JOB PURPOSE: This position provides leadership, management and coordination for all Center for the Arts fundraising efforts.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, implement and manage all aspects of fundraising campaigns.
Identify, build and strengthen relationships with individual donors, corporations and foundations.
Identify and cultivate relationships with grant funders via prospecting and grant writing.
Work with the Executive Director to develop annual fundraising metrics and fundraising goals based on prospect pipeline.
Oversee Membership and Box Office Associate Manager
Work to develop systems for benefit fulfillment for members.
Work with Membership and Box Office Associate Manager to develop customer service protocols and communication strategies.
Work with Membership and Box Office Associate Manager to develop a growth plan for memberships and identify metrics.
Working with the Executive Director, Membership Associate, Board members and committee chairs, create and execute a comprehensive fundraising plan.
Provide regular updates and reports, including budget forecasts, tracking and reporting systems.
Work closely with the Accounting Manager to generate financial records and track budget.
Identify potential campaign opportunities and feasible goals.
Create messaging statements and work with marketing to create support materials for campaigns.
Oversee production of case statements, grants, brochures, donor proposals, and sponsorship materials.
Serve as spokesperson and public advocate for the Center’s mission within the funding community.
Lead all sponsorship efforts and fulfillment for both The Center for the Arts and California WorldFest
QUALIFICATIONS: *At least 5 years manager level fundraising background *Use of Google Drive, Excel and basic computer programs *Experience with database management required *Experience with salesforce a plus *Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills *Ability to lead and direct others *Demonstrated track record for soliciting major gifts *Event planning capabilities
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
About Northern California Center for the Arts
Founded in 2001, The Center for the Arts is a cultural and educational organization located in Northern California that promotes and presents literary, visual, and performing arts for the enrichment of our community. For the past 20 years, we have been the cultural hub of Nevada County. The Center’s productions have been viewed by a combined audience of more than 350,000 people. Every July, The Center also produces a four day global music festival, California WorldFest, which has 5,000 daily attendees. The Center has a long history of presenting world class talent, drawing diverse audiences, and providing a rich and inspiring arts scene in our premier venue.