Job Postings

Director of Stewardship — Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge
Date Posted: September 16, 2019

General Statement of Duties:

The Director of Stewardship serves as the chief fund raiser for the diocese, overseeing the Stewardship Office, parish and school stewardship training, the Bishop’s Annual Appeal, fund raising by the diocese and the Catholic Foundation and assists parishes in selecting vendors for their fund raising campaigns.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Business, Communications, Marketing, Non-Profit Management or Philanthropy and five years specifically related experience. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred.
  • Valid, current driver’s license and own, reliable transportation. 
  • Due to the nature of this position, it is required that the incumbent be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing, who is registered and active in a parish,.

Must Be Able to Demonstrate:

  • Ability to develop and cultivate diverse relationships, including peers, staff, pastors, principals and potential donors. 
  • Administrative and fund development expertise and ability in program and business development; working knowledge of fund raising software. 
  • Excellent managerial skills including the ability to appropriately supervise staff and vendors.
  • Must have a working knowledge of fund raising software and social media and able to innovatively promote the use of technology to further the goals of the office.
  • The ability to travel to parishes and schools and work outside of office hours.

 

Please submit letter of interest, resume, and references to hr@diobr.org

Applications must be received by October 30, 2019.



Annual Fund & Database Coordinator – Knock Knock Museum 
Date Posted: September 13, 2019

General Summary: 

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking a full-time Annual Fund & Database Coordinator to maximize the efficiency of the organization’s databases, manage the administrative duties for the organizational database, and assist in the development of strategic initiatives through analyzing data. This position will report to the Director of Development and collaborate closely with the Operations Director and other staff members, serving Knock Knock as a central point person regarding the development and data integrity of the organization’s database systems.

The Annual Fund & Database Coordinator should be organized, detail-oriented, personable, and passionate about Knock Knock’s important mission to be the community spark for engaging, playful learning experiences that inspire and support lifelong learning. In particular, Knock Knock’s responsibility to serve the increasing population of children in Louisiana’s Capital Area region who are growing up in under resourced environments.

The successful candidate will embrace the opportunity to be at the center of a nimble and efficient team all working to ensure Knock Knock is a vital and necessary educational resource and family favorite destination in southeast Louisiana.


To Apply: Please submit the following application documents: cover letter, resumé, and a list of three references
including email and phone numbers for each reference to:

Attn: Genny Nadler-Thomas
Knock Knock Children’s Museum
1900 Dalrymple Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808

Or email the application documents mentioned above in ONE - PDF document with Position Title in subject line to: Opportunities@knockknockmuseum.org.

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Knock Knock Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Development Director — Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA)
Date Posted: September 7, 2019

General Summary: 

The Development Director leads the AcA’s annual fundraising strategy, which generates approximately $500,000 in gifts and grants each year in support of AcA programming. The Development Director manages the small development department team to set realistic goals and to execute fundraising asks and recognitions with an extreme degree of precision. A direct-customer facing position, the Development Director takes personal responsibility for the user experience of AcA members and serves as a direct point of contact for the organization with key supporters. A proactive planner and collaborator, the Development Director, in partnership with the Executive Director, works with program staff to identify new fundraising opportunities and to share stories of success with key stakeholders.

Reports To: Executive Director

Direct Reports: Development Coordinator


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HOW TO APPLY: 

Applications should include (1) a resume with professional references, (2) a cover letter, and (3) a writing sample of a funding proposal. Please submit your application materials through the online application portal, located here: https://goo.gl/forms/nzjZTsFhCnIKFwAs2.

AcA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Applications are due through the AcA careers portal by September 27th at 5pm.


Regional Director of Development — IDEA Public Schools
Date Posted: August 19, 2019

General Summary: 

IDEA Public Schools is working to transform the lives of children and families in southern Louisiana by launching and operating high-quality charter schools with the mission of sending every student to and through college. The Regional Director of Development – Southern Louisiana will sit on IDEA’s advancement team and is responsible for working closely with the Executive Director to meet ambitious fundraising targets that will fuel growth. These goals are met through: a) major gift solicitation of foundations, individuals and corporations in the Southern Louisiana region, including grant writing and reporting, b) targeted donor acquisition and stewardship through a diverse portfolio of campaigns, events, meetings, and school tours; c) strengthening the impact and size of the local boards of directors; d) community engagement efforts including cultivation of local, state, and federal elected officials.

The Regional Director of Development will oversee the Southern Louisiana region, including both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. This person may reside in either location. 

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HOW TO APPLY: Visit www.ideapublicschools.org/careers to find the job description and application, or e-mail resume directly to Heather Asp (heather.asp@ideapublicschools.org) with subject line “Regional Director of Development – Southern Louisiana.” Cover letter optional.



Development Director — Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation (LPBF), New Orleans, LA
Date Posted: August 5, 2019

General Summary: 

LPBF is seeking a proven & successful fundraiser with an entrepreneurial spirit who can lead the LPBF in raising approximately $4 million annually. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director, serves as a member of the organization’s leadership team, and works closely with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors and communications, grant writing and program staff. The Development Director will develop and implement plans and strategies that increase individual donations, contributions from smaller family foundations, and corporate sponsorships for LPBF to complement its longstanding track record of securing government grants to support its research and community engagement. The primary focus of the Development Director will be leveraging the organization’s 30-year history and database of more than 12,000 contacts to establish sustainable sources of revenue that support the organization’s continued operation and growth. The Development Director is supported by a grant writer and an administrative staff member (to be hired).


Qualified applicants seeking consideration should forward a cover letter expressing their interest, qualifications and experience, professional references and a resume to frank@saveourlake.org. No inquiries please—candidates will be notified of follow-up interviews. EOE.

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Development Director – Knock Knock Museum 
Date Posted: July 22, 2019

General Summary: 

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is seeking a full‐time Director of Development to lead the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate, foundation, public, and community donors. The candidate must be innovative, organized, and passionate about Knock Knock’s important mission – To be the community spark for engaging, playful learning experiences that inspire lifelong learning.

As a part of the Leadership Team, the Development Director will excel in collaborating with other staff members, board members, and community leaders. The successful candidate will lead the Development Team, comprised of both staff and volunteers, to maximize funding for Knock Knock Children’s Museum in order to continue its role as a vital and necessary education resource in the Capital Region.


To Apply: Please submit your cover letter, resumé and salary requirements to: opportunities@knockknockmuseum.org; please include the position title in your subject line.

This position is open until filled.
Knock Knock Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Vice President-Fundraising/Financial Development – YMCA of the Capital Area 

Date Posted: July 11, 2019

General Summary: 

The YMCA of the Capital Area is one of the top 100 largest YMCAs in the US and serving more than 50,000 members and participants throughout the Parishes of East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana and East Feliciana.  

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Vice President (VP) of Financial Development serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the YMCA of the Capital Area. In partnership with the CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build the Y’s nonprofit visibility, impact, and financial resources. The VP of Financial Development will also design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.  The VP of Financial Development will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to increase contributions through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants, special events, corporate and foundation support, annual support and planned giving.

S/he will expand and diversify the YMCA of the Capital Area’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the VP will work closely with the board of directors and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.


Qualified applicants should contact: Tessica Meloche, Human Resources Director, 225-923-0653 ext. 1105, at: tmeloche@ymcabr.org.

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator – Kid's Orchestra

Date Posted: June 7, 2019

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General Summary: 

As a member of the development team, the marketing and communications coordinator will be responsible for the successful project management, development, implementation, and tracking of marketing and communication initiatives including fundraising campaigns; website management; online advertising; social media, and email marketing programs, supporting the overall growth of Kids’ Orchestra’s mission and program. The individual in this role will be responsible for delivering compelling content for different channels and accountable for tracking, analyzing and reporting digital metrics, as well as making recommendations regarding the consideration of new and emergent marketing technologies. The coordinator generates funds through the development of targeted online programs. The marketing manager focuses on elevating Kids’ Orchestra’s digital footprint to cultivate donations and increase brand awareness.

Requirements: BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience required. Two years fundraising experience. Experience with donor database. Must be proficient in, or able to learn, Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint and Google Drive. Ability to work some evenings and weekends.

Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to: Melissa Parmelee, Development Director, at: mparmelee@kidsorchestra.org.

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Student Services Manager – Kid's Orchestra

Date Posted: June 7, 2019

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General Summary: 

Position Summary: Manage/supervise services provided to Kids’ Orchestra students during year-round programming including recruiting, applications, enrollment, attendance, tuition, and meals; other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Minimum of bachelor’s degree required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and cloud-based services such as Microsoft SharePoint and Google Drive. Excellent communication skills required.


Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to: Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to: Dr. Brian Gallion, Program and 21CCLC Director, at: bgallion@kidsorchestra.org.

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Office Manager – Kid's Orchestra

Date Posted: June 7, 2019

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General Summary: 

Position Summary: Ensure efficient operation of Kids’ Orchestra (KO) office via assigned duties including: executive assistance to KO ED; accounts payable and accounts receivable; office equipment and supplies; incoming and outgoing communications; office safety, security, and organization; on-boarding of office staff and site staff; and site staff payroll.

Requirements: Proven management, administrative or assistant experience required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and cloud-based services such as Microsoft SharePoint and Google Drive. Excellent communication and time management skills required. Experience with accounting procedures preferred. College degree preferred.


Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to: Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to: Dr. Brian Gallion, Program and 21CCLC Director, at: bgallion@kidsorchestra.org.

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Executive Director for the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System

Date Posted: May 28, 2019

General Summary: 

The Executive Director provides vision and strategic leadership to the Foundation for East Baton Rouge School System to ensure that the mission is well understood by all stakeholders. The Executive Director is expected to communicate a consistent mission-centered focus to board members, staff, school system personnel, community partners and volunteers so that they can effectively support the advancement of the Foundation’s purpose. The Executive Director serves as the symbol of the organization and is committed to providing the highest quality leadership and sound financial operations; working to successfully engage the community in realizing the Foundation goals.

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: jwtennis@cox.net

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