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Donor Relations Coordinator - (Part-Time)

Donor Relations Coordinator (TREES UPSTATE - PART TIME)

Posted 2/9/20

Job Announcement: TreesUpstate is seeking a part-time Donor Relations Coordinator

Employment Status: Part-time, averages 5 to 7 hours per week.
Work Location: Work from home. Home office required.
Compensation: Based on direct experience and education. Independent contractor. No health benefits.
Reports to: Executive Director
Start Date: As soon as possible

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree with at least 1+ years relevant work experience
• Ability to effectively articulate TreesUpstate’s mission, strategic aims, and fundraising programs; strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking.
• Ability to use a database to maintain and review records and reports such as donor data, prospect contacts,
solicitations and proposals.
• Ability and desire to learn to solicit and close gifts of $1000 or less.
• Desire to want to grow with the organization and increase hours over time.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a fundraising team.
• Ability to work 2x a month after the hours of 9am-5pm or on a Saturday morning.
• Other duties as assigned

Serves as a vital member of the TreesUpstate team. The Donor Relations Coordinator provides comprehensive administrative
assistance to TreesUpstate Team with a focus on office and fundraising support, effective database management and
reporting, event logistics and donor stewardship efforts.

Data management:
• Provide support when acknowledging appropriate financial and in-kind donations by correspondence.
• Tracks and generates development reports from database (sponsors, major donors, individuals, lapsed donor, etc.).
• Uses metrics to analyze and improve annual giving program.
Stewardship & Engagement:
• Coordinates donor stewardship for TreesUpstate annual giving campaign.
• Coordinates expressions of gratitude to donors for gifts to assigned area(s).
• Works closely with the Director of Development in establishing goals for the annual fund campaign and creates new
fundraising initiatives as appropriate.
• Assists in the planning and implementation of programs that raise awareness, inform and cultivate individuals with
the capability of making gifts.
• Provide support to TreesUpstate Community Forestry Team during corporate tree planting events.

• If interested in applying, email a cover letter, resume and three references to Courtney Rambo, TreesUpstate
Sustainability Director, courtney@treesupstate.orgPlease include Donor Relations Coordinator in the subject line.
• Please do not call.


Director of Community Engagement (The Phoenix Center))

Director of Community Engagement (THE PHOENIX CENTER)

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



 (POSTED 2/7/20)

Children’s Cancer Partners of the Carolinas

POSITION: Development Director
TYPE: Full time, exempt
REPORT: Executive Director

DESCRIPTION: Position works closely with the Executive Director (ED) to set
overall resource development strategy and goals. Pursues and
cultivates new donors and develops current donors to foster a
higher level of giving. Stewards existing and prospective
donor/grantor relationships, assuring appropriate recognition and
accurate reporting. Manages assigned fundraising events.
Initiates, manages and grows strategic community partnerships.

 Collaborate with ED in all resource development matters and communications.
 Serve as a passionate and informed advocate for CCP.
 Communicate CCP’s story effectively with individuals and large groups, in spoken
and written form, stimulating enthusiasm for and commitment to the work of the
 Manage, identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward assigned donors.
 Promote, solicit and secure planned gifts as part of a systematic program.
 Seek opportunities and introductions for CCP’s Kidz in Lids program.
 Foster enduring relationships and provide thoughtful support to CCP board
members, donors and volunteers as appropriate.
 Research, recommend and implement donor relation and retention programs.
 Ensure timely and accurate reporting to funders/donor.
 Strategically design and execute the CCP annual fundraising program.
 Provide strategic leadership for CCP’s Development Committee.
 Collaborate with staff, manage the planning and execution of successful
fundraising events.
 Identify and engage community partners/volunteers for leadership roles on special
event committees.
 As directed, coordinate with external parties to plan and executive third-party
fundraising events.
 Establish and pursue ambitious revenue generation goals.
 Oversee management of a comprehensive donor database with optimal accuracy
and functionality.
 Oversee management and updating of a Grants Funding Calendar and collaborate
with the ED on the development of timely and productive grant applications.
 Perform all necessary duties to ensure that organization’s financial goals are met.
 Collaborate with CCP’s marketing team to accurately and effectively promote the
organization’s brand and messaging, participating in media activities as requested.
 Other duties as appropriate and assigned.

 Commitment to excellence in supporting children battling cancer
 College degree or experience equivalency
 Significant prior experience in relevant non-profit fundraising roles
 Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
 Means and ability to travel throughout CCP service area
 Familiar with web/text/cloud-based donations and crowdfunding
 May include evening and weekend assignments
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
 Proficiency with donor software system, preferably Blackbaud eTapestry
 Ability to perform routine office work, lift up to 25 lbs.
 Valid Driver’s license

For additional information, email



 (POSTED 6/1/20)

Limestone College is seeking applicants for a Director of Major Gifts.  This full-time position reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.  The Director of Major Gifts serves as a personal ambassador of Limestone.  

The specific objective is to raise major gift dollars (25K or higher) to grow the permanent endowment of the college (Scholarships), to further enhance educational opportunities for students, to support programmatic initiatives, and to provide facilities in order to further support the academic quality of the university.

The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, close and stewarding an assigned portfolio of current and potential donors. This position will create and maintain relationships with donors and work collaboratively with the Advancement team, key parent and alumni volunteers, school leadership, and faculty to develop and implement proposals and gift opportunities that maximize individual support of the College.


  • Develop relationships with major prospects to secure financial support for institutional priorities, comprehensive/capital campaigns, and the Limestone Fund.
  • Gather data to assess prospects and develop and implement long-term and short-term strategies to realize prospects’ giving potential
  • Manage existing donors, qualify new donors, and build a portfolio, including stewardship and solicitation
  • Build a knowledge base of Limestone College that can be used to assist prospective donors in clarifying how they direct their philanthropy
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; ability to listen well
  • Cultivate and close Foundation and Corporation giving
  • Work collaboratively with Advancement and College community



  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • At least three years’ experience in progressive and proven fundraising. Related experience in development, sales, or public relations may be considered.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to plan and schedule own work, self-starter
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and groups
  • Multiple tasks
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of estate and planned giving techniques
  • Creativity/Out of the box thinker and doer
  • Public speaking
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Provide proficiency in Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and preferred experience with donor/client relational databases (Blackbaud Raisers Edge NXT).
  • Travel is required. There will be several weekend and evening activities to attend

The position requires the availability to work evenings and weekends.

Significant travel is required (60-70% of time with 20-30% out of the immediate area).


The successful completion of a criminal background check is required as a condition of employment.


Applicants should complete the online application at and upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for a minimum of three references. 


Limestone College is an equal opportunity employer. AA/EOE



(POSTED 8/3/20)

DEPARTMENT: FA - Foundation & Alumni
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Classification Code AM61 / Slot 0006

For ALL Faculty Positions - An unofficial/student copy of your transcript must be submitted along with your on-line application if the position you are applying for requires a degree and/or certificate. Official transcripts are required when you begin employment.

For Staff Positions - If you are applying for a position that requires a degree and/or certificate, an official transcript will be required when you begin employment.

***International transcripts must be evaluated through World Education Services***

If you are applying for a position that requires current Licensures/Certificates- a copy must be submitted along with your on-line application. Official current licensures/certificates will be required when you begin employment.

Please feel free to submit any electronic documents with your on-line application as an attachment.

ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE: SC Band 04 - $27,527 - $39,228
HOURS: 7:45 - 5:00 M-Th, 8:00 - 1:00 F
CAMPUS: McAlister Campus

In this challenging role, you will be supporting the FA - Foundation & Alumni department at Greenville Technical College. Duties may include any or all of the following.

-Manage and maintain donor databases (Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge and Financial Edge); enter all giftsreceived in Raiser's Edge system and post to general ledger (Financial Edge); maintain thank you letter templates in Raiser's Edge using advance Word (if/then/else) functions. Install new releases of software on server as needed.

-Maintain and analyze data and generate reports, charts, tables, and spreadsheets by developing queriesand imports/exports. Review data to ensure accuracy and eliminate duplications.

-Manage gift processing which includes all gift posting and acknowledgements

-Conduct research on prospects and organizations utilizing online tools

-Support software issues in databases and on Foundation staff's PCs as they arise. Train and assist in the use of systems and PCs.

-Utilize mass email system (Constant Contact) to maintain distribution lists and email templates. Keep such lists in sync with donor database using exports and advanced Excel functions.

-Coordinate and negotiate with vendors and obtain best pricing for services.

-Direct the work of one or more subordinate personnel (work study).

-Coordinate with college IT and payroll staff to upload alumni data to donor database annually and to process payroll deductions and retiree data on a monthly basis.

-Serve in backup capacity to cover front desk duties (process incoming/outgoing mail, bulk mailings,generate thank you letters, answer phones, etc.) as/if need arises.

-Perform all other duties as assigned.

Greenville Technical College is one of the largest institutions of higher learning in South Carolina and we invite you to consider becoming a part of our team! GTC promotes a respectful campus culture that reflects appreciation for diversity and inclusion at all levels. Visit to learn more.


A high school diploma and three (3) years relevant experience. An associate's degree in a related field may be substituted for the required work experience.

Working knowledge and experience working with relational databases - specifically Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge and Financial Edge. -Ability to install new releases of software on server and monitor backups of data on server. -Experience using Constant Contact for email distributions. -Advanced skills in Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as excellent overall PC/Window skills. -Excellent written and verbal communication skills. -Flexibility and strong organizational skills. -High level of accuracy; strong attention to detail; excellent analytical/investigative skills. -Experience in maintaining online websites and using mass email systems. -Able to train and assist staff in the use of systems and PCs.

Greenville Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply (EOE/AA/M/F/D/V)

It is the policy of Greenville Technical College, in accordance with applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote people throughout all college levels, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity.

*Greenville Technical College is a tobacco-free institution*