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Major Gifts Officer
New York, NY Salary $90-110k
Develop and execute cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for a portfolio of high-net worth individuals in the Eastern United States to secure major gifts
Collaborate with Development and Leadership staff to support Executive-level major gifts fundraising
Support the development and execution of fundraising and cultivation events including in-person events, happy hours, conferences, and virtual town halls
Solicit and lead committees of donor volunteers to host private house parties in collaboration with the Fundraising Events Coordinator
Collaborate with Development staff to qualify and upgrade major giving prospects from annual fund and mid-level programs
Conduct research and briefings on donors and prospects
Work with program staff to draft tailored donor correspondence, proposals, impact reports, and other communications
Maintain detailed donor files in the donor database
Maintain an understanding of related philanthropic opportunities including but not limited to legacy giving, foundational giving, leadership giving, and peer-to-peer giving
Related activities that fall within the scope of responsibilities or as assigned by your manager
Experience in project management, including establishing project scope, timelines, and execution
Experience planning and executing intimate fundraising events, especially house parties
Experience developing and writing donor proposals
Experience with planned giving
Experience with foundations
Experience working with an organization’s leadership team to develop and execute coordinated strategies
Four or more years of directly applicable professional experience in major gifts fundraising
Track record of soliciting and securing five- to seven-figure gifts
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategies and overcome obstacles to achieve goals
Strong ability to communicate persuasively verbally, in presentations, and in writing
Outstanding organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
Director of Development
New York, NY Salary $125-140k
Develop and execute overall fundraising strategy and annual fundraising plans.
Lead and manage the organization’s overall development efforts to raise sufficient funds each year to meet the annual budget and support of strategic priorities for growth and sustainability.
Develop, increase and manage the fundraising capacity of organization.
Provide progress reports on a monthly basis regarding fundraising.
Train and support team members regarding fundraising.
Initiate, participate and support direct fundraising “asks”.
Cultivate and nurture relationships with individual, corporate and foundation donors and sponsors. This involves much face-to-face time, as well as other interaction.
Develop and grow the individual donor base; manage the annual sponsorship/giving campaign and cultivate major gifts.
Build and grow corporate/business partnerships.
Write grant proposals and reports to corporate foundation and government funders.
Assist with the growing online giving program.
Research corporate, foundation and individual contacts; update and maintain the donor database (Salesforce); and generate needed reports from this information.
Communicate with staff, board and volunteers to coordinate fundraising schedules and activities with other events and operations.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience required.
5+ years of demonstrated success in non-profit fundraising and development, including cultivating and building relationships with individuals, foundations, corporations, and major giving programs. Experience managing special events is helpful.
Demonstrated success in building a development program, particularly in corporate and major gifts. Fundraising campaign experience preferred.
Willingness and ability to travel for donor meetings. Estimated travel for this position is 30% - 40%.
Chief Financial Officer
Stamford CT Salary $175-200k
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for operating with a focus on excellence in all matters, developing practices that nurture strong systems and robust infrastructure, overseeing a complex network of services that support Programs and Administration including Finance, IT, Facilities, Real Estate, and Operations. The CFO oversees and ensures timely and effective information-sharing on organizational direction and priorities to internal stakeholders, ensures a sound budget development framework and operating within agency budget; responsiveness to the ongoing and emergent needs of leadership, staff, and youth throughout the organization.
Successful candidates will have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Accounting, or Finance.
Clearly demonstrated success as a senior leader and administrator in a nonprofit organization, foundation, or government agency, preferably in the field of homelessness.
Demonstrated experience with agency operations and oversight, including risk management
Demonstrated ability to think critically about and balance multiple needs, priorities, and stakeholders to meet agency goals.
Experience with private nonprofit management and grant accounting in an agency greater than $5,000,000 in revenue, including experience with payroll and payroll allocations, managing audits from independent Certified Public Accountants, government agencies and private funder, as well as ability to create complex organizational budgets.
Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with and maintain strong working relationships with senior management, board of directors, and staff.
Proficiency in the use of software programs for accounting, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email and internet.