YMCA of Metropolitan L.A.
  • Mission Advancement
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $75,000-$85,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Includes comprehensive benefits package as well as retirement fund contribution, upon eligibility


The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is not only the premiere non-profit in LA, it's also a great place to work, make a difference in your community and meet like-minded individuals. The LA area is home to the second largest YMCA Association in the US, with 26 branches, 2 camps and over 50 child care sites. The LA Y is a highly-collaborative, rewarding and fun environment where you will discover your passions, grow your career and make an impact!

We believe in the four Core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and understand that our staff are our biggest asset! We strive to create high-performing, strong teams in each of our branches and are looking for passionate and enthusiastic staff who will help us to strengthen our impact, empower our community and deliver incredible programming!

Position Description

The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles' Regional Mission Advancement Development Director (RMA DoD) role is a wonderful opportunity for the right individual to achieve both impressive success and personal satisfaction. Reporting to one of two Senior Vice Presidents of Mission Advancement, the RMA DoD will be charged with supporting Board, financial, and community development at specific branch locations throughout the LA Y. The RMA DoD will be motivated, dynamic and effective in establishing and strengthening partnerships and collaborations, both externally and internally. The RMA DoD will have primary responsibility for the daily driving of the process that will direct the branch executives and volunteer and staff leaders to activities that ensure fundraising goals are met or exceeded.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree preferred, from an accredited college or university with relevant major coursework.
  • Five or more years of direct fundraising experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated results in securing, activating, and managing sponsorship, donor, cause marketing, or other corporate partner relationships
  • Proven track record of developing and closing new charitable contributions, meeting and exceeding revenue goals, and measuring outcomes
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills, including the ability to tell compelling stories and deliver persuasive presentations
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues and prospects, building respect, consensus and trust
  • Strong strategic planning, organizational, and implementation skills

Responsibilities 

  1. Partner closely with branch executive directors, board of manager members, and other key volunteer and staff leaders to develop and implement plans to achieve branch goals
  2. Build and maintain collaborative working relationships with organizations, municipalities, and other entities who share an alignment with the YMCA mission
  3. Provide leadership and support in the execution of a comprehensive fundraising plan that includes all aspects of volunteer and donor development (identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship) especially at the Chairman's Roundtable and major gifts levels
  4. Establish and cultivate partnership relationships in alignment with other institutional funders and collaborators in order to secure corporate, foundation, and other organizational contributions
  5. Build and maintain positive relationships with key community leaders/groups, stakeholders, and elected officials for recruitment as volunteers, advocates, and ambassadors
  6. Work closely with branch staff and community to build a culture of volunteerism and philanthropy; serve as liaison between branch and Association to communicate tactics and strategies and provide resources, tools, and training
  7. Foster community relevance and outreach into diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.) with actionable, relevant strategies and tactics to increase the engagement of underserved populations within branch-specific service areas

Please send your resume with cover letter for consideration. 

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