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Development Officer, Institutional Giving

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Harlem Children's Zone | New York, NY
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Harlem Children's Zone


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HCZ’s Development Department is seeking a committed Development Officer to support the robust institutional giving efforts of our dynamic team. In this full-time position, the successful individual will play a key role in our foundation, government, and corporate fundraising, balancing an ability to take initiative and work independently with a facility for effective collaboration with his/her colleagues in Development and the organization at-large. This high-profile role liaises with HCZ’s Senior Staff in support of our ongoing priorities and related fundraising goals, and in accordance with our organizational values. The position reports directly to the Director of Institutional Giving.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 As part of our team, the Development Officer will:

  • Manage a portfolio of foundation, government, and corporate funders
  • Steward current relationships as well as develop strategies to approach new prospects and re-engage lapsed funders
  • Write compelling proposals and reports, collaborating with staff in and across departments to source content and supplemental information
  • Work closely with administrative staff to coordinate detailed agendas for meetings and site visits
  • Support the team with other projects and events as needed

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

The following skills and competencies are necessary for success in this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 – 5 years of experience in fundraising
  • Advanced writing and communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • Proven track record in relationship management with an ability to manage multiple deadlines

HCZ offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To be considered, applicants MUST submit a cover letter, résumé, and two development-related writing samples. No telephone inquiries or recruiters, please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

HCZ’s Development Department is seeking a committed Development Officer to support the robust institutional giving efforts of our dynamic team. In this full-time position, the successful individual will play a key role in our foundation…

Details at a glance

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

Location

1916 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10037

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