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Annual Giving Manager

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Estes Park, CO, USA

Position Summary: This position supports the work of the YMCA of the Rockies, which operates a mission-based family and group conference and retreat center, serving more than 225,000 guests annually. This position develops and implements strategies to create and strengthen relationships that advance both our mission and philanthropy at YMCA of the Rockies, specifically in the annual giving space. The Annual Giving Manager is primarily responsible for the successful implementation of the annual fund, the retention of annual fund donors, and staff giving campaigns.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • In collaboration with the Philanthropy Director, other philanthropy colleagues and volunteers lead Association approach to annual giving.
  • Function as board liaison for their annual giving outreach efforts.
  • In collaboration with the Philanthropy Director, implement our Radical Stewardship plan and progress through moves management strategies with relationship-based fundraising at the forefront.
  • Develop and implement annual donor retention strategy in order to retain 60%or more of Summit Club donors each year.
  • Plan and deliver a successful Summit Club and Spirit Society Dinner in collaboration with the Philanthropy Director.
  • Build and maintain a portfolio of donors from Colorado, and other locales, who have the potential to become consistent contributors to the annual fund with gifts increasing overtime.
  • Help build a philanthropic culture that is focused on relationship building and provides opportunities for the entire Association to become involved with and engaged in the advancement of our mission.
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure our staff (part-time, full-time, and seasonal) are aware of our mission and provide multiple opportunities for them to contribute to a staff giving campaign.
  • Provide respectful leadership of the Estes Park Center columbarium and memorial/honor wall.
  • In partnership with the HR Dept(s) build a robust alumni program that includes meaningful giving opportunities.
  • Facilitate charitable stays with Central Reservations.
  • At least 5 years of work experience that can be demonstrated to be applicable to the duties listed in the job description.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple, simultaneous, and complex tasks and
  • projects.
  • High level of organization is required in order to execute tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Raisers Edge or another philanthropic database experience a bonus.

This is a full-time, year-round position paying $$44,000 - $50,505/year with full benefit package and employee perks including:

  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • Generous PTO/Vacation 
  • Participation in YMCA Retirement Fund
    • An additional 12% contribution by YMCA after 2 years employment
  • Childcare assistance and on-site childcare provider 
  • Ski and golf passes 
  • Free or discounted gear rentals for outdoor adventures
  • Opportunity to work and live next to Rocky Mountain National Park
How to Apply: 

Must apply through YMCA of the Rockies Career Site,

Direct application link: 

Organization Info

YMCA of the Rockies

Estes Park, Colorado, USA
Annual Budget : 
1001-5000 employees
About Us

YMCA of the Rockies puts Christian principles into practice through programs, staff, and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. We will accomplish this by serving conferences of a religious, educational, or recreational nature, providing unifying experiences for families, offering character building and life-enriching experiences for today's youth, and serving our staff with leadership opportunities and productive work experiences.


YMCA of the Rockies operates two globally-known conference & family centers that serve more than 250,000 guests annually. Our centers are located on both sides of the continental divide, with YMCA of the Rockies - Estes Park Center being on the eastern slope, and Snow Mountain Ranch being on the western slope. 

Estes Park Center has over 860 acres of mountain terrain for outdoor recreation and relaxation, while Snow Mountain Ranch sits on over 5,100 acres. In the winter, Snow Mountain Ranch is home to one of the largest Nordic ski areas in the country - with over 100 km of trails!

Camp Chief Ouray, established in 1908, has grown to be a premiere overnight camping option for youth from all over the United States and the World. We are committed to developing five core values in everything we do: Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility and Faith. CCO is a part of the YMCA of the Rockies, located at Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby, CO (elevation of 8,750 feet).

Awards & Accolades: 
Best Family Resort by USA Today 10Best
Best Cross-Country Ski Resort by USA Today 10Best
Why Work For Us?: 

When you work at YMCA of the Rockies, you become part of something bigger than yourself.  You become a key player in helping cultivate an environment of healthy living, youth development, and community impact. As an employee, you will meet people representing all dimensions of diversity, and will live each day with a greater sense of purpose. You’ll learn to lead with heart and measure success by the impactful moments you’re able to create for guests, community members, and fellow staff. This is a place where nature inspires and quality time happens naturally. Our serene surroundings of Rocky Mountain National Park provide moments of tranquility throughout our days and remind us how lucky we are to grow our careers in such a beautiful and supportive workplace.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 15 2022
Active Until: 
Aug 15 2022
Hiring Organization: 
YMCA of the Rockies