Senior Project Manager

US-NY-New York
Category
Administrative/Clerical - Administrative Assistant

Overview

CCS is a leading fund-raising and management firm established in 1947. Headquartered in New York, CCS conducts campaigns worldwide, with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Detroit, Seattle, Los Angeles, London, and Dublin. The company's projects span the globe in cities and towns throughout North and South America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Continental Europe, Africa and Asia.

 

CCS provides full-time, resident fund-raising counsel and campaign management services to the most recognizable brands in philanthropy, serving over 300 organizations a year. We have counseled leading academic institutions, national and international charities, medical centers, religious bodies, civic and human service organizations, and cultural institutions in pioneering fund-raising efforts. CCS fund-raising goals under consulting and management total over $5 billion.

 

Our services include:
• Capital and endowment campaign planning, management, and direction
• Board development, orientation, and training
• Feasibility and planning studies
• Development audits and assessments
• Prospect research and screening services

 

 

Responsibilities

Senior Project Manager supports the Chairman in his important work with leading organizations worldwide. The Senior Project Manager is a key member of the firm and will work closely with the corporate leadership team, directors, and administrative staff, requiring deep engagement across all levels of the organization. Must have strong writing skills and ability to prepare clear and compelling materials; Must also be adept at interacting with leading philanthropists and development professionals.

 

Duties:

 

  • Anticipate, manage and ensure adequate preparation for upcoming meetings and events
  • Provide high-level and timely support in managing the Chairman’s internal/external communications
  • Create PowerPoint presentations and assist with drafting external presentations, executive meetings, board meetings, and other internal meetings
  • Manage and draft Chairman’s correspondence
  • Assist with Philanthropic Landscape
  • Manage Chairman’s emails and contacts to ensure timely and appropriate action/follow up
  • Assist with lead development
  • Assist with projects and/or represent the Chairman at events
  • Conduct in-depth prospect research
  • Conduct qualitative research and analysis of our clients through review of fundraising performance, peer benchmarking and interviews with organization’s executives, volunteer leaders and donors
  • Develop work plans and materials for campaign planning studies and development assessments
  • Draft agendas, proposals, presentations, talking points, letters, and follow-up documentation
  • Draft client proposals
  • Ensure effective communication from the leadership, directors, and administrative staff regarding Chairman’s activities and priorities
  • Manage the Chairman’s workload to maximize impact of his limited time with an eye toward organizational objectives
  • Participate in client meetings and execute follow up
  • Prepare fundraising campaign materials, including strategic plans, operating materials, case statements, major gift proposals and regular briefings
  • Work in tandem with the Chairman’s Executive Assistant as a team to accomplish goals as it relates to Chairman’s time management and meeting preparation
  • Receive, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding all inquiries and requests for the Chairman’s time
  • Prepare timely expense reports and cash reimbursement requests
  • Professional Presence: greet visitors, answer telephones, screen call
  • Perform general administrative duties including, but not limited to, photocopying, mailing, and filin
  • Perform various administrative tasks and special projects, as required and assigned
  • Schedule meetings, prepare documents necessary for Chairman’s meetings

 

 

Qualifications

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience preferred
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint Presentations, Outlook Calendar, Mail and Contacts
  • Good interpersonal, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely well-organized and likes to keep those around him/her organized
  • Ability to multitask effectively within normal time constraints
  • Quick Learner
  • Independent Self Starter
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Highly Analytical
  • Extremely proficient in Excel

 

For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume.

 

 

 

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