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    • 12 Aug 2022
    • 12 Oct 2022
    • The Adult Day Center of Somerset County

    Adult Day Center of Somerset County


    The Adult Day Center of Somerset County, an independent non-profit agency, has been providing comprehensive and compassionate adult day care services to vulnerable seniors and adults living with a dementia related illness in the greater Somerset County area for 45 years. Through our provision of services, thousands of older adults have been able to age in place, at home with their family caregivers, and avoid or delay institutional placement.


    The ADC is a trusted elder care partner in central New Jersey, with a reputation for innovative service, the ability to care for an individual throughout the progression of their disease, and never turning anyone away for inability to pay for services. The ADC is seeking a Development Director that will be responsible for all aspects of fundraising to support the mission of the ADC.


    The successful candidate will report to, and work collaboratively with the ADC Executive Director and Board of Trustees. The position is 30 hours per week, and the work schedule is flexible.


    Responsibilities:

    • Lead and manage 2 major fundraising events yearly: gala and wine tasting event

    • Maintain existing funding sources through timely solicitations and ongoing stewardship

    • Research and identify new funding sources and initiate requests

    • Community outreach to educate and promote adult day care services

    • Create and manage marketing materials

    • Lead and manage individual giving programs and major gifts

    • Execute monthly e-newsletter and manage agency’s social media

    • Direct on-line and mail fundraising campaigns including year end appeal

    • Maintain donor data base: currently Raiser’s Edge


    Requirements/ Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree and three years experience in non-profit fundraising with a demonstrated ability to successfully raise funds, knowledge of central NJ corporate and non-profit community a plus.

    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and writing skills

    • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising software

    . • Good time management skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently

    • A commitment to the agency’s mission and an interest in improving the quality of life for older adults, people living with Alzheimer’s disease, and their family caregivers.

    • Excellent people skills with experience in collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dedicated team.

    • Able to interact with ADC members and caregivers

    • High energy level, flexibility, sense of humor, and a willingness to pitch in where needed.

    The salary range for the position is between $60,000 and $70,000 commensurate with experience. 


    Apply

    To apply send a cover letter and resumé to drobinson@adultdaycenter.org

    • 22 Aug 2022
    • 22 Oct 2022
    • Trenton Circus Squad

    Trenton Circus Squad Logo


    Trenton Circus Squad is a non-profit organization that inspires young people to take big leaps in life. Through our free circus programs, squad members learn how to cooperate, push themselves and serve their community - all through the astonishing practice of circus arts. Squad members learn physical techniques, life skills and build trust with teens from other neighborhoods. They lead community engagement through workshops and performances with younger children and families. It's an often breathtaking experience filled with exercise, learning and joyful laughter for kids of all ages. We are proudly based in Trenton, NJ.


    Position Description:

    We are seeking a highly competent individual with previous fundraising/development experience to serve as our Director of Development. The position comes with great responsibility, as they will be accountable for maintaining the grant pipeline and increasing donor engagement. Will plan and oversee campaigns and events to raise funds for the organization. Strategize and implement multiple campaigns, like annual giving, capital campaigns, major gifts, and planned giving.


    Responsibilities:

    The Director of Development is responsible for executing multiple fundraising/development campaigns to secure funds for the organization’s programming and general operations.

    ●Play key role in preparing annual fundraising budget Identify measurable outcomes, regularly evaluate effectiveness of initiatives, and shift strategies as necessary. Lead preparation of the Annual Report.

    ● Oversee and implement research, grant preparation, management, and reporting for foundation, corporate, and government grants; Identify and successfully solicit new sources of major institutional support.

    ● Manages special events geared towards fund development.

    ● Prepares fundraising materials for in person, email, and traditional mail solicitation.

    ● Maintains donor database.

    Regular communication with donors via print and digital newsletters.

    ● Writing responsibilities also include grant writing and reporting, as well as appeal preparation and donor acknowledgement.

    ● Furnishing Executive Director with regular progress reports.

    ● Capital and planned giving campaigns.

    ● Supports the Executive Director in making direct asks for major gifts.


    Required Qualifications:

    ● Bachelor's degree and/or 5 years of work experience, in this field.

    ● Valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle.

    ● Pass a background check.


    Desired Qualities:

    ● Strong commitment to Trenton Circus Squad’s mission, vision, and values.

    ● Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with others, to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form, and develop a positive, congenial, professional organizational environment.

    ● Flexible, with the ability to multitask.

    ● Excellent communication, computer, interpersonal, organizational, and research skills are essential.

    ● Think independently, but also utilize teamwork strategies when faced with difficult tasks.

    ● Experience in local donor and foundation engagement would be beneficial.


    Supervision:

    Reports to the Executive Director. Please submit a Letter of Interest and Resume to Tom von Oehsen at tom@trentoncircussquad.org to be considered for this position.


    The salary range for this position is between $75,000 and $79,000. 

    • 22 Sep 2022
    • 22 Nov 2022
    • United Way of Greater Mercer County - Lawrenceville NJ



    We connect people with resources propelling individuals and families to reach their fullest potential creating a thriving community. In order to achieve our mission, we invest in programs, community partnerships, and volunteer engagement in youth and family success, economic vitality and health and wellness.


    Our vision is a vibrant and inclusive greater Mercer County whereby all can thrive. The strategic priorities of the organization include:

    • Increase and diversify revenue

    • Increase organizational visibility and demonstrate value proposition

    • Build and expand community impact products (programs + services)

    • Demonstrate commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion


    Position Overview:

    Reporting to and in partnership with the President and CEO, the Vice President of Development & Strategic Partnerships will spearhead development efforts as UWGMC continues to expand its corporate engagement program, develops an individual donor base, and grows its relationship with philanthropic foundations.


    The Vice President will build on the standard United Way Fundraising model of workplace giving while implementing best practices in non-profit fundraising. The Vice President will work closely with the CEO, board members, staff, and other stakeholders on all elements of fundraising.


    Tasks include, but are not limited to:

    ▪ Developing and executing UWGMC’s strategic fundraising plan including meeting goals to expand and deepen corporate engagement to generate at least half of all contributed revenues.

    ▪ Working in collaboration with the Community Impact Team (Programming) to identify programs for foundation support, including in some cases, writing grant proposals. Stewarding foundation relationships to generate approximately 20% of contributed revenues.

    ▪ Overseeing the annual workplace campaigns to generate approximately 20% of contributed revenues.

    ▪ Managing the direct mail appeal which includes working cross-functionally for timely implementation.

    ▪ Building a base of individual donors and a major donors program including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship to eventually generate approximately 10% of contributed revenues.

    ▪ Supervising and mentoring 2 direct reports: Director of Strategic Partnerships and Director of Volunteer Engagement.

    ▪ Working with the Marketing Team to create a donor-brand experience.

    ▪ Developing and overseeing a limited number of fundraising events to enhance the individual campaign(s).

    ▪ Providing development updates to the Board as well as staffing the Board Development Committee.

    ▪ Tracking sponsorship request and proposals and writing reports for foundation and corporate funders.

    ▪ Representing UWGMC at networking events in order to identify and cultivate prospective donors and corporate supporters – note, flexibility is required. Events can occur early mornings, evenings, and weekends.


    Qualifications & Experience:

    ▪ Education: BA (required), MA or CFRE (a plus)

    ▪ 7-8 years of experience in development in a non-profit organization with robust institutional giving programs

    ▪ Experience in developing and stewarding grant proposals and sponsorship programs

    ▪ Experience with creating and building individual giving campaigns

    ▪ Familiarity with volunteer engagement. Direct volunteer management experience and converting volunteers to donors a plus

    ▪ Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

    ▪ Familiarity with donor databases

    ▪ Prior experience in a United Way or federated agency a plus

    ▪ Event management experience a plus


    Core Competencies:

    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following core competencies:

    • Mission-Focused

    • Cross-Functional Capability and Collaboration

    • Inclusiveness

    • Effective Fundraising

    • Strategic Relationship Management

    • Outward Turning

    • Entrepreneurial and Innovative

    • Business Development and Sales

    • Volunteer Management


    This is an exempt position; salary commensurate with experience.

    Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to the attention of:

    Marian Stern, Philanthropic Consultant

    m.stern@projectsinphilanthropy.com

    Write “Vice President of Development & Strategic Partnerships” in subject line.


    The United Way of Greater Mercer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

100 Campus Town Circle | Suite 103 #2050 | Ewing, NJ 08638  

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