Senior consultant job at Benefactor Group


The Opportunity
The benefactor group grows. We are looking for a dynamic senior consultant to join our team. You will partner with unique clients enriching our communities in a variety of ways: from creating art to transforming healthcare; from alleviating hunger to developing the power and potential of young people. You will also work and collaborate with smart, collegial, curious and fun people who care deeply about the causes we serve and strive to constantly advance the field of philanthropy.

Your main function is to lead and support campaign projects. This includes managing all aspects of a campaign feasibility study, guiding a client through campaign planning, and providing ongoing campaign advice. Campaigns are powerful initiatives; they enhance an organization’s reputation, resources, and impact in ways that are distinct from day-to-day fundraising. By guiding organizations through this unique point in their life cycle, you will equip our clients to achieve exciting successes and achieve new milestones.
While campaigns are your primary responsibility, you will also have the opportunity to engage in related projects, such as annual fundraising, strategic planning, board governance, and nonprofit executive coaching. .

About the Benefactor Group
Established in 1999, Benefactor Group has built a reputation for innovative advisory and management services that build the capacity of nonprofit organizations. plan and support capital, endowment and global campaigns; and developing staff and volunteer leadership. Benefactor Group has designed and implemented dozens of fundraising studies with organizations of all sizes and complexities in arts and culture, education, health and social services , conservation, civic affairs and religious communities.

Our staff of 19 professionals includes members of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Giving USA Editorial Review Board, Nonprofit Technology Network, Association of Advancement Services Professionals, Network of Nonprofit Search Consultants, Alliance for Nonprofit Management and American Alliance of Museums. Our staff includes award winners, national thought leaders and published authors.
Benefactor Group is a member of the Giving Institute, a consortium of the nation’s leading philanthropic advisory firms. Through our relationship with these organizations, we have the opportunity to explore the characteristics and skills that have proven most effective in research practices in the nonprofit sector.

We serve clients domestically and around the world, and our access to human resources, research and reference materials, technology and professional networks is tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. We strive for mutually rewarding relationships, serving those who serve the common good®.


• BA or BS in a relevant field or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Ten or more years of progressive nonprofit fundraising experience
• Experience leading and supporting multi-year, multi-faceted fundraising campaigns
• Consulting experience, knowledge of the non-profit market
• CFRE Certification

Hierarchical relationship
Reports to the Vice President and assigned Corporate Directors on a project basis.

Application process
Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications are considered highly confidential. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Benefactor Group Recruitment Team
[email protected]

All questions should be directed to Adam Fazio, Principal Consultant: [email protected]

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