Donor Engagement Specialist

Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC - Vancouver, BC (7 months ago)

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Summary of Responsibilities

As Donor Engagement Specialist you will support the Resource Development strategies at Boys and Girls Clubs (BGC). Yours is a diverse donor focused role which includes: organzing volunteer opportunities for corporate partners, implementing social media initiatives, administration and data entry tasks, coordinating logistics for special projects and activities that engage donors as volunteers. Your role involves both behind the scenes and donor facing activities.

Job Duties

Donor Relations:
Support relationships with service clubs, corporations, individual donors and the public (as directed), to ensure financial objectives are met
Organize and lead volunteer opportunities for donors
Track and compile volunteer hours and types of volunteering for the organization
Organize and provide logistical support for corporate work parties, volunteer opportunities, and third party events
Utilize Social Media for donor recognition on an ongoing basis
Assist in the development and execution of stewardship and recognition plans for BGC donors
Prospect research and assistance in the development of cultivation plans
Assist in the research, preparation and coordination of funding proposals

Event Support:
Take the lead on exciting seasonal volunteer activities and events including: holiday hampers, Santa Claus Parade, Club House Gala, Comedy Club House and Third Party events
Recruit, develop and train volunteers who provide support for BGC’s fundraising events
Attend events that require the involvement of volunteers

Administration Supports:
Maintain a high level of customer service to sponsors, volunteers, donors and respond to inquiries and concerns
Raiser’s Edge documentation of all donor interactions including: visits, proposals, and phone calls
Other duties as assigned

Two years of experience in a non-profit environment and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated team player with the ability to work collaboratively, think critically and offer solutions
High proficiency in computer programs for work that includes: database management, word processing, power point presentations,and internet research
Experience with Raiser’s Edge, an asset (but we can talk)
Social Media savvy and/or interest
Ability to prioritize your work load and multiple projects, while ensuring that deadlines are met in a timely manner
Flexibily in work hours to attend events which may occasionally occur during evenings or weekends
Valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle
Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector)
A passion for programs that support kids in being the best they can be!

Thanks in advance to all persons who apply for this position. Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.