Join us. We collaborate with our nonprofit clients to develop their leadership, talent, resources, strategies and best practices. We’re very proud of the impact we have on their achievements and their ability to deliver their missions at greater depth. The nonprofit marketplace is rebounding from the pandemic, and we are experiencing strong national growth. We have a significant opportunity to offer.
Based in Boston and New York and working nationally, Development Guild DDI is a leading consulting firm that provides executive search, fundraising counsel, and campaign services to mission-driven, nonprofit organizations and educational institutions. In addition to these historic strengths of the firm, more recently we have developed a custom software platform to deliver best-of-class planning. We bring a powerful combination of discipline and innovation to every client engagement, delivering solutions that are both strategic and deeply rooted in experience, data and analysis.
Drawing upon more than 2,500 client engagements and 40 years working in every nonprofit sector, our collaborative approach is distinguished by candid dialogue and supported by cutting-edge technology. We commit to understanding and respecting each of our client’s unique culture and to translating that knowledge into viable solutions.
We are proud of our clients which include:
Barbara Bush Foundation for Adult Literacy
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Choate Rosemary Hall
Foundation for the City College of New York
Friends of the High Line
Harlem Children’s Zone
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Mass General Brigham
Montefiore Medical Center
Mount Sinai Health System
New York Law School
Noble and Greenough School
The Trustees for Reservations
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Key to our success is our proprietary service models and the talent and commitment of our team. Our staff is talented, ambitious, and dedicated to advancing important social, cultural, educational, and scientific goals. Development Guild invests considerable effort to ensure challenging and interesting opportunities for its 25+ team. Our new Fundraising Consultant will join a firm dedicated to providing them with comprehensive training and developed career paths. A collaborative work environment, an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust, and a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion make Development Guild DDI a great place to work. Learn more about our commitment to DEI on our website and/or explore our DEI resources.
Currently fully remote, Development Guild employees can be found on the west coast, in the south, and the northeast corridor. Candidates from across all regions of the United States are encouraged to consider this opportunity.
Development Guild DDI is seeking a strategic and experienced fundraising professional who shares our firm’s commitment to philanthropy as a driver of creating a stronger and better society. Ideal candidates will value the importance of excellence, innovation, and best practices. This position will report directly to Suzanne Battit, Senior Vice President and Manager of Development Guild’s Fundraising Practice and will work as part of a team providing fundraising counsel to our nonprofit clients.
As part of a client team, the Fundraising Consultant will lead and join teams delivering fundraising assessments and recommendations, providing campaign counsel that ranges from feasibility study to implementation, as well as serving as interim onsite fundraising counsel. This position represents an opportunity for a fundraising professional to work closely with organizational leadership on impactful projects while applying and further developing their own fundraising expertise.
This position is project-based and provides a variety of ongoing work, exclusively for Development Guild. Regular travel to client locations and the ability to provide interim onsite counsel will be expected. Occasional interim counsel assignments may require on-site work up to two days per week.
For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to:
Vice President of Human Resources
Development Guild DDI
All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.