Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Job Posting - Manager of Fundraising & Development


(Raiser’s Edge user)

Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired (ASB) is a premier, non-profit, human services agency that promotes self esteem, independence and self-determination in individuals who are blind or visually impaired.  ASB offers social services, rehabilitative services, recreational services, computer training, Braille production, radio reading and recording services, advocacy and support for blind and visually impaired individuals.

We need a highly skilled fundraising professional with 5+ year’s solid experience in grant writing, development, direct mail appeals, processing annual appeals, identifying funding sources and successfully driving the identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospective and present individual donors.


This is a senior level position, so the successful candidate must have a strong track record in building fund-raising/development programs with experience in major gifts and other direct donor programs. Strong knowledge of the grant application process is important. This is a hands-on position requiring creative thinking, meticulous attention to the smallest details, a sense of urgency and a winning personality.

You will have demonstrated expertise in composing persuasive, clearly written material, including grants, specific/general correspondence, proposals, presentations, and marketing communications. 


We are looking for an individual with strong interpersonal and organizational abilities, excellent computer experience and outstanding written and verbal communications skills. We value an individual with the ability to work with all levels of personnel. 


Required:       Advanced degree in related field

Solid, demonstrated skill level in Raiser’s Edge 

ASB offers a generous compensation and benefits package, including 3 weeks vacation, paid benefits and a 35-hour work week.

Mail, Fax, or email your résumé and a cover letter outlining how your credentials match our requirements, including salary expectations to:
Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired
919 Walnut Street,
Human Resources Department
Philadelphia, PA 19107
FAX 215-922-0692


Credentials without salary information and/or candidates

without Raiser’s Edge experience will not be considered

Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired is an equal opportunity employer.


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