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Are you a creative strategic thinker?


Are you collaborative, productive, and eager to contribute to a growing business?


Do you excel at leading teams?


Do you have a deep understanding of fundraising consulting?


Do you have a deep understanding of capital campaigns?


Do you dream of a better future – for yourself, for your career, for society?


The Heller Fundraising Group is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our team. This will be our next key team member to help accelerate our impact on the nonprofit sector.


This role includes significant opportunities for professional development as an integral member of an entrepreneurial, creative business environment. All of our employees have chosen to join our team because the Heller Fundraising Group improves their life in important ways. Are you next?


The Heller Fundraising Group builds abundance for nonprofits through customized consulting and training for successful capital campaigns, insightful feasibility studies, and prosperous major gift programs. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity, building abundance through our impact at the nonprofits we serve. We have a willingness to understand and engage with cultural differences and actively choose to suspend judgment of others, as we work towards creating a more just world.



About the Position


The Heller Fundraising Group is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our team. The position requires an experienced fundraising professional with a track record of success in work with major donors and capital campaigns in the nonprofit sector. Reporting to the Consulting Services Director, the Senior Consultant will work closely with our current leadership to manage client engagements, including Campaigns, Feasibility Studies, and more. The ideal candidate has held senior level staff positions. Consulting experience is a plus, but not required.


Working primarily from home, they will have the opportunity to work on dynamic projects while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. This position includes significant opportunities to grow with the Heller Fundraising Group as we continue to expand our client base.




  • Directly manage 4-5 Campaigns and/or Feasibility Studies, working collaboratively with our clients;
  • Supervise 1-2 client engagements managed by Heller Group Collaborating Consultant Project Leaders;
  • Participate in business development, marketing, and sales;
  • Represent the Heller Fundraising Group through networking;
  • Provide education to nonprofit leaders via training, using company tools and expertise.



Candidate Requirements


  • Possess a strong combination of strategic and creative brain power that does not shy away from the challenges, risks, and rewards;
  • Proven ability to be entrepreneurial and self-motivated;
  • Demonstrated success in securing significant major gifts;
  • A solid understanding of capital campaigns, and a proven ability to inspire others in building strong and productive nonprofit relationships;
  • A project management style based on open, solution-oriented, and inclusive decision-making;
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Enthusiastic about team collaboration and working remotely;
  • Managerial experience preferred;
  • Experience with non-campaign aspects of fundraising is a plus;
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in nonprofit major gift fundraising and campaigns is required;
  • Bachelor’s degree at minimum;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, facility with current business management software and relational databases.


More About Our Company


The Heller Fundraising Group is a successful NYC-based fundraising consulting company. Our firm advises nonprofit organizations on powerful fundraising strategies. Since our founding in 2004, we have served approximately 120 organizations, from Florida to Maine and beyond, guiding them to raise hundreds of millions of dollars.


Our team members work from home, meeting in-person and via video for team and client meetings, including some travel. We are fully committed to our clients, we work hard and intelligently, and we honor the human need for rest and play.


We specialize in:

  • Capital Campaigns
  • Feasibility and planning studies
  • Major gifts programs
  • Development office assessment and best practices
  • Solicitation training for board and staff members


Heller Fundraising Group is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace environment. We believe that a diverse team brings a wide range of perspectives, ideas, and experiences that enhance our ability to innovate and serve our customers effectively.


We value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, age, and veteran status. Heller Fundraising Group believes that fostering an inclusive culture where every employee feels respected, valued, and empowered is essential to our success as an organization.


Our commitment to diversity extends beyond recruitment and hiring practices. We strive to create an inclusive environment where every individual feels supported and valued. We promote open communication, mutual respect, and collaboration across the organization. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for advancement and professional growth to all employees, regardless of their background or identity.


Our full DEI statement can be found online:




Starting salary of $115,000 - $150,000 annually, commensurate with experience. The Heller Fundraising Group provides generous contributions toward health and dental insurance, paid vacation time and sick time, 10 paid holidays, a 401k program with employer contribution, and additional benefits.



The position will be primarily remote. We are, however, committed to in-person meetings throughout the year and meeting in-person with clients when possible. Candidates must live in or have easy access to the NYC area.


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