- 03-Apr-2017 to 02-May-2017
- - YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
As a key member of the YMCA Financial Development Department, the Regional Director of Annual Giving will report to the Sr. VP/Chief Development Officer. The Regional Director of Annual Giving will provide leadership to the annual campaign at three local YMCA Centers, working closely with center executive directors and boards of advisors to meet and exceed annual fund raising goals. A minimum of 75% of work time will take place in YMCA Centers and the surrounding neighborhoods.
Primary duties include developing strategies for annual campaign fundraising at the three designated centers integrating relationship building with volunteers, Y members, local corporations and the community at large. In addition, the Regional Director of Annual Giving will work with center staff and volunteers to coordinate center sponsorship packages and oversee sponsorship fulfillment. Responsibilities will also include managing the grant submission process for a small number of annual campaign-related proposals.
This position requires a BA/BS degree in Non-Profit Management, Marketing or a related field (or its equivalent in related professional experience.) A minimum 5 years of successful professional experience in fundraising, annual campaign, major gifts and moves management is expected. An understanding of the philosophy and nature of the YMCA is essential. Experience in using Raiser's Edge is preferred. Given the nature of the position, it requires a clear understanding and successful experience in applying proven practices related to a donor-centered financial development process. Knowledge of the local corporate community is important.
Because of the wide scope and diversity of responsibilities, the position calls for a person of maturity and good judgment with sound human relationship skills, organizational abilities, flexibility, and excellent communication skills. The Regional Director of Annual Giving must be consistently self-driven and goal-oriented, with the ability to set effective team and individual goals and take ownership for results.
The position also requires demonstrated experience in managing resources and responding to multiple priorities.
The staff accountability is to the Sr. VP/Chief Development Officer for achieving mutually accepted performance goals and adhering, interpreting, and administering policies, practices, and procedures established by the Association Board of Directors.
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