Vice President of Development & Communications

Employer: Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (additional duties may be assigned):
  • Strategic Planning
      • Lead the planning and implementation of the strategic plan regarding activities relating to donor solicitations and other Club fundraising efforts
      • Oversee the planning and implementation of overall development goals, strategies, and activities relating to the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects and donors
  • Resource Development
    • Conceive, plan and execute fundraising strategies that achieve the Board-approved Resource Development budget
    • Generate fundraising income through major gifts from individual donors making gifts of $5,000 and above, managing all aspects of the Great Futures Annual Campaign, and working to provide support and make requests of members of the Board of Directors.
    • Evaluate and determine giving trends of current donors and identify those with the potential to upgrade to a higher level or to make a planned gift
    • Identify new prospects and work with other staff and Board members to cultivate and solicit new donors and explore new partnerships and special events
    • Work closely with key staff, volunteers and Board members to educate and engage them in donor solicitations and develop a culture of philanthropy
    • Develop, implement and manage the Heritage Club planned giving program
    • Serve as the lead for Metro United Way speaking engagements, with support from Resource Development staff, other staff and Board members
    • Conduct research on donors and prospects as needed
  • Resource Management
    • Develop and manage Resource Development budget (fundraising, marketing and public relations) as well as the overall revenue budget
    • Monitor fundraising efforts and progress towards goals
  • Marketing/Public Relations
    • Oversee the development and implementation of a marketing and public relations plan designed to increase visibility of Club programs, services, and activities
    • Maintain good public relations with donors, prospects and the community at-large
    • Develop collaborative partnerships with donors, prospects, volunteers, media contacts, consultants, vendors, etc.
    • Work to enhance the organization’s public image and positioning and foster positive external relations
  • Administration/Other
    • Manage and/or participate in relevant committees and sub-committees of the Board of Directors
    • Perform additional duties as assigned
  • Manage and oversee Resource Development staff
  • Assist with managing and overseeing interns

Salary Range: $75,000 - $100,000

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, with experience at Executive/Senior Management level preferred
  • Successful experience in developing major gifts and legacy (planned) gifts preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a Master’s degree preferred in a related field
  • CFRE certification or other philanthropic credential preferred
  • Supervisory experience in a fundraising role required.
  • Considerable knowledge of fundraising techniques and sources of funding for not-for-profit agencies
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
  • Experience working in a Boys & Girls Club or other not-for-profit organization preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with fundraising and/or donor management software, i.e. Bloomerang, E-Tapestry, Raisers Edge
  • Must be available for local, state, and national travel as required

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