  • In conjunction with national development colleagues, creates and implements an annual fund development plan designed to create cost effective and on-going sources of revenue to ensure income stability and growth.
  • Provides leadership and staff support to actively recruit and involve Council members and key community leaders in fund development strategies.
  • Ensures maintenance of accurate donor database and analyzes ROI to evaluate effectiveness of all fundraising activities.

Communications/Public Relations

  • Serves as articulate and knowledgeable Chapter spokesperson to educate the general public, medical community and appropriate state and federal entities regarding The ALS Association’s mission and the Chapter’s programs and activities.
  • Leads the Chapter’s communication efforts and ensures that all staff and volunteers who interact with the public do so in an informed and effective manner.
  • Builds trust and commitment with multiple partners in the general and medical community.
  • Maintains regular contacts with key individuals in local and state government, other non-profit agencies and the business sector, to further the public image and reputation of The ALS Association.


Public Policy

  • Builds an effective advocacy network and participates in public policy efforts at both state and national ALS Association levels.

Convey a professional and positive image at all times that reflects favorably on The ALS Association.


    • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or five to seven years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Seven to ten years of progressive management experience, preferably in a non-profit environment.

    Other skills required:

    • Team leader with ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Must have experience in developing, maintaining and maximizing relationships with a broad and diverse group of constituents.
    • Strategic thinking skills combined with hands-on management and ability to roll up the sleeves.
    • Ability to take initiative and independently make sound decisions.
    • Strong written and oral communications (includes presentation delivery, conveying ideas and instructing effectively).
    • Proven track record in revenue growth with an emphasis in major gifts and demonstrated knowledge of special events.
    • Successful management of budgets and record of meeting specific financial targets.
    • Proven track record of recruiting, engaging and collaborating with top level volunteer leadership.
    • Ability to effectively multi-task, establish priorities, meet deadlines and work in fast paced environment.
    • Computer skills required: (Accounting Software; Contract Management Systems; Development Software; Human Resource Systems; Inventory Software; Microsoft Office; Payroll Systems; Project Management Software)
    • Ability to travel extensively throughout the State of South Carolina and on Association business as required or requested.

    The ALS Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Foundation Executive Director (St. Lukes Hospital)

    Foundation Executive Director

    Position: Foundation Executive Director
    Position Type: Full Time
    Shift: Days

    The Executive Director of the Foundation interacts with a wide variety of supporters, community members, hospital physicians and staff, administrators, patients, Board members and friends of St. Luke's Hospital to develop fundraising revenue, major gifts, planned giving, annual giving and community engagement activities.

    The primary responsibilities of this position are as follows:

    -Provides leadership for all fundraising campaigns, programs and activities
    -Solicits contributions and other financial and in-kind support from businesses, foundations, organizations and individuals, including hospital staff, medical staff, retirees and grateful patients
    -Writes and prepares all grant proposals and solicitation and communication materials
    -In coordination with St. Luke's Hospital, identifies specific philanthropic needs and establishes annual Foundation fundraising and community engagement goals
    -Manages progress and meets annually established fundraising goals
    -Tracks and records all prospect activity for the Foundation
    -Plans and executes all fundraising events
    -Takes action to ensure correct and proper use of donated funds and materials. Assists in developing plans to appropriately record, manage, and spend contributions
    -Be an energetic spokesperson and represent the Foundation by taking advantage of networking opportunities with personal, professional and organizational affiliations, and in attending functions and events to engage prospective business, foundation, and individual contributors
    -Initiates and manages a program of effective engagement, including regular contact with donors and community members in order to promote new initiatives and retain and maximize giving to the Foundation
    -In collaboration with the Foundation Board Treasurer, manages the Foundation and St. Luke's process including preparing and sending thank you notes and pledge reminders and managing donor recognition opportunities
    -Oversees financial management of the Foundation to ensure ongoing health and stability
    -Provides timely updates to the Foundation Board
    -Ensure compliance with all grants, restricted and unrestricted, as well as all other grant requirements and standards
    -Proactively and systematically identifies and cultivates new prospects
    -Prepares an annual budget detailing annual financial growth objectives and estimated expenditures for development activities
    -Performs other duties as assigned by the Board

    Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    1. Bachelor's degree preferred, Associates degree required.

    2. Certified Fund Raising Executive preferred - CFRE

    3. Minimum of three years of closely related experience is required, preferably in the healthcare field.

    4. Ability to develop and manages an annual plan for donor and media relations.

    5. Publication, marketing and public relations experience required.

    6. Ability to conduct and oversee many fund development and advancement activities on a simultaneous basis.

    7. Working knowledge of HIPAA Privacy regulations to ensure all Foundation solicitations are carried out in compliance.

    8. Working knowledge of finance and accounting principles to remain cognizant of all financial information and data of the Foundation.

    9. Excellent customer service and human relations skills; ability to prioritize; excellent oral and written communication, including proof-reading, spelling and grammar

    10. Experience with grant writing and administration process preferred.


    Vice President of Resource Development (United Way of the Pickens)

    Vice President of Resource Development

    Job Title:             Vice President, Resource Development                    FLSA Status:               Exempt

    Department:      Resource Development                                               Core Hours:        Mon – Fri; 8am-5pm

    Reports to:         President/CEO                                                                Revision Date: November 2019


    Supports and helps to advance United Way of the Piedmont’s mission – connect, engage, and inspire people to transform our community. Oversees all aspects of UWP’s resource development strategies and initiatives and all marketing/ communication strategies and programs. This includes maintaining and enhancing current successful initiatives and creating new resource streams and initiatives such as the annual workplace campaign, donor network programs, strategic priority programs, major gifts, planned giving and endowment. This also includes overseeing the planning and execution of effective public relations and strategic communications initiatives and projects that build the United Way brand and strengthens relationships with key constituencies. This position leads and directs all resource development and marketing staff to establish and grow superior donor relationships and meet measurable revenue goals.



    Resource Development Competencies

    • Effective Fundraising/Business Development: Relentless focus on gaining financial resources to support UWP’s mission and community impact strategic objectives; plans, implements, and evaluates fundraising/business development efforts to ensure short- and long-term organizational objectives are met in the most efficient, effective manner
      • Identifies ways to drive and generate revenue through new donor engagement strategies and opportunities
      • Sets ambitious yet realistic goals, persists with new strategies when facing obstacles, and holds oneself and team accountable for results
      • Proactively identifies and qualifies individuals and groups to give to UWP, makes the ask, and closes the deal
      • Gathers and uses data to connect donors’ and prospects’ interest directly to UWP’s work creating a strong case for support and successfully inspiring a financial commitment to UWP; manages donor data efficiently and accurately to support retention and reacquisition
      • Persuades and influences donors through active listening, relationship building and ability to understand people’s motivations and aspirations and connect those to UWP
      • Creates and delivers verbal or written presentations in a professional and compelling way; leads and negotiates discussions that result in mutual satisfaction and benefit; addresses donor questions and objectives gaining donor commitment in a timely manner
      • Is an effective public speaker, presenter, storyteller who distills complex information into simple and compelling messages for maximum clarity, understanding, and impact
      • Recognizes the power of effective stewardship (thank, inform, ask cycle) and develops and implements plans to steward donors of all giving levels including delivering on donor expectations, identifying other engagement/investment opportunities, and developing a strategy to build donor reputation in front of the appropriate audience(s)
      • Understands the role digital technology plays in acquiring, engaging and retaining donors, advocates and volunteers and seeks to utilize it to create incredible user experiences to positively impact fundraising results
    • Strategic Relationship Management: Builds trust and donor commitment to UWP while developing and maintaining relationships that generate the financial resources necessary to support UWP’s mission
      • Creates win-win relationships where donors’ objectives and UWP’s work intersect
      • Develops and executes year-round engagement and retention plans for donor segments that build loyalty, gift size, and involvement with United Way
      • Understands the goal is to develop long-term relationships with donors and avoids short-term “wins” if it jeopardizes the long-term donor relationship
      • Demonstrates cultural and emotional intelligence when interacting with different demographic and cultural groups and applies that knowledge to fundraising efforts
      • Actively builds and cultivates network to increase visibility with donors and community leaders to expand opportunities to engage key stakeholders with UWP
      • Engages donor segments appropriately, understanding different strategies are needed for different donor groups and acts in alignment with donor type and needs
    • Entrepreneurial and Innovative: Seeks new opportunities to generate revenue and other resources for UWP and the community; ability to assess donor’s interest and accurately convey to influence development of new products/programs
      • Solid understanding of UWP’s programs and services and how to market to donors
      • Encourages and supports new ideas and new ways of doing things
      • Takes calculated risks to develop new revenue streams
      • Takes initiative to capitalize on emerging opportunities and new ways to meet donor needs
      • Identifies donor interests aligned with UWP mission and strategic plan and serves as the translator for Community Impact (CI) and Marketing; inform and guide CI in product/program/ investment development and advise Marketing on collateral materials, strategies for promoting, and reporting on products/investment opportunities
    • Volunteer Management: Works to build organizational capacity through volunteer collaboration and to develop high impact, meaningful volunteer opportunities that increase revenue, impact, outcomes, and influence
      • Recruits and staffs standing board level committees and ensures committee volunteers are trained and engaged in work
      • Works with Engagement and Community Impact teams to identify volunteer opportunities in existing and new community impact work and advocates for volunteer engagement with internal and external stakeholders
      • Assists team members who recruit and staff various advisory boards supporting fundraising, marketing or donor networks
      • Ensure volunteers receive information and understand their specific role as well as their goal/objectives and are equipped to be successful


    Leadership Competencies

    • Talent Management and People Development
    • Identifies and develops a diverse, talented team aligning work with mission and strategic plan for organizational success
    • Inspires and equips team members for high performance and results through coaching, mentoring, delegation, and professional development
    • Receives and provides feedback in a constructive way that builds confidence among staff; addresses performance problems immediately
    • Business Acumen and Strategic Direction
      • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of the United Way network; understands and is knowledgeable of the Upstate business environment; can effectively create and execute strategy
      • Understands general business and financial principles required to effectively lead, manage and align resources for performance; can read financial statements and create budgets
    • Operational Planning and Execution
      • Establishes effective and efficient processes that align their department priorities with other department priorities and organization goals, strategy, and mission
      • Inspires and motivates people to build the culture of UWP as the nonprofit of choice
      • Engages volunteers in a way that helps execute the strategy
    • Outward Focus
      • Develops strategic relationships to benefit United Way and the community
      • Is present and visible in the community and with stakeholders; knows key players in community and is diligent in maintaining and expanding those relationships
      • Seeks learning from inside and outside the network to build skills, knowledge, and abilities to challenge the organization in reaching its potential
      • Engages, listens, and understands community aspirations
      • Is an effective spokesperson for United Way and its work; possesses credibility as a leader on critical issues and solutions affecting the community
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule with the possibility of some early morning and evenings
    • Other duties as assigned


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, psychology or related field; CFRE preferred
    • Minimum of 7 years related experience in resource development, sales, or relationship management with evidence of progressive growth; experience in marketing, administration, fiscal oversight, and volunteer management; proven track record in developing a strong, cohesive, creative, high-performing team


    Core Competencies

    • Mission-Focused
      • Understands how role and responsibilities impact UWP’s ability to deliver on its mission
      • Strives vigorously to accomplish shared goals
      • Seeks to create a positive, meaningful experience for each donor, advocate, and volunteer
    • Relationship Oriented
      • Understands people come before process and astutely cultivates and manages relationships toward a common goal; consciously creates time for engaging with others to deepen relationships
      • Effectively communicates to develop, grow, and sustain productive relationships; successfully articulates the organization’s mission, vision, and values to stakeholders and collaborators
      • Actively listens to understand the perspectives, motivations, goals and aspirations of individuals and organizations; interacts in a constructive way to foster open communication and generate enthusiasm for the work
      • Regularly captures and records relevant information; interprets and utilizes gathered information to forge partnerships and to cultivate, grow, sustain, and strengthen internal and external relationships
      • Ability to develop strong professional working relationships and collaborate with both internal and external partners and stakeholders
      • Treats others with respect and dignity; considers questions and conflict an opportunity to deepen relationships; can successfully navigate challenging conversations to educate and to find appropriate solutions
    • Collaborator
      • Seeks and shares knowledge of community
      • Takes a cooperative approach to address issues focusing on shared goals
      • Involves a multiple people, sectors and resources to obtain a variety of perspectives and potential solutions
    • Results-Driven
      • Dedicated to creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and support of the organization’s strategic plan
      • Sets high performance standards for self and others and holds accountable for achieving results; models excellence; motivates others by effectively communicating goals and impact
      • Takes calculated risks to achieve goals; challenges self and others to achieve “stretch” goals
      • Recognizes and capitalizes on opportunities to capture, grow, and attain funding and other resources that advance UWP’s mission
    • Brand Steward
      • Exemplifies integrity, reliability, accountability, confidentiality and strong ethics to foster trust with co-workers, donors, community and across the UW network
      • Acts with professional excellence and a positive attitude
      • Understands role in growing and protecting the UW brand and reputation; respects and follows standards and safeguards that protect UWP’s integrity and understands impact on larger UW network; identifies, assesses, and manages risk while striving to attain objectives; identifies issues and takes appropriate action to rectify issues that negatively impact people; is a good system-citizen
    • Effective Communicator
      • Demonstrates ability to communicate clearly and concisely to diverse audiences, both verbally and in written format, to persuade or influence actions and points of view
      • Exhibits effective interpersonal skills with ability to work independently or within a team
      • Excellent customer service skills and ability to respond and resolve issues using creativity, resourcefulness, negotiation and diplomacy
      • Listens actively asking questions to understand and connect
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and use of internet for research purposes
    • Experience with customer relationship management software preferred; ability to learn current customer relationship management software required
    • Demonstrates:
    • Ability and willingness to quickly adapt to ever-changing environments
    • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and sense of urgency with an emphasis on quality and accuracy of work
    • Ability to prioritize and shift between tasks to meet deadlines in a timely manner despite interruptions
    • Passion for improving processes and the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement
    • Must have valid driver’s license and access to transportation throughout the workday
    • Regular and sustained attendance required.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone. The employee is frequently required to reach, stoop or kneel.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance and color vision due to computer work. May be required to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds occasionally.


    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. There is moderate noise associated with a business office including telephones, computer keyboards, printers, office traffic and visitors.  The work environment requires the individual to have the ability to work in a confined space and sit at a computer terminal or in conference rooms. 


    United Way of the Piedmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Employer of National Service, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other Nation Service alumni are encouraged to apply.


    To apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to Paige Stephenson at


    Senior Campaign Consultant (The Winkler Group)

    Senior Campaign Consultant


    The Winkler Group is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to serve as Senior Campaign Consultant.


    Headquartered in Charleston, SC, the Winkler Group is a national full-service fundraising firm that specializes in customized capital campaigns, planning studies, and strategic fundraising planning.  Through our servant leadership model, Winkler Group clients achieve an average of 117% of capital campaign goals.  The firm has experienced growth in each of its fourteen years and is today one of the most respected firms of its kind in the country.


    With degrees from schools such as Duke, Georgetown, Wheaton, and William and Mary, and experience as CEOs, vice presidents of advancement, chief development officers, directors of development, and major gift officers, our consulting team represents the best and the brightest in the profession.


    The Winkler Group serves leading academic institutions, national and international charities, civic and human service organizations, hospitals, as well as cultural organizations.  Winkler Group consultants have served on capital campaign teams raising more than $1 billion.


    The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

    • An attitude and work ethos of servant leadership.
    • 10 years of professional fundraising experience, with a focus in major gifts and capital campaigns.
    • Extensive experience in capital campaign management, preferably experience managing comprehensive campaigns.
    • Ability and success in identifying, cultivating, and securing major gifts.
    • Attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence to work effectively with board members, executive leadership, staff, volunteers, donors and prospects.
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated experience and leadership in managing volunteers.
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in dynamic, rapidly changing environment.
    • Self-starter, energetic, flexible, and adaptable personality.
    • Exceptional quantitative, qualitative, and analytical skills.
    • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, various donor database software, web applications, and knowledgeable about the role of technology and electronic communication in fundraising.
    • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree and/or CFRE preferred.
    • Flexibility to start immediately.



    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    The Senior Campaign Consultant must work collaboratively with clients to identify, design, implement, and manage customized plans and solutions for fundraising initiatives.  The Senior Campaign Consultant will be expected to travel to provide on-site leadership to clients. A sampling of responsibilities during a client’s engagement may include:

    Planning Studies and Capital Campaigns        

    • Serve as lead counsel on planning studies and capital campaigns.
    • Develop customized campaign plans, solutions, and strategies.
    • Craft individual cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.
    • Create campaign documents, policies and procedures, and communication strategies.
    • Set campaign direction and manage day-to-day operations.
    • Direct identification, research, evaluation, cultivation, stewardship and tracking of prospects and donors.
    • Lead regular campaign meetings with executive leadership and staff.
    • Lead, manage, and motivate volunteer committees, activities, and training programs.
    • Provide regular and consistent campaign progress reports.

    The Winkler Group offers a starting salary range of $80,000-$90,000 with opportunity for bonuses and advancement.  A generous benefits package includes medical, vacation, sick leave and holidays.  The consultant must be based in the Southeastern United States or be willing to relocate to the region.

    Please submit resume, cover letter, recent salary history, and references to Human Resources at: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Director of Development and Unit Lead: Libraries and University-Wide Initiatives (Clemson University

    Director of Development and Unit Lead


    Ranked the 27th best National Public University by US World News & Report, Clemson University has cultivated a tradition of attracting innovative students, faculty, and staff. From the stadium to the classroom to the research lab, Tigers are fierce and passionate competitors who play to win!

    Founded in 1889, Clemson remains committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life. More than a century after its opening, the University provides diverse learning, research facilities and educational facilities not only for the people of the state of South Carolina, but for thousands of young men and women throughout the world.

    Just as our founder Thomas Green Clemson gifted his estate to provide education for future generations, the Development and Alumni Relations team is committed to raising the philanthropic support that will enable the University to maintain its tradition of excellence and grow in alignment with the established ClemsonForward priorities. Our team provides career opportunities which allow you to join in our passionate effort of raising philanthropic support for Clemson today, providing innovative spirit for Clemson tomorrow, and leaving a legacy of Clemson Forever.


    Director of Development and Unit Lead: Libraries & University-Wide Initiatives


    For a detailed description of this position and to submit an online application, please click on the link above or visit Clemson University’s Career website.

    Clemson University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information or protected activity (e.g., opposition to prohibited discrimination or participation in any complaint process, etc.) in employment, educational programs and activities, admissions and financial aid. This includes a prohibition against sexual harassment and sexual violence as mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.