Director of Annual Giving

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $40,000.00
Details: Starting 40000




1395 Summer Street Northeast
United States



Each year we help thousands of local kids and teens build great futures. From first grade to graduation, we are with them every step of the way. We go above and beyond to meet the essential needs of the members we are privileged to serve, provide fun and supportive place and create pathways toward college, career, and a better life.

We operate 8 Clubhouses and Teen Centers in addition to a Health & Dental Services Center, T3: Training Teens for Tomorrow workforce development program, community athletic leagues, and outreach programs to schools and communities. Currently, we serve over 10,600 youth, many of whom are from economically disadvantaged homes, qualify for free or reduced lunch, and live in single-parent households.

If you want to make an impact on the community, love challenges, and enjoy being part of the fun, friendly and close-knit collective of the diverse and passionate civic-minded youth advocates - apply!


The Director of Annual Giving must be an experienced, take charge professional with ability to manage administration and logistics in support of the Resource Development department in a busy environment. Lead the coordination of the following campaigns:

  • Annual Campaign
  • Sustainer Monthly Giving Campaign
  • Donor Stewardship
  • Support special fundraising events that occur throughout the year (Woodburn Breakfast, Civil War Auction, Annual Luncheon, Brewfest, Golf Tournament)

Must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, attend to necessary planning for more than one event at a time, meet deadlines with little supervision, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends, particularly around fundraising events and campaigns period. The successful applicant should be able to provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with internal and external customers; including volunteers, stakeholders, sponsors and donors.

Specific duties include:

  • Lead and manage Club’s annual giving strategic plan with a focus on individual, corporate and direct mail programs including leading small fundraising events: Teen Court Luncheon & Fine Arts Auction.
  • Manage social media online fundraising initiatives, including Giving Tuesday.
  • Manage implementation of Sustainers monthly giving campaign, incorporating best-practices.
  • Track information related to individual funding opportunities using existing systems. Maintain moves management system to track prospect and donor cultivation and stewardship.
  • Work closely with Resource Development team to develop and manage consistent messaging to donors and prospects that aligns with solicitation and donor-specific stewardship communications.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on individual revenue projection/budgeting based on known opportunities.


  • Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of internal constituents including Board Members, senior management, program staff, finance, and volunteers.
  • Outstanding written and presentation skills to persuasively convey the mission and vision of the Club to diverse constituencies.
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast-paced, high volume, multi-faceted, results-oriented work environment and to analyze issues, identify priorities, manage projects and make decisions effectively and expeditiously.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, including an ability to synthesize large amounts of information and to focus quickly on the essence of an issue. Strong commitment to producing measurable results.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent combination of work experience or training relevant to the job duties of the position.
  • 2+ years of experience with project-management, relationship-building, and fundraising experience with non-profit/community-based organizations, educational agencies or other relevant work experience.
  • Ability to pass the drug test and the background check

Team Skills

  • Strong people management skills with proven ability to work collaboratively.
  • Self-motivated and driven to exceed project goals, while contributing to a successful team.
  • Strong organizational skills, with high attention to detail and follow through.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team while balancing multiple projects.



  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick leave
  • Generous health, dental, life and LTD insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement contribution
  • Development opportunities
  • Discount on fitness membership

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Fluent (required)

Spanish - Fluent (preferred)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please, submit resume and cover letter describing relevant experience and the value you will bring to Boys & Girls Club in this position