April 23, 2011

If you’re looking for a development job, check out the Nonprofit Profit Quarterly. Great publication. Needs charitable gifts as well as subscriptions to keep up its great work. Email armando@npqmag.org.

What should you expect to be able to do, if you’re applying for a development officer job? Visit CFRE International and examine the Test Content Outline. That’s the analysis of the knowledge you have to have to do this work.

And if you’re trying to hire someone? Check out CFRE’s test content outline, too. Make sure you’re getting that knowledge when you hire. And take a look at my job description for a chief development officer.

About Simone Joyaux

A consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development, Simone P. Joyaux works with all types and sizes of nonprofits, speaks at conferences worldwide, and teaches in the graduate program for philanthropy at Saint Mary’s University, MN. Her books, Keep Your Donors and Strategic Fund Development, are standards in the field.

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