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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS),
Livingston, NJ

Organization Summary

Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is a nonprofit, community-based health and human service organization annually delivering a wide array of personalized services to nearly 10,000 individuals throughout New Jersey.

Founded in 1939, our history and values compel us to meet the particular needs of Jewish individuals and families, and to provide services to vulnerable people of all races, religions and ethnic backgrounds. JVS employs a staff of seventy-five, with headquarters in Livingston, and a program campus in East Orange.

Position Summary

The Executive Director provides overall management, planning, execution and leadership for all aspects of the organization including effective programs/services, diversified revenue and fundraising portfolio, donor stewardship, board/staff development and finance and budget management.

The Executive Director is responsible for positioning JVS as a leader in human services in New Jersey and establishing effective partnerships and collaborations with corporations, foundations, community/corporate leaders, government officials, other community organizations/nonprofits,
and supporters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with board of directors, community partners, government agencies and staff to build and implement JVS’s strategic plan.
  • Actively create and maintain strategic partnerships for JVS.
  • Lead fundraising initiatives to reach budgeted goals through cultivating individual donor relationships, foundation grants and government contracts.
  • Model leadership competencies to staff. Set high goals for personal and team accomplishments; meet or exceed goals while seeking continuous improvement.
  • Serve as the primary external face of the organization and engage media across all platforms.

Qualifications

  • A proven track record of significantly growing an organization by setting the vision and strategy and delivering results.
  • Strong personal leadership, excellent leadership and influence skills, commercial acumen, and the ability to deliver tangible results.
  • Strong development experience with proven success securing and managing foundation grants, government contracts, individual donations, and corporate sponsorships.
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, develop, and manage talented and committed staff.
  • Experience working on or with a nonprofit board of directors.
  • Demonstrated experience in human services.
  • Strong commitment to JVS’s mission and values.
  • Master’s degree required.

Benefits and Compensation

This is a full-time, salaried position and compensation will be based on experience. Benefits include vacation, health care coverage, dental, and retirement benefits.

Interested candidates can submit resumes and letters of interest, which should include salary expectations to info@ruotoloassoc.com.

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Summit Speech School,
New Providence, NJ

Organization Summary

Summit Speech School, located in New Providence, New Jersey, was founded in 1967 with a mission to “enable children who are deaf or hard of hearing to take their place in a hearing world by providing superior educational and therapeutic support services through an auditory/oral program.”

The school services more than 130 children from birth through high school annually. These children reside in communities throughout northern and central New Jersey.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Director of Development is responsible for leading Summit Speech School’s fundraising efforts, including the creation and execution of all aspects of the annual development plan and prioritization of departmental activities to attain budget goals.

The Director of Development will work with the Board of Trustees Development Committee to establish, prioritize and develop fundraising activities that meet budgetary goals, the highest ethical standards,

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage, and report on a program for annual contributions to the school so that regular sources of revenue can be secured and which will grow a broad base of support.
  • Inspire the volunteer leadership and committees to participate in activities in support of the school.
  • Develop and maintain the highest levels of team work within the Development Office, and ensure a high level of collaboration between the Development Office and other departments and volunteers.
  • Identify, research, cultivate and participate in meetings with key donors and grantors.
  • Develop, plan and manage special fund raising campaigns for designated projects.
  • Provide for stewardship of funds contributed to the school.
  • Design and implement community relations programs for internal and external publics.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum seven years experience in development/fundraising, with a track record of success with individual and institutional donors.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Familiarity with New Jersey’s philanthropic community.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and supporting development efforts of board members, board committees, and volunteers.
  • Adept at furthering community awareness of an organization’s mission.
  • Extraordinary writing and public speaking abilities.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge.

Benefits and Compensation

This is a full-time, salaried position and compensation will be based on experience. Benefits include vacation, health care coverage, dental, and retirement benefits.

Interested candidates can submit resumes and letters of interest, which should include salary expectations, to info@ruotoloassoc.com.

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit,
Phoenix, AZ

“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” – 1 Peter 4:10

Responding to the Holy Father’s call to minister to the young, serve the poor and create a culture through Spirit-filled evangelization, the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit have established a position to advance their mission to serve the Church.

The Director of Development will provide groundbreaking leadership to fulfill the Community’s mission while broadening the impact of their vision. The Director’s efforts will motivate lay and community leaders to advance the work of the Friars through the meaningful contribution of their gifts and talents.

This is an opportunity for the Director to build a strategic roadmap for the Friars’ fundraising initiatives by engaging donors and leaders throughout communities served by the organization. The Director is tasked with developing effective fundraising strategies that will foster accomplishment of the Friars’ mission.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership in conceiving and implementing a comprehensive development program including timeline and measurable outcomes.
  • Leadership and management of all fundraising initiatives.
  • Work with community leadership to identify and solicit major gift prospects for their mission work.
  • Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with donor and leadership prospects.
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with the leadership of the Diocese of Phoenix and surrounding communities.
  • Create and maintain all marketing initiatives, both print and electronic.
  • Work with lay volunteers to advance the mission of the Friars.
  • Establish and manage all development outlets including gift processing, prospect research, grant writing, and drafting of print communications, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) and 5-7 years of development experience
  • Measurable fundraising progress year over year
  • Entrepreneur with a faith-filled heart to serve the community
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills, along with written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising & database platforms
  • Evening/weekend work occasionally required, as well as travel to cultivate donors
  • In full communion with the Roman Catholic Church; have an understanding of the practices, teachings and policies

Please send cover letter, with salary history and resume, to info@ruotoloassoc.com

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Grand Canyon University, Newman Center,
Phoenix, AZ

This unique opportunity to raise funds for a Newman Center at a non-denominational evangelical university exists because the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit wish to advance their mission to serve the Church through college ministry. Created through a culture of Spirit-filled evangelization, the Friars have established this position for the energetic and dynamic Catholic whose understanding of stewardship will translate to a successful marketing and development campaign.

The Director of Development will enthusiastically fulfill the Friar’s mission and broaden the impact of their vision through this college ministry. The Director will nurture and foster a strong relationship with the college faithful and drive the efforts to motivate lay and community leaders in advancing the work of the Friars through the meaningful contribution of their gifts and talents.

Working collaboratively with the Friars, the Director will develop and build a strategic roadmap for marketing and fundraising initiatives, engaging donors and leaders throughout the Grand Canyon University alumni and student body community, and beyond.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership in conceiving and implementing a comprehensive development program including timeline and measurable outcomes.
  • Management and leadership of all fundraising initiatives.
  • Work with community leadership to identify and solicit major gift prospects that will advance mission work.
  • Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with donor and leadership prospects.
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with the leadership of the Diocese of Phoenix, and surrounding communities.
  • Create and maintain all marketing initiatives, both print and electronic.
  • Work with lay volunteers to advance the mission of the Friars.
  • Manage and develop all development outlets; including gift processing, prospect research, grant writing, and drafting of print communications, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) and 5-7 years of development experience
  • Measurable fundraising progress year over year
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a faith-filled heart to serve the community
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills, along with written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising & database platforms
  • Evening/weekend work occasionally required as well as travel to cultivate donors
  • In full communion with the Roman Catholic Church; have an understanding of the practices, principles and policies.

Please send cover letter, with salary history and resume, to info@ruotoloassoc.com

 

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, INDIVIDUAL GIVING AND SPECIAL EVENTS
SCO Family of Services,
Glen Cove, NY

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, New Orleans, LA

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ADVANCEMENT OFFICER

La Salle Academy, Providence, RI

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PARISH CAMPAIGN MANAGER

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

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SENIOR MEMBER OF EXECUTIVE TEAM

Ruotolo Associate Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ

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DIRECTOR OF CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF MISSION ADVANCEMENT

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

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DIRECTOR OF MISSION ADVANCEMENT
The Dominican Sisters Of Sparkill
(Sparkill, NY)

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Executive Director, Holy Cross Family Ministries Foundation

Holy Cross Family Ministries, North Easton, MA

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Director of Institutional Advancement

Preston High School, Bronx, NY

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Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Roman Catholic High School, Philadelphia, PA

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