Fund-raising by directing annual fund campaign, securing annual show sponsorship agreements, writing and securing grants, leading planned-giving activities, organizing special fund-raising projects, and engaging in additional related activities.
Required: (1) five years of progressively more responsible experience in an area involving strategic planning and implementation of development activities, (2) appreciation for the role of the performing arts and arts education in the well-being of individuals and society, (3) outstanding skills in written & oral communications, organizational management, interpersonal relations, and leadership, (4) ability to manage a multiplicity of activities in a complex and demanding environment.
Desired: (1) Bachelor’s or higher degree, (2) experience directing the ongoing administration of a program involving some combination of gift prospecting, gift solicitation, annual fund management, donor relations, grant writing, event sponsorship sales, and advertising sales, (3) a proven track record in effective fundraising. Capital Campaign experience is a strong advantage.
RiverCenter is deeply involved in the cultural and economic development fabric of the Columbus, Georgia community. A successful candidate will be expected to live in the Columbus community. Reasonable transition housing and moving allowance will be provided by RiverCenter.
Additional Salary Information: Individual health insurance and cancer policies paid. Retirement matching available, other group benefits are offered. Flexible vacation leave hours awarded annually, personal and sick leave earned.
RiverCenter for the Performing Arts (RCPA) is based in Columbus, GA. It is managed and operated by RiverCenter Inc., a 501c3 nonprofit arts organization. RCPA is the region’s largest performing arts facility. RiverCenter Inc. hosts its own series of shows in its three theatrical halls while also providing a home, performance space, and support services to the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus, Columbus Ballet, Schwob School of Music, and other regional arts organizations.
RiverCenter’s mission is to bring together a variety of artists and audiences for entertainment, education, and enrichment of the cultural life of our region. To accomplish its mission, RiverCenter has adopted the following vision statements: to be the cultural center of Columbus and the region, be a partner with other organizations to expand arts opportunities, to serve as a focal point for cultural diversity, and to participate actively in cultural education for all ages.