Individual Giving and Events Manager
The Individual Giving and Events Manager is responsible for implementing a robust fundraising strategy that builds and maintains donor relationships and increases individual support and engagement with the Museum across giving levels.
Responsibilities include overseeing and developing the Museum’s membership programs, securing giving to support exhibitions and programs, conceiving and delivering creative patron engagement opportunities including events and patrons trips nationally and internationally, planning and executing the Museum’s two annual fundraising events (Annual Gala and Spring/Summer party), developing other individual giving initiatives including online campaigns, and supporting Board giving and engagement. The Manager reports to and works closely with the Director of External Affairs.
Lead planning and execution of the Museum’s major fundraising events (Annual Gala and Spring/Summer Party)
Maintain direct relationships with donors and build new relationships by creating opportunities for engagement with the Museum and by highlighting museum programming.
Maintain existing and develop new relationships with patrons, donors, trustees and members
Devise and deliver donor engagement programs including special, talks, events, visits, cultivation dinners and trips nationally and internationally
Manage and grow corporate membership program
Execute special fundraising projects (i.e. art sales, Kickstarter, Adopt-A-Building program, etc
Write and follow up letters of inquiry, acknowledgment letters, and appeals
Research new funding prospects and support all efforts to identify, cultivate, and steward new and existing donors
Follow all processes and procedures for receiving and recording gifts and updating funder lists
Track all donors and prospects in eTapestry, run custom reports, generate mailing lists.
This list represents the essential functions of the role, this list does not constitute an exhaustive list of job functions