The Director of Development is responsible for strategic planning, managing, and executing all aspects of philanthropic activities at the Stavros Center for Independent Living. Working closely with the CEO, Board of Directors, and other volunteers and staff colleagues, the Director of Development is the key driver of the organization’s efforts to generate contributions in support of its programs and mission.
Among the responsibilities of this position is the development and implementation of the annual development plan, including the identification, cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation of current and potential individual, corporate and foundation donors, the management and creation of appeal letters and solicitation materials, including web-based fundraising strategies.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE Qualifications: Three or more years of paid Professional experience in fund development for non-profit organizations, preferably on annual giving. Ability to employ systematic research techniques to identify and cultivate donors. Experience in working with boards, volunteers and managing their fund development activities. Excellent interpersonal, speaking and writing skills. Knowledge of CRM databases preferred. Additional information can be found here.
About UMass Hillel UMass Hillel, located in the beautiful college town of Amherst, Massachusetts is an independent non-profit organization that serves as the vibrant center of Jewish life for the UMass Amherst campus. Our mission is to empower students through the vitality of Jewish life to cultivate purposeful, healthy lives and relationships that better our community and world. With 10 active Jewish student groups, a dedicated staff team, and a diverse range of programs and learning opportunities that engage nearly 1,000 students annually, UMass Hillel is a lively and dynamic place to work. UMass Hillel is proudly affiliated with Hillel International, with whom we partner in our mission to enrich the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.
Role Overview UMass Hillel is seeking a half-time Development Associate to be a key member of our fundraising team. The position reports directly to our Director of Advancement and plays an vital role in the successful implementation of UMass Hillel’s annual campaign and other elements of our fundraising plan that enable us to fulfill our mission. This position is a great opportunity to work as part of a wonderful staff team in a dynamic community of students, alumni, parents and a range of other stakeholders.
Responsibilities Implement UMass Hillel’s direct response fundraising including four to six annual appeal letters. This includes formatting letters, doing mail merges and managing print production of direct mail solicitations, coordinating with UMass Bulk Mail, and use of National Change of Address. Implement various online campaigns such as UMass Gives Days, e-blasts, and other fundraising communications. Process donations and maintain weekly log of incoming gifts, including tributes, hard and soft credits, workplace gifts, grants, event sponsorships, online gifts, monthly donations, and other gift types.
Maintain log of non-donation income including grant and allocations, and rental income. Prepare donations, other checks and invoices for accountant to process. Prepare acknowledgment letters and pledge reminders. Maintain and update DonorPerfect database, ensuring accurate and up-to-date donor information. Assist with scheduling of donor meetings and calendaring. Prepare materials for prospect and donor meetings for Director of Advancement and Executive Director. Supervise work-study students
Required Experience and Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
- A minimum of two years’ experience supporting a non-profit development office
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication
- Direct experience and strong skills with donor databases required – DonorPerfect or DonorPerfect Online preferred
- Ability to organize and prioritize work, and manage multiple projects
- Skilled at handling confidential information with discretion
- Flexibility and ability to work collaboratively
- Strong analytical and decision-making skills
- Alignment with organizational mission and values
- Strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Office Suite Strong work ethic and high-performance standards
- Experience coordinating meetings preferred
What You’ll Receive Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience and qualifications. Generous accrued vacation and sick time Professional development, mentoring, and skill building opportunities. Opportunity to work with a fun staff team in a dynamic mission driven organization!
To Apply Apply at www.HillelJobs.com and include your resume, cover letter and contact information for three references. New Applicants: Select “Apply for this Position” to submit your application and create an account. Previous Applicants: Scroll to the “Previous Applicants” section. Please input your e-mail address and password to login, and select “Add to My Jobs” to login and submit your application.
The Director of Alumnae and Development Data Services (ADDS) reports to the Associate Vice President for Advancement Operations and is responsible for creating and implementing the overall vision and strategic direction for the ADDS team. The Director works closely with Advancement staff to make data-driven recommendations in order to advance a culture of philanthropy at the College.
The Director of Alumnae and Development Data Services provides leadership to a team of 7.5 data professionals and is responsible for the multi-faceted information and technology support for constituent engagement and fundraising activities for the College and its Alumnae Association. The Director has a comprehensive understanding of and experience in supporting the full spectrum of advancement programs with special emphasis on contemporary data acquisition strategies and tools, database conversions, gift processing, sophisticated reporting tools and technologies, and other data maintenance and data security activities. The Director interacts with and provides technology support to other departments on campus including but not limited to Finance and Administration, the President’s Office, The Alumnae Association, and Library, Information and Technology Services (LITS).
The ideal candidate will possess an advanced knowledge of Advancement Services best practices, will bring sound management ability and have a high degree of professionalism while assisting in the achievement of the College’s goals. Roles and Responsibilities: Provide direction for the design and creation of a suite of strategic, operational and performance measuring reports and dashboards that provide accurate accounting and information to address stakeholder needs.
Lead efforts to identify, assess and implement new technology solutions that promote engagement and fundraising effectiveness and efficiency; ensure resource allocation meets emerging needs Lead staff training and development efforts to ensure all team members have a solid understanding of fundraising programs, strategies and information systems. Provide guidance and quality control for all records, reports, lists and data production and work collaboratively to improve procedures to make operations more efficient. Program manage implementation of third party tools including those used primarily by stakeholders in their work to support external relations activities.
Oversee maintenance of alumnae and other external constituent biographical and gift records; recommend and implement improvements to streamline processes and to maximize use of the database of record, currently the Ellucian Colleague Advancement platform. Support and fulfill operational needs of The Mount Holyoke Fund program for direct response appeals as well as personal solicitations by staff members and alumnae volunteers. Maintain a process for continued collection and integration of key sources of data on alumnae, parents and friends on a regular, documented schedule; work with colleagues across the College to identify, acquire, and update data for strategic integration within Colleague.
Work with LITS to provide technical support for all phases and units within the office including installation, training and maintenance of hardware and software. Assess and monitor responses to requests for reporting to ensure information is supplied in a relevant and timely manner. Coordinates participation in peer benchmarking and other surveys including the Voluntary Survey of Education, STAFF, and Seven Sibs. Sustain compliance with industry standards and adherence to all policies and regulations related to data management, development activities and gift processing and accounting standards.
Qualifications: Knowledge of current technology tools, applications and systems. Ability to analyze and synthesize complex information and use it to develop and coordinate systems that improve efficiency. Ability to work effectively in groups both as a leader and in support of colleagues toward agreed upon goals. Ability to learn new technology quickly and educate and train others Excellent communication skills. Ability to handle various special projects on an ongoing basis while addressing daily needs for the office. Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and collaboration.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred. 6 years’ experience in technical operations including report writing, database maintenance, database security, and database design. Background in a higher education environment with an emphasis on fundraising preferred, may be substituted with equivalent or similar experience in a business environment. High-level knowledge of constituent databases, workflows, documentation, data integrity, quality control, financial controls, and audits. Applied knowledge of regulations and guidelines governing fundraising, gift processing and gift accounting (IRS, CASE, FASB/GASB, etc.).
Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
Amherst College invites applications for the Assistant Director of Prospect Management position, which is a part of a dynamic and collaborative Prospect Development team in the office of Development. The Assistant Director of Prospect Management is a full time, year-round position, job group and level PT-3.
Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst's students are Pell Grant recipients; 45 percent of our studentsidentify as domestic students of color. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
The Assistant Director of Prospect Management is responsible for the gathering of prospect intelligence and reporting of significant moments in the relationship between prospective donors and the College, with a focus on bringing efficiency, predictability, and accountability to the fundraising effort. These responsibilities are critical to Amherst College's fundraising success. The Assistant Director of Prospect Management contributes to the achievement of Amherst College fundraising goals through the management, analysis, and reporting of all data related to the Campaign and Major Gift fundraising pipeline and gift solicitation activity, ensuring that senior Advancement staff, volunteer Campaign leaders and board members, have accurate, thorough, timely, and well-communicated information to inform fundraising strategy and decision-making.
The Assistant Director of Prospect Management gathers this strategic information through in-person meetings and written reports, oversees its storage and accuracy, and develops clear, user-friendly reports to communicate it to leadership. The Assistant Director of Prospect Management takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prospect Management Data:Develop and document Campaign Guidelines for the collection and storage of prospect data. Communicate guidelines to Advancement colleagues; provide ongoing training and supervision to ensure guidelines are followed.
- As project manager for the semi-annual Portfolio Review program (18+ meetings annually), lead the series of meetings, each of which focuses on the prospect portfolio of a member of the solicitation staff (including a meeting for the Chief Advancement Officer). Responsible for all aspects of the program, including scheduling and facilitating the meetings, providing collateral materials, and post-meeting follow up.
- Meet with solicitation staff individually monthly for gift pipeline and track data updates.
- Provide portfolio strategy advice, in collaboration with Director of Leadership Giving, adding, removing, or reassigning prospects for most effective deployment of Leadership Giving staff.
- Collect and document additional key information from prospect visit reports and other sources.
- Perform regular data quality audits, and develop and monitor automated alerts for data errors to ensure accuracy and completeness of prospect data.
- Provide campaign reporting to Chief Advancement Officer and senior leadership in Advancement, as well as to Campaign Co-Chairs and other top volunteer leaders. Reports include Campaign Pyramid, Major Gift Pipeline, and Campaign Activity Progress reports. Design user-friendly, visually attractive deliverables.
- Manage major data analysis projects using a vendor, such as predictive modeling of all constituents (28,000+ records) and prospect identification screenings. Collect and prepare data ('data hygiene'), upload file for vendor, review and analyze results.
- Develop in-house reports, lists, and ad-hoc queries in addition to vendor-supported projects. Use vendor and in-house tools to identify areas of success and opportunity, and make recommendations to management.
- Propose and manage data analysis projects including prospect identification projects to discover new potential donors. • Build capacity for sophisticated data visualization and analytics methods, including geographic prospect maps. Identify and evaluate useful products (such as Tableau and Power BI).
- Assist Director of Advancement Services and Chief Advancement Officer with mid-campaign and post-campaign analysis.
- Bachelor's Degree
- 3-5 years of experience in fundraising or similar field
- Experience with a CRM fundraising database, such as Colleague Advance
- Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications (eg, Word/Excel and/or Google Docs/Google Sheets) • Ability to take initiative, and work independently and collaboratively
- Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment
- Strong time-management, organizational, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
- Demonstrated understanding of the principles of prospect management
- Discretion with confidential information
- Commitment to or experience working with a diverse community
- Experience with Colleague Advance preferred
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Interestedcandidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (email and/or telephone numbers) for three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Apply Here.
ABOUT AMHERST COLLEGE Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college's community is composed of about1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm ; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum , Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum ; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn and live!
Reporting to the Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement, the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations works to implement Alumni Relations programming, overseeing and improving existing regional clubs and organizing events for alumni.
Responsibilities include: Supervise existing regional clubs by working with and motivating local volunteers, maintaining calendars, supporting and attending events, and encouraging broad involvement; host regional club planning committee meetings and track all regional club income and expenses; manage the DA Connect mentoring platform, regional alumnae events, and the Day of Service program; oversee the Regional Support Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association (E.C.) and attend all E.C. meetings; assist the Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement with planning and execution of premier annual events and participate in weekend and evening activities on campus, in any assigned geographic region, and other Advancement organized events.
Qualifications should include: Bachelor’s degree; 1 – 3 years of experience in Advancement or similar work-related industry; excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills; ability to manage and motivate volunteers; skilled with MS Office Suite and familiarity with integrated databases; ability to work independently and as part of a team; a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic; ability and willingness to travel; sensitivity to highly confidential information; ability to speak in front of a group and strong commitment to inclusion and cultural competency. Please visit http://www.deerfield.edu/jobs to apply online.
This is a unique opportunity for a high-energy, entrepreneurial candidate to join the senior team of our mission-driven agency providing family services to youth, individuals and families in the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley. The right candidate will lead and grow 18 Degrees’ (formerly Berkshire Children & Families, Inc.) development and donor relations.
Candidates must have experience in designing, implementing and monitoring development efforts and sourcing and cultivating new donors to support the mission and strategy of an organization with an annual budget in excess of $9M. The ability to facilitate and lead committees, produce successful fund-raising events, work a flexible schedule and travel to other sites, also required. Bachelor’s degree or CFRE or AFP certification preferred. Multilingual/Multicultural candidates encouraged to apply. Competitive salary and employee benefits offered.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Provide a wide range of highly skilled administrative and executive assistance for the Senior Vice President for Alumnae Relations and Development and the Vice President for Alumnae Relations. Support a welcoming and professional environment for the Office of the Vice Presidents for both internal and external constituents. Work closely with the Associate VP for Advancement to support the central administration of these integrated areas. Anticipate the daily needs of the VPs; work independently in an environment of multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities; and anticipate and resolve a wide variety of issues. Maintain calendars, provide meeting briefings and materials, arrange travel, and handle correspondence.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedule and coordinate appointments and complex meetings for the Sr. VP and VP on- and off-campus. Prioritize complex calendar requests. Schedule standing and ad-hoc meetings with committees and staff. Help plan, coordinate and ensure that the vice presidents’ calendars are complete, accurate and contain all necessary details. Keep the vice presidents well informed of upcoming commitments. Make appropriate meeting preparations: provide background briefings/materials, reserve rooms, order catering, provide or arrange media support and any other necessary meeting materials or supplies. Complete Salesforce entry as required, including post-meeting, email, hard copy correspondence and phone contact with alumnae and donors. As requested, take notes at meetings and attend/staff departmental meetings and events. Follow-up on action as needed after meetings. Support the VPs with Cabinet, Board of Trustees, Board of Directors and Presidential committees, sub-committee and related activities.
Track and manage the VPs daily to-do list, ensuring that they are prepared for meetings, that time-sensitive tasks are completed, and that pending documents are reviewed, approved, signed and delivered. Coordinate meeting schedules and materials with colleagues supporting the AASC board of directors and other alumnae leadership committees. Work with the AVP for Advancement to schedule and support logistics for regular and ad hoc staff meetings, retreats, and events. Work in collaboration with the AVP to assess the priority of activities for the VPs. Request research, as well as conduct independent research as needed. Run briefing information and reports upon request using the college’s constituent database, Salesforce and other tools such as Cognos.
Schedule and coordinate all aspects of travel arrangements, including developing complex itineraries, confirming reservations, assembling travel packets, and preparing expense reports. Coordinate presidential travel with and provide back-up for the Senior Development Liaison to the President’s Office. Coordinate, as needed, with members of the President’s staff. Prepare customized correspondence, including proposals and other documents for review and signature. Monitor, respond to and distribute incoming communications as appropriate. Assist with drafting and/or proofreading presentations, memos, email and other communications. Write and send departmental announcements, and assist the VPs with general email management.
Create and maintain appropriate filing systems to ensure organization and quick retrieval. Provide copying and perform other general office tasks as needed. Provide back-up for the Advancement Coordinator and the Alumnae Relations Program Coordinator, including front-desk coverage and back-up monitoring of the general alumnae email account. Assist with and redirect general questions that come to the Office of the VPs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree plus five to seven years of administrative or related support experience in a dynamic environment or an equivalent combination of education/experience. Skills: Superior organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent customer service skills for internal and external constituencies. with tact, discretion and maintaining confidentiality. Flexibility to support a variety of leadership styles.
Excellent communication (interpersonal, verbal, written), analytical and problem-solving skills. Must have proven ability to initiate and manage multiple and varied tasks under competing deadlines and shifting priorities. Must be able to appropriately prioritize workload, as well as demonstrate flexibility and poise when responding to unanticipated events. Must possess high levels of professionalism and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive material/information. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times. Must be an energetic, flexible and independent worker able to act both independently and collaboratively. A commitment to and proven success working collaboratively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives is essential.
Experience with complex organizational database and CRM tools. Strong proficiency with Google and MS Office applications, as well as agility in learning new technologies and desire to understand technology and business needs across the organization. Ability and willingness to work occasional nights and weekends.
Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter here in order for your application to be considered for this position. Review of applications will begin September 9, 2019
The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute seeks an inspired and inspiring leader capable of building sustainable, long-term philanthropic relationships and shaping complex philanthropic strategies to serve as its next Director of Development (DoD).
As the Clark continues to realize the promise of its successful campus expansion, the Director of Development will play a key role in helping to achieve a wide range of programmatic goals in support of the Clark’s distinctive dual-mission as both a museum and center for academic research in the visual arts. The DoD will be a leader and key part of a dynamic Advancement Department staff that supports a wide range of activities across the Clark’s 140-acre campus.
Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), the DoD works collaboratively with the other members of the Advancement team, especially the Director of Patron Programs and Donor Engagement, Assistant Director of Development, and Grants Manager, and has significant responsibilities for helping to secure $5-7 million in gifts annually. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial and goal-oriented development leader with experience in planning and executing comprehensive fundraising programs in dynamic cultural and education marketplaces.
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator in verbal, written, and presentation forms. This staff member will have good interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with curators, program managers, and marketing, development, and membership colleagues. This individual will advise and help set strategy for best practices in development, data management, direct mail fundraising programs, small gift efforts, and events to support restricted and unrestricted giving as well as a major fundraising initiative. The Clark is one of only three art institutes in the United States. The DoD plays an important strategic role in support of this internationally recognized program.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT: In consultation with the CAO, design and implement a comprehensive major gift fundraising program, with measurable goals and objectives that meet the Clark’s annual operating requirements and that lay continuing groundwork for increasing contributed revenue. This position will oversee planning and strategy for special exhibitions and support the strategy for launching a major fundraising initiative to raise operating endowments for core programs.
INDIVIDUAL GIVING: In consultation with the CAO and the Clark’s financial officers, design and execute specific revenue strategies for giving initiatives. Work with the Director of Patron Programs and Donor Engagement to align donor benefits and ongoing stewardship; evaluate and set strategies for direct mail acquisition, renewals, and administration; program-related sales; and marketing materials. The DoD will also promote the Legacy Society, the Clark’s planned giving program, and the Collectors Society, a special donor group that supports the growth of the Clark’s collections.
MAJOR GIFTS: Working collaboratively with the CAO and senior departmental colleagues, spearhead an increased organizational focus on major gifts fundraising to support expanded programs at the Clark. Devise and implement new strategies to acquire, renew, and upgrade major donors. Identify new giving opportunities to attract and retain major donors and increase their loyalty. F
INANCIAL MANAGEMENT: In consultation with the CAO, track and analyze major gift program performance on an on-going basis; prepare annual operating budget revenue and expense forecasts; monitor financial performance against budget and prepare monthly financial reports for senior management; manage departmental expenditures to budget.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Working collaboratively with departmental colleagues, strategically support the effective implementation and execution of patron programs and travel, including donor cultivation events.
COMMUNICATIONS LIAISON: Partner with the Marketing and Communications team to build fundraising capacity and attract additional sponsorship resources to the organization; participate in the development of new online fundraising initiatives with the Marketing and Communications Department and outside agencies as necessary.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of five years of development management experience; A track record of successfully closing major gifts and exceeding contributed income goals in a competitive fundraising environment; Experience with planning and operating capital campaigns to support strategic solicitations for major gifts that do not compromise annual giving; A broad and general knowledge of and appreciation for the visual arts and a passion for the Clark’s mission, programs, and future plans; Strong planning, strategy, financial, budgeting, analytical, and communication skills; Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, or a comparable fundraising software; and Ability and willingness to travel regularly and work evenings/weekends.
Prior experience in museums, higher education, and marketing will be favorably regarded. Audience development, database mining, prospect research, and the application of new fundraising technologies are all high priorities for the Institute. Individuals interested in applying should submit a cover letter, salary requirements, resume, and the names of three references via email to: HumanResources@clarkart.edu. The Clark is an equal opportunity employer.
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for chief advancement officer. The chief advancement officer (CAO) reports to the President and serves as a member of the senior administrative team. They will lead the development and execution of a strategic and compelling fundraising campaign that includes major gifts, planned giving, annual giving, foundation and grants development, and stewardship.
As the lead fundraiser for the College, the CAO is responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of leadership donors, trustees, and VIP prospects, including regular travel and solicitations at the multi-million dollar level. The CAO will forge new relationships to build Hampshire’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. Management responsibilities include identifying, securing, and supervising requisite staffing, and guiding the advancement and alumni and family relations staff in developing strategies and implementing plans to meet or exceed short- and long-term fund raising goals. Broadening the College’s engagement with constituencies and fostering their commitment to support the College is fundamental to these efforts as the College undertakes an ambitious five-year campaign.
The CAO will develop and guide an effective campaign leadership committee, work closely with the advancement committee of the Board of Trustees, and support the development of additional fundraising volunteer strategies. The CAO will articulate the mission, goals, and aspirations of the College, engage with leadership to leverage their involvement and create synergies with the board of trustees, faculty, and staff in service of fundraising priorities. The CAO will be a primary and effective advocate for Hampshire and its needs, connecting with prospects, donors, and volunteers to champion the College’s mission and foster greater outreach to donors and prospects at all giving levels. Strong focus will be placed on the identification, cultivation, and engagement of major donors to secure increased philanthropic support and the identification of new opportunities to build and sustain the overall mission of Hampshire.
A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of ten years job-related experience is required. The ideal candidate will have a strong history of successful cultivation and solicitation of gifts at the $1million level and above; direct operational or management experience in the areas of comprehensive development campaigns, annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, campaigns, donor relations/stewardship, corporate, and foundation relations, and development services; and a successful track record implementing an outcome-focused approach in developing and leading projects from initiation to completion in a complex, fast-paced non-profit organization.
It is critical that the CAO possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence, persuade, and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships; dynamic interpersonal skills, including the capacity to relate on a highly personal level to a very wide variety of prospects, colleagues, donors, and volunteers; ability to think strategically and critically and prioritize and manage multiple tasks; and strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in the full range of advancement techniques and approaches, and adept with requisite technology; have tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time; experience working with staff and volunteer teams in constructing, articulating, directing, and implementing sophisticated development activities; a flexible and adaptable style; and a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives. The CAO must possess a professional and resourceful style with the ability to work independently and as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Hampshire College. A commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds is essential
This full time, benefited position requires travel to and within unfamiliar cities and regions. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program. Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu. Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.