Current Opportunities – Nonprofit Job Search

The nonprofit job search can be challenging, from both the employer and candidate sides of the process.

Advance your career by utilizing the candidate services available from nonprofit headhunters at Management Recruiters - Mid Hudson Valley. We not only post current openings for both entry-level and nonprofit management jobs but also help you land the job with our candidate preparation assistance. Additionally, our firm provides resources to make relocation more manageable, so your nonprofit job search ends with a seamless transition into your new role within an organization.

If you are looking for a role to get your foot in the door somewhere or are looking for nonprofit management jobs, review the current opportunities available below. If you are qualified for any of these positions, please submit your resume to us.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & CORPORATE RELATIONS

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & CORPORATE RELATIONS

Based in the Washington, DC Metro Region

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

Our client is the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA – https://www.apma.org/). APMA is the national professional organization for doctors of podiatric medicine. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, they are the leading resource for foot and ankle health information. Currently, the organization represents a vast majority of the estimated 18,000 podiatrists in the country. In addition to the national headquarters, APMA boasts 53 state component locations throughout the United States and its territories, as well as affiliated societies. In 2012, APMA celebrated its 100th Anniversary.

APMA’s staff, comprised of approximately 60 professionals, is dedicated to promoting foot and ankle health, member service, and professional excellence. Looking toward the future, APMA will continue to advance the growth and stability of podiatric medicine by increasing nationwide awareness of foot and ankle health through public education and legislative advocacy.

APMA has retained us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Director of Development & Corporate Relations with them.

Position Overview

This position will take the lead in all aspects of APMA’s fundraising activities, including major corporate and individual gift solicitations. APMA has a $13 million+ annual budget, of which approximately $2.3 million is generated from corporate support. Along with being responsible for the corporate development for APMA, the Director of Development and Corporate Relations is responsible for strategically positioning the national fundraising effort for growth of APMA’s 501 [c][3] educational foundation that currently maintains an $8 million endowment used to fund student scholarships.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Senior Executive team, the selected candidate will be expected to identify new funding sources and expand and maintain relationships with existing corporate sponsors.
  • Work effectively with CEOs or other high level corporate representatives of existing and potential funders.
  • He/she will work closely with volunteer board leaders and staff fund raisers to coordinate, train, and be involved in the fundraising effort.
  • Maintain working knowledge of all APMA activities to raise funds for critical projects.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to a 3-4 member Development staff.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Communication and good listening skills are critical to the position.
  • Minimum of five years development experience, with a strong track record in corporate and individual giving.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Candidates should be creative, articulate, and able to manage multiple projects as well as initiate new ones.
  • Experience working with volunteer committees.
  • Enjoys team dynamics and demonstrates a participatory work-style and superior interpersonal skills.
  • Exemplary emotional intelligence, with the ability to inspire staff members, donors and partners toward our mission.
  • Experience in health-related fundraising activities is a plus.
  • A can-do attitude and a tolerant, friendly personality with a sense of humor are essential.
  • Willingness to travel nationally. Travel estimated at 10% – 15%.

This is a full-time salaried position based in APMA’s Bethesda, MD office. APMA offers a very attractive salary, as well as a comprehensive and generous benefits package.

The American Podiatric Medical Association is an Equal Employment 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.

If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents only, please) to:

Tom Damewood

Owner / Manager

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley

tdamewood@mrmhcv.com

Phone 845-227-3161

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

American Psychological Foundation 

Based in Washington, DC 

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the Nonprofit Sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

Our client is the American Psychological Foundation (APF – http://www.apa.org/apf ).  The American Psychological Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of Psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential, both now and in the future. APF is a grant-making foundation that funds early career psychologists and graduate students who are using psychology to solve important problems and improve people’s lives. Grants made by APF fund work in the following areas:

  • Understanding the connection between behavior and health.
  • Reducing stigma and prejudice.
  • Preventing violence.
  • Addressing the long-term psychological needs in the aftermath of disaster.
  • Treating serious mental illness.
  • Studying gifted children and adolescents.
  • Examining human reproductive behaviors.
  • Exploring child psychology.

APF has retained us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Chief Executive Officer with them.

Position Overview

The CEO oversees the implementation of APF’s strategic plan, ensures that the board is fulfilling APF’s mission, and that APF’s grantmaking, fundraising, marketing, and financial operations run effectively.

Key Responsibilities 

Financial:  Assumes responsibility for the financial health of the organization.

  • Manages the resources of the organization within the approved budget.
  • Ensures the board receives accurate financial information through the Treasurer’s Report, which reflects APF’s financial position as well as through the proposed annual budget for the board’s review and approval. 

Governance: Works with trustees to fulfill APF’s mission.

  • Helps the board determine the Foundation’s values, mission, vision, and short and long-term goals and incorporates them into the strategic plan.
  • Keeps the board fully informed, identifying problems and opportunities.
  • Brings relevant issues to the board or to APF committees for deliberation and resolution.
  • Ensures that policies continually reflect the needs of the organization and best practices, and that the organization follows the board’s approved policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with APF’s Governance Committee to ensure strong board leadership.
  • Communicates closely with the trustees so that the board can function properly and make informed decisions.

Grantmaking: Ensures that APF’s grantmaking administration is state-of-the-art and that APF grants have impact.

  • Works with the program office to ensure that APF’s grant administration works well for reviewers, applicants, grantees, and staff.
  • Ensures that regular and effective grant evaluation occurs to measure success that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.
  • Ensures adherence to donors’ agreements in administering designated grants and scholarships.

Fundraising and Communications: Oversees the Foundation’s fundraising operations, including commissioning feasibility studies to determine timing, breadth, content, and scope of potential fundraising campaigns.

  • Along with the APF president, serves as the national presence for the Foundation, speaking at the APA Convention and at other meetings where the Foundation must have visibility.
  • Represents the Foundation in establishing and maintaining relationships with donors and potential donors.
  • Ensures the board receives appropriate training to cultivate and solicit donors.
  • Ensures effectiveness of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts, including analyzing reports, evaluating efforts, determining best methods, and communicating results to the board.
  • Identifies, initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with key constituencies.
  • Ensures quality and breadth of all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations, all with the goal of creating and reinforcing a quality brand.

Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure the effective and efficient operations of the organization.

  • Hires and retains competent, qualified staff and ensures that they have the training and knowledge to carry out their responsibilities.
  • Assures the Foundation is in compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Signs correspondence, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.

General: The CEO handles detailed, complex concepts and problems, manages multiple simultaneous tasks, and makes rapid, reasoned, and diplomatic decisions, considering the political ramifications of those decisions on various APF constituencies.

  • Establishes strong relationships with the APF board, committees, and donors; APA and APF staff, APA leadership, APA divisions, other psychological organizations, and funding agencies.
  • Maintains a flexible schedule with sometimes irregular hours in order to meet the demands of donors.
  • Travel from one to three times per month. 

Supervisory Responsibility: Hires, trains, manages and evaluates performance of five staff members, two of whom are direct reports. 

Qualifications 

  • Master’s Degree
  • Minimum of 10 years leading or serving as a senior executive in a nonprofit organization. This professional must be knowledgeable in fundraising strategies and have demonstrated success in meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Demonstrated success in board and volunteer development.
  • Ability to work effectively within a highly complex environment; requiring excellent organizational skills, time management efficiency, and careful attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of financial management in order to allocate resources, prepare budgets, analyze financial data and project fundraising income.
  • Positive attitude and ability to inspire their team, colleagues and organization supporters.
  • A strong track record in training and supervising staff.
  • Superb relationship-building skills and skilled in planning and coordinating complex events.
  • Professionally capable of, and motivated to achieve, multi-level relationships with constituents from multiple sectors.
  • Exceptional communication skills – listening, speaking, and writing.
  • Outcome driven with the ability to respond effectively to changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Ability to travel within the United States.

The American Psychological Association, located at 750 First Street, NE, Washington, D.C., was recognized as a 2014 Washington Post Top Workplace. It is metro accessible from the Red Line. The American Psychological Association is an Equal Employment 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.

The American Psychological Foundations offers a very attractive compensation package and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents, please) to:

Tom Damewood
Owner / Manager
Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley
Email –
tdamewood@mrmhv.com
Phone – 845-227-3161

 

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Remotely Based – Working Primarily in the Lower & Middle Hudson Valley Areas

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

Our client is the Sunrise Association (Sunrise – http://www.sunriseassociation.org). The mission of the Sunrise Association is to bring back the joys of childhood to children with cancer and their siblings, through the creation of Sunrise Day Camps, year-round programs and in-hospital recreational activities, all offered free of charge.  Currently the Sunrise Association oversees 7 day camps in New York, Baltimore and Israel, is affiliated with 30 pediatric oncology hospitals in the catchment areas of their camps, and oversees myriad year-round programs both in and outside of their hospital network. In 2017 the Sunrise Association cared for nearly 4,000 children between their camps and year-round programs.

Sunrise has engaged us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Development Officer with them.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Senior Development Executive, the Development Officer is an energetic and ambitious fundraiser who will successfully partner with the development team and volunteer leadership to ensure the success of fundraising events and opportunities throughout the year to benefit Sunrise Day Camp – Pearl River, Rockland County.
  • This individual will be responsible for working in coordination with leadership to oversee all details for the annual Golf Outing and Rock the River event.
  • Candidate will be responsible for Grant writing, soliciting new opportunities for grants, and maintaining relationships with past organizations who have given grants.
  • Candidate will be responsible for coordinating details of three annual summer volunteer days at camp.
  • Identify, cultivate, and engage new donors with significant philanthropic capacity via strategic outreach and action steps, including one-on-one discovery meetings and personalized engagement opportunities
  • This professional will work to build strong relationships within the local community to build support for Sunrise Day Camp – Pearl River.
  • Position requires occasional evening and weekend work.
  • The Development Officer must feel comfortable public speaking as she/he will be providing tours of the Sunrise Day Camp – Pearl River throughout the summer.
  • She/he must be energetic, passionate about our mission and have a wonderful sense of humor.
  • This opportunity is primarily a remote position with occasional trips to the Long Island headquarters in Oceanside.
  • During camp season, candidate should expect to be at camp regularly for tours and volunteer days.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 3-5 years of effective development experience.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the New York philanthropic community.
  • Experience in identifying and developing new markets and opportunities for prospects with significant financial capacity and philanthropic intent.
  • Proven ability to translate broad goals and strategies into development programs and activities.
  • Experience working with volunteers and lay committees.
  • Proven ability in team building skills with both professional and volunteer leadership.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and projects.
  • Experience managing event committees and working with honorees to help them achieve fundraising goals.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple priorities and move quickly from one project to another while maintaining overall perspective.
  • Demonstrated track record of motivating and energizing others.
  • Strong budgeting, strategic planning, and marketing skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This is a full-time salaried position.  Sunrise offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents only, please) to:

Tom Damewood
Owner / Manager
Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley
Email –
tdamewood@mrmhv.com
Phone – 845-227-3161

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Based in Los Angeles, CA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Los Angeles

Reference Number: EDADALAMR
Location: Los Angeles

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector. We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

Our client is the American Diabetes Association. ADA’s mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. They lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected. They fund research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes and deliver services to hundreds of communities. ADA provides objective and credible information and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. The moving force behind the work of the Association is a network of more than one million volunteers, a membership of more than 441,000 people with diabetes, their families and caregivers, a professional society of nearly 16,500 health care professionals, as well as more than 800 staff members.

ADA has retained us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Executive Director with them. The position is based in their Los Angeles, CA office.

Position Overview

The Executive Director serves as the Area leader for the greater Southern California area hub and provides overall management, planning, execution and leadership for all aspects of the organization including effective programs/services, diversified revenue and fundraising portfolio, donor stewardship, board/staff development and finance and budget management.

The Executive Director is responsible for positioning the Association as a leader in diabetes prevention and management in his/her respective community and establishes effective partnerships and collaborations with corporations, foundations, community/corporate leaders, government officials, other community organizations/nonprofits, and supporters.

Key Responsibilities

Establish effective Community Leadership Board (CLB) to achieve organizational goals and objectives

  • Enable and support effective volunteer leadership recruitment, stewardship and engagement. Create a shared vision and sense of ownership and accountability with volunteers and staff.
  • Support the development of a high performing CLB by applying Association’s Targeted Recruitment Process, an ongoing process of identifying, recruiting and activating an influential, financially strong and diverse volunteer leadership base to champion the success of the Association.
  • In partnership with the CLB, establish business plan to achieve organizational strategic priorities, drive aggressive revenue growth and execute mission in the community.
  • Maintain effective communication with CLB to inform of progress, opportunities, issues, and challenges and establish gap plans to course correct and achieve financial targets.
  • Provide and guide staff support for all CLB committees to enable committee success.

Demonstrate leadership and effective management

  • Model Association leadership competencies to staff. Set high goals for personal and team accomplishments; tenaciously works to meet or exceed goals while seeking continuous improvement.
  • Ability to lead a growing staff of 6 direct reports (Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego) and 5 indirect reports throughout southern California.
  • Align staff resources to maximize performance.
  • Develop annual performance expectations with staff that includes goals, objectives, inputs and outcomes.
  • Communicate with impact and inspire others to high performance; promote accountability; remove barriers; support others to be creative and action- oriented; anticipate needs before they appear. Effectively manage staff in a manner that supports a productive, professionally competent work force in an environment respectful of personal well-being and cultural diversity.
  • Proactively inform and assure understanding of Area activities and outcomes with the Regional Director and others as appropriate.
  • Continuously work to assure Area alignment with the Region, Division, and National strategic direction and established policies and procedures.

Increase area revenue

  • Develop and drive an exponential focus for revenue growth.
  • Establish strategies and tactics to achieve and exceed revenue targets.
  • Apply best practices and innovative ideas to optimize special events fundraising.
  • Build diversified revenue streams beyond special events including corporate partnerships, foundations, retail campaigns, individual/major gifts and clubs and organizations funding.
  • Work in collaborations with colleagues across the Region and organization to identify and maximize opportunities across the organization.
  • Identify and steward community foundations and state grants to fund the work of the Association.
  • Ensure effective stewardships strategies are deployed to maintain and further engage donors.
  • Develop annual budget, monitor expenditures and income and forecast financial performance accurately.
  • Provide periodic financial summary statements to the CLB.

Position the Association as a leader in diabetes prevention and management

  • Develop a thorough understanding of organizational, community and key stakeholders priorities, needs and barriers to determine appropriate partners and alliances to significantly accelerate the development of strategic partnerships to facilitate the distribution and implementation of Association’s education and programs into the communities being served.
  • Position the Association as the key voice on strategic task forces and diabetes coalitions at the state and local level as well as with heads of important civic organizations and faith leaders.
  • Identify, engage and integrate community partners to deliver ADA’s community based programs as developed by the ADA Scientific Medical Division.
  • Create an advocacy strategy and build relationships with state and local government officials.
  • Develop effective and ongoing relationships with media.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • 8 or more years of leadership and development/fundraising experience.
  • Established success in fundraising and nonprofit leadership.
  • Experience with income and expense procedures and reporting and analysis.
  • Knowledge of product marketing / sales concepts.
  • Successful track record of managing and motivating individuals and teams.
  • Outcome driven with the ability to respond effectively to changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Proven track record of recruiting high-level volunteers.
  • Experience in donor database management, a plus; Blackbaud CRM or Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Strong market, community and constituent perspective.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Ability to travel within the assigned state and communities; and to work morning, evenings and weekends.

This is a full-time salaried position based in ADA’s Los Angeles office. ADA offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Army War College Foundation

Telecommuting will be accommodated

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the Nonprofit Sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.

Our client is the Army War College Foundation (AWCF – www.usawc.org). The Foundation is a not-for-profit IRS designated 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) organization supporting the U.S. Army War College and its alumni.  The Army War College was established in 1901 “not to promote war, but to preserve peace… and to study and confer on the great problems of national defense and of responsible command.”  The Foundation is located at the Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, PA, about 120 miles west of Philadelphia.

AWCF has retained us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Corporate Development Officer with them.

Location of Position 

The preference is that this position be based in Carlisle, PA.  Relocation assistance is available. However, this individual can work remotely, with the understanding and agreement that significant time would need to be spent on campus in the early stages of their employment and that frequent trips to Carlisle for events, as well as hosting Corporate and Foundation visitors to the campus, will be necessary.

 Position Overview

The Corporate Development Officer is one of three fundraising members of the organization responsible for Fundraising programs generating giving towards operating, restricted, and endowment funds as determined by the Board of Trustees.  The Development revenue goal for FY 2018 is $2.5 million.

Each member of the Foundation staff is deeply engaged in the organization’s twin missions of raising support for the College and providing service to alumni.  The Corporate Development Officer is the Foundation lead for seeking support for the College from corporations and foundations.

Key Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include broadening and deepening corporate relationships, introducing corporate & foundation leaders to the College mission, researching corporate and foundation philanthropic processes, and submitting proposals.  The Corporate Development Officer produces fundraising and outreach materials, drafts executive correspondence and annual reports, and prepares and delivers presentations to both individuals and groups.  Additionally, as a team, all members of the Foundation staff support other staff members as required.  Development and fundraising activities are planned and coordinated with the President/CEO, as well as the Director for Development.  This individual will also work closely with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Board’s Development Committee.   He or she will participate in some evening and weekend events and travel occasionally.  The Corporate Development Officer reports to the President/CEO.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 or more years of development/fundraising experience, some of which must be in Corporate & Foundation giving. This professional should be knowledgeable in fundraising strategies and have demonstrated success in meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Previous military experience and/or working for a Nonprofit organization supporting the military or veterans would be a plus, but is not mandatory so long as the individual can quickly grasp the applicable protocols in military and diplomatic environments.
  • Superb relationship-building skills and must be able to plan and coordinate complex events.
  • Professionally capable of, and motivated to achieve, multi-level relationships with senior executives from multiple sectors, including military, intergovernmental agencies, private industry, and non-profit organizations.
  • Exceptional communication skills – speaking, writing, and interpersonal.
  • Outcome driven with the ability to respond effectively to changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Familiarity with financial and budgeting fundamentals.
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Ability to travel within the United States.

The Army War College Foundation offers a competitive compensation package.

If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents, please) to:

Tom Damewood
Owner / Manager
Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley
Email –
tdamewood@mrmhv.com
Phone – 845-227-3161

Contact us if you have questions about, or wish to apply for any of the current opportunities listed above. We offer placement services for nonprofit management jobs professionals across the country.