Posted on January 17, 2013
Senior Director for Sponsorships and Corporate Relations
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington - Senior Director for Sponsorships & Corporate Relations
The Director for Sponsorships & Corporate Relations will report to the Chief Development Officer and serve as a critical member of the Resource Development & Communications Team. The DSCR will be responsible for developing effective, comprehensive and strategic resource generation plans which increase fundraising and board representation of corporations located throughout the Greater Washington area.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Thoroughly understand BGCGW, its mission and policies, culture, values, history, key stakeholders, programs, finances, and strategic plan;
- Provide concentrated Development consultation and direct assistance to enhance fundraising capacity through assessment, planning, donor cultivation, solicitation, recognition and stewardship;
- Consult with the Chief Development Officer, develop and implement a comprehensive resource generation plan for signature events in the seven regions and regional Board development working w Regional Boards and Directors.
- Work to expand BGCGW’s donor base; including researching and identifying new prospects among corporate donors;
- Establishes fundraising performance goals with results measured by increases in income and developing sustainable corporate donors;
- Conduct ongoing evaluation and tracking of region to assess fundraising and development needs to determine the best methods, models, and systems for building and improving fundraising capacity for the region;
- Work with regional volunteers and staff to corporate sponsorships and support through planning, cultivation, face-to-face solicitation, recognition and stewardship;
- Serve as the primary contact for two major organizational wide events (Real Estate and ICON);
- Oversee and ensure the highest quality standards for the preparation of presentation and solicitation materials; and,
- Stay abreast of philanthropic, economic, and social and community trends related to BGCGW; ensure that the regional staff and board are informed of changes in trends and initiatives that might impact the organization.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED
- Four-year degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent experience.
- A minimum of five to ten years’ experience in foundation and fundraising.
- Adept at planning, prioritizing, organizing and following through;
- Experience using a grants management system preferred
- A superior communicator;
- Outgoing, straightforward, creative, and self-possessed;
- Detail oriented.
- Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
- Detail oriented individual with the ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple projects.
- Ability to gather, analyze, and evaluate a variety of data.
- A facilitator, collaborator, and coordinator with outstanding leadership abilities and interpersonal skills;
- An individual with credibility, good judgment, honesty, integrity, trust, and the ability to motivate others in a similar vein;
- One who shares information readily, listens as well as gives advice and respects the abilities of others;
- Team-focused, must enjoy and be successful at working on teams and able to roll up one’s sleeves and make things happen as an individual; and,
- A person who presents a high degree of maturity, sophistication, self-confidence, and flexibility.
- Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel to various sites and events
This position is in the Washington DC office with occasional overnight travel and travels to various fundraising events; also may require some bending and lifting.
Requires the ability to speak, hear, and use a personal computer for standard business communications.
Interested individuals must submit a cover letter, resume and three writing samples uploaded as one document to: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=3378841