Donor Relations Specialist

Company: Boys Town North Florida


Contact Person: Stacia Hoffman

Application Deadline: February 24, 2021


Donor Relations Specialist
Job ID 16584
Tallahassee, Florida

Business: Boys Town

Job Summary:

In a career as a Donor Relations Specialist, you have the ability to create a lasting imprint for the community as a whole. By telling the Boys Town story to friends, neighbors, and community members, you are doing your part as the true advocate and “Inspirational Leader” for Boys Town, further ensuring our mission of changing the way America cares for children and families thrives.

Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm


Performs a wide range of administrative duties and participates in building donor relationships as directed.
Ensures all development activities and interactions are recorded promptly and accurately in Donor Database.
Participates in the planning and implementation of special events to secure sponsorships, cash donations, and in-kind contributions and to maximize revenue to meet development fundraising goals.
Works closely with volunteer board members to foster relationships and achieve fundraising goals and identifies suitable vendors and negotiates contracts and agreements for the purpose of special events.
Prepares a wide range of written materials including funding proposals, program descriptions, reports, letters, acknowledgments, sponsorship, and invitation copy.
Responds to donor inquiries and requests for information or assistance; performs donor stewardship.
Prepares reports on development activity, maintains development hard copy and computer files, coordinates events, and prepares appropriate letters for specialized donor correspondence.
Builds donor relationships, engages donors and prospective donors in an appropriate manner, and manages prospects; initiates thank you calls, follow up calls, condolence calls, education calls, invitation calls, and marketing calls.
Maintains contact and creates networking within the community, performs donor cultivation and stewardship, and responds to donor inquiries and requests for assistance.
Processes, prepares, and records all donations daily, maintains donor record and initiates donor research.
Required Qualifications:

Associate’s degree or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
2 years of relevant experience preferably including nonprofit and donor relations experience; experience with fundraising data management programs (Blackbaud CRM) is preferred.
About Boys Town North Florida:

Make a difference here at Boys Town North Florida, where our programs and services touch the lives of more than 5,000 people each year. Since our arms opened in 1983, we have been providing hope and healing as a good neighbor in the Tallahassee community by serving our children and families.

The opportunity to shape the future of America’s youth is only one of the many perks here in Tallahassee. The city has the wonderful weather Florida is famous for with the additional charm of a nice southern hospitality atmosphere, and there is nothing we believe in more than community. Boys Town North Florida has faith that our employees are our greatest asset, and we work to build a strong team culture at the site through team building activities such as quarterly potlucks, campus celebration, movie screenings and more. Outside of fostering relationships, our leadership initiative called “Next Gen” gives staff an opportunity to engage in training and development to prepare for their next career move within the organization.

Date Posted: February 1, 2021

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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Job Originally Posted on: Friday, February 19, 2021