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Part-Time Development Officer

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Brooklyn Boatworks
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 2 days ago

About Brooklyn Boatworks

Mission

Harnessing the unique craft of wooden boatbuilding and maritime-centered exploration, we inspire young people to uncover the confidence, skills, and courage to chart pathways to their own success in and outside the classroom.

 

To achieve this mission Brooklyn Boatworks (BKBW) brings programs into schools and local communities, provides a unique and supportive learning environment for all students, prioritizes serving Title 1 schools, introduces students to the breadth of their urban environments, and designs programs that integrate STEM skills and healthy social‐emotional development. 


We teach and promote the values of learning by doing, teamwork, perseverance and craftsmanship. Brooklyn Boatworks promotes excellence by creating learning environments grounded in respect, support, and dignity for all students. We engage students virtually and in person, leading students through team-building and hands-on activities that explore and celebrate self & STEM-identity, design & creativity, and hands-on learning. Our current programming includes virtual programming with schools and community organizations, on-water programming, and on-going alumni programming.BKBW seeks an experienced fundraising professional to build and expand BKBW’s fundraising program, with a FY22 goal of $750K+, and expectations for significant growth. As the organization’s inaugural development position, the Development Officer will primarily focus on ongoing cultivation and growth of our institutional portfolio and will play a key role in growing our base of corporate and individual donors. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the Development Officer will provide leadership and successful execution of the organization’s fundraising strategy. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Position: Development Officer (Part-Time)

BKBW seeks an experienced fundraising professional to build and expand BKBW’s fundraising program, with a FY22 goal of $750K+, and expectations for significant growth. As the organization’s inaugural development position, the Development Officer will primarily focus on ongoing cultivation and growth of our institutional portfolio and will play a key role in growing our base of corporate and individual donors. Working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the Development Officer will provide leadership and successful execution of the organization’s fundraising strategy. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Responsibilities Include:

·      Working from a board approved fundraising plan (drafted in 2021) to implement and build on organizational strategies to expand our individual donor and institutional grant portfolio.

·      Proactively identifying new funding prospects, developing cultivation opportunities, managing acknowledgement processes and creating ways to steward and engage donors in BKBW’s work.

·      Supporting the Executive Director and board’s engagement with key stakeholders, individual donors, and foundations including crafting solicitation and cultivation materials and correspondence.

·      Working with the Executive Director to engage the board in fundraising activities and support and encourage Board participation.

·      Working with the Board, host committee, and event consultant to design and carry out an annual spring fundraiser.

·      Drafting grant proposals, reports and correspondence to funders and prospects that are responsive to donor priorities and craft strong arguments for organizational support.

·      Overseeing the organization’s calendar of proposals, reports, funding obligations, events, publications and public outreach activities to ensure timely submission of proposals and reports.

·      Support marketing and communications efforts by attending/leading relevant Board committee meetings and developing regular correspondence that support campaigns, appeals, and cultivation efforts.

·      Managing the donor database (Little Green Light), including tracking and evaluating performance, and coordinating all correspondence through the database.

·      Working with finance to reconcile fundraising income with Quickbooks on a monthly basis.

·      Maintaining quarterly KPI reporting to share with the Board and development committee.

About Brooklyn Boatworks

Mission

Harnessing the unique craft of wooden boatbuilding and maritime-centered exploration, we inspire young people to uncover the confidence, skills, and courage to chart pathways to their own success in and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021

Salary

USD 35,000 - USD 40,00020+ hours/week

Benefits

  • Friendly office environment, with beautiful views and easy access to the Brooklyn waterfront
  • Partially remote work possible.
  • Friendly office environment, with beautiful views and easy access to the Brooklyn waterfront
  • Partially remote work possible.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Brooklyn, NY
Associated Location
20 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
824B

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to inquiries@brooklynboatworks.org, using subject line: Development Officer. No phone calls please.

Brooklyn Boatworks strongly encourages people of color, women and gender non-conforming folx, and individuals from the many communities we serve to apply. COVID-19 vaccination required.

Please send resume and cover letter to inquiries@brooklynboatworks.org, using subject line: Development Officer. No phone calls please.

Brooklyn Boatworks strongly encourages…

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