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The Director of Philanthropy will assist in the work that the YMCA of Greater Brandywine is recognized as a leading non-profit committed to mission and to meeting community needs that make a significant impact to build community throughout Chester County. Under the direction of the VP of Philanthropy, the Director of Philanthropy will assist with the successful execution of an ambitious fundraising strategy. As a member of the Philanthropy Department team, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in philanthropy to support the overall mission and strategic direction of the organization. The Director will support the development and implementation of policies, plans, and programs in the areas of individual and corporation philanthropy, including major gifts, endowed and planned gifts, annual giving, foundation and corporate giving, and donor relations. The incumbent supports the effective coordination of fundraising efforts at the organizational and local YMCA level (branches/program locations); working with the VP of Philanthropy, Branch Board of Directors, Senior Leadership team, Executive Directors, and other volunteers to achieve fundraising targets. The Director of Philanthropy effectively mobilize to support positive relations with the community; assist in optimizing revenue from fundraising activities; and help support the creation and help manage information management systems and infrastructure to maximize the donor experience.
Philanthropy: Secures resources and support to advance the Y’s work
o Volunteerism: Engages volunteers and promotes social responsibility at all levels of the organization
o Innovation: Creates and implements new and relevant approaches and activities that improve and expand the Y’s work and impact in the community
o Collaboration: Creates sustainable relationships within the Y and with other organizations in service to the community
o Communication & Influence Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause
o Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential