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Development Assistant | ACCESS, Inc.

Deadline: 07/20/2019

QUALIFICATIONS required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent development/marketing experience. Office support/clerical skills, basic computer skills including all Microsoft suite applications. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as, interpersonal skills. Detail oriented with the ability to prioritize work and meet regular deadlines. Candidate must be Self-motivated, able to work independently but comfortable working on a team. Valid Ohio Driver's License, proof of liability insurance and reliable personal transportation needed. QUALIFICATIONS Preferred: Familiarity with non-profits, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), email communication platforms (Ex: Constant Contact) and donor database software (Ex: eTapestry, DonorPerfect, etc). DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1.Organize and maintain agency files for Development Department. 2.Responsible for implementing procedure for donations (which would include: tax receipts, thank you letters, etc.) 3.Maintain donor database in eTapestry; enter information in a timely and consistent manner. 4.Develop reports using eTapestry and maintain an advanced working knowledge of the software. 5.Act as the lead in all aspects of event planning, promoting and execution. 6.Specific event activities include but are not limited to securing sponsors and vendors, coordinating the mailing of invitations, processing event revenue, planning event logistics, recruiting event volunteers, and follow-up engagement with attendees and sponsors. 7.Manage and oversee ACCESS' social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). 8.Attend event planning meetings, staff meetings and regular meetings with outside vendors. 9.Provide support for federal, state, local, and foundation grant submissions. 10.Research new funding and grant opportunities. 11.Work independently on preliminary grant drafts. 12.Create and design E-blasts on an as needed basis. 13.Responsible for administrative tasks in conjunction with holiday Adopt-A-Family program. 14.Responsible for Catholic Charities reporting. 15.Maintain and update the ACCESS website as needed. 16.Carry out all other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement.

For more information, visit: https://tinyurl.com/y24zqpqk

For more information, contact: mailto:szelasko@access-shelter.org

Assistant Director, Digital Strategy and Communications | Kent State University

Deadline: 07/22/2019

Assistant Director, Digital Strategy and Communications The Assistant Director, Digital Strategy and Communications will Assist in the management, maintenance, reporting and strategy for Institutional Advancement's digital, website and email platforms in order to best engage the university's alumni, donors and other key constituencies to secure private support. Reports to the Associate Director, Advancement and Alumni Digital Engagement. 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: * Coordinate and support day-to-day digital outreach efforts for Institutional Advancement, including alumni/donor email outreach, online events, online giving pages. * Code, test and review emails within Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) for Advancement, Alumni Relations and university colleges and schools. * Test emails for usability and deliverability within all major browsers and email client combinations. * Evaluate email performance and provide feedback to university units. In conjunction with associate director, work with university departments to continually improve email strategy and execution. * Serve as lead developer for Advancement and Alumni websites. * Ensure all Advancement and Alumni websites, landing pages and sign-up forms correspond to modern best practice and render correctly across all browsers and devices. * Provide regular reports through Google Analytics to help the program leadership and project managers understand which pages and sites perform best,and assist in their optimization with A/B testing to increase action rates across all programs. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in marketing, digital science, user experience, web development or related field. Two years experience working in a digital marketing environment which includes coding and developing email marketing, content management system (CMS), customer relationship management (CRM) platforms, HTML and CSS. 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. This is a term position (June 30, 2022) and will be re-evaluated at the end of the term. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer / Disabled / Veterans

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

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

Major Gifts Officer | Akron Civic Theatre

Deadline: 07/27/2019

Summary: The Major Gifts Officer develops programs and strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors to the Akron Civic Theatre. The focus for the first 12 months of the position will be on the theater's current capital campaign as well as the launch of a comprehensive planned giving program. Upon completion of the capital campaign, the position will focus on annual giving, planned giving, and planning for future capital projects. The Major Gifts Officer joins a campaign team consisting of volunteer campaign leadership, theater executive leadership, and campaign consultants. To date, the campaign has raised in excess of $7.1 million towards a $8.5 million goal. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Identify and review major gift prospects through meetings with capital campaign leadership, capital campaign staff, and donors, as well as from information obtained through a database screening.Cultivate prospects through periodic communication, in-person meetings with campaign leadership and executive staff, and invitation to events. Prepare individual solicitation strategy for each major individual prospect and work with the Executive Director and campaign leadership to execute approach.Collaborate with the Executive Director, campaign staff, and campaign leadership to develop and execute a planned giving strategy specifically connected to the current capital campaign and the newly formed Akron Civic Theatre Legacy Fund at Akron Community Foundation.Develop donor appreciation strategies, including maximizing the theater's social media, e-mail list and website by working in conjunction with Civic staff.Other duties as determined. To perform the job successfully, candidates should demonstrate successful individual giving experience; Planned Giving experience; an ability to, when appropriate, ask for the gift; excellent interpersonal, organizational and computer skills; experience with Blackbaud's E-Tapestry software (is preferred); and an ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends. Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required. A minimum of 3-5 year experience in a professional position with direct individual giving responsibility is required. Akron Civic Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/W/V/D

For more information, visit: http://www.akroncivic.com

For more information, contact: mailto:mjbarnwell@akroncivic.com

Major Gifts Officer | Archbishop Hoban High School

Deadline: 07/31/2019

Position: Major Gifts Officer Position Summary: The Major Gifts Officer develops programs and strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward alumni, parents, past parents, grandparents, corporations, foundations, and friends of Archbishop Hoban High School to meet short and long-term goals and to secure significant funding for identified campaign and/or institutional priorities. Position Responsibilities: * Identify and review major gift prospects through prospect review information meetings with classmates, volunteers, staff members, and other donors as well as from information obtained through a database screening company. * Cultivate prospects through on campus visits, special invitations to school functions and meetings with students and teachers, as well as through social functions and periodic news updates. * Prepare individual solicitation proposals and research and write proposals for corporate and foundation prospects. * Collaborate with the Director of Endowed & Planned Gifts to understand planned giving opportunities for prospect cultivation and solicitation as appropriate. * Develop theme-oriented campaign initiatives to match priorities with specific donors, along with accompanying marketing materials. * Arrange appropriate stewardship activities inclusive of various donor recognition vehicles. * Other duties as determined. Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree required. * Successful fundraising experience required. * Excellent interpersonal, organizational and computer skills. * Experience with Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge software is an advantage. * Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends. * Travel as needed. Our Mission We are a Catholic High School in the Holy Cross Tradition. We celebrate our diversity, value each person and welcome one another with the hospitality of Christ. As a family of learners, anchored in gospel values, we empower each other to grow spiritually, develop intellectually and reach out in service to others. Within an innovative and orderly learning environment, we are committed to challenging each student in both heart and mind to be a compassionate individual, a lifelong learner, and a responsible steward of God's creation.

For more information, visit: http://hoban.org

For more information, contact: mailto:humanresources@hoban.org

Hoban Fund and Constituent Relations Coordinator | Archbishop Hoban High School

Deadline: 07/31/2019

Position: Hoban Fund and Constituent Relations Coordinator Position Summary: The Hoban Fund and Constituent Relations Coordinator oversees a comprehensive annual giving program that includes the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of unrestricted and restricted annual gifts. The Coordinator directs and assists with planning of annual alumni events including reunions and golf outing. This is a 12-month full-time position. Position Responsibilities: *Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of all constituents for the purpose of increasing annual giving and participation. *Develop and implement an annual giving plan including timelines, key objectives, and evaluation metrics. *Recruit, train and manage annual fund volunteers for phonathon. *Utilize data from Raiser's Edge donor database to develop comprehensive assessment tools, including analytical reports and comparison charts for every aspect of the annual giving program to improve efficiency and effectiveness. *Oversee direct mail, email, social media, online and phonathon campaigns. *Support acknowledgment and recognition systems of all annual giving contributions. *Support and assist with Advancement Department sponsored events. *Other duties as determined. Qualifications: *Bachelor's degree required. *Proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications. *Must be ambitious, creative, self-motivated and have a team oriented attitude. *Excellent organizational, time management, oral and written communications skills. *Experience with Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge software is an advantage. *Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including some nights and weekends. Please send letter of interest and resume to humanresources@hoban.org to Jennifer Krejsa. Posting will remain open until filled. Our Mission: We are a Catholic High School in the Holy Cross Tradition. We celebrate our diversity, value each person and welcome one another with the hospitality of Christ. As a family of learners, anchored in gospel values, we empower each other to grow spiritually, develop intellectually and reach out in service to others. Within an innovative and orderly learning environment, we are committed to challenging each student in both heart and mind to be a compassionate individual, a lifelong learner, and a responsible steward of God's creation.

For more information, visit: http://hoban.org

For more information, contact: mailto:humanresources@hoban.org

Senior Specialist | Summa Health

Deadline: 08/01/2019

Summa Health is seeking to hire: Senior Specialist in our Foundation Department. This role, is full-time, w/benefits, and competitive compensation. Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits. Job Summary: Oversees and leads development services of the Summa Foundation, focusing on administrative and operational needs. Manages budget, accounts payable, employee onboarding, professional development and compliance with mandatory organizational education. Serves as the Foundation's liaison with Finance, Audit and IT. Leads the process for policies and procedures within the Foundation. Plans and executes board and other leadership meeting logistics. This position is supporting the administrative and operational functions of the Foundation Department. Experience with nonprofits, fundraising, budgets, strategic planning, high-level board meeting planning and coordination, accounts payable/receivable.

For more information, visit: http://www.summahealth.org/careers

For more information, contact: mailto:vojtkofskya@summahealth.org

Development Specialist | Summa Health

Deadline: 08/01/2019

Foundation/Development Specialist Summa Health System-Foundation Department Full-time, w/benefits and competitive compensation Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits. Summary: Collaborates on and participates in a range of fundraising activities including the annual fund, events, donor stewardship and operations, to advance the strategies and fundraising objectives of Summa Health Foundation. Minimum Qualifications: Formal Education Required: -Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, or related field. Experience & Training Required: -Minimum three to five years prior communications, public relations, nonprofit or similar work experience. Experience in annual fund campaigns, fundraising database software (Raiser's Edge or similar fundraising software preferred), as well as email marketing programs such as; Vertical Response or Constant Contact preferred. -Computer experience with proficiency in Excel, MS Word, Powerpoint, and Adobe suite experience preferred. Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications: -Strong project management skills and ability to manage several projects simultaneously. -Understand how various roles, responsibilities and players, both internal and external, contribute to the mission of the organization. -Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. -Approaches new ideas or challenges with a sense of possibility, openness, and positively. -Proven track record in planning and achieving short-term and long-term goals and can communicate information about progress toward goals with supervisor and the team and ability to take direction from multiple leaders. -Excellent interpersonal skills and can build relationships with colleagues across roles, and teams, demonstrating a commitment to collaboration. -A team player who expresses genuine interest in the team's well-being, and proactively models organizational customs, beliefs, and values. -Ability to work with a diverse population and a variety of stakeholders and audiences including colleagues, donors and volunteers. -Exceptional communication and organizational skills. Physical Demands: Sedentary: Exerts up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.

For more information, visit: http://www.summahealth.org/careers

For more information, contact: mailto:vojtkofskya@summahealth.org

Manager, Donor Outreach | Summa Health

Deadline: 08/12/2019

Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits. Summary: Develops and executes a comprehensive donor outreach program that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels, contributes to cultivation and solicitation of future gifts, and sustains positive and mutually-rewarding relations between Summa Health and its donors. The Manager, Donor Outreach will be responsible for leading and executing all the communication and integrated marketing strategies for the Summa Foundation. Works with System Director of Development to develop communication strategies for the Foundation that maximize gifts for priorities of Summa Health and directs the development of Foundation policies and procedures related donor outreach. Minimum Qualifications: Formal Education Required: -Bachelor's degree, Masters Degree Preferred -Advanced Degree preferred in non-profit management, marketing, communications, or closely related field. Experience and Training Required: -Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience leading development/fundraising communications and integrated marketing strategies. -Three (3) years or more experience previous supervisory experience, with preference for supervision of a fundraising program, or related experience. Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications: -Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills -Ability to manage multi-phase projects from inception to completion, including the ability to build consensus among team members and balance multiple concurrent priorities. -Ability to work independently and as part of a team -Must be detail oriented, well organized, focused and goal-oriented, with a high level of initiative and energy, is essential, as well as adept at problem solving and using judgment in situations requiring independent initiative and tact. -Ability to communicate with all levels of the organizational and external publics and have the ability to develop, nurture and maintain donor and volunteer relationships -Ability to work independently and accurately within general policy guidelines, attention to detail, creative problem solving, ability to prioritize work, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines -Ability to create gift solicitation materials in an effective and attractive manner, positively motivate and direct campaign volunteers and work in a team based environment -Skill in computer software (Microsoft Office, Word, Publisher, Raiser's Edge, or other relational database) is desirable or the willingness to acquire necessary competence Population Specific Competency: Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity. Level of Physical Demands: -Sedentary: Exerts up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently.

For more information, visit: http://www.summahealth.org/careers

For more information, contact: mailto:vojtkofskya@summahealth.org

Grant Writer | National Inventors Hall Of Fame

Deadline: 08/15/2019

The Grant Writer is a key member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Development team, responsible for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors to support the organization's PreK-12 national education programs. Future growth opportunities include fundraising for the Collegiate Inventors Competition, NIHF Induction Events, and NIHF Museum.

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

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

Development Associate | National Inventors Hall Of Fame

Deadline: 08/15/2019

The Development Associate is a key member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) Development team, responsible for implementing a comprehensive plan for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors to support NIHF's PreK-12 programs. Future growth opportunities include fundraising for the Collegiate Inventors Competition, NIHF Induction Events, and NIHF Museum.

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

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

Grant Writer | Victim Assistance Program

Deadline: 09/30/2019

Victim Assistance Program, the leading expert in crisis intervention for victims of crime and trauma in Northeast Ohio, is seeking an experienced full time, exempt, Grant Writer to work Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm. Salary range: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year Victim Assistance Program does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Victim Assistance Program will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities. The ideal candidate for this integral role will have a passion for creative, qualitative, and quantitative writing, experience in the nonprofit/social service sector, mastery of seeking and requesting grant funds and excellent attention to details and organization. As a member of our Advancement team, you will help the agency acquire funds by articulating programmatic and capital 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 read on! Scope of Work The Grant Writer will engage in strategic initiatives to secure funds through grant and foundation awards to achieve the agency's annual strategic and budgetary goals. Grant Foundation Submissions If you want to have a hand in securing a million dollars' worth of funds to maintain and grow our agency, you must love to engage in research, follow sometimes tedious directions and obviously have a knack for writing! Writes clear, concise, content to depict a visual picture of the agency's needs Uses analytics to optimize content that drives measurable programmatic and financial goals Develop and update language for renewal applications to reflect its current status Research and apply for new state, local, and federal funding opportunities Submit on average 2-7 new and/or renewal grant/foundation submissions per month Establish ongoing professional relationships with local funders Produce timely correspondence (i.e. thank you) to funders Knowledge of Victim Services The grant writer must acquire a strong appreciation of the day to day work and the impact victimization has on individuals. Be cognizant of the impact trauma has on an individual, their family and the community Understand the dynamics of culturally diverse populations and appreciate that not all victims are the same Consistently schedule time to observe services provided to victims Review and analyze agency statistics to identity client demographics and the services provided to clients Review and analyze programmatic outcome results to identify the status of program goals and objectives Brainstorm with teammates to assist in program design Identify and share potential funding opportunities for new victim service related initiatives Strategy & Organization Maintaining approximately 50 foundations and 10 government grants requires someone who is detail oriented and loves being organized. Assist in the development of annual plans to depict which requests will be pursued and the amount of each request Create and maintain an annual grants calendar to track when applications are due and submitted Process award acceptance and denial notifications Utilize the donor database to enter and maintain accurate records of funding requests and awards Maintain accurate electronic and paper records for all to be written, awarded, pending, and denied requests Requirements At this stage of the game, VAP needs someone who knows what they are doing. We'll train you on the program and agency stuff, but you need to know about the tips and tricks associated with increasing our chances of obtaining awards. Bachelor's degree required. A degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Criminal justice, Social work is preferred Minimum 3 years' experience in grant writing Minimum of 1-year experience in social services Clean state and federal background check Things To Think About Before Applying: All employees of Victim Assistance Program must appreciate the potential physical and psychological impact VAP employment may have on their personal lives. Employees may witness, observe, smell, and hear disturbing sights and sounds including but not limited to crime scenes, pictures of abuse, and recordings of violent incidents. Secondly, employees may be exposed to situations which could potentially result in physical harm from victims and/or aggressors. Both are concerns primarily of direct service victim advocates, but any employee can be exposed to these situations from time to time. In addition, all employees of Victim Assistance Program are required to respond 24/7/365 to the needs of victims of extreme and catastrophic incidents impacting Summit County. This rare response from the administrative staff would be for administrative support and logistics. As our goal is to respond to trauma, we do not engage in prevention, nor do we engage in activism. To ensure every victim is provided with unbiased support, our agency remains neutral on most social justice issues. We work extremely close with local law enforcement; we are a pro police agency and expect all our employees to strengthen our mission by respecting the work of law enforcement in our community. Taking Care of Our Own We aspire to ensure the needs of our employees are always identified. Employees are provided above average compensation compared to similar Ohio nonprofits. We strive to provide employees with beautiful, trauma informed office settings, new furniture, up to date technology, security, expansive training programs, Verizon wireless cell phone discounts and employee assistance program including 6 free confidential counseling sessions. Our newly renovated main office in downtown Akron is within walking distance to the courts, police station, restaurants, shops, and the towpath trails. The spaces include an education training facility, trauma free room, a distraction free room, and two staff conference rooms.A rich benefit package is also provided to full time employees. This includes 3 weeks of PTO, 11.5 paid holiday days off, 1 hour paid lunch, medical coverage, dental & vision coverage, pet insurance, and a 401k retirement plan with matching contribution. It is our belief that if employees are taken care of, then victims will receive superior services… and that is our goal.

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

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

Ten Star 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 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

 

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