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Director of Development
Post Date: 06/07/19   Company: Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County

Job Description:

We are hiring!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County is SWFL's premier youth development organization. Our programs and services impact nearly 1,500 children and teens every year. We are looking for a qualified professional with a passion for improving young lives. We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance.

Primary Function:  The Development Director works in a team approach with the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors to strategically plan and implement all development efforts for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.  The Development Director will have a strong focus on bringing new financial resources to the organization.  He/She will also work closely with the Chief Executive Officer to set direction for strategic communications and marketing efforts to promote the Boys & Girls Club locally. 



Development – 60%

  • Create and implement a multi-year strategic development plan for the Boys & Girls Club. 
  • Work with Chief Executive Officer to establish revenue goals for upcoming year. 
  • Develop strategic alliances with community leaders and partnerships with local businesses and community organizations.
  • On an ongoing basis evaluate the results of the development efforts to ensure effectiveness. 
  • Maintain comprehensive donor database
  • Supervise the creation and updating of all fund-raising materials. 
  • Supervise staff and volunteers working on development activities.     
  • Actively steward existing donors and cultivate new donors


Campaigns – 30%

  • Plan, organize and oversee the implementation of the Annual Campaign. 
  • Create a planned giving campaign to include identification, cultivation and solicitation of planned gift prospects and donors. 


Communications and Marketing – 10%

  • With the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors, assist in the development of a comprehensive plan that will support all resource development projects.
  • Oversee the design, production and distribution of all fund-raising materials (such as paid advertisement, brochures and fact sheets). 

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