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Director of Development

Job Summary

The Director of Development is responsible for the development and fundraising efforts that support the mission of the Agency.  This includes relationship management, supporting and enhancing a culture of giving, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual grant funders and corporate donors to help fulfill Agency objectives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Communicate Big Brothers Big Sisters vision, mission and values to public, donors and persons of influence.
  • Setting and achieving, in close collaboration with the CEO, multi-year and annual agency revenue goals.
  • Developing and implementing a written plan for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual, foundation and corporate potential donors capable of giving over time.
  • Managing a portfolio of 150 to 200 prospective donors.
    -Making 10-15 visits per month.
    -Developing and implementing written strategies based on capacity and readiness to give.   
  • Supervising donor stewardship, information systems (gift entry; database management; report generation), and prospect research.
  • Developing and implementing a Planned Giving program.
  • Serving as a vital member of the leadership team by staying abreast of organization-wide issues and contributing to the development and achievement of the Agency’s long-term operation plans.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement fundraising events throughout the year including but not limited to Poker Tournaments, Fashion Show, Walk/Fun Run, Golf Tournament, Fishing Tournament, Presidential Gala and Annual Campaign.
  • Review all special events determining their continued viability and the potential for new ones.
  • Provide ongoing support to the Donation Center referring new sources of donations and companies to establish new strategic alliances with the Center.
  • Work with Grant Writer to research grant opportunities from foundations, corporations and public sources, creating LOIs and answering RFPs.
  • Provide supervision, support and training to Special Events Manager.
  • Additional tasks as deemed necessary.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years’ experience in fund development
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and ability and willingness to travel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing a portfolio of donor and potential donors with a proven track record of building relationships.
  • Effective, experienced and confident public speaker.
  • Expertise in forging strong relations with external constituents; fundraising experience, particularly in securing gifts and/or working with high net worth individuals.
  • Ability to motivate and lead staff, volunteers and members of the donor community.

Case Manager

We are seeking candidates to join our Program Team committed to making a measurable difference in the lives of Long Island youth growing up in challenging circumstances.

Case Managers are accountable to support mentors, mentees and parents throughout the enrollment process; monthly/quarterly one-to-one contacts; resource referrals; coaching; sharing event data; etc… The successful candidate must be a big picture thinker with the capacity to achieve metrics-based operating results.

Required Competencies: Strategic thinker and plan implementation with excellent time management skills; Experience with assessments and sound decision making; excellent research, communication and presentation skills; creativity, flexibility and a strong customer/constituent service ethic. Bilingual fluent English/Spanish speaking is highly preferred.

Education and Experience: BSW or Bachelors in social services required, with a minimum of two year’s work experience preferred. Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on occasion. A record of distinguished service in the nonprofit sector is preferred, but highly qualified candidates from other sectors are welcome to apply.

Call Center Representatives

Responsible for making outbound calls, assisting in the scheduling of donations from the community as well as updating and maintaining client information.

Two Shifts available: 9:00am – 3:00pm and 3:00pm – 8:00pm (including weekends)

Requirements/Qualifications

Must have excellent phone etiquette, ability to multi-task and capable of working in a fast-paced professional environment. We are looking for individuals that have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Computer skills are a must.Multi-lingual skills a plus.

Prior Call Center and/or Customer Service experience is required.

Drivers

Responsible for completing a dialed route of 100+ stops with no misses and completing paperwork completely and correctly.

Part-Time positions available

Requirements/Qualifications

Must have prior commercial driving experience (delivery, taxi/livery) clean drivers license, be reliable, be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test.

We offer competitive wages as well as a generous benefit package for full-time employees including health insurance and paid time off.

To apply for any of these positions, please forward cover letter, including salary history/requirements, to cvassallo@bbbsli.org
or fax to 631.232.7955.

Please be sure to state in subject line of email or in cover letter, the position of interest.

BBBSLI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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