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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 

Director of Corporate & Foundation Innovation

 

Bloomfield College, an independent college founded in 1868, is located in the NJ/NY metropolitan region.  The mission of Bloomfield College is to prepare students to attain academic, personal and professional excellence in a multi-cultural and global society.

Bloomfield College is embarking on a new era in fund-raising, and as such, will be growing the Advancement team in this historic time in the college's history.  This new position will be an integral part of the college's fund-raising efforts during this exciting time.

Bloomfield College seeks applications for a seasoned Director of Corporate & Foundation Innovation. This experienced professional will lead the Corporate and Foundation Innovation efforts and manage a portfolio of top corporate and foundation prospects and selected institutional donors with the goal of raising maximum support for institutional priorities in a comprehensive capital campaign. Working closely with faculty, senior administrators and other campus partners, s/he will develop and implement fund-raising strategies; secure and steward major corporate and foundation gifts; and cultivate new and existing relationships with national, regional, and local organizations. S/he will write and present formal requests for support, visit donors and prospects independently and with faculty and administrators, as appropriate, and establish and maintain strategic relationships with Bloomfield alumni, community members, and campus colleagues in order to strengthen and increase Bloomfield’s ties to the corporate and foundation community.

This position is for someone entrepreneurial, a creative thinker with exceptional communication skills.  The qualified candidate will become a key member of the development team with annual bench marks assigned to the position.

Key Responsibilities

·      Write proposals, budgets, reports, and other ancillary materials.

·      Manage relationships with a substantial portfolio of corporate and foundation funders.

·      Conduct research to identify new Foundation and Corporate prospects and develop strategy for outreach and development of the relationships.

·      Maintain the Foundation and Corporate data for tracking purposes, notifying faculty of opportunities and reporting deadlines.

·      Build a large portfolio of new active funders, and deepen relationships with existing funders pro-actively through personal contact and a "moves management" approach

Educational and Other Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree is required; a graduate degree preferred.  Eight years of direct fundraising in a complex development organization with substantive corporation and foundation experience is preferred.  The qualified candidate should demonstrate a proven track record of soliciting and closing corporate/foundation gifts in the six-, and seven-figure range.  Strong organizational, supervisory, and leadership capabilities are required as well as superb writing skills as demonstrated through a portfolio of samples.  Other important characteristics include a strong work ethic, personal integrity, excellent communication and organizational skills, strategic thinking and planning skills, and a commitment to the mission and values of Bloomfield College. Capital campaign experience is strongly preferred.

This position reports to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to: campaignsearch@bloomfield.edu

 

Director of Annual Fund and Alumni  Innovation

 

Bloomfield College, an independent college founded in 1868, is located in the NJ/NY metropolitan region.  The mission of Bloomfield College is to prepare students to attain academic, personal and professional excellence in a multi-cultural and global society.

Bloomfield College is embarking on a new era in fund-raising, and as such, will be growing the Advancement team in this historic time in the college's history.  This new position will be an integral part of the college's fund-raising efforts during this exciting time.

 

Position Summary:

The Director is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing a comprehensive and aggressive Annual Fund program to generate annual gifts from a diverse group of alumni, parents, students, faculty/staff, corporate sponsors and friends.

The Manager will develop and execute strategies to increase alumni participation and to meet ambitious goals. The Annual Giving program is to include leadership giving societies, alumni and parent participation recognition societies; quarterly volunteer telemarketing programs consisting of student groups to partake in thankathons.  Establish a strategic direct mail, senior class gift drive, corporate matching gift program, and the Annual Business Campaign.

The Director will work closely with the Alumni Association, Athletics Department and other departments on campus establishing a number of engagement efforts including alumni specific events, etc.

Responsibilities of the Director include creating reports and using statistics to evaluate current annual giving programming and making recommendations for program improvement; analyzing giving trends to achieve fundraising goals during the fiscal year, and setting annual goals and objectives; and serving as project manager for the development of annual giving materials, which includes creating and managing budgets, securing resources, and scheduling and delivering materials to appropriate constituents.

 

The Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Innovation will also manage a portfolio of Annual Fund prospects and engage in front-line fund-raising on a consistent basis. He/she will be responsible for the solicitation of gifts from individuals such as alumni and parents and other organizations.

Responsibilities include; soliciting and stewarding all gifts including unrestricted annual giving, class giving, and reunion gift programs. The design, implementation and management and tracking of all direct mail appeals, electronic solicitations and major stewardship events for annual donors will be coordinated by the Director. The Director will provide assistance as needed for special fundraising and stewardship initiatives. He/she will assist with volunteer management related to Special Project fundraising.   

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree is preferred; 7 to ten years progressive experience in fundraising; social media and event planning; strong communication and organizational skills; Proven ability to close gifts from individuals.  Seasoned annual fund expert.  Demonstrated written communication, impeccable interpersonal and customer service skills; knowledge of fund-raising databases essential.

 

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to: campaignsearch@bloomfield.edu

 

Bloomfield College is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. The College is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workplace and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The College encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

 
 

 

 
 
Bloomfield College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.