Career Opportunities

  • Development Manager

    Project 351, Anywhere

    Project 351 is seeking an experienced development professional to manage and enhance our development systems and advance our fundraising goals.

    The Development Manager will lead our grant writing efforts and manage our development database and systems. The Development Manager will work closely with organizational leadership to set development priorities and plan and execute fundraising initiatives.

    The Development Manager will be responsible for spearheading the organization’s grassroots fundraising initiatives, with the goal of cultivating key stakeholder groups (i.e.: Alumni, educators, families) as both donors and fundraisers to support the organization’s mission and will report to the Director of Development & Administration.

    For the full job description and to apply please email:​.

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  • Vice President of Philanthropy

    Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Worcester, Massachusetts

    Vice President of Philanthropy
    Greater Worcester Community Foundation
    Worcester, MA

    Greater Worcester Community Foundation (GWCF) is central Massachusetts’ leading community foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life in the region by connecting donors to high impact nonprofits and community partners. GWCF is seeking a highly strategic and creative development professional to serve as Vice President of Philanthropy.  Reporting directly to the President/CEO, the Vice President of Philanthropy will be a member of the senior leadership team responsible for leading the Foundation in the areas of asset building, donor services and marketing/communications.  The VP will supervise a small department and work closely with the board and the senior leadership team to develop and execute a comprehensive strategic development plan to advance the Foundation.

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  • Senior Director, Alumni Relations Operations

    Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

    Rhode Island School of Design (RISD or the College) seeks a talented and experienced Senior Director of Alumni Relations to lead and manage operations and programs that engage RISD Alumni year round. The Senior Director of Alumni Relations Operations is responsible for managing the logistical operations, including staff and budgeting, of all Alumni programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and provide tangible benefits to alumni, associated alumni, and current students. Areas of responsibility include oversight of regional clubs and affinity groups, volunteer engagement, and special events including Alumni Reunion + Family Weekend and Founders Day, in addition to lifelong learning, alumni career services and alumni benefits for College and Continuing Education alumni. The Senior Director works with other Communications areas in IE to set the strategy and manage the content for the Alumni website and alumni social media channels.

    For a full description of the position and information on how to apply, email attention Maureen Pena.



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  • Alumni Relations/Development Associate

    Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

    The Alumni Relations Development Associate is a key team member who works under the direction of the Executive and Senior Directors to support increased alumni and parent engagement by assisting with the coordination, execution and marketing of various new and established programs within Alumni Relations. This role provides excellent customer service to alumni, parents, and others in response to phone, email inquiries, and requests for information. The Alumni Relations Development Associate also provides operational and administrative support to the Directors, and assists in coordinating and implementing a variety of logistics, activities, and projects.

    For more information on the position and to apply click here.


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  • Senior Major Gifts Officer

    Handel and Haydn Society, Boston

    Senior Major Gifts Officer

    The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) seeks a senior, experienced fundraiser with a deep understanding of fundraising and the building of a culture of philanthropy. The Senior Major Gifts Officer develops and manages strategies to solicit a personal portfolio of approximately 100 major gift prospects. This full-time staff member plays a key role in the implementation of the major gifts program, which supports general operations, special projects, and the endowment. S/He will focus on identifying, qualifying, and growing the pipeline of major gift donors, as well as prospecting and cultivating new donors with interests in various aspects of H+H’s programming. The successful individual will be an experienced giving officer, comfortable working independently to craft individualized strategies, while also frequently working in collaboration with other members of the major gifts team and volunteers.

    For a full description of the position and to apply, email Maureen Pena/Talent Acquisition Consultant at


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  • Executive Director

    Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Wales, MA

    Norcross Wildlife Foundation (NWF), a leader in land conservation and caretaker for an 8,000-acre wildlife sanctuary in New England, is seeking nominations and applications for an Executive Director. The new Executive Director will play a pivotal role in ushering NWF into this new era of impact. He/She/They will bring vision, courage, and leadership as they manage all aspects of NWF’s work including the three key program areas: Habitat Preservation, Wildlife Protection, and Environmental Education. The next ED will partner with an invigorated board and deeply committed staff on the development of a strategic plan that will propel NWF forward as it advances a transparent, inclusive, trust-laden and values-driven culture. Key responsibilities will include: ensuring excellent stewardship of the land and facilities at the sanctuary; managing, inspiring, and supporting a talented team of horticulturalists and naturalists; modeling best practices in public education and the development of external educational partnerships; deepening NWF’s engagement with the local and regional community; and exploring the possibility of designing and implementing  fundraising efforts.

    For a full position description and to apply, click here.

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  • Managing Director of Individual Giving

    The Trustees of Reservations, Boston, MA

    The Opportunity. Reporting to the Chief of Development, the Managing Director of Individual Giving is a new senior leadership position.  The Managing Director devises and implements statewide strategies, leveraging The Trustees unique engagement platform of 119 properties to maximize philanthropic support of $25,000 or more.  Our development department is a fast paced and entrepreneurial group which is constantly customizing gift opportunity proposals based on programmatic priorities.

    • Build a team:  3 of the 5 Major Gift Officer positions will be onboarded in 2020 which affords the Managing Director a great opportunity to put their mark on a well-established major gifts program.
    • Strategic leadership:  The Managing Director will set the organization’s strategy for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of individual major and principal gift donors and prospects while also building a pipeline of future major gift donors.
    • Donor engagement: In addition to management responsibilities, the Managing Director will steward a mature portfolio of 100, raising 750K per year.

    To learn more about the position and to apply, click here.

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  • Managing Director of Development

    The Trustees of Reservations, Boston, MA

    What We Do. The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care.

    Reporting to the Chief of Development, the Managing Director will collaborate closely with other MD’s to develop and lead a superior donor engagement strategy through by increasing the synergy and efficiency between four critical areas of the Development Department: annual giving, governance, planned giving and events.  With oversight of three of these functions, The MD, Development is well positioned to craft a donor relations strategies for important contributors who are not high priority campaign donors: donors who have recently contributed and are unlikely to give again soon, donors who are not yet giving $25,000 (annual giving), and all governance prospects and members.

    To learn more about the position and to apply click here.

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  • VP of Leadership Gifts, The Possible Project

    The Possible Project, Cambridge

    The Possible Project (TPP), a nonprofit organization, seeks a highly experienced and skilled Vice President of Leadership Gifts. This is an ideal opportunity for a senior development professional who is passionate about closing the opportunity gap through building relationships with donors to strengthen major gift fundraising.  This person is likely most interested in weighting their time towards the externally facing responsibilities of relationship-building fundraising, and will heavily contribute to partnership strategy.

    The VP Leadership Gifts is a new role within Development and will be focused on managing a portfolio of major opportunities including corporate, government, individuals, as well as, national sources.  Working as a member of the Business Development Project Team and reporting into the VP of Development and Partnerships, the VP Leadership Gifts will strategize and implement a winning and long-term approach to funding, as part of a 5 year sustainability plan, and in conjunction with the goals and reporting standards of the department and the project team structure. The VP will manage a portfolio of existing supporters, as well as, prospect and cultivate new donors passionate about The Possible Project’s mission. The VP’s work will be extremely donor facing, spending much of their time meeting with donors to understand and connect them with funding opportunities that align with their philanthropic interests.

    To learn more about this position and to apply click here.

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  • Program Coordinator

    Boston Children’s Chorus, Boston


    Boston Children’s Chorus harnesses the power of music to connect our city’s diverse communities, cultivate empathy, and inspire social inquiry. Our work rigorously explores the question of whose stories are heard, seen, and celebrated. Through collaborative artistry and dialogue, we actively encourage singers to inquire critically about issues impacting them, their families, and our communities.


    The Program Coordinator works in tandem with the Director of Artistic Programming to support and implement the activities associated with BCC’s 13 choir programs. The role implements general program administration, with a focus on singer and parent engagement, and the recruitment and evaluation processes. In addition, the Coordinator plays a key role in maintaining and modelling a cooperative, supportive, and professional working environment, while promoting inter-team communication and cohesiveness. In all tasks, the Program Coordinator is expected to uphold BCC’s exceptional standards in engaging students and families. This position provides an opportunity for an individual with superior planning, communication, and relationship-building skills.

    The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of Artistic Programming.

    For a full job description, please email Robbie Jacobs at

    For immediate consideration, submit a letter of interest, writing sample, and resume to: Robbie Jacobs, 20 Old Colony Avenue, Boston, MA 02127,

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