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Schultz & Williams is always looking for talented staff and associates committed to helping nonprofit organizations fulfill their missions and succeed. The following positions are currently available in our Philadelphia office. Please submit your resume to jobs@schultzwilliams.com


Assistant Director of Major Gifts, Utah's Hogle Zoo

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Major and Planned Giving reports to the Director of Development. S/he is responsible for developing a program of outreach to individual major gift prospects and donors to Utah’s Hogle Zoo, and developing an ongoing funding stream from these prospects.  Initially this individual will serve as the capital campaign director.  The Assistant Director works closely with the Board leadership, other fundraising and zoo staff, any campaign consultants, as well as the Campaign Steering and Development Committees.  Click here for full job description.


Interim Development Staff

Job Description
Schultz and Williams is seeking development professionals to serve as interim staff at nonprofit organizations. Interim staff assignments are project-based and may be short to long-term engagements involving two to four days per week.

Requirements:
Highly motivated, well-organized, with an undergraduate degree in a relevant field with at least 5 years of fundraising experience (annual support, major gifts, special events and grant writing).
Outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
Computer proficiency in fundraising software, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel PowerPoint and Outlook) and is comfortable working with the Internet. 
Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, and cooperation among a diverse staff.
 Willingness to work flexible hours and travel.


Graphic Designer

Job Description
Schultz & Williams is looking for a graphic designer for its direct marketing division, which includes mail, e-mail and web design along with collateral materials. Designers need imaginative flair, awareness of current fashions in the visual arts, working knowledge of the latest computer packages and an understanding of material costs and time limits, all of which can impact on the design. Must be able to rapidly execute quality work and under tight deadlines with little oversight.

The main activities of the graphic designer are:

  • Interpret direction from creative brief into mail packages, postcards, self mailers, inserts, e-mails and web pages to drive response and generate donations;
  • Use knowledge of current graphic design software to produce visually stimulating, response-driving material;
  • Incorporate pre-written copy into art files;
  • Ensure creative development is completed and delivered on schedule, accurately and is of high-quality;
  • Maintain and update existing mail packages and inserts;
  • Create, collect & transfer final art files to printers, ensuring that files meet printer specifications;
  • Multi-task: graphic designers often work on more than one design project at a time;
  • Contribute ideas to the overall marketing strategy and brief;
  • Work well in a team, with printers, copywriters, account executives, and production managers;
  • Work to tight deadlines.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years designing for direct marketing programs
  • Bachelor degree in graphic design, marketing, or related field
  • Familiar with standard concepts, best practices, and procedures for direct marketing design
  • Work well under pressure; effectively handle tight deadlines, unexpected delays, revisions, ad hoc requests and changing priorities
  • Ability to multitask, conceptualize, create and work directly with account executives, production managers and creative directors
  • Strong knowledge of and experience working in Quark Xpress, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong experience working and designing in HTML, CSS for the web and for e-mail

Web Programmer

Job Description
Schultz & Williams is seeking a freelance Web programmer/developer. Schultz & Williams is a national consulting and direct response firm that helps nonprofits raise funds, build resources and realize long-term success. We are an open source shop seeking a sharp, reliable programmer to develop sophisticated Websites and e-mails for our clients.

We are looking for freelance programmers who have experience with content management systems (custom developed or customized), e-newsletters that target specific constituencies, fundraising tools, and online communities/forums. Our clients often require integration between the Website and third-party Web applications or other software.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5 years of relevant work experience, including developing Web pages and online campaigns, with strong technical knowledge of Website development and design
  • Must have a strong knowledge of current user experience, usability, and accessibility standards and best practices and how to implement
  • Must have expert knowledge of (X)HTML and CSS
  • Strong working knowledge of XML, XSLT, JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX and ActionScript is a plus
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Windows-based Web design software, including Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Visio, Adobe HomeSite, and/or TextPad
  • Familiarity with CMS and eCRM platforms; Drupal, Convio and Blackbaud's NetCommunity experience preferred.
  • Understanding of theming, Web standards, XHTML, cross-browser compatibility.
  • Understanding of and experience with Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and social networking applications.
  • Understanding of online best practices, including email marketing, SEO, landing page optimization, accessibility.
  • Some experience working with Web Services (XMLRPC, SOAP).
  • Working knowledge of Web servers (Apache, Lighttpd, IIS).
  • Ability to meet deadlines under pressure and be proactive
  • Strong problem-solving and creative-thinking skills