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Posted February 26, 2024
Community Foundation of Frederick County
Location: Frederick County, MD
Salary: $120,000 - $160,000
The Community Foundation of Frederick County is seeking a dynamic fundraising and development leader to join their team of philanthropic professionals. This position is critical for sustaining and acquiring resources in support of more than 700 programs and scholarships that serve the Frederick County community. As the new Director of Philanthropic Services you will build on past successes and work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees and the President/CEO. You will provide leadership and direction for the effective operation of all development and fundraising activities. You will maintain resources for standard operations and pursue additional funding opportunities to advance Frederick County families and individuals. As the organizational envoy, you will illustrate the mission and cultivate community relationships to secure individual, community, and business contributions.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of nonprofit fundraising and major gifts experience, experience with planned giving, legacy gifts, and donor advised funds, experience with charitable trusts, endowments and bequests, and excellent community networking skills. They will also have dynamic sales ability tempered with compassion and empathy, experience with a donor database or CRM platform, ability to collaborate with and motivate Board members, volunteers, and peers, and Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (CFRE is a plus).
Interested applicants, please send résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted February 20, 2024
Baltimore Community Foundation
Location: Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Community Foundation is a philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of Greater Baltimore, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations. The Controller is an exempt employee who reports to the Chief Financial Officer/Vice President of Administration. The Controller is required to perform the responsibilities of the position accurately, in a timely manner and with strict confidentiality. A thorough knowledge of accounting, ability to use a wide range of financial software programs, database knowledge, and the ability to communicate well with staff in all departments of the organization are essential to the success of the position. The Controller develops and disseminates financial and operational reports; prepares annual and internal audit schedules; develops and maintains the manual of finance policies and procedures. A key player in maintaining BCF’s financial controls, this position works closely with the members of the finance team and supervises the Finance Assistant and Gifts and Grants Administrator.
Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, CPA certification, Fund Accounting or Public Accounting experience, and a minimum of five to ten years of experience with progressive departmental responsibilities. Other requirements include experience with fully integrated management information systems, like Blackbaud, excellent computer skills—spreadsheet, word processing, database, reporting, and strong written and oral communication skills.
Posted February 9, 2024
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Location: Baltimore, MD (hybrid)
The Director of Planned Giving manages the Planned Giving Program. This position is responsible for seeking out opportunities and developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate and solicit prospects to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support. This position is also responsible for, managing, growing, and strategically marketing the institute’s planned giving program. Will cultivate, solicit and steward planned giving prospects and maintain a portfolio of qualified prospects throughout the United States and internationally. Supervises the administration of the Planned Giving program to include but not limited to website design; maintenance and upgrade approvals; Planned Giving Advisory Council meetings and events; mailings; and publications. Responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a defined and qualified donor pool which includes planned giving and major giving prospects. Responsible for ensuring that donors are thanked appropriately and for working with Finance to ensure all instruments are understood and approved.
Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, public administration, or other related field of study is required. A law degree is preferred (not required). A minimum of seven years of professional experience as a not-for-profit fundraiser in health or education is required, as well as three years of management experience and experience in planned giving.
Posted February 7, 2024
Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC)
Location: Rockville, MD (hybrid)
Salary: $160,000 - $190,000
Founded in 1910 as the Hebrew Home for the Aged, Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) traces its origins to a compassionate initiative. CESLC operates various residences offering comprehensive services tailored to support seniors at different stages of aging, including independent living, assisted living, long-term care, rehabilitation, outpatient medical services, in-home care, advocacy, and expert medical support. CESLC is now hiring a Director, Major and Planned Gifts who will serve as a front-line major gift officer, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a portfolio of prospects with the objective of maximizing their leadership and philanthropic engagement. The Director will develop and implement strategies to raise major and planned gifts as well as government grants. The ideal candidate will have at least eight years of frontline fundraising experience, with a history of successfully securing five and six-figure gifts.
Qualifications include 8+ years of fundraising to include closing 5 and 6-figure gifts, experience cultivating, soliciting, and closing planned gifts, knowledge of gift planning strategies and tax laws related to charitable planning. Demonstrated familiarity with: Greater Washington philanthropy, Jewish organizations, seniors, healthcare, long-term care, public relations, or social services preferred. Proficiency working with Microsoft Office and donor management software, Raiser’s Edge a plus.
Posted February 7, 2024
Baltimore Community Foundation
Location: Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Community Foundation is a philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of Greater Baltimore, where many donors join together to make the region they love a better place, today and for future generations. The Finance Assistant position is a full time, nonexempt, hourly position reporting directly to the Director of Finance. The Finance Assistant is responsible for routine accounting functions, administrative tasks and special projects related to BCF’s Finance and Administration department. The Finance Assistant is required to perform the responsibilities of the position accurately, in a timely manner and with strict confidentiality. A basic knowledge of accounting, ability to conduct independent research, strong organizational skills, and the ability to communicate well with staff in all departments of the organization are essential to the success of the position.
Qualifications include Accounting 101, bookkeeping or 1-2 years equivalent work experience, proficient in MS Office Excel, Word, Outlook, Adobe, and strong Microsoft Excel skills - pivot tables, filtering, graphing functions desired. Finance office, cashier, or bank teller/CSR experience desired, experience with data entry required; accounting data entry preferred, and experience with minutes strongly preferred.