In ONE WEEK- Arlington Employment Center Fall Career Fair (Tuesday 10/4)

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Have you registered? Arlington Employment Center Fall Career Fair on Tuesday 10/4

Register today!


To view list of participating businesses:

Open to ALL ! Registration Required: Job Fair Prep Workshop 9/30  @10am 


Development Mgr- March of Dimes (Arlington, VA)

March of dimes

Development Manager – Arlington, VA

Full Time Regular position/ Req 16-0345

Responsible for leading an annual March for Babies Walk. This includes (but is not limited to) sponsor and team recruitment (development, cultivation, and activation) and meeting fundraising objectives. Principle roles and responsibilities include revenue development, volunteer leadership development, and staff development. Increase overall market revenue by implementing core tactics for fundraising events, March for Babies, resulting in aggressive and sustainable year over year growth.

• Identify prospects, research and analyze development options in order to predict business opportunities. Manage a personal portfolio of prospects.
• Develop relationships with constituents, referral partners, or existing volunteer leaders in order to obtain personal introduction to prospective constituents.
• Develop and present sales presentations in order to educate and sell mission engagement opportunities to prospects or constituents.
• Research prospects’ needs, concerns and objectives in order to create effective sponsorship proposals. In partnership with the Senior Development Manager or Executive Director of Market Development, take a lead role on significant sponsorship asks in the market. Drive all sponsors in the market to activate their sponsorship aggressively.
• Identify candidates for top volunteer leadership roles. Create plans to gain access to volunteer leadership prospects and candidates. Recruit qualified candidates and articulate goals, outcomes and objectives for performance in order to enable candidates to make good decisions regarding the acceptance of critical revenue generation goals.
• Develop, execute and monitor development strategies to enhance cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors.
• Make periodic visits, explore specific needs, and resolve problems in order to build and maintain constituent relationships.
• Coach and guide volunteers in the execution of the event and achievement of expected outcomes.
• Communicate the mission of the March of Dimes with staff, volunteers and within the community in order to connect current and prospective donors with Mission outcomes.
• Utilize electronic data management tools in order to review and analyze pertinent information and monitor financial and mission related results.
• Perform other duties from time-to-time in order to ensure the attainment of market financial goals.
• Represent the March of Dimes as an official spokesperson and provides a high degree of expertise within his/her area and in broad and organizational areas to internal and external contacts. Contacts are critical to motivating, negotiation with, developing and collaborating with others.
• Decisions, or decisions this position leads in making, have significant impact on fundraising success of the market.

Previous Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of directly related work experience in increasingly responsible positions
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred and/or directly related professional skills and experience
    • Physical Demands: May involve lifting and carrying boxes; may involve traveling by car or plane to meetings and training.

Please apply online by clicking on the following link:*FC6DE989889EABEE

Director of Partnership and Business Development w/ AFAC


 Director of Partnership and Business Development

Works closely with the Director of Development and the Executive Director to increase the capacity of the Development Department to raise needed funds as we fight hunger in Arlington

The mission of the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is to provide free, nutritious, supplemental groceries to needy individuals and families who reside in Arlington County. Clients are referred to AFAC by the Arlington County Department of Human Services, local social service agencies, churches,and schools. As a non-profit organization, AFAC relies heavily on volunteers to help us distribute our groceries to over 1,900 families who come to AFAC for food each week, and we rely on generous gifts of food and funds from our donors to meet the growing demand for our services.

The Director of Partnership and Business Development will establish, nurture, and grow successful partnerships with corporations, congregations, and civic organizations. He/She plays a vital role in increasing the visibility and brand recognition of AFAC among the Arlington and Greater Washington corporate, civic, and faith communities, and bolstering philanthropic giving to AFAC among these communities. He/She will employ tactics such as the Sponsor Purchased Food (SPF) initiative, restricted funding for special projects, event sponsorships, naming rights, and media and marketing partnership packages to customize and individualize each partnership to meet a specific partner’s needs. He/She is responsible for initiating and executing a comprehensive fundraising plan to cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective donors through in-person interactions, telephone conversation, and electronic communication, among other means.

The Director of Partnership and Business Development is also responsible for managing the fundraising events for the Arlington Food Assistance Center, which include our annual fall fundraiser and our spring gala, and be the point-of-contact for any smaller fundraisers that are donor initiated and organized.

The Director of Partnership and Business Development will manage AFAC’s communication strategies, act as a point-of-contact for the press, and explore new opportunities to highlight AFAC’s work to alleviate hunger in our community.

As a key member of the Development team, the Director of Partnership and Business Development shares responsibility for meeting the departmental goal of raising $3 million in monetary gifts. He/She must also work cooperatively with the Operations Department to help bring in the necessary $2.5 million in donated food, and work cooperatively with the Volunteer Department to help reach their goal of $1 million in donated volunteer time. AFAC’s total budget for FY17 is approximately $6.6 million.

Principle Duties:

  • Annually prepare the Corporate, Congregation, and Civic Giving Plan, which includes revenue goals and specific measurable objectives, tactics, and timetables;
  • Manage all aspects of AFAC’s two in-house fundraising events and act as the point-of-contact for donor-initiated and organized events;
  • Collaborate with senior AFAC staff to identify funding opportunities that encourage corporate, congregation, and civic volunteerism in conjunction with giving;
  • Develop and implement corporate, congregation, and civic donor recognition programs;
  • Analyze and evaluate the outcomes of all corporate, congregation, and civic giving activities, and make recommendations to the Director of Development based upon this review;
  • Work diligently and cooperatively to help AFAC meet our $6 million organizational budget;
  • Manage AFAC’s communication strategies, act as a point-of-contact for the press, and explore new opportunities to highlight AFAC’s work to alleviate hunger in our community;
  • Interact cordially with fellow staff members, donors, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Development and the Executive Director.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to work well with others;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • At least three years professional experience in a non-profit development department;
  • Ability to manage time and energy efficiently to complete tasks well and promptly;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent ability to communicate in written and verbal English;
  • Skilled in public speaking and group presentations;
  • Experience developing fundraising programs and the ability to evaluate campaign results;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters;
  • Must be organized, able to accept direction and provide leadership, and be conscientious and highly supportive of the needs of AFAC families.

The position is full-time (40 hours a week) and is not exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. The position includes nine paid holidays, paid annual and paid sick leave as outlined in the Employee Handbook, health benefits, and a generous 401K Plan.

The position reports directly to the Director of Development. Work hours are generally 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required as the duties and responsibilities may demand.

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Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to


Associate, Foundation and Government- WETA



Associate, Foundation and Government/ Arlington, VA

WETA, DC’s public broadcasting station, is seeking a Foundation and Government Development Associate. This individual serves as central administrator for Foundation and Government Development department and plays a key role in prospect management, donor stewardship and gift acknowledgement. Some responsibilities include reconciling department financial statements and accounts, maintaining fundraising database and hard files for local and national foundations and government agencies, and assisting in the preparation of letters of inquiry, proposals (and related support materials). College degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum two (2) years of administrative office experience, preferably in a non-profit environment.~

For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: and

A Wider Circle–Director of Development


Director of Development

Job Description

The Director of Development will lead efforts in the areas of grant writing, major gifts, government contracts, corporate giving and major fundraisers, crafting and promoting a cohesive message to elevate the movement to end poverty.


  • Build and implement a comprehensive organizational development plan and fundraising goals
  • Oversee efforts to secure funding through grants, government contracts, individuals gifts, corporate giving and major fundraising events
  • Ensure that accurate and timely funding records are maintained
  • Provide leadership to the entire development team
  • Serve as a primary representative for A Wider Circle in all external communications
  • Lead the effort to build regional and national partnerships, propelling the movement to end poverty
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that development goals are being met, prepare regular reports on progress to be shared with CEO and Board of Directors


  • Demonstrated commitment and passion to join the movement to end poverty
  • Excellent writing, communication, and managerial skills
  • Demonstrated maturity and flexibility in an ever growing environment
  • Creative, innovate and strategic thinker
  • Ability to adapt and positively respond to a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Proven leadership skills, ability to work cooperatively and energetically with a team

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Fundraising Marketing Specialists for DC area

Entry Level Marketing Specialist (DC)


Job ID  2015-1016/ US-DC-Washington, DC


Are you good at quickly building relationships, eager to take your career to the next level, and looking for an entry level opportunity where you can use your excellent customer service skills in a dynamic marketing role? We need you! DialogueDirect strives to set new standards in the nonprofit sector. We do this by successfully harnessing the passion, commitment, and creativity of our fundraisers in order to formulate long-lasting relationships between donors and our clients.

Currently, DialogueDirect is raising funds for several leading charities and we are looking for leaders who are passionate about creating social change through face to face fundraising.

(Note: Specialists are assigned a territory, usually outdoors but already approved, to canvas and market in order to achieve weekly target goals; salary includes base pay plus commission)


We are looking for a Marketing Specialist to join our Direct Marketing team in an entry level full-time role. Your entrepreneurial drive and exceptional work ethic along with your ability to quickly build relationships and share information will ensure your success in this role.

As a Marketing Specialist, your day-to-day work will involve:

• Approaching new prospects
• Donor recruitment through face-to-face communication
• Pitching the charity in line with campaign messaging
• Presenting the benefits of supporting varying charitable projects
• Working in teams while reporting to an experienced and dedicated team manager who offers support and training


• No experience required but exposure to sales, marketing, and customer service preferred
• Outstanding presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills
• Ability to exceed weekly performance goals and targets
• Passion for helping charities succeed is preferred
• Driven and motivated by the opportunity to grow and move into a leaders

At DialogueDirect, we believe in rewarding hard work; that’s why there is significant room for growth here. As a Marketing Specialist on our team, you will be eligible for the following:
• Great Pay – competitive base pay with performance based bonuses
• Benefits & Paid Time Off after 90 days
• Continuous Support and Expert Training from a fun and dedicated team of leaders
• Sociable Hours – work from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM five days a week!
• Travel with Work – opportunities to work out of our various offices around the country
• High earning and leadership potential

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