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Current Openings (Updated September 19, 2018)

Associate, Development at Teach for America in Indianapolis, Indiana

Development & Communications Coordinator at Ronald McDonald House of Northeast Indiana

Development Research Coordinator at the Travis Manion Foundation

Database & Prospect Research Administrator at Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation


Teach For America

Associate, Development in Indianapolis, Indiana

The Associate, Development plays a critical role in ensuring that the Development team has the key data and internal systems to operate successfully, helping us to meet critical fundraising and regional goals. This role will manage the logistics of donor-focused school visits and the planning and execution of other donor-facing external events. The Associate will lead team-wide data integrity, maintenance and reporting initiatives, and managing the gift processing system for all four streams of giving (individual, corporate, foundation, and public).
 
The Associate, Development must have an intrinsic attention to detail, organizational proficiency, knack for learning and building new systems, and a keen desire to explore efficient ways to work with the Development team, the Executive Director, and the broader regional team. The Associate is able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and easily navigate and provide support for multiple projects while maintaining an unwavering eye for accuracy and quality. Additionally, the Associate is interested in a future in Development and the prospect of cultivating and managing relationships with donors. The Associate will report directly to the Managing Director, Development (Head of Development).

For more information or to apply click here

Posted September 19, 2018

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Development & Communications Coordinator at the Ronald McDonald House of Northeast Indiana (Fort Wayne)

The Development and Communications Coordinator reports to the Director of Development and Communications with the primary function to support the development and communications strategies to create awareness and support of RMHC of Northeast Indiana. This position will assist and coordinate aspects of donor development and fundraising, communications, branding and special events.

Job qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree or the equivalent of 4 years’ relevant experience.
  • 2+ years in development with working knowledge of fundraising concepts including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Experience with special events, principles of direct mail fundraising and planned and recurring giving.
  • Must have organization and time management skills, and prioritize work load accordingly.
  • Proficiency in Windows 7, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Publisher as well as database programs. InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite experience a plus.
  • Experience communicating and presenting to individuals or corporations while representing the RMHC of Northeast Indiana in a professional manner.

For more information or to apply click here

Posted September 19, 2018


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Development Research Coordinator at the Travis Manion Foundation

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts prospect research - exploration, qualification, relationship, and closing

  • Spearheads all aspects of the grant writing process, including coordination with other TMF departments on outcome measurements; compilation and final grant reports; and stewardship of grantors to solidify future partnerships

  • Gathers required data to ensure that metrics are met and communicated to the grantor

  • Utilizes available tools and databases such as Wealthengine and Salesforce to accurately and consistently document information to meet departmental requirements.

  • Ensures data integrity of all reporting processes currently in effect for Development department

  • Provides accurate and measurable reports unique to donor segmentations

  • Identify and recommend methods to update, simplify, and enhance processes, procedures, and technologies.

  • Works with program staff and other organization departments to ensure donor data integrity and accurate information input and reporting

  • Oversee donor acknowledgement process

Requirements:

  • Writing sample required (grant application form).

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Some previous experience in grant writing or related writing experience in a non-profit, fundraising or development setting.

  • Experience in prospecting, managing a grant calendar and relevant data preferred.

  • Familiarity with grant platforms

  • Demonstrated knowledge in prospect development is highly desired.

  • Proficiency and ability to learn and utilize various types of computer based software (Salesforce, Classy and Microsoft Office)

  • Ability to work with a team on a consistent basis as well as lead own projects

  • Occasional travel required

 Please submit resume to Faith Branch at: faith.branch@travismanion.org.

Posted September 19, 2018



Database & Prospect Research Administrator at Bosma Enterprises 

Overall Responsibility:

Primary responsibilities include the overall management of data operations for Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation. This individual will be responsible for overseeing and managing the data infrastructure needed to support various fundraising strategies, projects, and activities. The Development & Prospect Research Administrator must be able to work independently while also working as a member of the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation team.

The Development & Prospect Research Administrator will be an individual with a rich background specific in data management, reporting, and research, who has had progressive experience in philanthropic development with a strong track record of successful management. The ideal candidate cares deeply about the development profession and has worked in the non-profit arena, specifically within human services. The Development & Prospect Research Administrator receipts and acknowledges gifts, manages matching gift program, manages donor records, updates data, pulls reports and lists for mailing, and provides background data and support for fundraising personnel on the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation team (i.e. Executive Director and Major Gift Officer).

The individual in this role will also manage online event and donor software and tools, multiple direct mail projects, data cleansing and manipulation, statistical reporting and analysis, mailing list management, and donor/prospect research and relationship management. Analyzes and assesses information from multiple resources to assist in development and implementation of fundraising strategies.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with focus on business practices/administration, computer science or information systems strongly preferred 
  • Proficiency in the use of “cloud-based” data systems, including familiarity with the processes for data storage, upload, retrieval, back-up and security required 
  • Proficiency in complex database management required 
  • Knowledge of database management, maintenance and monitoring functions, including proper functionality, backup/recovery, rebuilding/reorganizing indexes, checks on performance and capacity required 
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience implementing complex data import, export and query functions using Salesforce, Blackbaud products, specifically Raiser’s Edge and Luminate (Convio)
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in using Salesforce strongly preferred 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required (all applications)
  • Familiarity with fundraising terminology and practices strongly preferred 

 Specific Required Skills: 

  • Must be able to travel locally (State of Indiana).
  • Must have a driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to problem-solve, think critically, and maintain composure in high pressure situations
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and projects
  • Ability to meet deadlines Ability to take initiative and ownership for the completion of work product
  • Database management experience – Salesforce preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  •  Strong editing and written skills
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Strong contributor in team environments
  • Highly organized with superior problem resolution and analytical skills 
  •  High level of interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Must be able to multi-task, work in a fast-paced office and work with multiple priorities and deadlines with accuracy 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The essential functions of the Development & Prospect Research Administrator consist primarily of, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Provides general oversight of all data functions related to the regular operations of Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation.
  • Conducts data entry of contributions, manages donor records, and prepares gift acknowledgement letters.  
  • Conducts prospect research and provides background data and support for fundraising personnel on the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation team (i.e. Executive Director and Gift Officer).
  • Conducts data cleansing and manipulation, statistical reporting and analysis, and mailing list management
  • Manages the tracking and coding of all event attendees for Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation’s foundation events and programs through an online event and donor software and tools.
  • Manages matching gift program and complete and submit forms and ensure accurate gift entry 
  • Manages United Way of Central Indiana data reporting and fundraising metrics according to annual schedule.
  • Prepares complex database queries, exports, imports, custom and canned reports to support department needs. Activities include (but are not limited to): prepare event and gift reports, extract and prepare donor solicitation and recognition lists, implement regular NCOA updates, extract and prepare financial reports, perform de-duping and data clean-up functions.
  •  Creates and implements gift coding, attribute and other table entries as required for accurate and efficient tracking of gift records
  • Updates data, pulls reports and lists for direct mail campaigns within Salesforces.
  •  Provides database training to Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation staff and volunteers
  • Analyzes and assesses information from multiple resources to assist in development and implementation of fundraising strategies.
  • Assesses and ensures accuracy, security and integrity of fundraising donor database, including oversight and implementation of data entry standards and best practices 
  • Determines and implements projects to enhance and stream-line database usage 
  • In coordination with IT Department, perform updates to Salesforce software systems in accordance with manufacturer specifications and timeframes 
  • In coordination with IT Department, provide IT support as needed for Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation events held off-site 
  •  Implements special data projects and enhancements  
  •   Assesses and trouble-shoot department-related database issues. In coordination with IT, determine solutions and strategies.
  •  Assists in developing written policies and procedures for gift processing and data management 
  • Works with Accounting to reconcile gifts, pledges and events. 
  • All other duties as assigned.

Core Values:

  • Bosma Enterprises is committed to open and honest communication among all employees; all sharing the responsibility to listen to the ideas and suggestions of others.
  • Bosma Enterprises employees will work to cultivate a positive work environment that encourages creativity, values teamwork, shares successes, and rewards excellence.
  • It is the expectation of Bosma Enterprises that all employees, visitors, and community contacts be treated with a sense of fairness, cooperation and respect.
  •  At Bosma Enterprises we conduct ourselves with integrity and honesty; performing all duties and responsibilities legally, ethically and with professionalism.
  •  Bosma Enterprises employees are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of other employees, program participants, and Bosma information.
  •  Bosma Enterprises employees work to secure a safe and healthy work environment.

 Potential candidates can access the job application through the following website: https://www.bosma.org/How-We-Help/Careers

Posted September 19, 2018

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