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Major Gifts/Individual Giving Associate

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TheaterWorks, Inc
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Hartford, CT
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Published 29 days ago

Summary of Position:

As a vital member of the development team of TheaterWorks Hartford, the MAJOR GIFTS/INDIVIDUAL GIVING ASSOCIATE will serve as a front-line fundraiser actively prospecting, cultivating and soliciting individual donors for annual operating, planned giving and special project gifts.

Essential functions of the position:

  • Support current individual giving efforts and work with the Director of Development to develop new strategies and outreach initiatives to grow individual support.
  • Maintain an active portfolio of major ($500+) donors and prospects, and develop and implement strategic engagement and solicitation plans for each.
  • Develop fundraising strategies that correlate with TWH’s productions and programs and align with donor philanthropic objectives.
  • Build and maintain relationships with donors/prospects via phone calls, personal visits, written contact and events.
  • Regularly attend external events that provide the opportunity to network with current and prospective donors.
  • Identify annual financial goals for donor portfolio, track, measure and report on progress, reevaluating plans quarterly to optimize results and ensure alignment with goals. 
  • Document correspondence, meetings, and interactions with donors in the database.
  • Partner with TWH Board members, Producing Artistic Director, Director of Development and colleagues from across the organization in donor cultivation efforts.
  • Understand and effectively communicate TWH’s mission, values and programs.
  • Support general fundraising projects, events and tasks as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in Development, preferably with individual giving and direct solicitation experience.
  • Bachelor's degree; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office at an advanced level and experience with donor databases. Familiarity with PatronManager a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior time-management skills.
  • Self-starter who is also a team player with a personal commitment to TWH’s mission.
  • Familiarity with the Hartford arts and philanthropic community a plus.
  • Able to work some nights and weekends.


Summary of Position:

As a vital member of the development team of TheaterWorks Hartford, the MAJOR GIFTS/INDIVIDUAL GIVING ASSOCIATE will serve as a front-line fundraiser actively prospecting, cultivating and soliciting individual…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 18, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

USD 26,000 - USD 32,000
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Benefits

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Level of Language Proficiency

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Location

On-site
233 Pearl St, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

How to Apply

To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter and references to dina@twhartford.org and type Major Gifts/Individual Giving Search in the subject line. Search will remain open until the position is filled. No phone calls please. TheaterWorks Hartford is an equal opportunity employer. BIPOC candidates encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Please send resume, cover letter and references to dina@twhartford.org and type Major Gifts/Individual Giving Search in the subject line. Search will remain open until the…

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