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Welcome to the Partnership’s Job Bank.

Employers can now market available positions to over hundreds qualified planned giving professionals in the Philadelphia area. Listed below are the current opportunities.

  • Friday, March 15, 2019 3:19 PM | Denise Downing (Administrator)

    Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Major Gifts, the Director of Planned Giving within the Office of University Advancement (UA) will identify, cultivate and steward planned giving prospects with an increased focus on blended gifts (cash and planned gifts). The Director will be externally focused on leadership and major gift planned giving prospects by designing, implementing and executing a program to acquire deferred giving support for the University's needs with particular emphasis on cultivation and solicitation strategies. The Director of Planned Giving will also partner with and act as a resource and guide to the other fundraising units within University Advancement, including but not limited to regional, athletic, and college-based programs, to secure appropriate planned gifts for their various initiatives and priorities. This position will be responsible for continuing the growth of our strong planned giving program within the context of University Advancement's larger fundraising efforts. This position will manage three planned giving professionals. 

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  • Thursday, March 07, 2019 4:03 PM | Denise Downing (Administrator)

    Philadelphia Zoo, America’s first zoo, is seeking a Manager, Prospect Management to join its growing Development Division. Reporting to Director of Development Administration, the Manager, Prospect Management provides comprehensive support for the Development Divison’s prospect management function, including prospect management processes, prospect information management, and prospect analysis and reporting. 

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  • Wednesday, March 06, 2019 11:12 AM | Denise Downing (Administrator)

    Hillel at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a creative, dynamic, team-oriented professional with strong interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills to serve as Development Associate. The Development Associate will report directly to the Director of Institutional, and work with the Executive Director and volunteer leadership to implement the development strategy and fundraising campaign.

    Penn Hillel is an exciting, fast-paced, intellectually rigorous work environment. We are a high-energy, dedicated team of professionals committed to enriching the Jewish experience of our students. The Development Associate will be responsible for providing support to the Penn Hillel Institutional Advancement Department. The Institutional Advancement Department is responsible for strategic planning, designing and implementing the annual fundraising calendar, preparing and distributing community-wide communications, and overall fundraising, including meeting an annual fundraising goal of $2.8 million in operating funds for the organization. The Development Associate will be the point person for specific development projects, special events, and administrative needs as assigned by the Director of Institutional Advancement.

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  • Friday, February 22, 2019 4:33 PM | Denise Downing (Administrator)

    The Stewardship Officer is responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining Endowed Giving and Planned Giving programs to contribute to the department’s revenue goals. This role will work collaboratively with the Director of Alumni Relations to grow a robust alumni program. This is a front-line position which will require occasional regional and national travel from time to time.


    • Manages a portfolio of targeted alumni givers for annual Forge Fund gifts; works to increase number of recurring monthly and multiple year gift commitments
    • Coordinates and grows endowed funds and restricted gifts
    • Securing new endowed gifts and insuring current donors are stewarded and receive information that demonstrates the impact of their philanthropy
    • Creates and grows a planned giving program
    • Increases number of planned gifts made annually and provides stewardship of donors who have already made a commitment to planned giving
    • Assists and provides oversight to Director of Alumni Relations in managing alumni communications and engagement; including alumni social media, alumni newsletter and Alumni Weekend
    • Responsible for enhancing VFMAC alumni engagement to grow renewed commitment, loyalty and giving to VFMAC as their alma mater
    • Works with Regimental Chapters to promote engagement of alumni off campus; increasing membership and number of gatherings
    • Identifies, cultivates, and recruits young alumni volunteers to significantly increase their engagement and grow their giving
    • Works collaboratively with the Business Office and all alumni groups and associations; attends Alumni Association Board of Directors (AABOD) meetings
    • Other duties as assigned


    Education: Bachelor’s Degree required

    Experience: A minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience and leadership, an understanding of industry ‘best practices,’ and strong familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Attendance at alumni events is required, including occasional weekend, morning and evening hours
    • Occasional travel is required throughout the United States
    • Fundraising experience in an education setting
    • Self-starting strategic thinker whose hallmark qualities include being persistent, being personable and possessing a desire to succeed
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to relate to a variety of people of all ages and backgrounds
    • A personal commitment to excellence, integrity and the mission of VFMAC
    • Availability to work nights and weekends

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Candidate must have exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities as well as strong organizational skills.
    • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with alumni and peers at VFMA&C.
    • Well organized, detail-oriented, a self-starter, creative, ability to write and communicate effectively, ability to manage sensitive information, ability to be flexible and open to change.
    • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
    • Must have own transportation, be flexible and have the ability to travel as required.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Mail Merge, Excel, donor database software, Internet research, and Outlook. Experience with; ideally Blackbaud or eTapestry.
    • Ability to carry/push/pull objects less than 30 pounds.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

    To apply send a resume and cover letter including salary expectations to: hrrecruit@vfmac.edu

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