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 www.tpac.org and Click on "About TPAC" - "Employment"


Director of Community Giving - Nashville Public Library Foundation

The Nashville Public Library Foundation (NPLF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which raises money through private donations to support and enhance the programs and facilities of the Nashville Public Library. Founded in 1997, NPLF has raised more than $43 million to advance the impact and reach of NPL programs and initiatives. For more information, please visit www.nplf.org.

Position Overview:  The Director of Community Giving is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the community-giving program by engaging Friends of the Library, the Foundation’s young professionals group – Next Chapter Society, and library patrons. The Director will create strategy and manage research, cultivation, solicitation of gifts below $1,500. This individual works closely with library staff, board members and volunteers for cultivation and solicitation and serves a member of the fundraising team. The Director of Community Giving reports to the NPLF President.

Responsibilities: Develop and execute a strategy for identifying potential donors and cultivating existing donors; Develop and share cultivation and marketing strategies for community giving days in consultation with the Director of Communications; Work closely with Foundation senior management and library staff to maximize the success of community giving;  Develop solicitation plan for all community level giving in concert with other individual giving efforts; Guide and support the Foundation’s young professionals group - Next Chapter Society; Provide vision for and support of Friends of the Library Advisory Group; Build a pipeline of potential Carnegie Society members; Engage board, staff, and other organizational supporters as appropriate;  Oversee acknowledgement letters, reports and other relevant correspondence with support from Administrative Assistant; Supervise stewardship of individual donors;  Serve as a member of the fundraising team, participating in regular meetings, the planning and activities of the department, and assisting with other department priorities;  Support the overall objectives of the Library Foundation and act as an ambassador for the institution. 

Qualifications & Skills: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;  5-7 years of fundraising experience;  Strong computer, internet research and writing skills;  Skill and experience in MS Office, Raiser’s Edge, text-to-give programs and email marketing; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;  Flexible, attentive to detail, able to meet deadlines, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;  Work well with all levels of internal management and staff, including outside donors and board members; Ability to perform numerical and program analysis;  Some nights and weekends required. 

How To Apply: 

Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to the attention of Amanda Tate at jobs@nplf.org. Calls regarding the position will not be accepted. Applications close on March 15, 2018.


Institutional Giving Coordinator - Nashville Public Library Foundation

The Nashville Public Library Foundation (NPLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which raises money through private donations to support and enhance the programs facilities, and collections of the Nashville Public Library. Founded in 1997, NPLF has raised more than $46 million to advance the impact and reach of NPL programs and initiatives. For more information, please visit www.nplf.org.

Position Overview: The Institutional Giving Coordinator will support the cultivation, acquisition, and stewardship of corporate, foundation, and government donors who contribute to the Library and Foundation’s programs, events, and special projects. The Institutional Giving Coordinator reports to the Director of Institutional Giving.

Responsibilities:  

Stewardship - This position has special responsibility for ensuring that the Library and Foundation fulfill its obligations regarding sponsorship benefits and grant reporting requirements. This will require relationship building across multiple Library departments and with external partners; Maintain an effective and accurate program of institutional donor recognition across a variety of NPL/F communications channels and materials; Maintain the schedule of grant requirements and reports, and in coordination with the operations and finance team, help ensure compliance with grant guidelines; Produce grant and sponsorship reports, working across Library departments to gather content, outcomes, collateral, and financial information to demonstrate partnership impact; Oversee acknowledgment letters and other routine correspondence to major institutional donors, with the support of the Administrative Assistant; Help develop attractive materials and presentations for funders.

Volunteerism -  In coordination with NPL’s volunteer services team, help identify, develop, coordinate, and oversee institutional partner volunteer engagements.

Identification, cultivation, solicitation - Manage a portfolio of institutional partners contributing less than $10,000 each year (as assigned by and at the discretion of the IG Director); Assist with the preparation and assemblage of proposals and solicitation materials; In coordination with the database manager, assist with prospect research, development of prospect lists, maintenance of donor/prospect profiles, and recording contacts; Support daily implementation of moves management system to assist with timely and systematic cultivation and solicitation of donors.

General - Support the Director of Institutional Giving with scheduling meetings, drafting meeting agendas and providing other administrative support as needed; Participate as a staff member of the Development Department, including attending regular meetings, following all departmental procedures, and assisting others with department priorities, including two signature fundraising events; Support the overall objectives of the Library and Foundation and act as an ambassador for the institution; Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills - Bachelor’s Degree; 3 years' experience in the nonprofit field, preferably in fundraising/stewardship; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Highly organized and acute attention to detail; Able to multi-task and meet deadlines; Solid computer literacy and skill in conducting researching and preparing attractive materials; Analytical and adept with databases and spreadsheets; Comfortable working independently and in a team environment; Commitment to the mission of NPL/F; Fast learner and proactive, can-do attitude; Ability to work occasional events and weekends.

How To Apply: 

Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to the attention of Amanda Tate at jobs@nplf.org. Calls regarding the position will not be accepted. Applications close on March 15, 2018.


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: http://www.ashleyrountree.com/docs/searches/LPM%20Dir%20Dev%20Regional%20Posting%20Long%20Format%202.4.18%20-%20SG%20EDITS.pdf

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 mailto:mrountree@ashleyrountree.com