Job Postings

Riverbend Community Mental Health
Assistant Director of Philanthropy
(posted 01/21/2020)

278 Pleasant St. Concord NH 03301

Job Description
Assistant Director of Philanthropy
 
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Assistant Director to join our talented multi-disciplinary team in our Community Affairs Department.
 
As the Assistant Director of Philanthropy, you will be responsible for the execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program which supports all programs and locations of Riverbend Community Mental Health.  This position requires strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to prioritize as well as manage multiple projects at the same time. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Community Affairs.
 
Responsibilities
Determine annual giving goals and develop a comprehensive plan utilizing available resources within the Community Affairs department
Implement and oversee all aspects of solicitation within various market segments
Oversee donor database inclusive of data entry, gift processing, gift acknowledgements, reporting, and all additional aspects of Riverbend’s constituent relations software
Work closely with the Director of Community Affairs to develop and execute a communications strategy that supports annual giving and other fundraising activities
Assist in developing and implementing a moves management system and carry a portfolio of mid-level donors
Assist with special events, stewardship activities, and community education activities
Assist with grant writing
Actively engage with the Board of Directors Development Committee and the Stewardship & Cultivation work group

Qualifications
 
Requirements
Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years fundraising experience or associates degree with 5-7 years fundraising experience is required
CFRE eligibility preferred
Excellent skill and understanding constituent management software required
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle or access to a reasonable alternative is required
Experience with digital media marketing and/or web content management is preferred
Strong technical skills are required
Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with attention to detail is required
 

How to Apply
Apply on our website: www.riverbendcmhc.org

Last Day to Apply
N/A

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
CEO
(posted 01/17/2020)

Booth Bay, Maine

Job Description
CEO
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay, ME
ABOUT COASTAL MAINE BOTANICAL GARDENS
In 1991, a small group of Mid-Coast Maine residents dreamed of building a world-class public garden on 128 acres on the rocky coast that would one day be both an economic engine and cultural anchor for the region. Using their own homes as collateral, these individuals had a steadfast commitment to the organization's vision and, along with hundreds of volunteers, established a foundation of insightful planning, helping to make Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens a jewel of rare quality among North American gardens. After 16 years of planning, the “People's Garden” opened to the public in summer 2007, inviting visitors of all ages and abilities to create and explore meaningful connections to plants and nature at their own pace.
Since then, the Gardens has become one of Maine's top attractions and one of the most distinguished botanical destinations in the country. Its exquisite gardens, dramatic and compelling natural landscape—including nearly a mile of tidal saltwater frontage—make it ever-changing, endlessly captivating and thoroughly unique. The Gardens presents limitless potential to inspire learning about natural history, habitats, botany, horticulture, and ecological connections.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is one of the largest public gardens in the country. Through gifts and strategic purchases, the Gardens now comprises 323 acres, featuring native plants of Maine and other plants suited to northern coastal conditions. The original facilities were built for an expected attendance of 40,000 annual visitors; remarkably, CMBG surpassed 40,000 visitors by its second year of operation. In 2018, attendance exceeded 227,000 guests from throughout the 50 US states and 63 foreign countries. Implementing the 2015-2035 Master Plan, CMBG opened an expanded visitor center and parking facilities in May, 2018. The organization's annual operating budget is $5M and the endowment is $4.4M. CMBG employs 52 full-time employees and 70 seasonal employees.
Open during the regular season from April 15 through October 31, CMBG also features Gardens Aglow, a holiday light show established in 2015. Aglow is open from mid-November until December 31. This event draws an increasing number of guests who consider it an annual tradition for families and friends across generations. Gardens Aglow attracts tourists as well as state residents, allowing CMBG to become a nearly year-round attraction. Please find additional information on the website for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.
THE OPPORTUNITY
Our client is seeking a visionary and inspiring leader to partner with the Board and staff to shepherd the organization into its next stage of growth and development, raising CMBG's national profile; increasing the number of visitors; enhancing the visitor experience; and establishing a sustainable operating model for a 21st-century botanical garden. This individual should possess a passion for CMBG's mission to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature through horticulture, education, and research and should possess the communication skills to articulate this passion.
MAIN FOCUS, PRIORITIES, AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The President & CEO leads every aspect of the Gardens' operations. The Board of Directors is responsible for the supervision and evaluation of the CEO's performance. Specifically, the next CEO will be responsible for the following:
Strategic Leadership and Organizational Strategy
• Implement the 2017-2022 Strategic Plan.
• Participate with the Board in an analysis of the 2015-2035 Master Plan to identify the Gardens' priorities and implement the Plan.
• Increase earned revenue from operations and membership by developing strategies that increase visitors in the spring, summer, and fall.
• Build and maintain an organizational culture of excellence through teamwork, individual accountability, trust and a shared commitment to achieving CMBG goals.
Development
• Complete the Capital Campaign, partnering with board members, staff, and the fundraising consultant.
• Broaden the donor base for the Annual Fund and Capital Campaign and include more foundation grants, corporate sponsorships, and a wider geographic reach.
• Build strong relationships with donors to secure lifelong connections and support for the Gardens.
External Relations
• Actively engage with and embrace the Boothbay Region as a resident and good neighbor.
• Ensure productive relationships with local, state, and national-level Maine elected officials and their staffs.
• Build personal relationships with key botanical garden leaders nationally as well as with key business, philanthropic and nonprofit leaders in Maine.
Finance and Administration
• Provide appropriate oversight for all aspects of CMBG's financial management including the yearly budget and timely filing of required financial reports to government agencies, philanthropic/donor foundations, and lenders.
• Ensure that CMBG has the forward-looking organizational structure, processes, skills, and compensation system necessary for continued growth and success.
• Develop and maintain performance management and succession planning systems including processes to foster accountability and organizational goals.
• Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the Board of Directors.



Qualifications
CANDIDATE PROFILE
The ideal candidate should possess the following professional expertise and leadership competencies:
Experience/Educational/Professional Expertise
• At least ten years of relevant leadership experience. BA or BS degree required; advanced degree such as business management, horticulture, or nonprofit management preferred.
• Exceptional organizational and management skills. Experience leading and inspiring change in a diverse, mission-driven organization.
• A creative, strategic thinker who has successfully cultivated and led high-performing teams toward achieving ambitious goals.
• Demonstrated thought leadership in the botanical, non-profit or business world; an entrepreneurial mindset and savvy decision-maker.
Leadership Competencies
• Capacity to lead an aspirational capital campaign; prior experience as relationship builder with major donors and/or demonstrated success with a significant capital campaign desirable.
• Experience developing relationships and working with people of diverse values and perspectives.
• Proven track record leading and supporting staff in ways that respects and values their capabilities, builds mutual trust, and cultivates a culture of excellence.
• A strong track record of responsible financial stewardship and management, including budgeting and forecasting, investment management, reporting, and compliance.
• Proven capacity to develop systems of communication and decision-making that encourage participation and innovation.
• The ability to foster a culture of transparency, collaboration, self-reflection, and mutual accountability.
CONTACT
Katie Bouton, Naree Viner, and Stephen Milbauer of Koya Leadership Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express your interest in this role please submit your materials here or email Stephen directly at smilbauer@koyapartners.com. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ applicants.
ABOUT KOYA LEADERSHIP PARTNERS
Koya Leadership Partners is a retained executive search and human capital consulting firm that partners exclusively with mission-driven clients, institutions of higher education and social enterprises. We deliver measurable results, finding exceptionally talented people who truly fit the unique culture of our clients and ensuring they have the strategies to support them. At Koya, we don't just accept difference – we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our team, our clients, and the communities we serve. Koya is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to creating an environment and team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, styles, and experiences.
For more information about Koya Leadership Partners, visit www.koyapartners.com.


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How to Apply
Apply Online at http://www.Click2Apply.net/gmgj3tdst3649fnk

Last Day to Apply
4/16/2020

MCVP: Crisis & Prevention Center
Development Director
(posted 01/14/2020)

Keene, NH

Job Description
o Secure financial support through the cultivation of relationships with current and prospective funders, including individuals, foundations, and corporations
o Coordinate and manage annual mail campaigns
o Plan and coordinate fundraising events
o Coordinate production of public information such as the annual report, brochures, newsletters, website, and press releases
o Work with Development Committee, Board of Directors, key volunteers, and other staff as appropriate to plan and execute fundraising activities
o Grow and maintain community relationships
o Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director


Qualifications
o Bachelor’s Degree required
o Minimum three to five years’ experience in development including special events, annual appeals, grant writing, and one-on-one solicitation.
o Familiarity with donor-tracking software
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Strong interpersonal, administration, and management skills
o Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines



Other Information
The MCVP Crisis and Prevention Center is a critical resource to survivors and victims of domestic and sexual violence in the Monadnock region. MCVP is held in high esteem by partners, community members, and donors alike, and has a strong, engaged Board of Directors that is committed to seeing it grow and amplify its impact.

MCVP has just completed a strategic plan that calls for increasing its annual fund from approximately $200,000 to $350,000 contributed annually in the next five years and seeks a Development Director to lead that effort.


Organization Description
The mission of MCVP: Crisis and Prevention Center is to respond to domestic & sexual violence and stalking in our community by providing a care & support system for survivors, as well as to work to end interpersonal violence in all forms through primary prevention, community engagement, and collaboration. Our staff is a team of dedicated individuals working toward a violence-free Monadnock Region.

How to Apply
Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to;
director@ MCVPrevention.org

Last Day to Apply
January 31, 2020

Jesup Memorial Library
Director of Development
(posted 01/09/2020)

Bar Harbor, Maine

Job Description
The Jesup Memorial Library is seeking a creative, enthusiastic Director of Development to join our staff full-time.

The Director of Development (DoD) manages the day-to-day operations of the annual fund and capital campaign, working with the Library Director, staff and Board of Directors. The DoD will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency with computers and databases, strong attention to detail, and an eagerness to build strong relationships with the library’s supporters. The selected candidate will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors and prospects, working closely with the Advancement and Campaign Leadership Committees to meet the established goals. The DoD will work with and manage one part-time Development Assistant.

Reports to: Library Director
Classification: full-time; exempt

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Donor Relations
• Manage a portfolio of major donors and prospects
• Prepare briefing documents and research to support donor cultivation and solicitation meetings
• In concert with counsel, staff, and volunteer leadership, coordinate donor meetings
• In concert with counsel, staff, and volunteer leadership, coordinate donor cultivation and recognition events.
• Develop stewardship plans for all major donors to ensure ongoing engagement

Capital Campaign
• Work with members of the Board of Directors and Campaign Leadership Committee to execute individual donor cultivation assignments
• Draft proposals and correspondence (on behalf of staff or Campaign Leadership Committee members) to potential donors, and proposals as needed
• Plan events, communications and other engagements for the Capital Campaign

General Development Operations
• Attend staff and Board of Directors meetings as needed
• Prepare a written Development Plan, updating on a quarterly basis, for all aspects of the development program
• Assist Library Director in researching and writing grant proposals
• Assist Library Director in preparing and submitting reports as required by granting foundations and institutions
• Manage Development Assistant in tracking donations, pledges, payments and acknowledgements, and provide regular financial progress reports to Library Director, Campaign Leadership Committee and Board
• Support the solicitation of major gifts with staff leadership and Campaign Leadership Committee
• Research current and prospective campaign donors, including foundation research
• Using similar skills, work with the Advancement Committee of the Board of Directors to plan and execute the annual fund goals of the library


Qualifications
We do not have an education requirement. Applicants with experience in development, marketing, sales, and/or communication are encouraged to apply. Experience working with and motivating teams of volunteers is desired.

Other Information
The Jesup is one of Bar Harbor’s most cherished community institutions, and is a vibrant center for educational exchange, creative community collaboration, and knowledge-sharing. The library is known for its excellent programs, boasting a busy calendar of events in addition to providing books, media, periodicals, and information. The Jesup also holds a collection of important historical documents relating to MDI’s history. We are “Bar Harbor’s Living Room” year-round, and in summer welcome patrons and supporters from around the world. In early 2020, the Jesup will launch Phase Three of its Jesup 2020 capital campaign, which will involve extensive public and individual engagement in support of its expansion project.

We have just completed Phase 2 of a four-phase capital campaign and the Director of Development will be working with board members, volunteers, staff, and experienced campaign counsel to raise funds for the expanding library as well as growing its $175,000 annual fund. This full-time position will be rewarding for the professional who finds satisfaction in tackling challenges with a diverse, committed and capable team, enjoys meeting people, and sharing an exciting vision for the future. Our small development office provides opportunities for creative outreach, energetic communications, and building lasting relationships.

Organization Description
Please see our website to learn about the Jesup: https://jesuplibrary.org/

How to Apply
To apply, please submit via email a cover letter, a current resume, and contact information for three references (two work and one personal preferred.) Tell us why your perspective and skills make you a good choice for our team. If you wish to attach samples of any of your work please feel free to include those as well. Send these to Ruth A. Eveland, Library Director: reveland@jesuplibrary.org. If you have questions please direct them to the same email. We are looking to hire someone to start in March if possible. We will consider applications as they are submitted and hire as soon as we find the right candidate.

Last Day to Apply
open until filled

The University of Vermont Medical Center
Prospect Management and Research Strategist
(posted 01/09/2020)

Burlington, Vermont

Job Description
University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Prospect Management and Research Strategist.

Position Summary:
The Prospect Management and Research Strategist is responsible for the implementation of prospect management and research strategies to support the fundraising success of the UVM Health Network affiliate organizations: Central Vermont Medical Center, UVM Home Health and Hospice, Porter Medical Center, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, Elizabethtown Community Hospital, Alice Hyde Community Hospital.
This position works in close collaboration with the Network Director of Philanthropy and Population Health, development officers from the affiliate organizations, and the Prospect Management & Research Supervisor to identify and develop new and existing prospects, shape solicitation strategies, and implement effective prospect management systems.
The Prospect Management and Research Strategist is a key contributor to the implementation and evolution of a grateful patient program across the Health Network and is responsible for ensuring effective data analysis, reporting, confidentiality, and integrity. This requires close collaboration with the Supervisor of Development Operations, the UVM Health Network IT Staff and other relevant departments and outside vendors.



To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0019994&Title=Prospect%20Management%20and%20Research%20Strategist&utm_source=Association%20of%20Fundraising%20Professionals%20-%20NNE%20Chapter&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Administrative%20-%20Prospect%20Management%20and%20Research%20Strategist


We offer a comprehensive benefits package. We proudly offer a non-smoking work environment. The UVM Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protective veteran status.


Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors’ Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in non-profit prospect research.

Experience:
Minimum of three to five experience in prospect research and database management, preferably in a not-for-profit environment.
Demonstrated experience in leading research and development planning and execution.
Knowledgeable in supporting and interpreting research to advance the Development Department strategies.
Effective and efficient project management skills gained through experience in project/process management projects and /or initiatives.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work with donor databases and files. Requires experience with word processing, spreadsheets, database systems and general office equipment. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and be able to work effectively with others. The Researcher position conducts and documents research regarding corporations, foundations, businesses, and individuals for identification and cultivation of donors; and is responsible for related file and database systems.

How to Apply
https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0019994&Title=Prospect%20Management%20and%20Research%20Strategist&utm_source=Association%20of%20Fundraising%20Professionals%20-%20NNE%20Chapter&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Administrative%20-%20Prospect%20Management%20and%20Research%20Strategist

Last Day to Apply
February 29, 2020

The University of Vermont Medical Center
Senior Planned Giving Officer
(posted 01/09/2020)

Burlington, Vermont

Job Description
University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Senior Planned Giving Officer.

Position Summary:
The Senior Planned Giving Officer is responsible for the promotion, cultivation, solicitation, and securing of various deferred life income gifts, such as annuities, remainder unitrusts, and lead trusts as well as bequests and other estate gifts in support of the UVMHN under the supervision of the Network Director of Philanthropy and Population Health. The position works closely as a strategic partner to all frontline fundraisers located at all of the UVMHN affiliate hospitals and organizations. The Senior Planned Giving Officer also maintains their own portfolio of up to 50 major prospects and donors with planned gift-capacity in the six-and seven figure range.
The Senior Planned Giving Officer further ensures that the Planned Giving Program serves as an informational, advisory, and support source for all frontline major gift fundraisers in the UVMHN. This person will provide periodic planned giving training and education sessions for development staff, various volunteer boards, clinical and administrative leadership and Development staff, and other prospect/donor groups across the UVMHN. This position will be a point of contact and liaison to our planned giving vendors and may liaison with the UVMHN’s finance department and any external companies involved with the management of planned giving assets.
This position will also be responsible for the growth of the program through developing and implementing marketing / stewardship strategies for Planned Giving across the University of Vermont Health Network’s affiliate members in partnership with the University of Vermont Health Network’s communications and community engagement team. This position will have periodic interaction and collaboration with the University of Vermont Foundation’s Planned Giving team.
A Planned Giving fundraising goal, created in partnership with the Network Director of Philanthropy and Population Health, will be established for each affiliate and the responsibility of the Sr. Planned Giving Officer to meet utilizing both personal solicitations and in supporting affiliate solicitations.
Travel within the region (Vermont/Northern New York) is a major component of this position.


To apply, please use our online application system: https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0019993&Title=Senior%20Planned%20Giving%20Officer&utm_source=Association%20of%20Fundraising%20Professionals%20-%20NNE&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Administrative%20-%20Senior%20Planned%20Giving%20Officer



Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors’ Degree required and an advanced degree preferred. Specific licensure or certification in fundraising or planned giving industry helpful.

Experience:
• Minimum six years professional development experience preferred
• A demonstrated track record of accomplishment in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing major gifts at the five-,six- and seven-figure levels, and providing stewardship to leadership donors.
• Background and high level proficiency and experience in Planned Giving: knowledge of estate planning, including wills, trusts and estate and gift tax laws. The position requires experience using planned giving or fundraising software.
• Knowledge of the legal recordkeeping requirements for fundraising and documenting donations.
• The ability to work independently, set and meet or exceed fundraising goals, develop communication and marketing content and manage program budget Ability to be efficiently self supporting with basic office technology. Knowledge of database systems and desktop publishing software including PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Word, and Raiser’s Edge, PGCalc or other fundraising database systems
• Ability to initiate and build long-term relationships with prospective individual donor partners.
• Developing marketing plans and materials for Planned Giving programs. Ability to cohesively work with other professionals in various departments (e.g. communications and engagement, leadership of affiliates, clinical and administrative staff
• This position requires an extensive travel component and the candidate must have a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply
https://www.uvmhealth.org/medcenter/Pages/Health-Careers/JobPostings/JobDetailsViewWD.aspx?qid=R0019993&Title=Senior%20Planned%20Giving%20Officer&utm_source=Association%20of%20Fundraising%20Professionals%20-%20NNE&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=Administrative%20-%20Senior%20Planned%20Giving%20Officer

Last Day to Apply
February 29, 2020

Mill City Grows
Director of Development
(posted 01/09/2020)

Lowell, MA

Job Description
Director of Development
Full time with benefits

The Position: Director of Development

The Director of Development is a key member of the Mill City Grows leadership team and will work collaboratively with the Executive Director and the Director of Programs. The Director of Development will supervise the full-time Development Associate, the part-time Marketing and Publicity Coordinator, and a grant writing consultant, and will be responsible for setting and implementing a sustainable development strategy. The Director of Development will work with leadership staff and the Board of Directors to build the culture of philanthropy at Mill City Grows.


Qualifications
Candidates must be passionate about food justice work! Our ideal candidate is a creative and goal-oriented team member, who is able to communicate complex ideas to diverse groups, and bring people together for a common cause. The Director of Development will help to create a vibrant team culture both inside our office and in the community. Candidates must have the ability to not only see obstacles, but craft feasible solutions to meet goals; demonstrate a commitment to cultivating community and promoting equity and inclusion; care about and support their fellow team members; possess an interest in and commitment to sustainability; have a love of learning, and a desire to grow professionally and personally; and have the desire and ability to go above and beyond to get the job done.

Director of Development Responsibilities
1. Develop and execute Mill City Grows annual fundraising plan with the Executive Director and Board Fundraising Committee.
2. Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations via proposals, letters, face-to-face asks, etc.
3. Manage the implementation of the donor database and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing.
4. Work with Marketing and Publicity Coordinator to create and implement annual communications strategy.
5. Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with Mill City Grows donors, board members and potential supporters.
6. Create and execute a strategy for a sustained base of annual individual donors.
7. Oversee fundraising and sponsorship program for Mill City Grows special events, including but not limited to Farm to Cocktail in June, and the Harvest Festival in September.
8. Work closely with an Event Planner and Volunteer Host Committee to plan and execute annual fundraising events including a formal ticketed and a free community event.
9. Oversee and contribute to the development and tracking of proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising, with close collaboration with Executive Director.

Additional skills:
● Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
● Microsoft Office; Google Suite; Dropbox.
● Salesforce.com experience preferred but not necessary.
● 3-5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising.
● Experience in budget creation and tracking.


Other Information
Mill City Grows offers a strengths-based collaborative staff team, flexible work environment, with parking and accessible office location in Lowell. This position will require flexibility to work evenings and weekends for special events, volunteer days, and to provide program support outside of normal business hours. Salary range is $65,000-70,000 commensurate with experience. Benefits include: subsidized health, dental, & vision insurance; short-term disability insurance; 11 paid holidays; vacation, sick, & personal time; and fresh veggies!

Mill City Grows is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to creating a multicultural organization. We actively seek a diverse pool of candidates for this position.

Organization Description
The Organization: Mill City Grows

Since 2011 Mill City Grows has been on a mission to build a food justice movement in the city of Lowell, Massachusetts. Lowell is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse communities in the Commonwealth. In fact, 69 languages are spoken in Lowell Public Schools. Lowell residents also struggle disproportionately with poverty and chronic health issues. 20% of Lowell residents live at or below the poverty line, and 1 in 10 residents are affected by diabetes.

Since 2011, Mill City Grows has been working to increase access to locally grown food for all Lowell residents through urban food production and food education. In 2018, 26,000 pounds of produce was grown in MCG’s three urban farms, more than 400 Lowell residents worked in MCG’s community gardens, and more than 2,700 students received garden-based learning in 13 Lowell Public Schools from MCG farmers. Mill City Grows also brought fresh produce to Lowell residents via our Mobile Market, where over 60% of customers use SNAP, WIC or Senior Coupons to purchase fresh, locally grown foods.

In 2020, Mill City Grows will be growing even more thanks to our newly acquired headquarters in the Wannalancit Mills. This new space, affectionately named ROOT, which stands for Raising Organic Opportunities Together, has the potential to accelerate the Mill City Grows mission to build a food justice movement in Lowell. ROOT will be the year-round hub of Mill City Grows operations and will give Mill City Grows many more opportunities to host farm to table dinners, cooking classes, and educational events.

How to Apply
To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume, and 1-2 development/communications focused writing samples (PDFs please) with the subject line “Director of Development” to hr@millcitygrows.org
Please have 3 references upon request.
Mill City Grows is an Equal Opportunity Employer. http://www.millcitygrows.org

Last Day to Apply
February 16, 2020

The Derryfield School
Philanthropy Advisor
(posted 12/27/2019)

Manchester NH

Job Description
Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and Engagement, the Philanthropy Advisor will focus their time and effort on securing support for a set of campus-wide priorities identified in the School’s Strategic Plan. Working with the Director, they will help to build the major gift framework in support of an ambitious School-wide campaign. This individual will manage a portfolio of prospects, including planning and staffing major gift cultivation and solicitation strategies on behalf of the Head of School, volunteer leaders, the Director of Philanthropy and other senior members of faculty and staff. The Advisor is responsible for cultivating and soliciting gifts from parents, alumni parents, grandparents, alumni and friends.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record in soliciting and closing gifts. This candidate will be able to work independently while also working collaboratively as a member of the Philanthropy team. They will possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent organizational skills and a willingness to travel and to work some nights and weekends. Consistent track record of success with engaging and inspiring leadership giving, or sales experience is a plus. This is a salaried, 40 hours a week minimum, year-round position with an excellent benefits package.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
● The Philanthropy Advisor will be expected to manage prospects through all aspects of the gift cycle -- identification and research of new prospects and the development of cultivation strategies that will move potential donors in a timely fashion toward solicitation and gift closure.
● Recommend and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies, working with administration, faculty and volunteers as appropriate.
● Conduct proactive research on prospects; prepare efficient and accurate prospect meeting briefings and contact reports for institutional and volunteer leadership in preparation for major gift prospect meetings and events.
● Establish long-term donor relationships; solicit major gift prospects individually; support School leaders in their solicitations.
● Provide seamless staffing of volunteer committees and their meetings including preparation of agendas and minutes and effective management of all logistics.
● With the Philanthropy Office Coordinator and utilizing existing database, create a prospect tracking system in support of the major gifts activities.
● Support the major gift work of the Head of school and volunteer and administrative leadership.
● With the Director of Philanthropy, develop yearly plan for the use of the Head of School’s Philanthropy time, specific prospects to be seen and purpose of meetings; track progress against plan.
● Work with the Director of Philanthropy to create public phase of capital campaign. This work could include event planning and logistics, production and mailing of invitations.
● Write or assist in drafting proposals, newsletters, brochures, volunteer solicitation materials and other communication materials as necessary.
● Oversee stewardship of major gifts including thank you letters from Head of School and volunteer leaders and the creation of stewardship reports on the use of gifts.
● Develop a yearly plan with established metrics for assessing program progress and calendar for all major gifts activities.
● Provide regular reports on major gifts progress such as number of visits planned and completed, prospect assignments, cash and pledge projections.
● Serve as an ambassador to the Derryfield community.
● Attend and staff events as required, including on weekends and evenings.


Qualifications
● Bachelor’s Degree.
● A minimum of 5 years of progressively successful experience in major gifts, preferably in education, or strong sales experience.
● Ability to articulate clearly the case for support in order to develop relationships, solicit gifts and to write compelling proposals to secure gifts for the School.
● The ability and willingness for regular travel to visit Derryfield friends all across the country throughout the year.
● Ability to engage in all aspects of the gift cycle: identify prospective donors; initiate contacts with potential major donors; move potential donors toward solicitation and closure; maintain stewardship expectations after gift is made.
● Experience working with volunteer and institutional leadership on behalf of the Philanthropy effort.
● Experience conducting major gift prospect research and preparing briefings and contact reports.
● Knowledge of tax laws that impact charitable giving, personal assets and estates.
● State of the art computer skills including experience with fundraising databases. Raiser’s Edge experience would be most helpful.
● Strong analytical skills and the ability to quickly and regularly adjust strategy.
● Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work within deadlines.
● A high level of integrity and an extraordinary work ethic.


Organization Description
The Derryfield School, the premier independent day school in New Hampshire, is located on 84 acres in Manchester, and provides an environment where nearly 400 students in grades 6 through 12 learn and grow to be their best.

How to Apply
The Derryfield School encourages applications from candidates who support the School’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive living and working environment. The School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, please visit: www.derryfield.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Debbie Bremberg at dbremberg@derryfield.org
EOE


Last Day to Apply
TBD

Vermont Public Radio
Associate Director for Major Giving
(posted 12/19/2019)

Colchester, VT

Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity for a collaborative, results-oriented individual who believes in the mission of public radio and the power of philanthropy. Reporting to the Director of Major Giving, this position works to secure charitable support for annual operations as well as strategic initiatives. The Associate Director of Major Giving will help lead and manage VPR's growing major giving program with a focus on cultivation and stewardship. This position serves as an ambassador for VPR, both formally and informally, helping donors and potential donors connect with VPR.

Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree is preferred and a minimum of three years of experience in development and/or major gifts fundraising or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent writing and editing skills are strongly preferred and familiarity with Raiser's Edge donor management system is a plus. Significant travel throughout the VPR listening area is required.

Other Information
Vermont Public Radio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Organization Description
Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region.

How to Apply
Read the full job description and the application process at vpr.org/careers

Last Day to Apply
Open until filled

Maine Public
Direct Marketing & Fundraising Manager
(posted 12/18/2019)

Bangor, Maine

Job Description
Maine Public is seeking a full-time Direct Marketing & Fundraising Manager to join our Development team in Bangor, Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, this position has overall responsibility for membership direct mail fundraising. Reporting to the Director of Member Services, the Manager oversees a budget of approximately $300,000, supervises one Member Services Specialist, and recommends and implements membership fundraising mailings, including creating and writing fundraising correspondence. The Manager tracks, reconciles and reports membership and revenue data, conducts data analysis, and oversees the creation of coding structure in the Member Services database to support all direct marketing gift reporting. The Manager also oversees email marketing and fundraising campaigns and the development and maintenance of targeted automations and complex member journeys. This position works collaboratively across departments to support the email marketing goals of the organization.

Qualifications

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of related experience and equivalent education. Direct mail experience and an understanding of email marketing software, strategies, and best practices. Extensive experience with databases, word processing, and spreadsheet experience Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excel experience is preferred. Supervisory experience preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.

Other Information
Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package for employees including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, health/wellness reimbursements, and other supplemental benefits.

Organization Description
Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

How to Apply
Apply for this position online:
https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/
by January 5, 2020.


Last Day to Apply
January 5, 2020

Healing Winds Vermont (Respite Sailing for Cancer, Inc)
Executive Director
(posted 12/16/2019)

Burlington, Vermont

Job Description
The Executive Director is the key management leader of Healing Winds Vermont. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the programs, fundraising, administration, and the strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include marketing and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Healing Winds USA Regional Manager and The Healing Winds Vermont Board of Directors.

Job Responsibilities:
• Serve as Healing Winds Vermont’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.
• Serve as Healing Winds Vermont's primary fundraiser.
• Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Healing Winds Vermont’s Mission.
• Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising, and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
• Develop and operate to an annual budget, and lead strategic planning/implementation efforts.
• Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit.
• Supervise and collaborate with organization staff
• Participate in Board and committee meetings.
• Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
• Review and approve contracts for services.


Qualifications
• A bachelor’s degree or other related experience
• Transparent and high integrity leadership skills
• Three or more years nonprofit management experience
• Ability to convey a vision of Healing Winds Vermont’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
• Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
• Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
• Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
• Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
• Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
• Strong public speaking ability


Other Information
Previous Executive Director experienced preferred

Organization Description
Honoring those who battle cancer by harnessing the healing powers of wind, water and sail.

Healing Winds Vermont creates lasting memories for individuals with cancer, and their loved ones, through the therapeutic experience of a three-hour sail on Lake Champlain. Sailing provides cancer patients and their loved ones an opportunity to relieve stress and anxiety through quality time together on the water. Our sailing excursions are refreshing, relaxing, and spirit-lifting. We provide an opportunity to rebuild courage, love and relationships, while creating last memories.



How to Apply
Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to: info@healingwindsvt.org.

Last Day to Apply
January 31, 2020

Dartmouth College - Geisel School of Medicine
Associate Director - Database Management & Manager, Development Gift Recording and Records
(posted 12/09/2019)

Hanover, NH

Job Description
Two exiciting leadership positions within the development office at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.

Associate Director–Database Management

Position Purpose
Serve as subject matter expert to maximize the use of information systems, reporting tools and data products throughout Dartmouth-Hitchcock and
Geisel School of Medicine Advancement. Provides operational support to the Advancement department using a proactive/collaborative approach, technical expertise, automated tools and web-based applications. Develops comprehensive executive analytical reports, applications training
programs and provides support and integration services between systems.

Manager, Development Gift Recording and Records

Position Purpose
A hands on working manager who leads the team that processes gifts and enters biographic, research and stewardship data for the
Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Development and Alumni Relations Office. Responsible for ensuring that the
highest levels of accuracy, quality, efficiency, compliance and data integrity are met at all times.

Qualifications
Associate Director–Database Management

Required Qualifications
Skills and Knowledge
• Proven ability to build and develop successful data and IT operations and support services within complex organizations.
• Strong staff management and mentoring skills.
• Strong written and verbal skills.
• Ability to explain complex technology issues to non-technology leaders.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Experience in planning and proven ability to apply technology to solve challenges.
• Ability to leverage both legacy and leading edge technologies required to support fundraising, alumni, sales or customer management
programs and services.
• General knowledge of core technologies that support enterprise and work group level data management, identity management,
e-commerce, secure data exchange, web services, backups and retention, and application development and maintenance.
• Ability to develop and execute plans to test and respond to data and system changes, upgrades and conversions, including disaster recovery.
• Experience with Development and Alumni Relations specific applications.
• Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Experience
• Ten plus years’ experience working in an IT organization including five years in a management capacity overseeing a fundraising database.
• Track record of success managing relationships with a diverse set of users, spanning multiple organizations.
• Experience in data administration, gift processing, fundraising reporting, data analysis, prospect management, and documentation.
• Broad working knowledge of the applications programming development function, with a strong preference for experience with Blackbaud
Raiser’s Edge systems, online alumni communities and volunteer management tools and/or significant experience with other comparable
systems, complexity of data, functions and service for constituent data and relationships
• Strong functional and technical knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and background in higher education and/or healthcare fundraising are highly
desirable
Preferred Qualifications
• Experience deploying technology, training and support to enhance decision support/business

Manager, Development Gift Recording and Records

Required Qualifications
Skills & Knowledge
• In-depth knowledge of office procedures and information systems applications.
• Understanding of accounting concepts, gift entry and gift acknowledgement processes.
• Demonstrated ability to be accurate working with cash, checks, credit cards, and other financial transactions.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, and project management skills.
• Demonstrated high levels of integrity, confidentiality, and ability to inspire those who you oversee.
• Ability to handle a high volume of work and to adjust workload during peak periods.
• Ability to be flexible and cooperative in a collaborative, fast paced, dynamic and sometimes stressful environment.
Experience
• Three to five years’ personnel management experience including ability to hire, encourage, and counsel employees as needed.
• Three to five years’ experience with database management systems in a fundraising – preferably a Raisers Edge environment
Education
• Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent professional and work experience.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience
• Three to five years’ experience with database management systems in a fundraising – preferably a Raisers Edge environment
• Experience with biographical data collection and gift recording processes and procedures preferred
• Experience establishing data integrity/quality control systems and models preferred.

How to Apply
Please submit an online application:

Associate Director–Database Management
https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52992

Manager, Development Gift Recording and Records
https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/52995

Last Day to Apply
01/03/2020

The Trust for Public Land
Regional Director of Philanthropy for Northern New England
(posted 12/09/2019)

Portland, Maine

Job Description
Position Summary:

The Director of Philanthropy (DOP) is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of all fundraising activities to support The Trust for Public Land’s activities across Northern New England, including the states of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. The Director of Philanthropy works closely with the Northern New England Director and the philanthropy team to develop a comprehensive fundraising program that maximizes support for the organization and its activities across the region and in each state. The DOP helps the team leverage national resources to elevate The Trust for Public Land at the local level as well as promote and advocate work taking place in the field with our national programs. The position carries a portfolio with an emphasis on individual major gift prospects and donors. In partnership with the Northern New England Director, the DOP helps recruit and manage advisory board members and directs their fundraising efforts.


Responsibilities:

30% Program and Advisory Board Oversight: Oversee and accountable for all fundraising activities in the Northern New England program, including design and implementation of annual and long-range plans, development and realization of annual revenue goals, setting the priorities and focus for the philanthropy team. Work with Northern New England Director, and other program staff to identify operating and capital needs in order to integrate and direct fundraising efforts. Track and report progress toward revenue and programmatic goals. Monitor philanthropy associated expenses ensuring proper investment of resources. Oversee donor communications and recognition, coordinating with regional and national marketing departments. Has oversight of donor events and tours. Direct and coordinate the involvement of leadership and program staff with donors and in overall fundraising.

Work with New England Director and Board Chair(s) to develop and sustain an Advisory Board structure that supports local and regional priorities, including identifying and recruiting new members, directing the fundraising knowledge and efforts of the Advisory Board(s), and overseeing the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual board members and ensuring giving metrics are achieved.

50% Relationship Manager: Manage a portfolio of approximately 100 donors and prospects with an emphasis on individual major gift donors and prospects, including: donor identification, strategy development, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Conduct donor visits regularly and often to achieve at least 100 visits annually. Make direct solicitations and close gifts. Write solicitation letters and proposals. Coordinate and implement donor field trips, events, and recognition as needed. Track and meet deadlines. Engage other staff members and volunteers in fundraising efforts.

20% Management: Supervise philanthropy team which includes New Hampshire & Vermont Director of Philanthropy. The DOP is responsible for the performance of direct reports, ensuring they meet both revenue and metric goals. Support success of individual staff members through regular communication, guidance and contact. Provide direction in regards to allocation of time and effort and ensure proper training and professional development as needed. Communicate shared vision for the program and expectations of each position. Monitor progress and provide positive and constructive feedback. Deliver annual performance assessment.



Qualifications
Qualifications:

Minimum eight years of fundraising experience, including making major gift solicitations.
Knowledge of and experience with New England philanthropic communities, especially Maine.
Experience recruiting and managing volunteer boards, as well as working with volunteers to fundraise.
Management experience required and demonstrated ability to function effectively as a member of a team, ensuring close coordination and integration with other staff members.
Self-motivated with a proven ability to work autonomously; able to multi-task with exceptional organizational and planning skills and excellent attention to detail and deadlines.
Excellent written communication skills (including grant writing) and interpersonal skills ranging from one-on-one interactions to formal group presentations.
Computer proficiency with various Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Proficiency with complex databases or donor management software a plus.
Understands The Trust for Public Land’s gift acceptance policies and ensures ethical compliance with fundraising best practices, as defined by the Association for Fundraising Professionals.
Interest and commitment to The Trust for Public Land’s mission.
Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license required
Willingness to work flexible hours and available for donor related travel (avg of 30%) mostly within the region and some national.

Organization Description
Our mission is to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. Every park, playground, and public space we create is an open invitation to explore, wonder, discover, and play. We're proud to say that we've been connecting communities to the outdoors—and to each other—since 1972.

How to Apply
Please apply online:
https://www.tpl.org/about/jobs/regional-director-philanthropy-northern-new-england

Last Day to Apply
Open Until Filled

Maine Public
Leadership Gifts Officer
(posted 12/09/2019)

Lewiston, Maine

Job Description
Maine Public is seeking a full-time Leadership Gifts Officer to join our growing Leadership Giving team in support of one of the largest, most dynamic and visible non-college or university fundraising campaign in Maine. In support of philanthropic giving, the Leadership Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of current and potential donors capable of making leadership or planned gifts supporting Maine Public’s annual, strategic giving and campaign initiatives. The Leadership Gifts Officer will develop and implement strategic plans aimed at maximizing support of Maine Public by working with colleagues in Leadership Giving. Through personal contacts, phone calls, e-mail, and letter correspondence, the Leadership Gifts Officer maintains excellent donor relations with an active pipeline of donors and prospects. Maine Public is looking for a fundraiser with the heart of an entrepreneur who will be excited to mine gold from our 4,600 prospects who are current giving to Maine Public but have the capacity to make a six-figure gift if so motivated and inclined. The Leadership Gifts Officer reports to the Director of Leadership Giving.




Qualifications
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required; three to five years’ experience in successful non-profit fundraising or commensurate experience building external relationships required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical. Knowledge of Maine and national funders, including funders with a particular interest in public broadcasting is preferred. A valid driver’s license and regular travel will be required. Hours vary as necessary for special events and fundraising activities; will include evenings and weekends. The successful candidate must thrive in a professional and dynamic environment, work well both in a team environment and independently, and demonstrate dependability and a love of public broadcasting.


Other Information

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.


Organization Description
Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

Maine Public is a dynamic nonprofit organization with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

-Equal Opportunity Employer-


How to Apply

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and current resume to
https://www.applitrack.com/mainepublic/onlineapp/


Last Day to Apply
December 29, 2019

University of Vermont Foundation
Director of Major Gifts, Grossman School of Business
(posted 12/03/2019)

Burlington, Vermont

Job Description
The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the University of Vermont Foundation in the search for an Director of Major Gifts, Grossman School of Business.

Reporting to the Vice President for Development of the UVM Foundation with dotted-line reporting to the Dean of the Grossman School of Business, the Director of Major Gifts has primary responsibility for major gifts fundraising to benefit the Grossman School of Business, developing and executing cultivation and solicitation strategies that lead to private investment in academic, research, and programmatic priorities for the School of Business and the University of Vermont. The Director will build and foster an environment for successful fundraising within the school by preparing the Dean, Associate Deans, Chairs, and key faculty to participate effectively in fundraising and development activities.

Since 1791, the University of Vermont (UVM) has worked to move humankind forward. Today, UVM is a Public Ivy and top research university of a perfect size – large enough to offer a breadth of ideas, resources, and opportunities, yet small enough to enable close faculty-student mentorship across all levels of study, from bachelor’s to M.D. programs. At UVM, students’ educational experience and activities are enriched by the university's location – from the energy and innovation of Burlington to the forests, farms, and independent spirit of Vermont. UVM provides students endless ways to explore the world, challenge ideas, and dig in on the most pressing issues of our time.

UVM offers over 100 majors in seven undergraduate schools and colleges; 54 master's degree programs; 26 doctoral programs; 35 accelerated master's programs; an M.D. program; four pre-professional advising options (pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-vet, pre-law); and is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

The Grossman School of Business cultivates the ability to create and manage sustainable businesses that address ethical, social, and environmental challenges and opportunities in the complex and dynamic global environment. It develops graduates who are professional, technically competent, and entrepreneurial. Its faculty create impact through teaching, research, and scholarship. The Grossman School of Business educates responsible managers for success in complex, global, multi-stakeholder, and sustainable environments. Its students and faculty are passionate about building better organizations and a better society. Around 95% of all business students participate in at least one internship and 98% of the students have jobs within six months of graduation. Experiential learning is a crucial component of student success. Internship and study abroad opportunities, case and business pitch competitions, networking events with prominent alumni and local and regional business leaders, career panels, and business leaders on campus are an important part of the curriculum.

Qualifications
A bachelor's degree is required for this position. At least four years of successful major gifts fundraising-related experience, preferably in higher education; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill, and abilities can be demonstrated is preferred. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be responsive to the mission of the University of Vermont Foundation.

How to Apply
To apply for this position, visit: https://opportunities.aspenleadershipgroup.com/opportunities/620

Last Day to Apply
2/3/2020

Pejepscot Historical Society
Development Manager
(posted 12/03/2019)

Brunswick, Maine

Job Description
Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick, Maine, seeks a self-motivated, forward-thinking, part-time Development Manager to work with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees in strengthening and expanding PHS’s overall fundraising program to advance its mission and 10-year vision.

In addition to day-to-day responsibility for development activities, the Development Manager will help plan long-term funding strategies and build sustainable philanthropic relationships for PHS’s three museums: the Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House.

Specific responsibilities include improving member retention and attracting new members, developing a broader annual fund strategy and working on other targeted campaigns, developing PHS’s Business Partner program, assisting with grant writing, working on special fundraising events, producing reports related to the above, working with PHS’s Museum Services Manager on managing the constituent database, and working with the Development and Strategic Planning Committees.



Qualifications
Qualifications: BA or BS degree in communications, business, marketing, or humanities/related fields with relevant experience; advanced degree helpful. Prefer 3-5 years experience in non-profit development or marketing roles. Strong interpersonal, organizational, project management, written/verbal skills required. Facility with databases. Interest in local history. Willingness to work as part of a small team.

Other Information
Non-exempt position reports to the Executive Director and is approximately 20-24 hours per week year-round. Limited evening and weekend hours required for programs and events. Salary commensurate with experience; expected starting pay is $20-23/hour. Eligible for pro-rated leave time after six-month probationary period.

Organization Description
The Pejepscot Historical Society preserves, interprets, and promotes the rich history of Brunswick, Topsham, and Harpswell, Maine, through its collections, programs, and historic house museums. It owns and operates the PHS Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House.

How to Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and the names and contact info of three professional references to director@pejepscothistorical.org. Accepting applications through January 17, 2020, but position open until filled. FMI: http://pejepscothistorical.org/about-us/job-opening.

Last Day to Apply
January 17, 2020

Good Shepherd Food Bank
Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer
(posted 11/27/2019)

Yarmouth, Auburn, Or Hampden Maine

Job Description
FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time – 40 hours
Immediate Supervisor: VP of Development
Employees Supervised: 0

Job Summary:
The Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer is an integral member of the Development and Communications Department, managing a portfolio of foundation and corporate donors and prospects. Responsibilities include writing a large volume of grant proposals and reports for corporate and foundation funders. Because the position includes both detailed grant writing and coordination and front-line fundraising responsibilities, the incumbent must be resourceful and creative, possess strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and be highly organized and efficient. The position is key to the growth and development of a fundraising program that seeks to double private philanthropy over the next five years.

Corporate and Foundation Relations (30%)
The Corporate and Foundation Relations is an externally facing position responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and soliciting a pool of key/high-level institutional relationships to secure high-impact philanthropic investments in ending hunger in Maine.

• Personally engage with 20-30 leading foundations, corporations, corporate foundations, and non-government funding sources to build relationships and educate leading funders about hunger in Maine and the impact of investing in the Food Bank’s work. Identify strategic opportunities for partnerships and funding.
• When appropriate, support and help coordinate relationship-building efforts with corporate and foundation funders that involve the President, Vice President of Development and Communications, Director of Major and Planned Giving and other major gift staff. Brief key staff for visits and participate in visits.
• Create and execute mutually beneficial, strategic corporate partnerships, alliances, and giving opportunities. Work with Communications and Major Gifts team members to manage and track revenue from corporate cause marketing efforts, sponsorship/partnership solicitations, and other corporate engagement opportunities including volunteerism, payroll deduction plans, corporate challenges and/or matching programs.
• Attend monthly Feeding America Corporate Partnership webinars to learn of cause marketing and corporate funding opportunities; coordinate implementation plans with the Communications & Marketing team.
• Actively and convey both immediate and long-term priorities in order to engage funders in a holistic manner.
• Actively collaborate with and coordinate internal executives and stakeholders to maintain a deep understanding of organizational needs and effectively communicate the needs and impact of funding.
• Build close working relationships with a wide variety of internal partners to successfully cultivate, solicit and steward external support.
• Create compelling pitch and reporting content around Food Bank strategic initiatives to support all leadership-level fundraising and impact reporting efforts.
• Work collaboratively with Research & Evaluation staff to develop and implement evaluative tools for use in determining program and funding impact.
• Track all relationship-building efforts in Development’s CRM system.
• Serve as an effective spokesperson and champion for the Food Bank both through verbal and written communication.

Grant Writing and Reporting (70%)
The Corporate and Foundation Relations is responsible for managing a high volume of grant writing and reporting to secure funding for the Food Bank’s strategic initiatives.

• Research, develop and submit proposals for grants to meet GSFB’s mission, strategy, and goals.
• Submit 60-70 funding proposals and related reports annually for grants ranging from $10,000 to $1,000,000+ (contract grant writing support will be considered, if needed, to achieve this goal).
• Liaise and with Feeding America to identify and apply for network grant opportunities.
• Write concise, articulate and persuasive grant proposals, narratives, letters of inquiry, reports, and other correspondence.
• Develop and maintain a system for managing and querying internal programs and operations data for efficient and accurate reporting to grant funders.
• Actively monitor grant-funded programs and projects throughout the funding cycle and submit timely reports on use of funding.
• Work with Finance and Development Operations to maintain accurate and up-to-date files on existing and prospective funding entities, grant applications, receipt of grant funds, and use of funds.
• Manage a detailed calendar of work timelines for grant proposals, reporting and stewardship communications with current and prospective funders.






Qualifications
• 5 years of progressive responsibility and experience in foundation and corporate relations and/or grant writing.
• Proven experience in building strategic relationships with foundations, corporations, and other funding entities.
• Strong expository writing skills and a high-level command of grammar and spelling.
• Strong analytic capabilities; skills in Excel and Tableau are desirable.
• Knowledge of various funding entities.
• Experience using grant and foundation search software and services.
• Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage several priorities and deadlines.
• Ability to anticipate and meet deadlines and make decisions with minimal direction.
• Must be able to work independently in an accurate, effective, and timely manner.

Other Information
Position can work from any of our three administrative offices located in Yarmouth, Auburn, and Hampden, Maine. Regular visits to Auburn administrative offices is required.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

GSFB administrative offices are located on the second floor of a warehouse building. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. The position may have to manage a number of projects at one time and may be interrupted frequently to meet the needs and requests of donors, clients, and vendors. The environment may be busy and incumbent will need excellent organizational and time and stress management skills to complete the required tasks.

The position is sedentary in nature, with extended periods of sitting. Position requires extensive use of a display terminal or computer. Position requires reading, comprehension and communication ability. The position requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. Vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Position requires occasional local and out of state travel.

GSFB is a drug and tobacco-free workplace.



How to Apply
Apply Online: https://jobapply.page.link/ZSFf

Last Day to Apply
Posting will remain active until position has been filled.

YMCA of Greater Nashua
Director of Development
(posted 11/25/2019)

Nashua, NH 03063

Job Description
LEARN, GROW AND THRIVE WITH A CAREER AT THE Y
Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. At the YMCA of Greater Nashua it’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day.
We are cause-driven: We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality.
We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential.
We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

GENERAL FUNCTION:

The Director of Financial Development is responsible for all streams of fundraising of the YMCA of Greater Nashua, including the annual support campaign, major gift fundraising, special event fundraising, corporate gifts, capital campaigns, and planned giving. Responsibilities include strategic planning for an integrated campaign model that supports the Association’s goals and vision, volunteer management of the Financial Development Committee and Board of Directors as well as task forces, relationship building to strengthen our ties with key constituents through systematic cultivation and stewardship, directing the fundraising activities of the senior management team and program directors.

The YMCA of Greater Nashua operates five facilities: Nashua YMCA, Merrimack YMCA, Westwood Park YMCA, Camp Sargent (day camp), and Camp Spaulding (resident summer camp).

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Financial Development responsibilities include strategic planning for an integrated campaign model that supports the Association’s goals and vision, volunteer management of the Financial Development Committee and Board of Directors as well as task forces, relationship building to strengthen our ties with key constituents through systematic cultivation and stewardship, directing the fundraising activities of the senior management team and program directors.


Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years experience in the Development field.
• A background of successful experiences in financial development with a track record of effective influencing skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and a welcoming, enthusiastic presence
• A high level of interpersonal skills to effectively relate and motivate volunteers and staff to achieve financial development goals and objectives as well as a high level of organizational skills is required
• Strong computer skills with ability to research and analyze data, set annual fundraising plan that aligns with budget and write proposals.
• High level of positive engagement with volunteer, corporate, foundation and elected officials.
• Successful experience with area corporate and foundation communities a decided plus.
• Self-starter with ability to manage a variety of fundraising initiatives simultaneously.
• Excellent planning and project management capability.


Organization Description
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The YMCA of Greater Nashua engages over 35,000 men, women and children annually – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. For more information about our Y, please visit www.nmymca.org.



How to Apply
please send cover letter and resume to: ecovino@nmymca.org

Last Day to Apply
December 31, 2019

Maine Community Foundation
Foundation Officer
(posted 11/19/2019)

Maine

Job Description
MAINE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION, a statewide foundation with offices in Ellsworth and Portland, seeks a highly motivated professional to grow donor relationships and resources and provide support for grantmaking activities in their assigned geographic region. The ideal candidate has strong knowledge of Knox and Kennebec counties with a background in development or donor services; possesses excellent communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills; has the ability to work independently and within a team structure; has strong meeting facilitation skills; is knowledgeable about nonprofits; has excellent relationship building skills and an ability to engender trust. This is a part time position (30 hours a week). Work will be done remotely, with Ellsworth as the supporting office. Statewide travel is required.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate has strong knowledge of Knox and Kennebec counties.

Other Information
For a full job description visit: www.mainecf.org

Organization Description
The Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. MaineCF is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and ensuring Maine is a safe, welcoming, and accepting place for everyone.

How to Apply
Forward resume and cover letter by to:
Jana Robinson at resumes@mainecf.org


Last Day to Apply
December 27, 2019

Vermont Public Radio
Corporate Support Associate - Upper Valley
(posted 11/19/2019)

Norwich, VT

Job Description
If you have a passion for Vermont Public Radio and helping businesses grow, consider becoming the new VPR Corporate Support Associate, focusing on the Upper Valley region. You’ll work out of VPR’s Norwich office and/or your home office, and, ideally, at least one day a week at our headquarters in Colchester.

In this role, you’ll work with businesses and organization that use VPR to reach the desirable public radio audience through traditional broadcast underwriting on VPR and VPR Classical, as well as through sponsorship of podcasts, web and mobile sites, livestream services, and special programs and events.

You’ll exercise your creativity, strategic thinking, and strong communication skills daily as you present opportunities to prospective underwriters. Your account management prowess means you’ll provide exceptional service, and be on top of renewals and copy deadlines.

Qualifications
We expect you to have at least 3 years of experience in marketing, development, or media buying or sales. Of course, you’ll present yourself professionally in person, in writing, and on the phone, and aren’t shy at networking events. Reliable transportation is a requirement.

Other Information
Vermont Public Radio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Organization Description
Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR provides an essential and trusted independent voice for news, information, music and cultural exploration for the people of our region.

How to Apply
Applicants are required to fill out the VPR job application and provide a cover letter, and resume. Please email to careers@vpr.net.

Last Day to Apply
12/15/2019

Alfred State College
Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations - Alfred State College
(posted 11/13/2019)

Alfred, New York

Job Description
Location: Alfred, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Mon Nov 4 2019 Job Description:

The Associate Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations (Staff Associate or Coordinator) is responsible for assisting with developing and managing a comprehensive annual giving and alumni relations program under the guidance of the Director of Development and the Director of Alumni Relations.
Primary Responsibilities:
- Helps ensure that the annual giving goals are met each year through responsibilities including:
Direct mail, phonathon, electronic solicitation, social media, online giving, events, promotion and volunteer management and other tasks involving annual giving
- Helps ensure that alumni relations and events are successful through responsibilities including: - Assist/Coordinate with planning alumni events and execution, facilitate the guest registration process from start to finish for all major alumni relations events, volunteer management, event management, alumni chapter engagement, and other tasks involving alumni relations.
- Must be able to handle multiple projects, deadlines, and priorities while demonstrating creativity and vision
- Work collaboratively with Institutional Advancement and Alumni Relations colleagues
- Plan for and/or participate in strategy planning sessions with the Office of Institutional Advancement.
- Attend appropriate college and alumni events, both on and off campus, to meet and interact with prospects/donors
- Develop and maintain appropriate tracking data files and update donor information in a timely manner using Raiser's Edge
- Participate in weekly development meetings and professional development activities
- Perform other duties in support of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations operations
- Serves as development liaison with various departments on campus and coordinates special projects as assigned.
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Qualifications
Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications: Associates degree required or five years equivalent experience in a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor degree preferred. Alfred State College alumni preferred. Experience in education or non-profit fundraising. Raiser's Edge experience desired.


Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.
All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
This report is available on the college's website at:
http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report
If you would like to receive the combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop in and request one at the University Police Department, located in the TG House on Lower College Drive. You can also request a copy by calling the University Police Secretary at 607-587-3992.


Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/jyhgy29xsfc767kb


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How to Apply
Apply Online

Last Day to Apply
02/11/2020

Alzheimer's Association
Development Manager
(posted 11/11/2019)

Williston, VT

Job Description
Be part of the movement to end Alzheimer’s!


The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you!
The Development Manager part of a five person team that comprises the Vermont Chapter. S/he is responsible for staffing the Reason to Hope Dinner/Gala and three signature events: The Longest Day and two Walk to End Alzheimer's events: St. Johnsbury and Upper Valley. The position will meet or exceed goals through volunteer recruitment and engagement as well as corporate sponsorships. Measurable outcomes for this position include: achieving designated financial and participant goals through team and individual fundraising, corporate solicitation, community partnerships, as well as increasing brand awareness and visibility in the community. Based in Williston, VT, this position requires travel within the assigned territory.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



Responsible for recruitment of volunteer community leaders and training, coaching, and management resulting in the attainment of revenue and team goals.

Build relationships with key volunteers, participants, sponsors and community leaders as well as existing and new corporate partners.

Responsible for overall volunteer committee development, team recruitment and retention strategies, budget, timeline, marketing/PR, logistics and best practice implementation.

Through volunteer networks, prospect, cultivate and steward Walk to End Alzheimer’s and other event teams, sponsors and participants to achieve development goals.

Execute plan for maximizing team participation to achieve revenue goals by retaining existing teams, attracting new ones from all sectors of the community and by providing fundraising guidance and support.

Maintain year-round relationships with key corporate sponsors and constituents to ensure involvement in all relevant chapter activities and recognition opportunities.

Work with the volunteer planning committee to organize outreach activities that promote the Alzheimer’s Association mission, including community presentations and corporate engagement opportunities.

Ensure Walk to End Alzheimer’s standards are being followed.

Responsible for other duties as assigned.

Actively participate in learning opportunities for professional growth and self- improvement.




Qualifications
Minimum requirements:



Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

3-5 years of proven experience in recruiting and mobilizing volunteers to achieve goals

Preferred peer-to-peer fundraising experience or equivalent sales background

Confident, goal-oriented, positive self-starter able to work independently with limited supervision and collaboratively with internal and external partners

Demonstrated ability to form and develop corporate relationships and partnerships

Ability to manage large numbers of volunteers at different levels of expertise with diplomacy

Ability to work with diverse communities and demonstrate inclusion

Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written

Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% within the assigned territory by car. Travel in this case, is considered time spent away from the office, in the community, to fulfill the job goals

While most such travel is same day, occasional overnight travel or air travel may be required. Must have valid driver’s license, access to reliable vehicle, good driving record and proof of automobile insurance

Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as required for the job

Ability to bend, stoop, lift and transport up to 25 lbs. of materials

Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Office products and social media; experience with, or ability to rapidly learn, Luminate/Convio software


Competitive salary and benefits provided!

Organization Description
The Alzheimer's Association® is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Our Vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease.®

Our Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

How to Apply
https://jobs.alz.org/development-manager-chapter/job/11578903

Last Day to Apply
December 6, 2019

Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports
Director of Donor Relations
(posted 11/07/2019)

Burlington, VT

Job Description
Vermont Adaptive Ski and Sports is seeking a Director of Donor Relations. The ideal candidate must have a passion for our mission and demonstrated success in fundraising for a 501c3.

The Director of Donor Relations will spearhead major donor prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. They will support 3-5 annual peer to peer fundraising events and other related events throughout the year.
They will manage donor software (Salsa), input, donor correspondence, oversight and evaluation.
They will oversee an overall fund-raising program consistent with Vermont Adaptive's growing needs and goals.
Reports to ED
Some travel and weekends required


Qualifications
Requirements
•BA (required)
•AFP, ADRP or CFRE trainings/certificates a plus
•3+ years experience in development
•Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, customer service and communication skills
•Experienced in CRM and donor database software


Organization Description
www.vermontadaptive.org

How to Apply
Send Cover Letter and Resume
to
Erin Fernandez
director@vermontadaptive.org

Last Day to Apply
November 20th 2019

Vermont Public Radio
Corporate Support Associate - Upper Valley
(posted 11/07/2019)

Norwich, VT

Job Description
VPR is expanding its Corporate Support team in Upper Valley
If you have a passion for Vermont Public radio and helping businesses grow, consider becoming the new VPR Corporate Support Associate, focusing on the Upper Valley region. You’ll work out of VPR’s Norwich office and/or your home office, and, ideally, at least one day a week at our headquarters in Colchester.
In this role, you’ll work with businesses and organization that use VPR to reach the desirable public radio audience through traditional broadcast underwriting on VPR and VPR Classical, as well as through sponsorship of podcasts, web and mobile sites, livestream services, and special programs and events.
You’ll exercise your creativity, strategic thinking, and strong communication skills daily as you present opportunities to prospective underwriters. Your account management prowess means you’ll provide exceptional service, and be on top of renewals and copy deadlines.
Finally, you’re someone who is excited to work with dedicated and curious people who take what they do seriously but appreciate a good sense of humor.

Vermont Public Radio provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


Qualifications
We expect you to have at least 3 years of experience in marketing, development, or media buying or sales. Of course, you’ll present yourself professionally in person, in writing, and on the phone, and aren’t shy at networking events.

Other Information
Reliable transportation is a requirement. This is an exempt position.

How to Apply
Read the full job description and the application process at https://www.vpr.org/careers-vpr

Last Day to Apply
11/30/2019

University of Vermont Foundation
Vice President for Strategic Engagement
(posted 11/03/2019)

Burlington, VT

Job Description
The University of Vermont Foundation (UVMF) seeks a collaborative, energetic, innovative and dynamic leader as their next vice president for strategic engagement (VP). This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced professional to set the strategic direction, alignment and integration of a broad range of externally-facing programs.

With the establishment of the University of Vermont Foundation in 2011, UVM signaled its intent to become more engaged in the broader scope of American philanthropy. The UVM Foundation is empowered to perform a wide range of services and conduct a variety of activities that support the university in its mission of teaching, research and public service.

The Foundation offers influential and committed alumni and other donors the opportunity to serve UVM in ways that did not previously exist, focusing their collective influence, experience and energy on realizing the UVM Foundation mission. With a bottom line focus and singular attention to philanthropy, the Foundation board will inspire greater support from the institution’s top donors and extend the ability of the professional staff to engage donors in fundraising efforts. At the same time, the UVM Foundation will shift the burden of development expenses from the University’s general fund to the foundation, increasing the amount of discretionary general-fund dollars available to the institution.

The vice president will oversee alumni relations, donor relations and stewardship, and foundation communications. By extension, the VP has executive responsibility for enhancing and expanding the reach of activities that are most likely to affect philanthropic growth objectives. This leader must have the ability to create, evolve and innovate best practices for affinity-based alumni engagement, robust and strategic print and digital communications, and impactful donor stewardship that will be visible inside and outside of the organization.


Qualifications
The VP will build the collaborative framework connecting and unifying engagement goals beyond traditional alumni relations and connect families, fans, students, faculty, staff and broader community. There will be an opportunity for this person to improve the foundation’s use of data and analytics to conceive, execute and evaluate programs that enhance alumni engagement and philanthropy. The vice president will report to the president & CEO of the UVM Foundation and will serve as a member of the foundation’s senior team. Additional information, including a Leadership Profile, can be found at www.wittkieffer.com.

How to Apply
Please direct all applications and nominations to Mercedes Chacón Vance, preferably via e-mail, to UVMFVPStratEng@wittkieffer.com.

The UVM Foundation is dedicated to improving our organization and the University, in part by better reflecting the alumni and students we serve. We are committed to diversity and to building an environment that values and supports equity, and inclusiveness for people of all backgrounds and ages, and we're taking active steps to meet this commitment.

We encourage applications from qualified individuals with a demonstrated commitment to these ideals and especially invite members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, women, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities, who will help the Foundation support UVM’s commitment to the global community.

The University of Vermont Foundation is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Last Day to Apply
Open Until Full

Friends of Acadia
Development Officer for Annual Programs
(posted 11/03/2019)

Bar Harbor, Maine

Job Description
Friends of Acadia seeks an experienced, motivated, and creative development professional to manage the membership and annual fund campaigns along with grant writing and reporting to foundations and corporations. Significant data management and manipulation, volunteer supervision, personal solicitation, research, and writing is required for this position. Experience with segmenting mailing lists, A/B testing, data tracking and analysis is desired. A love of Acadia and an understanding of conservation makes candidates for this position most competitive.


Primary Responsibilities:
• Manages the membership and annual fund campaigns including direct mailings, e-mails, and social media postings; writes solicitation letters, brochures, inserts, and gift acknowledgements; collaborates extensively with the communications department.
• Coordinates business support including business memberships and sponsorships; convenes business advisors for program development; ensures that Business Members receive appropriate benefits and recognition.
• Manages the summer Membership Table program, office volunteers, and other volunteer groups and activities, ensuring volunteers are well trained, recognized, and equipped for success.
• Researches grant making foundations and corporations; coordinates grant application and reporting deadlines; writes grant proposals and stewardship reports.
• Works proficiently in Raisers’ Edge donor database including data entry, retrievals, and reports.
• Oversees management of donor files with assistance of volunteers.
• Serves as an active member of the development staff, open and eager to develop new fundraising strategies.
• Other responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications
The above responsibilities will require a motivated individual to bring a combination of the following:
• Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to handle confidential information
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; a compelling storyteller
• Good organizational skills and ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects
• Ability to interact with public in a courteous and professional manner
• Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to lift 20 pounds
• Strong judgement, sense of humor, ability to work well under pressure

The Development Officer for Annual Programs is a salaried, year-round position with the need for occasional weekend and evening work. FOA offers a competitive compensation package and a positive work environment, values diversity in the workplace, and does not discriminate in any way in its hiring decisions.


Organization Description
Friends of Acadia is an independent nonprofit organization, founded in 1986. Its mission is to preserve, protect, and promote stewardship of the outstanding natural beauty, ecological vitality and distinctive cultural resources of Acadia National Park and the surrounding communities for the inspiration and enjoyment of current and future generations. We accomplish this mission through a combination of philanthropy, volunteerism, advocacy, and program innovation, thanks to a dedicated staff and board, and the support of thousands of members and volunteers. Since 1986, Friends of Acadia has granted more than $30 million for park and community conservation.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume by November 25 to:
Search Committee – Development Officer
Friends of Acadia
PO Box 45
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Electronic applications are encouraged; please email the above written materials saved as a PDF to jobs@friendsofacadia.org and note Development Officer Search Committee in your subject line.


Last Day to Apply
November 25, 2019

The LifeFlight Foundation
Senior Development Officer-Major Gifts-Regional: Eastern Maine
(posted 11/01/2019)

Eastern Maine

Job Description
Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Development Officer—Major Gifts—Regional works with a small, collaborative, high-performance development team that is based out of Camden, ME. It is expected that the person in this regional position will live in and work from the Eastern region of the state. Occasional travel to LifeFlight of Maine bases and the Foundation office in Camden is required. Extensive travel within the region is also expected.

The Senior Development Officer—Major Gifts—Regional will help ensure that the major gifts program is a strong and effective means of increasing the overall funding that supports LifeFlight of Maine. S/he will proactively research, identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual and corporate donor prospects in the region and help develop and implement creative fundraising strategies in the areas of major donations, sponsorships, capital campaigns and planned gifts.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
 Manage assigned portfolio of lead-level individual and corporate donors/prospects.
 Collaborate with the senior development team on general and tailored donor stewardship strategies that strengthen relationships with assigned and prospective donors.
 Conduct research to identify new prospects.
 Identify, strategically solicit and secure individual gifts and business/corporate gifts, within the region, for priority projects and events.
 Help secure and manage sponsorships for major events, with assistance of development team.
 Work with Director of Communication to acknowledge major donors through private and public recognition (social media, press releases, photos ops, annual report, newsletter, etc.).
 Collaborate with the senior development team to ensure all solicitations and relationship-building efforts are strategic, coordinated and non-duplicative.
 Assist grant writer with strategizing outreach and editing corporate proposals and corporate/individual foundation applications.
 Act as point of contact and assist with cultivation of third-party fundraisers for LifeFlight in assigned region. Work with fundraiser/volunteer to communicate LifeFlight mission and goals and provide support as needed.
 Maintain an active understanding of LifeFlight programs and projects and help translate those programs to opportunities for donor support.
 Work with development staff to gather and produce supporting materials for donor meetings, campaigns, proposals and reports.
 Help integrate and coordinate funding initiatives that involve corporate, foundation and individual donors, especially where individual donors have private foundations through which they give.
 Appropriately and in a timely manner acknowledge donations and report back to the donor at the required intervals.
 Document donor relationship activities in the database (Raiser’s Edge NXT).
 Work with development team to attain agreed-upon fundraising goals.

Other Core Duties:
 Attend staff meetings.
 Attend and act as a LifeFlight Foundation representative at events and networking opportunities.
 Assist in moving supplies, displays and set-up/ take-down of special events.
 Support other Foundation general office duties when needed such as assisting with mailings, etc.
 Maintain harmonious working relationships within the Foundation and corporate office divisions and general public through clear, correct and honest communication.
 Support LifeFlight’s just and accountable culture system.
 Perform other related tasks as assigned.


Qualifications
Candidate qualifications and profile:
 Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in related field or comparable experience.
 A broad knowledge of nonprofit resource development principles and practices, including all aspects of philanthropy.
 Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills; outcome-driven.
 Strong background in securing five- and six-figure gifts and grants.
 Ability to work in evolving healthcare environment.
 Friendly and personable with a positive, helpful attitude and strong work ethic.
 Experience with researching, cultivating and soliciting individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
 Strong writing, oral presentation, and communications skills.
 Strong track record in presenting to and communicating with corporate and major individual donors.
 Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and comfortable using the internet for various assignments including broadcast email.
 Exceptional people skills and assertive outreach skills.

Additional desirable skills and knowledge:
 Public speaking
 CRM database experience (Raiser’s Edge preferred)
 Familiarity with LEAN principles
 Knowledge of healthcare issues


Other Information
The successful candidate will be flexible and have a strong work ethic, understanding that additional responsibilities may be reasonably assigned by the Director of Development and that processes and expectations will inevitably evolve per organizational growth.

Compensation:
A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer with a primary office located in Camden, ME. This position requires frequent travel within the region, occasional travel throughout the state of Maine and attendance at some special events, frequently held on weekends and evenings.


Organization Description
Established in 2003, LifeFlight Foundation is the philanthropic and public relations arm of LifeFlight of Maine. The Foundation is a small, independent, non-profit organization with a large statewide mission: to assure the availability of a state-of-the-art critical care medical transport system for all of Maine with a special emphasis on increasing access to specialist and tertiary care for people in our rural communities.

More specifically, the Foundation develops the resources necessary to support LifeFlight of Maine, including capital funding for aircraft, medical equipment, and aviation infrastructure, as well as operational funding for an extensive offering of educational outreach and research programs.


How to Apply
Please send letter of interest and resume to: The LifeFlight Foundation, Attn: Renee Johnson, PO Box 899, Camden, ME 04843 or rljohnson@lifeflightmaine.org

Last Day to Apply
This position will stay posted until filled.

The LifeFlight Foundation
Senior Development Officer-Major Gifts-Regional: Southern Maine
(posted 11/01/2019)

Southern Maine

Job Description
Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Development Officer—Major Gifts—Regional works with a small, collaborative, high-performance development team that is based out of Camden, ME. It is expected that the person in this regional position will live in and work from the southern region of the state. Occasional travel to LifeFlight of Maine bases and the Foundation office in Camden is required. Extensive travel within the region is also expected.

The Senior Development Officer—Major Gifts—Regional will help ensure that the major gifts program is a strong and effective means of increasing the overall funding that supports LifeFlight of Maine. S/he will proactively research, identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual and corporate donor prospects in the region and help develop and implement creative fundraising strategies in the areas of major donations, sponsorships, capital campaigns and planned gifts.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
 Manage assigned portfolio of lead-level individual and corporate donors/prospects.
 Collaborate with the senior development team on general and tailored donor stewardship strategies that strengthen relationships with assigned and prospective donors.
 Conduct research to identify new prospects.
 Identify, strategically solicit and secure individual gifts and business/corporate gifts, within the region, for priority projects and events.
 Help secure and manage sponsorships for major events, with assistance of development team.
 Work with Director of Communication to acknowledge major donors through private and public recognition (social media, press releases, photos ops, annual report, newsletter, etc.).
 Collaborate with the senior development team to ensure all solicitations and relationship-building efforts are strategic, coordinated and non-duplicative.
 Assist grant writer with strategizing outreach and editing corporate proposals and corporate/individual foundation applications.
 Act as point of contact and assist with cultivation of third-party fundraisers for LifeFlight in assigned region. Work with fundraiser/volunteer to communicate LifeFlight mission and goals and provide support as needed.
 Maintain an active understanding of LifeFlight programs and projects and help translate those programs to opportunities for donor support.
 Work with development staff to gather and produce supporting materials for donor meetings, campaigns, proposals and reports.
 Help integrate and coordinate funding initiatives that involve corporate, foundation and individual donors, especially where individual donors have private foundations through which they give.
 Appropriately and in a timely manner acknowledge donations and report back to the donor at the required intervals.
 Document donor relationship activities in the database (Raiser’s Edge NXT).
 Work with development team to attain agreed-upon fundraising goals.

Other Core Duties:
 Attend staff meetings.
 Attend and act as a LifeFlight Foundation representative at events and networking opportunities.
 Assist in moving supplies, displays and set-up/ take-down of special events.
 Support other Foundation general office duties when needed such as assisting with mailings, etc.
 Maintain harmonious working relationships within the Foundation and corporate office divisions and general public through clear, correct and honest communication.
 Support LifeFlight’s just and accountable culture system.
 Perform other related tasks as assigned.


The successful candidate will be flexible and have a strong work ethic, understanding that additional responsibilities may be reasonably assigned by the Director of Development and that processes and expectations will inevitably evolve per organizational growth.

Compensation:
A competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer with a primary office located in Camden, ME. This position requires frequent travel within the region, occasional travel throughout the state of Maine and attendance at some special events, frequently held on weekends and evenings.


Qualifications
Candidate qualifications and profile:
 Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in related field or comparable experience.
 A broad knowledge of nonprofit resource development principles and practices, including all aspects of philanthropy.
 Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills; outcome-driven.
 Strong background in securing five- and six-figure gifts and grants.
 Ability to work in evolving healthcare environment.
 Friendly and personable with a positive, helpful attitude and strong work ethic.
 Experience with researching, cultivating and soliciting individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
 Strong writing, oral presentation, and communications skills.
 Strong track record in presenting to and communicating with corporate and major individual donors.
 Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and comfortable using the internet for various assignments including broadcast email.
Exceptional people skills and assertive outreach skills.

Additional desirable skills and knowledge:
 Public speaking
 CRM database experience (Raiser’s Edge preferred)
 Familiarity with LEAN principles
 Knowledge of healthcare issues


Organization Description
Established in 2003, LifeFlight Foundation is the philanthropic and public relations arm of LifeFlight of Maine. The Foundation is a small, independent, non-profit organization with a large statewide mission: to assure the availability of a state-of-the-art critical care medical transport system for all of Maine with a special emphasis on increasing access to specialist and tertiary care for people in our rural communities.

More specifically, the Foundation develops the resources necessary to support LifeFlight of Maine, including capital funding for aircraft, medical equipment, and aviation infrastructure, as well as operational funding for an extensive offering of educational outreach and research programs.

How to Apply
Please send letter of interest and resume to:
The LifeFlight Foundation
Attn: Renee Johnson
PO Box 899
Camden, ME 04843
or: rljohnson@lifeflightmaine.org

Healing Winds Vermont
Executive Director
(posted 10/30/2019)

Burlington, VT

Job Description
Healing Winds Vermont, a 6-year old non-profit based in Burlington, Vermont, has a full-time opening for an Executive Director.

In this role of Executive Director, the job responsibilities will be to:
· Plan and operate of an annual budget.
· Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit.
· Serve as Healing Winds Vermont’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public.
· Serve as Healing Winds Vermont's primary fundraiser by executing fundraising goals including the annual fund, major gift and leadership development, and oversight of planned giving,
· Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Healing Winds Vermont’s Mission.
· Actively engage within the community to help foster support for Healing Winds Vermont
· Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising, and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.


Qualifications
Education
Bachelor’s degree required or other related experience
A degree in communications, health, business or related field preferred
Experience:
· 5-10 years demonstrated professional experience in non-profit management and fundraising, development or comparable field.
· Philanthropy based experience in health care / cancer related desired.
· Working knowledge of marketing and public relations a plus
· Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and social media platforms
Other Skills Required:
Professional Qualifications:
• Transparent and high integrity leadership
Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
• Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
• Ability to convey a vision of Healing Winds Vermont’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
• Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to non-profit sector
• Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
• Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
• Strong public speaking ability


Other Information
Our competitive salaries are market-based and experience rated. In addition, we offer a flexible health insurance program. At Healing Winds Vermont, we are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status

Organization Description
Honoring those who battle cancer by harnessing the healing powers of sail, wind, and water. We believe that sailing provides relief for individuals living with cancer. Our sailing excurisions are refreshing,, relaxing, and spirit lifting. We provide an opportunity to rebuild courage, love and relationships and we strive to create lasting memories.

How to Apply
Email resume and cover letter to: info@healingwindsusa.org or send via mail: Healing Winds Vermont, 240 Battery St, Burlington, VT 05401


Last Day to Apply
December 20th, 2019

MCVP: Crisis & Prevention Center
Development Director
(posted 10/24/2019)

Keene, NH

Job Description
The role of the Development Director is to manage an annual fundraising program which includes annual giving, major gifts, corporate donations, events, foundations, and in-kind resources, as well as promoting community awareness of MCVP’s services and impact as outlined in the strategic plan.
Responsibilities:
o Secure financial support through the cultivation of relationships with current and prospective funders, including individuals, foundations, and corporations
o Coordinate and manage annual mail campaigns
o Plan and coordinate fundraising events
o Coordinate productions of public information such as the annual report, brochures, newsletters, website, and press releases
o Work with Development Committee, Board of Directors, key volunteers, and other staff as appropriate to plan and execute fundraising activities
o Grow and maintain community relationships
o Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director




Qualifications
o Bachelor’s Degree required
o Minimum three to five years’ experience in development including special events, annual appeals, grant writing, and one-on-one solicitation.
o Familiarity with donor-tracking software
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Strong interpersonal, administration, and management skills
o Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines


Other Information
Salary and benefits are competitive.

Organization Description
The mission of MCVP: Crisis and Prevention Center is to respond to domestic & sexual violence and stalking in our community by providing a care & support system for survivors, as well as to work to end interpersonal violence in all forms through primary prevention, community engagement, and collaboration. Our staff is a team of dedicated individuals working toward a violence-free Monadnock Region.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: director@mcvprevention.org.

Last Day to Apply
November 22, 2019

Home Healthcare, Hospice & Community Services (HCS)
Director of Philanthropic Development
(posted 10/22/2019)

Keene, NH

Job Description
Direct and administer all philanthropic development and fundraising activities of HCS and affiliated organizations (VNA at HCS), including: annual appeal, database record and other record keeping, events, planned giving program, contact with and applications to foundations and other funders, donors, potential donors, volunteer, and the general public.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Serve as member of the HCS Leadership Team.
Serve as staff liaison to the Fundraising Committee of the Board of Directors.
Plan, budget, implement and evaluate annual appeal. Develop and adhere to time line of events; identify and solicit prospective donors by mail, in person, or by utilizing other technologies/social media; develop and oversee direct mailings and production of other fundraising-related collateral materials.
Work with internal marketing and tech services staff to maximize use of HCS website, select social media resources, and other online fundraising resources to support all fundraising initiatives and public relations initiatives of HCS; research and work to implement appropriate cutting-edge media and online strategies to enhance HCS fundraising efforts and expand the agency’s donor constituency.
Research funding sources, including governmental, private foundations and corporate giving programs.
Maintain files on funders, grant programs and program funding priorities.
Initiate and/or maintain relationships with funding agencies and foundations.
Write grant applications and all copy related to development and fundraising activities. (e.g.: quarterly newsletters, direct mail materials, personalized correspondence)
Manage data base record keeping and reporting systems for all development activities in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge. Oversee data base activities performed by the Development Coordinator.
Seek and/or support opportunities to work collaboratively with other non-profit agencies and organizations, assisting, in particular, with joint fundraising efforts essential to sustaining such multi-agency collaborative program initiatives.
Assist with the presentation and completion of statistical and programmatic reports as required by funders, collaborators, HCS Board, or other internal constituencies.
Give fundraising-related and HCS program-related presentations.
Coordinate the fund-raising activities of different HCS programs and affiliated agencies, and assist with such activities and special events as necessary and appropriate.
Organize and oversee development fund-raising events and other special events, as needed.
Develop and implement an ongoing Planned Giving Program to enhance legacy giving to VNA at HCS and/or to HCS directly.
Work with Board and Staff leadership in planning and undertaking a major Capital Fund Campaign and/or (generally smaller) special purpose or project-related campaigns, if and when appropriate.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline, advanced degree preferred.
Five years of fundraising and public information experience.
Strong knowledge of all aspects of fund-raising and public information.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience in budgeting, data base management, project management, and volunteer management.
Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile during working hours that meets the State of New Hampshire registration regulations and auto liability insurance requirements.

Other Information
We seek candidates whose next career objective is to make a long-term commitment to a vital not-for-profit human and health services agency; high energy candidates able to thrive in a “small shop” development environment; and candidates with the ability to work in partnership with Board, staff colleagues, providers, and grateful patients and families to engender a culture of philanthropy throughout the agency that will help ensure the long-term sustainability of HCS and its essential programs and services for the community. Knowledge of the communities of southwest New Hampshire and a desire to call this region “home” highly desirable

Organization Description
Home Healthcare, Hospice and Community Services (HCS) is a non-profit organization providing comprehensive services in southwestern New Hampshire. HCS’s clinical services include visiting nurses, physical and occupational therapies, social work and home health aides. Hospice at HCS offers end of life care, grief support and Pet Peace of Mind for patients and family members where ever they call home, including in assisted living and nursing homes. Hospice at HCS rates above state and national averages in many important quality measures and maintains a 100% overall satisfaction rating (from data compiled by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.) HCS is unique in the wide range of community services that are offered to the community, including Healthy Starts maternal and child health services, Meals on Wheels and senior dining, City Express and Friendly Bus transportation, Age In Motion exercise for older adults and Nurse Is In blood pressure and foot care clinics. HCS is Medicare certified and licensed by the State of New Hampshire, and proud to be a Monadnock United Way agency.

How to Apply
online at www.HCSservices.org/careers

Last Day to Apply
11/22/2019