Posted on February 27, 2013
Wingspan Arts - Development Manager
Wingspan Arts, a provider of innovative high-quality arts education programs for school-aged children, is seeking a highly professional Development Manager who will report to the Executive Director and work closely with Program Directors. The candidate should be organized, detail-oriented and ready to be part of a successful and rapidly growing organization.
Applicants should have background or interest in the arts and/or arts education and three to five years of relevant experience in fundraising and corporate/individual giving. Strong writing, oral, organizational and administrative skills needed in addition to being able to work collaboratively and handle several projects simultaneously. Strong computer skills necessary, as well as experience with databases, preparing grant proposals and other related materials.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work closely with the Board of Directors, staff and consultants to build and implement Wingspan Arts’ fundraising and development plans.
Build on and expand all sources of funding with an emphasis on Institutional Giving.
Generate grant proposals, reports, acknowledgements and general correspondence for Foundation, Corporation and Government funding sources to meet appropriate deadlines.
Work with the Board of Directors to increase individual donations through the stewardship of existing donors and identification of potential new supporters.
Maintain and manage systems for tracking and acknowledging grants, gifts, donor histories and profiles.
Play an active role in organizing and managing fundraising and cultivation events.
Create and manage any fundraising related materials (mail appeals, newsletters, etc.)
Full time position
Salary is commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits.
Anticipated Start Date: May 1, 2013
Please email cover letter and resume to:
Subject: Development Manager
No phone calls please. Unfortunately we will not be able to respond to every applicant, only potential candidates will hear from us.