Career Opportunities

  • ACLU- DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

    ACLU, Boston, MA

    The ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts has an immediate opportunity for an organized, detail-oriented team player to fill the role of Development Associate in support of our development team’s execution of events, and to lead research. This position will report directly to the Deputy Director/Chief Development Officer.  Our ambitious fundraising goals are based on programmatic objectives around voting rights, reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, immigrants’ rights, criminal justice reform, open government, digital privacy and free speech. If you’re a self-starter in the Development space and someone who wants to aid organization efforts on critical social justice issues this could be a great career opportunity.

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  • Assistant Vice President, Principal & Major Gifts

    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline, MA

    Assistant Vice President, Principal & Major Gifts
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Brookline, MA

    The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Principal & Major Gifts (PMG) works with the Vice President for Principal & Major Gifts and is part of a management team that develops strategic plans, sets short and long-term goals and objectives for PMG program, determines staff portfolios and priorities, evaluates progress toward revenue and activity goals, and establishes the Business Unit’s budget.

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  • Development Associate

    FamilyAid Boston, Jamaica Plain

    FamilyAid Boston, the city’s largest human service agency solely focused on ending childhood and family homelessness, is seeking a Development Associate to conduct all administrative tasks of its development department, gift processing, financial and in-kind donation acknowledgements, and to serve as an initial contact for those reaching out to the organization.

    The Development Associate will manage the agency’s database, write and send all donor thank you letters, and implement other operational functions related to securing and maintaining philanthropic support. The ideal candidate will be analytically focused, highly organized with a keen eye for detail, as well as personable and driven by a passionate interest to increase financial support for children and families who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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  • Assistant Director, Community Partnerships

    Project Bread, Boston, MA

    Building on our expertise in community-based work and federal programs, Project Bread is launching a targeted Community Investments Program across Massachusetts.

    The primary goals of the Community Investments Program are to:

    • Understand the impact and barriers of federal nutrition programs, especially within the context of the pandemic and strengthen access points to these programs
    • Expand our knowledge about community assets and how to take them to scale
    • Find authentic and appropriate ways to learn from community members with lived experience
    • Evaluate grant making as a strategy to expand access to sustainable and replicable food resources
    • Collect quantitative and qualitative data to inform programmatic and policy responses.

    We will select lead partner agencies in 8-10 communities and leverage their local engagement strategies. Through these partnerships, we will evaluate and share learnings and advocate for programmatic and policy reforms.

    As a member of the Programs & Policy Team reporting to the Vice President of Programs & Policy, you’ll play a pivotal role in leading this newly created program.  By joining our team you’ll have the opportunity to join a vibrant organization with a deep commitment to creating positive social change.

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  • Assistant Vice President, Principal & Major Gifts

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline, MA

    The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Principal & Major Gifts (PMG) works with the Vice President for Principal & Major Gifts and is part of a management team that develops strategic plans, sets short and long-term goals and objectives for PMG program, determines staff portfolios and priorities, evaluates progress toward revenue and activity goals, and establishes the Business Unit’s budget. The Division of Philanthropy launched an Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (ID&E) Action Team in February of 2020 and developed a thoughtful action plan for Philanthropy to achieve progress in three areas: Fostering an Inclusive Team, Engaging Diverse Supporters, and Telling an Inclusive Story. A Philanthropy ID&E Council was established following to guide the strategy created by the Action Team and manage its implementation in the Division.

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  • Major Gifts Officer

    City Year Boston, Boston

    Position Overview

    The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will work in collaboration with the Managing Director and other Major Gifts Officer to lead the Red Jacket Society (RJS), City Year’s national, major gifts program and a key pillar of City Year Boston’s private fundraising strategy. The MGO will be responsible for building and managing relationships with high net worth donors and prospects, specifically focused on expanding the pool of major gift donors (defined as $10k+). Reporting directly to the Managing Director of Advancement the MGO will also work in partnership with the Executive Director, the Individual Giving Director and Team, other staff and volunteers to leverage all of City Year’s assets to cultivate and engage RJS members and prospects. The MGO will maximize membership in, and revenue from RJS and help City Year Boston achieve its fundraising goals.

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  • Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

    Project Bread, East Boston/Remote

    As the Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations for Project Bread, you will join a growing team on the frontlines of one of the most critical issues for Massachusetts residents. You will lead Project Bread’s strategy to secure the corporate and foundation investments necessary to tackle food insecurity among Massachusetts families. Bring your expertise in Corporate & Foundation fundraising and make a difference for individuals and families facing food insecurity, which has nearly doubled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

    The Role

    A new role, the Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations will build an institutional giving strategy, reporting to the Vice President for Communications & Development and supervising a team of two: the Manager of Foundation Relations and a Development Associate. The Director will serve as a compelling, knowledgeable, and thoughtful representative to Project Bread’s current and potential institutional funders. From examining and leveraging support for Project Bread’s singular fundraising event, the Walk for Hunger, to framing Project Bread’s systems change approach to ending hunger for private foundations, the Director will act as the key strategist and relationship manager for all institutional donors. The Director will work closely and collaboratively with Project Bread’s program, finance, operations, and communications teams, leveraging the leadership of Project Bread President Erin McAleer.

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  • The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB’s mission is to End Hunger Here in eastern Massachusetts.

    Our team has an incredible opportunity for a motivated and adaptable individual to support the Development Team in the role of Director of Development, Diversified Portfolios/Individuals. As a strategist, consultant and implementer, the successful candidate will ensure streamlined activities within the team and just as importantly the department based on organizational Key Performance Indicators. Working across the Revenue team to ensure best relationship management assignments that will lead to a donor’s best and highest gift, the senior director works in partnership with team leads across the Revenue team to ensure alignment.

    Functional areas within the team include, Major and Mid-Level Gifts, Planned Giving, a Sustainer Program, Donor Research and Analysis as well as appropriate assignment and engagement of 40,000 new donors, some of who will become mid/major/sustaining, individual donors. Additionally, work in partnership with the Vice President to support GBFB’s Board of Advisors and other leadership and donor groups.in the achievement of revenue goals.

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  • The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB’s mission is to End Hunger Here in eastern Massachusetts.

    As part of a dynamic and evolving organization, the Director of Development, Diversified Portfolios/Institutional will lead a team charged with responsibility for securing annual support from corporations, foundations, and individuals. Importantly, the Director will develop and manage the corporate strategy to leverage new COVID-19 donors as well as existing donors in the Mid-Range, $1,000 – $9,999 who previously have not been in a managed relationship.

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  • DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

    Based in Springfield, Massachusetts, New England Public Media is the new alliance of NEPR (New England Public Radio) and WGBY-TV. It provides audiences with a broad array of local and national programs across all media — TV, radio, online, and mobile, including PBS and NPR programs as well as locally produced series, podcasts and specials. Its four digital TV channels, and two radio networks present news, jazz and classical music, and cultural programming. NEPM is an independently operated organization affiliated with WGBH.

    JOB OVERVIEW

    The Senior Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of NEPM’s fundraising including, the major gifts program, Leadership Circle program, membership, annual fund, planned giving, and capital campaign(s). The Senior Director will work collaboratively with all Senior Directors. and the NEPM Board of Directors.  This individual will also be responsible for maintaining a working environment that leverages the potential and diversity of the department’s entire staff.

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