AFPNEO Jobs Board

The AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter offers this job posting service for its members.

To post a job announcement, complete the Jobs Form.

Job postings must be related to fundraising, development, and/or nonprofit management (executive director, program director, etc.).

All job listings will be posted in a biweekly update sent to our listserv of more than 1,000 nonprofit and fundraising professionals. To register for these announcements, click here.

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Cost for non-members is $50 per posting.

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Director of Advancement | Victim Assistance Program

Deadline: 03/23/2019

The leading expert in crisis intervention for victims of crime and trauma in Northeast Ohio, is seeking an experienced Director of Advancement, also known as a Development Director. The ideal candidate for this integral role will have a passion for helping those in need, experience in the nonprofit /social service sector, mastery of donor relations and event planning and be obsessed with details and organization. As the leader of our Advancement team, you will supervise our Grants Manager and our Marketing Coordinator to develop and execute strategies to acquire financial contributions. As one of the first victim services agencies established in the United States, we are driven to expand the blueprint our founder established in 1972. We are always advancing, always changing, and always thinking of new ways to help victims of crime and trauma. If you are passionate about using your expertise to help create a world where all victims are healed, please visit our website to see if this is the job you have been looking for!

For more information, visit: http://www.victimassistanceprogram.org/career

For more information, contact: mailto:lgraham@victimassistanceprogram.org

Grants Manager | Victim Assistance Program

Deadline: 03/23/2019

Victim Assistance Program, the leading expert in crisis intervention for victims of crime and trauma in Northeast Ohio, is seeking an experienced Grants Manger. The ideal candidate for this integral role will have a passion for helping those in need, experience in the nonprofit/social service sector, mastery of seeking and requesting grant funds and an obsession with details and organization. As a member of our Advancement team, you will work closely with members of our Directors’ team to identify programmatic needs to elevate services provided to victims of crime and trauma and the professionals who serve this population. As one of the first victim services agencies established in the United States, we are driven to expand the blueprint our founder established in 1972. We are always advancing, always changing, and always thinking of new ways to help victims of crime and trauma. If you are passionate about using your expertise to help create a world where all victims are healed, please visit our website to see if this is the job you have been looking for!

For more information, visit: http://www.victimassistanceprogram.org/career

For more information, contact: mailto:lgraham@victimassistanceprogram.org

Advancement Business Intelligence Developer | Kent State University

Deadline: 03/30/2019

The Advancement Business Intelligence Developer Assistant Director will provide technical support in fulfilling the business intelligence and reporting needs for the Division of Institutional Advancement. Designs and implements visual and analytical reporting utilizing Tableau and other reporting platforms such as SSRS. As a member of the business intelligence team, works with clients to transform their data into actionable intelligence through data discovery and the development of dashboards, and reports. Partners with project managers or strategy analysts to interpret and document users' needs. Reports to the Manager, Advancement Business Intelligence. In 2017, Kent State University was recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education. This is the eighth time the university has received this distinction. Kent State offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and an excellent Wellness program. The essential functions of this position are: • Plan, design, and implement Business Intelligence (BI) solutions. Gather and analyze requirements utilizing technical skills and functional expertise. Ensure deployed solutions meet performance and development standards and are scalable to meet future demands. • Create and deploy reports, analytics, and scorecards/dashboards. Assist in the development of divisional and departmental key performance indicators. • Work with the data stewardship team and warehouse architect to identify, organize, and prepare needed data. Oversee testing, user validation, and issues resolution. • Provide support for user-facing data mining tools such as Tableau. • Monitor, troubleshoot, and fix production reporting issues. • Administer the Tableau Online environment and a repository of standard data sources. • Develop and follow standards for formatting and documentation of deliverables. • Champion the use of business intelligence tools and data within the Division. Serve as an expert Tableau resource for others within in the division and provide guidance and training as needed. • Effectively utilize features and best practices of Tableau to maximize impact and use of visualization products. Explore and remain current on new BI tools and trends; investigate potential in relation to current business practices. • Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or a relevant field of study; three years prior work experience developing business intelligence solutions utilizing Tableau or the Microsoft BI suite. Demonstrated understanding of SQL and relational databases. Application Process: Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter. You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

For more information, visit: https://www.kent.edu

For more information, contact: mailto:sdjohns2@kent.edu

Major Gifts Officer | Malone University

Deadline: 04/15/2019

The Malone University Office of Advancement is conducting a search for a full-time, salaried Major Gifts Officer. The primary responsibility of the Major Gifts Officer is to develop and implement a strategy for individual major gift donor relationship management (manage, nurture, upgrade) to meet short and long-term philanthropic goals that advance the mission of Malone University. Particular emphasis will be on identifying, cultivating and successfully soliciting new prospects. This position will focus on fundraising for all aspects of our Bolder Vision campaign. The primary objective of the Major Gifts Officer is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donor interests, passions and values, and alignment with University objectives and strategic priorities. Must exhibit a personal understanding of, and operate in concert with the Foundational Principles, Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan of the University. A bachelor's degree is required, master's degree preferred. Five years of fundraising experience, a record of successful outcomes and a working knowledge of fundraising principles (i.e. moves management) are essential; experience in fundraising in higher education is preferred. Substantial weight will be given to candidates with experience in higher education and/or a proven track record of having successfully solicited and closed multiple substantial outright and estate gifts. A proven ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing is essential. Proven effective relational skills are also required. A demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide range of people and a demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and complete projects independently is essential. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office) is required, a readiness to navigate the Development database (RaisersEdge) is essential. Proven time management skills, the ability to prioritize and record keeping abilities are essential. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of sensitive materials is essential. Current valid driver's license and availability for frequent regional travel is required. Hours per week are anticipated to vary based on the needs and fluctuations of the fundraising and events cycle. Evening, weekend and overnight commitments will be necessary at times. A full job description can be viewed under Employment on the Malone University website. Send a cover letter, faith statement and resume with three references to the attention of the Associate VP, Human Resources and Facilities Management at humanresources@malone.edu.

For more information, visit: http://www.malone.edu/about/people/directories/offices-services/human-resources/

For more information, contact: mailto:humanresources@malone.edu

Assistant Development Director Planned Giving and Endowment | National Inventors Hall Of Fame

Deadline: 04/15/2019

As a member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Development team, this individual will primarily act as the planned giving and endowment lead for the organization, responsible for building a planned giving program to support endowment goals and organizational strategies. Position Responsibilities: Primarily responsible for building, developing and executing strategies to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward endowment and planned giving prospects Collaborate with the Development Director and CSO to grow the planned giving program to increase revenue to support the strategic direction of NIHF Help develop and implement a marketing plan to support planned giving and endowment goals Provide stewardship of donors who have already announced a commitment to planned giving and endowment gifts Offer educational opportunities and materials regarding planned giving for fellow staff and prospects/donors Present necessary updates to the board and other organizational leaders Other responsibilities may include managing corporate and foundation donors and prospects to further NIHF's PreK-12 programs, Collegiate Inventors Competition, NIHF Induction Events, and NIHF Museum

For more information, visit: http://www.invent.org/about-us/careers

For more information, contact: mailto:aslaght@invent.org

Development Officer | Akron Art Museum

Deadline: 04/19/2019

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: Director of Advancement SUMMARY The Development Officer is a full-time, exempt member of the Advancement Department. As part of the Advancement team, the position implements and provides support for various efforts as they pertain to fundraising. The Development Officers primary responsibilities are to generate new and increased revenue across all fundraising activities including but not limited to; endowment, sponsorships, capital, legacy, annual appeal and support of development efforts for membership and fundraising events. Tactics employed include; donor identification, cultivation and stewardship, solicitation, management of donor/prospect research, development operations including moves management and reporting plus supporting the planning and staffing of fundraising events. The position reports to the Director of Advancement and supports departmental strategy and tactics to attain financial goals set by the Museum Executive Director and the Board of Trustees. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting gifts of significance from community of individual and institutional donor prospects securing support for a set of museum-wide priorities including; endowment, capital, sponsorship, annual, legacy, event fundraising and more * Manage relationships of 100 or more prospective donors and will be expected to qualify and report to Executive Director, Director of Advancement and others regarding gift opportunities from individuals and institutions alike * Builds productive relationships with individuals and institutions leading them through fundraising moves management resulting in new and increased gifts * Conducts new donor identification and prospect research and reporting * Monitors all prospect contacts working with Advancement Department and others to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations * Participates in all aspects of the gift cycle; initiate contacts with potential donors, develop appropriate cultivation, writes proposals, solicitation and stewardship efforts, making the ask and securing the gift * Provides staff assistance in the preparation of development proposals including grants and reports for senior management as needed * Works collaboratively with Executive Director and the Director of Advancement scheduling for all solicitations and other fundraising activities of the department as needed * Familiarity with Institutional Giving tactics including but not limited to; grant writing, RFP and proposal writing, and corporate relations development * Work with the Director of Advancement in establishing the annual operating budget and income forecast for operations, capital and endowment campaigns * Provide monthly and/or quarterly funding reports as requested by Executive Director, Director of Advancement or Chief Financial Officer for Finance Committee, Advancement Committee, Steering Committee and/or Board meetings. * Serve as a liaison with the region"s individual and business community and creatively use events and speaking engagements to increase their awareness of the museum. * Must be highly energetic professional with a track record of building donor relationships and generating new revenue totaling mid-to-high six-figures annually. * Other duties as assigned. NEW February 2019 Candidate Profile: The Development Officer will be a results oriented, energetic, enthusiastic, people-oriented team member who enjoys working in a fluid environment with minimal supervision. Successful experience in fundraising and/or sales is required. Experience in communications is highly desirable. Arts and cultural industry-related experience is preferred. Experience with government relations welcomed. Education that includes art history, arts management or a related field is a plus. The ideal candidate would have the following personal competencies: A Relationship Builder * A good listener and thoughtful communicator who enjoys building relationships and partnerships * The ability to work effectively and collaborate with a wide variety of people including volunteer board, senior management, donors, and sponsors * Excellent social skills including the ability to relate in a positive manner with all cultures and socio-economic audiences * An established network of contacts in Summit County preferred * Adheres to the highest ethical standards, reflects an optimistic and positive attitude, and conveys sensitivity to the needs of sponsors, donors, members, and volunteers Fundraising * Demonstrated success building relationships and in negotiating and soliciting donations and closing significant gifts. * Highly organized with excellent follow-up skills * Self-starter, results-oriented, fearless solicitor * Able to manage stress * Demonstrates a keen sense of accountability * Polished professional presentation representative of a contemporary institution Business Acumen and Skills * Recognizes and responds to challenges and demonstrate resourcefulness, diplomacy, tact, and creativity in problem-solving * Enjoys working as part of a team, with minimal supervision * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including oral, written, and presentation Technical Savvy * Current and proficient in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint * Experience with donor databases, preferably e-Tapestry or similar, is desirable EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE * Bachelor"s degree in an appropriate field required. * Minimum of 3-years successful development experience required. Experience in the arts and culture industry with increasing areas of responsibility preferred * Ability to understand the needs and interests of donors in order to develop relationships between them and the museum * Interest in all aspects of arts and cultural institutions and a dedication to promoting the museums fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with museum staff, board of directors and committee"s * Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation, stewardship and solicitations strategies * Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments on time * Must be willing to work nights and weekends regularly * Willing to travel regionally, limited travel beyond Northeast Ohio PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Demands: Desk Work: sitting for extended periods of time, carrying, handling, fingering, talking, and hearing, eye/hand coordination, repetitive motions. Events and Programs: Standing for extended periods of time, walking, speaking and hearing in noisy environment. Visual Demands: near acuity, depth perception, able to see computer monitor. Must be physically able to drive and possess a valid driver"s license. Mental Demands: oral comprehension, written comprehension, general mathematical ability. Working Conditions: typical non-profit office environment, subject to interruptions, multiple calls and inquiries, extra hours due to events and deadlines. This list is meant to be illustrative of the usual types of activities and working conditions for this position and is not intended to be all-inclusive.

For more information, visit: http://akronartmuseum.org/employment

For more information, contact: mailto:HR@akronartmuseum.org

Director, Advancement (College of Communication and Information) | Kent State University

Deadline: 05/01/2019

The Director of Advancement position is primarily responsible for managing a portfolio of major and leadership gift prospects in order to generate private gift support for the College of Communication and Information (CCI). CCI is the only college in the nation that offers degree programs from five distinct but interrelated fields of study" media, design, communication, information and digital technology. Kent State University was recently ranked in the Top Tier of Best National Universities by U.S. New & World Report. Kent offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and an excellent Wellness program. The essential functions of this position are: • Develop and implement cultivation strategies in consultation with other professional development staff for generating private financial support based on assigned area’s goals and objectives. • Identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects for major and leadership gifts. • Assist in the University’s capital campaign; cultivate and solicit individuals within Ohio and in nationally assigned regions. • Recruit and train volunteers to assist with fundraising efforts at the special gifts and annual giving levels. • Serve as liaison between assigned area and Institutional Advancement regarding prospect activity. • Manage major donor prospects, focusing on individual donors and coordinating with Corporate and Foundation Relations staff on corporate and foundation donors. • May assist in planning and developing special projects relative to interests of prospects. • May develop and coordinate marketing efforts to target key constituency groups; may oversee development of advertising media and conduct special promotional events. • Provide development support to assigned college Dean/Director, faculty and staff as required. • Serve on various campus and community committees, task forces, councils, etc. • Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field required and three to four years progressively responsible fundraising and/or sales experience required. Ability and desire to travel and participate in evening and weekend work-related activities are required. Application Process: Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter. You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

For more information, visit: http://www.kent.edu/advancement

For more information, contact: mailto:vwesig@kent.edu

Assistant Director, Alumni Relations for Marketing | Kent State University

Deadline: 05/01/2019

The Assistant Director will assist with the design, preparation and execution of comprehensive marketing plans and strategies consistent with the Alumni Association's organizational goals. Coordinate and implement marketing messages through various communication channels to increase awareness and participation in the Kent State University Alumni Association. This position reports to the Director, Alumni Marketing and Communications. Kent State University was recently ranked in the Top Tier of Best National Universities by U.S. New & World Report. Kent offers a competitive compensation package, great benefits, and an excellent Wellness program. The essential functions of this position are: • Develop and execute comprehensive multi-channel marketing strategies to increase awareness and participation in signature events (i.e. Homecoming, Alumni Awards Ceremony) and programs. • Serve as the liaison between University Marketing and Communications, Advancement Communications and the Alumni Association in the production of alumni association marketing materials; assist in the creation, design, production and distribution of marketing materials. • Provide event promotion assistance through the creation of event advertisements, ad buys and collateral marketing materials • Coordinate logistics and event details for virtual events. • Manage, track and analyze the results of individual marketing initiatives and evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. • Support the annual planning process including goal setting and budgeting. • Develop and manage strategies to recognize and steward members of the alumni association. • Investigate new benefits and service programs to enhance the portfolio of services available to alumni. • Assist with the management of relationships with third party vendors (i.e. affinity credit card, insurance programs, travel services) to assure contractual obligations are fulfilled and to provide marketing assistance. • Act as a liaison between various departments, divisions, university committees and Alumni Relations. • May serve on various external and university committees • Represent the Alumni Association at various events and functions. • Perform related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations or related field and two years of experience in marketing or related experience. Must be able to occasionally travel out of state and work non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends. Application Process: Please apply online at https://www.kent.edu/hr/job-opportunities; include a resume and cover letter. You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: https://www.kent.edu/advancement/institutional-advancement-employment Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

For more information, visit: http://www.kent.edu/advancement

For more information, contact: mailto:vwesig@kent.edu

Vice President | Walsh Jesuit High School

Deadline: 05/01/2019

Walsh Jesuit High School is seeking a highly seasoned professional to provide leadership, planning, and management of all advancement and alumni relations programs for the school. The ideal candidate will be a mission-driven innovative and results -oriented who will significantly increase the level of engagement and fundraising to the school. The Vice President for Advancement has a key executive leadership role within the organization and has direct administrative and operational responsibility for the fund raising and alumni relations programs of the school. The Vice President is responsible for the organization and supervision of staff and programs in the areas of fundraising campaigns, major gift programs, annual giving, planned giving alumni relations, auction, data management, prospect research, communications and marketing. The Vice President collaborates with the President, the advancement committee of the board, key board members, and key volunteers of Walsh Jesuit in the development of strategies to solicit major donor prospects. The Vice President works closely with the President and the school's Chief Financial Officer to insure the maximization of all contributed sources of income as they relate to the financial viability of the school.

For more information, visit: https://www.walshjesuit.org/page/employment-opportunities

For more information, contact: mailto:froelichs@walshjesuit.org

Ten Star Gold ChapterFriends of Diversity Award

AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter | © 2015-2019 AFPNEO. All rights reserved.

Vondea Sheaffer, President | Vondea.Sheaffer@vased.org

PO Box 1286, Bath OH 44210 | 330-329-2472 | Fax 330-315-0399 | info@AFPNEO.org

 

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Ten Star Gold Chapter

 

Friends of Diversity Award

AFP Northeast Ohio Chapter
© 2015-2019 AFPNEO.
All rights reserved.

Vondea Sheaffer, President
Vondea.Sheaffer@vased.org

PO Box 1286, Bath OH 44210
330-329-2472
Fax 330-315-0399
info@AFPNEO.org

 

Designed & hosted by
Jacq Connect