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All job listings will be posted in a biweekly update sent to our listserv of more than 1,000 nonprofit and fundraising professionals. To register for these announcements, click here.

The AFP North Central Ohio Chapter offers this job posting service for its members.

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Director of Development

Pawsibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron

Deadline: 7/31/2014

Director of Development Pawsibilities,® Humane Society of Greater Akron has an immediate opening for a full-time Director of Development to lead annual and capital giving, special events and donor development. Demonstrated experience with grant writing, relationship management, marketing, social media, and data bases is desirable. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and to achieve results in a team environment with staff and volunteers across departments. Successful candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and professional experience in fundraising or related field. Proficient computer skills required. Love of animals is essential! Submit resume to Karen Hackenberry, Executive Director: khackenberry@summithumane.org.

For more information, visit: http://www.summithumane.org
For more information, contact:  mailto:khackenberry@summithumane.org


Manager of Fundraising Events

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Deadline: 8/1/2014

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is currently considering applicants for the position of Manager of Fundraising Events. The Manager of Fundraising Events reports to the Vice President of Development and is responsible for planning and implementing fundraising and donor stewardship events for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The Manager also provides event support for donor, member and trustee cultivation activities. RESPONSIBILITIES: Plans, implements and coordinates fundraising, donor cultivation and stewardship, member and trustee events for the Museum. In support of the Museum’s strategic priorities and in coordination with the Vice President of Development, the Manager of Fundraising Events: •Researches and identifies event opportunities to raise charitable support for Museum. •Develops event concepts, budgets and timelines, and executes the implementation of events. •Organizes meetings with internal and external parties as needed to support successful event execution. •Secures venues as appropriate, and works with venues, vendors, external consultants and the Rock Hall staff team. •Manages event budgets and coordinates and tracks receivables with finance department. •Develops solicitation plan to sell tickets and tables to events and works with Development team colleagues to execute plan. •Creates and executes an event communications and marketing plan that includes working with marketing and communications team and other departments as needed to create and distribute appealing event materials. •Updates website event content as appropriate. •Manages event, provides service and assistance during events, and event volunteers. •Interacts with event supporters, communicates with donors and sponsors. •Designs and implements event follow-up plan aligned with development objectives. •Works with staff to effectively evaluate events and make appropriate adjustments for future. Duties include but may not be limited to the above. JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: •Bachelor Degree in related field. Advanced education preferred. •Five (5) years of professional managerial experience in a responsible event planning position, preferably in museum, cultural or performing arts institution. Proven experience with budgeting and forecasting. •Extensive event planning and implementation and donor or relevant client relations experience. •Experience in soliciting corporate, foundation, or individual donations. Excellent strategic thinking skills, as well as problem solving abilities. •Excellent volunteer and donor relations skills. •Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with others. •Innovative, self-motivated with ability to juggle competing priorities. •Strong attention to detail. •Creativity, innovation, ability to multitask while working towards a deadline. •Experience managing budgets and volunteers. •Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. •Past experience organizing, managing and implementing fund raising events •Ability to successfully pass a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum reference check, background investigation and drug screen. •Computer Literate: Microsoft Word; Excel; Raiser’s Edge or similar database management system.

For more information, visit: http://rockhall.com/careers/
For more information, contact:  mailto:cbell@rockhall.org


Director of Development

Walsh University

Deadline: 8/1/2014

Walsh University seeks a Director of Development who will create and execute an annual major gift fundraising plan, manage a portfolio of 150 prospects capable of making gifts of $25,000 or more, and make personal solicitations in support of the University’s capital and endowment priorities. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred. Minimum of three to five years fundraising experience, preferably in higher education, with a track record of success in securing gifts of $25,000 or more. Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects, is a must. Travel, weekend and evening hours required. The incumbent will report to the Vice President for Advancement. For a complete position description and to apply please visit https://jobs.walsh.edu.

For more information, visit: https://jobs.walsh.edu/
For more information, contact:  mailto:khodge@walsh.edu


Sales/Fundraising PT Go Red for Women Director, Canton

American Heart Association

Deadline: 8/7/2014

What's your motivation? Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It's all part of working for the American Heart Association, where you can contribute professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for a part-time 20 hours/week; Go Red for Women Director with responsibility for the Canton event. Be a part of our life saving mission of building healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. The Sales/Fundraising Go Red for Women part-time Director will have primary focus on the implementation of the annual Go Red For Women event which includes solicitation of large dollar and multi-year corporate sponsorships, chair recruitment, volunteer committee recruitment, auction production and overall event coordination. The Director is held accountable to an aggressive fundraising goal in excess of $145,000. Main Responsibilities: •Solicits and maintains high-level corporate & patron sponsors by developing year-round cultivation plan ensuring superior customer relations. •Builds recruitment committees and corporate sponsorship committees to solicit high level event Chairs and working committees. •Plans, develops, maintains, and implements assigned fundraising events according to best practices and event timelines. •Responsible for executive volunteer recruitment, orientation and training. •Assists in the development & maintenance of appropriate statistical reports, evaluations, and data gathering for volunteers, the local office, and the affiliate. •Maintains timely communication with all staff at local and affiliate levels, and helps ensure all information requests deadlines are met. •Maintains timely communication with Senior Directors. •Build relationships with key corporate leaders who can support fundraising initiatives and involve them at the appropriate time. Manage such volunteers for not only short term results but also upgraded long-term relationships. •Works independently in achievement of individual goals as well as working collaboratively with a team. •Other related duties as assigned. Required Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. •Possess strong selling and negotiation skills. •Knowledge and demonstrated ability to successfully identify, cultivate, recruit, and maintain relationships with top level volunteers from identified companies. •Demonstrated skills in fundraising or successful outside sales. •Proven ability to understand and navigate corporate cultures to achieve goals. •Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication at all organizational levels. •Ability to plan and conduct meetings. •Ability and willingness to travel in territory and region as position demands. •Must have the ability to lift at least 20 lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation. •Ability to work outside standard hours as needed, including occasional evenings and weekends. •Ability to use Microsoft products, computer software, run reports and maintain accurate data. •Ability to pass satisfactory background checks. Required Experience •Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years of experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education. •Must have at least 2 years of experience in fundraising, outside sales or in a non-profit organization in a similar capacity. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement. Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, in a diverse and inclusive environment in which to learn and grow. Visit https://ahacareers.silkroad.com/ to apply for this position. EOE AA/M/F/V/D

For more information, visit: http://www.heart.org/careers
For more information, contact:  mailto:meri.schroeder@heart.org


Grants Manager

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Deadline: 8/7/2014

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park seeks a Grants Manager to research, identify, write and steward funded government and private grants for this $3.5 million organization. The manager will collaborate with colleagues and serve the organization's program areas to create first-rate fundable proposals and timely, accurate reporting. The ideal candidate will have five to eight years of demonstrated success in generating >$500,000 funded federal and foundation grants and a portfolio demonstrating previous federal and private proposals. Accepting applicants seeking part-time and up to full-time employment. For a complete job posting visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org. Send cover letter and resume to apply@forcvnp.org, with the subject line reading Grants Manager. No calls please.

For more information, visit: http://www.conservancyforcvnp.org/about/employment
For more information, contact:  mailto:apply@forcvnp.org


Membership Manager

Akron Art Museum

Deadline: 8/8/2014

The Akron Art Museum seeks a highly motivated and creative individual to direct and implement all aspects of the museum’s membership program. Candidates will be eager to assist in the expansion of the membership program by developing new and unique opportunities and events related to the museum’s mission of enriching lives through modern and contemporary art. The Membership Manager is a full time position responsible for developing and maintaining all aspects of the museum’s membership program. This individual will be responsible for growing the membership for the museum by developing new membership program opportunities and events. In addition, the individual will be responsible to maintain current membership and to direct the daily activity of the membership office with the help of the Development Assistant. In concert with the Chief External Affairs Office and the CEO/Executive Director, the Membership Manager will explore creative approaches to attracting new audiences for membership. Qualifications: BA in communications, arts or related humanities. Relevant experience in membership, development and/or public relations. Previous supervisory experience is helpful. Excellent writing skills, interest in arts, ability to maintain good interpersonal relations. Ability to independently conceive, develop and implement a dynamic membership program. Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources The Akron Art Museum One South High Street Akron, OH 44308 HR@akronartmuseum.org

For more information, visit: http://akronartmuseum.org/employment/
For more information, contact:  mailto:cmurphy@akronartmuseum.org


Fundraising and PR Strategist

Dot Org Solutions LLC

Deadline: 8/15/2014

We are looking for an energetic, creative and forward-thinking individual to join our team as a Fundraising and PR Strategist. We are a fast-growing creative and consulting agency serving nonprofits, small businesses and start-ups in fundraising, marketing communications and PR.

For more information, visit: http://www.dotorgsolutions.com/about-us/job-openings
For more information, contact:  mailto:amy@dotorgsolutions.com


Annual Giving Coordinator

Akron Children's Hospital

Deadline: 8/15/2014

Excity new opportunity with the primary responsibility to create, implement and steward Annual Giving programs within the Foundation, including direct mail, social media, on-line giving and Grateful Patient programs. Bachelor’s Degree preferably in development, business, marketing, public relations and a minimum of three (3) years successful annual fund and/or major gift fund raising. For complete details and to apply, go to: http://bit.ly/TqtlE5

For more information, visit: http://www.akronchildrens.org
For more information, contact:  mailto:aondo@chmca.org


Regional Development Manager, OH/MI/IN/West PA

Bright Hope

Deadline: 8/16/2014

The Regional Development Manager is responsible for soliciting and cultivating donor relationships resulting in contributions and major gift pipeline building for first time, small gift, and routine monthly donors.

For more information, visit: http://www.brighthope.org/about/opportunities
For more information, contact:  mailto:human.resources@brighthope.org


Part-time Executive Director of Development Gift & Estate Planning

The University of Akron

Deadline: 8/21/2014

The University of Akron seeks a Development and Fundraising Professional to serve as the Part-time Executive Director of Development Gift & Estate Planning. The Executive Director of Development will have primary responsibility in generating gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations, including annual, planned, capital, and special gifts. The University offers a challenging and successful fundraising environment using a team approach to development. This highly motivated individual will be responsible for the direction, creation, and management of fundraising programs. A relevant Master's Degree or Juris Doctorate degree is required with a minimum of four years of experience in management, sales, or gift planning or estate planning, preferably in a higher education development environment. The candidate must have computer skills in the areas of database management, word processing, and Planned Gift software or other related computer software packages. Advanced knowledge of tax laws, investments, gifts and university development preferred. The ability to maintain positive relationships with donors is required. Travel is required. For complete details and to apply please visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs. Job ID#8381. When submitting the online application please be prepared to attach a letter of application and resume. The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, military status or status as a veteran.

For more information, visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs
For more information, contact:  mailto:emplapp@uakron.edu


Director of Advancement

Holy Cross Academy Catholic Schools

Deadline: 8/25/2014

This is a new position that presents a unique opportunity for a talented, motivated Advancement professional to create a vibrant program designed to reinvigorate Catholic elementary education in Stark County. As part of our team, you will institute and lead our advancement program, including major gifts, planned gifts, special events, annual fund, alumni relations and communications. You will effectively communicate the value and mission of our organization at all times, providing a vision for all constituency groups. You will be responsible for establishing and implementing the programs as outlined above. You will work closely with our Recruitment and Marketing groups. All applicants will possess: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in development and advancement. Leadership Skills- Strong writing and public speaking skills, with a very outgoing personality. Organization Skills- Ability to stay focused and organized on projects. History of successful solicitation of substantial gifts. Ability to motivate and inspire volunteers and committees. Good knowledge of accounting and statistics Success will be measured in results of planned programs, and consistency of growth of annual fund. The successful candidate will work closely with the President and the Holy Cross Academy community groups. For a complete Job Description – email your request to rebner@starkholycrossacademy.com

For more information, visit: http://
For more information, contact:  mailto:rebner@starkholycrossacademy.com


Senior Advancement Research Specialist (No. 989609)

Kent State University

Deadline: 8/30/2014

The Sr. Advancement Research Specialist will provide comprehensive research on potential donors to the University, including in-depth industry analysis and relationship mapping. Identify potential major and leadership donors through the deployment of complex database segmentation strategies utilizing analytical software, demographic and in-house data. Analyze, interpret and evaluate information collected on a potential donor to produce effective cultivation strategies at the individual and team level. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Liberal Arts, Library Science, or a relevant field; four to five years experience in prospect management, research or analytics. Experience in non-profit environment is preferred. Kent State has recently been selected as a “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. This is the third time the university has been selected for this honor in the past four years. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=188716. You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: http://www.kent.edu/about/administration/ia/index.cfm. Northeast Ohio - A Great Place to Live and Work! http://www.neoisgreat.com/index.htm Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

For more information, visit: https://www.jobs.kent.edu
For more information, contact:  mailto:


executive director

First Tee of Akron

Deadline: 8/31/2014

The First Tee of Akron is conducting a search for a new executive director. This is a full time position that will pay comensurate with the applican's experience with a range of $50,000 to $75,000. The job description and expectations of employment will be furnished in the acknowledgement of the receipt fo the applicant's resume. The position is expected to be filled by September 30, 2014.

For more information, visit: http://www.thefirstteeakron.org/club/scripts/public/public.asp
For more information, contact:  mailto:firstteeakronsearch@akronmcd.com


Institutional Advancement – Associate Director of Advancement, College of the Arts

Kent State University

Deadline: 9/4/2014

The Associate Director will assist with the planning and implementation of a fundraising campaign and events for the College of the Arts. There are four schools in the College of the Arts: Art, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Music, and Theatre and Dance. This position is directly responsible for managing a portfolio of at least 150 prospects and reports to the Director of Advancement for the College of the Arts. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field; three years fundraising and/or sales experience. Or a combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to eight years progressive experience in fundraising or sales. Need for flexible work schedule with the ability to travel and work nights and weekends. Kent State has been selected as one of this year’s “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. This is the third time the university has been selected for this honor in the past four years. Application Deadline: Open until filled. Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=188782. You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: http://www.kent.edu/about/administration/ia/index.cfm. Northeast Ohio - A Great Place to Live and Work! Http://www.neoisgreat.com/index.htm Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

For more information, visit: http://jobs.kent.edu
For more information, contact:  mailto:


Advancement Business Intelligence Developer (No. 990495)

Kent State University

Deadline: 9/20/2014

The Advancement Business Intelligence Developer will aggregate data from multiple sources in an efficient data warehouse and deliver reports, dashboards, and analytics for Institutional Advancement. Provide support to the Director of Advancement Services in fulfilling the technical needs of the department, including application support, server maintenance, and provisioning of personal hardware systems. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a relevant field of study; two to three years prior work experience providing support in multiple areas of Development and Business Intelligence; database maintenance and design, ETL development, report writing, analytics, server maintenance, and/or web applications development. Experience with the Microsoft suite of BI and reporting tools such as SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Analytical Services, Microsoft SQL Server DBMS and Windows Server management preferred. Some experience with Higher Education Institutional Advancement preferred. Kent State has recently been selected as a “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s number one source of news, information and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. This is the third time the university has been selected for this honor in the past four years. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=188820 . You will find additional information about the division and a list of current open positions in Institutional Advancement, by visiting our website: http://www.kent.edu/about/administration/ia/index.cfm. Northeast Ohio - A Great Place to Live and Work! http://www.neoisgreat.com/index.htm Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

For more information, visit: http://jobs.kent.edu
For more information, contact:  mailto:



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