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Campaign Director (United Way of the Piedmont)

Campaign Director

 

Job Title:          Campaign Director                                 FLSA Status:    Exempt

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

Reports to:      VP, Resource Development                           Revision Date: June, 2019

 

 

SUMMARY

The Campaign Director is charged with growing and strengthening relationships with a select group of organizations and employee market segments within those organizations. The position objectives are to maximize giving growth through a concerted effort to establish and grow meaningful relationships with community leadership, company leadership, key influencers / stakeholders and priority donors in order to retain our current donor base and develop new donor relationships.  (S)he will be responsible for creating and executing the short- and long- term account plans for each organization to realize substantial revenue growth.  This outward-facing role requires the candidate to be a leader who has the demonstrated ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the year-round point of contact and strategic consultant for assigned portfolio of accounts and connecting accounts to volunteer and educational opportunities that strengthen those relationships
  • Serve as the year-round point of contact regarding all UWP communications
  • Provide the “ideal experience” for donors by promptly handling inquiries, valuing donor gifts regardless of the size, and regularly communicating about UWP investments and the community impact those investments are making.
  • Monitor account progress, evaluate results, identify potential problem areas, and develop and implement corrective/improved procedures and methods in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare the appropriate paperwork for Finance to ensure assigned workplace campaigns are closed in a timely manner.
  • Direct responsibility for building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with key corporate partners and individual donors within an assigned account portfolio
  • Educate workforce of accounts about the work of United Way through impactful and persuasive presentations.
  • Develop, motivate and manage key volunteer groups.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS and EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years in consultative sales in either for-profit or nonprofit entities
  • United Way experience preferred.
  • Experience working in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems
  • Demonstrate:
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written format.
  • Strong public speaking skills

 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work independently or with others as a team.
  • Ability to develop strong professional working relationships and collaborate with both internal and external partners.
  • Ability to persuade or influence others in favor of a service, point of view, or course of action.
  • Strong ethical standards, reliability, accountability, professional excellence, positive attitude, and confidentiality.
  • Maintain a high level of integrity for self and others.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize with an emphasis on quality and accuracy of work.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and deal with interruptions while meeting timely deadlines.
  • Ability to change course of action due to shifts in work demands.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS and WORK ENVIRONMENT

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 25 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.

 

Employer of National Service: AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

TO APPLY Resumes with cover letters should be emailed to:

Samantha Meller at samantha@fgp.com

 

Membership Manager (Blue Ridge Public Radio)


Membership Manager

Blue Ridge Public Radio - the leading radio station in the dynamic Asheville, NC market - continues to grow.  We own and operate two radio services – BPR News and BPR Classic – across a 13-county region in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.  

The Blue Ridge Public Radio Membership Manager reports to the Director of Development to help define and implement strategies for the BPR annual membership program.  This key position calls for a disciplined, organized, and goal-oriented person who will increase the number of BPR members and the revenue received from annual giving by growing average gift size, improving donor retention, and developing creative strategies for donor acquisition.

Primary Duties

Annual giving. Manages all components of annual giving including on-air campaigns, direct mail, telemarketing, and digital platforms. Uses industry resources and best practices for acquisition, renewal, add gift, lapsed, and sustainer programs to increase average gift, overall revenue, donor base, and retention rate. Works closely with development team and production staff to create successful fundraising campaigns.

Non-traditional revenue. Manages non-traditional annual revenue streams, including Vehicle Donations, Car Raffle, event revenue, etc.

Vendor management. Manages all vendor relationships for annual giving program, including online giving, direct mail services, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, payment systems, automatic updater services, telemarketing, in-bound answering service, email marketing, premiums and annual giving-related print and digital materials.

Information management and reporting. Monitors and evaluates the performance of mail, phone and digital solicitations and communications to develop data-driven fundraising strategies. Supports the Director of Development in analyzing and managing the donor pipeline from membership to mid-level donors to major donors to planned giving. Generates end of month reports, including writes-offs, accrual, revenue, and cash projections.

Planning. Provides infrastructure support for the development team, including the design and maintenance of a project management system, a donor communications calendar, a tickler system, etc.

Budgeting. Works with development team to prepare annual budgets and define yearly work plans to include strategies for continued growth.

Administrative support. Supports the Development Associate as needed in daily pledge processing, database entry, sustaining member updates, donor communications, cultivation records, premium fulfillment and acknowledgement letters.

Other tasks as assigned.

Adheres to AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards to promote responsible, professional and ethical behavior in fundraising.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Five years of successful membership/annual gift fundraising. Pledge drive experience a plus.
  • Advanced experience working with membership databases.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communications skills and computer literacy
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, establish priorities, and consistently meet required deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and interest in public radio.

To apply, please send a letter of introduction and a resume to careers@bpr.org

Application deadline:  October 16, 2019  

Equal Opportunity Employer

Blue Ridge Public Radio is an Equal Employment Opportunity organization and a certified living wage employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified current and prospective employees without distinction or discrimination based on of age, gender (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, color, race, national origin, religion, disability, military service or veteran status, or other characteristic(s) protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. This policy is reflected in all BPR practices and policies.

Chief Executive Officer (Girl Scouts)

Chief Executive Officer 

 

 

Chief Executive Officer

Greenville Headquarters

Position to be filled immediately

Apply now for consideration!

 

 

The Girl Scouts of South Carolina Mountains to Midlands Council announces a search partnership with Evergreen Executive Source, LLC to identify candidates and advise on the selection of a new CEO.  Evergreen is a retained search firm with depth of experience in nonprofit executive sourcing and selection, and has conducted searches nationwide for over a decade serving the interests of Girl Scout councils across the entire country.  All information provided to Evergreen will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

 

THE ORGANIZATION

 

The Girl Scouts of South Carolina Mountains to Midlands Council is the preeminent organization serving the interests of girls across 22 counties in Central and Western South Carolina, seeking to inspire and nurture the greatness in every girl, empowering her to pursue her dreams, and make the world a better place.  The Council has current membership of 8,000 girls, 3,000 valued adult volunteers, and a staff of 45 full- and part-time employees.  It has an annual operating budget of $5.2 million, and operates service centers in Greenville and Spartanburg, and the soon to open Cathy Novinger Girl Scout Leadership Center in Columbia.  At Girl Scouts, girls unleash their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)through a collection of engaging, challenging, and fun programs to encourage and foster leadership development by participation in a variety of activities, including outdoor adventure and education, STEM exploration, travel, arts, community service projects and career exploration through a variety of badge activities.  All Girl Scouting programs and activities are designed to challenge and prepare girls for a future of leadership and achievement. 

 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

The CEO will act in partnership with the Board of Directors to plan and ensure excellence in program delivery and outcomes, and place the Council among the nation’s leaders in membership growth, services and innovation.  The CEO will direct the Council’s strategic plan through the formulation and implementation of short and long range goals and objectives that prioritize investments in girls. In addition, the CEO will ensure that pluralism is a core value within the Council’s activities and functions, promoting opportunities for participation in every aspect of Girl Scouting.

 

Responsible for stewardship of the Council’s human, material and fiscal assets, the CEO provides oversight for policies and practices that enhance and leverage the participation of staff and volunteers to effectively engage girls, families, and volunteers in the Council’s large service area.  The CEO’s important outward-facing responsibilities are to expand the Council’s visibility and create opportunities for significant strategic partnerships and financial support. The CEO will build relationships with corporate, nonprofit, government, and funding communities by representing the Council at strategic functions and influential speaking opportunities.

 

CRITICAL GOALS

 

Successful measures of accomplishment will be determined in the following areas:

 

Membership growth:

  • Ensure growth of girl and adult membership through recruitment and retention plans and programs meeting the Council’s strategic priorities.
  • Provide leadership for the implementation of the Council’s strategic plan with particular focus on membership growth, creating a rewarding volunteer experience and expanding quality program opportunities.
  • Ensure execution of Council mission delivery goals, especially girl membership growth, quality programming, and membership satisfaction.

 

Community relations/fundraising:

  • Increase organizational visibility throughout the Council’s jurisdiction to promote fundraising and friend raising among diverse revenue streams and sources.
  • Promote a culture of philanthropy and giving to support Council programs, ensuring diverse, reliable, sustainable funding, and financial stability.
  • Elevate the Girl Scout mission and brand in the region, to increase the Council’s visibility and generate increased opportunities for community engagement with partners, funders, and community organizations.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships throughout all stakeholder groups to increase community support, funding, and brand awareness, and ensure a welcoming environment to all.
  • Increase public support revenue, diversifying Council revenue streams to lessen the dependence on the cookie program.

 

Strategic planning:

  • Apply a strategic approach to all aspects of operations and governance including: succession planning, processes, frameworks, alignment with GSUSA, and change management initiatives.
  • Employ effective vision and strategic planning skills to bring ideas from concept to implementation, while ensuring strategic learning within the organization.

 

CEO QUALIFICATIONS

 

The ideal candidate will possess outstanding dedication to the nonprofit sector, with emphasis on youth-serving programs.  In addition, this individual’s strengths will include broad-based business skills with a minimum of five years’ comparable executive-level experience, and ten or more years in leadership roles of progressive responsibility.  The new CEO will have demonstrated ability in fundraising, direct sales skills and experience, and fiscal management of significant budgets; all demonstrating the ability to manage the Council’s budget of $5.2 million.  The ability to model leadership skills in the recruitment, management, development and retention of paid staff and volunteers is essential.   

 

The CEO will exhibit servant leadership, with an emphasis on personal integrity and commitment to the Girl Scout Promise and Law.  The CEO must be able to lead the Council through a combination of clear vision and strategic operational planning abilities.  The CEO will possess a style of leadership that is transparent, collaborative, inclusive, embraces partnerships, and empowers stakeholders to achieve their highest potential, all while satisfying accountability measures mutually agreed upon with the Board.  The CEO will have the personal and executive presence to be recognized as a community and business leader in the region.  It is essential that the CEO have a strong commitment to serving girls from all family, community, and economic backgrounds.  

 

Additional desired qualifications include nonprofit board relations, marketing, sales and financial acumen, and volunteer relations leadership.  The CEO is expected to possess a minimum of an earned bachelor's degree, with advanced degree and relevant training desired.

 

Skilled executives from the world of Girl Scouting, corporate, nonprofit, or other professional backgrounds who are dedicated to providing world-class development opportunities for the young women and girls in Central and Western South Carolina are encouraged to apply.  If this is your background, and you share a passion for advancing the lives of girls in this service area, we want to speak with you.

 

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

 

The Council offers a competitive compensation and benefits plan with annual pay commensurate with experience.  It provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, long- and short-term disability, life insurance, AD&D, a flexible spending account, as well as attractive personal time off program.  Other features include a 401K plan with Council match, and an employee assistance program.  Benefits are subject to change at the discretion of the Council.  Relocation support will be considered.

 

COUNCIL JURISDICTION

 

 

COUNCIL WEBSITE:   https://www.gssc-mm.org/

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Girl Scouts of South Carolina Mountains to Midlands is an equal opportunity employer.

 

We encourage expressions of interest as soon as possible for this accelerated search.  For consideration, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to: 

 

Bob Perodeau, Principal

Evergreen Executive Source, LLC

E-mail:  evergreen.source@att.net

Voice (800) 286 4009    www.egreensource.com

 

Providing executive recruiting services to Girl Scouts of the USA since 2001

Gift Officer (Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Carolina)

Gift Officer

 

 

Make-A-Wish Foundation® of South Carolina

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Job Title:                         Individual Giving Officer

Reports To:                     Vice President of Mission Advancement

Job Summary:               The Individual Giving Officer is responsible for initiating, developing and executing long-term philanthropic partnerships to raise funds for the mission of Make-A-Wish South Carolina.  Specifically, the Individual Giving Officer is responsible for growing annual revenue generated from individual donors and implementing systems for identification, cultivation, solicitation and gift renewal.  The position will identify and manage a portfolio of mid-level prospects.  Preferred candidates will demonstrate an ability to close successful gifts, have knowledge of current fundraising best practices, have demonstrated past fundraising success and possess a strong commitment to the mission, vision and values of Make-A-Wish South Carolina.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES

The following duties are normal to this job description. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.

 

INDIVIDUAL GIVING PROGRAM(S)

  • Utilizes fundraising best practices for individual donors to meet the chapter’s annual revenue goals.
  • Responsible for building and executing an individual mid-level ($2,500+) giving program, while also identifying and qualifying prospects with the capacity to give at a major gift level ($7,500+), to be assigned to senior leadership
  • Manages a portfolio of approximately 150 prospects
  • Designs and implements annual campaign strategies
  • Identifies, cultivates and stewards 10-15 female community leaders annually for the W.I.S.H. Society initiative
  • Partners with the CEO, board members, and development staff to identify new donors of financial capacity, leveraging networks and relationships as appropriate
  • Works closely with the VP of Mission Advancement and Development Operations Coordinator to improve our prospect management system which incorporates best practices of moves management system for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects and donors
  • Tracks individual giving results to ensure that donor records in the Raiser’s Edge database are current and maintained to insure a high degree of accuracy
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the development, program services and volunteer services staff to utilize other events and wish granting activities as cultivation opportunities or points of entry

 

STEWARDSHIP

  • Designs and implements annual stewardship plans for organizations, as well as assigned donors and prospects
  • Drafts acknowledgement letters and other collateral

 


 

 

 

OTHER DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides monthly, written reports regarding the donor pipeline, cultivation activities and stewardship plans
  • Represents Make-A-Wish South Carolina at various speaking opportunities and community events
  • Assist as needed in developing and monitoring the chapter’s operating budget, primarily related to specific areas of responsibility
  • Coordinates with the Director of Communications to produce marketing and PR materials as needed
  • Works with the Director of Communications to design and direct the annual development communications calendar
  • Maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Collaborates with Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America on best practices and resources.
  • Perform other duties as required

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS in marketing, communications, business or related area, or comparable experience preferred
  • Three years of relevant experience in successful individual solicitation preferred
  • Proven ability to manage and execute philanthropic partnerships in a non-profit setting
  • A solid understanding of the business value of philanthropy, including the advancement of nonprofit causes and missions
  • Ability to influence and communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Excellent project management, customer service, and interpersonal, writing, public speaking and presentation skills

·        High levels of integrity, trustworthiness, flexibility, compassion, and humor are necessary to address the practicalities of a growing nonprofit, along with the creativity and persistence required to elicit new thinking and change

  • Ability to communicate with passion and relevancy and fully contribute to a collaborative team-oriented, proactive, fast-paced organization
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, and work in a deadline driven environment
  • Proven ability to work within tight time lines and limited budgets

·        Comfort working independently and as a team

·        Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, Raiser’s Edge & fundraising management software.  Knowledge of Wealth Engine and Donor Scape is desirable

·        Demonstrated proficiency with numbers and financial information and the ability to create reports and spreadsheets using information from the database

 

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Amanda Osborne, VP of Mission Advancement, aosborne@sc.wish.org

 

The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent an expressed or implied contract of employment nor does it alter your at-will employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

 

 

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Director of Development (Meals on Wheels of Greenville)


Director of Development

Meals on Wheels Greenville

Director of Development

 

Purpose Summary

In agreement with the mission, strategic focus and vision of Meals on Wheels, the Director of Development will lead and coordinate all efforts to raise funds through a combination of grants, sponsorships, events, direct mail and individual donations and will work with the Executive Director, Staff, Board Members and Community volunteers to identify opportunities for support. The Director of Development is fully responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising plan that will be utilized by development staff and board to successfully achieve annual fundraising goals. 

 

Position

The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and supervises the Development Team staff which includes the Special Events & Corporate Engagement Coordinator and the Donor Relations & Grants Coordinator.

 

Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Performance Expectations

Development Management

  • Work with the Executive Director and Development Committee to prepare and implement the annual development plan, including special events, direct mail, grants and other fundraising efforts
  • Supervise the Development staff and the specific areas of fundraising to which they are assigned. Perform performance reviews and provide opportunities for staff’s individual professional development.
  • Strategize and execute an annual fundraising plan that includes prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship through major gift individual giving, involvement with fundraising efforts through annual giving and special event programs.
  • Collaborate with Leadership Team in identifying, pursuing and managing grant opportunities to support the mission of Meals on Wheels.
  • Monitor the progress of annual on-going fundraising activities and track performance toward meeting fundraising performance benchmarks as established in the development plan.
  • Manage the writing of proposals, supporting documents and other correspondence.

Events

  • Provides strategic direction for each signature event and help lead team with plan to achieve event goals.
  • Manages work of Corporate Engagement and Special Events Coordinator and Committee Leadership to ensure appropriate donor expectations and to ensure that budget goals are met.
  • Ensures timely mailing of acknowledgements, invoices and other correspondence as needed.

 

 

Donor Database Management

  • Possess a working knowledge of the gift entry process and work to enhance the use of donor records and reports for Development as needed.
  • Ensures accurate and timely recording of contributions, the issuing of receipts and thank you letters.
  • Oversees ongoing maintenance of donor files

 

 


BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Demonstrate the ability to respond with a high degree of urgency to the needs & requests of others, internally and externally. Understand the impact of your work on others.
  • Maintain constructive relationships and demonstrate respect for everyone contacted.
  • Deal constructively with conflict and focus on the situation, issue or behavior and not on the person by diffusing situations before conflicts arise, resolving conflicts directly and actively promoting and gaining cooperation from others.
  • Accurately provide and receive information in oral and written communications. Consistently provide ideas, opinions, or information in an articulate, professional way. Actively listen to others and demonstrate understanding of other points of view.
  • Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities.
  • Take the initiative to identify and act on problems and lead by example. Consistently make decisions that resolve problems.

 

Position Requirements and qualifications

  • Development driven individual
  • Passion for the mission of Meals on Wheels
  • Proven fundraising track record
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills
  • Working knowledge of the processes involved in project management
  • Possess the necessary leadership skills to motivate and lead staff, board and volunteers in fundraising efforts
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, accountability and confidentiality crucial
  • Ability to create an annual fundraising plan that is goal centered with measurable results
  • Demonstrate presence and self-confidence with good listening skills
  • Enjoy working with people and possess a friendly and outgoing personality
  • Must be a team player
  • Professional personal presentation

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years’ experience in non-profit fundraising required
  • CFRE certification a plus
  • Experience with donor management software
  • Some experience in major gift and planned giving development
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - particularly Word, Excel and Outlook

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to sit and work on a computer and phone for the majority of the day
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in an environment with moderate noise level
  • Ability to drive a passenger vehicle with a valid SC driver’s license

 

 

Note: All duties and requirements stated above are essential job functions.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the staff occupying this position.  Staff members may be required to perform other job-related duties by their supervisor.

 

Vice President of Development (YMCA of Pickens)

Vice President of Development

The Vice President of Development at our YMCA serves on the CEO's senior leadership team and provides strategic leadership in financial development to advance the YMCA's mission through annual giving, government and foundation grant, endowment bequests and gifts and capital campaigns. This role also assists the CEO in developing an actively engaged fundraising volunteer board of directors and positions the Y as a community convener and collaborator to address critical social issues. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develops organizational goals and strategic plans for fundraising, balancing long-term direction and short-term requirements. Develops systems and manages resources, including the financial development budget, needed to carry out the fundraising plans. Develops appropriate fundraising policies and procedures for the association.
  2. Develops processes and is actively involved in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major gift prospects. Maintains database resource file on top community leaders.
  3. Directs and coordinates association capital development, annual campaign andendowment programs. 
  4. Prepares and coordinates proposals for grants from government sources and private foundations. 
  5. Actively engages the board in challenging conversations and decision making to advance the Y's impact when serving as the primary staff liaison to the Financial Development Committee and other assigned committees on the Board of Develops strategies to increase volunteer involvement at all levels of financial development.
  6. Tracks all gifts and pledges by source and purpose and provides reports as needed.
  7. Provides training in fundraising. Educates, motivates and provides feedback to individuals related to best practices in the fundraising process.
  8. Creates and implements effective communication strategies with compelling messages that inspire others to accomplish the mission and cause with maximum impact. Develops communication plans to ensure members, participants, and the community understand the case for support.
  9. Represents the CEO in the community as needed. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent;Master's degree or YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.
  • Two or more years of professional experience with a background in fundraising in theYMCA or another non-profit preferred.
  • Ability to relate to top community leaders and diverse groups of people from all socialand economic segments of the community.
  • Working knowledge of giving and charitable vehicles.
  • Ability to create interpretive materials to enable potential donors to understand the YMCA and how they contribute to the achievement of its mission.
  • Knowledge of the media and its use in gaining exposure for YMCA events and programs.
  • Foundation and government grant writing expertise.
  • CFRE or equivalent preferred. 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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 use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. 
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to movearound the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

 

Qualifications
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.


 

POSITION DESCRIPTION


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.

COMPENSATION, BENEFITS & REQUIREMENTS
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.

TO APPLY
Please submit resume, cover letter, recent salary history, and references to Human Resources at: Info@WinklerGroup.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Accounting Manager (ETV Endowment)

Accounting Manager

 

Organization:              The ETV Endowment of South Carolina

 

Overview:

Founded in 1977, the ETV Endowment of South Carolina is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded in 1977 that provides funding for programming broadcast on South Carolina ETV, South Carolina Public Radio and other public media stations.

 

Summary of Position:

The Accounting Manager will work closely with the Financial Officer and other team members to manage and administer the accounting functions of the organization including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and month-end/year-end close. This position will report to the Financial Officer.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the daily operations of all accounting functions for the organization
  • Manage bi-weekly payroll process
  • Prepare state and federal tax deposits and reports
  • Manage weekly accounts payable process
  • Manage monthly accounts receivable process
  • Post journal entries and reconcile general ledger balances
  • Reconcile bank statements and maintain cash balances
  • Establish and maintain files and records to document transactions
  • Assist with month, quarter & annual financial close
  • Assist with annual external audit
  • Monitor and analyze accounting data for compliance with established policies
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Knowledgeable in GAAP. Nonprofit accounting experience a
  • 1-3 years professional experience in an accounting or finance role
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, able to handle details while pursuing overall goals and able to adapt quickly to a new organization
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience with Raiser's Edge and Financial Edge a
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and function as part of a team

 

Time Requirements:

 

Located in Spartanburg, this part-time position is flexible; hours per week will depend on both the needs of the organization and the employee. It is a non- exempt position. It may be necessary to work extra hours around quarter ends and year ends.

 

If you meet the stated qualifications, we welcome you to apply. Submit a cover letter, resume and references to the attention of Arny Raffo at the ETV Endowment of SC, 401 East Kennedy Street, Suite B-1, Spartanburg, SC 29302 or at araffo@etvendowment.org. EEOE. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Candidates must successfully pass a drug screen and credit, driving record and criminal background checks.