Job Postings

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Current Openings (Updated November 14, 2018)

Development Associate at Monroe County United Ministries

Divisional Grants and Research Manager at The Salvation Army PNG Territory

Manager Research & Philanthropic Information at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne

Director, Prospect Development at Butler University

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Development Associate at Monroe County United Ministries

Position Overview
Conducts development activities for MCUM including, but not limited to: fundraising, special events, public relations, tours, presentations and media contacts. Reports to and under the supervision of the Development Director and ultimately the Executive Director.


  • Accountable for grant research, identifying possible funding resources, writing of proposals and securing funding for general operation and any special funding requirements.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with key community, civic and service organizations including presentations and tours of facilities.
  • Works with staff and volunteers to assure that all fundraising and community relations activities are consistent with the overall mission and with the philosophy and concepts of each program and service.
  • Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers and interns assigned to development department.
  • Tracks campaign contributions and progress. Maintains required records and prepares management reports.
  • Assists Development Director in establishing a computerized tracking system for donor records. Inputs data and maintains donor records.
  • Acts as liaison to member churches, potential member churches and any other organization seeking information about MCUM and its programs or services.
  • Evaluates annual fundraising outcome in relation to giving potential. Ensures adequate control and follow up; including maintenance of fundraising records and the development and maintenance of prospect lists.
  • Plan for continuing cultivation of donors including prompt thank you communication in writing to all donors.
  • Keep the Development Director informed of progress, problems and possible areas of improvements in communications and/or in the delivery of primary or supporting services.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Evidence of broad knowledge, understanding and well-developed skills in fundraising.
  • Must be computer literate. Strong computer skills a plus.
  • Ability to initiate long and short-term plans and implement planning with appropriate action.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively through oral presentations, written word and graphic displays
  • Ability to accomplish objectives through cooperative effort.
  • Demonstrate mature judgment in analyzing and interpreting financial potential and evaluating prospective donors.
  • Willingness to be flexible in task assignments
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required.

Training or Equivalent Qualifying Experience

Undergraduate degree in communications, public affairs or related field and either 1 year work experience in fundraising or 2 years work experience in related area; OR; A combination of education and experience that provides the equivalent.

To view more information or to apply click here. 

Posted November 14, 2018

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    Divisional Grants and Research Manager at The Salvation Army PNG Territory

    Position Overview
    The Divisional Grants and Research Manager is responsible for conducting research on grant opportunities and donor prospects; writing, editing and submitting grant proposals and reports; communicating applicable grant opportunities to Corps and Service Extension Units within the Indiana Division; advising program staff about proper grant management; providing grant-related support within the division; ensuring all Indiana grant resources are utilized to their fullest extent to address current and future organizational needs; and collaborating with the development staff on holistic, unified fundraising and awareness strategies and approaches for funding support.

    Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited college or equivalent work experience in grant writing.

    Background Checks: Position requires a background check to be completed. Findings may disqualify an individual for this position.

    Experience: Minimum three years grant writing experience

    Certifications: CFRE designation a plus

    To view more information or to apply click here. 

    Posted November 8, 2018

    Manager of Research & Philanthropic Information at Parkview Health in Fort Wayne

    Position Overview

    Provides leadership and direction for the Foundation in support all database functions that make possible the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives. Responsible for database management, prospect research, supervising all aspects of gift processing and acknowledgement, financial reporting and fund management, including endowment and temporarily restricted funds held at the Foundation. Provides leadership, supervision and coaching to the Foundation Data Analyst.

    Works closely with fundraising staff to support an array of fundraising activities including programs in annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, special event fundraising, capital and endowment campaigns. Additionally, provides essential support for all stewardship efforts. Works closely with the Parkview Hospital Finance and Accounting teams as needed in producing accurate financial reporting, audits, and other financial projects as required that relate to the Foundation.

    Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Information Services.

    Certification: Membership in Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) is preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of five years of experience in database management and prospect research, including direct experience with data analysis and reporting and prospect qualifying and identification. Experience in the healthcare sector is a strong plus. Innovative and inspiring leadership style with experience recruiting, developing, and managing colleagues with varying levels of database management experience. Extensive knowledge Raisers Edge is essential. Process and systems-oriented with strong critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to lead and train team members for cross functionality. Service-oriented team player with a collaborative and engaging work style. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to think ahead and effectively manage multiple projects. Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

    To view more information or to apply click here.

    Posted October 18, 2018

    Director, Prospect Development at Butler University

    Position Overview

    As an integral part of Butler University’s Advancement Services Research and Prospect Development team, the Director, Prospect Development oversees and coordinates all the activities and day-to-day operations of the Prospect Development team, including prospect identification, pipeline development, prospect research, and relationship management throughout the prospect development life cycle. Reporting to the Senior Director of Advancement Services, this position collaborates with University leadership and front-line development officers on pipeline management, works independently on research and prospect identification projects, and manages a team of two (2) prospect development professionals.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit

    Posted October 17, 2018

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