Development Associate, Foundation Relations & Individual Giving

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Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 18, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Title: Development Associate, Foundation Relations & Individual Giving

Department: Development

Reports to: Development Director

Class: Exempt-Full Time

 

Asolo Rep is seeking a Development Associate, Foundation Relations & Individual Giving, to work with a dynamic team to achieve Asolo Rep’s Community Income goals by securing funding from foundations, government, individuals and other granting sources.

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

Foundation Relations:

  • Execution of the organization’s annual institutional giving plan, which forecasts income from foundations, corporate foundations, and government in support of Asolo Rep’s operations, programs and education initiatives in partnership with Development Director and related staff
  • Research capital grant funding opportunities and liaise with the Development Director on writing capital grant funding requests
  • Compile research and cultivation profiles for annual and campaign prospects
  • Write and coordinate funding proposals, follow-up correspondence, gift acknowledgements, interim and final reports, and invitations to attend funded programs in collaboration with related staff
  • Conduct prospect research to identify potential new funding sources
  • Manage annual grants calendar to ensure compliance with proposal and reporting deadlines
  • Develop and nurture relationships with foundation and government representatives
  • Ensure proper donor recognition on all print, online promotional materials and digital presentations
  • Track funds received against annual budget income goals
  • Maintain donor and prospect contact information in the Tessitura database
  • Attend development events and assist as needed
  • Attend at least one performance of every Asolo Rep production
  • In consultation with the Major Gifts Specialist, steward relationships with members of Asolo Rep’s different donor groups, and identify opportunities to engage major donors through various performances and behind-the-scenes activities
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Assistantships/Endowment Associate, to encourage donors to diversify their areas of giving annually, and to make gifts for the Capital and Endowment Campaigns
  • Manage and coordinate timely and accurate submission and editing of development content for the Season Program Book, Playbills, Season Brochure, website and digital presentations and promotional materials for donor-supported programs, events and activities
  • In collaboration with Development Data Associate, ensure accurate data entry, contact management, donor research, and financial recordkeeping, timely gift acknowledgement and renewal correspondence, using discretion with confidential information
  • Compile and maintain research of major donors and prospects for distribution to key staff and board members
  • Assist in preparation of reporting materials for monthly board and committee meetings Individual Giving – Director’s Society and Angels Membership 
  • Steward relationships with members of Asolo Rep’s different donor groups, with a primary focus on donors giving below the major donor level, in partnership with development staff and board members
  • Manage monthly print and email campaigns to renew and attract members to Asolo Rep donor groups with a primary focus on donors giving below the major donor level
  • In collaboration with the Major Gifts Specialist, design and implement cultivation strategies to move current donors up giving levels and to secure new donors
  • In collaboration with the Major Gifts Specialist, act as staff liaison for the Prospect Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Facilitate communications to donors, including but not limited to: invitations to activities, benefit delivery, and ways to support the theatre
  • In collaboration with Development Data Associate, ensure accurate data entry, contact management, donor research, and financial recordkeeping, timely gift acknowledgement and renewal correspondence, using discretion with confidential information
  • In collaboration with Development Data Associate, track funds raised from individual gifts against annual budget income goals
  • Ensure proper donor recognition on print and online promotional materials in coordination with marketing department
  • Coordinate donor attendance at monthly backstage tours and lead tours
  • In collaboration with Special Events Manager and Major Gifts Specialist organize specific events for donors giving below the major donor level and for prospects throughout the season and manage RSVPs as assigned
  • Collaborate with members across various Asolo Rep departments, such as production and house management to ensure seamless execution of donor events and activities
  • Manage Designer Brunches and Halo DayQualifications:The ideal candidate will have three to five years of Development experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have superior writing skills, an outgoing/friendly personality, ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines, exhibit strength under pressure, and are able to work with multiple personality types. Preferred skills include fundraising for the arts and experience with the Tessitura database software. Additional hours at evening and weekend events and performances are required. 

Please send resume and references http://www.asolorep.org/about/work-with-us

 

Asolo Repertory Theatre is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.