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  • Featured Nonprofit Job: Interim Chief Development Officer

    By The NonProfit Times — November 20, 2012

    Today’s featured nonprofit job is a little different than the ones we usually post. While the majority of the jobs posted on the Nonprofit Job Seeker are full-time, this posting is for a position on an interim basis. Specifically, Orr Associates, Inc., is looking to hire an Interim Chief Development Officer.

  • Wanted: Executive Director For California Nonprofit

    By The NonProfit Times — November 19, 2012

    Executive Directors are some of the more important employees at a nonprofit. Now, thanks to a new featured job from the Nonprofit Job Seeker, there’s a great opportunity to fill this major role.

  • Winning Donors With Short Attention Spans

    By The NonProfit Times — November 19, 2012

    Flexibility and speed of response time enables small nonprofits to punch above their weight classes, so to speak. Donors are flipping through charities like a teenager with an unlimited texting plan.

  • Top 20 Employee Benefits Offered By NY Nonprofits

    By The NonProfit Times — November 19, 2012

    The nonprofit jobs that were most likely to receive bonus pay were examined in a post last week. Today, we will take a look at some of the non-cash perks that are given to employees.

  • Featured Nonprofit Job: Communications Director

    By The NonProfit Times — November 19, 2012

    Public relations is an important part of any nonprofit. If an organization is not able to effectively get its message out to the public in a cohesive manner, the mission has little chance of success. That’s why Community Action Services and Food Bank (CASFB) in Provo, Utah, is looking to hire a Communications Director.

  • Nonprofits Focus Is On Federal Budget, Tax Deduction

    By Mark Hrywna — November 19, 2012

    President Barack Obama won re-election to a second, four-year term a couple of weeks ago but he likely won’t have too much time to bask in the glory, as critical issues that impact the nonprofit sector will need to be dealt with before his inauguration in 10 weeks – if not sooner.

  • Featured Nonprofit Job: Fundraising And Development Director

    By The NonProfit Times — November 16, 2012

    We’ve had a number of fundraising opportunities pop up over the last week or so, but they have mostly been on the East Coast of the country. Today’s featured nonprofit job is for those job seekers who live near the West Coast.

  • 10 Nonprofit Positions Most Likely To Receive Bonus Pay

    By The NonProfit Times — November 16, 2012

    Though they usually get most of the attention, nonprofit executives are not always the most likely to receive bonus pay from their organizations. As our 2012 Salary and Benefits Reports reveal, there are many positions that are also in the running for bonuses.

    Bonuses come in many different forms but for the purposes of this post, we are referring to those that increase the salary of the employee. Keep in mind that having one of the jobs listed below does not guarantee you are going to be given a bonus. All this shows is that, from the 103,005 nonprofit employees we surveyed across the country, these positions were deemed most likely to get bonus pay. While some of these 10 positions will not surprise you, others may be more of a shock.
    Top 10 Positions Most Likely to Receive Bonus Pay:
    • Scientific Journal Communications Manager — 60.00%
    • Chief Medical Officer — 50.00%
    • Order Picker — 45.45%
    • Regional Area Income Development VP/Director — 43.75%
    • Area Manager — 43.75%
    • Vocational or Placement Counselor — 43.48%
    • Chief Marketing Officer — 41.67%
    • Chief Operating Officer/Associate Executive Director — 41.30%
    • Meetings & Events Manager/Planner — 41.07%
    • Print Shop Manager — 40.00%
    To get more information like this, purchase one of our four 2012 Salary and Benefits Reports.

  • Study: When Zero Is A Positive Number

    By The NonProfit Times — November 16, 2012

    For the first time in five years, nonprofits avoided a net loss in giving but continue to lose more donors than they gain, according to a new study by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Urban Institute.

  • 10 Words To Leave Out Of Your Resume

    By The NonProfit Times — November 16, 2012

    It’s easy enough to say that you are “hard working” or a “team player” in your resume. It’s a little bit harder to actually give meaning to these words by proving it.

    When writing your resume, it’s important to include as many keywords as possible so that your document will make it past any filter systems the organization has in place. While these terms are important, there are other words that job seekers scatter throughout their resumes that have less meaning.
    Proving to hiring managers that you are fit for the job is important, but you should do this by using brief, specific examples of your skills. That means you should leave out generic terms that don’t speak enough to how you would help the organization. Below are 10 words that don’t do enough to explain why you are the best fit for the organization:

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