FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONAL – ASSOCIATE VP FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT/COO:
The Institute of Cancer Research, a College of the University of London
One of the world’s foremost independent cancer research and educational institutions, The Institute of Cancer Research in London, England, seeks experienced development leader in its newly-formed Institutional Advancement Department as it builds a well-strategized, well-integrated, proactive institutional advancement/development effort, including restricted major gift fundraising. Candidates must be experienced fund development executives. U.S. fundraising experience is essential. Experience may have been gained in any type of not-for-profit, ideally an academic institution, hospital or cancer-related charity, although an interest in healthcare is required. A competitive compensation package including excellent benefits and a generous relocation allowance will be provided. EOE M/F/D/V. Respond with a letter of interest and resume to: Ann Kern and Joan Sherry, Korn/Ferry International, via email: NFP-ED@kornferry.com (Subject: ICR)
EVENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER: Publicolor
Publicolor a 501(c)(3) organization committed to revitalizing communities and engaging underserved students in their education through the power of color and collaboration seeks Events and Communications Manager. Job Description: manage all event related fundraising and cultivation activities, external communications, PR coordination, and individual donor cultivation. Position reports to the Founder/President and Chief Operations Officer. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant event and fundraising experience. Must be flexible and capable of thriving in a high-energy, fast-paced environment, extremely well organized, attentive to detail, resourceful, solution oriented, capable of thinking and working independently and have excellent communications and technical skills. Please Email or fax (212) 532-1230 resume and cover letter to Nancy Carmichael, email@example.com.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: The Louis August Jonas Foundation
The Louis August Jonas Foundation is engaged in fostering the growth and development of young people. Its principal activity is operating Rising Sun, a non-religious, non-political eight-week summer international leadership program for talented youth (ages 14-16) near Rhinebeck, NY. Costs are borne by the Foundation. The Board seeks an accomplished administrator with a strong education-related background, and proven people and communication skills. Hands-on experience with teenagers, presenting before educational groups, and publishing in periodicals and academic journals is desirable. Salary is competitive with experience.
Interested candidates should email in MS Word, or send hard copies of, a letter of interest, résumé, personal statement and five references to: Deirdre A. Ling, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative; P.O. Box 819; West Tisbury, MA 02575
Phone: 508-696-7708 , Fax: 508-696-1881 firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT: National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts
Is responsible for all aspects of the academy’s fundraising and external communications. He or she will work closely with the Academy’s Director and board development committee to set and achieve goals. Responsibilities: oversees all aspects of the Academy’s fundraising efforts (major giving, annual, planned giving and special events) including prospect research, cultivation, solicitation, facilitation and stewardship. Oversees external communications (image management, branding, website, marketing and public relations); puts into place a planned giving program; initiates membership campaigns. Oversees new members and renewals at all membership levels and works with the Director of Communications to achieve marketing and public relations goals and to ensure the image of the National Academy. Attributes and Qualifications: proven track record of successful fundraising and at least five years professional experience. Major gift experience a plus; well developed interpersonal skills and a proven ability to work closely with all constituents and colleagues; proven management skills; organized self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills; knowledgeable of fundraising software and database management; minimum attainment of a bachelor degree and knowledge of, or background in, the arts a plus. Please Fax or e-mail resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com; FAX # 212-360-6795.
DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP: WNYC Radio
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: set strategy, plan, coordinate and implement all membership direct marketing campaigns (direct mail, telemarketing, on-air fundraising, and web fundraising) to meet Department gross and net budgetary goals; work collaboratively with Marketing and Programming Departments to assure consistent messaging and branding; analyze current approach and systems to identify new opportunities to increase Department’s revenue generating potential; work with VP of Development to integrate membership goals with overall individual giving goals, develop strategies to encourage systematic upgrades through the membership levels; prepare and analyze direct marketing results to inform strategic decisions about future campaigns; provide reports, summary information and revenue updates; provide leadership role in using Team Approach database; look for ways to streamline department processes, cut costs and optimize staff time and resources and manage membership department staff. Qualifications: BA/BS; minimum 10 years direct marketing in a non-profit environment; experience with on-air fundraising a plus; excellent communication skills; experience with staff management and supervision; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required and of Team Approach or other fundraising software preferred; commitment to WNYC mission and ability to articulate it; WNYC listener preferred and must be available to work extended hours as needed.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements and resume online to firstname.lastname@example.org with “MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR” in the subject line. All information requested must be received to consider your candidacy. Qualified candidates only please. No calls, no agencies. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted. EOE.
SENIOR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MAJOR GIFTS: University of Pennsylvania
The University is seeking five Senior Associate Directors, Major Gifts to cover the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Philadelphia, and New York regions. These Senior Associate Directors will be responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of gifts of $250,000 and above. Successful candidates must possess a BA/BS degree and have 7 years of senior-level fundraising experience in higher education. Must be willing to travel frequently and work evenings and weekends as needed. Valid driver’s license required. Resumes should be directed electronically to: Gerard F. Cattie, Jr., Managing Director, Diversified Search Ray & Berndtson, Office: 212-542-2587 OR email@example.com.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Major NYC Foundation
NYC based foundation is seeking a motivated and creative Director of Development. We need a self starter who will design, implement and manage a comprehensive development program to optimize charitable contributions, sponsorships, grants and promotional events. Our ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills and the desire to work in a fast-paced environment and build a two year old foundation on the cutting edge of medical research. Must have 7-10 years of solid work experience of which the last 3-5 years in a non-profit environment in the area of development. Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DIRECTOR OF CARDINAL’S COMMITTEE FOR CHARITY (CCC): Catholic Charities
Support, develop and staff the leadership committee of the CCC to ensure attainment of fundraising goals. Create, manage and implement strategic plan for major gift solicitations through direct mail, individual solicitations and events. Identify, solicit and steward leadership prospects ($25,000 and above). Manage fundraising for Annual Gala. Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years experience in non-profit. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to work under pressure. Computer literacy and database experience including Microsoft Word/ Excel and Raiser’s Edge preferred.
Support, develop and staff the leadership committee of the CCC to ensure attainment of fundraising goals. Create, manage and implement strategic plan for major gift solicitations through direct mail, individual solicitations and events. Identify, solicit and steward leadership prospects ($25,000 and above). Manage fundraising for Annual Gala. Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years experience in non-profit. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to work under pressure. Computer literacy and database experience including Microsoft Word/ Excel and Raiser’s Edge preferred. email@example.com
DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP: American Museum of Natural History
Reporting to Senior Vice President of Development and Membership, will handle all aspects of AMNH’s Membership Department with responsibility for generating specific revenue goals; manage staff of 10 full-time and 31 part-time employees; create new initiatives to increase membership numbers and income, incl development and implementation of new on-line strategies for acquisition and retention of members; create and administer departmental budget in excess of $2M; oversee research, planning and implementation of around 100 events and member programs aimed at cultivation and retention of membership; serve as publisher, distributor, content manager of Rotunda, AMNH’s members’ newsletter.
Bachelor’s, at least 8 years of exp with increasing responsibilities and proven supervisory skills. Exp in Museum environment, pref’d. Computer proficiency req’d; Raiser’s Edge exp, a plus. Ideal candidate will be detail oriented, possess excellent written/verbal communications skills, work well in dynamic environment. Competitive salary and benefits package. No calls please. Applicants may email resume with cover letter, specifying salary history and requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR FOR DEVELOPMENT OFFICER: The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Create and manage strategic direction for all capital campaign communications incl magazines, bulletins, donor updates, trustee updates, project brochures as well as develop comprehensive on-line campaign communication strategy, which includes content management systems, on-line giving, web design, implementation. Collaborating with directors of Development Office fundraising units, you will plan creation and production of communication pieces to support ongoing and special solicitation efforts as well as effective stewardship of past philanthropy. While managing production of all campaign publications, you will oversee relationships with external communications consultants, designers, freelance writers, mailing houses. Bachelor’s, Master’s degree in Communication pref’d, minimum of 5 yrs supervisory exp and minimum 8 yrs work in areas of writing, publishing, communications, or other closely related fields, preferably related to philanthropy. Must possess exceptional written and oral communication skills, strong attention to detail, superior organizational skills. Competitive salary and benefits package. Please email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com. Visit our website at www.mountsinai.org. EOE/AAE employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
Seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial, creative and strategic Director of Development to join our senior management team. The successful candidate will develop and implement initiatives to greatly enhance and expand our fundraising efforts, especially among individual donors. The Brennan Center is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on fundamental issues of democracy and justice. We are working for an ambitious reform agenda to modernize voter registration, restore accountability and transparency to the executive branch, and expand access to legal services for the poor in this moment of economic distress. Please send (a) cover letter, (b) resume, (c) the names and telephone numbers of three references by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Director of Development” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, applicants are encouraged to send materials soon.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: S.L.E. Lupus Foundation
Manage and implement an aggressive and comprehensive resource development program. Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease affecting 1.5 million primarily female individuals nationwide. Despite the large number of people afflicted with Lupus, a new treatment has not been approved in nearly 50 years. The Foundation provides patient services, education, public awareness, and partners with the Lupus Research Institute, the only organization solely dedicated to funding novel lupus research, leading to major breakthroughs in the cause, treatment, and ultimate cure of this disease. Oversee team of 4 staff members and work closely with President and highly committed Board of Directors to raise over $9 million annually. Sustain/grow sophisticated fundraising program that includes annual appeal, corporate/foundation grants, major gifts, planned giving, special events. Successful candidates should demonstrate 10+ yrs fundraising experience with strong track record of achievement, experience overseeing gala events, knowledge of NY philanthropic community, demonstrated success building corporate and foundation relationships. Familiarity with new media and web-based fundraising a plus. Occasional travel to Florida, southern California and Chicago.
Email cover letter and resume in confidence to: email@example.com Rebecca Titlow, Senior Consultant
Development Guild/DDI; 212-717-2113×249. More detailed information may be found at www.lupusny.org and www.lupusresarchinstitute.org
MANAGER OF BOARD RELATIONS: The New York Botanical Garden
Reporting to Associate VP Individual Giving as a key player in a team responsible for all annual fundraising efforts specific to Board, Board of Advisors, Honorary Board, Distinguished Counselors. Specific duties incl, but are not limited to, preparation, research/writing of proposals, presentations, reports, solicitations, pledge reminders acknowledgments. Actively manage specific Board member portfolio, coordinate with Board Relations and Individual Giving teams to ensure highest level of cultivation and stewardship of full complement of Board members
Bachelor’s, and 3+ yrs Development exp, preferably in Individual Giving; Excellent oral/written communication skills; Must be comfortable with financial data, able to track projections, pledges, all contributed gifts; Must be detail-oriented, highly organized self motivated-team player, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; Must be able to think strategically, interact with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, public; Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Raiser’s Edge 7. Salary will commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits, incl 4 weeks vacation, retirement plans, paid sick days and holidays, free employee parking on premises and more! Email must include both the job title and position application number D1408. Applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume in MS Word format to the attention of:
Recruitment & Training Specialist; Position Application Number D1408
E-mail: HR@NYBG.ORG New resumes will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.
DIRECTOR, MAJOR GIFTS: Lighthouse International
Responsible for maintaining and significantly building the major gifts program of individual donors at the $5,000+ level, including developing strategies, analysis, and implementation and reporting. In addition, the Director will work closely with Board members to guide cultivation and stewardship of major donor relationships.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least seven years of experience working in a complex organization with a proven track record of success in developing relationships with and soliciting major donors, and developing prospects. To apply for this position please copy and paste the link below to an internet browser and complete our online form:
DIRECTOR OF ANNUAL FUND: The Masters School
Manages all aspects of The Masters School’s annual giving program including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual fund donors. The program exceeded its goal of $1.5 million in fiscal year 2008, and has as its goal $1.6 million in fiscal year 2009. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Annual Fund Director must develop direct mail appeals and coordinate reunion giving, phonathons, and personal solicitations. Also responsible for recruiting and supervising a network of parent and alumnae/i volunteers, and organizing related special events. He/she will work collaboratively with the Director of Major Gifts and Planned Giving, Director of Alumnae/i Relations, the Database Administrator, and the Manager of Donor Relations, as well as the Head of School and members of the Board of Trustees to meet all annual fund goals. Contact: Debbie Shure, firstname.lastname@example.org
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT: New York City Mission Society
Since 1812, New York City Mission Society has been a force for positive change in the lives of New Yorkers in need. Programs are conducted in communities of longstanding need including New York City public schools and at our Minisink Town House, a thriving community center in the heart of Harlem. Responsible for long-range planning with responsibility for oversight of all fundraising and public relations efforts including: planned giving and major gift programs; the creation and supervision of special events; and the Annual Fund. Requires 5 years demonstrated track record raising funds from individual, major donor, foundation and corporation sources; development of programs for individual donors; and progressive and responsible leadership experience in all aspects of fundraising.
Apply and submit cover letter, résumé and salary requirements Strull Consulting via email to: email@example.com