The Girls on the Run® Program Manager must possess a passion for and commitment to improving the lives and opportunities of girls in third through eighth grades. Girls on the Run provides a safe and interactive way to learn about healthy living including introductions and education on important topics like goal-setting, cooperation, healthy decision-making, and self-respect. The innovative curriculum gives girls an opportunity to listen and open up while encouraging them to commit to a healthy lifestyle and harness their inner strengths.
Girls on the Run Western MA is a 501(c)(3) organization and currently serves all 4 Western MA counties (Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire). Girls on the Run believes that all girls and communities should have access to our programs. We warmly welcome the participation of any child who identifies as “girl,” non-binary or gender expansive in our programs. We strive to eliminate barriers to participation, to continue creating programming that engages all communities, to be intentional about staff and volunteer diversity and to promote a culture of inclusion across the organization.
The Program Manager is a full-time exempt position and reports to the Girls on the Run Western MA Executive Director. The Program Manger is responsible for managing all Girls on the Run programs and coach volunteers.
Key responsibilities within these areas include but are not limited to: Program Outreach and Site Management: -Work with the team to implement the Girls on the Run strategic program plan and collaborate with the team to achieve program goals. -Develop marketing strategies and materials with the team to grow our networks. -Work with community leaders, schools and other groups to maximize the success of programming. -Support the needs of new and existing sites, conducting site visits to ensure quality program implementation. -Enforce current site policies and procedures, implementing improvements as needed.
Coach Management and Training: -Recruit and train coaches to ensure program sites have trained and qualified volunteer coaches. -Manage all aspects of coach training with the team. -Enforce current coaching policies and procedures, implementing improvements as needed. -Develop effective coach recruitment and retention strategies. Support coach volunteers and design appreciation initiatives.
Program Management: -Manage administrative pieces of program implementation including program inventory, registration information, program evaluations and applications in Pinwheel -Communicate with sites, coaches and families.
Organizational Support: -Ability to communicate program impact, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and more using relevant and branded content via GOTR WMA social media channels and events. -Play a key leadership role at the fall and spring end-of-season 5K events. -Attend community events on behalf of the organization to raise awareness of the organization or in support of a community partnership. -Coordinate and attend organization events including site visits, prospective site or coach meetings, coach training, fundraisers and the Girls on the Run 5K events.
Looking for the following experience: Works collaboratively with teams. Taking initiative. Bravery and creativity in decision making. Adapting to unforeseen challenges. Passion for collaboration and bringing people together. Quality customer service. Access to reliable transportation. Ability to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, via videoconference, and via email. Ability to pass a post-offer background check. Ability to comply with GOTR WMA's COVID-19 vaccination policy, or to qualify for an exemption. Living the Girls on the Run mission and values.
Our team is passionate about supporting each other. We celebrate each other’s successes, are quick to lend our help and share our knowledge, we work collaboratively and believe wholeheartedly in the work that we do. In this position, you can expect a work culture that trusts and empowers you to work autonomously with the support of your team when you need it, that appreciates you for who you are as a person not just an employee, and that promotes a healthy work-life balance.
To support your success you can expect: -The opportunity to work with an engaged and motivated Board that works hard and proactively raises funds in partnership with staff. -Strong support from Girls on the Run International providing programming support and resources. -A small but mighty staff who are passionate about working together to fulfill the mission and have fun along the way. -Respect for work-life balance. You will work hard, but we respect your need to recharge your batteries. -Generous PTO and retirement plan.
This position is full-time, offering a salary annually $45,000-$55,000 (based on experience) with PTO and a retirement plan. No healthcare coverage is included. Some evening and weekend availability is needed to support coach, volunteer and fundraising events. This position is in-person. Ideal position start date is February 15, 2022. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Alison Berman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applications with cover letters will be considered.
The Membership Coordinator (MC) provides excellent customer service to members and donors and acts as the primary liaison between CDSS, our members, and the people engaged in fundraising campaigns on our behalf. They create positive experiences for our base of support through outstanding communication and follow through. The MC is responsible for all aspects of membership recruitment and retention, from serving as the first point of contact for all membership related questions, to carrying out retention activities, to organizing recruitment efforts. The MC also coordinates Salesforce fundraising campaigns, liaising with Board and community members raising funds, fielding inquiries related to campaigns, and reporting on campaign outcomes. The MC is responsible for tracking and reporting on membership and campaign figures, and works with the accounting and operations departments to develop data reporting tools. All equipment necessary to perform the job will be provided by CDSS. Remote employees must have high speed internet access at home, and are required to travel to the main office in Easthampton, MA, twice a year during in-person full-staff meetings. Travel expenses will be covered. CDSS is an equal opportunity employer. Neither your gender, your religion, your personal life, your skin color, nor indeed any physical attribute makes a difference in our hiring process. If you’re smart and good at what you do, then come as you are. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Membership Responsibilities: ● Handle all questions, information requests, and complaints regarding membership, including Circle of Friends (recurring giving) program ● Prepare membership communications and marketing materials with Marketing and Communications Manager ● Administer monthly renewal notices to retain current members ● Develop and implement strategies to recruit new members and donors ● Promptly send member welcome materials to new and returning members ● Maintain accurate and up-to-date membership and donation records ● Follow procedures to protect members’ privacy and data security ● Track and report on membership statistics
Other Development Responsibilities: ● Fundraising Campaigns o Liaise with fundraisers to set up internal Salesforce campaigns for fundraising events o Ensure that fundraising events are supplied with member recruitment materials o Report on campaign progress and outcomes, both internally and to event coordinators ● Coordinate with Dir. of Development to ensure that gifts above and beyond previous giving are acknowledged promptly and appropriately ● As a key member of the Development Team, work to increase membership and donation income in support of CDSS’s strategic plan
Cross-Departmental Responsibilities: ● Support for CDSS Affiliates: o Maintain and ensure accuracy of Affiliate recruitment and retention materials o Promptly send welcome materials and information to new Affiliates ● Membership promotion at CDSS-supported events and programs o Ensure that CDSS grant-supported events and summer camp programs are supplied with membership and other promotional materials ● Other duties as required Skills and Qualifications: ● Verbal and written communication in English is required to perform this job ● High school diploma/GED (or equivalent) or established work experience ● Excellent customer service ● Proactive communication ● Demonstrated ability to take initiative ● Outstanding organizational skills ● Ability to learn new software tools quickly
Preferred Experience: ● Previous involvement in membership management, recruitment, and/or customer service ● Participation in dance and/or music communities in North America
Software Experience: ● Microsoft Office (required) ● Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack (a plus)
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to Katy German at email@example.com by February 4, 2022 to ensure consideration.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence
Position: Manager, Grants
Location: Philadelphia, PA (currently remote, work-from-home)
Employment Status: Full time, exempt
Reporting to: Vice President, Advancement
AGENCY OVERVIEW: Join a forward-thinking agency that seeks to ensure that all youth achieve their full potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBSI) is the largest BBBS agency in the state and fourth largest in the nation. Our mission is to ignite the power and promise of youth and close the mentoring gap, by creating and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships and strengthening the quality of the mentoring field.
POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the VP of Advancement, the Grants Manager will be responsible for a robust portfolio totaling approximately $2 million annually, while leading the Agency's grant writing efforts including all Letters of Intent, proposals, and required reports for foundation, corporate and government sources. Candidates with a strong connection to the community that BBBSI serves and the Southeastern Pennsylvania/ Southern New Jersey area are given preferential consideration. Occasional night and weekend work may be required, along with occasional travel to offices in Southeastern PA and NJ.
Leadership, Management, Accountability: 1. Take overall responsibility for the full portfolio of grants (currently worth $2 million), including the whole grants life cycle, from grant design, selection, start-up, implementation through to grant closure, ensuring compliance with internal procedures and donor regulations 2. Identify and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process 3. Maintain calendar and establish project plans for grants and manage timelines and deliverables to meet deadlines for grant submissions and reporting requirements; keep relevant staff informed about upcoming deadlines and deliverables, thereby ensuring smooth completion of work responsibilities 4. Manage and track the grants process in Indyforce (Salesforce CRM) for both new and current grants, and partner with Finance, in particular, the Grants Accountant and other relevant Program and Administrative staff to ensure thorough and accurate record-keeping/reconciliation, and effective reporting on grant-related metrics 5. Participate in data team meetings to obtain statistical information and outcome analytics for proposals
Fundraising: Corporate & Private Foundations, Government 1. Maintain and grow a robust grant portfolio from foundation, corporate, and government sources. 2. Develop a pipeline of relevant national corporate and private foundations, performing prospect research to evaluate fit based on existing organizational priorities/programs and new potential opportunities using Foundation Center and other relevant directories 3. Cultivate and steward relationships with appropriate prospects and existing grantors across segments 4. Develop and write compelling outcomes-oriented grant proposals, collaborating across the agency to develop project narratives that are aligned with agency mission, priorities, and capabilities and ensuring accurate accompanying budgets 5. Develop and maintain a full range of templates, match stories and other materials needed
Grant Reporting: Corporate & Private Foundations, Government 1. Manage the preparation of high-quality reporting to grantors to meet deadlines 2. Ensure that all compliance requirements are met 3. Other duties as assigned
Academic Requirements: Minimum - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Professional Requirements: Minimum of 3 years as a Grants Manager, Human Services environment, preferred. Familiarity with theories of change and logic models. Experience in successfully writing local, state, or federally funded grants required. Experience in preparing budgets for grant submissions required. Project management skills and knowledge of auditing policies a plus. Ability to work with many diverse constituencies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and donor CRM packages required (Salesforce preferred).
Personal Attributes: Results/outcome orientation with a proven track record of exceeding goals, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to think strategically and anticipate future consequences, action oriented and promoter of operational agility to meet changing client/constituent needs/environmental changes. Attentive and active listening skills, organization, and evidence of a commitment to lifelong learning and professional growth are expected. Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation. Our best employees 1) set the bar high 2) are intentional and thoughtful about their choices 3) collaborate as a means to community solutions 4) are positive, can-do, and solution-oriented 5) embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 6) are accountable and get it done.
WORKING CONDITIONS The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing work in an office environment and include the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: the ability to work independently; remain sedentary for extended periods of time (6+ hours per day); lift 10-15lbs; push, pull, bend kneel, as needed for normal operations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Cover letters and resumes can be submitted online at https://www.independencebigs.org/about/careers. Note: only those applicants believed to be viable candidates for this opportunity will be contacted. No phone calls or 3rd party solicitation please. BBBSI promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds. BBBSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor. ** This position is currently remote. However, the agency is evaluating remote and hybrid options for return-to-work Q2. Staff will be be notified 30 days prior to return to In-person work. Vaccinations are required.
Homework House is a small but growing organization providing academic and social supports to elementary school children in Holyoke, MA. We are hiring a part-time (30 hrs/wk) Development Manager to plan and execute our resource development program. The ideal candidate has a track record of building positive and sustained relationships with funders and donors and will bring strong fundraising, writing, event planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills to the position. This is a new position and is an excellent opportunity for a fundraising professional committed to education and social justice to bring Homework House’s fund development program to the next level.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1.Work with Executive Director to set annual fundraising goals in line with Homework House’s strategic and & fund development plans. 2.Plan and coordinate strategies for fundraising, including identifying, cultivating, stewarding and soliciting individuals, businesses, and foundations; manage efforts to upgrade donors’ annual gifts and planned giving commitments. 3.Research, write, and manage foundation grants as needed 4.Analyze/report on fundraising progress with/to Executive Director and the Development Committee of the Board of Directors 5.Work with executive director to develop and execute consistent messaging in external communications to cultivate and grow donor base. 6.Develop and implement social media communications strategy; create or request content and post regularly on social media channels. 7.Oversees design, editing and mailing of print and electronic newsletters, emails, flyers, invitations, and event programs. 8.Create and manage/oversee all fundraising events, including donor cultivation events. 9.Represent Homework House at events and meetings and be in contact with donors and potential donors. 10.Facilitate and support the work of various fundraising and event committees and other volunteers and interns. 11.Performs other similar duties required by responsibility or necessity or as requested by the Executive Director.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s degree required. • Two years’ experience in development field • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; outstanding writing abilities. Prior experience drafting publications or managing organizational social media accounts a plus. • Superior attention to detail; ability to manage multiple projects effectively. • Demonstrated commitment to children and families, education, or communities experiencing poverty or other marginalized groups. • Willingness to pitch in where needed and wear an organizational “hat”; • Flexibility and ability to be a team player and work collaboratively with staff and Board members from diverse backgrounds; • Prior experience in small non-profits or start-up organizations a plus. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office & G Suite applications • Experience with Salesforce a plus.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be considered. Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Homework House is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring team members from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
The development officer is responsible for frontline fundraising and management of annual fund programs and activities in support of and alignment with the five-year, $60,000,000 Change in the Making campaign. A key member of the fundraising team, the incumbent will take a comprehensive and strategic approach to raising more than $2,000,000 annually in unrestricted support for Hampshire College from the annual fund base of alumni, family and friends of the College.
The development officer will build and grow relationships with a portfolio of leadership annual fund prospects who have the capacity to give $3,000 or more annually, including personal solicitation and travel to donor visits as needed. They will manage a calendar of print, email, and digital solicitations, collaborating closely with the director of advancement services and the director of advancement communications on a data-driven approach and engaging, brand-consistent creative. They will harness volunteer passion and skills to advance fundraising, particularly assisting with days of giving and giving challenges. Operating within a multi-functional and collaborative advancement division, the development officer will oversee special projects related to donor relations, including but not limited to programming donor events, assisting with cultivation of key major gift prospects, and managing recognition societies including the Harold Johnson Planned Giving Society.
About Hampshire College: Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College. The mission of the college advancement team is to build and sustain positive relationships across multiple constituencies and to engage robust philanthropic support from many different sources in order to realize fully the academic mission and potential of Hampshire College. As part of the advancement team, you will be instrumental in the department achieving its mission and goals! How to Apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/
Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts
Supervisor Name: M. Schoenl
Supervisor Title: Associate AD/Director of Major Gifts
Department Area: University Development/Spartan Fund
The Advancement Team is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and results-oriented individual with demonstrated ability to work within a campus culture that includes a diverse array of personalities and to cohesively manage multiple expectations. MSU Spartan Fund (Athletics) Competing within the prestigious Big Ten Conference, Michigan State University Athletics is a self –sustaining unit and private financial support plays a crucial role. The Spartan Fund secures philanthropic contributions through capital, annual, endowment and planned gifts in support of MSU Athletics. These gifts are in support of our student-athletes, programs, and coaches in their quest for excellence. Annually, nearly 700 student-athletes across 21 sports are getting a world-class education while playing the sport they love. With support from Spartans and others across the country we are able to offer a championship level opportunity in the classroom, in competition and in the community. We are helping shape the future of MSU Athletics.
JOB SUMMARY: The Associate Director of Development identifies, cultivates and solicits gifts and pledges with donors and prospects that are capable of giving in excess of $50,000. The Associate Director manages, develops, and stewards a portfolio of approximately 120 prospects and donors, securing major and planned gifts in a defined Region within Michigan, on behalf of Michigan State Athletics. Will work closely with other athletic department leaders, coaches and development colleagues to coordinate and collaborate in order to maximize gift potential for intercollegiate athletics and Michigan State University. Adhere to MSU Athletics Core Values: Respect, Positive Attitude, Focus, Accountability, Continued Improvement, Integrity. Frequent travel may be required as well as regular participation in evening and weekend activities.
JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Fundraising: Discovery, Cultivation, Solicitation • Develop and manage a portfolio of 120 major gift prospects focusing on solicitations of $50,000 and above, with major emphasis on 6- and 7-figure fundraising. • Conduct strategic moves with prospects and donors, and participate in a minimum of 30 solicitations per year. • Complete at least 15-20 face to face strategic meetings per month with donors and prospects. • Provide consistent and appropriate contact, facilitate or make solicitations, and deliver effective stewardship. • Develop and maintain an awareness of social, business, and philanthropic cultures in a defined Region, and serve as an expert liaison for the Michigan State Athletics community. • Identify, and formally qualify new major and planned gift prospects by developing and executing long-range and short-range strategies and plans to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects, producing a continuous stream of donors capable of making gifts of $50,000 or more to Michigan State Athletics. • Strategy, Coordination, Collaboration • Gather data, assess prospects and develop strategies designed to realize the current and life-time giving potential of individual prospects. Utilize gift report to find new prospects for special gifts and major gifts teams. • Partner with Athletic Development, University Development, and Advancement colleagues to develop, plan and execute a successful capital campaign. • Develop and maintain strong relationships with academic and other unit colleagues on campus, by demonstrating leadership in the development community • Collaborate in the MSU development community, while representing the Athletic Department’s values and its unique role at Michigan State University. • Coordinate and facilitate activity that will directly result in prospect identification, engagement and successful solicitation, including advising executive officers, deans and development colleagues on the culture, expectations and needs of the University’s constituents. Management, Planning • Have a comprehensive understanding of Michigan State Athletics priorities and make a persuasive verbal and written case for supporting key programs and projects, effectively matching the interests of prospects to specific Athletics Department needs. • Assist with volunteer structures in recruiting and sustaining strong volunteer network to assist in prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation, as well as to provide expanded opportunities for key prospects to engage with Michigan State Athletics and the University as a whole.
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as Spartan Fund point of contact for at least 2 varsity sports. • Participate in Athletic Development events as appropriate. This includes but is not limited; to home and away football game activities, on and off-campus donor activities, other athletic events, etc. • Perform other duties as required or assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED • Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and/or Business; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in public relations, volunteer administration, professional and higher education or athletic fund raising, marketing or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. • Available to manage 50% travel, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, when needed. • Must have a valid driver’s license.
DESIRED • Bachelor’s degree preferred. • Seven or more years of development or relevant experience, with at least five years of major gift experience. • Knowledge of laws, practices, philosophy, and ethics of charitable giving. • Demonstrated track record of financial development and/or productivity in a complex work environment. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Experience in athletics, and/or higher education preferred. • Demonstrated ability to work within a campus culture that includes a diverse array of personalities. • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively in a fast moving environment. • Positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills. • Proven ability to work autonomously, collaboratively and within a team structure. • Experience with “Moves Management” or related strategic relationship development.
HOW TO APPLY If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Pat Karam, Director of Recruitment at email@example.com. Candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system, the URL for this website is careers.msu.edu. Please indicate the position number 753131 when submitting your application. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
Development Director Status: 40 hours a week (full-time) Time Frame: Review begins January 12, 2022, position open until filled
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) is a nonprofit that strengthens farms and engages the community to build the local food economy. We run the Be a Local Hero, Buy Locally Grown® marketing campaign, educate the public about buying local, offer technical assistance trainings and workshops for farmers, and support programs to increase access to local food in our region. Our team has a range of skills and life experiences and is a mix of trainers, former farmers, communicators, and administrators. We work to build a diverse and resilient food economy with viable farms, fair and just working conditions, strong environmental stewardship, and accessible and available local food in all our communities. We are committed to understanding the history and current impacts of racism in the food system and actively work towards equity. We are committed to recruiting and retaining creative, ethical, smart, and innovative people. CISA’s Development work is an integral part of our mission to strengthen local farms and engage the community in building the local food economy. We seek broad community participation in our development activities and work to develop long-term relationships with our supporters.
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Development Director works with the Executive Director and the management team in carrying out the mission of the organization, and in close collaboration with the Executive Director and Board members to achieve CISA’s fundraising goals. Development Director roles include: Providing strategic direction and management for CISA’s individual and corporate fundraising efforts; Managing the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts; Planning and managing donor events; Creating strategies to increase support from donors, businesses, and other sources; and, Writing and managing foundation grants and some government grants. Our ideal candidate enjoys engaging donors and garnering support for the mission work; managing events, campaigns, and other fundraising strategies; and providing strategic direction as part of a dynamic team. The candidate is a capable project manager and can juggle and prioritize multiple projects and think strategically.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Provide strategic leadership for the creation of the development program in collaboration with the Executive Director. Lead in the planning and execution of all fundraising initiatives and events. Develop and track annual Development budget; work with Executive Director to set annual fundraising goals; coordinate with Program Director and bookkeeper to ensure financial transactions, reports, and the annual audit are accurate. Plan and coordinate strategies for fundraising, including identifying, cultivating, and soliciting individuals, businesses, and foundations; manage efforts to upgrade donors’ annual gifts and planned giving commitments. Research, write, and manage foundation grants. Analyze/report on fundraising progress with/to Executive Director and the Development Committee. Take an active role in the management team and contribute to strategic planning and other initiatives relating to CISA’s mission and vision. Create and manage/oversee all of CISA’s fundraising events, including donor cultivation events. Work collaboratively with others in the organization to create and execute friend-raising events. Grow the community of people who understand CISA’s work and want to engage with the organization. Keep current with program work. Represent CISA at events and meetings and be in contact with donors and potential donors. Work closely with communications staff to help develop consistent messaging to donors and the public; lead development of donor-focused communications. Manage the Development Committee of board and community members. Supervise the Office Manager, who provides key administrative support for processing gifts, some event management, and office infrastructure. Other Duties Perform other related duties as assigned by the Program Director.
REPORTING and SUPERVISION This position reports to the Executive Director and provides direct supervision to the Office Manager. Other supervision, as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS Strong candidates for this job recognize the value of fundraising to a strong organization. They are strategic thinkers who have comfort engaging donors and asking for support. They have strong communication skills and the ability to manage budgets and campaigns. Specifically, we are looking for the following qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, or four years of equivalent experience PLUS: At least three years of proven experience managing a development program or owning or managing a business, including direct or transferable experience in soliciting major donors, annual fund drives, planned giving, stewardship, and prospect research; Experience with donor or client management databases; and, Experience with grant writing. Proven development or sales experience: ability to identify, cultivate, and solicit current and potential donors through one-one-one asks, written appeals, and events. Ability to motivate, lead, set objectives, and manage staff. Ability to delegate responsibility and authority and clearly define expectations for supervisees and other staff. Networking and listening skills that allow the Development Director to bring other perspectives and ideas to the organization. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and verbally. Excellent planning, prioritizing, and organizing skills with a track record of achieving financial goals. Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and diverse racial, cultural, professional, and economic backgrounds. Teamwork skills – brings up issues of concern and works towards solutions with others.
PREFERENCES It’s a plus if you speak Spanish or have other skills or experience that can help further CISA’s mission to more equitably serve those working in agriculture and local food businesses. You don’t have to already be tapped into how amazing local agriculture is but if you are, that’s great!
HOURS AND COMPENSATION Salary is $73,000-$80,000, depending on experience. This is a full-time, exempt position. Health care, vision, dental, long-term disability, 401K matching, sick time, 10 paid holidays, four personal days, and 15 vacation days in the first year are offered. Access to a car and some weekend and evening availability are required. CISA is currently operating with a hybrid office model with at least two days a week in the office and up to three days from home. We allow staff flexibility in their regular schedules and understand that flexibility can support a healthy work-life balance. Travel within CISA’s service area (Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties, MA) for donor meetings and events will be required. Writing samples and references may be requested. CISA is an equal opportunity employer. CISA will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with CISA on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. Please complete applicant questions and attach your resume via our online application form found here https://form.jotform.com/CISAsurveys/2022DD. Questions can be directed to Jennifer Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letters are not required and will not be reviewed.
The Development Officer works to enrich the health of our community by engaging and inspiring philanthropic support for Cooley Dickinson. The Development Officer manages a portfolio of potential donors that will be cultivated, solicited, and stewarded, in support of programmatic and capital priorities established by CDHC leadership, as well as fundraising goals. The Development Officer also has a focus on increasing high end annual fund donors. Relationships with potential donors include the identification and engagement of potential donors, building relationships, connection donors to Cooley Dickinson’s mission, soliciting support, and stewardship. The Development Officer embraces the department’s mission to raise philanthropic funds for CDHC. This position reports to the Managing Director of Development and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree and 2 - 5 years of experience in development or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant professional experience required. Demonstrated track record in raising philanthropic funds for nonprofit organizations preferred; experience in a health care environment preferred. Excellent strategic skills with the ability to effectively move prospects and donors along the major gift continuum, from cultivation to solicitation to stewardship required. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, devise and implement creative solutions required. Solid organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple projects on deadline, to prioritize and perform multiple tasks efficiently and effectively, and an ability to respond effectively to changing circumstances required. Demonstrated ability to work well and build relationships with diverse constituencies required. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills required. Demonstrated proficiency in Word, Excel and Blackbaud or other fundraising software preferred. Ability to travel within the community to conduct business. Learn more and apply here.
The Brien Center is the largest provider of behavioral health services in Berkshire County, MA; its mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive and innovative community-based services that promote the highest possible degree of recovery, independence, and quality of life for those served. The organization’s impact is highlighted in the 10,000 individuals, including 4,000 children, whose lives are saved, whose illnesses are successfully treated, and who continue as successful, contributing members of our community. The passionate employees of the Brien Center work extremely hard, every day, to end the stigma that continues to shadow mental illness and addiction. The Brien Center’s highest priority is keeping people safe and supporting their choices and their voices throughout their treatment and recovery.
The Brien Center is located in the Berkshires, the Western-most County in Massachusetts, with a national reputation for its unique and profoundly beautiful landscape, its rich history of cultural venues, and a culinary scene that is unmatched. From rolling hills, picturesque mountains, lush green valleys, numerous lakes, farmlands, and scenic trails to national treasures such as Tanglewood, the Clark Art Institute, Barrington Stage Company, MASS MoCA, and Jacob’s Pillow, the Berkshires offers an unparalleled environment to live, work, and play.
The Brien Center seeks to hire a Director of Development (DOD) responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all fundraising and donor/community relations efforts. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer,, the Director of Development is a member of the senior leadership team that manages over 450 staff and the programs of this $29 million organization. This position is full-time with a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Major responsibilities: • In collaboration with the CEO, Board, and senior management team, develop a comprehensive fundraising plan to include prospecting, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, and foundations with accountability for meeting specific targets and measurable results. • Ensure current and prospective major donors experience in person visits to establish effective communications and further deepen relationships. The DOD is responsible for assigning donors to specific leadership staff, including the CEO, for stewardship. • Research, respond to and provide reporting for current and potential private funding opportunities. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with funders and potential funders. • Serve as community relations lead, scheduling public appearances/speaking engagements for CEO and other leadership team members to increase awareness of the Brien Center and identify opportunities for collaboration and financial support. Promote the Brien Center through local media outlets as well as via social media. • Imagine and execute unique events for fundraising and prospecting. Events should increase the visibility, improve the image, and add financial resources to the organization. • Manage the Development Department, including creating internal infrastructure and systems to successfully support fundraising efforts; supervise support staff; direct efforts of fundraising and PR contractors/consultants; ensure all gifts are processed with integrity and in a timely fashion; coordinate with the Finance department on monthly reconciliations and fundraising reporting. • Recruit and coordinate interns, volunteer support and other resources to enhance fundraising efforts. • Provide timely and ongoing reporting to the senior leadership team, CEO and Board of Directors on all fundraising efforts and results.
Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree and 7 or more years’ fundraising experience, preferably in a healthcare environment. Master’s degree preferred. • Demonstrated success in development and expansion of a major gifts program. • Experience creating and implementing comprehensive development strategies to obtain private financial investments from individuals, corporations, and foundations. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, donor databases, web-based applications and use of the internet for research required.
Skills: • A proactive approach and willingness to think outside of the box to make the organization stand out. • Self-motivated with an appreciation of the Brien Center’s mission. • Organized, capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously. • Superior written and oral communication skills; experience using social media as a communications tool. • Well-developed fundraising and analytical skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituents. • Ability to build and maintain positive relations with direct reports, management, board of directors and donors.
Additional requirements: • Valid driver’s license and use of personally insured automobile. • Some weekend and evening engagements required. • Criminal Offender Record Information check (CORI). • Driver’s license check (RMV). For more information and to apply for this position, please visit https://www.briencenter.org
Franklin County’s Y (FCY), a small, aspirational Y with audacious dreams, is seeking a proven transformational leader to serve as its first Director of Friend-raising, Fundraising, & Grants, otherwise known as our Director of Development (DoD). We are located in Greenfield, MA and our website is www.your-y.org. Our five (5) year development goals include doubling our annual performance to 1000+ donors and an aggregate $1,300,000+ in total donations, contributions, grants, and endowment draw. As a member of FCY’s leadership team, our DoD plans, manages, controls, leads – and meets deadlines – for our Y’s advancement efforts, including creating a passionate emphasis on community engagement and “friend-raising”; fundraising (for annual and capital campaigns as well as special initiatives); and a professional grant research, writing, and securement process, always seeking to augment our vision to Love, Serve, Care.
As FCY’s key financial development professional, our DoD engages current and prospective supporters, seeks to increase financial investment in FCY, and builds an expanding strong and diverse network of stakeholders across Franklin County. Our DoD prioritizes visiting, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors, partners, and prospects across the county. Our DoD strategizes with our CEO and with our Board of Directors (BoD), building strategic partnerships leading to securing transformational gifts from major corporate partners, foundation and governmental agency grantors, and impassioned believers in our vision.
Collaborates with our Y Leadership Team: Our CFO and our Directors of Membership, Aquatics, Child Care, Youth & Family Programs, Facilities SUPERVISES: (1) Our Director of Marketing, Communications & Social Media. (2) Our Administrative Assistant (a staff position shared with business office and for board support). Our DoD collaborates with fellow directors to support grant funding needs and priorities. They will guide the creative efforts of our Director of Marketing, Communications & Social Media to ensure branding, communications, social media, and messaging consistently enhances our Y’s successful fundraising and grant writing efforts, fostering strong relationships.
Extraordinary Skills and Expectations/Responsibilities:
Grants: Develops our grant procurement strategic plan, including researching, identifying, writing, coordinating, and managing application process for appropriate foundation and government grants. Ensures proper stewardship of grantor relationships and develop strategies to cultivate long-term, comprehensive relationships with all grant-making organizations.
Friend-raising & Fundraising: Prioritizes community visibility, traveling to develop relationships and cultivate donors across Franklin County. Individually, and in partnership with our CEO, solicits a significant number of major gifts annually while growing a pipeline of new individual and corporate prospects to support future major gift solicitations. Strategy & Planning Develops, controls, manages, and leads our annual, capital, and specific need campaigns, strategizing funding models, including donations, grants, government appropriations and other applicable sources. Prepares or oversees preparation of written and verbal proposals, concept and promotional collateral, endowment and planned giving agreements, and other informational docs needed to secure major gifts.
Administration: Identifies, manages, and leverages a donor relations database, including steps management expectations. Creates and manages annual development schedule of campaigns, events, key CEO visits, and initiatives. Implements new technologies, processes, and procedures, enhancing efficiency, tracking, and workflow.
Community Presence & Engagement: Joins our CEO in representing our Y publicly to strategically grow our community of YMCA stakeholders, working with colleagues to coordinate strategic meetings and specific events when deemed advantageous. Seeks out meaningful opportunities for community service as collaborator, advisor, leader or board member.
Exceptional Coaching Competencies: Coaches, guides, and evaluates direct reports, ensuring they have the tools needed to accomplish their jobs, always aligning with our Y’s mission, vision, and needs. Coaches our CEO, our BoD, key colleagues, and Y supporters in fundamentals of friend- and fundraising skills. Inspires and motivates volunteers.
Passion, Compassion, & Personality Commitment to championing FCY’s mission and its vision to “Love, Serve, Care”: Exceptional interpersonal skills, including active listening, and the ability to develop trusting relationships. Belief in and commitment to building transformational donor/grantor partnerships through “friend-raising.” Eye-catching Track Record of Success Record of relevant documented success. Persuasive communication skills, both oral and written. Personal record of accomplishment in reaching – even exceeding! – fundraising and grant procurement goals. Proven ability to establish objectives, set performance standards, and motivate colleagues to achieve goals. Demonstrated project management, organization, delegation, and prioritization skills.
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The Springfield Museums is seeking a Major Gift Officer who will be responsible for enhancing the Springfield Museums’ development efforts. The incumbent will work with the Development Team to establish a comprehensive strategic fundraising effort to raise more than $1 million annually in restricted and unrestricted gifts, grants and sponsorships in support of exhibitions, education programs, general support, capital projects and other special projects. This position reports the Director of Development.
Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to the following: • Assist with establishing a long-range plan for fundraising consistent with the Museums’ mission, purpose, goals and objectives. Ensure that long range plans reflect analysis of markets and activities, anticipate and project trends, and identify and articulate key issues and contingencies to insure the stability of the Museums. • Identify, Cultivate, Solicit, and Steward Major Gift Prospects from a pool of constituents, members, and stakeholders. • Manage solicitation of new and renewing funders and the personal portfolio of individual donors to include prospect identification, qualification, engagement, solicitation, stewardship activities and special fundraising events. Develop and implement a plan of action for generating major gifts of $25,000+ to enhance ongoing revenue growth with a strategic focus on retaining and upgrading donors while building a robust pipeline of prospects tied to the annual measurement of goals. • Work with all departments to coordinate with the Museums’ exhibitions and programs. • Conceptualize and collaborate with the Public Relations and Marketing staff on any communications involving cultivating donors and soliciting gifts. • Keep apprised of the computerized donor database; the matching gifts and in-kind gift solicitation and responses; the acknowledgement process for all gifts and grants; the reporting mechanisms, and ongoing contact with donors. • Attend public functions, including evening and weekend receptions, dinners and donor cultivation events. • Keep abreast of trends, significant advances through professional associations, publications, seminars and similar means. • Perform other tasks as assigned or requested by supervisor.
Qualifications include but are not limited to the following: • A Bachelor’s Degree, and three (3) years of experience in Fundraising/Development. • A self-motivated individual who has a passion for development and fundraising. • Knowledge and a demonstrated ability to apply best practices and industry standards as well as creative thinking in order assist with a successful development effort. • A successful fund raiser with the ability to establish fundraising priorities and achieve fundraising goals. • A creative, energetic and entrepreneurial individual who is well organized and thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment. • Knowledge of non-profits, preferably Museums, with a background in donor relations, long-term cultivation, solicitation of major gifts, planned giving, foundations and funding sources. • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively and professionally with staff, administration, prospective and current donors, trustees, members, and volunteers. • Strong administrative, time management, and organizational skills, with the ability to plan, organize, and implement numerous projects simultaneously. • Experience managing multiple competing needs, interests, and personality types of staff, donors and upper level members within a museum or educational organization. • Respectful handling of confidential and sensitive information. • Occasional evening and weekend hours and the ability to travel as needed are required.
Benefits Include: • Healthcare: medical, dental, vision • 100 % employer paid Short Term Disability Insurance • Long Term Disability Insurance • Term and Voluntary Life Insurance • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) • Generous paid time off • Retirement plan 401(k) • Free parking • Family Membership to the Springfield Museums • Generous discounts for Museum School courses • Museum Store discount Interested candidates should submit their letter of application by December 26, 2021to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Springfield Museums is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.
SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST/ Full time: 40 hours
As an integral member of the Marketing Team, the Social Media Specialist creates, implements, and manages a comprehensive, creative, interactive, and innovative social media strategy consistent with the strategic and marketing plans of the Springfield Museums. The Social Media Specialist coordinates social media across multiple platforms—including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and a variety of venues—and shares relevant content to generate inbound traffic to website and cultivate a faithful, enthusiastic following that leads to visitation, ongoing support, and greater awareness of the Springfield Museums and our signature assets. As the social media voice of the Springfield Museums brand, the Social Media Specialist will work actively with the Marketing team to convey the Museums mission, vision, and strategic goals in a clear and engaging way—using all tools trending and innovative to best express our brand.
The Social Media Specialist will: •Embody and expand the Springfield Museums brand on social, raising the profile of the Museums—and our most important assets—to new and loyal audiences •Create and implement a social media strategy, content distribution plan in cooperation with marketing and promotion plans for the Museums •Report monthly, quarterly, and annually on statistics relevant to demonstrating social media impact •Write concise, evocative copy, sometimes tailor-made for specific audiences •Develop innovative, visually appealing, multimedia social campaigns •Continually expand audience engagement (locally, regionally, nationally, internationally), especially among social media influencers •Cultivate a growing list of social media influencers •Creatively and strategically produce and direct social media content of all kinds—text, photography, and video—to enhance the Museums’ social media presence and demonstrably increase constituent engagement •Create and implement social media ad campaigns in response to the Marketing Plan •Monitor and continually expand expertise in cutting-edge social media practices and technologies •Shoot and edit video and take photos at major events, programs, and exhibits, maintaining the photo and video archive for marketing and internal use •Advocate for the Museums in Social Media spaces, engaging in dialogues, answering questions and responding to negative reviews in consultation with the Vice President of Community Investment and External Affairs as appropriate. •Monitor social media accounts daily and on evenings and weekends, notifying the Vice President of Community Investment and External Affairs and responding to critical items as needed •Monitor, respond to, and capture customer online reviews on platforms such as TripAdvisor and Yelp! •Serve as a key member of the Marketing team, specifically by attending weekly meetings and proposing, writing, and editing social media content •Identify and analyze issues, patterns, and trends and proactively share related observations, opportunities, and insights with the Marketing team.
Measurable Outcomes: •Timely, effective, well-written plans, campaigns, and reports •Timely posting of accurate and effective social media, as well as timely response to queries •Meeting deadlines for strategic planning, reporting analytics, and posting information •Proven success driving attendance and building Instagram and Facebook followers •Meeting goals established by the employee as part of the yearly review cycle
Quotas for Social Media: Increase following by 5% each year •Quotas for short films: Four per month in support of social media campaigns •Engagement increased by 10% each year
What We Are Looking For: •Proven experience and demonstrated success in communications and/or digital marketing roles •A team player who helps advance the mission of the Museums •Ability to work independently and with remote team members •Strong troubleshooting and analytical abilities •Strong written and verbal communication skills •Keen attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills •Attention to Universal Participation, Inclusion, Diversity, Anti-Racism, and Equity goals of the Museums Required
Qualifications: •Bachelor’s Degree •Three to five years of experience in the social media field, with demonstrated experience in social media strategy development and building social media audiences •Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated editorial judgment •Established record of collaboration and interpersonal skills working with diverse colleagues •Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to manage the unpredictable nature of social media work •Experience with social media analytics, including using web tools and other software for analyzing social media and digital performance and translating that data into action items •Experience creating and deploying varied multi-media content—specifically photography, slideshows, graphics, and videography—to achieve institutional goals •Demonstrated skill as a strategic thinker and problem-solver •Work outside normal business hours including evenings and weekends, as required.
This position is supervised by the Vice President of Community Investment and External Affairs and is part of the Marketing team. We offer a comprehensive benefits packages which includes Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Life insurance, generous paid time off, and 401K. Interested candidates should submit their letter of application by Monday, January 3, 2022 to: email@example.com. The Springfield Museums are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability status or any other protected area. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply. The Springfield Museums are closely following the guidelines set by the CDC and Massachusetts regarding COVID-19, and we are requiring that everyone on-site wear masks when indoors and adhere to social distancing rules.
Amherst Cinema invites experienced and highly motivated candidates to apply for its Development Manager position. This is a key leadership position requiring a combination of skills instrumental to the long-term success of our organization. The ideal candidate will have experience growing contributed income, and enjoy serving as a key liaison to the Cinema’s core stakeholders and supporters. The Development Manager reports to the Executive Director, and works collaboratively with office staff and volunteers. This is a full-time (40 hour/week), exempt position with a comprehensive benefits package that includes free movies, medical, dental, a 403(b) retirement/employer matching plan, and paid holidays and vacation. Most hours are daytime business hours, Monday – Friday, but occasional evening hours are required. The salary range is $55,000-65,000.00 annually, commensurate with experience.
Essential Functions: • Grow Memberships, Donations and Volunteer Engagement. Work closely with the Executive Director and others to develop, implement and monitor initiatives to grow support for the cinema, including support through Membership drives, Annual Fund initiatives and programs to actively engage volunteers. This includes working with the Executive Director and others to identify, cultivate, thank, and steward Members, donors, volunteers and other supporters. • Generate Communications; Utilize Database. Oversee handling of communications with Members, donors, volunteers and other supporters, including processing of Membership applications, welcome letters, renewals, donor acknowledgements, etc. Analyze data captured in our databases and prepare recommendations for action to grow support for the Cinema. • Write Grants. Maintain a schedule of recurring grant applications. Write and submit applications and fulfill all deliverables on accepted applications. Research and apply for new grant funding opportunities. • Event Management. Plan and oversee events that engage supporters and grow support for the cinema. Example: Receptions for major supporters, volunteers, and community outreach. • Prepare Budget. Participate in the budget process and manage approved development initiatives. • Strategic Planning. Work with the Executive Director and others to develop and implement new programs, events, collaborations to grow audiences and increase financial support for the Cinema.
Qualifications/Skills: • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience; • 3 years of successively responsible experience in development or related field; • Proven record of accomplishment in solicitations and cultivation of prospective donors and/or members, and ability to manage acknowledgement processes and donor relations; • Ability to track and analyze data, and translate into persuasive, targeted and compelling content; • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the organization with a high customer service orientation; • Strong computer proficiency and familiarity with donation management systems (we use DonorPerfect), venue management software (we use Agile Ticketing Solutions), and office productivity tools (we use Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel); • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment with individuals across diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences. • Familiarity with film arts, media arts and/or arthouse cinema preferred; • Experience and comfort working in a small, nimble environment is a plus.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Standard office environment; Telework flexibility in place.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents in English as well as the ability to write routine correspondence in English. Ability to speak effectively in English before groups of customers or employees. Ability to communicate in Spanish is highly desirable, but not required.
COVID-19 precautions: Personal protective equipment required; sanitizing, disinfecting and cleaning procedures in place; Proof of COVID-19 full vaccination. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be considered. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Amherst Cinema is an independent, nonprofit arts and education center brimming with world-class programs. Our comfortable, fully accessible theater offers state-of-the-art projection and sound, and is a beloved cultural institution in Western Massachusetts. Amherst Cinema is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring team members from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and lived experiences. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
The events manager will oversee an events program with outcomes fostering lifelong relationships with a diverse constituency of alums, parents, staff, faculty, students, donors, volunteers, and friends on behalf of the advancement division. Reporting to the director of advancement services, this role will manage implementation of all the division's events locally, nationally, and digitally. The role is responsible for leading, planning, implementing, and assessing events from inception to completion, ensuring an excellent, inclusive guest experience and campus partner satisfaction. This position is responsible for independently managing all aspects of event production, including registration and email invitation system, marketing materials, day of logistics, volunteer and staff briefings, follow-up, and tracking event metrics. The events manager will also be the primary point person arranging catering, working with hosts, booking event space, etc. Evening and weekend work required, along with occasional travel.
REQUIRED SKILLS: -Event production skills, including experience executing successful high-impact events for non-profits, businesses, or other professional groups. -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to build and strengthen relationships with diverse constituents and professionally represent Hampshire College. -High level of customer service, with the ability to communicate independently with major donors, trustees, and other VIP. -Comfort with fund-raising and ability to work collaboratively with gift officers and other Advancement staff. -Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information with discretion. -Ability to work independently and collaboratively, with high degree of energy, creativity, and initiative. Must have the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and remain calm under pressure. Must have the ability to organize, conceptualize and prioritize objectives. -Must demonstrate a high degree of judgment, problem solving and resourcefulness. Attention to detail balanced with eye for overall aesthetics. -Strong data management is necessary; proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, and online registration management system required. Experience using fundraising database, mass email communication tool, and online task management tools preferred. Graphic design experience preferred. -Willingness to work evenings and weekends, with occasional travel. -Commitment to the mission and values of Hampshire College, an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. -Experience with and passion for working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential. -Must be motivated to maintain an inclusive work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, individual recognition, mutual respect, and accountability. -Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE: Associates degree and 3 years relevant experience (special events, development, marketing, sales, etc.) or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Alternatives to formal education and paid work experience may be considered as equivalent qualifications to include military service/training, volunteering, activism, and other non-traditional programs and experiences related to the position.
Hampshire College Department: Advancement Job Title: Advancement Events Manager Position Type: Full Time Schedule: 35 Hours a week Pay Range/ Status: $43,000 - $45,000 / Exempt Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA Reports to: Director of Advancement Services Anticipated Start Date: 2/1/2022
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College. The mission of the college advancement team is to build and sustain positive relationships across multiple constituencies and to engage robust philanthropic support from many different sources in order to realize fully the academic mission and potential of Hampshire College. As part of the advancement team, you will be instrumental in the department achieving its mission and goals!
BENEFITS: Hampshire College offers an outstanding benefits program for eligible employees such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous retirement plan contributions, flexible leave plans, and many other fringe benefits. For information on Hampshire College, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at benefits.hampshire.edu.
WHO SHOULD APPLY: Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer and deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are particularly committed to revealing and combating the social and institutional structures that support racism and white supremacy in all phases of employment and college life. We believe that the educational and employment environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to work and grow. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, veterans, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Hampshire College is committed to removing barriers to employment faced by equity-seeking groups and encourages (but does not require) members of these groups to self-identify in their application materials. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in the work environment are particularly encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/ Review of applications will begin on 12/3/2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.
The Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian Ad Litem (CASA) Project of Worcester County (MA) seeks a collaborative, compassionate leader who is excited to grow the organization and enthusiastically share its impact with the Greater Worcester community. Because all children benefit from permanency in their lives, and CASA believes that having a Court Appointed Special Advocate makes a difference in helping them exit the DCF system sooner, it strives to serve even more children. It also hopes to leverage the capacity and skill of the willing volunteers and partner with nonprofits to provide even more support and services for the children and their foster families.
Therefore, the new executive director will have the opportunity to: Ensure that CASA’s superb advocacy for each assigned child is broadened to include robust, well-informed referrals to additional community-based services and caring support to foster parents and children. Provide a plan for Advocates to extend their voice beyond the child to the community as fundraisers, recruiters, and storytellers. Make sure CASA’s impact and importance are known in the community evidenced by clear and compelling measures of success, and consistent and relevant branding. Focus and attend to fundraising to build a solid financial base to grow the program staff to support more children receiving advocacy and to allow the organization to be nimble in its approach to being the voice for children. Extend and enhance leadership throughout the organization and assure that Board and staff transitions are planned and thoughtful and that new hires match societal trends and organizational needs. Craft an infrastructure and operational approach that is efficient, up to date, promotes transparency, and aligns with a staffing structure that supports a holistic team approach to carrying out the mission.
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The Vermont Studio Center (VSC) seeks a full-time Development Director with proven experience leading successful and creative fundraising and engagement activities for a dynamic nonprofit, including identifying and securing funding from new sources, devising, and directing individual and foundation strategies, and stewarding existing donors. The successful candidate will lead a small, talented, and collaborative team to direct all fundraising activities, including major gifts, annual fund, foundation and government grants, stewardship, and development office operations. In recent years, VSC has raised approximately $3M in private donations for annual fund, endowment, and capital projects, on average. With the board’s endorsement and planning for a comprehensive campaign underway, we will grow this amount considerably to usher in a new level of philanthropic engagement.
This is a full-time, year-round position. Salary: $90,000 to $100,000; benefits package includes generous paid time off, health insurance, and retirement. Please see https://vermontstudiocenter.org/jobs-at-vsc for more information and the full job description. To apply, please send a one-page cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to email@example.com with the e-mail subject line as “Development Director Application.' We will be accepting applications until December 22, 2021.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER All employment decisions at the Vermont Studio Center are based on business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran status, service in the military or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. VSC provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act. Employees who are qualified individuals with disabilities covered by ADA and /or any applicable state and local disabilities laws and who require reasonable accommodations should discuss potential accommodations with the HR director. It is the employee's responsibility to notify VSC of the need for reasonable accommodations and to provide medical documentation upon request. Medical information will be kept confidential.