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New York, New York
<p>Major Not For Profit is seeking an accomplished and driven individual for the position of Director of Development. This is an opportunity to play an essential role in helping the Academy achieve its mission. The ideal candidate will be an experienced fundraiser or business development professional with a proven track record of revenue generation achieved by creating and developing effective relationships within a non-profit or arts organization.</p><p>RESPONSIBILITIES:</p><p></p> Report to and partner with the President on all major fundraising initiatives Solicit contributions from individuals and seek opportunities for major gifts Implement an annual program of cultivation and special events to deepen relationships and expand the donor base Devise revenue generation strategies and outreach plans with particular focus on ticket sales to ensure goals are surpassed for the Academys two main fundraisers - Tribeca Ball and Take Home a Nude Acknowledge all gifts and ensure donor and event attendee information is captured for future outreach and performance analysis Develop, plan and execute appeals including a biannual Annual Fund by mail and online Create the content and manage the publication of an Annual Report to promote Monitor opportunities at grant-making foundations, corporations and federal and state grants and make applications where appropriate Serve as the primary staff liaison to the Board of Trustees and the relevant committees Devise and implement strategies for Trustee engagement Monitor and report regularly on all development programs and activities<p>REQUIREMENTS</p><p>Bachelors degree and minimum of three years experience in fundraising/development or business development within an arts organizationEntrepreneurial and engaging approach to positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraisingStrong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skillsProven record of raising funds/revenues by influencing and forming effective relationships with a wide range of people and organizationsSelf-starter, able to work alone as well as working as a team playerMust have thorough knowledge of Excel and Word; Raisers Edge preferred</p><p>Salary is up to 65K</p>
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