Organization: YMCA of Northern Utah
This position supports the mission of the Y, a leading nonprofit organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Reports to the Advancement Director and provides financial development leadership to advance the YMCA’s mission. Executes donor stewardship programs, major giving, and sponsorships above $20,000 while positioning the Y as a charity of choice for the investment of philanthropic donations within the community.


Ensures philanthropy and fund development, as it relates to major gifts, is carried out in keeping with the organization’s values, mission, and vision.
Under the supervision of Advancement Director, prepares, manages, and executes donor stewardship programs for all major gift donors.
Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major gift & endowment prospects, donors, and foundation/corporate opportunities.
Works collaboratively with the Directors and Regional Directors to create portfolios and community-based strategies for fundraising to support significant growth, retention, and stewardship of major gift and sponsorships above $20,000 in the communities.
Manages the portfolio of major gift donor prospects in varying stages of the giving cycle.
Under the leadership of the Advancement Director, partners with development and marketing teams to execute donor stewardship marketing and communications plans.
Assists with development and implementation of financial development plans, policies, and procedures.
Assures proper planning, including goal setting, strategy identification, benchmarking, and evaluation to support financial development.
Meets annual fundraising budget and donor targets in assigned areas of responsibility in support of the organization’s overall financial sustainability goals.
Fosters group work and collaboration and lead efforts to enhance organization-wide culture of philanthropy.
Conveys a professional and positive image and attitude regarding the organization and non-profit sector.
Volunteers with community organizations to enhance the Y philanthropic culture in key service areas.
Serves as key member of the financial development team.
Additional duties as assigned.

*This is not an exhaustive list of job duties. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in business administration, non-profit management, financial development, communication, public relations, or years of experience equal to degree preferred.
Accomplished professional with 3-5 years’ experience in financial development at a non-profit organization in the areas of major gifts, donor stewardship and communications.
Must possess strong organizational and management skills and ability to build relationships effectively with staff and volunteers.
Superior verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to adapt communication to the appropriate audience.
Successful track record in meeting/exceeding specific fundraising goals within the expected time period.
Demonstrated ability to be accountable for results, take initiative, as well as to be adaptable, resilient, organized, and detail oriented.
Demonstrated capacity to build sustainable, philanthropic relationships with volunteers and donors that directly influence increased giving over time.
Demonstrated collaboration and influencing skills with the abili

Job Details

Open Date: 12-09-2022
Close Date: 01-13-2023
Pay Rate: $43,056 - $55,000
Job Status: Full Time
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