Careers with Bayaud

Position:         Chief Development Officer

Reports To:     Executive Director/CEO

Position Summary

 In partnership with the Executive Director/CEO, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) fosters a culture of philanthropy within the organization and implements strategies, systems and procedures that support fund development and marketing for Bayaud Enterprises. The position provides oversight for agency funding development activities that include fundraising events, donor acquisition and stewardship, annual giving campaigns, capital campaigns, solicitation of major gifts from individuals and corporations; foundations and government grants, volunteer and donor management, research and ongoing cultivation.  The CDO also oversees the organization’s marketing and branding strategy and team. The CDO is a member of the leadership team, and partners with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in the oversight of the organization and its senior management team to maintain organizational compliance and accountability, implement policies and best practices that align with Bayaud’s mission and values.  The leadership team reports directly to the Executive Director.

Primary Responsibilities

In partnership with the Executive Director/CEO, senior management team, staff, and board of directors, this position helps deliver the organization’s mission, vision and direction:

  • Provides input for short and long-term strategic and operational planning, positioning and accountability practices within the organization.
  • Ensures that philanthropy and fund development are carried out in keeping with the

organization’s values, mission, vision and plans. Participates with the Executive Director, staff and board in charting the organization’s course in fund development.

  • Helps to evaluate the effect of internal and external forces on the organization and its fund development plan, recommends short and long-range fund development strategies that support the organization’s values, mission and general objectives.
  • Keeps informed of developments in philanthropy and fundraising,

general best practices in the nonprofit sector, and consults with the Executive Director/CEO, development committee and board on current trends, issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate new policies or policy changes.

  • Helps develop a balanced and diverse funding mix of donor sources and solicitation programs tailored to the needs of the organization that will enable it to attract and retain donors, corporate partners and volunteers.
  • Helps establish performance measures and outcomes, gathers results from staff, and makes recommendations regarding the effectiveness of the organization’s funding sources as they relate to programs and service delivery.
  • Provides general oversight of the organization’s fundraising and marketing activities, manages day to day operations of the development and marketing functions, and coordinates with staff and appropriate committees on grants and fundraising initiatives/campaigns.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant regulations and laws, maintains accountability, professional conduct and donor stewardship.
  • Supports the Executive Director/CEO to engage the board and development committee to function as a team in effective joint fundraising for the organization.
  • Helps identify, cultivate, recruit, and develop staff and potential board members for the organization.
  • Establishes annual goals for Development and Marketing Department, and evaluates performance.
  • Ensures sound fiscal operation of Development and Marketing Department, including producing budgets, development spreadsheets, dashboards or other reports.
  • Combines development and marketing resources in a way that leverages costs, quantity and quality to obtain the best results.
  • Solicits contributions and major gifts on behalf of the organization, generally by accompanying staff, volunteers or board members to meetings with donors
  • Participates with board and Executive Director/CEO on Capital Campaign strategy and plan.
  • Embraces management model that creates a positive working environment that is rewarding to staff and volunteers through effective and timely team work and problem solving.

Primary Relationships

Within the agency, the position has primary relationships with the Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Managers, Staff, Board Members and Volunteers, Donors and other Funding Partners.


A combination of comprehensive management and fundraising/development experience within the nonprofit sector are required, including but not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, Master’s preferred in nonprofit management or related field, CFP certification a plus.
  • A minimum of five (5) years direct fundraising experience that includes special events, capital campaigns, direct mail appeals, online campaigns, and grant writing
  • A minimum of three (3) years senior level management experience
  • Proven success with strategic planning for creating resource development strategies, increasing financial results and cultivating relationships
  • Proven experience in grant reporting, program evaluation and database management
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience in marketing including website development, creation of collateral materials, media and public relations, and social media tools.
  • Strong ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, board members, volunteers, community groups and outside agencies and businesses
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast paced team oriented environment, and handle multiple projects to meet timelines and deadlines
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor






Grants/Program Evaluation Specialist

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

Deadline: 7/26/2019

Compensation $55, 000

Reports to:      Chief Development Officer

Mission: Since 1969, Bayaud Enterprise’s is to create hope, opportunity, and choice, with work as the means through which people with disabilities and other barriers to employment can more fully participate in the mainstream of life. Each year, Bayaud helps approximately 2,000 individuals and families with a wide array of services that help them access community benefits, job training, job placement and supported employment.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, this position is a blend of grant writing, training, data management and reporting for Bayaud’s large grant program. This role is under the Development & Marketing Department, and focuses on grant writing, data collection, outcomes measurement, and evaluation.  It leads and supports program staff in the preparation of grant proposals, agreements and budgets, and interpretation of funding requirements.

The Grants & Program Evaluation Specialist works alongside Program Directors and Staff to ensure data protocols and procedures are maintained by staff, and interns.  They provide ongoing support and training on the database, E-Logic Model. They are part of Bayaud’s grant writing team, working on proposals and ensuring that program impact, outcomes, and outputs are consistently and uniformly reported.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Grant Program

  • Participates as a supportive team member to achieve annual funding and marketing goals and objectives through events and campaigns.
  • Generates proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations, including private and community foundations, and government proposals.
  • Analyzes and creates grant budgets for proposals.
  • Manages annual grants calendar, tracks grant submissions and report deadlines
  • Writes reports to government, corporate, foundations and other funders.
  • Submits grant reports in accordance with deadlines, including attachments and financial documents
  • Works with accounting & program staff to monitor program budgets and expenditures, outcomes and benchmarks for effective reporting.
  • Engages with program officers at organizations to submit proposals.
  • Coordinates receipt of awards and contract documentation; Maintains grant award records.

Program Evaluation

  • Responsible for collection, analysis and interpretation of data, distribution of data for grant reporting, annual reports and other communications.
  • Works with the data management system E-LOGIC (ELMO) and team to establish data reporting protocols and best practices for data extraction, reporting and analysis.
  • Develop data collection and program evaluation tools.
  • Draft written reports and presentations related to evaluation process and findings.
  • Provide input for design updates, evaluation and reporting for E-LOGIC (ELMO) database system.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years related experience in program evaluation, grant writing and/or contract administration or Master’s Degree in a related field with one year of experience in program evaluation, grant writing and or contract administration.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): 

Qualified candidates should possess the following KSA’s:

  • Proven track record in securing new funding opportunities from government/city/state and national grants.
  • Solid research skills, ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities.
  • Excellent proposal and grant writing skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to perform complex tasks including data collection, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Familiarity with interviewing and data-gathering techniques, and analysis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented, professional demeanor.
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented and precise time management.
  • Ability to implement systems and follow-up processes.
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product, prioritize and juggle multiple projects.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to prepare and write detailed impact reports.
  • Ability to create budgets, goals, timelines and track budget expenditures.
  • Ability to make procedural recommendations and decisions.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and/or community funding sources helpful.
  • Knowledge and understanding of intellectual property rights laws, guidelines, and policies.
  • Knowledge of computer operations/software/databases.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to perform tasks which involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work on a daily basis. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

To Apply:  Please send a resume and cover letter to with the job title in the subject line.  Only emailed resumes will be accepted.  No calls please.