Search

Job

Development Manager

Posted by
Museum of Sonoma County
|
Santa Rosa, CA

Museum of Sonoma County


New
|
Published 16 days ago

March 15, 2021
March 1, 2021
$54,080 - $58,240

Job Title: Development Manager       Updated: February 11, 2021

Reports to: Executive Director               Status: Exempt 40 hours/week 

                                                                             Some weekends and evenings required Temporarily remote due to Covid restrictions                                                                                                                                                                Position Description: The Development Manager supports achievement of the fundraising goals of the organization. This position develops and manages all in-person and virtual fundraising events including solicitation of In-Kind contributions for events and programs. This position is responsible for grant prospecting and management; exhibition sponsorship prospecting; donor and membership database management; Board and donor communications; and Annual Fund and other direct mail solicitations This position supervises the Volunteer and Membership Coordinator.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Development

·      Collaborate with the Executive Director on relationship building and fundraising opportunities that are strategic and of the highest priority.

·      Design and manage fundraising campaigns, including the fall Annual Fund Appeal, and other project specific campaigns through direct mail and other marketing methods.

·      Design, manage and implement virtual and in-person development events, including the annual fundraising Gala, in cooperation with other staff, including obtaining all necessary licenses, permits and equipment rentals.

·      Evaluate and document the fundraising activities upon completion of each event to ensure quality, productivity, and relevance towards meeting fundraising goals.

·      Assist with the implementation of Development Committee fundraising strategy.

·      Solicit In-Kind contributions to the Museum, such as wine and auction items, to support development and program events. 

·      Prospect exhibition sponsorship for upcoming exhibitions. 

·      Serve as a passionate and informed advocate for the Museum. Clearly communicate the impact of the Museum’s work, verbally and in writing, throughout corporate and community networks.

·      Prospect grant opportunities. Track all grants and work with other staff to ensure timely applications are submitted, and grant reporting deadlines are met.

·      Responsible for database management for Museum donations and memberships, including data entry, data verification, software updates, and producing donor and membership reports as needed for the Executive Director.

·      Responsible for ensuring appropriate and timely donor recognition, including processing of thank you letters, follow-up phone calls, recognition in newsletters, website, and donor panels.  

·      Coordinate production of development materials in collaboration with Marketing Manager and Executive Director.

·      Manage the Development budget.

·      Plan and execute the NonProfitEasy (Fundly) database conversion to a more robust platform in 2022.



Membership

·      Responsible for management of the membership program including solicitation of renewals and new memberships.

·      Responsible for implementing efforts to contact lapsed members.

·      Responsible for ensuring that all Museum members are acknowledged appropriately and recognized for their support.

·      Supervise database management including membership payment processing, reconciliation of database reports with Finance, and production of reports as needed for the Executive Director.

·      Implement other membership marketing strategies in collaboration with the Executive Director and Development Committee.

·      Responsible for ensuring that content in membership brochures and the Museum’s website are accurate and current.


Office Administration

·      This position works closely with the Executive Director and serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and Committees.

·      Responsibilities include sending out meeting reminders with advance materials, securing meeting locations, and preparing meeting locations with necessary supplies and refreshments. (post-Covid.)

·      Maintain existing Board Portal with general board document updates, including bylaws, board responsibilities, and board contact lists.

·      Maintain online Board & Committee calendar.

·      Responsible for filing Board minutes and Committee reports and ensuring the files are complete.

·      Backup for Marketing and Visitor Experience Manager as needed.

·      Other office and administrative duties as assigned.


Education & Experience

·      Bachelor’s degree, or commensurate experience required.

·      Experience with in-person and/or virtual fundraising event planning required.

·      Experience identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donor, member & sponsorship relationships required.

·      Experience with non-profit database management required.

·      Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat fluency required.

·      Experience with developing and managing a budget preferred.

·      Experience working in a Museum or other cultural arts organization preferred.

·      Experience with grants preferred.

·      Supervisory experience preferred.

·      Experience with a database conversion/software implementation preferred.

·      Experience with Constant Contact, NonProfitEasy(Fundly), Wordpress, and QuickBooks Point of Sale preferred.


Skills & Abilities

·      Dynamic visionary with exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

·      Must keep privileged information confidential

·      Excellent donor relation skills and an understanding of the fundraising community.

·      Superb written, verbal, management, and organization skills. Selected candidates may be asked to submit a writing sample.

·      High degree of integrity and drive.

·      Must be able to multitask, be flexible, personable, responsible, organized, and accurate with details, as well as a collaborative team player that is respectful of others.

·      Must be proactive, work under deadlines and implement projects in a timely manner.

·      Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.



Physical Demands

·      Sitting at desk for prolonged periods of time, walking, standing, climbing stairs, hearing (telephone, at meetings, etc.) lifting/carrying up to 30 pounds, and reaching both above and below shoulder height. 



Salary and Benefits: Salary range is $54,080 to $58,240 per year. Full-time Museum employees are eligible for medical, dental, FSA, vacation and sick leave upon completion of the Introductory Period as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Museum staff members enjoy free admission to hundreds of museums around the country, free or discounted admission to all Museum events and programs, and discounts at the Museum gift shop.


Mission Statement:

The Museum of Sonoma County engages and inspires our diverse community with art and history exhibitions, collections, and public programs that are inclusive, education, and relevant.

 

 

The Museum of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



        To Apply

        All applications must include a cover letter explaining how your are qualified, and why you are interested in this position.

        Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

        Elizabeth Smith, Finance & HR Manager

        resumes@museumsc.org

        

        The interview process will be remote.

        No phone calls, please

        Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021, or until filled.

            

Job Title: Development Manager       Updated: February 11, 2021

Reports to: Executive Director               Status: Exempt 40 hours/week 

                                                                             Some weekends and evenings required Temporarily remote due to Covid restrictions                                                                                                                                                                Position Description: The Development…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

Full-time Museum employees are eligible for medical, dental, FSA, vacation and sick leave upon completion of the Introductory Period as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Museum staff members enjoy free admission to hundreds of museums around the country, free or discounted admission to all Museum events and programs, and discounts at the Museum gift shop.

Full-time Museum employees are eligible for medical, dental, FSA, vacation and sick leave upon completion of the Introductory Period as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Museum…

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
425 7th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

How to Apply

All applications must include a cover letter explaining how you are qualified, and why you are interested in this position.

        Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

        Elizabeth Smith, Finance & HR Manager

        resumes@museumsc.org

        

        The interview process will be remote.

        No phone calls, please

        Deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021, or until filled.

All applications must include a cover letter explaining how you are qualified, and why you are interested in this position.

        Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

        Elizabeth…

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.