We’re Growing! Come Join Our Company as A Senior Consultant

Job Title: Senior Capital Campaign Consultant, Gail Perry Associates

Job Type: Contract

Position Location: North Carolina preferred, however we are open to other parts of the country 

Who We Are

Gail Perry Associates’ (GPA) mission is to help fundraisers and nonprofits excel in their work to raise more major gifts and contributions for their organization. We offer expert consulting services, world-class training programs, and inspiring keynotes to organizations at all levels. 

We are a team of passionate and dedicated individuals, always looking ahead and helping our clients succeed using a combination of proven and innovative best practices. Our consulting team is extremely experienced, professional, and respected and we are looking for a like-minded and experienced team player to join us. We work hard for our clients and we are serious about our commitment to them. The idea of supporting nonprofits, as they are changing the world, keeps us going every day. This isn’t just a company, it’s a calling.

Who You Are

You are an energetic and experienced professional who has a passion for fundraising in order to help clients change the world. You are a leader. You are a self-starter. You thrive on forging your own path and excelling in an environment with minimal day-to-day direct oversight. This position requires an experienced fundraising professional with a track record of success in work with major donors and building capacity of nonprofits.

Our consultants are independent contractors who provide hands-on fundraising services to our nonprofit clients and exhibit great passion for the assigned client’s organizational work and goals. We are looking for future team members who have an entrepreneurial spirit to join us and help our fast-growing company reach the next level in fundraising consulting. Is that you?

Expectations

  • Participate in the sales process with potential clients, including development of proposed scopes of work
  • Develop project work plans and timelines based on contract
  • Take on assigned projects based on contracted scope of work 
  • Deliver client contracted services on time
  • Work remotely (and in person if appropriate/necessary) with clients across the nation
  • Navigate complex relationships and cultivate potential clients
  • Maintain a professional and friendly demeanor at all times while working with clients
  • Act at all times as a trusted advisor to clients, focusing on the project at hand and maintaining neutrality to other aspects of the organization, its staff, and its mission
  • Act as a valued partner and team member of Gail Perry Associates
  • Keep up to date on current trends and challenges in the fundraising industry

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s preferred
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible fundraising experience (experience must include major gift fundraising and capital campaign experience)
  • Experience consulting for organizations, preferably nonprofit organizations 
  • Demonstrated success in securing significant major gifts
  • A solid understanding of capital campaigns, and a proven ability to inspire others in building strong and productive nonprofit relationships
  • Project management experience rooted in collaborative, solution-oriented, and inclusive decision-making styles
  • Management/supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proven ability to be entrepreneurial and self-motivated
  • Proficiency in MS Office, G Suite, and understanding of business management software and relational databases
  • Enthusiastic about team collaboration and remote work 

Bonus Qualifications

  • Currently or previously led a consulting practice as a solo practitioner
  • Experience with non-campaign aspects of fundraising
  • Nonprofit experience 

What You’ll Do

As a Senior Consultant for Gail Perry Associates, you will work with a highly motivated and energetic team of consultants helping nonprofits build their capacity and confidence in order to create successful capital campaigns and major gifts programs. This position will be independently contracted with Gail Perry Associates and workload can be flexible depending on incoming projects. This position will report to Dr. Kathryn Gamble, Vice President, and will be compensated a competitive daily rate for consulting projects. 

GPA strives to provide excellent client service and positive client experiences through:

  • Maintaining regular and frequent communication with clients
  • Meeting all contracted deliverables on time or ahead of time
  • Always providing a “little something more” 
  • Acting with integrity and keeping client trust and confidence at all times

To Apply

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to anne@gailperry.com with the subject line “Senior Consultant”

Applications will be received on a rolling basis