Chief Development Officer

South Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Directly responsible for successfully creating, leading and implementing the development, Management and execution of an integrated resource development strategy and marketing efforts for the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County.

Job Summary:

· Advances key partnerships and growth Opportunities that help achieve the strategic plan.

· Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the organization and articulates our mission to external constituents

· Lead the creation and growth of a new framework for individual giving with estate planning, sustainers and bequests

· Addresses special projects or Initiatives as directed by the CEO or Board of Directors, Such as but not limited to facilities, planned giving and organizational growth.

· Oversees the execution with the marketing and strategic marketing plan for the Club, This would include key community partnerships, relationships with the media, sponsorships, Club newsletters, publications, press releases, and websites designed to positively promote and market the Club to the community.

· Oversees the development and execution of face-to-face donor visits and annual campaign efforts for the United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County with existing donors, donor prospects, private foundations, and other fund sources to achieve the goals of the organization.

· Ensures and oversees the searches and applications for grant opportunities for the organization. Oversees the annual grants calendar and reports, on grant progress to C.E.O and the Board of Directors.

· Identifies and creates opportunities to build public awareness of Club services, programs and activities with the marketing and development staff.

· Oversees the development of collateral and vehicles for promoting upcoming events or programs to the public and members, including newsletters, public service announcement, flyer, website, etc.

Develops, coordinates and manages all special events and functions for both fundraising and awareness purposes with the Special Event Coordinator and the event committee. Works with the CEO, Board, staff, and volunteers to achieve the desired results.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred in the area of marketing, development, and nonprofit management.
  • Five years proven, successful experience in nonprofit operations, with an emphasis on development, marketing, management, or equivalent experience.
  • Successful experience in carrying out the mission of a nonprofit organization.
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships and partnerships with board, staff, volunteers, donors, community groups, and other agencies.
  • Competency in computer skills including but not limited to Word, Excel, Power Point, Desktop Publishing, database management, and website maintenance.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving history.
  • Manage assigned staff and volunteers tied to the department.
  • Ability to conceptualize new initiatives.
  • Results and goal oriented.
  • Clear background and drug screening
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