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Vice President, Major Gifts & Planned Giving
Job Postings
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:00 AM

Vice President, Major Gifts & Planned Giving

United Way of Broward County is seeking a senior level development professional to lead our successful Major Gifts & Planned Giving program. This individual must be passionate about the fundraising profession and United Way.  Through proactive efforts to engage donors, and in a highly collaborative and rapidly expanding development environment, the Vice President, Major Gifts & Planned Giving cultivates and solicits major and planned gifts both independently and in coordination with the Vice President, Workplace Campaign and their development staff.
This position is externally focused and primarily responsible for completing discovery and qualifying visits with loyal donors and developing solicitation strategies for planned gifts.

 Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Manage major gifts and planned giving program, including
  1. Cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of existing major and planned giving donors  
  2. Identification and solicitation of new major gifts, endowment gifts and planned gifts for UWBC.
  3. Growth of endowment fund
  • Manage Tocqueville Society major donor program to include:
  1. Cultivate, solicit and steward existing Tocqueville Society donors and prospective donors
  2. Management of Tocqueville Society Co-Chairs and Cabinet
  3. Ensure partnership with Campaign team for penetration of workplace firms/corporations with Tocqueville Society engagement opportunities
  • Provide strategic leadership to organization
  1. Work with Community Impact to gain full understanding of our products in order to provide customized investment options for donors
  2. Represent the view of our individual donors as our strategic plan continues to develop
  • Retain and cultivate a personal portfolio of planned giving prospects and donors to steward their current and long term relationships with United Way.
  • Schedule and conduct regular face-to-face visits with current and potential leadership & planned gift donors and prospects. .
  • Focus on high potential Loyal Contributor’s to encourage current and deferred planned gifts.
  • Utilize staff and volunteer resources to enhance philanthropic gift opportunities and increase donor engagement and recognition opportunities. 
  • With assistance from Administrative Assistant, consistently document key conversations with donors and other pertinent information into the prospect management database.
  • Actively engage donors and prospects through a full complement of events designed to cultivate and enhance those relationships and the value of their leadership & planned gifts to United Way’s long-term mission and goals.
  • Provide consistent follow-up post events to secure commitments or move relationship forward.
  • Manage Tocqueville Society donor stewardship processes and activities to include:
    -Pledge and designation processing
    -Acknowledgments, robust thank you program and Charitable Gift Summary reports

-Personal contact and personal meeting

  • Partner with marketing to develop all communications, including solicitations, newsletters and correspondences for Tocqueville Society donors and planned giving donors
  • Partner with Volunteer Engagement staff to create, execute and oversee volunteer engagement plans for Tocqueville Society members that further the mission of United Way of Broward County.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in fundraising or community outreach / sales in a corporate environment with at least (5) years at a senior level of management
  • Experience working with high end donors/clients required.
  • Administrative and supervisory experience working with volunteers and staff supervision a must.
  • Computer proficiency required in customer relationship management systems, Microsoft Office software programs, and electronic giving and information exchange.
  • Work experience in a non profit environment and knowledge of United Way Operations preferred.

 This position is eligible for full benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, STD/LTD, Life Insurance

For immediate consideration, please forward resume to

President & CEO, Easter Seals of South Florida
Job Postings
Monday, April 07, 2014 12:00 AM

President & CEO, Easter Seals of South Florida

President & CEO of Easter Seals South Florida, an $11 million non-profit health and human services organization that provides exceptional services so that people living with autism, Alzheimer’s and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in the community.  Some of the local programs include Head Start Centers, Child Development Centers for children with autism and other disabilities, a Culinary Arts High School for students with autism, Adult Day Care Centers for seniors with Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders. 

We are seeking a strong operational leader with the desire and capability to fundraise for the organization.  This person will work closely with the board to drive the organization to maximize resources and impact in Miami Dade and Broward counties. 

Who do you know that has a strong track record of leading non-profit programs and has the heart, warmth and passion to step into this role?  Candidates should have held a C-level role (such as CEO, COO, CFO or Chief Programs Officer) for more than 3 years with a direct care provider.    We are looking for candidates that currently or previously have a strong connection to the South Florida community. 

We seek candidates who have: 

•                    Significant operations leadership experience with a direct care provider with greater than $3 million in operating revenue

•                    Connection to the mission of serving people with disabilities

•                    Personal warmth and connectivity to people at all levels

•                    Personal competencies to be a fundraiser

•                    Current or previous experience living in South Florida with a good understanding of the multiple dimensions of our diverse community

•                    An ability to speak Spanish is ideal but not a requirement to be considered for the role

•                    Bachelor’s degree  

Candidates can express their interest by submitting a resume and a cover letter that explains their fit to the attributes highlighted in this email to Diversified Search at

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