Manager of Institutional Giving

Park Avenue Armory
New York, United States
$60,000.00 - $70,000.00
Closing date
Aug 10, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Grant Seeking, Special Events, Programs, Grant Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling artists to create and audiences to experience epic and adventurous presentations that cannot be mounted elsewhere in New York City.



The Manager of Institutional Giving is part of a two-person institutional giving team responsible for raising approximately $2.5 million in annual support.  The role primarily manages a portfolio of small to mid level corporate, foundation, and government supporters, as well as takes a lead role with stewarding season sponsors.  In addition, the Manager plays an important part in funder research and identifying new funding opportunities, while assisting with other institutional giving fundraising priorities as needed.  The work requires excellent writing, interpersonal, and administrative skills.


The Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Giving and works closely with the Director of Development and collaboratively with the entire Development Department.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function to a high professional standard.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Ideal candidates will be highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented self-starters who work well within a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, and proactively manage multiple projects and priorities with concurrent and changing deadlines.
  • Entrepreneurial skill in developing cultivation strategies and presentation materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Strength working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as in internet research; Tessitura or similar database knowledge a plus.
  • Please note that Park Avenue Armory employees work onsite during weekday office hours and are required to present proof of Covid-19 vaccination, including booster as soon as eligible. Requests for reasonable accommodations for medical, religious, or other reasons will be considered in accordance with applicable law.



  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising, preferably in institutional giving for a performing and/or visual arts organization, personal interest in arts and culture a plus.
  • Experience writing grants to foundations, corporations, and government entities.
  • Event experience a plus, with ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and holidays in support of events and programs



Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job posting describes you, then please apply for this role.


Park Avenue Armory provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.



Compensation starts at $60,000 annually, commensurate with experience.



All applications should include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, and be emailed to HR@ARMORYONPARK.ORG with “Manager of Institutional Giving” in the subject line. Only applications submitted in this format will be reviewed.  No phone calls, please.

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