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CURRENT JOB POSTINGS

DATE POSTED: February 14, 2024
JOB: Chief Executive Officer
LOCATION: Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts
DESCRIPTION:
About Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts: The Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts (WFWM) is currently seeking a CEO to lead this well-respected and highly trusted non-profit organization into a new chapter of fiscal growth and program development, building on its strong bedrock of innovation and success. Based in Springfield and serving the four counties of Western Massachusetts, WFWM was established in 1997 as a collaborative resource of promising solutions and result-oriented partners striving to achieve gender equality in our region and beyond, elevating the collective power of local women to take charge, and to lead with purpose.
Salary Range: $125,000-$140,000 with generous benefit package included.
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled, however priority consideration
will be given to those received by March 1, 2024. For more information on the organization and
full description of the position and application process, visit www.mywomensfund.org.
Applications and questions should be sent to WFWMCEOSearch@gmail.com.

DATE POSTED: January 31, 2024
JOB: Major Gifts Officer
LOCATION: Connecticut Museum of Culture and History
DESCRIPTION:
The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of 100-150 donors with the potential to make four-through-six figure gifts to support the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History (formerly the Connecticut Historical Society) as the organization anticipates a potential capital campaign. Responsibilities: Work closely with the Chief Advancement Officer to design a major gift strategy aimed at increasing the overall dollars raised, and deepening our relationships with the Connecticut Museum’s most committed supporters, Develop and grow the Connecticut Museum’s donor base and pipeline of individuals capable of making four-through-six figure gifts, Collaborate with the Connecticut Museum colleagues and leaders to achieve organization fundraising goals. Skills, Experience and Education Required: Demonstrated success in major gift fundraising with a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant professional experience, preferably with capital campaign fundraising experience. For additional information Please visit: https://www.connecticutmuseum.org/job-internships/  Compensation
$75,000 - $85,000 per year. Benefits Eligible for generous full time employee benefits including paid vacation and sick time, participation in employer-contributing 403b plan, and health, life and disability insurance. Please email cover letter and resume to Susan Presutti, Director of Human Resources, spresutti@connecticutmuseum.org, by February 19, 2024. The Connecticut Museum is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer.

DATE POSTED: January 31, 2024
JOB: Vice President of Fund Development & Community Relations
LOCATION: Gandara Center
DESCRIPTION:
In coordination with the CEO, the Vice-President of Fund Development & Community Relations, will lead efforts in cultivating and soliciting major gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations and others. This individual has a full understanding of all our community needs and industry; marketing and utilizes trends and competitor knowledge to be able to brand our services. Link here

DATE POSTED: January 29, 2024
JOB: Fundraising Coordinator
LOCATION: Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)
DESCRIPTION:
The Fundraising Coordinator at Cooley Dickinson Hospital plays an integral role in both current and future fundraising initiatives and campaigns, including capital, annual, programmatic and legacy campaigns. Collaborating closely with the Development Team, this position encompasses managing administrative and operational task, aiding annual, planned, major, and transformative giving efforts, and offering both technical and strategic support throughout the donor life-cycle. This role is responsible for providing timely and accurate quantitative and qualitative data and material handling, overseeing CRM activities, and preparing reports and presentations.

The Fundraising Coordinator embraces the department’s mission to raise philanthropic funds for Cooley Dickinson Hospital and Cooley Dickinson VNA & Hospice.

This position reports to the Director of Planned Giving and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

Please submit resume with cover letter to the online application: here.

DATE POSTED: January 23, 2024
JOB: Donor Engagement Officer (gift officer)
LOCATION: Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)
DESCRIPTION:
The Donor Engagement Officer (gift officer) will help increase financial support for the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) and its strategic initiatives through the development and stewardship of a highly functioning donor portfolio. Develops a highly functioning donor portfolio, using established UUA practices to identify prospective mid-level or major gift donors and reach out to assess donor inclination to be in active relationship with a UUA gift officer. Minimum 3 years’ professional fundraising experience; preference given to candidates with communications, legacy giving, or event planning experience. Send resume and a thoughtful cover letter to careers@uua.org with "Donor Engagement Officer" in the subject line. 

Job description pdf here or Link: www.uua.org/jobs 

DATE POSTED: January 18, 2024
JOB: Donor Relations Manager
LOCATION: Way Finders
DESCRIPTION:
Way Finders is currently seeking a full-time Donor Relations Manager. The Donor Relations Manager contributes to our mission by holding primary responsibility for donor management systems, data, and stewardship programs while identifying and cultivating individual, business, and foundation prospects.

Apply directly through this link:  https://jobapply.page.link/pT5jA

DATE POSTED: January 18, 2024
JOB: Development Assistant/Donor Research and Events
LOCATION: The Yiddish Book Center
DESCRIPTION:
The Yiddish Book Center seeks a fulltime Development Assistant to join this dynamic cultural organization and help grow its fundraising program. Now in its 44th year, the Center, located in Amherst, Massachusetts, recovers, preserves, teaches, and celebrates Yiddish literature and culture to advance a fuller understanding of Jewish history and identity. The Center is in the planning stages of a $35 million endowment campaign to secure its vision for the future and celebrate its 50th anniversary. The Development Assistant will support the development office, including events coordination, donor research, correspondence, and data entry.

Full description and application instructions here

DATE POSTED: January 11, 2024
JOB: Mount Holyoke Fund Officer for Leadership Annual Giving
LOCATION: Mount Holyoke College (hybrid position)
DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the Associate Director of The Mount Holyoke Fund (MHF) for 50th Reunions and  Leadership Annual Giving, The Mount Holyoke Fund Officer for Leadership Annual Giving manages an assigned pool of prospective donors and volunteers through the fund-raising continuum from discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, focusing on prospects capable of making annual gifts of $1,837 or more to The Mount Holyoke Fund.  This position will visit with 50+ alums each fiscal year to solicit support and promote membership in the Cornerstone Society.

The Mount Holyoke Fund Officer for Leadership Annual Giving also directs and oversees The MHF strategy and volunteer management for approximately 10 classes in our post-50th reunion cohort, and also functions as the staff liaison to the Beyond the 50th Reunion Committee.

A full position description and application instructions may be found here

DATE POSTED: January 4, 2024
JOB: Development Officer
LOCATION: The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires
DESCRIPTION: 
The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires seeks a part-time Development officer (20 flexible hours a week) to work in partnership with the Executive Director and lay leadership to plan and implement  Federation's annual campaign and major gifts effort. This position requires a passion for the Federation’s mission, excellent fundraising and organizational skills, and the ability to successfully cultivate and nurture donor relationships.

For more information visit https://www.jewishberkshires.org/news-announcements/development-officer

DATE POSTED: January 4, 2024
JOB: Development Manager
LOCATION: The Institute for Training and Development (ITD)
DESCRIPTION:
ITD is seeking applicants for its newly created Development Manager position.  The Institute for Training and Development (ITD) is a leading internationally focused nonprofit education and development organization based in Amherst, Massachusetts.  ITD seeks a Development Manager to advance new strategies for expanding and diversifying its revenue and improving visibility and understanding of ITD among stakeholders and prospective supporters.

Full description here

Link: https://itdamherst.org/involved/opportunities/ 

DATE RE-POSTED: December, 2023
JOB: Assistant or Associate Director of Annual Giving
LOCATION: Elms College- Institutional Advancement
DESCRIPTION:
The Assistant/Associate Director of Annual Giving at Elms College is responsible for Annual Fund donor development with a specific focus on alumni, friends, new donors, and students. The Assistant/Associate Director is tasked with implementing a constituent moves management system and reporting dashboard that facilitates strategic prospect/donor advancement. Leveraging these tools, the Assistant/Associate Director designs and manages data-driven initiatives to increase financial support for the college through direct mail, face-to-face visits and social media.

 link here to apply   About Elms College

DATE POSTED: December 21, 2023
JOB: Development Director
LOCATION: Community Access to the Arts (CATA)
DESCRIPTION:
This role represents a unique opportunity to lead fundraising at a trailblazing arts organization that has achieved significant growth in its programs, public presence, and philanthropic support. As a pivotal partner to the Executive Director, you'll craft and spearhead our philanthropic strategy and lead a growing development team, nurturing our expanding donor base. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, you will be a key decision-maker and influencer. You will supervise a talented team, including the Development Project Manager, Development Coordinator, and Grantwriter. Salary update: $90-$105k

Click here for full description or our website 

DATE POSTED: December 21, 2023
JOB: Development Project Manager
LOCATION: Community Access to the Arts (CATA)
DESCRIPTION:
You’ll be joining an organization at the forefront of innovative programs with deep-rooted community ties, a new state-of-the-art facility, and a steadfast commitment to equity. As a team leader, reporting to the Development Director, you will oversee the Development Associate and collaborate extensively with dedicated colleagues in development and communications. You’ll use your strong organizational skills to plan, implement, and oversee fundraising activities including annual campaigns, special events, institutional giving initiatives and donor cultivation and stewardship. 

Click here for full description or our website 

DATE POSTED: December 6, 2023
JOB: Grants and Stewardship Officer
LOCATION: Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)
DESCRIPTION:
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he Grants and Stewardship Officer works to enrich the health of our community by  engaging and inspiring philanthropic support for Cooley Dickinson. The Grants and Stewardship Officer manages the grant proposal process and timeline, including researching opportunities, proposal writing, and engaging with clinical partners in program development and implementation.  They participate in developing the overall strategic direction of the development department.  The Grants and Stewardship Officer creates written materials for development activities and programs and is responsible for the planning and implementation of comprehensive and integrated acknowledgment, recognition, and stewardship strategies to motivate donors to strengthen their relationship with and increase their financial support of Cooley Dickinson Health Care. The Grants and Development Communications Officer embraces the department’s mission to raise philanthropic funds for CDHC.

This position reports to the Director of Leadership Gifts and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

Please submit resume with cover letter to the online application here.

DATE POSTED: December 2, 2023
JOB: Events Manager 
LOCATION: Historic Deerfield, Inc.
DESCRIPTION:
Historic Deerfield, Inc., a not-for-profit museum of American history and art in the charming village of Deerfield in western Massachusetts, seeks a dynamic and talented Events Manager to serve as a key member of the Development and Communications team.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in planning and executing successful events across a variety of formats involving virtual, onsite, and hybrid program delivery. The Events Manager works cross-departmentally and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of event planning, from conceptualization to execution, ensuring seamless and memorable experiences for both in-person and virtual attendees.  Salary: $45,000-$49,000/year, depending on experience.  A full job description and application instructions may be found at www.historic-deerfield.org/employment.

DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 9, 2023
JOB: Assistant Director NMH Fund - Family Giving & Engagement 
LOCATION: Northfield Mount Hermon
DESCRIPTION:
Reporting to the NMH Fund Director, the Assistant Director, NMH Fund - Family Giving & Engagement is primarily responsible for supporting the growth of the parent and family giving initiatives at NMH. In partnership with the NMH Fund Director and other members of the division’s fundraising and constituent engagement team, the Assistant Director will focus their efforts on supporting and strengthening relationships among NMH parents and families and promoting philanthropic support of the school.  

Successful candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and have excellent organizational, project management, interpersonal, writing, and communication skills with a personal capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment, able to manage concurrent projects, and able to build organizational and cross-functional awareness. High attention to detail. Exemplary customer service skills. Detail-orientation to understand and consider data, information, and spreadsheets. Must be able and willing to be active on the phone and in active outreach (50% or more time). Call volume may be up to 50+ calls per week. Ability to work independently and creatively within established guidelines, while at the same time functioning as a member of a collaborative team in a complex fundraising organization.   

DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 9, 2023
JOB: Director of Development
LOCATION: Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services
DESCRIPTION:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Services seeks a dynamic and dedicated resource development leader to join our team! MLKFS’s programs have nurtured the skills, opportunities, and spirits of children and families in the Greater Springfield area for almost 50 years. We are seeking a Director of Development to lead our efforts in building a well-rounded, high quality and compelling fundraising program, well aligned with the “beloved community” vision of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As a member of MLKFS’s leadership team, the Director of Development will be responsible for the planning, budgeting and oversight of fundraising activities to attract operating support, as well as capital and special project funding from individuals, corporations, foundations, and public funding sources. 

As a multicultural agency providing a broad range of services and programs, we are dedicated to being the keepers of Dr. King’s Dream in Western Massachusetts by helping the region achieve peace, social and economic justice, self-determination, and self-sufficiency. We seek an experienced fundraiser with a passion for our work to join us in growing our impact in the community. For more information and to apply, please use the link below:
Salary Range - $65,000-75,000

DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 5, 2023
JOB: Development Coordinator
LOCATION: Historic Deerfield
DESCRIPTION:
The Development Coordinator is a full-time position that serves as a key member of the Development Team. This position shares responsibility for meeting annual goals for fundraising and donor engagement for individuals and groups. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Development and is primarily responsible for supporting all aspects of the museum’s day-to-day and annual activities to build relationships and secure funds from individual donors, foundations, and other sources of support. Primary tasks include recording gifts and generating acknowledgement letters; processing memberships; generating queries, lists, and reports; managing the donor database; assisting with event logistics; and providing administrative and data management support. Salary: $38,000-$42,000/year, depending on experience.

Link to full position description: http://www.historic-deerfield.org/employment/

To apply, please send a cover letter explaining qualifications, resume, and contact information for three professional references to jobs@historic-deerfield.org. Please send all materials as attachments to an email with the subject of “Development Coordinator Search.” No phone calls, please.

DATE POSTED: NOVEMBER 5, 2023
JOB: Development/Membership Assistant
LOCATION: The Yiddish Book Center 
DESCRIPTION:
The Yiddish Book Center seeks a Development/Membership Assistant to join our dynamic cultural organization located in Amherst, MA. Now in its 44th year, the Center is seeking someone to join our fundraising program in order to help safeguard our collections, improve access to Yiddish literature and culture, and advance our many innovative educational and public programs. This position supports both the development and membership departments, including events coordination, donor research, online outreach, correspondence, and data entry.

Full Description here