Work at Rosie's Place
Rosie's Place offers a wide range of rewarding career opportunities to individuals who are committed to our mission. When you join Rosie’s Place, you become part of a dedicated team that each year offers 12,000 poor and homeless women shelter, sanctuary and support. If you are looking for an internship, please check our Internship Opportunities.
Rosie’s Place is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. Rosie’s Place strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities and homeless/formerly homeless people to apply.
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Chief Development Officer
Reporting to the President/CEO, the Chief Development Officer is responsible for leading fundraising and external relations for Rosie’s Place. As part of the senior management team, the CDO works collaboratively to execute the plan and achieve the goals of the organization.View Listing Details
The CDO’s responsibilities will be broad in scope and will include creation and oversight of an organizational fundraising strategy and serving as Rosie’s Place primary fundraiser. With impeccable attention to detail, they will ensure that all communications on behalf of the organization are executed flawlessly. They will provide direction for the engagement of key external constituencies to advance the goals of Rosie’s Place.
The CDO will oversee and manage all areas and personnel within Rosie’s Place’s Development, Communications, Volunteer Services and Public Policy departments. They will ensure that all activities are consistent with Rosie's Place’s mission, philosophy, and policies.
In the first three months, the CDO will be responsible for conducting a comprehensive assessment of the organization and presenting recommendations for new goal setting and achievement.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
Strategic Leadership and Staff Management
- Provide strategic vision to the fundraising program, identifying growth potential and maximizing opportunity for fund development.
- Provide strategic direction to the public policy program, identifying organizational priorities, marshalling community resources, and engaging stakeholders in effecting social justice.
- Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan to advance Rosie’s Place’s brand identity; broaden awareness of its programs and priorities; and increase the visibility of its programs across key stakeholder audiences, including guests and potential guests.
- Oversee the identification and implementation of key external strategic partnerships, with an emphasis on building mission relationships on core new programs, including new collaborations and branches of Rosie’s Place.
- Participate in and act as the staff liaison to various Committees of the Board of Directors, as assigned by the President/CEO.
- Support and partner with the President/CEO and board members on all major fundraising initiatives
- Serve as Rosie’s Place’s chief fundraiser, managing and soliciting a portfolio of important individual and institutional donor and partner relationships.
- Provides executive leadership to Rosie’s Place’s relationships with its various external stakeholders, knitting together the work of its communications and marketing efforts, approach to philanthropy, key strategic partnerships, and outreach to guests.
- Oversee and provide leadership to department directors in the Development division, which includes Fundraising, Communications, Volunteer Services, and Public Policy.
- Play a lead role in Board stewardship and development. Present at meetings and serve on several Board committees.
- Serve as a member of the senior leadership team and as a key resource to the President/CEO. In the absence of the President, or when strategically beneficial, serve as Rosie’s Place’s spokesperson.
APPLY:Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to: RosiesPlace@developmentguild.com
- Strong commitment to social justice and the mission of Rosie’s Place.
- Minimum 7 to 10 years of development experience at a non-profit organization.
- Demonstrated record of securing 6 figure gifts from individuals; success building relationships with a diverse donor constituency.
- Strong leadership and managerial skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate in a positive way and effectively motivate staff and stakeholders.
- A proven track record of project management, with an emphasis on fundraising, marketing/sales, communications/branding, strategic partnerships, and volunteer engagement.
- Proven ability to think strategically and forecast trends by analyzing data and creation of long-term plans.
- Strong analytical and communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to colleagues and board.
- Excellent verbal, written and problem-solving skills, strong knowledge of media and external partnerships demonstrated ability to expand brand awareness.
- Highly self-motivated, possessing strong organization skills.
- Strong, professional ethics, integrity, and accountability in all actions.
- Team player with positive attitude.
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Responsible for securing corporate, family and private foundation donations in support of the mission of Rosie’s Place. They will lead the implementation of best practices regarding Foundation and Corporate Relations operations within the larger Development framework.View Listing Details
The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations reports to the Director of Development and is responsible for securing corporate, family and private foundation donations in support of the mission of Rosie’s Place. They will lead the implementation of best practices regarding Foundation and Corporate Relations operations within the larger Development framework. Additionally, they will work collaboratively with the Director of Development, and Special Events Manager to lead and maintain corporate partnerships and other cause marketing opportunities.
KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
- Manage an annual schedule of grants that realizes $1.7M+annually, including all proposals and reports.
- Steward existing institutional donors, including annual reporting and face-to-face visits with funders.
- Maintain up-to-date records in the database (Raiser’s Edge/NXT).
- Research, identify, cultivate and solicit new funding sources.
- Partner and communicate regularly with program staff to stay current with institutional funding priorities and new programs.
- Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Director of Development.
- Superior written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate the mission and philosophy of Rosie’s Place.
- A minimum 5 to 7 years of development experience, preferably in grant writing.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Knowledge of funding resources and the Boston philanthropic community.
- Strong commitment to social justice and the mission of Rosie’s Place.
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently.
- Flexibility and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative and busy development office.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to represent Rosie’s Place in the community.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office and fundraising database systems (Raiser’s Edge experience preferred).
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Job is performed in an office environment. Day-to-day work includes paper and computer work as well as interaction with staff, guests, and volunteers. The position may require travel between facilities or community locations.
REPORTS TO: Director of Development
SALARY: $80,000 - $100,000
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample of either a proposal or a report to email@example.com.