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    • 26 Jul 2023
    • 25 Sep 2023
    • HomeWorks Trenton - Part Time


    Executive Director (PT)

    THE CHUBBY'S PROJECT (TCP) is a 501 C 3 nonprofit organization located in Hopewell Borough, New Jersey. TCP began during the pandemic with a handful of volunteers delivering groceries and hot meals while supporting isolated, vulnerable neighbors with a knock and a smile. By 2022, TCP volunteers were delivering over 7200 meals annually. In addition to regular meal deliveries (every Thursday, Friday and Saturday), TCP manages a summer Sharing Garden on land donated by the D&R Greenway, two 24/7 access food pantries, and has partnerships with many local farmers, schools, and community organizations.

    Though separate and distinct, Aunt Chubby’s Luncheonette provides resources and space for the preparation and packing of weekly meals along with storage space for pantry goods. It is a unique partnership with the opportunity to develop more fully. TCP has a budget of approximately $200,000 with funds raised through foundation grants, business donations, individual giving and a variety of community-inspired events.


    Oversee staff, key volunteers, and contract employees for The Chubby’s Project including the chef (staff time allocated), bookkeeper (contract), Administrative Coordinator (staff), and Lunch Boss (volunteer) including their hiring, onboarding, and annual written performance management

    Ensure the timely planning and execution of all revenue-enhancing programs

    Evaluate performance of all programs and fundraising activities Oversee recipient intake/needs/requests in coordination with the Council of Churches, Administrative Coordinator and Lunch Boss Oversee the continued growth of the Sharing Garden


    Prepare the annual budget for board approval Operate TCP within the approved budget

    Develop systems for budgetary control and recordkeeping

    Oversee payroll and bookkeeping


    Work with the Founder to represent TCP in the community

    Write content for TCP newsletters, social media posts and website content

    Continue to steward existing community partnerships and work to identify new ones

    Seek speaking opportunities with schools, community organizations and faith-based institutions to share the good work of TCP FUNDRAISING

    Grow funding from individual donors and businesses by identifying, cultivating and stewarding relationships to TCP

    Research new grant funding opportunities; writes and submits competitive proposals Establish the annual fund drive for new and repeat donations

    Implement new fundraising programs/campaign eg. monthly giving program

    Develop ways to leverage the potential from restaurant diners eg. round-up campaign Grow current fundraising programs eg. corporate matching gift and in kind donations

    Organize cost-effective fundraising events through community connections.


    Maintains a strong, open working relationship with the board

    Works closely with the board chair to set meeting agendas and encourage productive, outcome-driven meetings

    Seeks out opportunities for board involvement with fundraising, particularly regarding the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors

    Prepares timely information for Board meetings, including reports on programs and monthly finances


    Compassionate, with a heart for the mission

    Leads with respect and integrity

    Community-minded Ability to juggle multiple projects

    Has worked in a small organization, wearing several hats

    Financial acumen

    SEARCH PROCESS AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants can apply at search@thechubbbysproject.org and should include a brief cover letter and current resume.

    25 hours/week Salaried ($40,000/annually)

    Estimated Start Date: September 15, 2023

    • 28 Jul 2023
    • 27 Sep 2023
    • HomeWorks Trenton - Part Time


    Administrative Coordinator (PT)

    THE CHUBBY'S PROJECT (TCP) is a 501 C 3 nonprofit organization located in Hopewell Borough, New Jersey. TCP began during the pandemic with a handful of volunteers delivering groceries and hot meals while supporting isolated, vulnerable neighbors with a knock and a smile. By 2022, TCP volunteers were delivering over 7200 meals annually. In addition to regular meal deliveries (every Thursday, Friday and Saturday), TCP manages a summer Sharing Garden on land donated by the D&R Greenway, two 24/7 access food pantries, and has partnerships with many local farmers, schools, and community organizations.

    Though separate and distinct, Aunt Chubby’s Luncheonette provides resources and space for the preparation and packing of weekly meals along with storage space for pantry goods. It is a unique partnership with the opportunity to develop more fully. TCP has a budget of approximately $200,000 with funds raised through foundation grants, business donations, individual giving and a variety of community-inspired events.


    Become the primary point of oversight for all information relating to in kind and financial donations, volunteers, and institutional grants.

    Oversee all management of Bloomerang CRM with training and support provided

    Manage the data input of all in kind and financial donations

    Produce formal gift receipts acknowledging all in kind and financial donations

    Produce timely reports (weekly and monthly) on donor, volunteer and grant activity

    Develop written protocol for data management procedures


    Work as part of a team that is guided by the communications strategy to post updated information about The Chubby’s Project:

    Post weekly updates on Instagram Share information with donors and volunteers

    Maintain a press contact list and send press releases to designated outlets as directed Promote fundraising events with ticketing and promotion


    Be the primary contact for all volunteers supporting The Chubby’s Project: Develop written protocol for all volunteer opportunities

    Organize open houses for volunteer recruitment and conduct training sessions for new volunteers

    Fill volunteer needs as they arise, especially in close conjunction with the Lunch Boss

    Develop a volunteer system for the intake of donated goods and the restocking of both food pantries

    Provide volunteer support for the Sharing Garden and for community events


    Compassionate, with a heart for the mission Community-minded

    Ability to juggle multiple projects - with humor Computer savvy and seasoned database manager

    SEARCH PROCESS AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants can apply at search@thechubbbysproject.org and should include a brief cover letter and current resume.

    Reports to Executive Director

    20 hours per week @$20/hour (Up to $28,000 annually)

    Estimated Start Date: September 15th, 2023

    • 24 Aug 2023
    • 24 Oct 2023
    • StrongMinds

    Development Coordinator

     StrongMinds is a dynamic and fast growing 501(c)(3) social enterprise that treats depression among women of all ages in Africa, where access to mental health treatment is extremely limited. Since its start in 2014, StrongMinds has treated nearly 230,000 women and adolescents in Uganda and Zambia. We are the only organization scaling a solution to depression in Africa with a potential to serve millions in the next ten years and to expand to other geographical regions. StrongMinds has earned an impressive reputation in the global mental health space. In addition to favorable media coverage in the New York Times, Forbes, BBC World Service, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, we are described by UK organization Founders Pledge as the most cost-effective mental health organization working in the developing world and by Charity Navigator as a highly rated, high-impact charity.

    About the Position:

    The Development Coordinator will play a key role in StrongMinds’ efforts to manage a pipeline of individual and family foundation donors. This person will build and manage the annual fund portfolio with the aim of supporting the team to grow individual giving. They will interface with potential and current donors, as well as strategically deploy staff senior leadership members.

    The Development Coordinator will be responsible for coordination support to the Development Team including donor research, donor communication and stewardship, and supporting data input. The coordinator will assist team members in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donor relationships to further the mission and goals of StrongMinds. The ideal candidate will enter the position with sector experience and an understanding of U.S. philanthropic stakeholders and the donor landscape. They will have managed annual campaigns and have enthusiasm and new ideas for engaging existing and new donors.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the donor pipeline, demonstrated ability to create a process and implement the strategy for existing and new donors. They will manage annual donors and a small portfolio of larger donors and will manage and document senior level staff’s solicitation of high-net-worth individuals. For each activity below, expected outputs include supporting the Development Team to raise an ambitious $10.5million in 2023, with aggressive growth in the coming years.


    1. Development – direct donor support:

    a. Manage Annual Fund donors through planning donor engagement events and campaigns, including friend-raisers, salons, dinner events, and seasonal online campaigns. b. Identify and qualify a portfolio of individual and family foundation donors with the capacity to give up to $10,000.

    2. Development – support senior staff activities:

    a. Create, implement, and evaluate strategies that lead to sound donor cultivation, prospecting, segmenting, acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship.

    b. Work with the Director of Development to advance the major gifts strategy for High- Net-Worth Individuals, while building on process, pipeline and stewardship practices.

    3. Donor Communications: Work across teams to identify information and materials of interest to prospects and donors, including budgets and communication materials.

    4. Donor Data and administration: Work with Director of Development and Database Administrator to track and maintain donor engagement efforts in CRM system. Acknowledge all donor gifts.

    Skills Abilities and Experience Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.

    • 2-3 years of work within development, specifically with individual donors.

    • Experience managing annual fund donors and relevant activities.

    • Experience creating and managing donor pipelines.

    • Ability to think creatively and boldly regarding strategies to identify and retain donors.

    • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across departments, cultures, languages, and time zones.

    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and produce high-quality work in a deadline-driven environment.

    • Flexibility and ability to adapt in a rapidly growing team and organization.

    • A clear understanding of StrongMinds’ mission and ability to convey strategy.

    • International experience a definite plus.

    Strong Minds Core Values

    • We are people focused.

    • We think big and act fast.

    • We are data driven.

    • We do what we say and say what we do.

    • We believe in collaboration, not competition.


    The Development Coordinator may work from a remote location in the Eastern U.S. time zone or in the Maplewood, NJ office of StrongMinds.

    Salary: $54,000-60,000/year


    Email resumé and cover letter to sryan@strongminds.org.

    • 5 Sep 2023
    • 5 Nov 2023
    • SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals


    Development and Special Events Manager

    Job Summary

    SAVE is seeking a skilled Development professional with demonstrated track record of experience and delivery to expectations in a non-profit environment. This is a unique opportunity to join an organization that has been dedicated to the health and welfare of homeless companion animals since 1941. The Development and Special Events Manager, in partnership with the Executive Director, is responsible for the development, management, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program consistent with SAVE’s current needs and long-term goals for sustainability and growth. This person must have fundraising and special event experience as well as a strong working knowledge of fundraising software solutions.

    This role will be responsible for directing and working with the Executive Director, Board of Trustees, Committees, etc. to increase donor engagement and secure funding through direct appeals, major gifts, planned giving, special campaigns, foundations, corporate giving, and fundraising events. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and must also have a knowledge and passion for homeless animals, especially cats and dogs.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Donor Identification, Cultivation, and Solicitation

    • In coordination with the Executive Director and key staff, create, oversee, and implement annual fundraising campaigns to attract philanthropic support for SAVE.

    • Assist in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual major gift prospects ($2,5000+) and donors with comprehensive giving capacity.

    • Identify and assist in oversight of appropriate solicitation efforts to engage new and recurring individual and major gift donors.

    • Develop strategy for renewed and new corporate, small business, and private foundation support. Attend solicitations, when appropriate.

    • Ensures all donor inquiries are handled with keen attention and the highest levels of customer service

    • Ensure the Executive Director is made aware of all donations with significant gifts resulting in immediate communication

    • Oversee the donor database (DonorPerfect) to plan, track, and analyze results of development efforts; sustain and apply expert-level knowledge and systems management in compliance with best practices and user needs to ensure data integrity and security

    • Assist in managing the financial process of the monthly sustaining donor program (Faithful Friend), including acknowledgement, recognition, and growth of the program

    • Assist with identification and submission of grant opportunities

    • Coordinate content and development of semi-annual Paw Print Post Newsletter, including coordination with the printer

    • Responsible for collation and organization of Annual Report

    • Partner with key vendors (website, marketing and communications, digital and print media, etc.) and new vendor identification, when needed

    • Represent SAVE at community and other off-site functions including festivals, schools, churches, and key adoption events

    • Always represent SAVE in a professional, knowledgeable and courteous manner. Provide quality service to the public, volunteers, and fellow employees

    Fundraising and Special Events

    • Assist with the planning, coordination, and implementation of major in-person fundraising events throughout the year, as well as smaller special events, community events, and online fundraisers

    • Assist in communication and marketing of online and written solicitations (email, social media, print)

    • Research and implementation of new fundraising opportunities

    • Create and maintain annual fundraising plan in collaboration with Executive Director


    Essential skills for this position include the following:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, in nonprofit management or a related field such as marketing, communications, public relations, or business

    • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in non-profit fundraising (animal welfare, a plus)

    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in database management and donor record maintenance, including ability to learn a new system quickly

    • A knowledge of principles, ethics and practices of fundraising (animal welfare, a plus)

    • Experience with annual giving, donor segmentation, and donor stewardship

    • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

    • High level of initiative, reliability, and sense of urgency to get the job done with the highest level of quality and effectiveness

    • Keen analytic, organization, and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making

    • Ability to present, inform and motivate individuals and groups

    • Creativity and enthusiasm for making a difference in the lives of homeless animals. • Highly proficient in DonorPerfect (or comparable donor CRM), GiveCloud, WordPress, Canva/Photoshop/InDesign, and ability and willingness to learn new technologies and software

    • A successful track record in setting priorities and going above and beyond when necessary to get the job done

    • Passion for the mission of SAVE and caring for all homeless animals, especially cats and dogs, free of judgement or bias

    • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, professionalism, and dedication to the mission of SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment

    • Regularly sits at a computer station and operates electronic equipment

    • Physical capacity to set up large events, stand/be on feet for extended periods of time, and lift at least 35 lbs.; ability to perform strenuous physical activity, including but not limited to lifting and carrying, reaching, stooping, squatting, and bending

    • Comfortable working with both cats and dogs of all sizes and breed mix

    • Due to the nature of shelter work, may be exposed to deceased, fractious, or aggressive animals; hostile or irate persons; zoonotic or other diseases; unpleasant sounds, odors, or sights

    • Valid driver’s license, transportation, and ability to drive SAVE transportation vehicle (Ford Transit)


    • Generous Medical and Vision/Dental insurance benefit per the company plan (eligible 90 days from date of hire for full-time employees only)

    • Eligible for the company 401(k) plan with 3% match per vesting schedule (eligible 90 days from date of hire)

    • Paid Time Off (PTO) – 10 days. One (1) additional vacation day for each year of service up to a maximum of 20

    • Paid holidays (7) per company policy

    The salary range for this position begins at $60,000 commiserate with experience. 

    To apply : please email cover letter and CV/resumé to heather@savehomelessanimals.org

    • 13 Sep 2023
    • 13 Nov 2023
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County

    Chief Development Officer

    The CDO is leader of the fundraising and donor engagement team and is integral to increasing resources for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County to fulfill it’s mission. The CDO will use innovative practices, project management, communication strategies, build key relationships and utilize technology to engage community support in retaining, growing and attracting new resources to the organization. Work projects will include developing annual strategy, supervising the development team, being part of the Club’s leadership team, managing departmental finances, and the organization’s communication strategy. CDO will also be responsible for their own fundraising responsibilities of grants, individual giving, event sponsorships and planned gifts.

    Major Responsibilities

     Annual Development & Marketing Plan: Develops and leads the organizations annual and strategic plan for raising resources. This multi-faceted plan includes annual campaigns, events, planned giving, individual giving, major gifts, corporate and private foundation grants, sponsorship, and marketing efforts to both donors and Club constituents.

     Staff Supervision: Works with the five development team members to ensure that all projects meet a successful completion, and departmental KPI’s are meet throughout the year.

     Financial Management: Develops the organizations Resource Development budget, manages day to day expenses, along with monthly departmental budget reports to ensure successful year end results.

     Organizational Leadership Team: Is active part of the organization leadership team for decision making and implementation of the organization strategic plan.

     Development Activities: Responsible for their own fundraising activities for grants, major gifts, planned to give and event participation. Secondary Responsibilities

     Board &Community Engagement: Builds key relationships with the Board of Directors and community stakeholders. Attends various community events, join committees/organizations, to be one of the public faces of the organization to introduce new people, organizations, and stakeholders to the Club and for becoming a potential donor.

     Special Campaigns: Leads and directs special campaigns relating to capital and program initiatives in support of the organization’s Strategic plan.

     Endowment Building: Provide strategy and support of the Club’s overall planned giving efforts and goal to build the endowment to 20 million by 2040.

    Qualifications, Skills and Abilities 

    B.A. degree, plus a minimum of 10 years' experience in development/fundraising field.

    • Excellent writing and communication skills.

    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and have general skills in many areas of development.

    • Strong computer/technology skills including expert use of Microsoft Office, data base software, web content management, social media tools and more.

    Ability to interact effectively with funders, donors, volunteers, and staff members to build strong personal relationships.

    • A passion for the mission, objectives, principles, and programs of Boys & Girls Clubs.

    • Ability to lead and cultivate a highly effective development and communications team.

    • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement effective operations.

    • Excellent leadership abilities, negotiation skills, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Trustees

    • Has experience running annual and capital campaigns

    • Has experience with planned giving and building endowments

    This is a full-time salaried exempt position, which includes a full benefit package comprising of PTO, medical, life insurance, disability, and 401K plan.

    The salary range for this position is between $90,000 and $135,000, with a starting salary between: $100,000 to $110,000.

    To Apply

    Please send resumé and cover letter to hr@bgcmercer.org.

    Disability Specifications Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Occasionally required to lift, transport items that may weigh 25 lbs. or less.

    Work Environment

    This position is performed in a traditional office environment and at Club sites and requires attendance at evening and weekend events. Occasional domestic overnight trips to attend business meetings, conferences, and related professional events may be required.

    The Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.

    • 14 Sep 2023
    • 14 Nov 2023
    • Preschool Advantage, Morristown NJ

    Director of Development

    The Opportunity

    Join our team at Preschool Advantage and help us build on the strong legacy of this 28-year-old organization as we set a course for growth, deepening our commitment to providing high quality early education for all children in our community.

    Reporting to and working in partnership with the Executive Director, the Director of Development will inherit a well-established fundraising infrastructure.  S/he will have the opportunity to lead the development function into its next phase of growth in support of the Organization’s goals.

    This position offers opportunities for remote work while maintaining cohesive partnerships with staff and volunteers.

    About Preschool Advantage

    Preschool Advantage believes in the life-changing benefits of high-quality preschool. Our mission is to raise funds to open the doors of preschool and unlock the possibilities beyond. In preschool, children develop crucial academic and interpersonal skills.  Children who attend a high-quality preschool are more likely to stay healthy, graduate from high school, earn a college degree, and become contributing members of society. 

    At Preschool Advantage, we work with local families who want to provide their children with these wonderful benefits but are unable to afford the cost.  Together with our donors, volunteers, and community partners, we provide the foundation for a lifetime of learning that creates a better world for our students, their families, and our community.

    Qualities and Qualifications

    A successful candidate will have at least five years of experience in a fundraising position and will be skilled in:

    ·       Developing, administering, and achieving the goals of an ongoing annual fundraising program.
    ·       Project management in service of multiple overlapping initiatives.


    A successful candidate will be:

    ·    An excellent communicator with strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
    ·    An effective representative of the organization in the community.
    ·    A creative thinker who will identify new funding opportunities while valuing the mission-driven culture of the organization.
    ·    Comfortable with Customer Relationship Management software (the office uses Neon CRM) and Excel.


    ·    Develop and execute Preschool Advantage’s annual fundraising plan, incorporating various channels such as direct mail, donor cultivation, foundation grants, event sponsorship, and more.
    ·    Serve as a member of the leadership team, providing insights and guidance in support of the organization’s Strategic Plan and short & long-term objectives.
    ·    Create and execute a strategy for developing a large, sustained base of annual individual donors.
    ·    Leverage the Development Committee and other volunteers in achieving goals, providing support as necessary.
    ·    Work with the Communications & Events Manager to plan and execute large fundraising events.
    ·    Take a lead role in planning and executing smaller donor cultivation events.
    ·    Develop and track grant proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
    ·    Manage the donor database and share responsibility for data entry and gift acknowledgement.
    ·    Work with entire staff to create content for Annual Update
    ·       Identify and take advantage of opportunities for growth through professional development and networking.
    ·    Undertake other duties as assigned.

    The salary range for this position is between $75,000-$95,000.

      To Apply 

      Email your resumé and salary requirements to director@preschooladvantage.org

      • 14 Sep 2023
      • 14 Nov 2023
      • Share my Meals, Princeton NJ

      Development Director

      Development Director Share My Meals, is a non-profit organization serving the food-insecure community in Central NJ. We are looking for a committed and energetic Development Director to lead our fundraising efforts. At Share My Meals, we're all about making a real difference in our local communities. Our dedicated team recovers healthy surplus meals from large food service providers and delivers them to those in need, tackling food insecurity head-on while also addressing the environmental impact of food waste.

      As our Development Director, you will lead the organization's fundraising efforts, playing a crucial role in creating and enhancing relationships with donors, both individuals and foundations, to secure current and future funding. Together, we will make a lasting impact on the lives of those in need.


      - Fundraising Strategy:

      Collaborate with the CEO, board of directors, and the Fundraising Committee to develop and implement a dynamic fundraising strategy. Your innovative ideas and proactive approach will help us secure the resources needed to support our programs.

      - Partnerships: Identify potential grant opportunities and donors whose guidelines align with our mission. You will build and maintain relationships with foundations, corporations, and individual donors, ensuring effective communication and collaboration. You will identify grant requirements & time frames, establish a calendar for grant applications and oversee writing and submitting of grant proposals.

      - Events and Appeals: Take the lead in developing a fundraising events calendar, working closely with our team to organize and supervise these events. Additionally, you will contribute to the creation of communication messages and general appeals to engage and inspire our supporters. - Data Management: Track and manage gifts from various sources, maintaining accurate records in our Neon donor database. Collaborate with finance and accounting teams to ensure proper allocation and reporting.

      Who Are We Looking For?

      - Passionate Advocate: A strong passion for fighting food insecurity and reducing food waste, with a genuine commitment to making a positive impact in the community.

      - Accomplished Fundraiser: Minimum 5-10 years of experience in fundraising for non-profit organizations, with a proven track record of securing funds and cultivating donor relationships. - Relationship Builder: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, to establish and maintain productive relationships with donors, stakeholders, and influencers. - Collaborative Team Player: Ability to work cross-functionally and collaboratively with internal teams and external stakeholders to achieve fundraising goals.

      - Proactive Approach: A proactive mindset in seeking new funding opportunities and staying updated on fundraising trends and best practices.

      - Tech Savvy: Proficiency in fundraising software and experience with Salesforce or other CRMs, as well as excellent computer skills including the use of Google Suite.

      - Creative Thinker: A creative and self-starting attitude, coupled with a willingness to think outside the box and explore innovative fundraising strategies.

      Job Type: Part-time (24 to 30 hours per week)

      Pay: Based on the candidate’s profile and experience Education: Bachelor - Master (Preferred) Work location: Hybrid/Princeton, NJ (available to be in Princeton, NJ weekly)

      To Apply:

      If you possess these qualifications and are eager to join a mission-driven organization dedicated to fighting food insecurity, we encourage you to apply. Interested candidates should submit the following materials confidentially as a separate PDF attachment in one email to smm-search@sharemymeals.org

      - Cover Letter expressing interest in Share My Meals and indicating your relevant experience and how it relates to the Development Director position

      - Current Resume

      • 19 Sep 2023
      • 19 Nov 2023
      • New Jersey Preforming Arts Center

      New Jersey Performing Arts Center

      Associate Vice President of Individual Philanthropy

      Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Associate Vice President of Individual Philanthropy will support NJPAC’s institutional vision as it builds on its tradition of presenting important cultural events and performances, furthering arts education, fostering civic dialogue and spurring economic development. The Associate Vice President of Individual Philanthropy will drive contributed revenue from high-net-worth donors and create new fundraising opportunities for the organization by crafting and executing strategies to reach new domestic markets and donor bases with an emphasis on individual donors. Cumulatively, the Arts Center currently raises $8 to 10M from individual donors including for the annual $13M fundraising campaign (which includes two annual fundraising events), and in support of NJPAC’s $225M Capital Campaign and special projects. The Capital Campaign is helping to fund the expansion of NJPAC’s campus which includes retail, residential, park space and the CoopermanFamily Arts Education and Community Center. That fundraising goal will grow with the new buildings and programs.

      - Working collaboratively with CEO and VP, Development, serve as lead principal giving strategist and fundraiser, stewarding a portfolio of two dozen principal level donors currently giving 7-figure gifts and creatively and entrepreneurially developing a pipeline of new funding principal gift funding opportunities

      - Supervise individual giving, including membership, mid-level donors, major donors and planned giving, working closely with the Vice President of Development and other team members to expand giving by individuals at all levels;

      - Guide development staff to develop multi-channel strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors with a focus on building this portfolio;

      - Work closely with the programming, arts education and community engagement departments ensuring the development department has a lead role in proposal development;

      - Engage Board members as active ambassadors, thought partners and lead generators;

      - Work with the Managing Director of Women@NJPAC, a fundraising and programming affinity group supporting NJPAC, to identify and advance individual giving leads

      - Manage a staff of 3 and help set tone for development team to ensure that everyone is working in unison;

      - Work to make certain there is integration of priorities across the organization;

      - Collaborate across organization, including with Head of Research to pursue the best funding opportunities;

      - Meet or exceed fundraising goals for individual giving; assist with campaigns as appropriate;

      - Aid or support the executive team in the creation, implementation, and evaluation of strategic goals;

      - Oversee the development of written proposals, reports and presentations to individual donors

      Critical Competencies for Success:

      - History of soliciting 6 and 7 figure gifts with the ability to model success for others.

      - Critical, entrepreneurial thinker with proven demonstration of successful end-to-end fundraising strategies ? Track record of success as a frontline fundraiser and manager.

      - Ability to meet and communicate with donors; experience with a broad range of donors, including venture philanthropists.

      - Track record of leading and mentoring a high-performance team, including interviewing, hiring, and training staff and fundraisers; setting metrics and goals for the team; Ideal

      Skills and Experience:

      - Bachelor’s degree with minimum 7-10 years’ experience as a frontline fundraising manager, preferably in a cultural organization and background in major and principal giving;

      - Calm, thoughtful, independent and entrepreneurial individual who has experience navigating influential people;

      - A dynamic, strategic leader with authentic curiosity and critical thinking skills, unafraid to speak up and voice new ideas;

      - Ability to steward donors post-campaign;

      - Hands-on leadership skills that leverage diversity, making the most effective use of the various talents and capabilities of all individuals for the achievement of common goals;

      - Experience in a complex, varied team environment; willingness to operate in sometimes ambiguous situations;

      - Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;

      - Skillful at developing and maintaining ongoing working relationships with other departments across an organization to further the institutional mission;

      Metrics for Success:

      - Oversee fundraising efforts to raise approximately $8-10M from individuals annually for NJPAC operating, campaign and special projects, with focus on renewing and growing annual operating support needs of approximately $4M, prioritizing multi-year gifts

      - Oversee team stewarding and renewing individual donor pool of approx. 2,100 households

      - Develop 2-4 actionable strategies for individual donors with capacity to give 6+ figures

      - Develop familiarity with NJPAC Board members.

      - Meet target number of 8-12 fundraising visits per year.

      The salary range for this position is between $200,000-$ 250,000. 

      To apply email njpacavpip@byalasearch.com.

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