Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with individual donors, foundations, corporations, government and others to build the critical network of support that funds and enables the work of carefully matching children with caring adult mentors and providing ongoing support to the child, volunteer mentor and child’s family. Big Brothers Big Sisters targets children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. More than 1,500 Matches (Bigs & Littles) get together regularly in the Central Carolinas region, creating and building life-changing friendships. Research proves that children enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters programs are more likely to improve in school and in their relationships with family and friends, and less likely to skip school or use illegal drugs or alcohol. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas has been recognized as a leader in the non-profit industry and in the BBBS network; winning the National BBBS Gold Standard Award and, locally, the Mayor’s Mentoring Alliance Large Agency Best Practices award the last four years in a row. Our Development Team works hard to create unique, positive, memorable experiences for our volunteers, supporters and event participants. We deeply value the relationships created and the dollars generated from each of our donors, large or small.
The Director of Development is a top-level staff member who reports directly to the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas (BBBSCC). He/She will work across all levels of staff and with the Board of Directors and volunteers in the creation and fulfillment of a robust and successful fundraising program for the agency. The Director of Development will help maintain existing and forge new relationships to build BBBSCC’s impact and financial strength. He/She will have the primary responsibility for establishing the infrastructure needed to grow the organization’s resources through (1) the design, implementation, and on-going management of a comprehensive plan to develop key external alliances through cultivation of individual and philanthropic support; (2) solicitation of major gifts, planned gifts, special events, United Way, and corporate and foundation support; (3) management of the planning and implementation of special events and other fund raising activities to maximize prospect/donor engagement; and (4) development and maintenance of a prospect portfolio to optimize fund raising opportunities. He/She will ensure that the fundraising and non-fundraising priorities of the agency grow through increased corporate, individual, foundation, and other consistent involvement.
Provide financial leadership to the agency and effective stewardship, control, and oversight of the agency’s finances. Work closely with the CEO, board of directors, and leadership team to develop and implement financial strategies and support the strategic planning initiatives of the organization. Lead the accounting function and financial statement preparation in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, industry practices, and tax-exempt regulations.
The Events Manager is responsible for developing and managing internal and external annual fundraising events. Key responsibilities include planning and analyzing cost-effective events, setting and meeting revenue goals, forming relationships with and soliciting event sponsors and donors, coordinating sponsors, contractors/vendors and volunteers and stewardship of key relationships including individual donors, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and other partners. Ensures collaboration and alignment with other internal stakeholders such as Programs, Marketing, Donor Relations and Grant Management.
Director of Marketing and Communications will develop and execute a best in class communication plan for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas (BBBSCC), with both an internal and external focus. Managing communications and a broad range of public relations activities that promote, enhance and protect the organizations’ brand, advance the agency’s position with relevant constituents, drive boarder community awareness and forward our strategic direction.
Essential to the BBBS brand, the primary function of this position is to provide match support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBSCC on the part of volunteers. Performance Measures: The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: match closure rate, match retention rate, average match length, volunteer rematch rate, and customer satisfaction. The Incumbent will support volunteers, parents, and children through contacts, events, and resources.
Provide management and oversight of database; guides reporting and analysis; promotes and supports training and effective database use among staff