Chapter Job Center

The AFP Indiana Chapter (AFP-IC) does have a job posting service.  For only $300, your position will be posted on the AFP-IC website for 30 days*, and a blast email will be sent to all members with job details and instructions on how to apply. 

*Note - extensions on postings are available

FORMAT - Job title, Organization name, Organization overview, primary responsibilities, desired qualifications, contact information.

For more information, or to post your position online, please contact Sara Nash at 317-824-0940 or afpic@nashams.com. 

Current Postings Shown Below - Date Added

Annual Fund Manager, Music For All - March 25, 2019
Database, Prospect Research Manager, Indiana 4-H Foundation - March 19, 2019
Vice President of Institutional Advancement, St. Theodore Guerin High School - March 14, 2019
Major Gifts Officer, Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation - March 12, 2019
Planned Giving Representative, The Salvation Army - March 12, 2019
Director of Development, Youth Opportunity Center - February 25, 2019


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annual fund manager

Organization: Music For All
Date Posted: March 25, 2019


POSITION DESCRIPTION

Music for All is seeking qualified candidates for our Annual Fund Manager position. The Annual Fund Manager works under the direction of the Vice President for Advancement and is an important part of the Music for All team. The Annual Fund Manager will work to strengthen the annual fundraising efforts by managing and building relationships with current and prospective donors, corporations, and foundations. The manager will be a proactive and strategic fundraiser committed to the mission and vision of Music for All.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Knows, understands, and demonstrates the organization’s mission and vision
  • Assists in the implementation for the organization’s Strategic Plan and the Advancement Plan and directly responsible for the Annual Fund
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of donors and prospects consisting of individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Prepares donor profiles, and manages the major donor solicitation process for the President & CEO, VP of Advancement, and other senior staff and Board members
  • Supervises the email/direct mail solicitation program to insure timely solicitations according to the current Advancement Plan, which includes writing solicitation copy and donor acknowledgements
  • Manages the foundation research, application, and reporting process
  • Manages the corporation/organization research, grant application, and reporting process
  • Ensures that donor and prospect database have accurate records, mapped to industry standards, and that donations are acknowledged in a timely manner
  • Works with the Marketing Team and the Advancement Team to create attractive and eye-catching communications, which include appeals, social media, development section of the Music for All website, e-Newsletters, e-Blasts, and print pieces (including brochures, program books, the bi-annual report, etc.)
  • Assists in plans to collect/capture, involve, and solicit Music for All alumni, parents, and fans
  • Develops specific targeted messaging to donor segments for growing participation and increase annual giving year-over-year.
  • Works comfortably with the entire Music for All staff and volunteers

Every candidate for a position at Music for All must understand and acknowledge that a substantial portion of the organization’s business involves planning and executing large special events. As such, this position will be involved in the planning of events and have on-site event production responsibilities. Some travel, nights, and weekend work is required. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Music for All is seeking an enthusiastic, team oriented individual who encompasses the below skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Three+ years experience in a Development Department or similar role
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and verbally
  • Ability to keep information confidential
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Excel, Word, and especially PatronManager preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills as well as strong attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic, willingness to embrace our organization and an interest in supporting the music and arts community
  • Positive attitude and strong desire to learn
  • Participation in active music-making is preferred

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and briefly answer our screening questions to Paul St. Angelo, VP of Advancement by email at paul.s@musicforall.org no later than April 25, 2019.

COMPANY PROFILE

Over thirty years ago an organization called Bands of America (BOA) expanded its reach to musicians of all instrumental genres. BOA provided educational and performance opportunities to more than 1.25 million student musicians.     

In 2006, Bands of America merged with the Music for All Foundation, to become Music for All (MFA) and expanded its participation in advocating for arts education. MFA programs are recognized as the pinnacle of educational programming for high school instrumental music programs nationwide. MFA provides high-impact performance experiences and hands-on teaching activities that promote personal and professional development in America's student musicians and teachers. The organization reaches a vast number of people; each year, more than 400,000 people attend MFA events, including 100,000 teens participating and over 120,000 people subscribing to online advocacy support services. Its programs foster discipline, teamwork, confidence and a desire for achievement in its participants. 

Music for All’s mission is to create, provide and expand positively life-changing experiences through music for all.  We believe that music and arts education is a core to students’ education and must be available to all students. Music for All is an advocate for music and arts education. Our educational programs support the efforts of instrumental music teachers on the high school and middle school levels, as well as provide positively life-changing experiences for students.

Our Vision is to be a catalyst to ensure that every child across America has access and opportunity to participate in active music-making in his or her scholastic environment.



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database, prospect research manager

Organization: Indiana 4-H Foundation
Date Posted: March 19, 2019



Job Summary

The Database, Prospect Research and Grants Manager investigates, analyzes, and synthesizes large quantities of data into a user-friendly and concise format for the use of the development team. This position will serve as the Foundation’s expert and administrator of The Raiser’s Edge constituent database and conduct data analysis and prospect research. This role will also maintain the Indiana 4-H Foundation’s donor-centric environment and continue to cultivate and grow strong constituent relationships for the Foundation and Purdue Extension. Responsibilities for this position will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Sustain and evaluate policies and procedures for the integrity and use of the application
  • Ensure all database users are adequately trained
  • Process and acknowledge all gifts, pledges and pledge payments following defined guidelines for cash handling and audit policies
  • Perform regular reconciliation with the financial database
  • Provide accurate, updated, and relevant information as requested including all mailing lists and reports
  • Perform prospect research and produce lists and reports for fundraising initiatives
  • Complete complex database queries such as segmenting data for direct mail
  • Using a broad spectrum of sources, the employee researches, organizes, and evaluates a prospect’s financial capacity, ability to give, willingness to give, charitable interests, and connection to the organization
  • Produce in-depth, well-written reports on prospects based on a combination of data from the donor database, available financial records, real estate ownership, and other markers of high quality donors
  • Implements new research techniques as they are developed, striving to design the ultimate prospect research methodology
  • Work with the Executive Director to plan and develop the Corporate and Foundation proposals and grant reports
  • Serve as support for development volunteers and provide materials as needed, produce and update solicitation lists, reports, etc
  • Manage Scholarship donors under the supervision of the Executive Director, tracking payments and invoicing of donors
  • Provide administrative support to the Executive Director for travel, special events, meeting preparation, vendor management, and other areas upon request
  • Serve as registration person for Foundation's two signature events and respond to general public inquiries
  • Support the efforts of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Prepare materials and manage logistics for board meetings

 

Required:

  • Associate's degree
  • 2 years' of prior non-profit/development/donor cultivation and management
  • Ability to keep valuable and personal donor details confidential
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and proficiently work with databases
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations
  • Effective problem-solving skills, as well as a tactful and ethical approach to fundraising tasks
  • Ability to take initiative and be able to work independently without close supervision
  • Written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Skills with website management, information processing and data entry
  • Valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license

 

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Raiser's Edge, Advance, InDesign or other database and design software

 

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check is required for employment in this position
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply


Apply Online:
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vice president of institutional advancement

Organization: St. Theodore Guerin High School
Date Posted: March 14, 2019

St. Theodore Guerin High School, located in Noblesville, Indiana, is looking for a full-time Vice President of Institutional Advancement.  The position is available immediately.

St. Theodore Guerin High School (also referred to as Guerin Catholic), nationally recognized as one of the top Catholic High Schools in the country, is a diocesan (Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana), college preparatory school dedicated to its mission of serving up to 800 students from diverse backgrounds and preparing them to be servant leaders through authentic faith formation, academic excellence and student life opportunities.  The school is located in the heart of Hamilton County, an area consistently recognized among the top places to live int he United States.  Guerin Catholic is 15 years old and boasts a continually growing enrollment and a strong financial position.  It is committed to offering courses inspired and taught from a Catholic worldview, based on the Christian concept of the human person, and in communion with the Magisterium of the Church.

Position Summary
The Vice President of Institutional Advancement of Guerin Catholic High School advances the mission of the school by supervising and implementing the Catholic mission in all advancement efforts.  The Vice President of Advancement must be a proven leader who will be responsible for designing, implementing and supervising the execution of a strategic comprehensive institutional advancement program for Guerin Catholic High School.  This includes being responsible for all operational fundraising, capital campaigns, communications, marketing, enrollment, and alumni activities. The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will report to and work closely with the President in collaborating with the Advancement Committee, school administrators, and the School Governing Board.

Qualifications
The Vice President of Institutional Advancement must:
  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing with the Catholic Church
  • Embrace the mission and vision of Guerin Catholic High School
  • Have a bachelor's degree
  • Have experience in professional fundraising
  • Be a proven leader with strong interpersonal and writing skills
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques and in particular with major gifts
  • Possess the skills to lead, work with and motivate staff, board members and volunteers
  • Have the ability to cultivate relationships with donors, potential donors, and businesses that can provide support to Guerin Catholic
  • Be goal driven and willing to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls
  • Display a positive attitude and show concern for people and our community
  • Demonstrate presence, self-confidence, and common sense
  • Be an excellent listener

Job Responsibilities
  • Understand the Roman Catholic Church's perspective on Catholic education and be able to articulate how it is realized at St. Theodore Guerin High School.
  • Meet the prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis and establish effective relationships with them.
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors and sponsoring businesses.
  • Supervise the advancement, communications and marketing, and enrollment departments.
  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  • Direct capital campaign and other major fundraising drives.
  • Direct employee fundraising drives.
  • Work closely with the President, Advancement Committee and the School Governing Board in developing and implementing a strategic vision for Advancement.
  • Participate in staff meetings, administrative team meetings, and School Governing Board meetings.
  • Develop and oversee department budget and work closely with Finance Department to ensure financial needs, priorities, projections and reports are aligned.
  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities.
  • Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about Guerin Catholic High School with the community.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Achieve financial targets that will enable the school to grow.
  • Follow all school and employment policies.
  • Speak for the president in his/her absence
  • Hold a valid driver's license.


Salary and Benefits
This is a full-time, year round position.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Diocesan benefits include:  Health, dental and vision insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid-time-off, and 403b with matching contribution.

Contact Information
Interested and qualified candidates are asked to submit a letter of interest and resume to apply@guerincatholic.org no later than March 29, 2019.  Please include at least three references as part of the resume with one of those references being a pastor.

Questions about the position should be directed to:

Dr. John Atha
President
Guerin Catholic High School
15300 N. Gray Road, Noblesville, IN 46062
(317) 582-0120 Ext. 302
GuerinCatholic.org




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major gifts officer

Organization: Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation
Date Posted: March 12, 2019

 

Level - Experienced

Position Type - Full Time

Education Level - 4 Year Degree

Travel - Up to 50%

Job Shift - Day

 

Company Overview

Bosma Enterprises is a nonprofit organization, with a history of more than 100 years that provides training and employment for people who are blind or visually impaired. Our experienced staff (more than half of whom are blind) offers personalized programs ranging from counseling, to job placement, to training for daily living skills—helping adults gain the life skills they need to remain independent, and the job skills they need to stay self-sufficient. To learn more about how you can help our mission, or how our mission can help you, visit bosma.org.

 

Description

Overall Responsibility:

Primary responsibilities include the overall management of the major gifts program, which is charged with managing relationships and securing support from donors who are capable of making gifts of $5,000 to $1M. This individual will develop and implement a plan for major gift fundraising. The Major Gifts Officer will work closely with fundraising staff and key stakeholders within Bosma Enterprises to build a strong base of individual donors making gifts of $5,000+ to the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation. This officer must be able to work independently while also working as a member of the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation. The Major Gifts Officer candidate will be an individual with a rich development background, who has had progressive and successful development experience in major gifts and who has a strong track record of successful management. The ideal candidate cares deeply about mentoring gift officers and the development profession and has worked in higher education.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The essential functions of the Major Gifts Officer consist primarily of, but are not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Secures up to $250,000 in individual gifts from donors on an annual basis through identification, cultivation, and solicitation of donors, making individual personal “asks” for philanthropic support.
  • Manages a portfolio of 50-100 mid-level to major gift donors and report on ongoing process and cultivation of individual relationships.
  • Manages and implements strategies for solicitation of major gifts, including: determining ongoing relationships with prospect/donor; recommending specific purpose and level of gift; identifying those to be involved in cultivation and subsequent solicitation; assuring that solicitations are carried out.
  • Manages and tracks the activity of identifying, cultivating, and soliciting donors through reporting on activity in the Salesforce, CRM.
  • Manages a moves management process to systematically research, qualify, cultivate, and steward donors supporting the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation.
  • Manages newly designed and existing programs designed to recruit and retain high-level donors to Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation.
  • Conducts systematic prospect research on prospective donors and match connections with other Bosma key stakeholders to develop strong donor relationships.
  • Develops strong working relationships with internal staff within the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation and Bosma Enterprises to enhance opportunities to engage with prospective donors.
  • Develops a case for support so that individuals “buy into” the vision/mission/goals of BVOF and understand with sufficient effectiveness to secure gifts and pledges of $5,000 or more.
  • Builds a strong individual giving circle of mid-level donors ($500-$5,000) to further engage donors in the work of Bosma Enterprises and the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation.
  • Builds a recurring monthly donation program for individual donors with an incentive-based plan to further engage them in the organization.
  • Assists in raising funds via sponsorships through the corporate partnership program (Business Honor Roll) for special events: Dining in the Dark, Bosma Visionary Golf Classic, and The Thomas C. Hasbrook Award Luncheon.
  • Assists in building a Culture of Philanthropy at Bosma Enterprises through engaging employees in the work of the Bosma Visionary Opportunities Foundation through training and development in basic principles associated with general fundraising techniques.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 5-7 years of individual major gift fundraising, preferably in a non-profit organization and two or more years of management experience.
  • Master’s degree in non-profit management, business or public administration and management, preferred.

Specific Required Skills:

 

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able understand the needs and interests of major donors in order to develop relationships between them and the organization.
  • Must have a strong fundraising background and experience cultivation prospective donors to become long-time donors to a non-profit organization.
  • Must have a solid understanding of fundraising and all aspects of individual fundraising from annual fund to planned giving strategies and techniques.
  • Interest in all aspects of human services and a dedication to promoting BVOF’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent working relationships with organization key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated success in cultivating gifts of $5,000 from individual donors in the Indianapolis community.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of donors and report on ongoing process and cultivation of individual relationships.
  • Ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle:(1) to initiate contacts with potential major donors; (2) to develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with volunteers; (3) to move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; (4) to make solicitations when appropriate; (5) to maintain stewardship contacts with donors.
  • Ability to bring connections within the philanthropic community and individual circles to the organization to help meet its fundraising goals and objectives.
  • Ability to see and understand the objectives of BVOF and fundraising strategies and to integrate the major gifts program with those objectives.
  • Ability to initiate, analyze, monitor, evaluate and alter strategic advancement plans and report on ongoing process.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and analytical and organization skills required.
  • Knowledge of tax laws that impact charitable giving, personal assets and estates.

General Required Skills:

  • Must be able to travel locally (State of Indiana).
  • Must have a driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to problem-solve, think critically, and maintain composure in high pressure situations
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and projects
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership for the completion of work product
  • Database management experience – Salesforce preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong editing and written skills
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Strong contributor in team environments

Interested applicants can go to the Bosma Enterprises website at bosma.org and go to the Careers page or just click on this link Major Gifts Officer - Bosma Enterprises



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planned giving representative

Organization: The Salvation Army
Date Posted: March 12, 2019

Office based in Indianapolis
The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters
Full Time Position

Position Introduction:
Northern Indiana Planned Giving Representative will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual prospects and donors, targeting planned gifts for The Salvation Army Indiana Division, while working directly with internal and external constituents.

Mission Statement of The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
                                           
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job- related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Help assure that the Planned Giving Department achieves its fundraising goals within the context of the development programs;
  • Manage a prospect portfolio of approximately 125 to 150 planned giving donors and  prospects, and manage the qualification of a select group of suspects;
    •    Develop solicitation plans for new and current planned gift donors and prospects within prospect portfolio; 
    •    Develop relationships with assigned donors and prospects through various cultivation calls, letters and handwritten notes, with an emphasis on     successful face-to-face meetings;
  • Develop and write donor cultivation materials, acknowledgements, volunteer solicitor briefings and reports.  Produce personalized planned giving proposals for individual support;
  • Coordinate and provide assistance in the design of strategies for cultivating and soliciting donors in coordination with senior staff, internal and external leadership and volunteers;
  • Work with the Director of Planned Giving, Executive Development Director, Major Gift Staff and Salvation Army Officers as part of a team of fund-raisers for the Indiana Division, including joint strategy sessions and other matters important for an effective development effort;
  • Develop a documented plan to report endowment and planned gift goals from assigned portfolio;
  • Submit required statistics, reports and budget information to the Director of Planned Giving;
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner;
  • Support the mission of The Salvation Army by treating every client and colleague with individual respect and dignity, and without discrimination of any kind;
  • Perform all other duties as assigned. 
 


Qualifications:
A minimum of five years’ experience, in fundraising (including significant experience in personal solicitation, and familiarity with fundraising practices) and/or financial sales, insurance sales, estate and financial planning, or other related areas. Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable working with donors are required. Successful track record of fundraising with major and/or planned gift donors is a plus.  

Experience working with high-level volunteers, donors and program staff on collaborative activities.  Experience, familiarity and/or ability to work in a complex non-profit organization with many departments, programs and fundraising priorities.  Ability to work well with a variety of people in a dynamic environment; high energy; focused; collaborative spirit.  Self directed and proactive, able to manage confidential information with discretion.  Detail oriented with a strong focus on quality and accuracy.

Bachelor’s degree required.  Other considerations include an advanced degree in a related field such as law, finance or non-profit management;  certification is a plus, such as CFP or CAP designation.  Those without such a certification are expected to obtain a certification within 2 years of start of employment.

Qualified candidates must be computer-literate, including proficiency in the use of Microsoft Windows that specifically includes Word, Excel and Power Point. The incumbent must also be proficient in the use of email applications such as Microsoft Exchange or Lotus Notes.

Possess an above-average aptitude in both written and oral communication, be trustworthy, especially in confidential matters, and be well organized and efficient.  

Qualified candidates must also be able to pass The Salvation Army background check and driver's qualification.  The incumbent must have the ability to travel throughout the Indiana Division.  

It must be understood by the incumbent that the position is subject to the requirements of Safe From Harm upon commencement of employment and that the required Safe From Harm training program must be satisfactorily completed within the first ninety (90) days of employment.  

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit cover letter, resume, names and phone numbers for at least 3 references and salary expectation to Jo Ann Remender, Planned Giving Director for the Indiana Division at joann_remender@usc.salvationarmy.org or they can be mailed to:

Jo Ann Remender
The Salvation Army
Indiana Divisional Headquarters
6060 Castleway W Dr.
Indianapolis, IN  46250




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director of development

Organization: Youth Opportunity Center, Inc.
Date Posted: February 25, 2019

FLSA Status:   Full-Time Exempt
Department:   YOC Foundation
Reports To:     CEO & YOC Foundation Board

COMPANY OVERVIEW
More than a beautiful 75-acre campus, and beyond an accredited program or diplomas on office walls, the YOC is about people helping people.  Not just in small ways, but in life-changing ways.  Since the early 90s, the YOC has provided a safe place for troubled children and families. Now, more than twenty-five years later, hundreds of individuals have been helped by hundreds of YOC staff members who dedicate themselves each day to making a difference in a child's life.  How does this happen? At the YOC, everyone brings their talents and gifts to the table, whether it's a winning smile, broad shoulders, strong backbone, helping hands or a heart for kids. We all know and believe in the mission of the YOC. And everyone has personally accepted the challenge to help those who are in crisis situations get back on their feet.  A difficult task, but it can be accomplished together. Because if we can help save a child, then why couldn't that child save the family, the neighborhood, the community, the world.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Director of Development performs a variety of tasks to support the work of the YOC Foundation and the YOC overall. The primary role is to serve as the Executive Director of the YOC Foundation. This role includes leadership of all foundation strategy and execution efforts to accomplish the goals of the Foundation. In addition, this role will be directly engaged in business development and organizational leadership. Anyone performing in this role must be able to demonstrate vision, energy, and follow through.

OBJECTIVES

1.  Strategic Oversight of Development Activities
  • Serves as the Executive Director of the YOC Foundation and provides leadership, direction, and organizational philosophy to the YOC Foundation.
  • Demonstrates ethical fundraising practices and adheres to all local, state and federal laws applicable to the operations of a not-for-profit agency.
  • Provides administrative and fiscal oversight of all activities of the Foundation and directs the management and administration of all private gifts received for the benefit of the Youth Opportunity Center.
  • Designs and leads a comprehensive development plan for the YOC Foundation which includes new donor acquisition, donor renewal, and stewardship activities to meet the fundraising goals established by the YOC.
  • Directs all fundraising efforts on behalf of the YOC and YOC Foundation, including employee campaign, annual campaigns, events, grant requests, planned giving, matching campaigns, etc.
  • Initiates strategic planning activities, board recruitment strategies, and development plan implementation.
  • Instrumental in creating collateral materials to represent the Foundation, including writing appeal letters, funding proposals to individual donors, foundations and corporations.
  • Provides accountability and ensures grants and proposals are recorded and utilized according to the donor's intent.
  • Proactively implements stewardship activities with donors including annual donor recognition within the Shafer Giving Society.
  • Active in the execution of development activities that enhance donor engagement and stewardship to advance the Foundations' mission further.  This includes events, lunch-n-learns, tours, fundraising campaigns, donor events, etc.
  • Actively prepares and participates in YOC Foundation Board meetings

2.  Internal & External Communication
  • Aids the Director of Customer Relations and Director of Admissions with the implementation of the YOC marketing plan and other strategic plans relating to communication with industry placing organizations. This includes activity and effectiveness tracking of direct marketing visits, marketing conferences, lunch and learns, mailings, etc.
  • Provides oversight of internal and external marketing and communication strategies for YOC and the YOC Foundation. Responsible for oversight of all media including website, social media, newsletter, brochure, annual report, letters, etc.
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external marketing personnel to implement communication strategies that complement the annual development plan.  This includes press releases, advertisements, stories, newsletter, annual report, etc.
  • Represents the Youth Opportunity Center and YOC Foundation to the public by speaking to groups, visitors, and media.

3.  Executive Leadership
  • Participates as a member of the Senior Management Team. This includes but is not limited to serving as an official representative of the YOC to the organization and to the community, assuming responsibility for organizational issues, helping to set the tone for organization philosophy and mission, reviewing financial information, and approving all policies and procedures.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Bachelor's degree in philanthropy, marketing, public relations, or related field from an accredited college or university is required. Experience working in a not-for-profit environment where fundraising, grant writing, board interaction, and public relations were required is strongly preferred.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS NEEDED
  • Must take initiative and formulate a course of action to accomplish goals
  • Must have the ability to develop relationships easily and build networks between people
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with Board Leadership
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a wide range of people including co-workers, donor, and vendors
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to support multiple work assignments simultaneously
  • Strong computer application skills are a must (Microsoft Office and fundraising database systems)
  • Must be adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people and situations
  • Able to identify problems and resolve them in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work to maximize efficiency

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Direct Supervision - YOC Foundation Development Officer / YOC Foundation Staff Members
Indirect Supervision - YOC Director of Customer Relations / YOC Director of Admissions

WORKING CONDITIONS
The typical work week is Monday-Friday 40 hours. As an exempt position, this role requires additional hours when necessary to complete special projects or meet specific deadlines. The Director of Development & Communication will have regular contact with donors, prospective donors, YOC Foundation staff and YOC Foundation Board Members on a regular basis. Additionally, this role has regular contact with YOC program staff members, other members of office administration, and YOC executive staff members.  Courtesy and professionalism are expected at all times.

COMPENSATION
This position is full-time, and compensation includes a competitive salary and benefits plan.

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The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive, they represent typical elements and criteria necessary to perform the duties of the job successfully. All required applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Youth Opportunity Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

This job description does not constitute a contract for employment.


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