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Location: Parsippany, NJ
Summary: Pro Bono Partnership provides business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Substantially leveraging the impact of our in-house legal staff, the Partnership annually recruits and mobilizes hundreds of attorneys from major corporations and law firms to donate their time and expertise on behalf of its nonprofit clients, enhancing their ability to improve conditions in their communities, particularly for the poor and vulnerable.
Responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant’s main responsibility is to provide administrative support to the professional staff in the Partnership’s Parsippany, NJ office. This includes but is not limited to:
Salary and Benefits: Mid-$30s DOE. Medical, Dental, 403b and Voluntary Life and AD&D. Paid vacation days, sick days and holidays.
To Apply: A cover letter and resume are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Preferred: Submit your resume and cover letter as one attachment by email to email@example.com. Please make sure you reference the position in the email header and include your first and last name. Alternate Application Method: Mail to ATTENTION: Administrative Assistant Search, Pro Bono Partnership, Inc., 237 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 300, White Plains, NY 10605. For more information, see Pro Bono's website.
No phone inquiries please. Pro Bono Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.
Summary: The Volunteer Center of Bergen County, located in Hackensack, is seeking a full-time Director of
Development. The Director of Development will be responsible for creating and executing the
development strategy for the Volunteer Center. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of
Development is a member of the executive leadership team. S/he will be responsible for achieving the
organization’s fundraising goals as outlined in the annual budget.
• Create, implement and monitor annual development plan to support the organization’s strategic
• Lead and manage the organization’s overall development efforts to meet the fundraising goal.
• Develop and manage Board fundraising capacity; serve as staff liaison to resource development
committees of the board; work with Nominating Committee to ensure adequate fundraising
expertise/capability on board
• Serve as a key member of the Marketing Team in developing a comprehensive marketing and
public relations strategy that supports fundraising
• Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential individual and corporate donors, as
well as private foundations.
• Grow Major Gift/Individual Donor Support – research/identify prospects, produce major donor,
board and special category solicitation campaigns to engage, retain and/or upgrade donors.
• Oversee grants, including schedule of proposals and reports to corporate and private
• Manage annual fund, including direct mail and membership.
• Oversee major fundraising events.
• Manage staff, volunteers and office interns.
• Manage donor database; maintain files of donors and grants. Generate reports and provide
other data as needed. Manage related vendors.
• Oversee appropriate acknowledgement and stewardship of gifts.
• Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent prior experience. Understanding and appreciation of the
role of volunteering and civic engagement a plus.
• 5-10 years of senior-level development experience with a non-profit organization.
• Knowledge of Bergen County strongly preferred.
• Demonstrated track record of achieving revenue targets of more than $500,000 annually.
• Proven management and leadership capabilities, especially in motivating others.
• Experience in identifying and cultivating individual and corporate donors for major gifts.
• Ability to work with senior executives in a corporate environment.
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically; thorough understanding of strategic development.
• High energy, positive, “can-do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork, and attention to detail; high degree
• Strong verbal and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to write clearly and
• Demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate, and manage new accounts.
• Champion of collaboration; strong partnership-building skills.
• Thorough understanding of all components of a diversified funding base.
• Good computer skills and knowledge of donor database programs.
To Apply: Interested candidates should submit resume and salary requirements to Director of Development Search, Volunteer Center of Bergen County, 64 Passaic Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601 or firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Location: Neptune, NJ
Summary: Child Care Resources invests in Monmouth County’s children by empowering parents to make informed child care choices and by providing quality resources and education to child care professionals. The Inspector of Family Friend and Neighbor (FFN) Homes will report to the Quality Initiatives Manager. The objective is to increase and expand agency services to registered and unregulated child care providers in Monmouth County through increased monitoring, technical assistance and training to enhance the quality of child care available to families.
Evaluation: Annually in May by Quality Initiatives Manager
To Apply: Contact Jessica Gregory, MSW, Quality Programs Manager, 732-918-9901 x105, email@example.com
Location: Trenton, NJ
Summary: Founded in December 1999, the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey (APN) seeks the prevention, reduction, and elimination of poverty. Through systematic and strategic sharing of information APN promotes dialogue, cooperation, and collaboration among people and organizations working to address poverty. We believe New Jersey has the resources needed to establish strategies that can prevent and end poverty.The APN is a broad based coalition of diverse organizations dedicated to heightening awareness of the needs of low and moderate income households, fostering public-private partnerships and engaging in other activities to address these needs. APN is a membership organization with partners across the state. The Network membership consists of faith based organizations, individuals, community based non-profits and government officials.
Qualifications & Responsibilities: APN is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as its Executive Director, on a part time basis. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and management skills. A background in non-profit operations and familiarity with poverty related issues is strongly preferred.
In order to meet the mission of the APN, the Executive Director will provide leadership, develop a strategic plan; organize; and monitor all aspects of the APN initiatives and activities. The Executive Director will also identify and implement enhancements to fund development, membership, awareness, surveys, advocacy and the overall brand/image.
To Apply: A cover letter and resume should be sent to: H-R@njshares.org
Summary: The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program (an initiative of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation) produces both the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America, and Dodge Poetry-in-the-Schools activities for New Jerseyteachers and high school students. The 2014 Festival will be held in Newark, New Jersey from October 23rd to the 26th. We are looking for an intern to coordinate and execute our 2014 Festival outreach to area colleges and universities, with an emphasis on those offering MFAs and BFAs in Creative Writing. This is a temporary part-time internship with flexible hours. Ideal candidate will launch this effort in late winter/early spring and see it through to conclusion at the Festival in late October.
Responsibilities: acting as chief liaison with faculty and administrators at colleges and universities to increase participation by graduate and undergraduate students in the 2014 Festival; organizing, coordinating and executing all phases of outreach and registration for graduate and undergraduate college groups attending the Festival; assisting in developing, preparing, copy-editing, assembling and mailing a wide range of print documents; responding to inquiries about the Dodge Poetry Festival via telephone, regular and email; assisting Poetry Database Specialist in all phases of updating and maintaining college faculty and student records in the Poetry Festival Database; contributing to content of Festival website and social media; and willingness to chip in wherever help is needed during the four days of the Festival.
Salary: Salary commensurate with an entry-level position in a non-profit arts organization. No benefits.
To Apply: Please do not phone. Email résumé, cover letter and 400 word writing sample (technical writing, web copy, blog content, or any other type of non-fiction) by February 28, 2014 to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Martin Farawell, Poetry Program Director, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, 14 Maple Avenue, Suite 400, Morristown, NJ 07960. See website for details.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Location: Morristown, NJ
Summary: The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Program (a initiative of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation) produces both the biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, the largest poetry event in North America, and Dodge Poetry-in-the-Schools activities for New Jersey teachers and high school students. The 2014 Festival will be held at NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey from October 23rd to October 26th. We are looking for a person to be an integral part of mounting the 2014 Festival. This temporary position will run from April 1, 2014 through November 30, 2014.
Responsibilities: responding to inquiries about the Dodge Poetry Festival via telephone, regular and email; assisting Poetry Database Specialist in all phases of updating and maintaining the Poetry Festival Database; maintaining Festival files; assisting in developing, preparing, laying out, proofreading, copy-editing, assembling, and mailing a wide range of print documents; processing all phases of registration for Festival High School Student Day and Festival Teacher Day; maintaining inventory of Festival merchandise and staff supplies; contributing to content of Festival website and social media; researching a wide range of bibliographical and historical data; and assisting in coordination and mounting of the Poetry Festival and in management of the Dodge Poetry-in-the-Schools Program, wherever needed.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. No benefits.
To Apply: Please do not phone. Email résumé, cover letter and 400 word writing sample (technical writing, web copy or any other type of non-fiction) by February 28, 2014 to: email@example.com, Martin Farawell, Poetry Program Director, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, 14 Maple Avenue, Suite 400, Morristown, NJ 07960. See website for more details.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Location: Morristown, NJ
Summary: The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is seeking a dynamic Communications and Events Manager who will work with the Director of Communications to develop and execute the Foundation’s communications strategies and initiatives, as well as coordinate Foundation events and convenings.
Working collaboratively with program staff, this person will develop and share news, information and stories about the Foundation and its grantees and funding interests to a variety of critical audiences, including grantseekers, grantees, Trustees, policymakers, the media, and the general public, via the foundation’s website, blog, social media, and other forms of communication. This person will also oversee a variety of events and convenings throughout the year on behalf of the Foundation.
The Foundation is seeking an energetic and creative individual, with an eye for detail and good design, who will help advance the Foundation’s communications’ efforts both internally and externally.
Applicants will be asked to submit writing samples during the interview process as well as any relevant printed or designed materials or projects (flyers, brochures, ads, blogs, websites, etc.).
Salary: Commensurate with experience; excellent benefits.
To Apply: Email resume and cover note outlining your interest and salary history by February 28th to: Christopher J. Daggett, President and CEO, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, firstname.lastname@example.org. See website for details.
The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Location: Sayerville, NJ
Summary: This position is responsible for recruiting, training and managing high-level volunteers, securing sponsorship and soliciting corporate/school participation within Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. This position will implement, coordinate and manage fundraising activities to assist the chapter in attaining its financial goals, with a focus on the March for Babies Walk. This position acts as a liaison between the March of Dimes, its volunteers, and the local community. This is a sales position where the majority of the performance review is based upon achieving aggressive annual revenue goals.
• Recruitment and Cultivation of volunteers to lead and organize events that meet or exceed the established fundraising goals.
• Develop a successful business plan using the organizations core business tactics to recruit high-level volunteers, sponsorship and corporate/school participation.
• Cold call, grow local contacts and build and nurture effective business relationships to increase March of Dimes visibility, brand awareness, volunteer base and revenue.
• Manage and provide leadership to volunteer committees to ensure that committee members are fully supported and accomplish tasks required for successful events.
• Manage logistics and logistics volunteers for March for Babies Walk.
• Prepare and maintain accurate records to evaluate revenue, cost-effectiveness, profitability and fundraising potential vs. actual revenue.
• Work with staff, volunteers and local media to heighten public awareness of the March of Dimes, our mission and local events.
• Work with Special Events Director to organize and fundraise for Nurse of the Year awards.
• BA or BS degree or equivalent1 to 3 years of prior related work experience, preferably in sales event fundraising in a not-for-profit setting.
• Should be able to demonstrate successful fund raising experience including a proven track record of securing large corporate sponsorship.
• Excellent computer skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook scheduler.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
• Strong interpersonal and presentation skills required.
• Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks.
• Must be self motivated, proactive and able to manage his/her own schedule.
• Must be able to read, comprehend and analyze financial goals and fundraising reports and also generate required reports on a timely basis.
• Must successfully complete a credit and criminal background check.
• Must be able and willing to travel extensively throughout assigned geographic area and to work evening, mornings and weekends as necessary.
How To Apply: See full job description here.