ardentCause is always looking for energetic, mission-driven, effective professionals to join us! We are in the business of serving the people who make the world a better place. So it helps if you are driven to do that, and you combine it with talent, focus and drive.
Here are some of the current openings that we are trying to fill:
If you are interested in any of these positions, please submit your resume and a cover letter to info@ardentCause.com, indicating why you would like to work with us, and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.
ardentCause L3C is looking for a business development professional with significant nonprofit background, and an entrepreneurial spirit!
Some of the key characteristics and background for this individual include:
· A minimum of 3 to 5 years in nonprofit business development or fund-raising with a verifiable (strong) track record of success;
· Demonstrated ability to develop and nurture excellent relationships with nonprofit decision-makers, leaders, executives, Board members, and other stakeholders;
· Demonstrated ability to quickly understand and articulate nonprofit organizational needs/requirements and match those to solutions;
· Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills including proposal writing, grant-writing, event and trade show presentations, and one-to-one and group presentations;
· Entrepreneurial attitude and enthusiasm for start-up sales;
· Familiarity and mastery of basic sales tools and software (Presentation solutions, CRM/sales database software/tools, office software etc.)
Please contact Kathleen Norton-Schock, Chief Connections Officer at ardentCause L3C (via email at email@example.com) with your credentials/resume and a paragraph (or two) describing why you believe you can help us serve nonprofits as they become even more effective.
Another social media case is decided by the National Labor Relations Board, and this one diverges just a bit. An administrative law judge in San Francisco found that even if the use of Facebook to slam their nonprofit employer did qualify as “concerted activities,” the harshness and egregiousness of their commentary could properly lead to their dismissal.
Remembering Nelson Mandela, the revolutionary leader, activist, and philanthropist who passed away yesterday.
Giving Tuesday 2013 showed increases in donations, number of participating nonprofits, number of traditional and social media stories, and a general increase in awareness. The founders behind the day expressed amazement at how it grew this year.
This holiday season is shaping up to be memorable—historical, even—in its loud and constant labor activism for low wage workers. This is being consistently linked to the growing wealth divide with a renewed focus on the economy, which has grown even more skewed post-recession.
The Urban Institute and the National Council of Nonprofits have documented the continuing grant and contract problems faced by nonprofits in dealing with local, state, and federal governments. Problems of late payments, inadequate indirect and administrative costs, and less than full compensation for the cost of service delivery still plague nonprofits across the nation, but the Council of Nonprofits has ideas about how to turn the tide and fix this persistent problem.
Does it make a difference that nonprofits are providing a service to the developmentally disabled? Kansas will be testing that question as it shifts this responsibility from community-based nonprofits to three national for-profit insurance companies.
Executive directors often ask how to select the right candidate to serve as chief development officer. Here are some tips from Simone Joyaux.
When a gift comes wrapped in an enigma, it has extra heart value. That’s how it is with the annual gift of three gold coins dropped each year into the kettles of the Salvation Army in Morris, Illinois. It’s endeavors like this that make our lives sing.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has taken action to hold trustees of two struggling nonprofits accountable for what appear to be significant lapses in fiduciary oversight.
Kudos to The Guardian for getting ahold of the August board book of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), revealing the conservative lobbying group’s strategy for recovering from its membership and financial losses after its involvement in stand-your-ground legislation.
“Mother issues” in the board room and not so subtle conflicts of interest in a start-up gather like storm clouds in nonprofit land. Call the ethicist!
I believe that all boards should read the article and discuss what they have in place for their leader’s eventual exit.
A nationally acclaimed law firm offers its tips to prevent the kinds of “asset diversions” that the Washington Post spotlighted in its recent series of articles.
Eminem has a history of giving to Wolverine Human Services in Detroit, but for Giving Tuesday, he decided to get his Twitter fans involved as well.
Travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux returns to a topic he addressed nearly a decade ago: the misguided efforts of “telescopic philanthropists” trying to help Africa.