Manage the Smith Fund’s numerous marketing platforms, including direct mail, email, texting and crowd-funding campaigns. Work to transform our annual fund efforts to engage alumnae, family and friends of Smith College through more customized and personalized segmentation as new marketing technologies becoming available. Develop and work with strategic reports and data analysis to optimize fundraising and participation results and supervise a Program Coordinator.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Solicitation Management: Serve as primary manager of the Smith Fund’s broad-based solicitations to secure annual philanthropic support from alumnae, families and friends of the college. In partnership with the Director, design and execute the Smith Fund’s mail, email, texting and crowd-funding efforts. This includes oversight of outreach to special populations, such as time-sensitive challenge initiatives, use of video, graphic layout and design, and digital content. Work closely with the Director to determine strategies that engage and inspire donors to participate in annual giving to the college. Develop solicitation strategies, determine appeal segmentation, and develop production timelines. Coordinate the content and timing of Smith Fund appeals with overall advancement strategies for alumnae and family engagement/philanthropy. Catalyze and adapt marketing efforts to respond to rapidly changing trends in annual giving and to technology tools as they become available to the Smith Fund.
Serve as lead liaison to mail houses and other vendors. Oversee the work of the Program Coordinator who supports mail and email appeals. Creatively manage crowd funding and texting campaigns for the Smith Fund, and support campus partners with related campaigns as assigned.
Hire and oversee student assistants, as necessary. Research best practices at peer institutions. Other duties as assigned.
Analysis and Reporting: Prepare monthly, annual, and campaign-specific reporting for the Director, including analysis of results by segment. Based on these analyses, make recommendations for appeal strategies. Work with Advancement Systems Director to request or adjust reporting to meet Smith Fund departmental needs, and to learn and transition to new software and systems as applicable. Train other staff on these technologies, including the Program Coordinator. With the Director, oversee the departmental budget for these components of the program.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years relevant experience and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience in high volume direct marketing program with a clear record of accomplishment and strong measurable results. Experienced user of Adobe Creative design software, Excel, CRMs, automated marketing software, and integrated databases.
Skills: Outstanding leadership, management, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and oral/written communication skills. Able to function as a team player and be comfortable in a fast-paced and results-driven environment, while effectively planning and executing a challenging array of program initiatives. Ability and willingness to occasionally travel. Ability to work occasional nights and weekends.
Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
The Yiddish Book Center is a non-profit cultural organization based in Amherst, MA with a national and international membership base. We are seeking a Membership and Online Fundraising Manager to take a leadership role in continued development of our online fundraising and outreach efforts; and to coordinate constituent management, donations processing, and member correspondence. Also supports website and technical operations for new and ongoing projects across the organization.
- Coordinates online fundraising efforts to coincide with direct mail appeals, and additional online-only outreach projects throughout the year. Creates and maintains membership-related web content, including donation forms;
- Ensures that membership records and communications are handled appropriately following Yiddish Book Center policies and procedures. Specifically: Gift processing, constituent data entry and updates, data-sync of Raisers’ Edge and Luminate records, written and phone communication with members in response to inquiries;
- Participates in strategic planning process for the website and other online tool and communications channels, and helps to implement solutions based on these goals. Acts as a resource to resolve technical problems day-to-day for staff and outside users;
- Provides training and support for YBC staff users of the bulk email tools, user databases, web forms and other web content;
- Organizes training and supervision of work study, part time and seasonal employees to assist as needed with membership tasks;
- Communicates with vendors to maintain tech tools as needed based on organizational strategies and priorities;
- Trains staff and volunteers in proper use of on-site audio-visual equipment equipment and works with vendors to keep all equipment in working order and up to date to meet programmatic requirements;
- Answers multi-line phone system, forwarding calls and taking messages as required;
- Other projects and tasks as assigned.
- Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising software
- Understanding of non-profit fundraising processes, including industry best practices for online fundraising
- Experience with audience segmentation for online communication and reporting
- Excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize among multiple responsibilities and projects
- Flexibility and ability to work in a mid-level leadership role
- Technological problem-solving, both immediate and long-range
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
Western New England University seeks an Annual Giving Officer (AGO) to complete a team of three advancement professionals focused on growing the University’s $1.25 million annual giving program. The AGO is a highly motivated external-facing team member who manages the process of identifying, qualifying, cultivating and personally soliciting a portfolio of prospects who have the capacity to make annual gifts of $500 or more. The AGO discovers new potential annual donors and builds relationships that create opportunities for additional and increased giving in the future. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to represent the University effectively in one-on-one situations and at large gatherings. Essential duties include: personally soliciting a minimum of 20 prospects per month via email, phone or face-to-face appointments; inspiring prospects to increase their annual leadership-level commitments; and qualifying and stewarding prospects toward principal and major gift solicitation.
Demonstrated experience with cultivation of donors, marketing and communications strategies and special events. Demonstrated proficiency with computers: knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, familiarity with development databases. Strong organizational, analytical and managerial skills. Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing). Ability to plan, execute and evaluate programs. Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and community leaders. Travel is necessary. 1-2 years of experience in the field of development preferred. Knowledge of the cultivation, solicitation and stewarding of gifts is strongly preferred. Knowledge and experience with alumni programming, annual giving and recruiting and managing volunteers is a plus.
Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law. Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.
To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu
Department: Alumnae Relations
Job Category: Staff Position
Grade: N Position
Category: Regular Internal/External
Position Type: Administrative Support
FLSA: Non Exempt
Provide administrative support for the Office of Alumnae Relations with a specific focus on reunions, classes, and alumnae clubs programming. Support alumnae programs, events, and communications, with an emphasis on reunion-related duties from January through June.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide proactive customer service to Smith’s diverse alumnae population around the globe via on-campus interactions, online resources, and data support. Serve as a member of the Alumnae Relations team focused on engaging Smith’s alumnae through a signature reunion program, alumnae clubs in regions across the US and the world, and through their class affiliations.
Generate class and club lists, and current student lists utilizing a set of data systems and tools, including Banner, Cognos and Salesforce. Run various reports for staff and alumnae volunteers. Manage multiple internal online/digital reunion resources. Process event requests/reservations using 25Live.
Coordinate data and other requests for classes, clubs, outside vendors, designers, printers, and mail houses. Proofread copy and correspond with outside vendors on class and club newsletters (print and broadcast emails). Edit/maintain online resources. Monitor and manage “alumclub” email account and the clubs online calendar.
Code class and club volunteers. Request and process annual and financial reports from clubs and classes. Respond to general correspondence/emails/phone calls with class and club officers and other alumnae.
Provide support for class, club and reunion events. Process expense reimbursements, accounts payable, faculty speaker requests, and assist faculty traveling for OAR events with travel arrangements and reimbursements.
Provide general administrative support for the Office of Alumnae Relations such as scheduling and meeting arrangements, ordering of supplies, processing of expenses, and maintenance of MFD. Submit work orders and ITS service requests. Submit catering requests and work with external caterers. Back up or assist other staff needs within the Office of Alumnae Relations Provide and provide other administrative support duties for as needed.
Education/Experience: High school diploma plus 1-3 years relevant administrative experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to work overtime occasionally throughout the year, as needed in April and May, and work during the two Reunion weekends in May.
Skills: Ability to work as a team member and also independently on projects. Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Experience with database management preferred and a great attention to detail required. Ability to take initiative and solve problems, work proactively on multiple tasks, prioritizing a range of projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Must interact effectively with a diverse population including alumnae, students, faculty, colleagues, and vendors. Must be able to handle confidential information. work under pressure and remain flexible.
Additional Information: Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.
Department: Alumnae Relations
Job Category: Staff Position
Position Category: Regular
Internal/External Position Type: Administrative Support
Position Summary: Support planning and coordination of the activities of the alumnae engagement team and the Alumnae Association of Smith College (AASC) Board of Directors. Work with the Alumnae Engagement Director to plan, and prepare for and follow-up on AASC board meetings and conference calls; implement programming including, data management, materials prep, event logistics, financial reconciliation; and other projects as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Alumnae Events and Programs (35%): Work with the Director and other members of the alumnae engagement team to implement events and programs for alumnae both on and off-campus. As required, provide on-site logistical coordination and staffing for events. Schedule events, rooms and catering through 25Live; coordinate travel and logistics for staff and alumnae; research and reserve venues and off-site catering; coordinate materials prep for conferences and career events; approve alumnae for CareerBeam and LinkedIn groups; organize and lead webinars; process A/P vouchers and reconcile payments in TouchNet.
AASC Board Support: Proactively support members of the AASC Board of Directors, including on-campus meetings, regular phone and email contact with the president, officers and committees. Respond to board member requests. Assist with the organization and scheduling of board meetings and monthly phone calls, including the preparation of all meeting materials and collateral information. Anticipate and arrange long-term logistical needs of the board by planning for hotel accommodations and space reservations required more than one year in advance. Coordinate travel, accommodations and/or video conferencing arrangements for directors’ participation in meetings. Maintain official records of Board meetings, including minutes and reports. Create and maintain accurate contact records (addresses, employment, etc.) and bios for all current and former trustees. Monitor Board budget; process all reimbursement vouchers and invoices charged to the board budget.
Student Initiatives / Reunion Student Worker Program: Provide support to the reunion student worker program, including updating job descriptions, booking training space and scheduling shifts in online database. Update program materials, including the student worker handbook, orientation handouts and related information, taking advantage of digital and online platforms as required.
Other: Participate in team meetings, task forces and committees as required. Back up other staff needs as necessary. Perform related duties as required.
Education/Experience: Associate's degree plus 2-4 years of relevant experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent computer skills, especially database management experience. Able to provide excellent customer service while interacting effectively with a diverse population including alumnae, students, faculty, staff and outside vendors. Must be able to maintain confidentiality, work under pressure and be flexible. Must possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, be able to prioritize work effectively, take initiative and solve problems. Willingness to work occasional overtime with evenings and weekends (approximately 5 weekends per year). Must be comfortable with technology and willing to learn emerging technologies as necessary. Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite, Banner, SalesForce and Zoom.
Additional Information: Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution, is seeking a development coordinator for the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP). CLPP is a national program that inspires, educates and supports new activists and leaders to build a stronger and more diverse movement for reproductive justice and social change. The development coordinator (DC) manages CLPP’s individual and institutional stewardship activities, including: tracking activities in CLPP's individual and institutional fundraising calendars; managing the production of fundraising appeals, institutional and individual funding proposals, and donor reports; recording gifts; thanking donors; and supporting stewardship activities for major donors under the direction of CLPP's major gifts officer. The DC also runs CLPP's annual conference sponsorship campaign, working closely with CLPP's deputy director of systems and sustainability. This is a grant-funded position with continuation pending future funding.
An associate degree with a minimum of three years job-related experience is required. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience in nonprofit development, including fundraising operations and support services, grants management, prospect research, stewardship, gift acknowledgement procedures, donation tracking, and reports. Knowledge of fundraising best practices including online fundraising experience, and familiarity with email and social media marketing preferred. The DC must possess strong writing and editing skills; be highly organized and extremely detail oriented, with demonstrated planning and time management skills; have advanced word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs (especially Word and Excel) and Google documents; and ability to assess and implement new software. Graphic design skills and familiarity with design programs including video editing, Photoshop, InDesign preferred. This position requires strong hands-on knowledge and skills of data manipulation, analysis, and reporting, and other relevant technology tools. Expertise with relational databases, and data migration tools is necessary. The DC should be aligned with CLPP’s mission and values, and have the ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including people with different racial, ethnic and class backgrounds, people of different genders, and people with disabilities.
This 35-hour per week benefited position requires some travel and occasional evenings and weekends. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/
Resumes should be sent directly to and no later than December 14, 2018:
Fr. Matthew Alcombright, Pastor
St. Mary’s Parish
30 Bartlett St.
Westfield, MA 01085
Internal/External Position Type:
As part of a collaborative team, manage a geographically or class-based assigned pool of prospective donors through the fund-raising continuum from discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, focusing on prospects capable of annual gifts of $1,875 to $50,000. Visit 100+ alumnae each fiscal year to solicit support and to promote membership in the Sophia Smith Leadership Society ($1,875+). While emphasis will be on Smith Fund gifts, other current use restricted gifts will also be part of the conversations at times. Travel frequently in assigned territories to build relationships on behalf of the college. Responsible for directing a group of alumnae classes on all fund-raising efforts, seeking to increase levels of giving and participation. Supervise one or more Program Assistant(s).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prospect Management and Solicitation: Design and implement strategies for discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of 100+ prospective leadership gift donors. Responsibilities in this area include: travel planning, visits and follow up, and direct solicitation; working collaboratively with and in support of volunteers to cultivate and solicit donors; collaborating with other Development staff toward shared goals, and meeting independent goals set for visits and other activity; frequent travel, on occasion with volunteers or other college staff. With the Smith Fund Director and in coordination with other Development staff, organize and lead cultivation events for groups of alumnae in key regions around the country, in conjunction with volunteer and college leaders. Meet metrics and goals established by the Smith Fund Director for the number of visits, solicitations and other meaningful contact with assigned prospects. Promptly submit contact reports and other essential follow up activities. Analyze activities to achieve progress toward stated goals.
Class Management: Working with the Smith Fund Director, craft strategic plans tailored for assigned classes based on data analysis and proven tactics designed to maximize revenue and consistent annual donor participation. Work with assigned volunteers to achieve the specified goals for the class, for The Smith Fund, and for other Advancement initiatives. Develop and implement fund-raising strategies that include solicitation plans for special gift prospects in these classes. Establish goals and priorities so that a broad constituency responds. Strengthen volunteer teams through training, management, and consistent communication. In conjunction with overall Smith Fund efforts, develop communications materials for volunteers, donors, and prospects that convey the goals and priorities of the college. Provide summaries and recommendations on class progress. Contribute to overall Smith Fund discussions affecting annual giving priorities and strategies. Other duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree plus 2 to 4 years of relevant experience and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a college environment with a clear record of accomplishment and strong measurable results. Experience in higher education preferred.
Skills: Knowledge of fundraising philosophies and approaches. Extensive domestic travel required. Evening and weekend work required. Superb written, verbal, and listening communications skills. Commitment to and respect for the contributions of volunteers. Ability to think creatively about human relationships with the intention of securing support for Smith. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work as part of a collaborative team. Comfort working in a fast paced environment under the firm deadlines of an intense annual cycle. Ability to balance short and long term needs. Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license.
Additional Information: Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
Join a team that uses the wisdom gained from history, literature, philosophy, and related fields to improve our civic culture and strengthen our democracy. Mass Humanities, a statewide grant making and programming organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, seeks a part-time Associate Director of Development. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of nonprofit fundraising experience, strong interest in the humanities, excellent oral/written communication skills, and the capacity to develop and implement Mass Humanities’ fundraising strategy.
This includes: (1) the annual Governor’s Awards in the Humanities benefit dinner; (2) segmented annual appeals; (3) creative and engaging donor cultivation and stewardship; and (4) local foundation grant applications. The Associate Director of Development will work closely with the Director of Development & Communications, the Executive Director and the board of directors. Apply online by 1/7/19.
Full details and online application: http://masshumanities.org/about/part-time-associate-director-of-development-wanted/
The Manager of Institutional Giving is responsible for identifying, soliciting and stewarding institutional funders. He/she researches prospective individuals, corporate and private foundations, government sources of support and other institutional donors, helps staff match priority projects with institutional funder priorities, writes proposals, prepares presentations, participates in solicitation calls as required, manages required grant reporting, and stewards donors.
Send cover letter that sells you along with resume to: Norman Rockwell Museum, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 308, Stockbridge, MA 01262, 413-931-2228, Employment@nrm.org; EOE M/F
Colgate University is a very special place to work. It is a nationally recognized, highly selective liberal arts institution set on a beautiful campus in Hamilton, New York. Hamilton is a charming and affordable rural community located in the rolling hills of the Chenango Valley close to the Adirondack Mountains. Colgate is consistently rated one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country. Over 900 people work at Colgate in a variety of positions including administrative assistants, professors, administrators, career planners, information technology specialists, deans, laboratory technicians, nurses, plumbers, and custodians.
The people who hold these positions come from the surrounding areas as well as from all parts of the United States and many countries around the world. Though diverse, they are all people who believe in our mission of providing a demanding, expansive educational experience. Colgate University is committed to teaching, and service at the highest level. It enrolls approximately 2800 students. When you work for Colgate you become part of an institution which has provided superior education since 1819. The quality of our staff is as important to preserving the standard of education as the quality of our faculty and students. To ensure that quality, we try to provide an environment where each employee is treated as an important contributor and can continue to learn and grow.
- Accountable for effective contribution to the advancement and relationship objectives for alumni and other constituents. Accountable for the execution of the strategic plan in order to meet alumni giving goals within assigned classes, affinities, and prospects. Accountable for effectively developing and maintaining relationships with key leadership gift (and prospective leadership gift) constituents as assigned. Ensures effective qualification, cultivation, and stewardship of constituents. Responsible for increasing levels of annual and long-term engagement and giving within assigned constituents.
- Accountable for developing and executing a division-wide plan around Reunion giving. Responsible for effective and independent management of assigned volunteers and classes, including the 25th reunion.
- Accountable for developing and executing plans to achieve Colgate Fund and Presidents' Club goals as assigned.
- Data Synthesis and Use: Demonstrated expertise in relevant datasets sufficient to identify errors and inconsistencies in reports and data tables. Demonstrated expertise in data analysis sufficient to leverage effectiveness in pursuit of individual goals. Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate data needs with specificity with respect to fields and tables.
- Opportunity Closing: Demonstrated ability to execute assigned tasks in fundraising and/or engagement opportunities that consistently add value to the execution of the steps to close the opportunity in a defined area for defined targets including Parents' Fund, Planned Giving, Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations, Major Gifts, and Annual Giving. Ability to learn from opportunities that do not close and adjust going forward.
- Proposal Advancement: Demonstrated ability to create and execute proposals, events, and programs that consistently achieve targeted goals and objectives of an assigned department. Demonstrated ability to identify and successfully pursue opportunities (and/or engagement) with assigned constituents (e.g. parents, alumni, foundations) and level (e.g. major donor). Demonstrated ability to consistently craft proposals and influence constituents to contribute and/or engage toward key institutional priorities.
- Relationship Building/Management: Demonstrated ability to execute a relationship-building model for a specifically defined and assigned function within IA including Alumni Relations, Parents Fund, Special Events, Planned Giving, Corporate Foundation & Government Relations, Alumni Relations, Major Gifts, and Annual Giving.
- Technology: Demonstrated ability to effectively access and navigate relevant technology systems used in advancement such as databases, CRMs, etc.
- Personal Accountability for Results: Takes responsibility for decisions, performance, and outcomes; behaves in a responsible manner with a positive attitude; shows self-awareness and openness to feedback.
- Effective Communication: Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills; shares information and seeks input from others; adapts communication to diverse audiences; protects private and confidential information.
- Problem Solving and Decision Making: Analyzes and prioritizes situations to identify and solve problems; generates solutions to improve efficiency and quality; involves others in solving problems and making decisions; factors organizational goals into decisions; makes clear, transparent, and timely decisions.
- Change Management: Responds positively to changing university initiatives and readily adapts behavior to maintain effective performance; understands the long-term direction of the university and can relate this to the departmental area; adapts to new methodologies; identifies and acts on areas where change is appropriate.
- Leadership and Teamwork: Applies skills and knowledge to provide a climate to achieve departmental and organizational success; balances individual and department goals; helps others perform at their best; builds productive relationships to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness; treats others with respect; resolves conflicts among team members.
- Creativity and Innovation: Generates, explores, encourages, and implements innovative ways of creating strategic value for the university, division, department, and individual level; critically assesses the effectiveness of new initiatives.
- Diversity and Inclusion: Demonstrates respect for people and their differences; understands the benefits of a diverse workforce; earns the trust and respect of others; includes and welcomes others; works to understand the perspective of others; promotes opportunities to experience diversity within our community.
- Sustainability: Understands the impact of decision making and personal behavior in achieving the university's commitment to a sustainable and carbon-neutral campus; supports and advances the university's sustainability initiatives; influences others to use sustainable practices.
- The ideal candidate will possess organizational savvy, an ability to establish and execute plans, and experience motivating internal and external stakeholders to achieve mutual goals. 3-5 years of previous sales, marketing, fundraising or non-profit experience required. The ability to handle confidential material with the utmost discretion and the ability to use IBM laptop computers and relevant software applications, such as E-Mail, MSWord, MSExcel, and a comfort level with database management are critical. A demonstrated ability to execute programs and meet measurable goals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team is critical. Must possess strong judgment skills, and the ability to develop solutions expediently. An ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education is essential.
Candidates must be capable of working collegially and effectively with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors on a daily basis.
- Previous experience managing and motivating volunteers.
- Previous fundraising experience in a non-profit setting.
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. Colgate University will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Alumni Engagement will help advance the mission of Anna Maria College by providing leadership and strategic direction for a comprehensive, vibrant and sustainable alumni and parent engagement program. The DAE is charged with working with the Vice President of Institutional Advancement to actively involve alumni in the life of the college and develop mutually beneficial relationships between the College and its graduates. In order to achieve this, the DAE needs to be a highly successful collaborator, facilitator, communicator and implementer – working with colleagues in the major giving, annual giving, and advancement services division; the communications and marketing division; and other campus departments, faculty, staff and students to celebrate the history of the College, develop and execute engagement opportunities, and foster a culture of philanthropy.
The DAE will take the lead in the development and execution of alumni programs, college and stewardship events, and effective volunteer management; creating alumni communications across multiple channels; and developing long-lasting relationships on behalf of the college.
- Work with the Vice President of Institutional of Advancement to develop a dynamic strategic plan that focuses alumni engagement on philanthropic and mission-driven programming.
- Develop and lead all alumni, parent and donor marketing, outreach and stewardship activities to increase connectivity and engagement with the College.
- Establish and develop relationship opportunities with alumni, parents and friends that help achieve the strategic objectives of Institutional Advancement and the College.
- Develop and oversee the execution of an annual communications plan, which includes direct, and electronic mail, alumni e-newsletter, web and social media to leverage and foster volunteerism, improve event attendance, and increase participation.
- Oversee the development and execution of alumni programming, special events and award ceremonies, including Homecoming and Alumni Reunions, Athletic Hall of Fame, and signature events.
- Conducts and organizes Alumni Association Board meetings, including volunteer growth and advancing the strategic priorities of Institutional Advancement and the College.
- Work collaboratively with all members of the Advancement Team to promote fundraising initiatives among all constituencies, identify and cultivate prospective supporters of the college’s Anna Maria Fund and major gifts program.
- Serve as the liaison for the Admissions Office, Career Center and Student Life, and other departments with regard to volunteer opportunities.
- Personally solicit gifts from the alumni board and develop a successful student philanthropy program.
- Maintain a portfolio of 50-75 face-to-face solicitations at the leadership level.
- Work in conjunction with the Director of Annual and Leadership Giving to build, nurture and expand relationships with the College's alumni and parents through personal visits, events, telephone calls, written and e-communications.
- Develop and manage the annual budget for the Office of Alumni Engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Demonstrated successful experience in alumni and parent programming and volunteer management required.
- Superior management, organization, and planning skills.
- Successful track record of data-driven alumni and parent program development, implementation, and assessment.
- Experience working with diverse constituent groups.
- Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking, capacity to listen, ability to interface with staff and volunteers in a collaborative manner, ability to initiate and maintain relationships with a broad range of internal and external constituents including faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, friends of the College and community members.
- Customer service oriented.
- Experience with technological tools and platforms used in advancement such as Constant Contact, CRM, social media, and volunteer management systems.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and solve problems.
- Exceptional integrity, mature judgment, ability to handle confidential information, and successfully navigate sensitive situations.
- Proven ability to work successfully both independently and in partnership with a wide array of internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically and work collaboratively to create, support and allocate resources to advance priorities.
- Previous supervisory experience.
- Positive attitude with creative mindset and take-charge initiative.
- Willingness and ability to travel; possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
- Some weekend and evening work required.
- Master's degree preferred.
- Higher Education experience
- Supervise student workers and volunteers
- Travel, weekend and evening hours as necessary for alumni activities.
- A valid driver’s license is required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and names of three professional references to, https://www.annamaria.edu/human-resources/jobs
PART-TIME CURATORIAL ASSISTANT POSITION (15 Hours Per Week) - Position Available Immediately
Responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to: The position of Curatorial Assistant is available immediately. The Curatorial Assistant will provide assistance to the Director of the Art Museums and the Acting Curator of Art with administrative support, research for collections objects and exhibitions, filing of collections records and related paperwork, general curatorial inquiries and collections maintenance for the Michele and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts and the George Walter Vincent Smith Museum. This is a part-time, 15 hour per week position which reports to the Acting Curator of Art.
Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to the following: Administrative support including preparation of purchase orders from verbal and written instructions; ordering supplies, and verifying that all purchases are received; answering general inquiries about the Museums and collections; returning phone calls to the public; making photocopies; getting and distributing mail.
Assist the Director and the Acting Curator of Art with research, planning, organization, and realization of art exhibitions.
Write, edit, and assist in the production of exhibition-related materials, including wall texts, extended object labels, public relations and education materials.
Assist the Preparator in the display of permanent collection objects.
Conduct weekly collection gallery inspections and weekly inspection of works on view in temporary exhibitions and assist with follow-up arrangements in the event of damage, deterioration, etc.; dust pedestals and wash plexiglass displays as needed.
Assist in maintenance of the collection and temporary loans; photography of permanent collection objects; greet and assist visiting scholars to review permanent collections objects.
Attend curatorial and exhibition planning meetings as assigned.
Attend special events as assigned.
Other special projects or departmental duties as assigned.
Qualifications include, but are not necessarily limited to: A Bachelor of Arts degree in art history or related field preferred, 1-3 years prior curatorial or administrative related experience preferred. The following are necessary: A proven ability to work collaboratively and successfully with others; outstanding organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-up; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; strong computer skills; and excellent written and oral communication. The successful candidate must be capable of interacting with colleagues, the public, docents, artists and lenders in a respectful and positive fashion; possess problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate and facilitate solutions; and have the ability to maintain confidentiality. This position requires a valid driver’s license and requires handling and moving art work weighing up to 25 pounds.
Interested individuals should submit their cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to: email@example.com by November 16, 2018. In advance, we wish to thank all candidates who have submitted their application for this position, those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) is seeking a Full-Time Outreach and Family Services Administrator. The Outreach and Family Services Administrator is responsible for family selection and support activities for Habitat’s homeownership & home preservation programs, active community outreach to develop relationships to support the affiliate via faith communities, civic organizations, collegiate engagement, youth engagement, etc. as well as administrative support for the affiliate.
Ideal candidate must meet the following requirements:
- Two-Four years’ experience in nonprofit development, event management, donor engagement, outreach, administrative assistant, office management, or relevant position
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher & PowerPoint),
- Ability to learn and use affiliate’s fundraising and volunteer management software (Little Green Light) and e-blast communication program (Constant Contact)
- Excellent organizational skills, both written and verbal
- Strong leadership skills
- Ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds • Ability to remain organized while handling a high volume of tasks
- Self-managed with the ability to work with a team as well as independently
- Self-motivated, highly organized with exceptional attention to detail, and creative, out-of-the-box thinker
- Familiarity with social media and web page platforms
- Dependable and responsive
- Can do attitude and a sense of humor
- Reliable transportation
- Willingness to learn new strategies in a fast-pace environment,
- Experience with volunteers in an administrative capacity or as a volunteer
- Comfortable networking and interacting with corporate and individual donors
- Flexible schedule, as needed (night and weekend work sometimes necessary)
- Understanding and passion for the mission & vision of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity
- Understanding and respectful of the affiliates faith-based roots
Starting salary range: $32,000 - $37,000. GSHFH is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications being reviewed on a rolling basis and position filled accordingly. Interested candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Schimmel via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a full job description, please visit our website at https://www.habitatspringfield.org/join-our-team PLEASE no phone calls.