The Director, Foundation Relations offers a position that represents an exceptional opportunity for a resource development leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for the work of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The Director, Foundation Relations will report directly to the National Vice President, Resource Development Strategy & Foundation Relations and help bring the organization to its next level of impact. The Director, Foundation Relations will oversee a small team of Foundations account stewardship managers and will provide oversight/direction of all Foundations donor accounts. This position will also have responsibility for stewarding one or more significant partnership(s) directly aligned with one of the organization’s largest strategic priorities. The Director will be effective at interacting at all-levels, including c-level of both internal and external stakeholders to ensure consistently strong grant and project execution and satisfaction of all contracted deliverables. The Director, Foundation Relations must be flexible, strategic, insightful, self-aware and effective using different strategies and leading without authority. This position is donor-funded.
Bachelor’s degree in youth development, business administration, project management, strategic implementation, strategic management, English or communications, or a related discipline is required. Master’s Degree preferred.
Environmental and Working Conditions
Normal internal office working environment.
Position is an office-based position located in the BGCA national office in Atlanta, GA.
Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to exchange, clearly and concisely: ideas, facts, and/or technical information in person, by email and by telephone. Physical requirements include: sight, sitting for at least four hours per day, stooping, grasping/motor dexterity skills; skills essential for successful communications include public speaking and writing.