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    • 4 Jan 2023
    • 6 Mar 2023
    • The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ

    Link to Institute for Advanced Study website

    Associate Director of Donor Relations

    Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, the Associate Director of Donor Relations is responsible for overseeing the recognition of donors, ensuring that donors are aware of the impact of their private support, aiding in fostering long-term relationships between donors and the Institute, and assisting in nurturing a culture of philanthropy within the Institute’s various constituencies.

    Position Duties and Responsibilities (90%)

    • Develop and coordinate stewardship communications and related activities to ensure all donors are aware of the impact of their philanthropic support in a timely and relevant way.
    • Create materials and communications relevant to key donor segments.
    • Produce reports to track and manage progress.
    • Produce bespoke stewardship reports for a curated portfolio of principal current-use and endowed funds, including acquiring information on how the funds have been spent, working with fund beneficiaries and recipients to create compelling stories of impact, compiling information into narrative donor reports, and writing and editing appropriate correspondence to accompany reports.
    • In collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, and coordination with the Events team, create high-level donor recognition events.
    • Partner with fundraisers to produce stewardship materials to advance cultivation and solicitation strategies.
    • Generate regular reports and presentations about stewardship plans, timelines, and activities for internal and external constituents.
    • Ensure the timely production of impact reports and acknowledgement letters.
    • Lead the project management of an annual report of giving.
    • Develop messaging strategy, identify potential stories for inclusion, and provide feedback on report drafts.
    • Help with planning and organizing donor recognition opportunities to ensure quality and appropriate donor engagement and acknowledgment.
    • Develop strategic framework for utilizing the IAS website to steward donors; oversee creation of content and ongoing management to ensure that website is best leveraged to advance donor relations and Development goals. 

    Other duties as assigned by the Director of Advancement Services (10%)

    Skills and Abilities

    • Meticulous attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communications skills required.
    • Deep understanding of, and demonstrated ability with, multichannel donor recognition, including digital and print reporting, web site development and content management, gift acknowledgements, recognition societies, events, and bespoke actions designed to recognize and celebrate giving by the most generous donors to the Institute.
    • The successful candidate will be a collaborative, innovative, strategic, creative and intellectually curious/broad thinker who will create and execute new communication and stewardship strategies that build on the Institute's strong tradition of philanthropic giving. 

    Education, Experience and Knowledge 

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Minimum of five years related experience required.
    • Demonstrated success in developing and executing strategic donor relations materials, events, and plans.
    • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.
    • Strong computer software skills including MS Office, Excel, Power Point, Canva, databases and networked information systems.
    • Excellent analytic skills to ensure data-driven results. 

    Please note that proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to work at the Institute.

    Individuals are eligible to request an accommodation based on a medical exemption or profession of sincerely-held religious beliefs.  

    The Institute for Advanced Study is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.  We believe in the inherent value of diversity and equal opportunity, recognizing that a truly diverse workforce will bring a wider array of perspectives, as well as more innovative and effective solutions, to the organization.   As a community dedicated to intellectual inquiry, we are resolutely committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes subsidized health and dental insurance, an excellent retirement plan, and a generous paid time off program.

    To Apply : Follow this link.

    • 4 Jan 2023
    • 6 Mar 2023
    • The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton NJ

    Link to Institute for Advanced Study website

    Associate Director, Prospect Research and Information Systems

    Reporting to the Director of Advancement Services, the Associate Director of Prospect Research and Information Systems is responsible for providing key support to the Institute’s fundraising efforts, serving as an integral resource of information essential to the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors and prospective donors, including the preparation of complex briefings and donor profiles for meetings and events. In addition to prospect research, analytics, and strategic support of fundraising, communications, and institutional administration, the incumbent will be responsible for data integrity, information systems management and database administration/reporting.

    Position Duties and Responsibilities

    Prospect Research, Analytics, and Strategic Support (45%)

    • Compile, analyze, and interpret data from a broad range of sources in order to:
      • Evaluate/rate donors and prospects and identify new prospects for annual giving, planned giving, and major gifts – approximately 250 actively managed prospects.
      • Provide key support to inform prospect strategies, collaborating with prospect managers to create and maintain prospect pipeline, providing appropriate analysis and reports to support decision making and systematically track progress.
      • Identify funding opportunities, with particular focus on detecting/discovering relationships among individuals, organizations and groups.
      • Draft confidential and thoroughly researched profiles, reports, and briefings tailored to the needs of senior staff, the Director, and Board members.
      • Rate and track the prioritized list of Nominating and Governance committee prospects.
    • Respond to inquiries and requests from the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and other development colleagues.
    • Support stewardship planning for major gift and principal gift donors, as needed.
    •  Support Nominating and Governance committee activities, communications, and meetings. Produce meeting minutes and lists of follow-up responsibilities, as needed.
    • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Donor Relations in the compilation of donor lists for Annual Report and invitation lists for events.

    Information Systems Management (25%)

    • Provide training and oversight of development staff on database use and all compliance matters.
    • Work with the Director of Advancement Services to develop, implement, and manage systems, policies, and procedures for tracking donors and prospects.
    • Collaborate with relevant Development team members to streamline processes and procedures for the entry, moves management, acknowledgement, and stewardship of gifts. Assist with data management systems for donor events, as needed.
    • Regularly conduct primary and secondary research on best practices and trends in fundraising data management and reporting, including IRS charitable giving guidelines.
    •  Maintain fluency in current technologies and advance skills in emerging technologies as needed, via courses, webinars, and professional conferences.

    Database Administration (20%)

    • Collaborate with the Director of Advancement Services and IT staff to ensure database and other tools are current, fully functional, and effective in serving the needs and advancing the goals of the Office of Development.
    • Work with the Development Database Administrator to provide advice regarding the following primary responsibilities:
      • Maintenance of Raiser’s Edge database, including gift entry; consistent, logical, searchable entry of biographical data, contact information, donor/prospect notes and actions, attributes, media, and events.  Supervise maintenance and editing of existing procedures manual; development of new procedures as necessary.
      • Monthly reconciliation of gifts by donor/fund with Accounting office.
      • Weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual gift reporting.  Other reporting as needed.
      • Consistent and accurate flow of information between P-3 database and Raiser’s Edge database.
      • Support development team with queries as necessary (mailing lists, holiday card list, targeted appeals, etc.)

    All other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Advancement Services (10%) 


    • Excellent quantitative analysis and strategic thinking skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation.
    • Strong organizational, written, oral, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to forge relationships with colleagues throughout the department and across the Institute fostering teamwork and collaborating to drive results and achieve collective goals.
    • Project management expertise; ability to prioritize and manage deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously, maintaining flexibility and attention to detail as well as grace and effectiveness under pressure/short deadlines.
    • Ability to present data clearly and concisely in a variety of ways to meet the needs of a variety of audiences.
    • Knowledge of best practices and ability to implement new systems to conform to these practices at the level appropriate to IAS fundraising efforts.
    • Strong knowledge of and ability to use computer technology to efficiently accomplish work, using e-mail, the Internet, database management software, and Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge required.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive information and material in a discrete manner. 

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Development Database Administrator

    Education, Experience and Knowledge

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required. 
    • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required.
    • Prior experience in prospect research and fundraising databases.
    • Extensive knowledge of online research services and wealth screening tools.
    • Expertise in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge system.
    • Ability to organize and manage a diverse range of assignments and projects with high efficiency, attention to detail and follow-through.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work productively as a team member required.

    Please note that proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to work at the Institute.

    Individuals are eligible to request an accommodation based on a medical exemption or profession of sincerely-held religious beliefs.  

    The Institute for Advanced Study is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants.  We believe in the inherent value of diversity and equal opportunity, recognizing that a truly diverse workforce will bring a wider array of perspectives, as well as more innovative and effective solutions, to the organization.   As a community dedicated to intellectual inquiry, we are resolutely committed to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes subsidized health and dental insurance, an excellent retirement plan, and a generous paid time off program.

    To Apply : Follow this link.

    • 9 Jan 2023
    • 11 Mar 2023
    • Womanspace Inc., Lawrenceville, NJ

    Marketing & Communications Manager

    Womanspace is seeking a Marketing and Communication Manager. The Marketing and Communications Manager helps to tell the compelling story of Womanspace’s mission and continues to strategically build our organization’s brand. Responsible for messaging, marketing and media relationship building.

    The Manager represents both internal and external communication efforts supporting and promoting the mission and agency value through multiple channels. The Manager is an integral part of Womanspace’s development and community engagement goals, overseeing Womanspace’s marketing and communications efforts to donors, clients, and the community at large by creating clear and engaging messages and campaigns. They will manage our website, social media channels, and draft key communications pieces, including assisting on grant proposals as needed.

    Key Responsibilities

    Develops and recommends an annual strategic communications plan in support of community awareness and fundraising campaigns

    Social media implementation, post, manage and respond to private messaging and comments: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & LinkedIn.

    Compose and edit materials including press releases, newsletters, impact reports, email communications

    Coordinate social media messaging and web page maintenance – ensuring that new and consistent information as well as track and measure the level of engagement of posts.

    Assist with creating and managing public relations including writing press releases, responding to media inquiries, monitoring and tracking media mentions

    Develop and maintain relationships with media contacts – including media list development Development of print, digital and other fundraising and program materials.

    Annual Report development

    Trains agency staff on the proper use of agency creative assets/logo/brand and assists in the development of training materials, presentation decks, and other distributions.

    Assists with the writing for grant proposals as needed Education,

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

    Bachelor’s Degree

    3-5 years of experience in communications, marketing, or public relations

    Excellent verbal, written and organizational abilities.

    Strong attention to detail.

    Able to thrive in a growing and evolving department

    Effective in a fast-paced environment and eager to contribute to collaborative goals.

    Experience preferred with Donor Management databases

    Highly functional with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

    Basic understanding of WordPress preferred

    A good understanding of general practices, methods and procedures related to public relations, media relations and marketing.


    The salary range for this position is between $60,000 and $65,000. 

    Interested applicants should send resumes, cover letter and a writing sample to Erin Hartshorn at ebh@womanspace.org 

    • 9 Jan 2023
    • 11 Mar 2023
    • Stockton University, Galloway, NJ

    Stockton University

    Senior Director of Development

    Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600-acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine.

    As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences, and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work!

    Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

    Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s commitment to diversity and strong student-centered vision and mission.

    Successful candidates will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date.Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

    This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

    For the 2022-2023 academic year, the University has implemented a pilot program allowing employees to work a compressed 4-day work week with extended workdays. Participation is subject to Divisional Executive approval depending on operational need. Reporting to the Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the University Foundation (VPUA), the Senior Director of Development provides strategic direction and oversight of the institution’s fundraising campaigns, programs and initiatives.

    These include, but are not limited to, University-wide strategic fundraising planning; major giving; planned giving; and corporate and foundation giving and sponsorships. The Senior Director supervises a team of Development professionals including the Director of Individual Giving, Associate Director of Development and the Professional Services Specialist assigned to the Development team. The team works collaboratively to accomplish its objectives.

    The Senior Director will maintain relationships with individual donors and prospects, corporations, foundations, Foundation Board members and committees, Deans, University leadership and others to identify, develop and execute fundraising plans for a variety of institutional priorities.


    • Manage a portfolio of principal, major and planned giving prospects

    • Manage a portfolio of corporate prospects and cultivate long-term private sector investment across the University. Solicit corporate and foundation gifts and sponsorships.

    • Set goals and implement annual and long-range performance metrics for measuring the success of the Development team

    • In partnership with the VPUA, develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to meet financial goals of the University and Foundation

    • Expand the department’s growing collaboration with campus partners, i.e. Deans, Student Affairs, External Affairs, etc., by identifying, developing and executing strategic fundraising plans for all academic and administrative units across the University

    • Collaborate with operations staff to ensure accurate and timely handling of all donor gifts, grants, information and acknowledgement

    • Prepare tracking, analysis, program evaluation and other reports for key volunteers, Foundation Board, University leadership and others

    • Effectively supervise staff, ensuring opportunities for professional development

    • Serve as a member of the Development and Alumni Relations leadership team. Take an active role in creating and implementing cohesive plans that integrate alumni engagement, fundraising, stewardship and other areas

    • Oversee Development budget. Take part in annual department planning and evaluation


    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

    • 5+ years of related experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in a higher education fundraising role

    • Experience soliciting major and principal gifts

    • Experience working with corporate partners to build programs and solicit program support

    How To Apply:

    Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

    1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences

    2. A current resume

    3. Unofficial transcripts

    4. A list of three recent professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone

    Please note:

    • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.

    • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.

    • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.

    • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.

    • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities. #SU

    Apply Here.

    • 9 Jan 2023
    • 20 Feb 2023
    • Crossroads of the American Revolution, Trenton NJ

    Crossroads of the American Revolution

    Development Director

    The Development Director will coordinate with Crossroads of the American Revolution’s consultant to manage and support a major capital campaign to secure contributed revenue for projects and activities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution in New Jersey (75%) and ensure its lasting impact. The Development Director will also manage development and fundraising for the Crossroads of the American Revolution Association (25%). Reports to the Executive Director of Crossroads.

    Who we are:

    Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area. Crossroads, with the New Jersey Historical Commission, forms RevolutionNJ, a public-private partnership authorized by the New Jersey Legislature to coordinate and plan the programs and observance of New Jersey's commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States, and to ensure that New Jersey is appropriately recognized for its role in the American Revolution.


    • Research corporate, foundation, and individual prospects, including giving priorities, application guidelines, geographic focus, and leadership biographies.

    • Record research and grant-making activities in donor database and server files.

    • Conduct case-building research (analysis of demographic trends, educational data, etc.) to support grant proposals.

    • Oversee annual giving campaigns, assist with organizational fundraising and institutional advancement activities, provide support for fundraising event logistics. • Create, manage and maintain donor profiles, membership programs, fundraising and gifts records in electronic donor database.

    • Build and maintain long-term donor relationships including strategy, networking, and follow-through. Work with the donors to develop the relationship with the organization and move them up the donor pyramid.

    • Ensure gift documentation and related files are handled securely and that accurate records are maintained.

    • Manage acknowledgement letters and provide support and outreach to current and potential donors.

    • Prepare grant proposals and performance reports to corporate, foundation, and government funders, with Executive Director and Board of Trustees.

    • May be required to work the last two weeks of December, during peak year-end gift processing and grant deadline period.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree

    • Minimum five years of professional development experience with a nonprofit organization, preferably a museum or other cultural institution, with proven experience in database management.

    • Must possess outstanding written and oral communication, and public speaking skills

    • Demonstrated experience with a capital campaign

    • Demonstrated expertise working with a CRM/fundraising database such as Little Green Light, Raiser’s Edge, Donor Perfect, or similar.

    • Excellent computer skills including internet search and Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Constant Contact.

    • Experience with varied methods of generating financial support for nonprofit organizations (individual, private, government, and corporate; planned giving, donor advised funds, revenue generating programs, etc.)

    • Detail-oriented and self-motivated with strong organizational and time management skills

    • Must maintain donor confidentiality always.

    • Ability to think strategically and understand strategic development

    • Ability to work in a collaborative environment while also functioning autonomously

    • Some nights/weekend hours are required.

    • Resumé and list of professional references


    knowledge of New Jersey’s philanthropic landscape; passion/knowledge of New Jersey history and historic sites


    • 401k

    • Health benefit plan (contributory)

    • Paid personal, vacation, and sick leave


    • Full-time; remote work option 1-2 days/week

    • Own transportation required

    • Monday – Friday; some nights/weekends required

    • 7-hour shift (9-5, 1 hour unpaid lunch)

    The salary range for this position is between $75,000 and  $85,000. 

    Interested applicants should submit a professional resume  with a cover letter, brief writing sample, and contact information for three references to:  resume@RevolutionaryNJ.org

    Deadline: 5pm February 13, 2023

    Search Committee Crossroads of the American Revolution Association

    101 Barracks Street Trenton, NJ 08608

    • 16 Jan 2023
    • 27 Feb 2023
    • Montclair State University, Montclair NJ


    Associate Director of Annual Giving

    Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, the Associate Director is responsible for the growth of online fundraising through Annual Giving digital initiatives, which include building digital campaigns, complex audience segmentation and donor engagement through numerous digital platforms. The position oversees IMPACT Montclair, Montclair State University’s crowdfunding platform, serves as the operational point person for email marketing platform and is central to the department’s digital strategy for One Day For Montclair (giving day) and Giving Tuesday.

    The Associate Director works to increase donors and dollars through online efforts; and is responsible for pipeline development through the identification, engagement, cultivation and solicitation of annual gifts as well as through the development and support of targeted constituent giving programs, such as senior class gift and recent graduate leadership giving.

    The Associate Director sets strategy for, and manages implementation of, broad-based digital engagement/solicitation initiatives for the Office of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, ensuring that all digital channels support and integrate the overall strategic objectives and operational goals of these critical functional areas.


    • Manage Montclair State University’s annual digital marketing fundraising program, identifying and implementing opportunities for growth in online giving and overall donor counts with keen attention to engagement and retention; setting goals and objectives; and developing action plans to achieve those goals and objectives. Continuously review and evaluate programs to develop and implement improved methods as required.

    • Develop the annual solicitation strategy, planning and implementing digital tactics targeting diverse audiences of alumni, donors, parents, faculty and staff by deploying cohesive content effectively utilizing data driven decisions, including A/B testing protocol, to determine maximum impact; conduct audits to assess effectiveness.

    • Manage IMPACT Montclair, the Montclair State University crowdfunding platform. Identify, cultivate and coordinate multiple crowdfunding projects annually, developing an annual crowdfunding calendar. Identify ways to strengthen the relationship between university and donor interests through guidance on best practices in solicitation content creation, creating and deploying marketing toolkits, assisting in audience identification and copy writing. Follow through on project commitments assuring that critical timelines are met.

    • Project manage two large-scale giving days for the University: Giving Tuesday in the fall, and One Day for Montclair, Montclair’s Day of Giving, in the spring, along with smaller micro-campaigns throughout the year. Write copy, work with Communications to create marketing collateral, and create and deploy web assets and marketing toolkits to campus partners for various campaigns.

    • Design and implement a comprehensive social media strategy for engagement/giving, including actively identifying and managing a core group of social media ambassadors/volunteers focused on the goal of encouraging peer-to-peer engagement and solicitation.

    • Manage a portfolio of annual giving prospects with the responsibility for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship annually. Work to generate major gift leads through new and existing annual giving donors.

    • Manage student philanthropy and senior class gift project, which includes recruiting an engaged senior class gift committee, coordinating meetings and events, developing and executing communications and the online campaign platform.

    • Collaborate with the Director of Annual Giving to manage the recent graduate leadership giving program (for graduates of the last decade). Develop and execute communications, events and activities to engage and grow the program.

    • Create engaging content through donor stories, and messages of philanthropic impact to deploy on giving pages, in video projects and other digital campaigns. Deploy content effectively, utilizing data to determine maximum impact; create reports to assess effectiveness of tactics.

    • Establish key performance indicators for each campaign for ongoing measurements. Establish goals, and manage and create reporting for senior management regarding online activity and progress toward online giving objectives. Compile, summarize and analyze statistical and other data; prepare clear, technically sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.

    • Maintain integrity and appropriate confidentiality in alumni/donor engagement program operations.

    • Commit to excellence and personal growth around the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion, and positively contribute to an inclusive culture.

    • Develop content for volunteer marketing toolkit and manage relationships with University partners.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    • Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.



    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

    • A minimum of three years relevant professional experience in an institution of higher education, or other field that is directly related to the functions of the position to be filled.

    • Ability to think strategically and creatively in developing program goals, policies and procedures for assigned segments of the annual giving program.

    • Strong project management and organizational skills; ability to set priorities and meet deadlines, while balancing multiple projects and performing assignments accurately.

    • Basic knowledge of the principles of budget planning, development and administration.

    • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle/access to transportation.

    • Ability to work evening and weekend events in order to fulfill the principal job duties and responsibilities


    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.

    • Experience in annual giving and/or alumni engagement in higher education.

    • Knowledge of digital platforms and the ability to maximize technology to achieve goals.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Knowledge of an alumni engagement program purpose, goals and objectives.

    • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising and the ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle.

    • Knowledge of digital fundraising best practices.

    • Familiarity with and use of Raiser’s Edge and other engagement / giving platforms.

    • Experience with web design, social media engagement and analytic strategies around quantitative and qualitative digital metrics for data-driven decision making.

    • High comfort level with learning/use of technology platforms and ability to train others in technical aspects of digital tools and platforms..

    Click Here to apply. 

    • 16 Jan 2023
    • 18 Mar 2023
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County

    Development & Marketing Associate

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County seeks a talented, focused Development & Marketing Associate to work with an energetic, high-volume but small development staff. Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this position offers the right candidate an opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways to all aspects of fundraising while learning the basics of the trade.

    Day to Day Event Planning:

    * Significantly assist with coordination of all BBBS- Mercer’s events, which include an annual Golf Outing, a car raffle, and an Autumn Culinaire. Tasks will revolve around soliciting inkind donations for silent auctions (potentially collaborating with and/or managing a development intern), handling raffle inquiries, overseeing online components, developing invitation lists, tracking RSVPs, generating various acknowledgements, and provide other assistance as needed.

    Day to Day Development:

    *Work with the Director of Advancement to draft inquiry letters, acknowledgement letters, proposals, and other donor correspondence.

    * Researching potential and existing individual, foundation, corporate and government funders;

    * Providing some administrative support including coordinating large mailings, organizing and maintaining donor database, filing, copying, writing, and editing.

    Day to Day Marketing:

    * Manage online communications for events, programming, & appeals through scheduled e-blasts & social media posts

    About You

    · Must work with a high degree of flexibility, accuracy, and attention to detail

    · Highly proficient skills in researching, writing, editing and communication

    · Familiarity with Microsoft suite and computer competency required; knowledge of Salesforce or other donor databases encouraged,

    · Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to continuously improve systems, procedures, and protocols

    · High School degree, some college coursework from accredited university or equivalent experience in development, marketing, communications.

    Additional Information

    · Hybrid work environment

    · Full Time Position

    · Some evening and Sunday hours will be required for fundraising events.

    · Must submit to background check & complete the Fundamentals of Youth Protection training

    Americans with Disabilities Act:

    Employee must be able to perform all essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation. Job Responsibilities The above statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities, and competencies necessary to perform the job's essential duties and responsibilities. They should not be regarded as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. BBBSMC may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the organization's needs.

    If this sounds like the position and organization for you, please submit a cover letter, resume, and short (no more than one page) writing sample as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments to:

     Lgoodman@mercerbbbs.org with “Your Name- Development & Marketing Associate” in the subject line.

    No phone calls, please. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The salary range for this position is between $38,000 to $40,000 plus benefits.

    Big Brothers Big sisters of Mercer County celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    • 20 Jan 2023
    • 3 Mar 2023
    • Princeton Public Library, Princeton NJ

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    Princeton Public Library

    Development Director


    Leads the library’s fundraising efforts to secure capital, endowment, annual, planned, and special purpose gifts, and to identify grants and other sources of funding to supplement municipal funding dedicated to the library.  Recommends strategies to attain the annual and long-range fundraising goals that attract private contributions to the library.  Cultivates, solicits, recognizes and provides stewardship for current and prospective donors; and works collaboratively with library stakeholders to advance the overall development effort.  


    • Provides strategic leadership for the planning, implementation, evaluation, and administration of all fundraising activities.
    • Plans and facilitates major fundraising initiatives in conjunction with the Executive Director, Library Board of Trustees, Library Friends and Foundation, volunteers, and other members of the senior library staff.  
    • Establishes targets for fundraising campaigns, identifies prospective donors and develops strategies for securing gifts.
    • Works collaboratively with the Friends and Foundation and its committees on fundraising initiatives including major campaigns, the annual benefit and special events.
    • Identifies grants to support library programs, special initiatives, recognition awards, capital needs and library materials.  Prepares funding proposals for government, corporate, public and private foundation support by working with staff, grant writers and others.
    • Increases the library’s visibility and positions the library as an organization worthy of support. Implements innovative practices and uses new technologies to improve operations.  
    • Works with the Executive Director and other senior staff to prepare applications and/or letters of support for library and individual recognition awards.
    • Provides leadership and direction to the Development department, which includes establishing departmental and individual goals that support the library’s strategic initiatives, guiding employee performance, communicating expectations, and providing the resources necessary for success.
    • Provides day-to-day supervision of the Development staff and operations, including creating work schedules, monitoring the library’s donor database/files and gift records and ensuring that financial targets are achieved.
    • Serves as a member of the library senior management team, contributing positively to strategic and organizational planning, and setting a positive example of collaboration and collegiality for all staff. 
    • Plans donor events, identify prospects and secure new gifts for the library. Attends public events to advance the library’s fundraising efforts.
    • Prepares financial reports for the Library Trustees and the Friends and Foundation Board.
    • Serves as the staff liaison to the Princeton Public Library Friends and Foundation Board of Directors and its committees, and coordinates the work of the Friends and Foundation and its Development and Investment Committees. Works with the Executive Director and Foundation President on development issues.
    • Prepares budgets and all related reporting for the development office in such a manner that the position and budgetary responsibilities are fulfilled and consistent with the library’s strategic plan.
    • Actively promotes awareness and utilization of the library so that development efforts are favorably considered when the community is asked for support. Collaborates well with library staff and stakeholders.
    • Works closely with the Communications Director and other library staff to develop promotional materials that highlight the library, including an annual report to the community, updates about the capital and endowment campaigns and library displays.
    • Participates in professional organizations, conferences, webinars, workshops, and continuing education opportunities to stay abreast of library, information and technology trends.
    • Prepares monthly, annual and other reports as needed.
    • Conducts all matters with the highest ethical standards.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 


    • Bachelor’s degree required and demonstrated experience with fundraising and development activities for a non-profit organization. 
    • Demonstrated ability to lead fundraising campaigns of at least $2M.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage, identify, cultivate and solicit gifts of $25,000+; grow and nurture a donor/prospect portfolio of $500,000 - $1 M; and work effectively with various constituencies, including supervising volunteers.
    • Demonstrated understanding of fundraising and development strategies.
    • Knowledge of current trends and issues in public libraries as well as public relations and marketing.
    • Well-developed writing and interpersonal skills to conduct effective outreach to the community and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, library customers, professional colleagues, the general public and local governing officials.
    • Adept at analyzing library service needs and developing creative ideas to effectively secure funding to meet community needs and demands.
    • Technology literacy, including MS office, and email marketing software. Must be willing to learn Donor Perfect.
    • Strong organizational abilities including collaborating, problem solving, planning, delegating and task facilitation. Adept at making quick, sound decisions and exercising independent judgment.
    • Adept at project and time management and at thinking methodically and paying attention to detail.
    • Effective and capable public speaker.
    • Passion for public libraries. 


    • New Jersey residency required by the “New Jersey First Act”, N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70).  If you do not reside in New Jersey, you have one year after the date you take your employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey.  If you do not do so, you are subject to removal from your position. 
    • Able to work with or without reasonable accommodation in a shared work area, to stand and move around for three or more hours at a time. 
    • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
    • Bilingual Spanish language skills would be helpful.

    Library Values

    • Learning and teaching
    • Clarity and transparency
    • Kindness and an assumption of good faith
    • Humility and teamwork
    • Creativity and collaboration
    • Optimism and accountability 

    Library Culture

    • We exceed our community members’ expectations. The exemplary customer service that we provide for our members and guests is what sets us apart from other libraries.
    • We value diversity, equity and inclusion. The library is stronger when we bring varied perspectives to the work of serving a growing and increasingly diverse community.
    • We innovate. The library’s staff, boards and stakeholders are bold and creative. We think about new ways to improve our community every day.
    • We educate and enrich. We curate extraordinary collections and research tools, constantly develop our level of expertise and offer classes, lectures and events that complement these resources and services.
    • We listen. We want to hear from everyone about how well we are doing in meeting their needs and how we can do better; we analyze evidence and question our assumptions and we commit ourselves fully to making thoughtful changes.
    • We collaborate. We are eager to learn and love to lead. We consult with and support colleagues at other libraries and community partners in order to ensure our ability to implement the ideas that best meet our community members’ needs.
    • We steward. The library is a beautiful, welcoming, versatile building and collection, a world class resource that is owned by our community, funded through public-private partnership and entrusted to the management of a dedicated and talented library staff.

    To apply,  follow this LINK.

    • 22 Jan 2023
    • 24 Mar 2023
    • McCarter Theatre, Princeton NJ

    Development Associate 

    Organizational Summary  

    McCarter Theatre Center, centered between New York City and Philadelphia on the campus of Princeton University, is a  creative and intellectual hub that inspires conversations, connections, and collaborations in our communities. We lead  with justice and joy, and we seek beauty in belonging. McCarter is an independent, non-profit performing arts center  that creates and curates engaging performances, education programs, and community partnerships. As a performing arts  center, in addition to presenting artists both nationally and internationally, McCarter also produces its own theatrical  events as part of our Theater Series. Shows in the Theater Series are produced “in-house” and unlike our presented  events, run for several weeks.  

    McCarter is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring, supporting, and promoting a diverse workforce and  inclusive culture. McCarter is committed to fostering a diverse, anti-racist company and have begun that work in earnest;  this work goes beyond our staff and production teams and includes engaging, educating, and cultivating a broad range  of audiences, making the arts accessible to all people, and presenting a variety of entertaining and thought-provoking  programming across disciplines. As such, McCarter seeks team members who: contribute to a diversity of backgrounds  and experiences to support an expansive artistic vision; are committed to engaging in ongoing anti-racism and anti oppression work collectively and individually; value collaboration, flexibility, and an openness to continuous personal and  professional growth. Please review our staff-written Framing Statement on equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility,  linked here

    Position Summary 

    The Development Associate is a key member of McCarter’s Development Department, providing administrative support  for both individual and institutional giving. This position is an integral role to the administrative success of McCarter’s  Development team, as a leading arts non-profit, and will interact and collaborate with several other departments  regularly. 

    Principal Job Responsibilities  

    Manage the department calendar for the Annual Fund and other campaigns. 

    Oversee daily gift entry for contributions received 

    Generate acknowledgement letters for gifts ranging from $25.00 - $2,999.00. 

    Generate fundraising reports and lists/extractions as needed. 

    Create and coordinate routine mailings and solicitations.

    as of 1/19/23 

    Coordinate with Director of Patron Experience to develop outbound calling lists. 

    Assist with preparations for all donor events including the Annual Gala, Opening Nights, Member Lounge Nights,  and other special activities. 

    Be present for many donor events to assist with check-in and to perform other functions. Assist with individual, foundation and corporation research as needed. 

    Take and distribute meeting minutes for occasional Development meetings. 

    Attend all Development training sessions required by the Director of Development, as well as institutionally required  professional development opportunities. 

    Maintain consistent awareness of institutional events, meetings, and other information via company email and other  modes of communication. 

    Adhere to safe working practices and follow all McCarter safety and code of conduct policies Initiate a positive experience while communicating with a diverse donor base, leading with McCarter’s Equity,  Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility (EDIA), and Antiracism informed values and practices for both staff and community  members. 

    Participate in the work to make McCarter an antiracist theater. Actively seek ways to improve our work practices to  make the Development Department and McCarter as a whole more Equitable and Inclusive 


    Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree and/or relevant administrative experience in non-profit fundraising.

    Computer Proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, and Zoom video conferencing, etc.)

    CRM/fundraising database knowledge preferred; Tessitura experience strongly preferred.

    Exceptional attention to detail. 

    Strong communication skills both verbal and writing. 

    Ability to manage multiple tasks and identify priorities with ease. 

    Customer service experience preferred. 

    Passion for the performing arts. 

    Good sense of humor and a team player. 

    Flexibility to work several nights and weekends as assigned. 

    Ability to work in an on-site/off-site hybrid environment 

    Strong EDIA and antiracism critical consciousness or curiosity and willingness to grow in these areas 

    These job responsibilities may not include all assigned duties or aspects of the job described. 

    and may be amended by McCarter at any time as needs and demands evolve. 

    We encourage all candidates to apply, even if they do not currently meet all qualifications. We know there are great  candidates who may not have all of the qualifications listed above, but possess intuitive knowledge or other fully  transferable skills. If that is you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. McCarter is committed to on the job  training and mentorship. We also encourage candidates who do not live within commuting distance to apply. We are  eager to tell you about the area, which includes many communities and towns outside of Princeton. 

    If you are interested in supporting McCarter’s vision, we would love to hear from you.  

    Please email jobs@mccarter.org with your name and “Development Associate” in the subject line. Please submit a cover  letter, resume, and three (3) references. Do also mention where you heard about the position. We look forward to  learning more about you! 

    DEPARTMENT: Development 

    CLASSIFICATION: Full-time; Annual; Exempt  

    REPORTS TO: Manager of Individual Giving and Special Events 

    PAY: Minimum starting salary $40,000.00 

    BENEFITS INCLUDE: Medical, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, paid vacation, sick and  personal time, paid staff holidays, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), and  a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, as well as other perks.  

    LOCATION & SCHEDULE: This is an in-person/virtual hybrid position reporting to our administrative offices located at  91 University Place in Princeton, NJ. In-person requirements are based on departmental needs and staff meetings. Regular business hours are Monday thru Friday, 10am – 6pm. Some weekend and evening hours will be required as  scheduled in advance. 

    McCarter Theatre Center is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in the application and hiring  process for individuals with disabilities if needed and requested. To request disability accommodation, please contact  (609) 258-6500 and connect with Human Resources.

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