Grants & Campaign Manager

Posted by Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia on May 5, 2014

The Grants & Campaign Manager is responsible for the overall management and coordination of Boys & Girls Clubs’ annual It Just Takes One campaign, endowment and planned giving programs. He or she is responsible to the Executive Communications Officer and Chief Executive Officers. The Grants & Campaign Manager is responsible for seeking and securing all capital and programmatic grants for the organization’s capital initiatives and future capital campaigns.


  • Composes statistical reports regarding solicitor analysis, donor giving and annual comparisons.
  • Ensures the maintenance of the donor database and ensures all thank you letters for monetary gifts and pledges are processed within a 3-day period.
  • Assists the Executive Communications Officer (ECO) in all aspects of individual donor communication.
  • Manages the It Just Takes One campaign keeping solicitors on task, updating reports, submitting bi-weekly campaign reports to the ECO and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs).
  • Acts as project manager on new construction and building projects.
  • Attends campaign meetings as requested by the CEOs with Campaign Chairpersons and solicitors.
  • Assists in the planning and coordination of the capital campaign.
  • Manages the organization’s planned giving programs.
  • Monitors endowment giving.
  • Maintains and implements a funding calendar.
  • Assumes other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary by the ECO and/or CEOs.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university required.
  • Between 3-5 years of capital campaign management and fund development with a definable level of professional success, and/or related experience.
  • Excellent verbal skills are a must, as well as written.
  • Excellent grant-writing skills are required.
  • Must be able to focus and work quickly & efficiently under pressure to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Be able to take initiative and work independently without direct supervision.
  • Qualified candidates should possess excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, Powerpoint and Excel), and experience in donor-based software. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and/or Metafile preferred.
  • Must be organized and have good analytical skills.
  • Good presentation skills, accuracy and attention to detail are a must.
  • Be able to acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization, and of youth and their needs.
  • Most importantly, the right candidate needs to be energetic, reliable, loyal and a team player.
  • Compensation will be between $32,000 – $37,000, depending on experience. The Grants & Campaign Manager will also be eligible for benefits.

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