Greater Nashville Nonprofit Job Opportunities

Manager of Development Information - Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC)

GOAL: Responsible and central point of contact for the integrity and management of TPAC’s Tessitura database for all Development department and sponsorship activity. Additionally, this position oversees the configuration and maintenance of fundraising campaign structures, reporting systems, and reconciling of all incoming gifts by ensuring accurate, current and historical constituent data.

DUTIES: Represent and advocate for TPAC’s development and sponsorship timetables, priorities and initiatives within consortium’s Tessitura User Group (TUG) and TPAC’s Tessitura team - manage and ensure accuracy, timeliness, and integrity of TPAC’s fundraising and sponsorship data and procedures in the Tessitura database. Develop and maintain documentation of development and sponsorship processes and procedures relating to data entry, management, usage, and hygiene of the Tessitura database in tandem with TPAC Tessitura Systems Director and team. Work in conjunction with Marketing and Ticketing Services departments, as well as the Tessitura systems staff, to attain seamless orchestration between departments.

How to Apply:

Please go to and Click on "About TPAC" - "Employment"

Director of Development- Louisville Public Media

Duties: The Director of Development leads the Development Department to raise nearly $3 million annually in memberships, major gifts and foundation grants. Please see full job description:

How To Apply:

Please send your resume by email or mail to: Mark W. Rountree, VP and Partner Ashley|Rountree and Associates 2525 Nelson Miller Parkway, Suite 106 Louisville, KY 40223

Development Coordinator - Nashville Cares

REPORTS TO: Chief Development Officer

POSITION: Full Time, Exempt

SUMMARY: The Development Coordinator is a bright, enthusiastic, energetic, detail-oriented person with good data, Excel, word processing, and problem solving skills who enjoys supporting others and helping those around them succeed. They have good people skills and demeanor and are comfortable interacting with individuals and groups in a professional manner. Multi-tasking and attention to detail are imperative for this team member who will work with the development team to ensure that data entry and administrative tasks are completed in a timely and efficient manner. This person will enjoy working on a team and helping to implement plans of action for various initiatives. This role will require some direct contact with donors and directly supports the Associate Director of Development and Manager of Special Events. The Development Coordinator will implement, manage, and control processes, procedures, controls, and systems for the Development Department, to include the donor management database, various finance and payment systems, and event management software. He or she must also possess strong data management and data analysis skills. Further, this person will be a primary contact with donors, sponsors, and fundraising teams as regards their involvement and participation with Nashville CARES Events. They will backup both the Associate Director of Development and Manager of Special Events when they are unavailable or out of the office.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Implement, manage, and control donor, payment, and event management systems, processes, and procedures. Implement checks and balances and continuous process improvement throughout the Development Department. Serve as a primary point of contact (along with Associate Director of Development) between Nashville CARES and Development Vendors, Sponsors, and Donors as regards invoicing and payment. Provide Reporting and analysis of donor and event data to help identify opportunities for improved outreach and fundraising within targeted segments of and among our entire constituent base and target market. Responsible for data entry in donor management databases (Bloomerang and Classy), which includes: constituent information, gift processing, employee giving, batch data upload (bulk/batch data, actions, correspondence, donor/volunteer activity participation, etc.) with a focus on insuring information is comprehensive and accurate. Database Maintenance: Ensures resolution of Duplicates, Donor information changes, Addresses from returned mail or other communications and reconciles gift records with Finance Department. Build and pull reports based on donor data as directed by Associate Director of Development or other team members (gift, pledge, outreach, donor, annual campaign, volunteer, events, etc.). Process gifts, send gift receipts & acknowledgements. Process sponsorship, partnership, and vendor contracts, invoices, payments, and receipts. Assist Manager of Special Events to coordinate and build teams for annual AIDS Walk fundraiser and Dining Out for Life, and help provide logistical and administrative support for events including sending invitations, tracking RSVPs, coordinating with vendors, timely gift entry and providing onsite, day-of coordination o Develop and Administer the website software for Dining Out for Life and the AIDS Walk. Work with Development Department vendors to order supplies for events and fundraisers. Provide ongoing assistance to the development team in the fundraising needs of the organization. Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer

QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor degree or minimum of 4 years of experience in an office setting required, experience in non-profit preferred. Bloomerang (database system) (or other Donor Database Management system) experience preferred. Strong computer and financial accounting literacy. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel a must. Strong data reporting and analysis skills. You enjoy completing administrative tasks and helping others to succeed in a team setting. You can multi-task and prioritize given assignments each day. You can follow directions and work with a team. Familiarity with office equipment and the desire to master new software will be essential. You enjoy working with people and calling donors, sponsors, or volunteers to coordinate the details of their involvement with our agency. Adept at social media. You are a bright, enthusiastic, energetic, detail-oriented person with good problem solving skills. Valid driver's license, clean Background/DMV record, and current automobile liability insurance Nashville CARES is an equal provider of services and an equal opportunity employer —Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Posted qualifications serve as a guide for candidate review and are not fixed in stone. Nashville CARES reserves the right to deviate from posted credentials in determining what combination of candidate education, experience and skills are best suited to a position.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, salary requirements and to: HR/Bracey, Nashville CARES, 633 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204 or via FAX to 615-259-9127. Word/PDF-only documents may be emailed to with "Development Coordinator" in the subject line. Calls regarding the position will not be accepted.

Ministry Coordinator (Part-time, Contract Position) - Volunteers of America Mid-States

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you seeking a challenging, yet rewarding career? Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team! Your next career starts here at Volunteers of America Mid-States, named one of Greater Louisville's Best Places to Work in 2015 & 2016! Join our team and be a part of creating positive change!

Responsibilities: The Ministry and Community Engagement Coordinator is a part-time contracted employee and performs a variety of duties related to engaging Middle Tennessee staff and clients in an internal voluntary ministry program and engaging the interfaith community in our mission at Volunteers of America. The internal ministry program is a non-denominational Christian ministry both to employees and service recipients in our program offerings as well as to the broader community. Duties will include scheduling and conducting worship services, bible study groups and coordinating self-care/wellness employee events/activities. The Coordinator will lead an interfaith community engagement program with other faith communities in the area and involve them in volunteer and fundraising opportunities to advance our mission.

Qualifications:  The position requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field with three years of community engagement experience. Seminary education and/or ministry experience a plus.

Benefits: Employee Assistance Program Suite of voluntary benefits Volunteers of America - Mid-States helps real people facing real challenges to find real and lasting solutions. Through research-driven programming, our services address family homelessness, addiction, developmental disabilities, HIV infection, and other issues facing individuals and communities. Volunteers of America Mid-States does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status or sexual orientation.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website: 

Director of Advancement & Marketing - St. Mary's Sewanee: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development

We are a small retreat and conference center located on 230 acres of breathtaking bluff view property on the Cumberland Plateau just outside of Sewanee, Tennessee, and a few miles from the University of the South. Our Center is a place of natural beauty and quiet for retreat, renewal, and learning grounded in the tradition and experience of the Episcopal Church, yet our mission calls us to offer spiritual hospitality to persons of all faiths or of no-faith seeking to nurture their sacred relationships of life. An appreciation of contemplative practices and interfaith openness is helpful.

Responsibilities: The Ayres Center for Spiritual Development is seeking an experienced, energetic and organized Director of Advancement and Marketing (full-time position) to assist the Executive Director in promoting our mission through our stewardship efforts in fundraising, both the Annual Fund and an upcoming Capital Campaign (also planning special events), as well as helping a growing number of people discover and participate in our mission. The Director of Advancement is also responsible for our marketing efforts including web site and social media, and directs a half-time Development Assistant. Some travel is required.

How to Apply:

Please send an e-mail with cover letter and resume to: The Rev'd Dr. Andy Anderson, Executive Director Or call for further information at 931-598-5342. 

Development Director (Part-time; 20 hr./week; salaried non-exempt) - Habitat for Humanity of Sumner County

Responsibilities: Responsible for the management of the activities associated with fund development, including, but not limited to, recruitment of sponsors for builds and special events; identification of potential major donors and grants; coordination of capital campaigns; and maintenance of donor information in database.

Qualifications: Minimum two years of fundraising/development experience; bachelor's degree; knowledge of Sumner County TN market and not-for-profit community. For a more detailed job description, go to:

How to Apply: Reply to with: Resume; Letter of Application; Contact information for at least three (3) references.