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Senior Vice President of Advancement


Fort Worth, TX, USA

Do you like influencing others for positive change in the world? Are you motivated to lead others and achieve success through relationships? Are you a planner? If you answered yes to those questions, keep reading.

The Boys & Girls Club is currently accepting applications for Senior Vice President of Advancement. The Senior Vice President of Advancement reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for building the strategy, conducting fundraising, managing the performance of resource development and marketing efforts of the organization. Areas of responsibility include secure funding for the organization; manage special event fundraising events; manage the selection, design, and implementation of the organization’s marketing and communication plan; conduct grant writing and research; cultivation events and stewardship; manage the comprehensive contributions program for corporate, individual and foundation giving; create a culture of philanthropy; accurate data entry and reporting; and supervise staff. The Boys & Girls Clubs serves youth between the ages of 6-24 years in Tarrant County communities. The goal of the programs is to positively impact the lives of youth through activities and services that measurably and progressively move them individually to attain positive outcomes.


Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Fundraising or sales experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work regular business hours with evenings, nights, and weekends as needed to provide oversight to attend events and address urgent matters.
  • Ability to identify, create and offer ongoing support to employees through training, encouragement and reinforcement in order to breed success and support a positive growth culture.
  • Ability to lead and motivate the work of a diverse, decentralized group of individuals, including volunteers and professionals in fundraising or sales activities that produce sustained and improved results over time.  
  • Ability to plan, lead and shape organizational change and growth resulting in tangible progress towards stated operational and strategic goals
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and knowledgeably in both the written and spoken word.  Must have sound knowledge of English composition, spelling, business correspondence and writing skills and must have ability to maintain effective relationships with youth, staff, Board of Directors, parents, volunteers, and the public
  • Demonstrated success managing relationships with varied community stakeholders.  Demonstrated success working collaboratively with internal and external teams, and sharing information in an open and transparent fashion, addressing conflicts constructively
  • Must have a working knowledge of creating budgets and managing expenses
  • Must have a working knowledge of fundraising or sales practices and philosophies
  • Must have experience in meeting and adapting to laws and regulations including internal policies and procedures. Includes considerable past experience training, managing and disciplining employees as needed to enforce policies and procedures.  Must have ability to manage employee related situations with the highest degree of work maturity and professionalism possible
  • Must be able to pass any and all required background screens and drug screens at any time
  • Position requires driving personal vehicle and company vehicle. Candidate must have satisfactory driving record, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and liability insurance for operation of a motor vehicle relevant to carrying out duties and to be covered under company insurance the requirement is for the employee to be a minimum of age 21

Salary & Benefits 

The Club offers a competitive salary based on the organization's compensation philosophy, which is grounded in market data.  We also offer comprehensive health and welfare benefits and top of the market paid time off.

Keywords:  fundraising, development, charity, resource development, director, vice president, manager, philanthropy, leadership, strategy, strategic


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