Year Up's National Development Team seeks an experienced and dynamic fundraiser and manager to lead a regional Development team charged with securing philanthropic support across multiple markets to fund program operations, growth, and innovation.
Reporting to the National Director of Development, the Regional Director of Development will be responsible for leading a team of fundraisers to achieve their cash and revenue goals. The Regional Director will directly manage Development staff members in their region. They will support the Development team in engaging prospects, managing pipelines, closing gifts and executing high quality cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship processes.
As an ideal candidate for this position, you are someone who wants to leverage your demonstrated fundraising skills, leadership abilities, and effective management practices in a mission-driven social enterprise. You'll possess top notch relationship building and management skills, with an ability to immediately build rapport with staff, young adults, and external organizations/individuals. A successful Regional Director will bring a dynamic leadership style and an outcomes-oriented approach to Development.
In keeping with Year Up's values, the Regional Director of Development will have the opportunity to interact with Year Up students regularly to help create and sustain a positive educational environment.
Revenue Generation (Fundraising)
Site Team/Learning Community Member
Year Up is an award-winning, national 501(c)3 organization that enables motivated young adults to move from minimum wage to meaningful careers in just one year by providing the skills, experience, and support they need to reach their full potential. Through a one-year, intensive program, Year Up utilizes a high-expectations, high-support model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, coursework eligible for college credit, and corporate internships at more than 250 top companies. Its holistic approach focuses on students' professional and personal development to enable young adults with a viable path to economic self-sufficiency and meaningful careers. Year Up has served more than 30,000 young adults since its founding in 2000. Year Up has a presence in 27 U.S. cities, including Arizona, Baltimore, Bay Area, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, the National Capital Region, New York City/Jersey City, Pittsburgh, Puget Sound, Rhode Island, South Florida, Tampa Bay, and Wilmington.
Voted one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For in the country by The NonProfit Times, Year Up is a rewarding place to work. Our staff is passionate, supportive, mission-driven, and committed to positive change and continuous learning. We set high standards for both ourselves and our students, and live by a set of core values that reflect an unshakable belief in the talent and full potential of our young people. The work we do is life-changing, and we know that our team is the greatest asset in achieving our mission.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Year Up actively engages individuals from all backgrounds. We are committed to embracing diversity within our organization because we firmly believe that diverse employee teams help us to achieve our best organizational outcomes and provide the most effective support to our young adults as we work to close the Opportunity Divide. We are deeply dedicated to creating and maintaining an inclusive and supportive work environment. Learn more about our commitment to diversity: http://www.yearup.org/about-us/careers/commitment-to-diversity/
As an equal opportunity employer, Year Up is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information or characteristics, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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Year Up's National Development Team seeks an experienced and dynamic fundraiser and manager to lead a regional Development team charged with securing philanthropic support across multiple markets to fund program operations…