The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is searching for an experienced and accomplished resource development leader to work in partnership with a CEO that understands the process and magic of major gift fundraising. The CEO’s support of philanthropy and already well-established expectations of the Board supply a strong foundation for continued growth.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley has a strong fundraising track record also and the individual selected for this opportunity should be able to leverage that success to design and implement a comprehensive fund development program that further advances the organization’s service to over 11,000 young people each year.
The Senior Director of Resource Development’s core responsibilities include working with the CEO and Board to plan and execute comprehensive resource development strategies and monitor progress toward goals. This position also helps position the board to cultivate and solicit major gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, foundations, United Way, government agencies and others, and leads and directs a team of resource development and marketing personnel.
Qualifications include a majority combination of the following:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or University
Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE)
Minimum of three years of successful resource development experience
Personal and professional alignment with the mission and purpose of the Club
Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to nurture and maintain effective working relationships with Club staff, board members, volunteers, community groups and other related agencies.
About Boys and Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is a leading provider of youth development and behavioral/mental health services and serves over 12,000 youth annually. The organization annually employs over 125 individuals and works in close partnership with area schools, law enforcement organizations, business partners and other community-based organizations to affect positive impact in the lives of the children and families in the area most in need of assistance. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley offers a competive compensation package, including a 401K, generous paid time off, and paid staff development opportunities.