YMCA of Metropolitan Hartford
YMCA of Greater Birmingham
YMCA of Greater Birmingham
The Director of Development is a key member of the Development team and will play an impactful role for the entire association. This individual will demonstrate leadership capabilities essential to the execution of a successful fundraising campaign efforts. The Director of Development is responsible for cultivating relationships with members, friends and supporters of the YMCA and soliciting gifts in support of its programs at various branches. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Development (DOD) is responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors and friends of the Metropolitan YMCA and its branches to meet fundraising goals. This role will serve in a central fundraising capacity and have the opportunity and responsibility to collaborate with leadership and staff at assigned branch locations, each with a set of programs and initiatives serving its community and will focus their efforts on closing major gifts of $10,000 and above. The Director of Development will actively manage a portfolio of prospects and donors, be accountable for monthly performance metrics and meet defined fundraising goals each fiscal year. Metro YMCA branches are located in Hackensack, East Orange, Maplewood, Livingston, Wayne, Hardyston, and Stillwater, NJ. Some travel is expected to these branch locations and within the communities.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Team Leader):
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Ys values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.
Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.
Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.