Development Coordinator

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



119 Ripley Road
United States


South Shore Art Center seeks a Development Coordinator to work closely with the Executive Director on building strategic philanthropic partnerships to help fuel our creative vision for growth. S/he will oversee major gifts, grants, corporate sponsorship, special events and annual campaigns, while working in a creative and fast-paced office atmosphere. 


  • Play a lead role in developing and implementing annual fundraising plans, budgets and monthly cash flow projections for multiple streams, including grants, corporate sponsorship, major gifts, annual appeals and events. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director to identify and cultivate donors, and build strategic philanthropic partnerships.
  • Work to increase donor commitment and campaign participation through regular and sophisticated communication.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and other top leaders to drive organizational expansion and long-range funding strategies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date development files, records and systems.


  • Minimum 5+ years of development experience.
  • Track record of securing leadership gifts from individual donors.
  • Excellent donor-centric written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritize tasks.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills.
  • Organized and diligent record-keeping and administrative ability, as well as ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Computer skills to include data base, spreadsheet and Excel experience.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Strong work ethic and comfortable in a small, fast-paced, team-orientated work environment.
  • Belief in and passion for the role of art and design in education and career development, and demonstrated commitment to South Shore Art Center’s mission.  

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested applicants should:

  • Email resume/CV, letter of interest, salary expectations and three to five references to: Patrice Maye, Executive Director, at
  • Include Development Coordinator in subject line of email.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.