January 6, 2019
Job Title: Development Coordinator
Supervisor: Deputy Director
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, full-time
The New Art Center is a community art education space that offers everyone, at all levels of ability, exceptional opportunities to make, exhibit, view, think about and talk about art.
This position requires a highly organized, energetic professional who can work independently as well as engage as a team-player in supporting the development operations of the organization in order to maintain and enhance the organization’s philanthropic revenue. In addition to exceptional attention to detail, this position:
- Processes incoming gifts including financial reporting and record-keeping, and recognizing and thanking donors
- Supports development efforts of the Executive Director including researching potential donors or grant opportunities; preparing lists and talking points for calls and visits
- Assists the Executive Director in developing appeals and special events including email, conventional mail, crowd-funding and social media efforts
- Manages and maintains the database and segmentation structure for donor and student marketing and fund development efforts, including data capture and analysis of mail, email and social media outreach results, and notes taken during donor visits and/or calls
- Develops and implements 4-6 events annually for the Friends of New Art Center
- Recruits and manages volunteers from the community to help with events
- Works closely with the Marketing & Communications Manager on design and content of fundraising and marketing materials
Experience and Requirements
- 3 years actively involved in the support of professional fundraising including annual fund, special events, individual giving or related areas of fund development
- Professional and pleasant phone manner, and customer service mindset
- Ability to build relationships and engage with students, teachers, donors and potential donors
- Organizational and event management experience
- Working knowledge of FileMaker, Raiser’s Edge, or other development software
- Experience with donor databases, audience segmentation and data mining to achieve optimal personal contact with donors and potential donors
- Excellent writing skills
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, sit for long periods of time, and occasionally help the “team” with activities not directly associated with Development, including light physical work such as carrying boxes, or setting up for events. (The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Work performed in an office environment and studio/exhibition environment with occasional travel to offsite locations.
About our Organization
The position is exempt and eligible for benefits. As a non-profit organization, we pay for short-term disability; offer health insurance with a 75% employer contribution; and offer (but do not pay for) dental insurance. We have a very generous paid time-off policy. NAC is an equal opportunity employer. Our organization offers a supportive culture that takes art and artists seriously. We serve over 2,500 students annually in hundreds of classes and workshops. Our faculty includes some of the region’s most esteemed art educators. In a setting that is welcoming and conveniently located, we offer an inclusive, multi-generational approach to art education that has served children, teens and adults at all skill levels since 1977.
We have one of the few mid-sized nonprofit exhibition spaces in New England. While our main exhibition program is currently on hold, we do have a small gallery for our student and faculty exhibitions.
Please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to:
61 Washington Park
Newtonville, MA 02460