Development Specialist

You will join a team with a shared commitment to improving health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbors.  
Job Description

The YMCA Metro Office is seeking a Development Specialist. Under the direction of the Development Director, the Development Specialist supports association-wide fundraising initiatives, including activities related to implementing high-impact development strategies and achieving fundraising goals related to the annual campaign, mission partnerships, special events, grants, donor sustainability cycles, and leads CRM management.

  • Minimum age of 21 with at least a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of administrative or clerical work experience is preferred. 
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal abilities. 
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task. 
  • Must be dependable, reliable, self-motivated, and able to handle stress.
  • Must be competent in computer usage and possess the ability to grow with computer technology.
  • Experience in, or ability to, expertly relate to people regardless of age, race, economic status, religion, or cultural differences.
Essential Functions
  • Serve: Assist with all aspects of the annual campaign and all other special events.  
  • Implement: Manage and maintain accurate CRM (Bloomerang) processes to ensure proper records management, analytics, and timely reporting. 
  • Support: Collaborate closely with leadership to maintain a consistent and compelling development strategy to meet the Y’s overall strategic goals.