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Overview

Looking for a fresh start in an exciting and rewarding career at a nationally-recognized organization with opportunities for growth? Do you have a calling to shape a brighter future for youth?

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Shasta is looking for passionate, self-motivated, skilled individuals to join our team of superheroes. 

Primary Function:  

In accordance with the elements of competence established for Boys & Girls Club resource development professionals, the Resource Development Director works with the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals; Supports Chief Executive Officer in positioning Board of Directors to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants for individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies.  Responsible for supporting senior management staff in their public relations and marketing efforts.

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer to plan the annual budget and implement resource development strategies to meet and exceed budget goals.

  • Active participation in the development and implementation of a resource development plan with the Chief Executive Officer and senior management staff.

  • Develop strategic partnerships with corporation and business in local area, including the entertainment industry.

  • Establish and maintain appropriate communications between Board of Directors, volunteers and staff members.

  • Provide leadership to the Board of Directors, Resource Development committee.

  • Prepare financial reports, including projected time lines for incremental receipt of revenues.

  • Coordinate appeal letters, thank you letters and agency information correspondence to donors and supporters.

  • Prepare public relations and marketing materials for the public and the media.

  • Identify and cultivate large individual donors and direct their solicitations.

  • Supervise Resource Development Associate.

  • Direct efforts to design a program to identify, cultivate and solicit gifts from major individual, corporate and foundation prospects.

  • Plan, coordinate and supervise all fundraising events.

  • Plan solicitation strategies with Chief Executive Officer to meet budgeted annual giving targets.

  • Develop, maintain and increase the donor database to promote major cultivation and solicitation.

  • Develop and supervise donor recognition strategies and events.

  • Other duties as assigned.

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Maintain close, daily contact with Club staff (professional and volunteer), Club Members.  Maintain contact with Board of Directors, Advisory Board members and specifically volunteers associated with fundraising events.

External: Maintain potential and current donors, corporate and businesses partners, public relations and marketing professionals and community groups.

Skills & Knowledge Required:  

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.

  • A minimum of two years work experience in a Boys & Girls Club or similar nonprofit organization with an emphasis on fundraising, grant writing, marketing, management, budgeting, community and public relations.

  • Knowledge of accounting principles as they relate to fundraising issues.

  • Public relations and marketing expertise.

  • Proven ability to raise substantial sums of money and meeting agreed upon financial targets.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets and control fundraising expenses.

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills and the ability to create and be part of a team.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Budgeting and computer skills, including knowledge of database operations and spreadsheet software.

Wage / Benefits:  

This position is a full-time position. The annual salary starts at $70,000-$85,000 based upon qualifications and experience, and there is room for growth and potential for merit bonuses. Professional development opportunities are available. Full benefits are included.

****All applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to be considered for this position. Thank you!

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: Bachelor's
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Salary: $70,000-$85,000 based upon qualifications and experience