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BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF OAKLAND

Open Listing of Vacancy

Well-established Oakland, CA nonprofit seeks a full time Vice President of Advancement Organization

Description:

Here is a chance to make a difference in the lives of our community’s youth: Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland’s mission is to develop our community’s youth into positive contributors to society. To that end, we provide programs and services that are tailored to the special needs of today’s youth and supplementary to the endeavors of our families, our schools, and other community-based organizations. We strive to insure that each of our young people is given the opportunity to reach her or his fullest potential as effective, goal-oriented young adults who will become responsible members of our society. We currently serve nearly 3,000 youth in Oakland with an outcome-driven Club experience in order to achieve our primary objectives: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.

We have three locations. The successful candidate will be based in the organization’s centrally located HQ facility—in its Club Services Center, 2nd Floor, Anna Marie Whalen Branch – 3300 High Street, Oakland, CA.

We value people, professionalism, initiative, integrity, responsibility and teamwork.

Job Summary: Works with the CEO and Board to plan and execute resource development strategies and monitor progress against goals. Supports the CEO in positioning the Board to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, government agencies, and others to generate consistent and adequate operating revenue to support the Club’s mission and deepen its impact upon Oakland students.

Primary Responsibilities: Contribute to obtaining financial support and positive results including:

  1. Designs, plans, and implements in concert with the CEO and Board, single and multi-year resource development efforts;
  2. Research and analyze agency, corporate, individual, and foundation donor bases and recommends solicitation strategies;
  3. Provide analytical and statistical information regarding the BGCO database as needed or requested to support the organization’s various appeals and development endeavors;
  4. Prepare and present for approval, proposals and solicitation materials targeting individuals, businesses, foundations, governmental agencies, and organizations to secure financial support of BGCO’s mission; submitting funding requests in sufficient numbers and frequency to meet BGCO’s resource development objectives;
  5. Attends to logistics of events including obtaining sponsorships, soliciting gifts, and preparing related printed materials and publications;
  6. Provide support for various fund raising projects/initiatives as assigned by the CEO, such as the Annual Youth Fund Campaign (AYF) and its various plan elements, major gift solicitation, donor acquisition, and endowment acquisition;
  7. Oversee the staffing activities of the Advancement Department including the recruitment, screening, selection, training, supervision, coaching, and performance evaluation of both paid (direct reports) and volunteer staff and consultants

8. Control fundraising expenses related to the various facets of the AYF;

9. Continuously develop methods for expanding existing individual, foundation and

corporate donor bases through use of best practices in donor acquisition; multi- media research; nonprofit resource libraries; invitations for on-site tours (to key foundation/corporate decision-makers); web solicitations; phone solicitations; and other effective donor relations and engagement techniques.

Qualifications:

 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;

• A minimum five year’s development/advancement/fund raising work experience,

preferably with a nonprofit organization; i.e. a Boys & Girls Club;

• Considerable knowledge of fund raising techniques, and identifying new sources

of funding for nonprofit agencies and organizations—youth development

preferred;

• Ability to coordinate fund raising operations;

• Ability to recruit, screen, train, deploy, supervise, develop, and motivate staff and

volunteers.

• Strong oral and written communication skills;

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff;

Board members; volunteers; community groups; and related agencies.

• Experience and proficiency with relational databases; The Raiser’s Edge a plus; • Self-starter; proactive; strong decision making skills; strong attention to details;

able to set and maintain high personal standards; concern for accuracy and

effectiveness; strong decision making skills; 

• Valid State Driver License.

• Ability to pass a background check.


BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF OAKLAND

Open Listing of Vacancy

Well-established Oakland, CA nonprofit seeks a full time Vice President of Advancement Organization

Description:

Here is a chance to make a difference in the lives of our community…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

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Benefits

100% coverage of:

Medical (w/dependent care)

Dental & Vision Coverage

Paid Vacation, Holidays,

Sick Leave & Life Insurance

Long Term Disability

Pension

Training

100% coverage of:

Medical (w/dependent care)

Dental & Vision Coverage

Paid Vacation, Holidays,

Sick Leave & Life Insurance

Long Term Disability

Pension

Training

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Oakland, CA
Associated Location
3300 High Street, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94619

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