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Development Director

Democracy North Carolina
Durham, North Carolina

The Development Director focuses on individual donor and community foundation support, leads staff support of the Board of Directors fundraising committee and plays the leading role in developing the Board’s fundraising capacity. In addition, the Development Director has responsibility for cultivating a special constituency of “Campaign Donors for Campaign Reform” as advocates with access to policymakers and as donors to the organization. The Development Director reports to and works closely with the Executive Director on grant writing, cultivation of foundations, and overall fundraising.

  • College degree and at least 7 years of experience with some combination of organizing, development, and program leadership in the nonprofit or political campaign sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan strategically and evaluate the potential of fundraising activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate, and manage major donors and small donors.
  • Proven communication, time management, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, etc); experience with on-line donor databases.
  • Commitment to social and economic justice, racial equity, and ability to develop and maintain relationships with diverse individuals and organizations.
  • Willingness and ability to travel statewide, including occasional overnight travel.
Salary is commensurate with the person’s experience. Excellent health and leave benefits are provided. Democracy NC encourages applications from people of color and women.
Application Instructions
Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to Hiring Committee, 1821 Green Street, Durham, NC 27705, or via email to

Job Type: Development/Fundraising
Organization Type: Nonprofit Organizations

Executive Director

Triangle Radio Reading Service
Raleigh, North Carolina

The Human Resources Committee for TRRS is now accepting resumes for the position of Executive Director. Please review the job summary below and forward information to Janet Griffey via email at or submit indication of interest along with information at the TRRS offices to the attention of JANET GRIFFEY, CHAIRPERSON, HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE.

Job Summary

The Executive Director for Triangle Radio Reading Service (TRRS) is the person primarily responsible for the management and operation of the work and activities of the organization. This position reports to the Board of Directors and ensures the implementation of the mission directives using existing programs and strategies, and by creatively seeking new ways to improve the relevance and expand the reach of the service to all potential benefactors.

The Executive Director must be skilled in recruiting, training, and motivating a largely volunteer staff and be able to manage the unique aspects of operating an organization with volunteers.

The Executive Director is responsible for hiring, managing and training any paid employees, performs the day to day operations, including but not limited to, donor/grantor identification, cultivation, solicitation, grant writing, marketing, community and public relations, outreach, public policy, budgeting, financial management, and special events coordination. The Executive Director will work closely with the Board of Directors to define the future strategy and vision for the organization.

Application Instructions
Send resume to or call 919-256-4223 and leave message

Job Type: Executive
Organization Type: Nonprofit Organizations

Referral Coordinator/Intake Specialist

New York, New York

Seedco is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1987 that works to advance economic opportunity for people, businesses, and communities in need. Seedco’s work focuses on three primary areas: workforce development, work and family supports, and community finance and small business services. Seedco is a leader in implementing innovative, multi-partner initiatives that foster financial advancement and security. Learn more at

Position Overview:

Seedco/N-PAC works with Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to provide employment and training services that help individuals transition from welfare to work, maintain continuous employment, and achieve self-sufficiency. N-PAC has funding from the New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) to operate its Back to Work (BTW) Program in the South Bronx and Manhattan. The Referral Coordinator/Intake Specialist will be stationed in the South Bronx to liaise between the Bronx sites and refer Cash Assistance (CA) applicants and recipients to various BTW Programs.


  • Meet program participants referred from NYC HRA job centers in the Bronx and conduct intake and referral assignment to one of the three South Bronx BTW sites to receive employment and job retention services;
  • Introduce participants with the BTW program, their respective BTW site and services, and troubleshoot any issues related to the participants’ timely arrival to their appointment, provide full information and directions to the BTW site to all clients;
  • Track referral volume and no shows; implement proactive outreach to follow up with absent participants and reschedule intake appointments; ensure participant reminders in advance;
  • Conduct daily data entry into Seedco/N-PAC’s internal system; complete daily intake and referral tracking reports as necessary; use HRA’s systems to review daily referrals;
  • Manage inventory and distribution of MetroCards;
  • Serve as a liaison between Seedco/NPAC, BTW sites in the South Bronx and Human Resources Administration staff located at the job centers as necessary;
  • Administrative Tasks: filing, typing, coping, faxing, etc.;
  • Attend monthly staff meetings; and
  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • High School Diploma/GED is required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred;
  • At least 2-4 years of relevant customer service, direct social service, case management and/or retention services experience;
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred;
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to manage diverse client needs;
  • Ability to effectively interact and work with individuals with diverse backgrounds;
  • Attention to detail is key. Must be organized, detail oriented and demonstrated ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure;
  • Must have the ability to handle conflicts and provide quick and efficient resolutions; and
  • Must be proficient in MS Office.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should send their resume and a brief cover letter to:, with the subject line “Referral Coordinator/Intake Specialist (Ref# 12-016)” Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to personally acknowledge the receipt and status of each one. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Job Type: Human Services
Organization Type: Grantmaking Public Charities

Walker Coordinator

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
New York, New York

This position is the direct link to what the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer event is all about. The Walker Coordinator – Recruitment is the front-line sales and customer service representative responsible for recruitment of Avon Walk for Breast Cancer participants. This position is a critical team member responsible for converting leads to participants and, consequently, the Walker Coordinator - Recruitment is compensated accordingly for conversion efforts. This individual is accountable for ensuring that the conversion goals for his/her assigned Leads are not only met but exceeded.


  • A desire for sales and achieving results by showing your enthusiasm, knowledge and energy when working interested parties (Leads) using strong phone and email contact as well as in-person sales.
  • Deliver prepared sales communications that completely describe the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer event in order to persuade potential participants to donate or participate in our Event series.
  • Adjust sales communication to continually target the needs and interests of specific individuals interested in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer to achieve event recruitment goals. Conversion activity has a direct impact on compensation.
  • Offer impeccable customer service to interested parties relative to recruitment, event fundraising and training information by way of leadership, motivation and knowledge.
  • Provides excellent customer service by promptly and professionally picking up incoming calls (all staff is responsible for quickly answering calls as needed) and working collaboratively with peers in the office.
  • Obtain all necessary customer information such as name, address, etc. to ensure we have accurately captured the interested parties’ information into our reservation system for continued and future follow-up.
  • Resolves Leads/Participants questions, concerns or issues by utilizing strong customer service skills, asking open ended questions to confirm concerns or issues, and exercising diplomacy.
  • Uses customer relations management (CRM) database systems to appropriately track and request information for leads and participants.
  • Conducts informational meetings in a public forum for potential participants as well as currently registered participants for the Avon Walk Breast Cancer events.
  • Assists with planning and attends special events in the local market (such as a Great Start Party, Introduction Meetings, Training Walks, Expo, Fundraising and Training Clinics, Training Day, etc).
  • May support fundraising and training activities for registered Walkers as needed.
  • Takes responsibility for maintaining the office area as directed by Operations Manager. All staff is responsible for their part of the overall appearance of the office.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management (such as researching and/ or staffing outreach events, unique duties assigned while working actual events, various in-office tasks, etc).


  • Minimum 1 year of progressively responsible customer service experience in a high-paced environment, preferably in the area of high-volume, customer relationship management.
  • Strong sales skills and experience as well as interest in sales and customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, organize fundraising activities effectively, and participate in high-level customer service support.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, detail and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Experience fundraising and training for an outdoor athletic event and the ability to train others how to fundraise and train to walk in a long-distance event.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including facility in managing and prioritizing projects with multiple and often competing deadlines, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Proven ability to deliver high-touch customer service and work with customer relations management (CRM) database systems (e.g., keep contact logs, conversation notes, and implement follow-up flags).
  • Ability to work independently, to work under supervision, and to work in a team-based and goal-oriented environment.
  • Proficient with the PC and Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate with employees and other agency contacts in a courteous and professional manner. This includes client interactions with the Avon Foundation and its affiliates.
  • Ability to maintain and adhere to schedules.
  • Ability to present oral and written reports.
  • Ability to use considerable judgment and initiative required to establish work procedures.
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours.
  • Ability to actively participate in the logistical and operational tasks of the actual Event, as well as pre- and post-Event activities.
  • Ability to work 3 + Avon Walk for Breast Cancer events which means a 6-day commitment per event. Employees may work a minimum of 3 events.
  • Ability to work the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer event, which is a 2 day event with a week-long preparation period entailing strenuous physical activity with possible continuous lifting of up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand for 16 hours daily over the course of the event. Ability to work at varied hours; event preparation can entail early morning and late night activity.
  • Local and national travel required.


Bachelor’s degree preferred. Proven success in customer relationship management software. Experience in special events for not-for-profit institutions or charitable causes. Direct, personal experience with fundraising programs, as well as long-distance walking and physical training programs. Strong experience in organizing, coordinating, and motivating groups of event participants, and volunteers. Familiarity with CRM programs.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Application Instructions


No phone calls please. Please send both a cover letter and resume to

Job Type: Program
Organization Type: Nonprofit Organizations

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