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Sr. V.P. Development and Fraternal Relations 

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About the Organization Find a career, not just a job at Masonic Homes Kentucky. Our team includes more than 600 professionals in fields such as nursing, hospitality, childcare and more. We would love to have you part of our team - passionate people, inspiring lives.

We earned the Great Place to Work certification based on extensive ratings provided by our employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at  
Masonic Values Remarkable Service, Passion, Innovation and Growth  
Benefits Competitive pay; Paid time off; FT as little as 30 hours a wk; Dental, vision, life insurance; Immediate participation in 403b retirement - generous match; Prof. development, CEUs  

Provide the development, strategic direction, management and coordination for all Masonic Homes Kentucky's fundraising efforts. Create fundraising strategies that increase the organization's support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources. Identify, cultivate, solicit and successfully close on major donations for capital and annual gifts; use internal and external resources to source additional donation opportunities. Responsible for the cultivation, stewardship, solicitation, and dissemination of information to the Masonic Lodges and affiliated Masonic bodies, their members and others; including, but not limited to, the Grand Lodge of Kentucky, Appendant Bodies, and Masonic Home Alumni Association. Oversee and manage the Ambassador Program. Work in close collaboration with the CEO, other senior staff and key board leadership to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plan, administer, and implement all fundraising activities;
  • Oversee the establishment of policy and protocol on all issues pertaining to the development program;
  • Manage the department in a fiscally sound manner by ensuring that the appropriate systems, staffing and procedures are in place to support fundraising goals;
  • A key priority is to develop and implement a proactive, creative leadership role to identify, cultivate, solicit, and close on donations from individuals (Masonic and non-Masonic), corporate and foundation contributors;
  • Develop and maintain a five-year plan for the fundraising and mission advancement programs which is updated annually, to include strategies for the following:
  1. Annual Giving - direct response, personal solicitation, special events, employee giving
  2. Corporate and foundation support
  3. Major Gifts
  4. Planned Giving
  5. Grants
  6. Board and fraternal engagement
  7. Comprehensive campaign planning and implementation
  • Prepare an annual plan for fundraising which includes measurable dollar goals, action plans and a budget;
  • Help to carry out the purpose statement, values, and goals and objectives established by corporate management and, under the direction of senior management, the board of directors of Masonic;
  • Cultivate and directly solicit key donors, working with the CEO and other key volunteers, as appropriate;
  • Coordinate donor patron receptions, events, and galas in collaboration with senior staff, community leadership teams, and others as appropriate;
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with the philanthropic community, individual and corporate donors, sponsors, Grand Lodge of Kentucky and subordinate lodges, affiliated Masonic organizations, board members and volunteers;
  • Serve as a visible spokesperson and advocate for the Masonic's mission and programs in the funding and fraternal communities; and
  • Oversee and manage the Ambassador's Program, including recruiting, training, and coordination of the ambassadors in their responsibilities;
  • Coordinate the annual Great Day of Service and Masonic's participation in district meetings;
  • Maintain communications, relationships and gift solicitations with Masonic Home Alumni;
  • Serve as a member of Masonic's senior management team.
  • Prepare and/or oversee all direct mail letters, case statements, grants, brochures, and sponsorship proposals required to support fundraising efforts;
  • Provide detailed reports about the fundraising progress to the CEO and the Mission Advancement Committee on a regular basis;
  • Ensure that all donors are appropriately thanked and receive regular communication by making donor stewardship a priority throughout Masonic;
  • Ensure that all fundraising activities follow all legal and ethical guidelines and policies, and/or federal, state or local law, rule or regulation that may govern.


  1. Must be capable of climbing ladders/stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  1. Must be able to stoop by bending forward at the waist and bending body downward. Must be able to kneel by bending legs at knees.
  1. Must be able to extend hands and arms in any direction.
  1. Must be able to stand or sit for sustained periods of time.
  1. Must be able to move about independently to accomplish tasks.
  1. Must be able to assist with evacuation of residents when necessary.
  1. Correctable vision and hearing.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position Requirements
  • At least five (5) years of proven fundraising experience in a leadership role
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred
  • Bachelors' or advanced degree desirable
  • Knowledge and proven application of legal and ethical fundraising guidelines
  • Ability to work with a team, be self-directed, organized and flexible
  • Able to communicate effectively, with employees at all levels of the organization, with residents, their friends and family, and with members of the community
  • Ability to effectively conduct group presentations
  • Solid technology skills
Category Administration  
Location Corporate Resource Center - Louisville, KY  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Req Number ADM-21-00025  
Work Day(s) Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Varies 

Start Time 8:00am 

End Time 5:00pm 

Tags #fundraising, #mission, #CFRE, #seniorliving, #ccrc, #nonprofit  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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