I hope this finds you well and enjoying the winter season. We are keeping busy (and warm!) with a compelling slate of executive search and fundraising projects. We are pleased to share this most recent edition of our newsletter which tackles topics that have been top of mind amongst our team, including fundraiser recruitment and retention, the rise of mega-gifts, and the changing landscape of corporate philanthropy. As always, we welcome your thoughts on these issues or anything else that might be on your mind.
On behalf of all of us here at Development Guild, thank you for your interest.
Placed Leaders at Montefiore Einstein
We are pleased to announce the recent placement of the following leaders at Montefiore Einstein in New York:
Senior Director, Special Events
Director, Corporate and
Director, Alumni Relations
View all recently placed candidates here.
We are currently recruiting for the following nonprofit executive searches. Please click through to read full job postings.
Boston Children's Hospital Trust
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Health System
Arts, Culture, and Museums
Farnsworth Art Museum
National Coast Guard Museum Association
UP Education Network
Environment and Conservation
National Audubon Society
Health and Science
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Bridgewater State University
Fitchburg State University
University of the People
Jewish Vocational Service (JVS Boston)
The Salvation Army MA
St. John's Preparatory School
Development Guild DDI
Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation
Drawing upon conversations she’s had with thousands of fundraisers over the years, our CEO Suzi Weber reveals the 5 reasons fundraisers join and leave an organization, and her advice on how nonprofits can strengthen their recruitment and retention efforts.
In November, Michael Bloomberg donated $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. Though record-breaking in size, the gift is part of a growing trend that has many nonprofits wondering how they can secure such substantial donations. On our blog, Sr. Consultant and former Exec. Dir. of Development , Museum of Science Jim Kraus shares strategies nonprofits can employ to secure a mega-gift of their own.
Our Executive Vice President and Fundraising Practice Leader Victoria Jones weighs in on how tech start-ups and the Pledge 1% organization are impacting the corporate philanthropy landscape across the country.
We are hiring!
We are seeking an Executive Search Research Consultant to report to and provide administrative support to our President Bill Weber, while serving as the primary researcher and/or coordinator on executive search client projects. The entry level position requires excellent communication and organizational skills, as well as a commitment to working with extraordinary nonprofit organizations, and is based in our Brookline offices. Learn more about the Executive Search Research Consultant position.
- Data + the Greater Good Meetup: Enigma
posted March 18, 2019
- Featured Placement: Reva Feinstein at Columbia University School of Nursing
posted February 28, 2019
- Data + the Greater Good Meetup: Shannon Darrough at the Museum of Modern Art
posted February 20, 2019
- The Corporate Philanthropy of Tomorrow
posted February 11, 2019
- Recruitment and Retention: Two Sides of the Same Coin
posted February 7, 2019
- Guild Gathering: How to Ignore Distractions and Achieve Your Goals
posted January 31, 2019