Seneca Waterways Council, BSA - Development Executive Email

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Name of Organization: Seneca Waterways Council, BSA
Title of Position: Development Executive
Starting Date: 03/16/2021
Salary Range (low): $50,000
Salary Range (high): $60,000
Organization Website:

Description of Responsibilities: Our Rochester based not-for-profit youth organization has an immediate opening for a full-time development Director. This position will be a part of a 4-person development & marketing team and will be primarily responsible for execution of our annual giving campaign and grant writing, along with some special events, constituent cultivation and other fundraising initiatives. Successful applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree, understanding of estate and major giving options, demonstrated success in fundraising and have at least three years of experience working within a not-for-profit organization. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Organizational Budget: $4MM
Development Office Budget: $213K
Funds Raised Last Year: $895K
Fund Goal This Year: $1MM

Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
United Way
Interest Income

Performance Review Policy
Vacation and Holiday Policy 
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan 

Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

Experience/Personal Qualifications:

  • Passion for leadership development programs in youth
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in fund development required
  • Dynamic, self-driven individual with a track record of fundraising success and direct asks
  • Solid background in all facets of annual campaign fundraising and grant writing
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism in all circumstances
  • Ability to work with and cultivate a diverse team of volunteers
  • Experience working with CRM software (Blackbaud CRM), and proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 suite
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, management and networking skills

Specific Requirements of Position:
Annual Campaigns
Grant Writing
Major Gift Solicitation
Special Events Planning
Computer - Database
Computer - Spreadsheets
Computer - Desktop Publishing
Computer - Word Processing
Direct Mail
Donor Research
Volunteer Management
Volunteer Recruitment
Personal Automobile

Position Reports to:
Anthony Vogl, Director of Development

Send Correspondence to:
Anthony Vogl, Director of Development
Seneca Waterways Council
2320 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road
Rochester, New York 14623
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter