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Date Posted Title Company Type Description  
Jun 17, 2024 Chief Executive Officer Caracole Full Time About Caracole Caracole is a leading nonprofit dedicated to positively changing the lives of individuals affected by HIV/AIDS in the Greater Cincinnati region. Founded in 1987, Caracole has been at t Details
Deja Reid

Benefactor Group Recruitment Team


1324 Full Link

Full Time

About Caracole

Caracole is a leading nonprofit dedicated to positively changing the lives of individuals affected by HIV/AIDS in the Greater Cincinnati region. Founded in 1987, Caracole has been at the forefront of providing comprehensive support, education, and advocacy for those impacted by HIV/AIDS—ensuring access to quality healthcare, stable housing, and the resources necessary to live a healthy life.

Caracole’s core work includes:

  • Prevention. Caracole advances prevention through free and confidential HIV testing, access to PrEP (an extremely effective preventative medication), harm reduction tools (such as safer-use supplies), and sexual health education.
  • Housing. Caracole offers permanent supportive housing, short-term assistance (such as rent support), and education—all to help prevent homelessness and stabilize people living with HIV.
  • Care. Importantly, Caracole provides individuals living with HIV access to personalized case management and pharmacy services.

The essence of Caracole is that together, we can serve as a beacon of hope and a catalyst for change, helping people live well—and thrive—with HIV. Together, we are more than an organization; we are a community of hope, resilience, and unwavering support.

The Opportunity

Caracole seeks a visionary, values-driven leader to oversee the growth and continued evolution of the organization’s work as a relentless force for health equity. The incoming CEO will be a thought partner to a committed Board of Directors and leader to an experienced, long-tenured staff that share an unwavering commitment to Caracole’s mission to positively change lives in the fight against HIV/AIDS through prevention, housing, and care.

This is a time of extraordinary change in HIV/AIDS prevention and care and Caracole has long been recognized as a leader and innovator in the field. With a nimble, client-centered approach, Caracole has maintained their commitment to the principle of housing first, while responding to emerging and evolving community needs. The incoming CEO will embrace the tradition of revolution in HIV/AIDS services and bring a commitment to working joyfully with communities to address urgent needs through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The incoming CEO of Caracole will be an experienced nonprofit leader with proven experience building relationships with diverse communities and navigating complex institutions. The leader will bring deep management experience and a commitment to working collaboratively to build operational capacity among, and strong working relationships with, the staff.

The ideal candidate will thrive in collaborative and visionary roles and bring the expertise to create the operational infrastructure and community support to achieve ambitious goals. Building on the organization’s signature programs, and in collaboration with Caracole’s exceptional board and staff, the new CEO will set a course to expand the organization’s impact, prioritizing racial and health equity through client-centered housing support, case management, prevention, and treatment.

About the Position

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) provides strategic leadership and day-to-day management of Caracole, reporting to the organization’s Board of Directors. The CEO will

  • provide vision and articulate a strategy for Caracole’s future; strengthen the organization’s position as a leader and innovator in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
  • collaborate with local and regional leaders to identify pathways for continued growth of Caracole’s reach through innovative programs and partnerships.
  • demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of the organization’s mission and provide strong leadership to staff and volunteers; understand and implement best practices of nonprofit board governance.

Key position functions

  • Leadership and Management
  • Governance
  • Vision and Strategy
  • Advocacy and Community Relations
  • Communications and Resource Development
  • Financial Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, social work, public health or related field, or equivalent experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Six or more years’ experience in progressive leadership in a nonprofit organization.
  • Proven experience in project management and program development.
  • Experience developing positive relationships with local governments and community groups.
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated leadership in nonprofit financial management and budgeting.
  • Understanding of and compassion for individuals living with chronic disease.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Caracole’s mission and personal values that align with Caracole’s core values: unconditional inclusivity, relentless advocacy, practical innovation, absolute accountability, and radical optimism.


The expected salary range for this position is $180,000-$200,000, commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability insurance; basic life insurance; a 401(k) with 3% employer match; 11 paid holidays per year and generous PTO package.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Caracole is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with federal and state statutes and regulations. Caracole hires and employs without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, national or ethnic origin, natural hair or hair types associated with race, ancestry, marital or familiar status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, chest or breastfeeding, military or veteran status, HIV status, religion, or disability.

Caracole makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by law. Caracole is a recovery friendly employer.

Application Process

Benefactor Group is pleased to be assisting Caracole with this executive search. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications are considered highly confidential. To be considered for this position, please send a resume and formal cover letter in PDF format to:

Benefactor Group Recruitment Team

To learn more about Caracole, please visit  

Please do not contact Caracole staff or Board with questions or interest in the role. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Benefactor Group.

May 30, 2024 VP, Philanthropy National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Full Time National Underground Railroad Freedom Center VICE PRESIDENT, PHILANTHROPY   Reports to:      President and Chief Operating Officer Department:    Phila Details
Melissa Allen

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center


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Full Time

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Reports to:      President and Chief Operating Officer
Department:    Philanthropy
FLSA Status:  FT, Exempt
Annual Salary Range: $110,000 + based upon experience
The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the primary responsibilities of the identified position. This job description is not a detailed description of all the work requirements inherent in the job.
The Vice President of Philanthropy (VPP) reports to the President of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) and is primarily responsible for executing and adapting an organizational fundraising strategy to ensure that the contributed revenue targets are realized by:  a) providing strategic leadership for the sustainable growth and development of NURFC's contributed revenue, b) nurturing membership growth and development, c) building a highly effective development team, and d) supporting NURFC's comprehensive fundraising campaign. The Vice President of Philanthropy oversees a department responsible for generating sustainable revenue growth from a diverse mix of private/individual, corporate, foundation, and governmental sources.
The VPP is also a member of the NURFC senior management team that guides the strategic direction and management of the institution. Advises and assists the President in planning and executing NURFC policies and programs. As a president's senior staff member, the VPP collaborates with other senior leaders and departments in NURFC's planning, administration, and general management.
This pivotal moment in the organization's future presents an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurial-minded person to work with the President, staff, and board to build and execute NURFC's renewed vision.   We seek a results-oriented individual with strong strategic thinking, analytical ability, leadership, entrepreneurial, and communications skills.  In addition, the ideal candidate will be curious and excited about learning, a person of professional integrity, sound judgment, and initiative; collaborative and collegial with peers, subordinates, volunteer leadership associates of the institution and its external partners.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversees all fundraising activities and leads the philanthropy team in successfully achieving the organization's short and long-term contributed revenue goals.
  • The VPP leads the constituency base's strategic growth, development, and cultivation in collaboration with the President. Specifically, this includes performing research on prospects, providing leadership and strategic direction to develop and generate six- and seven-figure fundraising asks, guiding donor and member cultivation plans, and managing the creation of supporting materials.
  • Actively solicit and close major and planned gifts
  • Acts as a strategic advisor and provides vital leadership and operational support to the comprehensive campaign cabinet.
  • Operationally, it is the key staff liaison with the board's Philanthropy Committee.
Donor and Member Cultivation
  • Collaborate with other departments, board members, and external resources to develop strategies to build awareness and financial support for NURFC's mission.
  • Oversees the membership strategic growth and development with support and guidance to cultivate increasing philanthropy among our members for NURFC.
  • Rejuvenate and diversify NURFC's national fundraising donor base and infrastructure.
Organization Capability Development
  • Ability to build and lead diverse teams and operate effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Effectively inculcate the Raisers Edge (RE) application by Blackbaud, Inc, software as the central CRM system throughout the Philanthropy organization.
  • Oversees compliance with NURFC's philanthropy guidelines and data management policies (e.g., maintaining the integrity of philanthropy records by ensuring accuracy, consistency, reliability, and confidentiality).
Qualifications and Experience:
The Vice President of Philanthropy should possess:
  • A bachelor's degree; an advanced degree in business, communications, or marketing a plus.
  • At least 7-10 years of experience in Development, Advancement, or Philanthropy as a proven fundraiser with demonstrated success in different areas of fundraising or institutional advancement with a track record in achieving fundraising targets of $2 million or more.
  • Demonstrated ability to devise and implement effective and measurable action plans for various fundraising activities (e.g., endowment, grants, special projects/events, etc.)
  • Experience and demonstrated success in major gift solicitation and managing significant capital or endowment campaigns.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, inspire, and lead a professional staff
  • Significant experience organizing and motivating board members, staff, and volunteers to participate effectively in fundraising activities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficient in communicating with all levels of donors, investors, C-Suite executives, elected officials, volunteers, community leaders, and organizational staff
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a senior institutional management team member, with solid planning, organizing, and managing capabilities are required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and appreciation for the distinctive value of cultural institutions and museums
  • Extensive experience with donor management software required; Blackbaud or Raiser's Edge preferred.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Strategic and creative thinking skills are required to lead the development and implementation of the organization's fundraising and campaign plans.
  • Experience successfully managing key client/customer/stakeholder relationships.
  • Personal characteristics associated with successful development officers, including professional integrity, strong verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment, demonstrated initiative, and appropriate professional attitude, are required.
  • Must be rated proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Office 365, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Proficient with virtual meeting platforms, including Microsoft Teams, WebEx, and Zoom
  • Knowledge and proficient use of social media; NURFC Website, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Notes:
Working Conditions:
Normal office environment. Must be able to operate a computer and communicate with others via telephone and other electronic devices. Must be able to travel locally, regionally, and nationally as needed.  Must be able to drive or must have other means of reliable, efficient transportation.
Additional Information:
The position is full-time with benefits.
To Apply:  Send resume by ONE of the following methods with the job title and wage expectations:
Fax: 513-287-7079
Email in MSWord or PDF format only to:
Mail:  National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
         C/O Human Resources: Melissa Allen
           1301 Western Avenue
           Cincinnati, Ohio 45203
Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
May 28, 2024 Executive Director Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub Full Time Position: Executive Director The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub is on a mission to expand sustainability in our community and beyond! We're not just about preventing waste – we're sparkin Details
Jenn Fishwick

PEOPLEfirst Talent & Retention Consulting


1321 Full Link

Full Time

Position: Executive Director

The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub is on a mission to expand sustainability in our community and beyond! We're not just about preventing waste – we're sparking a revolution in how we perceive consumption and its impact on our planet.

Our vision extends far beyond our current operations. Picture a future where businesses, schools, and organizations all come together to bolster recycling and reuse efforts across the region. With educational programs and community engagement at the forefront, we're cultivating a culture of sustainability from the ground up. We’ve created a one-stop drop-off site, accepting items and materials that traditional recycling bins won't touch. 

Ready to tackle environmental challenges head-on? Want to join an innovative and rapidly growing organization that's pioneering sustainability solutions in our region? Do you have the vision and drive to elevate the organization to new heights with your professional outlook and initiative? Read more below, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to join as the Executive Director

Who You Are:

  • You have a history of driving change in the non-profit sector and leaving a lasting impact

  • Environmental responsibility, sustainability, and waste consciousness, is somewhere in your background. 

  • You’re used to herding cats - working with executives and Board members to execute on strategy

  • You're not just a forward-thinker, you're a visionary who can map out the path for the next 5, 10, even 15 years, while simultaneously identifying and addressing the needs of today and tomorrow.

  • You excel in collaboration, eagerly welcome feedback, and swiftly translate it into action.

  • Bring your methodical approach to the table, but with a growth mindset that constantly seeks new opportunities and ways to expand.

  • Inspire your team to wake up eager and motivated, ready to bring their absolute best to work every day – all because they're driven by your leadership!

 What You’ll Do & Learn:

  • Oversee all aspects of the organization, providing strategic direction and reporting directly to the Board of Directors.

  • Drive financial resilience through effective management of resources and cultivation of donor relationships.

  • Engage with key stakeholders and corporate partners to promote corporate social responsibility initiatives.

  • Ensure that the organization is tracking and reporting on required performance metrics to meet grant expectations 

  • Implement stewardship strategies to maintain strong relationships with donors and foster continued support.

  • Serve as the face of the organization, actively engaging with the community and representing the organization in the public sphere.

  • Articulate and define organizational goals to garner support and portray the organization in a positive light.

At the Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub, you're stepping into an unprecedented, rapidly expanding, and innovative solution that's breaking new ground in our region. We believe in providing you with the support, nurturing, recognition, and opportunities to thrive and excel. Your unique professional perspective and proactive approach are what will propel our organization to new heights. Join us and be part of reshaping the future of sustainability in our community!


$80,000-$110,000 annually

Perks & Benefits:

Hybrid and Remote Capabilities ● Competitive Salary ● Bonus Opportunities ● Paid Holidays ● Holiday Shutdowns ● Benefits Stipend 

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until we identify the best candidate for the job.

The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of our organization.