Marklund Search: Two Fundraising Leadership Roles

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Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves individuals of all ages with severe and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. Its three residential locations are home to 178 residents with the support of 500 staff members and hundreds of volunteers. Marklund Day School is a State Board of Education Licensed Therapeutic Day School partnering with 30+ districts. 

Marklund is presently seeking to fill two key fundraising positions, that will further grow its robust portfolio and support the Marklund promise to make everyday living possible for individuals with profound disabilities. The ideal candidates will have demonstrated passion for Marklund’s mission and values — positive attitude, accountability, compassion, creativity, and teamwork. 

Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Share your Passion and Vision 
Enthusiastically communicate Marklund's impact in a compelling way to engage new and existing audiences and generate increased funder interest.

Enhance a Mature Development Program
Serve as the primary relationship manager with program officers and corporate executives. Thrive in a fast-paced environment as a self-directed leader, sound decision maker, innovative thinker, and detail-oriented project manager. 

Support, Engage, and Nurture Relationships with Long-Standing Donors
Leverage a track record of successful five figure and above grant writing and corporate solicitation experience along with a strategic and relationship-based approach.

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Annual Fund Manager

Create, Inspire, and Solicit Support 
Strategically integrate various fundraising channels to build and increase Annual Fund Program results via direct mail, email marketing, telephone, and social media outreach/cultivation. 

Develop Customized Campaigns 
Segment and analyze d Donors according to past giving history, personal interests, and affiliation to develop constituent strategies for each appeal or campaign.

Skillfully Manage Internal and External Communications 
Collaborate with the Marketing Communications team to create and maintain the communication calendar, support special appeals and gift matches, and oversee stewardship program mailings.

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Marklund offers a competitive salary and benefit package. This is a full-time, exempt position eligible for health and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and a generous paid time off policy that includes holidays, vacation, personal, and sick days. We value diversity and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

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Procedure for Candidacy
Application materials should include a cover letter and resume. Materials should be submitted via email to Heidi Waltner-Pepper, Senior Vice President, Ter Molen Watkins and Brandt (TW&B) at

Confidential inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to Heidi Waltner-Pepper, Senior Vice President, TW&B via email at or Amy Funk, Senior Vice President, TW&B at

Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled.