Senior Fundraising Chair Position Description

Below is a description of the responsibilities of the Senior Fundraising Chair on the board of directors for YNPN Triangle NC. Applications to join the board open on Monday, August 17, 2020. Learn more and apply here

Responsible To: 

Board of Directors (Chair)


The Senior Fundraising Chair ensures the financial viability and sustainability of the organization by crafting and executing plans to achieve revenue targets. The Fundraising Chairs cultivate and nurture ongoing relationships with key funders, donors, partners, and other organizations to support the mission-driven work of YNPN Triangle NC. 

The Senior Fundraising Chair will:

  • Supervise the Junior Fundraising Chair and ensure they have the tools needed to support the overall management of the fundraising committee 
  • Work with the Programming Committee to coordinate fundraising campaigns including: sponsorship for the #NonprofitSTRONG Summit and monthly programming events, individual giving, fundraising event(s) and board give/get campaign
  • Create and implement fundraising goals, ensuring alignment with YNPN Triangle NC’s  strategic plan
  • Create and manage the annual fundraising committee budget
  • Determine project timelines for the overall committee
  • Lead annual analysis of donor pipeline and donor experience for YNPN Triangle NC
  • Cross collaborate with other YNPN Triangle NC committees 
  • Maintain the Fundraising Chair email address and all outward-facing communication
  • Conduct regular fundraising committee meetings
  • Organize interviews and the selection of committee members
  • Update and maintains the SOPs for the fundraising committee
  • Support the organization through the annual Board Give/Get Campaign at a contribution level of $100 or more

Executive Skills and Experience:

  • Executive Management
  • Governance
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Executive Leadership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supervising
  • Evaluation
  • Awareness YNPN Triangle NC history and culture
  • Awareness of YNPN nationwide network 

Additional Skills needed: 

  • Proven fundraising skills including event sponsorship, donor databases, and fundraising communications
  • Familiarity with the Triangle nonprofit sector preferred
  • Project Management
  • Fundraising
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Event Planning
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Facilitation skills
  • Time Management
  • Data Management
  • Volunteer Management 
  • Big-Picture thinking
  • Relationship-Building

Time Commitment:

20-30 hours per month for one year


By the Board and committee members, annually