Resource Development Director
Resource Development Director-Terre Haute Boys & Girls Club
REPORTS TO: CEO
Works with CEO, governing board and branch boards to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress. Generate fundraising income through campaigns targeting foundations, corporations, civic groups and individual donors within the community. Provide writing support for foundations and corporate requests. Oversee all communication aspects of the Boys & Girls Club of Terre Haute Indiana to include media relations and marketing/PR.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities)
Contribute to the formulation of overall development goals and strategies and oversee the implementation of all activities relating to the fundraising efforts of the Boys & Girls Club of Terre Haute Indiana.
2. Strategic Planning
Contribute to the planning and implementation of the strategic plan regarding activities relating to donor solicitations and other CLUB fundraising and marketing.
Create and implement a written Resource Development and Donor Stewardship Plan, strategy, and annual calendar.
Evaluate giving trends of individual donors and determine those with potential for upgrading participation.
Grow individual support through annual and major gifts, special events, corporate partners, and planned gifts.
3. Resource Development and Management A. Contribute to attaining financial support:
Work with CLUB management and board to solicit corporations, individuals and civic groups for donations and other support.
Work with CEO and Board Chair to recruit and cultivate Board members by attending networking mixers and events.
Oversee direct mail campaign:
Edit all lists used to prepare mailer.
Work with Office Director in creating appealing mail and email device to send to prospects and donors.
Grow the Annual Campaign
• Supervise special fundraising events.
Manage and coordinate writing of event sponsorship proposals and grants.
B. Manage systems to:
Track fundraising income; compile status reports and variance reports.
Manage and coordinate the recognition of contributions. Manage record keeping for special event donors, assuring effective administrative and operational support functions are in place.
Control fundraising expenses within budget.
C. Design and oversee donor stewardship.
Coordinate and partner with Board members and staff in stewardship activities Grow stewardship program
D. Ensure a productive working environment, providing staff support to CLUB management on fundraising and marketing issues.
4. Partnership Development
Develop collaborative partnerships with other companies.
5. Communications (Public Relations & Marketing)
Works with the President/CEO and board to develop a public relations and marketing plan.
Oversees the production of all major publications and designs in regards to fundraising.
Serves as the primary media contact for all media inquiries and written
communications to include but not limited to: News releases, media kits, fact sheets, and pitch letters for fundraising efforts.
Assist all social media outlets.
Develop and implement strategies to promote the Boys & Girls Club of Terre Haute's mission to both the internal constituencies of the Club and the community at large.
Maintain close, regular contact with CLUB management and Board members to exchange information, seek and give assistance, consultation, and direction. Maintain contact with financial staff and support staff. Maintain verbal and written contact with volunteers and volunteer committees.
Maintain contact with the community, corporate leaders and local residents to seek financial support and provide communicative information regarding CLUB activities and needs.
Maintain oral and written contact with board of directors, donors, volunteers, and prospects for the purpose of financial support.
Provide written and oral contact with all media outlets regarding CLUB. Staff board fundraising committee. Record and disseminate minutes.
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum of 3 years professional fundraising experience and proven experience managing a complex fundraising program in a sophisticated organization with a reputation for quality and excellence.
• Demonstrated experience in managing people and budgets; ability to work in a hands-on environment; computer literacy and knowledge of (different data base software) is highly desirable.
• Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members, donors, and the community.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work as a leader and as part of a team in a fast-paced youth-centered environment
Committed to being enthusiastic about the CLUB mission and programs. Highly entrepreneurial, resourceful, and flexible.
A strategist who is adept at planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking, organizing and following through while remaining highly energetic and focused.
A team builder with strong skills in management and leadership.
A catalyst with vision who can create excitement and energy around CLUB programs and encourage others to support the organization - persuasive, persistent, and determined in the pursuit of the organization's fundraising goals. Straightforward, self-motivated, and diplomatic - sharing information readily, listening as well as giving advice and respecting the abilities of others.
Energetic and willing to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of fundraising activities. Emotionally mature with a sense of humor to maintain balance.