Individual Giving Manager

Employer: Speed Art Museum

Job Description

The Individual Giving Manager creates, implements, manages and assesses a comprehensive plan for prospecting, cultivating, stewarding and engaging mid-level individual donors.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Manage a portfolio of mid-level individual donors giving $500-$2,500 annually
• Develop and implement engagement and fundraising strategies to enhance and grow revenue and current and prospective mid-level individual donors
• Create, implement and assess all aspects of the gift cycle for mid-level donors:
– Initiate contacts with potential donors
– Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for prospects
– Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure
-Manage strategy and budget for mid-individual donor events
• Act as primary liaison between Advancement Department and the following Curatorial Groups: Speed Design, Cinephiles, Art on Paper Society – seeking to solicit additional members to join each group
• Plan recruitment and engagement for the following volunteer committees: Bacchanal, The Alliance, Speed Design, Cinephiles, Art on Paper
• Create strategy, messaging and events to support the growth of statewide support through the Commonwealth Circle
• Work collaboratively within Advancement department through prospect management and tracking system.
• Prepare written materials such as proposal budgets, gift agreements, correspondence, solicitation materials, acknowledgements, and regular communications
• Update and maintain donor database through collaboration with Advancement team members
• Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote organizational goals or solicit donations or sponsorships
• Attend and work donor events as needed to cultivate donors in coordination with other members of the Advancement Department.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
• Minimum 5 years prior fundraising experience
• Mission-driven; passionate about the Speed Art Museum and related constituencies
• Knowledge of the Speed Art Museum and key stakeholders is desirable but not essential
Essential Skills:
• Communication- Excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills. Organizational and political agility; developed negotiation skills
• Social judgment- Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.  Must be trustworthy.  Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.  Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment. Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, diversity and trust
• Ability to multi-task- Manages multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifts attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.
• Organizational ability- Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments.  Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order. Results/action-orientation; project management skills
• Problem solving skills- Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.  Unusually decisive in handling difficult problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.
• Intellectual ability- Ability to analyze situations with a strategic perspective. Strong strategic/financial analysis skills
• Computer skills- Comfortably and confidently uses specialized software including donor database. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
• Cooperativeness- Ability to reach out and build collegial relationships within the organization to promote cordial and productive interdepartmental connections for the team.
• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
• Ability to conduct research to gather information regarding grants and foundations
• Ability to plan and organize
• Ability to work accurately and efficiently and keep track of numerous projects simultaneously
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software
• Ability to use judgment and discretion; to keep confidentiality; to exercise tact and diplomacy
Supervisory Responsibility:
• This position is responsible for hiring, management, coaching and development of the Stewardship Coordinator.
Physical Demands:
• This is a largely stationary role. Some filing and the ability to lift up to 25 pounds is required.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
• This is a full-time exempt position. This position is NOT eligible for overtime pay.
• Willing, as necessary, to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends, and remains accessible when away from the Museum so the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
• Minimum 5 years prior fundraising experience
• Mission-driven; passionate about the Speed Art Museum and related constituencies
• Knowledge of the Speed Art Museum and key stakeholders is desirable but not essential

How to Apply:

To apply please visit our website at https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/872/Job/Index/384529/individual-giving-manager?ShowBackButton=True&BackUrl=%252fJoblink%252f872%252fSearch%252fResults