WHAT YOU WILL DO: The Vice President, Donor Impact and Engagement will build on the our success of more than doubling our annual fundraising program and lead USES’s fundraising and donor relations, marketing & communications, and community relations efforts through an ambitious growth phase. USES is implementing a strategic plan and multi-million-dollar comprehensive capital campaign that will grow philanthropic support to at least $3M annually by FY23.
As a member of the Executive Team, the Vice President, Donor Impact and Engagement will report to and partner closely with the President & CEO to set our direction for fundraising, communications and community relations, as well as actively contribute to the development and implementation of USES’s strategic goals and objectives, annual budget process, talent-related decisions, and overall organizational direction. The VP will manage a team of five development and communications staff including a Director of Development, Director of Marketing and Communications, Individual Giving Manager, Development Operations Associate, and Corporate and Foundation Relations Associate. The VP will foster a culture of philanthropy among staff, participants, volunteers and the Board of Directors.
WHAT YOU WILL LOVE:
- Being a part of a committed, dedicated and fun senior management team that drives organizational strategy and impact
- Leading a department and team that builds impactful relationships to support our mission to disrupt the cycle of poverty for children and their families
- Partnering with the President & CEO and Board of Directors to create a culture of philanthropy that allows USES to achieve ambitious annual and campaign fundraising targets
- Serving as an external face of the organization and raising USES’s visibility to external stakeholders and partners, including funders, community partners, and media
- Cultivating and managing a portfolio of 100+ prospects and donors and ensuring USES’s relationships, both new and existing, are leveraged to optimize fundraising opportunities
- Working with the President & CEO in the management of her relationships and identifying opportunities to promote her as a thought leader in media (publications/interviews), events, conference presentations, and similar settings
- Building strong relationships with Program Directors, positioning Directors as partners in their program’s fundraising success and collaborating on the development of innovative programs
- Serving as fundraising liaison to the Board of Directors and volunteer committees, managing and coaching these individuals to ensure their success in development
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
- A commitment to USES’s mission, vision and values
- A minimum of 7 years of experience that demonstrates success cultivating, stewarding, and soliciting donors and direct experience managing a development department
- An ability to lead in an organization that is fast paced, experiencing change and growth
- Demonstrated experience in taking initiative and setting and achieving ambitious goals
- An ability to coach, lead, and inspire a team to achieve goals
- Experience working collaboratively with a Board of Directors and volunteer committees
- Superb written and communication skills, public speaking skills; highly interpersonal
- Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage competing priorities
- Able to exercise sound judgment and confidentiality at all times
- A working knowledge of Salesforce or other
CRM CORE COMPETENCIES: We look forward to getting to know each candidate and their unique talents. We are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the competencies listed below:
- Strategic Thinking – Analyzes and synthesizes data and information. Listens, observes and questions. Defines and monitors strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals.
- Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others. Articulates expectations of self and others. Supports, inspires and motivates others to perform well. Effectively influences actions and opinions of others. Is thoughtful and decisive. Gives appropriate recognition to others.
- Managing People/Coaching – Develops relationships. Listens, understands and is available to staff. Demonstrates emotional intelligence. Holds self and others accountable to defined expectations. Provides regular performance feedback. Develops and supports direct reports' skills and encourages growth.
- Oral/Written Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and with excellence. Listens and provides clarification as needed. Responds well to questions. Varies communication style to meet recipient needs. Presents data clearly and effectively.
- Business Acumen – Understands the fundamentals of their functional area of development including development operations and reporting, corporate and foundation relationships, individual and major gift fundraising, moves management and capital campaigns
- Project Management – Develops short and long-term plans, tools, processes, and procedures, which enable the organization to meet objectives/goals and timelines, all while monitoring and managing resources.
COMPENSATION + BENEFITS: USES offers its staff a robust compensation and benefits package including access to high-quality health, dental and vision benefits, a 403B plans and an opportunity for an end of year merit increase based on individual performance and the success of the organization in meeting its goals for the fiscal year.
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ABOUT USES: The mission of United South End Settlements (USES) is to harness the power of our diverse community to disrupt the cycle of poverty for children and their families. USES believes families have the best chance of reaching their potential when they have long-term, holistic support. Our goal is to empower families in the South End and the surrounding areas to stabilize, achieve economic mobility, and become more resilient through access to resources and connections to a diverse social network. We have integrated our programs and implemented new initiatives to support the whole family, providing children and youth with early childhood education, after school programs, and Camp Hale, a summer camp on Squam Lake in New Hampshire. We also support parents and caregivers to identify and pursue goals important to their family through one-on-one coaching and provide job training, placement, and career development. We value diversity in every setting and are committed to building a community of individuals with various backgrounds, skill sets, and perspectives who share our vision for disrupting the cycle of poverty. To learn more, please visit our website at www.uses.org.
OUR CORE VALUES:
Community: We believe in engaging the entire community as a catalyst in our model of service that helps children and their families build strong, trusting and mutually beneficial relationships.
Diversity: We believe that we achieve the greatest positive impact on children and their families when we include people from various backgrounds, skill sets, and perspectives in disrupting the cycle of poverty.
Opportunity: We believe that all people have potential and deserve access to top quality educational and economic opportunities.
OUR ORGANIZATIONAL NORMS
- Collaboration: Finding ways to work together with each other and across our departments and positions
- Positivity: Having a “can do” attitude even when things are tough or stressful
- Transparency: Having open communication by sharing successes, challenges and ideas with each other
- Excellence: Doing the best we can all the time with everything we do
- Performs audits and ensures integrity of the database
- Routinely imports data from accessory software platforms into Raisers Edge
- Imports each graduating class in a timely fashion into donor software
- Generates reports and lists for all advancement related programming, mailings, and events.
- Develops queries to respond to University philanthropic initiatives ensuring accuracy of data generated.
- Management of gift processing and acknowledgment procedures, including all giving reports.
- Creates and updates policies and procedures for data entry consistency and data integrity.
- Responsible for all Advancement database training for staff of the Division of Institutional advancement and others as needed.
- Responsible for the hiring and management of all student interns and employees for the smooth operation of data management and the maintenance of data integrity.
- Management of prospect management research tools.
- Responsible for data mining, prospect research and data analysis.
- Identification of new and prospective individual major donors through rating prospects' ability and inclination to provide philanthropic support.
- Monitor a variety of on-line and printed sources of information to identify and qualify new prospective donors.
- Creation of clear and concise prospect profile summaries that analyze and evaluate a prospect's biographical, business, and financial resources.
- Participate in prospect management meetings, as appropriate
- Responsible for management and final review and distribution of mailing lists to mailroom and mail houses.
- Works closely with Annual Giving Coordinator on accuracy and distribution of mailing lists with third party vendors.
- Manages information requests for Institutional Advancement related data from the campus community.
- Works closely with other divisions on communication and database management and updates of Advancement constituent records.
- Effectively collaborates cross-divisionally to meet and exceed goals and priorities of the University and the Institutional Advancement division.
- Assists with content administration of Institutional Advancement related social media sites as needed.
- Facilitates transactional forms for event registration, and online giving and payments in coordination with vendors and appropriate departments on campus.
- Bachelor's degree; master's degree preferred.
- 2-3 years of experience with database management, preferably in a higher education or non-profit setting.
- 3-5 years of higher education experience preferred.
- Knowledge and understanding of technical fundraising concepts and techniques.
- Extensive experience in web development/CMS and information and database management products such as Blackbaud Raiser's Edge.
- Experience with web development/CMS desired
- Proficiency with social media platforms and internet technologies.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Self-starter who is able to work with all levels of personnel, exercise sound judgment over project priorities, and represent the university in a professional manner.
- Desire to work as a member of a fast paced team.
The Peace Development Fund in Amherst, MA is a public foundation that works to build the capacity of community-based organizations through grants, training and other resources as partners in the human rights and social justice movements. If you’re looking for a rewarding career position in a dynamic, successful and progressive organization, helping to raise much-needed funds and provide grants and capacity building for grassroots groups, come to PDF.
The Foundation Officer, based at the PDF Center for Peace and Justice in Amherst, Mass., will be responsible for PDF’s Community Organizing Grants program and Fiscal Sponsorship; offer capacity building for grantees through fiscal sponsorship; and engage in fund-raising and outreach for PDF programs such as the grants docket.
Above responsibilities include:
- Knowledge and application of best practices in grantmaking
- Analytical capabilities with accounting procedures and processes for structuring projects
- Understanding of current IRS regulations related to foundations
- Knowledge of grants management software and information technology skills
- Ability to communicate technical, budgetary and program details to staff, grantees and applicants
- Ability to design and implement effective workflow processes and procedures
Qualifications: BA (required), MA (a plus) Minimum 5 years’ experience in grantmaking and/or non-profit administration Experience as a lead community organizer, lead trainer and/or lead technical assistance provider Experience and commitment to the grassroots communities to which PDF provides funding and training Experience with fiscal management and budget development Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial and communication skills Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (or other donor management software), GIFTS Online (or other grantmaking software) and Microsoft Office to include Excel, Powerpoint and Word Experience working with diverse staff and Board
The successful candidate will have demonstrated capability to work well with others; flexible ability to move between disparate tasks, responding to competing requirements within job functions; be self-directed, team oriented, patient and hard-working. Spanish fluency a strong plus. This position reports to the Director of Communications and Outreach, and is based in Amherst, Mass. It is a full-time, exempt position requiring flexibility and includes working evening and weekend hours, with the ability to travel overnight and out of town. Timing and Salary: This position is full-time (40 hours/week), and available beginning August 1, 2019. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits include healthcare and 3 weeks’ vacation in first year. Application Process: Interested applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, located in Hatfield, Massachusetts has a mission to feed our neighbors in need and lead the community to end hunger. In Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire Counties in Western Massachusetts, approximately one in every eight people suffers from chronic food shortages or needs emergency food assistance. In some areas, rates of hunger and food insecurity are more than six times higher than the Massachusetts statewide average. Currently, The Food Bank is in search of a CORPORATE RELATIONS OFFICER. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and is a member of the Development Team. The position overview:
JOB OVERVIEW Reporting to the Executive Director, the Corporate Relations Officer leads all aspects of corporate relations, and oversees Food Bank and third-party events, and volunteer engagement. The position also collaborates with senior leadership and other key stakeholders in corporate relations cultivation efforts and supervises the Event Coordinator and Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator positions.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Cultivate and steward corporate partners to support the mission of The Food Bank through direct outreach, and promotion of employee volunteering, event and program sponsorships, in-kind donations and investments in The Food Bank’s capital campaign in coordination with the Executive Director. • Provide managerial leadership and supervision in accordance with policy and applicable laws, including staffing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; performance management of employees; addressing employee relations issues. • Develop department budgets and monitor income and expenses • Oversee Special Events Coordinator to achieve fundraising goals and manage budgets and timelines. and to coordinate with other Food Bank resources and personnel. • Assess department outcomes and continuously improve existing and develop new Food Bank events and campaigns, specifically house parties to support the capital campaign. • Oversee coordination with Communications Department of event/campaign publicity and media production and promotion such as marketing materials, advertising, print coverage, radio, TV and press releases, and social media. • Oversee post-event follow-up action, including event-related media relations with Communications Department • Evaluate outcomes and manage continuous innovation to expand impact • Oversee the Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator • Assess department outcomes, continuous development of internal and external engagement strategies, and recommend efficient use of volunteers, other resources, appropriate volunteer/supervisory mix, and other volunteer or staffing needs • Oversee development and maintenance of volunteer policies, procedures, and standards of volunteer service • Support volunteer recognition and other volunteer events
QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent three to five years of experience with corporate relations stewardship and fundraising; marketing/promotions, strong sales or sales management experience is desired • Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed with access to vehicle to attend donor meetings, events and activities (daytime and evening); good driving record and a valid MA driver’s license • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills Proficient use of MS Office Suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint) • Understanding of non-profit fundraising • Highly efficient in time management and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment • Excellent organizational skills • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail • Supervisory experience
JOB PREFERENCES • Media relations experience • Experience using donor management systems –such as Raiser’s Edge
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and your résumé to: email@example.com with the subject line CRO2019.
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer encouraging excellence through diversity and a Living Wage Employer. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture Nondiscrimination Policy, this institution is an equal opportunity provider and prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability, marital or familial status. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call 202/720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Membership & Individual Support Manager, to develop and execute comprehensive plans in both Membership and Individual giving, evaluating and implementing fundraising programs to bring in new donors and steward current donors to maintain and increase their donations.
The Manager must be self-motivated, committed to working at the highest level of quality, able to work both independently and in collaboration, multi-task on concurrent projects, and thrive within tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation of best practice individual fundraising knowledge, with a track record of using effective strategies and tactics to maximize revenue. The Manager must have a focus on customer service and some experience in delivering strong membership and donor events.
- Be the primary contact for donors at giving levels up to $2,000.
- Plan appropriate and strong membership appeals and renewals (in concert with the Marketing Department) as well as acknowledgements, follow-ups, and benefit fulfillment.
- Plan outreach opportunities for individual giving separate from membership, and communicate directly with this constituency.
- Research and recommend new opportunities for attracting donors.
- Develop strategies, tactics, and calendars for appeals, working closely with Marketing to facilitate a comprehensive plan that aligns with ticket sales, community engagement opportunities, and other components of the wide spectrum of Jacob’s Pillow’s programs.
- Track and follow-up on donor commitments and pledges.
- Plan receptions and events that support membership and individual support, working closely with the Special Events Manager.
- Manage seasonal interns to implement the wide variety of Festival member needs and events, and train them positively and successfully.
- Develop newsletters and other communications that support the attainment of budgeted membership and individual support revenue.
- Work collaboratively on corporate partnership and sponsorship programs so that their benefit opportunities and fulfillment align appropriately with the Pillow’s membership structure.
- Develop income and expense projections and manage them carefully throughout the year.
- Help build campaigns and appeals in the database, working closely with the Systems Coordinator.
- Perform hands-on gift entry as necessary.
- College graduate with three to five years of experience in non-profit membership and individual giving; experience in an arts-related organization preferred.
- Front-line experience in working with donors.
- Demonstrated organizational skills.
- Ability to work with agility in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously.
- Experience managing junior level staff
- Highly effective oral and written communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
- Creative thinking and a sense of humor.
- Experience with donor databases, such as Tessitura, Salesforce, or Raiser’s Edge.
- Ability to manage confidential information with impeccable discretion.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Proficiency with Google applications such as Gmail, Gdocs, and Gsheets. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Membership & Individual Support Manager” in the subject line.
Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Special Events Manager to develop, plan, and execute a wide variety of events, both to raise funds and to cultivate and steward relationships. While many of the Pillow’s events take place on-site at Jacob’s Pillow, off-site events include other locations in the Berkshires and may also include New York and Boston. The Special Events Manager plays an important role in the Pillow’s Philanthropic Engagement department and works closely with all members of the department and with Marketing, Production, Box Office, Finance, and more in managing a successful event schedule. The position also works directly with Jacob’s Pillow’s Board of Trustees, given their important role in this type of fundraising.
The Special Events Manager must be self-motivated, committed to working at the highest level of quality, able to work both independently and in collaboration, multi-task on concurrent projects, and thrive within extremely tight deadlines.
- Implement (and assist in developing) all Jacob’s Pillow fundraising and cultivation events, including the annual Gala, Pillow Case, multiple events during the annual Festival, off-site events at donor and Trustee homes and in Pittsfield and in other partner locations, and others as required.
- Prepare and update event budgets, logistics plans, and timetables and track all event revenue and costs.
- Manage the creation of Save the Date and invitation lists and implement their use.
- Work closely with the Gala Committee, scheduling meetings and leading these as appropriate.
- Facilitate the development and use of systems and reports to manage invitations, acceptances, pledges, payments, and follow-up.
- Work closely with the Development Systems Coordinator to ensure correct database entry, reporting, coding, crediting, and soft-crediting for all event commitments and event attendance as appropriate.
- Work closely with the Marketing department to develop and distribute all event materials, including invitations, blasts, reminders, and programs, and develop other materials needed for each event, such as nametags, signage, bid sheets, pledge cards, auction paddles, table numbers, etc.
- Work closely with the Production department on run-of-show and other production elements.
- Contract with vendors and manage communications and payments.
- Coordinate the creation and sending of acknowledgments as well as invoices and pledge follow-up.
- Closeout events and conduct post-event debriefing.
- Develop income and expense projections and manage them carefully throughout the year.
- Serve as a resource for other departments planning non-fundraising events.
- Assist in other special projects as appropriate and assigned.
- College graduate with three to five years of experience with developing and managing special events; non-profit experience preferred.
- Demonstrated organizational skills.
- Ability to manage multiple events simultaneously while working quickly and precisely.
- Highly effective oral and written communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
- Creative thinking and a sense of humor. Experience with donor databases, such as Tessitura, Salesforce, or Raiser’s Edge.
- Ability to manage confidential information with impeccable discretion.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Proficiency with Google applications such as Gmail, Gdocs, and Gsheets. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Five Colleges, Incorporated (FCI), serving Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, seeks a Director of Development and Sponsored Programs to be responsible for the coordination and supervision of the externally funded and externally facing programs of FCI, from identification of funding sources, through program execution, to final reporting.
These activities are undertaken in close coordination with colleagues at FCI and on the member campuses, and in furtherance of the strategic goals of FCI and its member campuses. This Director manages all gift and grant stewardship communications for Five Colleges, Incorporated, works closely with the FCI Director of Strategic Engagement, and serves as a member of the Executive Director’s leadership team.
Importance of Diversity to our Educational Mission: Five Colleges, Incorporated and its five associated institutions (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst) are committed to supporting and sustaining a diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, ideas and points of view for the essential contribution this diversity makes to educational missions of our organizations. In support of this commitment Five Colleges requires all of its employees to work cooperatively and effectively with the diversity of people at the colleges (students, faculty members, other employees) and within the organization itself.
Match Initiatives to Funding:
- Identify funding sources with reasonable likelihood of supporting current and planned Five College initiatives and work to encourage interest among faculty members, administrators and staff members in applying for these funds.
- Identify academic and administrative areas with potential to secure grant funding; identify appropriate funding sources for these programs.
Coordinate Grant Submissions:
- Oversee the development of grant proposal budgets and associated narratives, review budget proposals submitted by others; coordinate review of these materials by the Director of Business Services and Executive Director; and gain approval of these materials in advance of their submission to funding agencies.
- Identify matching cost requirements and sustaining cost requirements prior to proposal submission.
- Manage grant proposal project teams; develop, coordinate and manage grant proposal development and writing; review and edit proposal drafts; ensure proposal review and approval by senior FCI executives as designated; and arrange for submission of approved proposals.
Manage Grants Data and Stewardship:
- Oversee the maintenance of a Five College grants database; provide regular updates on available funding opportunities to senior FCI staff members.
- Monitor and provide periodic reports on grant submissions and awards for FCI senior staff and, as requested, for others, e.g., FCI Directors, Deans (Provosts), and Principal Business Officers.
- Manage the gift and grant stewardship process, including oversight, review and editing (writing when assigned) of narrative and financial reports, and gaining the necessary reviews and approvals from FCI senior executives.
- Draft correspondence for the Executive Director (to review and sign) endorsing proposal submission and acknowledging grant and gift funding.
- Work closely with peers in the consortium, developing trusting and cooperative relationships with staff members at the consortium’s member campuses responsible for foundation and corporation fund-raising, and those responsible for sponsored programs.
- Explore opportunities for professional development for members of this peer group, jointly explore funding opportunities and information about funders, and work to ensure good information sharing and cooperation and collaboration rather than competition.
- Develop relationships with funding agencies and program officers and keep up-to-date on the development profession and the management of sponsored programs.
- Keep the Executive Director (and by extension the FCI Directors, Deans, and PBOs) briefed on grant funding opportunities and progress of grant proposal development.
Liaise with FCI Initiatives that Involve External Partners:
- Coordinate the integration of and communication about FCI’s Partnership Programs office, the Five College Center for East Asian Studies, and the Learning in Retirement group. Supervise staff associated with these programs.
- Coordinate with the Director of Strategic Engagement on managing relationships with PVTA and Museums10.
Serve on the FCI Senior Leadership Team:
- Contribute to the overall management and leadership of the Consortium, including goal setting and strategic planning.
- Serve as staff liaison to various administrative committees of the Consortium, as assigned by the Executive Director.
- Undertake other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
- Bachelor’s degree.
- At least three years of relevant experience in grant proposal writing and grant stewardship (reports), administering grants and program budgets, and tracking on-line funding opportunities in higher education.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- High level working knowledge of Microsoft office suite, including familiarity with Excel and Microsoft Access or other database software.
- Experience convening and facilitating successful meetings and event planning.
- Ability to multi-task; and to prioritize.
- Patience, wit, and diplomacy.
- Ability and inclination to work collaboratively with FCI colleagues and our member campuses.
- Willingness to pursue professional development and stay abreast of trends in fundraising and higher education.
- Advanced degree or equivalent in higher education strongly preferred.
- Experience in non-profit management.
- Experience working with colleges and universities.
- Experience with on-line grant application and reporting systems (such as Fluxx and grants.gov).
- Supervisory experience.
- Familiarity with the five colleges in the consortium.
The Director of Advancement Services will provide leadership, strategic direction, and oversight of the Advancement Services unit within the Advancement Division.
Reporting to the Vice President for Advancement, the Director of Advancement Services is an analytical problem-solver who collaborates with Advancement and University colleagues to maintain and improve several critical operational areas, including database management, report writing, gift processing and acknowledgements, and prospect research and management. An active member of the Division’s data team, the Director ensures that accurate and consistent data resides within the database, and oversees the migration and implementation of a new CRM/enterprise system. The Director also works closely with University leaders and fundraising staff to make data-driven recommendations surrounding volunteers and donors in order to advance a culture of philanthropy at the University.
Working with the Advancement Services staff comprised of five full-time professionals, the Director will be responsible for making and carrying out a comprehensive annual plan that ensures continuous improvement of database and technological systems, including setting measurable goals and evaluating progress against stated goals.
The successful candidate will bring: Knowledge and experience in database management, report writing, gift processing, and prospect management/research; demonstrated ability in a leadership capacity, capable of efficiently managing workflow for the entire unit; demonstrated ability to strategize, plan, execute, and evaluate; demonstrated ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines; demonstrated excellence with communication, interpersonal, organizational, and managerial skills; and high professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 5-10 years of advancement services or comparable experience is required. Experience working with Ellucian products is a plus. Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
Celebrating its Centennial in the year 2019, 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 3,900 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.
TITLE: Development Systems Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Director of Philanthropic Engagement
DEPARTMENT: Philanthropic Engagement
WORKS WITH: Deputy Director of Philanthropic Engagement, Manager of Institutional Support, Gala & Special Events Manager, Membership & Partnerships Manager
Jacob’s Pillow seeks a Development Systems Coordinator to join the Philanthropic Engagement Department and work closely with/report directly to the Director of Philanthropic Engagement. This position will provide leadership for the department in its use of donor management software. This position will be a vital member of the Philanthropic Engagement team in ensuring proper data entry, donor acknowledgment, and utilization and growth of data-driven initiatives.
ABOUT JACOB’S PILLOW Jacob’s Pillow, a National Historic Landmark and recipient of the National Medal of Arts, is a year-round center for dance and home to America's longest-running international dance festival located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. The Pillow encompasses the world-renowned international Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, presenting more than 50 dance companies and over 350 events each summer; The School at Jacob’s Pillow, one of the most prestigious professional dance training centers in the U.S.; the Pillow Lab, a residency program that supports new choreography; growing Community Engagement programs that serve local school children, artists, and community members alike; rare and extensive dance Archives, open to the public and available online at danceinteractive.jacobspillow.org, which chronicle more than a century of dance through photographs, videos of performances and talks with artists, costumes, and scholarly essays; and Apprenticeships, a Fellows Program, and an Internship Program that provide professional advancement and training opportunities.
- Daily manual entry of gifts and pledges into the database, including coding, copying, and filing
- Perform database cleanup and upkeep under the direction of the Salesforce Administrator and utilizing advanced tools
- Reconcile all contributed income gifts from individuals with the Business Office according to an established timetable
- Generate, edit, print, circulate and file acknowledgement letters, including specialized letters to major donors, using both the donor management software and Microsoft Word
- Serve as the primary liaison for donors making gifts online Facilitate generation of lists, advanced data extractions, custom reports and ad hoc queries
- Verify the accuracy of system data and monitor resolution of data faults and errors through a process of weekly quality assurance
- Perform selected system administration tasks under the direction of the Salesforce administrator, such as scheduling reports and alerts
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE During the Festival as needed, serve as front-line customer service for membership program by working special events and on-campus stewardship efforts
- Two to three years professional office experience
- 2 year Associates Degree or equivalent
- Previous experience with detailed data entry
- Computer proficiency including familiarity with Microsoft office applications such as Excel and Word Demonstrated organizational skills Ability to work with agility in a fast-paced environment Effective oral and written communication skills
- Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality
- Ability to manage very confidential information with impeccable discretion
- Ability to work independently and as part of the Philanthropic Engagement team
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with Salesforce and/or fundraising databases such as Raiser’s Edge Four to five years professional office experience Significant data entry experience Proficiency with Google applications such as Gmail, Google Docs and Google Sheets
TO APPLY Please email cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com, with “Development Systems Coordinator” in the subject line. All inquiries and materials will be confidential. Please do not mail hard copies.
Jacob’s Pillow is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and an equal opportunity employer. Jacob’s Pillow provides equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by state or federal law. This policy also prohibits employees from harassing any other employee for any reason including, but not limited to, race, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disabled status.
JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Development (DoD) helps to build the orchestra’s capacity for the future through the development, implementation, management, and evaluation of an overall fund-raising program consistent with the SSO’s strategic plan. The DoD manages volunteers and appropriate staff in planning and executing all annual fund drives, corporate or foundation sponsorship, major gifts, planned giving, grant applications, fund-raising events, endowment giving and new initiatives including future capital or comprehensive campaigns. The DoD works closely with the Board of Directors, Executive Director and Music Director to determine goals and budgets for fund-raising activities and to seek additional funding opportunities with the goal of building a year-round development program that demonstrates the highest standards of professionalism and ethical conduct.
While the DoD reports to the Executive Director (ED), s/he also has a dotted line to the Board of Directors: the Board President, the Chairman of the Development Committee and other individual Board members are critical strategic partners in all fund-raising efforts.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop and carry out the Development Strategic Plan. The plan will integrate the annual fund, major gift development, concert sponsorships, corporate and foundation giving, fund-raising events and other giving into a comprehensive and realistic guide for the SSO’s successful financial health.
- Plan, manage, and implement all phases of the Annual Fund campaign; oversee the solicitation and acknowledgment process, maintenance of records, and establishment and disclosure within IRS guidelines of donor benefits; monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.
- Responsible for all aspects of Major Gifts initiatives; develop and update a comprehensive case statement for support of the SSO; work with Board to develop and direct year-round program to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects and seek out new funding opportunities.
- Develop and implement a Corporate sponsorship program; research and identify potential sponsors; prepare proposals and work with Board to identify matches between SSO's program and each company's interests.
- Responsible for identifying Foundation and Government grant opportunities for the orchestra; monitor grants calendar; prepare grant applications for corporations, foundations, and government agencies that provide arts funding; research all grant possibilities and write reports and back-up materials to support each application; follow up on each proposal; manage acknowledgment of gifts and tendering of required reports.
- Expand the range of Planned Giving opportunities, while identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospects; work with individual donors to design gift opportunities; work with estate planning professionals.
- Plan and implement all Special Events, such as galas, pre- and post-concert receptions, sponsored events, and special luncheons or dinners; establish event budgets; work with staff and volunteers in executing all events.
- Responsible for timely, accurate and appropriate Stewardship; ensure gracious and accurate acknowledgement and recording of all contributions; ensure timely fulfillment of all pledges.
- Oversee the development and production of all materials used to support the SSO's fund-raising events and campaigns.
- Assist the Board and ED in establishing appropriate and achievable goals for all aspects of fund-raising initiatives and activities for the fiscal year.
- Develop budgets for each fund-raising event and initiative; monitor the progress of each, and adjust plans when necessary.
- Establish a master calendar that outlines all fund-raising events; consult master calendars of local and regional orchestral and arts organizations to avoid conflicts.
Board of Directors
- Report to the Board regularly on progress of all fund-raising events and campaigns; provide other reports and statements as requested.
- Working with the Chairman of the Development Committee, manage and staff the Development Committee and work with other volunteers enlisted to participate in the development program.
- Develop Board and volunteer leadership through participation in Board committee meetings and ongoing donor cultivation efforts; participate in identifying and recruiting new leadership.
- Recruit, mentor, supervise, motivate, evaluate and retain a high caliber development staff, including interns and volunteers.
- Organize staff and volunteers to carry out all fund-raising events, initiatives and campaigns.
- Oversee the maintenance of all donor files and records.
- Develop and administer all donor benefits programs in accordance with IRS guidelines.
- Provide periodic progress reports on all fund-raising initiatives; prepare listings and financial statements as needed by the Board and staff.
- Attend other civic and cultural events in the community; represent the SSO at public events as requested.
- Attend evening and weekend concerts on regular basis, participate in special events, and be visible and active member of the Springfield community.
- Correspond and collaborate with counterparts in the League of American Orchestras for understanding of best practices and gaining inspiration for new strategies.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the President.
- The successful candidate has a proven track record in all aspects as a Development professional including working with others, particularly with a Board of Directors. He or she will be a person of the highest integrity and ethical standards, able to sustain the trust and confidence of the SSO’s internal and external constituencies and will have the demonstrated dedication to excellence, creativity, teamwork, and mutual respect.
- S/he is a strategic thinker with strong planning, management, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as demonstrated skills in problem-solving, setting priorities, delegating, giving guidance and direction, and coping with pressure and deadlines.
- Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree and/or certification as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) is preferred. Commitment to attaining the highest professional standards through continuing education, professional association participation, and active networking within the fund-raising field.
- Experience, aptitude, and interest in working in the non-profit world required, experience in an arts organization preferred.
- Enjoyment of classical music.
- Excellent communication skills in writing, in person, and as a public advocate for symphonic music and its value to the community.
- Demonstrated experience and knowledge in all aspects of fund-raising, including donor research, annual giving, major gifts, grant writing, corporate and foundation giving, planned giving, endowment and capital campaigns.
- Ten or more years’ experience in fundraising, with at least five years’ demonstrated success in personally securing gifts in the range of $1,000 to $25,000 and five or more years’ experience personally securing gifts in the $25,000-$500,000 range (preferred).
- Proven ability to develop cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies that expand a donor base and increase revenue.
- Experience and aptitude for planning special events.
- An abiding respect for philanthropy, vigilant attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to meeting high-quality standards, and a reputation for providing excellent stewardship.
- Experience with managing confidential donor management systems and ability to learn a new one quickly. SALARY/BENEFITS are commensurate with experience and other qualifications.
Located in Lowell, MA, TerraCorps is an AmeriCorps affiliated start-up environmental non-profit preparing and mobilizing emerging leaders to help communities gain access to and conserve land for people and nature. Working at the intersection of the land conservation and urban agriculture movements, our vision is to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well-being for ALL people in EVERY community.
The Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPhO) is responsible for building a culture of abundance that unleashes TerraCorps’ endless potential to create environmental and social change. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CPhO owns the process of telling TerraCorps’ story of impact to enlist foundations, corporations, individuals, and alumni as partners in creating the change we seek. As a key member of TerraCorps’ self-managed, cross-functional teams, the CPhO collaborates daily to identify resource needs and lead the creation of financing strategies that maximize the TerraCorps experience for all stakeholders and energize growth into new geographies.
If you’re a person who would thrive in a collaborative, growth-oriented, start-up atmosphere and wants to put your relationship building, marketing, and communications skills to use toward environmental and social good, we want to meet you. TerraCorps celebrates difference and embraces the impact that diversity of thought, experience, and identity has on our organization. TerraCorps is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply. Experience with national service, and more specifically, AmeriCorps or TerraCorps experience a plus.
Compensation: Up to $60K salary commensurate with experience; health & supplemental insurance benefits, retirement plan w/company match, FSA, paid time off (3 weeks vacation, 10 holidays, 8 personal, sabbatical after 5 years) paid parking, and a flexible schedule.
Email resume and cover letter to Maria Infante, Chief People and Culture Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Philanthropic Portfolio: Manage a portfolio of assigned highly rated prospects, maintaining frequent personalized contact, often traveling to meet the donors. Provide strategic and tactical support to involve the president, senior vice president, other senior cabinet members, key faculty, and volunteer leadership in developing these relationships. Increase philanthropic support from Smith alumnae, Smith-affiliated family members, and non-affiliates to become key stakeholders aligned with Smith’s core mission of education for women from around the globe. Collaborate with members of the research staff to identify and qualify newly rated prospects.
Participate in strategic planning for the president’s development travel schedule. Organize and staff the president, and other senior leaders and faculty, on meetings with key gift prospects. Produce pre-visit briefing materials, and post-visit contact reports, follow-up communications and proposals. Coordinate with donor relations and the presidential prospect pivot team to ensure effective, individualized stewardship and cultivation plans for each prospect. Organize campus visits for prospective donors in preparation for solicitations and as a core educational, stewardship activity to engage high-level donors. Work with donors and college leaders to match the priority needs of the college with a donor’s philanthropic vision. Spearhead creative and strategic thinking for innovative gift proposals that inspire donors to make significant gifts, and formally close the gift process. Provide donors with planned giving options, and collaborate with development colleagues to introduce gift vehicles and wealth management options to secure ultimate gifts for Smith.
Meet established metrics and goals 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. Serve as a resource and mentor for other individual giving staff members on prospect strategies. Participate in regular prospect strategy sessions for major and principal gifts.
Closely coordinate and collaborate with alumnae relations and development colleagues to provide a seamless alumnae engagement strategy for assigned donors and prospects, including their volunteer roles, milestone reunions and regional/club activities.
Special Initiative Program Leadership: Serve as a senior strategic leader, providing direction and management for assigned special fundraising initiatives, such as round tables and volunteer advisory groups. Identify and recruit members, design and develop programs, gatherings and communication plans. Provide leadership and collaborate/coordinate with other development and alumnae relations colleagues supporting these efforts. Staff meetings and provide carefully orchestrated follow up.
Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree required plus a minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible fund raising experience desirable, with a proven record of six-figure+ gift fundraising success or an equivalent combination of education/experience. Experience in higher education preferred. Experience working with private and family foundations; endowed and planned gifts is preferred. Need for flexible work schedule with the ability to travel, and to work nights and weekends. Skills: Superb verbal, written, and listening communications skills; demonstrated knowledge of prospect management best practices with high-capacity donors; ability to engage in collaborative problem-solving with prospects and colleagues; highly organized in portfolio and time management. Must possess a keen knowledge of economic factors, as well as societal trends impacting high capacity donors. Must be able to establish and maintain excellent rapport with donor constituents as well as on-campus colleagues. Able to operate both independently and as an active participant in team-based strategies and solicitation approaches. Ability to exercise sound judgment, diplomacy, confidentiality, and to exhibit a mature, professional approach at all times. Versatile in standard office computer skills and donor database systems.
Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position here. Review of applications will begin July 8, 2019 Compensation Grade: Grade H Position Type: Regular
The Foundation Associate, based at the PDF Center for Peace and Justice in Amherst, Mass. will implement PDF’s strategies for donor management, solicitation and cultivation; work on special events and community outreach; help to produce written materials (i.e., newsletter, annual report, blog); participate in PDF’s grantmaking process; and engage in fund-raising for PDF programs. Above responsibilities include: Managing PDF’s donor database on Raiser’s Edge, producing reports and receipts. Managing the day-to-day aspects of the fiscal sponsorship program, including meeting with new and existing projects and offering technical assistance. Working with the Board of Directors, staff, workstudy students/interns and volunteers to support PDF’s programs and fund-raising efforts. Meeting with and maintaining ongoing relationships with individual donors and educating them about PDF’s programmatic work and organizational vision through: face-to-face visits, phone, e-mail, letters, other appropriate forms of communication, and in-house events and other venues. Articulating PDF’s organizational vision to potential donors and others in-person and through social media.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree preferred; at least two years’ experience in similar or equivalent position in non-profit setting; demonstrated capability with social media as well as Microsoft Office to include Excel, PowerPoint and Word; and have worked with databases (Raiser’s Edge or GIFTS a plus). You should be detail-oriented; have strong analytical, presentation and communications (written and oral) skills; work well with others, with the ability to move between disparate tasks and respond to competing requirements within job functions; be self-directed, team oriented, patient and hard-working. Spanish proficiency is preferred. This position reports to the Director of Communications and Outreach, is based in Amherst, Mass. and requires the ability to travel overnight and out of town.
Timing and Salary: This entry level position is available beginning July 1, 2019. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Process: Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, résumé, and three references. Please email Kathy Sharkey at email@example.com
When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MA in 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do. Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education.
At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth of undergraduate and graduate programs that defines us-and we have many-but it is our ability to connect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done. Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac, and is a member of the Women's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offers undergraduate, graduate (for women and men) degrees, and professional certificates. We're committed to preparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world.
Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change. We invite you to visit our website at www.baypath.edu where you can learn more about Bay Path University.
- Position Code: SRGW
- Job Type: Part-time
- Hours: Up to 19 hours per week
- Schedule: Flexible, 3 days per week
- Position Location: Longmeadow, MA Campus
The Senior Grant Writer will support the Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations to research and analyze new grant funding opportunities in support of institutional priorities; develop, write, submit and track grant proposals and related activities; and support post-award grant management and reporting.
- Research and assess prospective grant funding opportunities.
- Develop and maintain relationships with grant program officers.
- Compile institutional data to support proposal development.
Grant Proposal Development, Writing and Submission:
- Work closely with faculty and staff to match funding opportunities with prospective funders, and guide and support proposal development.
- Write letters of inquiry and grant proposals and prepare budgets.
- Manage the grant proposal submission process, including the development of checklists, compiling required support documents, and timely submission.
- Track grant inquiry and proposals in prospect management system.
Post-Award Grant Management and Reporting:
- Prepare draft press releases for new grant awards and work with the grant director and institutional marketing to outline a plan for publicizing grant activities.
- Work with grant director to set up the project plan, timeline and deliverables for each new grant for the purpose of grant management and reporting.
- Assist grant directors with interim and final grant reports, thank you letters, and other communications with funders.
- Attend trainings as required.
- Perform other job-related functions as assigned by the University.
- Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of work experience in a professional environment required; preferably at least two years of grant writing experience and success in obtaining grants from private and corporate foundations and/or federal, state and local funding agencies.
- Excellent writing and analytic skills, with the ability and firm understanding of how to write clear, structured, concise, articulate and persuasive proposals.
- Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task, attend to details, and meet deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
- Strong computer and research skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience using a database and other resources to conduct foundation and grants research.
- Flexibility, a positive attitude and a collaborative spirit are highly preferred.
- Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
- Valid U.S. driver's license.
- Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
- General knowledge of the University's mission, purpose, and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.
Bay Path University is a smoke- and tobacco-free community.
All offers of employment are contingent on satisfactory background checking.
Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter, resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work-related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online. Faxes and emails will not be accepted.
Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position please email us at HR@baypath.edu or call 413-565-1168.
Full time, non-exempt, hourly position
Reports to Director of Advancement
The Advancement Coordinator works with other members of the Advancement team, and assists with all aspects of Advancement work, with particular focus on Advancement data, communications, grant research and submissions, business sponsor management, seat naming campaign coordination, and general stewardship of members, major donors, businesses, and foundations. The Advancement Coordinator maintains data and reports, as related to the above functions, provides other project management as requested, and staffs and assists with all Advancement events.
- Database, as related to the following functions and including, but not limited to, gift entry, generation of mailing lists and reports, and data reconciliation.
- Communications, including composing letters, emails, and social media posts, execution of complex mailings, sending email blasts, assembling information packets, and drafting and sending a monthly newsletter.
- Grants, including researching grant possibilities, gathering information and drafting submissions, tracking deadlines, and maintaining files.
- Business Sponsors, including conducting mail, phone, and email communication, tracking solicitations and payments, and administering benefits.
- Seat Campaign, including creating promotional opportunities, tracking gifts, locations, and plaques, and executing recognition of gifts.
- Stewardship, including creating reminders of benefits, and arranging for donor recognition.
- Vendors, as related to printed materials, donor gifts, benefit fulfillment, and other items.
- Event assistance, including preparation for and staffing at Advancement events, as well as assisting patrons with Membership or other questions at Mahaiwe shows.
- Other duties, as assigned, including staffing Membership kiosk at performances, and occasional assistance in other departments.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
- At least one year of experience with database software programs and a high level of comfort with data management.
- Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Highly detail-oriented and well organized.
- Ability to juggle multiple ongoing projects in various stages.
- Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.
- High interpersonal skills and ability to interact graciously with the public.
- Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
- Imaginative team player able to work in fast-paced creative environment.
- Passion for the arts and desire to pursue a career in arts management.
- Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends at performances and events.
Additional Desirable Experience:
- Knowledge of Patron Manager database
- Knowledge of Emma or related email software
- Social media familiarity and skills
- Familiarity with the greater Berkshire region and living and working in rural New England
What You Will Do: As the Baystate Philanthropy Officer you will work in the Baystate Health Foundation(BHF)/Development Office, working independently, and as part of the development team, to identify prospects, develop cultivation and solicitation strategies; solicit and close major gifts, and ensure the appropriate and timely culitvation of relationships and stewardship of donors for Baystate Medical Center (BMC), Baystate Children's Hospital (BCH), including community hospitals, and all entities of Baystate Health (BH) including programs and services.
As the Philanthropy Officer, you will be responsible for working with donors not only to consider multiple gifts over time but also to ensure their satisfaction with their contributions.
You will work directly with hospital administration, board members, physicians, hospital staff, and donors, and staff various volunteer committees.
The Philanthropy Officer reports to the Director of Philanthropy. The Philanthropy Officer will collaborate with BHF colleagues in support of program and endowment funding, capital campaigns, fundraising events, and Foundation activities on behalf of BH and its related entities and programs.
Additional responsibilities will include:
- Identify, cultivate and solicit those individuals, corporations, or foundations able to make first time, on-going, major, outright & planned gifts to Baystate Health, BMC, Baystate Children's Hospital, BH community hospitals & Baystate Home & Health Program.
- Engage trustees, volunteers, hospital and foundation staff as needed to support donor cultivation & solicitations.
- Maintain a major gift portfolio of donors/prospects in order to build and maintain strong relationships with donors in order to ensure their ongoing philanthropy for Baystate Health via BHF and satisfaction with their respective gifts.
- Make presentations to donors and prospects; write, draft, and edit letters, gift proposals and case materials; solicit and close major gifts and cultivate relationships for ongoing and planned gift support. Conduct preliminary research to identify new donor prospects on an ongoing basis including those that may be associated with fundraising events supporting for entities and services within Baystate Health.
- Assist with the planning, coordination, and execution of special projects as assigned, including fundraising events in support of capital, endowment, program and Foundation goals.
- Arrange tours, cultivations events, meetings and introductions of donors and prospects to hospital staff and administration.
- Use best-practices to conduct discussions and solicitations of various kinds of gifts whether they be major (program, endowment or capital), annual gifts at President’s Society level or planned with assigned donors.
- Identify grant opportunties, craft proposals to private family or public foundations for grant funding of identified funding opportunities.
- Track regularly through moves-management program prospect development and gift closure in terms of defined personal and philanthropy team goals.
- Create and sustain connections with Baystate Health's medical and nursing staff, board members, and administrators to complement donor relationships.
- Staff assigned board and volunteer committees.
- Cultivate productive relationships with attorneys and financial advisors as well as other not- for-profit organizations that focus on growth of outright and planned giving.
- Meet regularly and as needed with Baystate Health (and their entities) administration.
- Participate in BHF team meetings and in meetings with BHF colleagues for the purpose of managing and tracking top prospective donors.
- Plan and partner, when appropriate, with Foundation staff support on targeted direct mail appeals and assist with events that support Baystate Health's mission.
- Ensure appropriate acknowledgment and recognition of all gifts and contributions made in support of Baystate Health and entities within the system.
- Experience and dexterity with Blaudbaud's Raiser’s Edge/NXT or similar fundraising software
- Familiarity with Moves Management in terms of major gift benchmarking and prospect tracking.
What You Will Need:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum 3-5 years of major gift experience, preferably in a hospital/medical center or college/university setting.
- Demonstrable success in cultivating and soliciting capital, program, endowment and planned gifts at five figure and above levels, individually and in conjunction with volunteers and organization leaders.
- Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral);
- Ability to interact with donors and volunteers; and exceptional interpersonal negotiating skills.
- Possess the personal qualities and flexibility necessary to thrive in a metric guided environment.
- Be team-oriented and able to work within a complex organization.
- Ability to work in both an independent and pro-active manner.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders and adheres to the highest standards of ethics in the field of development.
- Proficiency in using development software.
What You Need To Know: Full-time / 40 hours with some evening and weekend work.
Location: 280 Chestnut St, Spfld MA Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Franklin Pierce University has been empowering thousands of undergraduate and graduate students in achieving academic excellence and leading meaningful and successful lives since 1962. Continuing in our tradition of promotion close connections between students, faculty, staff and alumni, we are inviting applications from experienced fundraisers to join our University Advancement division as Director of Leadership Giving.
Job Summary: Your role as the Director of Leadership Giving will be to develop and manage a portfolio of approximately 100 individual donors and prospects, build strong relationships through face-to-face, email and telephone communications. Your strong fundraising experience will be utilized to oversee donor relations and stewardship of scholarship funds, and provide guidance and leadership on annual giving and oversight of the annual fund.
Working closely with the Associate Vice President and Vice President of University Advancement, you will participate in the assembling and documenting of the annual plan, and providing regular updates and reports. Essential to the role is the development and execution of strategies for assigned projects, and working toward achieving the goals of the division and University.
Experience and Qualifications: The skills and abilities that you will bring with you to this important role include:
- Five + years of experience in higher education or nonprofit fundraising.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated abilities to solicit leadership level annual gifts as well as scholarship contributions. Knowledge of financial planning, trusts and the estate settlement process is preferable.
- Bachelor’s degree is required, a Masters preferred.
- Database experience is necessary, and Raiser’s Edge experience is a plus.
- Availability to travel for up to 65% of the job is necessary.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position will be in July 2019. To apply, please submit a letter of application, a resume, and contact information for three references online at https://franklinpierceuniversity.applytojob.com/apply
The Major Gift Officer works to build and enhance relationships with all constituents for the purpose of increasing financial support to Bay Path University. The Major Gift Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting new prospects, and stewarding current donors toward higher commitments; for working with prospective donors to determine their philanthropic interest related to the University's fundraising goals through the annual fund, endowment, and planned giving programs; and managing a prospect pool of alumni and other newly identified prospective donors for an estimated total of 150-200. Management of major gifts means productive results from prospect identification, face-to-face solicitation, and stewardship.
For more information, please visit https://www.baypath.edu/about/work-at-bay-path/.
WGBY is a community-supported public television and PBS member station. It connects the diverse people of the western New England region. WGBY educates, entertains, enriches, and improves the neighborhoods that make up our community.
The Corporate Support & Receptionist performs a variety of duties related to audience service, general administration, corporate underwriting, as well as greeting visitors.
- Greet and screen visitors and notify appropriate staff of their arrival
- Answer and/or direct incoming telephone calls to the appropriate staff
- Distribute USPS mail and other deliveries
- Edit and distribute Program Listings to cable outlet Manage tours for TV studios
- Provide support to Corporate Underwriting staff
- Maintain inventory of office and other supplies
- Schedule and prepare conference rooms for meetings
- Assist with on-air fundraising as needed
- Stay informed of station activities
- Attend regular team and staff meetings
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Adobe Acrobat preferred. Excellent communication and analytical skills. Experience with office management and bookkeeping. Ability to interact with tact and diplomacy with public and station employees. Strong communication, administrative, and analytical thinking skills with the ability to be flexible to meet station needs. Ability to prioritize and organize work. Ability to maintain confidential information. Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team Familiarity with public television & radio programming
Bachelor’s Degree with two years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Apply through the link provided: https://publicmedia.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WGBH_Careers/job/Springfield-MA/Corporate-Support---Receptionist_R000275-1