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Development & Fundraising Specialist

Position Description:

CHD is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated individual to serve as our Development and Fundraising Specialist. This position will report to the Director of Development, Marketing and Communications and will manage various fundraising related tasks and cultivation events for CHD and many of its programs. As directed by the Director of Development, this position supports the planning and oversees the execution of fundraising appeals and events, coordinating print jobs and mailings with printers and mail-house vendors, collaborating with other CHD staff and programs to provide support and success strategies for their program services. Also, responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with existing donors/volunteers and prospective contributors. This position will manage the extensive fundraising database, including tracking and recording gifts, sending acknowledgements and generating fundraising queries and reports. The Development and Fundraising Specialist will also be an administrator and manager on all CHD social media accounts, including posting and monitoring activity.

Salary range is $45,000 - $52,000 per year with excellent benefit package.

The ideal candidate will have two to three years experience working in a development/marketing environment as well as have some relevant background in communications and public relations and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Familiarity with In Design/Adobe products will be an asset. Demonstrated experience with gift database management software, preferably Blackbaud's eTapestry or similar gift tracking software. The position will require participation at several evening and weekend events throughout the year, including CHD's Annual Meeting, conferences, fundraising and community events, etc. A valid driver's license, physical stamina, and agility are necessary to be successful in this position. Must be highly organized and possess excellent people skills.

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Development and Fundraising Specialist Search, CHD, 332 Birnie Avenue, Springfield, MA 01107 or email to

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Business Management

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Center for Human Development - Birnie Avenue




332 Birnie Avenue







Phone Number:

(413) 439-2120

Website: Website)

Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
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