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Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship

The Seminar Network is seeking a Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship to join its team. This role will be member and donor-facing, and will be responsible for building lifelong relationships with our donors, ensuring that we are their philanthropic partner of choice. 

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking a Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship to join its team. This role will be externally-facing, and will be responsible for building lifelong relationships with our donors, ensuring that we are their philanthropic partner of choice. 

About Us

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

 

Our Values

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of a comprehensive Donor Relations and Stewardship program that appropriately recognizes donors
  • Strategically partner with development team to determine the best strategies for individualized donor stewardship plans utilizing consistent, accurate, and appropriate information-sharing mechanisms
  • Serve as additional contact for donors, helping to resolve problems, questions, special needs, and concerns in a timely manner
  • Create, institutionalize, and enroll donors in Donor Clubs
  • Create, implement and coordinate a systematic gift acceptance, donor acknowledgment, and donor recognition plan to support and expand donor relationships
  • Manage information tracking processes regarding acknowledgement, recognition, on-going cultivation and continued solicitation of major donors to enhance the relationship
  • Develop and assess policies and procedures that are essential for stewardship communications
  • Work collaboratively with the development team to compile appropriate invitation lists, compose letters or invites, engage feature program participants, provide program materials, prepare program scripts and participant remarks, and create opportunities for donor engagement and recognition
  • Coordinate stewardship reports to educate, engage, inspire and thank our donors for their generosity

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant years of work experience required
  • 7+ years’ experience in a professional environment is required
  • Past experience in major gift fundraising (working with high-dollar donors) and a familiarity with concepts of Moves Management is preferred
  • A passion and commitment to free-market principles
  • Ability to prioritize, and advanced skills in strategic planning and coordination
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, and high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Computer proficiency, including MS Office
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership ability or entrepreneurial behavior
  • Humility, integrity, passion, motivation, and a self-starter attitude

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Senior Director, Member Relations-West

The Seminar Network is seeking a Senior Director of Member Relations to join their growing development team. This position will report to the Managing Director of Individual Giving and lead a major gift team for the Western Region, managing several major gifts officers and a portfolio of major philanthropic partners.

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking a Senior Director of Member Relations to join their growing development team. This position will report to the Managing Director of Individual Giving and lead a major gift team for the Western Region, managing several major gifts officers and a portfolio of major philanthropic partners.

ABOUT US

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

 
OUR VALUES

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement a strategy to identify and engage major philanthropic partners in the Western Region
  • Lead a team of several major gift officers, each responsible for their own portfolios, to maximize the long-term value of partnerships for the organization
  • Build, cultivate, and grow a portfolio of long-term relationships utilizing “Moves Management” techniques
  • Collaborate with the organization’s leadership and Communications and Marketing Department to create personalized engagement strategies with current and prospective partners around areas of mutual interest
  • Initiate and participate in a wide-variety of meetings with partners across the country, largely in the Western Region

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant years of work experience required
  • 7+ years’ experience in a professional environment required
  • Demonstrated experience closing major gifts at the six- and seven-figure giving level required
  • Familiarity with concepts of Moves Management is preferred
  • Experience with CRM systems, particularly Salesforce.com, preferred
  • A passion and commitment to the principles of a free and open society
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong appreciation for the importance of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize and advanced skills in strategic planning and coordination
  • Ability to travel 2-3 days per week required
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership and entrepreneurial behavior

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Senior Director, Member Relations

The Seminar Network is seeking a Senior Director of Member Relations to join their growing development team. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Development and work within a fast-moving team to establish, cultivate, and steward relationships with major philanthropic partners at the “principal gift” level – the highest level within the organization. 

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking a Senior Director of Member Relations to join their growing development team. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Development and work within a fast-moving team to establish, cultivate, and steward relationships with major philanthropic partners at the “principal gift” level – the highest level within the organization. 

 

ABOUT US

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

 

OUR VALUES

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement a strategy to identify and engage major philanthropic partners across the country with the capacity and propensity to make multi-million dollar commitments
  • Build, cultivate, and grow a portfolio of long-term relationships utilizing “Moves Management” techniques
  • Collaborate with the organization’s leadership and Communications and Marketing Department to create personalized engagement strategies with current and prospective partners around areas of mutual interest
  • Initiate and participate in a wide-variety of meetings with partners across the country

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant years of work experience required
  • 10+ years’ experience in a professional environment required
  • Demonstrated experience closing major gifts at the seven-figure level required
  • Familiarity with concepts of Moves Management is preferred
  • Experience with CRM systems, particularly Salesforce.com, preferred
  • A passion and commitment to the principles of a free and open society
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong appreciation for the importance of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize and advanced skills in strategic planning and coordination
  • Ability to travel 2-3 days per week required
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership and entrepreneurial behavior

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Director, Research and Operations

The Seminar Network is seeking a Director of Research and Operations to join their growing development team. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Development and will oversee and manage all aspects of the team’s donor research, pipeline management, metrics and reporting, and Salesforce administration.

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking a Director of Research and Operations to join their growing development team. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Development and will oversee and manage all aspects of the team’s donor research, pipeline management, metrics and reporting, and Salesforce administration.

ABOUT US

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

 

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

 

OUR VALUES

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build a world-class team to drive actionable, value-adding research on current and prospective donors, from low-dollar direct marketing to $25mm+ “principal gifts”
  • Oversee the team’s financial operations, partnering with organization’s Finance and Accounting Department
  • Drive business intelligence, analytics, and KPI reporting to inform business decisions, performance review, and growth plans
  • Manage the pipeline of current and prospective donors, including making recommendations on account assignment and prioritization of prospects, and identify opportunities to drive new revenue through data analysis
  • Own Salesforce administration, from adoption to vendor relationships to data integrity
  • Lead and supervise a current team of six researchers, Salesforce administrative staff, and analysts. Supervisory duties include but are not limited to managing performance, developing talent, and coaching/mentoring
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all departments across the organization

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in research, business administration, or analysis required
  • A bachelor’s degree or relevant number of years of work experience required
  • Management experience required
  • Experience with business, systems, and/or data analysis required
  • Experience in market research, preferably fundraising-related, strongly preferred
  • Expertise in CRM systems, particularly Salesforce.com, preferred
  • Proven track record of handling multiple lines of responsibility across varying projects
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
  • Exhibit a dedication to organization’s mission of advancing a free and open society

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Planned Giving Associate

The Seminar Network is seeking a Planned Giving Associate that will be a much-needed gap identifier for all aspects of the Planned Giving team.  The Planned Giving Associate will support the team through operations, major and planned gift fundraising, and donor communications.

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking a Planned Giving Associate that will be a much-needed gap identifier for all aspects of the Planned Giving team.  The Planned Giving Associate will support the team through operations, major and planned gift fundraising, and donor communications. They will support 2-3 Planned Gift Officers through database maintenance, prospect donor research, fundraising activity metrics and analysis, event logistics and execution, gift tracking, and donor portfolio management including long-term donor relationship building strategy.

 

About Us:

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

 

Our Values:

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct prospective donor research and prospect identification
  • Execute donor communication
  • Track donor relationships and donor gift information in Salesforce database
  • With the assistance of their PGOs, create and implement proactive and unique cultivation suggestions for individual donors in coordination with RDOs
  • Produce research, briefings, presentations, and proposals for donors
  • Drive follow-up from donor meetings and ensure securement of donor commitments
  • Work with the development events team in planning, recruitment, execution and follow-up of VIP donor events
  • Interface with estate attorneys, family offices, investment advisors, CPAs, etc. to coordinate on philanthropic gift and estate strategies
  • Complete special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ development, sales, and/or consulting experience preferred
  • A positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service to donors, partners, and trusted advisors
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail
  • Independent worker and self-motivator
  • Thrives in an environment that values challenge and feedback
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, environment
  • Understanding of database management, particularly Salesforce preferred, as well as the ability to learn new software quickly
  • A firm commitment to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity through free markets

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Executive Assistant

The Seminar Network is seeking an Executive Assistant to support executive leadership for the Major Gifts team. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and able to shift seamlessly between various tasks during the course of the day

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking an Executive Assistant to support executive leadership for the Major Gifts team. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, and able to shift seamlessly between various tasks during the course of the day.

 

About Us:

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

Our Values:

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to the leader of the Major Gifts team.
  • Work and collaborate with internal account managers to support portfolio of major accounts.
  • Handle administrative tasks including expense reports, accounts payable items, timekeeping, correspondence, calendar scheduling, and travel arrangements.
  • Serve as an appropriate representation of the team.
  • Partner with administrative staff from partner organizations to schedule meetings.
  • Manage communications between internal departments and clients on special, nonrecurring, and ongoing projects.
  • Assist internal account managers with other special projects to include planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, and organizing events.
  • Create briefings and background material for high-level donor meetings and outside events.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience is preferred
  • Ability to manage and execute multiple projects required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity with Salesforce is beneficial but not necessary
  • Comprehensive skills in Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated, organized team player with a high sense of urgency and ability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential information and be discreet
  • Possess a friendly, professional demeanor, and positive phone presence
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize on behalf of the executive
  • Familiarity with and commitment to free-market principles

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Director, Planned Giving

The Seminar Network seeks a Director, Planned Giving to join its team. The Director of Planned Giving will work within a fast-moving team to create and implement member engagement strategy. This role will be responsible for building and strengthening relationships with current and prospective members.

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network seeks a Director, Planned Giving to join its team. The Director of Planned Giving will work within a fast-moving team to create and implement member engagement strategy. This role will be responsible for building and strengthening relationships with current and prospective members.

About Us:

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

Our Values:

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the implementation of a strategic approach to member engagement from a portfolio of accounts
  • Collaborate and partner with network groups to create member development plans to increase engagement that supports long-term strategic network objectives
  • Discover, build, cultivate, and grow long-term relationships with current and prospective members utilizing “Moves Management” techniques
  • Responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing individual planned giving strategies with donors and other team members.
  • Coordinate with development team staff, executives and other internal resources to plan personal interactions with members, including face-to-face meetings and event participation.
  • Create and participate in a wide-variety of member meetings, this includes traveling nationally.
  • Communicate regularly with senior leadership and the development team on long-term focus strategies
  • Utilize, monitor and deploy resources wisely to achieve development goals for a portfolio of current and prospective major supporters

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant years of work experience required
  • 7+ years’ experience in a professional environment is required
  • Past experience in major gift fundraising (working with high value donor dollars) and a familiarity with concepts of Moves Management is preferred or other sales experience. A demonstrated record of success in a career such as law, accounting, or financial planning may be substituted for fundraising/sales experience.
  • A familiarity with tax, legal, and financial concepts and strategies involved in estate and philanthropic planning.
  • A passion and commitment to free-market principles
  • Ability to prioritize, and advanced skills in strategic planning and coordination with great attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, and high degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Computer proficiency, including MS Office
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership ability or entrepreneurial behavior
  • Humility, integrity, passion, motivation, and a self-starter attitude

 

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HR Business Partner

Freedom Partners Shared Services is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner to assist in the strategy, development, and delivery of human resource functions related to FP Shared Services and other network organizations. The HR Business Partner will integrate with client teams and serve as the main point of contact between staff and all other HR functions. Freedom Partners Shared Services equips nonprofit organizations with the best tools to achieve their missions.

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DESCRIPTION

Freedom Partners Shared Services is seeking a Human Resources Business Partner to assist in the strategy, development, and delivery of human resource functions related to FP Shared Services and other network organizations. The HR Business Partner will integrate with client teams and serve as the main point of contact between staff and all other HR functions. Freedom Partners Shared Services equips nonprofit organizations with the best tools to achieve their missions.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as a strategic partner and HR leader to an external partner organization in order to mitigate risk and drive an effective office culture.
  • Proactively engage partner organization teams through immersion in their business objectives, team meetings, and planning cycle.
  • Work with organizational leaders to develop and leverage talent in the right roles.
  • Mentor and share knowledge with the HR team in order to develop and train current staff members.
  • Partner with the FP Shared Services HR Operations and Learning and Engagement teams to drive different projects and initiatives within partner organizations.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of our management philosophies including our guiding principles in order to coach and consult our partners on most effective and ethical business practices.
  • Partner with FP Shared Services Talent Acquisition team and hiring managers to identify customer talent needs and develop job descriptions to assist with recruitment of top talent.
  • Facilitate the process of performance evaluations.
  • Perform and oversee internal investigations including disciplinary actions, performance and/or culture concerns, and employee complaints. Provide guidance and recommendations for resolution and ensure proper documentation and closure.
  • Conduct exit interviews and evaluate feedback to determine if further examination or escalation is required.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact to partner organizations concerning any questions around scalable services at FP Shared Services.
  • Assist with department projects as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of education, certifications and equivalent work experience required.
  • 5+ years of HR Generalist/Employee Relations experience or equivalent leadership experience with demonstrated successes in growing and developing talent consistent with organizational culture
  • Excellent team building, conflict resolution, group interaction and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be efficient and organized, to coordinate a number of activities, and prioritize activities and meet all deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying employee relations strategies and best practices.
  • Experience researching information, analyzing data, and formulating recommendations and plans of action.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Experience with remote collaboration preferred.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and work collaboratively in a fast paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
  • Appreciation for free market ideals and principles of limited government

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Events Manager

The development team at The Seminar Network seeks an Events Manager to join its team. This role will work within a fast-moving team to plan high-level, VIP events across the country. The Seminar Network brings together the country’s top business and philanthropic leaders committed to advancing a free and open society – one that maximizes peace, civility, and well- being for all.

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DESCRIPTION

The development team at The Seminar Network seeks an Events Manager to join its team. This role will work within a fast-moving team to plan high-level, VIP events across the country. The Seminar Network brings together the country’s top business and philanthropic leaders committed to advancing a free and open society – one that maximizes peace, civility, and well- being for all.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage guest experience and event execution at biannual VIP events for 500+ business and philanthropic leaders.
  • Coordinate with event venues, including on food and beverage orders.
  • Lead nationwide venue searches and manage site selection for future events.
  • Manage relationships with various event vendors, including on décor, transportation, and photography.
  • Research best practices and develop and execute strategies to continuously improve our events.
  • Measure effectiveness of events in achieving their objectives.
  • Work closely with the Event Art Director to produce signage and installations that contribute to the overall event experience.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required
  • 3+ years’ experience in a professional environment is required
  • Direct experience in planning and executing both small and large-scale events and conferences
  • A passion and commitment to free-market principles
  • Ability to multi-task, execute under tight deadlines, and work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment while maintaining composure
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership ability or entrepreneurial behavior, exceptional attention to detail and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Willingness to be flexible, working extra hours and traveling (around 10%) as needed
  • Strong sense of initiative and ability to work without direct supervision

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Manager, Prospect and Donor Research

The Seminar Network is seeking a Manager of Prospect and Donor Research. This position will focus on overseeing and managing current and prospective member research while collaborating with various departments across the organization

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DESCRIPTION

The Seminar Network is seeking a Manager of Prospect and Donor Research. This position will focus on overseeing and managing current and prospective member research while collaborating with various departments across the organization

 
About Us:

The Seminar Network builds mission-driven partnerships with individuals, companies, and foundations to drive change in education, communities, business, public policy, and politics that empowers people to improve their lives. We are building a movement of principled business and philanthropic leaders who maximize the value of their contribution of time, talent, and resources to advance a free and open society.

We are looking for colleagues committed to advancing our mission with energy, commitment, and passion for what they do.

 

Our Values:

Working at The Seminar Network is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. Ten Guiding Principles that encourage principled thought and action form the MBM® culture: Integrity, Compliance, Value Creation, Principled Entrepreneurship, Customer Focus, Knowledge, Change, Humility, Respect, and Fulfillment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversee prospect screening and research.
  • Lead and supervise a team of researchers. Supervisory duties include but are not limited to: managing performance, developing talent, and coaching/mentoring staff.
  • Research current and prospective members, including providing real-time information on developments related to members.
  • Oversee production of briefing materials, background notes, and biographies of current and prospective donors.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all departments within the organization.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or relevant number of years of work experience required
  • Management experience required
  • Experience with CRM systems, Salesforce.com preferred
  • Interpreting data and business analysis required
  • System implementation experience is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a research, business administration, or analysis; past experience in donor research highly preferred.
  • Proven track record of handling multiple lines of responsibility across varying projects
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while integrating a high degree of attention to detail and organization
  • Exhibits a dedication to organization’s mission and economic freedom

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LET US HELP CONNECT YOU WITH GREAT JOB OPPORTUNITIES.

Our mission is to provide talent and opportunity for free market oriented non-profit organizations to help you achieve your mission or goals. Freedom Partners Shared Services seeks to identify individuals who desire to make a difference with their skills, talents, and abilities. Our goal is to create a positive experience for both clients and prospective employees – and make a difference. If you are don’t see an open role that fits your needs and interests, please submit a general application or sign up for email job alerts for future openings.