Removal of Job Postings:
Job postings will remain on the website for approximately 2 months and will be removed by the ADO website manager. Should you wish to remove a job posting at any other time please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date posted: 12/6/2013
Assistant Director/Annual Fund
Responsibilities: The Assistant Director assists in the management of all phases of annual giving including but not limited to direct mail, phonathons, personal solicitations, Reunion/Volunteer Committee, leadership development, gift acknowledgement, and donor stewardship activities. Oversee implementation of comprehensive calendar of solicitations and supporting activities.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree required. Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge, excel, word and social media platforms; eye for detail and strategic planning.
Contact: Vicki Cowan, email@example.com
Address: 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy. Riverdale, NY 10471
Date posted: 11/26/2013
ADO Part-Time Administrator
The Association of Development Officers (ADO) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of fundraising and philanthropy in the Hudson Valley Region. ADO achieves this through raising public awareness and interest in philanthropy and charitable giving; promoting high ethical fundraising standards; and providing educational opportunities for those involved or interested in the field of fundraising.
Under supervision of the board president, the Administrator is responsible for all administrative aspects of programming, membership, communications, development, and office management for ADO organization. Specific responsibilities include:
Board relations –
- Keep board abreast of daily happenings, issues, financial health (with treasurer) and accomplishments via email, memos, monthly reports, year-end summaries, etc.
- Prepare committee reports.
- Attend all board meetings and committee meetings, as needed. Administrator does not have voting rights.
- Prepare check runs (code PDFs of all invoices/reimbursements to be paid) twice monthly (15th and 30th) to send to outside accounting firm.
- Make bank deposits (e.g. membership checks, event checks/cash) and send PDF of deposit stub to accounting firm.
- Handle data management (Maintain an accurate database of members/non-members, maintain membership list and records on past members, ensure Constant Contact e-mail lists are up to date, and ensure website’s password protected member access is up to date).
- Along with membership chair, handle membership (sends welcome email and password protected email to new and renewed members, keep Chair abreast of new and renewed members, work with Chair to secure and promote additional member benefits, work with Chair to expand Members Only Password Protected site).
- Maintain strategic relationships with regional organizations (United Way, Volunteer Center, Westchester Community Foundation, Pro Bono Partnership, Non Profit Westchester, AFP).
- Ensure promotion of mission of promoting highest ethical standards of Development.
Strategic Planning –
- Work with board members to implement 2014 strategic plan.
Professional Advancement Events –
- Work with Chair to plan and establish an annual calendar of varied topics and high-quality presenters.
- Manage monthly seminar, half-day workshop and special event registrations; send reservation responses, prepare name tags, manage reception desk, log in attendees and greet members, guests and others. Liaison with venue.
- Assist Communications Chair in promoting monthly and special events via e-blasts.
- Monthly contact with presenters; make copies of handouts; post to website, etc.
- Work with Philanthropy Awards Breakfast Chair to implement annual Awards Breakfast. May include securing sponsors, logging in sponsors/ads/tickets, ordering awards, picking up banners and proclamations, handling event registration, seating arrangements, and name tags, etc.)
- Assist Chairs in organizing and implementing Meet the Funders panel discussion and Ask the Expert Breakfast, maximize income from attendance, table rentals, program ads, sponsorships, etc.
- Work with Development Chair to increase income through year-round sponsorships, collaborations, and other new development techniques (e.g. printed membership directory with ads, holiday mailing to past honorees and past board members, additional development activities/events).
- Assist Development Chair in preparing grant submissions, if needed.
- Assist Membership Chair with annual membership drive and new programming (e.g. young professionals group), securing membership perks, implementation of marketing techniques
(e.g., creating brochure, annual mailings, acquisition mailing, e-blasts, e-newsletters) and production of membership directory with ad income.
Communications – Assist chair and committee chairpersons to:
- Ensure timely, accurate and professional communications with our membership and potential members via e-blasts.
- Keep website content up to date.
- Coordinate schedule of newsletter production.
- Ensure the regular use of new media (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn).
- Maximum publicity via press releases, features, media calendars, etc.
Assist other chairs, as needed. Examples include:
- Gather scholarship/internship applications, distribute to committee for review, and process disbursements.
- Assist Peer-to-Peer Directory Chair in promoting program availability and mentoring opportunities.
- Support ADO-SUNY Purchase Certificate Program in Development and Board Development Chair in fulfilling partnership requirements, including publicizing the program.
- Assist Job Bank / Workforce Development Program Chair with expansion of Job Bank into a full fledge workforce development program.
- Approve all submissions to community calendar.
- Assist Nomination Chair in recruiting new board members and committee chairs.
Special Projects, as needed.
Requirements: Successful candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years management experience, preferably in a nonprofit setting. Must have knowledge of various organizational functions including board relations, development/fundraising, membership, event planning/implementation, etc. Must be able to execute marketing, communications, and public relations; working knowledge of Publisher, Power Point, Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel required. Familiarity with membership databases, donor entry, website management and bookkeeping strongly preferred. Exceptional organization skills a must. Candidate should be familiar with Westchester County and its non-profit sector. A passion for development and philanthropy, the ability to work collaboratively with board and committee members, and ability to work independently are a must.
Please send your resume and cover letter to ADO President Fran Higgins at FHiggins@adoonline.org by December 18.
Date posted: 11/26/2013
Senior Director of Individual and Campaign Giving
The Morton Arboretum
Description: The Morton Arboretum is a magnificent outdoor museum with a mission to collect and study trees, shrubs and other plants from around the world, to display them across naturally beautiful landscapes for people to study and enjoy, and to learn how to grow them in ways that enhance the environment.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Senior Director of Individual and Campaign Giving is a new leadership role to be filled by a key strategist and implementer with proven success of growing major donors. S/he will provide strategic direction for increasing unrestricted, restricted, planned and campaign gifts from individuals. S/he will manage three direct reports who oversee Planned Giving, Major Gifts, and Donor Relations. The Senior Director will play a key role in the strategic leadership of the upcoming capital campaign in partnership with the Vice President of Development and President/CEO.
Requirements: The Morton Arboretum is seeking an accomplished and seasoned fundraising professional to serve as its Senior Director of Individual and Campaign Giving. S/he will be self-motivated, results-oriented, resourceful, creative, highly energetic, and intelligent, with exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to appreciate and encourage a team perspective. The successful candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about the Arboretum’s mission, polished and persuasive in their presentation, a savvy manager who excels at relationship building with internal and external constituencies alike. A strong preference will be given to those individuals who bring a proven and progressive background in major and planned gifts fundraising.
Contact: Kathrene Wales
This search is being managed by Heather A. Eddy, CFRE, President and CEO of Alford Group Executive Search. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at http://alfordexecutivesearch.applicantstack.com/x/openings. No applications will be accepted via email. Questions may be addressed to Kathrene Wales at firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.
Date posted: 11/25/2013
Chief Development Officer
Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation
Description: Mission of Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation The Mission of Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation is to foster the spirit of philanthropy for every donor and provide capital resource to support the mission of Saint Anthony Hospital.
Responsibilities: The Chief Development Officer (CDO) reports directly to the President and CEO and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. The overall focus of the Chief Development Officer’s role is to lead the development of the philanthropic component of Focal Point by building on the infrastructure in place, to ensure philanthropic results are exponentially increased, including growth of the specific results at the Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation. The new CDO will raise the profile and influence of Focal Point and Saint Anthony Hospital to key philanthropic stakeholders, and to generate more diverse and sustainable fundraising streams.
Requirements: Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to build and lead the philanthropic initiatives for the Focal Point initiative, Saint Anthony Hospital and The Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation. Reporting to President and CEO, this individual will be self-motivated, results-oriented, creative, resourceful, entrepreneurial, highly energetic, and intelligent, with exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to appreciate and encourage a team perspective. A strong working knowledge of the Chicago philanthropic marketplace will add tremendous value to the qualifications the candidate brings. S/he will be an expert at staff management and leadership, and support a highly effective team in cultivating relationships with donors and community stakeholders.
Contact: Laura Weinman
The search is being managed by Heather Eddy, CFRE, President and CEO of Alford Executive Search. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at http://ag-es.kintera.org/applicant. No applications will be accepted via email. Questions may be addressed to Laura Weinman at email@example.com.
Date posted: 11/8/2013
Managing Director of Development
Description: City Year’s mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship.
Responsibilities: As the transformational leader of the City Year Chicago Development Team, the Managing Director of Development will be responsible for leveraging the resources, talents and skills of the philanthropic sector to build City Year Chicago and create change in communities across the city. This position is that of a “player/coach” in that s/he will both lead and manage the team, and drive his/her own revenue results. The Managing Director of Development will be an experienced dynamic leader with demonstrated and proven success in generating revenue, managing a team of fundraising professionals, and leading individual giving.
Requirements: 10+ years related fundraising and development experience, with a minimum of 5-7 years of fundraising/philanthropic leadership. A Bachelor’s degree is required, with relevant advanced training or degree desired, and CFRE preferred. Demonstrated passion for and commitment to City Year’s mission of delivering high impact service to children and institutions in Chicago communities; developing young people in the corps as powerful civic leaders and life-long active citizens; and promoting and advancing the concept of voluntary national service. Ability to relate to all levels of a highly diverse and young adult workforce from frontline to c-suite, as well as organizational Board members.
Contact: Laura Weinman
To apply, all candidates must submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at http://alfordexecutivesearch.applicantstack.com/x/openings. No applications will be accepted via email.
Date posted: 11/5/2013
Director of Development
The Guidance Center of Westchester
Description: The Guidance Center of Westchester (TGCW) is an innovative multi-service, community-based nonprofit organization serving almost 5,000 people each year in Westchester County with five key areas of service delivery: Early Childhood, Mental Health Services, Substance Use Treatment, College & Career Development, and Housing Support.
Responsibilities: The Guidance Center of Westchester is seeking a director of development to create and implement the annual fundraising plan; work with board members and the executive director to solicit major individual, corporate, and foundation donors; recruit new prospects for general board and committee membership; recommend and implement new strategies to expand supporters of TGCW; and represent TGCW at external meetings to increase the visibility of the agency. The director of development will also: oversee and assist grant writer; work with development committee on overall fundraising objectives which includes, but is not limited to, supervision of the annual gala and other events; and supervise development staff.
Requirements: The ideal candidate will be a creative, flexible and disciplined fundraiser, savvy with boards and high-level donors, with a proven record of meeting ambitious fundraising goals. 5-7 years of demonstrated experience in development especially in the areas of fundraising and capacity building. College Degree required TGCW is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact: Nicole Fair, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 256 Washington Street Mount Vernon, NY 10553
Date posted: 11/4/2013
Director of Development
New Rochelle Humane Society
Description: The New Rochelle Humane Society, founded in 1911, is a private non-profit corporation serving as a humane society and animal shelter for 18 communities in Westchester County. We are dedicated to promoting the human/animal bond through the compassionate care and treatment of animals throughout the communities we serve in Westchester County and beyond.
Responsibilities: The Director of Development for the New Rochelle Humane Society is a part time job (three days a week) responsible for leading, managing and implementing the following functions:
• Leading the strategy and implementation of all of our fund-raising activities.
• Planning and implementing our special events (with lots of help from Board, volunteers and staff).
• Key event for the year is our annual fund-raising gala, planned for June 12, 2014.
• Do grant research and write grant proposals.
• Supervise one development assistant.
• Direct public and press relations.
• Solicit and develop relationships with individual and corporate donors.
• Develop planned giving and auto donations.
• Oversee internal donation processing, database entry and acknowledgment procedures.
• Manage mailings, mailing lists and donor database.
• Reports to Board of Directors.
• Key skill required is event planning and implementation.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Proactivity in initiating and planning fund-raising activities.
• High energy, positive, self-starting, can-do attitude, flexibility, teamwork and attention to detail.
• Strong verbal communication skills and ability to write and speak clearly and persuasively.
• Good computer skills.
• Interest in animals and the mission of the humane society.
Contact: John Feldtmose, email@example.com
Address: 70 Portman Road New Rochelle, NY 10801
Date posted: 11/4/2013
Senior Executive, Capital Campaign
YMCA of Greater New York
Description: The YMCA of Greater New York reaches half a million New Yorkers through programs that focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are seeking an experienced professional who will be responsible for the successful management and support of the YMCA of Greater New York’s capital campaign.
Responsibilities: Direct all logistical aspects of structuring and managing the campaign; develop and implement campaign donor cultivation and stewardship events; manage the campaign’s prospect list and solicitation strategies; work with the Chief Development Officer to strategize the solicitation of major donor prospects; secure and plan solicitation meetings for the Senior Staff, Committee Chairs and members; identify prospects from the Y’s existing friends, members, alumni and donors; develop and carry out the design and production of proposals, corporate presentations and collaborate with the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations to prospect new funding opportunities; ensure campaign report tools are accurately prepared and lead the development of all collateral materials for the campaign.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree required; At least 7-10 years of successful fundraising experience plus a minimum of 5 years campaign management experience; demonstrated success in building, cultivating and stewarding new relationships leading to measurable results; hands-on experience growing an organizational donor base, increasing campaign revenue and enhancing volunteer participation; extensive knowledge of the philanthropic landscape in NYC; excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong work ethic, enthusiasm and confidence. Please forward your resume, plus salary requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org or to: YMCA of Greater New York Attn.: HR Dept. 5 West 63rd Street New York, NY 10023 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - DRUGFREE WORKPLACE
Contact: Human Resources Department, email@example.com
Address: YMCA of Greater New York Attn.: HR Dept. 5 West 63rd Street New York, NY 10023
Date posted: 10/28/2013
Director of Development
Pro Bono Partnership, Inc.
Description: Pro Bono Partnership provides free business legal assistance to nonprofit organizations in the lower New York Hudson Valley, Connecticut and New Jersey.
Responsibilities: Pro Bono Partnership, Inc. (www.probonopartnership.org) seeks a talented and experienced fundraising professional to create, oversee and execute initiatives to support programs that annually provide free business legal assistance to hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Responsibilities include: -Working with the Executive Director, create and implement annual and long-term development goals and strategies; -Lead and manage the Partnership’s overall development efforts, including board solicitations, grants, special events, Annual Gala and individual giving; -Manage the annual campaign of law firm solicitations by the Board of Directors; For a full description, see listing on Idealist.org: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/Tg72KHs7mgW4/
Requirements: Qualifications include a bachelor's degree plus at least five years of pertinent fundraising experience. The candidate must be an accomplished writer with excellent grammar and editing skills, capable of creating and presenting persuasive written and oral arguments for funding support. Experience in the nonprofit sector is required and experience working with lawyers or in a legal environment is preferred. The ideal candidate will able to work independently with diverse constituencies while meeting multiple deadlines, will be highly organized, detail-oriented and self-directed. High quality computer and communications skills are essential. Familiarity with Raisers’ Edge is preferred. CFRE preferred.
Range: low $70,000's
Contact: Jessica Markowitz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Pro Bono Partnership, Inc. 237 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 300 White Plains, NY 10605
Submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations by email to email@example.com or by regular mail to ATTENTION: Director of Development. No phone inquiries please. Pro Bono Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.
Date posted: 10/28/2013
My Sisters' Place
Description: My Sisters' Place is holistic domestic violence and human trafficking agency providing emergency residential shelter, legal services, support services, advocacy and education and prevention.
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, the Development Officer will be an integral part of the Development team with a focus on the development and cultivation of major donors through all development vehicles. DUTIES Engage Board members, individuals, corporate partners and staff to identify major gift prospects and set goals. Ensure consistent donor cultivation and stewardship Create Special Project development fund drives and support on-going initiatives. Work with entire Development team to achieve all Development and External Affairs goals.. Become proficient on MSP donor data base. Speak on behalf of agency at Community and Corporate events. Collaborate with Senior management. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Bachelor degree 7+ years’ experience as fundraising generalist in areas of individual giving, corporate and foundation relations, special events and development writing. Experience in development planning and demonstrated success in execution. Excels working in a fast paced environment, managing multiple priorities Ability to manage tight deadlines Strong analytical, organizational, and leadership skills Experience working with social service organizations and knowledge of domestic violence a plus Strong written and oral communication skills Multi-lingual a plus Excellent interpersonal skills Send cover letter (with salary requirement) with resume: Nancy F. Levin, Chief Development Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org. My Sisters’ Place policy prohibits discrimination due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and national origin in employment and delivery of services.
Range: commensurate with experience
Contact: nancy levin, email@example.com
Date posted: 10/24/2013
Director of Development and Membership
Congregation Kol Ami
Description: Reform Jewish Congregation located in White Plains, NY
Responsibilities: Director of Development and Membership Congregation Kol Ami Congregation Kol Ami of Westchester County, a vibrant New York reform congregation, is seeking to hire a Director of Development and Membership, who is responsible for all aspects of the Synagogue’s fundraising and membership efforts. Development responsibilities include: - Cultivation, solicitation and engagement of prospects and donors in coordination with the Board, committees and clergy - Manage the design, planning and execution of development related events - Implement fundraising communication, including annual appeal - Provide leadership in developing a strategic plan for annual and long-term fundraising - Facilitate gift acknowledgements Membership responsibilities include: - Implement innovative strategies to facilitate public awareness, recruit new members and integrate existing members - Assist clergy, professional staff and lay leaders to be aware of congregants’ ongoing needs.
Requirements: Strong leader who is a self-starter as well as a team player - Excellent interpersonal and communications skills - Proficient with fundraising database software, Excel and PowerPoint - Experience in researching and writing grants preferred - Available to attend committee meetings and synagogue events, as needed - Minimum of 5 years of professional development experience – Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred Congregation Kol Ami offers a competitive salary based on experience as well as a complete benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, veteran status and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Employment is subject to completion of employment investigations, which may include, pre-employment drug-screening, DMV records check and background investigation.
Contact: Jonathan Litt or Ronnie Cohn, resumes@NYKolami.org
Phone: 9149444717 x101
Address: 252 Soundview Avenue White Plains, NY 10506
Date posted: 10/24/2013
Major Gifts Manager, Suffolk County
Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic
Description: Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP), a recognized leader in reproductive health care services, is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Manager for our Smithtown, NY location. PPHP servcies Suffolk, Westxhester, ROckland and Putnam Counites. PPHP empowers individuals to determine their own sexual health and reproductive futures. With cultural sensitivity to all communities, PPHP provides exceptional health services, accurate information and education, and fearless advocacy for reproductive rights and justice.
Responsibilities: The Major Gifts Manager will implement and coordinate PPHP’s major gifts program in Suffolk County; work with the Vice President, Development, to develop and expand the major gifts portfolio through personal visits, cultivation events, communication with donors, and tours of PPHP’s health centers. Will also lead staff for Suffolk County events; work closely with existing leadership to recruit and train committee members.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred, with a minimum of two years experience in major gifts, development and working with major donors. Experience in fundraising and a track record of successful major gift solicitations. Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of MS Office Suite and Raiser’s Edge. Ability to work with Board, donors, staff and volunteers; must work well under time constraints and deadlines. PPHP offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Tawanda Williams, email@example.com
Date posted: 10/23/2013
Unite For Sight
Description: Unite For Sight supports eye clinics worldwide by investing human and financial resources in their social ventures to eliminate patient barriers to eye care.
Responsibilities: Applications for the Program Manager position are currently being accepted, and the selected candidate may begin employment between April and June 2014. The Program Manager position provides an outstanding individual with an opportunity to engage in high impact front-line global health programs. The Program Manager works from our New Haven office that overlooks the Yale campus. The Program Manager helps to lead Unite For Sight's four program divisions, while contributing creative and cutting-edge ideas to a leading global health organization. Ideal candidates exemplify a balance of superior writing, analytical, and communications skills paired with a demonstrated commitment to excellence. Duties and responsibilities include: -Be a team member of one of the world's leading innovative global health organizations -Hands-on experience in contributing to and leading Unite For Sight’s programs (Global Health Delivery Programs and Global Impact Corps, Chapters Program, Global Health & Innovation Conferen
Requirements: Qualifications and requirements include: -An understanding of best practices in global health -Minimum 2-year commitment, though longer commitments are preferable -Bachelor's degree required at start of employment, with a strong academic record in any major -Excellent written and communication skills -Excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills -Passionate interest in global health -Ability to work both independently and as part of a team -Detail-oriented work style -Proficient in multitasking -Strong initiative and motivation -Strong skills in statistical analysis
Contact: Rachel Turkel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 234 Church Street 15th Floor New Haven, CT 06510
Date posted: 10/23/2013
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Description: The mission of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (www.lshv.org) is to provide free, high quality counsel in civil matters for poor and low-income individuals and families who cannot afford to pay an attorney where basic human needs are at stake. Legal Services has eight offices (white Plains, Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Peekskill, Spring Valley, Poughkeepsie, Newburgh and Kingston) serving seven Hudson Valley counties including Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan.
Provide support to the Development Office, including (but not limited to):
- Learn the organization’s online donor database system including event module; assist with gift processing, acknowledgments, mailing lists, prospect research, reports, etc.;
- Learn website CMS, update the website and optimize the organization’s communication and social media opportunities;
- Assist with publicity and media outreach, including writing press releases, preparing press packets, and creating and sending e-communications;
- Staff support for special fundraising events including: planning, timelines, mailings, publicity, journals, ticket/sponsorship sales, onsite logistics, acknowledgments, etc.;
- Assist with fundraising campaigns and initiatives, as assigned. II.
Provide support to the Finance Office, including (but not limited to):
- Part time bookkeeping function to assist Finance & Administration team. Experience working in bookkeeping functions, software programs a plus, not required (will train)
Requirements: A commitment to the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley mission and its private fundraising goals. Bachelor's degree, knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), social media and e-communication tools (e.g., Constant Contact, Facebook, Twitter) and the ability to work well with a broad spectrum of staff, Board members, donors and the broader community. The successful candidate will be an eager and enthusiastic team member who is willing to work hard while maintaining a sense of humor. They must also commit to handling confidential information with discretion. Knowledge of donor database programs, CMS programs and Adobe InDesign, PhotoShop and/or Illustrator helpful but not required.
Contact: Marianne Delaney, Development Director, email@example.com
Date posted: 10/15/2013
Chief Development Officer
Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester
Description: The Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester is a nonprofit dedicated to serving northern Westchester youth through quality programs designed to enhance their lives through education, athletics and social interaction. Established in 1939, the Club annually serves over 2000 children, ages 3 to 18 years, with over 300+ daily through after school programming, teen center, summer camp, swim program, and more.
Responsibilities: Works with CPO and Board to plan/execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals. Supports CPO in positioning board to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Way, government agencies and others. Conducts face-to-face solicitations, involving CPO and key volunteers, as appropriate. Plans and Implements an annual fund drive, including a direct mail campaign. Responsible for conducting a major special event and several small events annually, as well as planning and implementing cultivation events and a comprehensive donor stewardship program. Essential Job Responsibilities: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Board Development, Resource Management, Partnership Development and Marketing and Public Relations.
Requirements: BA/BS required; MA/MS preferred. Minimum five years’ experience in non-profit agency operations, specifically in fundraising, sales/marketing or equivalent experience and proven accomplishment record. Knowledge of fundraising techniques and funding sources. Knowledge of mission/objectives/policies/programs/procedures and principles/practices of non-profit organizations; preferably youth development. Ability to organize/coordinate fundraising operations, including special events and direct mail campaigns. Strong project management/administrative/organizational skills. Strong oral/written communication skills. Ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with staff/board/volunteers/community groups/other agencies. Ability to access/supervise management/maintenance of 20,000-record donor database; Donor Perfect experience preferred. Ability to supervise/collaborate with outside consultants/vendors including capital campaign consultants, grant writers, PR consultants, special event planners, etc
Contact: Brian Skanes, Bskanes@bgcnw.com
For detailed job description contact Bskanes@bgcnw.com.
Date posted: 10/15/2013
Director of Mission Advancement
Maryknoll Lay Missioners
Description: Maryknoll Lay Missioners, headquartered in Ossining NY, is a Catholic non-profit organization with 38 years’ experience supporting the humanitarian work of more than 700 missioners throughout Africa, Asia, Central and South America.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Mission Advancement is responsible for creating, directing and implementing effective fundraising strategies and initiatives to link major and lower-level gift prospects and donors to the MKLM mission in meaningful ways. This highly visible management position is responsible for working with the Leadership Team to tightly integrate and direct five primary functions: the Annual Fund; identifying and targeting donor prospects and nurturing and cultivating all level donor relationships; grant administration; planned giving and bequests; and overseeing and integrating US Church Relations outreach. At times, this position requires working evenings, weekends and travel. Candidate should anticipate 30% travel to donors and conferences.
Requirements: Bachelor Degree in applicable field (or equivalent experience), 5 years + senior level in non-profit fundraising and a valid driver's license. The Director of Mission Advancement is an articulate leader with a passion for the MKLM mission and the ability to create/implement innovative programs and strategies to educate, motivate, inform and inspire donors and others. This requires experience and ability in communicating the mission, vision and values through correspondence, presentations and compelling proposals. The Director has demonstrated strategic thinking, understands management techniques and has knowledge of Catholic fundraising and culture. Hands-on familiarity with direct mail, grant management, planned giving, special events, computerized constituent-management systems (eTapestry) and marketing/communications.
Contact: Paul M. Rohrmann, firstname.lastname@example.org
Date posted: 10/10/2013
Property and Land Clerk
Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Description: The Municipal District of Bonnyville is currently seeking applicants for the position of Property and Land Clerk within the Planning and Development Department
Responsibilities: Prepare and submit documentation to the Land Titles Office for registration Maintain records for road allowance leases and prepare renewal and transfers Prepare land acquisition agreements for subdivision projects Assist with market value assessments for land acquisitions and Municipal Reserve dedication Administration support for the Planning & Development Director and Subdivision Authority Officer
Requirements: Minimun high school diploma; however preference will be given to applicants with related post secondary education. Minimum 2 years experience in this or a related field. Working knowledge of Land Titles Act and Manual and Torrens land registration system of Alberta is an asset.
Contact: Rachel Plamondon, email@example.com
Phone: 780-826-3171 ext 9248
Address: Bag 1010, 4905-50 Ave Bonnyville, AB T9N 2J7
Date posted: 10/4/2013
The Picture House
Description: The Picture House is a eight year old not for profit organization that owns and operated a state of the art movie theater in Pelham, New York.
Responsibilities: We are looking for either a Development Officer who is ready to make the jump to becoming an Executive Director or someone who is currently an ED. S/he will be responsible for the profession leadership and management of organization. Working in concert with the Board of Directors this person will spearhead further development and implementation of internal and external goals that reflect the organization's vision, mission and business plan.
Requirements: Good communication, administrative, fundraising and organizing skills are a must. A knowledge of lower Westchester and the Bronx will be helpful. Experience with membership campaigns and individual giving as well as marketing are needed. If interested please email for a full job description.
Contact: Barbara Bratone
Date posted: 9/26/2013
Major Gifts Officer
Year Up New York
Description: A workforce development non-profit working to close the opportunity divide.
Responsibilities: Year Up is seeking a Major Gifts Officer for its New York site. Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Major Gifts Officer will have demonstrated success identifying, soliciting, cultivating and closing individual gifts at the five and six-figure donor level. The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 75-100 donors. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team to build out the individual donor pipeline, be part of a growing organization, and work with a highly-respected board and leadership team.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Donor Cultivation Cultivate, solicit, and steward donors at the five and six-figure gift level Manage a portfolio of 75-100 donors and conduct 140+ visits to prospective donors per year Generate prospects for individual giving pipeline for follow-up and cultivation. Identify and pursue untapped prospects and upgrade existing donors to five and six-figure gift level.
Requirements: 5-7 years of experience in closing five- and six-figure gifts, preferably in an entrepreneurial nonprofit environment; preexisting knowledge of the New York philanthropic community Proven track record of being resourceful in identifying new prospects and expanding one’s portfolio of donors Proven experience in stewarding meaningful philanthropic relationships Exceptional presentation and written communications skills Ability to adapt to the fast pace of a high performing team Excellent time management, project management, and organizational skills Strong decision making ability and attention to detail A professional and resourceful style with the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative and manage multiple tasks and projects Must be comfortable with situational leadership Self-starter with ability to get up to speed quickly and work effectively with little direction or supervision Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Contact: Katrina Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Date posted: 9/23/2013
Senior Development Officer (Individual Donors)
Description: Waterkeeper Alliance is a global environmental movement uniting over 200 Waterkeeper organizations around the world and focusing citizen advocacy on the issues that affect our waterways, from pollution to climate change.
Responsibilities: The Senior Development Officer works with senior leadership and development staff to plan and execute all individual donor fundraising efforts. S/he will focus on identifying and securing new financial resources, and growing existing resources. The position involves researching, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects/donors in a variety of settings both independently and with other staff and supporting key staff to interface effectively with donors and prospects. This position requires travel and reports to the Executive Director. The Senior Development Officer thrives on introducing and connecting philanthropists to an organization that consistently delivers results for the public good. S/he embraces Waterkeeper Alliance’s (WKA’s) vision for swimmable, drinkable, fishable waters worldwide.
Requirements: Ten or more years of professional work experience in the areas of fundraising and meeting budgets. Significant experience successfully raising progressively larger fundraising goals, including those achieved through face-to-face donor meetings and solicitations. A history of planning for and meeting revenue objectives. Proven skill in creating and implementing fundraising plans. Track record of effectively identifying, researching and prioritizing new major donor prospects. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituents. Strong public speaking skills desired. Ability to leverage constructive and effective relationships. Experience with group facilitation, meeting management and project evaluation. Experience supervising staff/volunteers/interns. See www.waterkeeper.org for full posting.
Range: Competitive non-profit salary, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits package.
Address: 17 Battery Place Ste 1329 NY, NY 1004
Date posted: 9/23/2013
Administrator/ Assistant to Executive Director-Part Time/Remote
Hands Up For Haiti
Description: Hands Up For Haiti is a medical humanitarian organization committed to improving the quality and sustainability of health care in northern Haiti; achieving our goals, by sending medical teams, supplies and equipment to established health care facilities in Northern Haiti and providing education/training for the Haitian medical community.
Responsibilities: HAITI TRIPS • Supply information for those seeking information on trips. • Contact trip participants. Insure applications/paperwork processed on time. • Travel arrangements, including plane tickets/ housing needs. Communicate regularly with trip leaders. • Maintain records on participants. SUPPLIES • Track monthly inventory reports from Haiti. • Order medications/equipment. Insure supplies are in order before trips. DONATIONS • Acknowledge/ log donations. Create monthly report for ED. • When donation is accepted, arrange for pick up/shipment to Haiti. • Maintain records/reports. FUND RAISING • Input monetary donation using etapestry. Generate thank you letter/receipt. • Process checks for deposit. • Prepare monthly report for donations. MARKETING • Keep social media updated.
Requirements: Reporting to the Executive Director (ED) the position will be responsible for the day-to-day administrative operational needs of HUFH. This is a part-time position requiring 20 hours per week. Familiarity with all Microsoft programs and previous Administrative experience required. This is a work from home position which will require some local driving and periodic attendance at meetings in Mt. Kisco. The position will include all general administrative office functions, working with volunteers and database management.
Contact: Naomi Koller Fishman, email@example.com
Date posted: 9/17/2013
Development Executive, Westchester
UJA-Federation of New York
Description: UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 95 years, we have inspired New Yorkers to act on their values and invest in their community for the biggest impact.
Responsibilities: The development executive is responsible for the engagement, cultivation, and solicitation of donors and prospects in his/her portfolio through face-to-face solicitations, the organization of cultivation, fundraising events, and educational projects and hands-on activities; and provides support to leadership committee. Major Responsibilities: 1. Fundraising • Develop and implement appropriate fundraising strategies to increase the dollars raised for the annual campaign. Employ a variety of fundraising techniques including face-to-face solicitations, fundraising events, door openers, worker assignments, phone sessions, and written communications. • Educate donors and prospects about the mission of UJA-Federation of New York. Accomplish this through one-on-one cultivation activities, fundraising events, educational programs, mitzvah projects, agency visits, and missions. • Identify and collaborate with lay leaders to build new relationships so they can serve as ambassadors for UJA-Federation. 2.
Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. • Two plus years of post college knowledge and previous experience in fundraising, and/or related area including face-to-face and phone solicitations. • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service orientation. • Knowledge of issues facing the Jewish community and passion for UJA-Federation’s mission. • Must be a team player with the ability to multitask. • Must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. • Communication skills are extremely important, especially the art of listening. • Entrepreneurial self-starter.
How to Apply: EOE. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Development Executive, Westchester ”
Date posted: 9/16//2013
Chief Development Officer
Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation
Description: The Mission of Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation is to foster the spirit of philanthropy for every donor and provide capital resource to support the mission of Saint Anthony Hospital. Saint Anthony Hospital will strengthen our community through the power of partnership and quality healthcare that leaves no one behind.
Responsibilities: The Chief Development Officer (CDO) reports directly to the President and CEO. The overall focus of the Chief Development Officer’s role is to lead the development of the philanthropic component of Focal Point by building on the infrastructure in place, to ensure philanthropic results are exponentially increased, including growth of the specific results at the Saint Anthony Hospital Foundation. The new CDO will raise the profile and influence of Focal Point and Saint Anthony Hospital to key philanthropic stakeholders, and to generate more diverse and sustainable fundraising streams. This position will also focus on infusing creativity, new energy and systems of accountability into the philanthropic culture of the whole entity.
Requirements: The successful leader will be entrepreneurial, with a sales mentality, and will design and steward a dynamic and cohesive Development strategy by conceiving ideas, developing strategies, and translating both in to action. This position is responsible for creating, implementing, and providing oversight for all aspects of the Development program. The aforementioned will be accomplished by engaging the current team working in Development; building, aligning and evolving the team; and ensuring that the creativity and leadership potential is in place to grow the presence and impact of the Focal Point Initiative, Hospital and Foundation to the next level.
Contact: Laura Weinman, email@example.com
Notes: The search is being managed by Heather Eddy, CFRE, President and CEO of Alford Executive Search. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at http://ag-es.kintera.org/applicant. No applications will be accepted via email. Questions may be addressed to Laura Weinman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date posted: 9/11/2013
Chief Executive Officer
YWCA of Kalamazoo
Description: YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
Responsibilities: The CEO is committed to the causes of the YWCA – the elimination of racism and the economic empowerment of women – and ensures that programs and services are in line with its strategic vision and goals. S/he will serve as the chief executive focused on stewarding resources to implement the vision, brand, mission and strategy of the YWCA of Kalamazoo. This role provides an opportunity to bring creative leadership and vision in maintaining the YWCA’s position as a beacon in the community, while simultaneously implementing new strategies to further the organization’s innovative and cutting-edge service delivery.
Requirements: The YWCA of Kalamazoo seeks a mission-driven executive with strong relationship building, management, and leadership skills. S/he will have at least 10+ years of progressive leadership experience. Familiarity with the types of programs and services offered by the YWCA is important; including childcare and education, domestic violence, sexual assault, racial justice, and economic empowerment programs. Knowledge of the Kalamazoo community and philanthropic marketplace will be helpful, as the CEO serves as the primary spokesperson for the YWCA in interactions with donors, partners, and other Kalamazoo institutions and community leaders. Experience working with an organization that uses John Carver’s Policy Governance Model is helpful.
Range: Commensurate on experience
Contact: Whitney Wade, email@example.com
Notes: The search is being managed by Heather A. Eddy, CFRE, President and COO of Alford Group Executive Search. To apply, candidates should submit their cover letter and resume and complete the online application at http://ag-es.kintera.org/applicant. No applications will be accepted via email.
Date posted: 9/10/2013
Director of Development & Communications
Neighbors Link Northern Westchester
Description: The mission of Neighbors Link Northern Westchester is to strengthen the whole community by actively enhancing the healthy integration of immigrants. NLNW offers education and employment opportunities to immigrant families and individuals whose lives have been economically impoverished and educationally deprived.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development and Communications is responsible for the overall leadership for all aspects of the development program and communications of Neighbors Link. Provide vision and leadership for all aspects of Neighbors Link fund development, communications and public relations initiatives, and ensure support for Neighbors Link overall strategic plan and mission. Promote the organization as a thought leader in our field. This position offers a wide variety of experiences within development and communications for a self starter who wants to grow in a strong not-for-profit community organization.
Requirements: Passion for the Neighbors Link mission and vision, commitment to our fundraising and marketing efforts. - Bachelor‚s Degree required, Master‚s Degree in related field preferred or five years experience in related field. Proven fundraising track record - Inspirational communicator with excellent writing skills. - Strong operational skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. - Must possess sensitivity while focusing on the organization‚s fundraising goals. - Facility with database management software, Microsoft Office programs, Donor Perfect, social media and e-communication tools (Constant Contact, Twitter, Facebook), In-design. - Ability to supervise staff including Development and Communications Coordinator, Grant writer, and Donor Data Coordinator. - Ability to work well with broad spectrum of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, elected officials, and broader community in a collaborative manner.
Contact: Carola Bracco, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 27 Columbus Avenue Mount Kisco, NY 10576
Date posted: 9/9/2013
Director of Leadership Giving and Campaigns
Westchester Community College Foundation
Description: Westchester Community College is the largest educational institution in Westchester County, serving almost 30,000 students annually. WCC Foundation was founded to raise funds to meet college and student needs not covered by public funds. We raise about $5million in private funds, and distribute over $1 million in scholarships, each year.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Vice President of External Affairs/Executive Director WCC Foundation, this position is a senior member of the management team. Working with College and Foundation Board leadership, the Director of Leadership Gifts and Campaigns is responsible for the design, coordination, marketing, and execution of the Foundation’s major long-term fundraising campaigns, and the continued cultivation and stewardship of donors of leadership gifts. He/she will participate in campaign strategic planning, develop campaign timeline and fundraising benchmarks, and execute overall solicitation schedule; design campaign theme and materials; work with campaign leadership, colleagues and volunteers to identify, cultivate, and solicit major prospects; generate campaign financial reports; coordinate activities of campaign steering committee.
Requirements: A BA degree and 7-10 years prior experience as a development professional, with at least the last 4 years in managerial positions is required. MA preferred. Candidate should be accomplished in managing fundraising campaigns and developing/implementing strategic activities with clear goals and objectives; have demonstrated success personally soliciting significant major gifts and building, cultivating and stewarding new relationships leading to measurable results; possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills and be knowledgeable about and committed to core community college values; have the ability to work collaboratively and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation. Priority given if received before October 25, 2013.
Range: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.
Contact: Director, Human Resources
Fax: (914) 606-7838
Address: Westchester Community College HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111 75 Grasslands Road Valhalla, NY 10595
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Date posted: 9/9/2013
Director of Institutional Advancement
Description: ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community.
Responsibilities: The Director, Institutional Advancement (DIA) is responsible for creating, developing, and executing Andrus’ comprehensive development, communications/public relations, and community relations plans and integrating them into a formalized Institutional Advancement program. Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives (VPSI), the Director works closely with the VPSI, President and CEO, members of Senior Management, and members of the Board of Directors and its Development Committee to advance the Center’s mission and fortify its financial foundation. The DIA will strengthen a basic culture of fundraising and friend-raising within the Andrus community, as well on the emerging national and international platform.
Requirements: The Director, Institutional Advancement will be a visionary, energetic, forceful, and resourceful leader who loves to take on challenges and is prepared to make a long-term commitment to build Andrus’ Advancement program. H/she will have seven or more years of progressively responsible senior leadership experience in Institutional Advancement with a demonstrated track record of successful fundraising in a large scale human services environment or one of similar complexity; specific knowledge of philanthropy in the New York Metropolitan region and a strong network in the Westchester County business community are helpful. She or he will have strong organizational ability, excellent relationship-building and cultivation skills, a passion for fundraising and solicitation, an eye for detail, a strong sense of accountability, a profound connection to the organization’s mission, and a willingness to get his or her hands in the details while also working at a high level.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Contact: Nechsma Alvarez, email@example.com
Phone: 914-965-3700 x1216
Address: 1156 N. Broadway Yonkers, NY 10701
Date posted: 9/5/2013
Friends of Westchester County Parks, Inc.
Director of Operations
Reporting to the Executive Director the Director of Operations will have broad responsibilities for the development, implementation, and oversight of the day to day operations of Friends of Westchester County Parks including but not limited to Administrative and Management Services, Program Operations, Research and Planning. Supervision is exercised over staff support personnel, various contracted services such as website, grants, marketing etc. Does related work as required. The successful candidate must have a professional knowledge of not for profit, public service operations and management. He/she will provide leadership and individual motivation; recommend and implement policies and programs; allocate resources consistent with budget and mission; provide a knowledgeable and welcoming public image; exhibit knowledge of Parks, Recreation and Conservation and particularly the Westchester County PRC offerings; be proficient in small office communication and clerical procedures. A degree in Not for Profit Management, Business or related fields is preferable. This formal education requirement may be reduced if the candidate has sufficient, well documented professional work experience plus five years or more of well documented professional work experience in directly related disciplines. $40,000 to $53,000 annually depending upon experience. Eligible for performance bonus for meeting specific annual goals. Subject to annual review and evaluation by the Executive Director and Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees. Probationary period of not less than three (3) months and ending after no more than six (6) months upon successful completion. There are no medical benefits provided with this position. All county holidays and two weeks' annual paid vacation after six (6) months.
Summit resume and any support materials to the address below by September 9.
450 Saw Mill River Road
Ardsley, NY 10502
Date posted: 9/5/2013
Friends of Westchester County Parks, Inc.
Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Membership Coordinator is responsible for developing and leading membership drives and executing events and outreach strategies to significantly grow Friends of Westchester Parks membership base and engage our members to galvanize support for Friends mission and campaigns. Prior experience in a non-profit, membership-funded organization is ideal. Does related work as required. The successful candidate will have strong presentation and meeting facilitation skills, have excellent computer skills including Microsoft products. Familiarity with Blackbaud software a plus. He/she needs to have excellent verbal and written communications skills, positive, professional, and accommodating attitude; exceptional customer service skills and the ability to work flexible hours, including some evening and weekend requirements. $15 to $20 per hour depending on experience. Maximum of 21 hours per week. There is no vacation or medical benefits associated with this position. Eligible for performance bonus for meeting specific annual goals. Subject to annual review and evaluation by the Executive Director and Personnel Committee of the Board of Trustees. Probationary period of not less than three (3) months.
Summit resume and any support materials to the address below by September 9.
450 Saw Mill River Road
Ardsley, NY 10502
Date posted: 9/4/2013
Leadership and Planned Gift Officer
The American Friends Service Committee
Description: The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer focuses on the cultivation and solicitation of individuals who have the greatest potential for supporting AFSC’s programs. The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer relates to donors who require the most deftly carried out cultivation leading to solicitation of major outright and planned gifts, including bequest intentions. He/she must coordinate the involvement of other development staff, program staff, and volunteers in the identification / cultivation / solicitation / stewardship process so that priorities are kept in view, deadlines are met, and duplication of effort or action at cross purposes is avoided.
Responsibilities: Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the Leadership and Planned Gift Officer include the following:
- Raise funds for all work of the AFSC through carefully planned cultivation and solicitation of individuals who have the means to make very large outright, blended or planned gifts, including bequest intentions.
- Utilizing prospect research and through discussions with donors, staff and committee members, qualify donors’ / prospects’ capacity to make major /planned gifts. If an individual does not have the capacity and inclination to give a major / planned gift to AFSC, assign them appropriately.
- Increase current donors’ or potential donors’ interest in and financial commitment to AFSC through visits, calls, letters, and donor engagement activities. Interpret the work of the AFSC in articulate, compelling and creative ways. The Leadership and Planned Gift Officer is expected to make 125 to 150 visits per year.
- Participate in monthly pipeline meetings and regular donor strategy sessions. Taking into account the complex financial situations and organizational relationships of many of AFSC’s most sophisticated donors / prospects, develop effective cultivation plans and introduce compelling gift options.
- Involve program and senior administrative staff, committee members, and board members in the cultivation and solicitation of major / planned gift prospects. Provide coaching and support as needed.
- Reviewing donors’ complex financial situations, develop the most appropriate outright, planned, and blended gift options. Work with the Planned Giving Coordinator as necessary.
- Personally acknowledge gifts from assigned donors and coordinate additional acknowledgments.
- Maintain donor records in Raiser’s Edge, including gift proposals, notes of cultivation and solicitation actions, and donor’s personal information of relevance to AFSC.
- Keep informed about the total program work of the AFSC through contacts with program staff, attendance at events, site visits, and reading materials.
- Consult as necessary with fundraising colleagues, participate in conference calls, and attend periodic national gatherings of all AFSC fundraisers.
- Five or more years of direct fundraising experience, including three or more years experience in major / planned gift fundraising with individual donors, is required.
- Experience with capital campaigns preferred. Knowledge of AFSC or a social change organization is desirable.
Other Required Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to communicate professionally and persuasively both orally and in writing. Ease in initiating contact with persons not known, in person and by phone / email. Demonstrated ability to interpret effectively the programs and goals of an organization to a wide range of persons of different backgrounds. Convey credibility and expertise in advising donors on confidential and sometimes complex philanthropic planning matters.
- Commitment to Quaker values and testimonies. Understanding of and compatibility with the principles and philosophy of the American Friends Service Committee including non-violence and the belief in the intrinsic worth of every individual.
- Understanding of, and commitment to, the principles, concerns, and considerations of AFSC in regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation, and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff.
- Sensitivity to Quakers with a range of perspectives.
- Willingness and ability to travel approximately 40 % or more of each month over a wide geographic area and to work some evenings and weekends. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Experience that demonstrates ability to organize time well, to give attention to detail, and to carry out careful planning and follow-up. Presentation of ability to use imagination and innovation within financial, physical, time or other limitations.
- Ability to sustain workloads over extended periods during emergencies, special campaigns, holiday seasons and other situations.
- Demonstrated administrative and supervisory experience and skills with staff and/or volunteers. Ability to work both independently and in a multi-layered team environment, establish objectives, determine priorities, set performance standards and establish a successful team approach to achieve fundraising goals.
- Evidence of ability to exercise judgment consistent with and supportive of AFSC goals as well as demonstrated initiative, perseverance and ability to cope with pressure.
- Ability to work cooperatively with committees and staff, and in an organization that is characterized by a high level of consultation.
- Computer / Internet literacy required; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, PG Calc, and Microsoft Office desirable.
Salary Range 17 - Exempt – Comprehensive medical and hospitalization plan; term life, accident and salary continuation insurances, defined benefit pension plan, plus fringe benefits; participation in unemployment and worker’s compensation and social security.
Apply online at: https://jobs-afsc.icims.com/jobs/search
Date posted: 9/3/2013
Director of Development
National Medical Fellowships
Description: National Medical Fellowships (NMF), is the nation's premier organization providing scholarships for medical students and healthcare professionals from groups underrepresented in medicine: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans and Asian Americans. NMF is driven by its mission: to ensure equal opportunities in medicine, and equal access to quality healthcare for all.
Responsibilities: NMF seeks a high-energy, entrepreneurial Development Director, reporting to the President & CEO, to institute national & regional multi-faceted strategic fundraising campaign, including major gift portfolio and planned giving program, at time of rapid expansion. Develop and execute a comprehensive annual development plan with long-term goals and annual targets to increase revenue. Oversee and write grant proposals and letters of approach to foundations, corporations and major donors. Develop and maintain funding relationships and manage portfolio of major gift prospects. Oversee galas and cultivation events. Monitor all donor information to provide statistical analyses.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, health policy or related fields. Graduate degree, and/or experience in fundraising management strongly preferred. Must have good command of English and superior writing and presentation skills. At least 7 years of experience in a key development or marketing position, preferably in a non-profit organization, with a demonstrated track record in winning foundation grants and corporate sponsorships. Experience working in a diverse environment. Knowledge of healthcare and NYC funders required. Demonstrated ability to build relationships with leadership at foundations and corporations. Experienced in contact management software, particularly Raiser’s Edge, and developing PowerPoint presentations. Travel required. Submit cover letter, resume, salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Range: Competitive salary & benefits package
Contact: Dijon Parker, email@example.com
Address: 347 Fifth Ave, Suite 510 New York, NY 10016