Director of Development
Springwell, a regional leader in the provision of long term support services seeks an experienced Development Professional to join our Executive Leadership Team. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of Development will plan, lead and coordinate the agency’s development activities including fundraising with individual donors, private foundations as well as generating new revenues from individuals and events. Join a team of professionals committed to charting the future direction of this dynamic agency.
Our ideal candidate will bring a track record of securing philanthropic support from individuals, and corporations. The successful candidate will have the integrity, stature and proven ability to develop relationships with potential donors, corporations and volunteers. Currently we are excited about new opportunities for innovation and growth, especially through partnerships with health care providers.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Partners to work with Springwell’s leadership in strategic planning and management.
- Builds and Nurtures effective, positive working relationships with senior management, volunteer s and colleagues
- Identifies, recruits and trains Volunteer leaders, when appropriate, who can extend the reach of staff through involvement in the cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors including individuals, corporations and foundations.
- Identifies opportunities and relationships with corporate partners to secure philanthropic support.
- Works closely with the Board and Executive Leadership Team to identify donors and create cultivation and closing strategies.
- Writes proposals and case statement documents as needed.
- Works with prospects to develop and enhance the relationship with the agency leveraging that relationship to maximize philanthropic giving.
- Actively manages a personal portfolio of donors and, formulates and documents development strategies, follows agreed upon targets for prospect activity and fundraising outcomes.
- Document all fundraising and donor work in Raiser’s Edge.
- Successfully solicits donors for gifts and closes gifts working with Board and senior staff as appropriate.
- Prepares and regularly updates progress reports, including but not limited to, quarterly reports, development plans and fundraising progress and other forecasts.
- Uses metrics regularly to review performance as a means of improving fundraising outcomes as well as personal sense of accomplishment and provide feedback to the Executive Leadership Team.
Desired Skills and Experience:
- Bachelors Degree required, graduate education a plus.
- A minimum of 5 years of senior management and fundraising experience, some of those in major gifts and ideally in nonprofit organizations.
In addition the ideal candidate will possess the following attributes and experience:
- Demonstrated track record working successfully with high level donors, cultivating relationships, stewarding and closing large gifts.
- Experience in external relations and managing volunteers.
- Comprehensive understanding of major gifts fundraising principles and practices.
- Ability to demonstrate a track record of securing philanthropic support from individuals.
- Extremely high level of professionalism, collegiality, self motivation, organization and familiarity with the goals of and objectives of Springwell, Inc.
- Excellent communication and writing skills are necessary as is the ability to work collaboratively with other departments, volunteers, senior management and the Board.
- Familiarity with HIPPA related rules and regulations is important and the ability to operate in a HIPPA Compliant environment a must.
- Be professional, honest and trustworthy.
- Be flexible and able to deal effectively and politely with people from all backgrounds and in all types of difficult situations.
- Possess the ability to evaluate problems accurately and display good, sound, confidential judgment.
- Maintain a professional and caring demeanor as well as a tenacious work ethic.
- Collaborate: be conscientious and results oriented.
- Have the ability to innovate, think strategically, conceptually and manage multiple projects simultaneously and handle difficult situations with a sense of humor.
- Be able to listen carefully as well as to influence and persuade others.
- Be organized, efficient and exhibit great attention to detail and have the ability to produce clear documentation.
- Be motivated and flexible to change.
Compensation: Competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401K, and 3 weeks’ vacation. For more information please visit our website www.springwell.com.
PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY: Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
User Engagement and Outreach Specialist
New York, New York
New York, New York
THE FOUNDATION CENTER is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training we connect people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Our organization's mission is to strengthen the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world. Our vision is a world enriched by the effective allocation of philanthropic resources, informed public discourse about philanthropy, and broad understanding of the contributions of nonprofit activity to increasing opportunity and transforming lives.
REPORTS TO: Director, New York Office
JOB SUMMARY: Key member of the New York Outreach and Learning team. Engages users in live and online settings and develops initiatives to enhance their user experience. Develops and implements community outreach programs. Conducts tours, orientations for visitors, regular training sessions, both on and off site in the greater New York area. Provides reference service for the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center. Coordinates online communications including the web site, newsletter, blog, and social media for the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center.
- In collaboration with the Director of the New York Office, develops and implements strategies to enhance user experiences, proactively engage with them, and strengthen customer relationships.
- Schedules meetings with users to discuss needs, explore new opportunities, and collect feedback.
- Works with the Director of the New York Office to plan and implement community outreach initiatives. Provides orientations and presentations to outside groups regarding Center services and grantseeking practices at onsite and offsite locations.
- Cultivates the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center online communities through our regional social media. Works with the national and regional social media team as necessary for special events and promotions.
- Working with members of the communications staff, serves as editor of the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center weekly electronic newsletter; responsible for content, formatting, scheduling, and dissemination.
- In collaboration with the Director of the New York Office, updates and maintains the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center web site and blog.
- Works up to 12 hours per week at the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center reference desk, including some Saturdays and evening hours as required. Provides backup support in the Library/Learning Center during busier periods.
- Assists with online reference provision to the public approximately 5 hours per week (and additional hours as needed).
- Participates in delivering regularly scheduled grantseeker training programs.
- Collaborates with product development teams and coordinates testing groups. Serves on other Center-wide task forces as appropriate.
- Prepares monthly reports on the programs and services of the Foundation Center's New York Library/Learning Center. Analyzes user engagement statistics and feedback to identify trends and recommend new approaches.
- Serves as backup for the grantmaker services hotline.
REQUIREMENTS: MLS degree. Knowledge, experience, creativity, and passion for engaging users, enhancing their user experience, and building online and offline communities. Knowledge of principles, practices, and trends in outreach service coordination. Ability to plan and implement comprehensive outreach programs/initiatives for targeted populations. Minimum 3-5 years of experience with providing reference service, online database searching, and Internet research. Excellent people, communication, and writing skills are essential. Experience with public speaking and ability to effectively communicate to a diverse audience. Some training experience preferred. Knowledge of the nonprofit sector, grantmakers, and fundraising desirable. Able to manage diverse projects, be flexible, and work collaboratively. Some travel and evening and weekend work. Spanish language skills preferred.
To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
E-mail: email@example.com (Please put the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line.)
Director of Human Resources
79 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10003
79 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Do not telephone.
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
For more information on positions available at the Foundation Center please visit our website: http://foundationcenter.org/about/jobs/
The Foundation Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Staten Island, New York
Staten Island, New York
Project Hospitality, a private not-for-profit organization based in Staten Island, New York, provides comprehensive services for hungry and homeless and inadequately housed people, especially those who are living with multiple diagnoses such as HIV, substance use, and/or mental illness. As the only comprehensive homeless service provider in the borough of Staten Island, Project Hospitality serves more than 5,000 Staten Island residents each year. We operate with more than 300 staff and a corps of more than 600 student, community, religious, and corporate volunteers.
Summary: The Grant Director position will manage the Agency grant process, including the setting of annual goals, developing and writing corporate and foundation proposals, researching funding sources as well as monitoring grant income against goals.
- Research prospects for public and private foundation grants
- Write and coordinate, and oversee all aspects of public and private grants process.
- Develop and manage, and oversee the agency grants calendar, which includes all submission deadlines and all reports.
- Ensure accurate data collection and tracking for grants.
- Responsible for the assembly, delivery, and reporting on all grants
- Cultivate and maintain excellent relationship with all funders; and be able to cultivate new relationships.
- Annually develop an updated general support proposal and prepare submissions.
- Conduct research to find new funders for general operating support and for targeted program areas. Assist in building relationships with funders.
- Operate a reporting system to report on progress towards annual goals.
- Oversee the Agency’s government RFP applications, reports and renewals.
Requirements: BA/BS required, Masters preferred with superior research, writing and analytical skills. Must be highly motivated and organized. Must be able to work well with senior program staff and executive leadership. Experience with grant writing in social service agency needed. MS Office computer experience required, Razors Edge knowledge a plus. Needs to establish workload priorities and balance diverse projects. Must have exceptional communication skills both orally and in writing, with individuals and groups regarding complex and sensitive issues or regulations. The physical ability to perform the essential job functions are needed. In addition, the Grant Director shall perform any duties as required to meet the needs of the program and the clients that we serve. The agency reserves the right to review and change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
To Apply: Please provide writing sample along with resume and salary requirements to: Fax # 718-720-5476 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Development and Community Engagement for the East Coast
Charlotte, North Carolina
Charlotte, North Carolina
Moishe House seeks a Director of Development and Community Engagement for the East Coast to plan and execute development activities with a targeted portfolio of $2,000,000+. This experienced professional will be responsible for major gifts and stewarding individual relationship-building efforts. The position will be based in the Northeast, preferably in New York, and will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.
Organization Overview: Moishe House provides meaningful Jewish experiences for young adults around the world by supporting leaders in their 20's as they create vibrant home-based Jewish communities for themselves and their peers. We are the largest, international organization serving the young adult constituency (ages 22-30) and have 54 houses in 14 countries providing more than 5,000 annual programs around the world.
Essential Job Duties:
- Develop and implement comprehensive fundraising plans for East Coast cities and communities where Moishe House has a strong programmatic presence. Specific responsibilities will include: 1) Cultivating and engaging current donors; and 2) Prospecting and successfully securing new donors.
- Orchestrate ongoing stewardship interactions and events to showcase Moishe House residents and participants.
- Plan fundraising events (e.g. parlor meetings and open houses).
- Work directly with nearby National Board Members to cultivate their engagement and involvement in our development efforts. Communications and Leadership
- Work closely with the Development and Marketing & Communications Departments to implement on- and offline marketing initiatives to support community building efforts.
- Prepare and circulate city-specific reports (informal and formal) to donors.
- Create and maintain strategic partnerships to elevate the Jewish young adult engagement agenda and Moishe House's presence in communities.
- Represent the organization by serving as a thought leader (i.e. speaking on panels, authoring articles and participate in conferences/convenings). Minimum Education and Experience
- 5+ years of direct fundraising experience for a non-profit organization or political campaigns with a proven track record of success.
- BA/BS required. Advanced degree preferred.
Other Critical Skills and Abilities:
- Strong volunteer management skills
- Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
- Exceptional verbal, written and proofreading skills
- Works well independently as well as on a team
- Entrepreneurial in spirit
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Experience working with a development database is a plus
- Have a passion for the work and mission of Moishe House
This is a full time position with moderate regional travel required.
To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume with salary history and writing samples (no calls please) to email@example.com.
Envision Peace Museum
About Envision Peace Museum: Envision Peace Museum is an emerging museum with a mission to foster insight into the meanings and roots of peace while empowering visitors to overcome violence and injustice in their daily lives and in the world. Envision’s exhibitions, education, and events invite visitors to:
- empathize with the people and stories about active peace-building even when these stories are difficult or run counter to their initial ideas;
- develop deeper and more useful understandings of peace and peace work;
- have transformational social interactions that enrich learning while strengthening personal relationships and our overall civil society;
- engage in building peace in their own lives and larger communities using practical tools and skills developed in the Museum.
Summary of Director of Development Function: Under the direction of the Executive Director and with the support of the Board of Directors and staff, the Director of Development will lead and be responsible for development efforts as Envision Peace Museum continues to grow. This is a new position in the organization and will include as a key function of the building an effective development office and the development of plans and coordination of staff, Board and volunteer development efforts. Programs to be overseen will include annual giving, major giving, capital campaign, online giving, foundation grants, and coordination with events planning and general communications.
Essential Functions and Areas of Responsibility:
1. Continual identification of additional potential major donors, and organization and coordination of their cultivation and gift solicitation.
2. Organization and supervision of Annual Giving/Annual Fund
3. Oversight and support for other basic giving functions:
o Annual Development Plan and implementation
o Foundation grant writing
o Online giving
o Capital Campaign
4. Responsibility for routine development activities
o Comprehensive data input and tracking in SalesForce/Patron Manager
o Liaison with the Board and fundraising related committees of the Board
o Stewardship activity
o Coordination of development related mailings
o Timely submission of reports
o Volunteer training
Assistance with events planning
Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent
- Five (5) years in a development office
- Familiarity with the content domain of Envision Peace Museum. Peace and Justice Studies and/or Museum studies are helpful.
- Three (3) years professional experience within a museum, start-up not-for-profit organization, or peace and justice / social change organization.
- Successful track record in securing sponsorships and asking for gifts in the + $50,000 range.
- Experience managing team-based fund raising programs of at least $50,000 annually and participation in a capital campaign of at least $2 million.
- CFRE certification is a plus.
Other Required Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:
1. In-depth knowledge of fundraising strategies.
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Superior interpersonal and leadership skills to collaborate effectively with Envision constituencies and staff.
4. Initiative; independent judgment, decision-making ability and common sense.
5. Proven organizational skills; able to schedule and complete multiple short term and long term tasks.
6. Reasonable flexibility; evening and weekend work will be required at times.
7. Proficient in software such as Microsoft office suite, Wealth Engine and Fundraiser Professional.
8. Social skills for cultivating donors and prospects.
9. Highest professional standards of discretion.
10. Highest standards of integrity; outgoing; self-starting; tactful; detail-oriented; innovative; capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines.
Compensation: Depends on experience.
Affirmative Actions/ Equal Opportunity Employer/Smoke-Free Workplace
Envision Peace Museum is an equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Envision Peace Museum is a smoke-free workplace.
To Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org