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August 04, 2016

Inspirational-Gifts Officer? Charities Buck Tradition on Job Titles

A growing number of nonprofits are moving away from position titles for fundraisers that include traditional terms such as “development” or “advancement.” Here are a few of the more unusual titles we found in recent development-position job advertisements — and a few that people tweeted us on Wednesday.

Inspirational-Gifts Officer
Humane Society Silicon Valley

Director of Capital and Growth
Akilah Institute for Women

Chief Progress Officer
Rhode Island Public Radio

Senior Managing Director, Growth and Stewardship
Teach for America-D.C. Region

Marketing Manager, Social Impact and Philanthropy
Sesame Workshop

Associate Director, Digital Philanthropy
Smithsonian Institution

Senior Manager of Family Philanthropy
Cradles to Crayons

Associate, Women’s Philanthropy
Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Assistant Director of Annual Giving e-philanthropy
Michigan State University

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