- Mural Arts of Philadelphia
- Pennsylvania, United States
- $30,000.00 - $40,000.00
- Closing date
- May 26, 2022
- Position Type
- Fundraising, Capital Campaigns, Direct Marketing, Fundraising Administration, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Other Fundraising, Special Events, Administrative, Arts Administration
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Mural Arts Philadelphia is the largest public art initiative of
its kind, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over
30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a
collaborative and equitable process, creating nearly 4,000 artworks
that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural
Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges
of understanding with projects that attract artists from
Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth
education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and
public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a
firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’
iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia
worldwide recognition as the “City of Murals.”
Mural Arts seeks a Development Associate. This individual is essential to the execution of day-to-day operations of the Development Department. The main areas of responsibility include data entry and database maintenance, donor services, and departmental administration. They will also have opportunities to contribute to grant reporting, event support, develop relationships with donors, partners, and vendors, and be involved in other departmental activities.
Mural Arts seeks candidates who value and demonstrate the following core competencies: committed problem solving, deep thinking & fearless creation, inquisitive learning, thoughtful communication, mindful collaboration, personal accountability, and a commitment to actively prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
This position is full-time and reports to the Director of Development and the Manager of Development Operations.
Accurately completes daily gift entry
following established department policies and procedures.
Accurately prepares and distributes
donor correspondence including acknowledgment letters per
established department timeline.
Assists Manager of Development
Operations with Board administration including meeting materials
preparation, recording and preparing minutes, and maintaining of
Assists with the creation of
sponsorship packets and contributes to grants reporting.
Assists with routine and special
Generates pledge reminders following
established department policies.
Provides back-up for Raiser’s
Edge/Salesforce posting and reconciliation with the Finance
Coordinates benefits fulfillment for
annual campaign and special campaigns.
Processes development event
registrations, ticket sales, and RSVPs.
Maintains the integrity of all donor
data across individual, corporate, foundation, and government
donors. Works closely with Manager of Development Operations to
ensure data health and integrity.
Implements the document management
procedures for the department, including hard copy and digital
files. Scans and stores original gift documentation.
Respond to list/data requests from
the development team. Create queries and simple reports for
mailings or data analysis based on requests.
Acts as representative of the
department and Mural Arts at meetings, events, through answering
phones, and responding to email inquiries in a friendly,
well-informed, and professional manner.
Conduct prospect research and
maintains a high degree of confidentiality concerning any materials
or information relating to donor records.
The successful candidate will possess:
Exceptional attention to detail
Organized and methodical approach to
Strong analytical abilities and
commitment to problem-solving
High degree of confidentiality
concerning information relating to donor records
Ability to work in fast-paced
Ability to work collaboratively to
meet departmental goals
Desire to be situated in nonprofit
Development department and learn about Development services and
Familiarity with Salesforce or
comparable data entry experience strongly preferred
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
professional experience (2-3 years) strongly preferred
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