AFP Employment Listings

AFP-Fairfield County Chapter sponsors a Job Posting Service for area fundraising professionals. To list a position, please send a 50, 100 or 150-word synopsis including position description, salary range, deadlines and contact information to:

Erin Richardson at . Please send the ad in a Word document or in the body of your email. The ad will remain on the site for 30 days, and emailed to AFP Members.

Administrative fee:

Number of Words AFP Member Fee Non-AFP Member Fee
50 $25 $35
100 $50 $70
150 (maximum) $75 $100





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To pay by check, make payable to “AFP- FC” and send to:
AFP Fairfield County Chapter
c/o Kristen Runk
11 Pilgrim Lane
Weston, CT 06883


Posting Date: 9/07/2018
Regional Philanthropy Officer
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is currently seeking a Regional Philanthropy Officer in Greenwich, CT. This mission-critical role serves as the key steward for a rich portfolio of current and prospective philanthropists in support of the American Red Cross. You will be expected to meet annual revenue targets by identifying, engaging, cultivating, and ultimately soliciting major gifts from regional donors, thereby advancing the organizational mission and creating meaningful impact in the lives of both donors and beneficiaries of that mission.

Interested applicants must apply online at

Posting Date: 8/30/2018
Development Assistant
Bruce Museum

The Bruce Museum ( seeks a FT Development Department Assistant to support the administrative functions of the Development Department, reporting to the Development Manager.

Responsibilities: Enter all donations into database and acknowledge in a timely manner; write donor correspondence; maintain filing system; organize mailings; produce weekly reports; assist all department staff; work events, benefits, openings; assist with Annual Report; organize Development Committee meetings and prepare minutes; occasional front desk assistance. Work weekends and evenings as needed.

Requirements: high level of computer skills for data entry, mail merge, list management and invitation design. Software: Altru and/or Raiser’s Edge experience preferred, Windows, Excel. Excellent attention to detail; organized, with ability to prioritize many tasks. Written and verbal skills. 1-3 years’ experience. BA required

To apply: resume and cover letter to: ; fax (203) 869-0963; mail: Development Ad; Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830. No phone calls, please.

Posting Date: 8/28/2018
Wish Coordinator
Make A Wish Connecticut – Trumbull, CT

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range:  Exempt: $45,000 – $50,000 per year

Required Qualifications:  Bilingual in Spanish

Make-A-Wish® Connecticut is currently seeking an experienced Wish Coordinator to join their team of professionals. This position is responsible for the coordination, planning and execution of the wish experience within the policies and procedures established by the National office and MAWCT office. This position ensures that accuracy, cost-effectiveness and timeliness standards are maintained for all wish arrangements.  Position may be required to perform other job-related tasks in addition to those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities:

Education and Experience:

Abilities and Skills:

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to

Posting Date: 8/24/2018
Director of Development & Donor Relations
The Kennedy Center, Inc.

The Kennedy Center, Inc. is a nationally recognized community rehabilitation agency. We are a leader in the field, delivering innovative services to adults and children with disabilities. Our dynamic Development Team is growing and we are seeking a Director of Development & Donor Relations. The Director of Development & Donor Relations plays a key role on The Kennedy Center’s Development Team. Under the supervision of the Vice President of Development, the Director of Development & Donor Relations works to establish long-term partnerships, strengthen existing relationships and initiate new contacts within the corporate, foundation and individual major gifts sectors. This leader will provide strategic direction on fundraising strategies and tactics.

We are seeking someone who is energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented, creative, and organized with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with a proven record for building strong and productive relationships across constituencies.




The Kennedy Center, Inc. Trumbull, CT.  E-mail: ,, EOE

Posting Date: 08.02.2018
Major Gifts Officer
Yale University

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

Major Gifts Officer, General Purpose:

Yale University seeks an experienced and successful major gift officer to join the distinguished division of the University’s Alumni Affairs and Development department. As a member of the University’s Major Gifts Team, the major gift officer solicits prospective donors to Yale University for gifts of $250,000 to $10 million + and plays a central role collaborating with University officials, School leadership, faculty, development senior leadership, campaign volunteers, and colleagues throughout Alumni Affairs and Development. The major gift officer carries their own portfolio of 100+ individual prospects within specific geographic regions. Operating in a comprehensive, university-wide campaign environment, the major gift officer achieves annual fundraising goals and helps to ensure the success of the campaign in a multitude of ways. This position is an ideal opportunity for a high-performing, collaborative and experienced development professional to come in on the ground floor of Yale’s next campaign.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree required, six-eight years of fundraising experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Job title and level will be commensurate with experience.


Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country’s great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Posting Date: 08.02.2018
Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT

Community College Professional 16 – 12-Month, Tenure-Track Position

Full-time, 40 hours per week (25 hours per week with benefits is paid by HCC and the remaining hours are paid by the HCC Foundation Inc.)

Open To: The Public

Location: Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, CT

Hourly Rate: $29.43 per hour with 25 hours per week benefits

Anticipated Start Date: Immediate

Required Qualifications:  Raiser’s Edge experience

Substitution Allowed:  Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and provide appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of professional experience in institutional advancement or related donor stewardship experience with proven track record of success managing a donor database and maintaining a timely and efficient gift processing and acknowledgement process.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

General Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and Resource Development, the Donor Stewardship & Database Associate is responsible for all aspects of donor gift processing and acknowledgements, as well as day-to-day management of the Annual Appeal and any other fundraising campaigns. The Donor Stewardship & Database Associate will have primary responsibility for accurate recordkeeping, tracking, and acknowledgement of gifts, database hygiene to ensure up-to-date records, running reports of gifts on a weekly basis, scanning/storing all donor correspondence in Raiser’s Edge and maintaining the donor filing system. This individual will also assist with creating and implementing the Annual Appeal, writing acknowledgement letter templates for various appeals, assisting with customized letters for major donors and with other HCC Foundation programs and initiatives. Ability to work in conjunction with the Grant Writer, Alumni, Controller, Prospect Researcher and Operations Manager as needed.

The Donor Stewardship & Database Associate will be required to serve on assigned committees and/or task forces, department and special meetings, and state-mandated trainings. Work schedule may include evenings and weekends for special events if needed.  This position is funded by HCC for 25 hrs a week with benefits and the remaining hours paid by the HCC Foundation Inc.

Application Instructions: To apply, you must submit a cover letter and resume via the HCC Careers Portal at .

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check.

Housatonic Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Theresa Eisenbach, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, 900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport, CT 06604, (203) 332-5013