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Development / Membership Manager

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Development/Membership Manager is responsible for ensuring an engaged membership program through communication, member benefits and events, and strategies to increase renewals, reinstatements, and new members -- with a focus on developing a culture of philanthropy within the membership base, particularly legacy giving.

This position is also tasked with increasing Annual Fund giving, new revenue streams for grassroots fundraising efforts and online giving, major support of special events including the Annual Gala, and working closely with the Director of Development on Friends of the League and all areas of giving.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Development

·   Drive annual fund giving to increase participation and donations from members and donors, using mailings, phone calls, email outreach, and other strategies.

·   Plan and execute cultivation events and Friends of The League donor events to maximize donor engagement.

·   Prepare solicitation mailings, including the year end appeal, bequest solicitations, Friends of the League appeal letters, and other appeals.

·   Work closely with the Director of Development to manage aspects of the annual Gala.

·   Plan and execute the Dream Ball cultivation event.

·   Coordinate social media and online fundraising with The League’s Marketing and Creative Services department to develop new revenue streams.

·   Supervise development interns as needed.

Membership

·   Develop and implement strategies for increasing membership retention and attracting new members, with the goal of increasing both annual giving and legacy giving from this important constituency.

·   Work closely with the Board of Control to update membership policies and practices in response to member needs.

·   Improve Member communications: member meeting notifications, renewal notices, communication to Life Members, thank you letters; etc.

·   Produce quarterly members email newsletter.

·   Produce membership overview documents and promotional materials for distribution to potential, new, and existing members.

·   Spearhead the annual renewal campaign.

·   Communicate with prospective new members and guide the application process.

·   Develop additional member benefits.

·   Improve and cultivate Life Member and alumni engagement.

·   Plan and execute member engagement events.

·   Work closely with the team's Database Manager for tracking of members.

Board of Control

·   Serve as liaison to The League's Board of Control-- attend Board Meetings, prepare agendas, take notes and prepare / distribute final meeting minutes.

· Related responsibilities as needed.

Requirements for this Job:

· Prior experience with Raiser's Edge, iWave, Mailchimp

· Demonstrated facility with managing, facilitating, and presenting to committees and groups

·       A highly organized individual who is efficient and detail-oriented

·       Possess good judgment and an ability to cultivate relationships internally and externally

·       Discretion with confidential and sensitive information

·       A self-starter comfortable managing multiple tasks and projects

·       Proficient in accessing and using research tools, social media, and computer/Internet applications

·       Competency for budgeting and reporting

· Experience with Alumni engagement

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Development/Membership Manager is responsible for ensuring an engaged membership program through communication, member benefits and events, and strategies to increase renewals, reinstatements, and new members…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
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    September 1, 2022
  • Application Deadline
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    August 5, 2022
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
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    Mid-level/Managerial
Salary
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USD $50,000 - USD $60,000
/ year

Benefits

This position is eligible for The League’s full range of benefits, including health insurance and 401(k) plans, as well as other fringe benefits offered through The Art Students League of New York.

This position is eligible for The League’s full range of benefits, including health insurance and 401(k) plans, as well as other fringe benefits offered through The Art Students…

Level of Language Proficiency

English fluency, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

English fluency, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Location

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On-site
215 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

How to Apply

Please email your resume along with a cover note letting us know why your background and experience makes you the perfect candidate for this job.

Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA): The Art Students League is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The Art Students League complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

PLEASE NOTE: due to the many resumes we receive we are only able to reply to those candidates who are selected for an interview. Thank you for your interest in the Development/Membership Manager position, and for your understanding.

Principals only. Recruiters, please do not contact or call.

Please email your resume along with a cover note letting us know why your background and experience makes you the perfect candidate for this job.

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