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Current Openings (Updated October 18, 2018)
Manager of Research & Philanthropic Information at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne
Provides leadership and direction for the Foundation in support all database functions that make possible the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives. Responsible for database management, prospect research, supervising all aspects of gift processing and acknowledgement, financial reporting and fund management, including endowment and temporarily restricted funds held at the Foundation. Provides leadership, supervision and coaching to the Foundation Data Analyst.
Works closely with fundraising staff to support an array of fundraising activities including programs in annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, special event fundraising, capital and endowment campaigns. Additionally, provides essential support for all stewardship efforts. Works closely with the Parkview Hospital Finance and Accounting teams as needed in producing accurate financial reporting, audits, and other financial projects as required that relate to the Foundation.
To view more information or to apply click here.Posted October 18, 2018
Director, Prospect Development at Butler University
As an integral part of Butler University’s Advancement Services Research and Prospect Development team, the Director, Prospect Development oversees and coordinates all the activities and day-to-day operations of the Prospect Development team, including prospect identification, pipeline development, prospect research, and relationship management throughout the prospect development life cycle. Reporting to the Senior Director of Advancement Services, this position collaborates with University leadership and front-line development officers on pipeline management, works independently on research and prospect identification projects, and manages a team of two (2) prospect development professionals.
For additional information and to apply, please visit http://careers.butler.edu/cw/en-us/job/493230/director-prospect-development
Posted October 17, 2018
Regional Director of Development at Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
Make-A-Wish® is looking for a high-impact director-level leader who wants to help change lives in the Indianapolis area. Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana (OKI) is looking for a seasoned director-level fundraising leader to grow our presence in Indiana. You should have deep a network of contacts with business, civic, and community leaders. We prefer someone from or has lived in Indiana for several years. As a Regional Director of Development, you are an integral part of a Make-A-Wish team that grants wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Wishes strengthen wish kids and their families, rally communities together, and change the lives of everyone involved. You will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading comprehensive fundraising strategies focused on identifying, cultivating and soliciting donors across Indiana. You will partner with volunteers and staff to develop a relationship based fundraising culture of donor-centric philanthropy.
Essential Skills and Abilities:
We need you to have confirmed and successful track record asking for and closing gifts of $10,000 or more for a not-for-profit organization. You will also possess exceptional communication skills with audiences including individuals of significant wealth, community, corporate, professional, volunteer and grassroots constituencies. Your ability to handle multiple projects at a time and achieve objectives are essential as are your strong written and oral communication skills. You will be able to demonstrate creativity and persistence in cultivating current and potential donors while working a dynamic schedule; evenings and weekends. There is some travel required within the Chapter territory; additional travel outside the Chapter footprint may arise based on business needs. You possess exceptional understanding and knowledge of database customer and event management systems and have the ability to manage difficult or complex situations and/or people with tact, confidence, and diplomacy.
Essential Education & Experience:
We require a bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business management or public relations. You should be an experienced manager with an established style that promotes collaboration, enhances creativity and motivation, facilitates communications and builds consensus. Your experience should demonstrate a minimum of five years dynamic management experience in stewarding and cultivating donors and in generating significant gifts. A proven success record in managing diverse and multiple fundraising programs, staff and volunteers is essential.To view more information or apply click here.
The Grants Associate is a full-time position primarily responsible for the writing and development of foundation and government grant proposals and reports. The Grants Associate will help maximize financial support to Phalen Leadership Academies by developing compelling responses to operator management opportunities, and seeking foundation and government grants that can increase the margin of excellence at our schools.
To read more about the position or to apply click here.
Posted September 26, 2018
Vice President for University Advancement at Huntington University
Huntington University of Huntington, Indiana, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for University Advancement. This position is a senior administrator for the University, serving on the leadership team. The core responsibilities of the Vice President for University Advancement at Huntington University are major donor cultivation and solicitation, oversee all fundraising programs and activities, work with the President, Board of Trustees, the President’s Advisory Council on Excellence, and volunteers in encouraging and promoting fundraising efforts. The Vice President will also plan and monitor the work of the University Advancement staff responsible for the annual fund, gift planning, community relations, major gifts, and development operations through a systematic prospect strategy and management process. The Vice President for Advancement will have the opportunity to bring a very successful comprehensive campaign to completion.
For more information about this position and to read a full position description, please visit the following web page: Vice President for Advancement.
Posted September 25, 2018
Development Manager at March of Dimes in Indianapolis, Indiana
The Development Manager is responsible for donor recruitment, development, cultivation, and activation, leading assigned fundraising events, and meeting fundraising objectives of the March of Dimes in the assigned market. Principle roles and responsibilities include revenue development and volunteer leadership development.
• Previous Experience: Minimum of 3 years of directly related work experience in increasingly responsible positons
• Education: Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred and/or directly related professional skills and experience
• Physical Demands: May involve lifting and carrying boxes; may involve traveling by subway, bus, car and/or plane to meetings and training.
• Increase overall market revenue by implementing core tactics for fundraising events, resulting in aggressive and sustainable year over year growth.
• Identify prospects, research and analyze development options in order to predict business opportunities. Manage a personal portfolio of prospects.
• Develop relationships with constituents, referral partners, or existing volunteer leaders in order to obtain personal introduction to prospective constituents.
• Develop and present sales presentations in order to educate and sell mission engagement opportunities to prospects or constituents.
For more information or to apply click here.
Posted September 20, 2018