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Assistant Director of Prospect Development

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Position Summary:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) is hiring an experienced Assistant Director of Prospect Development. With hybrid work arrangements available, this position is critical to the success of BGCB’s Development Department and its fundraising efforts.

The Assistant Director of Prospect Development will develop and implement procedures for prospect pipeline monitoring and management; will lead the prospect strategy meetings with all frontline fundraisers; and will be responsible for driving data mining and modeling projects as well as for conducting prospect research. This position reports to the Senior Director of Development Operations.

This position is based at our Main Office, 200 High Street Boston, MA and is eligible to apply for a hybrid (in-office and remote) work model. It is a full-time position, Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm with flexibility to attend events and meetings as needed. 

BGCB is offering a $600 Sign-on Bonus! - Terms apply. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish an effective prospect research program by identifying prospect review strategies as well as protocols for portfolios management and analysis.
  • Create processes for establishing and maintaining portfolios for Individual and Institutional prospects that encompasses CEO, volunteer, and event assignments. Evaluate prospect portfolios potential and work closely with the frontline fundraisers on managing their pipelines, recommend cultivation and solicitation strategies. Ensures that development officers are engaged in the most value-added activities.
  • Conduct proactive research, including data mining and predictive modeling, to identify new prospects with a focus on assessing capacity and connections to the organization. Identify potential engagement strategies and make assignment recommendations at prospect strategy meetings.
  • Lead the prospect strategy meetings; track in Raiser’s Edge NXT database and follow-up with prospect managers on next steps.
  • Responsible for the implementation of analytics and for the oversight of reporting strategies as they pertain to prospect management efforts.
  • Prepare biographical and financial profiles on individuals, foundations and corporations using a wide variety of offline and online prospect research resources. Assign prospect ratings based on both inclination and giving capacity. Translate information into effective confidential research snapshots, briefings, in-depth profiles and event bios.
  • Provide research support for Director and Trustee nomination procedure, board committees, and event briefings, as needed.
  • Verify, update and code various types of prospect information in Raiser’s Edge NXT database.
  • Proactively alert Development team and other senior staff about findings and news stories related to prospects, donors, and Board members.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

General BGCB Expectations:

  • Healthy Behavior Modeling – Teaching youth/teens the importance of living an active, healthy lifestyle is a BGCB priority. As a result, all staff is expected to model healthy behavior while working with our members.
  • Inclusive Environment – BGCB values creating child-friendly environments, where youth/teens of all abilities can be successful and participate. BGCB expects employees to embrace its focus on inclusion of all members, regardless of disability or developmental challenge.
  • Continuous Learning – Building the capacity of staff is central to BGCB. The organization encourages and requires that all staff participates in annual professional development opportunities that continue to cultivate their skills in the youth development field.
  • Safe Spaces – Every staff member shares the responsibility for ensuring BGCB is, and remains, an environment free of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse.

 Required Skills

Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Work Demands)

  • Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 4 years of research and database experience. Demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize high volume of information.
  • Ability to accurately interpret financial data from a variety of sources.
  • Excellent organization skills to handle several projects simultaneously, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Must be able to write concise research documents with attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Must be proficient in research resources including Lexis-Nexis, WealthEngine, Foundation Center Directory Online, 10K Wizard, AlumniFinder, DonorSearch, and Hoover’s Online.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred.

BGCB is committed to encouraging and welcoming diversity throughout the organization. As an equal opportunity employer, BGCB does not discriminate in employment opportunities, policies or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is our policy to employ persons on the basis of ability, experience, education, and character.

 

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Position Summary:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) is hiring an experienced Assistant Director of Prospect Development. With hybrid work arrangements available, this position is critical to the success of BGCB’s Development…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Health & Wellness

For 30+ hour/week eligible employees

  • Medical Coverage though Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BGCB pays for up to 80% of the monthly premiums
  • Dental Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BGCB pays for approximately 80% of the monthly premiums
  • Vision Coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield 20/20 Blue Program
  • Short Term Disability
  • BGCB pays 100% of the benefit cost
  • Long Term Disability
  • BGCB pays 100% of the benefit cost
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • BGCB pays 100% of the benefit cost, benefit provides up to 2 times base salary; up to a maximum benefit of $250,000
  • Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • 100% paid by BGCB
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Confidential EAP program available to both full and part-time staff. Support, guidance, and resources available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. No cost to BGCB employees.
  • Paid time-off for preventative medical screening
  • 4 hours for full-time employees; 2 hours for part-time employees
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (20+ hour/week Employees Eligible) administered by Benefit Strategies
  • Pre-tax deductions for personal savings accounts for qualified expenses; medical and dependent care, and commuter expense deductions available
  • Retirement & Savings
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan through Fidelity Investments with agency contributions. All employees are eligible for pretax payroll deductions.
  • Credit Union membership

Paid Time Off

For 20+ hour/week eligible employees

  • Vacation
  • up to 15 days per year for full-time and part-time employees, prorated for the first year; vacation accrual increases with length of service
  • Sick Leave
  • up to 61 hours per year
  • Personal Leave
  • up to 1 paid personal day per year
  • Paid holiday leave
  • Up to 11 observed holidays per year
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • BGCB parental leave includes 2 weeks paid leave
  • Family Medical Leave of Absence (FMLA)
  • Job protection for serious illness of employee or family member; birth, adoption or foster care placement
  • Bereavement Leave

Agency-Wide Staff Days

  • September Staff Day
  • Agency wide event in advance of the start of the program year
  • Professional Development Day
  • Concurrent workshop sessions with focus on professional skill and youth development skill training topics
  • June Social
  • All-staff event at the end of each program year

Professional Development

  • Professional Development Fund
  • Fund available to both full and part-time employees to assist with the cost of training, conferences, and professional development opportunities related to role at BGCB
  • Staff trainings by locations and Agency wide Professional Development Day
  • BGCA.net membership

Other Benefits

  • MBTA pass program pre-tax benefit
  • Bi-weekly pay Direct Deposit
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Travel Assistance Services
  • Free and low cost tickets to arts, movies and sporting events
  • Possible eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program


Health & Wellness

For 30+ hour/week eligible employees

  • Medical Coverage though Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • BGCB pays for up to 80% of the monthly premiums
  • Dental…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
200 High St, Boston, MA 02110, USA

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly online.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly online.

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