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Development Director

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The ArtsCenter
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Carrboro, NC

The ArtsCenter


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Published 15 days ago

February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021
$50,000 - $55,000

Position Overview

The ArtsCenter is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan to sustain and increase contributions to The ArtsCenter. This includes developing a strategic approach that supports a plan for grant research and solicitation, identification of key prospects, ongoing cultivation of donors and development of new sources of income. While The ArtsCenter is actively engaged in a Capital Campaign, this position will be responsible for managing the Annual Fund and will not be expected to raise capital funds. This is a full-time year-round, salaried position with benefits. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Board of Directors in strategic donor development and philanthropy training. Salary range is $50,000-$55,000, per year, depending upon experience.


Position Responsibilities Include:

·        Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and steward private sector funds by targeting foundations, corporations, and individuals. Prepare and submit grant applications as outlined in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization.

·        Prepares renewal grants as applicable with local, state and federal government agencies; foundations; and corporations.

·        Serves as principal major gifts fundraiser, achieving short and long-term goals.

  • Works with Executive Director and collaborates with Board to create a development plan which increases revenues through evaluation and measurable goals.

·        Participate as a leader in crafting, monitoring and evaluating the development plan including a master development calendar.

·        Ensures constant, quality research of funding sources and trends to better position The ArtsCenter for future changes in fundraising and the marketplace. Monitors trends in the community or region and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary.

·        Develops new and innovative ways to improve the fundraising capacity of the organization and to create new opportunities for contributed income.

·        Oversees the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization.

·        Maintains donor/member database and sends solicitations and acknowledgement on a regular scheduled basis.


Skills Required Include:

·        Minimum four (4) years working in a full-time fundraising capacity for a nonprofit organization.

·        Ability to build relationships; Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.

·        Strength with effective communication: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.

·        Background and/ and or interest in the arts and passion to promote the importance of the arts and culture for all in the community.

·        Knowledge of philanthropy in the Triangle- foundations, corporations and other potential funding opportunities in the region preferred.

·        Familiarity with CRM software and facility with managing database programs and MS software.

·        Desire to foster Teamwork and to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve issues, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

·        Capacity to make decisions and to independently assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.


The ArtsCenter is committed to attracting a diverse staff and strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. We value candidates with unique experiences and backgrounds and a passion for the arts.


Organizational summary:

Located in Carrboro, North Carolina, The ArtsCenter is a 501(c)(3) arts non-profit that exists to create an educational environment that provide opportunities, inspiration, and tools to people of all ages, race and skill levels to participate in the arts. Offering classes, performances, and art exhibits all year round, The ArtsCenter is the single largest employer of artists in Orange County and serves more than 100,000 students and citizens throughout the area.  


To Apply:

Please send resume along with a cover letter and references to dmayer@artscenterlive.org, no phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled with priority given to resumes received before January 30th. Regional candidates only please.

Position Overview

The ArtsCenter is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan to sustain and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

Health/vision/dental, 401k, paid vacation

Health/vision/dental, 401k, paid vacation

Location

300 G East Main Street, Carrboro, NC 27510

How to Apply

Please send resume along with a cover letter and references to dmayer@artscenterlive.org, no phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled with priority given to resumes received before January 30th. Regional candidates only please.

Please send resume along with a cover letter and references to dmayer@artscenterlive.org, no phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is…

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