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

 

 

DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP & LEGACY GIVING - THE CHILDREN'S INN AT NIH - BASED IN BETHESDA, MD

DIRECTOR, LEADERSHIP & LEGACY GIVING

Based in Bethesda, Maryland

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 Children’s Inn at NIH (www.childrensinn.org). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s premier medical research agency- making important discoveries that improve health and save lives around the world. The NIH Clinical Center is where our families take their children to receive care and treatment. The Clinical Center is both a hospital and a research center. This is where the NIH conducts its intramural (onsite) clinical research that requires a hospital setting. Volunteer patient/participants receive not only leading-edge experimental treatments but also the best in hospital care.

How The Children’s Inn Plays a Part

The NIH takes care of the children’s medical needs while The Children’s Inn tends to their social and emotional needs. At the end of long days of treatments and procedures, they leave behind the needles and doctors and return to The Inn. The Inn is a safe have between treatments and hospitalizations, “a place like home” where families can stay together and find mutual support from other families going through similar circumstances. If The Inn did not exist, some families may not be able to have their children participate in studies at the NIH because the cost of staying in a hotel for the duration of the treatment could be prohibitive.

The Children’s Inn has retained us to recruit and place a skilled Director, Leadership & Legacy Giving with them.

The Director, Leadership & Legacy Giving is responsible for the oversight and direction of the Individual Giving program (including annual gifts, major gifts legacy giving).

Position Overview

The Director, Leadership & Legacy Giving is responsible for the oversight and direction of the Individual Giving program (including annual gifts, major gifts legacy giving). This position works with the Chief Development and Communications Officer to develop fundraising goals and strategies for engaging individual prospects and donors in support of The Inn. This position supervises the Associate Director of Leadership and Legacy Giving as well as the Manager, Annual Giving.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute strategies to increase the revenue generated from individual annual, major and legacy donors/prospects. Includes the design, implementation and execution of a fundraising plan focusing on cultivation, solicitation, and recognition strategies to meet The Inn’s short-term and long-term fundraising goals.
  • Provide strategic leadership to design and implement processes that build a portfolio of individual prospects and donors by leveraging a robust database to generate new fundraising prospects and contribute to the growth of the program with a focus on individuals capable of making major and legacy gifts of $5,000 or more annually.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individuals and family foundations; and design funding vehicles using the case for support to secure significant investments in The Inn.
  • Proactively seek new major and planned gift prospects by successfully leveraging The Inn’s database and research tools (Target Analytics and ResearchPoint).
  • Support the moves management process to increase revenue and stakeholder engagement.
  • Provide strategic guidance to the CEO, CDCO and Board on a comprehensive individual giving strategy that increases private sector support.
  • Develop and write funding proposals to individuals and family foundations.
  • Assist in the development of short- and long-term development goals and monitor progress towards goals.
  • Work with staff to structure a growing individual giving program consistent with funding priorities and return on investment.
  • Encourage individuals to establish or contribute to special funds through endowments and planned gifts. Work with donors’ professional advisors to ensure smooth administration of estate gifts and other planned gifts to The Inn.

 

  • Maintain accurate constituent records and document all contacts, communications and visits in the database.
  • Responsible for the successful launch and growth of the Women’s Engagement Network, a new initiative that provides opportunities for women donors to leverage their personal and professional networks in support of The Inn.
  • Participate in The Inn’s special event activities that promote stewardship and donor recognition including the Leadership Circle and The Innkeeper’s Society.
  • Support and coordinate gift-processing procedures with the Finance Department.
  • Work with the Communications staff to determine development content for brochures, newsletters, website and reports.
  • Support and attend The Inn’s major fundraising events and galas as requested. 

Personnel Management:

  • Recruit, train, develop, supervise and evaluate the work performance of the Manager, Annual Giving and the Associate Director, Leadership and Legacy Giving. 

Qualifications

    • College diploma required. Advanced degree preferred.
    • A minimum of ten years of direct, successful fund raising experience with a major-gifts-driven program concentrated in the cultivation and personal solicitation of major outright or planned gifts. Track record of progressively responsible assignments or positions, including supervisory experience.
    • Experience with Raiser’s Edge and Target Analytics desirable. Knowledge of the local community helpful.
    • Successful fund raising experience with a major-gifts-driven program, concentrated in the cultivation and personal solicitation of major outright or planned gifts
    • Successful experience dealing directly with donors and generating six gifts.
    • Familiarity with all types of fund raising, i.e., annual giving, major gifts, planned gifts, capital campaigns and endowments.
    • The ability to interact successfully with colleagues, board members, trustees, volunteers, donors and prospects.
    • The ability to work independently while keeping supervisors apprised of issues, problems, opportunities and progress.
    • A thorough knowledge of the legal and tax implications of the various approaches and techniques used in giving.
    • Knowledge of and experience with stock, planned, and deferred gifts is an advantage.
    • Direct experience in preparing and submitting proposals to potential funders.
    • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Should be friendly and tactful with a compassionate personality.
    • Must be flexible.
    • Attention to detail and follow-through are essential.
    • Should have a positive attitude and work well in a team-oriented environment. Must be comfortable leading event committees and managing volunteers.
    • Must be open to all and comfortable with a variety of lifestyles.
    • Must be in good general health with no history of chronic diseases that could be hazardous to the residents of The Children’s Inn.
    • Must be willing to participate in evening and weekend fundraising and public relations activities. Official schedule is Monday through Friday.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Bethesda, MD. The Children’s Inn offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

The Children’s Inn 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

ANNUAL GIVING MANAGER - THE CHILDREN'S INN AT NIH - BASED IN BETHESDA, MD

ANNUAL GIVING MANAGER

Based in Bethesda, Maryland

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 Children’s Inn at NIH (www.childrensinn.org). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s premier medical research agency- making important discoveries that improve health and save lives around the world. The NIH Clinical Center is where our families take their children to receive care and treatment. The Clinical Center is both a hospital and a research center. This is where the NIH conducts its intramural (onsite) clinical research that requires a hospital setting. Volunteer patient/participants receive not only leading-edge experimental treatments but also the best in hospital care.

How The Children’s Inn Plays a Part

The NIH takes care of the children’s medical needs while The Children’s Inn tends to their social and emotional needs. At the end of long days of treatments and procedures, they leave behind the needles and doctors and return to The Inn. The Inn is a safe have between treatments and hospitalizations, “a place like home” where families can stay together and find mutual support from other families going through similar circumstances. If The Inn did not exist, some families may not be able to have their children participate in studies at the NIH because the cost of staying in a hotel for the duration of the treatment could be prohibitive.

The Children’s Inn has retained us to recruit and place a Annual Giving Manager with them.

Position Overview

The Annual Giving Manager plans, implements and manages all aspects of an individual annual giving program of gifts of $1,000 or less. Develops activities and communications to proactively increase The Inn’s fund development to meet or exceed annual fundraising goals. Develop ways to move donors to higher levels through acquisition, cultivation and stewardship. Assures timely and appropriate donor recognition through a comprehensive stewardship and gift acknowledgement program. This position is supervised by the Director, Leadership and Legacy Giving.

Key Responsibilities

    • Create, implement, evaluate, and continuously refine strategies and programs for successful fundraising for each constituency of the annual fund which includes direct mail, online giving and monthly giving. Develop strategies for individual acquisition, renewal and upgrading to increase the annual giving program.
    • Contributes to the creation and implementation of donor engagement and retention strategies.
    • Oversee the direct mail program by working in partnership with an external consultant to develop and implement strategies for donor acquisition, solicitation, upgrade and retention. Serve as the primary contact related to the timely and accurate production of the direct mail program by ensuring that all production steps and deliverables are achieved and delivered on schedule.
    • Develop and implement strategies for individual fundraising from a diverse donor base including working with the communications team on marketing and communications outreach materials.
    • Prepare and analyze regular reports on annual fund goals and progress toward goal attainment.
    • Develop strategies to communicate with previous donors who have not contributed in the current fiscal year.
    • Identify individuals, corporations and foundations that may be prospects for annual and major gifts.
    • Assist in the maintenance and accuracy of the donor base.
  • Participate in The Inn’s special event activities that promote stewardship and donor recognition including the Leadership Circle, The Innkeeper’s Society, The Women’s Engagement Network with oversight of The Northern Stars.
  • Oversee the annual giving society.
  • Support development, communications and special events as assigned, including giving tours and public speaking appearances, working at fundraising events and attending events to represent The Inn.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Three or more years’ experience in annual fundraising. Experience coordinating events, speaking in public, and managing budgets highly desirable.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge desirable. Knowledge of the local community helpful.
  • Demonstrates maturity, creativity and self-motivation.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be comfortable with public speaking and asking the public for financial and in-kind donations.
  • Should be friendly and tactful with a compassionate personality.
  • Must be flexible.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through are essential.
  • Should have a positive attitude and work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must be comfortable leading event committees and managing volunteers. Must be open to all and comfortable with a variety of lifestyles.
  • Must be in good general health with no history of chronic diseases that could be hazardous to the residents of The Children’s Inn.
  • Must be willing to participate in evening and weekend fundraising and public relations activities.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Bethesda, MD. The Children’s Inn offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

The Children’s Inn 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 INDIVIDUAL GIVING & MEMBERSHIP - BAT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL - BASED IN CENTRAL TEXAS

DIRECTOR OF INDIVIDUAL GIVING & MEMBERSHIP

Based in Central Texas

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 Individual Giving & Membership (Director) with them. The position is based in Central Texas.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Chief Development & Communications Officer, the Director of Individual Giving & Membership will oversee the BCI membership program and guide strategy for all membership communications and for individual donors who give less than $5k annually to BCI. The Director is primarily responsible for growing the donor base; and for implementing creative, innovative appeals for members as well as annual supporters. The successful candidate for this role will take ownership of the position, have a proven track record of conducting effective appeals, foster continued engagement from our donor base, and exhibit a proactive donor-centered approach. S/he must thrive in working with individual donors and demonstrate a drive for excellence within the field of fundraising.

The Director helps ensure, as one of his or her highest priorities, that BCI’s fundraising campaigns are effective, well-coordinated, delivered according to plan, and that current and new audiences are engaged in BCI’s mission.

The Director of Individual Giving & Membership supervises the Development Services Associate.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of developing, strengthening and maintaining the membership program, including developing an annual membership plan including long and short-term membership benchmarks and budgets; strategically grow BCI membership through analysis of data and trends, and annually refine and advance processes that drive member satisfaction and revenue.
  • Ensure that a culture of service to members and supporters is preserved and promoted throughout BCI and respond to inquiries from current and prospective members in a timely manner, tracking all contact results. Manage on-line and phone communication with constituents utilizing excellent oral and written skills with attention to detail, quality-assurance and accuracy.
  • Increase the size of and revenue generated by our membership base by employing industry best practices in new member acquisition, direct-mail fundraising appeals, membership renewals and online fundraising campaigns, while maintaining an 80% or better membership renewal rate. Fundraising appeals include all membership drive campaigns, and targeted appeals (fall & spring). S/he will seek to engage target audiences, ultimately convert supporters to members, and take additional priority actions that support BCI’s mission.
  • Develop and track the membership and appeals revenue and expense budgets and assist with the development of annual materials for membership promotion and fulfillment.
  • Work closely with the development and communications staff to segment and customize communications with various groups within the membership base as needed. Coordinate gift processing and membership fulfillment, ensuring that all gift entry and acknowledging/receipting is completed accurately and efficiently.
  • Establish effective working relationships with mail houses, printers, and other vendors as required. Maintain sufficient inventory of materials needed for in-house fulfillment and programs.
  • Oversee the newly emerging BCI Young Professionals Group, including managing annual events (Austin & San Antonio), establishing policies and procedures for the formation and governance of this group, and ultimately increase the membership of young professionals to BCI. Goals and metrics for the formation of this group should be included within the membership annual plan.
  • Select, coordinate, and work with volunteers as applicable, with ability to document new processes and train staff and volunteers in best practices.
  • Serve as BCI’s representative with external constituents as needed.

Qualifications 

  • A four-year undergraduate degree, plus five (5) years or more of membership and/or annual fund experience required, ideally in a non-profit setting, for a membership or annual fund program with thousands of members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to write quickly and accurately on deadline. Experience in communicating conservation information preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of staff, vendors, members, donors, conservation partners and others.
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to handle a multitude of tasks, including experience in project management and setting and adhering to deadlines.
  • Experience in Raisers Edge; proficiency with OLX highly desirable and the use of custom web forms and membership tools is a plus. Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel) are required.
  • Actively follows best practices in nonprofit communications and is highly collaborative, organized, adaptable and team-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision and high motivation. S/he should provide a visionary approach to the work; must be a self-starter with the ability to refine processes and increase efficiency.
  • Effective problem-solving skills, with a solutions-based approach, high emotional intelligence, and superior interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel (current expectation is 10-15%). Travel includes visits to Bracken Cave regularly during the bat flight season to meet with members and visitors (May – September). Additional travel may include visits to Congress Avenue Bridge, annual staff retreats, training sessions, and professional development activities.
  • Successful candidates will have a solid track record assisting with events; two (2) years of direct oversight in event management is a plus.

This is a full-time salaried position. BCI 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.

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

 

DONOR RELATIONS MANAGER - THE CHILDREN'S INN AT NIH - BASED IN BETHESDA, MD

DONOR RELATIONS MANAGER

Based in Bethesda, Maryland

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 Children’s Inn at NIH (www.childrensinn.org). The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s premier medical research agency- making important discoveries that improve health and save lives around the world. The NIH Clinical Center is where our families take their children to receive care and treatment. The Clinical Center is both a hospital and a research center. This is where the NIH conducts its intramural (onsite) clinical research that requires a hospital setting. Volunteer patient/participants receive not only leading-edge experimental treatments but also the best in hospital care.

How The Children’s Inn Plays a Part

The NIH takes care of the children’s medical needs while The Children’s Inn tends to their social and emotional needs. At the end of long days of treatments and procedures, they leave behind the needles and doctors and return to The Inn. The Inn is a safe have between treatments and hospitalizations, “a place like home” where families can stay together and find mutual support from other families going through similar circumstances. If The Inn did not exist, some families may not be able to have their children participate in studies at the NIH because the cost of staying in a hotel for the duration of the treatment could be prohibitive.

The Children’s Inn has retained us to recruit and place a Donor Relations Manager with them.

Position Overview

This position has overall responsibility for the database and manages the prospect management and research system to support the Development Office’s strategic fundraising goals, including oversight for the integrity of the database, tracking donor and prospect solicitations and giving, and preparing concise reports that support planning and decision-making. The Donor Relations Manager reports to the Director, Development Operations and Strategic Partnerships and supervises the Development Database Coordinator and the Database Assistant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directs the management of the fundraising pipeline; collaborating with the development team to ensure the completeness and integrity of all donor and financial data critical to the execution of The Inn’s fundraising initiatives.
  • Under the direction of the Director, Development Operations and Strategic Partnerships and, in concert with the Finance team identifies innovative and improved processes to increase efficiencies.
  • Maintains and improves the administration of the donor database, ensuring that best practices are followed for data entry and management throughout the organization, documenting these processes in coordination with the Database Coordinator and Database Assistant.
  • Collaborates with the finance department to coordinate monthly reconciliations with fundraising module and integration with other software.
  • Oversees processing of all gift transactions and all related operational activities, including donor acknowledgement, pledge collection, database management, and data synchronization, ensuring that work is carried out in a timely and high-quality manner, including supervision of the Database Coordinator and Database Assistant to ensure accuracy and timeliness of gift entry.
  • Oversees the moves management system
    • Conducts prospect research and provides reports to assist staff in developing strategies for prospective donors with capacity and philanthropic interest in supporting The Inn.
    • Coordinates the moves management process, ensuring that highest priority prospects have specific identified.
    • Organizes and leads regularly scheduled prospect management sessions to assign prospects, monitor timely movement through the pipeline, and develop and enhance strategy to convert prospects to donors. Leads the team in prospect rating and screening process.
    • Establishes policies and procedures to create, document and maintain an effective prospect management and tracking system.
  • Ability to pull complex lists and reports
    • Reviews existing donor data to identify prospects for upgrade from direct marketing programs to more personalized, high value approaches.
    • Analyzes giving patterns of individuals, corporations, and foundations.
    • Conducts research and prepares profiles on new prospects to determine propensity and capacity; updates existing donor and prospect profiles.
    • Reactively and proactively compiles and coordinates donor and pipeline data from fundraisers, staff, and leadership into the database.
  • Facilitates data and content discussions using pipeline and portfolio data with strategic emphasis on effectively identifying areas of incomplete, inconsistent, or incorrect entries in prospect data; make data-driven recommendations based on review of prospect data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Personnel Management:

  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate the work performance of the Database Coordinator and the Database Assistant.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Three or more years’ experience in fundraising prospect research/management, database analytics and fundraising operations is required. Supervisory experience required.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of computerized donor development systems (preferably Raiser’s Edge) is required.
  • Knowledge of data mining methodology is required.
  • Proficiency in transforming, translating, and delivering database information clearly to end-users is required.
  • Ability to review, analyze, and manipulate data for solicitation purposes. Advanced data entry creation and maintenance skills are preferred.
  • Proficient application of privacy laws, ethical standards, and protocols in dealing with highly sensitive information with a high degree of judgment and discretion is required.
  • Highly detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

This is a full-time salaried position based in Bethesda, MD. The Children’s Inn offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

The Children’s Inn 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

 

 

CONTROLLER - POSITION CAN BE REMOTELY BASED ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. - BAT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL

CONTROLLER

This Position can be Remotely Based Anywhere in the Continental United States

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 Controller with them. BCI’s World Headquarters are in Austin, TX, with a satellite office in Washington, DC. This position can be based remotely anywhere in the Continental United States.

Position Overview

The Controller provides daily oversight of all finance, accounting and related reporting activities under a current organizational budget of $5 million. This position has functional responsibility over general accounting, cash management, accounts payable & receivable, and grants and contracts accounting.

The Controller ensures that proper systems, procedures, and internal controls are consistently in place to support effective financial and accounting operations, maintain compliance with GAAP and federal requirements, and achieve successful audits. Responsible for delivery of timely financial reporting to both internal and external stakeholders, including BCI’s Executive Director, senior managers, and Board of Directors. The Controller also supports the organizational budget process and ongoing forecasting and variance analysis.

Provides leadership in maintaining strong internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization, promoting a positive and supportive work environment. The Controller collaborates closely with development, conservation, and science teams to ensure solid understanding of finance and accounting policies and procedures, and proactively explores continuous system and process improvements, and ultimately manages the finance function and systems to support the efficiency and effectiveness of overall operations and the growth of BCI’s conservation and science programs.

Key Responsibilities

Staff Supervision, Training & Development 

  • Mentors and directs the daily work of a diverse team, including consulting support; ensures that all work is processed efficiently by establishing individual and team priorities.
  • Conducts training for staff on finance and accounting policies, procedures and forms utilization as may be needed.

Financial Accounting & Compliance 

  • Ensures the organization’s compliance with GAAP, federal regulatory, and other donor requirements, as well as BCI’s own policies and procedures.
  • Ensures effective cash management practices and maintains healthy cash flow.

Financial Reporting, Audit & Tax

  • Responsible for the timely preparation of accurate, transparent, and clearly‐communicated monthly financial statements and year‐end closing.
  • Supports the annual budget process, monitors progress, and draws conclusions on budget & forecasting variances as well as BCI’s overall financial position.
  • Generates monthly departmental reporting of budget‐to‐actual activity and engages in necessary review with budget managers on significant variances.
  • Arrange for and coordinate all necessary audits.
  • Acts as a main point of contract with external auditors during onsite fieldwork.
  • Provides schedules for the annual IRS Form 990 tax information return and completes other tax/regulatory forms.

Program Support

  • Provides leadership in maintaining strong internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization, promoting a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Collaborates closely with BCI’s development, conservation, and science teams to ensure solid understanding of finance and accounting policies and procedures, and ensure program staff have accurate and timely data to support program management and budget decisions.
  • Proactively explores continuous system and process improvements, including by utilizing new technologies, to support development, grant and contract processing and program management.
  • Manages the finance function and systems to support the efficiency and effectiveness of overall BCI operations and the growth of BCI’s conservation and science programs. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA preferred.
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in accounting and/or auditing, with 3+ years of experience in a managerial role supervising staff.
  • 5+ years of experience in mission‐driven, nonprofit organizations subject to federal grants rules and regulations compliance, including demonstrated working knowledge and practical application of OMB cost principles, audit, and administrative requirements.
  • Experience with financial management software required, with Abila MIP preferred. Intermediate to advanced level working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office products.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of nonprofit accounting principles and practices, budget management, accounting report generation and utilization, and financial analysis.
  • Experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, the Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Open to working extra hours during peak workload periods, especially during the annual audit.

      Competencies:

      • Paramount professional integrity, honesty, confidentiality and dependability.
      • Commitment and ability to excel in a fast‐paced environment; works effectively under time pressure and meets deadlines.
      • Highly professional demeanor, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff.
      • Effective trainer for finance and non‐finance personnel.
      • Employs team-building, mentoring approach to supervision and working style.
      • Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures.

        This is a full-time salaried position. BCI 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.

        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. CPA would be a plus.
        • 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

        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.