Director of Grants & Mission Advancement: Food Bank of South Jersey

Specific Responsibilities

Leadership, Management and Supervision

 Provide leadership and supervision to the team and manage overall fundraising operations.

 Cultivate an environment conducive to professionalism, excellence and top performance.

 Identify resources needed for efficient workflow and support the professional development needs of staff.

 Foster a collaborative and respectful work environment that upholds FBSJ’s core values.

Fundraising Management

 Create and implement a department plan focused on identification, cultivation, stewardship and retention of donors and funders in the key areas of individual and institutional giving.

 Guide the implementation of a coordinated matrix of advocacy, communication and solicitation strategies involving proposal management, report management, and identifying new sources for funding—all focused on shaping sustainable annual support through giving programs.

 Provide strategic direction and long- and short-range planning for all grants funding areas in the context of growing the annual giving program.

Manage a portfolio of key donors and build relationships with a broad spectrum of funders demonstrating accountability and garnering support for FBSJ’s mission.

 Ensure that the Food Bank of South Jersey is a leader among peers in terms of total dollars, percentage participation, consistency of giving, and gift size. Internal measures include data integrity, ease of access to enhanced reporting and timely donor acknowledgement among others.

 Create a collaborative working environment with internal departments, including but not limited to Accounting, Programs and Services, Health and Wellness, Operations and Marketing/Advocacy, to achieve organizational goals.

 Advise the organization on funding trends and create strategies for navigating the competitive landscape.

 Analyze program delivery models as it relates to requirements from funding sources to develop logic models, convert output data to outcomes measurement, and recommend improvements to maximize significant funding opportunities.

 Foster the growth of best practices in the supporting areas of institutional grant management including government grants and fee-for-service contracts, foundation grants, new institutional giving cultivation, and data management. The Director has a keen appreciation for the urgent need of an active grants calendar.

 Direct and coordinate the efforts of accounting/programs to ensure compliance, adherence to funding restrictions, regulations in accordance with appropriate Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars, the timely and thorough use of funds for purposes outlined by the funding source, and communication of proposed variances to use of funds as necessary.

 Write and/or review narrative for all grants with the help of the grants team and contractors as needed.

 Perform other tasks as assigned.

Qualities and Characteristics

 Considerable and proven experience in leading and growing an organization’s annual giving through individual, corporate, government agencies, and foundation sources.

 Exceptionally strong communicator with the ability to articulate the organization’s mission, programs and position to a wide and diverse audience of stakeholders that includes donors, business leaders, and community partners.

 Technically savvy with a sufficient knowledge of current and futuristic trends to ensure the organization keeps pace with cutting edge technology and strategies relative to annual giving.

 Entrepreneurial strategist that consistently seeks and acts on opportunities to increase the organization’s annual giving primarily through government and foundation funding sources.

 Excellent research, writing, organizational, public speaking, and presentation skills.

 Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment, with a high level of creativity and self-direction.

 Proficient in all applicable MS Suite programs

 Very proficient in databases used to manage grant writing process

Leadership Capabilities

 Establishes a plan for vision and strategy

 Manages the department

 Sponsors change and innovations

 Responsible for all activities associated with staffing the department; to include recruitment, interview, selection, on-boarding, training, coaching, development and appraisal of staff


 Five to ten years of relevant work experience

 Five to ten years of leadership and managerial experience

 Extensive experience with all aspects of fundraising, grant writing, submission, tracking, reporting and analyzing

 Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Master’s degree a plus.

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Corporate Partnerships Director: City Year

City Year Philadelphia seeks a Corporate Partnerships Director who will lead efforts to secure financial support from Philadelphia-area corporations and foundations, and manage the Corporate Partnerships team.  The Corporate Partnerships Director partners with Site Leadership and the Development team to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporations and foundations. The Corporate Partnerships Director will create and implement a plan to build sustainable and engaged corporate partnerships, including our signature Team Sponsors and Program Sponsors. Specific focus will be on growing our corporate donor base to raise increased resources and ultimately, serve more students in Philadelphia. Additionally, this position manages the Corporate Partnerships Manager, Corporate and Foundations Partnerships Manager, and Civic Engagement Program Manager.

What You’ll Do

Corporate & Foundations Leadership   25%

  • Develop and implement a corporate partnerships strategy to increase the funding for City Year Philadelphia and position the organization as a premier education equity leader in the community
  • Partner with department leadership to set and monitor annual budget and corporate and foundation fundraising goals
  • Strategize, oversee, and manage the Corporate Development Team’s cultivation and stewardship efforts for current and potential partners
  • Support all corporate giving efforts, including Team Sponsors, Program Sponsors, event and civic engagement sponsorships, corporate foundation giving, cause marketing, and general corporate support
  • Collaborate with the Managing Director of Development to create strategies to identify and secure new corporate supporters, fully leverage existing relationships, and increase multi-year commitments
  • Partner with and support the Development Committee of the Board

Management of the Corporate Partnerships Team   25%

  • Manage and coach a team of high-functioning staff members, including the Corporate Partnerships Manager, Corporate and Foundations Partnerships Manager, and Civic Engagement Program Manager
  • Partner with Regional Grant Writer to deliver grant proposals and reports for corporate and foundation funders

Donor Management   20%

  • Manage a portfolio of corporate and foundation donors for whom they will be directly responsible to cultivate, solicit, and steward, with hopes to have these donors increase their giving and engagement
  • Promote membership in City Year Philadelphia’s Team Sponsor and Program Sponsor corporate giving programs, encouraging donors to invest $25,000-100,000+ in City Year Philadelphia
  • Develop strategies to identify, cultivate, and solicit leadership-level support and multi-year commitments from new corporate donors and foundations
  • Engage 3-5 donors per week, on average, through emails, calls and visits to homes, offices, and events in the Philadelphia area
  • Document and maintain clear and timely records and call reports to track contacts, donor giving, notes, and assist in the maintenance of an accurate donor database

Prospect Generation  25%

  • Develop and lead corporate sales and partnership strategies to meet annual corporate giving targets
  • Working closely with the board, Development team, and site leadership, to identify, engage, and cultivate a pipeline of corporate prospects that can make annual and multiyear investments at the $25,000+ level.
  • Collaborate with City Year Headquarters and other City Year sites to develop multi-site, regional, and national sponsors
  • Leverage existing City Year programs, corporate service days, and events to attract new partners
  • Engage individual executives, within our corporate partnerships, in support of strategic goals to cultivate new and existing individual donors and expand our brand presence in the Philadelphia market

Organizational Initiatives & Site Support   5%

  • Serve as a member of the City Year senior leadership team (SLT), providing strategic insight into site priorities.
  • Engage in structured discussion and training on diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity (DBIE) aimed at developing stronger cultural competency, both individually and collectively as a site
  • Work collaboratively with other site departments, other City Year sites, and City Year headquarters on a frequent basis
  • Represent City Year Philadelphia at meetings, conferences, trainings, and workgroups both within and outside of the City Year network
  • Support and attend all major site events, including fundraisers, service days, trainings, and other activities and initiatives
  • Partner with City Year Philadelphia’s departments and staff to ensure that site-wide goals are met, including, but not limited to, the AmeriCorps member applicant interview process, stakeholder engagement, event and service day participation, and cross-departmental committees
  • Attend internal and external engagement and training activities throughout the year

What You’ll Bring

  • 5+ years’ experience in sales, fundraising, or other relationship management, with a proven track record of meeting and exceeding goals
  • Experience building and implementing sales and cultivation strategies with corporate donors and foundations
  • Ability to translate complex model elements and program ideas into compelling and accessible proposals and pitches
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a diverse team to meet fundraising goals
  • Excellent written, oral, and organizational skills; high level of attention to detail
  • Awareness and experience in engaging in conversation about race and all aspects of identity, as well as experience developing practices grounded in diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity
  • Ability to work the flexible hours demanded of a deadline-driven position
  • Ability to adapt and excel in diverse, high energy, entrepreneurial, and rapidly-changing environment
  • Attitude essentials: growth mindset, passion for City Year’s mission of education equity, resilience, committed to teamwork

How You’ll Grow

City Year values diverse skill sets and encourages staff members to seek continuous growth.  A successful instructional coach will bring and continue to develop themselves in the following competencies:

  • Communication: clearly articulates information and ideas orally and in writing; communicates with confidence and credibility; listens carefully and is responsive to feedback; uses brand and storytelling strategically to inspire diverse audiences and coaches others to do the same; communicates effectively even in highly visible or adversarial situations
  • Relationship Development:  establishes and builds diverse, mutually beneficial, and sustainable partnerships within City Year, throughout partnering organizations, and in the communities we serve; demonstrates openness, approachability, and understanding of other perspectives; maintains and builds relationships by recognizing and responding to the needs of others; strategically directs critical relationships to advance City Year’s mission; enables and supports City Year members and partners in their efforts to build strategic relationships by making connections and removing obstacles
  • Resource Catalyst:  Leverages personal networks on behalf of City Year; secures re-commitments, and some new resources, within scope of own responsibilities; assists in securing broader commitments; networks and facilitates outreach across stakeholder communities; negotiates new, and grows existing, commitments to advance City Year’s impact and plans; able to attract whatever resources are needed- funding, volunteers, media etc. to execute against strategic initiatives and advance mission and vision; inspires advocacy for City Year
  • Team Collaboration and Leadership: successfully leads diverse teams of individuals to achieve results; sets vision and appropriately delegates tasks; holds people accountable – proven ability to engage in cognitive conflict and hold staff accountable towards their performance goals


$67,000 – $72,000


Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document.

Employment is contingent upon completion of all satisfactory background checks, verification of your eligibility to work in the United States, and any other documentation that may be required. Your employment with City Year is at will and either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason, with or without cause or notice.

City Year’s core values include advancing diversity, social justice for all, and inclusive environments where everyone can thrive. We aspire to become an antiracist organization, to support the holistic growth and development of our AmeriCorps members, and to promote educational equity for all students. We work each day, in partnership with schools and communities, to ensure that people of all identities feel welcome, valued, empowered and engaged.

As an equal opportunity employer, City Year is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

City Year encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Please complete the online application and attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter in the “Resume/CV” field on the “My Experience” page. Internal applicants should apply through cyresource.

HR Director: Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence



ON CHILDREN’S LIVES. Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBSI) is proud to have achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, their highest level of distinction. BBBSI is the largest BBBS agency in PA/NJ and fourth largest in the nation. Our mission is to build and support one-to-one relationships to ignite the biggest possible futures for youth. We also strive to strengthen the youth mentoring field through collaboration, training and technical assistance, data collection, and advocacy.


Reporting to the COO, the Director, Human Resources acts as a strategic business partner to senior leadership on a variety of issues, including leadership development and talent management.  They will cultivate relationships to ensure that HR delivers value, service excellence and operational efficiency. They must be a deft communicator, fostering respect, trust, and collaboration among team members, and possess the ability to manage through change with flexibility and poise.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES      Leadership, Management, and Accountability 

1.      Provide leadership and expertise for the full scope of Human resource functions, including talent management, HRIS new-hire on-boarding and orientation, credentialing, compliance, employee benefits and compensation, employee relations, legal compliance, wage and hour (FLSA), ADA and FMLA compliance, workers compensation & unemployment administration, HRIS and recordkeeping administration, employee/supervisory training/development; performance management and HR policy development; payroll support.

2.      Lead, manage, and inspire one direct report – part-time HR Specialist – toward accountable, goal-based outcomes with emphasis on a) Staff Recruitment, Hiring, Onboarding b) Compensation & Benefits Design/Administration & Payroll and c) Staff Engagement, Performance Management, and Training .

3.      Develop annual individual &department goals and objectives; develop and monitor annual HR budget for HR related services and staff.

4.      Maintain in-depth knowledge of changing employment regulations; implement policies, procedures and systems to ensure federal and state regulatory compliance and any impending changes; manage federal/state reporting (i.e., EEO, workers compensation, OSHA); ensure all notices and policies are communicated and updated; monitor tracking and prepare reports required for compliance.

5.      Serve as primary contact for employment attorneys and Human Resources related government agencies; manage relationships with benefit brokers, obtaining and providing competitive and cost effective employee benefits plans and programs; ensure benefit plan orientations and training.

6.      Identify and manage key metrics and analytics to support decisions driving the people agenda for the business. Accountable for ensuring legal and legislative compliance at all times

Organizational Development & Training

1.      Provide guidance and expertise in organization structure and design to ensure support of the short- and long-term goals of the organization. Support leadership on change management initiatives.

2.      Provide counsel and leadership to develop training programs that align with Agency strategy and needs.  Lead development of organizational training plan, acquire or create content where appropriate, deliver internal trainings, and monitor/evaluate success.

3.      Develop and manage new hire orientation and onboarding

4.      Track survey data for training programs and orientation/onboarding; compile best practices data for improvement.

5.      Maintain knowledge of industry trends and best practices in workforce development and change management. Assesses organizational need and recommends staff development for the organization.

Talent Management & Acquisition

1.      Work with leadership to identify development needs, workforce challenges or talent gaps, and collaborate to develop solutions that address needs and support organizational development, effective talent management, and employee retention.

2.      Coach and develop the leadership and management team to work cohesively and effectively, building on their management capabilities and ensuring that they improve the performance and output of their own people resources.

3.      Lead talent acquisition for all staff positions, with emphasis on positions at the Director level and above.  Interview management- and executive-level candidates, up to final selection.

4.      Design and implement external candidate marketing and proactive recruitment programs. Anticipate strategic issues, understand and identify trends and best practices, implementing value added solutions.

5.      Develop and maintain relationships with key employment agencies, placement firms, and recruiting job boards.

6.      Work with Executive Leadership to review and enhance wage and salary policies and practices.

HRIS/Payroll Systems

1.      Manage relationships with relevant technology vendors; maintain a human resource information system and implement other technology and procedural improvements to streamline the HR function.

2.      Oversee payroll system, reporting, systems management, and inquiries .

3.      Work with HR Specialist on all issues and day-to-day agency and Finance support .

Employee Relations & Performance Management

1.      Provide performance management guidance to supervisors and support them in carrying out their responsibilities on all employee matters (coaching, mentoring professional development, disciplinary actions, terminations).

2.      Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues; where applicable, conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.

3.      Manage employee communication and legal issues, and ensure legal compliance.

4.      Monitor Performance Management delivery and compliance,

5.      Provide coaching and recommendations to management and leadership teams on employee relations and performance management issues.

6.      Conduct employee exit surveys and interviews, track trends, and make recommendations to leadership.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resources, Business, Psychology; Master’s degree in HR or business-related field preferred.

Professional: Minimum of 10 years of comprehensive Human Resources management experience, with a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience, required. Prior experience leading an HR function in a non-profit, preferred. Deep understanding of current HR trends in compensation, benefits, and performance evaluation frameworks and fluency with primary HR functions.  Understanding of best practices and experience in building inclusive and engaged workplaces; cultural awareness and sensitivity with lens on racial and gender equity.

Demonstrated ability to foster trust & teamwork among direct reports, peers and throughout the organization. Ensure the professional development for all direct reports. Strong verbal, written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills.  Able to work well with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the organization.  Able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects and priorities simultaneously.

Personal Attributes:

Demonstrate leadership, dedication, and an interpersonal savvy that helps establish effective relationships and an appropriate rapport with people; attentive and active listening skills; results/outcome oriented; approachable, organized; and demonstrate sound judgment in a leadership capacity.  Function well in a fast-paced environment, display a strong level of commitment and enthusiasm, demonstrate flexibility, and team player.  Motivated to help deliver the core mission.  Our best employees 1) set the bar high 2) are intentional and thoughtful about their choices 3) collaborate as a means to community solutions 4) are positive, can-do, and solution-oriented 5) embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion, and 6) are accountable and get it done.



Cover letters and resumes can be submitted online at:  Note: only those applicants believed to be viable candidates for this opportunity will be contacted. No phone calls or 3rd party solicitation please.

BBBSI promotes a culture of inclusion and seeks talented staff from diverse backgrounds.  BBBSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected factor.

** This position is currently remote. Staff will be given two (2) weeks advance notice before returning to the office.*


$85 – $95



Tuition Reimbursement

8 Paid Holidays

Retirement (403b)

Long Term Disability


AD&D Coverage

Supplemental Benefit Coverage

Life Insurance



Human Resource Specialist: Broad Street Ministry

To apply for this position, please send your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to: Indicate “Human Resource Specialist” in the subject line of your email.

About Broad Street Ministry:

Broad Street Ministry is an organization that helps Philadelphians living in deep poverty stabilize their lives through a unique offering of meals and social services that is welcoming to everyone. Our long term vision is not only to meaningfully reduce the trauma and suffering caused by scarcity for Philadelphia’s most vulnerable populations, but, along with best-of-class social services and government partners, to break the cycle of poverty, homelessness and hunger in Philadelphia.

Position Summary:

The Human Resource Specialist reports to the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA); supervises the Project Manager, and oversees all human resource responsibilities including: recruitment, compliance, benefits, compensation, employee relations, and administrative resources. He/she/they will be responsible for supporting the organization with contracts and memorandums of understanding that support and protect our mission and ensure strategies and initiatives are met. The Human Resource Specialist will oversee all the administrative aspects of the BSM facility, including contracts and vendor relations. She/he/they will supervise the Project Manager. The Human Resource Specialist will be responsible for updating and maintaining the employee handbook and act as a subject matter expert on all aspects of employee and organization policy and procedures

Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Counsels, orients, and trains managers and supervisors on the interpretation and administration of Human Resources policies. Administers Human Resources policies and procedures as they pertain to all employees.

·        Works closely with Payroll to investigate and troubleshoot any issues related to employee pay.

·        Develops and maintains employee engagement initiatives.

·        Manages an annual employee survey process and subsequent readouts.

·        Handles the onboarding and offboarding of all full-time employees.

·        Ensures compliance with state, local and federal guidelines and policies to protect the business and its employees.

·        Partners with management to ensure HR policies and programs are aligned with strategic initiatives.

·        Manages the annual performance management process.

·        Oversees, handles and manages employee relations issues.

·        Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to maintain efficient and effective services.

·        Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

·        Coordinate and oversee contractors who support our operations.

·        Oversee workspace assignments, building safety procedures and facility operations as it pertains to staff needs and physical plant.

·        Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.

·        Coordinate effectively with ADP Professional Employer Organization HR Business Partner around HR practices and functions.

·        Manage and support the Project Manager in the planning and execution of special projects and initiative.

·        Assist department managers in creating processes and procedures that support employee engagement, professional development, and departmental efficiencies.

·        Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

·        3-5 years of progressive Human Resources experience.

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·        Knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

·        Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.

·        Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

·        Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus.

·        SHRM certification and/or human resource, business administration, or similar coursework is also a plus.


The mission of Broad Street Ministry is to transform our city, our institutions, and ourselves by embracing the individual needs of our most vulnerable sisters and brothers, and by embracing radical hospitality. We believe that the only way to achieve that mission is to have a diverse staff that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.

Broad Street Ministry does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, criminal record, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Broad Street Ministry believes that diversity and inclusion among our staff is critical to our success as a community services organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

This position is located at Broad Street Ministry, 315 S. Broad Street. At the discretion of management, this role may be temporarily or occasionally performed in a remote location within the greater Philadelphia region.

Salary Range: $55,000 – 60,000 Annually. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation package that includes: medical, dental, and vision, 401(k) retirement plan, paid holidays and PTO.

To apply for this position, please send your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to: Indicate “Human Resource Specialist” in the subject line of your email.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to: Indicate “Human Resource Specialist” in the subject line of your email.

Policy Director: The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC)

Together, PACDC and our members help create an equitable city where every Philadelphian lives, works, and thrives in a neighborhood that offers an excellent quality of life. Job Summary PACDC is seeking an experienced candidate to lead the PACDC Policy Team (which also includes the Executive Director, and the Health and Special Projects Manager) to advance a focused policy and advocacy agenda to expand and preserve resources for affordable homes and community development activities; improve systems and programs that enhance efforts to improve the quality of life in lower-income communities; and advance equitable development to ensure that lower-income residents and communities benefit from neighborhood revitalization.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities Policy Advocacy & Development • Develop and implement policy and strategies to support CDCs and promote equitable neighborhood revitalization in concert with the membership and allies. • Expand and coordinate the involvement of PACDC’s members and allies in our advocacy and public education efforts, including staffing committees. • Develop effective relationships with public officials and other advocacy organizations to support PACDC’s policy and advocacy activities. • Monitor, analyze and report on policies, programs and legislation that impact CDCs and the environment they work within. • Conduct research, write reports, and develop public education materials that support PACDC’s advocacy efforts. Communications & Messaging • Help develop and implement targeted public relations strategies around specific public policy issues, create opportunities for media coverage to better educate the public about key decision makers, and promote the programmatic work of PACDC and our members. • Create and maintain policy content on and social media. 2 Organizational Development & Support • Represent PACDC at events and to other organizations. • Participate in organizational operations as appropriate, including assisting with fundraising and reporting for policy work. • Oversee policy interns as necessary. • Participate in committee meetings of other departments such as Member Services to align the organization’s policy advocacy and member services work.

Skills and Experience The ideal candidate will have: • At least eight years’ experience in community development, community organizing, or related work. • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to inspire, motivate and persuade others. • Demonstrated experience in policy analysis, developing successful advocacy campaigns, and knowledge of grassroots organizing. • Familiarity with Philadelphia housing and neighborhood economic development programs, policy issues, and politics. • Experience with and ability to build relationships with Philadelphia public officials. • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with diverse organizations and individuals. • Experience in media relations and communications. • Strong research skills. • Self-starter/ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Strong computer skills.


$65,000 – $75,000Salary range is $65,000-$75,000, commensurate with experience


This is an exempt, full-time position. Salary range is $65,000-$75,000, commensurate with experience, with excellent benefits, including health, dental, life and disability insurance, generous Paid Time Off, Employer 401k contribution after one year of employment, professional development, commuter benefits, and a supportive working environment.

Please EMAIL a resume, cover letter summarizing your interest and qualifications, and a writing sample, with the subject heading “Policy Director” to:

PACDC is currently working remotely, so we are only accepting resumes via email. We will notify candidates that proceed to the interview stage, which will take place over Zoom. This position will be remote until we return to the office (date TBD).

PACDC embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Development Director: HIAS and Council Migration Service of Philadelphia


HIAS Pennsylvania supports low-income immigrants of all backgrounds as they build new lives in our community. Through immigration legal services and an array of social services, we work to address their needs, defend their rights, and advocate for their equitable inclusion in American society.

General Description:

HIAS Pennsylvania seeks a full-time development director to head our ongoing fundraising and communications efforts. The Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of HIAS Pennsylvania fundraising and communications including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, and special events. With the support of the Development and Communications Associate, the Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to expand the organization’s supporter base, cultivate donors and increase visibility.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Fundraising Planning

Major Donor cultivation

Individual Giving

Grant Writing



Fundraising Planning:

  • Create and implement a fundraising plan that details how the organization can continuously build financial support in a cost-effective and time efficient manner
  • Identifies sources such as individual donors, foundation/government grants, charitable events, and corporate investors
  • In consultation with Executive Director, Development Committee, and full Board, develop strategies to successfully ensure effective fundraising
  • With the help of the Communications Committee, oversee organization’s communications, including branding, public relations, social media, updates, presentations and other communications
  • Supervise overall event strategy, help secure sponsorships, and manage two major events each year
  • Stay up-to-date on philanthropy research, platforms and tools
  • Staff the Communication and Development Board Committees

Major Donor Cultivation

  • Grow major gifts program by identifying potential donors and strategizing cultivation and solicitation strategies
  • Personally solicit major donors
  • Support Executive Director, Development Committee Members, Board Members, and other volunteers in soliciting gifts
  • Grow Legacy Giving program by identifying potential donors and strategizing cultivation and solicitation strategies

Individual Giving

  • Work with the Development and Communications Associate to create and distribute regularly scheduled donor appeals
  • Supervise gift processing and thanking
  • Make public appearances as needed

Grant Writing

  • Work with the Executive Director to identify prospective grant opportunities
  • Work with the Executive Director to manage foundation relationships
  • Write and report on grants as needed


  • Supervise Development and Communications Associate in their overall support of fundraising goals and management of communications efforts
  • Supervise Community Engagement Specialist in their management of volunteers and in-kind donations
  • Supervise Compliance Specialist to ensure data for major donors and foundations is readily and timely available.
  • Supervise gift processing aspects of the Executive Assistant’s position


  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least five years of development/fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated track record of success in raising major gifts of $10,000 or more
  • Comfort in personally asking people for money
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Ability to develop fundraising strategies and budgets
  • Ability to work with diverse staff, Board and stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Eager to mentor staff and Board regarding donor relationships and asks
  • Grant writing experience preferred
  • Ability to motivate Board, volunteers, and other staff members to help expand fundraising
  • Commitment to working with immigrants and refugees and to our mission to “welcome the stranger”
  • Ability to “do what it takes” to complete a project
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with databases
  • Ability to work with WordPress websites preferred

HIAS Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or belief, or any other characteristic or classification protected by federal, state, or local law or regulation.

This is an exempt position; salary is commensurate with experience. Employment package

includes comprehensive health care insurance coverage, 403(b) employer contribution retirement

account, and very generous paid holiday leave and vacation provisions. Diverse candidates are

encouraged to apply.

HIAS PA is working remotely for the foreseeable future but under normal circumstances HIAS

Pennsylvania is a fast-paced environment. There is considerable traffic in the office and the work

environment has a moderate amount of noise. The office functions as a team and staff members

are asked to work both independently and collaboratively.

Qualified applicants who represent minority and marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position

description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of

interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary

employment responsibilities at the agency. Employees are also expected to understand and be in

compliance with applicable laws and agency policies.


$75,000 – $80,000This is a full-time exempt position; salary is commensurate with experience.


This is an exempt position; salary is commensurate with experience. Employment package includes comprehensive health care insurance coverage, 403(b) employer contribution retirement account, and very generous paid holiday leave and vacation provisions. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send a cover letter and resume in pdf format to Yvonne Leung the Executive Assistant at No Phone Calls Please.

Executive Director, The Nonprofit Center, La Salle University: La Salle University

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, The Nonprofit Center is looking for a well-connected, and innovative individual to be its fourth leader. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated passion for the nonprofit sector, and will also have a strong commitment to building the capacity of the sector. This candidate will have broad exposure to the nonprofit sector, with at least seven years of experience working in the sector with experience at the leadership level, preferably spanning multiple nonprofits. The ideal candidate will have experience consulting and/or teaching/training and have earned a graduate degree in a relevant field. Strong written and verbal skills is a must.

The position is responsible for oversight of the design and implementation of The Nonprofit Center’s consulting, education and leadership development capacity building programs; direction of a staff of five and a pool of approximately 50 consultants and instructors; management of the overall operations of The Center, and consultation/collaboration with both internal and external stakeholders. This is a full-time, non-academic appointment.

Details can be found on La Salle University’s website here.

How to Apply

Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations: Please Touch Museum

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations will take the lead in identifying, cultivating, securing funding, and stewarding foundation, government and corporate partnerships and grants regionally and nationally. This position will work collaboratively across PTM departments: Development, Executive, Museum Learning, Exhibitions, Finance, Operations, Admissions, Memberships, Marketing and Communications. The Director works closely with Chief Operations Officer, Director of Research and Evaluation to ensure satisfactory completion of granted and sponsored projects and programs. The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations is the principal contact for all corporate and foundation funders to ensure steady funding streams to meet the Museum’s needs and budgeted goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare, write, and submit all letters of inquiry and proposals, engaging other staff and departments as necessary to ensure consistency of information, alignment with best practices in early childhood learning and development, and to provide data to support the rationale for the proposal or the outcomes of a program or Museum experience.
  • Develop sponsorship and proposal materials in coordination with Marketing for use in all solicitation opportunities.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive calendar of corporate and foundation funding opportunities and reporting deadlines.
  • Lead the organization’s annual corporate partnership program, including the preparation of materials and fulfillment of benefits. Supports cross-promotional partnerships, as required.
  • Direct the solicitation of support from federal, state, and, when appropriate, city funding programs for capital and operating support.
  • Work with the database manager to ensure accurate, up-to-date records are tracked in the database system and work with museum learning, marketing, admissions, membership, finance, operations and executive office to assure timely and accurate data collection as required for grant proposals and reports.
  • Create prospect lists and cultivation plans to support leadership outreach. Manages activation plans in coordination with Marketing of all committed sponsors and ensures a team approach to fulfillment.
  • Initiate cash and in-kind sponsorship outreach for museum events. Participates in planning efforts to develop and identify funding opportunities and ensure revenue targets are achieved.
  • Oversee and executes completion of Annual Cultural Data Project in coordination with development manager and other Museum departments.
  • Prepare research profiles on regional and national corporations and foundations that align with PTM’s exhibits, programs, and strategic objectives to identify new opportunities.
  • Prepares outreach plans for leadership to create relationships when appropriate.
  • Research best practices and activities of peer organizations to maintain PTM’s competitiveness.
  • Edit and proofread grant proposals and other communications.
  • Participate in receptions and special events as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Field of study: Communications, Museum Communications, or related field.
  • A minimum of 5-8 years of a proven track record of success in corporate and foundation fundraising
  • Preferably at least three of those years will include a proven track record in working in corporate and foundation fundraising in an educational or museum environment. Five years of non-profit experience in donor development, grant writing and gift solicitation.
  • Exceptional writing skills with demonstrated ability to work cooperatively in a team environment; able to organize, integrate and present complicated information in an understandable and compelling manner; highly organized and able to multi-task with ease; proven successful, excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing and strategically growing a corporate and foundation development portfolio. Local knowledge of the Philadelphia philanthropic and business community is preferred.
  • Knowledgeable regarding trends in philanthropy, education, museums, and awareness of corporate and foundation funding sources. Experience researching and identifying funding sources. Knowledge of best practices in foundation and corporate relations.
  • Able to analyze requests for proposals, guidelines and requests; able to think and problem solve creatively; organize ideas appropriately. Able to understand and structure budgets.
  • Strong project management skills and time management skills; highly organized and detailed oriented. Knowledge of organizational development as it pertains to seeking corporate and foundation funding. Experience working with donors and corporate/foundation representatives.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; familiar with experience with Donor Management software; Altru experience a plus.
  • Experience with technical report writing, able to present technical data. Ability to write persuasive, convincing cases for funding.  Excellent writing/editing skills.
  • Able to communicate and collaborate effectively and professionally. Demonstrated results in developing cultivation strategies, creating successful sponsorship packages and funding proposals.
  • Knowledge of methods and strategies that cultivate and maintain relationships between fund-seeking and recipient organizations and funders.
  • Ability to travel locally and out of state as required. i.e. Cultivation events and donor visits. May include evening/weekend work activity. Several evening and weekend development and other special events each year.
  • Must have PA Criminal History, FBI fingerprints, and PA Child Abuse Clearances. All background check clearances must be complete prior to hire.
Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree required, Field of study: Communications, Museum Communications, or related field.
To Apply

Apply at

Please Touch Museum offers an excellent work environment, benefit, generous time off package and competitive salary. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out our online application. Should you have questions on the application process or require assistance in completing our application, please email .

Please Touch Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, transgender, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, age veteran status, disability, citizenship, ethnicity language, socio-economic status, family or marital status or other classifications identified and protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, training, wage & salary administration, employee benefits, application of policies and other terms and conditions of employment.

Director of Marketing & Communications: Please Touch Museum

Position Summary:

The Director of Marketing & Communications plays a vital role in developing, executing, and evaluating the integrated marketing and communications strategy to advance the Museum’s institutional brand and mission, positioning Please Touch Museum for future growth.

The Director will work to increase Please Touch Museum’s visibility, ensuring institutional messaging and brand integrity across all owned, earned, and paid platforms. The Director will coordinate a broad range of activities that advance the Museum’s mission, strategic plan, brand, reputation, and supports revenue generation. This role contributes significantly to meeting the organizational goals and objectives and is responsible for aligning department goals and initiatives with the strategy, mission, and values of the Museum.

This role will manage external freelance/agency relationships and future MarCom staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and executes comprehensive integrated marketing and communication strategy and corresponding budgets to support revenue goals while elevating Please Touch Museum’s visibility locally and nationally.
  • Create and execute content strategy aligned with the strategic plan and ensure brand integrity for internal and external audiences across all Museum owned, earned, and paid platforms.
  • Serves as the primary writer, authoring copy that clearly articulates institutional messaging across a broad range of touchpoints including website, news stories, social media, advertising, press releases, annual reports, op-eds, ad copy, constituent communications, collateral, museum signage and wayfinding, etc. Develop talking points for Museum spokespersons and employees, and other communique as needed.
  • Oversee the creation and execution of creative brand assets to support Museum-specific initiatives including traveling exhibits, fundraising campaigns, membership and admission campaigns, community, and special events, etc.
  • Partners with Director of Member and Visitor Services to develop and deploy a compelling advertising and outreach strategy to meet and exceed revenue goals.
  • Engages and collaborates with colleagues to understand departmental priorities to create narratives and campaigns that leverage key initiatives in support the Museum’s strategic plan.
  • Hires, directs, and evaluates freelance/agency partners and MarCom staff with an emphasis on creating inspiring work, championing individual strengths and team collaboration, and developing team capabilities to uplift and support Museum initiatives.
  • Ensures effective management and trafficking of creative requests utilizing internal and external resources in support of Museum initiatives, ensuring final delivery is on brand, on time, and on budget.

The position’s essential functions listed above describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree – Field of study: Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
  • 8 years’ experience demonstrating outstanding integrated communication, experience including editorial, marketing, advertising, social media, public relations, and creative expressions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including ability to persuasively present marketing and communication strategies; strong critical thinking and interpersonal skills, Familiarity with AP Style preferred.
  • Must have a solid understanding of marketing and communication principles, must be fluent in current technologies and up to date on best practices in digital communications/social media.
  • Demonstrated experience and success in developing communication and brand management strategies. Analyze data to make informed decisions and guide/refine strategies.
  • Understanding of effective integrated communication and content marketing strategies and analytics. Demonstrated experience and success in developing communication and brand management strategies across platforms that drive results.
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex and time sensitive priorities.
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member and lead direct reports/agency/freelancers to produce creative work and meet broad institutional goals.
  • Adobe Creative Suite, MAC, PC and Microsoft Office Suite. Strong capabilities with social media platforms and Web CMS, working knowledge of SEO/SEM, PPC, Google Analytics and HTML.  Video editing skills preferred.
  • Experience with digital photography/DSLR camera, iPhone video/photography preferred.
  • Ability to establish work priorities and set/meet deadlines. Ability to handle difficult overlapping problems in a professional and positive manner, while working independently.
  • Ability to step back, think big, push creativity, and have fun.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Must have PA Criminal History, FBI fingerprints, and PA Child Abuse Clearances. All background check clearances must be complete prior to hire.

Education Level:

Bachelor’s degree – Field of study: Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field
To Apply

Apply at

Please Touch Museum offers an excellent work environment, benefit, generous time off package and competitive salary. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out our online application. Should you have questions on the application process or require assistance in completing our application, please email .

Please Touch Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks and employs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, transgender, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, age veteran status, disability, citizenship, ethnicity language, socio-economic status, family or marital status or other classifications identified and protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy governs all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, training, wage & salary administration, employee benefits, application of policies and other terms and conditions of employment.

Associate Director of Planned and Major Gifts: Curtis Institute of Music

The Associate Director of Planned and Major Gifts is responsible for managing Curtis’s planned giving program and soliciting and securing major gifts for the Curtis endowment and Annual Fund. The ideal candidate is experienced in running a planned giving program and well versed in the mechanics of various deferred giving vehicles such as pooled income funds, gift annuities, and charitable remainder trusts. Curtis’s endowment is a key component of the institute’s operational model, and the Associate Director is the Development Team’s primary manager for its oversight, growth, and proliferation. The Associate Director will be responsible for a portfolio of 150-200 planned and major giving prospects.

Essential Functions:

Planned and Endowment Giving:

  • Actively manage the marketing of Curtis’s planned giving program—the Founder’s Society—to qualified prospects and expand society membership
  • Prepare planned giving proposals and gift agreements to secure current and deferred gifts to the Curtis endowment
  • Maintain precise records and valuations of all active estate and deferred gifts • Oversee the stewardship and reporting needs of all endowment gifts and funds, as needed
  • Review and maintain all planned and endowment giving media and content including, but not limited to, the Curtis website, e-News, annual reports, and donor brochures
  • Continuously assess Curtis’s gift pipeline and develop strategies to secure new commitments
  • Serve as the key contact for internal and external stakeholders to manage Curtis’s life income programs
  • Conduct training sessions for fundraising staff regarding planned giving techniques and prospect profiles to familiarize colleagues with planned giving opportunities
  • Collaborate with front-line fundraisers and other Curtis staff members to develop and implement cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies to secure endowment and planned gifts
  • Act as a key advocate for Curtis and publicly articulate its immediate and long-term financial and endowment needs

Major Giving:

  • Work collaboratively with other gift officers to secure major gifts to the Curtis Annual Fund
  • Serve as a key member of the Development team to achieve the annual fundraising goals
  • Work collaboratively with Curtis leadership to develop strategies and secure endowment and campaign-related gifts
  • Participate in each step of the donor pipeline including: identification; qualification through research; cultivation; briefing; request for support; and prompt follow up, stewardship, and recognition
  • Develop individual donor strategies, along with materials, to solicit new, renew, and upgrade major gifts
  • Participate in the departmental portfolio review process and maintain an organized system for donor stewardship by updating constituent records, as appropriate
  • Administer gifts of personal property to Curtis, including gift acceptance, gift agreement, acknowledgment, and recognition requirements

Administrative and additional tasks:

  • Enter timely actions and reports into Raiser’s Edge to ensure proper notations of donor interactions and planned gift intentions
  • Reviews lists of donors during the creation of annual reports, recognition lists, and appeals
  • Generates a biannual endowment gift pipeline report to be shared with members of the Curtis leadership team and the board of trustees
  • As needed, participates in development committee meetings and other meetings where the Curtis endowment and planned giving programs are being discussed
  • Other duties as assigned


Candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • 5 to 10 years of planned giving and major gift experience
  • Advanced understanding of deferred giving vehicles: remainder trusts, pooled income fund, gift annuities
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM software
  • Strong Microsoft office skills
  • Ability to work with donors, committee members, and volunteer leadership with tact and diplomacy
  • Strong work effort with a focus on collaboration
  • Ability to write effectively, speak persuasively, and present information logically and neatly in various contexts
  • Communicate the value of music education
  • Ability to travel to meet prospects and donors and a willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed

Candidates should have a strong orientation toward:

  • improving upon and keeping front of mind personal and institutional practices to make Curtis ever more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
  • maintaining a collaborative mindset in a small but high achieving organization.
  • administrative excellence that matches the excellence of the Curtis student body.

Required Core Values:

The ideal candidate must exhibit:

  • a positive, “can-do” attitude
  • devotion and dedication to Curtis, its students, alumni, and parents
  • passion for their work, and contribution to the field and greater good
  • commitment and accountability for their work, and an ability to effect change
  • desire and willingness to collaborate, think creatively, and make data-driven decisions
  • respect, courtesy, and patience for colleagues, other staff, faculty, patrons, core constituents, and volunteers
  • an eagerness to make Curtis a more diverse and inclusive institution

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Routine for office environment
  • Travel and night/weekend work occasionally required

To Apply:

For best consideration, interested and qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and salary requirements to: Position will remain open until filled. Curtis offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and an attractive benefit package. Hire is contingent upon the successful passing of PA Act 153 and criminal (ADP) background screenings. No phone calls, please. EOE. URL:

To Apply

To Apply:

For best consideration, interested and qualified applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and salary requirements to: Position will remain open until filled. Curtis offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and an attractive benefit package. Hire is contingent upon the successful passing of PA Act 153 and criminal (ADP) background screenings. No phone calls, please. EOE. URL: