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Development Director – Annual Campaign and Events

YSF Association Office
Full time
Competency level: 
Multi-Team or Branch Leader
Reports to: 
Development Executive
Salary range: 
$70,000 to $85,000

Careers with a Cause

The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers.   Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties.  Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.

About the Job

Under the supervision of the Development Executive, the Development Director – Annual Campaign and Events manages the Annual Campaign, all association-wide fundraising events and advises branches in the development strategies as it relates to Annual Campaign as well as events. The Director of Development works with the Development Department and the Board of Director’s Development Committee to implement the Y’s Strategic Plan as it relates to Development Activities.

The Director of Development works closely with branch leadership and the Marketing and Communications Department to determine strategic direction and evaluate progress in the areas of case development, campaign development, philanthropic training, broadening the organization’s donor base and deepening relationships with existing donors.

The Director’s responsibilities include managing all aspects of annual campaign and event fundraising including budgeting, project management, campaign analysis, training, overseeing gift processing, and fund-a-need strategies. The Director will advise and partner with the Development Executive to develop and implement a stewardship and recognition plan to acquire new and cultivate current donors. The position will also be the point of reference and main support to branch personnel for the annual campaign and events. This position ensures excellence, coordination and consistency in the messages the Y delivers to its donors and the public.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in nonprofit or business management
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Experience with Planned Giving, Individual Giving, Donor Database Management required

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All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors.  Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees