Institutional Giving and Engagement Associate

The Boys' Club of NY
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 14, 2021
Aug 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position: Institutional Giving and Engagement Associate
Location: 287 East 10th St. New York, NY 10009
Department: Development
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Founded in 1876, The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is a youth development organization with the mission to empower boys and young men, ages 7 to 21, by providing effective programs and a supportive community. BCNY provides evidence-based programs to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. BCNY develops programs to cultivate positive qualities in members and strives to continually deepen and broaden our impact.

Summary of Position

The Institutional Giving and Engagement Associate will work with and report to the Director of Development to significantly increase foundation, government, and corporate giving over the next three years. The Manager will be responsible for drafting thoughtful, compelling grant proposals, and working collaboratively with program staff to obtain data and monitor the impact of programs. S/he will also be responsible for tracking deadlines, entering data, and identifying and researching new prospective funders. The person hired will also support the department’s efforts to attract corporate sponsorship for programs and events.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

 Maintain a grants calendar that ensures all institutional funding deadlines are met with sufficient time for input, develop quarterly internal reports, and facilitate regular outreach to funders
 Write letters of inquiry, grant proposals, reports, and acknowledgment letters
 Ensure compliance with all funder requirements
 Identify and research prospective funders
 Prepare agendas for and meet regularly with finance and program staff to ensure that all BCNY departments involved in the grant process are aligned and working together in the most efficient way possible.
 Support BCNY programs by aligning proposals and reports with documented needs
 Work with program staff and finance department to develop project budgets and other financial reporting
 Work with Database Manager to ensure necessary database records, files, reports, and source materials pertinent to foundation and government activities are maintained in Raiser’s Edge
 Facilitate meetings, tours, and volunteer opportunities to support corporate sponsorship program
 Collaborate with communications staff to develop and maintain marketing materials to support corporate sponsorship program
 Other duties as assigned


 Bachelor’s degree required
 Minimum of two years of experience working in a development office, with grant writing experience preferred
 Strong writing, proofreading, and verbal communications skills
 Excellent time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects with high attention to detail
 Fluent in all Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
 Well-organized and systems-oriented
 Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred
 Available for evening and weekend work as needed
 Other tasks, as required, to support the overall development efforts

The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer.

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