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Individual Giving Director

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City Year
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Boston, MA
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Publicado há 29 dias

City Year Greater Boston is seeking a driven Individual Giving Director who will lead efforts to secure financial support from individuals in support of our mission. They will lead a team and partner with other development team members, senior leaders, volunteers, and board members to achieve an annual personal revenue goal, minimum $500,000, by identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a diverse base of donors.


The Director is expected to spend the majority of their time in the field meeting and interfacing with key constituents and prospects to generate revenue from the community. They will stay well-informed of the current philanthropic climate and demonstrate the importance of investing in City Year. They will also play a crucial role by partnering with Development & Site Leadership in the creation and execution of the next generation of our highly successful individual giving development program. In total, the Development Team is currently responsible for securing ~$7M in support from individual, corporate and foundation sources annually, with plans to increase to $10M over the next three – five years.


The position reports to the Managing Director of Development & Communications.

This is an ideal role for you if you love people, love to close and can move with ease from the “balcony to the basement.” The successful candidate thrives on sharing a story and developing mutually beneficial relationships.


What You’ll Do

Engage Donors & Prospects:

  • Develop and cultivate relationships to secure financial support and reach the fundraising objectives and revenue targets from mid-level donors and prospects
  • Move portfolio donors to increasingly higher levels of giving
  • Grow the pipeline of prospects to generate donor relationships, with portfolio accountability of $500,000+
  • Build engaging donor journeys and campaigns through a variety of touchpoints
  • Ensure donors realize an outstanding philanthropic experience through their charitable investment of time and financial support
  • Lead volunteer Board(s) and/or Event Committee(s)that support organizational goals
  • Engage in external activities to understand and react to philanthropic and donor trends and effectively incorporates these into the plans
  • Maintain accurate records and achieve monthly targets on donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities

Drive Results:

  • Develop and launch a monthly giving program
  • Synthesize and analyze giving data and identify and draw on trends that will inform strategies and regularly evaluate the ongoing improvement of fundraising ROI
  • Partner with team members to develop multi-channel strategies designed to grow and diversify donor-base and engage and retain existing donors
  • Work collaboratively with leadership to support and leverage meetings with champions and potential donors
  • Maintain programmatic knowledge and sophistication to develop and deploy partnership proposals that align with corporate giving trends and activations with mission-based engagement including philanthropic brand trends, employee engagement, and consumer activation


Lead A Team:

  • Manage and coach a professional development team to achieve annual goals
  • Lead, retain, and as necessary, hire additional professionals to augment the Individual Giving Team


Support Organizational Initiatives & the Site:

  • Serve as a member of the City Year Senior Leadership Team, providing strategic insight into site priorities
  • Contribute to the intellectual and organizational capacity by staying apprised of local and national trends in national service, public education, education equity, and philanthropy
  • Work collaboratively with other site departments, other City Year sites, and City Year headquarters on a frequent basis
  • Support and attend all major site events, including fundraisers, service days, trainings, and other activities and initiatives
  • Partner with other departments and staff to ensure that site-wide goals are met, including, but not limited to, fundraising, the AmeriCorps member applicant interview process, stakeholder engagement, event and service day participation, and cross-departmental committees
  • Attend internal and external engagement and training activities throughout the year


What You’ll Bring:

  • Five+ years-experience in individual giving fundraising role, with proven ability to achieve revenue goals
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team to achieve revenue goals
  • Deep understanding of individual and family philanthropy
  • Ability to develop and execute compelling and winning proposals and campaigns
  • Excellent written, oral, and organizational skills; high level of attention to detail
  • Awareness and experience in engaging in conversation about race and all aspects of identity, as well as experience developing practices grounded in diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity
  • Strong connection to education equity and to the values of belief in the power of young people, social justice, empathy, inclusivity, and teamwork
  • Ability to work the flexible hours demanded of a deadline-driven position
  • Ability to adapt and excel in diverse, high energy, entrepreneurial, and rapidly changing environment
  • City Year and AmeriCorps alumni are encouraged to apply


How You’ll Grow

City Year values diverse skill sets and encourages staff members to seek continuous growth. The successful candidate will bring and continue to develop themselves in the following competencies:

  • Communication: Articulates information and ideas clearly, orally and in writing; communicates with confidence and credibility; listens carefully and is responsive to feedback; uses brand and storytelling strategically to inspire diverse audiences, and coach others to do the same; communicates effectively even in highly visible or adversarial situations
  • Strategic Thinking: Leads organization’s strategies and creates breakthrough strategies that advance the City Year mission; is attentive to environmental changes to ensure strategies remain relevant; anticipates and responds to potential risks and opportunities; leads strategic planning process; sets direction and aligns workforce to execute on priorities
  • Drives Vision: Communicates compelling and inspiring vision that motivates entire functional group/organization to rally behind the vision and translate into action; Takes long-term view and acts as a catalyst for change; Translates strategy into clear, realistic, and measurable objectives
  • Civic Knowledge & Fluency in Education Practice and Reform: Understands the national service and education environment in which City Year operates as part of its In School & On Track human capital strategy; demonstrates understanding of how local and national policy and reform efforts affect City Years’ service and outcomes; applies industry insight to strengthen partner interactions, enhance outcomes and create insightful work products; knowledge of education policy, public education funding, school and school district operations and local district political dynamics



COVID-19 Notice

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees and AmeriCorps members and their families; our students and school partners; and the community at large from COVID-19. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment and service – all staff members, including remote staff, and AmeriCorps members are required to be fully vaccinated* no later than their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy, and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to the organization pursuant to applicable law. Notwithstanding any language herein, City Year will comply with any state, local, or federal orders, statutes, or regulations that may conflict with the COVID-19 vaccination policy.

  • Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 14 days after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or one dose of a single-dose vaccination (Johnson & Johnson).

Active City Year Corps or Staff members must login to Workday/cyresource to apply internally.

City Year Greater Boston is seeking a driven Individual Giving Director who will lead efforts to secure financial support from individuals in support of our mission. They will lead a team and partner with other development team members…

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USD $63.000 - USD $98.000
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Benefícios

Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year establishes and makes available to eligible employees, under (and subject to all provisions of) the plan documents that govern those programs. Currently, City Year offers medical, dental and vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment and disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), other benefits including 401(k) plan(s) pursuant to the terms and conditions of company policy and the 401(k) plan document. For more information, click here.

  • Employment at City Year is at-will.
  • City Year does not sponsor work authorization visas.


Compensation:

  • The anticipated start date range for this position is summer 2022
  • Salary range for this position is $63,000 - $98,000


Full time employees will be eligible for all benefits including vacation and sick days and organization holidays. You may participate in all benefit programs that City Year…

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Click Apply to submit your online application. Please attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter on the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV" field.

Qualified applicants should apply and submit a resume and in lieu of (or in addition to) a cover letter please choose two of the following prompts and share a couple of paragraphs for each

  • On your best customer service experience (as a customer or service provider)
  • On your commitment to educational equity
  • On how you overcame an obstacle to achieve a project on time
  • On a time you failed greatly
  • On which is better cats or dogs



Click Apply to submit your online application. Please attach a resume and thoughtful cover letter on the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV" field.

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