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Pacific Coast League

Executive Director, OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation

OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation
Oklahoma City, OK
Other (consulting, membership, non-profit, real estate): Foundation/Community Relations
The OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation aims to impact the lives of families in Oklahoma, provide educational opportunities for our youth and support the first responders of our great state through charitable contributions and programming initiatives.  The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the Foundation.  Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach.  The position is the key liaison between the Oklahoma City Dodgers Franchise and the 501c(3) Foundation and reports directly to the Board of Directors and the Foundation Board President.


  • Cultivate and lead the organization’s interaction with community organizations, businesses and individuals to ensure the implementation and administration of the Foundation’s mission
  • Develop, direct and perform activities resulting in the development of resources including major funds acquisition, annual and direct mail campaigns, special fund activities, grant solicitation and capital campaigns
  • Design and develop special events created for fundraising, cultivation and/or donor recognition purposes, including these key annual events:
    • OKC Dodgers CommUNITY Run
    • OKC Dodgers Car and Bike Show
    • Dodgers Family Night Out
    • OKC Dodgers Golf Classic
    • New Year’s Eve Party
  • Responsible for leveraging Oklahoma City Dodgers game night fundraising opportunities for the Foundation during all 70 home games each season including jersey auctions and memorabilia sales when applicable
  • Oversee the 50/50 raffle each Oklahoma City Dodgers game night, including set-up, staffing, leading the sales efforts, collection and distribution of awarded funds
  • Manage current school and community partnerships and programs, and develop new outreach opportunities 
  • Create and manage volunteer recruitment programs including engagement and activation of a Board of Advisors program
  • Produce and organize content for the Foundation annual report and track donation activity for internal and baseball industry reporting requirements
  • Oversee all requests for Oklahoma City Dodgers franchise and Foundation donations, player appearances and other requests from individuals, events and organizations
  • Facilitate work of the Foundation Board including planning, preparing for Board meetings and generating communication updates to Board members
  • Lead creation of annual budget in consultation with the Foundations Board Treasurer and manage all revenues and expenses for all Foundation events, projects and daily operation
  • Work with Oklahoma City Dodgers franchise leadership team to inform on the Foundation’s initiatives and provide feedback on organizational issues as it relates to the Foundation
  • Proactively interact with the Oklahoma City Dodgers franchise media relations and marketing department on the monitoring and upkeep of timely digital content, including website, social media content and other external communications
  • Work across multiple departments for event planning, game night needs and special fundraising initiatives
  • Responsible for the OKC Dodgers Baseball Foundation social media communication
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum five (5) years fundraising or equivalent experience with demonstrated success in donor cultivation, solicitation and maintaining relationships with individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors and volunteers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising and foundation best practices
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have a minimum of 5 years fundraising experience with a non-profit?