Employment Opportunities

Development Outreach Manager


This position is responsible for the day-to-day fund development operations and community outreach initiatives for Big Brothers Big Sisters Southern Lake Michigan Region, including donor acquisition, annual giving programs, corporate and foundation giving, grant research and implementation, and
planned giving. Additionally, this position will assist in event coordination and fundraising events (Bowl for Kids’ Sake, Golf Outings, Galas), as well as develop partnership programs with local organizations to cultivate new fundraising avenues.

Additionally, this position is also responsible for community engagement and outreach initiatives, including public speaking engagements, attending community events, meeting with community and civic organizations, and representing BBBS-SLMR in a professional and positive manner with the media across the SLMR region.

Send cover letter and resume to elizabeth@becomeabig.com


Position Title: Development & Outreach Manager

Reports To: Regional Chief Executive Officer

Location: Southern Lake Michigan Region – South Bend, Elkhart, Niles

Wage: Full-Time; $36,500 annual salary

Education Level: Minimum Bachelors degree in communications, marketing, event management, sales, or related field.

Years of Related Work Experience: 3-5 years of fund development experience, event planning, or transferable skills. Knowledge of graphic design and marketing production materials a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

BBBSA provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential duties & responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The organization shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Responsibilities

The above statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential duties & responsibilities of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. BBBSA may change the specific job duties with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.