The Donor Relations Coordinator assists the Associate Director
of Donor Relations in executing strategy for donor programming and
communications to ensure that donors of the Fine Arts Museums of
San Francisco receive the highest quality experience and service.
The Donor Relations Coordinator will also support the Individual
and Major Giving team in the cultivation, solicitation, and
stewardship of individual donors (contributions of $2,500 and
Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates list pull and review, data clean up, mailing
schedules, and letter preparation for Annual Giving renewal
program, acquisitions, and additional special campaigns.
- Coordinates donor benefit fulfillment, including VIP tours,
travel program, events, and other benefits. Collaborates with
facilities and events teams to implement special programming.
Provides customer service as needed.
- Assists Associate Director of Donor Relations with the
implementation of year-round donor communications plan, including
overseeing schedule deadlines, coordinating review, maintaining
distribution lists, and analyzing data to ensure maximum impact and
ongoing effectiveness of plans. Attends meetings to capture
- Draft donor communications, including select solicitation
letters, donor magazine, e-news, website, and other digital
- Assists with developing program materials and marketing
collateral, including program brochure and Fine Arts magazine.
Works with the marketing team to conceptualize the creative look
and feel of campaigns. Provides copy writing and editing as
- Assists with planning and implementation for all relevant donor
and cultivation events, including attendance at events.
- 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
- At the discretion of solicitors, attends select donor meetings
to aid in coordinating follow-up proposals and record-keeping.
Maintains and updates donor records accordingly to reflect all
activities, in collaboration with Donor Information Services and
- Coordinates mailing and filing for Individual and Major Giving,
and supervises volunteers for related projects.
- Proactively helps with Individual and Major Giving team and
departmental operations as needed. Performs other duties as
Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Work Experience: Two years of experience working in a
development office with a background in fundraising principles,
museum or cultural organization experience strongly
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to implement fundraising principles and techniques,
with knowledge of fundraising ethics.
- Excellent organizational, writing, and communication
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal
professionally with a wide range of people, including staff, board
members, donors, and volunteers.
- Ability to take direction, manage multiple priorities, meet
deadlines, and take initiative.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and donor database
- Available to work nights and weekends as needed for events or
- Proficiency in prospect research, social media, Raiser's Edge
and Salesforce CRM systems, and presentation software
- Knowledge of art preferred.
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 $28.91 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.
Application Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2022
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COFAM is the Corporation of Fine Arts Museums and is the
privately funded non-profit corporation which supports the Fine
Arts Museums of San Francisco, a department of the City and County
of San Francisco.
COFAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is
committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all phases of
employment in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will
consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and
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.