In concert with the vision set by the Board
of Directors and CEO, plan and execute resource development strategies and
monitor progress against goals. Develop and implement a fundraising plan for
the organization to meet operating budget needs on an annual basis as well as
long term. Secure funds to meet organizational growth objectives. Responsible
for the development and coordination of fundraising campaigns, oversight of
grant proposal writing and reporting, special events and donor solicitation. Manage
all development staff and contractors as assigned by CEO. Along with the CEO, serve as the principal
development staff person on operating, capital and endowment campaigns.
- Provide strategy, direction and
oversight in all areas to reach development goals and strategies.
- In concert with the CEO,
Board of Directors and volunteer leadership, assume responsibility for the
successful identification, solicitation, and closing of all major gifts
using an agreed upon strategy.
- Proactively prioritize,
cultivate, and obtain all major gifts, using an approved plan by the CEO
and leadership volunteers.
- Manage the daily activities of
implementation of the development plan.
- Develop fundraising strategies that
align cash inflows and outflows to minimize financing of working capital.
- Manage and report pledge receivable
status and minimize collection timing and write-offs.
- Lead and manage all development staff.
- Identify opportunities to build public
awareness of BGCGH initiatives, services, and programs.
- Research and develop a comprehensive
plan for achieving resource development needs as identified by the
leadership of the organization including appropriate staffing to
- Provide oversight to staff that research
and identify individual, foundation, corporate, and public agency
prospects to cultivate and solicit.
- Establish forecasts and prepare
evaluations of fundraising potential for development activities by
identifying and rating prospects, with special attention given to those
prospects having the highest potential.
- Develop a comprehensive annual
fundraising plan to support operating budget and annual cash requirements.
with the leadership to identify, recruit and train board members to
participate in solicitation and other resource development activities.
and support board committees responsible for planning and implementing
development activities and provide direction, budgeting and staffing as
the CEO to develop strategic alliances with community leaders and local
the CEO to develop collaborative partnerships with other youth serving
organizations, members, parents, families, funders and community
Responsibility/Oversight of staff who perform the following functions:
- Grant writing and reporting.
- Stewardship planning and implementation.
- Volunteer management oversight --
program implementation and management.
- Special Event oversight - planning,
coordination and implementation.
- Annual Campaign planning and
- Planned Giving program.
- Maintaining relationships and contact
with donors, to include plan for involving, board members and Club staff.
- Understand and articulate the mission,
objectives, policies, programs, procedures, principles and practices of
the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.
- Maintain and utilize the Raisers Edge
donor database software fully.
- Manage administrative and operational
systems and duties to:
fundraising income, grant reporting and other development reports
contributions with acknowledgement letters and special recognition events
- Lead the Grant Management Taskforce to
coordinate grant writing and reporting deliverables and maximize ROI on
- Performs other related duties and
responsibilities as required or as assigned.
Internal: Maintain oral and written contact with the CEO,
Board of Directors at the direction of the CEO, Club management and staff, and
volunteers to exchange information, seek and give assistance, and direction. Work
closely with VP of Administration and VP of Programs on all aspects of the
External: At the direction of the CEO,
maintain oral and written contact with other agencies, business leaders,
community groups, boards of directors of such organizations, and the media for
the purpose of exchanging information and ideas and for the purpose of
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited
college or university. Master’s preferred.
- Ten plus years proven experience in
resource development – including grant writing, reporting, major gift
solicitation and fundraising event planning.
- Excellent communication skills, both
written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors
and build long-term relationships.
- Flexible and adaptable style; a leader
who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising.
- Financial planning and business acumen.
- Strong computer skills, including Word,
Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Raiser’s Edge.
- Knowledge of how to manage multiple
fundraising projects, events and campaigns.
- Tangible experience of successfully
soliciting large grants, major donations and cultivating existing donor
relationships over time.
- Demonstrated ability to work
independently and execute successful projects.
The information presented indicates the
general nature of work and level of work expected of employees in this
classification. It is not designed to
contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned
to this job.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER HOUSTON INC. is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled