Careers

We Are Always Looking For Talented Staff Committed To Helping Nonprofits.

OPEN POSITIONS

We are committed to equitable practices in hiring and welcome different backgrounds and perspectives to our team, including gender identity, age, race, ethnicity and sexual orientation. If you would like to be considered for any of the following listed positions, please submit your resume and cover letter to the email listed in the job description.

Project Manager, Development

Development Consulting Project Manager (Full-time)

Reports to: Kelly Grattan, Vice President

Company Overview

Schultz & Williams (S&W) is an established consulting firm that provides comprehensive services – including development, direct response, temporary staffing, strategic planning and marketing – to nonprofits of all types and sizes. Schultz & Williams is a national firm headquartered in Philadelphia.

Position Overview

Reporting to a consulting team, the Project Manager (PM) works within S&W’s Development Consulting line of service. The PM is responsible for day-to-day client relationship management and serves as a facilitator and coordinator for projects, clients, and consultants.

The Project Manager works primarily on-site at S&W headquarters. Flextime and partial remote work options are possible.

Salary & Benefits

Salary Range: $45,000 – $65,000

Benefits Include: paid time off; paid holidays; medical, dental & vision insurance; health savings plan; employer contribution to 401(k).

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree candidacy
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a professional office setting (internships included)

Qualifications

Client Management:

  • Good written, verbal, and visual communication skills.
  • Relationship management/customer service mindset.
  • Ability to categorize, and appropriately respond to/escalate client requests and questions.
  • Ability and motivation to follow through in a timely manner.
  • Comfortable with presenting information to clients and fielding questions in both remote and in-person settings. Proficiency to be developed.
  • Ability to deftly handle sensitive interactions and confidential information.

Project Management:

  • Capacity to organize and present detailed information.
  • Ability to create, monitor, and maintain complex and multi-party schedules.
  • Eye for detail and skilled at proofreading.
  • Comfortable with organizing workflow for others and managing up.
  • Capacity to assess project status and create a corresponding meeting agenda.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines at once.
  • Basic proficiency working with data files.
  • Ability to leverage available technology to enhance client interactions and support project completion.

Technical Competencies

Advanced Knowledge Preferred:

  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Windows OS
  • Outlook
  • Zoom
  • Adobe Acrobat DC

Please submit cover letter and resume as a single PDF to Kelly Grattan, kgrattan@schultzwilliams.com.

Project Manager, Strategic Planning

Position: Project Manager, Strategic Planning (Full-time)

Reports to: Vice President, Director of Strategic & Business Planning

Company Overview

Schultz & Williams is an established consulting firm that provides comprehensive services – including development, strategic planning, direct response fundraising, business planning, temporary staffing and marketing – to nonprofits of all types and sizes. Schultz & Williams is a national firm headquartered in Philadelphia.

The Strategic Planning line of service provides comprehensive strategic and business planning, tailored to the specific goals of each client. Our approach to strategic planning is to engage clients in a meaningful process of reaffirming an organization’s purpose and identity, visioning its future impact, mapping the course to get there and uniting the players throughout the journey. We integrate the firm’s fundraising and marketing expertise to deliver holistic, actionable strategic plans with measurable results.

Position Overview

This position reports to the Vice President, Director of Strategic & Business Planning. The Project Manager serves as the day-to-day point of contact for the client and the consultants on each project team, reporting to the lead consultant. Projects will primarily be strategic and business planning related but may also include other types of consulting projects. This position will also work with the President of the firm on special projects involving research and preparing reports.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain broad exposure to the nonprofit sector and valuable experience by working on diverse projects and with a variety of clients.

Key to success in this position is having a passion for the missions and work of nonprofit organizations; being an organizational and detail-oriented fanatic; possessing enthusiasm to take initiative and tackle new challenges; enjoying research and writing; and being an expert communicator who is comfortable interacting with all types of people.

The Project Manager works primarily on-site at S&W’s Philadelphia headquarters. Due to COVID-19, the Project Manager will work a hybrid schedule of 3-days on-site, 2-days remote until further notice.

Occasional regional travel required.

Professional Level

At least two years of relevant professional experience.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage project timeline, ensure fulfillment of contract deliverables and manage consultant time allocations
  • Schedule meetings between clients and consultants, communicate regularly with client and consultants
  • Organize, manage and proofread all project materials
  • Conduct research on nonprofits, industry trends and other topics and compile into narratives
  • Collect and analyze data to identify key takeaways
  • Draft project materials including summaries, surveys, PowerPoint Presentations, questionnaire and interview guides, client stakeholder emails and more
  • Contribute to drafting project reports
  • Assist with business development activities as needed including: contribute to drafting proposals; research prospective client background and brief the lead consultant in preparation for the sales meeting; participate in sales meetings and presentations; etc.
  • Manage on-site client meeting logistics (room arrangements, equipment & materials, etc.)
  • Participate in efforts to improve client services and deliverables, maintaining the S&W brand, implementing best practices and keeping ahead of trends

Candidate Experience and Skills

  • Experience working with a nonprofit organization strongly desired
  • Experience with strategic planning or demonstrated interest in strategic planning,
  • Experience managing projects and working within and across different teams
  • Excellent skills in the following: project management from beginning through completion, organization, file management, proofreading, verbal and written communication and teamwork
  • Must be comfortable communicating with clients regularly by email, phone, over virtual platforms and in-person
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks and be resourceful
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strategic thinker, collaborative spirit and sense of humor desired

S&W provides a competitive salary and benefits package.

S&W is committed to equitable practices in hiring and welcome different backgrounds and perspectives to our team including age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation.

Candidates invited to have a first-round interview will be asked to submit a professional writing sample. To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF to Lauren Hansen-Flaschen, lhansen-flaschen@schultzwilliams.com with the subject title: PM-Strategic Planning application. In your cover letter, please mention how you came across the job description.

Contract Development Consultants

S&W is seeking experienced development professionals for contract work related to:

  • Consulting projects, such as Campaign Planning Studies and Development Assessments. These projects require on-site or remote client and S&W consulting team planning meetings during regular business hours and range anywhere from approximately 3-6 months.
  • Interim staffing engagements for roles such as Director of Development, Major Gifts Officer and Campaign Manager. These engagements typically range from 1-3 days/week and can be remote or on-site at organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region.

Requirements:

Highly motivated, well-organized, with at least 10 years of major gifts and/or capital campaign experience. Outstanding verbal and written communications skills. Computer proficiency in fundraising software, Microsoft Office, and is comfortable working with the Internet. Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, and cooperation among a diverse staff. Willingness to work flexible hours and travel, as needed, once COVID restrictions are lifted.

**Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to Kelly Grattan, Director, Consulting Operations at kgrattan@schultzwillstg.wpengine.com**

CONTRACT FUNDRAISING DATABASE CONSULTANTS

S&W is seeking experienced fundraising database professionals for contract work related to interim staffing engagements for roles such as Database Administrator and Database Coordinator. These engagements typically range from 4-20 hours/week and can be remote or on-site at organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region. Typical activities include but may not be limited to gift processing, record clean-up, querying, exporting, reporting building, and list segmentation/building.

Requirements:

Highly motivated, well-organized, meticulous attention to detail, with at least 5 years of database experience in the nonprofit development/advancement setting. Proficiency in at least one fundraising software, such as Raiser’s Edge, DonorPerfect, or Salesforce. Outstanding verbal and written communications skills. Ability to foster and maintain a spirit of unity, teamwork, and cooperation among a diverse staff.

**Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter in a single PDF to Kelly Grattan, Director, Consulting Operations at kgrattan@schultzwillstg.wpengine.com**

SENIOR CONSULTANT (CONTRACTED), WASHINGTON D.C.

Position:  Senior Consultant (Contracted), Washington D.C.

Reports to:  Managing Director

Company Overview

Schultz & Williams is an established consulting firm that provides comprehensive services – including development, direct response, temporary staffing, planning, and philanthropic marketing – to nonprofits of all types and sizes. Since 1987, the success and integrity of our work and our team of seasoned experts have been driven by one simple philosophy: development, management, and marketing strategies must be fully integrated in order for organizations to achieve financial stability, operational excellence, and, ultimately, their mission-related goals.

Schultz & Williams is a national firm headquartered in Philadelphia.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Senior Consultant works within the Development Consulting and StaffSolutions™ practices. S&W consultants serve on several project teams at any given time and are considered for transitional staffing opportunities, as needed.

This is a remote position.

Frequent regional travel (primarily in the Washington D.C. area, but could include VA, MD, DE, PA, and NJ. Some opportunities to travel nationally may be presented.)

Professional Level

Minimum of 10 Years Professional Experience Required

Responsibilities

  • Capital, Endowment, and Comprehensive Campaigns (Planning & Implementation)
  • Audits and Assessments
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Development and Membership Plans
  • Board Development, Education, and Coaching
  • Strategy and Benchmarking
  • Cases for Support
  • Transitional Staffing

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; CFRE preferred
  • Commitment to highest standards of excellence and to advancing the mission of nonprofit clients.
  • Extensive nonprofit development experience required, serving in at least one position at manager level or higher.
  • Capital campaign and significant major gifts experience preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors.
  • Must have the judgment to manage relationships with clients and to anticipate problems.
  • Excellent skills in the following: organization, verbal and written communications, proofreading, file management, and teamwork.
  • Self-starter capable of prioritizing multiple, ongoing, and competing responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and be resourceful.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with constituent databases (Raiser’s Edge, DonorPerfect, etc.) preferred.

Please submit cover letter and resume as a single PDF to Kelly Grattan, kgrattan@schultzwillstg.wpengine.com.

STRATEGIC PLANNING CONSULTANT (CONTRACT)

Position: Consultant, Nonprofit Strategic Planning (Contract)

Location: Greater Philadelphia

Company Overview

Schultz & Williams is an established consulting firm that provides comprehensive services – including development, direct response fundraising, planning temporary staffing and marketing – to nonprofits of all  types and sizes. Schultz & Williams is a national firm headquartered in Philadelphia. The Strategic Planning line of service provides comprehensive strategic and business planning, tailored to the specific goals of each client. Our approach to planning is to engage clients in a meaningful process of reaffirming an organization’s purpose and identity, visioning its future impact, mapping the course to get there, and uniting the players throughout the journey. We integrate the firm’s fundraising and marketing expertise to deliver holistic, actionable strategic plans with measurable results.

Overview of the Consultant’s role:

The Strategic Planning Consultant will be a contracted project team member of the S&W Strategic Planning team, led by the Director of Strategic Planning. The Consultant will work on select S&W strategic and organizational planning projects according to project opportunities and needs. This person will support the S&W project lead across a range of consulting activities from project design through delivery of the final projects. High-level professionalism and high-quality work are fundamental elements of this work.

In sum, the Consultant is a thought partner and a “roll up the sleeves to dive into the work” team player.

Project Responsibilities could include:

  • Review, prepare and present information and reports to various audiences, including the internal S&W team and client stakeholders.
  • Conduct interviews for strategic planning projects.
  • Design surveys and analyze and summarize results.
  • Facilitate strategic planning meetings and workshops.
  • Conduct third-party research.
  • Draft client project reports.
  • Assist with strategizing and writing-up custom scopes of work for clients.
  • Participate in sales meetings.
  • Consistently meet deadlines.
  • Maintain the S&W brand at all times.

Candidate Experience and Skills Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience with several years in a mid to senior leadership role.
  • At least two years of professional organization-wide strategic planning experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with organizations or individuals to address or manage diversity, equity, and inclusion issues.
  • Experience facilitating meeting discussions and focus groups.
  • Able to collect, analyze and synthesize information into clear, professional reports.
  • Demonstrated experience working with or for nonprofit organizations.
  • Excellent writer with experience writing project proposals and professional, compelling reports.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with S&W team members and other individuals of all backgrounds and professional levels
  • Very strong presenter.
  • Detailed oriented and highly organized.
  • Takes direction and feedback well.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing timelines and assigned tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Fundraising experience is a plus.
  • Natural strategic thinker, collaborative spirit, and sense of humor desired.

S&W is committed to equitable practices in hiring and welcome different backgrounds and perspectives to our team including age, race, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation.

Please submit cover letter and resume as a single PDF to Lauren Hansen-Flaschen, lhansen-flaschen@schultzwillstg.wpengine.com with the subject title Strategic Planning Consultant Application.

Contract consultants are generally paid between $70-$90/hour to start depending on experience and specializations.

Candidates invited to have a first-round interview will be asked to submit a relevant writing sample (this would not be an academic paper but a professional report/written product)

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