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Boys & Girls Club Looking To Fill Positions
Updated January 8, 2016 6:50 AM
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(BEDFORD) - The Lawrence County Boys & Girls Club is looking to fill two positions.

According to Chief Professional Officer Jodi Martin, those positions are a new teen director and a resource development and marketing coordinator.

Anyone interested in the positions can contact the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County (BGCLC) serves some 1400 youth a year with an average daily attendance for the school year of 275.

Teen Director

The position is full-time and you would report to the director of operations/director.

Primary function would be to direct and maintain the Teen Center and all programs and activities associated with the Teen Center including the Keystone Club.

Qualifications: Demonstrate knowledge of principles related to youth development, health and safety of youth, program development and implementation, teamwork, and public relations.

Education: Bachelor's degree

Experience: Experience working with teens and developing and implementing teen programs and activities.

Skills:

  • Communication Skills (listening, informing, presenting, talking, writing...)
  • Personal Initiative Skills (contributing to a positive work environment, organizational awareness, personal development, proactivity, professional development, striving for excellence...)
  • Planning Skills (program planning and development, action planning and organizing, monitoring, project management, time management...)
  • Quality Skills (implementing quality improvements, satisfying customer requirements, using meaningful measurements...)
Relationship Skills: (conflict management, meeting skills, negotiating, networking, relationship building, teamwork...) Safety, Health and Environment Skills (fostering organizational wellness, supporting a safe environment...)

Resource Development and Marketing Coordinator

The Club is currently seeking a motivated and qualified candidate to lead the development efforts for a rapidly growing non-profit within the position of Resource Development and Marketing Coordinator. Reporting to the Chief Professional Officer (CPO), the Development & Marketing Coordinator advances and facilitates the Club's development strategy, community presence, and strategic partnering; oversees planning and implementation of major capital projects, grant funding, annual campaigns, special events, and supports internal and external marketing efforts.

Key Roles

  • Plan, coordinate, manage, upgrade and strengthen the organization's Great Futures annual campaign with emphasis on developing a larger donor and volunteer base, increase volunteer confidence and development of a case for support.
  • Support future giving by identifying, informing and cultivating potential new donors.
  • Monitor & ensure donor retention through a comprehensive donor information system, and appreciation programs.
  • Work in conjunction with CPO and program staff to identify, cultivate and apply for foundation and government grants.
  • Cultivate area corporate relationships to stimulate both financial and in-kind support.
  • Coordinate donor and volunteer recognition activities and events.
  • Evaluate all aspects of the financial development program and introduce new fundraising techniques to elevate giving.
  • Provide leadership to the planning, coordinating and managing future capital campaigns for major gifts and community efforts.
  • Manage and expand donor identification prospecting and the preparation of software and database system to support needed information.
  • Manage the donor communication and activities plan including but not limited to special events, socials, pre-campaign volunteers and community education programs.
  • Provide for internal controls to ensure the integrity of donor relationships, timely donor acknowledgements, accountability of donor restricted gifts, etc.
  • Develop and coordinate all marketing and fundraising materials and develop and implement a marketing and communications plan.
  • Implement the Resource Development Plan & Stewardship Calendar.

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, financial development, communication, public relations, human services or equivalent. Experience in non-profit fundraising preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) required.
  • Requires well-developed interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to project a positive image and communicate clearly, professionally and effectively through oral and written mediums with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Requires strong project management, math, clerical and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments from different sources while meeting deadlines.
  • Must demonstrate initiative, strong leadership skills, and the ability to provide guidance to staff and volunteers with a variety of educational and experiential backgrounds.
  • Requires the proven ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality concerning member/donor records and account information, and the ability to handle sensitive material concerning the organization.
  • Experience in eTapestry or Blackbaud donor management software preferred.


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