OrganizationBoys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 21, 2024
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$70,000-$80,000


Summary: The director of donor engagement is primarily responsible for cultivating and stewarding existing and new donors and gifts that support the organization’s long-term sustainability. The position supports a variety of development efforts for special organization needs. Managing responsibilities such as individual donor meetings, fundraising-focused marketing, and donor relations, the director of donor engagement is an integral part of the resource development team.

Job Duties

What You’ll Do:
Work with the chief development officer to develop, implement, and manage multi-year, multi-million dollar fundraising and stewardship strategies that support long-term Club needs
Create, manage, and implement annual marketing strategies to increase Club visibility, widen donor reach, and broaden brand awareness
Support various fundraising projects and initiatives such as special campaigns, lifetime giving, and bequests
Create and facilitate volunteer and recognition opportunities for targeted donors and donor groups
Engage volunteers in donor prospecting, cultivation, stewardship, retention, and growth
Meet one-on-one with existing and prospect donors both at the Club and in the community
Work with resource development team to coordinate strategic community partnerships and cultivate special gifts
Work with operations and finance departments to prepare proposals and other donor-focused materials that accurately communicate Club needs and funding impact
Interpret and articulate financial and programmatic data to diverse and sophisticated donors
Prepare and execute presentations for donor and prospect audiences
Report progress at resource development committee and rural and corporate board meetings as requested
Attend and support special events
Create and support opportunities, systems, and expectations that promote an organization culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Skills Required

Commitment to the Boys & Girls Club mission
Minimum of 3-5 years of work experience demonstrating competency and success in high net worth donor engagement and gift procurement
Strong verbal and written communication skills required
Relationship and volunteer management
Marketing experience, with a focus on donor communication
Clear understanding of non-profit financial and gift tracking processes
Demonstrated ability to engage and inspire internal and external constituents across the organization including staff, Club members, donors, volunteers, community partners, vendors, and others
Savvy interpersonal skillset to effectively communicate with a variety of donor groups and individuals
A professional and resourceful style with the ability to work independently and as part of a highly collaborative team, and to take initiative, manage multiple tasks and projects, and meet deadline-driven projects
Strong organization and management skills
Comprehensive knowledge of gift processing and acknowledgement practices
Working knowledge of MS Office applications
Publisher, Adobe software (or similar programs), Canva, and Abila Fundraising 50 (or similar development software) is a plus
Ability to work evenings and weekends as appropriate
Transportation capabilities to multiple Club and community sites