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Director, Global Foundation Relations

Job Description: 
Position: Director, Global Foundation Relations Reports to: Vice President, Institutional Advancement Supervises: Senior Development Officers, Global Foundation Relations (2), Development Officer, Global Foundation Relations (1) Objective: We seek an accomplished, sophisticated, and externally-focused fundraiser who will lead foundation fundraising with a focus on securing support for our Global Conservation Programs (GCP).* In close collaboration with GCP leadership, the Director will expand WCS’s portfolio of private foundation donors by identifying and cultivating new prospects, both domestic and international, and securing grants from new funders. He/she will manage a portfolio of 30-50 high level funders and work across Global Resources and GCP to develop and implement program-specific fundraising strategies. The Director will evaluate and develop processes for donor management (including proposal and report development and departmental approvals) that are consistent with the evolution of WCS as an organization, and mentor and support the professional growth of staff on the Global Foundation Relations Team. He/she will work closely and effectively across WCS’s grants management units to ensure high quality reports for foundation donors. Qualifications: B.A./B.S. and 7+ years of development experience; proven ability to work collaboratively with program and development staff and to create materials which attract and maintain support; experience managing a fundraising team; outstanding written communications, organizational and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS’s global mission; ability to take initiative/work independently but also lead a team; proficiency with MS Office and Raiser’s Edge; demonstrated success in working in a leadership role to secure six- and seven-figure private grant commitments. Knowledge of world affairs a plus. In WCS’s current dynamic strategic evolution, a diplomatic temperament and a sense of humor will also hold the successful candidate in good stead. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Personally manage a designated portfolio of foundation donors/prospects, and represent WCS in donor meetings, events, and communications to build and secure partnerships and support that advance organizational goals. • Identify and cultivate new foundation donors that are based in the U.S. and internationally. Organize cultivation meetings with foundation donors, program officers and prospects, and create new cultivation opportunities as appropriate. • Work with Vice President, Institutional Advancement, to set and track appropriate financial goals for the Global Foundation Relations Team. Establish and maintain strong and effective relationships with program staff and GCP colleagues to conceive collaborative, comprehensive prospect strategies. • Provide expertise and strategic counsel regarding potential development opportunities on evolving programs. In close collaboration with GCP leadership, ensure that annual private foundation funding targets are met for GCP. • Develop and advance foundation fundraising strategies by working collaboratively across the Global Resources and GCP divisions, as well as with WCS leadership. Coordinate input with relevant program leads, budget staff, and legal counsel to create and submit appropriate program/project descriptions, proposals, and reports for foundation donors of the mid six-figure level and higher. Guide the similar efforts of development officers. • Ensure timely and appropriate stewardship of foundation staff and trustees through facilitating a relationship management system, and through tracking and coordinating leadership engagement in advancing foundation strategies. Facilitate integration of foundation donors in all appropriate private donor stewardship and recognition opportunities. Track in Raiser’s Edge. • Oversee preparation of formal proposals, reports, letters, and other materials for foundation donors and prospects. This will include writing/editing own material, adapting material prepared by other development staff and/or program staff, and occasionally reviewing the work of the development officers. Ensure accuracy, clarity, and compliance with style guidelines for all assignments. • Supervise Global Foundation Relations Team (currently 2 Senior Development Officers and 1 Development Officer), assigning work, identifying priorities, reviewing/editing draft materials as needed, and completing formal annual evaluations. Provide mentorship and support professional growth of the team. • Work in close collaboration with Global Resources’ Grants Administration Team on reporting requirements, keeping abreast of upcoming deadlines; engage in active stewardship and donor relations strategies throughout the donor cycle, including when extensions on deliverables are needed. • Work with Donor Communications Team to respond to foundation media requests, ensure appropriate donor acknowledgement, and promote WCS’s Global Conservation Programs through various traditional media and social media channels. • Supervise development and coordination of foundation-related events, donor tours, and other special projects, as necessary. • Represent WCS at events and travel to donor meetings and WCS strategy sessions as is appropriate. • Accountable for keeping up to date on Raiser’s Edge procedures, attending all required training sessions, and ensuring accurate and timely data entry personally and for the Global Foundation Relations Team. • As requested, staff department events (nights/weekends) and provide support for other Global Resources activities. • Perform all other duties as required. * WCS’s Global Conservation Program is a $125m/year division of WCS that saves wildlife and wild places worldwide. With its leadership in New York, GCP is staffed by a globally dispersed team of 2,500 country national and international individuals based in over 40 country offices around the world. EOE, M/F/D/V Please visit http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/nyc-full-time.aspx for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply online.
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
Wildlife Conservation Society
Address1: 
2300 Southern Boulevard
City: 
Bronx, New York
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
10460
Start Date: 
03/07/2016
How to apply: 
Please visit http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/nyc-full-time.aspx for a complete job description and instructions on how to apply online.

Development Associate

Job Description: 
The Development Associate provides administrative support to the Development Office and assists with all development activities including individual, corporate and foundation giving, special events and in-kind donations. The Development Associate manages the donor database and all back-office development functions and implements the external communications strategy; including maintaining and updating the organization’s web site and coordinating newsletters, annual reports and social media. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary development duties include: •Manage the donor database: enter gifts (online and offline) and produce acknowledgement within 48 hours of contribution; code and maintain donor records and monitor the electronic and hard copy files to assure accuracy; maintain letter library templates for acknowledgement letters; track and produce pledge reminders; •Play a lead role in the execution of annual appeals and special campaigns: produce direct mail appeal letters and event and campaign materials; prepare segmented mailing lists; assist with the cultivation and solicitation of annual fund donors of less than $500; •Play a lead role in all cultivation, fundraising and appreciation activities in conjunction with the Director of Development and appropriate Board and volunteer leadership: track and manage the donor recognition process; coordinate the delivery of personalized letters, board letters, stewardship- and recognition-related communications and reports; •Produce regular gift reports and analysis, including monthly fundraising reports, monthly reconciliation, pledge status reports and annual audit preparation with the Business Office; •Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation and individual donors; •Manage seasonal in-kind donation campaigns, working closely with department heads and program managers; •Assist in the planning and implementation of special events; •Write donor correspondence, make copies, scan correspondence, order purchases and maintain development inventory; file gift documentation and reports and more; •Respond to requests from Board and staff members. •Other duties as assigned. Primary communications duties include: •Play a lead role in implementing the organization’s external communications strategy; coordinate and execute print and digital communications; provide written, graphic and editorial support for agency marketing and communications, including newsletters (print and electronic), annual reports, blog postings, press releases, brochures and collateral, social media, and more. •Manage and maintain the Care for the Homeless website; •Manage the organization’s social media presence; synchronize social media campaigns with proper measurements and results-oriented objectives; coordinate with stakeholders and staff leadership to ensure effectiveness; elevate the organization’s online presence; supervise Development Interns who assist with social media management. •Produce regular communications reports, including web site analytics, social media traffic and audience engagement tracking; monitor effective benchmarks for measuring impact. •Other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Experience: •Minimum 2+ years’ experience in a nonprofit organization fundraising department •Experience managing a donor database required •Experience with marketing, communications or public relations Education: •Bachelor’s degree, related field required Skill Sets: •Excellent writing, editing and proof-reading skills •Excellent interpersonal skills •Strong analytical skills •Ability to be a self-starter and take initiative •Professional, strong attention to detail, organizational, planning and time management skills •Basic graphic design skills (Adobe Suite a plus) •General knowledge of website management •Proficiency in MS Office required •Ability to work some evenings and weekends, as required.
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
Care for the Homeless
Address1: 
30 East 33rd Street 5th FL
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
10016
Start Date: 
02/29/2016
How to apply: 
Only one submission of your resume is required. Please do not send multiple submissions. Please send cover letter with resume to recruit@cfhnyc.org. The subject heading should be the position you're applying for. Electronic submissions must be in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Development Coordinator

Job Description: 
Row New York (www.rownewyork.org) is a unique non-profit organization which transforms the lives of New Yorkers, regardless of ability or background, through the discipline of rowing combined with comprehensive academic support. Our student-athlete population reflects enormous ethnic and racial diversity, as well as the mutually beneficial integration of teens from varying socioeconomic backgrounds. Our free and low-cost programs serve over 2,000 young people annually, empowering them to build strength, gain confidence, and pursue excellence through intensive rowing and academic programming. We also offer para-rowing for youth and adults with disabilities, summer camps, fitness classes, adult rowing instruction from introductory to competitive levels, and corporate team-building workshops. Position Summary: Row New York (RNY) seeks an individual with an interest in non-profit development to assist the development and communications team in raising funds to support a rapidly expanding non-profit organization and expand our donor base and visibility. The Development Coordinator will report to the Director of Development and Communications and work closely with colleagues on the development team and beyond, including the Communications Coordinator and the Foundations and Government Relations Manager. This role will actively participate in all stages of fundraising strategy including research on individuals, meeting preparation, acknowledgements, grant management, and more. A successful Development Coordinator is motivated, hardworking, and wants to take advantage of this invaluable opportunity to contribute to the success of Row New York’s growth in a meaningful way. Key Responsibilities: Research new sources of funding (foundation, individual, corporate, and government) Prepare the Director of Development & Communications and Grants Manager for meetings by conducting research on potential funders, setting reminders, and preparing relevant materials Manage calendars for the development and communications team Update Salesforce with information on individuals, foundations, and corporations to maintain an accurate record of funding sources Track and acknowledge all donations and corporate gifts Deposit checks and work with the operations team to manage spending on restricted funding Prepare press packets with materials including the annual report, recent blogs, program highlights, and business cards Work with the Operations and Evaluation Manager to compile statistics on the dozens of schools and communities we serve Gather and summarize seasonal and annual evaluation results Assist with grant applications and reporting Liaise with program staff to secure information needed for effective grant applications and timely reports Assist in site visits from foundations and individuals as needed Assist in the mailing of invitations, acknowledgements, appeals, and gifts throughout the year Attend events to represent Row New York, engage with potential funders, and network as needed Assist with the Annual Fall Benefit and other fundraising events as needed Qualifications: Bachelor's degree Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written Warm and engaging phone manner Strong writing and organizational skills Skilled at prioritizing multiple assignments and meeting tight deadlines Proactive problem solver who demonstrates initiative and ability to work individually and on a team Experience working with databases (Salesforce knowledge a huge plus) Results-driven team player who thrives in an authentic, feedback-driven culture Ability to communicate with sensitivity and to work with diverse populations Knowledge and eagerness to learn in the realms of education, poverty, youth services, and people with disabilities Strong references from direct supervisor(s) Commitment to the mission of Row New York and a passion for helping youth succeed Compensation and Benefits: Row New York is committed to creating a culture that is supportive of learning, growth, and staff development. Our investment in staff includes: Competitive salary commensurate with experience 403(B) plan Health and dental insurance Generous paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays Row New York is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
Row New York
Address1: 
10-27 46th Avenue
City: 
Long Island City
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
11101
Start Date: 
03/01/2016
How to apply: 
Submit cover letter, resume, and references to akeelya@rownewyork.org with "Development Coordinator" in subject line. Only applicants asked to interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Major Gifts Officer - Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy

Job Description: 
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is a non-profit that advocates for the creation of a world-class park to reflect the history and character of the Brooklyn waterfront and serve the people of the new York City region and beyond. The Conservancy seeks a Major Gifts Officer to lead fundraising efforts that will engage high-end donors ($5000+) and support the Conservancy’s annual operating budget ($3 million and growing). The Major Gifts Officer will be primarily responsible for managing a portfolio of high level donors and prospects on behalf of the Conservancy and upgrading current donors to Major Donor levels. The Major Gifts Officer will work directly with the Executive Director and the Director of Development. Responsibilities The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for acquiring, cultivating, and soliciting donors and prospects with potential to give $1500 or more annually, with heightened focus on individual giving and upgrading donors to Major Donor levels ($5000+). This includes managing all interactions with donors such as face-to-face meetings, cultivation events, and direct solicitations. The Major Gifts Officer will work to expand the Conservancy’s Leadership Program and will report to the Director of Development, helping to plan and execute a wide variety of development relationships and activities. The Major Gifts Officer will support and manage annual solicitation of donors, including identifying and securing major donor prospect meetings for senior staff and organizational leadership, as well as ensuring that all activities are entered in the database to guarantee the quality of communication and donor records. The Major Gifts Officer will work with Conservancy leadership to set and meet annual income goals for major gifts prospects. The Major Gifts Officer will manage the Conservancy’s fundraising events, including coordinating leadership and host committees, serving as contact for event consultants and program staff, maintaining ticket sales and check-in lists, and following up with acknowledgements and collections. The Major Gifts Officer will direct/assist on other events, community outreach, programs, and activities as needed. Qualifications Several years of experience in a not-for-profit fundraising setting. A demonstrated ability to handle significant responsibility independently. A successful track record of closing high-level solicitations. Skills in developing long-term donor cultivation and solicitation strategies. Excellent writing and communications skills. Knowledge of park, open space, and environmental funding a plus. Knowledge of the Brooklyn funding community a plus. The ability to juggle many projects while working in a small, fast-paced office. A commitment to the Conservancy’s mission and an understanding of its programs. High level of creativity and initiative; a team player with a sense of humor. The ability to work nights and weekends, as required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office; working knowledge of Raisers Edge a must. Bachelors Degree required; academic history in fundraising management a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. The Conservancy offers a comprehensive benefits package. Interested applicants must mail or e-mail a resumé with cover letter, salary requirements, and one development-related writing sample to: Beth Newborn Deputy Director Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy 334 Furman St. Brooklyn, NY 11201 E-mail: majorgifts@brooklynbridgepark.org Equal Opportunity Employer. No telephone inquiries please. You will be contacted if we request an interview.
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy
Address1: 
334 Furman Street
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
11231
Start Date: 
02/29/2016
How to apply: 
Interested applicants must mail or e-mail a resumé with cover letter, salary requirements, and one development-related writing sample to Beth Newborn at majorgifts@brooklynbridgepark.org http://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/pages/employment-1

Director of Individual Giving and Membership

Job Description: 
Established in 1907, New York's Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to experience Japanese culture, and fosters sustained and open dialogue on issues important to the United States, Japan, and East Asia. Director, Individual Giving and Membership Reporting to the VP of Development, the Director of Individual Giving and Membership is responsible for overall leadership and management of Individual membership and major gift efforts for Japan Society. The Director maintains and increases funding from individual donors through effective identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. The focus of this position is to set the strategy and execute fundraising plans for sustaining and growing the number of annual donors, the size of individual donations, and converting annual donors to major donors as well as identifying planned giving prospects. The Director oversees membership activities and administration of the Year-end and Board Appeals, and gift processing for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. The Director also supports special events such as the annual Benefit Auction and the Annual Dinner, and oversees a Development Associate. The Director works closely with Program Directors to raise funds for Japan Society programs and the VP, Finance to meet annual financial goals. The Director also works with the Media and Marketing department, serves as a Board of Director liaison, and is the Coordinator for the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Availability to work some evenings and weekends to attend various Society events is required. RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. • Develops and implements strategies that will grow annual revenue from individuals: identifies, cultivates, solicits, stewards and retains qualified prospects and donors; • Establishes a strategic and systematic focus on closing commitments from individuals to meet or exceed budget goals approved by the VP, Finance; • Manages all appeal campaigns (Membership Drive, annual Board Appeal, Year-End Appeal, special Program appeals); manages and monitors online giving initiatives; • Directly manages all aspects of Japan Society’s Patron group, Circle of Friends, and relationships with all high-level donors and prospects; • Supervises all front-line activities related to individual donors and members, including Membership operations such as membership sales, development and fulfillment of donor benefits, gift processing, gift recognition, donor correspondence, mailings, and phone and email inquiries; • Serves as a Board liaison managing the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; • Strategizes and helps compose content for donor communications, printed and electronic materials, webpage and social media in collaboration with the Media and Marketing Department; • Creates Individual Giving Dept. budgets and projections each fiscal year for campaigns and appeals; monitors revenue and expenses related to membership and individual giving; • Collaborates with Special Events and various departments to conceptualize, plan and implement special members’ events; • Generates donor recognition lists for Japan Society’s Annual Report, exhibition catalogues, and other materials; • Oversees solicitation of benefits for members: negotiates with external entities, including cultural institutions, restaurant and merchant partners to provide special offers, incentives, events and discounts for members; • Supervises Development Associate. QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of six to eight years of paid fundraising experience and membership program management, with a proven track record cultivating and soliciting individual donors, including major gift fundraising closing five and six-figure gifts; • Strong understanding of prospect and donor management; proven track record of crafting and managing personalized major donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies; • Superior written, verbal and intercultural communication skills; • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills; outgoing personality and ability to initiate and enjoy direct communication with donors and potential donors; • Strong planning skills; able to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities; • A hands-on, resourceful team player with experience managing staff and building consensus; • Experience with donor database processing; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred; knowledge of planned giving preferred; • Ability to work some weekday evenings and weekends as necessary to attend Society events; • Knowledge of or interest in the language and culture of Japan is preferred. To Apply: Email your letter of interest and resume to the Director of Human Resources, at - jobs@japansociety.org. Japan Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Visit our website at: www.japansociety.org
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
Japan Society
Address1: 
333 East 47th Street
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
10017
Start Date: 
03/07/2016
How to apply: 
email a letter of interest and resume to the Director of Human Resources at - jobs@japansociety.org

Associate Director, Institutional Giving

Job Description: 
Department: Development Division: External Relations Location: Brooklyn, NY Reports To: Director, Institutional Giving Status: Full-Time, Regular, Exempt POSITION OVERVIEW The Associate Director, Institutional Giving plays an integral role in StoryCorps’ efforts to build and maintain income from foundations, corporate foundations, public agencies, and elected officials. The Associate Director will work as part of an ambitious and fast-paced Institutional Giving team that manages a portfolio of over $4 million and with funding from leading social justice and cultural donors including the Ford Foundation, IMLS, NEA, and many others. Duties include: (1) grant writing and correspondence, including letters of inquiry, proposals, reports, acknowledgements, and other correspondence as necessary; (2) donor cultivation and stewardship; (3) identification and cultivation of new prospects; (4) development systems and tracking. The Associate Director, Institutional Giving is encouraged to develop an understanding of the entire organization and foster effective teamwork and communication with all staff members, particularly in the Program division and Finance department. The Associate Director reports to the Director, Institutional giving and works closely with the Manager, Institutional Giving. StoryCorps records, shares, and preserves stories from a diverse range of American voices – from our Griot Initiative to preserve stories of African Americans, to our Historias Initiative to collect the experiences of Latinos. Candidates with work experience in diverse communities and/or in organizations with diversity and social justice-oriented missions/values are strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Plan, pre-tax transit benefits, and paid time off (vacation, sick leave, personal days, and holidays). ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES +Work with Director, Institutional Giving and the Manager, Institutional Giving to set, track, and meet annual institutional fundraising goals +Write and edit proposals, reports, letters of inquiry, and other donor correspondence as assigned +Work with program and finance staff to develop proposal deliverables and ensure timely reporting on grant deliverables by managing reporting schedule +Organize supplemental documentation (budgets, timelines, images, CDs) as needed and requested to support grant proposals, reports, and other donor requests +Coordinate and prepare senior leadership for meetings with donors and prospective donors and participate in meetings and phone calls as assigned +Develop and prepare internal reports as needed +Work with Manager, Institutional Giving and Specialist, Donor Services to ensure proper tracking of gifts, report and proposal deadlines, and donor contact information +Perform other duties to support the External Relations division, as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS +Bachelor’s degree +5 years demonstrated experience in development and institutional giving, preferably in the fields of arts and culture and/or human rights +Experience writing grants and reports with a proven track record of success; experience with public funding processes such as IMLS, NEA, and NEH and 6-figure gifts a plus +Proven ability to organize, expedite, and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously, working within and across diverse groups and teams +Prospect research experience and familiarity with Foundation Center Directory and other online research tools +Excellent computer skills: proficiency with MS Word and Excel +Strong verbal and written communication skills +Collaborative and teamwork skills as well as the ability to work independently +Extraordinary attention to detail and analytical abilities +Time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment +Proactive and creative problem-solver with the ability to be flexible and adaptive to a growing, changing organization +Cultural competence and the ability to work successfully with diverse groups of people
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
StoryCorps
Address1: 
80 Hanson Pl 2nd Floor
City: 
Brooklyn
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
11217
Start Date: 
10/13/2015
How to apply: 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to employment@storycorps.org and include your last name and “Associate Director, Institutional Giving” in the subject line. Include your cover letter and resume as attachments entitled “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume.” In your cover letter, please include your salary requirements, tell us how you found out about this opportunity, and let us know if you have applied for a position at StoryCorps in the past. The position will remain open until filled; please apply early. No calls please. StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Job Description: 
In this newly created position and reporting to the Senior Director of Development and Philanthropy, the Assistant Director will bring successful frontline fundraising experience and enthusiasm to a wide range of activities to broaden the current base of financial support and expand opportunities to engage future leaders. This position requires an innovative development professional with a positive attitude and outgoing personality, able to relate in a sincere manner to a diverse groups and at all times acts with discretion and diplomacy. Specific tasks will include: engaging in prospect research to identify and prioritize potential new donors for a range of congregational priorities; directing and expanding donor relations through social media and email; creating a variety of programs to cultivate and steward current and prospective donors; planning events to bring members together with members of the clergy and temple leadership, including cocktail receptions/breakfasts/lunches/dinners; performing other duties as required to maximize fundraising revenue and strengthen members' connections to the temple. Interested candidates must have: a BA degree with at least six years of relevant development experience including a high level of personal interaction with donors; exceptional writing, editing and verbal skills, including the ability to actively listen and target messages to specific audiences; the ability to work independently and collaboratively, with poise and sensitivity; and strong computer skills and be comfortable learning new database management programs. The Assistant Director must be comfortable working in a small department, be highly organized, self-motivated, able to multitask and to work effectively under pressure.
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York
Address1: 
One East 65th Street
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
11375
Start Date: 
10/07/2015
Application Deadline: 
09/11/2015
Salary: 
Commensurate with esperience
How to apply: 
Please send your resume, with cover letter, to development@emanuelnyc.org

Manager, Foundation Relations

Job Description: 
Reporting to the Executive Director of Development, the Development Manager for Foundations and Scholarships will build and manage relationships with new and existing private, family, and corporate foundations with the intent to secure major gifts for the John Jay College Foundation in support of the College and the students we serve. Responsibilities include: - Plan and implement fundraising strategy in order to secure funds from private, family, and corporate foundation sources - Conducts research and data analysis to ensure ongoing prospect identification and effective moves management strategies - Drafts letters of inquiry, acknowledgement letters, proposals, gift agreements, and reports within a defined donor relations/cultivation strategy - Serves as department liaison to the College's scholarship committee and scholarship/fellowship recipients to ensure donor funds are stewarded appropriately - Maintains calendar and tracking system for grant payments, reporting, and renewal deadlines - Maintains status report on active grants, proposals awaiting response, and declined proposals - Maintains files and ensures all activity is reflected in the donor data base; provide other support as directed. - Works directly with senior administration, faculty, and others who will participate in foundation/donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. - Participate in regular Campaign management meetings, reporting when required on progress to assigned financial goal. - Other related duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications: Experience in personal solicitation or transferable experience with a proven record of success - Excellent organizational and written and oral communications skills - Ability to prioritize, conduct analysis, assist in setting strategy, prepare reports, and establish and meet goals and milestones - Flexibility to work both independently and as a team member - Raiser's Edge experience is considered a plus
Job Type: 
Full-time
Organization: 
John Jay College of Criminal Justice - CUNY
Address1: 
524 West 59th Street
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Zip Code: 
10019
Start Date: 
08/24/2015
Application Deadline: 
07/31/2015
Salary: 
70,000-80,000
How to apply: 
To apply, go to www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information. JOB ID 13249 Call Kathryn Cousins, Executive Director of Development at 212-484-1156 with any questions pertaining to this posting. Thanks for your interest!
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