Nonprofit
New
Published 12 days ago

Assistant, Capital Campaign

Hybrid, Work must be performed in or near New York, NY

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Education:High School Diploma Required
Experience Level:Entry level
Salary:USD $45,000 - $48,000 / year

Description

The School of American Ballet trains, develops, and nurtures talented young dancers from diverse backgrounds for careers in classical ballet with New York City Ballet and companies around the world. As the premier ballet academy in the country, we aspire to uphold the values of equity and inclusion and to enrich the lives of our students and the art form.


The Campaign Assistant is a new position in SAB’s Development Department, supporting efforts to raise $20 million in a 90th Anniversary Capital Campaign. Through your work, the Campaign Assistant will enable SAB to provide the very best training and support, facilities, and scholarship program for our talented students; broaden our impact and expand possibilities for the art form for years to come; and give the School financial stability and promise for the future.


The salary range is $45,000-$48,000 commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. SAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


SAB offers a hybrid work schedule and a superior benefits package including full health benefits (medical and dental), four weeks of vacation plus two paid holiday weeks for winter break, and retirement savings benefits. Complimentary tickets to New York City Ballet during their fall, winter, and spring seasons are also a benefit.


Responsibilities

The Campaign Assistant will report to the Director of Development and work closely with the Campaign Director and fellow members of the Development Department. Professional responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Administrative Support:     

  • Efficiently and thoroughly manage campaign administrative needs including maintaining files and the donor database, creating and updating tracking systems, preparing progress reports, providing clerical assistance, and collaborating with coworkers.
  • Continually refine the table of gifts, prospect pipeline, and master prospect list.
  • Maintain a list of recognition opportunities and gift acceptance policies.
  • Schedule appointments, coordinate meeting logistics, and prepare meeting materials.
  • Process campaign invoices and track and reconcile expenses.
  • Work with outside vendors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Donor Correspondence and Appreciation:

  • Respond to donor questions in a timely and professional manner.
  • Participate in the development of campaign proposals, reports, templates, website updates, and general correspondence.
  • Draft weekly gift acknowledgments and ensure completion of recognition materials.
  • Assist in the development of personalized donor appreciation messages.
  • Manage all campaign mailings and mailing lists.

Event Planning and Management:     

  • Plan and oversee campaign events by coordinating all logistics including developing facility work orders, hiring and communicating with vendors, creating event timelines and staffing assignments, and overseeing event setup and breakdown.
  • Coordinate invitation design, pull and review mailing lists, and take RSVPs.

Gift Processing and Pledge Management:

  • Process all campaign gifts in coordination with the Finance Department.
  • Record all pledge agreements and manage the pledge tracking and fulfillment process.

Prospect Research:

  • Identify and research current and prospective donors, create donor profiles, and assist in the development of solicitation plans.
  • Prepare weekly call lists and provide support with donor cultivation activities and events.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Attention to detail and administrative organizational abilities. Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple assignments, and utilize proactive communication.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work successfully with colleagues, donors, volunteers, and vendors.
  • Written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and capacity to learn and utilize a fundraising database. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar databases is a plus.
  • Interest in the performing arts, dance, and/or education preferred (prior knowledge of ballet or SAB not required).
  • Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours for donor events.

The School of American Ballet trains, develops, and nurtures talented young dancers from diverse backgrounds for careers in classical ballet with New York City Ballet and companies around the world. As the premier ballet academy in the…

Benefits

The salary range is $45,000-$48,000 commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. SAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an equitable and inclusive program and a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


SAB offers a hybrid work schedule and a superior benefits package including full health benefits (medical and dental), four weeks of vacation plus two paid holiday weeks for winter break, and retirement savings benefits. Complimentary tickets to New York City Ballet during their fall, winter, and spring seasons are also a benefit. 


Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical & Dental)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan (403b) with company match after one year of service
  • Annual Paid Time Off (20 vacation days, 10 sick days, public and religious holidays, two-week winter break)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • FSA and DCFSA Benefits
  • Over-time Eligible
  • Hybrid Work Schedule
  • New York City Ballet Tickets

The salary range is $45,000-$48,000 commensurate with experience. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. SAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to an equitable and…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
70 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023, USA
5th Floor

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter and resume via this link: https://apply.workable.com/j/9159BC9A7C. No phone calls or agencies please.


First-round candidates interviewed via Zoom; second-round candidates in person at SAB. If you are given a conditional offer, SAB requires three references and a background check. 

Submit a cover letter and resume via this link: https://apply.workable.com/j/9159BC9A7C. No phone calls or agencies please.


First-round candidates interviewed via Zoom; second-round…

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