The Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena is hiring a Resource Development Manager to lead our Resource Development program. The ideal candidate will be passionate about supporting the growth and development of children from the Pasadena area and have demonstrated success in fundraising, event management, grant writing, prospect research, and communications. This person will have a flexible personality, have previous experience working with youth development programs or social services, and be very organized.
The Resource Development Manager, along with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, plans and executes resource development strategies and monitors progress towards our goals. The Resource Development Manager supports the Executive Director in cultivating and soliciting major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Way, government agencies, and others sources of fundraising.
Providing leadership and direction to the Executive Director and Board of Directors in the effective operation of all development activities required to fund Club operations and deliver programs within the community.
Serving as a member of the Leadership Team. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Leadership Team provides guidance and oversight to the programs and services of the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena.
In collaboration with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the Resource Development Manager develops and implements an annual development strategy that includes but is not limited to:
Researching and analyzing agency, corporate, individual and foundation donors, and recommending solicitation strategies.
Preparing and presenting for approval proposals for corporate and foundation support of the Club, using current cultivation and solicitation materials.
Overseeing planning of logistics for special events, including obtaining sponsorships and solicitation of gifts and preparing related printed materials and publications.
Designing and implementing direct mail programs.
Providing support for various fund raising projects/initiatives assigned by Executive Director, such as endowments, major gifts, and planned giving.
Monitoring and reporting on the progress of the Club’s programs to ensure grant compliance and identifying opportunities to improve results.
Assisting in the identification, recruitment, and training of board members to participate in fundraising and other activities.
Supporting the Resource Development Committee of the Board in planning and implementing fundraising activities.
Participating in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Club’s annual budget, controlling expenditures within budget and maintaining donor and financial records in accordance with standards.
Developing and managing strategic alliances with community leaders and local officials and collaborative partnerships with other youth serving organizations, members, parents, families, funders and community organizations.
Designing a communications strategy and the tools necessary to implement the communications strategy.
Managing the design and development of public relations documents for use in the promotion of fund raising and educating the community about our programs, including press releases, and managing the distribution of these marketing materials.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
Minimum of three years work experience in non-profit agency operations, specifically in the fundraising field, sales/marketing or equivalent experience.
Considerable knowledge of fundraising techniques, and sources of funding for non-profit agencies and organizations.
Knowledge of the mission, objectives, policies, programs and procedures, and of the principles and practices of non-profit organizations, and preferably among youth development and social services.
Ability to organize and coordinate fundraising operations.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, Board members, volunteers, community groups, and other related agencies.
Knowledge of accessing and managing donor database
Additional Salary Information: Starting at $60,000
About Boys & Girl Club of Pasadena
The Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena has been serving Pasadena and surrounding communities since 1937 with comprehensive programming that includes homework assistance, leadership training, visual and performing arts, sports, and computer classes. Families only pay $100.00 a year for a membership to the club, and scholarships and financial assistance are available for families that qualify. Each year, at three sites located around Pasadena, we serve more than 2,500 boys and girls, ages 6-18, who might not otherwise have a safe place to go after school. Studies have shown that quality after-school programs, like ours, play a vital role in keeping kids off the streets and out of trouble.