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Fundraising Campaign Manager (Fundraising Manager)
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society


How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."


Summary: Responsible for managing the Gateway Chapter Light The Night (LTN) Walk to exceed revenue goals. Light The Night is a one-mile fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by blood cancers.

Reports to: Senior Director, LTN

Supervises: May supervise assigned LTN staff.


  • Manage all aspects of the Gateway Chapter’s Light The Night Walk for Missouri.
  • Manage budget and control expenses to effectively meet or exceed a revenue budget.
  • Effectively recruit and manage past and new fundraising teams and sponsors. Analyze new business opportunities that may lead to donor and sponsor expansion.
  • Identify, build and cultivate relationships with corporate entities and community leaders to promote sponsorship growth and corporate / community partnerships.
  • Ensure growth of the Light The Night Campaign through motivation of participants and implementation of key fundraising elements.
  • Work collaboratively with all departments across the chapter in order to achieve desired fundraising goals.
  • Support staff or additional campaigns including but not limited to Student of The Year and Man & Woman of the Year.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS’s mission and programs to promote the Society’s fundraising, research, and patient initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years fundraising, communications, sales, marketing experience with an emphasis on fundraising / team management.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities effectively.
  • Demonstrates professional maturity and judgment.
  • Ability to work with different leadership styles and personalities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of digital, social media & emerging online channels
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations
  • May be required to move Campaign materials weighing up to 15 pounds for various events.
  • Travel within the Chapter's designated area.
  • May be required to work some evenings or weekends


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) does not accept resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to LLS employees or any company locations or email addresses. LLS is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by LLS Recruiting. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Information

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to Kay Turner at and fill out an online application at

Planning and Zoning Officer
City of Warrenton, Mo.

The City of Warrenton is seeking a full-time planning and zoning officer. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of planning and zoning both in the office and in the field, they will be working directly with the public, as well as preparing for small city projects. Qualified appllicants must possess strong organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Engineering experience is a plus. Individual must be proficient with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and GIS systems. Experience with municipal codes, plan review and project development a plus. Salary up to $71,000 annually, depending upon qualifications and experience. Cover letter indicating current salary requirement must accompany application/resume in order to be considered.

The City of Warrenton provides an excellent working environment and benefit package including 100 percent paid employee health insurance, deductible reiumbursement, and MO LAGERS retirement plan.

Applications can be found on the City website at, or at City Hall, 200 W Booneslick, Warrenton, MO, 63383.

Director of Operations
St. Louis Audubon Society

The SLAS was established in 1915 as the St Louis Bird Club. In 1944, the Bird Club became the first local Audubon chapter in the United States. Today, the chapter consists of nearly 3,000 members across the St. Louis Metro Region that includes portions of eleven counties in Missouri and Illinois and the City of St. Louis. The society’s mission is to create a community connection to nature through education and conservation.

Director of Operations Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (minimum) and demonstrated professional leadership. Graduate degree preferred.
  • Management or board level experience with a 501(c)(3) organization is highly desirable, especially in areas such as board development/relations, major gift fundraising and donor cultivation, membership cultivation, fiscal oversight and organizational planning and development.
  • Grant writing experience is also highly desirable.
  • Must be able to establish, develop, and cultivate relationships with agencies, businesses, foundations, private groups and individuals who are or will become major donors, sponsors and members.
  • Staff supervisory experience. Strong collaboration skills in working well on teams and with volunteers.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including substantial experience making presentations to groups. Demonstrated ability and effectiveness in using computer systems (Excel, Power Point, and Word).
  • Highly organized and self-motivated.
  • High attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow through on projects, commitments, and communications.

General Responsibilities:

The Director of Operations is a key leadership position working in concert with the Society’s President, Executive Committee and Board of Directors and the Director of Programs. The Director of Operations has primary responsibility for fundraising, organizational management, planning, financial management and communications. The Director of Operations works closely with the Director of Programs and reports to the Executive Committee of the Board, through the President.

Specific Duties:

Development – 

  • In conjunction with the President and the Finance Committee, implement the overall fundraising development plan which includes, but is not limited to, identifying and preparing grant applications and subsequent contract administration of all grants received.
  • Identify, develop and administer all other fundraising opportunities/projects approved by the Board, including but not limited to individuals, private organizations, planned giving, membership levels, bird-a-thons and a matching corporate program.
  • Meet regularly with key donors, foundation officers/staff and agency representatives to develop and maintain consistent sources of revenue.

Communications –

  • Supervise and/or execute the timely production, distribution, and maintenance of the Society’s full range of print and electronic publications and publicity materials, including annual and project reports, newsletters, press releases, brochures and fliers, Web sites, and audio-visual or multimedia production.
  • Work with the Board and SLAS committees to ensure functional, timely and effective advertisements or promotion of Society activities (fieldtrips/meetings), events and projects within the financial constraints of the organization.
  • Supervise and/or execute the development and maintenance of a membership database, including electronic mail addresses.
  • Strengthen and expand healthy working relationships with a variety of vital constituencies, including but not limited to the Society membership, the media, government officials and agencies and other conservation organizations.

Operational Management –

  • Assist the President in such areas as:
    • Recruitment, training and orientation of new Board Members.
    • Providing professional development assistance to the Board and its members to enhance their effectiveness.
  • Serve as the Society’s spokesperson at public meetings on issues such as public advocacy for the Society’s goals and objectives, in conjunction with the President, Board and Director of Programs.
  • Work closely with the Board of Directors to review, revise and implement the St. Louis Audubon Strategic Plan, including the development of annual operating plans to implement its goals and objectives.
  • Work with the Finance Committee and the Board of Directors to develop and track annual operating budget.
  • As a non-voting member, attend all Board of Directors and Finance Committee meetings, and other committee meetings as needed.
  • Manage the Society’s daily operations and activities, including membership, financial reporting, and supervising any additional support staff or contract positions approved by the Board. Responsibilities would include recruitment and retention, supervision and coordination on a daily basis, staff training and development, and the maintenance of all employee personnel records.
  • Ensure that appropriate archival records are established and maintained for important Society records (e.g. Board meeting minutes, committee meeting minutes, donor records, progress reports on grants, and other key areas of activity).
  • Prepare and file as appropriate the annual Chapter Recertification Report and other filings.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal permits obtained for salvage and possession of migratory birds, and enhance the collection as feasible.
  • This list of responsibilities is representative and the Board will make other needs known to the Director of Operations as required.

Application Information

How to Apply: Candidates must submit a cover letter describing interest and qualifications, resume, and personal references to Open until filled.

Contact: For questions, please contact Katy Fechter at


The Executive Director reports directly to the ECDC Board of Directors and serves as the chief administrative officer of the communications center.  The Executive Director is fully responsible for the strategic management, development, planning, direction and supervision of the communications center, the 9-1-1 system and all related operations and personnel.  The Executive Director duties include the responsibility of effectively dispatching police/fire/emergency medical services for all member cities.  A full job description for the Executive Director position is attached.



The Executive Director must possess a four-year degree in business administration, public administration, communications, information technology, computer science, emergency management, public safety, criminal justice or a related field.  An advanced degree in one of these fields is strongly preferred for the Executive Director position.  The Executive Director position requires a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in management of a dispatching operation, public safety administration, or a closely related field is required.  Preference is held for additional experience in an operational/dispatching communications position, preferably in a multi-position, multi-jurisdictional environment.

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required of the Executive Director position will be considered.

Click here for full job description, and application information.


This position is responsible for providing appraisals of real residential property for the purpose of calculating tax assessments and analyzing collected data to estimate residential land value.

Starting salaries will be $19.42 hourly ($40,393.60 annually) for certified appraisers and $17.40 hourly ($36,192 annually) for those who do not possess certification. 

Examples of Duties
  • Conducts appraisals of property categorized as single family, multi-family, condominium, tax-exempt and agricultural by auditing properties, inspecting sites and interviewing.
  • Researches, gathers, and interprets information on residential appraisals.
  • Conducts field audits of properties that are existing or under construction to verify modifications that affect the value.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate records.
  • Investigates, presents, and defends property values in a manner that complies with the State Tax Commission Statutes, and Board of Equalization.
  • Performs such additional duties, with the required abilities and under the indicated working conditions and environment, as may properly be required of a position in this job class.
Minimum Qualifications

Associate's in Business Administration, Finance, or a related field preferably including real estate related coursework or experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  The work rules for the St. Louis County Assessor's Office require all employees, whether they reside in St. Louis County or elsewhere, to remain current in the payment of their personal and real property taxes.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid driver's license.

Additional Information

SELECTION AND APPOINTMENTA selection committee will evaluate the qualifications of each applicant which will include recentness and appropriateness of the applicant's education and experience, answers to the supplemental questions, results of employment references investigated and any other appropriate information available.

The selection committee will admit to the interview only those persons who possess the most job related qualifications and may establish admittance criteria beyond the minimum qualifications stated above.  The interview will comprise 100% of the applicant's earned grade.  A candidate must earn a qualifying grade of 70 or more on the interview to be eligible for appointment.

The five top ranking candidates, based on the final grade, will be certified to the Department Director/Appointing Authority who will make the final decision.

All applicants conditionally offered a permanent part time, full time, term or on-call position will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment.  Screening will be performed by a reputable clinical laboratory.  The cost of screening will be covered by the County.

HOW TO APPLYApplicants interested in applying for this position should visit our website at .  We only accept On-line applications.  If you do not have access to a computer with web access, we have a kiosk that you may use in our office located at 41 S. Central 7th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POLICYThe policy of the Civil Service Commission of St. Louis County is to support fair and equitable employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability/handicap condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veterans' status or political affiliation.  Call the Division of Personnel at (314) 615-5429 for more information on this policy.

St. Louis County
Division of Personnel, 7th Floor
Clayton, MO 63105
(314) 615-5429
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Hearing Impaired TTY:  1-800-735-2966
Fax:  (314) 615-7703

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Ranken Jordan has an immediate opening for an Annual Giving Officer. In this role you will be responsible for organizing and developing a sustaining gifts program that attracts gifts of $10,000 or less from individuals and auxiliaries. Working hand-in-hand with fellow members of the Development Office and with Hospital staff, the position plays a key role in achieving the Hospital's mission of serving Children with Medical Complexities (CMC) and their families. This position reports to the Chief Development Officer.


  • Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer: Organize and develop a sustaining gifts program that attracts gifts of $10,000 or less from individuals and auxiliaries. Develop comprehensive solicitation and stewardship programming for the Mary Ranken Jordan Society, which recognizes the generous $1,000 giving level, underscoring retention and upgrading tactics. Develop multichannel outreach including a robust direct mail giving program, working with selected writers, photographers, graphic designers and printers to develop compelling, brand-building materials. Manage commemorative giving programming and employee giving programming.
  • Develop and manage revenue and expense budgets for annual giving.
  • Prepare annual giving reports as requested, creating compelling presentations.
  • Work with Major Gift Officers to develop and implement meaningful, memorable and compelling stewardship strategies that strengthen long-term relationships with major gift donors. Identify and cultivate top direct mail prospects, resulting in increased giving and development of a consistent pipeline of new prospects for Major Gift Officers
  • Participate in departmental strategic planning and budget projections.
  • Assist with special projects and donor events as needed.
  • Adhere to the highest standards of documentation with respect to constituent interactions.
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of information at all times.
  • Understand and promote the Hospital's values, and, in accordance, maintain appropriate professional behavior.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Three or more years of experience in direct frontline fundraising, including qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding annual giving level prospects and donors.
  • A strong record of meeting or exceeding departmental fundraising goals.
  • Familiarity with Association for Healthcare Philanthropy standards preferred.
  • Hospital experience preferred.
  • Exceptional organizational, writing and verbal and presentation skills.
  • Top-most level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work independently.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Sound judgment.
  • General software proficiency including the Windows platform, products in the Office suite, and web browsers.
  • Advanced proficiency in prospect management software preferred. (The Raiser's Edge experience a plus).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  These include sitting for continuous periods, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, grasping, pulling, pushing, standing, carrying and lifting of light loads (up to 35 lb.), as necessary.

Ranken Jordan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Ranken-Jordan Home for Convalescent Crippled Children


They can apply through this link:

Covenant House seeks a dynamic, proven development professional to lead its fundraising programs, with an eye toward revenue growth and diversification. Click here for full position description, and application information.

Alton Memorial Hospital, in Illinois, is a full-service acute-care hospital serving patients in a seven county area. Alton Memorial offers inpatient and outpatient services including surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and 24-hour emergency care.

The Development Office is the philanthropic arm of Alton Memorial Hospital. Working closely with Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation, the development office raises funds for capital improvements, technological advancements, community outreach programs and charity care for the underserved. Sources of income include community support, corporate gifts, bequests, grants and special events.
Role Purpose
Responsible for strategy, planning and implementation of all fund development and major gift programs. Works with the Foundation Board and the Hospital Administration to identify and prioritize needs for funding in developing plans. The position develops and cultivates positive relationships with internal and external constituencies to foster philanthropic support of the HSO.
  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Creates and implements a multi-faceted plan for fund development.
  • Designs and implements a plan for various programs and other campaigns which support the overall direction of fund development.
  • Measures, manages, and reports on performance in all areas including major gifts, current campaigns, and other aspects of operational activity.
  • Seeks out and identifies grant opportunities, writes grants to assist in financing community benefit programs and growth initiatives.
  • Organizes annual dinner and annual fund raising events.
Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree -- Business/related
  • 5-10 years
Supervisor Experience
  • 2-5 years
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

  • Master's Degree -- Business/related
  • 10+ years
Supervisor Experience
  • 5-10 years

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
Legal Statement
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

Serve as a leader for a stable, well-respected not-for-profit religious training and publishing organization in St. Louis County.

· Contribute as a member of Stephen Ministries' program development and delivery
team and grow into a leadership role within the organization.
· Work will be accomplished primarily at the Stephen Ministries Center in St.
Louis, Missouri, with occasional travel to conferences and workshops.
· Minimum bachelor's degree (master's level degree a plus) and excellent academic
· Skilled in using technology
· Demonstrated experience and strengths in one or more of these areas:
Writing and editing
Supervising staff
Presenting and speaking skills
Based on their gifts, strengths, and experience, program staff may:
· Serve on a team that writes and edits training presentations, books, manuals,
publicity materials, correspondence, and other resources.
· Work with program development, customer service, market research,
consultation, marketing, information technology, operations, or human resources
· Manage one of the above departments or functional areas, coordinating the team's
efforts and supervising one or more staff members.
· Direct two or more one-week training conferences that Stephen Ministries
conducts in various U.S. cities each year. This involves teaching sessions,
interacting with and assisting participants, supervising a conference team, and
coordinating with hotel staff and other vendors supporting the event.
· Coordinate or serve in other areas related to the candidate’s gifts and interests and
the mission of the organization.
Join Our Team
To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to 2045 Innerbelt Business Center Dr., St.
Louis, MO 63114. You may also fax your resume to (314) 428-7888. Email submissions
not accepted. Please include academic information, including grades and test scores at all
For more information visit or call us a 314-428-2600.

Development Strategies offers a wide variety of consulting services in economic, community, and real estate development, as well as real estate valuation. We are regularly considering candidates to add to our team of professionals and staff.

Our staff has varied backgrounds and many hold graduate degrees—creating an intelligent and diverse working environment. We evaluate potential candidates based on education and experience, but a strong desire to work as part of a team in providing our clients the best solutions is imperative. Gathering and analyzing appropriate data to inform our decisions is extraordinarily important, and we employ a team of GIS professionals to assist in the integration of spatial and demographic data. Successful candidates will have exceptional communication skills, capability in working with financial projections, and an eagerness to learn new concepts.

If you are interested in a position with Development Strategies, please send a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio/samples to:

Links to portfolio/sample will also be accepted. Portfolio must be focused on the applicant’s personal work. Team projects may be submitted if the applicant was personally responsible for the graphics included.

Development Strategies is currently seeking to add the following candidates to our team:

Senior Planner/Project Manager:  This position requires 5-8 years of experience and will serve as a senior planner/project manager for planning and development studies, and work on projects ranging from development strategies for downtowns, districts, and corridors, to citywide and institutional strategic plans.  Position works with senior staff and principals while overseeing junior staff and developing talent.

Urban Designer/Land Use Planner I:  This position requires 0-2 years of experience and is responsible for providing physical/urban design analysis through maps, aerials, diagrams, and x-rays that convey physical assets and challenges.  Position works with senior staff to illustrate market and economically supportable real estate and public realm interventions.  Strong physical mapping skills a must.  Skill at page layouts a plus.

Real Estate/Market Research Analyst:  This position requires 0-2 years of experience, and involves research on real estate, economic, and demographic trends, transportation routes, and other elements relating to real estate market analysis.  Key roles include providing research and written summaries for project managers and senior staff.

Policy Analyst: This position requires 0-2 years of experience and significant interest in the gathering and analysis of demographic, economic, and policy data to help understand the underlying context and conditions of a community or place.  Key roles involve providing written analysis and data visualizations through tables, charts, and maps.  GIS capabilities are desired. For job description, please email

Economic Analyst: This position requires 0-2 years of experience and is responsible for conducting real estate research, as well as financial analysis that enables clients to understand public financing scenarios and the outcomes of different public/private partnership opportunities.  Experience with spreadsheets is a must. For job description, please email

Research Coordinator:  This position requires 0-2 years of experience, and involves research on demographics, economics, finance, and real estate data and related information.  Key roles include final review and editing of data and writing prepared by others before presented to project managers and allocating research assignments among appropriate staff.

Socio-Economic and Real Estate Research Internship: Development Strategies offers a paid research internship for a recent graduate or graduate student to assist our team of experts with demographic, economic, finance, and real estate data and related information. The intern’s responsibilities include gathering economic and real estate data, telephone research and interviews, and downloading, entering, organizing, and formatting  statistics and related information into tables, graphs, and summary points.

The University of Missouri-St. Louis Public Policy Administration posts these opportunities as a service. We make no particular recommendations regarding employers. We make no representations or guarantees about positions posted. Public Policy Administration is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of employment. It is your responsibility to investigate these opportunities .