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Annual Campaign Director

The Granite YMCA

As an equal opportunity employer, The Granite YMCA is committed to diversity and inclusion.  The Granite YMCA is a thriving $17M association with six branches—its service area includes 492,000 people, about 37 percent of the population in New Hampshire. The association started in 1854 with its first branch, the YMCA of Downtown Manchester, which offered programs for millworkers in the city. The Y has grown dramatically in both presence and impact in the last three decades. The association is particularly strong in child care with 22 sites, in camping with six major facilities, and in outreach programs with a history of serving at-risk youth within its regional footprint.

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The Granite YMCA Association Facts:

  • Mission Statement: The Granite YMCA creates a community where all are welcome and builds a healthy spirit, mind and body based on the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Geographic Service Area: 492,000 people (about 37% of the state of NH) serving Greater Manchester, Strafford County and the Seacoast Area.
  • Staff: 127 full-time, including CEO; 543 part-time growing to 600+ in summer.
  • Direct reports to CEO: COO, VP Finance, VP Camping, VP of Community Development, Director of Data Management, Association Marketing Director, Association Membership Director and Executive Assistant.
  • Volunteer Leadership: 17 Board of Trustees and 70 Branch Advisory Board Members.
  • 1300 additional volunteers engage annually to help the Y achieve its mission.
  • Membership:  The YMCA at all of its branches has over 20,000 facility members and over 6,000 program members. Facility members consist of 52% youth, 42% adult and 6% senior; 30% receive financial assistance.
  • Finances/Reserves:  Annual operating budget: $17M.  Strong fiscal health with $2.2M in cash reserves with an endowment fund of $8.3M. Nine years of operating surpluses and contributions to reserves. Funding mix: membership – 25%, camp – 26%, childcare – 28%, recreation, sports and fitness – 12%, fundraising, grants and miscellaneous – 9%.
  • Annual Fundraising Campaign: Raised $427,000 in 2017 and $415,000 in 2018.
  • Capital Campaign:  Completed campaign May 2016 by raising $3.3M on goal of $2.9M. One additional campaign is under study for Camping Services.
  • Total Community Benefit: Provided $1.78M in financial assistance serving 23,000 individuals and families who received financial aid and/or free services in 2018.

YMCA Alliance of New Hampshire:

The YMCA Alliance of New Hampshire exists to ensure that the YMCAs in the state are viewed as leading organizations that strengthen communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. As part of the governance structure, all CEOs and executive directors of New Hampshire YMCAs serve as part of the Alliance and have a vote on all decisions. The Alliance is structured for maximum effectiveness and optimal support of NH YMCAs, and aims to have a central role in influencing public policy around issues central to Ys and raising the profile of the YMCA and its impact among the general public. More information is available about the YMCAs in New Hampshire at www.ymcasofnh.org.


The Granite YMCA - Annual Campaign Director

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. At The Granite YMCA we are driven by our core values of Caring, Respect, Honesty and Responsibility. We create a work environment that promotes Youth Development, Healthy Living, Social Responsibility and Family Strengthening. Bring your passion to our mission!

Requirements:

Requirements of the position include a BA/BS degree, strong attention to detail, excellent computer skills including a strong ability with Word and Excel, experience managing a relational database for gift entry and tracking. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a vast array of people from staff to donors, as well as our Y constituency. A sense of humor is a must.

Responsibilities:

The Granite YMCA Development Office, located in the heart of Downtown Manchester, NH is currently seeking an Annual Campaign Director. This position directs the organization and implementation of a comprehensive and strategic Annual Campaign program including fundraising/community awareness events, mailings, staff campaigns and community campaigns.  Duties will be focused primarily with fundraising events for the first year or two and will then expand to other annual campaign fundraising strategies.

This is a full-time position with a full range of benefits including health, dental, Y retirement, life and disability insurance, generous paid time off plan, a free 2 Adult Family membership, as well as daycare, camp and program discounts. Annual salary: $41,000

How to Apply:

To apply directly via our website, copy and paste URL into your browser  https://usr56.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/graniteymca/Posting/...

or forward resume to Cathy La Forge, VP of Community Development via email at claforge@graniteymca.org

Salary Range:

$41,000-$41,000

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: September 6, 2019

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