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.

CHIEF MARKETING & PROGRAM OFFICER - COMPASSION & CHOICES - REMOTE POSITION - CAN BE BASED ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.

CHIEF MARKETING & PROGRAM OFFICER

Remote Position Based Anywhere in the U.S.

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 Compassion & Choices (C&C – www.compassionandchoices.org). Compassion & Choices is a nonprofit organization in the United States working to improve patient rights and individual choice at the end of life, including access to medical aid in dying. Across the nation, C&C works to create a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities and beliefs. To make this vision a reality, they improve care, expand options and empower everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

C&C has retained us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Chief Marketing & Program Officer with them.

Position Overview

The Chief Marketing and Program Officer (CMPO) positions Compassion & Choices as a leading national organization in the end-of-life choice movement. Working closely with the CEO, the other chief executives and department directors, the CMPO translates and articulates the CEO’s vision; oversees the design and management of a significant portfolio of programs; markets the organization, the CEO and its programs to generate visibility and funding; evaluates the effectiveness of programs to provide ongoing feedback; and provides mentoring, guidance, supervision, conflict resolution, and professional development to staff.

This position is primarily responsible for serving as: 

Marketer: Creates innovative marketing strategies that will increase the profile of the CEO, build our brand, lead to increased awareness, generate revenue, and increase relevance and respect among key audiences.

Strategic Program Development: Translates the CEO’s vision and strategic plan and the expert advice of the senior leadership team into the development of strategies that advance the work of their advocacy, policy, program development, communications and marketing teams.

Organizational Manager: Actively engages as a senior executive providing leadership and management to department directors including prioritizing projects, negotiating conflicts, maintaining morale, and developing and managing budgets.

Fundraiser and Ambassador: Serves as a representative, external relationship builder in key strategic communities with an emphasis on generating revenue and increasing the diversity of the movement.

Key Responsibilities

Marketer: Builds the profile and brand of the organization and the CEO to increase visibility, generate revenue and achieve results.

  • Experience developing marketing and brand strategy in line with the strategic vision of the organization.
  • Experience helping a CEO to build their brand to further the mission of the organization.
  • An executive who understands the importance of aligning the organization internally around the brand, marketing objectives and strategic plan.
  • A leader with the vision to seek out new promotional avenues to support fundraising and program objectives. 

Strategic Program Development: Develop innovative cross-platform strategies to expand the effectiveness, reach and support of Compassion & Choices to achieve current and future strategic plans.

  • Heighten the organization’s visibility and credibility in all of the related areas.
  • Create and implement strategy, models, systems and tools to effectively engage local communities and supporters to achieve the strategic plan.
  • Enhance professional growth of self and teams by keeping abreast of latest trends, best practices and a deep understanding of the issues and events impacting the work.

Organizational Leader and Manager: Actively engages as a senior manager leading the program team and managing department directors.

  • Actively participate in the Organizational Management Team and works collaboratively with other senior leaders to maximize effectiveness of C&C.
  • Directly manages assigned department directors.
  • Develop and manage related budgets and monitor financial, capital, and human resources particularly.
  • Ensure programs remain in compliance with the law.
  • Ensures team remains in compliance with all administrative policies and rules including timely and accurate completion of related reports (such as corporate credit card statement (PCard), performance reviews, time cards, etc.).
  • Demonstrates commitment to and active support of C&C’s Diversity & Inclusion program.
  • Knows, supports and administers the policies and procedures of C&C.
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the Compassion & Choices mission.

Fundraiser and Ambassador: Serves as a representative, external relationship-builder among donors and in other key strategic communities. Donor cultivation and stewardship is done at the direction of and in collaboration with the chief development officer.

  • Conduct in-person meetings, phone calls and briefings with donors.
  • Generate plans for restricted grants.
  • Ensures that we are leveraging program work to maximize revenue generation.
  • Build relationships that advance the work with national organizational partners and collaborators.
  • Represent the organization at appropriate funding, legislative, public education and media forums, as needed.

Values: Must be energized by the idea of working at an organization with the following values:

  • Compassionate in our conviction that dying patients should be free of unwanted treatment, suffering, or outside interference.
  • Respectful of the autonomy of individuals to decide what end-of-life options are best for them and their family.
  • Courageous in our willingness to confront the toughest end-of-life health challenges, disrupt the broken status quo, and protect individuals’ right to self-determination.
  • Credible in all our education, advocacy and partnerships — our efforts are grounded in objective research and demonstrable facts.
  • Resilient in our capacity to respond to opportunities and threats in the movement so that we can achieve our vision as quickly as possible. 

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Skill/Knowledge: Recognized expert in areas assigned. Possesses broad knowledge about a wide range of areas. Demonstrates an advanced understanding of established procedures and the ability to resolve complex issues.
  • SWOT: Identifies SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) and develop appropriate plans for the future. Anticipates and plans for changes in internal and/or external operation conditions and business needs.
  • Leadership: Develops and implements the priorities of C&C. Secures leadership buy-in around programs, plans and organizational goals. Works collaboratively and as a team player with staff at all levels of the organization. Puts the organization’s mission before their own department or personal ambition. Inspires and motivates staff and supporters to perform well. Brings passion and energy to the work. Brings strong emotional intelligence (EI) serving as an effective intermediary when disputes arise. Remains open to others’ ideas and perspectives. Exhibits confidence in self and others. Raises issues and problems early and often. Effectively influences and recognizes actions and opinions of others. Accepts feedback from others. Is dependable and responsive. Is a positive ambassador internally and externally. Displays original thinking and creativity. Consistently adheres to and champions organizational policies and procedures. Flexible and adaptive to changing situations. Develops and achieves performance objectives. Results-oriented.
  • Staff and Team Management: Manages employee performance to inspire people’s best work. Serve as a team builder for your direct team and across the organization seeking to understand others perspective when differences arise. Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement. Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities. Makes self available to staff. Provides regular coaching & performance feedback. Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth. Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external). Fosters quality focus in others. Continually works to improve supervisory skills. Improves processes, products and services across the team. Develops, maintains and consistently applies standard operating procedures to the work of their team. Serves as a role model and is in compliance around the firm’s administrative policies such as human resources, compliance, operations and accounting.
  • Program Management: Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects while keeping organizational priorities in mind. Uses sound project management principles including establishing goals and performance measurements, developing budget and plans, securing buy in and approval from upper management, integrating the project across the organization and managing the programs on time and on budget. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Applies feedback to improve performance. Meets productivity standards. Completes work in timely manner.
  • Communications: Clearly explains tasks and projects to staff. Communicates the importance, values and results of your department’s work. Keep senior leadership and staff up to date when changes or updates to projects occur. Readily available and hold regular meetings to ensure that all team members are aware of the status of projects. Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar. Varies writing style to meet needs. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Translates technical expertise to plain language. Meets the listener where they are in the process to provide an appropriate level of information. Listens and gets clarification. Responds well to questions. Demonstrates group presentation skills.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in marketing, nonprofit administration, business or a related area.
  • 15+ years’ experience in the nonprofit or campaign sector, preferred experience in advocacy, marketing and policy.
  • 15+ years of management experience in positions of increasing responsibility.
  • Experience leading teams with budgets of $8 million or more.
  • Experience leading advocacy, policy, program development, marketing, communications and digital.
  • Documented experience marketing a CEO and organization to increase visibility and revenue.
  • Strong and experienced executive leader with experience reporting directly to a CEO, translating vision to program and marketing priorities.
  • History of substantially building the capacity, effectiveness and leadership of advocacy organizations and social change movements.
  • Experience working directly with national nonprofit boards of directors preferred.
  • Track record of managing director-level staff (preferably in the related areas).
  • Must be strong manager who is also willing to effectively direct, manage and delegate tasks in addition to effectively handling some tasks on their own.
  • Documented success in building strong organizational partnerships with national leaders and organizations.
  • Experience working in the progressive, libertarian or secular movements or on controversial issues.
  • Strategic and creative thinker.
  • Significant experience inspiring diverse teams to execute well and continually innovate.
  • Demonstrated ability to build, develop and foster relationships internally and externally.
  • Strong writer with experience writing speeches preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to interact with high-level individuals and groups as well as all levels across the organization.
  • Excellent project management skills, including influencing, leading, negotiating and delegating abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines and maintain disciplined adherence to program goals.
  • Team player who welcomes collaborative decision making.
  • Must work well in a fast paced, constantly changing environment. 

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common journals, financial reports, proposals and contact documents. Ability to write speeches, cases for support and articles for publication that confirm to prescribed style and format. Exercise the ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts to perform budgeting. Ability to apply concepts such as, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of personal productivity software (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint); internet software; and CRM software such as Luminate, Convio, Raiser’s Edge or Sales Force.

Travel:  Must be able and willing to travel up to 20% (overnight and possible weekends).

This is a full-time salaried position based remotely in the United States. C&C offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Compassion & Choices 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@mrmhv.com

Phone – 845-227-3161

 

 

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER - COMPASSION & CHOICES - REMOTE POSITION BASED ANYWHERE IN CALIFORNIA

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Remote Telecommuting Position Based Anywhere in California

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 Compassion & Choices (C&C – www.compassionandchoices.org). Compassion & Choices works nationally to improve care and expand choice at the end of life. Compassion & Choices envisions a society where everyone receives state-of-the-art care at the end of life, and a full range of choices for dying in comfort, dignity and control. They engage their mission through three main pillars of service: end-of-life consultation, educational programs, and legislative/legal advocacy. Compassion & Choices is leading the way nationwide in our efforts to make medical aid in dying a legal and acceptable option for terminally-ill, mentally competent adults. They are taking a multi-prong approach–legislation, litigation, and ballot initiative—to assure that they bring end-of-life options to everyone.

C&C has retained us to recruit and place a skilled Major Gifts Officer with them.

Position Overview

This position is primarily responsible for prospecting, cultivating and soliciting up to six figure gifts from prospects and major donors in the West Coast with a heavy emphasis on California donors.   The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of soliciting and closing major gifts and demonstrated ability to develop and grow long term philanthropic relationships while consistently meeting fundraising goals. Experience in closing C4 gifts also strongly desired.

Key Responsibilities

  • Steward a portfolio of approximately 150 current donors; utilize moves management to increase their giving.
  • Work with organizational leadership and current supporters to find connections to prospective donors with the capacity to make 5 to 6 figure gifts.
  • Working with the National Director and the organization’s leadership, begin and maintain fast pace of cultivating and soliciting gifts from current and prospective donors.
  • Engage current donors and volunteers in the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of new prospects.
  • The candidate will contribute by employing and role-modeling key processes and programs that support an office-wide emphasis on collaborations, efficiencies and metrics/performance based outcomes.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities – this position may manage some members of the development team . Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Timely and accurate completion of related reports (such as “P card” statement, performance reviews, time cards, etc.).
  • Demonstrates commitment to and active support of C&C’s Diversity & Inclusion program.  

    Competencies

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Donor Relations – Manages difficult or emotional donor situations. Responds promptly to customer needs. Solicits customer feedback to improve service. Responds to requests for service and assistance. Meets commitments.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Keeps commitments. Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect. Keeps commitments. Inspires the trust of others. Works with integrity and ethically. Upholds organizational values.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily. Undertakes self-development activities. Seeks increased responsibilities. Takes independent actions and calculated risks. Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Works as a team player with others (staff, volunteers, etc.); Provides information to staff/volunteers on volunteer activities; Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audience; Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Active listening skills; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things. Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others. Maintains confidentiality.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Makes timely decisions.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions. Works well in group problem solving situations. Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views. Gives and welcomes feedback. Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Puts success of team above own interests. Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives. Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar. Varies writing style to meet needs. Presents numerical data effectively. Able to read and interpret written information. The candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills demonstrated through the development of successful donor communications. 

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications or Non-Profit Management.
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in nonprofit development, marketing or communications (or equivalent combination of experience and/or education) including a minimum of 3 years of direct fundraising experience, and a track record of closing 5 to 6 figure gifts. 

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, donor databases, and basic prospect research tools.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents and reports. Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints from donors. Ability to effectively present information to donors, volunteers, organizational management, and public groups.

Travel:

  • Must be able and willing to travel (overnight and possible weekends); 30% of travel.   Travel costs and mileage are employer paid.

This is a full-time salaried position based remotely in California. C&C offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Compassion & Choices 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@mrmhv.com

Phone 845-227-3161

 

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS - BAT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL - BASED IN EITHER WASHINGTON, DC OR AUSTIN, TX

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Based in the Washington DC Area

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 Bat Conservation International (BCI – www.batcon.org). BCI’s mission is to conserve the world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet. They are dedicated to the enduring protection of the world’s 1300+ species of bats and their habitats, for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. In pursuit of this vision, during the next five years BCI will work worldwide with local, regional, national and multinational partners to deliver conservation impact.

BCI has engaged us to recruit and place a Director of Communications with them. The position is based in their Washington, DC office.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Communications will set and guide strategy for all communications, including digital strategy, digital marketing, and public relations messaging to consistently articulate BCI’s mission to key target audiences. The Director of Communications is primarily responsible for creating a pipeline of engaged constituents, working collaboratively with fundraising staff to support successful cultivation and conversion of constituents to donors. The mission of BCI’s communications team is to explode BCI’s base of support and make those people love us. The Director of Communications helps ensure, as one of his or her highest priorities, that BCI’s public communications are effective, well-coordinated, delivered according to plan, and that current and new audiences are further engaged in BCI’s mission. S/he helps ensure that BCI effectively repurposes content across its media channels. The Director of Communications supervises the Content Producer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the marketing and communications strategy for BCI.
  • Oversee the creation of online content that recruits and engages targeted audience segments and leads to measurable action.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a dashboard of outcome-oriented metrics to measure BCI’s recruitment, engagement, and conversion of members and supporters.
  • Coordinate communications activities across multiple channels to create attention, engagement, and mind-share in target audiences.
  • Assist in the implementation of online campaigns to recruit new supporters, engage target audiences, and convert supporters to donate, and take other priority actions that support BCI’s mission.
  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of BCI’s print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, and BCI’s website and digital channels.
  • Supervise the Content Producer, who is responsible for online development, video production and Bats Magazine.
  • Ensure a strong brand identity for BCI, providing content with highly attractive design and marketing appeal.
  • Consistently generate creative ideas for new content and new marketing campaigns.
  • Manage BCI’s communications calendar to optimize recruitment, engagement and conversion of constituents.
  • Interface with BCI senior staff and program staff members to produce communications content.
  • Oversee website revisions, updates, and content.
  • Serve as primary contact for Bat Week and oversee BCI’s representation in this annual event.
  • Manage media and PR contacts. 

Qualifications

  • A four-year undergraduate degree, plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible communications experience required, ideally in a non-profit setting, covering such areas as digital strategy, digital marketing, and donor communications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write quickly and accurately on deadline are a must. Experience in communicating conservation or scientific/technical information preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of staff, vendors, members, donors, conservation partners and others.
  • Superior organizational and management skills and ability to handle a multitude of tasks, including experience in project management and setting and adhering to deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of graphic design; Photoshop and digital design skills are a plus. Strong social media and computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel).
  • Actively follows best practices in nonprofit communications and is highly collaborative and team oriented.
  • Has experience identifying, analyzing and engaging target audiences, and is data-driven and results oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and high motivation.
  • Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment, and is a thoughtful, smart risk-taker.

This is a full-time salaried position based in BCI’s Washington, DC office. APF offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

BCI 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.

BCI offers a generous compensation and 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

tdamewood@mrmhv.com

Phone 845-227-3161

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - EAR RESEARCH FOUNDATION - BASED IN SARASOTA, FL

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Based in Sarasota, FL

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 Ear Research Foundation (EARRF – www.earrf.org). EARRF was established in Sarasota, Florida by President and Founder, Dr. Herbert Silverstein. The Foundation was created out of his desire to continue research and development, and to contribute to medical education in a private setting. A board of volunteer Trustees drawn from the community governs the Foundation. A medical advisory board of specialists from around the world lends guidance and support.

Research and Development: Under the auspices of the Foundation, research continues advancements in microsurgery of the ear, the testing of new drugs and therapies for hearing loss and balance disorders, and new understanding of otologic disease processes.

Education: In addition to publications and lectures resulting from research initiatives, the Foundation maintains a complete microsurgical laboratory, and an audiovisual and scientific library for ear physicians and surgeons. Annual professional symposia, conferences and public lectures are offered covering a variety of common and unusual ear conditions. The Foundation also produces numerous free brochures and other informational media (such as this website).

Over forty physicians have been trained in a one-year, post residency, fellowship training program. Many of the graduates are in academic medicine and leaders in the field of Otology and Neurotology. Also, fifteen residents from the University of Pennsylvania have trained through sponsorship from the Ear Research Foundation at Florida Ear and Sinus Center. One of these residents, Todd Rowan, M.D., advanced to the post-graduate fellowship program.

EARRF has retained us to recruit and place a skilled Executive Director with them.

Position Overview

The Executive Director for the Ear Research Foundation is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, public relations, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors and currently oversees two part-time support employees and team of volunteers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Fiscal/Operations – Manage day-to-day operations of the Ear Research Foundation. Implement strategic plans, based on analytics, projections and financials. Develop budget and manage finances including receivables and payables, bank accounts, investment accounts, credit cards, finance software and reports. Work with CPA to complete an annual audit. Ensure all required legal and financial filings and reports are timely completed.
  • Staff & Volunteer Management – Build a high-performing team and play an active role in attracting, retaining and developing a best-in-class staff and volunteer support base.
  • Board Relations – Work with the Ear Research Foundation board to create policy, establish and implement goals, and lead mission and vision of the organization. Manage quarterly board meetings including scheduling, agendas, reports, minutes, and follow up on business as assigned.
  • Development – In conjunction with Board, develop, coordinate, and implement an annual fundraising plan. Identify, cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential donors. Coordinate and implement annual fundraising events. Regularly update and maintain Foundation database and individual donor files. Prepare grant proposals and reports for corporate, foundation and government funders.
  • Community Outreach – Develop and update website, e-newsletter, social media and collateral materials. Maintain organization information and coordinate participation in community giving programs. Coordinate involvement in community health fairs. Identify and implement cost-effective ways to deliver programs to clients. Plan and implement educational seminars and community education events for the public including physician lectures at office or in community. Assemble information kits for the clinic, events, courses and meetings.
  • Program Management – Coordinate and implement Physician CME Training Courses and Conferences. Promote and recruit for Fellowship position annually. Schedule interview and process contracts. Ensure completion of credentialing.

Qualifications

  • The Ear Research Foundation Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to organization’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, management, fundraising, and coaching experience.
  • College degree, with at least 5 years of management experience; track record of effectively leading a performance and outcomes-based organization and staff with specific examples of having developed and operationalized successful strategies.
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) is a plus.
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget.
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships.
  • Solid marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable and innovative approach to business planning.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Sarasota, FL. EARRF offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

EARRF 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@mrmhv.com

Phone 845-227-3161

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - Independent Living - Mid-Hudson Valley, NY

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER  

Based in Newburgh, NY 

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 Independent Living, Inc. (IL- http://www.myindependentliving.org). Independent Living Inc., a locally controlled nonprofit agency based in Newburgh, NY, offers a wide range of programs and services dedicated to ensuring universal access and opportunity in every aspect of community life. Since 1987, they have served as a common voice for persons with disabilities living in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster, Sullivan and Rockland Counties.

Their efforts are directed to individuals of all ages having any disability and are committed to the universal elimination of physical and attitudinal barriers, as well as assisting individuals with disabilities successfully transition from system-dependency to independence.

IL has engaged us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with them.

Position Overview

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all financial matters of Independent Living, Inc. The CFO will administer the fiscal affairs of a $20 Million annual operating budget. S/he must have strong leadership and administrative experience as well as experience with billing protocols under the Office of Persons with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Medicaid and other funding sources.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and supervision of all fiscal department staff and maintain responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the fiscal department; interacts with the CEO on a daily basis and keeps him informed of important fiscal matters.
  • Maintains the fiscal standard operation procedures manual.
  • Prepares the annual budget for submission to the CEO 60 days prior to start of the fiscal year.
  • Prepares monthly fiscal reports and presents them to the CEO and Board of Directors one week prior to monthly board meetings. Facilitates and presents at monthly Finance Committee meetings.
  • Working closely with program directors and program managers, prepares all program budgets for submission to the CEO prior to the start of each fiscal year. Provides ongoing budget management support to program directors and program managers.
  • Prepares monthly revenue and expense sheets by program and reviews them with each manager on a regular basis.
  • Provides thorough fiscal updates at the weekly administrative team meeting.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the CFR manual and ensures that the agency is in compliance at all times.
  • Prepares the Annual Consolidated Fiscal Report (CFR) and submits it to the CEO on a timely basis. Reviews and signs off on quarterly reports for all contracts on a timely basis – within 30 days of the end of the period.
  • Provides annual training on ‘financials’ for the board of directors, administrative and management staff, regularly communicating with fiscal agents for each funding stream, in order to maintain effective and positive working relationships.
  • Provides fiscal support pertaining to agency development initiatives.
  • Attends training as appropriate to keep up with changes in reporting and contract requirements. Ensures that all fiscal data is backed up on a daily basis.
  • Monitors cash flow to ensure adequate funds for agency operation. Responsible for renewing Agency Liability and Directors and Officers Insurances, as well as the umbrella policy.
  • Prepares and facilitates timely annual fiscal audits and performs other fiscal duties as required to maintain fiscal integrity of the agency.

Qualifications 

  • At least 10 years of professional fiscal experience with a minimum of five years of senior leadership experience supervising staff.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Masters preferred. Must be a CPA.
  • Solid experience in not-for-profit accounting with the ability to manage multiple funding streams.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Other Skills: Ability to work independently or as part of a team, be highly organized, assume responsibility, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask, be flexible, and maintain a high level of attention to details. Must be even-tempered, have good negotiation skills, and the ability to meet unexpected deadlines.

This is a full-time salaried position based out of Independent Living’s headquarters in Newburgh, NY. They offer an excellent salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

Independent Living, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & CORPORATE RELATIONS - AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION - BASED IN BETHESDA, MD

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

CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - ARMY WAR COLLEGE FOUNDATION - REMOTE POSITION - MAY BE BASED ANYWHERE IN THE U.S.

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.