The Boch Center is one of the
nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of
Boston’s historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. Through numerous education and
community outreach initiatives, collaborations, and partnerships, the Boch
Center strives to inspire and ignite greater appreciation for art, culture, and
a culture of philanthropy within the organization. Assures that the organization’s corporate
culture, systems and procedures support fund development and vice versa. Leads staff and Board to institutionalize
philanthropy and fund development within the organization.
coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to develop donors and
contributions to support the organization.
Assures development and maintenance of appropriate systems to fund
development including but not limited to Board and donor management, research
and cultivation, fits processing and recognition. Maintains accountability and compliance
standards for donors and funding sources.
NATURE & SCOPE
Participates with the Chief Executive Officer,
staff and governing body to define the
organization’s mission and direction.
vital input in short- and long-term strategic and operational planning and
positioning within the organization.
that philanthropy and fund development are carried out in keeping with the
organization’s values, mission, vision and plans.
with the Chief Executive Officer, staff and Board in charting the
organization’s course in fund development.
the effect of internal and external forces on the organization and its fund
development, recommends short- and long-range fund development plans and
programs that support the organization’s values, mission and general
informed of developments in philanthropy and fund development as well as the
general fields of management and the not-for-profit sector; informs the Chief
Executive Officer, Development Committee(s) and Board on current trends,
issues, problems and activities in order to facilitate policy making. Recommends policy positions concerning fund
develop a balanced donor sources and solicitation programs tailored to the
needs of the organization that will enable it to attract, retain and motivate
donors and fundraising volunteers.
establish performance measures, monitors results and helps the Chief Executive
Officer, Development Committee(s) and Board the effectiveness of the
organization’s fund development program.
general oversight of all the organization’s fund development activities,
manages the day-to-day operations of the development function and monitors
adequacy of activities through coordination with staff, appropriate committees
and governing body.
compliance with all relevant regulations and laws, maintains accountability
standards to donors and ensures compliance with code of ethical principles and
standards or professional conduct for fundraising executives.
establishment of and compliance with the organization’s own fund development
and philanthropic principles, policies and procedures.
stability by creating a working environment that is rewarding to staff.
with the CEO, development committee(s), chair(s) and chair of the governing
Board to ensure fulfilment of fund development roles and facilitate the optimum
interaction between management and Board.
the development committee(s), chair(s) and CEO, develops agendas for meetings
so that the committees can fulfill their responsibilities effectively; develops
an annual calendar to cover all crucial development issues in a timely fashion.
the CEO on the condition of the organization’s fund development program and on
all important factors influencing it.
the best thinking and involvement of each Board member.
with the CEO and Board leadership to make development committee(s) and the
Board function effectively in fund development.
proper planning including goal setting, strategy identification, benchmarking
and evaluation to support fund development.
sound fiscal operation of development function including timely, accurate and
comprehensive development of charitable contributions income and expense
budgets, reporting, monitoring and implementation.
contributions on behalf of the organization.
development and writing of foundation, corporate and government proposals and
design and maintenance of donor and prospect records, gift management systems
and informational reports.
appropriate prospect research.
design and implementation of cultivation, acknowledgment and recognition
and oversee Loge Club as it pertains to board, members, and prospects
and implement fundraising events
annual giving, membership, and young professionals groups
position reports to the CEO and serves as part of the senior management
team. The position currently supervises
the following positions: Manager of
Individual Giving, Senior Manager of Grants & Foundations and Development
a member of the senior management team, this is a high-stress position that
helps set the direction and ensures the health of the institution. The individual is expected to be a competent
fundraising technician and an excellent organizational development specialist.
individual is expected to: Translate
broad goals into achievable steps. Help
set and manage appropriate expectations. Handle detailed, complex concepts and
problems and make rapid decisions regarding management and development
issues. Plan and implement
programs. Establish strong and
appropriate relationships with the CEO, staff, governing Board, volunteers,
donors and the general community.
Develop smooth and constructive relationships with people from all
segments of the community.
individual is expected to: Plan and meet
deadlines. Maintain a flexible work
schedule to meet the demands of the executive management. Demonstrate initiative and work as a team
individual is expected to: Adhere to the
highest ethical standards in management, governance and fund development. Convey a professional and positive image and
attitude regarding the organization and the not-for-profit sector. Demonstrate commitment to continued
professional growth and development.