Job Postings

Director of Development – LSU Foundation

Date Posted: January 12, 2021
Contact: Yvette B.Marsh,, 225.578.6008

General Summary
Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, this position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospects with the capacity to make a financial commitment in the form of a major, principal, or transformational gift.

Essential Duties:

* Manage a portfolio of prospects and donors, effectively executing strategy against the Donor Commitment Continuum; Qualify prospective donors for portfolio; Create individual goals for each donor in the portfolio; achieve metric goals set forth by VP for Development and SDOD.

* Establish an engagement plan for each donor and prospect in the portfolio that is focused on matching donor interests to university fundraising priorities, subsequently executing that plan and modifying it as circumstances change; Work with college faculty and staff to secure project information for creating compelling giving opportunities (front-end) and reporting to donors on how their giving made a difference (back-end).

* Utilize the donor database effectively to document progress with donors;

* Follow the policies and procedures to coordinate appropriately with all fundraising agencies on campus; Interact and collaborate with colleagues and fellow team members on a regular basis.

* Other duties as assigned.

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Foundation Specialist – St. Tammany Health System (Cancer Program)

Date Posted: October 20, 2020
Contact: Lesley Cusimano,, 985-898-4623

General Summary
St. Tammany Health System’s Foundation department is seeking an experienced major gift officer to
oversee the growth of philanthropic support for our cancer program. St. Tammany Health Systems
(“STHS”) is a participant with partner organizations in the operation of a cancer center in Covington,
Louisiana currently operating under the St. Tammany Cancer Center branding (the “Cancer Center”),
which partner organizations are currently Ochsner Health Systems (“OCF”) and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer
Center (“Mary Bird”). The primary responsibilities of the Foundation Specialist, who will be an employee
of STHS, will be to independently develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive philanthropic
program through the St. Tammany Hospital Foundation (the “Foundation”) to support and raise
awareness for all services provided by partner organizations in the Cancer Center, as those partner
organizations may change from time to time, and to solicit and develop for the Foundation new donor
relationships; manage stewardship of existing donors; and recruiting volunteers to meet philanthropic
goals for the cancer program including, but not limited to, individual and corporate giving, grants, third-
party events and community partnerships. The Foundation Specialist will also collaborate with
development teams and operational leaders of all partner organizations in the Cancer Center to achieve
mutually agreed upon goals.

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Development Director – Baton Rouge Gallery (BRG)

Date Posted: August 18, 2020

General Summary
The Development Director leads the organization's efforts to build its support from donors, community members, and foundations/grantors in order to grow BRG's capacity to fulfill its mission. They work closely with (and report to) BRG's CEO on all such efforts. Full-time/Salaried

Potential candidates should send their resume, a cover letter, professional references, and any other relevant documents to BRG's CEO, Jason Andreasen, at

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Senior Director of Development – Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation LSU

Date Posted: June 19, 2020

General Summary
The Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation (PBRF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to provide the Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC) with vital funding for nutrition-based research that aims to prevent premature death from chronic diseases. PBRF is the chief fundraising entity for PBRC which is at the forefront of discovery and innovation in obesity, Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and dementia research. PBRC’s discoveries have changed the way America eats, exercises, and ages since 1988. More information on PBRF is available at and you can learn more about PBRC at

The Senior Director of Development will be responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing PBRF’s fundraising efforts. The Senior Director of Development will work closely with the President/CEO and Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

Competitive compensation and benefits package, including: health, life, disability, vision, dental, and 403(b) retirement plan. 

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Membership Services and Development Manager – Junior League Baton Rouge

Date Posted: March 10, 2020

General Summary

The Member Services and Development Manager provides administrative direction and support as it relates to member services and database maintenance. The Member Services and Development Manager is the primary staff support to our members. The manager maintains all records in the membership database, provides reports to volunteer and national association and other support. In conjunction with our office manager, this position provides critical continuity and support through annual leadership transitions. Our Member Services and Development Manager is one of the faces of our organization, so having good people and communication skills is essential. Responsibilities are subject to change. Please submit resumes to:

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Associate Development Coordinator – The Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Date Posted: February 26, 2020
Contact: Mr. Gary Mertz, CEO & Scout Executive, Istrouma Area Council, BSA,

General Summary

The Istrouma Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is seeking a fulltime Associate Development Coordinator to manage annual appeals, special events, endowment gifts, product sales, and build Investment in Character funding support. Some project management will also be required. This is a great opportunity for an experienced development professional to gain knowledge in non-profit fundraising.

We are seeking creative applications with a proven track record (2-5 years) in fundraising, special events, cold call soliciting, major gifts, united way, product sale, and/or non-profit experiences. The Boy Scouts of America has been around for over 107+ year serving and developing character in young people’s lives.

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To Apply: 

Please submit a letter of interest, updated resume and list of (3) professional references to: Mr. Gary Mertz, CEO & Scout Executive, Istrouma Area Council, BSA. E-mail submissions is preferred: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply soon as the review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until qualified applicant (s) are identified.

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Development Coordinator – Woman's New Life Center 

Date Posted: February 7, 2020

General Summary

Woman’s New Life Clinic is seeking a motivated and energetic person for the position of Development Coordinator in the Baton Rouge office. This person must be a self-starter with a solid work ethic and must be a “people person” who is able to collaborate with volunteers and work in a team setting. Candidates must be well-organized with excellent planning skills and follow-through, development and fundraising experience, have excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills along with the ability to manage multiple projects.

Initial review of applications will begin now and will continue until the position is filled. Send resumes to Please do not call or drop in. Interviews will be done by appointment only.

Office hours: 7:30-3:30

Development Coordinator – Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge 

Date Posted: February 5, 2020
Contact: Mr. Pat Van Burkleo, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge

General Summary

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge (BGC) is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to manage annual appeals, event planning, grantsmanship (private and government), advancement databases, and stewardship for the organization. Some project management will also be required. This is an excellent job opportunity for an experienced, early to mid-career development professional or grants manager – someone interested in broadening their institutional advancement skills while working for a well-known, financially stable nonprofit organization serving thousands of talented local youth annually.

We are seeking applicants with a “can do” attitude and proven track record (at least 2-5 years) in fundraising, grantsmanship, event planning, project management, and/or related area(s) of nonprofit institutional advancement. The BGC Development Office is essentially a “one-person shop,” but is supported by one or more student workers. You will benefit from working with a small, congenial BGC staff, a highly motivated, all-volunteer Board of Trustees, an experienced CEO, and a development consultant. And although not a job requirement, you will have opportunities to develop skills in soliciting major gifts.

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To Apply:
Please submit a letter of interest, updated resume, and list of three (3) professional references to: Mr. Pat Van Burkleo, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge. E-mail submission is preferred: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply soon, as the review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until qualified applicant(s) are identified.

Executive Director – AIA Baton Rouge 

Date Posted: February 3, 2020
Contact: Fritz Embaugh, AIA via e-mail at

General Summary

The AIA Baton Rouge Executive Director shall provide overall management of the operational, financial, membership development, member services, government advocacy, professional education, individual honors, design awards, and committee coordination as established by the Board of Directors within the context of a 9 parish regional nonprofit organization. The Executive Director reports directly to the organization’s President, Executive Committee, and Board of Directors and serves as the primary liaison between AIA Louisiana and AIA National. The ED ensures the office is appropriately managed allowing them to carry out the mission and vision of the organization and the goals of the Board of Directors.

This position requires significant leadership skills in planning strategically and collaboratively. It also requires keen business acumen, strong management practices, and attentive customer service. Knowledge of – or special interest in – architecture and/or the built environment is important. Experience in nonprofit membership organizations is critical, but not mandatory. Most importantly, the ED must be an excellent public speaker, listener, and writer to communicate the value of the architect to a broad and diverse community.

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Send Inquiries to:
Fritz Embaugh, AIA via e-mail at Applicants must submit a customized letter of interest and resume/curriculum vitae by midnight CDT on February 24, 2020 to be considered.