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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 aboozer@seniorresourcesinc.org. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE

 

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.

Donor Relations Officer (Clemson University)

Donor Relations Officer

 

 

Serves as vital member of the Central Donor Relations Team. Manages all aspects of donor stewardship for endowed and annual funds designated outside of a college/unit or unrestricted to university-wide initiatives. Ensures donors have superior experiences as a part of the giving process, gifts are used as intended, and communications regarding impact occur. Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:



50% - Essential - Stewardship & Engagement:
Plans, implements, and manages all aspects of donor stewardship for endowed and annual funds designated outside a particular college/unit or unrestricted to university-wide initiatives. Ensures donor giving experiences are managed appropriately, communicates periodically to donors regarding the impact of their gifts, and monitors the use of the gifts to make certain the funds are being used in accordance to donor wishes. Coordinates expressions of gratitude to donors for gifts to assigned area(s). Facilitates donor engagement activities with students, faculty, staff in close collaboration with Development Officers and DAR colleagues.

25% - Essential - Data management:
Tracks and generates reports on donor and gift information, including ensuring appropriate recording of gifts and use of gifts through coordination with Clemson University Foundation, development officers, and university partners. Facilitates annual endowment review process for assigned area(s) and establishes protocols for periodic review of funds to ensure that all information in stewardship databases is accurate and up-to-date.

15% - Essential - Collaboration:
Collaborates with university partners as well as Development & Alumni Relations (DAR) colleagues to appropriately steward donors and gifts within assigned area(s) of the university. Serves as representative for assigned area(s) at internal and external stewardship meetings.

10% - Essential - Communication:
Demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to coordinate multiple communication methods simultaneously with accuracy, attention to detail, and professionalism. Assists with strategic communications throughout the year as well as impact reporting as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:



Education - Bachelor's Degree

Work Exp 1+ years relevant work experience

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:



Experience - 2+ years in donor relations/stewardship, fundraising, project management, operations

RESPONSIBILITIES



JOB KNOWLEDGE
Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Supervisory Duties - Not responsible for supervising employees.

BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES
No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:



25% - Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
20% - Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself

WORKING CONDITIONS:



No Work Conditions

WORK SCHEDULE:



Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06 ($35,000 - $ 40,759.00)

JOB LOCATION:



Clemson, SC

APPLICATION DEADLINE:



November 27, 2019

CLOSING STATEMENT:



Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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

    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 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

    SUMMARY

    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.

     

    ESENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

    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

    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 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.

     

    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 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 pstephenson@uwpiedmont.org.

     

    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.