Director, Capital Campaign


: $131,255.00 - $99,450.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Position Summary
The Director, Capital Campaign will have responsibility to raise the funds needed to close out 92Y s public fronted multi-million capital campaign that will support the redevelopment of 92Y s building and grow the 92Y endowment. Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director and working closely with the directors of Development, executive and senior leadership teams, and 92Y s Board of Directors, the Director will be accountable, through the successful coordination of a team of fundraising professionals and management of a portfolio of donors, for the achievement of the capital campaign s established revenue goals. Following the closure of the capital campaign, the Director will work with the Development leadership team to strategize for the next phase of organizational fundraising including building and executing 92Y s 150th Anniversary fundraising plan.


In collaboration with 92Y s Development leadership team, oversee the closure of a multifaceted capital campaign through the identification of capital campaign prospects, development of cultivation strategies and acquisition of major gifts to reach established campaign revenue goals.
Working closely with the Development leadership team, continue to implement the capital campaign strategy, managing all stages of the campaign through to completion.
Establish the capital campaign s solicitation priorities, manage prospect lists, prospect research and prospect tracking. Develop and execute cultivation plans and strategies in collaboration with the development team and senior leadership.
Prepare and provide campaign collateral for solicitations providing guidance and coaching when necessary including being present during solicitations when required.
Lead on capital campaign fundraising efforts across all development teams (Individual Giving, Institutional Giving and Special Events) to cultivate identified individuals and institutional prospects in order to complete solicitations and/or prepare and submit grant proposals.
Devise and direct cultivation and recognition events ensuring donor acknowledgement, stewardship and, as appropriate, public recognition.
Develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies, including meeting requests, meeting follow up and preparation of proposals.
Manage Capital Campaign budget tracking and reporting, both expenditure and contributed revenue.
Work collaboratively with 92Y s Marketing and Communications teams, to drive the development of the campaigns communications and collateral materials, including print, web and social media platforms.
Liaise with 92Y s architectural firms during the planning process to understand and effectively communicate the building redevelopment vision to potential donors.
Direct the process for ensuring all related prospect and donor information is recorded and tracked and prepare presentations for the Executive Leadership and Board of Directors evaluating progress towards goals.
Collaborate with Associate Director of Major Gifts and Capital Campaign and Development Associate to manage all campaign gift correspondence, including timely acknowledgments, pledge payment reminders, pledge agreements and preparing and submitting reports to donors and those required by granting foundations and institutions.
Oversee process for gift recognition and proper implementation of naming opportunities.
Work with the Development leadership team to strategize for the next phase of organization-wide fundraising, including developing and executing 92Y s 150th Anniversary fundraising plan.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


Bachelors Degree, with Masters degree preferred.


10+ years of successful fundraising experience, preferably within a cultural or community focused institution, and with a focus on capital campaigns.
Proven track record of successfully securing major gift support, with a focus of completing and closing 6 figure asks.
Experience of leading, directing and closing capital campaigns with the ability to oversee and control campaign budget.
Established connections within the New York cultural and philanthropic communities.
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills, with the capability of developing effective and collegial relationships with peers, Executive Leadership and Board Members.
Ability to organize, prioritize and execute responsibilities in the face of conflicting priorities

Associated topics: alumni, demand, hospital, lead generation, policy, presale, regulatory, relation, relationship, university relationship * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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