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Director of Development and Community Engagement

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Avalon Theatre
|
Washington, DC
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 12 días

OVERVIEW

The Avalon Theatre is seeking applications for the full-time position of Director of Development and Community Engagement to manage all aspects of the Avalon’s fundraising initiatives, membership program and community outreach.

The ideal candidate has experience working in a leadership position in development for a nonprofit arts organization, is tech savvy and is familiar with the Washington, DC philanthropic community, local businesses, and potentially untapped opportunities for our film-arts organization to strengthen membership and individual giving. The candidate is enthusiastic about the Avalon’s mission and joining the Avalon’s senior leadership team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Annual Fund Campaign

  • Manage the annual fund campaign.
  • Ensure accurate entry of all donations into the donor database and timely sending of acknowledgements.
  • Supervise maintenance of donor database, creation of donor reports and analysis of campaign results.
  • Conduct donor and donor prospect research.
  • Manage the cultivation plan for donor prospects.
  • Oversee, improve, and implement stewardship and retention strategies for current donors.

Fundraising Events

  • Oversee and plan development related events including the Avalon’s annual spring benefit.
  • Solicit underwriters and other major donors.

Grant Writing and Management

·       Manage foundation and government grant applications, administration and compliance.

  • Research foundation prospects to underwrite Avalon programs, general operations, and capital campaigns (as required).
  • Work with the Executive Director to develop grant application strategy and to generate grant proposals.

Membership

  • Implement innovative and effective approaches to retaining, engaging and recruiting members.
  • Work with the Membership Coordinator and front of house staff to support Avalon members.
  • Periodically evaluate Membership pricing and benefits and recommend changes as necessary.
  • Maintain and update marketing materials as needed in collaboration with the Marketing department.

Community Outreach

·       Lead, arrange and participate in the Avalon’s community outreach and engagement efforts.

·       Work with local community organizations such as Chevy Chase Citizens Association and Historic Chevy Chase DC to arrange Avalon participation in appropriate community events.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.  
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of related development work. 
  • Self-starter with demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills.
  • Skilled in standard office software, such as Word, Excel and Powerpoint. 
  • Experienced using and implementing fundraising database software.
  • Enthusiasm for film and the Avalon’s mission.


OVERVIEW

The Avalon Theatre is seeking applications for the full-time position of Director of Development and Community Engagement to manage all aspects of the Avalon’s fundraising initiatives, membership program and community…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha límite de postulación
    10 de diciembre de 2021
  • Educación
    Licenciatura
  • Nivel Profesional
    Profesional
Salario
USD $65.000 - USD $80.000
/ año
Salary commensurate with experience

Compensación

The Avalon benefits includes medical, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave and free movies at the Avalon. The Avalon offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule that enables employees to work from the office and/or home depending on the employee’s and Avalon’s needs. Some Avalon events may require the position to work occasional evenings or weekends.  All employees are required to provide proof that they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

The Avalon benefits includes medical, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave and free movies at the Avalon. The Avalon offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule that enables…

Nivel de Idiomas

English fluency

English fluency

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
Ubicación Asociada
5612 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20015, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@theavalon.org. No phone calls please.

The Avalon Theatre Project Inc. is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, or disability.  


Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@theavalon.org. No phone calls please.

The Avalon Theatre Project Inc. is an affirmative action employer and encourages applications…

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