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Fidelity Foundations, Boston, MA
The Fidelity Foundations is seeking an Information Services Manager to develop and/or maintain information management resources and related technology. This position is an essential member of the Fidelity Foundations staff and will have the opportunity to help shape the Foundations’ information resources, systems and processes during a time of organizational growth and evolution.
The Information Services Manager will be responsible for strategic development and maintenance of the Foundations’ information resources in support of grant-making and organizational operations. They are responsible for providing management and oversight of the Foundations’ grants management system (currently Blackbaud Grantmaking), including day-to-day administrative management, QA/QC and documentation of the database and related procedures. S/he will continuously assess system performance and usability, and will be responsible for business analysis, database management, on-site customer service and support training for all users, defining best practices, and overseeing data security protocols. Additionally, the role will be responsible for developing an in-house resource library and for making recommendations on the further development, access, and use of the Foundations’ information resources. Furthermore, they will have the opportunity to support strategic initiatives within the foundation in collaboration with members of the senior team.
The successful candidate will be expected to build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues, senior management, and external stakeholders. A natural collaborator, s/he will be a demonstrated team player with exceptionally strong interpersonal skills and an appreciation for the nuances of multigenerational family foundations and philanthropy. S/he will be a flexible, self-directed problem solver who thrives in a complex environment, thinking creatively and collaboratively about the Foundations’ broader goals and their intersection with the specifics of information services. They will be deeply committed to the values of the Foundations and have a high-level of integrity, ethical rigor and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Oversee all aspects of information management relating to Foundations’ needs and practices, including maintaining the necessary policies, archives and database records for compliance and management purposes
• Act as the lead administrator for Blackbaud Grantmaking (or successor grant-making system) and perform related software systems analysis and programming
• Develop and implement record management procedures and data standards for foundations staff
• Work with team members and key partners as an internal business analyst to identify new database or file-sharing and library needs and lead on the development of new tools and procedures; act as administrator or liaison of new and existing tools as appropriate
• Manage user accounts, security access, and database configurations (in alignment with company policies and procedures)
• Develop and maintain reports, updates and data mining queries
• Document, communicate, and expedite response to database problems and user requests for new features
• Collaborate with team members and key partners to develop and implement process improvements and controls to the foundations work streams to standardize processes, improve quality, and reduce risk
• Support the senior leadership in business planning, analysis, and reporting in support of the Foundations’ programmatic goals and inform decision making
• Provide user support and training of information services tools to new hires, existing staff and other key stakeholders
• Manage vendor relationships with information service partners
• Other duties as required
• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in information science, information management or related subject preferred
• 5+ years of related work experience
PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE:
• Proven experience and talent in overseeing organizational data and records management
• Experience with managing a grant-making database system such as Blackbaud Grantmaking or other CRM-type system
• Experience with managing risk in database systems, including cybersecurity
• Proven expertise in project management and business analysis
• Excellent communication skills
• Three or more years of experience with a foundation or related nonprofit work
• Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with all levels of co-workers, including assistants, staff, senior management and Trustees
• High-level interpersonal skills, team player, diplomacy, ability to negotiate and build consensus
• Sound judgement, integrity, and respect for confidentiality are absolute requirements
This position will be based in Boston, MA. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit a compelling cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fidelity Foundations, Boston, MA
As a member of the Foundations team, the Analyst will help the program staff increase impact and efficiency by conducting research and analysis to ground philanthropic investments. The Analyst will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Foundations’ strategies, while gaining breadth through involvement with other research and analysis projects.
• Conduct data-driven research and analysis to deepen the Foundation’s understanding of its geographies and issues of interest. This may include:
o Analysis of issues most pertinent to a regional community and/or of interest to the foundation
o Assessment of philanthropic landscape for a region or issue
o Review of nonprofit landscape for a region or issue
o Identification of gaps and opportunities for meaningful social impact in a region or issue
• Contribute research and analysis related to broader philanthropic and nonprofit trends
• Support other projects that help advance strategic grantmaking (e.g., tools for program staff, measurement and evaluation)
• Develop insightful deliverables to communicate findings and analysis in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
• Bachelor’s degree
• 1-3 years of work experience conducting research, analysis, and project management, preferably in a strategy-related function
PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE:
• Interest in and intellectual curiosity about social issues and/or nonprofit landscape in the US
• Demonstrated critical thinking skills; ability to assess information to draw sound conclusions
• Excellent communication skills, including ability to develop compelling, fact-based narratives
• High-level interpersonal skills, team player, diplomacy, ability to negotiate and build consensus
• Sound judgment, integrity, and respect for confidentiality are absolute requirements
The position is based in Boston, MA. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com
United Negro College Fund, Boston, MA
The Area Development Director establishes short-and-long range fundraising goals and conducting comprehensive, cost-effective annual fund-raising campaigns within his/her area of operation to support the 37 UNCF member institutions. Serves as an ambassador for UNCF and is responsible for engaging donors and leveraging key relationships to ensure revenue goals are met.
· Develop new sources of unrestricted income from events, individuals and local community partners, foundations and corporations.
· Plan and implement campaign strategies consistent with UNCF national action plans and policies.
· Develop and submit solicitation proposals and design and implement special fund-raising events.
· Write fundraising correspondence, letters of acknowledgment and appeals and maintain a regular schedule of in-person visits with foundations, donors and board members.
· Cultivate and steward relationships with current and potential high net-worth donors.
· Identify and recruit campaign leaders and advisory board members.
· Establish and maintain close, direct contact with local corporations, government, community, church and civic leaders to ensure top volunteer leadership.
· Establish and maintain liaison with volunteers and secure loaned executives.
· Develop and prepare campaign materials, communication and promotional programs in support of local fund-raising efforts.
· Supervise and coordinate staff activities related to records management in Raiser’s Edge database, maintaining current and accurate files on all donors, and ensuring security and quality controls.
· Interface with Accounting and Finance department to fulfill information requests and maintain reporting accuracy.
· Generate queries, reports, exports and other collection data as needed.
· Manage area office to ensure compliance with UNCF policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
· Conduct performance appraisals and recommend employment, termination, promotion, and training and development of subordinates.
- May supervise one or more professional and/or administrative level staff.
· Bachelor’s degree (B.A.)
· At least 5 to 7 years’ experience in fund-raising.
Candidate should possess the following competencies:
- Ability to conduct major fundraising activities, including capital campaigns and annual giving drives
- Excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills
- Outstanding human relations and managerial skills
- Presentation skills.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
- Demonstrated initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
UNCF, Inc. is an EOE M/F/V/D
FSG, Boston or Seattle
Join a global community of leaders who believe there are business opportunities in solving societal challenges— creating what we call shared value for society and the private sector alike.
Operated by FSG—a global non-profit consulting firm that helps create social change— The Shared Value Initiative (the Initiative) shapes this emerging field though peer-to-peer exchange with Fortune 1000 companies, market intelligence, strategy & implementation support, and shared value advocacy. Learn more at www.sharedvalue.org. FSG’s Talent Rewire initiative facilitates and supports a learning community of employers and workforce partners interested in innovative best practices in recruitment, retention, and advancement of populations facing barriers to employment. We think of Talent Rewire as shared value in action. Learn more at www.talentrewire.org.
We are looking for a dynamic and entrepreneurial team member who can strengthen our communications activities and capacity to inform, influence and inspire our community of corporate, government, and civil society leaders through the delivery of high-quality digital content. This team member will have the opportunity to work across two related initiatives, the Shared Value Initiative and Talent Rewire, to further our missions. With primary oversight from the Initiative’s Senior Communications Manager, the Digital Marketing Specialist serves as a key contributor to the Initiative’s programming through event and communications support.
- Support the Shared Value Initiative and Talent Rewire online digital voices by publishing and curating content across social media channels
- Create and post effective social media content (images, video, and written)
- Lead event marketing for annual events and other gatherings
- Recommend and implement digital strategies across multiple channels including Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube
- Develop and expand community and/or influencer outreach efforts
- Monitor and stay up-to-date on trends in social media tools, applications, channels, design, and strategy
- Produce quarterly report regarding progress and success of social media channels and other digital marketing activities
- Actively “listen” to and monitor news and digital conversations related to shared value, trends in workforce development, the role of companies in creating social impact and other relevant topics
- Track and identify opportunities for rapid response from Shared Value Initiative and Talent Rewire teams – recommend and develop response content as appropriate
- Identify and track opportunities to build visibility through industry conferences and other speaking opportunities
- Participate in and support the creation of compelling content to inform, influence and inspire new and existing audiences
- Assemble and send email marketing content including newsletters and event invitations
- Work with team members to create content for blogs, social media, newsletters and other outlets
- Maintain sharedvalue.org and talentrewire.org and recommend strategies and areas of improvement to drive performance
- Use Content Management Systems (CMS) to post website content
- Maintain registration sites for annual events
- Recommend Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies and implement them, including website organization, content, and inbound links
- Set Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and track them regularly
- Interpret Google Analytics and create monthly reports
- 2 – 3 years of previous work experience in marketing, communications, or public relations
- Knowledge of and experience with managing social media platforms and performance metrics (Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn)
- Experience working with WordPress or a similar platform to manage website and track performance metrics
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.) is valuable but not a necessity
- Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel; experience working in WebEx or similar teleconferencing systems a plus
- Experience with customer relationship management software and systems; knowledge of SalesForce is a plus
- Commitment to creating communications and content that reflect FSG’s vision of greater diversity, equity and inclusion
- Extremely organized with strong attention to detail; ability to track multiple work streams effectively
- Effective communicator in a business setting, including professional phone manner, excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Willingness to take initiative to get the job done and improve processes along the way
- May involve occasional travel (within the U.S. and potentially internationally) and work during unconventional hours for on-site events
- Passion for FSG’s mission to create large-scale, lasting social change; knowledge of the social sector preferred
- Bachelor’s degree preferred, but candidates will be evaluated on their full experience including work, volunteerism, internships, and education
This is a full-time position based in FSG’s Boston or Seattle office. We offer a competitive and equitable compensation package with the goal of attracting and retaining exceptional people. Salary bands are set according to an explicit compensation policy, and relevant market data is analyzed when setting bands for each role. We also offer a generous benefits package including: health insurance with 100% of premiums covered by FSG, 3 weeks paid vacation, a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, cell phone stipend, disability and life insurance, and more.
Note: Visa sponsorship is not available for our US offices. In addition, we are unable to support the OPT Training Visa, as this visa will eventually require sponsorship.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter via the FSG careers page. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to equal employment and promotion opportunity regardless of ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
FSG is a mission-driven consulting firm. We are experienced advisors to corporate, foundation, and nonprofit/NGO leaders. Through our combination of customized consulting services, powerful insights, and ground-breaking initiatives, we help clients around the world create social impact.
FSG’s collaborative approach combines rigorous data analysis with facilitation and a passion for impact. We help companies design social impact strategies that strengthen their businesses, and we help funders and nonprofits develop and evaluate strategies that advance their missions. We’ve worked with clients such as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, General Mills, Kaiser Permanente, and the Global Fund for Women to create social impact in health, economic development, education, and more.
- Support the Shared Value Initiative and Talent Rewire online digital voices by publishing and curating content across social media channels
World Music/CRASHarts, Cambridge, MA
World Music/CRASHarts (WMCA), New England’s premier presenter of global music and dance, contemporary dance, and jazz, seeks an experienced Digital Marketing Manager to create, execute, and analyze an integrated digital content strategy to drive web traffic and ticket sales, and communicate our nonprofit mission. The successful candidate will be up-to-date on all the latest trends and technologies in digital marketing, utilizing social media, web analytics, UX design, email communications, and more to develop, deliver, and track content across platforms.
Responsible for developing, executing, and managing
Social media (organic, earned, paid) Develop ad copy, targeting criteria, and placement on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Twitter. Provide detailed performance reports.
Email campaigns Create, execute, and analyze campaigns and targeting strategies for marketing and development departments.
SEM Manage Google Grant Adwords account and paid search strategy.
SEO Optimize website and social media channels to increase our ranking on Google’s SERP.
Google Display Network Deploy retargeting and acquisition display ads.
Google Analytics & Tag Manager Develop and deliver regular KPI reports with a focus on improving customer engagement, revenue growth, and user experience.
Website Update content including blog, artist pages, campaign specific landing pages, and lead generation tools. Oversee web developer.
Content Calendar Maintain organization-wide content calendar for website, social, and email communications.
Content Creation Work closely with graphic designer to initiate new and exciting content and communications for both marketing and development departments.
Attend concerts and events for live streaming opportunities and social captures.
Additional responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications & Requirements
2+ years’ professional digital marketing experience at an agency or equivalent
Results-oriented analytical and reporting skills
Strong writing, copy editing, and communication skills
Meticulous attention to detail and organized; comfortable multi-tasking to produce high-quality work on tight deadlines
Design-driven sensibility; experienced in developing engaging web content
Knowledge of HTML, Photoshop, video editing software preferred
Interest in the arts preferred
World Music/CRASHarts offices are located in Central Square, Cambridge. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Evening and weekend hours are required at various venues around greater Boston. We are a small, friendly, and dedicated team that works closely together and is very passionate about what we do. There’s an office dog (sometimes two) to keep things lively.
About World Music/CRASHarts
Established in 1990, WM/CA is recognized as New England’s premier presenter of global music and dance, contemporary dance, and jazz. We offer bold and adventurous programs through an annual series of over 60 concerts presented in various venues throughout greater Boston, reaching an audience of 40,000+ each year. For more information, visit worldmusic.org.
How to Apply
Email a cover letter, resume, and work sample (creative content posted to Facebook and Instagram, including engagement and conversion metrics), to Jen Fox, Marketing Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Digital Marketing Manager position” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Episcopal City Mission, Boston
Join our team in this urgent moment in our country and exciting time in our organization’s life. Episcopal City Mission (ECM) is a faith-rooted justice organization that works primarily with Episcopal communities (parishes, chaplaincies, missions etc.), grassroots organizations, and faith-rooted organizations that are addressing racial and economic injustice.
Mission of Organization
ECM builds relationships and collective power across the commonwealth for racial and
economic justice as the expression of God’s transforming love. We do this by developing,
convening, mobilizing, and funding prophetic leaders in Episcopal communities, grassroots organizations and faith-rooted organizations.
Role of Grants Manager
The Grants Manager will work in partnership with ECM staff, the ECM Board and
grantmaking committees to manage all aspects of ECM’s grants programs: Burgess Urban
Fund, Parish Partnerships, Wider Community Partnerships and Amos Fund from publicizing availability to evaluation and follow up with grantees.
● Disseminating information and responding to inquiries regarding grant availability
● Establishing process–people, criteria and timing–for evaluating grant applications
● Communicating and performing site visits with grantees
● Researching and developing new funding initiatives aligned with ECM mission and
responsive to expressed needs of constituents
Responsibilities and Duties
● Communicates with grassroots and faith-rooted organizations about ECM’s grant making priorities, guidelines, and proposal review process
● Responds to inquiries of grant seekers and actively recruits new applicants
● Receives, tracks and distributes to reviewers grant proposals
● Manages all aspects of the process of grant review process including recruitment of review committee members, convening of meetings, assigning grants to individuals, collating results
● Prepares meeting materials and presentations for grantmaking committees and ECM Board meetings
● Notifies grantees and unsuccessful applicants of committee decisions
● Conducts site visits/attends grantee events and generally maintains positive relationships with grantees
● Participates in planning and executing annual grantee gathering in collaboration with
Haymarket, Hyams, Lenny Zakim and other foundations
● Prepare, individually and with other team members, written materials communicating the work of grantee partners and other ECM grant making initiatives
● Attends relevant external meetings as representative of ECM, as needed
● Assists the Executive Director and senior program staff with research and analysis related to potential funding initiatives and/or special projects
● Other duties as assigned.
As a prerequisite, the successful candidate must believe in the core values of ECM and be
driven by the mission. Beyond that, we are seeking a candidate with energy and skills to be part of and support a driven, bright, diverse team.
● Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years experience in nonprofit sector with preference for
experience with community-based organizations
● Excellent analytical ability, written and verbal communication skills; ability to summarize complex issues clearly and concisely, draft business correspondence, write brief reports, and proofread accurately
● Superior organizational skills and the proven ability to successfully manage multiple
complex processes and track activities and outcomes to successful conclusion; ability to
adhere to strict deadlines
● Excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative approach and willingness to work as part of a cohesive team
● A high degree of personal integrity, sound judgment, tact, and discretion
● Expertise in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, experience with database and website software
● Comfortable with a high degree of autonomy and a small office environment
Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package including health and
dental coverage, pension, and vacation.
We strongly encourage online applications. Please attach your resume and cover letter
and send to email@example.com
As an EOE/AA employer, Episcopal City Mission will not discriminate in its employment
practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identification and veteran or disability status.
Vice President, Networks
Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site (www.ceres.org).
Description and Responsibilities
The Vice President, Networks will oversee Ceres Company Network, Investor Network, and Events and Sponsorship teams, in a fast-paced, not-for-profit, organization with a $19+ million budget. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced professional to build on Ceres’ solid achievements in advancing private sector leadership on a wide range of sustainability issues.
The Vice President, Networks will serve on the five-person Program Management Team to ensure programmatic alignment, coordination and impact across the organization. S/he will supervise a diverse team of senior staff who lead strategy development and staff management of Ceres’ high-profile Company and Investor Networks. S/he will oversee and collaborate with the Company and Investor Network directors in developing and implementing strategies to cultivate and grow the Networks, advance corporate and investor sustainability practices, and engage Network member companies and investors in Ceres’ initiatives and campaigns to advance Ceres’ mission. Position is responsible for developing projects and programs that take advantage of the collective power and impact of Ceres programs and Networks.
This role has cross-organization responsibilities focused on the efficient and effective deployment of Ceres Network members and other key assets, supporting initiative and campaign priorities, participating in regular assessment of existing programs and new opportunities, communicating Ceres impact and success, and managing special projects to grow or enhance Ceres Company and Investor Networks. The VP, Networks will also oversee the Events team to produce Ceres’ signature convenings, the Ceres Conference and Investor Summit. This role is well-suited for someone with strong internal management capabilities but who will also be able to represent Ceres externally in a wide range of settings, particularly as a high-level ambassador to Ceres’ company and investor stakeholders, funders, and donors representing the organization in public and private forums. The Vice President will report to the Chief Program Officer/Executive Vice President.
Primary responsibilities for the Vice President, Networks include, but are not limited to:
Lead overall strategy on building Ceres’ influence and impact with companies and investors through our Networks and Events.
Serve on the cross-organizational Program Management Team, collaboratively engaging with the Chief Program Officer/Executive Vice President and the Vice Presidents of Government Relations, Initiatives and Campaigns, and Innovation and Evaluation, providing expert input and guidance into decisions affecting the development of programmatic strategy.
Develop and implement new revenue streams for the Networks, including multiyear planning for Network growth, new fee structures, and expansion of fee-for-service work.
Partner with ET and PMT colleagues on strategic allocation of resources.
Oversee development of and continually increase the impact of the Ceres Conference and Investor Summit by growing participation of institutional investors, C-Suite company executives and capital market leaders, while ensuring incorporation of innovative approaches to scaling up sustainable solutions.
Design, develop, and implement cross-organizational efforts that integrate Ceres corporate and investor members.
Oversee development and execution of growth projects for the Company or Investor Networks.
Partner with Innovation and Evaluation to assess and propose new revenue models for company and investor engagement.
Supervise and support Program Directors ensuring they are resourced and empowered to lead on staff, program, and budget management to achieve the objectives of their specific teams.
Support senior staff to build diverse teams, to include a mixed composition of race, gender identity, and socio-economic background, to better reflect the populations we are working with and working to positively impact.
Guide and mentor staff in development of strategies to grow and steward Ceres’ Company and Investor Networks
Guide and mentor staff in development of strategy to optimize Ceres’ events, showcasing our impact, staff expertise, and our partners while increasing revenue.
Identify and implement new opportunities to integrate and leverage the work of the Company and Investor Networks.
Partner with the VP of Government Relations to assure coordination between Company Network and Policy Network, also identifying partnership opportunities between the two corporate networks.
Regularly solicit programmatic and issue expertise from senior staff, including the other Vice Presidents and Program Directors, within the organization to support effective decision-making and program development.
Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of results-driven and integrated cross-program annual work plans.
Work in partnership with the Development and Finance teams to develop and deliver fundraising targets.
Support Development as needed in major donor and foundation cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities.
Ensure senior staff are showcased as issue experts and elevate their and Ceres’ public profile, including serving as spokespeople for Ceres’ work.
When needed, engage in high-level external relationships on behalf of Ceres’ Company and Investor Networks to increase Ceres’ influence and support active campaigns.
Other duties as they arise.
Graduate degree, in relevant area, preferred. Bachelor degree required.
15 years of relevant work experience in roles of progressive responsibility. Experience in private sector desired.
Experience as a senior leader and manager in a fast-paced, nonprofit organization. Experience with environmental or sustainability issues desired.
Demonstrated record of supervising senior staff to achieve organizational programmatic and fundraising goals.
Proven track record of results-driven strategic program management is required, including demonstrated success in supervising senior staff to achieve organizational programmatic and fundraising goals.
Demonstrated success in building and managing diverse teams, including gender identity, people of color, and people from various socio-economic backgrounds, and supporting an inclusive work place, where everyone has an opportunity for advancement.
Strong relationship management skills with external partners and funders is necessary for success in this position.
Experienced cultivating effective supervisory relationships (across gender identity, race, ethnicity, and socio-economic background) with direct reports and managing senior level staff and teams.
Proven track record and successful engagement in a public relations or external communications role.
Demonstrated success in both halves of the resource equation—cultivating and closing income prospects, and managing and deploying staff and budgets.
Ability to both build strong, stable programs and to innovate and take advantage of strategic opportunities.
Broad understanding of how to build effective collaborations across other program areas, departments, and different levels of staff across the organization.
Superior communication skills, both oral and written.
How to Apply
We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org. If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume and cover letter, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.
Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.
League of Conservation Voters, Boston or DC
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues.
LCV’s work to protect and advocate for the environment is rooted in our commitment to racial, social and environmental justice. Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by climate change and pollution. For this reason, racial justice and equity are inextricably linked to protecting our environment. Within the organization, we are actively building a workplace culture that demonstrates how we value equity and inclusion through more intentional and inclusive practices. We are committed to building an organization that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.
LCV is looking for a Director of Development Partnerships to join our fundraising team and help us meet our ambitious revenue and program goals. The LCV Development Department engages major donors for the LCV family of organizations including LCV, LCV Action Fund, LCV Victory Fund, and LCV Education Fund, and raises money for political candidates through our GiveGreen program.
The Director of Development Partnerships will join an extremely skilled, hard-working and growing development team, which is building the budget, power, and effectiveness of our family of organizations. This position is responsible for raising funds from individual and small foundation donors at four-, five-, and six-figure levels. Responsibilities include strategically identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors. The Director of Development Partnerships – New England will cultivate and solicit donors on their own and support the work of key senior staff and board members. In our effort to engage more people of color in our movement, our preference is to hire someone with significant experience with methods and approaches to major gifts fundraising that encourages philanthropic involvement among communities of color. This position can be based in Boston, MA or Washington, D.C.
Manage and develop a portfolio of up to 200 current, lapsed and prospective donors, deepening relationships in person, over the phone, and in writing.
Expand portfolio of prospective donors to include more people of color; broaden our current methods of identifying, cultivating and soliciting such donors.
Educate our current and prospective donors about the racial justice and equity work in which we are engaged.
Meet with donors and prospects in the New England region. It is expected that the Director of Development Partnerships will hold approximately 120 meetings annually with prospective donors. Many of these meetings will be in conjunction with our state LCV partners.
Develop and support cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for LCV’s President and other key staff and board members.
Recruit donors and prospects to a variety of LCV fundraising and cultivation events.
Write persuasive and personalized emails, letters and proposals to donors and prospects including in depth descriptions of our programs and role in environmental advocacy and politics.
Participate in high-level planning to help set both fundraising and programmatic goals.
Work collaboratively with development, communications, and program staff, along with state LCV partners, to develop compelling materials and talking points to maximize fundraising results.
Engage donors as advocates by recruiting them to join program calls and meetings and encouraging their own lobbying on priority environmental issues.
Ensure donor portfolio records are current with all necessary and pertinent information, and input contacts and actions into database in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Work Experience: 4+ years of experience in fundraising, including a successful track record of personally meeting with donors and closing five- and six-figure gifts. Significant experience directly qualifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts prospects, including developing solicitation strategy from identification through stewardship. Significant experience contacting prospects and holding 10–20 donor visits per month. Issue advocacy, organizing and/or political fundraising experience preferred.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; self-motivated; exhibits strong judgment; and able to work independently and as part of a team. Must be creative, proactive, disciplined, and able to think strategically. An active and curious listener with a knack for building relationships and the ability to speak with authority as an organizational representative. Well organized and detail-oriented. Motivated to meet goals, produce results and exceed expectations, and enthusiastic about metrics driven goals. Politically savvy, with a great sense of humor and an eagerness for continued learning. Professional, honest, and trustworthy; capable of handling confidential information with the utmost discretion. Optimism and a proven interest in politics, passionate about protecting the environment, racial justice and equity, and meaningful social change.
Cultural Competence: Demonstrated awareness of one’s own cultural identity, views about difference, and the ability to learn and build on varying cultural and community norms. A commitment to the complex understanding of racial justice and the urgency of confronting institutional racism and inequity within philanthropy. Commitment to equity and inclusion as organizational practice and culture. Awareness of systemic racism and knowledge of environmental issues impacting communities of color.
Conditions: Must be willing to travel; domestic travel is required with approximately 25-30% of working days on the road, as well as several trips for national LCV meetings and conferences in Washington, D.C. and elsewhere.
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 11, 2019 with “Development Partnerships NE” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a racially just, equitable and inclusive workplace.
Neighbor to Neighbor - Massachusetts, Boston
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Director of Development
Neighbor to Neighbor is hiring a full-time Director of Development to execute our development program, primarily by cultivating and expanding our successful individual donor base, in addition to grant writing, as a part of a diverse, passionate leadership team.
The ideal candidate for this position is a strong writer and a process-oriented person who
values relationship building. This is an excellent opportunity for an early career fundraising professional who is committed to social justice and building the power of a people of color-led organization. The candidate must be committed to the mission and values of Neighbor to Neighbor as well as best practices in donor-centric fundraising. This position is an opportunity to engage with donors, community leaders, and policy makers to help bring about real progressive change.
About Neighbor to Neighbor
We are the “new majority:” people of color, immigrants, women, and the working class on a
path to liberation. Our statewide membership organization is marching to put people and
the planet before profit. We counter the fear that causes injustice by building power and
transforming the institutions that govern our lives.In an era of income inequality, environmental degradation, and racism, our chapters are
confronting this triple crisis in Massachusetts. We fill the ballot box with our votes. We fill
the streets with our voices. We seed the new alternatives that put power and decision-making in the hands of those directly affected. We are certain that a better world is possible and we are committed to building it.
Neighbor to Neighbor is state-wide with chapters in Lynn, Worcester, Springfield, and Holyoke along with an administrative office in Boston. For more information on who we are and what we do, please visit www.n2nma.org and actionfund.n2nma.org.
The Director of Development is responsible for the following:
● Developing stewardship and acknowledgement strategies to build long-term
relationships with foundation officers, donors, and prospects.
● Creating and implementing a development plan. For 2019, the fundraising goal is $900,000. Current activities include direct mail, events, donor meetings, development communications, grassroots fundraising, and grants proposals and reports.
● Managing our all-staff fundraising model, by being a good listener and
a motivating coach, leveraging the strengths of each person to do their best fundraising.
● Serving as a member of the organization’s leadership team.
● Monitoring results and evaluating the effectiveness of the organization’s fund development program.
We are seeking applicants who excel in relationship building, are results oriented, and have strong writing skills. You should have:
● A track record of deepening donor relationships and cultivating new ones.
● A demonstrated commitment to meeting a high bar and a history of getting things done even in the face of obstacles.
● Experience managing multiple projects and ability to train and manage a cadre of staff.
● A passion for economic, climate, and racial justice.
Knowledge of 501(c)4 electoral work and prior experience working at an organization that does community organizing are both plusses but are not requirements.
Salary: $60-70k DOE. Benefits include fully paid health insurance coverage for individuals
and families; paid holidays, sick time, and three weeks paid vacation; Flexible Spending
Account, and disability.
Neighbor to Neighbor makes a particular effort to recruit people of color, LGBTQ people, and women to apply for open positions.
Please email your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Development Director” to email@example.com.
Triangle Inc, North Shore & Greater Boston
Triangle’s Expectation of Employee:
Adheres to Triangle Policy and Procedures
Acts as a role model within and outside Triangle Performs duties as workload necessitates
Maintains a positive and respectful attitude
Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues
Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
Consistently reports to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
Meets Department productivity standards
IMPACT:Ability is a nationally recognized abuse prevention and safety training
program that gives people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the tools to recognize unsafe situations, protect and advocate for themselves, and take leadership in abuse prevention initiatives. We are seeking a motivated, flexible individual to join our
growing team of trainers. The ideal candidate is comfortable teaching people with intellectual and developmental disabilities about sexuality, healthy relationships, and safety.
Teaches safety, healthy relationships, and sexuality education to groups of adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Provides 1 on 1 educational supports in safety, healthy relationships, sexuality education
to adults and teens with intellectual disabilities
Assists the IMPACT:Ability Manager and IMPACT Assistant Director with program logistics and scheduling
Creates materials, handouts, and other documents
needed for IMPACT:Ability programs
Experience working with people with developmental or intellectual
disabilities in direct care or educational settings in large groups and/or 1:1 settings
Comfort teaching and discussing sexuality education topics
Ability to support students during classes that can be uncomfortable and emotionally charged
Availability during weekday daytime hours and some flexible evening hours
Ability to travel to schools, disabilities services agencies, and various locations to teach
· Ability to verbally communicate, read, analyze, interpret, and write documents.
· Ability to respond and navigate common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies, or family members.
We are willing to train direct care candidates who have a desire to learn and present about the described topics and grow into an instructor role.