Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County
TITLE: Development Director
COMPENSATION: Starting pay $50,000–65,000/year depending on experience
HOURS: Full-time, benefitted position, 40 hours/week

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Utah County provides in-school, afterschool, and summer learning opportunities and services to youth throughout Utah County. The Development Director works with the Deputy Director, Executive Director, and Board of Directors to plan and execute resource development strategies, monitor progress toward goals, cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, government agencies, and others, and is responsible for providing leadership and direction to staff in support of resource development and marketing.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Oversee the execution of all development activities required to fund Club operations and deliver programs within the community.
Under the direction of the Deputy Director, develop and implement a strategic plan for single and multi-year resource development efforts:
Research and analyze agency, corporate, individual, and foundation donor base and recommend solicitation strategies;
Prepare and seek approval for corporate and foundation proposals;
Oversee planning of logistics for special events, including obtaining sponsorships and gifts and preparing related printed materials and publications;
Design and implement direct mail programs and annual giving campaign; and
Provide support for various fundraising projects/initiatives assigned by the Deputy Director, such as endowments, major gifts, and planned giving.
Evaluate development activities and identify opportunities to improve results.
Maintain donor and financial records in accordance with Club standards.
Ensure productive and effective performance by all development staff.
Develop strategic alliances with community leaders, local officials, other youth serving organizations, members, parents, families, funders, and community organizations.
Increase visibility of Club development activities and maintain the public trust. Manage Club social media accounts and create a social media and marketing strategic plan.
Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
A minimum of 2 years nonprofit experience, specifically in fundraising and sales/marketing, or equivalent experience
Considerable knowledge of fundraising techniques and sources of funding for nonprofits
Ability to organize and coordinate fundraising operations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong project management, administrative, and organizational skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, board members, volunteers, community groups, and other related agencies.
Knowledge of desktop publishing, basic computer applications, social media channels, and donor databases
Ability to manage multiple priorities, be attentive to details, and work independently
Ability to collect, organize, and analyze data related to donor giving
Professional and welcoming demeanor and attitude

If hired, applicant will be required to work a set schedule and be available for extra hours for fundraisers and day-of-event execution; this may include some evenings and Saturdays. Applicants must also successfully pass a federal fingerprint and background screening.

DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level

Job Details

Open Date: 01-13-2022
Close Date: 02-13-2022
Pay Rate: $50,000 to $65,000 annually
Job Status: Full Time
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Clark, Marilee