Gateway Region YMCA
YMCA of Greater Nashua
Glacial Community YMCA
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Fund Development Director is a key ambassador focused on increasing contributed revenue each year by cultivating a portfolio of institutional donors including public and private grant makers. As the Fund Development Director, you will serve as a lead in developing written donor communications with a focus on cause positioning, case development, and donor stewardship. This position is accountable for the achievement and advancement of mission, goals, and objectives of the association by ensuring significant growth from annual giving, grants, and program and event sponsors.
The National YMCA Mission:
“To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.”
Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s 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.