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Director of Donor Relations

Art and Culture Center, Hollywood

SEEKING DIRECTOR OF DONOR RELATIONS

The Art and Culture Center/Hollywood (ACCH) cultivates creativity and the support of the arts in our community through education, innovation and collaboration.  ACCH, founded in 1975, is one of nine Major Cultural Institutions in Broward County. It will be expanding its facilities by building a new arts education building, studio arts theatre, gallery and community spaces. ACCH presents year-round contemporary gallery exhibitions, education programs and live performances for children, youth and adults.

Reports to: Executive Director

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage a comprehensive fund development plan for prospects and donors in conjunction with Director of Development, Deputy Director and Executive Director
  • Specifically look at ways to engage the community and stakeholders for financial support in new education, performing and gallery spaces/buildings at the Center and programs, including naming opportunities
  • Establish solicitation priorities, manage prospect lists, research new prospects, develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies relating to fundraising
  • Work closely with corporations, foundations and individuals to deepen existing relationships and to grow and build new long-term partnerships
  • Assist in implementing stewardship plan to increase donors’ level of giving
  • Secure sponsorships for fundraising events as well as Center’s programs     Assist in planning fundraising events with team
  • Solicit and maintain corporate and patron sponsors by developing year-round cultivation and retention plans to  maximize participation and/or contributions and minimize costs

·         Assist and/or write proposals and grants to support goals of raising funds

  • Develop strong relationships within the community in partnership with staff to foster a positive image as well as significant partnerships with the goal of raising funds
  • Work with Communications and Partnerships Director to increase memberships and donations

·         Research the possibility and work with fellow staff members on the viability of creating and running volunteer fundraising groups such as Young Professionals and/or Docents, Auxiliary Groups

·         Ensure data related to prospects and donors is recorded and tracked in electronic and hard copy files

·         Other projects and tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in the fundraising/development/philanthropic and special events for a nonprofit with a track record of success
  • Major gifts and building campaign experience helpful
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail, administrative organization, thoroughness and accuracy needed
  • Must be a self-starter
  • The ability to work independently as well as a part of a team
  • Experience with Word, Excel necessary; database record-keeping experience helpful
  • Strong desire and motivation to carry out the organization’s mission, with the focus on special events, fundraising and stewardship

Salary and Benefits:
Part-time or full-time with benefits; If full time, annual salary range $50,000 to $60,000. Occasional evening/weekend hours for events.  Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed.

To Apply:
Send in confidence via mail to Art and Culture Center/Hollywood, 1650 Harrison Street, Hollywood, FL  33020, Attn: Donor Relations Positon or via email to info@artandculturecenter.org  No phone calls, please. Position open until filled. 

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