Association of Fundraising Professionals
Central South Carolina Chapter

Job Postings

  • 18 Sep 2017 9:59 PM | Chapter Administrator (Administrator)

    Growing Home Southeast - Development Officer

    Job Title:  Development Officer                                           September 13, 2017

    Department:  Corporate

    Reports to:   Chief Executive Officer

    FSLA Status:  Exempt-Salary

    Basic Function:  The Development Officer is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive annual development plan including identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors and prospective donors. The Development officer serves as coordinator of volunteers and special events/activities, and builds relationships to secure major gifts, grants, sponsorships, and individual contributions.

    Scope: Position responsibilities include but are not limited to, creation and execution of the organization’s development plan, implementation of programs to assure attainment of philanthropic support for quality, growth and profit, networking, marketing, program evaluation and new program development all in keeping with the mission, vision and values of the organization.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute Growing Home Southeast’s comprehensive annual development plan.
    • Identify, cultivate, and solicit philanthropic support by developing and maintaining relationships with donors and prospects.
    • Engage, coordinate, and cultivate relationships with volunteers and community partners.
    • Organize and/or participate in organizational outreach and community engagement opportunities to include presentations, newsletters, social media, and annual report.
    • Achieve all goals related to donor recruitment, retention, and securing financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations.
    • Work closely with Board of Directors and key staff to effectively engage members in fundraising and advocacy efforts.
    • Ensure adequate documentation of donations, activities, relationships, etc. in agency database and prepare status reports as needed
    • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
    • Perform all other duties as assigned

    Supervisory Responsibility:  This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    Knowledge, Skill and Experience Required

    Bachelor’s Degree in Fundraising, Communications, Marketing or Business Administration and minimum 3 years of documented experience in development, sales, or related field required.  Certified Fund Raising Executive preferred. Knowledge and experience in non-profit fund development; including prospect research, donor cultivation and solicitation, and proposal development.  Outstanding oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.  Self-motivated, and able to work well both independently and cooperatively; proven success working as a member of a team.  Ability to multi-task and maintain high level of attention to detail.  Possess strong organizational and time management skills.  Ability to meet deadlines and work under tight scheduling and competing priorities.  Exceptional interpersonal skills in a variety of social and professional environments

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.  Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.  Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.   Excellent communicator with good follow up skills. 

    Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as frequency distribution and correlation techniques.

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Application InstructionsInterested candidates must submit a cover letter and a resume outlining their skills and experience. Please send to: No phone calls please.

    Job type: FT

    Closing date: 10/5/2017

    Job Location: Cayce, SC

    Growing Home Southeast is an equal opportunity employer

  • 09 Sep 2017 12:15 PM | Chapter Administrator (Administrator)

    Lake Junaluska - Database Coordinator

    Position listing expires October 10, 2017. 

Association of Fundraising Professionals | SC Chapter © 2016
Attention: Sarah W. Wells, Treasurer

P.O. Box 7701

Columbia, SC 29202
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