Boys and Girls Clubs of Martin County

Boys and Girls of Martin County

Posted: 8/21/2020

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Fundraising/Development

Primary domain: Human Services

City: Jupiter

Postal code: 00000

State: Florida

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$3M - $10M

Website:

https://www.bgcmartin.org/

Mission statement:

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Founded in 1989 as a single-site club in Hobe Sound serving 165 children, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Martin County (BGCMC) has grown to operate four clubs in Martin County reaching thousands of children and families per year. BGCMC’s vision is to provide a world-class enrichment experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters through its doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.







 

Position Details:

Job Description:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. Founded in 1989 as a single-site club in Hobe Sound serving 165 children, The Boys and Girls Clubs of Martin County (BGCMC) has grown to operate four clubs in Martin County reaching thousands of children and families per year. BGCMC’s vision is to provide a world-class enrichment experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters through its doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Operating with an $8M budget, BGCMC’s programming reached 6,663 young people through programming focused on three core pillars: academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character and citizenship. In each of these areas, BGCMC’s programs show promising results thanks in part to its dedicated staff and innovative model using Americorp volunteers to serve as academic enrichment coaches. BGCMC also provided over 100K free and nutritious meals and over $500K in scholarships to the young people it serves. 

For more information, please visit https://www.bgcmartin.org/


ABOUT THE POSITION: 

The Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) is responsible for leading the fundraising team to secure $4M in philanthropic support per year (and ultimately increase to $5.5M over time) with a focus on supporting the organization's growing network of major donors contributing $10K or more in philanthropic support. Reporting directly to the CEO, and working closely with the Board, this person will drive BGCMC’s strategic fundraising goals with broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising. Leading an initial team of two, the CPO will deepen partnerships with current donors and develop strategies to identify and engage new supporters to diversify BGCMC’s base of support. A primary goal for the CPO will be to refine and develop a high performing major donor and planned giving strategy that supports BGCMC’s ambitious growth and impact goals.  

This is an ideal opportunity for an accomplished fundraising professional passionate about building lasting relationships with donors to strengthen major gifts fundraising within a rapidly growing and impactful organization transforming outcomes for young people. 


Key responsibilities include: 


Strategic and Organizational Leadership

  • Leveraging its strong base of existing support, work with stakeholders across the organization to build a major gifts and planned giving strategy that diversifies and expands BGCMC’s pool of philanthropic support, particularly from donors in south Martin County.

  • Work with BGCMC’s CEO, Board and organizational leadership to understand organizational needs and programmatic growth goals, and develop tailored strategies to engage donors in the expansion to new sites and possible capital campaigns. 

  • Partner with the Board, its Resource Development Committee and President's Council to leverage their networks to sustain and expand the donor base, providing an uncommon level of support, tracking, and follow up.

  • Manage and support an initial team of two direct reports, growing the team as needed to support the successful implementation of BGCMC’s philanthropic strategies. 

  • Serve as a vital member of the organization's executive management team, guiding organization strategy and leading as a key contributor in creating a culture of excellence and high performance.

  • Work with leadership across the organization to establish a unified communications strategy that provides clear and consistent donor communication across events, capital campaign opportunities, annual giving, major and planned gifts.

  • Partner with the CEO to serve as a lead external face of BGCMC’s work within the donor community, travel to Tallahassee as needed to support the organization's advocacy efforts.    


Major Gifts and Planned Giving Responsibilities

  • Manage a portfolio of 150 individuals at a major gift ($10K+) level and serve as the primary relationship manager responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding these donors.

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Planned Giving Program to take its current program to a more strategic and innovative level, commensurate with the growth of the institution.

  • Ensure that all donors receive consistent recognition, communication, and an accounting of the impact of their gifts.

  • Work with the Resource Development Team, Finance, and Legal Departments to implement best practices around the tracking and stewardship of major and planned gifts. 

  • Regularly monitor progress toward fundraising goals and other key benchmarks.

  • Provide progress reports as requested and lead course correction efforts to ensure fundraising goals are met.

  • Manage and grow the Trusted Advisors Network of financial advisors and estate planners to grow the inventory of gifts made through bequests, trusts, charitable gift annuities, gift acceptance, and other planned-giving arrangements.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of Major Gifts & Planned Giving best practices, donor prospecting, cultivation and creative stewardship, and advanced fundraising.

  • Proficient background in fundraising for non-profit organizations with a sophisticated donor base and proven success in raising major gifts of $25,000 or more.

  • Strong strategic thinking skills and the ability to develop effective engagement and solicitation strategies for a diverse group of individual donors.

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent relationship building skills and the ability to understand the needs and interests of donors. Outstanding listening skills and the desire to hear people’s stories.

  • Strong organization and time management skills. Ability to manage multiple deadlines and complete projects on time.

  • Ability to track progress and report results with accuracy.

  • Must have a deep understanding of planned giving vehicles and the donors who use them and relate well to the planned-giving constituency.

  • Excellent project management as well as good writing and communication capabilities.

  • There will be a high level of coordination of work, requiring extensive interaction with staff in the Development Department and external constituents. Teamwork is essential.

  • Must be able to exercise independent discretion and judgment to manage assignments and projects in a timely and effective manner.

Benefits:

Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience. 

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:

10/20/2020

How to Apply:

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS, PLEASE APPLY:

https://www.on-ramps.com/jobs/1928

 

BGCMC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, age, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, caregiver or family status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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