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Fundraising and Institutional Development Associate

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Koszyn & Company
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Brooklyn, NY

Koszyn & Company


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Published 19 days ago

November 13, 2020

POSITION OVERVIEW

Koszyn & Company is creating a new full-time position of Fundraising and Institutional Development Associate to add to its results-oriented team. Serving the non-profit industry, the Company creates and executes fundraising counseling programs, strategic plans and program development for nonprofit institutions. Founded by a former executive of the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2003, Koszyn & Company’s continued growth and staff expansion have reflected its success with over 140 institutions.

ABOUT KOSZYN & COMPANY

Koszyn & Company was nominated for the Crain's New York Small Business Award, the only consulting/service business dedicated to the nonprofit sector to be nominated; its founder was nominated for Best Entrepreneur in New York City. The founder has been named Notable Woman in Consulting three years in a row (2018-2020) by Crain’s.

The Company’s three areas of service include: 1) fundraising and development programs, including large-scale Capital Campaigns; 2) feasibility studies and strategic plans that lead to institutional growth; and 3) program development of special projects, seminars, and public education programs that raise visibility and increase funding for the institution.

Koszyn & Company’s exciting and diverse roster includes/has included the Greenwich Historical Society, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, The University Club of New York, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, Symphony Space, New York Live Arts, The New York State Department of Education, National Center for Law and Economic Justice, The Children’s Museum of Mahattan, and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, amongst many others. (For more complete client list, go to www.koszynandco.com.)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are looking at candidates who have five-ten years of professional experience in at least six of the following areas:

  • Development and fundraising counseling for nonprofits
  • Foundation fundraising
  • Government support fundraising and management of all timelines
  • Administrative responsibilities, including managing schedules and meeting preparation
  • Grant writing for nonprofit companies
  • Marketing and new business development, print and digital
  • Branding and public relations
  • Fundraising client services
  • Project management – concept to production and collaboration projects 

Long-term and ongoing responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing support services for clients in fundraising, development, and program development;
  • Managing client foundation portfolios;
  • Research and correspondence for Koszyn & Company initiatives and programs and clients;
  • Some strategic-level services depending upon years of experience;
  • Face-to-face and Zoom client meetings, including generating agendas and keeping minutes;
  • Extensive foundation research through use of paid sources firm subscribes to;
  • Leveraging existing relationships with foundation officers, leadership;
  • Writing proposals, pitch letters, and letters of intent, both originating language and tailoring for specific foundations.

The candidate must have the following skill sets:

  • Excellent writing skills; experience in grant-writing preferred;
  • Very strong attention to detail;
  • A “can do” attitude about all levels of work, from the daily and administrative to long-term thinking and planning;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Strong research skills, with some experience in individual donor research;
  • Strong administrative abilities—ability to line produce and administrate events;
  • Ability to manage junior level staff, including intern, if and as needed;
  • Ability to converse and interact with clients and colleagues at all institutional levels, including CEOs, major donors, and board members;
  • Project management experience on short and long-term deadline projects;
  • Presentability—candidate must be able to be a public face for the company both in person and on Zoom.

Koszyn & Company is a values-based company. We are looking for a candidate who has the following qualities/values:

  • Ability to completely honor confidentiality on all levels
  • Integrity
  • Polite directness
  • Patience
  • Tenacity
  • Grace under pressure
  • Superb work ethic (reliability, punctuality)
  • Trustworthiness
  • Enthusiasm
  • A “silver lining,” “glass is half full,” attitude
  • Professionalism

Full-time salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, with full benefits included. Average tenure of employees and consultants is three to six years in a company founded eighteen years ago; for senior associates, average is 10 years.


POSITION OVERVIEW

Koszyn & Company is creating a new full-time position of Fundraising and Institutional Development Associate to add to its results-oriented team. Serving the non-profit industry, the Company creates and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Location

150 Columbia Heights, Suite 3F, Brooklyn, NY 11201

How to Apply

Send résumé and cover letter to: adriana@koszynandco.com. Cover letter must describe specific interest in Koszyn & Company (no employment form letters) and reflect job description (both skill sets and values). No phone calls. Following receipt of materials, a first-round, ten-minute phone interview will be scheduled for promising candidates only.

Deadline to apply: November 13, 2020

Thank you for your time and interest in Koszyn & Company.

Send résumé and cover letter to: adriana@koszynandco.com. Cover letter must describe specific interest in Koszyn & Company (no employment form letters) and reflect job…

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