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Jefferson, Portage, Richland, and Wayne Counties

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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.

  • Fundraising
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Vice President Major Gifts

United Way of Summit County

Deadline: 12/22/2014

Position Overview: The Vice President Major Gifts is responsible for achieving clearly defined revenue goals by cultivating relationships with high net worth donors and prospective donors. The primary objective of the position is to achieve maximum engagement of major donors to ultimately lead to improved donor retention, acquisition and growth. This position cultivates and solicits current leadership contributors and prospects through workplace campaigns, community-based efforts, volunteer relationships, effective communications and other fundraising events and engagement opportunities. The successful candidate will: Be a self-assured major and planned gifts professional with strong interpersonal skills, high personal and workplace standards and an unflagging commitment to purpose Have proven skills in building relationships and motivating volunteers Be comfortable in soliciting and closing gifts from high net worth individuals Have a basic knowledge of planned giving concepts and techniques. Send cover letter and resume to sguiher@uwsummit.org

For more information, visit: http://www.uwsummit.org/employment.htm
For more information, contact:  mailto:krennard@uwsummit.org


Director of Advancement, College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology

Kent State University

Deadline: 12/23/2014

The Director of Advancement will develop and implement a comprehensive special and major gifts fundraising program and coordinate an annual campaign to generate private gift support for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. The college has the following four majors with eleven concentrations and eleven minors: Aeronautics, Applied Engineering, Construction Management and Technology; it’s recognized by major airlines and the U.S. military as one of the top flights schools and best university aviation programs in the country. This position reports to Executive Director of Advancement, Kent Campus Colleges. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and three to four years progressively responsible fundraising and/or sales experience required. Ability and desire to travel and participate in evening and weekend work-related activities are required. Experience in higher education fundraising is preferred. 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 fourth time the university has been selected for this honor in the past five years. Application Deadline: Open until filled. Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu; include a resume and cover letter. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189117. 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/Disabled/Veteran

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


Major Donor Portfolio Representative

Synergy Direct Marketing Solutions, LLC

Deadline: 12/31/2014

Synergy Direct Marketing Solutions, LLC, a Barberton-based company, is looking for a professional, well-spoken, and energetic Portfolio Representative to maintain and cultivate relationships with their clients’ donors. This part-time, work from home position that will focus on enhancing the existing relationship between high value donors and the non-profit organization. The ideal candidate possesses the ability to engage in meaningful conversations, identify opportunities when speaking with donors, and effectively deliver value-added information about the organization. He or she will actively listen to donors and use relationship building strategies to fully understand their philanthropic goals and communicate the organization’s ideals, initiatives, and opportunities.

For more information, visit: http://www.synmar.biz
For more information, contact:  mailto:rachel@synmar.biz


Foundation Relations Officer

Hattie Larlham

Deadline: 12/31/2014

Hattie Larlham is seeking a Foundation Relations Officer to manage and implement a comprehensive foundation relations strategy, including the cultivation of all foundation donors and prospects, stewardship of existing relationships and securement of new grants from existing and new foundation donors. A priority of the position is the effective written and oral presentation of Hattie Larlham’s mission, programs, and initiatives, and impacts. Responsibilities include: Cultivate and foster effective relationships with current foundations and new foundation prospects, in particular by maintaining ongoing contacts and effective working relationships with foundation program officers; take a lead role in working with Program staff to develop all written materials relating to maintaining and increasing support from foundations; maintain computer-based tracking system for organization-wide foundation contacts including proposals, proposal deadlines, reporting needs and actions items in order to maintain a coordinated approach and avoid conflicting solicitations as well as monitor timely reporting on foundation grants, government grants and appropriations to assure compliance with foundation guidelines and sustain successful partnerships; work closely with CEO, CDO, other Vice Presidents and Program Directors to outline program concepts, draft and edit grant proposals and submit highly competitive grant applications to foundation prospects; within the organizational priorities of Hattie Larlham, research and identify prospective foundations for organization support; provide stewardship to foundation trustees, donors and funders through reports, events, visits and other contact as appropriate; attend Development Department meetings and assist the Development Department with other fund-raising initiatives as needed; in collaboration with the Development Department and CDO, establish revenue goals and prepare annual plans for the foundation constituency. Bachelors of Arts or Sciences plus a minimum of 5-7 years of professional experience required; Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for researching, submitting, and stewarding private and public sources of funds necessary. Strong writing skills and attention to detail required; ability to work accurately with numbers; basic knowledge of Word Perfect, MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint required; capacity to learn other types of programs; ability to navigate Internet and World Wide Web. Qualified applicant will also possess strong organization skills, high initiative, strong interpersonal skills, and competence to undertake assignments with little supervision. Familiarity with Raisers Edge helpful. Salary based on experience.

For more information, visit: http://www.hattielarlham.org
For more information, contact:  mailto:humanresources@hattielarlham.org


Director of Fund Development

Humility of Mary Housing

Deadline: 1/10/2015

Exciting and challenging opportunity to plan, develop and manage a combined and expanded fund development department dedicated to bringing a more abundant and self-sufficient life to homeless, single parent families, homeless youth and needy seniors. This is an opportunity to use your experience in all phases of fund development to provide leadership and direction for a regional Northeast Ohio mission driven organization. While the initial focus will be hands-on leadership for planned events and activities, the ability to lead the expansion to other key areas of fund development is crucial. Responsibilities include developing and coordinating all areas of fundraising, managing the fund development office, directing all donor relations, and coordinating public relations to include marketing and advertising. This is a leadership team position. Qualifications include a passion for the HM Housing mission, a commitment to excellence through personal effort and fund development knowledge, 3-5 years of comparable fundraising experience showing increased responsibility, experience in developing and maintaining productive relationships with board members and donors, a Bachelor's degree in a related field with a Master's degree preferred, experience in organizing and expanding programs and managing growth, excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to work cohesively with other directors as a member of the leadership team.

For more information, visit: http://www.hmhousing.org
For more information, contact:  mailto:jobs@hmhousing.org


Advancement Research Specialist II (#989732)

Kent State University

Deadline: 1/15/2015

The Advancement Research Specialist II will conduct specialized research for development professionals to enhance the university’s ability to secure private gift support or recruit key volunteer positions. Perform analysis and evaluation of financial, statistical, and narrative documents. Reports to the Associate Director, Prospect Research. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Liberal Arts, Library Science, or a relevant field; three or four years of experience in prospect research or related research. Must be able to travel including overnight stays and out of state travel on a periodical basis. Experience in non-profit environment; analytics experience preferred. 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 fourth time the university has been selected for this honor in the past five years. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu; include a resume and cover letter. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189189. 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/Disabled/Veteran

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


Advancement Research Specialist I (#989830)

Kent State University

Deadline: 1/15/2015

The Advancement Research Specialist will conduct basic research for development professionals to enhance the university’s ability to secure private gift support or recruit key volunteer positions. Perform analysis and evaluation of financial and narrative documents. Reports to the Associate Director, Prospect Research. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Liberal Arts, Library Science, or a relevant field; One to two years of experience in prospect research or related research. Non-profit experience; analytics experience preferred. 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 fourth time the university has been selected for this honor in the past five years. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu; include a resume and cover letter. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189191. 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/Disabled/Veteran

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


Development Officer/Special Events

Mercy Medical Center Development Foundation

Deadline: 1/31/2015

The Mercy Development Foundation seeks an energetic, detailed-oriented Development Officer/Special Events to join the fundraising team. Position Summary: Under the direction of the Director of the Mercy Development Foundation, the Development Officer/Special Events is responsible for developing and managing annual internal and external fundraising events for Mercy Medical Center. Key responsibilities include planning and analyzing cost-effective events such as golf outings, raffles, auctions, walks, etc., setting revenue goals, forming relationships with key volunteers, contractors, vendors and employees, and soliciting and coordinating corporate sponsorships, gift-in-kind contributions, and increasing fundraising revenue for Mercy Medical Center. Minimum Qualifications: 3 – 5 years of successful fund development, special events and/or marketing experience in a non-profit organization or a corporate setting. Experience with media and special event publicity with strong public speaking and interpersonal communication skills. Proven and successful track record in event management and supervision. Creativity and ability to conceive and aggressively pursue fundraising opportunities consistent to the mission and philosophies of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. Demonstrated aptitude in working with people of diverse backgrounds, including major donors and corporate funders. Excellent budget development and cost analysis skills. Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license, ability to travel within the state of Ohio, and willing to work frequent evenings and weekends. Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university Professional Experience: 3-5 year experience as a progressively responsible front-line fundraiser with emphasis on volunteer coordination and event planning. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other special events software a plus, as well as using social media to enhance special event revenue. Experience using online and crowd fundraising tools a plus. A strong work-ethic, ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and good sense of humor a must.

For more information, visit: http://cantonmercy.org
For more information, contact:  mailto:amy.heuer@cantonmercy.org


Director of Development and Communications

East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation (EANDC)

Deadline: 2/1/2015

The East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation (EANDC) seeks an experienced nonprofit fundraiser to manage the development and communications activities of this 30 year-old community institution. The Director of Development and Communications will report to the President and be responsible for all fundraising activities and communications programs. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, energetic, results-oriented manager able to cultivate donors and the community’s awareness of EANDC and its programs and services. Development responsibilities require designing and implementing a comprehensive fund raising program including annual campaigns and grant programs (including research, writing, strategy, report writing); overseeing the preparation of solicitation letters, reports and other fundraising material; supporting the Resource Development Committee; ensuring timely gift recognition; overseeing database management. Communications responsibilities include developing and implementing EANDC's public relations program; drafting and distributing news releases and public communications including newsletters, brochures, and fundraising materials. Qualified candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in a related field; three to five years demonstrated success in development; knowledge of fund raising vehicles, computer applications, applicable regulations/tax laws; excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience with media relations; knowledge of printing processes and publications. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits are included. EANDC is an equal opportunity employer. Submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and references to jfpurdy@msn.com by January 15, 2013. No phone calls please. For more information about the EANDC, please visit www.eandc.org.

For more information, visit: http://www.eandc.org
For more information, contact:  mailto:jfpurdy@msn.com


Associate Director of Advancement, WKSU (#995774)

Kent State University

Deadline: 2/28/2015

The Associate Director of Advancement will assist with the planning and implementation of a fundraising campaign and events for WKSU the radio station. WKSU is a non-profit public radio station that broadcasts NPR and classical music throughout Northeast Ohio. This position is also directly responsible for managing a portfolio of at least 150 gift prospects. Reports to the Executive Director of Advancement. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and three years fundraising and/or sales experience. Need for flexible work schedule with the ability to travel (which may include overnight stays), and to 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 fourth time the university has been selected for this honor in the past five years. Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Application Process: Please apply online at https://jobs.kent.edu; include a resume and cover letter. For a quick link to the application and a complete job description use: https://jobs.kent.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=189307 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/Disabled/Veteran

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


Development Associate / Director (depending on experience)

Hillel at Kent State

Deadline: 12/1/2015

Are you a dynamic, outgoing, creative and engaging team player? Interested in working on campus to enhance Jewish life? The Development Associate will be a critical member of an energetic team focusing on successful implementation of the Development Plan including soliciting your own portfolio of donors while stewarding overall development goals.

For more information, visit: https://hillel.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=291539
For more information, contact:  mailto:hillel@kent.edu



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