The Development Associate, Individual and Major Giving will play
a pivotal role in raising $11 - 12M of funds annually by executing
gift entry and donor acknowledgments, overseeing exhibition and
program fulfillment, and accurately maintaining the CRM database.
The Development Associate with also provide administrative support
and prospect research to the Individual and Major Giving
fundraising area of the Development Department (contributions of
$2,500 and above).
Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
- Tracks and enters incoming gifts and prepares tailored
acknowledgement letters for Annual and Major Giving donors.
- Maintains and updates donor records in Salesforce CRM to
reflect ongoing research, cultivation, solicitation, and
- Researches and prepares confidential donor and prospect
reports, using both internal and external sources of information,
for use by member/donor relationship managers in cultivating and
- Creates proposals, benefit fulfillment packets, credit lines
and final reports for exhibition and program sponsors.
- Provides support for Planned Giving projects and FAMSF Legacy
- Assists in executing communications with major donors as
needed, including list pull and review, data clean up, and letter
- Provides general administrative assistance, including donor
correspondence, meeting notes, proposal follow-up, supply and
catalogue orders, expense management, and scheduling.
- As needed, work with the Special Events department prior to
events and assists with post-event follow-up.
Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
Work Experience: Two years of experience working in a
development office with a background in fundraising
Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of the
- Experience with relational, project management, and research
databases, preferably Salesforce, Asana and iWave.
- Excellent organizational, writing, and communication skills.
Experience with proofreading and editing.
- Experience in customer service, including professional phone
manner and the ability to engage courteously and effectively with
donors, public, and staff.
- Ability to produce work that exhibits a high degree of accuracy
and attention to detail.
- Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel software
- Experience with record keeping.
- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and work
independently with minimal supervision.
Application Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2022
COFAM is committed to advancing career opportunities for a
diverse pool of qualified and capable talent, centering equity and
inclusion across all aspects of our recruitment strategy.
Step 1 - Start of the pay range is $26.31 per hour
This is a union position eligible for the Museums' benefits
package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance plus a
generous time off package.
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Arts Museums of San Francisco, a department of the City and County
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Comprising the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the
Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, we are the largest public arts
institution in the City of San Francisco and one of the largest art
museums in the United States. The de Young, designed by Herzog
& de Meuron and located in Golden Gate Park, showcases American
art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international
contemporary art, textiles and costumes, and art from the Americas,
the Pacific, and Africa. The Legion of Honor displays a collection
of over 4,000 years of ancient and European art including Auguste
Rodin's The Thinker and houses the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic
Arts in a Beaux-Arts style building overlooking Lincoln Park and
the Golden Gate Bridge.