Associate Director of Nonprofit Development, Education Sector
- Yleana Leadership Foundation
- New York, United States
- $60,000.00 - $70,000.00
- Closing date
- Feb 18, 2023
- Position Type
- Fundraising, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Other Fundraising, Special Events
- Education, Youth
- Employment Type
- Full Time
The Associate Director of Nonprofit Development has the unique opportunity to both lead a team of development staff and help grow Yleana’s development operations. This position is an expert and lead development professional in complex and sensitive areas such as major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, and cultivation and stewardship. Work at this level requires using a variety of contacts to solicit gifts and develop agreements and contracts. This person will report to the Executive Director and Chief of Development Staff, and will be responsible for driving and managing fundraising campaigns and events in collaboration with Yleana’s development team. This position is expected to manage a portfolio of donors and will need to be comfortable working across the spectrum of cultivation and stewardship reflecting best practices in the fund development field. The Associate Director will also be responsible for the recruitment and induction of new candidates for Yleana’s Board and Regional Leadership Council.
This candidate must be based in the Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, or Boston area, or be willing to relocate upon hiring. While parts of this position can be done remotely, at least some of it must be done in person.Essential Duties
Grow fundraising pipeline and bring
in new funding, board candidates, and volunteers.
Work with Board members to steward
major gifts, including multi-year pledges.
Provide organization, production, and
maintenance of annual campaign materials and data, including
coordination of all special event committees and
Develop and foster relationships with
donor prospects and corporate partners.
Manage day-to-day activities in the
donor database and serve as the organizational expert.
Engage staff and support other
stakeholders in telling relevant stories that advance the mission
Plan and manage Board and Council
Develop content for direct mail and
other fundraising communications to advance fundraising and improve
Yleana’s overall visibility and identity with donors.
Develop strategy to engage, solicit
and steward donors and potential donors through the management of a
fundraising matrix planning document.
Ensure compliance with policies and
procedures set forth for use and growth of Funraise software and
ensure database integrity; manage daily use of Funraise.
Coordinate outreach programs and
development team to facilitate gifts over a specific geographical
area or with specific businesses.
Act as the chief public relations
contact with organizations and major gift donors.
Draft proposals, letters, and
agreements to close planned gifts.
Oversee coordination of all
fundraising and event logistics, including crowdfunding
Identify, cultivate, recruit, and
develop fundraising volunteers and leadership.
Support Executive Director in her
role of Board management.
Assist Chief of Development Staff
with administrative support.
Please do not apply without
3-5 years of professional fundraising experience,
preferably, but not limited to, work in development in the field of
Bachelor’s degree required.
Strong understanding of the mission
and messaging of Yleana, and ability to articulate this mission
through compelling communication.
Excellent verbal and written
communications skills, particularly the ability to read, analyze,
write, and edit annual fund materials, reports, social media posts,
and press releases, and correspond with external businesses,
community members, and the media.
Knowledgeable in annual giving, major
gifts, special events, corporate and foundation giving, and donor
Experience in a nonprofit environment
Proficiency working with Google
Experience with Funraise is a plus;
experience with Salesforce is a plus.
Must possess efficient time
management skills to consistently meet deadlines. Must be a good
Demonstrated ability to work
independently and as part of a team.
$60,000-$70,000 annual salary,
commensurate with experience.
403(b) retirement plan
Diversity and equal opportunity are at the core of Yleana and our mission. We are committed to building a team that reflects the world and the students we serve. People who identify as members of historically underrepresented or marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply. You can read Yleana’s full DEI policy here.
At Yleana, we welcome talented, passionate individuals who want to tackle the opportunity gap. Our feel is that of a startup - everyone on our small but mighty team wears multiple hats and has diverse responsibilities. You will be joining a tight-knit staff team of creative problem-solvers whose mantra is to replace “I can’t do that” with “Let’s make it happen." We are meticulous and attentive to even the smallest details. Applicants should be interested in both the quantity and breadth of work entailed in a startup/non-profit as well as feel passion for the mission of the organization.
Join us and make a difference!Interested in applying?
Please fill out our application here - we’re accepting applications on a rolling basis before our deadline of February 15, 2023 and hope to fill this job as soon as possible!
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