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The Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) is seeking a Capital Campaign Associate to support all aspects of MPAC’s current capital campaign. As a vital member of the Development team, the Capital Campaign Associate will work collaboratively with the Development Director, Development staff, President/CEO, Capital Campaign Leadership and Cabinet, Board of Trustees, and fundraising counsel.
The Capital Campaign Associate will be responsible for assisting in the cultivation and scheduling of donor meetings, supporting donor stewardship efforts, deepening the prospective donor pipeline, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date information on donors and prospects. The Capital Campaign Associate will support the overall strategy and procedures for the campaign, and assist in reporting campaign progress. This position will have interaction with a wide range of donors and prospects.
The successful candidate will be a development or non-profit professional with a passion for fundraising and outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication, and organizational skills. The Capital Campaign Associate should be detail-oriented and skilled at managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a busy environment with tight timelines. An interest and experience in the performing arts is preferred.
Support all campaign activity, including campaign reporting, campaign communications, and the execution of cultivation, and stewardship activities in support of campaign goals and priorities.
Assist with the preparation of campaign solicitations and partner with the President/Chief Executive Officer and Development Director on key solicitations by providing prospect briefings, and assistance with donor communications.
Maintain gift tracking sheet, list of funding priorities, and available funding opportunities.
Work with the President/Chief Executive Officer, Development Director, and development team members to develop and maintain the campaign pipeline and build infrastructure around potential campaign donors.
Support the development of collateral materials in partnership with the Development Department and Campaign consultants.
Engage volunteer campaign leadership to ensure proper communication and follow-up from meetings and requests as needed.
Assist in preparing customized briefing and solicitation materials for volunteers and staff to use for meetings.
Conduct in-depth prospect research and develop briefings.
Develop monthly campaign updates, numerical analyses, and reports for staff and volunteer leadership.
Execute Gift Agreement forms.
Produce timely donor acknowledgments.
Help develop donor-facing correspondence including letters, invitations, briefings, and other mailings.
Help to plan and coordinate campaign solicitation, cultivation, and recognition events.
Maintain a comprehensive campaign timeline.
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) or more years of professional experience in development, non-profit management, or a related field. Experience with campaign management preferred.
Ability to professionally and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
Experience in relationship-based fundraising with an intentional focus on cultivation, and stewardship.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors.
Appreciation and understanding of the Mayo Performing Arts Center’s mission and vision, and the ability to effectively communicate the priorities of the campaign.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with Tessitura is a plus.
Ability to work flexibly. The position requires a variable schedule with a combination of daytime, evening, and weekend hours, as needed.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Mayo Performing Arts Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
We believe MPAC is a better organization when we encourage and promote open-minded thinking and honest dialogue. The more inclusive we are, the better we are. MPAC utilizes the Arts as a catalyst for cross-cultural collaborations that celebrate and embrace our community’s rich diversity.
At MPAC, we strive for:
•Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility in our workforce, volunteers, programming and patrons.
•A culture of respect for all, regardless of background, means or any identity based differences.
•Community engagement and an awareness that our actions have the power to tell stories and amplify voices.
Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit performing arts organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.